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Windows Server Manager stuck on 'Display will be complete when the server inventory has finished…'

I cannot access Storage Pools in Server Manager because it seems that it's stuck on 'Display will be complete when the server inventory has finished...'. The little blue bar up top keeps running, so ...
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Windows RDS - speed up log-off

It takes 20-30 seconds for the logoff procedure to complete on our 2012R2 RDS server. This causes issues for our RemoteApp users. I'm curious if anyone out there has thoughts on how to speed up ...
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Microsoft RDP mixed mode

Ill currently have a win 2008 server and several Windows 7 desktop pc's with their own HDD connecting to the server. I want to add some thin clients (no local HDD) to my existing environment ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 - delay before certificates start working

I have this weird unexplained delay before the certificates i put in my servers start actually working it goes something like this: I add the certificates snap-in to mmc to manage the computer ...
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DHCP Server Not Registering PTR Records

I've got a DHCP server that's configured to "Always dynamically update DNS records". Unfortunately, it's not doing its job. The client sends an Option 81 with its FQDN and all flags at 0. The ACK back ...
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Puppet agent on Windows unless doesn't work how I think?

Ok, I've spent days chasing this around. Is there an issue with puppet agent 3.7.1 x64 on Windows 7 x64 where execs with "unless" don't ever NOT run the command? I've tried doing Batch example: ...
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Windows 7 sending all packets to one nic

I have windows 7 with two nics, one default gateway set on nic1, and no default gateway on nic2. Nics are on different subnets. Nic1 is on 192.168.1.0/24 subnet, and nic2 is on 10.60.194.0/28 network. ...
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How to solve TLS error in Filezilla FTP client? [closed]

When i try to connect a site files by Filezilla FTP client, i get the following error Status: Connecting to 91.109.7.88:21... Status: Connection established, initializing TLS... Error: ...
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Windows 2003 subdomain not working

I'm trying to add a subdomain to my main one, to be connected to an external IP address. So I have: example.com mail.example.com www.example.com Which are working. I want to add test.example.com ...
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How to install a Mail Server on your Windows Server [closed]

I am looking to move my hosted site + email onto my Azure VPS (Windows Server 2012). I can migrate the site successfully using the @ A Name Record, but how would I go about the email? Do I need to ...
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Share a folder programatically with custom credentials

Is it possible to share a windows folder with custom credentials (rather than a windows account)? I'm developing internet cafe software. I want to mount a desktop folder from a network share upon ...
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Windows Server 2012r2 virtualized domain controller

My work environment contain a single forest with two domains DomainA and DomainB. DomainA contain the following: DC01 holds all FSMO roles for the domain and forest, Global catalog and is forest ...
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Capture image on server side volume with WDS on Server 2012 R2 (VMware ESXi)

I have an ESXi virtual machine running Windows Server 2012 and WDS. The server VM has a secondary hard disk which is storing my boot and install image files. When I try to capture an image, it wants ...
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Change the default location for “Have Disk” when installing drivers

When you install a driver for a device and try to install drivers manually from an *.inf file by clicking "Have Disk" - Windows automatically searches A:. Which I'm not sure why but takes about 5 ...
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How can I display a dashboard on a keyboardless Windows server?

I have a Windows server that is "headless". It's used as a VM and file host. It's managed through PSExec and RDP as it just has power/network. There is a webpage that serves as a dashboard for health ...
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Local administrator user is blocking my actions [closed]

I'm a System Administrator, and here at the company there are some users that have local administrator accounts in their PC'S. I need to restart some PC's in our Domain to complete a Software ...
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What is needed for a remote ODBC connection

Recently I got the task of building a PHP application, that connects to a remote ODBC driver. We got the ODBC driver and set up a test enviroment. Since it's my first time working with ODBC drivers, ...
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How to execute a powershell script from a remote application as a specific user

I have an application which can execute a powershell script on remote windows machine. I am trying to map a network drive using a powershell script. When the same script executed at the endpoint, ...
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Making an intranet url available externally?

At the moment I have a client that has an intranet set up on their internal network. This server isn't accessible unless via VPN. The problem is that they have an RSS feed on the intranet that they'd ...
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PHP installation issue on a Windows Server hosted in the Azure cloud

I am trying to setup PHP and MySQL on a Windows Server that is currently in Azure cloud using the information from this blog post ...
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Using Dynamic paths in Apache httpd.conf file

I know how to set up multiple hosts in an apache httpd.conf file but is it possible to make that dynamic. If I put my folders in directories like this. c:\ development\ websites\ ...
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How to stop hidden mac hidden files are showing in other systems? [closed]

If i copy the Images or files from mac to other os systems, it shows the files "._.DS_Store, .DS_Store" in other os systems.How to stop it?
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Windows Server 2012 unattended upgrade

I am new to using windows server software and at the moment we are using windows server 2008 R2 datacenter. We want to upgrade to server 2012. How can we perform a unattended upgrade on the windows ...
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Is a reboot required for SSL V3 disable on Windows? - Poodle exploit

We are trying to disable SSL V3 on numerous windows servers; as a part of it , registries are being updated remotely via script. Problem is lots of reboots are required post registry change. Is there ...
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users in openLDAP Groups on Windows Server not gaining access to share

I have openldap and samba PDC setup. My windows server is a member of the samba Domain. I have a group created with users. I can see the group on the windows 2008 server, however when I add this group ...
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JBoss EAP 6.2 high availability without HTTP server

i'm looking for some solution to make a Jboss Cluster ( 2 nodes ) in H.A. ( 1 live, 1 backup) but i don't want to use a third element ( machine, service or whatever ). Most configuration I found uses ...
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From Http to Https NodeJS Websockets on Apache Server

Here is my problem. I have a virtual machine, on windows, the Apache server (2.4) is installed on it. The vm is on the network, so that other people can reach it directly on http://192.168.100.22 ...
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PHP remote network location not appearing

I'm having some difficulty getting PHP (or more specifically, Python via PHP) to recognize an important network location. I'm trying to make a simple website which will allow users to easily execute ...
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MSSQL application failing to connect to database server

We run a very old application that connects to an MS SQL server 2008 database using the SQL server native client 10. Sometimes if there has been a power failure with the server the clients will stop ...
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Replace DC/DNS in Active Directory

I have just tried to replace one of my domain controllers in a single domain forest keeping the old IP (But a new computername). As this is an environment I have "inherited" from a previous sysadmin I ...
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Cannot add a 2012 server to a 2003 domain as it says forrest functional level is 2003 but domains and trusts shows it as 2003

I have a single 2003 DC (Enterprise edition 32 bit SP2) that according to AD Domains and Trusts is at functional level Windows Server 2003. According to AD Users and Computers my Domain functional ...
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Automatic unlock bitlocker to go (usb stick) on domain computer

Is there a way to automatically unlock bitlocker encrypted USB sticks on windows computers that are domain joined (8.1 Enterprise)? (e.g., based on the "BitLocker identification Field"?) The scenario ...
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Run a script when joining a domain

I have a Microsoft domain (mostly 2008r2\7). I looking for a way to run a script immediately after (the restart after) joining a domain (without requiring user login), and so far I've failed. Also, I ...
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create my own active directory in a EC2 instance of Windows 2012 in AWS?

I have been using Azure where I could use one of the Windows VM as a domain server with AD sitting in subnet 1 while others VMs sit on the subnet 2. So far so good. Now I am building the similar VMs, ...
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Windows Advanced Security Settings with absent users

When trying to set permissions on files or folders, the "Select Users or Groups" window opened any security window (eg: "Advanced Security Settings") always fails to find, and let me add, a known ...
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Task Scheduled Powershell Script Not Shutting Down machine

I have a task running on a Hyper-V server setup as such: schtasks /CREATE /TN AutoShutdown /RU "SYSTEM" /TR "Powershell \"C:\AutoShutdown.ps1\"" /SC ONSTART It runs properly (as far as I can tell) ...
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Creating new Virtual Machine in Microsoft Hyper-V server 2012 r2

I am new to Windows Hyper-V server 2012 r2, trying to create new virtual machine in ther Hyper-V server. Try to follow ...
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How to query the task manager

I know the tasklist command in Windows will give a list of task names and their PID. There is another command WMIC path win32_process get Commandline which does give more detailed information, but its ...
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How can I run docker on windows server 2008 r2 running in vmware?

I am trying to demonstrate the usefulness of docker. I have been able to build images and show prototypes on my work laptop running windows 7. However I now need to move the docker image unto a ...
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Why are Windows XP and 7 qemu/kvm guests not recognizing updates to a local Samba share?

I develop cross-platform software and test the Windows ports with wine, Windows XP, and Windows 7, the latter two tested using qemu with KVM. I also have several versions of OS X and Debian Wheezy as ...
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Where are diskshadow snapshots stored?

I am evaluating DISKSHADOW utility to take MSSQL database snapshots. I use the below set context persistent set option rollbackrecover txfrecover set verbose on begin backup add volume d: alias ...
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Auto restart services with PRTG

I have PRTG monitoring my servers and network. Some of my servers are Windows-based, and I would like PRTG to auto restart services in case they are stopped. This can be done using the WMI Service ...
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mod_wsgi not working on Apache 2.4.12 64 bit on Windows 7

I'm running Apache (Haus) 2.4.12 64 bit on Windows 7 64 bit. Python 2.7.9 64 bit is installed. Apache is running flawless if I don't try to load mod_wsgi. I downloaded mod_wsgi.so from this site. I ...
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Disable SSLv3 on Windows Server 2012

I have disabled the SSLv3 on Windows 2012 sever using the following method: http://blog.brankovucinec.com/2014/11/13/disable-the-sslv3-protocol-on-microsoft-windows-servers/ Around the same thing is ...
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Re-install ADCS CA Certificate & CRL on Workstation

I installed Active Directory Certificate Services and created a Standalone CA. Everything went fine and it automatically installed the CA certificate and CRL on all my domain workstations. On one of ...
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If there a way to know the IP address of a machine when I use “\\” to access to?

I normally access to an organisation shared folder by typing \\someserver in Windows run command, Is there any method to know the IP address of the server that I am accessing to?
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Integrated Auth working randomly with ADFS server

We have a working ADFS server that is allowing some users to authenticate to a SP through WIA, but some folks are being directed to the ADFS login page for the RPT. Users can then log in there and ...
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Disable DHCPv6 client in Windows

I don't quite understand the link between 4 parameters related to IPv6 stateful and stateless autoconfiguration used under netsh int ipv6 set interface command context in Windows: advertise ...
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Is it Possible to Install Windows Service Pack from ISO Image?

We know that it is possible to directly install Windows OS (or any OS) using ISO image without extracting it to a local folder by an end user. I am using Oracle VirtualBox for creating multiple ...
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Windows - mount network drive with client-side read/write caching from Linux storage server

Is there a way to mount network drive on Windows with client-side read/write cache enabled? In my case drive is guaranteed to be mounted by 1 user, and performance is way more important than ...