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MySQL ADO.NET Connector & MSSQL Integration Services

Here I am, day three... attempting to sync a data view on a Windows Vista box (64 bit) running MSSQL 2012 and Visual Studio 2010. Sanity is slipping and hunger for progress fills my attention. I ...
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Jenkins Install, Service Start failure

Trying to install Jenkins as the sole administrator user on Windows 7, with UAC turned off, the following error appears: Nothing I have tried has been able to fix this, the system installed fine ...
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SQL server backup started taking too long [on hold]

I have a database backup job which was taking 8 minutes but last couple of days it's started to taking about 45 minutes. There is no change in the server configuration. Enough disk space available. ...
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Windows Firewall - Printing

I made a grave error with the firewall configs (wanted to harden stuff), and now I am unable to do network printing from a remote computer. Other than "File and printer Sharing", are there any other ...
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What is a minimal useful unattend.xml file for SysPrep on Windows 7

Could you provide a minimal unattend.xml file for use in Windows 7, which will be manually installed, updated and configured on one workstation, then SysPrep will be run like this: ...
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do not require smtp authentication for a specific domain using hMail server

One of my clients has a needlessly complex e-mail setup for a couple of domains, which is causing problems when they try to send e-mail between them. They have a couple of domains where mail follows ...
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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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Is there a quick way to create a Windows shortcut to a file without it validating the path?

Trying to create a shortcut for someone else. It needs to point to files on one of their mapped drives. Instead of waiting for them to be available and create the shortcut on their PC, I was hoping to ...
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Azure print server - running everything in Azure?

I might have get dragged into a Project involving moving the whole IT shop into Azure. Now that means they have on-site AD, LOB Applications, SQL, Sharepoint etc, plus of course moving to Office 365, ...
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Some users unable to see files that others can see

I have a file server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in our domain that houses files created by an application and then moved to a folder available as a share to some users here. Users who use this ...
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How to restrict access to local resources with RDS

I've got a RDS setup on Windows server 2012 and I am trying to stop all access to local resources. I've managed to lock down unc network shares i.e \\someserver\myshare and clipboard etc has been ...
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PHP 5.5.9 with Apache 2.2 on Windows

Is it possible to run PHP 5.5.9 with Apache 2.2 on Windows? The PHP 5.5.9 package only comes with the php5apache2_4.dll module, which clearly doesn't work with Apache 2.2. I'm having trouble finding a ...
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Can't access SMB shares on Windows but can on Linux

I've been having some problems with a Samba share that I recently set up. The share's configuration is as follows: [data] path = /media/data available = yes valid users = admin read only = no ...
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what is the location of the log file for bugzilla on windows

We are using Bugzlla on windows. We set up the SMTP server configuration in the admin parameters. But Bugzilla is unable to send emails. It always reports "Could not authenticate user". How to know ...
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Getting Windows 7 to run Scripts from Other Shares then NETLOGON

I have several Windows Server 2003 Environments I administer. These are separate disparate domains with their own structures and policies. I generalize as much as possible when I administer these ...
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Cannot FTP from jenkins to remote windows server (using Publish Over FTP Plugin)

I have a filezilla server runnning on a remote windows 7 machine. I have a running jenkins master with a slave installed on debian 7. If I ssh to the debian7 slave and do a ftp/put to the filezilla ...
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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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Windows 2008 Standard 64bit only have VPN & Dial Up options in Routing and Remote Access Server Setup Wizard

System: Windows 2008 SP2 Standard Version 64Bit Network Card: only 1 Object: Set up VPN Guide: http://blog.thesysadmins.co.uk/server-2008-r2-pptp-vpn-with-1-nic.html Problem: How come I can only ...
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Alfresco installation - 4.2f “Could not find or load main class”

I've got a server that was running 4.2e. I heard about the 4.2f update, so I installed that (alongside, per the upgrade/validation instructions), but it fails to start at all. catalina configtest ...
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Windows Powershell Vim Keybindings

Is there a way to get vim keybindings in powershell as you would in bash or zsh with a command like set -o vi
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How can I tell if any website references a directory in inetpub\wwwroot?

I have a server that has hosted many sites over the years... as many as a hundred. I've got a lot of cruft in \inetpub\wwwroot that has not been well managed. Say I have a directory called ...
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pfSense and Windows Domain Controller - configuration?

I've got a small scaled business network separated into green, orange and red using pfSense as firewall & gateway. In the local network, there's a Windows server machine hosting a domain ...
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Windows Search Indexer Uses High CPU Usage

We have a Windows Server 2012. From time to time the Windows Indexer has too high CPU usage. What could cause this and how could it be solved. It runs perfect several weeks and then it takes too much ...
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Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate x86_64 machine, which is failing to access a network samba server. I launch the "Run" dialog, and type in \\192.168.x.x so I am bypassing DNS and NetBIOS name resolution, ...
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How to delete cached temporarily credentials for a network share on a Windows machine without rebooting or logging off

This is more of a curiosity then a real problem, I am just to lazy to reboot or log off my laptop. I have connected to a network share on a Windows server with domain credentials from a non-domain ...
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Remotely remove user from administrator group, and make it effective immediately

I am trying to write a simple powershell script that ads a domain user to the local admin group on windows machines, and then after 30 Minutes removes them. This is what I have so far. Param( ...
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Windows security: default owner configurable?

The "How owners are assigned and set" Technet article is stating: By default, a new object's owner is the security principal identified as the default owner in the access token attached to the ...
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What's the difference between mitmproxy (man-in-the-middle proxy) and squid proxy server? [closed]

From what i read mitm proxy can Intercept HTTP requests and responses and modify them on the fly like this ,can similar results be achieved using squid? I am running windows 7 Thanks in advance
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Is there a global, persistent CMD history?

Sometimes I forget how the exact syntax of a CMD command looks and then I would like to search my own CMD history. Clearly, within the same session, you can browse it with the up and down arrow keys ...
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ipconfig slow to complete

Does anyone have any idea why ipconfig on Windows XP might take a 10-20 seconds to finish? It’s causing a timeout issue for me in an application.
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Windows 8.1 Wirless Authentication WPA2-Enterprise

For the network at my University I have to set wireless authentication to WPA2-Enterprise using TKIP encryption. Since Windows 8.1 doesn't seem to have the usual wireless settings, I tried doing it ...
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Is there a way to set access to WMI using GroupPolicy?

From various documentation it appears that to change WMI access you need to use WMI to access the running service and modify specific parts of the tree. Its kind of annoying changing 150,000 hosts ...
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Task Scheduler Crashing MMC

I've been getting errors whenever I try to run the task scheduler for Windows 2008 R2. Each time that I've tried running it, the task scheduler will crash and report the following: Problem signature: ...
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Setting the Windows server hostname using DHCP

I have a DHCP server that issues "hostnames" to virtual machines when they boot up, based on their MAC addresses. It looks something like this:- host VM01 { hardware ethernet c0:18:85:e3:13:31; ...
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Full Server off-site backup for a small business

I work in a small company which is getting bigger all the time. We have out grown our old backup system (a Small NAS box and Sugar Sync) and would like to move to something better... We currently ...
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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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Listing ODBC Connections on Remote Machine

I'd like to connect to a Windows (XP & 7) machine remotely (command line or Powershell) & list the ODBC's installed on that machine, ideally I'd be able to list the server name/database setup ...
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Can Robocopy be configured to only log the “errors”?

Can Robocopy be configured to only log the “errors”? On a large copy job, I’m really only interested in knowing what files were NOT copied.
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Improper output in SSH session on OSX using FreeSSHd on Windows with cygwin bash/sh shell

I am testing out running an SSH server on a local Windows VM. I have installed FreeSSHd and set the command shell to "c:\cygwin\bin\sh --login -i" (bash as well) with "Use new console engine" ...
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Windows: when new files appear in a folder, take action and move them to a different folder

I would like to do the following in a Windows environment: monitor a folder for the appearance of new file(s), when such files appear, move them into a different folder. Does not necessarily need to ...
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How to mount a windows administrative share on linux via SMB

I'm currently trying to mount a windows shared drive under linux. The machine is using windows 7 and by default it shares all windows drives if you login as an administrator. I've been able to login ...
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Exchange 2010 multidomain

I have 1 exchange server and I am using multiple domains on it. I want to separate each domain user. The MS Exchange and Active Directory domain is example.com and I have added another accepted ...
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New 2012 Domain Controller and error “The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship”

I have a Windows Server 2012 domain controller on a domain DOM1 running at a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain and functional level. All other domain controllers in DOM1 are 2008 R2. DOM1 has a two-way ...
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Restict Internet Connection Except using Proxy

Given (as-is) A router with DHCP enabled An Active Directory Server Two Windows 7 clients joined the domain Planning (to-be) A proxy server Two clients are set to restrict internet connection ...
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How to block videos by title on youtube using Squid?

For example,i want to block videos that contain the word "cat" in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: -Recommended Channels tab -Recommended/related videos -Search ...
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UnKnown can't find <hostname>: Non-existent domain

I have a small network running Windows Server 2012 servers and Windows 7 clients. Right now I'm trying to setup DNS with an AD-Integrated Zone. I've configured my local machine, which is not a domain ...
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Windows computers refusing to connect to WPA2 Enterprise Network

We have all our computers set up on a WPA2 Enterprise network authenticating with a PEAP Certificate. The certificate is valid until 2017, and the network is functioning correctly on all the Macs we ...
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Apache > 2.2.22 rewrite rule not working?

since yesterday I'm trying to figure out how to fix the following: running phpipam (http://www.phpipam.net/) with WAMP (Windows environment). The problem I am facing is related with RewriteRule ...
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How do I imitate user activity if I have to stay user session alive? [closed]

Administrators assigned a policy that automatically logs off user (all existing applications are being closed) if user is idle for 30 minutes. It's very annoying because I have to keep application ...
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Windows SBS 2011 not accessing .co.uk domains at Random Times but fixes after DNS restart

      I have been facing this issue for a few months now. We are a small office with 10 Clients PC and one Windows SBS 2011 acting as Domain Controller and gateway as ...