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comment Use partition on boot disk in VMware
I don't understand this question. Can you clarify, with details, what it is that you're trying to do exactly?
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comment Remote Desktop Connection Audit
What's stoking your interest?
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comment DNS query from active directory is reaching reaching firewall in the same subnet
I don't understand this question. Can you clarify?
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answered Robocopy script copied permissions/subfolders everything but NOT shares
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comment How to sandbox internal IPs on the same subnet with one to one NAT
I don't understand your question. Can you elaborate?
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comment Windows Server 2012 R2 File Explorer gives green bar of death when opening
You've got a Carbonite backup drive in your screenshot. Is that local to the server or is that "in the cloud"? I also see several network mapped drives. What happens if you disconnect those network drives? Can you "disconnect" the Carbonite backup drive?
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comment iSCSI or network share
What I mean is that if the existing connection is only 10 or 25 or 50% utilized then having a 4x connection isn't going to gain you any performance improvement. Have you determined that the network connection is the bottleneck? Have you looked at disk performance, CPU, memory, etc,? A drop in transfer speed could very well be a disk issue, unless you're specifically seeing the existing connection being saturated.
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comment Windows Server 2012 R2 File Explorer gives green bar of death when opening
That sounds like a disk problem. Have you run any diagnostics on the hard drive/array, drive/storage controller? Does the server have a CD/DVD drive? If so, is it working, is there a disc in the drive? Are any USB drives attached to the server?
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comment How can I Deny permissions to logon to Remote Desktop Session Host server in powershell script?
Why don't you just disable their user account and forget about flailing around with group membership, user rights, passwords, etc.?
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answered iSCSI or network share
Apr
23
revised What is the proper way to connect cables from a patch panel to a switch when you have more ports on the patch panel than the switch?
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Apr
23
answered What is the proper way to connect cables from a patch panel to a switch when you have more ports on the patch panel than the switch?
Apr
23
comment New server unreachable for a time after swapping IP address
Sure. Get on the server and perform any action that facilitates network communication. Ping another node. Open a web browser to www.google.com. etc., etc.
Apr
23
comment Enforce minimum wait time for network connection
Why not deal with the root of the problem and enable portfast (or the equivalent) on the applicable switch ports?
Apr
23
comment New server unreachable for a time after swapping IP address
The switch needs to know what switch port the MAC address of the server NIC is associated with and that only happens upon the server communicating. The MAC address learning process on a switch occurs from the source traffic, not the destination traffic. So while the server doesn't broadcast any information regarding the websites, it appears that it is communicating on the network during a reboot, allowing the switch to map it's MAC address to the port in the MAC address table. Switches generally have a MAC address table aging time of 5 minutes.
Apr
23
comment New server unreachable for a time after swapping IP address
Both of those statements are wrong. DNS doesn't have anything to do with ARP. The website names and ip address aren't changing. Local traffic doesn't transit the router so flushing the ARP cache on the router would be pointless. Moreover, ARP resolves ip addresses to MAC addresses, which could be a problem on the client side, but not on the switch side. On the switch you would need to clear the MAC address table, which isn't related to ARP.
Apr
22
comment Network scanning scope limited in Windows Server 2012
WINS will facilitate the population of the browse list (network neighborhood/my network places) across subnets. This is how we used WINS to facilitate such in networks/domains where we needed a browse list composed of Windows hosts from all subnets. - blogs.msmvps.com/acefekay/2010/10/27/…
Apr
22
comment Why does my server (postfix) “relay” mails / Have my server been hacked?
Why would you need an authenticated relay test? What use case would there be? What would that type of test help you prove or disprove? I'm not following your logic.
Apr
22
answered Why does my server (postfix) “relay” mails / Have my server been hacked?
Apr
22
comment Network scanning scope limited in Windows Server 2012
Network browsing doesn't typically work across routers, because routers don't forward broadcast traffic, which is how most network browse lists are populated. If you really want to see the Windows computers on other networks you'll most likely need to deploy a WINS server and configure all of the Windows computers to use it.