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Windows 2016 Password Hash Table Location

Sadly, it is not self evident just how important it is to get a penetration test done at this company. I am rather rusty to this. Where is the hash table stored on a Win2016 DC these days? I want to ...
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How to verify that Windows application respects proxy settings?

I want to solve the following problem: I have a Windows desktop application which does a number of things that requires internet access. I want my application to be able to use a proxy. This is ...
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SELinux Regression Test Failing

I have cloned the selinux-testsuite regression tests from: https://github.com/SELinuxProject/selinux-testsuite I am running the tests in a CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core) VM. Which I don't ...
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Powershell - test http with specific adapter - multiple nics

Do you know a way to test if an HTTP server is reachable with a specific nic ? My scenario is the following : our company is using laptop for all our employees. To use the network we can either use ...
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Redis sentinel: force switch to another master

Context: I have 3 redis nodes, and 3 sentinels. The failover works properly. When I'm taking the master down, another master is elected. Need: I need a way to test the behavior, to make sure ...
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Installing OpenSSL from Debian testing on a Debian stable installation

I would like to install OpenSSL 1.1.1a on a Debian stable server, which currently has OpenSSL 1.1.0j installed. So, I created the necessary files according to this answer in the /etc/apt/preferences.d ...
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How to test fcgi?

I try to use foo.pl, but using /usr/lib/fcgi-bin as my fcgi directory in the given directive. I made foo.pl executable and after editing my apache2.conf I have restarted apache2. But if I launch my ...
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How to implement partial mirroring in nginx?

I want to test an early new version of a server, and to do so I want to mirror part of the real requests that come to the production server on my testing server. The mirror module allows me do to ...
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Ungracefully terminating pods

To test that the high-availability mode does what it should, I need to kill the instances during testing, and I need to kill them in such way that they can't report they are disconnecting or similar. ...
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300' Fiber Optic Cable not passing Data [closed]

Just installed a 350' Fiber Optic cable for a client. Customers IT company came in to install the AT&T router and said the fiber optic cable is not working. IT company installed the router with a ...
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How to deliberately fail DNS resolution in Linux to crash-test a Java app?

The situation is rather simple: to reproduce failures which had happened in a recent outage, I'd like to deliberately fail DNS resolution in JVM's in: Caused by: java.net.UnknownHostException: ......
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Manually running rsnapshot

this is my first post here. I have configured rsnapshot for backing up remote hosts. Some of them are working fine and for some of them in the morning, I am having email with some error code 255. I ...
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Safely conduct tests that require unplugging server

So, basically I am testing and diagnosing my UPS's as well as the power sources (PSU) of my server. For that purpose I am powering down the server "the hard way", by unplugging it from the wall as to ...
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How to config Ngnix to achieve any possible website error for testing [closed]

I'm developing a website using Django framework and Nginx. Would like to create a false system error and observer how my system responds. This is a nice article however this only create false Error ...
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How to set DSCP values for outgoing traffic from my linux server to check whether QOS is working correctly or not?

I have to validate whether my router's QOS policies are working correctly.I have come up with an approach to tag the packets with DSCP values using IPTABLES. Can anyone confirm whether my approach is ...
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Testing Daylight Savings Time Switch

We have a case where we need to test some scripting and application code related to daylight savings time. We wanted to simulate the daylight savings time switch by disabling the NTP service and ...
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Remodelling old backend architecture to use Docker and CI

I'm currently running a backend in production and want to change our current setup to use Docker for deployment and a CI tool for testing. Right now I have a BitBucket repository with the two main ...
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How to check my network for IP spoofing availability?

I want to test if my network or even my ISP blocks spoofed IP packets. I am running a Debian Linux OS. I found this nice tool, but it's not working on my system .. https://www.caida.org/projects/...
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Testing Different Wifi Vendors - Strategies

I am currently looking to trial some new Wifi products for my work place. We currently have around 50 Access Points that link into an HP MSM controller. I wanted to find out if anyone has any ...
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serverspec if statement for mysql version on server

Is there a way to check which package installed on server by command output? describe command('mysql -e "select version();"') do if its(:stdout) { should =~ /5.6.27-76.0-log/ } describe ...
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Manually trigger file write failures

We're building a custom software program (Java + Spring.io) that writes audit trails to a log file (using logback). When a user takes an action in the system, an auditing entry is logged. This works. ...
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Auto test framework for server deployment

I deploy Linux servers all the time and would like to test each installation. Like a system test. For applications there a numerous of test frameworks, but I can't find anything for testing the a ...
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How to change server time safely for testing purposes

We have a Debian server (in a VM) running a Java application on a Tomcat server, using a Postgres database. It's a testing environment, so we can do anything we want to it. Every once in a while, we ...
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Segmentation fault when running nuttcp inside Docker

I am measuring the UDP throughput between two Docker containers that are connected by Docker's native overlay network. I already used iperf but also want to measure the throughput with nuttcp. But ...
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Reliable UK/EU ICMP Targets for Periodic Routing/Connectivity Tests?

I need to test routing between my United States datacenters and United Kingdom and Mainland Europe ISPs. This is used to distinguish between general transcontinental routing issues and specific ...
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Command-line utility to test fwmark in ip rule / ip route?

I am trying to find a tool that will allow me to find the route a packet will take that comes in on a device, and has a particular destination address. ip route get will do most of what I am looking ...
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Testing a servers ability to serve a particular domain

Say you have Server A set up with your favourite webserver-daemon to serve www.example.com. Now you want to move this to Server B. After a bunch of copying and configuring, the new server seems to be ...
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Is it possible to write a test in rspec-puppet to check if registry exists?

I am trying to install .net framework 4.5.2 using puppet module using exec resource instead of using Package resource due to some reason. I want to write a test case to check if it is installed or not....
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Behavior-driven development for servers?

I've been looking to see if there are any BDD's for servers, something that would be similar in respects to Cucumber or Behat? Something that has some syntactic sugar such as: Feature: jre In order ...
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How do I simulate an unreachable host on windows?

I have a windows 8 PC, I am testing a beta program for network socket error handling. One of the ones I am having problem simulating for it to test is host unreachable and network unreachable errors. ...
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Test if iptables would pass a given ip/ip-range [duplicate]

I am currently trying to debug problems relating to our firewall configuration and found myself in the situation where I would like to test a config. Ideally I would like to take the iptables config ...
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What are the different Status options for Dell show copper-ports command?

When the below command is issued in a Dell N2024P/N3024F switch show copper-ports tdr The following output is generated Port Result Length Date Gi1/0/1 OK 0 - 10 Jan 1 00:00:...
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How to test for file absence with serverspec?

The serverspec guide on resource types doesn't explain how to test for the absence of a file, rather than its presence. This is the best I could come up with: describe command('/bin/bash -c "[[ ! -e /...
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Could somebody that has worked with ePolicy Orchestrator in VMWare provide a high level overview of the roles in the stack?

E policy Orchestrator (EPO) is a McAfee product that manages AV MOVE apis. The EPO server works in conjunction with ESX and vcenter. VISUALLY I don't see the workflow of this entire process very ...
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Cannot kitchen init as non-root

I am trying to use test-kitchen, a tool to test chef (etc) cookbooks with virtual machines. However when following the guide and doing kitchen init --driver=kitchen-vagrant, I get the following error:...
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How to automatically test the audio quality of a telephone line that randomly goes bad?

I am a computer scientist and I'm working as sysadmin of a small firm where I've been managing also the telephone system that my predecessor put in place. Albeit I don't really have the skill set for ...
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systemd upgrade frozen on “removing any startup links for /etc/init.d/udev-mtab”

I am having an issue upgrading my VPS which runs latest Debian, I decided to switch to testing branch to be able to use OpenSSH 6.7 (the current stable branch only brings 6.0 which lacks many ciphers ...
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Docker-based infrastructure testing tool

I am currently trying to migrate a VM-based infrastructure to a Docker-based one and take the chance to add behavior testing to this infrastructure. So I aim to have all changes I make to the base ...
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Find a UTP cable in a live network

Is there a way to find a UTP cable in a live network, without damaging the network? The problem is we have some cables laying in the server-room from god knows where. I want to find the other end of ...
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Router/Firewall Hardware Failure Testing

My company has a Sonicwall Pro 3060 Enhanced that has been in service 24/7 for about 10 years since it was originally purchased. Lately the box has seemed to have hiccups in passing traffic (although ...
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Different throughput Ethernet-Wireless Wireless-Ethernet

I've built an open source implementation of RFC2544 to test IPv4 network devices. One of the first devices I tested is a wireless router D-Link 2640B. In order to measure its performance I use a ...
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HDD performance testing over LAN [closed]

Do you know some utility that allow me for HDD performance testing over lan. The issue - I have a shared drive with shared file database. Performance of the database is low and I assume that lan-...
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How can I verify that my PAM configuration works as expected

I'm trying to setup a vsftpd server in a virtual machine and all I can ever get from it is an authentication error (530 Login incorrect). Since I've tried to configure it using virtual users with PAM, ...
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What do you use for automated testing of Debian package installations and updates?

I am using a Debian repo (based on reprepro) for Wheezy and custom packages. I modify my custom packages from time to time and test them manually on different systems, e.g.: Test a) Installation of ...
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How can you test a backup / secondary MX server?

I'm wanting to set up a secondary MX server using Postfix but I am wondering what is the best way to test this prior to putting into production (by adding its MX entry)? One possible way is to test ...
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A testing framework for Linux server configuration management

We are a medium sized shop that uses Puppet for Linux configuration management. Since we are a small shop, it's difficult to deploy and maintain DTAP environment. We normally perform manual testing ...
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Continuous Integration testing of RPM upgrades

We release software on RPM-based linux. We receive many packages from different teams, some outside of our business unit, that must upgrade correctly (in the future we want to check dependencies are ...
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How do I test my firewall rules?

I've setup some rules in ufw on a remote server and I've turned the firewall on. Now I want to ensure my rules actually block traffic. However, when running nmap -PN -p <my_port> <ip> from ...
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Windows server environment for the setup, testing and putting 3rd party server apps into production

Our company uses several 3rd-party server applications (Installed as services and desktops have client applications) installed on Windows Servers (virtual) along with SQL Server. All of this is under ...
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What are acceptable failure rates in load testing scenarios

I am doing a report on load testing for a client. I am using a service called blitz IO. He would like to handle 1000 concurrent users at 500ms. Every time I have run a test like this there it has ...

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