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Openvpn on windows 08R2 times out clients

I have installed openvpn on windows 2008 R2 and I also configured it properly , I connected the server and it was successful but when a client tries to connect the ip, he receives the connection time ...
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Windows Phone user-agents?

I've been analyzing my access logs and found two very different ways Windows Phones advertise themselves. Here are two examples for a Nokia Lumia 800: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows Phone ...
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How to cache 404/500 pages with IIS ARR

I have been trying to set up ARR with IIS, but I can't find any clue how to make it cache 404 and other error pages locally as well. Is there a setting or workaround for that anywhere or something? ...
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Inconsistent Folder redirection

Operating on a 2008R2/Win7 Domain: We are using folder redirection with VM desktops for the users to create a roaming profile of sorts, without actually using the roaming profile. Folder redirection ...
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How can I determine the last user who logged on to each PC on our domain?

We have a network of primarily Windows 7 (and Windows 8.1) PCs, and we'd like to be able to report on who is the most recent person to have logged on to the various hosts. We've got SCCM in place; ...
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OpenGL on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have my own game written in Java and it uses the Slick2D game library which uses OpenGL. The game has some multiplayer features so i need to start the server-software for the game on a ...
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Is there an easy way to monitor another domain user's processes and IPs these processes are contacting? [duplicate]

Is there a way to monitor which IPs the startup processes of another domain computer is contacting as a user logs in? Both person logging in and person who will be monitoring are domain admins. Short ...
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Why do “net use” and windows “map network drive” share have a drastic speed difference?

Why, when I copy a file (windows explorer copy, paste), am I getting ~100KB/s transfer rate from a drive mapped using the "net use" command in the command prompt and between 25-50MB/s transfer rate ...
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xen server windows template sysprep Autounattend

Got a Xen Server Template Windows 2008 R2, thats had alot of things already set (disk size, server manager disabled etc, etc) We spin up, windows patch host and re-run sysprep My question is, can ...
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Mysterious case of automatic logon without the registry settings that ought to trigger it

This question has an overlap with programming, but I think it primarily belongs here. I'm building an elaborate script in AutoIt that switches on autologon so that multiple unattended reboots are ...
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PC with windows 7 block entire network during Update installation

I manage a domain with 80 PC that take the updates from the WSUS on server 2k8 R2, I have set the update to be installed once a week at 14:00 since in this time all the PC are on. Once a 2-3 month ...
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Strange results in windows search

The other week, I was doing a security audit on my exchange server and at one stage I utilized the windows search functionality. Whilst querying some bits in the search function I run up some strange ...
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connect to ipsec vpn on sonicwall device from a powershell script: Guidance?

Win2012-R2 We have a vpn network device that can surface ipsec and pptp vpn endpoints. I can see docs for various vpn commands in powershell, e.g. ...
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can I script leaving/joining a domain (and not have to reboot)?

I've been getting this message a lot lately: I'm building a few Windows VMs. The fix is to leave the domain and then rejoin it. It's a bit labor intensive though... is there any way to do this via ...
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Server 2008 workgroup keeps asking for credential despite “Remember” box

I've windows server 2008 on a workgroup. When I'm sharing a folder with permissions and try to log in from another computer, it asks for my credential. I fill it out and log in but after I restart the ...
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Windows Pagefile monitoring with Nagios

I have a NAGIOS check that monitors virtual memory on a windows machine, this check returns all the virtual memory used (physical+ max size of the pagefile). This is not what I want, I have tried to ...
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Active Directory - Set permission if user is present in all of the specific groups

The bussiness isue: implementing RBAC (Role Based Access Control) using Active Directory Groups mechanism. imagine having the following AD "Organization" groups: Core Development Team Sales Team ...
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Performance degradation using PHP APC

Having configured and deployed PHP APC on a Windows server, the sites running PHP seem to have taken a hit in performance. They are slower than what they used to be. Disabling APC, returns them to ...
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How to run sensu-client as a standalone application? (No dependency on rabbitmq)

I want to be able to run sensu-client as a standalone app without any dependency on an external rabbitmq. I basically just want the sensu-client to use email handler if a check script detects a ...
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Rename NTFS file to eliminate multiple periods via batch

I at wits end trying to rename NTFS files that have technically legal, but problematic multiple periods in my Windows 2012 Server share Files are dropped in a share that look like this: ...
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Change only other user's permissions

Is it possible to set the NTFS permissions so that a user has permission to edit folder permissions for every subfolder and every user except himself? For instance, I want a user to be able to ...
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How to “segregate” non-domain DHCP clients with Windows 2012 R2?

I search a way to prevent network access to devices not belonging to our corporate Active Directory domain. Some people connect their personnal laptops to our corporate network, and some of them ...
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Stop automatic reboot with gpedit shutdown script in Windows 2k8

I am search for a way to validate and maybe stop an automatic reboot under windows. E.g. automatic reboot is initialized by windows update. When adding a shutdown script with gpedit this script gets ...
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Where are SSL certificates installed?

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 There are a lot of instructions on how to install a certificate and they seem very straightforward. However, I am having a hard time figuring out where a certificate is ...
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Forcing SMB Over 445 Instead of 80

A similar question had been asked here (Windows file explorer using port 80 (webdav) instead of 445 (samba smb cifs) for UNC path), however the solution did not work for my purposes. I've recently ...
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Perfmon showing only average values

I have a dataset of perfmon data for "\System\Context switches/sec" from a number of servers, I want to show the MAX, not the average. However, the perfmon tool will only show the averages. I created ...
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How many concurrent TCP connections are supported in Windows Server OSs?

I am distributing software in the form of a Windows service that can be installed, and am currently trying to ascertain the specifications for supported operating systems. The service communicates ...
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windows vpn: Set up using powershell, how?

With ssh, we can execute a few commands on the server, and have a simple set of commands on a client that bring up the vpn , and re-establish it if it goes down. How/where are docs to do something ...
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Setup IIS 7 for multiple CMS instances

We have a CMS application that currently is hosted under domain, and each of our clients have a sub domain to point to their version of the software. This is all hosted in IIS as 1 website, and the ...
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Permission to send to a Distribution group

I created a dynamic distribution group named "#All" and I would like to allow only some high users to send to this group. I know I can add separatly each user into the distribution group from the ...
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Error loading dll from an executable on Windows Server 2008

I received an executable which uses .NET to load a dll and perform some database migration tasks. When I tried to run it, I was greeted with the following error: !!! System.IO.FileLoadException: ...
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Public share for Windows and Linux without password with full permission for all

I'm trying to create a share folder on Ubuntu linux and on Windows so that anybody can have full access to read, write, create and delete without any user account & password. This means windows ...
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Weird Issue on 2008R2 while access Shares using linuxe SMB share

I have Linux share in my network.While using windows 2008 r2 user open any file from the share in user profile recent document it show only open document multiple time. When it open form windows share ...
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What is optimal sql server cluster storage solution?

I have been assigned a project where sql server is running on a single server with single raid 1 volume. This setup has worked fine until hardware failure resulted in about a day worth of downtime ...
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Invoke-GPUpdate fails even with firewall disabled

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Invoke-GPUpdate -Computer rim-23 Invoke-GPUpdate : Computer "rim-23" is not responding. The target computer is either turned off or Remote Scheduled Tasks Management ...
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Move-ADObject : The operation could not be performed because the object's parent is either uninstantiated or deleted

PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-ADComputer NAME | Move-ADObject -TargetPath "OU=SERVERS,OU=COUNTY, OU=STATE,OU=REGION,OU=COUNTRY,DC=subdomain,DC=mydomain,DC=com" However, I am getting this: ...
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IS there a concise way to specify all verbs when defining a module mapping in iis

I'm trying to wrap my head around setting up a module mapping for IIS in a script. I've got the command %windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config /section:handlers ...
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Cannot map drive letter to redirected folder when using Microsoft Remote Desktop

I'm having some difficulty getting the Folder Redirection feature of Microsoft Remote Desktop to work with command line applications. The server machine is running Windows 2008R2. The client machine ...
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Timed windows server event to prepare csv file for third party FTP collection

I hope this is posted in the correct forum. I have a Windows 2008R2 web server that runs MySQL. I need to execute a SQL script against the mysql database to create a CSV file, and save to a defined ...
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Chef Issue bootstrapping windows VM using winrm via https

Chef Server(RHEL 6.5): 11.16.4 Windows endpoint: Windows 2008 The bootstrapping works fine over http (with winrm config allowUnEncrypeted = true and basic auth = true). Now we are trying same thing ...
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can WinPE be distributed? [duplicate]

I have some utilities that run under WinPE, I'd like to bundle them up into an easy to use package for use on a USB drive is this allowed? I've read the EULA many times, it seems like it's okay if ...
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is there a way to get Windows to enter recovery mode and automatically execute an .exe?

We have an application that performs some recovery/imaging type operations is there a way, from an operational Windows computer, to cause a boot into recovery mode followed by the automatic execution ...
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WSUS clients can't find updates

I've installed WSUS on a Windows server 2012 R2 and configured the workstations and clients via Group Policy to install updates automatically from WSUS. The servers are detected by WSUS and report to ...
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exposing local website to the world using no-ip and local iis

I have web api service which I want to expose to the world. So I created no-ip account, download it's client app, configured no-ip host name. I then publish my web api project and create new ...
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Will DirectAccess clients renew workstation certificates off-site?

I setup MS DirectAccess nearly a year ago, which required configuring computer certificate auto-enrollment. The first computer certificate is going to expire in about a month, and now I'm wondering ...
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MYSQL - lacked sufficient buffer

I'm getting this error on my MYSQL Server Version is 5.0.4: An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full When I ...
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Set TMG Report Server via a script

I'm using VBScript to configure TMG on a server load. There appears to be no way to set the Report Server via scripting. I've looked at the FPCRoot object and FPCReports object with no clear way to ...
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DPM 2012 virtual server stuck backing up

I have a DPM 2012 server which has a virtual server stuck 'Backing up' and cannot be started. As the virtual server lives on a host with a number of other virtual servers the only way we have fixed ...
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Connect remotely to an APIPA assigned host

I had the unfortunate (and not correctly planned) event of having one of my remote Hyper-V hosts assigned an APIPA address hence i cannot connect by any means on it. Funny thing is, i can RDP to the ...
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SSL Certificate issue on renewal in IIS 7

I have an SSL certificate that expires on Februray 15, 2015. What if I install new certificate on my server on Feb 10, 2015. Will my certificate work with new renewed certificate on Feb 10 as my old ...