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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 ...
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Duplicate current powershell session in a new window

Is it possible to duplicate a powershell session in a new window? I often find that I've created environment variables, activated a specific python virtualenvironment, defined one-off functions, ...
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How to reacreate the EFI partiton and mirror and existing system partition of an GPT disk?

I have the following setup (very well possible that this is no good practice but it is the given situation): There were 2 x 3TB dynamic GPT disks in a Windows server, Disk0 with EFI (~200 MB), System ...
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Accessing a web site externally published through TMG from the internal network

I have a TMG2010 instance with 3 internal networks and 2 external networks (all on separate network cards). I have published Outlook Web Access via TMG using one of the external addresses. I want to ...
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windows 7 cant open files from osx mavericks server

I have recently setup OSX Server (on Mavericks) with an external harddrive. I have setup users and groups and created two sharepoints (public (on the internal drive), work (on the external)). Last ...
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iptables on Linux router does not forward DHCP between two LANs

I have an internal network as follows: A Linux system that serves as router, using iptables, with two network cards A client machine A DHCP Server The Router's eth1 is on the same LAN as the ...
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Install PHP PEAR on Windows non-interactively specifying target install directory

I want to install PHP PEAR on Windows non-interactively. If I just download http://pear.php.net/install-pear-nozlib.phar and run it like this: php install-pear-nozlib.phar It gets installed into ...
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WebDAV and Windows 7, no write access

I have configured my Apache 2.4.10 with WebDAV: DavLockDB "/etc/httpd/var/DavLock" Alias /public "/srv/webdav/public" <Directory "/srv/webdav/public"> Dav On AllowOverride None Options ...
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Allow users to log on to computers in a domain

I work for a company we are on a domain. At the minute we have 8 meeting rooms and in those meeting rooms there is 8 mini pcs. At the moment the only people that are allowed to log on to this pc are ...
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local short host name resolution: DNS/BIND vs. netbios vs. Windows

Short question: how can I ping by short hostname from Windows when DNS is correct? Protracted exposition: On Hold I've been instructed to address other things since this began, so I haven't gotten ...
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Windows Performance Monitor fails to record <All Instances> of selected Process counters, and just records _Total

I'm attempting to configure a DataCollector set of counters, and would like to (and do) select Process\% Processor Time\<All instances>. However, the resultant perfmon data counter collected is ...
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Can't make confluence run on port 80 with Windows Server 2012 R2

I am trying to get Confluence to run on port 80 using Windows Server 2012 R2. It's not working even after reinstalling it on port 8090. But the default works great locally. netstat -abn yields nothing ...
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Moving AppData to a new share: best practice for moving data

My company uses folder redirection to store the AppData folder on a network share. I will be moving the AppData to a new share and I was wondering about the automatic data transfering feature of the ...
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Multiple domains within a school network environment

The work placement I am currently at has two domains a old one and a new one. The new one is pointed to our frog server which hosts our website on our internal network and we have a osx server which ...
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Compacting VHD disk images when they are dynamic

I have a Hyper-V server running on WS2012. I have a Windows 7 running as a dynamic disk. I delete files and more from within to attempt to save disk space and reduce the size. However, the size does ...
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SSH like, simple vpn for Win2012 -> 2012 for SQL Log shipping?

On linux, you can fire up a quick and dirty port redirection via ssh, and do scp etc. One or two commands on each side, and you are cooking. Chron job to check it is up and restart it if nec. E.g. ...
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Having Windows Server ISO file and key how install it as a VM on top of Windows Azure VM OS and open its RDP port?

I Windows Server 2012 R2 ISO file and key. It seems to have unlimited RDP connections allowed (Azure default Windows Server OS provides only 2). how (in as small amount of new software installments as ...
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TCP [RST,ACK] ignored

I have a Windows 2008 server and an application that connects over Internet to it. From time to time I see that I receive a TCP [RST, ACK] that is ignored by my application. Using TCPViewer I still ...
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Failing drive in RAID10 array; which degraded state will be least punishing on performance?

Running on LSi 9260-16i, with 16 SAS drives (Seagate Savvio 15k.2). One drive is getting media read errors, so we're going to RMA it out. Which of these is the least performance destroying option in ...
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Windows 7 image should fit on USB flash drive, but imagex says “There is not enough space on the disk.”

Using this Microsoft Technet guide I'm trying to capture my windows 7 image for future workstations and have an issue that I don't understand. When booted into Windows PE after prepping the image as ...
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windows VM with vshpere - not accessible

All, Am relatively new to virtualisation. I have multiple ESXi hosts that were being managed by vSphere clients running on windows VM on one of the host itself. Accidently I changed the setting of ...
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service stuck at pending start

The thing is, i have a third-party application, that, somehow, in its service form, works properly only with the 'standard' name, the one with which it installs itself. Would i create my custom own ...
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Local storage for Server 2012 file share under ESXi

I have an ESXi 5.5 server with two local disks, one is 300GB and the other is 2TB. The configuration is for a small organization that will have two Windows 2012 servers - one Domain Controller and the ...
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Windows 2012 r2 mirroring is not available

I have two disks that are a little bit larger than 2TB. During Windows installation i selected the whole unpartitioned disk to install Windows to. After the setup realized that installer created one ...
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How do I check network buffer queue size?

I'm currently trying to investigate how queue size varies affect throughput in network. Hence, I've tried googling around but to no avail. Hopefully someone here could shed some light on me. How do ...
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How can I see the windows computer name for an ec2 instance without logging in via RDP?

It seems like this should be straightforward, but I don't see it in the console nor did I notice anything in "describe-instances" for it. Given some alert e-mails are getting tied to the machine name ...
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EFS - how to disallow encrypted files on network share?

I have two servers, both on domain, both Windows Server 2008 R2, to my eye almost identically configured. Server1 allows to copy encrypted files to his network shares, Server2 gives error when trying ...
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Strange Windows Server 2003 File Permissions

I ran Somarsoft Dumpsec against a Windows 2003 server for file permissions. Instead of see all "R"s, "X"s, and "ALL"s for file permissions, I see an occasional "dx00010156". Does anyone know what ...
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Exchange 2007 - Unable to Start Information Store - Error IMAIL_E_CODE_PAGE_CONVERSION

We're currently having an issue with an Exchange server (running 2007) where we cannot start the Information Store server. No new updates or programs have been installed. Currently the server is ...
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How can I generate a list of the security groups a set of users belong to?

I have been asked to generate a list of the security groups (so specifically not the distribution groups) that a list of approximately 50 users belong to. I have a list of users, users.txt that ...
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Unnecessary Certificate Authority in Domain

I have an organization with a file server that is a secondary domain controller(2003 R2), an Exchange server(2008 R2), and a primary domain controller(2008 R2). We also have what used to be the ...
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Disable Windows Share Without Administrator Access

We have a folder on a windows server shared to provide access to an important application. When the application is being updated we (DBAs) change the permissions on the share to deny all access to it ...
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How I would start correct the Windows SharePoint Services Administration service?

First of all I have 2 virtual machines, one for the Active Directory and the other one for SP Server and SQL server together. I've come across a handful of posts regarding KB934525 for Windows ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Hide libraries in file explorer

I am searching for a solution to hide the libraries in File Explorer for Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS. I read a lot of posts about this. It should be possible with registry keys. ...
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Change user password on other domain command line

I'd like to change user's password using cmd.exe on domain account. I tried net user user_name * /domain but it doesn't work, because my user is on another domain. How can I specify, to which ...
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Upgrade Windows Server and preserve UNC paths?

We have a Win2003 file server that is the heart of the org. Lots of UNC paths point to it. Drive letter mappings need to stay stable. How can we abstract the UNC path, in such a way that we can move ...
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Solution to rewrite path on old software to prevent write permission inside %programfiles%

I'm looking for a solution to rewrite specific path an old software use inside it's own folder, in %programfiles%. Old software saving it's data in it's own folder require editing permission ...
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Forward NTLM authentication to corporate proxy from local proxy server

I have a Python script which is supposed to access various web API's from our server out through to the internet. The issue is that Python support from what I've seen is quite poor when it comes to ...
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Cannot start Virtual Machine

I am trying to setup a Virtual Server using the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V but each time, when I click start, after creating the Server, I get an error: An error occurred while attempting to start ...
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What is the extra data specified in a DNS entry called?

A Windows DNS server can have extra data specified in it's DNS entry to alert certain machines of the location of specific types of servers...for instance an entry might have a some of this data that ...
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Scheduled Task Naming Conventions? [closed]

I would like to hear of examples of a naming convention for Scheduled Tasks in Windows, along with rationale. Thanks.
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What software can I use to create a private network between Windows Server 2012 boxes regardless of physical location?

I have several Windows Server 2012 dedicated servers with static ip addresses. I am wondering if it's possible to create a secure private network for these machines using software only. The machines ...
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Apply gpo only on one OU

How can you create a GPO for only one Organizational Unit ? The GPO I want to create is pretty simple, it just set the minimal password length. Given that I don't want all the users to have the same ...
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Give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -Prohibit SendQuota and -IssueWarning in Exchange 2010

Is it possible to give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -ProhibitSendQuota and -IssueWarning parameters on every mailbox on Exchange server 2010 without giving ...
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Apache, SERVER_NAME overridden by HTTP_HOST

I'm using Apache/2.4.10 (Win32) and I have a question about the relation between SERVER_NAME and HTTP_HOST. I have noticed a strange(at least I think) behavior of apache, inside my httpd.conf I have: ...
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Add a command into an existent remote console application

I manage to open a console application in a remote computer by using PSTools using PsExec.exe. C:\PsExec.exe -i 2 -s -d \128.168.500.500 -u username -p password "D:\myApp.exe" That will open a ...
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Execute a git pull on a remote windows server [closed]

I'm trying to remotely execute a git pull on a Windows server via New-PSSession powershell script. Most git commands like status and help, but when I execute a pull command it just hangs and I confirm ...
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Samba share on AIX. Access from Windows machines only seeing files on primary IP address.

Dealing with an issue that at first I thought was server side (hence posting here) but now I am less sure. We have a Samba share presented from an AIX server. Windows machines can access just fine ...
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How to change password complexity for mailbox in exchange 2013

I find the default password policy in exchange pretty weak (only 6 char.). Is there a way to change this password policy ? e.g. : Minimum 1 cap, Minimum 8 letters. Thank you !
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Quit remote process and start it later

I have a console application running remotely in multiple computers. I was wondering if there's any way to quit from it remotely and then start it again. I saw the use of taskkill to quit the ...