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How to find which server in the DNS 'chain' is returning NXDOMAIN

For almost 48 hours now we've been experiencing sporadic DNS outages for A and CNAME records. Have mostly been tracking the issue via ping and nslookup on Windows. Lookups for 'www' (A), 'img1' ...
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Can 32-bit print drivers work on 64-bit windows?

I'm reading around and it seems that 32 bit drivers do not work under 64 bit windows. Is this true? since 32-bit applications can run under 64 bit windows it seems ridiculous that 32-bit printer ...
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Lifetime of IIS worker process or AppDomain

I have an ASP.NET app hosted in IIS, and I have automatic worker process recycling/shutdown disabled. I'd like to have a rough idea of how long the app has been running continuously without being ...
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single server, windows box with sql server on same server, how to punch a hole to connect to sql?

I want to connect to sql server from my home computer to my servers sql server. I know people say this is a security issue, but rackspace cloud sites seems to be allowing it? :) Anyhow, how hard is ...
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how long did it take you to setup ec2 window servers?

how long did it take you to setup ec2 window servers? Any major issues? I wish someone could link to a post where someone wrote step by step how they did it, and any issues they encountered etc.
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Which product is best for VMWARE

I have seen there are various products of like VMware server, VMware Workstation, VMware ESX, VMware Fusion. Which of these products is best with all features to use on server to make Virtual ...
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When Google DNS (or Open DNS) is a good fit

What situations are you thinking are good candidates for a service like this? I have been concerned about our ISP's DNS - they are redirecting to advertising pages, and showing other signs of ...
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2answers
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Autostart VM in VM workstation 7.0

I have two VM in vmware workstation and i want them to autostart with Guest OS. Is this possible in workstation 7.0 My Guest OS is window server 2008
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Assign IP Address to Guest where host has no IP Address (Hyper-V)

I have a hyper-v server with 4 GigE nic's. I have assigned one of the nic's as an internal network (192.168.x.x) and that nic is working as expected. We have a need for a server to have access to ...
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what device lets you add servers on the fly w/o waiting for IP/dns propagation?

Is it a firewall or router that sits in front of the front-end servers, which basically gives you the ability to add/remove servers and not have to wait for DNS to propagate since you have your own ...
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SSL / HTTP / No Response to Curl

I am trying to send commands to a SOAP service, and getting nothing in reply. The SOAP service is at a completely separate site from either server I am testing with. I have written a dummy script ...
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Postfix virtualised myhostname

So I have several servers all set up to send and receive mails from multiple domains, this all works perfectly fine. However a few people have complained that within the mail headers you still see ...
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1answer
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X345 and ServeRaid 5i - Defunct Drives

I have an old IBM X345 server with a ServeRaid 5i card that I was running as a fileserver/test-server. It was running VMWare ESXi 3.5, with a virtualised OpenSolaris machine inside of this this (as ...
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Why does connecting to Snow Leopard from Vista using VNC hang every 5 mins or so?

There was a post discussing VNC hanging when connecting to OS X a few months back, but it was OS X 10.4, so I thought I'd see if someone has experience with our problem. We're trying to remotely ...
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3answers
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I have a NTFS partition now the size of the partition seems to be wrong. Is there an easy way to fix this?

So I I resized a partition and now the partition table seems like it is screwed up. I am running Windows 7. When I open the "Disk Management" The table at the top of the screen show the disk as 139GB. ...
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Backup Windows Over SCP to Linux

I have a need to regularly backup some files from a Windows box both locally (on a different drive) and to a remote location over the Internet. I'm thinking of using 7zip to create the incremental ...
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6answers
317 views

How to get *nix process file name

How can I find out what the program file name is for a running process?
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1answer
328 views

NTFS and Linux Permissions

I have defined a share in samba config, I am looking to modify permissions on a subfolder within MyShare to allow a specific NTFS group named MyFolder_Security modification rights and all other (with ...
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2answers
863 views

Troubleshooting Amazon EC2 reboot

We've had a server (CentOS) running in EC2 for a few months. It had been going pretty smoothly until today when we got an alarm that the server was unavailable (HTTP service couldn't be reached). So I ...
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1answer
525 views

Solaris PerfMon Thresholds / Context Switching?

I've got a project that involves installing s/w on Solaris 10, with little else on it. (Tomcat, no traffic other then moi, etc.) Installs go pretty slow (impatient developer time). In looking at ...
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1answer
239 views

Facility setting for syslog 'client'

What are the things one should consider when setting the facility for a syslog client? In particular is there a difference between "4 security/authorization messages" and "10 security/authorization ...
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2answers
348 views

Cross Database Permissions SQL Server

In an MS SQL 2005 instance there are two databases. A specific user has execute rights on the dbo schema for both of these databases. In database A I have a stored procedure which contains a select ...
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3answers
297 views

How does http://to./ work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How the heck is http://to./ a valid domain name? http://to./ must be the shortest domain name I have ever seen. How can did they register a domain without an extension?
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2answers
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Windows server 2003 vs. 2008 performance

on my development workstation in work I have Win server 2003 R2 x64. Now PC and OS are dead, so I decide to install new OS. I am thinking about Windows server 2008 R2 x64. So I have couple of ...
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2answers
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how to back up a lot of small tables from mysql?

Is there a preferred way to back up a config database in MySQL? I'm talking about a schema with ~160 tables where most of the tables have less than 100 rows of data. Only one or two tables change in ...
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4answers
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What could cause a HTTP 500 error on a static HTML file?

I dropped in a simple HTML file and IIS 7 is throwing a 500 error. The error details provide almost no information. In general, what should be checked if a static HTML file is throwing that kind of ...
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3answers
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Server Performance Issue - Server 2008, SQL 2008 and Hyper-V [screenshots]

Im getting nasty performance on my server. It happens radmonly while accessing a website, but more often, right on the first time I load it. The server/webapp are still in dev, so I'm the only one ...
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3answers
360 views

Remote Link on OSX

I have two machines on the same LAN, I usually ssh from one to the other and I was wondering if I could create a symbolic or hard link from a box that points to the other one. I'm using OSX on both ...
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How to create a shortcut for a IP:port url?

I have a service running on a specific port on a given ip : 12.34.56.78:12345. The server at this IP address is all mine (but not the network, so no switch/router tweaking), and I also have a bunch of ...
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1answer
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Internet Explorer 8 prevents dll download

We have an old web app that we are still running and it requires Internet Explorer to download a .dll file automatically before it can launch the program. This is a web base testing program for ...
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4answers
399 views

Packet Crafting on a Mac

I think (based on searching the forums), that NetCat is the best option, but wanted to hear if others are preferable. Anyone have good success with a packet-crafting tool (specifically on Mac)? I've ...
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4answers
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rsync backup keep deleted files

I have to backup a set of userdata with rsync. There is just one little thing I cant figure out how to do. When a user deletes a file it is kept on the server. This is fine since it might have been ...
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5answers
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Server Hardware Recomendation [closed]

I'm ready to buy a few servers and I'm wondering what the best setup would be. My site serves about 1M php pages day. And the database has about 4M rows that are constantly growing. (60% read, 40% ...
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3answers
1k views

WHM / Cpanel : Create and download backups for all accounts? [closed]

Is this possible? I want to download a standard cpanel full backup of every account on my server. There's about 15 accounts. Each are about 50-500 megs. It takes me about 3 hours every week to do this ...
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3answers
302 views

Update dns server IP across the network

I m not sure if this is possible, but is there a way to update the dns server ip on all clients without doing it manually for each machine? All clients have static IP addresses and the dns server is ...
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1answer
202 views

Launchd starts job over and over again when it is scheduled to run once per day

I'm using launchd to run a script that should run once per day. Instead it runs a number of times (like 40) until it finally stops. Here is the script: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I disable trigger that killed SQL access?

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sqldatabaseengine/thread/f9236131-cfcc-48ed-b431-57884842e874/ I needed to limit access to Sql Mgt Studio for certain users. I found the article above ...
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How the heck is http://to./ a valid domain name?

Apparently it's a URL shortener. It resolves just fine in Chrome and Firefox. How is this a valid top-level domain? Update: for the people saying it's browser shenanigans, why is it that: ...
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5answers
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Best Method to Transfer a SharePoint Site From one SP install to another?

What is the best method to transfer a sharepoint site from one sharepoint install to another?
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Are IP addresses “trivial to forge”?

I was reading through some of the notes on Google's new public DNS service: Performance Benefits Security Benefits I noticed under the security section this paragraph: Until a standard ...
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3answers
802 views

Windows Server 2003 Share Multiple Drives as One

I just got an older Dell server secondhand. I was thinking of turning it into a file server. There are currently 3 300GB hard disk drives in the machine. Not knowing a lot, I am looking to see ...
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3answers
114 views

Hardware recommendation for remote monitoring [closed]

We're working on a project that requires PCs to be deployed to various locations and report back various data to a central server, and are interested in a recommendation on the hardware to use. We ...
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1answer
99 views

Windows Mobile application deployment

Ho do you manage deployment of applications (including upgrades) accross your GPRS/EDGE/3G/whatever wireless Windows Mobile PDA/SmartPhones farm ? Up to now, I've always recommended Sparus Everywan ...
0
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3answers
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Not able to access shared folders

We have a server that we basically just want share files on. It has alot of storage (RAIDed even). When we share a folder and type \\xxx.xxx.xx.xx.\sharedFolderName in the Run box, nothing can ...
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3answers
802 views

MS SQL Server on Amazon EC2 - 20Gb, 75% rewrite every night

Client asked if we can host our application for them on Amazon Cloud. The app has database running on MS SQL Server which is approximately 20 Gb in size. We need to update the database almost every ...
0
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1answer
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Windows Server 2003 Temporary Internet Files filling with hidden junk?

I have a server running Windows Server 2003. Nobody uses the internet from this machine. If I go to C:\Documents and Settings\(user)\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files and right-click for ...
0
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2answers
1k views

removing pre compiled php modules from ubuntu

Hi this is quite and embarrassing question as I should really now how to do this. I have php5 installed on ubuntu Jaunty server it looks to me like some of the modules come pre-compiled in the php ...
2
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2answers
794 views

Deny Stored Procedure Data Modification by User Security

I want an easy way to make a read-only user on my database. The user should have permission to execute stored procedures only if they don't modify data. I don't want to figure out which stored ...
1
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1answer
459 views

Sendmail Default IP

I'm wanting to set the default IP used by sendmail to send email. I've looked through sendmail.mc and through the options availible in webmin and just can't find the answer. Thanks.
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2answers
312 views

Caching in a clustered environment

Caching your data in your application code is generally a good idea for many reasons. We have being doing this for quiet some time in our shared environment which includes ColdFusion, .NET, and PHP. ...

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