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Can't access shared space FROM Windows Server 2012 VM without User and Password prompt

I am trying to set up an FTP server on my Windows Server 2012 VM, that would access a network path on my host machine (Windows 8.1 Pro). I can access this network path from a Windows 7 VM without ...
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How to map localhost:8009 to external firiendly URL?

I've installed Atlassian Confluence to my dedicated server (hosted on softlayer.com). I use Windows 2008R2 with IIS7. By default, Atlassian Confluence is installed and works fine on localhost:8009 ...
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When does the “Install Updates and Shut Down” appear? (I want it to, but it won't for some updates)

Setup: Server - WSUS 3.0 SP2 running on Windows Server 2008 R2 (I use WSUSPackagePublisher as a GUI for the WSUS API for importing/creating non MS updates/catalogs) Workstations - Windows 7 Pro ...
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Server Reboot Script - No Credentials

I'm looking at running a script to reboot a Windows 2012 server nightly, and all the guides seem to be for using scheduled tasks. As far as I know though, a change in the admin credentials will break ...
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Transferring Windows server from Rackspace to AWS

I've had a Windows server hosted with Rackspace for a while. The same setup also hosts the SQL server, and has all the IIS configs, etc. Being a Windows server noob, I have no idea how I could ...
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task cannot be completed because of VPN 809 error

The setup: Windows server 2008 R2; L2TP VPN connection is configured; ports for L2TP are opened on the firewall. To (re)connect the vpn connection the task manager gets utilized. I've created a ...
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If i can ping a server does that mean it's switched on? [closed]

I think the question says it all, if I ping a server and access it using \server\c$ and get a response does that mean that server is on?
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robocopy says its receiving invalid parameters in when used in powershell script

I'm attempting to use robocopy in a PowerShell script, but currently failing. When I run the following command manually robocopy \\corporatesystem00.local.com\C$\Maven\ ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 / 2008 interface binding order and route metrics

Is there a relationship between the network adapter binding order and route table metric on Windows Server 2008 or 2012 I was told that the binding order is related to the routing metrics in the ...
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Port forwarding works on Ubuntu but doesn't work on windows [migrated]

I set up my wireless router to port forward 80 -> 80 (as well as 8080 -> 80) to my local http server. I have dual boot windows + ubuntu and both of them have apache installed. The problem is if I boot ...
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Win 2K8 R2 Server, 2 NICs - internal and external - network configuration

I have a Windows server with 2 NICs, a modem/router, a switch and some client computers. I have been trying to set everything up like so: Internet - external NIC - server - internal NIC - switch - ...
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how to established a two way network link between vswitch0 and vswitch1

I have a Exsi 5.1 Lab with a Freesco router which enables my private network range 192.168.1.. talk to my vm network range 192.168.0.. but not the other way around I can ping any machine in my (vm ...
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Is there a command to send Windows Error Reports (WER)?

Is there a command that will Report All Queued Windows Error Reports? This can be done manually by going to the Action Center->Expanding Maintenance->Clicking Check For Solutions, we'd like to ...
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Tomcat cant access network drives on Windows

I have Tomcat 8 installed as a service on Windows Server 2012. The problem is that Tomcat can't access network drives. The tomcat manager shows that it is logged on as Local System Account. I've ...
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Nginx+PHP scalability on Windows

I'm trying to understand Nginx+PHP scalability running Windows with, lets say, 100 requests doing a medium-term operations. Analyzing source code I saw: Nginx start a spawns itself several times ...
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Bare metal windows 2008

The question is if the system on the server or hardware failure after restoring a bare metal backup to a new machine what will hapen with custom programs and settings non microsoft in that backup, ...
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Set CMTrace Font

Might be a bit of a long shot but I was wondering if anyone knew of, or could speculate on, a way to change the default font of CMTrace. It seems to use some Sans-Serif font. I'd like to change it to ...
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What is the safest way to convert a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-v system to Linux with KVM?

I have one server running several different virtual machines with Hyper-v for different clients. All of my clients have given the OK to a maintenance window over one day on a weekend in the future. I ...
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Incremental file copy on Windows

Is there an effecient way to mirror text log files between two Windows servers? I'd like to ship the logs off a production server to another server for near real-time analysis. The log files are 1 ...
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Windows-equivalent of this linux command

How one could achieve something like this in Windows? ifconfig eth0:10 192.168.121.1 ifconfig eth0:11 192.168.122.1 or a more-suggested way: ip addr add 192.168.121.1/24 dev eth0 ip addr add ...
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ipconfig.exe is crashing when run from the windows (7) command prompt

I am trying to use ipconfig, but everytime I enter the command in the windows command prompt, I get the crash dialog saying, "The IP configuration utility has stopped working", with the reason saying ...
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Windows server 2012 | IIS disappeared

So I currently have a windows webserver (2012 server) with IIS 8 installed. No problems for a couple of days now, however I connect remotely to my server today. Only to find that I cant open IIS. I ...
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How to meassure disk access [closed]

How can I meassure the disk access on Windows Server 2012? We have some storages attached via iSCI one with SSD and the other not. I would like to compare the disk access speed. In order to figure out ...
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How to configure application HTTP requests to come from site IP instead of server IP

First off I don't usually deal with server configuration and my understanding of it is very basic, so my apologies if this question has already been asked with the correct terminology. Scenario: I ...
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Remote server RDP resolution

I have a remote 2012 R2 base server in the cloud, I am running some scripts that are very dependent on the resolution. When i connect via RDP and record my mouse actions everything is fine, but as ...
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Kernel Compile crashing on Hyper-V due to memory issues

This is on a Hyper-V machine. I've set the min RAM to 512 and the max to 2048. The host machine has more then enough RAM. Does Linux have an issue with Dynamic RAM on Hyper-V? I can't seem to ...
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Sub-domain in Internal DNS reference to External Vendor site

Suppose we own the domain (example.com) & setup it into our External & Internal DNS server. And, we have a website created by our vendor using our sub-domain name (vendor.example.com). The ...
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IIS webpage failing to load | Fast CGI related

I HAVE SOLVED THIS PROBLEM Was missing the c++ package So I am running windows server 2012 with IIS 8. I have tried many things to get PHP working, so I have installed PHP 5.5 via Web platform ...
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Cygwin hangs/freezes when installing: won't finish downloading packages

See image: http://i.imgur.com/gbb1XZz.png Just stays there. Restarting causes the same problem, and changing mirrors doesn't seem to help.
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MySQL CPU high usage on Windows Server 2008 r2

I am using mysql for an instant messenger server. It was working fine when the user count was at 600-800 but for the past two days when traffic increased to 1000+ users, mysql server is constantly ...
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What is the easiest way to deploy the same desktop & software across 35 workstations for several hundred users?

Currently we have 35 workstations with WIN XP SP3 on it. Currently they logon to Server 2012 Standard (we do have ability for RDS Session Based desktops), and the users files (my documents are stored ...
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At what point should I dedicate a server for SMTP [closed]

I currently have a 2GB RAM windows server 2012 which is has IIS and SMTP installed on there. Now I seen alot of people leave SMTP out on the webserver and buy a server just dedicated to handle the ...
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How to setup NS Record to External Name Server from Internal DNS

We have the following scenario: Our company has an Internal DNS & an External DNS server. Both of them holds the same domain (example.com). Our Internal DNS is a Windows Server that cannot ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 in a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain

Can a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 (file server, app server, etc.) exist on a network with Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers, or do the DC's need to be upgraded first?
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Need help using SCHTASKS on Windows Server 2008/2012

I'm executing the following command : schtasks /create /tn "test" /ru system /SC onevent /TR "test" /F /RL HIGHEST /MO "*[System[Provider[@Name='SupportAssistService'] and EventID=900]]" /EC ...
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dell poweredge r900 hard drive max limit [closed]

Hey all I am in the market to buy a home server and ive been looking at different configurations and found the R900 having the best bang for the buck. However it concerns me that it states on dells ...
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Force temporary account/ mandatory account restricitons on new users

I am basically trying to accomplish the same as in this link. When a domain user logs off a specific client machine, their local profile is deleted. When a new user logs in the machine a fresh, ...
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In which version of windows is powershell installed by default?

As title says. I just installed XP SP2 and i was expecting to have PowerShell 1.0 installed; however, it isn't. It seems I have to manually install it. If I upgrade to SP3 do I get PowerShell. From ...
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Can a user see the Active Directory computer description in the Windows network browser?

This may qualify as another Stupid Question from someone fairly inexperienced in Active Directory, but I've noticed a handy "Description" field for computers in the Active Directory Users and ...
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High memory usage windows 2008

I have a Windows server with 32 GB RAM, which is running sqlserver and tomcat. In resource monitor it show more than 95% memory usage, but when I searched in processes all process, each process is ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Connection

I have a Windows Server 2012 and I can currently connect to it via the built-in Windows remote desktop software. I enter the server IP and password and all is fine. However, I was wondering what I ...
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windows GUI app open “fake log file” redirect log to tcp socket?

Lots of windows GUI application can save log to a local log file, but the log file have to be file in local driver or network mapping driver. for example: c:\log.log I want to know whether it is ...
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How can I probe an SMB share for unencrypted access?

I am enabling SMB encryption with: Set-SmbServerConfiguration -EncryptData $true -Force From a monitoring service, I want to verify that only encrypted connections are accepted. How can I attempt ...
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Why are server side permissions on an NFS share changed when mounting from Windows 2008 R2 per Folder Redirection?

I have a CentOS server, that exports its /home directory through NFS. Another CentOS client machine is mounting these just fine, and using the exported home as its own home directory. Its /etc/exports ...
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WSUS on Win2012R2 doesn't see Windows 8.1

WSUS on Win2012R2 doesn't see Windows 8.1. Both machines can ping each other. Computers are assigned to WSUS by: 'Use Group Policy or registry settings on computers' Local GPO on Win8.1 is set as ...
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application installation failed with this error The remote name could not be resolved: 'mywfm'

we have to install application in PC`s from server in in diff domain we have access the server normally but the problem was that we got this error "The remote name could not be resolved: 'mywfm'" we ...
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How to find where my Disk Space has gone

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2. I have 500GB from 2 SSD drives. I currently have 7GB disk space. I have ran CCleaner but there was no change. I keep only the main files on the disks and I had a good ...
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IIS8 - HTTP automatically forwards to HTTPS

Currently I am running two sites (each one has an app Pool). One for HTTPS which is called cloud and the other one for HTTP content called headsup. When I browse to the domain.com/cloud it all works ...
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“The volume for a file has been externally altered …” and setting file sizes on write to NFS from Windows

I have set up NFS access to HDFS. I can connect to the default root share from both Windows and Linux clients and all clients can read from the share. Writing from the Linux client is also ok. When ...