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How to prevent remote code execution from a domain member server?

Is there a way, using a firewall, Group Policy setting, or other control, to prevent someone logged into a domain member from being able to remotely execute code on a domain controller (that they ...
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couchbase nodes remain in pending state and all buckets unhealthy

Problem I have a test setup running Couchbase Server 3.0.3 with one node on a remote server (Windows Server 2012), and one node on my local machine (Windows 8.1). Last time I checked, which was a few ...
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How does Windows Search operate over the network?

Lets say I have two machines, A and B. I pop open a drive in B from A: \\B$c\somefolder Then I enter a term to search in the menu "foo." Does the search on my machine consist of A searching all ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Server Manager Closes (Crashes?) On Starting

I have a weird issue on one of my Windows Server 2008R2 machines (running as a VM on VMware 5.5). The Server Manager MMC app will close on it's own immediately or shortly after starting. Sometimes ...
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Predict system failure [closed]

Is there a way to predict failure of a server by measuring system parameters like CPU usage, memory usage etc ? The failure can be because of different reasons. My question was worded poorly. Hence ...
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IIS 8.5, PHP5.6 (FastCGI) and Forefront

I've got a Windows 2012 R2 server with IIS and PHP 5.6 (installed from WPI) installed, with Forefront, with real-time scanning enabled. When we saturate IIS with requests to PHP scripts, Forefront ...
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windows can't run application stored on network drive [closed]

I have a windows desktop PC (windows 10 insider preview, if it matters) I also have a mac on which i've enabled SMB file sharing. I created a test folder, i accessed said folder on my PC, and mounted ...
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IIS 7.5 - Windows Authetication FQDN

Currently, I have to implement an auto login function for my mediawiki and I have enabled windows authentication on my IIS 7.5. It is working on localhost without any prompt. However, when I tried ...
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Nic Teaming Windows Server 2012 R2 - No network connection

I have 2 100Mbps NIC cards installed into PCIe slots and connected each card to it's own desktop 8 port switch. My Settings: Mode: switch-independent Load Balancing: Dynamic / Address Hash VLAN: ...
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How to access a machine with a wrong network address?

I have a Windows Active Directory network in a LAN of addresses 192.168.10.0/24. I have another site that has addresses of 192.168.11.0/24, where all AD servers are in the 192.168.10.0/24 site (I ...
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Binding a Windows client to Open Directory

Is it possible to bind Windows clients (to be specific Windows 8) to OS X Open Directory? The server is running OS X Yosemite. I have not yet found any resources that give a clear answer about this.
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How to use Local Group Policy on Windows 7 to allow or block URL’s for chrome and firefox?

I am a regular user not system admin. I need the help to use local group policy to allow to open one domain. For example, www.xxxx.com to open on the chrome or firefox (third-party browser), and make ...
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Windows 2008R2 Logon Restrictions and LDAP Authentication

We use a Palo Alto firewall (and its GlobalProtect client) for VPN access to our network. The firewall uses LDAP to authenticate VPN logins. I am now trying to setup a user ID for a consultant and I ...
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Run a command on a remote Windows Server as user

I want to run a command on a remote Windows server as the user that I am logged on as in Windows. How do I do this?
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change destination of IP in windows

I have a windows machine (A) which uses a software to contact another machine (B) via it's IP, 111.111.111.111. That IP address is hardcoded inside the software and the problem is that it soon going ...
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Give permission to network service

I would very much appreciate some help because I am stuck with this problem for a while now. I am trying to do what is outlined in this answer: please see this answer But in those steps, I don't ...
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What hotfixes/updates does a new 2012 R2 Hyper-V server need?

I'm building several new 2012 r2 Hyper-V servers. One thing that I've read over and over again is that there are A LOT of hotfixes that i need to install on top of the regular OS updates Microsoft ...
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How to do remote server/virtual server management job? [closed]

I have recently learnt about the server management. While looking for freelance job, I have seen a post about managing 1200 servers. I got curious how a group of people can manage some thousands of ...
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Apache returning cached version when modified from Windows

We are running Windows 8 with VirtualBox running Centos with Apache. We have a Windows path mounted in the VM so we can edit content and when we save it in a Windows application the change doesn't ...
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How do you add new custom attributetypes to existing objectclasses in LDAP

How the heck do we add new attributes to existing object? For example, I have a custom LDAP objectclass: m-oid=1.1.1.1.1.1... m-must: uid m-may: role m-may: cn m-may: sn Then I added some ...
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Suggestions for deploying multiple copies of MSI from TeamCity

Background We develop 3 applications in-house that all connect to a single SQL Server database. 2 of these applications are ASP.NET MVC websites (deployed using a single MSI) and the other is a ...
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Robocopy - change language

Is there a way to change the output language or robocopy? I have a lot of scripts that run and I find a script that extracts only important info from the output but works only in english which isn't ...
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Can't access (ping, tracert..) from cmd but works from putty

I am not able to ping or tracert to a remote machine from windows command line, but I am able to ping/tracert and access same machine when using putty on same windows machine. What can I do to access ...
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Windows client damage authorization header (Kerberos) => IIS 400 (Bad Request)

We are facing strange behavior on about 5% of Windows (7 Pro and XP Pro, both 32 and 64 bits) client computers. These computers gets randomly error from IIS server - 400 Bad request. We are using ...
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Remote Launch Permission (COM) error

we are getting the following error: The machine wide limit settings do not grant Remote Launch permission for the COM Server application with CLSID ... and APPID ... to the user NT ...
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OpenVPN: Setting client's ip address as route gateway

I want to create an OpenVPN config entry which looks like this: route 255.255.255.255 255.255.255.255 {CLIENT_IP_ADDRES} Is there any way to accomplish this without hard-coding the client ip into ...
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Does Azure support using Linux as the OS instead of Windows for PaaS Web Apps?

I'm trying to figure out through the interface as well as via the documentation and blog articles if Azure has a PaaS option that runs on top of Linux instead of Windows.
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windows unattended: windows could not prepare the partition selected for installation

I'm trying to create an unattended windows 7 setup DVD. I'm using WSIM to make the XML. I have the felowing issues: PE ask me for language, even if it's set in the answer file PE ask for to select a ...
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How to clone the OS disk and keep both disks plugged in?

Here's the situation: A Windows RAID 1 has partially failed. The broken disk was replaced with a new disk. The old two disks do not have Advanced Format (bigger sector size). The new replacement disk ...
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What behaviour should I expect when a users proxy “PAC” file isn't available?

I'm working on a site where every user is configured to point to a proxy.pac file, hosted internally. My question is, how should we expect these clients to behave when the pac file is not ...
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Windows welcome screen delay

I'm having an issue with 50+ laptop/desktop machines. When the user logs into the machine with a wired/wireless connection it usually takes up to 5 minutes to get past the "Welcome screen" on Windows ...
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SNMP (Windows and Linux) update intervall

I'm writing an application in c# using snmpsharpnet to read information like cpu load, processes cpu and memory usage and so on. I notice that the values that the snmp bulk return are always the same ...
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Use VPN to connect to different computers [closed]

I'm a newbie on these topics, so sorry for any mistake/error I make while explaining. I need to create a connection between my computer and n computers, so I can connect to them when I need to. I ...
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“Update not applicable to your computer” on Windows server 2012 R2

I have 4 new servers with windows server 2012 R2 installed, I have to patch the servers up-to-date. I have patched 2 servers with no issues and on other 2 servers I'm not able to install any patches. ...
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Windows machines cannot connect to Radius Wifi

Environment Background: 4 Domain Controllers, DC01 DC02 DC03 DC04 DC01 is my PDC DC02 is my NPS Server The other two are load balancing and site specific. I'm using a Ruckus Zone Director with Ruckus ...
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How do I set variables in bat file and pass them to php variables? [closed]

I am working on a script in Windows to get system information , I want to store the result of each command in a bat variable, then pass them to php variables. Here the script that I tried: for /f ...
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was my windows installation upgraded from previous version

How can I tell whether the current windows installation was ugpraded from a previous version or edition? Does the registry or filesystem have data that would tell me?
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When running silent uninstalls of MSIs, how do you know when it is done?

If you have a msi you want to uninstall from the command line, doing MsiExec.exe /qn /X{26A24AE4-039D-4CA4-87B4-2F83217045F0} /norestart for instance, returns immediately. But msiexec.exe is running ...
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Windows Server 2008: Group Policies Don't Apply Following WDS Install

We use WDS images combined with GPOs to automate the installation of our desktops. This all works great, except that when a WDS deployment to a new/existing PC is completed, there's a fifty/fifty ...
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Windows 2012R2 — Always-on comprehensive startup/shutdown logging

Is there an option/utility that will allow me to always create more verbose startup/shutdown logs in Windows 2012R2? The event logs don't seem to be detailed enough to debug problems like ...
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Is it possible to configure domain joined computers via GP or otherwise to automatically register for the free Windows 10 upgrade

Is it possible to configure domain joined computers via GP or otherwise to automatically register for the free Windows 10 upgrade, but also prevent the upgrade from automatically installing? In other ...
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Set USB HD to Better Performance on Windows Server Core

I have a USB hard drive plugged into a server running Windows Hyper-V-server, which in many respects is like Windows Server Core in that it has no GUI and no way to get to device manager. On a normal ...
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Automatic Windows Service Not Starting

I have a services running in Windows Local Services which is set to Automatic Startup. Every so often this service doesn't start after a reboot and there are no errors in the event log. The service ...
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How to apply proxy settings per computer for only a specific computer group?

I want to apply windows proxy settings on a computer/location/OU basis using group policy (IE version for the moment is 8, but will be upgrading sooner or later). Presently, I have user objects and ...
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SCCM 2012 Installation Error - Download() failed with 0x80072EE2

I have been looking into SCCM for sometime now for mass imaging and group policy/software updates and installation so I decided to set it up in a virtual environment and start using it. Everything has ...
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Windows Update causing server meltdown

A failed windows update caused my Windows Server 2012 R2 install to have a meltdown. Update package: Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-OC-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384 failed and every ...
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Installing Server 2012R2 on VM with GPT harddrive issues

So... long story short I'm working on automated installations of Windows Server 2012 R2 on systems with GPT drives both physical and virtual. I haven't brought the disk back down stairs to the ...
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Powershell to non-domain machine

I'm writing a small script that needs at one point to connect to a machine that is not a domain member. The machine the script is run from will always be a domain member. I've found that using the ...
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How to troubleshoot connection error from windows to unix?

Sidenote: I am still trying to fix this issue. I have a ubuntu server running bind on 192.168.0.2, listening to :53 # netstat -tulpn //output shortened tcp 0 0 192.168.0.2:53 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN ...
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Writing a script that can start and manage processes?

I am wondering if there is some way to do this. I need to write a script or something that: Can start some processes with some args, for example: start server.exe -port 8899 -name "Epic Server 1" ...