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can plain old Remote Desktop be used to connect to Azure VM?

Am new to Azure. Added new VM. To connect to it, have to open https://manage.windowsazure.com and then do connect command. Would like to save time and use good old Remote Desktop command from my ...
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Best Practice for Server Roles Seperation

I have a Windows Server 2012 DC. I have the host running just Hyper-V and the RAT feature set. I then have DHCP in its own VM, along wit AD DS/DNS/WINS in their own. SQL 2014 ENT in it's own, WSUS in ...
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PPTP + LAN = Maybe?

This has been someone answered in another question but the question was never answered. I've successfully set up a PPTP server at my work, and while I understand the whole point of PPTP is ...
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Are there risks to encryption of Windows 7 external hard drive? [migrated]

For greater security, I want to encrypt my USB 3.0 external hard drives, to make it harder for Internet or LAN hacker to get at it; or if external hard disk physically stolen. Encryption method would ...
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Windows 8.1 session logoff on RDP disconnect [migrated]

I installed fresh Win8.1 on a VM, enabled RDP access. Problem that I'm facing is that when I close RDP client my session and all my windows and applications got closed immediately. I need session to ...
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What is the resolved default location mongod.exe looks for the configuration in?

Trying to do a minimal configuration of mongod, and I would like to use the 'natural' pathing structure for the location of the config file. To give an example on what I am looking for, here are the ...
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IPsec Security Associations prevail even after IPsec tunnel is down

I am working on a script that can detect if existing IPsec tunnels on a system have gone down. From my observations, I have seen that it can take any where between 1 second to 8 minutes for this to be ...
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Certain GPO settings are not taking effect on Clients

I've been trying to deploy a printer with Print Management on Server 2012 however it never appears on any of the clients after deployment. And this is not only the case with printers, the same thing ...
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Installing .Net 3.5 on Windows 2012 R2

So I am trying to Install .net 3.5 on a windows 2012 R2 Server. I have tried via the Add Feature and via DISM both fail. When trying via Add Features GUI I am using the “Specify Alternate Path” This ...
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404 Not Found. File exists (mounted)

First off, I will update this post with any information you may need, but since I have no idea where to begin, I will try to summarize the issue. Please just ask if you want to see something. I'm ...
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IIS Create Projects with Shortcuts [closed]

I have a folder called "Projects" in this folder I have all my programming projects (mostly PHP) but the structures of these folders are not equivalent to each other. So one folder got different ...
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iSCSI on Windows Server 2003 data not showing on Windows Server 2012

I have a Western Digital My Cloud EX2 drive with 4TB RAID 1. I created a iSCSI Target on the disk and set up 2 initiators. One on Windows Server 2003 and one on Windows Server 2012 R1. My purpose ...
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7Zip extraction on linux is so slow

Extracting 7zip with many small files on linux xfs, extraction speed is so slow. My Test System Environment. System1 : 2vCore/4GB CentOS 6.5 64bit guest on XenServer. System2 : 2vCore/4GB Windows ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 windows backup consumes all drive's space, VHD occupy only 25% of disk space

I have strange situation in Windows Server 2008 R2 - wbadmin creates backup of C: drive to D: Files on C: occupies about 23GB and that is size of the VHD file on disk D: in Windows Image Backup ...
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How do I monitor network usage on a Windows server?

I would like to monitor server bandwidth usage. The server OS is Windows Server 2012 This should give me as result the amount of data over a certain period of time and separate it by protocol and by ...
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How to add persistent route for VPN when interface # varies?

In Windows, I can add a persistent route for an IP using the interface number of my VPN connection. However, when I reconnect to the VPN later, the interface number changes, which means the route I ...
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How to reinstall AD DS for a domain

OLD SERVER: SERVER NEW SERVER: AUTHSRV I was playing around with my lab and I seem to have not correctly removed my old AD DS server when I added my new one so now I can't add new computers to the AD ...
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Acount Logon events not getting on domain controller

We have windows domain running with 2012R2 DC, We have enabled logging through GPO for all member servers and DCs, but I dont see any Account logon/logoff events (4624/4634) being logged, neither on ...
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Folder Permissions for AD Users

When giving users permissions to specific folders, it applies those permissions to every single file and folder. I do want this but it takes a while for these permissions to be applied to every single ...
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Windows 2008 DNS and BIND views

Good afternoon! I'm trying to find a definitive answer to whether I can accomplish a management directive for DNS infrastructure. In a Windows 2008 R2 environment, is it possible to have DNS "views" ...
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Apache Tomcat 7 on windows 2008: how to make two hosts point to same website

I’m new to Apache Tomcat. I have been asked to point new domain name to the existing domain name. E.g. We have https://xyz.abc.com, we want new domain name http://123.abc.com to point to ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 Standard Hyper-V license

I have a dedicated server running WS2012R2 STD Edition with Hyper-V. On top of that I know that I can have 2 WS 2012R2 STD VMs running as part of the same license as the host. What I'm missing is ...
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ping -a 'myfileserversIP' resolves name of 'mydomaincontroller' which are two different server

Have a strange problem with DNS or Netbios or something: In my Domainenvironment i'm on a domain-joined Windows 7 Client. Trying to do a reverse lookup of the ip of my dedicated fileserver (NetApp ...
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all dfs replication groups failing at the same time

We have 2 pairs of fileshare servers. All servers are virtual Windows 2008 R2. Each pair is replicating over a WAN. Occasionally all DFS replication groups fail at the same time. I could not find any ...
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How can I install any program unattended on a Windows PC?

I asked this question at stackoverflow but I was referred here. I have a server which I will store the installers of the programs I want to install to the client PCs. The client PC will download the ...
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NATing with windows server 2012

Greetings and thank you in advance for your help, My setup is just like this: computer 1 Windows 8.1 with one interface configured like the following ipv4 : 172.19.209.130 mask : ...
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Web site keeps prompting for credentials in IE - but not in Chrome

I have a web site (forms) and a sub-site (Windows). My problem is with the sub-site with Windows authentication. On Internet Explorer, it intermittently prompts for credentials; when I click Cancel, ...
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Domain joined server is not identified as domain joined on the network profile

IS there a way to force set this setting? The server is a Hyper-V server and the AD DS is hosted in a VM on this server. Is this going to be a problem? I noticed this issue when my RDP connections ...
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Can LAN Manager Authentication Level in Group Policy be set differently for a wireless connection?

I seem to be seeing the following behavior and wondering how it is possible: A client machine (external) generally has no trouble connecting to hosts in our RDS-based environment. When the same ...
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Can you install a service through GPO?

I know it's possible to run and stop services that are already installed, but is it possible to install a brand new service with a given executable?
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Fax Server on a Domain Controller

So I have this Fax number attached to a modem inside a Windows 2012 R2 DC. I followed the steps on: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj134193.aspx to install and configure the Fax Service. ...
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Why does some Windows Updates in wsus doenst contain a architecture?

I synced all security/critical updates on my wsus server and got a lot of updates which doenst contain any architecture. Is this because this update obtains for both architectures (64-bit AND 32-bit). ...
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How to securely install Windows executables across the network using SCCM?

We would like to install various Windows software (.exe) using SCCM but have noticed that SCCM uses a domain admin account when pushing executables. Thus, we are concerned that the account's password ...
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Windows Smtp Server administrator login

I newly setup Windows SMTP Server on Windows Server 2012 R2. Any account exception Administrator can send email. But in the case of Administrator account, mail server said "535 5.7.3 Authentication ...
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Restore Windows Server Service Bus Database from Server to my Local Machine

I'm in trouble with Azure Service Bus - On Premise. I have an Application that process my On Premise Service Bus Queue, and I need to test an update at that Application, to ensure, we don't lost any ...
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Windows Licensing: Windows Enterprise [duplicate]

Can someone explain what the different is between Microsoft Core Cal and Windows Enterprise? We have an OVS with Microsoft and we've been advised that we need both of the above for all our desktops ...
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Local Logon via Remote Desktop Causes Domain Account Lockout

According to Security Event Log, the key issue is that the local account authentication occurred on the domain controller. Afterwards, the domain account of the same name was locked out. The domain ...
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Best way to spread ~4gb of data(windows updates) to ~50clients

I have a few Windows updates of a few operating systems. Those are made with the program wsusoffline and contain several .cab and .exe files. I got those on a USB. What is the best way to deploy them ...
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SQL clustering without WSFC (Windows Server Failover Clustering)

Is it possible to cluster, or make SQL "highly available" without having to pay the huge enterprise prices? By the looks of it, any type of SQL clustering requires enterprise edition Windows Server. ...
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squid/proxycap configuration to bypass squid proxy parent digest authentication

Hi my network proxy pass from plain text authentication to digest authentication and i want to hace a local caching proxy on my computer to reduce the amount of internet access. but with the digest ...
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Network Configuration - Multiple Vlans with Domain Controller

I am new to the community and somewhat new to networking/server administration in general and need some help with my network configuration. Currently my network is somewhat small, we have about 10 ...
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inetserv config refresh - IIS 7

I currently am working on investigating an issue with an IIS 7.5 website. The issue occurs randomly every few days: When a user browses to the URL and tries to login, they are then quickly redirected ...
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create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have win machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my WIN machine I not have connectivity to ...
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Share Ubuntu VM folder with Windows to use Visual Studio with Docker Volume [migrated]

I've been using Docker for nearly a year, running it on a Ubuntu 14.04 VM, with Sublime Text 3 for programming in Javascript/php. I would like to be able to also use visual studio for editing the ...
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How to add allowed relay IPs for Windows SMTP using command line or script

I have a long list of IP addresses I need to add as allowed relays to the built-in SMTP service on Windows Server 2008 R2 (IIS 7.5, but SMTP uses the old IIS 6.0 manager) I know how to add allowed ...
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Poll domain members for their screen resolutions

Is there a way via WMI or Powershell to ask each domain member what the resolution is on their desktop? I need to know but can't go and visit each one. For bonus points, how to summarize the results ...
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Moving DNS and AD DS to their own servers

I have one WINDOWS SERVER 2012 running my DNS and AD DS on the same server. I am trying to move DNS to it's own server and ADDS to it's own server as well. What I have done so far is setup ADDS on ...
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Windows DHCP Clients Randomly Revert To Old DNS Servers

In this one network I have, I am moving from a linux infrastructure to a Windows infrastructure. This has been a staged process. Originally there was no Windows infrastructure. DNS, NIS, and DHCP ...
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Can I block a file execution with AppLocker?

We currently use a combination of a regular and an "advanced/fancy" endpoint malware protection, in the advanced malware app, I can feed a SHA256 hash of an executable into the advanced platform and ...
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How to install Nomtimatim in postgresql (windows)

I am trying to do geocoding in the postgresql, and I have already installed TIGER geocoder successfully. Then, I want to use Nomtimatim in postgresql. However,since the installed guide ...