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Windows firewall, netsh, block all ips from a text file

am using the following scrip to block ip's from a text file into the windows firewall. I'm using windows 2008 R2 @echo off if "%1"=="list" ( netsh advfirewall firewall show rule Blockit | ...
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Windows 20003 R2 Missing mapped drives under ODBC Administrator

when y try to set up a ODBC datasource (MS Access) i cant select the network drive where the mdb file is. the network drive is accesible from My Computer thanks in advance Gonzalo
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pscp alias for current host

Is there any way to send files via pscp using -load profile without specifying host if I have already specified it in profile? I want to specify only source path, destination path and profile without ...
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VPN - local and remote networks IP collision

I have created a VPN connection in Windows using the New Network Connection wizard that comes with Windows. It works without problems in most places, but there is one concrete place where, despite ...
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Can't resolve local IP using remote dns server

I'm trying to do something I thought would be pretty simple. Mapping local.mydomain.com to 192.168.0.1 using my registrar's DNS server.(namecheap.com) I've added an A Record for local with value of ...
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Cannot Add Windows Server 2012 as Member Server to Existing Domain

We have an existing Windows Server 2003 domain and several other computers are on that network (i.e., we have Windows Server 2008 member servers, other Windows Server 2003 member servers, Windows 7 ...
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Can Robocopy be configured to only log the “errors”?

Can Robocopy be configured to only log the “errors”? On a large copy job, I’m really only interested in knowing what files were NOT copied.
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How to clone image and data for VM on Azure?

I'm trying to find a way to clone the image of one VM on Azure. I knew some information about 'sysprep' and Linux system, but those require delete the previous VM. In my case, I don't want to delete ...
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How to make same server IP accessible from multiple interfaces that are not bridged on Windows 2008 R2?

My server have two interfaces (e.g. A, B) that are not bridged. These interfaces have different IP adresses (e.g. 192.168.1.1, 10.0.0.1). These IP addresses are in different subnets. I need to ...
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Determine if C drive has 2 GB of free disk space

I am trying to determine if a target pc has atleast 2 GB of free space. Here is what I have so far: @echo off for /f "usebackq delims== tokens=2" %%x in (`wmic logicaldisk where "DeviceID='C:'" get ...
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Disable IPv6 address autoconfiguration on Windows XP

In Windows Vista and later versions, you can assign a static IPv6 address and the gateway to the interface via a GUI or alternatively with netsh. Addresses can also be statically configured on Windows ...
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Improper output in SSH session on OSX using FreeSSHd on Windows with cygwin bash/sh shell

I am testing out running an SSH server on a local Windows VM. I have installed FreeSSHd and set the command shell to "c:\cygwin\bin\sh --login -i" (bash as well) with "Use new console engine" ...
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Windows File Sharing not working

We have a workstation on our domain that we need to share a printer from, and it's not working. I also set up a shared folder to help with testing. Details: We are on a domain. All operations ...
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How to enable Automatic Logon for a computer in Windows Domain?

I need to setup publicly available computer to perform automatic log on using domain credentials when powering on. When it was not a domain member this option was available on control userpasswords2 ...
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Number of previous logons to cache - is there any way to override the limit of 50?

The goal is to have over 100 users be able to log into an offline machine using their cached domain credentials. Is there any way to override the limit? Do I have any other options for storing ...
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Distributing files to remote windows clients [on hold]

It seemed to be a very simple requirements. I need to distribute files from a central location to remote windows machines. The clients should be in sync with the server and should apply any change at ...
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Windows SBS 2008 - Registering remote VPN users in DNS

Our server runs Windows SBS 2008 and we're utilising Routing and Remote Access for VPN connectivity. Some of our remote VPN users have workstations which are attached to our domain. When these users ...
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How to show the “Home” folder for SSRS 2008 in SQL Management Studio

I just installed SSRS 2008 on a development server and when I connect to it with SQL Management Studio I do not have all of the items in Object Explorer that I had with our SSRS 2005 installation. For ...
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Not getting ping My Local Network Domain xxx.local [on hold]

My Domain OS is Server 2008 r2 with DNS and we have 200 PCs in Different VLANs, Currently my domain PCs Network shows xxx.local(Unauthenticated) also some time DHCP not providing IP address to Client ...
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Use GRUB/GRUB2 to PXE boot OS image

Asked this in stackoverflow but they recommended I post this here: Here is the situation I am in: I currently have a Windows drive that boots XP. The BIOS does not support PXE booting so this is out ...
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Server 2008 R2 > 2012 Migration

I am pretty new to windows server so please bare with me, i am looking to upgrade our current small server from server 2008 rs to windows server 2012 essentials, however we are only using one server ...
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I would like to create a new win 2008 r2 active directory server for a school room [on hold]

I would be glad if you cold help me with a script that adds users from a csv file to AD users and uses the parameters - Firstname - Lastname - Username - Pass - Class(=groupname) and makes a home ...
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Windows redirect outgoing traffic

I need to redirect network traffic in a windows server which is destined to for example 111.111.111.111:100 to 222.222.222.222:100 This would be easy with iptables but cannot find any method how to ...
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Group Policy to Place Shortcut on All Users Desktops

We're looking at using a GPO to put a shortcut to a company web app on all users' desktops. Different users are on different Windows versions, meaning the location varies: c:\documents and ...
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How to Automatically Tust Auto Enrolled Code Signing Certificates

In my organization all developers are setup to be granted a Code signing certificate via Auto Enrollment. Additionally, PowerShell is configured by group policy to require all scripts to be signed. ...
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Migration svn folder to new svn server repository

Here in our company two big departments are getting together. Both have their own svn servers with subversion folder structure and its been created using an application. Now they are coming up with ...
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IIS Sites often goes down and comes up after App Pool recycle

We are hosting about 40 sites in our environment and on a daily basis some sites are going down and after app pool recycle we are able to bring the sites up. We are using .net 4.0 as framework and ...
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IIS Admin Service is disabled

I had installed IIS 5.1 in windows XP and it was working fine. But it stopped working. Then I installed it again. Now i can see it installed in my computer but I still can't go to http://localhost. ...
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How do I know the remaining buffer space?

There is a socket error 10055, meaning "No buffer space available". But what is this buffer space and how do I know, how much of it is still available? At the time I've got this error, the server had ...
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caching proxy server for windows 8

I need to setup a local caching proxy server on windows 8 so I can cache some web contents to both speed up page loads and prevent our low quality internet connection from letting us down every now ...
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prevent domain controller using wpad for windows update

We have a 2012 domain controller in an environment where we are running a web proxy auto discovery (WPAD) setup for client devices, and that proxy server requires authentication. However windows ...
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openssl verify error 7 at 1 depth lookup:certificate signature failure

I have installed OpenVPN server on CentOS. I have two clients - first under CentOS (all works), and trying connect Windows client now. I generated client's certificates with build-key utility. If I ...
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Using Rsync to backup a Windows Share

I have a Windows 7 box that I want to back up to an Ubuntu machine. I have mounted a Windows share on the Ubuntu box (using CIFS/Samba), and I want to use a cron job to rsync what's on the mounted ...
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Lots of FAILURE AUDIT: an account failed to log on entires in Security Log

I have received lots of failure audits on my server. From the log, I have identified the particular machine that is the culprit. How can I identify which process is sending the login request? Do you ...
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Ansible in windows

I have a problem with the implementation of script.sh as me failing to recognize the "ansible-playbook" command. /tmp/vagrant-shell: line 25: ansible-playbook: command not found P.D: Here is the ...
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openvpn rdp networking mystery : can connect HTTP cannot RDP, even with firewall off

I have 2 small networks joined using OpenVpn (routed configuration), lets call them A and B. on A, I have a test web server (IIS, Windows 2008R2 or Windows 2012 depending on test machine), lets call ...
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Windows pptp VPN at startup

I'd like to connect windows pptp client at startup. Is it possible? because I need a vpn link between two windows server and so (because it's a server) I don't want to let a logged user to the ...
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Ideas on replacing Win network shares with something more universally accessed/synced?

I run a Windows workgroup environment of around 25 PCs (plus a couple Androids and a Mac), with files stored on Windows server network shares, mounted as drives. We work with lots of large complex ...
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how to use bitsadmin.exe (Windows) download file from authenticated Jenkins server

I am aware of using following command to download files from Jenkins server if the workspace is anonymous access: bitsadmin.exe /transfer replica /priority FOREGROUND ...
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Apache > 2.2.22 rewrite rule not working?

since yesterday I'm trying to figure out how to fix the following: running phpipam (http://www.phpipam.net/) with WAMP (Windows environment). The problem I am facing is related with RewriteRule ...
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Cannot start ` Secure Socket Tuning Protocol Service`

I tried to start Routing and Remote Access Service but I've got an error says the dependency service or group failed to start then I tried to start Remote Access Connection Manager (one of RRAS's ...
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Windows Failover Cluster - Create Cluster Wizard: error occurred while creating the cluster

I have 2 identical Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which I am trying to setup a failover cluster on. The "Validate a Configuration" passes, but the actual creation process produces an error: An error ...
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pushing files via sftp

A client wants us to push data files to them on a daily basis using SFTP (FTP over SSH). We are a 100% Microsoft shop with no Linux admins on staff. I am looking for recommendations on how to do ...
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ipconfig slow to complete

Does anyone have any idea why ipconfig on Windows XP might take a 10-20 seconds to finish? It’s causing a timeout issue for me in an application.
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sAMAccountName used for logged on users

When RDP'd to a server I'll often find that there are no available sessions as there are users currently logged in. Within our environment we utilise a user privilege management solution which creates ...
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Pin “Run” to taskbar through group policy

Is there are way to pin the "Run" button to taskbar through group policy or a script? Only the specific items needs to be pinned. The other items are not to be touched. Partial solutions I found on ...
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Permissions on Windows share being accessed from a Mac - Access denied but should not be

I have a weird problem for some Mac users accessing a Windows (2012) share where the folders are 'locked down' i.e users can not create folders, only files. In essence they have all permissions ...
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Starting a GUI application under a different session

I run a game hosting service, and I want my customers to be able to access the console of the game servers. However, despite looking like a terminal window, the game's server console is graphical, and ...
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Cancel / block a task triggered with delay by windows “task scheduler”

This is related to a specific issue, but I think it is an "interesting" question for general use: In Windows (specifically 2k8 server, for me) you have a task that is triggered by an event ...
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On IIS, how do I patch the SSL 3.0 POODLE vulnerability (CVE­-2014­-3566)?

How do I patch CVE­-2014­-3566 on a Windows Server 2012 system running IIS? Is there a patch in Windows Update, or do I have to do a registry change to disable SSL 3.0?