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server behind cisco tunnel, some windows clients can't connect

I have the following scenario: I have a ubuntu 14.04 linux server with apache web server and samba the servers network is 192.168.1.0 I am accessing the server from a remote site (site's network ...
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Netsh does not work as expected

I work with windows. my IP on the local network is A.B.C.D I have a service that runs on a network private to my machine @ IP E.F.G.H and port X I want users on my network to access the service ...
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apply permission to child folders while keeping existing permissions

I have lots of levels of nested folders and I need to make changes so that existing permissions are kept. As an example I have a folder david with david1 inside it and david2 inside this. If I give ...
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Public Share with Samba4 AD DC does not work

I tried to set up a public share on my Samba4 AD DC but Windows always asks for username and password before mounting. I can't figure out what is going wrong. The only thing is, that testparm does not ...
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Network Shared Database not retrieving results

We have a Shared application (.exe) in our WS2012. It is inside a folder which is shared over the network. The .exe file is basically a file search application which prompts for a input and gives ...
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Is it posible to prevent users from removing jobs from the print queue?

I need to log all printed documents with their contents. I've enabled "Keep printed documents" in the relevant printers' properties. Now, I'm trying to prevent users from removing jobs from the ...
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Time synchronization in an heterogeneous environment

In a mixed environment, where machines can be running under Windows (most), Linux (a few), sometimes Android ... what is the best solution to have time synchronization with an accuracy close to ...
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Why a VPN slows down LAN access?

We have an access server providing VPN to some of our clients and the workforce with laptops. They usually connect from outside of the office, and everything works fine. However, for simplicity and ...
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The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of 'WindowsServer2008'

I've had a Hyper-V running Windows Server 2008 for about two years. Today I did a Save on the VM in the Hyper-V Manager and then restarted my computer. When computer restarted I went to Start this VM ...
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Cannot connect to MS services across networks

So we've got two offices connected via Sonicwall IKE VPN: HQ is 10.42.0.0/16 Remote is 10.63.0.0/16 There is an MS file share on a Windows 7 Pro box in HQ, 10.42.3.203, and machines in the Remote ...
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Active Directory Rebuild - User Login

I have around 100+ users in a windows 2008 active directory. There is only one active directory controller / server in the network. If the server hard drive crashed, and if I rebuild the active ...
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How to properly deploy internal self-signed scripts (Powershell)

Completely new to certificate usage so be gentle. I'd like to deploy Powershell scripts that I made to other employee computers so they can use them, but I will need to sign them in order for them to ...
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Windows Run Box as Admin [migrated]

I am desperately looking for a way to get the Run box as Admin by default. I am using Windows 8.1 and remember I had this feature as Admin with Windows 7. I can surely use workaround such as runas, ...
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Limit of 2 outgoing VPN connections of any one type from Windows 8.1 - how do you increase the limit? [migrated]

I can only make two SSTP VPN connections from my Windows 8.1 machine. If I try to connect to a third server over SSTP I get "Error 633: The model (or other connecting device) is already in use or is ...
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Finding user who deleted files on a shared network folder

We have windows 2008 r2 server without a domain and guest account is enabled on it. Users are accessing a shared folder from their computers and can write, modify, and delete files. One shared folder ...
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Deploy multiple instances of a Virtual Machine in Azure

I have a Virtual Machine, let's call it Ceres, which is currently running in Azure. I would like to have two copies of Ceres running. Is it possible to simply create another identical instance of this ...
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Trouble Active Directory windows 2012

We are using a windows server 2012 and we have a problem. Our stations use windows 7 and windows 8. When we add a person in an access group in our Active directory, the user must restart their ...
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Connect to repo IP address A if it is up, else connect to repo IP address B (Client side) [on hold]

There's an SVN repo hosted in a server behind multiple ISPs, and depending on the ISP connection, the admin of that SVN server changes the repo's IP address and announces "hey, our IP address changed. ...
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How can I tell which users credentials are cached on a local system?

I'm troubleshooting cached credentials on Windows 7, specifically Smart Card logins, and I would like to know how I can find out which users currently have their credentials cached on the machine. I ...
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how to create public SQL server [closed]

I installed sql server on my computer. I can work with it as localserver. But i want to it to be a public server. I followed lot of tutorials but it's still don't work(I can't connect the server ...
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Prevent program from being started on RDP logon

I got a small problem. I have a program which has to run all the time on the server (Windows 2008). It's not a service but a normal application. It is located in startup. The problem is its working ...
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New unwanted/unidentifed connection using NoMachine

New unidentified/unwanted connection appears in my windows Nomachine. 3-5 minutes after a start it is here: after couple minutes it disappears: The connection is configured with an IP address from ...
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Windows server 201R2 backup

I have three hyper-v servers with four VM's on each I have scheduled windows server backup on them using default setting to backup them twice a day I have configured iSCSi drive on each hyper-v to be ...
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SATA Hard disk on RAID controller does not show on windows, and healthy on BIOS

We have a WIN2012 R2 server (3 x SSD 1T each, 1 x SATA 2TB), each drive is being put on it's own RAID (reads 4 "Adaptec Array SCSI Disk Device) on device manager in windows "disk drives" section ...
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Windows “User must change password at next logon” with kiosks?

Is there a way to allow users to change their passwords from a web page in Windows? We have a client that has hundreds of 'kiosk' workstations because all the users use web services that have their ...
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How to prevent remote code execution from a domain member server?

Is there a way, using a firewall, Group Policy setting, or other control, to prevent someone logged into a domain member from being able to remotely execute code on a domain controller (that they ...
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couchbase nodes remain in pending state and all buckets unhealthy

Problem I have a test setup running Couchbase Server 3.0.3 with one node on a remote server (Windows Server 2012), and one node on my local machine (Windows 8.1). Last time I checked, which was a few ...
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How does Windows Search operate over the network?

Lets say I have two machines, A and B. I pop open a drive in B from A: \\B$c\somefolder Then I enter a term to search in the menu "foo." Does the search on my machine consist of A searching all ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Server Manager Closes (Crashes?) On Starting

I have a weird issue on one of my Windows Server 2008R2 machines (running as a VM on VMware 5.5). The Server Manager MMC app will close on it's own immediately or shortly after starting. Sometimes ...
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Predict system failure [closed]

Is there a way to predict failure of a server by measuring system parameters like CPU usage, memory usage etc ? The failure can be because of different reasons. My question was worded poorly. Hence ...
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IIS 8.5, PHP5.6 (FastCGI) and Forefront

I've got a Windows 2012 R2 server with IIS and PHP 5.6 (installed from WPI) installed, with Forefront, with real-time scanning enabled. When we saturate IIS with requests to PHP scripts, Forefront ...
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windows can't run application stored on network drive [closed]

I have a windows desktop PC (windows 10 insider preview, if it matters) I also have a mac on which i've enabled SMB file sharing. I created a test folder, i accessed said folder on my PC, and mounted ...
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Modify the disk letter for the Users directory [migrated]

I changed the keys Default,ProfilesDirectory,Public in HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList and added my partition with the D letter. All right, I created a new user and now ...
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IIS 7.5 - Windows Authetication FQDN

Currently, I have to implement an auto login function for my mediawiki and I have enabled windows authentication on my IIS 7.5. It is working on localhost without any prompt. However, when I tried ...
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Nic Teaming Windows Server 2012 R2 - No network connection

I have 2 100Mbps NIC cards installed into PCIe slots and connected each card to it's own desktop 8 port switch. My Settings: Mode: switch-independent Load Balancing: Dynamic / Address Hash VLAN: ...
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Why shutdown command does not work in Task Scheduler in Windows 7? [migrated]

I've added a shutdown /h /t 120 to the Task Scheduler in Windows 7. I've set it to be run only if my administrator user is logged in and with highest privileges. But it does not work. When I fire ...
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How to access a machine with a wrong network address?

I have a Windows Active Directory network in a LAN of addresses 192.168.10.0/24. I have another site that has addresses of 192.168.11.0/24, where all AD servers are in the 192.168.10.0/24 site (I ...
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Binding a Windows client to Open Directory

Is it possible to bind Windows clients (to be specific Windows 8) to OS X Open Directory? The server is running OS X Yosemite. I have not yet found any resources that give a clear answer about this.
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How to use Local Group Policy on Windows 7 to allow or block URL’s for chrome and firefox?

I am a regular user not system admin. I need the help to use local group policy to allow to open one domain. For example, www.xxxx.com to open on the chrome or firefox (third-party browser), and make ...
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Windows 2008R2 Logon Restrictions and LDAP Authentication

We use a Palo Alto firewall (and its GlobalProtect client) for VPN access to our network. The firewall uses LDAP to authenticate VPN logins. I am now trying to setup a user ID for a consultant and I ...
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Run a command on a remote Windows Server as user

I want to run a command on a remote Windows server as the user that I am logged on as in Windows. How do I do this?
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change destination of IP in windows

I have a windows machine (A) which uses a software to contact another machine (B) via it's IP, 111.111.111.111. That IP address is hardcoded inside the software and the problem is that it soon going ...
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Give permission to network service

I would very much appreciate some help because I am stuck with this problem for a while now. I am trying to do what is outlined in this answer: please see this answer But in those steps, I don't ...
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What hotfixes/updates does a new 2012 R2 Hyper-V server need?

I'm building several new 2012 r2 Hyper-V servers. One thing that I've read over and over again is that there are A LOT of hotfixes that i need to install on top of the regular OS updates Microsoft ...
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Automatically kill system process when exceeding 80% memory - Win2000 server

How can i make my windows 2000 server (servipack 4) kill certain system process (in this case dllhost.exe) when it exceeds 80% of memory or CPU usage?
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How to do remote server/virtual server management job? [closed]

I have recently learnt about the server management. While looking for freelance job, I have seen a post about managing 1200 servers. I got curious how a group of people can manage some thousands of ...
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Apache returning cached version when modified from Windows

We are running Windows 8 with VirtualBox running Centos with Apache. We have a Windows path mounted in the VM so we can edit content and when we save it in a Windows application the change doesn't ...
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system event notification service fails to connect

Periodically (becoming much more common on one particular machine) a user tries to logon to a computer and gets the error "could not connect to system event notification service". They click ...
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How do you add new custom attributetypes to existing objectclasses in LDAP

How the heck do we add new attributes to existing object? For example, I have a custom LDAP objectclass: m-oid=1.1.1.1.1.1... m-must: uid m-may: role m-may: cn m-may: sn Then I added some ...
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Suggestions for deploying multiple copies of MSI from TeamCity

Background We develop 3 applications in-house that all connect to a single SQL Server database. 2 of these applications are ASP.NET MVC websites (deployed using a single MSI) and the other is a ...