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May
21
comment tomcat6 won't start on SL6
I encountered this again, and this time installing tomcat-webapps seemed to help. Still not sure why.
May
16
comment Unable to restore from Shadow Copy due to long filename
I can confirm that SUBST is not needed when using ROBOCOPY.
May
7
comment tomcat6 won't start on SL6
Same thing happened to me. I don't know why either.
Mar
27
comment Different ACLs on two OU's with same “protect object from deletion” setting
Found a way to reproduce the issue: Enable "protect object", then notice that the ACL on the parent OU has changed. Further toggling "protect object" off or on does not affect the parent OU. social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/…
Mar
26
comment Different ACLs on two OU's with same “protect object from deletion” setting
@HopelessN00b I wrote a PowerShell script to identify affected OU's. Just 16% of our OU's have this unusual ACE on them. Their creation dates range from 2001 to last week. So weird.
Mar
26
comment Different ACLs on two OU's with same “protect object from deletion” setting
@HopelessN00b Our current forest and domain functional levels are 2008 R2. We started with 2003 (or possibly earlier).
Mar
26
comment Different ACLs on two OU's with same “protect object from deletion” setting
@HopelessN00b There is no visible difference from the Security tab in ADU&C; it can only be seen from ldp.exe. I seriously doubt that somebody modified an obscure ACE on a bunch of OUs using ldp.exe. It's much more likely to be a historical remnant, and I'd like to confirm or deny that if possible.
Feb
26
comment Set binary registry setting through GPO
That link is broken.
Jan
25
comment Why use a print server?
Even when using a print server, misconfigured drivers can still crash Word. If the client is x86 and the server is x64, and the server has different driver versions for x86 and x64 architecture, you're gonna have a bad time.
Jan
16
comment Logging in as another user in Windows without resetting their password?
serverfault.com/q/330891/23300 is a similar question. You might find it informative.
Dec
5
comment Group Policy installation failed error 1274
This tip increased my deploy success from 72% to 100%. Great answer!
Dec
5
comment What could cause Mailman to drop messages after moderator approval?
Also, there is a Python/Mailman compatibility chart here. imgur.com/4Ca03r8
Dec
5
comment What could cause Mailman to drop messages after moderator approval?
My original question related to configuration of Mailman when using a separate server for the web frontend, and it wasn't a Python compatibility issue. But this answer could still be relevant for somebody else.
Oct
28
comment How to prevent delays associated with IPv6 AAAA records?
@joeqwerty Thanks for all of your input. I've posted an answer to this question which clarifies what happened in my environment, and suggests what other people might do in a similar situation.
Oct
28
comment How to prevent delays associated with IPv6 AAAA records?
@MichaelHampton Thanks for your ideas and your links. I've posted an answer to this question which clarifies what happened in my environment, and suggests what other people might do in a similar situation.
Oct
26
comment How to prevent delays associated with IPv6 AAAA records?
@joeqwerty I updated my question with some clarifications. nslookup works fine but ping fails with General Failure.
Oct
25
comment How to prevent delays associated with IPv6 AAAA records?
@joeqwerty The servers and users are on separate subnets, but everything is one big site. We aren't using split-brain DNS, so there is no concept of "internal DNS".
Aug
26
comment Pass same parameter value to multiple classes using Puppet Hiera
I think Hiera supports YAML anchors and references.
Aug
25
comment Change the default IP address of a CentOS 6 dedicated server
Find a non-live server to learn on first. You can get a temporary machine from a cloud provider for mere cents on the hour. That's way cheaper than hosing your production box.
Aug
22
comment What could cause Mailman to drop messages after moderator approval?
Ah, found it. INQUEUE_DIR wasn't configured to use NFS shared storage on my frontend server. Needed to fix /etc/mailman/mm_cfg.py. I'll convert this to a real answer later with details.