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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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unable to relay - exchange server 2013

I was configuring exchange server 2013. But while sending test mails getting error "unable to relay". I have tested using telnet. Thanks in advance
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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Group Policy Application Install Windows 10

When trying to install a program from group policy on Windows 10 I am receiving an error in event viewer. "The assignment of application failed. The error was: %%65" I have found similar posts ...
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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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How does an end user use the analog phone line provided by an integrated services router? [on hold]

A Windows computer (Caller) on a network needs to phone an outside computer (Receiver) through an analog phone line. The building, where Caller is, does not have an analog telecommunication ...
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Live Mail does not download new emails with POP3

I have got two Windows 8 computers not downloading new emails in Live Mail. They use POP3 for more than one mailbox each. All settings are correct. All emails are downloaded after a mail account is ...
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Windows Update Error Code 80248014?

Windows Update says: Windows could not search for new updates. Error code is 80248014. What this error code means and how to resolve this issue?
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Migrate Exchange 2003 directly to Exchange 2013 using CodeTwo or not?

We have a single small domain server using Windows server 2003 with Exchange. We have about about 25 users and mailboxes. We have public folders. We are looking to migrate from Server/Exchange 2003 to ...
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Using PowerCLI Versus using asp.net WMI to scan and retrive informaion about ESX hosts

I want to scan and view information about ESX hosts which have "ESXi 5.0 Update 1" as their OS inside my asp.net web application. mainly to be able to retrieve the ESX specification and all the vms ...
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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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Can't access site on EC2 instance via public ip

I have Amazon EC2 micro instance with window 2008 server and deployed one sample web application over there which uses java and deployed on tomcat 7 server. I am able to access it locally on ...
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How to set manually scale factor of receive window size in windows8? (Window Scaling - RFC 1323) [migrated]

My internet download/upload speed is 6.0/0.6 Mbps. One day, when only I was using network bandwidth on LAN, I started downloading a large file from YouTube by using IDM. Initially, I easily use all ...
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Badly corrupted control panel on Windows 7 64-bit machine [on hold]

I seem to have lost most of my control panel icons (apart from Folder Options). I've tried all the usuals: Chkdsk System File Checker In place windows upgrade Is there anything more that I can try ...
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java - how to limit sending email by 3rd party tools?

I have a (Win2008 R2) box running the Jenkins continuous integration server. It's a java program running as a Windows service. The command line looks like this: > "C:\Program Files ...
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MySQL configuration stops at starting server

Currently trying to install MySQL 5.6.26 on a Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack 2, during the installation, it stops at the starting server step, tried following this question's accepted answer, but ...
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Passing arguments to login scripts when starting a remote desktop session to linux box [closed]

Can somebody please re-open this question? (Or provide constructive feedback as to why this question should remain closed?) I want to start a remote desktop session from a windows PC to a linux ...
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Share desktop and documents folders among multiple Windows accounts?

We have several Windows workstations which are shared by multiple users. I'm currently considering a scheme where users have their own user accounts and profiles, but they share the same Desktop and ...
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Hyper-V Guest looses network connection when configured with VLAN id and NIC teaming

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard host with two physical netwrok interfaces configured for teaming (Hyper-V Port). Virtual machine is assigned Hyper-V Virtual switch, and only then virtual ...
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Remote desktop issue over VPN connection Windows 8 and now 10

I have recently reinstalled Windows 8 Pro and upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Both operating systems had this issue. When I connect to the VPN connection at my workplace, I am able to successfully remote ...
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Prevent Mac clients from saving a file on a Windows Server that violate windows server file name policy

Is it possible to setup a Windows server to prevent Mac clients from saving files to a Windows share via SMB that violate Windows file name policy. Things like leading and trailing spaces, /, "\", ", ...
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New Domain Controller Cannot Enroll for KerberosAuthentication Certificate

I have an AD domain. 2003 FFL/DFL. The schema was upgraded to version 56 for Server 2012. The domain contains a mix of domain controllers from Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, and now Server ...
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Website Load test Issue

We have one customer's server, one website is working in IIS, we are facing one issue in this that when customer is testing by "https://loader.io" and it gives the load test result that when 1000 ...
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Windows Server 2008 NLB doesn't respond to ARP request

I have two instances of Windows Server 2008 running in Hyper-V VM's. The two instances are configured in a multicast NLB. I can ping either node from another subnet, but I get a timeout when pinging ...
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PCI Compliance 11.5: File Integrity Checkers [on hold]

has anyone used EzFIM for compliance on Windows servers? My understanding is that it is highly configurable and pretty cheep. If so please let my know if you like it and if the auditors will accept ...
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is it possible to use cobbler using windows dhcp server or without dhcp?

I want to configure cobbler in my network but my network already managing by a windows 2k8r2 dhcp server. Is it any way to configure without dhcp server ?
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Team Foundation Server 2013 trace doesn't work

I'm trying to turn on tracing on my TFS 2013 instance. To do this I'm modifying C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 12.0\Application Tier\Web Services\web.config file like this: ...
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PSCP: Upload an entire folder, Windows to Linux

I am using PSCP to upload some files from windows to linux. I can do it fine just uploading one file at a time. But I have some very large directories and I want to upload an entire dir at once. I ...
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Windows Firewall: MMC could not create the snap-in

On Windows Server 2008 when trying to open either Event Viewer or Windows Firewall settings, I'm getting the following error: MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been ...
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Cant install Windows updates KB3023224 and KB3035490 [on hold]

I cant install the following updates, not matter how many tries (even though it gives me a green message at the end, as if they were successfully installed) I followed the instructions in this link ...
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How to show the “Home” folder for SSRS 2008 in SQL Management Studio

I just installed SSRS 2008 on a development server and when I connect to it with SQL Management Studio I do not have all of the items in Object Explorer that I had with our SSRS 2005 installation. For ...
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.net web application in IIS Swapping Folder without appdomain reload

I've a asp mvc application running on IIS and windows. Now I want to configure some kind of staging functionality without requiring an additional server. My simplified plan is to have 2 folders. ...
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How to find difference in sending passwords to ProFTPD

There is a CentOS Server with proftpd installed, that works for a long time. Now I create a user the right way as the last time and check it with ftp command on windows CMD and it works. ...
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What backup strategies to use with Bitlocker?

I'm looking at using Bitlocker on a new laptop. I have been using Acronis for full image backups; it would take me way too much time to reinstall and configure from scratch in the event of a stolen ...
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Cant install mongo into PHP (XAMPP, Windows) [on hold]

I'm sitting on it few days and i have no idea what to do next. Since topic was marked as not good for stack overflow and i was sent to serverfault, i'm writing here :) I'm using XAMPP on Windows. ...
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Does psexec support input redirection?

I am trying to control a remote Python script, which reads commands from stdin, via psexec 1.98, but I need to redirect psexec's input since psexec itself will be launched from another program. ...
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How to find and install a specific version of Silverlight? [on hold]

We have a requirement to exactly replicate a clients environment, including the exact version of Silverlight in use, 5.1.30214.0. I cannot find the installer for this particular version either ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 redirected folder files disappeared

I had setup a Windows 2008 server to redirect My Documents using Group Policy. A user using Win7 had a couple of documents saved to My Documents and was good for a couple of days. One day I run ...
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Registry key / GPO to disable and block Windows 10 upgrade?

One of our remote Windows 7 Professional users just reported that he received an Upgrade Reservation Offer for Windows 10. It appears the Get Windows 10 "App" running in his system tray is legit. So ...
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How access remote network with OpenVPN?

I am currently trying to configure OpenVPN to access our company network remotely. I was able to establish a connection and ping the server at the configured address (10.8.0.1), but I was not able to ...
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Windows Server: auto login users on start [on hold]

I need to automatically log in certain users on server reboot. The purpose is to start sessions for those users, and make their auto-start programs to run. I've found some 3rd party software ...
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Tips on manually rebalancing data across a Parity Storage Space pool in Windows Server 2012 R2

On my HP Microserver N54L which acts as file server, I have a parity storage spool consisting of the following: 4x 2TB WD Caviar Green 1x 3TB WD Caviar Green (Recently added) The OS (Server 2012 ...
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Lots of FAILURE AUDIT: an account failed to log on entires in Security Log

I have received lots of failure audits on my server. From the log, I have identified the particular machine that is the culprit. How can I identify which process is sending the login request? Do you ...
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mysqldump access denied with WAMP on Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I have a local install of WAMP and I'm having problems using mysqldump. I use this code trough cmd.exe: C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.6.17\bin\mysqldump -umyuser -pmypassword mydbname > C:\Web ...
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How to update Windows Remote Desktop Protocol to V10? [on hold]

PC from which I connect to Windows Server 2012 R2 is Windows 10 and it has protocol 10, but Win2012R2 has protocol 8. How can I update Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Protocol ? My RDP is not ...
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VirtualBox Windows 8.1 guest too slow [on hold]

I installed a Windows 8.1 guest over an Ubuntu 14.04 host (with 16GB RAM) and it's making both, host and guest extremely slow. I asigned 8BG RAM and 40 GB HD (with 50% free space now) and installing ...
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how to easily reconnect to “unavailable” network shares

Every once in a while, I run cmd as my admin user. I set up a shortcut for convenience sake... C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /u:admin.user@domain cmd At some point, I've wanted to run scripts that ...
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Windows Server 2012 Internet speed very slow [on hold]

I have Windows Server 2012 on my VPS, lately I have experienced very slow RDP and VNC, tried TeamViewer but no luck. I thought it could be some hardware problem, but I tested speed (speedtest.net) and ...
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Run a perl script as a windows 7 service

I have a perl script which is compiled using pp, to be run as a windows service on windows 7 machines. I looked at the thread http://www.perlmonks.org/index.pl?node%5Fid=230377 but of little use ...