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Installing using easy_install and bdist_rpm possible?

I'm setting up a new server based on RHEL5 and wanted to install some python modules which don't come with it. I've seen that setuptools have an option to build RPM packages out of modules, but ...
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How does IIS integration of CA siteminder work? (asp.net application)

I don't use or have Siteminder, but have to support a customer of our product who wants to use it and therefore want to ask around here how Sitemidner works with IIS. I have a Linux system that is ...
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Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008 deleting multiple user tables

Is there an easy way to delete multiple tables in the database without dropping the database and recreating it? In this case we have over 100 to remove. I am happy enough to remove all user tables ...
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OSX 10.5 Finder friendly WebDAV server for linux?

Does any know (with authority) of a OSX 10.5 Finder-friendly WebDAV server? I setup lighttpd with the mod_webdav on my Ubuntu 9.04 box, but PUTs are not working. I'd rather not rotate through all ...
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What is the URL_CHANGED Event on IIS7 Request Tracing Log?

I just enabled Failed Request Tracing for a site and I get a URL_CHANGED event as the third item on the log. 1. GENERAL_REQUEST_START SiteId="1", AppPoolId="DefaultAppPool", ConnId="1610613013", ...
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Bacula tape changing

How can I get Bacula to move the tape to the IO slot after it has ran a specific job? I run daily backups with Bacula since a couple of days and I was wondering if I can do this kind of thing. I've ...
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Are the Microsoft courses worth while doing? [closed]

What are your thoughts on the Microsoft courses – things like the MCSE, MCSA etc
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Outlook + Exchange : Sync Issues Folder - How to manage it?

When using Microsoft Outlook with Exchange (not the online only mode) a Sync Issues folder that appears in the local PST folder. From the link above I know why it exists - but often that information ...
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Retrieving windows stuck on external monitor (OS X) [closed]

I use my macbook with an external monitor. When I disconnect the external monitor, some of the windows are displayed outside of the screen bounds. Is there any way to retrieve these windows? The only ...
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Is account lockout a denial of service attack waiting to happen?

The default behaviour of windows is to lockout an account after a number of failed authentication attempts (usually three).. This means that with the following net use \\targetmachine\c$ /user:...
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Exchange Distribution Lists - How to name?

Folks - what naming conventions are used in your organization when creating DLs in the GAL? Thanks.
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Is it possible to run Windows Server on Apple Xserve hardware?

Apple's Boot Camp allows you to run a Windows client OS on Apple hardware. Has anyone had success in running a Windows Server OS natively on Apple's Xserve hardware? Does anyone know if Boot Camp ...
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Does anyone have experience with Windows SyncToy?

SyncToy Does it work? Is it worth using? Any gotchas I should be aware of? Is it "enterprise grade"? I just stumbled across it today. If it works as advertised, this would solve quite a few ...
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emond process running at 100%

I have a couple of XServes running 10.5.6 and both of them have emond running at 100%. If the servers are rebooted emond will not immediately consume 100%, but it will eventually. I haven't seen ...
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Cisco ASA 5505 Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a Cisco ASA 5505 firewall which I purchased as part of a ASA5505-BUN-K9 bundle. I now wish to expand the number of ...
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What's your suggested mail server configuration for a FreeBSD server?

What would be your suggestion if installing a FreeBSD 7 (7.2, actually) email server? I am interested in: SMTP agent Imap/Pop backend Authentication (OS users, OpenLDAP) Anti-Spam server side tools ...
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How do I enable Terminal Services in Windows Server 2003?

I've just installed Windows Server 2003 and want to enable Terminal Services for Remote Administration. I've checked the Terminal Services Manager, Terminal Services Licencing and Terminal Services ...
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How will you roll out Windows 7 to your network's PCs when it is released?

Seeing as Vista didn't have a really high uptake rate amongst businesses, are you planning to roll Windows 7 out to your Windows XP network and if so, how do you plan on doing it? This question is ...
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Aptitude / apt-get. Any way to only show non-X dependant apps in a search?

It just occured to me that it would be good to do an 'aptitude search blah' and only have non-graphical applications shown. I know it's not a biggy but the docs don't seem to mention it and I would ...
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Slow user logins after configuring Windows Server 2003 as VPN Server

I have a Windows Server 2003 box setup as the Domain Controller for a Windows Domain Network. It has 2 NICs one of which is currently unused. I've followed the configuration instructions detailed by ...
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Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred when trying to start an IIS6 website

I'm trying to start an IIS website & I keep getting the error Unexpected error 0x8ffe2740 occurred Investigating in the system log displays this error The service could not bind instance 1. ...
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Un-killable user processes in Linux?

I use sshfs (fusermount) to connect remote mountpoints. When I forget to unmount them using... fusermount -u /REMOTE ...all processes which used the mountpoints hang. I try to kill them with ...
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SBS Journal Wrap Condition

When I run the SBS Best Practices Analyzer on my SBS 2003 R2, it says I have a 'journal wrap condition'. What does that mean and how can it be repaired?
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How to avoid being scraped?

We have a searchable Database(DB) , we limit the results to 15 per page and only 100 results yet still get people trying to scrape the site. We are banning sites that hit it fast enough. I was ...
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Can Subversion client 1.4.5 work with Subversion Server 1.6

Dreamweaver CS4 uses the subversion 1.4.5 client libraries, and we are wanting to change our source control from some weird proprietary one to subversion. The latest subversion is 1.6.x, will we have ...
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Word macro to create telephone list from active directory

Is there a macro or little appliaction that allows our secretary to print a new phone list, but the data should come from active directory?
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good primer for Hyper-V virtualization?

Can someone suggest some good online resources for getting up to speed on Hyper-V technology? I've worked with Virtual Server, and my understanding is that they're fairly different in some respects. ...
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what are my options for hosting a WCF service

My company is building a system that will need to use user authentication and web services (WCF or ASMX whichever works, the differences are all confined to a tiny slice of code anyway) and our ...
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Make Vista Volume Control to remember application-level volume level

Windows Vista has an application-level volume levels for sound devices. There is a Speaker (master volume), an "application" Windows Sounds and further applications. What makes the system to forget ...
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PuTTY automatically supply password

I have a situation where I need to have PuTTY (or another SSH client for Windows) automatically log into another machine via SSH. I realize that this isn't a good idea security-wise, but unfortunately ...
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OS-agnostic way to set permissions and encrypt files

A friend of mine is physician and shares his office with other physicians (they're all psychiatrists). They're looking for a not to pricey and secure way to share and store files (basically text-only ...
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What should I do when I got the KEYEXPIRED error message after an apt-get update?

While updating my packages on a debian based system by a sudo apt-get update I've got that error message : Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: ftp://ftp.fr.debian.org stable/non-US Release:...
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Re-Enable RDP Via Remote Registry

I'm having a problem where for some reason, Remote Desktop (RDP) continually gets disabled on a Win2003 server. Our networking team is not doing this, so as far as I know it is not a security script ...
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Why do I see Inc.com articles as 1x1 GIFs?

Joel Spolsky writes articles on Inc.com and regularly links to them from joelonsoftware.com. Whenever I try to read those articles from work (for example, this one), I see a blank page and the ...
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postfix maildir with custom path

I need to have postfix store mail in a maildir in /var/mail/<DOMAIN>/<USER>. I've got mail_spool_directory = /var/mail and I'm preparing home_mailbox = but I don't know where to go ...
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How do I create a symbolic link in Windows?

Windows Vista added the ability to create symbolic links to files and directories. How do I create a symbolic link and what are the current consumer and server versions of Windows that support it?
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How to prevent Hamachi service stop when Remote Desktop disconnects on Windows XP?

I have a Windows XP SP2 machine with Hamachi service running. Usually I connect to it using Remote Desktop, and when I disconnect I can't connect to it again because the Hamachi VPN is down. How to ...
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Devices / Drivers not working in Windows 7?

For anyone who is running the Win7 RC, are you running into any unexpected problems with regards to hardware incompatibility? If so, have you been able to work through them in what you would call a ...
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On-line file storage? [closed]

Anyone that know of an on-line file storage that could be used to replace the functionality of a network file server? Background: We have a small decentralized company. We use version control (...
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How to hack airport extreme to support USB 3G modem? [closed]

Has anyone out there ever tried to hack the Airport Extreme, specifically with regard to the USB port? There are many cellular routers available that provide WiFi sharing of a USB modem link. However, ...
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Is it destructive to use SQL Server Management Studio to modify properties on an MSSQL 2000 database?

We have a few databases that are stuck in legacy mode at SQL Server 2000. I commonly use SQL Server Management Studio from SQL Server 2005 to query the data in these dbs from my desktop, but have ...
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Virtual PC (machine), loopback adapter, LAN, SQL Server

I've setup my VM to mimic my DevServer. I've setup my Network Connections to read from my Loopback Adapter 1st, LAN 4th. But for some reason, when I create my connection string: "Provider=SQLOLEDB;...
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Public NTP servers

Is there a list of public NTP servers on the internet I can use.
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Windows XP File Properties Security Tab

This is hopefully a real easy one. In Windows XP on some environments the File Properties dialog (that opens on right-click > properties when viewing the file in windows explorer) sometimes shows a ...
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Can not RDP to Win 2003 box or initiate remote restart

I've got a Windows 2003 server that's at my remote data center. This morning I tried to connect to it via RDP, but the connection fails with the following error: This computer can't connect to the ...
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Anticipating/preventing patch or upgrade problems on database/web servers

I maintain 2 environments in my current project, 2 servers (1 Web Server & 1 SQL Server) for both production and Test. Last month we installed/upgraded to the lated Microsoft patches/securities ...
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Troubleshooting the dreaded 0x9C BSOD

We have a Dell PowerEdge 2950 running Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise x64 with Service Pack 2 installed. Recently, we've been experiencing multiple STOP errors occurring with that server. ...
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Online backup service for servers

Is there a trustworthy online backup service with client software that does backups without a user logged in? I have been using Mozy combined with some custom python scripts for doing offsite backups ...
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What's the reverse DNS command line utility?

What's the command to find the name of a computer given its IP address? I always forget what this command is, but I know it exists in Windows and I assume it exists on the *nix command-line.
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How to Change the Operating System Language

I have an Italian Version of Windows XP installed on a laptop. I need to change the language to English. Is there a way to do this?

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