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Get-ADGroupMember $Group fails when $Group contains principals from other domains

I've noticed that when I use Powershell to get the group membership of an Active Directory domain security group, the Powershell cmdlet Get-ADGroupMember $Group fails with the error message: PS C:\&...
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List a server's available WMI Performance data classes

How can I get a list of all WMI performance counters classes on a given server, to use in scripts for monitoring purposes. I know one can use the performance monitor, but the classes displayed don't ...
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DEP acting differently on different servers

We have 2 different servers running Windows 2012r2 that are configured the same (as far as I can tell.) On one DEP is turned on and our app is added to the list of exclusions and it works fine. One ...
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how do I add the same 3 characters to all of the file names in a directory with powershell -not as a prefix

I want to add 3 characters eg "-94" to the end of a file name to all of the files in a wordperfect directory. There are many directories with different years and I will be doing the same with each ...
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Server 2012 Essential Disconnected From Domain Controller(itself)

Running a Health Report on my 2012 Essentials server reports a critical error of: After the password change, the server running Windows Server Essentials has not received a heartbeat from the ...
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how to create a folder on desktop everytime a new user is created?

How can I configure the system so that whenever I create a new user, and automatically available on her/his desktop a directory called "project"?. Is there something related to C:\Users\Default??
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Windows Logon Events Description

Is there like any portal/site where I can refer to for the detailed description for WEV logins? Eg. 4625 An account failed to log on, 4723 An attempt was made to change an account's password and 4741 ...
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Windows machine can't resolve newly added DNS name from CentOS named server but can resolve others

OK, I am going to try and explain this as best and easiest as I can. I have a CentOS 6 machine (named SRV3) running as a DNS server for all of our domains. This is working fine. I have another ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 network speed to computer is limited to ~30mbps

We have recently installed Windows Server 2012 R2 in our school. I noticed, that bandwidth to one client is somehow limited to around 30mbps. This server is gateway to internet. When we had UNIX ...
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Wine + PsExec fail with Path not found

I'm trying to use PsExec with Unix distro. I use Wine with the command: wine PsExec.exe \\192.168.70.151 -u admin -p Pa55w@rd= dir Tried too: wine PsExec.exe \\\\\\\\192.168.70.151 -u admin -p ...
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Windows security event log showing lot of firewall rule changed alert

n my server i am getting lot of event id 4946. A change has been made to Windows Firewall exception list. A rule was added. i am getting this alert every day. can you help me to reslove this. Regards,...
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Microsoft Access Database drivers on server

I'm really in need of assistance with this issue, ive been trying for days. I have an access database which i'm trying to query via PHP - i have come to this forum because after reading many posts and ...
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IIS Performance Issues with Flat Files (html, css, js)

We're running an Windows 2012R2 VM with IIS 8.5 with the purpose of serving out flat files, no ASP.NET or other dynamic content is in use. The server is configured to map 5 sites to the same IP & ...
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Centos grub bootloader missing after installing windows 10 [closed]

I first installed CentOS 7 on my laptop, 2nd I installed Windows 10 in same hard disk with different partition, but I couldn't get my Centos 7 info in windows boot loader. I tried easyBCD tool to get ...
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Restricting access to \\127.0.0.1\c$ on Windows

In an enterprise environment, you usually have several locked down Windows servers (either Windows servers/Terminal server directly, or through Citrix) where the user is logged in directly into a full ...
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What does 'Log on as a Service' actually mean?

I am building Group Policy for a new domain that we are migrating to. In our current environment the settings Log on as a Service is set at the Server OU level - which has about a hundred Service ...
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Suggestions For IT Staff Delegation

looking for some suggestions or tips on how to setup our IT admins with delegation and server access. I started at a new organization and saw that every IT staff member is a domain admin. Looks like ...
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Where does Credential Manager store credentials on the file system?

I want to clear a users stored credentials on a remote machine. Without having to have the user login and open the Cred manager GUI or run CMDKEY with them logged in. Is there a place on the file ...
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Log file in Topbeat

I am new to Elasticsearch and Topbeat tools. When I start the topbeat service and look through my browser by typing localhost:9200/topbeat-*/_search?pretty, I get data about my system. But I want ...
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Setting the system date to a day in the past on Windows 2012

I have an business application that uses the system date for all of it's date processing. We need to be able to fix the date to a particular date, and at midnight, reset the date back to this fixed ...
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Getting NIC speed from Powershell on Win2008 R2 Server

I am trying to get the NIC speed via Powershell on some of my servers. For my lab server I know there is a 1GB NIC in there. However, when I do this via Powershell I get the below weird number: Get-...
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Standard user login to Bitvise SSH server not working

I have a Windows 2008 R2 box with Bitvise SSH Server 6.47 running. The Windows box is stand alone. It is not part of a domain. My issue is that Bitvise will not allow a "Standard user" to login via ...
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Setting up headless windows NVIDIA machines

We have some headless Windows 7 machines in a datacenter. We use them to run unattended tests of a 3d graphics application (similar to a game). We have trouble running the machines at 4k resolution ...
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Secure Administration AD Domain

I have a project to securize my Active Directory infrastructure. To do that, one of my colleague told me about the possibility to create another AD domain in the forrest just for administration. That ...
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Storage Pool Keeps Disconnecting After Reboot on Hyper-V

I have a File Server installed on Hyper-V with Windows Server Datacenter 2012. I created a Storage Pool in the Hyper-V Session. When I reboot the host, the server hyper-V session is in saved status. ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand - role not actually being removed

This is for learning purposes: I'm running a Server r2 machine and I'm trying to remove feature WINS. I run uninstall-windowsfeature WINS -restart -remove, I then restart, and then run get-...
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JSON Parse Error in Windows Sensu Client Powershell Setup Script - unexpected character at line 1, column 1

I am creating a install script for Sensu on Windows and am getting this error upon starting the service: { "timestamp": "2016-04-14T23:05:45.043371+0100", "level": "warn", "message": "config ...
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How do you reset the default “IP Security Policies on Active Directory” back to their factory settings?

How do you reset the default "IP Security Policies on Active Directory" back to their factory settings?
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Is using the “IP Security Policies on Active Directory” settings in Group Policy a best practice?

Is using the "IP Security Policies on Active Directory" settings in Group Policy a best practice? I recently created a new GPO and assigned the "Server (Request Security)" policy. Almost instantly I ...
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How to determine sysprep status

I have a requirement to be able to determine how far Windows is through a sysprep sequence. After running sysprep /generalize we are creating an image of the OS which is then being used to create ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand issue with powershell - Pulling roles/features from remote share

This is for learning/lab purposes. -Two 2012 R2 servers. Server 1 is Standard GUI and server 2 is Server core. -Server 1 is updated, Server 2 is not updated at all with any windows updates -Workgroup ...
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WMI Remote “Access Denied”

I can no longer remote access WMI on anything in my environment (10/8.1/XP/7 workstations). Here some specifics: 1) I am a Domain Admin and "MRT" is my user and password "mmmmn". 2) Since this ...
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How to Uninstall Shibbolet 2.5 from Windows

I'm attempting to uninstall shibboleth-sp-2.5.6.0-win64.msi from my Window 10 (same problem on Windows Server 2012). It gets stuck with the message "Please wait while the Setup Wizard removes ...
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Script to unlock and lock monitoring screens remotely

We have several Windows 7 machines that are used for monitoring screens on the wall (one machine per monitor). We have to log these in every morning and lock them over night. This is a tedious ...
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Extracting GPO through Commandline/Powershell

Im writing a script through powershell and i would like to extract the whole local policies. I understand that secedit will exttract the Account policies only, and the only way to do this is via going ...
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SSD Server with trim enabled

I have a Windows Server (but I think this problem may apply to any UNIX server too) running using SSD. I have Kingston UV300 SSD and they allow TRIM. I also checked and my Windows is running with TRIM ...
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Can't log in to the DC remotely as Admin

I need some assistance ASAP my old IT Manager who got fire mess up our DC. Now I can' login to DC remotely as Administrator. Non of the 5 Windows servers that I have. This is the error message " To ...
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Cannot set DSCP on Windows 10 Pro via group policy

Setting 'policy based QoS' on Windows 10 does not apply the DSCP value to outgoing traffic. I want to be able to set the value of DSCP traffic for certain processes. Using gpedit.msc group policy ...
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windows 2012 r2 guest OS cluster in SUSE KVM environment steps

We are trying to configure the windows 2012 R2 guest OS cluster in SUSE KVM environment we are getting message no disk were found on which server we need to perform cluster validation test. As we ...
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Centralize the update of Internet Root Certificates

I would like the client machines in my organization to update the Root Certificates from a centralized location INSIDE the organization. This used to work with WSUS, but Microsoft left this way aside ...
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windows event log forwarding permission

I am trying to set up an event log collector server in a Domain. I flowed the steps described here: http://zenshaze.com/wp/?p=57 I have added the NETWORK SERVICE to the Event Log Readers group to ...
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Best Practices for AD DS Backup and Recovery?

So Microsoft claims that "you cannot use a network shared folder as a backup target for a system state backup", but I've seen plenty of posts where people indicate that they are able to do this from a ...
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Windows 7 Outbound PPTP Connections

I have various locations that I connect to using Windows 7 PPTP outbound connections. I'm able to make any 2 connections, but the third connection fails. I was wondering if anyone knew of a registry ...
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windows can't find ADDC

so my problem is this I have 3 servers: Server A: running ubuntu 14.04 with openldap and samba Server B: running ubuntu 14.04 with bind9 and dhcp (dns server) Server C: client windows 2008 Server ...
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Windows 10 RDP Connection doesn't show credentials dialog

I can't seem to find anything about this anywhere. I'm using Windows 10 (not Insider Preview), and have the latest updates. Whenever I attempt to remotely connect to any server using RDP, I see the ...
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Windows event log export - how to get general description?

I am exporting windows Application event logs to XML from one of my servers for offline analysis. I am able to do this...but when I do, I lose the "General" description information. Here is an example ...
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Cannot upgrade windows server 2012 core to GUI

Before I start I want to apologize if my english isn't 100% correct since it's not my main language.| So, here is my problem: I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 server with the GUI removed. Including ...
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Windows 2012: Managing Local Users with a Domain Admin Account

I have two machines with Windows 2012 r2. In one, under Computer Management->System Tools I see a "Local Users and Groups" submenu. In the other, I do not see it. How can two different machines in the ...
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Windows Server 2012 Local Master User

I have a local user on my Windows 2012 machine called "Master". The description of this user is "Built-in account for administering the computer/domain". I haven't found any information about this ...
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This task requires that the user account specified has Log on as batch job rights

I have created a basic task under our windows server 2008 r2 Task Scheduler.but when I try saving the task I got the following error:- This task requires that the user account specified has Log on as ...