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Win 2019 HV, 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 ...
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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....
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Windows PC Cannot access shared folder

I need help figuring out why a PC (Windows 10) cannot access any shared folders. This happens to all users logged on to the domain joined PC. The error is "the operation being requested was not ...
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Is there a VNC server for mac with decent international keyboard support?

I'm having trouble finding a VNC server for Mac OS X that allows me to connect from a Windows box with German keyboard layout. I've tried the built-in desktop sharing and several versions of Vine but ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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How to update from Windows Server 2019 Desktop 1809 to 1903 or 1909 on Google Cloud Compute Engine?

I've made a Virtual Machine using Google Cloud Compute Engine. I've searched how to install Windows 10 and figured out that it is way more difficult that I expected. Google Cloud only gives the ...
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Finding root cause of “The operation has been cancelled due to restrictions”

BLUF: What tools/commands can I use to see what the GPO is specifically restricting. We have a Server 2008 R2 infrastructure with a GPO that makes our Windows 7 PC's a "kiosk" PC for a specific user ...
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Use VPN from Hyper-V host in guest

I am running Hyper-V on up-to-date Windows 10 Pro. Inside Hyper-V I have a Windows 10 Pro guest. Host system is connected to VPN which is a split IKEv2 tunnel to a corporate network residing in 192....
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Office 2013 Slow to Open/Save with Folder Redirection

We recently deployed folder redirection for a few individuals in the office. We are using a DFS Namespace share on a Server 2012r2 VM. We are redirecting Desktop and My Documents only. Clients are ...
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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 ...
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Access Denied to SYSVOL from DC when using UNC path

I'm trying to solve an issue for a customer and I'm running out of ideas. We've upgrading all the hardware and server OS's. The domain now has two new Server 2019 DC's. The old DC's have been ...
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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, ...
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VRF-like multiple routing tables on Windows

Does modern Windows kernel support some kind of VRF-like (or Linux network namespaces) multiple routing tables? I am considering a Windows server with 5 NICs. Every NIC attached to its own VRF ...
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Will IE send a Kerberos ticket if not in a Domain?

I'm trying to test a Kerberos-based SSO solution for our Java app. Unfortunately, I don't have a Windows domain at my disposal to do so. I read about the ability to integrate Windows with a standalone,...
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How to prevent user from logon of an account used for impersonation only?

Currently I have a windows service written in C# (running as LocalSystem) which creates a user account, needed for impersonation, by using the DirectoryEntry to add the user/password and associated ...
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Memory Pressure Protection Feature for TCP Stack - Provided by Microsoft Security Update KB967723

We've been having a lot of funky issues with some of our web based applications that allow clients to submit lot of image files to our servers. Lots of ports are used in the process. http://www....
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Windows DFS-R conflict handling between multiple locations

i´m experimenting with the DFS-Replication possibilities in Windows Server 2008 R2. Basic structure is this TestOffice 1 - Fileserver TestOffice 2 - Fileserver Central server location - Fileserver ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Event 4012 DFSR Replication Windows 2012 server

Hi there I am getting an error DFS replication event 4012 and I cant figure out how to restart it to get my DNS back up on my AD The path is C:\windows\sysvol\domain I went into the DFS tool and cant ...
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How do I configure proxy settings for LOCAL SYSTEM?

If I edit Proxy Settings through the Control Panel, the settings are stored in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ProxyEnable and ...\ProxyServer. These ...
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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 ...
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Server2016 - nslookup - Default Server

i have only a question about nslookup and Default Server.I have two primary zones on my server: 1. pedf.com 2. test.cz When I start command NSLOOKUP, I see that the Default Server: server.test.cz .....
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Why is Windows Search no longer working after changing User Principal Name?

I'm on Windows 10 / Windows server 2012 R2. I changed the user principal name for an account in active directory to a different domain. I was able to login into the account, everything seemed to be ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Change the Powershell $profile directory

I would like to know how to change my the location my $profile variable points to. PS H:\> $profile H:\WindowsPowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShell_profile.ps1 H:\ is a network share, so when I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Running multiple instances of a Batch file in windows simultaneously?

I have a windows batch file that is invoked by windows scheduler. When I try to have multiple windows scheduler tasks trying to run the batch file simultaneously, the batch file is locked by the first ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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How do I install an app from Windows Store using Powershell

I know if I have .appx package file, I can install it via powershell with the Add-AppxPackage cmdlet. However, I simply want to download & install Microsoft Store packages by name. I don't want ...
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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 ...
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What is the default working directory for a scheduled task in Windows 2008 R2?

Trying to figure out where the output of a long running scheduled task is being saved. Presumably, it's in the working directory of the task. Unfortunately, the "Start in" option was not set. The ...
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redirect traffic from 127.0.0.1:5003 to external interface

I have an application that exposes Web Services on the loopback address 127.0.0.1:5003 so they are only available to the localhost. Is it possible to redirect traffic from there to the external ...
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Issues enabling Windows Hello for Business via GPO for facial recognition login

Trying to enable Windows Hello for Business across our domain for facial rec login. I went through and read the latest article from Microsoft on doing this (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/...
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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 ...
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Can a Linux box be configured with IEEE 802.1x while grabbing the info from a Windows box?

A managed Windows device can join the wired network of my corporate company, while a personal Linux one can't. As far as I understand, this is possible thanks to IEEE 802.1x standard. Looking at the ...
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LDAP - Get CN, DC, OU for logged in account Windows

I am not very familiar with LDAP but need to add LDAP authentication to an existing application. I am trying to test LDAP authentication using ldapsearch but it keeps failing I suspect it due to me ...
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yellow exclamation mark on the network connection

Ok here is the scenario. A couple of days ago our firewall (a domain joined TMG also configured for NAT and VPN gateway) server got compromised. As a result, it was taken down immediately and replaced ...

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