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To decrypt the boot volume you'll have to use some kind of lights-out management or Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI). This will give you a remote console onto the server so you can type in that passphrase. Common examples of this are the ILO on HP servers or the DRAC on Dell servers. If you're sending a WOL packet, I really doubt there's a ...


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Do not name your Active Directory Domain the same as your existing domain. It will cause all sorts of trouble. Take an unused subdomain for example ad.example.com . If the organization has an Internet presence, use names that are relative to the registered Internet DNS domain name. For example, if you have registered the Internet DNS domain name ...


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Why aren't you just using perl's native i/o capabilities to read the file? open FH, "/path/to/password.txt"; chomp(my $passwd = <FH>); The chomp here discard a newline at the end of the string. What is causing the problem when the Perl script does a cat to get the password? Have you tried just printing out the password you've read from the ...


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I have found the solution to this problem: Installing VMware Tools on the Ubuntu guest increased the performance a little. The performance was significantly reduced due to the fact that I had assigned the Guest 4 virtual Sockets (vCPUs), following some research I found out that this causes big problems with Ubuntu (Possibly Linux) operating systems and ...


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Look at OpenVPN. Setting up OpenVPN on Linux boxes for site-to-site VPN isn't that difficult a task. There are apparently OpenVPN appliances: http://openvpn.net/index.php/access-server/download-openvpn-as-vm.html I haven't used those, so I'm not sure how they work, but they might be a more appropriate fit for your experience/needs. Oh, "bridging" isn't ...


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Depending on the routers your companies use you might want to try: OpenVPN (as described in @cjc's answer) IPSec using Openswan/Strongswan (supports building VPN with Cisco devices) and even just using SSH Some router firmware (like DD-WRT, Tomato or OpenWRT) have already built-in support for OpenVPN so you just might want to upgrade the fimware on the ...


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You could use Zentyal for all your needs without using other virtual machines. It depends on which services you need, but Zentyal already ships many different services. To reduce administrative work, I'd recommend to use as few servers as necessary. If you go for different virtual machines, Zentyal can be the Hypervisor for your needs. But it probably ...


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I'm new to sysadmin and this site, but I'll try my best to answer this based on my experience with that distro. You don't specify what you're using it for, and how many boxes you have to work with (physical or virtual) so we'll say 2 possibilities. First, you just want to run some servers at home and this isn't live and essential to some venture. Then just ...


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As Zentyal uses OpenLDAP for it's Domain system, Windows registry needs to be changed so it can communicate with it. There is already a guide on Zentyal's website to fix this issue: http://trac.zentyal.org/wiki/Documentation/Community/HowTo/Windows7Support If your OS is up to date then you wont need to install the Hotfix and just go ahead with downloading ...


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I found this thread trying to solve the exact same problem. What I ended up doing was providing templates for english and norwegian (the country this was used in) - all other languages was removed. I did this with the error_directory directive. This isn't really a solution to your challenge, but it covered my needs atleast :)


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As you need to provide the pass phrase before the system boot completes and networking is started up, you would need another server with the ability to control your starting one. Lights-out management features / BMCs provide exactly that, are built into most modern / decent server machines and just need configuration (typically you can change the basic ...


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Domain controller hostname should not be equal to web server hostname if they are at different hosts. It's like trying to access two computers using single ip address :) If having different hostnames is not an option for some reason, you may use solutions listed below. The idea is to setup port forwarding (destination NAT) at domaing controller. You may ...


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Did you do?: sudo add user root sudo root must be added to the sudo group, that is of course if root is your login name as administrator


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I would first contact Zentyal's support. They should be able to assist. I don't know this product, but if it doesn't have hooks into Exchange then the only real possibilities are PST exports (either manually or via the Export-Mailbox cmdlet). You can look at the Export-Mailbox cmdlet below. It's easy enough to run and you can create a PS script if you ...



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