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When there are no free Server 2008 user sessions, I am not given the option to kick users off when I attempt to log in [closed]

A few people in the office work on two externally hosted Windows 2008 R2 servers. Only 2 active sessions are allowed on each server (and unlimited disconnected sessions). If I attempt to log into a ...
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What type of SID ends with -0?

I have been parsing through the logs and found a random sid doing authentications against AD. It is as follows "s-1-5-21-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-0"; It cant be found in domain or forest. I want to know if ...
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Disabling computer in active directory is still allowing domain account to login?

If I disable a computer account in AD, am I not supposed to be able to login to the domain using this computer? I tested this, I have a computer joined to the domain (Windows 10), I disabled the ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 (iis8): *.apk download

I have a little bit problem. I would like to download a APK-File from my "Windows Server 2012R2" with the "iis8". But the File will not download. It comes an error-messsage: "Error 500". I have in the ...
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Automate Windows update on multiple Virtual servers

hope you guys can help. I work for a tech support company that manages servers for many clients in a virtual environment. We personally host about half the clients, while the others have onsite ...
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How to restrict network access by user on a Windows multitenant machine?

I have a multitenant windows 2012 machine running several IIS WebSites, each running it's own application pool with its own windows user identity, and I need to restrict the all outbound network ...
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Copy EFI partition and BCD store to a second drive

I'm attempting to set up dynamic boot partition mirroring on GUID partition table (GPT) disks as part of making a bootable mirror of a Windows system drive. I am following Microsoft's KB951985 but I ...
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Remote Desktop connection blocked by group policy, but only when started from cmd.exe

On my workstation at a client's office, I have some custom scripts that allow me to RDP-connect to various server machines without having to manually open Remote Desktop connection, enter server name ...
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Non domain users have acces to domain shares

Yes, this question is well reviewed on this site, but I did not find the answer that is suitable for my situation. Example: Let's make standard share folder on domain controller: Shared ...
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Gihubsetup.exe (GitHub Desktop Setup) fails MIcrosoft Smartscreen in Windows 10 [migrated]

How do I diagnose why SmartScreen fails? Windows is telling me that GitHubSetup.exe is untrusted with an unknown publisher. I ran it against sigcheck and the certificate chain is valid to the Verisign ...
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Windows 2012 R2 server, crash, no dump file

I have a Windows 2012 R2 dedicated server. 64 GB RAM. Sitting in a remote datacenter. It crashes about 1-2 times a day. I have a KVM over the internet that I can view the screen. Screen says ...
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nslookup picking up wrong address

All of my client machines are picking up the incorrect server address when using nslookup. I also get the incorrect DNS Servers when using ipconfig /all C:\Users\>nslookup Default Server: ...
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NFS in Windows 7 Professional

Can I have and use NFS in Windows 7 pro? I tried downloading and installing it on Windows 7 Enterprise and it appears to work but I had no such luck with pro, I can't even download.
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Can't connect to mysql instance

I started a second instance of mysql (5.7.9) on my server and configured the service to run this command: mysqld.exe --defaults-file="C:\mysql-5.7.9\bin\my.cnf" mysql579 In my.cnf I changed the ...
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Oem activate a Windows 10 image on Windows 7/8/8.1 computers

I have company computers that I would like to create an image for deploy for Windows 10. Right the computers consist of oem licensed Windows 7/8/8.1 OSes. I would like to create a Windows 10 image for ...
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Back up a database nightly

Question: Is it possible to automate the process of coping a full database every night into the development database on the same server? Software: Windows Server, SQL, SQL Server Management Studio, ...
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What is “io/console not supported; tty will not be manipulated”?

What is this message and how can I get rid of it? I am using ELK stack on windows 8. Every thing works just fine but this message which I get whenever I run logstash, buzzes me off. This is the ...
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Can't run Docker Kitematic on Windows 8 - [migrated]

I have setup Docker on multiple environments including OSx and windows 7, but I am trying to get the docker toolbox installed on a work laptop that is a Macbook PRO running windows through Parallels. ...
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Remove reboot request for DISM

I want to automate the upgrade of my 2012 R2 servers from standard to datacenter. However, there is a prompt at the end of the upgrade waiting for a user response. I have thousands of servers to do ...
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IIS install failed because “the server that you specified requires a restart” constant loop

I have a machine running Windows Server 2012 Datacentre and have been having problems re-installing IIS. It had been installed previously but could not properly locate the .NET central configuration ...
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Joining a window domain - DNS resolve

My computer is joined to a Window domain named "acme.local". However when I login into the computer, I only specify acme\username --> notice ".local" is not specified and not ...
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TCP ACK delay by app / windows on VirtualBox Windows VM

I have a .NET windows service that uses an open source library (Asterisk.net - C#) to listen to TCP connections on a specific port. This service is deployed on a number of VM instances of Windows 7 ...
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Limit programs based off group policy

What I'm attempting to accomplish is having certain executables allowed in a 2012 Active Directory environment based off of a group policy. I have 3 different types of users in my AD. Group A ...
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configure windows 7 as an ntp server

I have configured windows 7 as NTP server in a Lab, that I manage with no access to the internet. It can sync time with it self but I can't sync the other computers with it. After running from the ...
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Can mpclaim in windows show the failed path of a multipath drive?

I am having problems with several of my iscsi paths in windows. In linux, using the multpath -l command, I can get the paths that are failing as they are clearly listed.. Example: -+- ...
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Windows 10 will not boot with source of clone attached [migrated]

I cloned a windows 10 installation from a 1T HDD to a 500G SSD using clonezilla. Everything is fine as long as I don't attached the HDD drive that I used as the source of the clone. Here is what I ...
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Internet settings not being updated GPO

Whenever we update group policy using gpupdate, we see this message. Windows failed to apply the Group Policy Internet Settings settings. Group Polic y Internet Settings settings might have its ...
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“Shared” network drive not showing up for users on a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Session Host

We have a network drive mounted on each reboot on our session hosts via a registry key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run DriveMap = net use z: \\x.x.x.x\share ...
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Allowing “Unknown Publisher” application to launch from IE

We have a 3rd-party system that uses an XBAP app, which is launched from Internet Explorer. More often than not, when it starts up, it displays an "Unknown Publisher" warning: To even run the ...
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UAC - When set to “Never notify” do I still have a dual token?

UAC can be set to never notify, but that's not the same as not having UAC at all. What I mean is, does the OS still create a dual token for admin users but just auto-elevate everything? The ...
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2008r2 Domain: net view error 6118 on one site

Situation: Domain Level 2008r2, all DCs 2008r2 Site A: 3 DCs, no WINS, Computerbrowser Service not active - net view works (on clients and DCs) Site B: 2 DCs, no WINS, Computerbrowser Server not ...
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Server 2003 stuck booting, won't go past “DHCP..” See Screenshot

We have a really old Windows 2003 Server with raid 5. We replaced a failed disc a couple of days ago and it was running fine but it just conked out. See image for how far we get before it reboots ...
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Static route to access another IP/SUBNET from PC

Maybe it's a simple concept misunderstand. I'm in a network with ip 172.16.0.xxx (mask 255.255.240.0). How could I configure my PC (Windows 7) with a static route or any other kind of solution so I ...
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Application logs in windows 2008 is showing empty

Application logs in windows 2008 is showing zero event. Issue is re-occurring, all others logs are showing events but application logs in eventvwr is showing empty. Tried to access application logs ...
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Master Password ForEach User in AD

Our Domainusers logon to their Workstation by fingerprint - the software is called ekey logon and the fingerprint is stored in our Windows Server 2012R2 ActiveDirectory for each user. So our Users ...
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https only works for https://localhost, not from outside

It worked yesterday. This morning I added the asp.net users/roles database to an aws rds instance. Works fine on my computer, but when I deploy it to an aws ec2 server(windows server 2012, iis 8.5) ...
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Assigning a fixed string to a dynamically changing ip

I currently have 3 windows machines connected to a central wifi. Now two of the machines have an old software installed on them that require the ip address of the 3rd machine. The problem is every ...
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How to assign an IP for Hyper-V virtual machine using PowerShell?

I'm working with the Hyper-v and have created a VM using Vagrant. Seems to be in the Vagrantfile I've forgotten to define an IP address (static or dhcp use). Now I can view the info about the VM's ...
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WMI Query - First and Fourth IP octet

Is anyone aware of any WMI queries that could be used within group policy which only lists all IP address, which end in .200 and I have multiple sites, multiple networks, I only need to list the ...
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RDS - Change single click option is item via GPO or Registry

I have a problem on my servers RDS, my users can not change their themes windows, folder options and many more due to some GPO. However, in recent days there is a problem concerning the opening of ...
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Old Programs in RemoteApplication Collection

I have the following RDS-Serverfarm for our RemoteApplication Service 2x Windows Server 2012R2 where one Server is only session host and one server everything else (connection broker etc.) and also ...
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Unable to remove 2003 DC from domain environment

I'm testing the upgrade of our a domain environment from 2003 to 2012; Our environment consists of one DC (currently 2003 but will be upgraded to 2012 with this exercise). I've transferred all FSMO ...
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Move System Reserved and System partition to Striped Volume

Is it possible (and if yes - how to) move System Reserved and Disk C: to previously created striped disk (Disk 2 + Disk 3 in RAID0)? (See screenshot attached.)
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windows not accepting static dns from mikrotik

I have mikrotik on which I set up static DNS entries for my network. Form linuxes everything works correctly even from one of windows computers (windows 7) but from other windows computers I can't ...
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Windows 10 domain login (auth) to local account [closed]

I was a bit unsure how to phrase the title to this question so apologies for any confusion. This is a lab environment (higher ed) with ~300 machines. We are upgrading our image to Windows 10 this ...
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IIS can't recover connectivity to shared configuration: “Configuration file is not well-formed XML”

I am creating a HA cluster of web servers. For this particular install its not practical to set up all the infrastructure required for Web Deploy to be fully automated. Instead, I'm using Shared ...
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Install Windows service (exe) using cmd with start parameter

How do I install an exe as a windows service with start parameters? I'm using sc.exe CREATE but can't find how to add start parameters to it. I've also tried using nssm but can't find how to set ...
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How to allow a Windows Client to follow a Remote Symbolic Link Transparently

Here's the scenario. Client - Windows 7 workstation ServerA - Windows 2008 file server ServerB - Windows 2008 file server On ServerA: mklink /D c:\Share\Link \\ServerB\Share\Dest That works ...
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Upgrading Node on an Azure website?

I'm trying to run some pre deployment tasks (unit tests etc) with NPM on an Azure website, however the version of node on the VM is v0.10.32, the current version of node is v4.2.4. I have non ...
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Microsoft Exchange, which alternatives? [closed]

is there anyone who knows (or has had experience) with alternatives to Microsoft Exchange? I'm looking for a solution more cheaper (or free) that can be installed on Windows servers. Ideally, an ...