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Alternative to Docker to isolate applications in Windows

My question is to find some viable alternative to Docker for Windows. I have tried with virtual machines, but it is not what I need, due to the requirements that it requires. I need to run "...
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Can Azure Arc manage Windows Update for Business (WUfB) settings?

For simple server maintenance, can Arc be used to configure/manage Windows Update for Business (WUfB) settings? If so, how? After a quick search of the web and admin portal, I have not found anything ...
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Specify different broadcast IPs for different Windows machines

I run some high-frequency trading software from home across multiple accounts. Sometimes during very volatile conditions, I run into issues with rate limits restricted by IP address. I was assuming I ...
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Set maximum characters per Folder/File name

is it possible to set a maximum file/folder name length? I got user that create Path like: "X:\Tax,2022-Company,allready done, Mike did it\First Moth of year 2022, have to change something, set ...
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PowerShell on Windows: Start-Process fails if output redirection arguments are used

Why does Start-Process fail to find the executable (not in the path) if -RedirectStandardOutput or -RedirectStandardError are specified? I.e. [X:\] Start-Process -FilePath "prog.exe" -...
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How To Disable Weak Cipher Suites Only For TLS 1.0 and 1.1 In Windows?

I want to disable some weak cipher suites in Windows but TLS 1.2 is not so vulnerable and I don't want to cause any other problem in the server, so I just want to disable them for TLS 1.0 and 1.1. ...
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How do I set environment variables so that they execute when calling WSL from PowerShell?

First let me clarify the question. I'm not asking how to sync environment variables. What I am asking is how to set JAVA_HOME so that when I call wsl echo `$JAVA_HOME from powershell it writes out the ...
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How can I remove a no longer existent child domain from my forest?

In a virtual environment, I lost the virtualized DCs of a child domain of my forest. I don't need the child domain, but as the DCs are gone now, I cannot remove the domain in the intended way by ...
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Windows forcing application to exit with exit status 1073807364 (0x40010004) [DBG_TERMINATE_PROCESS]

Paying it forward with question and answer. Remote application launched from a desktop via a .RDP file. During initialization on the RDS box the application is seen to startup and then immediately ...
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Server error happens in web browsers content not load after refresh

Please help me when i do refresh my web browser donot attempt to load new content and when i press ctrl + f5 it loads fresh content but after doing it 3 to 4 times. Basically it is very disturbing i ...
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PowerShell - List WSUS Updates Needed for Each Client

I need to provide a monthly report to our client listing the updates needed by each Windows server in our environment. Ideally, the report would list the updates for the month and the servers in my ...
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Apache24 on windows returns 'It works' only instead of the virtual hosts

I have configured Apache 24 with mod_wsgi on windows 2016 server for my Django applications and deployed three websites with different IP addresses. I have also configured ssl certificates for each ...
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Windows Update: We can't finish the update. Try restarting your device and we'll try again. Error code: (0x8007000e)

I'm trying to use Upsync to download and provide updates to Windows Update Agent. To see if it works, I looked up in Settings > View update history > Uninstall updates and uninstalled this ...
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What does default gateway from ipconfig on Windows means? [migrated]

What does Default gateway properties of every network adapter from ipconfig /all command's output means? As far as I understand, default gateway is the next-hop IP that is assigned to address 0.0.0.0 ...
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Active Directory Web based Self Service [closed]

I am a service provider and have installed an active directory infrastructure as the backend to a number of applications. The issue is that the end users will never login to a domain bound machine, ...
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Creating an automated Windows setup with preinstalled applications

As part of my IT job, I have to set up computers from time to time. I always follow the same tedious procedure, it is kind of time consuming and there probably is a solution which I cannot seem to ...
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Windows DEL command behavior wrt junction points

In my installer script I want to delete known files from known locations on the local PC using the DEL command. The command should purge the file from a certain folder and all subfolders below that. ...
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Best approach for specific local server permissions?

We are trying to set up a three step permission-structure (Firstline, secondline, thirdline support). Firstline can only RDP with user-rights to all our domain-servers, no problem there with ...
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Windows Defender 2019 - Configuring

I've been tasked with getting Windows Defender configured to get it's updates via MECM. Some context, we have around 40 servers in our Azure tenant running Windows Server 2019, Defender is enabled, ...
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I can't get my WIreguard tunnel to complete a handshake

I'm trying to setup a point-to-site wireguard tunnel between two different points on two seperate networks, but have setup similar tunnels setup in similar situations so I don't believe it has ...
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Windows Server 2019 not using all the RAM [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2019 installed that is used to run serveral Minecraft instances. Server has 64 GB RAM allocated. It is not virtual machine but rather a dedicated server. However, regardless on ...
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Two different sites with one domain

This the scenario I have two sites The sites are connected together by a P2P wireless connection Windows Servers 2012 on both sites acts as a domain controller. We have one domain for both DHCP ...
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How to delete a Scheduled task folder with PowerShell?

I need to delete a scheduled task folders on a lot of machines, ideally with PowerShell. I couldn't find anything on how to do that - it seems like the documentation covers everyting but folders. Did ...
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Windows file content not updated in Explorer/Powershell

On a Windows Server a logging tool writes .log files to disk continuesly and rotates log files daily at midnight. Every day the new log file gets created, but almost every day its content / meta data ...
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1 ICA and CRL serving 2 different domain

I have 1 ICA and 1 CRL and I would like it to serve 2 different domain in my setup. Is that possible? I'm running Windows Server 2019. Note, I'm not able to set a trust relationship between the 2 ...
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Add-WindowsCapability fails with "Source files could not be found"

I am trying to install RSAT on some Windows 10 systems that have no internet connectivity. Two of the Windows 10 systems are 20H2, and one of them is 21H2. All three have the same problem. To install ...
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grub unknown filesystem. dual booting windows and arch linux [migrated]

Device: Dell xps-15 9510 running latest arch I dual boot windows and arch using grub bootloader I restarted my computer yesterday and was put into grub rescue due to unknown filesystem. 'ls' lists all ...
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How can I restore a Windows Server 2012 r2 Backup to a new installation of Windows Server 2012 r2?

My main server drive crashed, but lucky I had an image backup of the server on an external drive. So I tried re-installed Windows Server 2012 r2. I tried to use the installation media to restore the ...
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In Windows Server, check the Task Manager, the GlassFish's User name changed from SYSTEM to the login user 's name after some subcommands

Here’s an issue I encountered when I was running GlassFish 5.0 on Windows Server 2016. Check from the Task Manager -> Details -> User name, we know that, at the very beginning, the User name for ...
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One user unable to connect to non-domain joined computers

On Wednesday, I lost RDP access to all non-domain-joined computers (Windows OS) from my Windows 11 laptop at work. It only affects my local user profile. I can sign in with a different domain account ...
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Windows Server 2012 RDS - How to add new Domainuser

So far I never had much to do with server administration, so this question might be very basic to some people. I have to manage a Windows Server 2012 R2. There are around 8 users who use it. They all ...
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RAIDCORE Configuration SCSI Processor Device - Driver - After Instalation - DELL T150

I have purchased a DELL PowerEdge T150 server. During the installation of Windows (Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Standard, Version: 10.0.20348 Build 20348), Installer did not see a matrix with disks. ...
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Is there a procedure required when baking the Amazon CloudWatch agent into an AMI?

I've run into a problem getting the CloudWatch agent started on Windows EC2 instances created from AMIs which I have prepared beforehand. The error I get is this: Service 'Amazon CloudWatch Agent (...
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(VM) Host does not support legacy camera driver, can the guest really see it?

So I have been dealing with an old machine that has a camera which is not supported in W10 apparently (I am explaining down below why I say apparently), so I have ran a W7 instance in VirtualBox, well ...
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Printing on hardened windows clients

I have inherited hardened clients with a lot of policies applied to them. There is an application running on this clients, that should show the windows printing dialog, but it does not pop up. There ...
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Is it possible to make a reverse RDP connection on windows server?

My Windows Server 2016 is behind a router, which i have no access to. So i can't open ports and do port-forwarding. I want to connect to my server via RDP. Sure I could use some 3rd party apps like ...
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Workstations on a Windows Network have strange FQDNs in DNS

I manage a site with around 50 Windows desktop PCs. On the network is a single domain controller, file server and deployment server all running Windows Server 2022 (up to date). Recently, I've noticed ...
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Create Self-Signed Certificate for IP Address (customized domain) on windows

I want to create a Self-Signed Certificate for an IP Address (not domain) using windows OS. Then I want to bind this certificate to my API, which is hosted on IIS on our own server. Finally, I want to ...
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AppLocker is not enforcing rules that have been defined

We have a Windows Server 2019 operating system image with a set of local AppLocker rules defined for the server itself. We are observing that AppLocker is not enforcing any of the rules when we open ...
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IIS Redirects to multiple subfolders then errors when I use different rule name

I have a very strange issue which I couldn't figure out. In the IIS under URL rewrite module I have a redirect rule, which works absolutely fine when it is under a specific rule name, however, when I ...
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Why can't i acces remote Windows Server through MacBookPro?

I'm trying to access a client MacBookPro to Remote Server using Remote Desktop Application "RD Client" I connected a VPN to that server. BUT But in the application when I fill the remote ...
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Windows Time Zones

Linux (Unix) has a database where you can easily check for changes to a time zone. Just download https://www.iana.org/time-zones On Windows, all I can find is a blog https://techcommunity.microsoft....
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How i can change the users path in Windows 11 [migrated]

How i can change the users path in Windows 11 from c:\users\userX to d:\users\userX? My DELL notebook has only 128GB SSD C: drive and all time is full. I need to transfer users profiles to drive D: ...
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How Microsoft licences work with MDT and WDS deployment?

The problem is the following: My company has bought several laptops (Acer, Lenovo), those come with Windows 10 professional edition already installed, so when you start the PC for the first time you ...
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Getting could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the server running on host "localhost" and accepting TCP/IP connections on port 5432

I have Postgres 13 and pgAdmin installed on my Windows machine. It worked for like ~six month, until I hat do restart my machine. After restarting the computer (which I had not done because there was ...
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Chromium based browsers do not remember cookies on a domain joined server

We have a problem that Chromium based browsers do not remember cookies on a domain joined server. Can any one point us in the right direction? What did we do: We freshly installed the server (2019 or ...
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Windows 11 is not storing network credentials when accessing azure files or RDP server [migrated]

My Windows 11 machine (part of a domain) does not store network passwords/credentials. This happens when i try to connect to an azure file share (using windows explorer) or when i connect to a server ...
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How to see which ports a process is using?

While testing our software, a large corporate customer was able to detect the third-party licensing software using port 137. Up until this point we have only been aware of the license software using ...
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MIT Kerberos, kinit authenticate with smartcard and PIN on Windows

I am using MIT Kerberos for windows and I am able to get a ticket using a password just fine but I would like to use smartcard and pin to get the ticket. I tried the following after installing opensc-...
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How do you check if Net Framework Developer Pack v4.6 and v4.0 is installed on the server?

How do you check if Net Framework Developer Pack v4.6 and v4.0 is installed on the server? I have a Github action telling me to install these, and IT tells me both are installed. How do you check that?...
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