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Any way to analyze Windows Server 2008 perfmon logs on a Windows XP system?

The server I am analyzing is Windows 2008 and I collected the logs locally. Is there any way to read them on my XP desktop, rather than on that production server?
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Squid on windows loadbalancing only to one server

After thousands of googles and trying days i cant get the load balancer/failover in squid on windows to work. Iam using squid 2.7. My webservers are 2 single NIC lighttpd and one dual nic lighttpd. ...
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IIS: hostname breaks website

I have a Azure WindowsVM with a IIS. Everything works fine until i add a hostname in the bindings. Then I get a 404 error.
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Can samba authentication be coupled to file encryption? What about WebDAV?

I'd like my NAS (Buffalo LinkStation Pro running Linux 2.6.31.8 #1 Fri Jun 8 11:07:30 JST 2012 armv5tel GNU/Linux) to share an encrypted filesystem to the Windows clients as transparently as possible. ...
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Disable Clipboard Mapping for RDP VPN Users

On Windows, Terminal Services configuration allows you to enable or disable 'Clipboard Mapping' for RDP. However, is it possible to selectively enable or disable this? i.e. If I want to enable ...
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Is there a utility for Windows that can be used to throttle network traffic/induce dropped packages?

I am attempting to simulate the behavior of my application under less than favourable conditions. Is there a tool that allows me to slow down my network connection by capping bandwidth, introducing ...
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High availability setup with 2 tomcat servers in Windows

I am trying to set up a high availability setup(not load balancing, only HA) with 2 tomcat servers. When I google for information, I get tons of links with apache+HAProxy+keepalived setup for linux ...
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Is there is a hard or soft limit on how many different, untrusted domains can be linked to a single federated domain controller

I need to find out if there is a hard or soft limit on how many different, untrusted domains can be linked to a single federated domain controller
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Precenting ISP IP leakage using VPN gateway service

I read a post here on serverfault detaling a procedure to re-route gateway traffic to a fake gateway to prevent ISP IP leakage if VPN dropps. My questions to adapt this prcedure to my specific needs ...
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How can I get a windows server to collate and email 4 daily reports/graphs for server performance

I run a windows 2008 webserver and would like to setup the most basic performance monitoring in the world. What i would like is: a plot of ASP.Net request time for each w3wp process for a 24hour ...
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VPN worked with Vista client, but breaks with Win7 client

I have a VPN with WinServer2003 on the host side and Vista (x64) as the client. The Vista client (192.168.0.nnn) connects daily to the VPN to backup all the machines on the host side (10.1.nnn.nnn). ...
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Browsing (Ubuntu) Samba shares, logon prompt doesn't authenticate

Setup Have an Ubuntu server here with several Samba shares for Windows machines. Have multiple Windows machines which authenticate with samba to group shares and one public share. All working ...
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.NET not processing an XML file in IIS

We have 2 servers, 1 already configured with .net which works fine and a new one which appears to be configured the same but when I open an xml page in Internet Explorer it complains about the <% ...
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Windows Centralized Log Subscription

Does anyone know how to setup the windows Centralized log? because i've followed a bunch of tutorials and i can see the server in Runtime Status, but only the server hosting the centralized log sends ...
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Considering MySQL on SSD with NTFS and Windows 2008

My company is considering migrating our MySQL data from an HDD array to an SSD, possibly the Intel SSD 520 series. We have a fairly large set of databases, some with upwards of 100 million rows, so we ...
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PowerShell Remoting: No credentials are available in the security package

I'm trying to use the following script: $password = ConvertTo-SecureString "xxxx" -AsPlainText -Force $cred = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential("domain\Administrator", $password) ...
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Only allow domain logins using TeamViewer

TLDR How do I setup TeamViewer to only allow logins that authenticate through Windows (domain controller), while disallowing any other login method? I recently started a system administrator job ...
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windows 2003 server-Processor or User counter not found (Proc: -1, User: -1

Windows 2003 server we are getting error message in the eventlog Processor or User counter not found (Proc: -1, User: -1) Can anyone help me on this issue
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NIC Teaming , Multi-Homed, Active/Passive

I'm fairly new to NIC Teaming.. So I apologize if I’m not making any sense while describing this. I’ve, of course, set up plenty of simple Active/Active NIC teams for our servers without any issues ...
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Remote desktop session freeze and disconnect

Problem: Intermittent rdp session freeze up. Effects most user RDP sessions not all. Some times the freeze may disconnect the RDP session and reconnect. This can happen 1 or 2 time per day or may ...
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How to breakout Reverse DNS Zones

I've inherited a Windows network with Windows server based DNS and there are issues, such as not being able to update PTR records, etc. So, I am at a branch office with our own AD domain and DNS on ...
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What could cause a group of machines to fail loading secure web pages only when assigned certain IP addresses?

I have about 20 cloned machines running Windows XP Pro SP3. Three of the computers are experiencing an issue where clicking the 'Proceed to checkout' button from the amazon.com shopping cart causes ...
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Dell Latitude 2120 Netbook - Restore

We currently use Dell Latitude 2120 as our In-field Netbooks. One has been returned to us in a real mess and I thought the easiest option would be to "Restore to Factory Settings". Apparently that's ...
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Windows SBS 2003 SP2 freezing after installing Trend Micro WFBS

I'm new in charge of a server running Windows SBS 2003 with SP 2. First thing after I got in charge of the system was to update the old WFBS 3.7 to the current version. Now the users reporting that ...
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Using RRAS to route network traffic through a VPN to the internet

I was hoping someone could help me setup a RRAS server to provide the following functionality. CLIENT --> RRAS SERVER --> VPN --> INTERNET I've managed to get the client talking through the RRAS ...
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mysql error on xampp 1.7.7 for windows

All of a sudden my XAMPP installation is playing silly buggers when I try to Cake bake. I get a recurring error: SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 6 Error on delete of 'C:\xampp\tmp\#sql...MYD' ...
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How do I Install fonts on Windows Web Server 2008 R2

I would like to install Arial on to our web servers. Just need to add, this is because we generate reports server-side and make them available in a number of downloadable formats (Excel, PDF etc), ...
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Where are task scheduler event files stored on Windows Server 2008?

I tried setting up triggers in Task Scheduler Windows Server 2008, but Microsoft needs to fix a bug that I documented on Stack Overflow. So I can't use triggers until they fix this bug. Basically ...
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Windows Sharing requires password

I have 3 machines on my local network Machine A , Machine B and Machine C OS on all machines is : Windows 7 64bit. Sharing Permissions on all machines : Everyone ( Read/Write ) no domain. Sharing ...
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Making a kerberos keytab in Windows

I am writing a pGina plugin to get AFS Tokens and a Kerberos TGT from our kdcs at login, while writing I noticed a 'feature' of kinit being that it wont let you provide any input unless its from the ...
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DFSR: Break large replication group into multiple smaller replication groups?

Is there a way to break a very large replication group into smaller replication groups while avoiding a huge backlog while it re-syncs or verifies the files in each smaller replication group? I have ...
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alfresco, tomcat crashes on startup, no clues in the logs

I have installed an alfresco community edition 4.0 on a Win 2003 R2 with 3GB of RAM. I've used alfresco for some hours, i've created a user, uploaded some documents. But now, restarting it, tomcat ...
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How to use remote desktop to a proxy server that's using Forefront TMG?

I need to get a proxy server going and I have a VM with Forefront TMG installed on it. Problem is that to access the proxy server (which I can't see, ping or access through the network) is only ...
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Cygwin and /etc/fstab.d/$USER

I'm unable to see mounts defined in /etc/fstab.d/$USER without running a mount --all command. I'd like to see them whenever I open the bash shell. Here's what I'm doing: echo ...
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Connect to workgroup computers by name behind ASA 5505 with VPN

We have a Windows workgroup sitting behind an ASA 5505. All clients receive their IP assignment from the ASA. VPN is set up and we can connect to the local LAN and connect to the machines by IP, but ...
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Get ALL certificates installed in a Windows 2003 box

It seems that one of our Servers has a certificate that has expired, unfortunately we cannot find it, in other words, it's not in the local machine store or any of the personal stores of any of the ...
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Good Perfmon Counters for Initial Troubleshooting

I increasingly deal with users who complain there "computer is slow" or that "it takes forever to load" on the laptops we provide (fairly standard build of Windows 7 32-bit with Office 2010 and a few ...
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Wireshark like app for embeded Windows CE

Greetings Im looking for a standalone wireshark like app that I can run on a embedded Windows CE device in order to debug some network issues. Is anyone aware of such a thing. I know version 5 has ...
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Is it possible to set up a pptp server in windows via console?

I want to be able to turn a machine into a pptp server from commandline so that it can be scripted, is this possible?
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Windows Server 2003 DC sends Gratuitous ARP requests with wrong IP

Hello and excuse me for my English please. ;-) Two server seems to be involved with this problem. Our DC (domain controller, 2003) an the VMware VC-Server (2008 R2). After capture "some" network ...
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How to fix “SignTool Error: IStore2::Load returned error: 0x80090345”

I have a Jenkins job running the signtool utility on a remote node, the console log looks like so: Started by user anonymous Building remotely on vm-builder [VE] $ cmd /c call "C:\Documents and ...
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WMI Performance Adapater Server Error

Once a minute I'm getting this Error in the Event Viewer: The WMI Performance Adapter service terminated with the following error: %%-2147467259 Windows Small Business Server 2011 Any idea what ...
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SBS client can suddenly not access Internet, had Kryptik trojan

I have a question regarding Windows Small Business Server 2011. Yesterday, one of the computers in our domain was suddenly no longer able to connect to the Internet. It was still able to access all ...
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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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Shortcuts to Networked Locations Disappear

I manage the network of a small business and am having a peculiar issue. One of the employees likes to make shortcuts on her desktop to network location. Every couple of weeks or so, the icons ...
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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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Windows task scheduler - Interdependent 'Action' s

I have a scheduled task set up in Windows task scheduler. It runs on a particular time of the day. Once the job is completed (action 1 - the job itself) there is another Action (action 2) that is a ...
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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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OpenVPN GUI keeps disconnecting/reconnecting on Windows 7

I'm having an interesting issue with Windows 7 where several customer's OpenVPN clients are constantly connecting & disconnecting to my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server. I'm able to connect to the same ...
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can SECEDIT.exe be used to only add 1 group to 1 security policy? example?

I am assuming based on my research for using SECEDIT.exe -- that a template would be added to the exisitng security .SDB file. That this template would be very tiny... only naming the security policy ...