Questions tagged [windows]

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 .

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
0answers
6 views

Windows server + ejabberd + letsencrypt

Can someone has configured ejabberd on windows with letsencrypt certificate. I have successfully installed ejabberd it is running fine on domain without ssl. I need help to install letsencrypt ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Why does signtool fail after noninteractively installing certificates but work after logging in

I'm trying to script the installation of our on-premise CI/CD agent. Part of that is installing some certificates Powershell Import-Certificate -FilePath self_signed_CA.cer -CertStoreLocation cert:\...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Windows Server 2012 inplace upgrade

All I'm trying to automate our virtual Machines that are currently running Windows '12 to either Server 16 or '19. I'm Trying to get the ei.cfg File Working At present I have [EditionID] ...
-1
votes
0answers
20 views

Web filtering on business workstations

Is it technically possible to apply Web-Filtering on the workstations and laptops of a company, through 3rd party software or business antivirus, without the use of proxy setup? The laptops are given ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Is it possible to install Windows Debugging Tools via Powershell?

I've installed LeanSentry on one of my web servers to try and diagnose some performance issues I've been having. I need to install Windows Debugging Tools (from the Windows SDK) to get some memory ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Adding additional loopback hostname in Windows

What command or API can I use to an additional hostname for a loopback address other than 127.0.0.1, i.e. the end result should be similar to adding a new line in the hosts file %WINDIR%\System32\...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

AD Group added to Local Admins not working on domain-joined PC - adding a user directly to local admins does?

I'm pulling my hair out on this, and I don't understand what I'm missing. I have an admin Name Bob. I have added Bob to a global security group named "LocalAdmins". We go to PC (Harry's) ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

How to mitigate cpu spike when using DFS FSRM Quotas and user reaches quota?

We've seen an issue several times where a user has an app that continuously attempts file writes to a DFS file share after user storage quota is exceeded. It appears that instead of stopping/erroring, ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

nmb won't announce samba shares

I'm using samba on Fedora Server Edition. But I can't figure out why any windows can not see it. It can connect (directly, using ip address). It basically works, but I can't see them on either linux (...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Cannot install third party software on azure windows virtual desktop

I have deployed a standalone cloud-only Azure windows virtual desktop and I can connect to it using remote desktop client app. I have copied the installation file (which is an exe file) of our app to ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Show php-cgi.exe output in console while NGINX on windows is using it

Running NGINX on Windows 10 with in the config: fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9001 I'm invoking php-cgi.exe -b 127.0.0.1:9001 from command line and the console keeps open as expected. It's working all fine ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

iSCSI BSOD Watchdog error

Copying from one NAS a QNAP to an older Seagate with an iSCSI volume configure. The intent is to copy all data from QNAP so drives can be removed and machine reset for RAID configuration. Copying ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Win Server 2019 Hypervisor, VMs show high ram usage, Hypervisor doesnt?

Im having a really weird issue with my server, never had it before. Hypervisor is running Win 2019, VMs are mixed 2012r2 and win 10. Im running about 10 VMs on 128gb ram, vms inside show ~90% ram ...
2
votes
2answers
33 views

How to control which version of Powershell Puppet shells out to on Windows?

Microsoft recently changed their download repository for Windows Powershell to require TLS 1.2+ which Windows Powershell 5.1 doesn't support without the runtime setting change to Net....
1
vote
1answer
25 views

Retrieve Actions-property of an via group-policy mapped network drive on Windows-client

is it possible to retrieve detailed informationen about mapped network drives, which are configured via group policy, on the client side? Especially i'm interested in the "Actions"-property: ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

RRAS VPN: Get Static IP as Client

I am using Windows Server 2019 and set up a VPN (L2TP/IPSec) via the bult-in RRAS. I disabled DHCP for IPv4 address assignment and used a static address pool. (192.168.78.1 - 192.168.78.255) ipconfig ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

Powershell: install RDS Terminal Server Gateway SSL Certificate

I have a very simple Powershell script to renew SSL certificates. We are using short duration SSL and this is a repetitive process. On our TSG (Terminal Server Gateway), I automated the IIS ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Zabbix low-level discovery - CPU usage per process - two items with identical keys

I'm trying to use Zabbix for monitoring CPU usage by different processes on Windows Server. Processes to monitor are not determined upfront. I want to use LLD to monitor top 3 CPU demanding processes. ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Can I store certificates in the personal store of a virtual service account?

We'd like to make use of virtual accounts (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2008-R2-and-2008/dd548356(v=ws.10)?redirectedfrom=MSDN#using-virtual-...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Windows 10 domain joined workstations randomly lock themselves out

I am trying to figure out what is causing some Windows 10 clients to lock the domain account of the logged in user. It doesn't happen consistently to all clients, but is increasingly annoying for the ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How to allow domain users to save passwords to network shares outside the domain?

I have an issue with Windows 10 in a domain that doesn't allow users to remember passwords to network shares when they connect via VPN to the network. I tried defining policy "Network access: Do ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Bad password on secure desktop generates 2 4625 Security Events

Note: our directory service is set to 5 incorrect logins before the user account is locked out. Some of my users were reporting to me that their user accounts were being locked out after only two or ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Windows Registry CREATOR OWNER

I've got a program that creates a registry key in HKCU, but after that does not have the rights to write to it. It seems to me that CREATOR OWNER does not work. The strange thing is that it does work ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to quickly change NTFS all security settings of files

We have a disk with 19M files. I need to change security settings (add group that can read/write). So I right clicked the root folder, updated the security settings and pressed the apply button. The ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

How can I secure erase a drive using Powershell?

Does Powershell have a built-in way to secure erase a disk? By secure erase, I mean writing random data or all zeros to the entire disk. By disk, I mean the whole physical disk, not individual files, ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

PasswordLess SSH

We have establish a Passwordless SSH connection between Windows Machine and Linux. For this we have copied public key in .ssh/authorized_key in linux machine. SSH connection was working fine and we ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Prevent users to drop image files in a shared folder

I have a folder that is shared on the network. That folder contains a lot of files, documents, images, etc. I would like that users can put any kind of files in the folder but NO images (JPG). I can't ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

DiskShadow dsh script spaces end of line

I've been reading some documentation about Diskshadow and made the following dsh script as an example. Somehow on execution every line needs an extra space at the end, is there someone that can tell ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Non-admin remote task triggering

I have a Windows Server 2019 server, with a scheduled task that needs to be run as a non-administrator user. I have done the following: Added the user to the local Backup Operators group Added the ...
-1
votes
1answer
28 views

How to block / deny linux user from accessing a site with htaccess? [duplicate]

My site got hit ddos several times till now, i found that ddos traffic generally comes from linux os ... then, i wonder how to block linux users / traffic from accessing a site with htaccess?? Please ...
-4
votes
0answers
26 views

windows update installation is showing error code 0x800f0986 [closed]

plz solve the issue. the update gets download and installed till 100% but after that shows that update failed. it shows--- Feature update to Windows 10, version 2004 Failed to install on ‎07-‎07-‎2020 ...
-1
votes
0answers
7 views

Network Consolidation of DHCP Clustering 2016 in Multi-site

May I know any latency limitation between two DHCP servers replication, which will be formed DHCP clustering? I cannot see any Microsoft's official documentation for this topic. Please advice. E.g. 1 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Why can a user manually modify a file, but can't through a program?

I have a user on a Windows 10 pc that can manually modify a particular network file for example myfile.txt. However, when the same user tries use software that was designed specifically to modify ...
0
votes
2answers
47 views

How to migrate physical server to VMware VM

Using vSphere Client version 6.7, I need to create a new VM that will replace physical server. I'm not sure where to start, I mean, should I create a new virtual switch? Newtork Interface Card? what ...
-1
votes
0answers
20 views

how i can deploy Django project on google cloud

I have a project which I make on simple Django after that, I can be deploying it on google cloud for the public. I have installed google cloud SDK in my windows 10 and login it with my google account. ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

network printer setup on win10 domain clients on a LAN

I have a computer work lab, it is a simple LAN with no real internet access. It started out as only a few PC's (years ago) and when it was just 4 or less the admin's did everything local on each pc ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Azure Premium File Share slow over SMB

I m trying to use Azure Premium Azure file share as a mounted drive with SMB 3.0 on windows 10. But the performance are not that great, the upload is around 55mb/s and the download is around 20mb/s ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to repair corrupted Windows Failover Cluster service?

On one of the server nodes, the failover cluster got corrupted due to virus. It's not showing up in the services. However, I can still see the required files and folders are present on the disk as ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

VPN Server Windows 10 - Client can access the server but the server can not access the client

I have recently set a VPN server on my windows 10 pc, and I have another windows 10 pc on a different network that is the client. The client can connect to the vpn server absolutely fine and can ...
2
votes
2answers
44 views

Is there a tool or method to see if a Windows DNS server is answering DNS requests from clients?

I need to decommission a 2008 server that was one of 4 DC's in the domain within the same subnet/site location. I was able to decom 2 others without issue for the most part but the last one I did ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Windows 10 VPN - The client can access the server, but the server can not access the client

I recently set up a VPN server on my windows 10 pc on my network. I have a client computer that is on a different network. I can make a connection from the client computer to the VPN server absolutely ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Tomcat9 as windows service or startup.bat

when i start tomcat as a windows service, there are major commands i cannot run within my servlet. running tomcat using the bin/startup.bat file works fine. what is the key difference, and how can i ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

When joining a domain, why doesn't Microsoft provide the option to key in Domain Controller's IP Address?

I'm learning about Active Directories. I understand when a computer wants to join a domain, it needs to change his DNS settings to that of the Domain Controller IP address. Then only it can see the ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

TCP: connect to [AF_INET] failed: Unknown error

I am trying to connect my computer to a OpenVPN server setup on a desktop. I am getting an error: TCP: connect to [AF_INET]<IP>:<Port> failed: Unknown error Where <IP> is the IP of ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Expired Windows Account Password

I need to programatically change my windows admin password without using the login screen. Essentially we deployed 50+ laptops across our business. We setup 1 user account and 1 admin account (same ...
0
votes
1answer
104 views

Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in Test.ovpn:1: ÿþc (2.4.9) [closed]

Options error: Unrecognized option or missing or extra parameter(s) in Test.ovpn:1: ÿþc (2.4.9) Use --help for more information. I am quite confused with this error with my ovpn file... I have looked ...
1
vote
1answer
26 views

Does Update Managment in Azure (windows VM) take care of starting the vm?

I have a windows VM and update management configured. The machine is off most of the time. However, when i need it, i don't want to wait for updates to be installed. Thus, i configured a schedule in ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Windows authentication log

Windows domain. Problem is in audit feature. I know how to enable audit in Group policy, but there is problem. One of our domain admins has killed host computer with hyper-v and we don't know who it ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Computer getting Unable to Identify Network UNLESS Vlan is changed

Question moved from Network Engineering to Server Fault. This is a problem that has long plagued this environment. At seemingly random times (measured generally in months), a computer may suddenly ...
-1
votes
0answers
20 views

Migrating from `company.local` to `company.com` domain for intranet certificates

As the title says, I was tasked with getting the "little green lock" for our company application. The application we use will require an SSL/TLS certificate to function for the next update (...

1
2 3 4 5
317