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Sensu-Client won't start on Windows Server 2012 R2

I've installed sensu-core and performed the necessary configurations for sensu-client as per the documentation laid out here for sensu v0.23. I used Windows SC utility to create the Windows service ...
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Error sending mail to some adresses

I have a webshop application which sends mail after a customer has placed an order. For some valid emailadresses, mail is not sent and after a day a failure report is send to an administrator. Then ...
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Determine storage requirements for custom Windows 7 image

I have created a custom Windows 7 image for deployment using Microsoft's guide. I have included MS Office, and all of the latest updates. During a VM test installation, I was notified that the ...
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Win Server 2003, security permissions are reset by SYSTEM. Why?

I've got a Windows Server 2003 with a physical drive (let's say Z:/) It's shared within my company. In the past two days the users were complaining that they do not have access to files on that drive. ...
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Microsoft native FTP server, network drive as path, 530 cannot find path specified

I have setup FTP server in Windows 7, it is working normally with a local hard drive as the root path for the ftp server. I have a network drive mapped at W: and I want to use this as the root path so ...
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Domain is issuing trust certificate instead of root authority

I was running into an issue on Windows Server 2012 R2 where any website I visited was throwing a untrusted certificate error. I circumvented this issue by copying the certifications from another ...
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Why WmiPrvSE.exe is changing my preferred DNS each startup? [migrated]

Today I discover that WmiPrvSE.exe is changing my DNS settings on my main NIC at each startup. The following is an extract from Security event viewer following my registry Audit : - <Event ...
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Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.user' doesn't exist

I installed MySql and when i try to start it , it stop with error 3534 here is my error from log 2016-05-19T19:29:20.416636Z 0 [ERROR] Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table ...
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Tune windows for high latency/high bandwidth tcp transfers

How can I speed up my Windows 7 tcp file transfers over a 100 mbps link between Chicago and London? Right now, I am transferring two 4GB files in two sftp sessions. Each file transfer is running at a ...
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Delete contents of folders windows\winsxs and windows\Installer in Windows Server Enterprise SP2?

I added the tags windows-server-2008-r2 and windows-server-2008 because I didn't see a tag for Windows Server Enterprise SP2. I've seen many articles on using Disk Cleanup with Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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How to secure dual-homed Windows Servers that are connected to the internet

We have two machines running windows server 2012. Both have one NIC port connected to the public internet and another NIC port connected to a switch with internal IPs (192.168...). What is the most ...
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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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Server Shutdown windows server 2003

One of my client is still using a windows server 2003 and wants to grant "shutdown " rights to remote user ,who's local login rights are denied .Is it possible ? Thanks
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create folder from a list

i need to create a personal folder for each user of my company. I've tried to create a batch script using ND command and it works just with name folder without . (dot) The name of each folder ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 slow network drive speed

I setup a home server with Windows Server 2012 R2. I'm using it as a nas and am getting speeds of around 10mbps download and upload. Both the server and my clients are on ethernet which should be ...
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How do I use Security Configuration Manager to harden a Windows 2012 server?

I want to harden a Windows 2012 Server. I have installed Security Configuration Manager 3.0. I see hundreds of severity "critical" components. I have tried to modify the corresponding registry ...
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Check `Restore on AC/Power Loss` from CMD/Powershell on windows 10

I've set the Restore on AC/Power Loss from the windows Bios menu on computer startup for a few Windows machines. How can someone confirm (remotely) that I have done that, is there a way to do this ...
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VisualSVN server visible on internet, but not all subcommands work on client

So my boss is a nice guy who's open to trying new ideas, and I talked him into letting me start new projects on svn (instead of an older version control system). At this time, we've realized that it's ...
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Where and how is the password stored for the account associated with a Windows service?

In HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MY-SERVICE-NAME there is the Object Name key which contains the name of the user, but I can not find the password. I am trying to understand how DP API ...
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Where is the global address list stored in AD?

Where is the GAL actually stored in AD? I always assumed in was inside of the GC. Is this correct? I know clients must query the GC in order to access the GAL, but is the GAL inside of the GC? ...
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Selective GPO drive mapping

I have two fileservers (Windows Server 2012 R2) that have joined my domain, namely filesrv01 & filesrv02. These fileservers should both contain exact copies of the user data, and if one fails; the ...
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script parsing results to the same email

I am outputting the results of a powershell script to a html file which is emailed to me via exchange, I need to get the script to stop parsing the results to the same email and create a new email on ...
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EC2 Cloudformation - userdata using powershell to retrieve powershell scrips from GitHub

I have a AWS cloudforamtion - whih build my entire VPC with subnets etc - within this CF builds a windows 2012 server - we want to bootstrap this server under user data so it become a domain ...
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SCOM default groups showing wrong data

i installed SCOM 2012 and also installed the agents on windows 7 from Management server . now the issue is that when i am checking the group windows server computer group in Authoring Tab it shows me ...
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What is the supported way to check where my managed service accounts are installed?

I created a managed service account (not a gMSA) and installed it on a 2012 server with Install-ADServiceAccount. Now I want to be able to check where my MSA are installed (throughout the domain) ...
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How to configure a USB virtual port interface on Windows-7

I have an embedded board with a USB output, which is plugged into Windows-7 desktop. I installed ST Microelectronics' STM32 Virtual COM Port Driver. It reported that it installed okay. How do I ...
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Windows File Security settings

I would like some input on a problem I am working on. The scenario is as following. I have a folder which has security settings (permissions) that are inherited. One of them is a permission entry for ...
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Snort Windows inline mode

I'm setting up Snort on Windows. I can test the inline mode but when I try to put it in inline mode so I can drop instead of alert. When I try to use the DAQ modules (afpacket) it says it can't find ...
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Unable to access disk space in Windows [migrated]

I have installed Windows 10 in external HDD for my Mac Book and here is the steps followed. When I installed windows in bootcamp, I have selected only 30GB space and restored to external 1TB hard ...
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How to execute psexec with non domain user?

I have a Windows Server 2012 and a Windows 7 client. I'd like to run psexec on my Windows client to execute a .bat file on my server: psexec /accepteula \\MyServer -u MyUser -p Mypass -d -i ...
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On a host with multiple network interfaces, which interface resp. DNS server is used to resolve the hostname of the local machine (Windows)?

I am trying to answer the following question: What happens if a machine that has multiple network interfaces, gateways, and DNS servers (for example an interface for an Ethernet adapter and one for a ...
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Apache timeout - large file downloads

A website I manage has to occasionally serve up large files over the internet, and this usually results in a failed HTTP 500 Internal Server error. However, I can reproduce this issue locally by ...
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Head office AD 2012r2 connect with branch Offices ADs with VPN tunnel [closed]

In my head office there has one domain controller server (2012r2) and each of the branch offices (different cities) have 2008r2 servers (not joined to the domain). We have a VPN tunnel network by ...
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How to make it difficult to copy content of a USB drive? [migrated]

I have a video file in my USB drive. I am going to give it to many people. I do not want anyone of them to copy the content. I am searching a way to make the file I searched in Google. I came to know ...
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Why is the size of used space of a share different from the used space of a network drive targeting to that share?

We have a share that shows 350GB (376.544.187.272 Bytes) as used. If I mount that Share as a network drive it shows me 304 GB (326.777.810.944 Bytes) as used. The underlying NetApp Volume shows me ...
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Is it safe to leave Windows Update permanently disabled?

I have disabled windows update on all of my windows server. Will that cause problems?
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FTP connection using just the IP or IP and port number

I am trying to edit some files on my windows server using Direct FTP. If I connect to the server using just the IP address everything is fine, and the file can be edited and saved remotely on the ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 crash with too much RAM

We have a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008R2. When we allocate 200GB RAM it is amazingly stable and runs forever with no issues. We upped it to 350GB and it immediately became unstable. ...
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AWS Encrypted EBS Boot Volumes for Windows Instances

Is it possible to create an encrypted ebs boot volume for a windows ec2 instance? This AWS example shows how to copy an unencrypted boot volume, creating an encrypted boot volume: aws ec2 copy-image ...
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Server Error on asmx application trying different file

Right now I'm trying to bring back to life an existing IIS server (I have the files from a broken server). After selecting the root, several ASP files work correctly, but I have an application with ...
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Samba server permissions not checked on windows clients

I have a Debian 7 installed with samba version 4. I have a samba share which is accessed by windows clients (Windows 7 and Windows 10). Each folder in the share belongs to a group and only members ...
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Nic teaming server 2012 r2

I've been asked to build a server and team the nics, my understanding is the nics should each be dhcp enabled and the team should be configured with a static ip. Would this be correct and also what ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issues

I have machines on another network, I am finding some strange behavior. I can RDP onto some machines, other machines I receive this error. Logon: "You must be granted the Allow log on through the ...
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Event Log forwarding subscription is unsubscribed

I setup a source initiated event log subscription to some hosts in my domain. The logs are collected in a collection server (windows 2012R2). From time to time some of the hosts appear inactive in: ...
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how can i zip individual file from robocopy [on hold]

i need to move files from one folder to another older than 30 days and moved individual file should be zip. my code is below @echo off ::set logging path w/date stamp set ...
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Will Debian UEFI-installer discover existing UEFI Windows 10 to include it for dual-boot? [migrated]

I have Windows 10 UEFI-installation on my machine (hard disk "A"), and I'm going to install Debian in UEFI mode to the disk "B". I doubt that Debian will detect another distribution and include it to ...
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Is Azure VPN hosted Windows Server RRAS?

After setting up Virtual Network in Microsoft Azure, I can configure Point-to-Site or Site-to-Site VPN to allow on-premises computer to connect to that VNet. What is the difference if I set up a ...
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Windows 10 Client with Centos 7 Kerberos

All, I've created an OpenLDAP + Kerberos 5 authentication setup on my small test lab. All machines are communicating and working as expected with OpenLDAP + Kerberos. Now I need to test an ...
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Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio window pops up on top after wake-up from sleep [migrated]

When MS SQL Server Management Studio is open (and in the background), the window pops up on wake-up from sleep. If another window was on top and even if Management Studio was minimized, it still pops ...
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Group policy printers not deploying - insufficient system resources

We have our Staff printers policy applied to our Staff users OU. This policy has ~60 printers deployed as Shared printers via Preferences. All bar 2 of these printers are item level-targeted to OUs ...