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How to add persistent route for VPN when interface # varies?

In Windows, I can add a persistent route for an IP using the interface number of my VPN connection. However, when I reconnect to the VPN later, the interface number changes, which means the route I ...
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How to reinstall AD DS for a domain

OLD SERVER: SERVER NEW SERVER: AUTHSRV I was playing around with my lab and I seem to have not correctly removed my old AD DS server when I added my new one so now I can't add new computers to the AD ...
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Acount Logon events not getting on domain controller

We have windows domain running with 2012R2 DC, We have enabled logging through GPO for all member servers and DCs, but I dont see any Account logon/logoff events (4624/4634) being logged, neither on ...
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Folder Permissions for AD Users

When giving users permissions to specific folders, it applies those permissions to every single file and folder. I do want this but it takes a while for these permissions to be applied to every single ...
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Windows 2008 DNS and BIND views

Good afternoon! I'm trying to find a definitive answer to whether I can accomplish a management directive for DNS infrastructure. In a Windows 2008 R2 environment, is it possible to have DNS "views" ...
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Apache Tomcat 7 on windows 2008: how to make two hosts point to same website

I’m new to Apache Tomcat. I have been asked to point new domain name to the existing domain name. E.g. We have https://xyz.abc.com, we want new domain name http://123.abc.com to point to ...
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ping -a 'myfileserversIP' resolves name of 'mydomaincontroller' which are two different server

Have a strange problem with DNS or Netbios or something: In my Domainenvironment i'm on a domain-joined Windows 7 Client. Trying to do a reverse lookup of the ip of my dedicated fileserver (NetApp ...
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all dfs replication groups failing at the same time

We have 2 pairs of fileshare servers. All servers are virtual Windows 2008 R2. Each pair is replicating over a WAN. Occasionally all DFS replication groups fail at the same time. I could not find any ...
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How can I install any program unattended on a Windows PC?

I asked this question at stackoverflow but I was referred here. I have a server which I will store the installers of the programs I want to install to the client PCs. The client PC will download the ...
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NATing with windows server 2012

Greetings and thank you in advance for your help, My setup is just like this: computer 1 Windows 8.1 with one interface configured like the following ipv4 : 172.19.209.130 mask : ...
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Web site keeps prompting for credentials in IE - but not in Chrome

I have a web site (forms) and a sub-site (Windows). My problem is with the sub-site with Windows authentication. On Internet Explorer, it intermittently prompts for credentials; when I click Cancel, ...
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Domain joined server is not identified as domain joined on the network profile

IS there a way to force set this setting? The server is a Hyper-V server and the AD DS is hosted in a VM on this server. Is this going to be a problem? I noticed this issue when my RDP connections ...
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Can you install a service through GPO?

I know it's possible to run and stop services that are already installed, but is it possible to install a brand new service with a given executable?
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Fax Server on a Domain Controller

So I have this Fax number attached to a modem inside a Windows 2012 R2 DC. I followed the steps on: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj134193.aspx to install and configure the Fax Service. ...
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Why does some Windows Updates in wsus doenst contain a architecture?

I synced all security/critical updates on my wsus server and got a lot of updates which doenst contain any architecture. Is this because this update obtains for both architectures (64-bit AND 32-bit). ...
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How to securely install Windows executables across the network using SCCM?

We would like to install various Windows software (.exe) using SCCM but have noticed that SCCM uses a domain admin account when pushing executables. Thus, we are concerned that the account's password ...
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Windows Smtp Server administrator login

I newly setup Windows SMTP Server on Windows Server 2012 R2. Any account exception Administrator can send email. But in the case of Administrator account, mail server said "535 5.7.3 Authentication ...
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Restore Windows Server Service Bus Database from Server to my Local Machine

I'm in trouble with Azure Service Bus - On Premise. I have an Application that process my On Premise Service Bus Queue, and I need to test an update at that Application, to ensure, we don't lost any ...
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Windows Licensing: Windows Enterprise [duplicate]

Can someone explain what the different is between Microsoft Core Cal and Windows Enterprise? We have an OVS with Microsoft and we've been advised that we need both of the above for all our desktops ...
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Local Logon via Remote Desktop Causes Domain Account Lockout

According to Security Event Log, the key issue is that the local account authentication occurred on the domain controller. Afterwards, the domain account of the same name was locked out. The domain ...
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Best way to spread ~4gb of data(windows updates) to ~50clients

I have a few Windows updates of a few operating systems. Those are made with the program wsusoffline and contain several .cab and .exe files. I got those on a USB. What is the best way to deploy them ...
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SQL clustering without WSFC (Windows Server Failover Clustering)

Is it possible to cluster, or make SQL "highly available" without having to pay the huge enterprise prices? By the looks of it, any type of SQL clustering requires enterprise edition Windows Server. ...
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inetserv config refresh - IIS 7

I currently am working on investigating an issue with an IIS 7.5 website. The issue occurs randomly every few days: When a user browses to the URL and tries to login, they are then quickly redirected ...
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create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have win machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my WIN machine I not have connectivity to ...
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How to add allowed relay IPs for Windows SMTP using command line or script

I have a long list of IP addresses I need to add as allowed relays to the built-in SMTP service on Windows Server 2008 R2 (IIS 7.5, but SMTP uses the old IIS 6.0 manager) I know how to add allowed ...
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Poll domain members for their screen resolutions

Is there a way via WMI or Powershell to ask each domain member what the resolution is on their desktop? I need to know but can't go and visit each one. For bonus points, how to summarize the results ...
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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 ...