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multi instance failover clustering (sql server)

just want to straighten my concept properly - when we are talking about SQL multi instance failover cluster, e.g. on a 2 node cluster, it means that each node can run its own sql instance, but each ...
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How can I find what file/user is consuming all the bandwidth on an SMB share?

I manage a windows server (2012 R2) that has an SMB share used by people across my company. Recently, people have been complaining that the share is slow, and I'm seeing that the network bandwidth is ...
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wbadmin incremental system state backup

I am doing system state backups on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (Service Pack 1) machine and expected the backups after the first one to be incremental. However with each backup a new directory ...
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Setting the ACL's Group value on files or folders

I ran get-acl -path "D:\path\to\file" | fl: Path : Microsoft.PowerShell.Core\FileSystem::D:\path\to\file Owner : SERVER\user Group : G:S-1-5-21-467825353-2970891935-3496973838-513 I want to ...
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How to Map Network Drives Using Logon Scripts & Group Policy Objects? [closed]

I want to know how do I map network drives using the logon script method and the group policy objects method? If anyone could post me a in depth answer for going about these methods and explaining the ...
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TCP connection; ACK not received

I am having trouble sending mail from Linux to Exchange server. When I telnet from Linux to Windows on port 25, I am not receiving any message from Exchange. The connection is automatically terminated ...
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How to connect AD Explorer from Sysinternals to Global Catalog

I'm using the sysinternals AD Explorer quite frequently to search and inspect an Active Directory without any big problems. But now i'd like to connect not only to a single AD Server. Instead i like ...
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HTTP Requests to directory with Client Certificate Authentication result in 401.2.5 response code?

I am in the process of upgrading a Web Server from Windows 2003/IIS6 to Windows 2012/IIS8.5. So far so good, except for one thing. I have a Web Service that works on the original server, but when I ...
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Microsoft Windows - Install Updates And Restart (instead of Install and Shutdown)

I have a Windows box I would like to manage remotely. When I logged in this morning, the Start menu shows a ! next to the Shutdown button, notifying me there are updates to install. But the only ...
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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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How do I make a Windows sub-subdomain?

I have 2 domains: ex1.com ex2.com DNS records: MYIP @ my.ex2.com httpd-vhosts.conf <VirtualHost *:1337> DocumentRoot "D:/Webserver/domains/ex1.com/www" ServerName "ex1.com" ServerAlias ...
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Restrict Control Panel items GPO on Server 2003 - AD is 2008 R2

I'm having trouble applying a GPO to restrict Control Panel Items on Server 2003. My DC is 2008 R2 and the policy I'm using is: User configuration > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Show ...
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Ftp windows / How to delete files after a client to download them?

I want the files "ftp server" are deleted after the client to download. I have windows server 2008, "II7". Can you make some automatic way?
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Git clone from Windows to Windows cannot find the repository

git clone gituser@<server>:myRepo.git doesn't work, fails with the error message: fatal: ''myRepo.git'' does not appear to be a git repository Background: We have a Windows 7 machine set up ...
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Windows: How to start docker VM att system boot

I'm in a situation where I need to run docker on a windows based build server (I'm normally working with Arch/Debian Linux) and I can't find a way to have the docker VM to start automatically on ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Speech Recognition

I need to deploy a speech recognition sever side application on Windows Server 2008 R2. However the application fails due to the absence of Speech Recognition services on this Windows version (works ...
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Migrate to new Exchange 2010 server in different AD site

We currently have a domain with two AD sites. Site A has one Exchange 2010 server which currently holds all the mailboxes. I set up the new site, Site B, and it is connected via site-to-site VPN. Site ...
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How to run scheduled tasks in Windows PE?

I'm trying to set up the equivalent of a cron job on a 64-bit only WinPE image. Found out it does not have schtasks by default, and could not find any way of adding it using DISM.exe. Is there any way ...
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How to check what user deleted a folder on Windows Server 2003?

Is there a way in Windows server 2003 to check what user deleted a directory?
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How to edit permissions on a domain's shared folder for an outside of the domain user?

From my PC which is outside the domain with a non-domain account, I have access to a server's(DC-w2k3) shared folder. Inside that folder I have made a personal subfolder which I want to access from ...
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UDP port appears to be in use but is not shown in netstat or TCPView

I've encountered some strange behavior I don't understand. I'm installing software on a Windows 2003 Server. This software needs to bind to a specific UDP port an all TCP addresses in order to listen ...
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What's the reverse DNS command line utility?

What's the command to find the name of a computer given its IP address? I always forget what this command is, but I know it exists in Windows and I assume it exists on the *nix command-line.
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How to open port 2106 and 7777 windows server 2008 [on hold]

How to open port 2106 and 7777 windows server 2008? I tried on the site in Networking / Firewall rules, but the port still does not open
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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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Windows domain user logon without connection [closed]

How to let a user logon to a computer behind a domain without connection to Domain controller? What i mean is that i need a notebook to work with its domain user also outside the domain network. Can i ...
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aws windows apache24 multiple subdomain

i have two subdomains api.domain.com with A record xx.xx.xx.xx // elastic ip address user.domain.com with A record xx.xx.xx.xx // elastic ip address apache httpd-ssl.cnf Listen 443 ...
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Keep remote Hyper-v hosts in manager on close

I have a windows 8.1 machine that I have installed the Hyper-v role on. We also have a couple of 2012 servers running hyper-v. I am currently managing them from my PC to make life easier. When I ...
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Multi-Factor Authentication on Windows Domain [closed]

In our network, we have a couple of Windows machine (server/desktop) configured in order to be part of a domain MYDOMAIN.BIZ under Active Directory. Some sample login scenarios are as follows: ...
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Clear all and only persistent (static) routes on Windows

Is there a simple way of doing this via a shell command / batch ? A VBScript would also be ok.
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Windows Server 2012 R2, cannot install any role or features using GUI Server manager

Exiting environment : Windows Server 2008 R2. I am in the process of migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2. I installed Windows Server 2012 R2 on HP DL380p G8 server. I am able to install role or ...
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Reading files on network share from a Windows service (app over tomcat as service)

I have a webapp over tomcat6, which is installed as a service in a WinServer (2008 or 2003r2, don't know for sure, people haven't let me put a hand over it so far). The Tomcat service runs with a ...
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Lags on a specific Windows 10 installation over MS VPN

I have a Windows 10 machine that is connected over MS VPN to a company intranet. All traffic to this company intranet and to the internet go over the VPN. When using remote desktop over the VPN the ...
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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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How to get Cisco Router on Network Map

I have a Cisco 1921 router that I want to show up in Windows Explorer (under Network Infrastructure) and on the network map. Would this be possible with this type of router? My Cisco wireless routers ...
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Need some clarification on a NIC functionality on a Dell Poweredge r610

Quick question. I'm trying to understand the NIC functionality of this server. NIC specs from manual: My question is, do the two broadcom controller chips provide fail-over redundancy? For example, ...
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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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How to find the ip address of the pc that sent a shutdown command?

I'm a system administrator in a school. We have a classroom with 20 PC's in a domain, and all PC's use the same user to log in. Sometimes students use the shutdown command to shut down the PC's of ...
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Windows Server Manager stuck on 'Display will be complete when the server inventory has finished…'

I cannot access Storage Pools in Server Manager because it seems that it's stuck on 'Display will be complete when the server inventory has finished...'. The little blue bar up top keeps running, so ...
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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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How does Windows decides which DNS Server to use when resolving names and connected to a VPN

When connected to a VPN network how does the windows DNS client choose a prefered DNS server, between the DNS servers configured for the local connection and the server statically defined for the VPN? ...
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Xencenter Windows Server 2003 stuck on boot

We had an issue with a windows server fail. It was turned off and wouldn't turn on. I tried to reboot the pool and it would error saying the operation you are trying to perform is explicitly blocked. ...
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Automatically refresh credential after password change

Lets say we have around 300 Windows XP machines on our ActiveDirectory domain that are used for processing something. Each has an account which is patterned on the machines name. As these are ...
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Dell R710/C1100 For a Rendering Farm? [closed]

I own a data center in Los Angeles and have an abundance of Dell R710 and C1100's that I have been renting as dedicated servers. I would like to deploy a rendering farm here as well. From what I have ...
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Certificate Authority - Network Ports?

We are optimizing our QOS router settings and it was decided that we should give priority to our PKI infrastructure. As far as I'm aware, there is network traffic when certificates are verified and ...
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Is there any way to change the key pair on a windows ami in aws

The situation, I've inherited a windows infrastructure in AWS. The ami's were created with someone else's keypair who has now left the business. I have a requirement to remove those keys. The way I ...
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RemoteApp causes issue with combobox popup

I have written an application that is installed on Remote Desktop Session host server (Windows 2012 R2) that is published as a RemoteApp in my organisation. This application allows users at certain ...
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Is there an equivalent to ssh-copy-id for Windows?

Is there any equivalent or port of ssh-copy-id available for Windows? That is, is there an easy way to transfer SSH keys from a local machine to a remote server under Windows? In case it helps, I'm ...
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C program memory - data structure visualization tools [closed]

I am working on a complex forest data structure having a linked list for child nodes (in each forest node). Cannot use the matrix representation as the graph is huge and requires a lot of memory. Is ...
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Restore Windows Server Service Bus Database from Server to my Local Machine

I'm in trouble with Azure Service Bus - On Premise. I have an Application that process my On Premise Service Bus Queue, and I need to test an update at that Application, to ensure, we don't lost any ...
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Network folder marked offline and will not go back online when accesssed by hostname

I've got a Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 domain with a few PCs. One PC is currently connected remotely by VPN. There were some connection issues before, which have since been resolved, but now ...