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Deploying custom fxcop rules amongst developers

I am currently in the process of writing and deploying custom FxCop (Visual Studio Code Analysis) rules, allowing developers to check their code against a series of these custom designed rules. As a ...
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Deploy RDWeb on a non-default website

I have a public website and a private site set up like below: Public site: samplesite.com (http) Private site: my.samplesite.com (https) I'm trying to use RDWeb to enable users to change Active ...
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PIV authentication on redhat

I'm looking for a solution, or set of technologies, (etc) - for setting up a mixed (win 7, rhel 6.5) network with centralized login using smart cards (PIV). I know that this is possible using a ...
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Failed to run task sequence - 80004005. DNS working though

I seem to be getting a fairly common generic error but with possibly with a slight difference then some of the other problems/answers I have seen. Generally it looks like this is a DNS issue but I am ...
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PHP 5.5.9 with Apache 2.2 on Windows

Is it possible to run PHP 5.5.9 with Apache 2.2 on Windows? The PHP 5.5.9 package only comes with the php5apache2_4.dll module, which clearly doesn't work with Apache 2.2. I'm having trouble finding a ...
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Install New Relic using SaltStack on Windows Minion

How can I install New Relic on my Windows minions via SaltStack without having to RDP into each Windows minion? I found some New Relic documentation for installing via the command-line on Windows, ...
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Change network connection without hanging a program

I have a program on a remote computer that I run and if I change the network by specifying another gateway and dns address in the adapter proprietes the program works as usual, no problem will occur. ...
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Issue deleting files from a NetApp Windows Share

At work we have a NetApp Windows Share setup. I browse with Windows Explorer to a folder which contained thousands of text files. I then select multiple files at the same time and delete the files. ...
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truncating compressed files on some browsers

I am experiencing a weird file truncation issue on downloads from my site. I am using Azure IIAS with two Application Request Routing servers on a load balanced Azure endpoint. Those ARR servers are ...
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Outlook Web Access not working after Office Web Apps Setup

I have a Windows Server 2012 running Exchange 2013. Everything works smoothly until I install the WebAppsServer to enable WebReady Document Viewing in Outlook Web App, so users can preview Excel and ...
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Query performance counters from powershell

I am trying this script to query performance counters in different localized windows server versions. http://www.powershellmagazine.com/2013/07/19/querying-performance-counters-from-powershell/ ...
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SChannel “cannot find certificate in either LocalMachine or CurrentUser store”

We have an in-house application that requires the use of client SSL certificates to authenticate with a remote server (not under our control). This has worked without problems before but on deploying ...
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Windows server 2012 standard activation fails with 0x80072EE2

I am facing a weird problem trying to activate a virtual server running windows server 2012 standard edition: in the end it ends up with 0x80072EE2 error (which should be a timeout). The key is ...
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Create a symlink to a serial port

I have a software that outputs some info to a text file. Now I want to redirect that output to a serial port. The file name is hard coded in the software. So I decided to create a symlink to the ...
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WSUS 3.0 updates not populating

I set up a new Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with the intention of downloading and exporting WSUS data and metadata. I did an initial pull of updates for core operating systems like Win7, WinXP, etc. ...
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Listing all WMI classes with winrm/wsman

Is there a way to pull all WMI information from a system with a single winrm command? I can run commands such as winrm enum wmicimv2/win32_computersystem, which will give me information like: ...
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Windows Server 2012 Shares vs. Windows Explorer Sharing

When I use the server manager in WS2012 and create a new share, point it at a folder and give everybody permission to read, it works very strangely: From a client computer, I can access the server in ...
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Strange behavior of Windows Server 2003 task scheduler

I've got a task, which runs fine while launching it with "Right click / Run" in the scheduler, but fails with a weird "SQL Server login fail" due to bad login while ran automatically at specified time....
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Ping request fails first request on one subnet/NIC. Other traffic very slow

I have a server with 2 NICs each configured on a separate subnet: NIC1 xxx.xx.151.10, mask 255.255.252.0, gateway xxx.xx.148.1 NIC2 xxx.xx.148.10, mask 255.255.255.0, gateway None, but I tried ...
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Trying to boot a diskless server to Windows 2012 using iSCSI and Differencing VHDs

We are in the middle of a big VMware to Hyper-V migration at the moment. Part of this process is going to be changing some of our existing ESXi servers to Hyper-V. These ESXi servers don't have hard ...
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Tuning Tomcat 7 on windows (for Alfresco)

I have installed Tomcat7 as a service on a windows server 64bit 2008 R2 to run Alfresco (4.2.c). I have 48G of ram. I have read Tomcat tuning tutorial with the JVM settings for memory. To edit the ...
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Can ARP with IP aliases on Windows be made to behave like on Unix?

On FreeBSD, when I have one interface with two IPs: ifconfig nic0 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ifconfig nic0 alias 192.168.0.2 netmask 255.255.255.255 If I ping the alias, if the host I'm ...
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Windows WMI get a snapshot EnabledState

I am trying to get the EnabledState of a virtual machine snapshot using WMI. That is I try to get the EnabledState that was current for the virtual machine when the snapshot was taken. So far I know ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 all administrators lost privileges

Over the weekend, all the administrators of one of my servers lost their privileges. Nobody can do administrative tasks on the server, such as use Server Manager. Only the service account is still ...
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superceded patch - would the old one still show?

Example - if you have a Windows security patch that was released earlier in the year and you installed it. Then, if another security patch came out to SUPERCEDE that original one...would the server/...
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Tortoise Git seems to connect then refuse my connection: git did not exit cleanly (exit code 128)

I had been using Tortoise Git from my windows PC to connect to GitHub as well as a local server. One of my OS drives failed (raid 0) so now I'm tasked with getting it back up to speed. I've been ...
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Prioritize One Network Share Over Another And/Or Cap Network Share Traffic? (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise)

One of my fileservers is a hyper v VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The NIC in the VM maps to a 1 GB NIC on the host that is dedicated just to this VM. I have two shares on the file ...
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Ubuntu NFS Client connecting to Windows 2008 R2 NFS share - permissions issue

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 trying to connect to NFS share on Windows 2008 R2 server - which is a domain member server. I can mount the share in Ubuntu but if I try to ls the mount folder I get '...
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MS Operations Manager 2012 Web Console access Active Directory Users And Computers

Does anyone know if it is possible to add/manage "Active Directory Users And Computers" to/from the System Center 2012 Operations Manager Web Console?
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Recovering a VHD after resizing it using VBoxManage

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.18 and had a virtual machine running Windows 8 RC with a single VHD, which was initially sized at 25GB (too small!). After installing the OS and some applications I ran out ...
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Processing of group policy failed - Only on 32bit machines

When forcing a group policy update I get the following messgae, but only on 32bit windows machines. 64bit works fine. Running windows 7. The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not ...
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Installing a personal security certificate for Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services user

We use StoneEdge Order Manager, which runs under Microsoft Access, on several Windows computers as well as through Terminal Services on Windows Server 2008. Terminal Services users are unable to ...
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Java seems to ignore global “update” setting in registry

I have installed JRE 1.7.0_04-b22. I disabled the "update" setting in administrator - update requests disappeared, but in ordinary user's account it is nagging me about updates and I can't turn it off....
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Windows 2k3 server as a KVM client

Just wondering if anyone else has had issues installing Windows 2K3 server under KVM. I have tried a few times tonight and keep getting "not a supported platform" when the installation first boots. ...
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Certificate enrollment request chain not trusted

I am working on a MSFT lab for Direct Access, and need to create a Web certificate. The instructions ask be to do the following: On EDGE1, click Start, type mmc, and then press ENTER. Click ...
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Lost access to execute all MMC based console applications (*.msc files)

Some Background There's a web server; it's on a corporate domain and my domain account is in a group that belongs to the local Administrators group on that machine. At some point, and I haven't been ...
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Network Topology Discovery – Windows 7 Via GPO

I wish to enable Network Discovery on my network (For various reasons) I need to apply this via GPO due to the nature of our setup. This is on a Windows 2008 R2 Domain with Windows 7/XP Clients. I ...
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Unable to access file system via RemoteApp but works fine in RDP session

I've written a program that accesses a file on a remote server, through a remotely mounted drive on another server. The program runs fine (is able to access the file) when I start an RDP session, and ...
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In tomcat, how to redirect console output of the web apps to logfile?

I am running Tomcat 7 inside Netbeans in windows. Is there any way of redirecting System.out.println to log file? Right now I'm getting it on my console. Is there any way I can change the logging ...
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Changing port of WAMP, gives Unable to connect on Windows XP

On Windows 7 everything works smoothly, but on Windows XP machine I get Unable to connect. Listen 1231 NameVirtualHost *:1231 <VirtualHost *:1231> ServerAdmin admin@localhost ...
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In Windows 2008R2 there is a TCP port that is stuck LISTENING but the process that has it open is terminated?

I have a program, NC_net that allows Nagios to monitor Windows machines for various metrics and it seems to have caused a sporadic issue where when the service stops, the TCP port remains open. The ...
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Helpdesk URL in Lync Attendee

I work as a Lync Admin for a company that has a mixed Lync Client and Lync Attendee environment. We have a helpdesk environment set up for all of our clients pushed out using the Cs-ConferencingPolicy ...
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Windows Authentication over site-to-site VPN

We have recently opened up a satellite office about 500 Km away from our main office. The office consists of 2 staff, and some of our office workers make their way out to this office every once in a ...
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Discrepency in NFS from Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2008 SP2

I checked the threads: NFS from Windows Server 2008 R2 and the link http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753302%28WS.10%29.aspx but cannot find the information. For Windows 2008 SP2, is ...
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'The rpc server is unavailable' or 'access is denied' error when using Remote desktop Services Manager on Windows 7 (but mstsc.exe works!)

I am trying to connect to a Windows XP workstation from a Windows 7 Ultimate workstation using Remote Desktop Services Manager. I am able to do a Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe) session from the Win7 ...
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Virtualbox - Windows VMs don't work with a 'Bridged Adapter'

I have a VirtualBox (v. 3.2.8) host with Linux and Windows guests. The Linux machines are attached to the 'Bridged Adapter'. They work fine and I am able to log in into them with SSH from an external ...
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File property information (last write time and file size) in explorer out of date by hours over network folder share

An application is running on a windows XP prof machine picking up file from a network share from another windows machine. It detects that the file has been updated (by date and time or optionally ...
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Folder Redirection - Explorer requires manual refresh

When a user's My Documents folder is redirected to a DFS share, Windows Explorer requires a manual refresh after creating a new folder, file, etc. Interestingly, the manual refresh is not necessary ...
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“MMC cannot create the snap in ”

I have Windows SBS 2008 R2, and when I try to open console manager or event viewer I get the message MMC cannot create the snap in. How do I fix this?
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Setup a local server to host Windows 10 updates for all LAN devices

Background: I have a really slow internet connection (the highest download speed I've seen on it is 3.5Mbps, though I only pay for 3Mbps) and Windows 10 does updates all the freaking time. Like, so ...