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How can I run a DHCP server in a virtual machine using a shared network interface?

I am trying to run a dhcp server in a virtual machine using Parallels Desktop. I have the dhcp server running in Ubuntu on a virtual machine, if I give the virtual machine its own network interface ...
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windows xp home edition - blocking users from changing display settings

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In my office there is a laptop dell inspiron 1420 with HD of 100GB of space. The computer is about a year old, and the hard drive has a weird and annoying ticking sound. The ticking sound starts ...
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Mounting/opening virtualbox disk image (vdi) on linux host

Is it possible to mount vdi like for example iso? Or open it with some archive program? If yes, how? edit: My vdi is dynamically expanding storage and i have snapshots too.
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Dhcp context is missing from windows xp netsh

How can I add the dhcp context using netsh commands on Windows XP ?
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Cpanel restrictions [closed]

I'm getting this error if I try to access the cpanel on a client's website (on site.com/cpanel): Sorry for the inconvenience! The filesystem mounted at / on this server is running out of disk ...
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How to set up a shared Internet cache across a network

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Storing EC2server images in bucket “subfolders”

I am creating an AMI (Amazon EC2 server image) for all the servers I'm working on. Every server image is separated into some dozens of tar files: Splitting ...
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I have a Windows Server 2003 that I'd like to measure the max used bandwidth. I'd like to have a report showing the peak bandwidth on an hourly and daily basis. Can I do this using Performance monitor ...
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Adding a domain-based user to Squid

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Hyper-V 64 with Win7 Enterprise 64 as guest

I am building a new machine to be my single machine. My main workstation would be a Windows 7 64 bits for .Net development. I do a lot of WPF stuff, so having access to the video card is desirable. ...
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Record user screen on all workstations - Windows Client

Is there a solution to record the screens of multiple workstations running Windows XP ? p.s. I know is question has been asked before but that question is only talking about Linux clients. I need a ...
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ubuntu server - different sessions

It will sound crazy, but I don't get it. I installed 2x ubuntu servers 9.04 and sometimes after restart I have different hostname and changes I made 30 min ago before restart are gone. I even moved ...
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Does going from Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate to RTM require full re-install?

I was going to download and deploy Server 2008 R2 in on a hyper-v server but found this on windows server blog. If you are a Volume License (VL) customer with an existing Software Assurance (SA) ...
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I briefly enabled updates from jaunty-proposed to see if there was an updated for a particular package that was causing me issues. There was a couple of updates for other packages which I installed ...
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What is the recommended disk setup for hyper-v on Windows Server 2008

We have two new servers running Server 2008 Standard: Dual Xeon E5430 @ 2.66 16 GB RAM 6 Seagate 146GB 15,000 RPM 16MB Cache SAS on RAID 5 (4+1) with hot spare for total of 544 GB hard disk We ...
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What can go wrong when Domain Controllers have been moved out of Domain Controller OU?

I administer a network with Server 2003 domain controllers. I am planning to replace the domain controllers with new Server 2008 DC's. When running DCDIAG, I receive an error that the domain ...
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PF tagging then adding to table

could someone please provide an example on how to add a tagged packet to a table? I have found commands to do it from the command line but can you setup a specific rule to do it inside of pf.conf? ...
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Are 128 and 256bit AES encryption considered weak?

Are 128 and 256bit AES encryption considered weak? I wanted to archive files and i figure i can write an app to automatically do it with winrar or 7z. Winrar uses AES-128 and 7z uses AES-256. I was ...
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Odd memtest86/boot problems on linux machine

I run Debian Lenny 64-bit on an HP server with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor. It boots with LILO rather than GRUB because it has an XFS root partition. Up until today it had 3 GB (2x 512MB and 2x ...
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Unexplained slow gigabit network speeds

Update Ok, I've tried the answers below and nothing has changed. I've identified the chipset in the laptop as the NVIDIA nForce 520. I downloaded the latest Vista x64 drivers for the nForce 520 ...
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Securing Apache on Windows

What tips do you have to secure Apache(2.2) on Windows?
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How can you prevent root password change on linux?

I'm setting up a server which other people will have sudo access to via ssh. They can install stuff and make changes as they see fit, however I still need to manage the server, install patches and ...
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Does USB key speed matter with ESXi 4.0?

I am setting up a ESXi 4.0 server and have decided to use the CD installers ability to install to a USB key. I have a freebie slow 1GB Newegg USB key and a very fast 4GB Patriot Xporter XT Boost USB ...
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Do idle media drives consume any significant amount of power?

I'm turning a workstation into a internal mediawiki webserver for my small business (limited budget and too many workstations). The workstation has both a CD and floppy drive, neither of which are ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 6.06 LTS to 8.04 LTS or do a fresh installation?

I part-own and manage a co-located server that is running Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server edition. I realise that the version we use is supported until June 2011 (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases) but I'm ...
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read an unknown directories name + copy to it

I would appreciate some help please. I am trying to copy two files "test1.txt" and "test2.txt" into an unknown directory, e.g. into the directory "%USERNAME%\Documents\test\04pql7hw.example" The ...
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Cannot connect to oracle using oci_connect() on reboot

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I have a small website and would like to encrypt incoming email using gpg. Is there a way to force sendmail to check email and encrypt it if its not already encrypted? I'm using GPG on a linux ...
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How to avoid external Javascript problem hanging server?

I've been having a strange problem with externally linked Javascript libraries hanging my load balancer server running HAProxy. I recently integrated the Quantcast monitoring script, and it worked ...
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File upload permission problem IIS 7

I am unable to upload files to website hosted under IIS7. I have already given write permissions to "IUSR_websitename" and set the property in web.config also. I am able to upload files with out log ...
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Should I use server core vs full install for setting up webserver on a hyper-v VM?

I am probably going to use hyper-v running on windows server 2008 standard SP2 for server consolidation. I was thinking that I would do a VM for the web server. I was reading up on just using server ...
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Media / Printed material needed for Upgrade Compliance? [duplicate]

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I have a VPN between two Windows XP computers - the first one is connected to internet via local area connection and it's supposed to be the server, while the other one is the client. The VPN ...
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I have two infrastructure both are using same DC as well as at same location. Corporate infrastructure Web Application Hosting Infrastructure Now I am going to separate them, also would be at ...
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Windows 2003 Dynamic Disk error

I was trying to ghost a partition on a Windows 2003 server, using Ghost 2003. Unfortunately things went horribly wrong, and now I can't boot back into my system. As you can see, Ghost creates a wee ...
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Can I symlink my Windows data to another hard drive?

When I upgrade to Windows 7, I would like to keep the Windows installation and my data separate. Possibly install Windows itself on a small SSD for the performance gain. I know I can tell Windows ...
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undervolting information for Solaris

Looking for undervolting procedures (or tools) for Solaris/Opensolaris x86? Info: BIOS config: LENOVO 68ET37WW CPU Into: Intel Core 2 Duo T5250
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/etc/resolv.conf isn’t enough?! I need to use a different DNS for each ISP Connection on linux CentOS

THE PROBLEM I have multiple internet connections on a linux machine, I want each internet connection to use a specific DNS nameserver. /etc/resolv.conf is a problem, since it uses a global name ...
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What causes hard disk failures in general. I would like to know the common causes and how to prevent such incidence.
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My home network connects to my ISP through an ADSL modem/router in bridged mode. I have the following setup: | ADSL modem/router, bridged mode | | x.x.x.x public IP on WAN interface Router with DHCP ...
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Multiple nameservers, how do they work when they can't resolve a query?

I have 4 nameserver set for my domain: ns1.nameserver.com, ns2.nameserver.com, ect... I know that if one is down an other one will be used. But if the first is up and running and is asked for a ...
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Connect to localhost from Guest running on VirtualBox

I have a Rails app running on Mac at http://localhost:3000 and I would like to access it from Windows 7, which is a guest OS running on VirtualBox. Can you explain me how to do that? Thanks!
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How to measure boot time?

I was wondering what is the "proper" or "most significant" way in which to measure the boot time of a client machine: From turn on to login prompt From turn on to login prompt (HDD light off) From ...
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how to see SQL Server cache hit rate?

I am using SQL Server 2008 Enterprise. I will issue a lot of query to SQL Server. And I think SQL Server itself will use some optimization internally, like pre-fetching data into SQL Server internal ...

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