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New to virtualization, new hardware, and Server 2012 Standard w/ Hyper-v role

I run a small web hosting company and we are in the process of replacing all of our old physical servers (HP Gen4/5) with brand new hardware (HP Gen9 w/ Dual E5-2650v3's, 128G ram, 6x300G 15k 12G SAS3 ...
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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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Windows: Automounter daemon for NFS?

Unix has autofs for automounting NFS. I find it wonderful to be able to: cd /nfs/my.nfsserver.example.org/exporteddir/mydir and have autofs lookup the DNS name my.nfsserver.example.org, mount ...
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Is there an existing FOSS solution that would allow me to increase bandwidth through inverse multiplexing? [on hold]

Alright, hear me out on this one. I have a Linux VPS (with very fast internet speed and bandwidth), an Android phone, and a Windows computer (I also have access to Linux/BSD computers, etc). On my ...
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How do I make it as if I've never logged into a workstation with a Domain AD user profile?

I've been working on setting up OneDrive for Business with automatic syncing and folder redirection. I got everything working, but there were some issues along the way. In dealing with those issues ...
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Copy file from Windows host to Linux host via Rsync, then set permissions

So I have a Windows SFTP server (SFTPSERVER), which receives files (duh). I then need to push those files to a Linux server (AD authenticated to my domain) elsewhere in my organzation. So that bit I ...
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Network system tray icon and control panel slowly becoming unresponsive in Windows 7 [on hold]

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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Show both Local and Domain accounts on Login Screen in Windows 8

Our employees use their laptops both as personal laptops and as work laptops. When they're at work they sign in to the domain and when they're at home they sign in to their laptop directly. The ...
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Windows 7 Spamming Domain Controllers on ports 445 and 139, causing lockout

I have a domain lockout issue and in troubleshooting, I found through netstat that my machine is pummeling the domain controllers on ports 445 and 139. It is creating thousands of user ports to do ...
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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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Windows perfmon high C3 Time and high C3 Transitions/sec a concern?

I have servers that are running applications and are mostly idle (60-70% idle cpu). They also show a very high number of C3 Transitions/sec (2.5-3.5k/sec per core) as well as high C3 times (58%+ in ...
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Using Fake Sendmail with PHP

When attempting to send from PHP via sendmail it just hangs. Using IIS sendmail.ini is setup correctly because from command line I can send a test email via the following sendmail -t < ...
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Measuring SSD wear out behind LSI MegaRAID controller?

I'm trying to find out how to measure the total bytes written (or a percentage of maximum expected, either is fine) for a few RAID arrays behind LSI controllers. The controllers are all LSI MegaRAID ...
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Windows 7/8 clients in a Domain - Performance overhead? [on hold]

Four clients (Windows 7/8/8.1) are living alongside of a Windows 2003R2 server, currently not part of the domain. Mostly the server is used for: file sharing print server backups SQL Server ...
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How to change the 'default shell' in Bitvise WinSSHD server

Hi I have been using WinSSHD and it works pretty good. How can I change the default shell from 'cmd.exe' -> 'powershell.exe' I played around the settings and couldn't find how. Highly appreciate ...
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windows 8 taking long time to open Mac server share

I have a machine running windows 8 on a Mac server environment. When mounting or accessing a small/empty shared folder on the network the computer connects fine. When accessing another shared folder ...
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Windbg / minidump - how do I get a process list with memory use

I've used Windbg only for the most simple !analyze -v in the past. Now I've got a bit of a problem... Some process is running wild and consumes all available memory (I can see it spike in monitoring ...
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Resizing VHDX Fixed Disk

I recently converted a Dynamic VHD disk that was 95GB in size(only uses 60GB inside the guest) and now as a fixed disk it is 170GB in size. How can I resize the newly created fixed disk to under ...
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Exchange manage rules for automatic replies

Outlook provides the ability to set rules for your Automatic Reply and we need an administrative way to alter this settings. The Exchange Control Panel provides only the possibility to set "Don't send ...
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Console application scheduled task not exiting some times on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a C# console application as a Scheduled Task on Windows Server 2008 R2. The application is scheduled in Windows Task scheduler to run after every 15 minutes. At the end of the application I ...
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Centralized login from linux and win clients [duplicate]

Have a mixed network of 40linux and 15 win client machines. Currently we have NIS setup for linux clients. Now , I need to implement centralized authentication for both linux and windows clients. User ...
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Moving clients from Outlook Express/POP3 to Outlook/IMAP or Exchange

I have a client that is still running outlook express with XP and on POP3 based e-mail. I've not played with Exchange or IMAP much but would it be possible to import all their addresses, folders, and ...
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Android can't connect to Windows 7 on same LAN and vice versa [migrated]

I have an android phone with wifi and I have notebook with windows 7 with wifi. Both devices are on the same network and they can't see each other (I can't ping phone from notebook and vice versa). ...
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How can I use Virtual Linux Server as Web Application Server? [closed]

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 and I will create Virtual Linux Server on it (via VirtualBox).. I want to use both Windows and Virtual Linux server as Http Server. How can I implement. Note: I will ...
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Message is bounced sent via Windows Live Mail - “552 5.2.0 - automated process detected unsolicited content” [closed]

I have free email account at Yahoo with the both methods of access : POP3 and via Web I have setup POP3 access in my Windows Live Mail (WLM) for Yahoo and it works fine, but when I send a message to ...
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Move Server HP DL380P Windows to Hyper-V [closed]

I want to backup my windows server 2008 r2 that installed into Server HP DL380P to a virtual windows on Hyper-v 2012 r2 I have create image from server with Acronis true image 2015 and restore it in ...
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Reverse DNS records not registered when using DHCP

I've stumbled upon a strange behaviour with Windows machines, which seems to be fairly consistent between all Windows versions from Vista/2008 to 8.1/2012 R2; it doesn't happen instead when using ...
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Set gateway for specific ip destination and port

I have two internet connections. One has a static public ip address (WAN-STATIC gateway ip 10.0.0.1) and the other has a dynamic public ip address (WAN-DYNAMIC gateway ip 10.0.0.254). I wish to force ...
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Disable Java auto updater via policy/script or some other automated means

I started researching on this and it turned out that this was not as easy as it seemed it would be. Basically looking to get some sort of automated way that I can turn off all the "an update is ready ...
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How do I invoke scanstate from the USMT for a large number of PCs?

I've already customized all of my XML files, but I'm having trouble figuring out the logistics of how to script scanstate to run on a large (~50) number of PCs remotely. I have a list of PCs and the ...
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Static IP for vpn client on Win 2012 R2

I have Windows Server 2012 R2. I have configured VPN to the server. External clients can connect ok with AD credentials. I am able to assing static IP for specific user like in the picture below (and ...
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What determines the name of registry entries under \Outlook\Resiliency\DisabledItem?

I'm trying to script a way to re-enable a specific Outlook add-in via the registry (Outlook UI isn't an option since it's locked down for users). I know the general location I need to remove a reg ...
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Can you force Windows to disallow SSL in all WINHTTP and HTTPAPI system calls?

Title says it all. Is there a registry setting or something that will prevent the Windows built-in libraries: WINHTTP and HTTPAPI to not support SSL3?
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use sysprep for windows custom deployment, but leave settings like keyboard, start menu the same

I am trying to create a "base/reference" installation of Windows 8.1 which I can use to deploy to other computers with different hardware. After a lot of research, I was pointed to sysprep and ImageX ...
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Apache 2.2 + PHP 4.3.10 + Windows [closed]

I would like to know How install Apache 2.2.x with PHP 4.3.10 on Windows. I must transfer an old application in php4.3.10 to php5.4 Basicly, I would like use Wamp or EasyPHP. I trie to install ...
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How to display pictures from shared OneDrive folder on the Windows 8.1 lock screen? [migrated]

I would like one machine to show a photo slide show on the lock screen, with photos belonging to another Microsoft account. I have shared the "Camera Roll" album from the photo producers account to ...
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Windows Server 2008 remote folder or drive sharing [closed]

So I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine in a remote datacenter. I would like to setup folder or drive sharing from the Windows server to multiple Windows clients. I was able to find some articles ...
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Set-QADUser : Access is denied [closed]

I am having problem trying update ipphone field using QAD commandlets. It worked fine for a week but now its giving me error " Set-QADUser : Access is denied." I have tried it with the Admin ...
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Apache auth_kerb_module on Windows

I need to install the Kerberos module in Apache on Windows. I have copied the file auth_kerb_mod.so to apache/modules/ and I have modified the conf/httpd.conf with LoadModule auth_kerb_module ...
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Cannot access Windows default shares using windows credentials

I am on (Windows 8 -ADMIN-PC) (192.168.1.10) with DNS. My other PC (windows 7 -USER-PC) (192.168.1.11) with same DNS In my PC (Windows 8 -ADMIN-PC) I try to access user-pc by using windows explorer ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Find files related to a Role or Feature

I have a strange requirement from a client. I need to be able to enumerate the list of files/folders that have been installed by a Role or Feature in Windows Server 2012 (R2 if the release# matters). ...
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How do I block inheritance/application of a single GPO?

Due to the workload generated by recent ransomware outbreaks (Cryptolocker/Cryptowall/etc.), I was recently tasked with implementing Software Restriction policies to block program execution from ...
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WinSSHD, GIT over SSH Team City Fetch Url - Does not appear to be a git repo

We used to work with windows network paths to connect to git, but starting to use team city we want to use SSH. I'm having trouble testing a connection to a git repo on a server here at 192.168.X.XXX ...
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How to get Run Puppet button working on Foreman?

First of all, I know there is already a very similar question here on serverfault, but it doesn't quite answers my problem. So, my setup is the following: I have one server, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Domain controller not allowing me to connect to it over IPSec tunnel

I'm trying to connect a Windows 7 computer to a domain controller over an IPSec tunnel. The tunnel has formed and the network is accessible. I have set the IPSec connection to use the windows domain ...
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how to get a connection between Windows and Linux without an existing DHCP server

Scenario: In general a ubuntu machine (called server) runs in a network and gets an IP from it. Due to testing, sometimes a windows machine (client) is physical connected to the ubuntu machine ...
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Remotely determine how long a user has been idle

How do I determine how long it's been since a user with files opened on my server has been actively using their workstation in a Windows Active Directory environment (XP, 7, 8 clients and Server 2008, ...
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SSH works with Putty and ubuntu but not with Git Bash

I have set up an SSH server on a Windows Server 2012 r2 with cygwin. I can successfully connect to the server with ssh using Putty on my windows pc or using Ubuntu. However, when I try to connect to ...
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New SSL Cert causes no connection to website on POST from web application

I have a web application which will not connect to a website to POST after they changed their SSL cert. The URL and REF post is mentioned below. Is there anything else I should try on the server? ...
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How did windows services get linked across three machines

I have a set of windows machines that are running similar software. In fact, they may have been cloned by my IT co-workers. I am not sure about that. The other day I noticed that when I started a ...