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Windows Filtering Platform blocking packets for legitimate traffic

I am running into an issue with traffic from a webapp server to a database server being blocked or filtered. I have allowed inbound and outbound traffic on the needed ip and port with a firewall rule, ...
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Powershell Script Hard drive Inventory

I've created a script to get hard drive information from our servers. The script use WMI to query the Win32_LogicalDisk class and returns "Size (GB)", "Free Space (GB)" and "Free Space (%)" for each ...
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setting up Apache2.2 SPDY mod on windows

I have set up an Apache mod SPDY server on Ubuntu 13.04, but I need to do it on windows , because I have a proxy software that only runs on windows. I tried the wiki page for the official SPDY mod ...
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Multiple connections using multiple IP addresses to same PC

Background: I have a network management application (like Nagios or OpenNMS but not either one) under testing that requires all managed devices to have individual IP addresses ie. SNMP traps received ...
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How to bind CIFS server to virtual IP in Windows Server 2012?

I'm a unix guy who is new to clustering with Windows. I have two Windows 2012 servers that have the StorNext clustered filesystem mounted as drives on each. If I try to add the File Sharing role, I ...
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How to remove DB2 9.5 from a 2-machine Server 2008 R1 failover cluster?

I've inherited a 2-machine Windows Server 2008 R2 failover cluster and need to remove (uncluster?) DP2 9.5 WSE prior to a DB2 upgrade - IBM recommends a db2 uninstall/new install rather than a db2 ...
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Configure the “Remote Desktop” RemoteApp in TSGateway / RDWeb

We have an installation of TS/RDGateway with the RDWeb IIS installed. The "Remote Desktop" tab is also configured, but it lacks an option for "/multimon" but DOES let users configure their ...
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Win2003 share being lost/dropped intermittently on Win7

Several Win 7 64 bit workstations are randomly losing connection to one of our shared drives from a Windows 2003 server. 1) In Windows Explorer for example trying to access \caedc1\Macshare results ...
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How to get version of installed Windows if i'm in Recovery Console?

I have an image of server HDD that have some version of Windows 2008 R2 installed. It's in reboot loop, so i need to use "repair install" on it to regain functionality. Unfortunately, i don't know ...
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Setting NFS Domain name on Windows 2012 NFS Server

I have a Windows 2012 NFS server setup to use my AD domain as an authentication source. My domain is ad.example.com with a NetBIOS name of AD. My linux machines have idmapd configured to use ...
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set up apache http server in windows as proxy to access another domain

I know this should be very basic and simple in theory, but I need to complete this task, I'm new to this and for some reason I can't find a suitable example that works for me. I am running apache 2.2 ...
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Windows 8 wifi problems with certain WAPs?

There seems to be a problem with Windows 8 wifi drivers working with specific WAPs. I have a Windows 8 ultrabook that works famously on my wifi network at home. When I take it to work (yeah we're ...
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RRAS PPTP VPN Connected but not get ping my local LAN

Two days back i had configure RRAS VPN server on Windows server 2008 Std R2 with two (LAN (192.168.100.173 with 255.255.255.0 subnet, without gateway,no DNS -- only ip Address was there) / WAN ...
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Windows Network and Installing Applications to SourceServer directory

I have been asked to help with a school's network, specifically installing applications across workstations, but I am not sure how their current scheme works. On the main server, there is an 'Apps' ...
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Can Onedrive be linked to a server based home directory?

At the school I work at we currently give every user a mapped drive to their home folder on the file server, all controlled through Active Directory. We also have a heap of users using iPads, which ...
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whats the general process for using a smart card in truecrypt?

I'm a little confused with how to deploy truecrypt our environment I purchased a few smartcards (ACOS5) that are supposedly compatible with truecrypt however i'm unable to make it all work due to ...
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How to index document files in NAS storage?

I'm currently developing an application that have to index document files (.pdf and .doc) which are in NAS storage. After that I want to query them over the application. My customer does not want to ...
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Is there a way to disable throttling on AppFabric

AppFabric has a concept called 'throttling': When physical memory becomes low on a Windows Server AppFabric cache host, the cache host can enter a state called throttling. The cache cluster will ...
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Can I make Windows 7 process the IPsec INITIAL-CONTACT message?

Windows 7 seems to ignore the IPsec INITIAL-CONTACT notification described in RFC 2407. Is there a setting to make it process the message? When Windows receives the notification, it should delete its ...
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Monitor trap is received from agent

I have an agent that monitors windows event log and looks for service up/down messages, and sends these messages as trap to zenoss. The agent is set to be run in windows scheduler. The agent is ...
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Linux: serial port forwarding via RDP to Windows machine

I'm trying to redirect serial device on /dev/ttyUSB0 to RDP session with Windows (XP or server 2003) through FreeRDP or rdesktop. Like this for example: xfrerdp /a:serial,COM3,/dev/ttyUSB0 /v:server ...
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Can lighttpd be configured to spawn it's own instances of PHP on Windows7?

Currently, this is how I start PHP and lighttpd and it works fine: start /b php-cgi -c .\php-debug.ini -b 127.0.0.1:521 start /b LightTPD.exe Once and awhile PHP crashes and I get 503 errors ...
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How to slow down ftp upload on windows 7

I have an application that uses ftp on windows 7 or 8 and it fails trying to upload a file (time out, server sends back RST packets so it's definitely the server that's unhappy) to a specific server. ...
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Windows 7 & Windows 8 VPN Client for Netgear FVS318

The Netgear FVS318 Reference Guide (ftp://downloads.netgear.com/files/FVS318v11_Refguide.pdf) states: The PC must have a VPN client program that supports IPSec. NETGEAR recommends and supports the ...
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IE: Cannot disable Settings button under Browsing history via group policy

Windows XP Pro SP3, IE8 (8.0.6001.18702), within local gpedit.msc I did the below: User Config/Admin Temp/Windows Comp/IE enabled: disable changing temporary internet file settings User ...
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ACL mask assigned when a group member creates files/directories on a Samba server from Windows effectively make them read-only

Home directories are shared by Samba running on CentOS 6.3 with the following configuration: [homes] comment = Home Directories read only = No inherit acls = Yes ...
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Securing iis 8 nt permissions

I have an win2012/IIS 8 webserver which I am trying to secure. I want to isolate each site/user to their own folder as best as possible. I have moved the websites to "c:\sites\mysiteA\", ...
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SQL Server 2005 on Windows 7 along with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition

I've installed SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition in my Win 7 notebook. The Express Edition doesn't have SQL Profiler enabled. Thus it's hard for me to debug my SQL 2005 applications. I have a ...
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Windows file compare (FC) spurious differences

I'm getting differences like this: a.txt Betty Davis Cathy Edwards b.txt Betty Davis Cathy Edwards There are only two lines listed in the diff (which doesn't ...
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csvde doesn't import users

I have a small problem as I'm a server manager beginner, I installed a Domain Controller on my Windows Server 2008, and I created three OUs, now I'm trying to add users to each OU via csvde command, ...
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SharePoint Online Office Map

I'm setting up an assets list in SharePoint Online with all the information for Computers, Monitors, Phones, and other things. What I would like to do is add a Room number that links to the office ...
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Disabling all write (cd burning) permissions for a specific group of users on all CD/DVD drives mounted in Windows XP Pro SP3

I want all users within 'Restricted' user group (Windows XP Professional SP3) to be able to read from CDs/DVDs they insert. I don't want these users to be able to burn any CDs/DVDs using CDRW/DVDRW ...
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Outlook Internet Security Warning with UCC w/ Subject Alternative Names

I installed a certificate on the mail server with Subject Alternative Names. Thunderbird does not throw any warnings but when an Outlook 2007 client connects, it throws a warning titled, "Internet ...
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Prioritize One Network Share Over Another And/Or Cap Network Share Traffic? (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise)

One of my fileservers is a hyper v VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The NIC in the VM maps to a 1 GB NIC on the host that is dedicated just to this VM. I have two shares on the file ...
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Script Error on viewing report in Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer

I installed a copy of Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.2 on my Windows XP (SP2) machine, using an administrator account connected to our domain. Then I ran a scan on the machine itself to ...
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processor queue length high iis server .net windows intel

I have a 2 core server (2 x 2.66 GHZ INTEL Xeon) w/ 8 GM Ram and 50 GB 15,000 RPM HDD space. This is a VM running w/ VM ware and is running Microsoft Server 2008R2. We have had some performance issues ...
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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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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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AP Clients not pingable from outside

Here's a rough scheme of my network: - http://i.stack.imgur.com/zrlJJ.png The network is divided into VLANs. The linksys device is connected to a VLAN20 access port. Clients 4, 3, 2 ping the rest of ...
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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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Securing using SSL multiple web servers behind a single IP address

Background We have number of web servers serving services and pages behind a single IP address we want to use SSL to secure the connection from the clients to those servers. We access the web ...
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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 <% ...