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location Graz, Austria
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I'm a student of Telematics at Graz University of Technology.

In addition I support some non-profit organizations as a volunteer Sysadmin.

comment Set MAK and activate Office 2010 when deploying a syspreped image
Because I have to. I try hard to convince everybody to switch to KMS, but...
comment Error regarding DNS - “… must be able to resolve names …” (Windows Server 2008 R2 installation)
I have no idea what storage was used on 2k. The whole update thing was a bit tricky because of the single label DNS name. It's a bad idea to use these, but we didn't want to change it... After running for one year there were no issues regarding DNS, so maybe that's really neglectable. Maybe I'll investigate that further and give some feedback to BPA.
comment gpupdate causes infinite loop
According to technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc739112%28WS.10%29.aspx it only reboots when necessary. That's also my observation of the tool's behaviour. (I don't think that changed from Server 2003, where the link comes from...)
comment gpupdate causes infinite loop
First, a reboot is only issued when applying the GPO requires a reboot, so if I would use /boot option only, a GPO that needs just a re-login would not be applied. Second, when I type the command line manually in a terminal, the loop does not occur, that's the strange thing...
comment DFS: Error creating domain-based namespace “The namespace cannot be queried. The RPC server is unavailable.”
Thank you for your answer. Since I won't use DFS I won't do any further investigation. (Everything else is running fine...)
comment How to detect an SSH connection?
For the archives: the log file is /var/log/auth.log in debian/ubuntu.