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Windows Server 2012 and VM Ware Network, Host Cannot Ping Guest

I recently setup a home network so I can practice network administration at home to supplement my knowledge and improve my confidence in my programming career. I have been working out the kinks for ...
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Setup Windows 8 as Time server in no-Internet LAN(Work group)

I have 2 machines: Windows XP and Windows 8, in a no internet work group LAN. Now I want make the Windows 8 works as the time server to allow and handle Windows XP (as the client) time sync request, ...
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Find Computer in AD from non-joined Windows 7

I have a powershell script we use for several things, when a new computer has been installed with Windows 7. We also use it on Windows 10, and it all works well. It runs at first login and the ...
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Can I manage sudoers from Open Directory?

I have configured Open Directory & integrated it with Microsoft Active Directory so that the users sync with Open Directory. Now I want to manage sudo commands from Open Directory. Is this ...
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How do I shrink a Win Srv 2k12R2 disk in VMWare ESXi 6.0?

I have a virtual Win Srv 2k12R2 running with 250GB on "D:\", but I need to shrink it to free some space in my storage. I want to resize it to 100GB. From what I learnt on the webz, I'd have to use ...
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How to change IE settings on Win 10 without opening IE to remove safebrowsing.biz malware? [duplicate]

I've got safebrowsing.biz on my Windows 10 that changed home page on Internet Explorer to point to the above website that immediately take over with multiple popups that prevent me from changing IE ...
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vbs to detect usb drive and run bat

Update Jun 27 I have two scripts. Both are within the same folder on the hard disk. I want to "usb.vbs" detect a letter of usb, and tell "usb.bat" what is the usb drive where it should run (i need to ...
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Silently uninstall bloatware

The company I work at goes through computers fairly regularly. When we get a new computer, someone has to manually go through and remove all the bloatware that comes with the computer. Right now, I am ...
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How to make git forget my credentials

I am using GIT in windows. The repository stores my credentials and uses it for manipulating remote directory. For security reasons, I want to manually enter my credentials every time I do ...
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ORA-01019 under Win 8.1 / Server 2012 R2, ODBC Excel

We getting error message ORA-01019 when trying to connect to an Oracle 9.2 database with ODBC in an Excel macro running in Office 2013 32bit (!!!) under Windows 8.1. We are having the same issue ...
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server programm for Subversion Active Directory support [on hold]

I would like to start a svn server with active directory support like the VisualSVN but it should be for free. Additionally I needs to be hosted on Windows Server. I am also already happy for just a ...
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Does the DisablePagingExecutive registry change have any actual effect?

On a number of machines in the past, across different versions of Windows (2000, XP, and no Vista), I've enabled DisablePagingExecutive to try and improve performance. In each case, and I've had ...
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Password reset on Server 2012 [on hold]

This is on the subject of password reset for Windows server 2012. None of the utilities I tried at first (and discussed in other questions) were able to see the NTFS partition, so none of the clever ...
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Cannot register new System Center 2012 Service Manager Data Warehouse after Service Manager database move

I recently migrated a customer from a 3 server SCSM topology to a 5 server SCSM topology and I am now having an issue registering the Data Warehouse Management Server with the Service Manager ...
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Windows local disk incremental backup/restore [on hold]

I am looking for a free/open source solution that: Works with Windows installations (i.e. NTFS partitions that contain Windows). Works locally (i.e. no need for a server but can be done after ...
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Windows Server: what is the difference between Security Filtering (under the Scope tab) and the Delegation tab in Group Policy Management?

I notice that anything I add to Security Filtering also appears under Delegation, so I’m not sure how or why they both exist, and if they are redundant or not? Until now I had been exclusively using ...
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My computer is resolving the domain I own to a wrong one

I updated the DNS from the Digitalocean DNS service and the DNS is updated. When my friends ping the address www.esports.mv its going to the correct server but when I ping from my computer its going ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008R2 to support SNI

I have a "Windows Server 2008 R2" with the "IIS7.5" and stumble now, when it comes to the topic of SSL: IIS7 does not support SNI. How can SNI be retrofitted or alternatively how can I install "IIS8"...
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Cannot join domain from different subnet

This is the first time I have encountered such a strange problem. I am not able to join my machines with domain. Here are details. Subnets: 192.168.1.0/24 192.168.2.0/24 both subnets can ...
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VPN tunnel via nas (synology) - how to route

I have two NAS (Synology) at two different locations, there is a PPTP tunnel between them. I also want to use the tunnel now for my other clients to connect to a server. Bridging the all of the ...
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Event ID 9331 MSExchangeSA & Event ID 9335 MSExchangeSA

I get this two Exchange 2010 Global Address book related event IDs: Event ID 9331 MSExchangeSA OABGen encountered error 80004005 (internal ID 50101f1) accessing the public folder database while ...
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Timer_EntityBody, Timer_ConnectionIdle and Connection Closed Unexpectly

We have a windows application, it connects to a web service (XML web service hosted on a Windows 2008 Server IIS 7.5, no antivirus) and fetches some data to the client. But sometimes (around 5%-10% of ...
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How can I confiuger a windows service from the command line

I have a windows service that I've written. I'd like to make it easy for my server team to install it. So I'm building a little batch script. One of the things that I require is for it to be setup ...
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Linux to authenticate using MS AD using samba

I am trying to complete a poc which needs linux server to connect to MS AD and authenticate using domain creds. After some reference, I felt samba would do good here and so I have installed and ...
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VMware Restart — Blank Screen

I am running VMWare Server on a Windows 2K8 server. I was wondering what the default behavior is for a restart or shutdown initiated from within the virtual host? Currently, when I restart the virtual ...
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File upload permissions issue on Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3 with Drupal v.7.26

I have website on Drupal version: 7.26 OS on server is Windows Server 2008 R2 Web server $_SERVER["SERVER_SOFTWARE"]: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Server API: CGI/FastCGI Core PHP Version: 5.3.28 file_uploads: ...
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MDT windows 10 deployment error

I continue to get errors when deploying win10 via MDT and I am kind of stumped on why i continue to get these issues i've attached the screenshot of the error and the log files I pulled from my ...
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Windows CA - Pending Request created during reboot

Each time a machine reboots in our environment (Windows Server 2012R2), certificate request is created under "Pending Requests" on the Certificate Authority server. It is the same Certificate ...
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ldapsearch can't connect to ldaps

I am using a Centos 6.6 and i'm trying to use ldapsearch to connect to my windows ad server and i can't connect using port 636. I exported the CA root certificate of my ad server in base64 and added ...
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powershell - retrieve certificate information on remote computer [on hold]

Please help... I'm trying to get the below script to work. I'm new to powershell world and I appreciate anyone who can help me fix this. $RemoteServerList = "Server1","Server2" $RemoteWebCertList = ...
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permission to change Windows password in non AD environment

We have a computer running Windows Server 2012 R2, which is not member of any domain, and a web application running on this server. Users of the application are set up as local Windows users of the ...
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How can I tell if there is a prepared SQL Server install on a machine using PowerShell?

How can I check in PowerShell if the SQL Server install on a machine is just a prepared install (done before a sysprep) or a full ready to go instance?
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How can I allow users to change their passwords when logging in via RDP?

I am running a Windows Server 2012 R2 server that admins and users can access via Remote Desktop Connection. I have set up the users and Local Security Policy so that on each user's first login, and ...
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Can I recover a bitlocker encrypted drive offline?

Windows 10, server 2012 R2 domain I'm confused about the options for recovering a bitlocker encrypted drive offline. Lets say I'm encrypting the HDDs of domain computers with bitlocker using TPM (...
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Generate duplicate Active directory on Server 2008 r2

Currently We are using window server 2008 r2 and installed Active directory on server, which working fine. Problem is that, Some of roles which are not working well(Can not install/uninstall roles), ...
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iPhone 6 Personal Hotspot is not connecting with windows 7 through WiFi and iTunes [on hold]

I have dell latitude E6430 with windows 7 64 bit and trying to connect iPhone 6 Personal Hotspot through WiFi and iTunes with my computer but it is not connecting just after asking password for 2 or 3 ...
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Remote LDAP authentication test in Windows server

I've a windows server A loggedin under domain local-domain.com I've another read only domain that is called remote-domain.com all ldap users are exist in the remote-domain.com. I want a simplest ...
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How do I import into ADAM / AD LDS - The specified instance type is invalid

I'm having a hard time importing an LDIF file into ADAM/ AD LDS, and the error is below (instance type is invalid). I've tested and recovered from errors that relate to The import file is ASCII, ...
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Mount VHD as ReadOnly

So I have the following scenario - two servers, one is Web server, another is a Backup server. Both running Windows Server 2012 R2 I have a mapped drive on Web referencing Backup I have a VHD I ...
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Setup a local server to host Windows 10 updates for all LAN devices

Background: I have a really slow internet connection (the highest download speed I've seen on it is 3.5Mbps, though I only pay for 3Mbps) and Windows 10 does updates all the freaking time. Like, so ...
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How can I keep software up to date on clients in a windows network environnement?

I'm searching a way to keep all the software on clients in a windows environnement up to date (like java / adobe / spoon / ...). I work with windows 2012 server. They login with AD. I tried to update ...
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How to script vpncmd to batch command connect/disconnect?

Here is my connect.bat -----BEGIN------ vpncmd localhost /client accountconnect myConnectionName -----END------ After executing connect.bat, here is the screen result: Connected to VPN Client "...
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Deploying Google Appengine on Windows

I have been using Linux (Ubuntu) for a long time and I am using the hosting on Google SQL cloud engine. I would like to move to Windows. Steps to set it up on Linux were: Download go_appengine ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter The request to list features available on the specified server failed

I am trying to add the Wireless LAN Service to my server but I first had to restart it because it installed some updates a while ago. After the restart it came up with the following error: The ...
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With OpenVPN how can I only let LAN go through the VPN?

So I have the following setup: Now from home I like to make a connection through OpenVPN to access my LAN from work. So I edit the config of the OpenVPN client on my home computer to: remote 180....
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Windows Server 2012 R2 performance for Mac OS X Clients (File Services)

I am inheriting a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is experiencing abysmal SMB/CIFS performance for Mac OS X Clients in particular. The server is doing file services and is an Active Directory Domain ...
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Windows Server 2012 VPN SSTP VPN

I have the following problem : I have a tastk to create Windows Server 2012 RRAS VPN using SSTP. The PPTP VPN works, but I just cannot make the certificates work and I have no idea why. Logs are ...
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Automatic start of a websphere windows service

I have tried all the solutions where i have found in google and stackoverflow to auto start a service of windows. Here's my Problem :: I have registered my websphere application server instance as a ...
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Windows - Point hosts file to URL instead of IP [on hold]

I did not find a solution in the web, so asking here. I would like to point a hosts file (Windows) to an URL instead of IP address. My tests environment does not have a specific IP address, it has a ...