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Is it possible to configure default email filters for users?

We have about 500 students and 50 personel. We use Outlook email. Students and personel have different domains. Students' domain contains "edu." but personels domain doesn't. Is it possible ...
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Setup A Default Redirect In Nginx

I need a way to redirect clients when no existing path is defined. When I put a return 301 config in, nginx seems to ignore any location configs. It redirects everything. The hostname in the ...
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Correct default SSL config on apache

I have a number of virtuals hosts serving sites from apache. Each site has it's own config file and many have SSL certificates setup. 00_default.conf file <VirtualHost *:80> points to a static ...
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SPF default policy when "all" is missing

What is the policy that is applied when "all" is missing from an SPF record? For example as in v=spf1 a ip4:198.51.100.15.
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Set Adobe as default program via Group Policy?

My question is about default program via Group Policy. Basically what i need is - set Adobe as default windows PDF reader via Group Policy. I have been trying to do this for a while now, but haven't ...
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How do I make my default GW route permanently on Linux Ubuntu?

I have 2 EC2 instances that run Ubuntu (VM1: 172.0.1.11 and VM2: 172.2.1.12). I want to make a default Gateway to my Routers R1which its addresses are the following respectively 172.0.1.8and 172.2.1....
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How to change default zfs options of a zpool?

How do I change the default options for zfs filesystems on an existing zpool? That is, ZFS stored for each zpool pool the default values for new zfs filesystems. Those are then used by zfs create as ...
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phpinfo shows difference between Local and Master Values of default_charset

Here us there is a difference in the local default_charset than the master's. Is there a way to find the source of the change of each? Especially the local? So it shows the path of the file that is ...
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domain default IP for use with reverse proxy

I have a registered domain with my name. I want to have multiple servers, with different names, hosted on the same physical host. This is easy to do using reverse proxy (I am currently using nginx). ...
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Is there an Nginx command to using the default conf?

To use the Nginx default conf (sites-available/default) one needs to uncomment all relevant lines in that file. To avoid manual uncommenting each time I install a new server environment on a new ...
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Installed Mysql on Debian, but got another database On Debian (MariaDB)

I used the same setup for Nginx server environment for Ubuntu 16.04 on Debian 9.3 but on Debian my database is MariaDB instead Mysql. apt-get install nginx python-certbot-nginx mysql-server php-fpm ...
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Can I define global default values for the tasks of an Ansible module?

I find myself repeatedly typing arguments to file-related modules of Ansible like this: - copy: […] owner: root group: root mode: ugo=r Though it may seem safe to assume that ...
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Is there anything special about the 10.42.*.* subnet?

A client I work for chose a 10.42.*.* subnet for some of their cloud work. Here we see a ubuntu service starting on the 10.42.*.* subnet. Here is another. Here we see the Docker scheduler Rancher ...
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Print the BIND9 default configuration

Postfix has the command postconf which prints the entire Postfix configuration including its default values (default can also be shown using the -d option). Samba has a similar command which prints ...
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Change default hyper v machine creation settings

I need to constantly create machines in hyper-v, but i am wasting to much time configuring settings like network adapters to with they connect, assigned CPU cores and ram in every single machine that ...
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Apache serving when 000-default.conf is disabled

Apache is still serving from 000-default even after I removed from site-enabled using a2dissite 000-default.conf My apache version is 2.4.7 and I am running ubuntu. Apache is still behaving the same ...
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Where does finger connect to by default?

Within our corporate network, when I run finger (no arguments) from a client machine, I am presented a list of users with names and the like. But when I run finger @localhost I get "Connection refused"...
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How to show the host/configured/default ssh "configuration"?

According to my ssh_config file... Configuration data is parsed as follows: command line options user-specific file system-wide file With that said, (and yes, I know, I could scour man ssh_config ...
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What is the resolved default location mongod.exe looks for the configuration in?

Trying to do a minimal configuration of mongod, and I would like to use the 'natural' pathing structure for the location of the config file. To give an example on what I am looking for, here are the ...
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how to "reset" the whole /etc/apache2/ to factory defaults in SLES 11?

i got a SLES 11 sp3 Server where the whole /etc/apache2 seems to be messed up. If like to reset the whole thing to what i call "SuSE's factory defaults" so i can start over. Any quick tip ?
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Is there a Salt-equivalent to Puppet's Resource Default Statements?

With Puppet you can set Resource Default Statments: File { backup => '.puppet-bak', ensure => present, group => 'root', mode => '644', owner => 'root', } and if I later ...
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Setting default nice value for a program on linux

Strange as it seems, I can't find information how I can set a default nice value for a program (not for a user or a group!). I would like to start all chrome and firefox instances with a nice value of ...
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Default user for MySQL [duplicate]

With a fresh (but old) install of Ubuntu and MySQL, I found I could access the MySQL via command line client without being asked for any user or password. Logging in as root requires the root ...
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Puppet variables, defaults, merging and a template

During the task of writing a module, I found out that I have a huge amount of configurable parts. To better organize the module (for the sake of read- and maintainability), I have chosen to split ...
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Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services, Foxit Reader as default

I have a Server 2012 RDS server I'm setting up. I have installed Foxit Reader. I then went to the registry and set the value of HKLM\Software\Classes\ .pdf to FoxitReader.Document. I also set up a ...
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Can rpcbind packagebe removed in debian wheezy, installed by default?

After installing new debian server, i made intense scan on it to check that it does not have redudant software/open ports. I found that port 111 is used via rpcbind daemon (debian wheezy installs ...
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Windows 8 Workstations Default Programs

I'm trying to set up default programs for all windows 8 workstations, UAC is disabled via GPO and hence the default programs for opening pdf files, mp3s etc default to the metro apps. This results in ...
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Is SSLv2 disabled on Windows Server 2008 by default

A question has come in about the need to turn off SSLv2 and stop ciphers below 128. We currently run windows server 2003 so know about the fiddle with the registry to fix that. We are looking at ...
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Good default for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR?

The XDG Base Directory Specification is a very interesting spec for user directories. It also provides good default values, except for XDG_RUNTIME_DIR. Now I am writing a software that needs to ...
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How can I find the original un-changed configuration file to compare with the *.rpmnew file?

While upgrading from CentOS 5.7 to 5.8 I've received the following warnings: warning: /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config created as /etc/sysconfig/iptables-config.rpmnew warning: /etc/ssh/sshd_config ...
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Why does my hostname appear with the address 127.0.1.1 rather than 127.0.0.1 in /etc/hosts?

This may be a bit of a noobish question, but I was taking a look at /etc/hosts on my new Xubuntu install and saw this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 myhostname On most 'nixes I've used, the second ...
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How to change default settings of linksys or other router? [closed]

The problem is that after power outage the router sometimes loses its configuration. Is there a way to store settings so they will survive any power outage? Or do you know any routers that by default ...
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Can I deny "Internet Explorer" via GPO and use Google Chrome as a default and the only Browser?

Can I deny "Internet Explorer" via GPO and use Google Chrome as a default and the only Browser? I wonder as Internet Explorer is a part of an Windows operating system, if it's possible to deny it. ...
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Mass change of default printer settings

On our Server 2008 R2 Print server we have ~30 HP Printers (Some CM3530s, M4345s and CP3525s) and I have been asked to convert all the print double sided and, for the colour printers, greyscale. Is ...
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Setting defaults in sudoers

I'm trying to set the Defaults in an appropriate way for the pdebuild usage. I've got the command alias defined: Cmnd_Alias PBUILDER = /usr/sbin/pbuilder, /usr/bin/pdebuild, /usr/bin/debuild-...
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How to change grub defaults?

I've got Ubuntu 10.04 and Grub 0.97, I've created /etc/default/grub (according to example in menu.lst): defoptions= howmany=all But every-time when update-grub is executed quite splash is appended ...
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where does https on apache get it's configuration?

So originally my host (mediatemple dv) has two default directories for the roots: 1)httpdocs/ 2)httpsdocs/ In the conf directory I changed the vhosts.conf and httpd.include and others to change from ...
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So it's the first virtual host that will apply when no ServerName is actually matched in apache?

This is what I just found by test, but I don't see any such information on default behavior of apache's virtual host. Can someone confirm or deny this?
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How to set Firefox and Thunderbird as default browser and mail client through script

Which are the registry settings to set Firefox an Thunderbird as defaults? It can be done with any script or little program or firefox/thunderbird command line? The target is do it for all the ...
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IIS Default Website for Domains that have not been setup

Let me preface this with the fact that I know very little about IIS. I have several websites on my server (Windows 2003 IIS) I have domains that I haven't setup in IIS yet that point to my IPAddress....
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Default all php generated and apache served pages not to cache

I have a small Xampp server that I use for coding and prototyping of php sites. Every time I refresh a page I typically have made adjustments to the code of the page in the last few seconds. There ...
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how to change Mysql packet size?

I am using windows server 2003, using iis6. How to change the mysql packet size?? I cant find any my.cnf files in my server. Please help I tried to copy and paste from mysql sample file, when i ...
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How to disable the visual bell in Xterm

I am getting really nervous when I press 'Tab' twice and screen is blinking (goes to opposite color and returns back). I tried to change the setting in .Xdefaults file with: XTerm*visualBell: ...
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Does c-referrer always start with "/"? Could anything else start with "/"?

I'm writing a program that deals with server generated logs. I need to catch the c-referrer and the uri-stem, regardless of what else is being logged or not and regardless of what log format is used. ...
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How do I enable W3C extended logging on Apache (LAMP or XAMPP)?

How can I enable W3C extended log format on LAMP and where will the default log directory be located (and named what)? (or XAMPP)
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How do you set a directory's default file?

Can I configure one specific directory on my webserver to use an atypical default file such as "default.php" instead of "index.php"? Do I have to create a ".htaccess" file in that dir?
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Is it possible to set the default web site to redirect to a virtual directory in IIS [duplicate]

Can you set up a website to make a default redirect to a virtual directory? I tried to do this but it overrode every single website in my setup to that redirect. I want to be able to open http://...
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Importance of default windows shares

I have to set up some shares on a windows server (2003), but I really don't like those default shares (C$, ADMIN$, IPC$). I seem to remember that you shouldn't remove those shares, but when the ...
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How do I change the Software Update server address on a client Mac (to use my own server)?

Now that I have started the Software Update service on my Leopard Server, how do I change my client Macs to check for updates on it?
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GUI in MacOS for defaults?

I'm not a Mac person (yet, plan to add that to the repertoire this year) but I've been following a lot of the Mac questions on SF. The defaults command comes up a lot and from the context of the ...
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