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What compatibility issues may arise when using a NAS vs a “normal” Windows file share?

I'm working with a group of Visual Studio developers who are using a server that has "NAS" in the name, and I'm unsure of the specific file sharing protocol in use between the windows client and ...
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An unknown connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher … The SSL connection request has failed

I am getting too frequent errors in my System Error Logs : An unknown connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher suites supported by the client ...
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Can DSC be used to configure IIS on a Windows 10 workstation

I couldn't find this on the interwebs and it seems like a obvious use case to me Is it possible run Windows Desired State Configuration / DSC on a Windows 10 workstation? For example, setting up IIS ...
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Apache config file does not handle URLs correctly

Last Edited 11/27/17 I manage a set of websites, all HTTP, but I'm now adding an HTTPS website. I've spent a lot of time on my Apach config file in my Windows local development environment, trying ...
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Gitlab Omnibus login broken after update

I just updated to the most recent version of gitlab-omnibus (I believe 10.1, but I’m not positive). None of my users can login now, and I'm not seeing anything incredibly useful in the error logs. I’...
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Using a private DNS server to point to development resources under a forward zone, how do I forward all requests that are not locally resolved?

I want to allow smartphone apps I'm developing to communicate with my local development server by domain name when I am working in my home office. I have installed a DNS server on my Synology NAS and ...
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is it possible to use `docker` volumes in development with host user permissions?

docker looks like comfortable tool for sharing development environment. But sharing host volumes has the important drawback. docker usually (always?) runs container under root user, and docker ...
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LetsEncrypt multiple, simultaneous, duplicate registrations/renewals for development teams

How should development teams handle renewing certificates while avoiding limits (because many dev servers are renewing the same certs) and avoid verification issues due to firewall? We've already ...
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Jenkins Master with High CPU Usage

I have a Jenkins master that takes around 600% of CPU usage. It causes load average of 50 and makes Jenkins crash several times. I tried to remove several plugins and clean the workspace in order to ...
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Docker image OS importancy

We have a development environment based on Docker, and since our staging and production servers are not based on Docker - we are trying to make those as similar as possible (Linux distribution, LAMP ...
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Is a valid url required in a development environment?

So I'm having an argument with my boss over what domains to use when developing a website project. I believe, since all of our projects are developed locally in virtualbox with NAT setting, that we ...
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Linux: setup development localhost editable environment (permissions issue)

I have an Ubuntu distribution with a localhost setup in /var/www/html/mysite working properly. The problem I have is, when I edit files in this folder, I must do as root or www-data which is not ...
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Hidden development server

I have a development server, which I setup as a normal website but behind a standard Http Auth login which prevents anyone from getting in (normally). How can I setup a server that would not be found ...
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Is this possible: Use css from other virtual host?

Say I have a website at /var/www/Electrician and I have a website at /var/www/Restaurant If these websites use separate host files can I use the same CSS to reduce space? If I am not mistaken I ...
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What is the best practice for deploying dev database to live system?

My developers in a project want to have the dev db on dev server synced with live db on live servers, which I think is a bad idea. Despite that, what is the best way to deploy a codebase+db to live? ...
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Practical effects of setting dev.example.com to 127.0.0.1

The idea is to point a DNS entry to 127.0.0.1, so that it's possible to test "inline installation" of browser extensions. Here's an example service that does this: http://readme.localtest.me/ I'm ...
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How to distribute a custom WinPE disk

I'm looking into creating a WinPE disk that runs a custom cleanup utility that can be distributed to clients. I'm hoping to get some clarity on how companies legally distribute custom WinPE disks ...
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Automate Windows administration tasks [closed]

I'm diving headfirst into PowerShell (by no means an expert yet) and am looking to build a GUI to automate Windows admin tasks, both for the deskop and server side. I know there are third-party tools ...
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Xen hypervisor component/plugin development [closed]

I am new to virtualization as a concept, and am particularly interested in Xen. A machine is a complex system composed of many parts/constituents: CPUs (one or more) RAM Hard drive Network card ...
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Enterprise Root CA create CodeSigning Certificate for Multiple Users

Is it possible to have a root CA in the enterprise create a CodeSigning certificate (to be used in a Visual Studio solution) that is registered to more than one user? The way it is now, I am the only ...
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docker development with Node.js and binary node_modules [closed]

I am working on a docker image for a development environment for my Node.js app. When running the docker image, a volume is mounted so that the source code of my app is shared with the container from ...
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How do I create a custom ADFS 2nd factor sign in page?

I have a C# dll that provides HOTP and TOTP authentication. I'd like to adapt this for use with ADFS sign in pages. (I'll share this DLL with you if you like) How do I integrate my authentication ...
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Dev mysql node with Percona

I have been tasked with creating a Development mysql instance, We currently have a 7 node Xtradb cluster, is there any way to have this node a few hours behind, or not allow replication back to the ...
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Using Git for development on the web

I'm setting up a new project, and I am getting into doing local development, then I want to upload all the changes to the master server. Basically, I'm wondering, do I need to install git on my local ...
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Concerns about Apache per-Vhost logging setup

I'm both senior developer and sysadmin in my company, so i'm trying to deal with the needs of both activities. I've set up our apache box, wich deals with 30-50 domains atm (and hopefully will grow ...
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Using SharePoint to access and modify data in database

I have a situation where I currently have a huge spreadsheet that is used for tracking 40+ deliverables for projects. The spreadsheet solution is past cumbersome. I have been thinking about how I can ...
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What are the risks of trusting a self-signed certificate on a development machine?

We have development machines that test web applications under development over https, because the deployed app operates over https. We have a couple of internal url's set up in our hosts file, so ...
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Simulating a generic corporate Intranet

Preface: My company hawks a software suite for delivering live and on demand multimedia (video, slides, chat, etc.). We provide the server, client side authoring tool, and client browser players. ...
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nginx for local development

I want to use nginx for local development. This means I want to prevent other machines from being able to access my web server so it can only be accessed via localhost. Under the server settings in ...
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PHP Dev on Windows w/ WAMP and deploy on Unix - .htaccess setup?

So I'm pretty sure this question has been asked before, but I simply cannot find the answer by Googling - feel free to point me to the right site/post to look up the answer. Apologies for my poor ...
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Piping emails from a development server to a text file

Is there a way to capture all mail from a unix server and pipe it to a log file? Or maybe at least all mail from PHP? I know of a trick where in php.ini sendmail is tricked byt this line: ...
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Question on configuring network and DNS for development purposes

I have a question on how to configure a server for development purposes. this is the situation: There is a main server which connects all computer to Internet. We want to have another server for ...
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rsync from development to production - ownership/permissions - PermitRootLogin

In order to use "rsync" to synchronize data between a development server and a production server, I have to set PermitRootLogin on on the production server, then I can run "rsync -avhe ssh --delete --...
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how does svn work with apache?

i've got ubuntu installed with lamp. im using webdav to upload/download files to/from the ubuntu web server, after i have edited the php source files in netbeans. however, i wonder what is best ...
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development server? [closed]

for a project there will be me and one more programmer to develop a web service. i wonder how the development environment should be like. cause we need central storage (documents, pictures, business ...
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Distributed development staff needing a common IP range

I work on a development staff that is geographically distributed, mostly all throughout the state of CA, but several key members also must travel frequently. We rely quite heavily on a 3rd party ...
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Which free RDBMS is best for small in-house development? [closed]

I am the sole sysadmin for a small firm of about 50 people, and I have been asked to develop an in-house application for tracking job completion and providing reports based on that data. I'm planning ...
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Development, testing, and production envorment for large php/mysql projects [closed]

Hello i am working on a large php/mysql project and i am getting to the point where everything get really confusing. I have a dedicated sever that runs CentOS with PLESK. And i have a windows PC with ...
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Whats the easiest route to trying out mono 2.6? [closed]

We have several web applications built on Microsoft technologies (asp.net+mvc framework, built using VS2008, MS SQL Server). I have recently be playing with Ubuntu (9.10), installed using Wubi, and ...
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Apache httpd.conf: Multiple virtualhosts on a single ip

We have a local development server we have setup on a comcast business class connection with a single static ip. This is all routed through a DIR 655 router. Our issue is as follows: We have our main ...
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SQL Server Developer Edition versus SQL Server Standard

not sure I understand this but I am going to throw my assumption out there: SQL Server 2008 Standard & Enterprises editions are for running full database services on server (not just but for ...
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Moving Vmware Workstation VM to another host causes reactivation

I need to find a solution for developers using virtual environments with VMWare Workstation 7. We develop in different and incompatible environments. Presently almost a week is lost when modifying a ...
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Virtualized Development Server for simulating 3-Tier Environment [closed]

I am thinking about buying a new server based development box for development (redundantly redundant, I know ;)). Ideally, I want to run something like ESXi or Xen Hypervisor at the lowest level. Then ...
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How to choose server hardware for software development company? [closed]

we need to choose some server hardware for a small software development company (10-15 developers and 15-20 network users in total). We have some common tasks like Internet access (firewall), e-mail (...
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What are good practices for distinguishing production environment from others? [closed]

My main area of work is programming, and I sometimes have to perform some actions on production servers (when deploying application or configuring something...). So my question is, what should be ...
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Production deployment tools [closed]

Similar to building software, tools should be used to deploy production server updates (whether DB, website, router configurations, etc). The use of tools reduces certain types of human error (missed ...
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How to setup a IIS6 webserver for hosting development projects?

I am looking for a way to configuire a development webserver. My main goal is to be able to provide internal personel with access to these development websites for review and testing? I'm not sure if ...
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How to best tune a Linux development machine?

How to best tune a Linux PC for development purposes?
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How to best tune a Windows development machine?

How to best tune a Windows PC for development purposes?