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Migrating A standalone (no AD) Windows 2008 32bit To 2008 64bit [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 Standard 32 bit server running for the sole task of code signing. I need to "upgrade" it to Windows 2008 R2 64 bit. I understand there is no direct upgrade path from 32 to 64 ...
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Can't access shared folder in Windows Server 2012

So I configured a brand new virtual machine on a server running ESXi 6 and installed Windows Server 2012. I have added Active Directory and DNS roles. I also created a shared folder, but I can't seem ...
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How to convert physical server to Azure VM

I am running Windows 2008 R2 on physical server (Dell Machine). Now I want to convert the physical server to Azure VM. I have tried with disk2vhd utility but I am getting the below error while ...
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Connecting Windows iSCSI initiator to Centos iSCSI target

Goal: To have my Linux VPS serve as an iSCSI disk for a Windows Why: Management of the storage space on a Linux box and to reduce cost of licensing. OS: Centos 6 (Target) Windows Server 2012 ...
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IIS 7.5 and above - enable schannel cipher DHE_RSA_AES_128_GCM following patch KB2992611 - Is this safe?

I recently became aware that following the release of patch KB2992611 in November, Microsoft made available four new cipher suites for schannel (and thus IIS); TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 ...
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Unstick a reboot when PsKill doesn't work

I tried to remote into a server today and got stuck during login. So I tried to reboot with: shutdown -r -m \\computername -t 10 -f And nothing seemed to happen. So I tried it again and got: ...
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Accessing client's custom performance counters

I would like to access client's custom performance counters in SCCM, is there any built-in functionality that would let me do that, if not, are there other some ways?
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How to deny directory listing on C:\Windows?

I created a special user who should never be able to CD into several system directories like program files, Windows directory, etc. Whilte I can use icacls to setup the permissions on most of them, I ...
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using icacls to copy a specifc user's folder permissions and apply them to another

Let me preface this with that I know the 'right way' to do this is with security permissions, but for curiosity's sake, let's take this scenario: user1 and user2 are part of the same security group ...
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Why Add button in EFS doesn't exists?

I am trying to enable EFS on a folder and add some others users to access it too. but the Add button doesn't exist on the place it should be. I want to know what is the reason for that ?
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Determine hostname of Windows system on network

I need to determine the hostname of a remote Windows system. Typical DNS-based methods don't work in my situation. ping -a 1.1.1.1 nslookup 1.1.1.1 nbtstat -a -n 1.1.1.1 Ideally, to determine what ...
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Event id 4227 tcp/ip warnings on Windows 7

We're deploying a new image out to the field, and we're seeing tcp/ip event id 4227 warnings periodically throughout the day (1-3 a day). The event message reads as follows: TCP/IP failed to ...
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Windows Domain Controller Authentication Logon Logging and Forensics

This question does not take Windows Server 2003 and older OSes into consideration. I know that for local logon (event ID 4624) also the logon type is logged (interactive, remote, etc.). Is there a ...
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Execute bat file via php on a local network to run on any PC connected

I have a web app which runs on a local server (XAMPP)...its on a computer (PC1) which serve as a server..other computers are connected to the same wireless network and can run the web app also from ...
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Run php exec function to stop windows services

I have written a web program in php that needs to stop a windows service and start's it when run like this: exec('net stop spooler'); //to stop printer spooler exec('net start spooler'); //to start ...
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How to enable “persistent mode” in Windows failover cluster manager 2012?

In Windows Server 2008 R2 there was a checkbox named "Enable persistent mode" on a General tab in the Properties of a cluster resource. In Windows Server 2012 that seems to have disappeared. My ...
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enable ip forward with specific port

I have two servers the first one under Linux (Amazon Linux) server with two network card eth0 (IP 1.1.1.1), and eth1 (IP 2.2.2.2), and the second one under Windows server 2008 R2 (IP 3.3.3.3 install ...
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Setup directory links in user SFTP root directory with copSSH on Windows

I'm trying to configure copSSH to allow a specific user to access several folders on the C drive. However, if I create simple directory symlinks (using mklink /d), then the SFTP clinet can't get into ...
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Windows File Shares inside an Organisation [closed]

I came across to a security weakness that potentially can put information at risk in my organisation. Whenever I access other's computer in the network through the command: \\192.168.20.4\c$ I ...
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CentOS 7 doesn't recognize new Active Directory accounts/settings

I joined a CentOS 7 system to a Windows domain by syncing the time with the DC and running realm join --user=admin@mydomain.local mydomain.local. This allowed me to authenticate my login to the CentOS ...
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options for storing relatively large amount of data [closed]

I'm currently doing a bit of research for a multinational company, as part of my thesis. Truth be told, I'm more of a software/programmer kind of guy, so I'm not quite in my element here. My question ...
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How can we insert multiple keys into a registry folder without using 3rd party tools?

To insert multiple keys into a registry folder (e.g. Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\....\....), I basically have to manually right click → New → Key for each key. This can get annoying and ...
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Prints sent to redirected remote desktop printers do not print

I have an HP Photosmart 7510 printer attached to my workstation (Windows 8.1 x64) that is functioning properly. I RDP into a 2012 R2 x64 server and print a simple string from notepad.exe to the ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 Backup

We have deployed Windows Server 2012R2, which by using the Windows Server Backup was backup on the drives connected from SAN. SAN disks connected through multiple paths using Windows Multipath-IO. ...
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NTP can't synchronise

Okay so I tried syncing a windows clients clock to the ubuntu ntp server i just set up, but it gets a time out, when trying. So I went on the ubuntu server and looked at syslog: Apr 10 13:15:01 ...
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PowerShell - How to activate Windows CAPI2 Eventlog?

I want to activate the CAPI2 (microsoft/windows/capi2) Eventlog with PowerShell. How can I activate the CAPI2 Eventlog? I do not have a solution with PowerShell. But I´m sure there is a solution with ...
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Freeradius TLS cetificate(win 7 and previous)

I'm configuring FreeRADIUS 2.2.6. I use TLS because TTLS is not supported by windows 7. With Windows 8.1 the WiFi connection works very well without installing certificate With Windows 7 and ...
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How to dump process in Windows Server 2008

I want to dump memory of windows process using just command line and without 3rd party tools. Is that possible if we assume that all necessary privileges aquired. Maybe it is possible to do using ...
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How to run services under local service accounts on domain controllers

I changed the user under which the WinRM service runs on one of my DCs. I'm trying to change it back to Network Service but as a DC doesn't have local accounts available, the only location I can ...
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Multiple Print Queues for 1 printer

I have a large amount of network printers that were setup with ridiculous names that mean nothing. Since our users are very hesistant to change, I'd like to create a second print queue for each ...
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Getting Group Policy identifier in PowerShell

Some of our computers have a random "local group policy" being set that forces them to check a nonexistent intranet server for Windows Updates instead of using WU over the internet as they should. ...
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Duplicated domain admin user profile?

Our domain admin logon on PCs or Servers used to have only one profile located on c:\users\administrator Somehow, now we got a duplicated profile called c:\users\administrator.domain Does ...
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How do I connect multiple subnets together?

I am not a networks expert, I have a basic knowledge of networking. In my workplace I have 3 dsl routers with different subnets (192.168.0.0, 192.168.1.0, 192.168.2.0). They are connected to a ...
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rsync windows active directory deployment

Is there any tool that let me do a massive rsync installation through Active Directory for windows machines??, I was searching but i do not find anything... until now. I am looking for something like ...
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Win 8.1 WDS deployment - Computer DNS Name Incorrect after image process

I imaged a computer using WDS services. We have created an ImageUnattend file to answer all the necessary info. The Image process finishes, the computer has joined our domain "KATYISD.ORG". I can ...
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Best practices for time syncing a WS2012R2 domain controller that is a Hyper-V virtual machine?

What are generally the best practices for keeping time in a WS2012R2 domain controller? Right now I have left it as installation and honestly, there is no problem ("If it aint broke, don't fix it") ...
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Windows: serveraid m5000 raid status

I have 4 ibm x3650 m3 servers with ServeRAID-M5000 and windows 2012 r2 onboard. I'm using check_mk plugin to monitor controller, which runs megacli.exe -LDInfo -Lall -aALL -NoLog which returns No ...
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Is there a way to get Project Spartan on Windows 10 via offline update? [closed]

As the title states, I'm trying to get the latest build for Windows 10 technical preview so I can evaluate our internal web sites with Spartan. Apparently the latest build (10049) is not available as ...
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Windows: application has rights to folder to which user that run it does not

I am developing desktop application for Windows and I was wondering if it is possible to configure folder permissions in such way that following scenario would work: Non-admin user runs my ...
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How to Redirect URL Page to another URL

Good Day, When a user enters http://test.com on the browser I would like him redirected to my site published on our server. I already knew that I can change it in the hosts file of devices connected ...
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Replace external Bind DNS with Windows DNS without downtime

Scenario: Were adding a 2nd link from our ISP to our network. We newly acquired our own IP block from RIPE In the same stride, we plan to replace our external BIND DNS servers with windows DNS ...
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Is it possible to access 64 bit machine from 32 bit machine? [closed]

Is it possible to access and work on 64 bit windows/linux machine from 32 bit windows machine?
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Access denied when installing software from network storage on domain computer

When attempting to install software (from network storage) on a domain joined computer two prompts show up asking for user credential. One is asking for Administrator account to install software and ...
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Managing power options

For various reasons, we want our clients' computers to not sleep when on AC. We have been running the following script with moderate success: powercfg /change standby-timeout-ac 0 However, the ...
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MySQL ODBC DSN ignoring IP address of server - Windows 7

I'm trying to create an ODBC connection to a MySQL server on my network. I can create the DSN but when I click test I get an error (HY000) Access denied for user user@localhost despite the fact that I ...
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localhost as computer name

When you set up Windows it requires a computer name, something like Steven-PC. This is the equivalent to hostname on Linux. I noticed that Fedora Linux uses localhost as the default hostname. Would ...
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Installing Elastic Search 1.5 on Server 2012 R2

On the ELK stack I am getting stuck on the ES Installation page. It's pretty much stuck here: [2015-04-06 15:30:21,240][INFO ][node ] [Khoryphos ] started Pretty much doesn't move after.
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CIFS mount: Linux read permission denied unless Mac file is created in shared folder

I apologize for the complicated description of this problem. I have a CentOS 7 machine that mounts a shared folder (CIFS) from a Windows server. The same folder is mounted by various Windows 7 ...
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Can't find the IP address of external DNS server [closed]

I have installed 2012 R2 and Active Directory. As part of this DNS was installed and is working as expected. My question is where to find the IP address of the external DNS server I'm using. I ...
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Allow domain users to modify local printer settings Windows 7 via Group Policy

I've been scouring the internet for days and thus far have had zero luck in finding a solution. Short Version: I need to allow users to modify their locally installed printers. Specifically, they ...