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20Mbps WAN limited to 10Mbps over IPSec Tunnel

We recently upgraded a remote site from a 10/10Mbps fibre to a 20/20Mbps fibre link (it is fibre to the basement, then VDSL from the basement to the office, roughly 30 meters). There are regular large ...
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Windows DHCP MAC-Range to Scope allocation

I wonder if there is any options to map a specific Range of MAC addresses to a specific DHCP address scope. The thing is, I want a specific scope for address allocation to bridged Virtual Machines ...
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Creating a Password reset disk on Windows server 2008 R2 using an external hard drive

I started creating a reset password disk on my windows 2008 r2 server using an external hard drive which I have formated. The process starts as follows=- -Go to start -Open control panel -Go to ...
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How do you manually trigger the first sync for 'Internet Time' in Windows?

When launching a Windows Instance on AWS I'd like to trigger the "Internet Time" to be updated via the command line (powershell or cmd). If I go to "Adjust date/time" and select the "Internet Time" ...
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Is it necessary to purchase an OID for ADCS?

I am interested in utilizing ADCS to generate trusted certificates for internal web applications. However, from my readings it appears that I need to purchase an OID, which looks pretty expensive. Is ...
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build cmake on windows command prompt

I need to build cmake automatically, without windows-wizards. I looked at http://www.cmake.org/install/ but it seems that I must have cmake on the machine before... Any suggestions?
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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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Windows Server 2012 VM can't access other 2012 servers

I have a new Windows Server 2012 DataCenter running on VMWare ESXi 5.1 that can't access shared folders on any other Windows Server 2012. However, this server can ping the servers by hostname and RDP ...
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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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Computer That Is Member Of A Domain Can't See Domain Groups

So, I have joined to my workplace local domain. I logged in a couple of times using my domain user but now the computer won't be able to see any users or groups from the domain. Actually in the ...
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www record on DNS

On Windows Server 2008 R2, I would need to perform some redirects. For example, the websites www.a.com and www.b.com should redirect to c.com. I have been asked to configure an A record for www on ...
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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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Passing Linux NFS traffic through Windows Server 2008

We are developing an embedded device that runs on Linux and uses NFS mounts to aid in development. We are working in two private network spaces (172.16.x.y and 192.168.0.n). The 192 network contains ...
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Windows Error Reporting and IIS7 on Windows Server 2008

In a windows webservere I'm trying to get a memory dump of a failing IIS 7 worker process (w3wp.exe) with no avail. In the Event Viewer I get the following. Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, ...
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test-kitchen with Windows guest converging fails with WinRMAuthorizationError

I'm trying to get test-kitchen working with a guest Windows VM. I've followed a lot of Matt Wrock's excellent blog posts. I've set up a working Windows Vagrant box, used the right test-kitchen and ...
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AWS EC2 Server can not access a fileshare over a VPC VPN using the machine name

I have a windows server on EC2 that is connected to my office via VPN. I'm having an issue connecting to file shares over the VPN. I'm able to connect if I use the IP address for example if I use ...
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reg query inside unknown keystring

Is there a way to reg query into an unknown keystring? What I mean by this is if I do reg query HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\ the entries will ...
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Windows network folder directory list inconsistent when viewed from two different client machines

I am on a corporate network using Windows. There is a network share provided by a NetApp appliance. When I log on to two different machines and view the network drive, I see inconsistent directory ...
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Pings to internal host returns with external IP address on one AD DC/DNS Server

We have the following problem with our Windows AD DNS Servers which is in turn causing intermittent issues on our clients: On one of our AD DC/DNS servers (Pluto) 2k3R2, we can ping an internal based ...
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2008R2 DHCP Server Becomes Unresponsive

At the end of 2013, our single Windows Server 2008R2 DHCP server started becoming unresponsive once every week or so. The server itself was up, but the DHCP server was unresponsive. Attempts to ...
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How to add bunch of admin accounts to 20 Windows 2012 servers

Is there a quick way to add bunch of admin accounts to 20+ Windows 2012 servers? It would be way too cumbersome to rdp to each server and add accounts to the local admin group.
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Windows 2012 Server, DNS resolve host for client

I've been looking for way to resolve host name for client on Windows Server 2012, just like if I added it to hosts file of the client workstations running Windows 7/8. In hosts file I would add ...
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Windows 2003 error 2902 “server is the owner of this FSMO role, but does not consider it valid” after DCPROMO run

I am in the process of adding a Windows 2008 R2 DC (MTC2008DC) to an existing legacy Windows 2003 SBS domain, with a view to decommissioning the old server. There is already one 2008 DC in the domain ...
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GPO Troubleshooting - Security Filtering - Computer Configuration

We have a GPO that includes a Computer Configuration that enables a Preference that adds a security group to the local Administrators group. Since this is a Computer Configuration, do you need to add ...
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WDS prompt for password

Issue: I setup a new WDS server. Earlier with my old server, whenever a client pressed F12 to connect to the WDS, it would prompt them to select 'Windows Deployment Server' or 'Hard disk drive' and ...
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Why is Windows Security Log using different formats on machines that seem to be the same?

I have a group of like computers (Win 7) that I'm working on creating some event monitoring rules around but I noticed something odd about what I'm receiving. One machine in the group is returning ...
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How can I tell what version of IIS is installed?

I've got a box running Win2k3 and some directions from Microsoft KB about SSL certificates, for IIS 5.0 and 6.0. How can I tell which version of IIS is currently installed?
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How to setup an alias in IIS?

I'm a SharePoint developer, so please, bear with me here and I'll provide more information as needed since I'm not sure what I need to specify here! I'm trying to setup an alias in IIS. I have a ...
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Group Policy settings for Event Logs

On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Domain Controller, with Windows 7 and Windows XP clients, is it "OK" to keep the setting below for Event Log files? And which setting will apply? ...
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Network get very slow at noon everyday [on hold]

My network gets very slow every workday starting at noon until around 1 PM. No updates are planed during that time. What could be the possible reasons why this is happening?
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Service is started than stopped app.config error

I've a windows service I try to run on a Windows 2008R2. The service starts and then stops (in the Event Viewer the only information I get is "Service is stopped"). If I try to run from the terminal I ...
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Windows CA to issue certificate to authenticate SSH to a Linux server

I have a Windows Server Root Certificate Authority, Linux SSH server, and users with Windows SSH clients. The Linux box is not part of the AD domain (and probably never will be [sigh]) OpenSSH 5.4 ...
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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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SMTP doesn't work on distinct machine [on hold]

I'm trying to setup TLS e-mail on remote machine, but it doesn't work. Trying to send e-mail on my local machine (Windows 7 x64 locale ru-ru): 16:33:18 CONNECT : Looking up host name ...
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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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Which Java version should I run Jenkins with?

Reference: Jenkins Users :: Jenkins on Windows: Java + JRE (version) confusion Which Java version should I run Jenkins with (on Windows)? Should I use the included JRE of the Windows master? Should ...
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Error with cwRsync on Windows 8

I've installed cwRsync on my Windows 8 machine and tried to rsync files to remote server with the following command: rsync rev/ user@ip:~/.tmp --rsh ssh --recursive --delete --delete-excluded ...
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Batch script to increment the text file ans also the value inside the file [closed]

I have a text file Foo.txt which contains value content0. I have to create a batch file which increment the text file like Foo1.txt, Foo2.txt.....Foo5.txt and also the values in the file content1, ...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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Combining RoboCopy with FtpUse

Our clients need to transfer specified files from their network to ours through FTP. The transfer must be invoked automatically whenever one of the specified files changes. For this purpose, RoboCopy ...
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Reset Windows user domain password

Is there a way to reset a user domain password remotely without login to a remote desktop to the domain controller? I could not find any MMC plugin in non-server Windows (Window 7 Ultimate in this ...
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Migrating Windows DNS from server to server both 2012

From my understanding if both servers have AD as a DC with DNS, the DNS is migrated automatically. The main server(old one) is a DC but the new one is just a DNS server. So in this case is there a way ...
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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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Component services, running processes, scheduled recycle

I've got a Windows Server 2003 SBS SP2 box. It's hosting our business application. About once a week the clients for the application on work stations throughout the office get so they receive an ...
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Network system tray icon and control panel slowly becoming unresponsive in Windows 7 [closed]

I have to manage hundreds of VOIP PBXes, which I connect to via the Windows 7 PPTP VPN client. I've noticed that over time as I add more and more PPTP connections, the network system tray, as well as ...
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Remove or Disable “Add a Network Location”

I've not been able to find anyway to do this via registry or GPO. I want to remove standard users ability to right-click computer and open the "Add a Network Location" button, or just disable the ...
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Terminal Session Targeting by IP Range broken

We have a group policy preference to connect terminal server users to the printers at their site with Terminal Session Targeting for an IP address range. It works well for users that use the IGEL thin ...
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WSUS on split network

I am trying to find out if this scenario is possible, here is the situation: We have several remote sites that can have their own WSUS server and force the clients to connect via the subnet they are ...
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How to make an offline Windows execute some elevated/admin task when it logs in? [on hold]

I have a multi-OS machine. I need to set some executable to run automatically with elevated/admin permissions when some other OS starts, but this OS is offline. Normally I'd have created a Task ...
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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 ...