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Running apps on remote machine using current user credentials

I'm using enter-pssession to connect to a remote machine via Powershell. I then try to run an application via this connection on the remote machine. However, when I do this, it believes the user is ...
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How can I split out connection strings for an IIS site, but maintain a shared application folder?

Right now, we have a setup something like this for our business: - App pool 1 - Site 1 - App pool 2 - Site 2 - App pool 3 - Site 3 There correspond to: C:\inetpub\Site C:\inetpub\Site2 ...
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Routing all traffc though OpenVPN on Windows

I have problems with routing ALL windows traffic thorough OpenVPN tunnel and tried to solve this issue for hours. However, most advices about it did not help in my situation. I have OpenVPN ...
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How to redirect IP address to another IP address using netsh windows tool?

My question is : how to redirect IP address to another IP address ex: 10.10.10.10 -> 20.20.20.20 (these IP are external) This answer shows me how to map IP adress to localhost. Can I redirect/route ...
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Configuring two NICs on the same network

Should be a simple question, just a little bit outside my normal scope (I'm a system builder, not a network engineer). I'm trying to fix a network slowdown issue at a 6 PC office. They have a normal ...
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Can I redirect/route IP adress to another IP address (windows) [closed]

Can I map 146.112.61.106 IP address to my 127.0.0.1 adress ? so when I type 146.112.61.106 I got redirected to 127.0.0.1 ? (some netsh command maybe ?)
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append another file path to environment variable

I need to update client PC's environment variable using Active Directory Group Policy. I have to append new part to at the end of each PC's "Path" variable. is there any way to append new part to ...
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VMXNET3 receive buffer sizing and memory usage

Background We had an incident where a Windows failover cluster suffered an interruption. A post-mortem showed that the node was "removed" as described in this article. We've only recently migrated ...
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WHS Windows Home Server to Windows Server 2012 Essentials Migrate Backups

I have two WHS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Home_Server) machines that I want to combine to a single machine and upgrade to (WSE2012) Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 ...
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Installing Windows on KVM with LVM disk

I am trying to install a windows server 2012 on a KVM. The host system is Ubuntu Server 14.04. I would like to use a logical volume, say /dev/VG/win, as main device for the guest system. However, the ...
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ApplicationPoolIdentity Environment variables IIS

Is it possible to set Environment Variables for ApplicationPoolIdentity virtual accounts? The documentation on this is practically-non existent. I would like to inject an Environment Variable for ...
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Define a domain without accessing it

I look for defining a domain on Windows even if actually, I haven't access to the domain. My needs is related to a VPN connection throw Juniper Network and the host checker try to verify that I am on ...
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MSSQL Server 2008 - Allow One Outside IP with Windows Firewall

We have a MSSQL Server that has localhost connections, but need to have one connection to another machine. The other machine needs to login to MSSQL server. We added an Inbound Windows Firewall rule ...
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Symbolic or hard link to UNC path: logon failure

I have a Synology NAS that exports a backup directory that I wish to access locally in a folder. I had this working before with a previous Synology NAS but I don't remember how I did it. So I open ...
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How to get the internet facing IP address of a Windows VPN client?

We have a number of users VPNing into a Windows 2012 server. Using VPN provided by Routing and Remote access on Windows server. Mostly this works fine, but I have one or two users who sometimes ...
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Sending commands to a set of session [closed]

In SecureCRT there is an option to send one command to all opened sessions (mainly for telnet/ssh connections). Does somebody familiar with some free program which can run on Windows that can do the ...
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Identifying cached JNLP applications via batch script

I am attempting to script a solution to install JRE 7 only to systems that run a particular JavaWS application. Essentially the current application requires Java 6 and the upgrade will break ...
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Allow internal DNS to be queried from the DMZ?

We have a mail gateway running in a DMZ, which is a relay for our internal mail server holding all the mail. We have come accross the need to use DNS from the DMZ to resolve names of internal services ...
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windows hosts: how can I redirect HTTPS site?

I have that in my host 127.0.0.1 block.opendns.com It works when I use: http://block.opendns.com But does not work when I use: https://block.opendns.com Any idea how to use hosts with an HTTPS ...
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mounting subdirectory with mount.cifs gives permission denied, but gvfs works

On a windows file share we have a user "drone" who is given read write permissions to ONLY access a subfolder "child": /SHARE/parent/child But is not given read/write access to "parent" (however is ...
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Dual Home Windows Web Server In DMZ - Firewall Settings

We have a Windows web server with two network cards. NIC A is publicly accessible to provide web services. NIC B is able to communicate with the internal network through the DMZ firewall. We'd like ...
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Is it possible to split DNS depending on area of originating traffic?

I have two SharePoint server farms that are in two different subnets. I have noticed that all of the servers in each of these farms are configured with the same DNS servers. My goal is to be able to ...
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Windows 7 adding user to group “Użytkownicy pulpitu zdalnego” by batch script

When running bat to add user to remote desktop users group from batch script net localgroup "Użytkownicy pulpitu zdalnego" %user% /add got error cause on output got "U┐ytkownicy pulpitu zdalnego" ...
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What is wrong with my logstash configuration?

Background I have two types of log files: output from an ETL process, and then output from a downstream processor. We call these "ETL" and "Processor" logs. The ETL logs are in their own folder ...
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Connect-VIServer will always propt a dialog to enter username & password

I rung the following command inside powercli 5.5:- PowerCLI C:\> Connect-VIServer -Server 172.16.20.101 -User root -Password **** but I got a dialog to enter username and password although I am ...
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logrotation process stdout and stderr windows

I have a service on windows that's running another process that prints many lines to its STDERR and STDOUT. I'm capturing those lines and redirect them to some log file. I would like to logrotate on ...
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DCOM Security Settings not exported with secedit

I've got a problem with exporting the DCOM-settings. I call secedit /export /cfg C:\UserAccess\config.txt This should export the COM and DCOM settings. But I don't get all of the settings. For ...
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Group Policy Application Install Windows 10

When trying to install a program from group policy on Windows 10 I am receiving an error in event viewer. "The assignment of application failed. The error was: %%65" I have found similar posts ...
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Windows Update Error Code 80248014?

Windows Update says: Windows could not search for new updates. Error code is 80248014. What this error code means and how to resolve this issue?
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Using PowerCLI Versus using asp.net WMI to scan and retrive informaion about ESX hosts

I want to scan and view information about ESX hosts which have "ESXi 5.0 Update 1" as their OS inside my asp.net web application. mainly to be able to retrieve the ESX specification and all the vms ...
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java - how to limit sending email by 3rd party tools?

I have a (Win2008 R2) box running the Jenkins continuous integration server. It's a java program running as a Windows service. The command line looks like this: > "C:\Program Files ...
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How to set manually scale factor of receive window size in windows8? (Window Scaling - RFC 1323) [migrated]

My internet download/upload speed is 6.0/0.6 Mbps. One day, when only I was using network bandwidth on LAN, I started downloading a large file from YouTube by using IDM. Initially, I easily use all ...
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MySQL configuration stops at starting server [closed]

Currently trying to install MySQL 5.6.26 on a Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack 2, during the installation, it stops at the starting server step, tried following this question's accepted answer, but ...
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Hyper-V Guest looses network connection when configured with VLAN id and NIC teaming

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard host with two physical netwrok interfaces configured for teaming (Hyper-V Port). Virtual machine is assigned Hyper-V Virtual switch, and only then virtual ...
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Remote desktop issue over VPN connection Windows 8 and now 10

I have recently reinstalled Windows 8 Pro and upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Both operating systems had this issue. When I connect to the VPN connection at my workplace, I am able to successfully remote ...
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Prevent Mac clients from saving a file on a Windows Server that violate windows server file name policy

Is it possible to setup a Windows server to prevent Mac clients from saving files to a Windows share via SMB that violate Windows file name policy. Things like leading and trailing spaces, /, "\", ", ...
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Website's users hits load balancing issue [duplicate]

We have one customer's server, one website is working in IIS, we are facing one issue in this that when customer is testing by "https://loader.io" and it gives the load test result that when 1000 ...
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Windows Server 2008 NLB doesn't respond to ARP request

I have two instances of Windows Server 2008 running in Hyper-V VM's. The two instances are configured in a multicast NLB. I can ping either node from another subnet, but I get a timeout when pinging ...
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is it possible to use cobbler using windows dhcp server or without dhcp?

I want to configure cobbler in my network but my network already managing by a windows 2k8r2 dhcp server. Is it any way to configure without dhcp server ?
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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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How to find difference in sending passwords to ProFTPD

There is a CentOS Server with proftpd installed, that works for a long time. Now I create a user the right way as the last time and check it with ftp command on windows CMD and it works. ...
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Tips on manually rebalancing data across a Parity Storage Space pool in Windows Server 2012 R2

On my HP Microserver N54L which acts as file server, I have a parity storage spool consisting of the following: 4x 2TB WD Caviar Green 1x 3TB WD Caviar Green (Recently added) The OS (Server 2012 ...
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how to easily reconnect to “unavailable” network shares

Every once in a while, I run cmd as my admin user. I set up a shortcut for convenience sake... C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /u:admin.user@domain cmd At some point, I've wanted to run scripts that ...
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Windows equivalent of Linux vmstat pswpin and pgfault?

Is there a way to query Windows for the total number of pages swaped in / out and total amount of page faults? (values found in /proc/vmstat on Linux) I could only find ...
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How to find and install a specific version of Silverlight? [closed]

We have a requirement to exactly replicate a clients environment, including the exact version of Silverlight in use, 5.1.30214.0. I cannot find the installer for this particular version either ...
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How to determine what kind of key Win7 was activated with (retail or volume license)?

I am working with a non-profit organization that just had a pallet of computers donated to them. The computers have had their hard drives wiped so there is no operating system installed. They are a ...
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Downloading The Windows 10 Upgrade for every PC on my network? [migrated]

Windows 10 is out this week! I want to upgrade all the machines on my network to Windows 10, but not have to download it for each of them. That would kill my internet connection. Is there a way ...
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Prevent users from closing certain application

I have a Wpf (.Net app with GUI) application that a company would install across their employees' computers. They don't want their users to be able to kill it from TaskManager. The app resides in ...
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Replacing Drive 0 in RAID5 Array under Windows Server 2003

Was wondering if there are any special steps that I need to go through to change Drive 0 in a RAID5 array? The disk is going bad on a Windows Server 2003 machine. Data is backed up, and I have a drive ...
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How do we set the Java environment variable in cmd.exe?

I need to set the Java environment variable in cmd.exe. I tried this: set java = System.out.println(System.getProperty("java.home")); path=java;%path% I am aware that this does not change anything, ...