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windows 8 taking long time to open Mac server share [closed]

I have a machine running windows 8 on a Mac server environment. When mounting or accessing a small/empty shared folder on the network the computer connects fine. When accessing another shared folder ...
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Windbg / minidump - how do I get a process list with memory use

I've used Windbg only for the most simple !analyze -v in the past. Now I've got a bit of a problem... Some process is running wild and consumes all available memory (I can see it spike in monitoring ...
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Resizing VHDX Fixed Disk

I recently converted a Dynamic VHD disk that was 95GB in size(only uses 60GB inside the guest) and now as a fixed disk it is 170GB in size. How can I resize the newly created fixed disk to under ...
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Exchange manage rules for automatic replies

Outlook provides the ability to set rules for your Automatic Reply and we need an administrative way to alter this settings. The Exchange Control Panel provides only the possibility to set "Don't send ...
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Console application scheduled task not exiting some times on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a C# console application as a Scheduled Task on Windows Server 2008 R2. The application is scheduled in Windows Task scheduler to run after every 15 minutes. At the end of the application I ...
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Moving clients from Outlook Express/POP3 to Outlook/IMAP or Exchange

I have a client that is still running outlook express with XP and on POP3 based e-mail. I've not played with Exchange or IMAP much but would it be possible to import all their addresses, folders, and ...
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Reverse DNS records not registered when using DHCP

I've stumbled upon a strange behaviour with Windows machines, which seems to be fairly consistent between all Windows versions from Vista/2008 to 8.1/2012 R2; it doesn't happen instead when using ...
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Set gateway for specific ip destination and port

I have two internet connections. One has a static public ip address (WAN-STATIC gateway ip 10.0.0.1) and the other has a dynamic public ip address (WAN-DYNAMIC gateway ip 10.0.0.254). I wish to force ...
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Disable Java auto updater via policy/script or some other automated means

I started researching on this and it turned out that this was not as easy as it seemed it would be. Basically looking to get some sort of automated way that I can turn off all the "an update is ready ...
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How do I invoke scanstate from the USMT for a large number of PCs?

I've already customized all of my XML files, but I'm having trouble figuring out the logistics of how to script scanstate to run on a large (~50) number of PCs remotely. I have a list of PCs and the ...
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Static IP for vpn client on Win 2012 R2

I have Windows Server 2012 R2. I have configured VPN to the server. External clients can connect ok with AD credentials. I am able to assing static IP for specific user like in the picture below (and ...
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What determines the name of registry entries under \Outlook\Resiliency\DisabledItem?

I'm trying to script a way to re-enable a specific Outlook add-in via the registry (Outlook UI isn't an option since it's locked down for users). I know the general location I need to remove a reg ...
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Can you force Windows to disallow SSL in all WINHTTP and HTTPAPI system calls?

Title says it all. Is there a registry setting or something that will prevent the Windows built-in libraries: WINHTTP and HTTPAPI to not support SSL3?
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use sysprep for windows custom deployment, but leave settings like keyboard, start menu the same

I am trying to create a "base/reference" installation of Windows 8.1 which I can use to deploy to other computers with different hardware. After a lot of research, I was pointed to sysprep and ImageX ...
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Apache auth_kerb_module on Windows

I need to install the Kerberos module in Apache on Windows. I have copied the file auth_kerb_mod.so to apache/modules/ and I have modified the conf/httpd.conf with LoadModule auth_kerb_module ...
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Cannot access Windows default shares using windows credentials

I am on (Windows 8 -ADMIN-PC) (192.168.1.10) with DNS. My other PC (windows 7 -USER-PC) (192.168.1.11) with same DNS In my PC (Windows 8 -ADMIN-PC) I try to access user-pc by using windows explorer ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Find files related to a Role or Feature

I have a strange requirement from a client. I need to be able to enumerate the list of files/folders that have been installed by a Role or Feature in Windows Server 2012 (R2 if the release# matters). ...
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How do I block inheritance/application of a single GPO?

Due to the workload generated by recent ransomware outbreaks (Cryptolocker/Cryptowall/etc.), I was recently tasked with implementing Software Restriction policies to block program execution from ...
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WinSSHD, GIT over SSH Team City Fetch Url - Does not appear to be a git repo

We used to work with windows network paths to connect to git, but starting to use team city we want to use SSH. I'm having trouble testing a connection to a git repo on a server here at 192.168.X.XXX ...
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How to get Run Puppet button working on Foreman?

First of all, I know there is already a very similar question here on serverfault, but it doesn't quite answers my problem. So, my setup is the following: I have one server, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Domain controller not allowing me to connect to it over IPSec tunnel

I'm trying to connect a Windows 7 computer to a domain controller over an IPSec tunnel. The tunnel has formed and the network is accessible. I have set the IPSec connection to use the windows domain ...
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how to get a connection between Windows and Linux without an existing DHCP server

Scenario: In general a ubuntu machine (called server) runs in a network and gets an IP from it. Due to testing, sometimes a windows machine (client) is physical connected to the ubuntu machine ...
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Remotely determine how long a user has been idle

How do I determine how long it's been since a user with files opened on my server has been actively using their workstation in a Windows Active Directory environment (XP, 7, 8 clients and Server 2008, ...
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SSH works with Putty and ubuntu but not with Git Bash

I have set up an SSH server on a Windows Server 2012 r2 with cygwin. I can successfully connect to the server with ssh using Putty on my windows pc or using Ubuntu. However, when I try to connect to ...
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New SSL Cert causes no connection to website on POST from web application

I have a web application which will not connect to a website to POST after they changed their SSL cert. The URL and REF post is mentioned below. Is there anything else I should try on the server? ...
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How did windows services get linked across three machines

I have a set of windows machines that are running similar software. In fact, they may have been cloned by my IT co-workers. I am not sure about that. The other day I noticed that when I started a ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Print job not removed after Printing

we have Windows 2012 Terminal Server with latest Patches. Installed is a Shar MX-M314n Network Printer with latest PCL6 drivers. If I as "administrator" print a Test Page or a User (no administrator ...
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iSCSI connection drops frequently - Synology NAS

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server connected through iSCSI to my Synology Rackstation 2414+. The problem is that the connection drops very very frequently, up to 10 times a day (manually restored ...
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How to run batch file without a window in ONE file

I know how to run batch files without a window thanks to this question here: Run a .bat file in a scheduled task without a window. The first answer is the one I am using. It states that to run a ...
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On IIS, how do I patch the SSL 3.0 POODLE vulnerability (CVE­-2014­-3566)?

How do I patch CVE­-2014­-3566 on a Windows Server 2012 system running IIS? Is there a patch in Windows Update, or do I have to do a registry change to disable SSL 3.0?
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Network based automount drive in GPO

For starters, I know about net use for this, but I need a more sophisticated solution. We have two branches, and both have a server with shared drives, both of which have are (or will have) the same ...
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How to assign different static IP addresses to the same machine depending on its OS on a network? [closed]

I was wondering if it is possible, e.g. to assign/reserve one static IP to a computer when it's running windows and assign a second static IP to the same computer/MAC address when it's running Linux? ...
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Remote Desktop Certificate Template Application Policy Extension

We are setting up remote desktop authentication with the use of certificates and ran into an issue in one of the environments. I am editing the RemoteDesktopComputer2008 certificate template, in ...
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Very long log in times for roaming user

I have had a roaming user on my network that occasionally experiences crippling log on times, upwards of 40 minutes sometimes. After fighting with it for a month and learning what I can of this ...
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Cannot work out what is using port 8080

In Windows Server 2003 R2 64 Bit SP2 I have an app which will only use port 8080 but something is already using it. I would be happy to just kill whatever is using it but I can't work out what it is. ...
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Which version of Windows Server matches this OS version of Amazon EC2 Windows instance most?

I need to do some development work on Windows platform. The target production is a Windows Server 2012 in Amazon EC2. Here is some output from running systeminfo I want to set up a Windows machine ...
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Azure Memory Allocation (Windows VM) for Python?

I'm running a pretty intensive python script on a large Azure Windows VM. I'm using Enthought Canopy for my python environment. The VM has 56gb of ram available... however in the task manager python ...
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Remote software Install on Windows 8 and above

Back in Windows XP/7 I remember being shown how to remote software installs via .msi with AD. Can you still do that in Windows 2012/8 days or was that dropped/removed? I've not even seen it mentioned ...
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How can I customize the default settings when deploying Google Chrome for Business?

I want to be able to deploy Google Chrome for Business in my organization without any extra shortcuts being created and without any first-run prompts. The Chrome for Business installer is a Windows ...
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Windows 2012 Clustering and Network adapter

I have a windows cluster (2012). Would like to ask, if I disable the network adapter to simulate a failure in network adapter, my current node should fail over to the other node. However, i didn't see ...
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Remote desktop Gateway unavailable

I have set up a Remote desktop 2012 r2 session host set up, When i access the RdWeb for my set up, login works fine but i get the error below when i launch the remote apps. Your computer can't ...
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W2K8R2 - A way to convert effecitve Group Policy settings to import on stand-alone machines for local policy?

If I have a relatively robust domain environment (e.g. 20 Security related Group Policy Objects) applying to my servers as a baseline set of policy settings and I have a stand-alone server that I want ...
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What would cause alternating “Request timed out.” and “Destination host unreachable.” when using ping command?

I am pinging a Windows 8.1 PC that is currently shut down and I'm getting alternating results "Request timed out." and "Destination host unreachable." What could cause this kind of behavior?
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Computer can't resolve other computer names

I have a network with DHCP/DNS/AD setup with Windows 2012 server. Users cannot resolve computer names on the network without entering their FQDN, i.e. "server", but "server.domain.com" does. The only ...
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Windows Server 2003 not connecting to Internet

My Windows Server 2003 has two NICs, one for LAN and the other for dedicated Internet access. Suddenly, the Internet connection stopped working. It can ping itself and the hosts on the LAN. However, ...
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Can Windows Storage Spaces Mirror use 5 HDD in JBOD?

I have a 5 disk USB 3.0 enclosure (JBOD configuration, Windows see's 5 physical disks) with a max of 4TB per disk. I want to make a Windows Storage Spaces in mirrored mode (all data written to 2 ...
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Windows config survey - How to get the connected SSID and security mode

We need to inventory a lot of WinXX machines, many of them outside our premises and using wifi networks other than our own. We already found straightforward ways to retrieve all the information we ...
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IIS Virtual Directory maximum number of connections to Windows share

**Disclaimer. I'm a developer, largely ignorant on what actually happens with virtual directories and such. A recent outage was explained away as too many connections to a Windows file share, and it ...
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PHP Startup - unable to load dynamic library - Access Denied?

I have some Problems installing the sqlsrv_extension for a PHP 5.6 Installation. (Running SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012) Currently there are no official drivers available, but there are a ...
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How to set up Incoming Connection over modem for offline Windows 7 system

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. From a previous question I have worked around an error setting up the Incoming Connection. (The RemoteAccess service ...