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New Domain Controller Cannot Enroll for KerberosAuthentication Certificate

I have an AD domain. 2003 FFL/DFL. The schema was upgraded to version 56 for Server 2012. The domain contains a mix of domain controllers from Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, and now Server ...
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Long 'pause' after copying large files on windows 2008

I have a mystery regarding pauses after file copies on windows server 2088 (and other releases) When copying large files, like vhds, to locally attached USB disks I often see a long pause after the ...
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Docker for Windows to host IIS Server - what is the path?

Looking for the path to package an asp.net app in IIS in a docker container. The docs/examples we have seen so far show how to package a windows application (and by extension, windows service) in a ...
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Event ID 9331 MSExchangeSA & Event ID 9335 MSExchangeSA

I get this two Exchange 2010 Global Address book related event IDs: Event ID 9331 MSExchangeSA OABGen encountered error 80004005 (internal ID 50101f1) accessing the public folder database while ...
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Port 80 is being used by SYSTEM (PID 4), what is that?

I am trying to use port 80 for my application server, but when I perform "netstat -aon" I get TCP 0.0.0.0:80 0.0.0.0:0 LISTENING 4 When I look up the process in ...
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How to transfer testdata in testlink from one server to another?

Last month we installed testlink and bugzilla on our server and we started writing testcases in testlink for our project. Unfortunately we've never been able to access testlink on that server. We ...
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Send message to all logged in clients in active directory from windows server 2008

Hello I'm wondering how i can notify ALL my users that is currently logged in on their client computers that there will be a maintainance and such? the msg command does not work for me i've tried. ...
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Need tips on failover solution [on hold]

I have two different systems; System 1: Server A is used for console purposes Server B1 is used for data to server A Server B2 is used for data to server A if B1 goes down. System 2 Directly ...
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Windows KMS licences in a restricted network

TL;DR: is it possible to install some kind of local kms activation proxy, so the clients could only talk to the proxy, and the proxy will forward the activation request to a kms server which can not ...
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unable to relay - exchange server 2013

I was configuring exchange server 2013. But while sending test mails getting error "unable to relay". I have tested using telnet. Thanks in advance
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Problems with Microsoft DFS replica and failover scenarios

I created a shared folders (\sharedDir) on two Nas N1 and N2 replicated using Microsoft DFS technology. I defined a network alias (aliasTest.dom) pointing at the address of Nas N1 When browsing ...
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Edit with notepad++ is not visible in Windows 10 [on hold]

Since my upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 I don't have the ability to edit a file using Notepad++ using the right mouse click. In Windows 7 I could select a csv file, right click it and directly ...
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Web Interface for windows DNS

Are there any good web interfaces to put on a windows 2008 DNS server? That enables the users to edit dns entries? A free system would be preferred, but a commercial system would also be an option in ...
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Looking for suggestions with a program that doesn't allow multiple sessions

We are running a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with Remote Desktop Services. The idea is that everybody can log in and run company software that requires extensive configuration, that way we only ...
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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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IIS Express 10 Configuration Resets

I am having an anoyying problem with IIS Express v10 using Windows 10, and Visual Studio Enterprise 2015. Basically our web applications we must have bound to allow remote connections through host ...
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Accessing share with ACLs using groups instead of explicitly granting user names not working?

I've setup a share on a windows server. \ServerName\ShareName. I've granted permissions for the share to "X Department". I also have an ACL for that "D:\FS\Sharename" folder granting "X Department" ...
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How do I fix a non-starting “Microsoft Key Distribution Service”? (not to be confused with Kerberos KDS)

The Microsoft Key Distribution Service is not starting on my DC (kdssvc.dll) and when I look at the event log under Microsoft\Kdssvc, I see the events: Event ID 4001 Group Key Distribution ...
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Does psexec support input redirection?

I am trying to control a remote Python script, which reads commands from stdin, via psexec 1.98, but I need to redirect psexec's input since psexec itself will be launched from another program. ...
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Access Centos7 server through windows network for Nagios

We have a windows network setup at work. A new server was spun up that has Centos 7 on it for us to install Nagios to monitor some services. I need to be able to access the Centos server from a ...
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Safe to change NTFS ACLs on an active file system?

We're adding a lot of new groups to the permissions on our companies shared drives. Some of the folder trees can contain millions of files and TBs of data. As is, changing the ACLs on these folders ...
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Separator Page On Print Server

When using seperator pages on a print server only seperator files under system 32 seem to work. If i move the files from system 32 to the root directory it doesnt append the seperator page, ive tried ...
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Two factor authentication & Bitvise

On my server, Google two-factor authentication is up&running. I can login with the CLI from my desktop-ubuntu to the server. So, it's working. However, how can i login under Windows with the ...
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how do I perform a file transfer using remote desktop on windows 10?

I have been using remote desktop for a number years, on a number of versions of windows, most recently 8.1. Yesterday I upgraded to 10. I had to download Remote Desktop from the Windows Store. Easy ...
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Windows wildcard dns resolution

I've setup a wildcard CNAME entry as an alias for one of my servers that looks like this: *.custom.example.my.home When I try to resolve matching entries without specifying the domain (e.g. ...
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Enable Ping in Windows Server Firewall?

I've just installed Windows Server 2008 on a server and I'm able to connect through Remote Desktop but can't ping. Do I need to open an special port on the firewall to be able to ping a server?
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GPO not applying on a Windows 2012 R2 Terminal Server with Citrix VDA

We have a Citrix XenApp environment. In the environment we mostly use Server 2012 R2 as Terminal Servers and have a domain running on 2k8 R2. Now I want to configure Folder Redirection. Therefore I ...
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What we do when a Domain Controller crash?(Windows)

Assuming that we have only one domain controllers were present in network, what steps need to be taken to restore the network after a domain controller crash? Configuring RODC is a good way to ...
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How does CTRL-ALT-DEL to log in make Windows more secure?

When logging into Windows, it says on that page that CTRL-ALT-DEL somehow makes Windows more secure. I have never been able to figure a mechanism where having to press some specific key combination ...
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Server impersonation - Target account name is incorrect

I am setting up a test Windows 7 workstation in my environment, which I have named DevWS1. This machine needs to be able to connect to development data while looking like it's in the live side of ...
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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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Is it possible to access my cctv on a different computer connected to the same router as my Wifi connection?

My CCTV's ip address is 192.168.1.3 on LAN interface (D-Link DFE-520TX PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter), My Wifi connection's ip address is 192.168.10.10 (802.11n USB Wireless LAN Card), Is it possible to ...
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Mount network drive as physical drive

Is there a way to mount a network location so that it appears as a local physical disk? e.g. \\computer\share as D: (not a network drive)
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How can I prioritize BITS protocol traffic as Bulk class without dragging interactive web applications down with it?

Windows Update (which uses the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) protocol) sometimes monopolizes our ADSL uplink. It interferes with interactive applications such as our "in the cloud" ...
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Automating WSUS via PowerShell

I have written a script with the intention of quickly managing the WSUS process, and I have a few things I hard coded in, but would rather get with PowerShell. In particular, the 'Target' groups for ...
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GPO jdeexpimpu Acess deny normal users

I Try to run this script @echo off DEL /S /Q /F "C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files\jdeexpimp.inf" DEL /S /Q /F "C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files\jdeexpimpU.ocx" DEL /S /Q /F ...
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Windows 7 connecting to a domain Network path not found [on hold]

When i try to connect to a fresh instance of AD DS (installed on a 2008 R2 server) from my windows 7 computer, i just get "The following error occured on connection to domain domain.tld Network path ...
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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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Confused about joining the community (reputation) [migrated]

I am confused about how to join this community. Here's what I've done so far: 1) I have a problem. 2) I came here for help 3) When I went to ask the question, the instructions told me to ...
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windows 8 Windows Live ID account not working with groups

I have 2 windows 8.1 installations (local + vmware). I log into both using my Windows Live ID. This user is a member of the local administrators group on both according to lusrmgr.msc. If I share a ...
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Windows Advanced Firewall - Timeout mechanism?

I'm using an outbound rule to block access to the following remote IP address: 10.2.0.0/16 When I turn on/off a rule, it takes few minutes until it is applied. Is there any timeout mechanism ...
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Is IIS SFTP natively supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?

Does Windows Server 2012 R2 have native SFTP support? I see a role FTP Server but it doesn't say whether this includes SFTP.
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Windows PrintService Operational Log. Which Tray?

I am a software developer but I have come here to ask an Admin type question. I have turned on the Windows PrintService Operation log to see what print jobs are being printed via Applications and ...
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How to remove autoconfigured IPv6 Addresses in Windows 7/2008?

I'm in the process of exploring IPv6 deployment in my network. I've changed the advertised subnet and now my windows PCs have IPs from the new and the old network. I was able to reset the adapter by ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server Security Log filling with event 521

I understand that status code 0xc0000008 means Invalid Handle. How do you resolve this issue (besides a restart)? What is the best way to determine the cause for this? Log Name: Security ...
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Windows 2008 R2 SP1. Created the FTP Server. Can connect locally, but cannot connect remotely.

Ok so here's what I have. Windows 2008 server, I have already installed IIS, along with the FTP server component. I can connect to it locally, no problems at all. Remotely is a different story. ...
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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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Adding more resources for an in house app service when started?

background: Have a in house app that does heavy video encoding. The service fails from time to time as you can imagine. I have a windows task that will restart the service every 4 hours. However ...
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Run a .bat file in a scheduled task without a window

I have a scheduled task that starts a batch script that runs robocopy every hour. Every time it runs a window pops up on the desktop with robocopy's output, which I don't really want to see. I ...
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Windows Server 2008 redirected folder files disappeared

I had setup a Windows 2008 server to redirect My Documents using Group Policy. A user using Win7 had a couple of documents saved to My Documents and was good for a couple of days. One day I run ...