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Forward NTLM authentication to corporate proxy from local proxy server

I have a Python script which is supposed to access various web API's from our server out through to the internet. The issue is that Python support from what I've seen is quite poor when it comes to ...
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Cannot start Virtual Machine

I am trying to setup a Virtual Server using the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V but each time, when I click start, after creating the Server, I get an error: An error occurred while attempting to start ...
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What is the extra data specified in a DNS entry called?

A Windows DNS server can have extra data specified in it's DNS entry to alert certain machines of the location of specific types of servers...for instance an entry might have a some of this data that ...
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Scheduled Task Naming Conventions? [closed]

I would like to hear of examples of a naming convention for Scheduled Tasks in Windows, along with rationale. Thanks.
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What software can I use to create a private network between Windows Server 2012 boxes regardless of physical location?

I have several Windows Server 2012 dedicated servers with static ip addresses. I am wondering if it's possible to create a secure private network for these machines using software only. The machines ...
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Apply gpo only on one OU

How can you create a GPO for only one Organizational Unit ? The GPO I want to create is pretty simple, it just set the minimal password length. Given that I don't want all the users to have the same ...
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Give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -Prohibit SendQuota and -IssueWarning in Exchange 2010

Is it possible to give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -ProhibitSendQuota and -IssueWarning parameters on every mailbox on Exchange server 2010 without giving ...
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Apache, SERVER_NAME overridden by HTTP_HOST

I'm using Apache/2.4.10 (Win32) and I have a question about the relation between SERVER_NAME and HTTP_HOST. I have noticed a strange(at least I think) behavior of apache, inside my httpd.conf I have: ...
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Add a command into an existent remote console application

I manage to open a console application in a remote computer by using PSTools using PsExec.exe. C:\PsExec.exe -i 2 -s -d \128.168.500.500 -u username -p password "D:\myApp.exe" That will open a ...
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Execute a git pull on a remote windows server [closed]

I'm trying to remotely execute a git pull on a Windows server via New-PSSession powershell script. Most git commands like status and help, but when I execute a pull command it just hangs and I confirm ...
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Samba share on AIX. Access from Windows machines only seeing files on primary IP address.

Dealing with an issue that at first I thought was server side (hence posting here) but now I am less sure. We have a Samba share presented from an AIX server. Windows machines can access just fine ...
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How to change password complexity for mailbox in exchange 2013

I find the default password policy in exchange pretty weak (only 6 char.). Is there a way to change this password policy ? e.g. : Minimum 1 cap, Minimum 8 letters. Thank you !
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Quit remote process and start it later

I have a console application running remotely in multiple computers. I was wondering if there's any way to quit from it remotely and then start it again. I saw the use of taskkill to quit the ...
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Software Certificate Installation Files vulnerablility

In one of my server audit checklist I came across this one "Are steps taken to ensure that Software Certificate Installation Files are removed?" I want to know what will happen If I don't do that
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How do I give a program permission to change the system time in windows 7?

I have a some software which requires that the windows system time be synchronized with a physical atomic clock* before a certain procedure begins. Right now the user has instructions to modify the ...
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Can't ping IP in LAN [migrated]

I'm using wifi router and I am not able to ping one laptop (A) from other laptop's in the same network. So basically I can ping from from A to B but not from B to A. A is using Windows and has Ubuntu ...
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Windows Server 2012 Run Service On Startup Unsuccessful

I have an EC2 instance with Windows Server 2012 R2 with all the latest updates. I made a service at first, and then a task to run a batch file to create a Microsoft Word report (using my custom C# ...
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How to find out who accessed a document? [closed]

I got a call today from a friend asking for help, it is not my area, he is from a school, it is a big institution. They have 2 windows 2003 server sp 1, one for MS Sql and the other is Domain ...
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Nginx non localhost local setup

Now I'm interested in configuring nginx in some unusual manner. The matter is that, I've project, that can not be deployed on 127.0.0.1. Due to the fact that it is packed(sources cannot be changed), ...
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What time zone are the description timestamps in Windows Event log (UTC?)

Log Name: System Source: LsaSrv Date: <date> <time> Event ID: 45058 Task Category: Logon Cache Level: Information Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: computername.contoso.com ...
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Send Text String to a Socket In Windows

I have a server that has an open socket that listens for a particular text string on it in order to perform an action. Our linux machines send this data via: echo "text_string" | nc -w 2 ...
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802.1x Log.txt log file [duplicate]

I have a network that have a basic PC > SWITCH > RADIUS server structure ... and i noticed that every p.c on the network have a c:\8021x folder that contain a log.txt file ... and on the log.txt i ...
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Access named computer on domain without using IP address

I added a computer to a Windows SBS 2008 domain, called it ps076. When I try to access the D: drive of the computer through Windows Explorer (I have admin rights) using this syntax: \\ps076\d$ I ...
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Using OSSEC to monitor windows services

I'm using OSSEC to trying and monitor services on servers such as Windows Event Log. I would like to know if a service has stopped or started and get emailed accordingly. I have tried a rule that ...
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DNS Conditional forwarder returns NETBIOS instead of FQDN

Strange DNS problem for which I hope you can help. Active Directory with NETBIOS name "Shortdomain" and as FQDN "verylongdomainname.lan". Domain controller DC01 behind firewall. IP: x.x.x.1 Customer ...
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Drive Maps via Group Policy - Overlapping Policies

((NOTE: We are on Windows 8.1 with a 2008R2 domain)) We have decided to move away from mapping drives via a log in script and attempting to do it via Group Policy. I have personally been doing this ...
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Strange behavior between Windows Server 2003 and 2008 DNS resolution

I have a wierd issue which i troubleshoot and found to be due to OS differences. On my 2003 server i can ping the following : hostname.childdomain.example.com ( Passed ) hostname ( Passed ) ...
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High CPU Utilization from apache tomcat

In our environment, we have two tomcat servers on a windows environment which are load balanced. Server 1 has normal CPU utilization whereas Server 2 has almost/more than double the CPU utilization of ...
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Can't access site on EC2 instance via public ip

I have Amazon EC2 micro instance with window 2008 server and deployed one sample web application over there which uses java and deployed on tomcat 7 server. I am able to access it locally on ...
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Transmit Monitor Screen without using Software [closed]

Is there anyway I can share my monitor screen to another monitor without any application/process running on my computer and only by using hardware/cables ,etc. I do not want to have 2 monitors ...
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Monitoring DFS namespace usage

I have a target within my DFS namespace that was originally created with an incorrect spelling in the name, the underlying share is correct. It didn't get noticed for a couple years though. I have ...
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Why can't puppetmaster be installed on windows?

I thought that Puppet was written in Ruby, so I'm not sure why the puppetmaster service can't run under Windows. Does anyone have an idea why? Note that I'm trying to figure out if there is a ...
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Ping stops responding after the first line

I have a problem with the PING command on Windows 8.1. During a ping, the command returns no further output after sending the first ping request. For example: ping 192.168.1.200 Pinging ...
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Random domain members are added to the local administrator group

Every computer in the local administrator group (and remote desktop users group) contains a random selection of domain members. After deleting them they come back after a restart or forcing an ...
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Windows DHCP/DNS/AD - Retrieve/Store/Manage IP Addresses

We're using a windows 2012 R2 server as DHCP/DNS/AD. I would like to use a tool, that enables me to retrieve every IP addresses that are in use, and DNS register and/or hostnames associated with. ...
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what is event log permission in security permissions of event logs [closed]

I have a group called event log in security permissions list of event log which I did not configure I want to know whether it is a default user group or not http://tinypic.com/r/2dv6545/8 check ...
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Remotely bring a computer out of screen saver [closed]

Is there any way to remotely send a command to bring a Windows 8 machine out of screen saver (blank screen)? Maybe sending a down arrow command. We are putting together a demo for a trade show and ...
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Clients intermittently cannot reach internal server, Windows network with Watchguard XTM

Small business has internal Windows network on a single subnet 192.168.16.x. There is a Watchguard XTM 330 firewall appliance which routes traffic to the internet. Leased line. Some users are having ...
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How to avoid a terminal server user to reboot the machine on Windows update notification?

When Windows Update promets the user to reboot (or to "show the message again in 10 minutes, 4 hours") i would like that for some users this is either not displayed (best solution) or if the user by ...
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A tool to uncompress Windows LZNT1 format

I have some binary data that is compressed with Microsoft's LZNT1 compression. Apparently it can be decompressed by calling RtlDecompressBuffer ntdll API. But is there an easier way to decompress ...
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Can’t mount NFS share from linux server on windows

There is a linux server supporting NFS v3 and 4, and a virtual machine with WinXP running a client service for NFS. XP can ping the server, but cannot mount NFS shares. From /etc/exports: ...
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What version of Windows Management Framework is installed?

How do you check to see what version of Windows Management Framework (WMF) is installed? It seems like it should be a simple thing to find out, but I cannot. Even Googling a bunch of different ...
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Getting MSVCR120_CLR0400.dll is missing error message on Windows 7 machine

Not sure if this belongs on serverfault, let me know if it should be posted somewhere else. I am running Windows 7 64-bit. An installation for a corporate .NET app (desktop app that uses .NET 4.5) ...
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Is it possible to deploy VMware vSphere 5.5 without Windows?

I ran into an interesting client requirement recently. I needed to perform a greenfield deployment of VMware vSphere 5.5. This was to use the Linux-based VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA)... The ...
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configure juniper SSL VPN on seperate server for users

we have some client servers in USA and users in our LAN connect these servers using juniper SSL vpn client provided by the client. Now the issue is, numbers of users are increasing here and its been ...
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When changing the Win display lang, will builtin CLI tools params / stdout|stderr messages also change?

I need to write a CMD script (other shells are not allowed / available) that will execute on multiple servers with different display languages. When looking at an Windows built in tool, such as ...
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Vmware windows server 2012 domain network group permission not working [on hold]

Vmware workstation 10- I have installed windows server 2012 & two client OS(windows 8.1 Pro) inorder to test domain networking.I have created a group & add one client os to it.But group ...
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premitted user cannot access file through UNC path

I was created a document and would like to share files through email, the file was located at windows 2012 file server, so I attached UNC hyperlink in email and distribute it to teammates. But my ...
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freenas windows acls folder permissions

We have FreeNAS-9.2.1.3-RELEASE-x64 providing a samba share to IIS (hosted by 2012 R2, if that's relevant) ssasan01# smbd --version Version 4.1.6 The freenas server is joined to an AD provided by ...
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DirectAccess Setup on a Home ISP [closed]

I have a home office and I would like to setup DirectAccess from WS2012R2 for the client so their laptops are always able to VPN and connect home to access files and more. From the ISP side I've ...