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Feb
6
comment Export GFI MailArchiver e-mails for import into Exchange 2010 SP1 Personal Archiving
The GFI MailArchiver server is on Windows Server 2003. All servers are on the same domain.
Sep
29
comment How to filter event in a task-schedule?
If you let us know what the differences between the two events you're trying to filter are, we can help you with that filter. If you continue to hold all the details close to your chest, our hands are tied.
Sep
29
comment Powershell 2: Add multiple members to distribution group with one call?
My results: Add-DistributionGroupMember x 1000 : 2m 13s --- New-DistributionGroup $arrayof1000Contacts : 17s = significant enough difference to care
Sep
28
comment Powershell 2: Add multiple members to distribution group with one call?
What is this evidence? I'd be curious to see if what you did was a true "apples-to-apples" comparison. I'd like to run the test myself.
Sep
28
comment Powershell 2 and Exchange: Find conflicting objects
You need the Active Directory Administration Module for PowerShell. technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd378937(WS.10).aspx
Sep
27
comment Why can't I ping my server?
You can only choose one answer. I tend to pick the one that will be most helpful to someone who might come across this page when they themselves are trying to resolve a similar problem. You may upvote more than one answer and should do so if they were of assistance to you.
Sep
23
comment How can I develop a strategy for serving 45 second videos to hundreds of thousands of users?
A T1 (if we're talking about the same T1) is going to be woefully inadequate for this job.
Sep
22
comment Listing Users using RDP
Updated to extract just the names. I don't know exactly what you want to see on the output, so I'll let you sort that bit out. If you need help, ask.
Sep
22
comment How do I use PowerShell to find out what jobs failed within the past 24 hours?
That won't return jobs that failed in the last 24 hours, but then ran successfully after that.
Sep
21
comment How can I script creating email aliases for existing mailboxes in Exchange 2003?
@Bernhard - I'm not sure that you're convinced, but this is the way to go. Pay special attention to the bits about "replacement strings". These are what allow you to customize the front-end of the e-mail address (rather than just the domain suffixes). support.microsoft.com/kb/822447
Sep
21
comment Has anyone used WMI_OfflineFilesCache::RenameItem to rename offline files?
Sorry, that was unclear. This API can be accessed through Powershell if necessary. It's not easy, but it's an option.
Sep
19
comment Terminal Server: how to map network drive for all users?
Ah, this will not work for you since preference items are only available in domain-based GPOs. Are you sure you can't convince someone with domain rights to craft that policy for you? If not, you're stuck with a logon script and some "net use" commands.
Sep
19
comment How to check login history fo remote desktop connections to my Windows Server 2008 R2
@quanta, those steps will not work for this user since that question dealt with Windows Server 2003. The event IDs have changed since Vista and Windows Server 2008.
Sep
9
comment How to automatically install Windows XP on multiple computers?
@tombull89, this type of question is exactly the type of question that should be asked on serverfault. It falls squarely in the system administration camp. He didn't ask anyone to do it for him, he simply wanted to know what technologies allowed him to accomplish a general goal. Sorry to call you out, because really the first 75% of your response was exactly what he needed, but the last bit rubbed me the wrong way. I just cringe when I see unnecessarily harsh responses to newer users.
Sep
7
comment WebDav System Error 67 in Windows XP
What type of OS/Web Server is hosting the site at mywebsite.com ?
Sep
6
comment TaskKill very slow
Sorry, didn't mean to ignore that aspect of the question, but I really can't say for sure. I was hoping you'd test it and let us know. The answer to that question might be service specific. Nixphoe's method might help as long as there isn't a specific order that the services must be stopped.
Sep
1
comment When is applicationHost.config read from the filesystem?
serverfault.com/questions/251291/…
Aug
31
comment Hyper-V Snapshot deletion and avhd files saga
Export the VM. Physically move it to the attached USB drive. Re-import it. Start it and then shut it down. This will initiate the merge process. This will not be a quick process. More info here: technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560637(WS.10).aspx
Aug
29
comment Hyper-V Live Migration Fails
I lose. Total idiot. Thought I had two Hyper-V MMC windows open; one showing me VS1 and one showing me VS2. In reality, I had two Hyper-V MMC windows open offering me two identical views into VS2's settings. Of course everything matched! @murisonc - feel free to write up an answer, preface it with "Hey, dummy..." and I'll gladly accept it.
Aug
29
comment Hyper-V Live Migration Fails
OK, I verified that they are named exactly the same. I even chose a new name, set them both to it, refreshed the config and it still failed. I only have one Virtual Network on each of my Hyper-V machines - each External, each connected to 2 adapters teamed together.