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Connect to ESX Server with vSphere using Port Forwarding

I have an ESX server that I am trying to connect to. I have no way to access it currently other than using some sort of port forwarding. So I am doing it with SSH. I am reaching the other end and ...
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Moving a SharePoint server from a domain member to a workgroup

I have been tasked to remove an external SharePoint server that resides in our DMZ from the domain. Can I do this? I know the implications of our domain users no longer being able to access the ...
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Help configuring talk/talkd

I am troubleshoot/configure "talk" http://linux.about.com/od/commands/l/blcmdl1_talk.htm Will be using it to securily communicate with other users, share logins and such and chat specially that we ...
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Enable-PSRemoting not found

One of our test users is reporting that on their test 2k8 system that when they run an elevated Powershell prompt Enable-PSRemoting is returning a 'is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, ...
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Dual Ethernet controller Ubuntu

I just got a server and it has dual ethernet ports. Is the purpose of that to have one inbound and one outbound? I've done some quick googling and didn't see any straight up configurations for it. ...
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1answer
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RAID 10 Setup showing 2 drives

I have a RAID 10 (0+1) setup among 4 drives and I'm installing my OS and it's showing 2 drives. My understanding of this structure as outlined here: http://serverfault.com/questions/166300/raid-10-vs-...
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Does SQL Server 2008 R2 Web edition support CSV and XML export?

Does SSRS in SQL Server 2008 R2 Web edition support CSV and XML export? This info is not included in Microsoft's feature matrix. Thanks, Adrian
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JBoss without multicast?

Does anyone know if it is possible to run JBoss as a cluster using only unicast, no multicast? More importantly, does anyone have experience actually getting this to work?
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How would I build an LDAP query for AD that returns all users in a particular security group whose accounts are not disabled?

How would I build an LDAP query for AD that returns all users in a particular security group whose accounts are not disabled? I tried (&(objectClass=person)(!(userAccountControl=...
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phpMyAdmin setup not password protected; getting hit a lot by hackers

The phpMyAdmin (version 2.11.9.5) setup screen of my server is not password protected. I have noticed a lot of attempts at accessing the screen in my log files, especially from automated requests ...
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Timer_connectionIdle when connecting from localhost

When connecting to my IIS server, I receive page cannot be displayed for a simple HTML Page. !n the HTTPErr logg is Timer_connectionidle messages. Why might this be happening?
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How to setup RAID 1+0 on Ubuntu Server

I'm using the RAID 1+0 structure as described in this post: http://serverfault.com/questions/166300/raid-10-vs-raid-01 I'm at the installation screen for Ubuntu Server. Both of my raid stripes are ...
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Cisco 871w security

I purchased a 871W ISR for a small business and want to know what's best use practice when setting up security for this type of router. At the present time I have a static IP assigned to it and can ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 Redirected Folders Root

I have setup redirected folders for Windows 7 (using a Server 2008 R2 domain controller set to 2008 R2 mode) but I am having a problem. I have redirected all of the available folders (e.g. Documents, ...
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1answer
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Changing DNS Records to Point To Server

What I have built is a Windows Server 2003 environment, with Exchange 2003 and a router that has port 25 forwarding to its internal IP address on my network. What I am having problems with is ...
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Vlan over ipsec VPN?

I have a VPN over ipsec established between 2 sites (site 1 and site 2) with Cisco 871. Please see my network diagram : http://img806.imageshack.us/img806/9821/img007.jpg I created vlan on my 3com ...
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How to configure remote access to multiple subnets behind a SonicWALL NSA 2400

I have a client that uses a SonicWALL NSA 2400 as their firewall. I need to setup a second LAN subnet for a handful of PC. Management has decided that there should be a second subnet even though ...
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1answer
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configuring postfix, trying to deliver mail, even local doesn’t arrives

I'm trying to configure postfix at my server. The thing is that using an external relayhost (gmail) I can actually send emails from my machine, but if I try to use my local machine (no relayhost), ...
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Best way to block a country by IP address?

I have a website that needs to block a particular country based on IP address. I am more than aware that IP-based blocking is not a foolproof method for blocking visitors, but it is a necessary step ...
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Why does Serverfault use Dynect Platform? And should I too?

Lots of domains use Dynect Platform (Zendesk.com, Stackoverflow.com, Serverfault.com, ...). Could you, please, explain to me what Dynect Platform (and similiar applications) does? And when to use ...
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1answer
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problem with strings in script powershell sudo

im making a script like sudo, the idea is that the sudo function is going to run a scriptblock in elevation. I'm having trouble with the strings variables, that i pass in that scriptblock. Is like the ...
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1answer
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dkim signing is failing (according to spamassassin) and I need details to solve it

I am using qmail and libdkimtest to sign outgoing emails. The setup is almost exactly as per this tutorial (http://patchlog.com/security/qmail-and-dkim/). Emails I send out have a signature added, ...
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Ubuntu server monitoring

I'm about to begin to colocate a server and I'm looking for lightweight server monitoring. From those of you with experience, what kind of monitoring should I look for? What do I want to avoid?
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git diff between two branches when the path has changed

I need to understand changes to a file between two releases represented by my current master and branch new_branch. Normally, I would run the following if path/name are the same in both branches. ...
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1answer
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Uninstalling ESX 4.0

I have an ESX 4.0 server which needs to be uninstalled. Does this basically equate to a format of the HD on the physical server? I have not found any command to do an uninstall or a repair (though I ...
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Recovering From userdel root

A student at my school, whilst logged in as root, committed userdel -r root We quickly came to the consensus that he needed to reinstall (not too big a burden in this environment). But is this ...
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Website has links to Malware, Caused by virus

The computer that I do my most webdevelopment work with caught a virus. A website that I am currently working on was compromised(I think by phpDesigners stored FTP password). I currently get : &...
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How do I prevent bash $ substitution?

I'm trying to preserve $if below and would like the following to output $if bash is getting in the way by doing $ substitution $ sed -e 's:\\$:\\$:g' <<ENDOFFILE > $if > ...
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1answer
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Serve Utilization tools/report

We have 4 win2k3 servers and would like to plan for virtulization. I need to know the utilization of each server. Windows give the utilization from task manager window but I would like to know if ...
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Kinit Won't Connect to a Domain Server : Realm not local to KDC while getting initial credentials

I am setting up a testbed environment where Linux (Ubuntu 10.04) clients will authenticate to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Server. I am following the official Ubuntu guide to set up a Kerberos ...
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Monitoring a device's download/upload usage on linksys router?

I have multiple computers and 2 PS3's all using the same linksys router(one wireless). Is there a way to log how much each device downloads/uploads for a give period of time? We still have download ...
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Buying a Refurbished UPS?

I have a 10 year old APC Smart-UPS XL with battery pack, and need new batteries. Looks like I'll be spending $500-700 in batteries. While shopping around, I noticed a few places selling refurbished ...
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Has my phpBB been hacked?

I have a phpBB 3.0.5 installed on a linux server: (oovium.com/forums/). I noticed two days ago someone using an autogenerated email address from China created a new account without having read a ...
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Once connected to RRAS VPN in Windows 7 can't access local domain resources

I'm connected to our remote data center via RRAS VPN which is running as a Domain Controller. The client I'm connecting with is on our local domain. Once I'm connected to the remote domain using my ...
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Why does Window's SSL Cipher-Suite get restricted under certain SSL certificates?

Problem: Windows Server 2008 R2 will only support the following ssl cipher suites when using certain certificates on the server: TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA ...
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Performance of Loopback Filesystems

Has anyone done any performance/benchmarking tests on Linux loopback file systems? What has your experience been so far. Is there any serious degradation in performance? How about robustness? http://...
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Random Shutdown During Boot

I've been having trouble with one of my machines where it will periodically shutdown during the boot process. Sometimes it happens and other times it is fine. Lately, I haven't been able to get it to ...
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1answer
241 views

Tayama Video encoding (MPEG?)

I have a Tayama DVR CCTV system, with an administrator who's long gone and no password for the thing. I need to recover the footage for the month of July, 2010. There is a "Video" partition, which ...
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1answer
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mysql crashed and lost table descriptions “show table status” all null

Due to a air-con failure the SAN with our mysql database files crashed. When it came up there were problems with queries taking many seconds to run, further investigation revealed that the *.frm ...
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1answer
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How to find out MIBs supported on HP-UX system?

I have the following system, and when I did a snmpwalk, I got an error message that prevents me from "walking" the entire tree. Is there a way to find out the MIBs supported by the SNMP Agent? (like ...
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Disaster Recovery - using Double-Take for live replication to DR on a developer's client machine with Visual Studio running

Our Systems team is implementing Double Take on client machines for live replication to DR servers. Developer's desktops typically have multiple instances of Visual Studio open at all times which ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise database has unexpected 4GB database size limit

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise installed on a local Windows 7 x64 workstation. When I create a database on the server, it unexpectedly has a 4GB size limit (Database properties in SQL Server ...
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2answers
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POP mail to Exchange online Migration

At work we want to migrate to Exchange online from our current setup of using rackspace hosted POP email. We have about 50 people planned for migration and want to minimize email downtime for them as ...
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1answer
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phpMyAdmin relation twice in list?

Why is it that when I've a relation in MySQL/phpMyAdmin (PMA), PMA gives me the relation twice but in opposite order (ID - Name and Name - ID), what's the difference? For better explanation, here's ...
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2answers
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General question about RAID configurations, specifically nested RAID 50

I understand about the different types of RAID configurations: RAID 1 -- Mirror [Redundant] RAID 0 -- Stripe [Performant] RAID 5 -- Hot Spare [Redundant] From what I understand, RAID 1 gives you ...
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2answers
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using xcopy or copy to back up files?

I have a local drive that contains a directory per user: c:\user1\ c:\user2\ c:\user3\ and I have a remote drive (via a share) that contains the same directory tree: f:\user1\ f:\user2\ f:\user3\ ...
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1answer
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disk usage in server 2008

We have a server 2008 r2 box with a 60gb c:\ partition that over time completely fills up. The culprit appears to be winsxs, which is a well documented issue without any resolution beyond microsoft ...
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1answer
213 views

Sharepoint 2010 Foundation Fault Tolerance

Assuming a completely reliable SQL Server infrastructure (i.e. SQL Server is not part of the question), what is the simplest and cheapest (i.e. minimum number of servers) method of making a fault-...
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Raid 10 read speed does not scale with disk addition

We have 2 Dell boxes with the Perc H700 Raid Controller. One box has 6 x 600G disks configured as a single Raid 10 volume The other box has 12 x 600G disks configured as a single Raid 10 volume I ...
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If I cannot recover the database that Symantec Backup Exec used to store information about tape backups then can I recover my tape backups?

First off I admit that I might not fully know what I am talking about and any clarification to my question you can provide would be helpful. My understanding is that Symantec Backup Exec stores ...

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