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Systems Administrator in upstate New York.


Nov
24
comment LDAP Query behind Get-ADUser commandlet
I think you should reword your question to indicate you want an LDAP Filter for enabled users, with "expired" passwords and the userAccountControl flag for UF_DONT_EXPIRE_PASSWD.
Nov
24
comment LDAP Query behind Get-ADUser commandlet
I would choose -LDAPFilter over -Filter for almost any Get-Ad* operation. Thanks for the DotPeek link.
Nov
24
comment LDAP Query behind Get-ADUser commandlet
You can remove the first pipe and everything following. The Where clauses perform their work on the PowerShell object returned from the Get-ADUser, not by querying AD again.
Nov
21
comment Windows DNS Server Export
@Kevin You'll be happy once you update to Server 2012 and can use a simple Get-ServerDnsZone.
Nov
20
comment
Your answers on SF are thoughtful and insightful. I should hope ServerFault can find its balance. You would have my vote.
Nov
13
comment Getting a list of all the snapshots in VMs managed by vCenter?
Some good answers below. Get yourself a copy of RVTools as well if you're supporting vCenter.
Nov
13
comment centos 6.3 increase disk size on /
meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2950/…
Nov
13
comment Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain
We've this issue as well but haven't had the time to run it down. I've verified removing the provided HKCU key allows the Adobe PDF Reader add-on to render PDFs within IE. I'm very interested in finding the Real Fix as well. Do you happen to use WSUS/SCUP/SCCM to deliver your Adobe Reader (or Acrobat) updates?
Nov
11
comment How to restore IE8 Default settings on Windows XP from a remote machine
Maybe you could edit your question to clarify. It has potential to be excellent Google material.
Nov
11
comment Print Server Migration and Client Installs
Provided you keep "everything" the same on the server side, you won't need to re-install anything at the client.
Nov
11
comment How to restore IE8 Default settings on Windows XP from a remote machine
Is your real question "How do I reset IE from the command line?"
Nov
5
comment Unable to map a network drive from a Windows NT PC, to a Windows 2000 PC
@Liesmith If NET USE brings no joy, there's SUBST which might be work a shot.
Oct
31
comment Provide Administrator credentials within script
Could you provide examples of the syntax you used with each option? Which version of Windows are you using? How is UAC configured?
Oct
28
comment AD IT Helper Permissions
You might be looking at a few different, but related, options: Delegation of control, Restricted Groups, group-based NTFS permissions and privilege separation. Someone will probably knock together a good answer, but those terms may be helpful for your searches.
Oct
27
comment port 445 blocked by Group Policy
@austinian Indeed. I should expect any decent google search for "override GPO x" to included an answer of "delete the policy key" or "add a Deny Read ACE to the policy key".
Oct
27
comment port 445 blocked by Group Policy
@MartinC Do a gpupdate after deleting the policy key above and restarting the Firewall service.
Oct
27
comment port 445 blocked by Group Policy
Can you nuke the Firewall policy keys HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall and restart the firewall service? A gpupdate /force might also be worth trying. I'll have to get to a Windows machine to test.
Oct
27
comment After domain rename - will I need to rejoin all users to the new domain?
"Contoso.local" might also be a bad choice. serverfault.com/questions/76715/…
Oct
27
comment How to change NIC Location in Windows Server 2012 R2?
Related serverfault.com/questions/639088/…
Oct
26
comment Debian Wheezy 7.7.0 x86 - won't compile anything
I know you've run stress, but this still smell like bad RAM to me. Can you give memtest86+ or the like a shot?