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Unexpected and unexplained slow (and unusual) memory performance with Xeon Skylake SMP

We've been testing a server using 2x Xeon Gold 6154 CPUs with a Supermicro X11DPH-I motherboard, and 96GB RAM, and found some very strange performance issues surrounding memory when compared to ...
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MacOS clients sporadically disconnect from WPA Enterprise wireless network

We have a small office with ~20 people, each using a MacBook, and optionally connecting with a mobile phone too. Previously we used usual Wi-Fi with a shared key, but recently I reconfigured it to WPA ...
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Using defaultAuthenticationType with PowerShell Web Access

PowerShell web access lets you choose the authentication type. By default, it uses a value of Default, which ends up being Negotiate. I have set up CredSSP to allow logging into the PSWA server itself ...
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KVM guest cannot write to 9p share owned by non-root

I am aiming to set up full write access to a 9p share for a KVM guest. Both host and guest have the same users/groups with the same IDs. Both host and guest should be able to write to the share using ...
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3Ware RAID6 array sometimes hanging. Undetected broken disk?

We have a Debian server with 3Ware 9650SE 8-drive RAID controller, with 5 disk RAID6 array, acting as virtual machine host, all Linux. Problems keep occurring and I suspect an undetected broken disk. ...
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SynProxy can not return syn ack packets with asymmetric dual bridge topology

I have a asymmetric dual bridge topology as shown below when i connect from 172.16.11.5 and 172.16.10.6 with ssh but i can not connect because of SynProxy. ------- ...
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Is MSIZAP still useful, or is it obsolete?

I update flash using MSI files installed by group policy. However, with every update, about a third of the workstations fail to update (Windows Vista and Windows 7 32/64-bit editions). In the event ...
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vsftpd - PAM - MySQL and pam_mkhomedir to create directories

I've been successfully using vsftpd with virtual users connecting with PAM to my mysql DB. Now I'd like to automate creation of user directories with successful vsftpd connection. Here is /etc/pam.d/...
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Dynamically Authenticate Apache with LDAP Based on Request String?

It is possible to use a portion of the request URI as an input into mod_authnz_ldap's Require ldap-group directive? I'm trying to dynamically check access to a bunch of different project directories, ...
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Adding second network interface to Ubuntu 18.04 on AWS EC2

The provided 18.04 AMI comes with one interface, and I am adding a second one with its own IP (for stuntman-server). However the instance is only responding to one elastic IP or the other, not both (...
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Android to openswan/xl2tpd/pppd error: result_code_avp: avp is incorrect size. 8 < 10

I am trying to use a simple Android 4.4.4 VPN connection to openswan/xl2tpd/pppd combo. the IPSec SA works, but xl2tpd at one point terminates the pppd and this shows up in logs: xl2tpd[17990]: ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 DataCenter The request to list features available on the specified server failed

I am trying to add the Wireless LAN Service to my server but I first had to restart it because it installed some updates a while ago. After the restart it came up with the following error: The ...
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Freebsd change default Internet channel route

I have two Internet channel and Gateway on freebsd. When I switch channel with the command route change default chan2, the command netstat -nr shows changed default route. But traceroute shows that ...
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Firefox dynamic default preference configuration

My users are all on NFS home directories and with hundreds of users all using Firefox it generates a bit of traffic reading/writing to the disk cache. As a result, I'd like to move the default ...
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certutil -ping fails with 30 seconds timeout - what to do?

The certificate store on my Win7 box is constantly hanging. Observe: C:\>1.cmd C:\>certutil -? | findstr /i ping -ping -- Ping Active Directory Certificate Services Request interface ...
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IIS aborts request thread with status 995

We have a site where we have trouble on our production server, but not on my dev machine with request beeing aborted (hence, zero response). It fails after exactly 1:19 minutes each time, and the ...
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Parallel Redo Is Shutdown

When looking in Windows event logs, i'm seeing the following messages on an almost continuous basis - Starting up database 'Database'. Parallel redo is started for database 'Database' with worker ...
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AD custom attribute of type numerical string crashes MMC when updated

I am using windows server 2008. I have a domain with one domain controller (this is a dev environment). I edited the AD schema and created a custom attribute called TestAttribute2 (the LDAP name is ...
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How much does FreeBSD accept_filter actually improve performance in a modern world?

I recently learned about FreeBSD's accept_filter socket option which can allow a worker process to avoid context switching by, for example, waiting until a full HTTP request is received with accf_http:...
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“The name limit for the local computer network adapter card was exceeded” error message

Let me start out by stating that I have already searched many sources for information or a resolution, but I have been unable to find a permanent solution. Problem: Randomly, for what appears to be ...
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Can Asterisk's phoneprov module be used securely?

I'm using Asterisk 13.1.0 as packaged by Ubuntu Server 16.04 to run a pure-VoIP phone system. Asterisk has a module – phoneprov – that allows it to template out configuration files for ...
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Redundant Power Supply Sloshing (If sloshing is the right word)

I have a Supermicro Redundant Power Supply with two units in it. I also have two UPS units, one for each of the Power Supplys. I was watching the LCD on the UPSs for the watt usage. The total watts ...
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Delegate session management on RemoteApp 2012

We've built a rather large RemoteApp environment on 2012 R2, fully patched. Everything is working fine, so now comes the time to offshore and delegate tasks to the first line team. We would like to ...
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SSH_ORIGINAL_COMMAND variable not getting set

I am working with two servers, both of which run FreeBSD 8.4-RELEASE-p1 and OpenSSH_6.1p1. Both servers' ssh_config files, located in /etc/ssh, are identical. Both servers are configured to allow ...
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Using ZFS head node as database server?

I'm using a dual-head ZFS-backed NAS for high availability cluster shared storage, based on Nexenta's recommended architecture as seen here: The disks in 1 JBOD will store the database files for a ...
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Why am I getting unauthorized errors with Powershell get-winevent?

I'm a domain admin equivalent, I've tried running in an elevated console (right-click> run as administrator), and I'm consistently getting errors when executing get-winevent -logname application | ...
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Changing physical path on IIS through appcmd isn't activated

We have come across an issue on IIS 7.5 where we have a simple deploy system which consists of the following: Create a zip-file of new webroot, consisting of three folders: Api Site Manager This is ...
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Dynamic ARP Entries turning into Static ARP entries

I recently acquired a client that has a strange ARP caching issue on one of thier servers. I have a server that will eventually start turning it's dynamic ARP entries into static ARP entries. This ...
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Is it safe to set validateIntegratedModeConfiguration=false in order to continue using identity impersonate=true?

We have upgraded an ASP.NET web application from IIS6 to IIS7 integrated mode. Our application uses: <identity impersonate="true"/> and therefore we have had to set: <validation ...
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Using Squid as a maven repository

Does someone know how to use Squid to proxify maven repositories ? What are the configuration files for that ? The main problem is that maven client issue HTTP request with headers which control the ...
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Forwarding traffic from TUN device (C++ backend) to the default gateway

The following problem is just a piece of the bigger solution I have a problem with. All other elements seem working so far, so I'll try to describe very small piece which I have problem with. I've ...
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Prompt for user group when logging into OSX domain

When a user is a member of more than one group, when logging in to a 10.6 machine, it shows a prompt asking for what group to apply settings for. We're using the groups to mount different shares, e.g....
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L2TP/IPSec from Windows 7 to ASA 5520

I am trying to setup L2TP/IPSec on our ASA5520 to support a fringe case for one of our developers. The Windows VPN subsystem apparently stores the kerberos or NTLM cookie for the login when you use ...
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ip6tables rules are completely ignored inside OpenVZ container

We have set up IPv6 networking on openvz using bridged veth devices. The IPv6 traffic to and from the VEs works fine. ip6tables works on the HN and iptables work on the VE. Inside the VE we can set ...
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Can Samhain monitor for a file that does not exist, but might in future?

I would like Samhain to monitor a file, say for example, /root/somefile. This file does not currently exist, but I would like to be notified if it gets created at any point. I add this to samhainrc: ...
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what is the IOPS behavior when partitions of single disk are used in an LVM?

I have an ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server which have LVM(backed by hardware RAID5) with logical volume and a volume group named "dbstore-lv" and "dbstore-vg" which have sdb1 sdb2 sdb3 created from same sdb ...
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CentOS 6 local update repository and security updates

I know that official CentOS 6 (even 7) update repositories does not provide security information. The consequence is thatyum-plugin-security plugin and yum check-update --security command does not ...
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haproxy CD flags with browser, not with curl

Issuing the same url request, from the same workstation to the same haproxy server: with a browser (tried Chrome and Firefox): haproxy log shows CD flags with curl: haproxy log shows -- Both ...
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Higher TCP latencies in the latest versions of Linux

In my research group, we recently upgraded the OS on our machines from Red Hat 6.2 to Debian 8.3 and observed that the TCP round trip time through the integrated Intel 1G NICs between our machines had ...
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Replacing windows extra large cursor file with one that is 30% larger (Server 2008 R2)

Currently have a client that has poor eyesight and needs everything on his screen larger than standard. The issue is when running a Citrix application [Xenapp], the mouse is not scaling properly. ...
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Containerized PostgreSQL with data on a distributed file system

I am curious if somebody is actually running PostgreSQL in a container in production on some form of distributed file system - GlusterFS preferably, or anything. I am currently running Mesos/Marathon....
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Create user in gitlab without e-mail?

I'm testing out omnibus gitlab on a local VM. After disabling anonymous signup, I tried adding a new user via the /admin/users/new page. It requires I associate an e-mail with the new user account, ...
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Windows 7 contains duplicate, identical builtin print forms (Letter, Legal) but only one of the 2 successfully prints

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine with a Lexmark E360dn printer. Whenever the user attempts to print anything, the printer defaults to "Letter" size, as expected. When the user clicks PRINT, the ...
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Cisco DNS doctoring or Hairpinning?

I've the following configuration: CISCO 881, IOS 15.2(4)M6. On WAN interface is configured the 86.34.156.48/29 subnet from our ISP. Behind the router is staying 2 webserver. NAT: 86.34.156.51 <> ...
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Windows Servers on ESXi 100% CPU at year rollover

We have a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 servers running on ESXi servers. At year end rollover 2014 to 2015 the CPUs go to 100% and the machines hang. The solution appears to be a hotfix (...
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Setting up IPv6 ACLs on 3com 5500g to block Router Advertisment messages

Is there a way to set up IPv6 ACLs on 3com 5500g switch to block RA traffic on access ports? I couldn't find settings for setting up any IPv6 ACL. Acording to guides, there should be ipv6 specific ...
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teaming with nmcli: bringing connection down and up again fails

On a centos 7 virtual box, I create a team like this: nmcli connection add type team con-name team0 ifname veteam0 nmcli connection modify team0 team.config roundrobin.conf [root@rhce1 ~]# cat ...
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Configure Juniper M320 as Ethernet/STM transparent converter

There is Juniper M320. We need to move ALL the traffic from one port to another. Everything that comes to one port goes to another and vice versa. No snooping or any other processing is required. One ...
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How to get what IP Address Ranges used by Visual Studio Online Load Testing Agents?

I need to setup IP Whitelisting in an environment that I need to run some Visual Studio Online Load Tests on. I was able to find some documentation as to what IP Addresses Visual Studio Online ...
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Testing NTLM/Kerberos against a public URL

I am creating a Java open source package that makes it easy to connect with HttpClient 3.1 to resources that are protected by NTLm v1/v2 and Kerberos. I need to test this tool against real world ...

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