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Windows is the brand name for a series of operating systems from Microsoft. Instead of tagging a post "Windows", try to use a more specific tag, like windows-7, windows-xp or windows-server-2008-r2 .

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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-v Host 3 websites in 3 VM with One Public IP

I have windows server 2016 Datacenter as Host (Base OS) in Xeon Blade Server. I have to host 3 Website in 3 Different VMs (Windows Server). I have I public IP 5.189.175.xxx assigned to Ethernet Port ...
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Read failed! because I/O device error, unable to run this request, with the 2TB SSD disk

I have a 2T SSD disk, but the windows PE can not initial it. Read failed! because I/O device error, unable to run this request. the image state on SSD disk:
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Active directory domain name and Netbios naming best practises [duplicate]

Microsoft recommends to use a subdomain if we have a public facing website lets say contoso.com is our public website and i use ad.contoso.com for domain name is there any harm changing the NetBIOS ...
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Mount Windows share on linux host preserving ACLs

I have a debian server with some samba shares. It is joined to a Windows domain (Win 2008 R2) and the users are mapped using winbindd. Is it possible to mount a remote Windows share (situated on win7) ...
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Vertical lines periodically showing up on monitor and requires Windows 10 Pro restart to fix [migrated]

Problem description When I haven't used the computer like overnight or longer, maybe 1 in 6 times when the screen come back out of sleep mode either one or both monitors have vertical lines through ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Del prior to Windows 10 logon no longer needed?

I was running Windows 7 at work; power up the desktop pc and always had to hit Ctrl + Alt + Del before entering your username and password. I am now running Windows 10 at work, Windows 10 ...
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Where are PuTTY host names stored

On a server we have a script running some PuTTY PSCP: pscp -v -sftp target-host:/some-path/* some-local-path target-host is neither an IP nor and hostname like some.server.com but a single word, ...
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10 Virtual Machines on a dedicated server [duplicate]

I want to deploy 10 virtual machines on my dedicated server. I purchased 4 servers with these specifications: Intel 2xE5-2430v2 My question is, with this spec, will I be able to deploy 10 virtual ...
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Can I Create key.pem and cert.pem files from an IIS generated Self Signed Cert?

I need to create a key.pem and cert.pem file. Can I use a self signed certificate from IIS to create those two files? I have exported the self signed cert in pfx format. When I open it in notepad, it ...
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Port redirection in Windows

I need to configure windows client to re-direct the specific port for specific remote client. Windows hostA (192.168.1.5) tried to connect to hostB (192.168.1.8) over port 443. But, hostB (192.168.1.8)...
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Use robocopy to only copy files not folders

I am trying to write a script that copies all files in my source folder to another folder but without the folder structure, so just the files. So far I have: robocopy "<source>" "<target>...
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Windows 2012 AD user failover to AWS Windows AD

We're having a bit of an issue with our local Windows AD not failing over to our AWS hosted AD. We have web portals for our support staff to log into with AD credentials. When our on-premise AD "...
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What are the common ports/ranges that standard Windows processes will listen on?

Is there any documentation that I can reference that outlines what ports or port ranges that most standard Windows processes will listen on? For example, if I saw wininit.exe listening on TCP 16000, ...
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What is likely to break upgrading from Apache Tomcat 6.x to current version? [on hold]

I received a vulnerability report that mod_ssl is out of date on one of our older services, and when I looked at the setup, it is running a Windows installation of Apache Tomcat 6.x. I believe I can ...
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Windows kinit kerberos connection fails with ICMP Port Unreachable

I'm trying to connect to a kerberos server with a keytab: kinit -k -t securitytest.keytab securitytest@RRRR.COM Exception: ICMP Port Unreachable java.net.PortUnreachableException: ICMP Port ...
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Automate Windows Server 2016 [on hold]

How do you automate setup of a Window Server? I'm trying to launch a server on AWS, join it to a domain and then configure Remote Desktop Services. I am able to join it to the Domain with User Data ...
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Can I connect to a network wirelessly via secondary router? [on hold]

Server OS: Windows Server 2016 Essentials Client OS: Windows 10 Pro I have a laptop that I would like to wirelessly connect to a local network domain and access the server. The problem is the main ...
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LastLogonDate AD property for computer object - how often is it refreshed?

I was not able to find any good enough information about this. How often should this value be refreshed for windows servers which are online all the time? Seems like it's many days?? example to get ...
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Windows Server Domain Controller without real domain

I'm setting up a local logon server, simply to handle user logons and enforce some group policies. Ideally we could do with not pointing a genuine domain to the server. Is there any way of setting up ...
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Wrong password during pfx certificate import Windows(10, 2016)

I've tried to import a *.pfx certificate and I get an error about "Wrong Password". The error only appears on some systems. I've tested this on a few Windows 10 computers and on one Windows Server ...
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promote server to domain controller over internet

I have been facing this issue well over couple of weeks now. I can use some guidance and help. Current Setup: Aws ec2 instance (windows 2012 r2 server) hosting "abcd.com" domain. It is also a DNS ...
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How to add RAS / EAP Credentials in Windows, in non-interactive, batch mode?

I want to make a fully automatic VPN client that does not require to enter a password through Windows GUI. The server to which VPN will connect is configured as IPSec IKEv2 VPN with EAP-MSCHAPv2 ...
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Windows registry subkey creation not generating logs (Windows event ID 4657)

I am experiencing an issue where I am trying to audit a specific registry key via Windows Event ID 4657. TL; DR: I have tried to setup auditing on a registry key when a new subkey is created under it,...
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Windows Server Automate installation

I've run out of ways to try this so I hope you can help. I am trying to automate the setup of Remote Desktop Services on a Windows Server 2016 machine. The command I need to run is this: New-...
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What kind of SSL certificates do I need for 2 IPs and 5 subdomains of the same domain?

I have a domain (my.com) containing 5 subdomains (www.my.com, app1.my.com, app2.my.com, app3.my.com, app4.my.com). The 4 apps are hosted on a Windows/Apache 2.4 server with a single IP using virtual ...
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monitoring: WMI Query for pending (security) updates

I am using check_wmi + Icinga2 to monitor Windows Server. I now need a WMI Query to get all pending updates. Only thing I found so far, is Get-WmiObject -query "SELECT * FROM ...
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Circular directory structure NTFS filesystem [closed]

I get the following errors many many times when I try to run a command related to a folder in a Windows NTFS partition in GNU/Linux. rm: WARNING: Circular directory structure. This almost certainly ...
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Interface with docker engine for windows using http

I am trying to write a script that manipulates docker engine, On linux the curl command work fine curl --unix-socket /var/run/docker.sock http:/v1.24/containers/json but On windows I can't figure ...
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How do I enable Windows Crash Dumps via Azure ARM Template

We have a solution running on some 140vms in an Azure VMSS. How do I enable any of these memory dump options through the ARM Template? Barring that, how could I enable it with a PowerShell script?
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Android Device cannot connect to windows server L2TP VPN unless “allow remote systems to connect without authentication” is turned on

I've been having a small issue with our VPN configuration that i'm hoping someone can better explain and perhaps help me find a solution to. Through some investigation I found that my VPN works on all ...
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New-RDSessionDeployment : Validation failed for the “RD Connection Broker” parameter

Tried a billion ways to get this to work and I just can't solve it. I am trying to configure RDS remotely but it keeps telling me Unable to connect to the server by using Windows PowerShell remoting. ...
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Round-robin outgoing TCP requests between multiple Ethernet adapters on Windows

I have a Windows Server Standard with 3 Ethernet adapters. I am running a C# application that makes TCP connections to another server. Right now they are all made via the adapter that has a default ...
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How up upgrade Windows 10 v1511 to v1607?

I'm trying to replicate a bug that is happening on a client's machine to a local VM. Their machine is running Windows 10 v1607. I have a ISO containing v1511. Is there a way to upgrade that version ...
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Editing Local Windows Built in Group: Network Operator

We need our local Built-in Group Network operator to be able to modify the speed ( aka Advanced TCP-IP setting) of the Windows 10 Network adapter but as per our test/research, this privilege is not ...
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DNS client refuses to update Windows DNS server

Server 2016- DC and client Windows Integrated DNS Not sure why this is happening. I join a computer to AD and it updates DNS with its record. The IP changes on the client but the record never ...
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Can't copy file on local share using PS

Trying to zip folder on server and save it on another shared folder, invoke-command -Credential domain\Oleg -computername 'server1' { add-type -AssemblyName "system.io.compression.filesystem" [io....
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Create certificate trust list (CTL) from command line (windows server 2016)?

How do i create CTL from command line in windows server 2016? This is usually done with certmgr.exe certmgr /add /ctl but i don't have this file.
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Disable Windows screensaver (media players can do it) [migrated]

Windows 7, Domain policies enforce a password protected screensaver with a timeout of 10 minutes. I'm trying to find a way to prevent the screensaver from kicking in. I've noticed that when I play a ...
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Active Directory Domain name(s)

I've successfully created a test AD domain and joined several machines to it, for the purposes of this post I'll call the domain "TEST.COM". Everything seems to be working perfectly, except for one ...
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How can I see a tcp sessions properties (congestion window size, current slow start threshold value, etc.) on Windows?

On linux you can run ss -i dst 10.0.0.1 and get the following: Netid State Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address:Port Peer Address:Port tcp ESTAB 0 0 10.172.44.11:46525 ...
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Trying to get Windows 8.1 Remte Desktop to work on a newly cleaned laptop

I have two laptops both Windows 8.1. One of which I am trying to setup now as it has just been factory reset after getting too much rubbish on it. I am trying to remote desktop into a server in ...
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SQL Server service: the service did not start due to a logon failure (Error 1069)

I am administering a database server running SQL Server 2016. The MSSQLSERVER service has been running under a domain account (with a password that does not expire) for a long time now with no ...
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Error when Moving File on Networked Drive

On one computer (windows 7) we get the following error when trying to move a file into a child folder which is contained on a network drive. We have tried Admin of Domain, Making the user admin, ...
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Mapping a folder on Synology NAS to all Authenticated Users W2K12 Essentials

We have a W2k12 essentials server with about 10 users on it. I want to add a group policy to map to a folder on our Synology NAS drive. I believe I'm having a permissions issue, but not sure. I ...
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Windows - Proxy settings for all users

If I enable the following configuration on 'gpedit.msc', where do I set the proxy server address and port? Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\...
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Limit Windows VPN clients to connecting only to a single IP

We are running windows VPN with NPS. Our primary policy grants full network access without much restriction to a security group called VPN Users. We are hosting an event that will require some guests ...
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Always On VPN Windows 10 Multiple Certificates

I have a working setup with Server 2012 R2 and Windows 10. The only issue I have is the auto connect. It tries to auto connect but as there are 2 user certificates it fails saying action is required. ...
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OPEN VPN ERROR windows

I have a problem from many days. I hope that someone can help me. I have Windows 7 and I work with OPENVPN on three environments. On two I work correctly but for one VPN environment I cannot work. ...
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API from internal network does not resolve from AWS Virtual Machine

I am struggling to connect and resolve an API URL on our DMZ Server The network diagram is found below https://imgur.com/qHhwUgK whats done so far My website is hosted on AWS AWS can connect to DMZ ...
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Tight VNC on Windows Server16

I am no means Windows fella, but due to circumstances have to configure sikuli test suite on Windows Server 2016. The problem I have is that i have installed Tight VNC on it, and when connect to the ...