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Windows NFS client using SAMBA port?

I'm trying to find the root cause for the jerkiness of using NFS shares hosted on a debian server on my W10 desktop so I've started Wireshark on my client and saw that NFS client was trying to ...
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How to disable Windows authentication for a Website apache

Sorry, but I am not a pro in apache configuration. I have reverse-proxy on apache and several back-end systems behind it. For most of pages SSO mechanism works good and I do not need any additional ...
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How can I find the IIS server instance that a website is hosted on in my domain by only its public URL?

I have started a new job and inherited a lot of servers and websites. One particular website I am unsure of what server/IIS instance it is hosted on. All I know is the public URL of the site. Is ...
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Dual socket T5400 linux but not windows

I have a Dell T5400 desktop server type machine, which I use as my workstation. It came with a single Intel E5405. I installed Windows 10 Pro on it, which is said to support 2 cpu sockets at most. ...
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Multiple profiles per user?

Is it possible to have multiple profiles per user? The reason why I ask is because I need to create test environments for hundreds of users, where the test environment has different software. ...
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Have a windows 7 Task scheduled batch run as a regular-user johndoe which starts an exe on johndoe login, how to prevent his killing of process?

I am starting a script from Windows Task scheduler as a regular-user johndoe and my script starts an exe that runs in background when johndoe user logs in and I want to prevent user from "killing" the ...
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Using Azure AD to push Group Policy settings

I am trying to use Azure Active Directory instead of using a traditional domain controller. I would like to use Azure AD to authenticate users and to push GPO settings, such as folder redirection, ...
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Direct HTTP packets for an specific domain to a guest virtual machine [duplicate]

I got a situation of a (Windows server 2012 as host) and a (CentOS 6 as guest) using Virtual box. I have 1 Static IP Address assigned to the host. the host is hosting multiple sites using different ...
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Does Windows “N” plus Feature Pack exactly equal Windows non-N?

The "N" versions of Windows have had the media features deleted, both the underlying OS support libraries as well as the user-level apps such as Media Player, Groove, Skype, etc. Does adding the ...
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Linux SMB share - how to give access to Windows local system account?

I have a SMB share on a Linux host. To grant remote access to the share for a Windows user, one must create a new SMB user which has the same username, and same password as the Windows account. i.e. ...
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Anyway to configure Windows networking configuration/bonding without activating it?

Is there anyway to configure the networking information on a Windows 2008R2/2012R2 host and not activate that configuration immediately? In Linux, this is super simple, since you just modify the ...
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How do I add bitlocker support commands to winpe?

Tried following this tutorial https://4sysops.com/archives/unlock-bitlocker-under-windows-pe/ But when I boot up my winpe image and try to run manage-bde I can "manage-bde is not recognized..." Here ...
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Power plan GPO applies, but doesn't change sleep interval [closed]

I am having a problem trying to make a new GPO to change the interval for sleeping while plugged in. I am seeing that the GPO sets High Performance as the active plan, but even though I set the ...
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Windows Server - Route any request via a set IP

We have a Windows 2008 server that has multiple IP address' on it. When the server makes requests to other machines (Via a .Net Web App) we've found that the IP it's 'calling out' on is un-predictable ...
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Windows: add user group to file created by a specific process

In our (mixed) Windows network we have a machine with a shared folder. This shared folder can be accessed by anyone belonging to the group User. However, in this folder, there are files that are ...
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tcp source port is not randomly

When we trying to get a file from a web-server, sometimes access is not possible. After checking the communication with tcpdump, we saw that the Source-machine is randomly choosing a source-port for ...
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Hummingbird Exceed listens to the wrong network interface

I'm working on a Windows machine that has VM Player and Hummingbird Exceed installed. Exceed is needed to start an X-server that's used by external systems, but there is no way (as far as I can see) ...
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ADFS v3 on Windows Server 2012 R2 rejects SSLv3 requests

I faced an issue with ADFS v3 running on Windows Server 2012 R2 When client which is restricted to use SSLv3 only accesses the ADFS site url, the request fails. The same thing works when using ...
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Unable to connect to remote apps from another computer using rdweb Windows Server 2012

When trying to access remote apps through Windows Server 2012, I can access the apps (i.e. calculator) locally. However, when I try to remotely connect to the same server on a separate PC I get an ...
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Getting slow upload (to internal Win box) only from Win10

I have a user in the office who was on Win7 Pro. Since there's a Win10 upgrade going, I thought I would test/piolit it with her, so I loaded Win10 on a spare Lenovo box (MT-M 7052-A7U). Everything ...
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Windows power management destroys performance [migrated]

I'm using Haswell i7-4790k on a gigabyte Z97-HD3 board with Windows 2012R2. Single threaded cpu-intensive workloads do not cause the Maximum Frequency cap to be lifted when the "Balanced" or "Power ...
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Windows Server 2008 Rev 2 : Updated Company Machines To Windows 10 Lost Outlook Functionality

Hello I am running Windows Server 2008 Rev. 2. I recently under the instruction of my boss updated all of the machines in the company to Windows 10. Ever since I did this there has been some problems ...
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Sending Red Hat audit logs to Windows Share

I am trying to figure out the best way to offload audit logs from a single Red Hat server to a windows share. What is the best way to do this without installing any additional software on the Windows ...
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How to configure environment variables in an IIS 7 application?

I need to set the environment variable COMPLUS_FORCEENC=1 in an ASP.NET application. This variable must be set at the time the worker process starts to have an effect. Therefore, I did this: Create ...
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Troubleshooting AD LDS

I have a Win 2012 Server that I've created a new AD LDS forest on. I'm running a software application on the server that uses this forest for user credentials. The software application is not logging ...
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How to disable client drives from Windows Server 2008 R2?

I'm working in college that has 3 labs. In each lab there are 100 systems that are all Dell systems (not a thin clients) and which have three drives (C, D, E). I will be logged on as a local user on ...
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Why is Group Policy not applying a desktop wallpaper setting?

I am configuring Group Policy in Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise to apply Desktop Wallpaper to Users and Computer in OU called HR. I shared the folder over the network using share and storage ...
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WMI permissions for changing local IP without elevated privileges

I have implemented a tiny tool that allows one to change the IP settings of a selected Network Interface (NIC) by overwriting the values via the WMI. I've noticed that the tool can change the settings ...
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Windows 2012 R2 VPN over WAN to domain best practice

I have a windows 2012 r2 server and it's connected to our domain over WAN via VPN. We are using a standard dial-up connection. All works fine however periodically the connection is dropped and we ...
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Fatal error: mysql.user table is damaged. Please run mysql_upgrade

I resized an Azure VM and now the MySQL DB running in Windows inside the VM is dead. I am seeing the below fatal error on startup. I tried to run mysql_upgrade as it suggests but that just errors ...
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AD across regions?

I've got a pair of VPCs in AWS. One in us-east, one in us-west. They're bridged via OpenVPN (linux host in each). I'm also running a windows instance in each to host AD -- my app requires domain ...
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PowerCLI transfers a file but the copied file size is way too small. What is wrong?

I am using PowerCLI version 6 on a Windows server with 20 GB of free space. I am trying to use copy-datastoreitem with PowerCLI. It seems to work to transfer a .vmdk file from an ESXi datastore to ...
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Are the free Win 7/8/10 VM's Microsoft provides for testing purposes restricted or any different than their counterparts? [closed]

Sorry for the poor title, I'll explain better here. Microsoft provides free Win 7/8/10 Enterprise VM's inorder to test modern browsers here: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/...
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connect to server via public ip

I have an public IP address and local admin user on that server. How can I mstsc to the public IP with the local user if I don't know the server hostname? If I am doing .\user on the mstsc window, ...
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unable to write to shared folder across the network [closed]

unable to write to shared folder across the network The following error occurs but i have set up the permissions for everyone to be able to read and write to it??
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What is the windows server equivalent of iptables?

I found this post however it is outdated and appears to be focused on consumer versions of Windows. What is the Windows Server 2012+ equivalent of iptables?
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Windows SBS11 Drive Map Policy not applied to Windows 10

I have recently upgraded a couple of machines to Windows 10 as a test with company applications etc. The only problem I have run in to is the fact that the drive map policy isn't being applied to ...
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What an alias group means in SID context?

Reading https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/groupmapping.html, I found out that exist alias for groups. But what this alias means? It means that it is connected to another ...
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“No active network adapter found” in Hyper-V core versions 2008-R2, 2012-R2, 2016-TP5 [migrated]

System configurations:- Intel Core i5 processor, Intel DB75EN motherboard, 500GB WD HDD, 4 GB RAM, Intel 82579V Gigabit Network Connection(built-in with mainboard)(VEN_8086&DEV_1503&...
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Delete all user profiles immediately, GPO doesn't have 0 days

As far as I am aware the supported method is manually doing it in System Properties, but that takes FOREVER * drama queen *. Options I see, but not sure if they work on Win7 or Win10: The GPO (...
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How to limit the block usage on a Thin Provisioned VMs ( VMware)

This question is similar to Best practices for thin-provisioning Linux servers (on VMware) However my question is a touch different. We have P2Ved quite a few servers (win/linux) and we needed to ...
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NTFS VHD in Ubuntu for Small Office File-share

I am planning a switch away from MS Volume Licensing to save us about $450 per year per person. I have time to test and setup XEN on a clean local server and planning an Ubuntu VM for the file share ...
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Prevent non-privileged user from changing file extension and invocation parameters

On an office LAN, I want to install an MS-Access database. I will place the database in its own hidden folder. On another folder (folder1), I will place a link to the hidden db file in folder1 (hidden ...
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Change local admin password via GPO

I have deployed an Active Directory in a small company. Each and every user is trusted with local admin privileges on his computer with his domain account. However, in case the users can't log on to ...
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Group policy setting to prevent asking user where to store recovery key

Win10 PCs, 2012R2 domain I'm rolling out bitlocker to clients and I'm trying to restrict the options in the bitlocker wizard as much as possible. I do need users to run the wizard so they can set a ...
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RDS external Manifest with multiple monitors

One of our remote-workers has a Surfacebook (Win10 64-Bit) with a 3000x2000 resolution with which he connets to our RDS-Serverfarm (Win Serv 2012 R2) by RemoteApplication. No VPN or anything else, ...
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How to limit a DNS stub zone to a specific subnet?

I have several Windows Servers on 2 different locations. The servers on Site A have multiple IPs for different subnets configured. Site B can only reach one of Site A's subnets (e.g. 192.168.1.0/24). ...
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User Cross Domain Authentication Explanation

We have a domain in the 2008 R2 domain functional level....all DC's are 2008 R2. We also have a Windows 2000 domain. The domains are not trusted. From any server in Domain A (Windows 2008 R2), I can ...
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WinHttp-Autoproxy-Service/5.1 & Microsoft NCSI making lot of connections

After configuring WPAD in our network, via DNS, a specific server is receiving lots of connections from our clients. apache.server.foo xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx - - [05/Jul/2016:15:10:12 +0200] "GET /...
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Powrshell Script to read the Windows Secutiry logs and filter Elevation type 196 and 1937

I have a powershell script that reads the elevation type and displays the content in powershell window. However I need to put the contents in Excel file. Please help. cls $evtLogEntries=$null $...