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Event ID 4013 DNS-Server-Service on Network with Only One Domain Controller/DNS/etc

I'm consulting for a small business that has a single server that handles DC, DNS, DHCP, etc. roles. It is giving the following error with some regularity: 4013 DNS-Server-Service The DNS server ...
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Timed out trying to acquire network configuration lock, current owner = 'iphlpsvc.dll'

I am getting the above error when trying to configure Hyper-V virtual switches. This happened no matter what type of switch I try to create. PS C:\Users\Martin> New-VMSwitch -Name “NewSwitch” ...
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Rules for Active directory user name string

I have googled but not able to find a proper set of restriction in user name in active directory setting. Please help me in telling what are the special char which are not allowed in Active directory ...
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Why is my samba domain user created by a bash script behave differently from one created manually?

I have a samba server which is using LDAP as its backend. The PDC is working as expected as long as I create the users manually. This means that if I use the following command to create a new user, I ...
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When to run SYSPREP [duplicate]

I am attempting to set up a computer using an answer file created by the WAIK and resetting the settings with SYSPREP and had a quick question. We are wanting to use Norton GHOST for our deployments. ...
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Can I format a Veritas cluster shared volume from windows?

We have a Microsoft Failover Cluster with dynamic disks managed by Veritas Storage Foundation. Today the sysadmins added a new disk for SQL Server but the cluster size on the volume was wrong, so I ...
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Folder sizes at 0 bytes with Samba shares on Windows 7

Background info: Running Samba version 3.6.9 Successfully authenticating shares with Active Directory (user/file permissions) Able to successfully connect to shares - no issues at all. So, ...
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Routing Traffic With OpenVPN [migrated]

Few minutes ago i configured my VPN server, and actually I can connect to my VPN but all trafic is going through my normal home network. On my OpenVPN application I've got an information : Server IP: ...
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How do I make a new image in Eucalyptus from an EBS-backed Windows instance?

In Eucalyptus 3.4 I have an EBS-backed Windows instance. There have been a lot of System Updates and I would like to make a new image from the instance. Is this possible and if so how?
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What security mechanism prevents write access to certain folders in Windows?

There are certain folders in Windows 2012 R2\8.1 where the contents are not writable - one example is Program Files\WindowsApps (which stores apps downloaded from the Windows Store). Obviously this is ...
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Windows Password won't decrypt on AWS EC2 even with the correct private key

I created a new Windows instance on AWS EC2, using a keypair I created by uploading my public key from my local machine. The instance launched fine, but it won't decrypt the password. It reports: ...
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Need to get a list of all users within a subnet of servers

I am looking to write a batch or vbs script to gather all users (local to the server. ie. administrators or a local account(not ad users)) on a collection of servers inside my network. I assume I ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Out of range signal

I have recently bought Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2, I booted from DVD, it has loaded the files and I get the Windows logo and the loading circle. Then my monitor states the message: Out of ...
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Recursive reset file permissions on Windows

There is a big, complex directory structure on a relative big NTFS partition. Somebody managed to put very bad security privileges onto it - there are directories with randomly given/denied ...
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Create a windows VPN server from Powershell [closed]

Has anybody configured a Windows Server VPN with powershell, I am looking for a way to create a VPN server from scratch from powershell.
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Puppet, Windows, and UAC

Is it possible to use Puppet on Windows where UAC is enabled? Does Puppet have any method for automatically saying yes to UAC prompts for a software install? My module does the following workflow: ...
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SSH Should Be Asking For Password When Authenticating, But Is Not Doing So

I have HPUX 11.31 server that has ssh enabled. The problem is that when I attempt to SSH to the server from a client, I am not being challenged during the authentication process; i.e. the server is ...
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VAMT 3.0 Proxy Activate - No ‘Apply Confirmation ID’ option at all

I tried to activate my windows box in isolated network zone, so I followed the process of 'Scenario 2: Proxy Activation' in http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh825202.aspx using two VAMT 3.0 ...
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Sysprep Forever [closed]

I want to use Windows in Audit Mode without continuing the Windows installation. Because: It's clean and fast, no Metro and others packages. It's the built-in Administrator; full permission ...
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Why should I not run setspn.exe on the domain controller?

I found several references (see below) on blogs that the setspn.exe utility should be run from either a client or server machine in the domain, but not from the domain controller itself. ...
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Any ideas out there as to why a Dynamic Disk in Windows shows “failed redundancy” every time the machine is rebooted?

The unit in question has a software RAID handled by Windows. I'm not a big fan of software RAIDs, but the owner of the unit insists it is setup that way. Every time the unit is powered off, either ...
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How to copy RAID 1 HDDs from one server to another Identical server

I have one IBM X3100M4, type 2582 windows server and having 2 x 500 GB HDDs in RAID Copy. Now brought new server and having blank HDDs. How can I copy RAID HDDs from Old server to new server? I have ...
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Windows 2012R2 seems to automatically download and install intermediate root certificates

Whilst preparing a new Windows 2012R2 server for production I needed to install a (GlobalSign Domain) SSL certificate for the website powering our application. I did this by generating a certificate ...
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RPC connectivity issue

I am experiencing a RPC connectivity issue. I have two RPC servers built on C++. RPC Server 1: Windows 2000, IIS5, network 1 RPC Server 2: Windows Server 2008, IIS7, network 1 RPC Server 2 is more ...
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Excel file on Windows client, is it possible to allow another user read-only if the file is already open?

I have a spreadsheet on a Windows 2003 R2 server. The clients are all Windows 7 using Excel 2010. If a remote user opens the spreadsheet first then any other "local" user gets access denied if they ...
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DFS-R broken after renamed upgraded member server

I had an existing 2-way DFS-R replication topology set up, consisting of two servers, one was Windows 2003 R2 and the other Windows 2008 R2. This was working fine. Last week I upgraded the Win 2003 ...
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How do I install and use the cli53 tools on Windows?

I'm trying to find the simplest way to import a large number of BIND zone files in to Route 53. I've had a quick look at the AWS CLI and AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell but they don't seem to include ...
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SSH: how to display a given windows registry settings?

I have 2 virtual machines: VM 1: Windows XP VM 2: Ubuntu I access to Windows XP from Ubuntu using SSH. Is there a command I can run via SSH on Ubuntu to display the settings of a given Windonws ...
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How to see log of apps taking specific port over period of time on Windows?

How can I see for specific time period, which app had bound some specific port in Windows? I am auto-starting my app with windows and I am bounding port 1200 as UDP packet receiver, but sometimes my ...
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Recently Deployed WSUS, issues with failed updates

Morning, This weekend I deployed a automatic updates via a WSUS for my network, the WSUS is in a different office of our company so I have little access to it. We had disabled automatic updates ...
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Using npm install as a MS-Windows system account

I have a node application running on Windows, which I want to be able to update automatically. When I run npm install -d as the Administrator account - it works fine, but when I try to run it through ...
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Laravel Forge SSH on windows not recognized

I decided to try out the Laravel Forge, but I'm having trouble with the SSH keys. I use digitalocean.com for the VMs and have used SSH keys with success many times before. However when I paste my ...
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Multi domain server with dedicated SSL's HA

I am hosting a server with 150 domain names (websites), each of the ssl's requere dedicated IP address. So server windows 2008, with 150 IP addressees and 150 websites. I need to have high ...
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Strange remote desktop login into another server

i have been accessing our remote server which is located outside our windows domain using and ip address. When i entered the ip address this morning it brought the remote desktop window as usual but ...
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Pushing Windows Store apps silently

As part of a requirement I have been issued, I seek the ability to push apps from the Windows Store (.appx) to remote users. The framework surrounding the data transmission is sorted; What I need to ...
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Windows mounted network drives slow after upgrading switch

On our small business network our old 10/100 consumer grade switch gave up the ghost, and we replaced it with a proper business-grade gigabyte switch. After wiring it in our Linux and Mac users ...
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How to monitor Windows server Registry changes [closed]

Hi i want tools or audit policy that can help me to track all changes made to windows server registry (include who done the change - what is the old value -what is new value -change type {delete ...
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Proper set up shared folders for users

First I would like to say thanks for helping, and I have huge problem with proper set up permission for shared folders. I have Windows 7 x64 ent. - name: backupfb - added to domain with shared ...
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Windows service trigger start - difference manual vs automatic?

Since Windows Server 2008 R2 (and Windows 7 I think for the client OS) Microsoft has introduced trigger start for services. I do understand difference between automatic, automatic (delayed) and manual ...
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Why is execution of batch files different between drag & drop and from command line?

Ok, so I've been trying to figure this out for hours with no progress. I have created a batch file to get details of a VHD. Everything runs fine and produces the expected results when run from the ...
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Cant copy / paste large text over SSH

Running ssh from Windows -> linux and I cant paste text larger than ~20 chars. If I do it hangs the session. This is happening to others in the office using various methods to ssh. cygwin, mobaxterm ...
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Netdom Join Failed To Complete Successfully

I have two servers on VMWare. One is a standard install of Server 2008 r2 and the other is Server 2008 core. Server 2008's IP is: 192.168.186.135 and computer name is: SERVER01. This is a domain ...
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No system notifications sounds on RemoteDesktop/RemoteApp

Ok, I want to enable sound on Remote Desktop Session Host, and I actually did. 'Audio and video playback' is un-disabled in connection settings, Win Audio and Win Audio Endpoint Builder services are ...
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How to solve SocketException: Permission denied: connect

I recently encountered a problem that is giving me a headache and I need help ... The System consists of two subsystems, called A and B, each running on a standalone Tomcat instance and currently ...
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Windows 2012 Master & Ubuntu Bind 9 Slave & SOA

I'm kinda like the maid... I don't do Windows. But thanks to new things we're implementing, I'm now attempting replicating a single zone from our AD cluster. We had this working just fine but ...
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Network Block Device (NBD) clients for Windows or similar solutions [closed]

Are there any NBD clients for Windows? Strangely, I cannot find any, or I am searching for them in a wrong way. Such client should be possibly a driver with front-end tool (may be a command-line ...
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Missing a Generic/Text Only printer driver?

I have a program that needs a printer with the Generic/Text Only driver to print shipping documents.Some users in China (who use Windows XP and Windows 7) don't have the option to select this driver ...
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Is it possible to add/register an MIB for the Windows built-in SNMP service?

I need to build monitoring into an existing .NET application. I will use SNMP to send the application's status to the Windows SNMP service. I have used a .NET library to create the SNMP SET request ...
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Domain account credentials fails to start scheduled tasks

I have 2 Windows 2000 servers in a domain 'DC', which run numerous windows scheduled tasks under the 'DC\Task-User' account. These tasks are and have been running successfully in the past couple of ...
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GPO - Mapped drive for non-domain user on a domain computer

I am trying to add a mapped drive for a number of CNC machines that all run off Windows XP boxes that are joined to our domain, the computer policies apply fine but as the software for the CNC only ...