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revised What features of Windows 8/8.1 Pro will not work without a Microsoft Account?
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comment What features of Windows 8/8.1 Pro will not work without a Microsoft Account?
@Andy Thank you for reminding me! If the Store is disabled, and you leave any of the default Apps installed, MS provides updates for WSUS that you can import (manually). The current list can be found here: support.microsoft.com/kb/2971128
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Dec
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comment IPv6 issues with Server 2012
@EEAA, I meant that the Windows DHCPv6 Server can't get it's prefix from DHCP-PD. Windows can pickup an address from a DHCPv6 server or SLAAC.
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revised What features of Windows 8/8.1 Pro will not work without a Microsoft Account?
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answered What features of Windows 8/8.1 Pro will not work without a Microsoft Account?
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comment IPv6 issues with Server 2012
@Zoredache Comcast only does dynamic prefix allocations, and only by DHCPv6; and Windows doesn't support that, so... yeah.
Dec
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comment IPv6 issues with Server 2012
I should note: I really hate my own answer here, but the EXTREME lack of IPv6 support in Windows hamstrings what I can honestly suggest people try to setup.
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comment IPv6 issues with Server 2012
@MichaelHampton I'm sure the problem is that the router has stateless autoconf configured (our new Comcast Business modem did) and the clients are preferring the IPv6 configuration, including mDNS addresses or Comcast DNS server, over their internal IPv4 scheme, including DNS on their server.
Dec
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answered RFC5321 “receiver should check […] reply code” (why?)
Dec
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comment How would you add a share to smb.conf via a script?
Yep, that should work well regardless of distro (unless the distro comes with something like this already, but I haven't seen one yet). It'd be the same procedure no matter what you're changing: make x.conf changes/additions/removal, rebuild includes.conf, restart the daemon.
Dec
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answered Issues with quagga and zebra in virtual machine
Dec
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comment Loose SATA power in Dell PowerEdge R300
What exactly are you trying to do here? This looks like a completely unsupportable setup, certainly not supported by Dell. What happens when you leave or get hit by a bus, will the next admin be able to figure out this custom-cable mess?
Dec
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comment How to join computer to domain
Can they ping each other? Are there any firewalls between?
Dec
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comment Checking fiber cables for light without risking my eyes
@AveryPayne Tell that to a fully loaded MDS600 (320 lbs in a 5U package).
Dec
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comment Checking fiber cables for light without risking my eyes
Shining 1000BASE-ZX (the 120km/75mi variety) on a cell phone's camera is pretty likely to damage the camera, though I'd rather fry my camera than my eye (especially since I still couldn't see the light at that frequency). Also, high end cell phone cameras might filter more of the NIR light than others, so it might not work with all cameras. Interesting note, the light is almost always red to infrared, but IR typically shows up as blue or purple in unfiltered camera sensors.