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Using recycled hardware at home? [closed]

My employer is currently in the process of "greening" and upgrading our data center by replacing old standalone servers with Virtual Machines running on some new, very-powerful hardware, the details ...
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How can I get BIND and Microsoft DNS to work together well?

I would like to try and move as much of our company DNS config into BIND, because I find it easier to work with, but having Active Directory means we have to have at least the domain's zone in ...
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Useful Commandline Commands on Unix

As there is a windows version of this question, I decided to open a community wiki for the same question under unix, linux, and the like. I'll be updating this list with the answers: bash: exec 3&...
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Easy way to rename all files in a directory in Windows [closed]

Is there an easy way to rename all the files in a directory? Is PowerShell the way to go? I'd like to go from this: c:\family_pics\ img123.jpg img124.jpg to this: c:\family_pics\ ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS6 to use a custom 404 without the mmc snapin

I have FTP access to a server and I'd like to have custom 404 pages. I don't have access to the management console or any admin rights on the server whatsoever. I understand that apache can use ....
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With an expert Sys admin, are windows and linux equal for security

Considering that it would have been laughed at by the unix/linux people to suggest windows as a internet connected server until the 2000 era, is that argument now laid to rest? Aside from nix admins ...
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Is there any working graphical tool to generate nagios user-supplied map coordinates to hosts?

Is there any working graphical tool to generate nagios user-supplied map coordinates to hosts? Or is there any simple way to do by script or manually?
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Remove the Language Bar from the taskbar (WinXP)

I've repeatedly gone through the language bar configuration unchecking everything that will let it appear on my taskbar and the thing keeps coming back. I've just gone through the exercise again. It'...
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What is the best way to find Conficker infected PCs in company networks remotely?

What is the best way remotely to find Conficker infected PCs in company/ISP networks?
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How do I disable SSL 2.0 support on IIS?

I need to disable SSL 2.0 support on a Windows Server 2003 server (running IIS 6.0). Specifically, I'd like to be able to disable on a single website. Is this possible or do I have to disable it ...
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Mount Vista Public Folder in Fedora

cant for the life of me remember how to access a public folder on vista from fedora using SMB on Fedora. It seems to connect to the Vista box but not the location...
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How to remove strict RSA key checking in SSH and what's the problem here?

I have a Linux server that whenever I connect it shows me the message that changed the SSH host key: $ ssh root@host1 @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@ @ WARNING: ...
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Rapid SSD vs. RAM in servers

Per GB prices of rapid SSD (like Intel X25-E) come close to prices of high-end RAM. So what extra advantages does SSD give you? What are particular reasons, why you buy SSD, instead of just putting ...
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Error when trying to view properties in Management Studio

I am having trouble with sql manager after install SQL 2005 SP3, Can any shed any light on this one. Thanks TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Cannot show requested dialog. ADDITIONAL ...
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Remote Desktop performance issues in Windows 2008

We're running an Application as a remote App using Remote Desktop on Windows server 2008, and we're getting situations where (after we've got about 40 people logged in) the server can freeze for a ...
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vCenter Converter failing to convert Virtual Server 2005 VM

I'm converting a MS Virtual Server 2005 SP1 virtual machine to ESXi using VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone. I keep getting FAILED: agent.internal.fault.NfcConnectionFault.summary The only ...
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Latency in Internet connections from Europe to USA

I'm looking for a (cheap) Web hoster. Basically all the hosting providers that I can find, and match my requirements are located in the USA. But my target audience is in (Western-)Europe, I know for ...
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Make SQL replicate over separate VLAN

I have two SQL Server 2008 machines, SQL1 and SQL2, doing replication between each other. Their main interfaces are on VLAN1 (10.1.1.0/24) and that's where clients reach them. For performance, I ...
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Upgrade Small Business Server 2003 to a “normal” server

When we started our company we have implemented Small Business Server 2003 on our (back then) only server. Now we have grown, and the server is old and should be removed. I would like to upgrade ...
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OpenVZ migrate and failover from NAS?

Is there any supported way besides using a SAN (with one VE on a LUN) to have migration and failover in an OpenVZ cluster? From what I've read, things like NFS will not work, but I haven't seen any ...
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Binding Port 25 (SMTP) to all Servers in an SAP System (for inbound e-mail)

I have set up inbound e-mail in my SAP system and it works fine, however it will not allow me to bind port 25 to more than 1 application server at the same time. This means that there is 1 point of ...
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How do I control temporary file growth in SQL Anywhere?

We are currently experiencing a growing temporary file problem. Watching one of our sites we can see a growth of 100 - 200 MB a day at one site we are watching. At this site a failure occured when ...
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OWA not working from outside the network

I have an Exchange server behind an ISA 2004 server and from inside the network, it's possible to access Outlook Web Access. I have published the server but from outside the network I'm not even ...
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Reinstall after a Root Compromise?

After reading this question on a server compromise, I started to wonder why people continue to seem to believe that they can recover a compromised system using detection/cleanup tools, or by just ...
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How to setup daily backups with ms sql server agent 2005

Just wondering if anyone can let me know of a good procedure for setting up daily incremental and full backups to any location from a instance of MS SQL 2005. Bonus points for anyone for can describe ...
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Can you prevent a remote desktop session from accessing usb ports?

The question could also be rephrased. I've got a software application that requires a USB dongle. It works correctly when running at the console of the remote machine, but when connecting via remote ...
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How do I find out what process a listening socket is bound to under Solaris 8?

On a Solaris 8 server, how do I find out what process is listening on a given port? The Windows implementation of 'netstat' offers the -o and -b switches, which show the owning process ID and name ...
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Windows 2003 Server - File Permissions

I have a Windows 2003 web server with a tree of folders that contains around 100GB of small images. I need to update the permissions on this folder to add a new user with access. I tried to do this by ...
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How to organise Maildir subdirectories

I have a mailserver: Postfix for transfer Dovecot/IMAP for reading Maildir for storage Thunderbird as main supported client (but of course, I want to be compatible with all) Roundcube for webmail ...
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How does virtualization software parallelize tasks on the host?

I use virtualization with QEMU to test software on different OSs and processor architectures. I was annoyed by the fact that a guest often clogs one host core completely and stalls, while the other ...
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encrypt backups

I am not sure if i understand everything but I need to backup a few drives and i would like them encrypted on disc. I know if a sector is scratched/corrupted there is a crc error. If i have a large ...
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Fix missing library on FreeBSD

When starting samba on my FreeBSD machine, I get an error that says /libexec/ld-elf.so.1 : Shared object "libgcrypt.so.15" not found, required by "smbd" It is essential to say that I somehow "broke" ...
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A list of Windows rootkit detection and removal tools

A list of rootkit detection and/or removal tools from publicly trusted sources: Name, Vendor, Latest release RootkitRevealer, Sysinternals, November 1 2006 Rootkit Unhooker, ep_x0ff (now working at ...
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How do I backup my TRAC installations?

We use separate TRAC instances as our ticket system for many projects and need to have them moved off site several times a day for disaster recovery. What is the best way to make this happen? Is ...
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How do I change the size of a VHD?

I have a fixed size virtual hard drive that is running out of space. What's a good way to go about increasing the size? This VHD is created from Microsoft Virtual PC and/or Microsoft Virtual Server.
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How to convert line breaks in a text file between the Windows and Unix/Linux formats?

How do I convert line breaks in a text file between the Windows and Unix/Linux formats? I have a *nix environment, but that I need to import and export data with the Windows-style line breaks. I ...
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Limiting Active Directory logons on a particular machine

My university is switching from a Novell based logon system to Active Directory. One of the 'features' IT is advertising is the ability for any user to log onto any machine. This is fine for ...
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How do I force Apache to use HTTPS in conjunction with AJP?

We have an Apache web site, with certain portions powered by JBoss. The question is, how can we get Apache to force all HTTP requests to be re-directed to the HTTPS equivalent? On our old server (...
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Linux RAID 5 Redundancy

I have three 1TB drives in a software RAID-5 configuration with LVM running on top of it. Each drive is partitioned into 2 500GB partitions. So as far as mdadm knows, it has 6 devices. Currently ...
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MikroTik vs. Cisco for WiFi bridge application

A local vendor is proposing a wireless bridge solution using MikroTik. I had never heard of MikroTik before but it seems they have a following. My usual first choice is Cisco, however the price ...
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Disabling access to System Properties in Windows XP

I want to make it hard for users on a domain to access things like System Properties. Is there a way I can disable things like right clicking the start menu, accessing System Properties, and any other ...
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Log-file inspection and management on a LAMP stack

I'm engaged in a handful web-development projects running on a LAMP stack. My present tool-set for inspecting and bugfixing is: the softwares built-in log-viewer and the like, and running "sudo tail -...
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2answers
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Force Reload Image in Web Browser [closed]

I found that sometimes an image won't load fully on my browser, and when I press F5, instead of refetching the image from the server, the browser reloads it from the cache. Is there anyway to force ...
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PHP shared hosting with opcode caching (eg APC)? [closed]

Basically I'm looking for a cheap hosting solution that actually enables opcode caching. I'm having a hard time finding one. Is there a reason for this? Anyway, anyone know of one?
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Good syslog server for Windows [closed]

I've been trying to find a "good" syslog server to provide centralized application login for a distributed system we've built. Our application logging system can not only log to files but also to a ...
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1answer
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Plesk 9.2.1 and Failure Notices [closed]

I am helping my sister's church by hosting their site and email on a virtual server (CentOS 5). I use Plesk 9.2.1 and have attempted to beat back Failure Notices, hundreds of Failure Notices every day....
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How to query Navision database

I need to export some tables from Navision. It is configured to use the local datastore, not an SQL Server. How can I connect to and dump these tables?
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Sharepoint configuration to overwrite and versioning

Is it possible to configure sharepoint server to handle both versioning and file overwrite at the same time? Do you have a link for that :P :) Thanks EDIT background. I saw a small demo, where ...
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How can I mount an FTP to a drive letter in windows?

I'd like to mount an FTP to a drive letter in windows, I've used Novell's NetDrive, but there are two main problems, 1) it tends to slow down computer alot 2) it doesn't seem to work at all under ...
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What is the pros and cons for each authentication scheme when installing Visual SVN on a server?

I'm about to install a Visual SVN server on a live windows 2008 server so I can get to my code base from anywhere. I'm wondering if it would be better for me to install the server using Subversion ...

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