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Set DNS host name for managed service account?
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After working for a while with these accounts, I think I found out the reason: They are some subset, or maybe derivative of the machine type accounts. Therefore they inherit this property from them, ...

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List current Principals in group Managed Service Accounts
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It turns out that you can list all the properties for gMSA by running: Get-ADServiceAccount -Identity <gMSA-account> -Properties * And if you want to narrow down the list you can use: Get-...

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Undo replace task manager on R2
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I have also found a way to set the Start Task Manager option to run Process Explorer. Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\taskmgr.exe ...

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How can I view login/logoff times for Windows Server 2008?
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Here is a nice explanation for making quite powerful filters: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2011/09/26/advanced-xml-filtering-in-the-windows-event-viewer.aspx You can afterwards export the ...

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Which wildcard SSL cert vendors allow you to set up the same cert on multiple servers?
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The cheapest one I have found is the one from StartSSL. They only charge for yearly verification and you can have as many wildcard certificates for different domains as you want.

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WSUS and pulled/re-released patch behaviour?
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I think WSUS gets automatically any updates that get re-released - that's how some of the definitions are distributed. You can easily see this by searching for KB3097877 and then right clicking the ...

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Approving updates for WSUS test group, then approving for all others
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You can easily create a filtered view for given group - right click on the Updates container and select New Update View.... Then Select the Updates are approved for specific group... checkbox. Please ...

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Exchange 2003->2010 Migration, Free/Busy issue
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Check to see if you have more than one public folder in the AD schema. Easiest way is to go to EMC and select Toolbox -> Public Folder Management Console. Then connect to the server. If you try to ...

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WSUS: determine if there are still updates pending on a server?
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This more of a server side question, rather than WSUS one. Here is a relevant question for the same thing. And here is a post of the Hey Scripting Guy blog, tackling your specific issue - Part 1 and ...

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WSUS ports for client computers
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If you have any additionally applied restrictions for outbound traffic on your workstations, you would need to ensure that you allow them access to the WSUS ip and port - in your case 8530 - from any ...

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Precedence/co-existence of SPF and DKIM
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You can control what will happen in this case with a email standard called DMARC. It gives you the option to specify whether you require both or either of the checks to fail, before the message is ...

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SBS 2003 boot stalls at acpitabl.dat
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I had similar problem with one XP on RAID, which broke during conversion to virtual machine. It got stuck on acpitabl.dat. What I did to fix it was to boot with Windows 2012 CD opened the console ...

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add certificate to all files in EFS-folder with script
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There seems to be no programmatic way to do this at the moment. Windows uses cipher.exe, which can only encrypt files with the current user certificate. This is the official article for sharing ...

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Export Windows Server configuration to powershell script?
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Windows Server 2012 R2 added a new functionality called Desired State Configuration (DSC) which uses powershell to execute scripts and set machines a certain way. It's not exactly the export/import ...

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What is the best powershell script to restore an SQL Database?
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I am currently using custom script created by following this article. The best part is that it does not use any third party tools or script, it only need couple of Microsoft modules installed to gain ...

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Windows 2003 DNS Server Can't Resolve Specific URL
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As per http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968372 this is the correct setting but wrong value. But I guess this is OK since it's working :)

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PowerShell -replace operator exhibits quirky behavior with particular data
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I was able to do what you want using $text.replace('WORD3','new $_ text') this gives the expected output WORD1 WORD2 new $_ text WORD4

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Compare an element of an array with the previous element in PowerShell
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The help for Group-Object in Poweshell has very similar example: get-eventlog -logname system -newest 1000 | group-object -property {$_.TimeWritten - $_.TimeGenerated} you can easily swap some of ...

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How to assign two IP addresses (one DHCP, one static) to a NIC using WMI?
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Here is an interesting article that does what you need but employing two steps - DHCP and registry editing. It's not a solution per se, but can be implemented as one if you really have the need.

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Bind ADFS 2.0 service to a specific IP address
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I had the exact same configuration and was also looking for similar resolution. After a lot of searching I found this which explains workaround for starting ADFS on port different than 443. ...

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Trust e-mail from our domain(s)
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The best way is to just add the system IP's to the allowed hosts on the receive connectors and leave the actual email filtering to the anti-spam filters. This way you will reduce the spam that may ...

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Exchange 2007 Content Filter is being to aggressive
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I have currently have setup the SCL level to 7 and have no spam so you can safely increase the value. My advice is to use IP Block List Provider (zen.spamhaus.org) which takes care for most of the ...

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Built in spam filters SBS2008
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Just from this info it's not easy to troubleshoot. You can read here for specific information on each of the anti-spam filters. My advice is to increase the SCL level and see if the problematic users ...

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How to view Exchange safelist
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As per this article this should not be possible. The aggregated addresses are one-way hashed and then converted to binary for security purposes. You can only hash given email with SHA-256 and then ...

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Invoke Remote Desktop Connection from Hyperlink
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There is a workaround if you only need it for personal use. You could create custom protocol handle and use it through your HTML. Here is a good example.

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SQL Server Licensing in a VMware vSphere Cluster
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Here is quite good article about SQL licensing and CPU vs CAL including VM clarification.

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View dropped/rejected SMTP sessions in Exchange 2010
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It tracks any SMTP connection. It also logs unsuccessful attempts like IP block. Here is an example: 2015-02-03T14:27:45.165Z,,08D177B7FDAD7212,0,10.0.0.10:25,10.0.0.11:23935,+,, 2015-02-03T14:27:45....

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