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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 ...
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Issues with Powershell Remoting

I'm configuring a new network and i need to enable Powershell Remoting. I'm in an Active Directory Domain and all my Clients are connected to the Domain. I'm able to run remote commands (Get-Process ...
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Figuring out who changed the privilege?

Sorry if this is one of those really simple questions, but I am trying to figure out if there is any way I can see what user changed another users privileges. I have a server running windows server ...
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Windows shortcut target parameter starting with an @

I have a Windows application that I need to invoke with a desktop shortcut and some command-line parameters. I've done this thousands of times, but this one is a bit different. Instead of using a ...
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MongoDB fsyncUnlock won't unlock occasionally on Windows

We have a MongoDB replica set installed on Windows servers, with a scheduled backup job. MongoDB is configured to use journaling. The job runs db.fsyncLock() via script on MongoDB (primary server), ...
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External Access to Internal Network and Websites — Microsoft Networks

I need to be able to expose a set of "internal" web sites to Internet users somehow. Please bear with me as network engineering isn't my forte. I'd appreciate any insight or suggestions to this task. ...
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Remotely install Windows Updates with PsExec

Problem I am working on : I am now in charge of all the Windows machines of a company. All workstations are running Windows 7, I do not have a domain and there is no Windows Server running on the ...
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Giving permisions for a particular service like iis,wsus,sql without giving admin access

i have a web server in my environment.... i want to give access to a normal domain user for iis admin console in that server without giving domain\local admin access...what should i do..? i already ...
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What exactly is going on when I go to localhost:8080 in my web browser? (Apache Tomcat)

I've spent my career doing all local application programming (C++ applications and whatnot). I'm trying to dig my feet into the web world now, however. I'm using Eclipse (Mars) and Apache Tomcat ...
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How to close shared files on Server 2012?

I cannot seem to find a way to close/disconnect my shared files on my server on Server 2012 R2. Usually on Server 2008 R2, I do this by going to "Server Manager -> File Services -> Share and Storage ...
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Why would Windows 7 not complete this TCP handshake?

One of our customers is running Windows 7, and cannot reach some of our servers because it seems Windows 7 cannot complete a TCP handshake. Here's a packet trace to one our servers -- note that a SYN ...
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Run program at Windows 7 boot without user logging in

It's very unclear from the documentation I've found - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa376977(v=vs.85).aspx for instance whether ...
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Running a windows console application on Linux debian server

I was wondering if it is possible to run a windows console application (.exe) on linux (server no GUI). I looked into Wine but you need a GUI for that.
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windows service dependency ONLY during startup

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. When the server is rebooted, and only at this time, I need to ensure that service A starts, then service B, then service C. I've researched dependencies, but as I ...
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Windows 2008 dead server to windows 2012 Active directory move [closed]

Our windows 2008 AD server has failed, but i am able to read the hard drive via a usb cradle. We have got a new server now running windows 2012. Is there anyway I can move the active directory? Any ...
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Silverlight pdf printing broken with last release?

We use a Silverlight OOB application that prints orders and invoices, usually writing them to disk as a pdf with utilities such as dopdf. Recently this stopped working. All virtual printer drivers ...
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Apache SSO (mod_sspi)

I am trying to implement an auto login function into my mediawiki by using their windows credentials. I am using Apache Server (V2.2). I have implemented the Auth remoteuser extension and has ...
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Give a right to domain user to manage his system's firewall

How can a we give a right to domain user to manage his system's firewall? We're having a Windows setup, and using Windows Server 2012 for managing domain group policies.
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Increasing Network IP range/scope

We have windows 2012 AD environment with IIS & MS SQL running on it. Our current IP range is from 192.168.100.* with subnet mask 255.255.255.0. We are getting very close to .254 IP (Only 10-15 ...
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Windows NFS Share: Allow Linux uids

I have a couple of NFS shares set up on my Windows Server 2012 box, but they only allow Linux users with uid 0 to access them (aka the root user). How and where do I specify that I, for example, want ...
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Lock down a Windows PC for kiosk use [closed]

I am writing a desktop application that will run in public areas. The device is running full screen on Windows 7 or 10 and has a touch screen interface. I need to lock down the Windows installation to ...
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Method for quickly finding folder paths given many network share names (Windows)

I am currently analyzing the locations of thousands of home directories in my organization. I have run a script that spits out each user along with their home directory (share name) into a csv. ...
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Windows Server internet time server reset after restart

I encountered an issue with Windows Server 2012 (running as a virtual machine), after an unplanned restart: the original internet time server - time-b.nist.gov - changed to time.windows.com. This set ...
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Windows 2012R2 move folders users, ProgramData, ProgramFiles to the D

We would like to place the folders “Users”, “ProgramData”, “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” on the D drive for a non AD integrated server. We have already tried many options however have yet ...
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Server 2012 Virtual SMTP Server not delivering messages

I am having a problem with my Virtual SMTP server on Windows Server 2012 Standard. I recently ported a clients Classic ASP hosting to a new server from a Server 2003 Standard box where the Classic ...
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How to simulate network partitions on windows? [closed]

Working on a project which implements a clustering algorithm. One important property of the clustering is to respect guarantees when face a network partition. To prove that clustering works I need a ...
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recover deleted item using LDP

First this is not critical. It is a test environment. I have server 2012r2 as DC with both domain & functional level at 2012r2. I have AD recycle bin enabled. I delete a user. I can see that ...
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The configuration information describing this enterprise is not available - Error I receive

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed and when I navigate to 'AD DS' and try to go to 'Active Directory Domains and Trust' the error I receive is "The configuration information describing this ...
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Windows DNS Migrations - new IP

So I want to add two new servers to the Domain (Currently, I only have two) so that would make it 4 (Lets call the new ones 03 and 04). However, I am eventually getting rid of the original (lets call ...
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KMS activation without DNS

I'm loading a small sized isolated lab with Windows 7 and Office 2013. There are enough hosts to use KMS. In addition the lab does not have DNS as a service available, every host will use a static ...
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Redirected DNS to another DNS server

I am using Windows Server 2012, at my workplace I have done setup of a DNS server in a domain controller. Because I'm using virtual desktops. The question is, when I configure the rest of the ...
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VNC file transfer via command line

I have a lot of PCs accessible via VNC over VPN. They all have TightVNC server installed. Using this is the only possible way for file transfer, due to restrictions of the VPN network. Right now, I ...
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Windows 7 behavior on network link between SonicWALL and pfSense

I have two networks behind two different firewall at the same site. I have linked them together by using a spare interface on each device. Network 1 - pfSense 10.0.10.0/24 Network 2 - SonicWALL ...
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server behind cisco tunnel, some windows clients can't connect

I have the following scenario: I have a ubuntu 14.04 linux server with apache web server and samba the servers network is 192.168.1.0 I am accessing the server from a remote site (site's network ...
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Netsh does not work as expected

I work with windows. my IP on the local network is A.B.C.D I have a service that runs on a network private to my machine @ IP E.F.G.H and port X I want users on my network to access the service ...
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apply permission to child folders while keeping existing permissions

I have lots of levels of nested folders and I need to make changes so that existing permissions are kept. As an example I have a folder david with david1 inside it and david2 inside this. If I give ...
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Public Share with Samba4 AD DC does not work

I tried to set up a public share on my Samba4 AD DC but Windows always asks for username and password before mounting. I can't figure out what is going wrong. The only thing is, that testparm does not ...
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Network Shared Database not retrieving results

We have a Shared application (.exe) in our WS2012. It is inside a folder which is shared over the network. The .exe file is basically a file search application which prompts for a input and gives ...
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Is it possible to prevent users from removing jobs from the print queue?

I need to log all printed documents with their contents. I've enabled "Keep printed documents" in the relevant printers' properties. Now, I'm trying to prevent users from removing jobs from the ...
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Time synchronization in an heterogeneous environment

In a mixed environment, where machines can be running under Windows (most), Linux (a few), sometimes Android ... what is the best solution to have time synchronization with an accuracy close to ...
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Why a VPN slows down LAN access?

We have an access server providing VPN to some of our clients and the workforce with laptops. They usually connect from outside of the office, and everything works fine. However, for simplicity and ...
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The application encountered an error while attempting to change the state of 'WindowsServer2008'

I've had a Hyper-V running Windows Server 2008 for about two years. Today I did a Save on the VM in the Hyper-V Manager and then restarted my computer. When computer restarted I went to Start this VM ...
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Cannot connect to MS services across networks

So we've got two offices connected via Sonicwall IKE VPN: HQ is 10.42.0.0/16 Remote is 10.63.0.0/16 There is an MS file share on a Windows 7 Pro box in HQ, 10.42.3.203, and machines in the Remote ...
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Active Directory Rebuild - User Login

I have around 100+ users in a windows 2008 active directory. There is only one active directory controller / server in the network. If the server hard drive crashed, and if I rebuild the active ...
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How to properly deploy internal self-signed scripts (Powershell)

Completely new to certificate usage so be gentle. I'd like to deploy Powershell scripts that I made to other employee computers so they can use them, but I will need to sign them in order for them to ...
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Finding user who deleted files on a shared network folder

We have windows 2008 r2 server without a domain and guest account is enabled on it. Users are accessing a shared folder from their computers and can write, modify, and delete files. One shared folder ...
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Deploy multiple instances of a Virtual Machine in Azure

I have a Virtual Machine, let's call it Ceres, which is currently running in Azure. I would like to have two copies of Ceres running. Is it possible to simply create another identical instance of this ...