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Single server or multiple servers?

I work for a small organisation with 20 users. We have a Windows Server 2012 machine setup as a domain controller to handle user accounts, file sharing and backups. I have a separate Windows 7 ...
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What I need to start with server-side? [on hold]

I have an experience of back-end development on ASP.NET (.NET) and Django (Python). However, I always worked with already published and running server on IIS or Heroku prepared by my system ...
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“Roll back process” for servers during different penetration testing in case of something goes wrong?

In some extent, different kind of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing may impact on target system. I am looking for the solution/rollback process for server if something goes wrong during ...
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Satellite connection to server, and cloud storage [on hold]

I need a help! I have a satellite modem (CDM-760) on the client side, how to I can connect him to my server (for work with MS SharePoint Foundation)? I have not worked with satellite connection ...
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How can I use PowerShell to enable NTFS compression, in place, on log files older than x days?

I have an application server, running Windows 2012 R2, which generates a high volume of log files, to the point that it runs the application volume out of free space on a semi-regular basis. Due to ...
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Win Server 2012: Keep Network mapped drive mapped at all times

I'm trying to get the backup working for valuable client data, I have a server that is hosting client data, and are using Microsoft OneDrive as a Mapped drive... But I think the task scheduler is ...
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Speed of opendir readdir stat vs dir listing [migrated]

I have a Perl script that is using opendir to read the contents of a directory: opendir ( DIR, $path ) or next; while (my $file = readdir DIR) { Then I'm doing: -s $file to get the size of ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 crash with too much RAM

We have a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008R2. When we allocate 200GB RAM it is amazingly stable and runs forever with no issues. We upped it to 350GB and it immediately became unstable. ...
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Assigning user a virtual machine

Is this possible? I started a new position, and in one of the environments, logging in through horizon view, a user randomly logs on to one of four machines when they login. Many of the users get ...
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Suricata Windows inline mode

I'm setting up Suricata on Windows. I can test the inline mode but when I try to put it in inline mode so I can drop instead of alert. The problem is I get the error, cannot find the NF Queue. I first ...
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How to check WSUS server updates downloaded size?

How can I check the updates size which were downloaded in WSUS? For example I need to check the updates size downloaded of April 9, 2013 for new 26 updates. And how can I locale the new updates on ...
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Accessing a local program from Citrix VDI

In a company I'm working for right now we're required to work via Virtual Desktop (Citrix) for security purposes. Everything is preset and at the moment they have blacklisted all internet domains so ...
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Unable to access Samba Server on Raspbian with OpenVPN whilst on same network [on hold]

My Pi is connected to my network, and I can access it on the folder "Oliver" on it with my PC, however, I cannot access this folder with my phone. It asks for a username and password. I assumed the ...
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Windows: How to start docker VM att system boot

I'm in a situation where I need to run docker on a windows based build server (I'm normally working with Arch/Debian Linux) and I can't find a way to have the docker VM to start automatically on ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter The request to list features available on the specified server failed

I am trying to add the Wireless LAN Service to my server but I first had to restart it because it installed some updates a while ago. After the restart it came up with the following error: The ...
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Change Registry Value Command Line

Is there a way to set a registry value with a command line without using a .reg file to import it? I've looked over the reg and regedit.exe command line options, and it doesn't look like there's a ...
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Sensu-Client won't start on Windows Server 2012 R2

I've installed sensu-core and performed the necessary configurations for sensu-client as per the documentation laid out here for sensu v0.23. I used Windows SC utility to create the Windows service ...
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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How do I import into ADAM / AD LDS - The specified instance type is invalid

I'm having a hard time importing an LDIF file into ADAM/ AD LDS, and the error is below (instance type is invalid). I've tested and recovered from errors that relate to The import file is ASCII, ...
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How to add new text,but unable to modify old text

how do I set permission for a file on Windows such as .docx so that network user can ONLY add new text into the file.They must NOT be able to edit the old text,but the CAN add new ones. What I'm ...
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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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Deploying software updates to remote workers

We have a number of laptop users for which deploying software updates reliably and promptly is an issue. The circumstances are: The users rarely come into the office. As a result, their computers ...
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UnKnown can't find <hostname>: Non-existent domain

I have a small network running Windows Server 2012 servers and Windows 7 clients. Right now I'm trying to setup DNS with an AD-Integrated Zone. I've configured my local machine, which is not a domain ...
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Delete contents of folders windows\winsxs and windows\Installer in Windows Server Enterprise SP2?

I added the tags windows-server-2008-r2 and windows-server-2008 because I didn't see a tag for Windows Server Enterprise SP2. I've seen many articles on using Disk Cleanup with Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Dynamic DNS registration for VPN clients

I've got a VPN server set up in my Active Directory on a remote network. (VPN Server is separate box from DNS/AD) When I dial into the network (client machine is not a member of the AD) the machine ...
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Error sending mail to some adresses

I have a webshop application which sends mail after a customer has placed an order. For some valid emailadresses, mail is not sent and after a day a failure report is send to an administrator. Then ...
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How to block videos by title on youtube using Squid?

For example,i want to block videos that contain the word "cat" in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: -Recommended Channels tab -Recommended/related videos -Search ...
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Postgres pgpass windows - not working

DB: Postgres 9.0 Client: Windows 7 Server Windows 2008, 64bit I'm trying to connect remotely to a postgres instance for purposes of performing a pg_dump to my local machine. Everything works from my ...
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Determine storage requirements for custom Windows 7 image

I have created a custom Windows 7 image for deployment using Microsoft's guide. I have included MS Office, and all of the latest updates. During a VM test installation, I was notified that the ...
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Tune windows for high latency/high bandwidth tcp transfers

How can I speed up my Windows 7 tcp file transfers over a 100 mbps link between Chicago and London? Right now, I am transferring two 4GB files in two sftp sessions. Each file transfer is running at a ...
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Domain is issuing trust certificate instead of root authority

I was running into an issue on Windows Server 2012 R2 where any website I visited was throwing a untrusted certificate error. I circumvented this issue by copying the certifications from another ...
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Point Multiple IP Addresses to a Single Host Name

In Windows System, there is this file at C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. This file allows us to default a specific IP address to a host name. The issue now is whether I can set multiple IP ...
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Win Server 2003, security permissions are reset by SYSTEM. Why?

I've got a Windows Server 2003 with a physical drive (let's say Z:/) It's shared within my company. In the past two days the users were complaining that they do not have access to files on that drive. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 performance for Mac OS X Clients (File Services)

I am inheriting a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is experiencing abysmal SMB/CIFS performance for Mac OS X Clients in particular. The server is doing file services and is an Active Directory Domain ...
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Enforcing lock screen after idle time via GPO

I run a network of computers and I would like enforce a GPO which locks the screen after a predefined idle time. I can't find this setting, I can only find a screen saver idle time setting, how can I ...
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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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Microsoft native FTP server, network drive as path, 530 cannot find path specified

I have setup FTP server in Windows 7, it is working normally with a local hard drive as the root path for the ftp server. I have a network drive mapped at W: and I want to use this as the root path so ...
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Set Windows 7 Default Login to a Non Domain Account

We have 12 Laptop Pc's that we have upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7. The laptops are used by staff on away days. They log on to a local account on the machine - say User1 with no password. On ...
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Can't connect to computer via SBS2011 RWA

I've got an SBS 2011 Essentials server. Users a able to log on to Remote Web Access using their username and password. However, the trouble starts when a users attempts to log on remotely to his/her ...
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How can I keep IIS log files cleaned up regularly?

I just discovered that IIS builds up logs indefinitely and there don't appear to be any IIS settings that will automatically clean out old log files. What is the best way to keep my IIS logs under ...
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Unlink Windows 8 MS Account

I am the IT administrator for a few branch offices, and am seeing more and more of our staff "accidentally" linking their account to a MS account. I did some searching on here and found out how to ...
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Advice for SysAdmin's spare time at small company [on hold]

Would anyone have any advice for things to do as a sole SysAdmin during stretches of "spare" time while working for a small company?
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VisualSVN server visible on internet, but not all subcommands work on client

So my boss is a nice guy who's open to trying new ideas, and I talked him into letting me start new projects on svn (instead of an older version control system). At this time, we've realized that it's ...
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nginx stop/reload on windows failed for Access is denied

I am running nginx on Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64) as a windows service. I am using Windows Service Wrapper for that. (Actually, I have followed this tutorial: ...
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Why WmiPrvSE.exe is changing my preferred DNS each startup? [migrated]

Today I discover that WmiPrvSE.exe is changing my DNS settings on my main NIC at each startup. The following is an extract from Security event viewer following my registry Audit : - <Event ...
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Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.user' doesn't exist

I installed MySql and when i try to start it , it stop with error 3534 here is my error from log 2016-05-19T19:29:20.416636Z 0 [ERROR] Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table ...
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How to secure dual-homed Windows Servers that are connected to the internet

We have two machines running windows server 2012. Both have one NIC port connected to the public internet and another NIC port connected to a switch with internal IPs (192.168...). What is the most ...
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Are there any RDP activity logs? - Windows Server 2008 R2

a few users have logged into a server through RDP. I would like to monitor activity, but do not know my way round Windows Server that well. I am hoping there are logs of some kind around that I can ...
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Windows Explorer and UAC: run elevated

I am profoundly annoyed by UAC and switch it off for my admin user wherever I can. Yet, there are situations where I can't - especially if those are machines not under my continuous administration. ...