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The pdf file after delete still showing on windows server 2008?

My company has a server side using Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2. When a client is using Windows 7 Pro, copy the file onto the server. Then delete that file but the file still show, could not ...

New virtualized infustructure/office, please advice [on hold]

I was recently assigned to a new project where I will have to build new virtualized infrastructure using Dell R630 hosts with 32GB RAM, E5 2600 v4 CPU and 12 10k SAS drives in each. I also have 2DP ...

Cannot see network shares through VPN

I have a VPN server at office, running on a hardware router. I also have a Windows 7 Pro computer with network shares. There is no domain. I have two Windows 7 Pro computers. They can connect ...

Permissions for installing Windows Updates

we are administering a set of servers and have a lot of people to accomplish this. In the last months there were accidentally installed updates on our machines by some of our domain admins. Now we ...

Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012

I need to install Microsoft Report viewer Run time for running some report from a desktop application. I also need to install the System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012 package for this. Which one to ...

What is the recommended way to make sure Windows server 2012 R2 has necessary updates after install?

We are automatically installing virtual machines using WDS and after installation manually installing updates until atleast KB2919355 which we need. What would be the best way to make sure this ...

With a Windows folder share, how do I use Linux's mount command to gain access to the files when there is a return code of “-115”?

I am running Linux CentOS 7.3. I have a Windows laptop with a windows file share named "foldera." The Windows laptop has an IP address of x.x.x.x. I have accessed it interactively from the CentOS 7....

Manage passwords stored in web configs located on a server

We have a number of servers that perform different functions and every 60 days we do password refreshes. Normally this isn't an issue but we have these passwords stored in web configs all over the ...

Hard Drive Utilization Troubleshooting

Machine: Windows 7 Professional x64 Intel Xeon E3-1226 Supermicro X10SAE 16GB RAM (2x8GB) 2x500GB RAID 1 (SSDs) This is a workstation that I'm trying to troubleshoot. During Windows Startup ("...

NTFS partition crashes chkdsk

Unfortunately I had a couple of hard resets on a machine and it seems to have damaged an NTFS partition. O/S is Windows 2012R2. C:\Users\Administrator>chkdsk d: The type of the file system is ...

Azure scale set autoscale custom image

How can I create a VM scale set with a custom Windows Server 2012 image with autoscale enabled? I found azure templates which create scale sets + custom image and another which creates scale set ...

Windows Authentication on Windows 2012 failing when coming from another server on the domain

I am running into an odd issue. When going to a site that has Windows Authentication (NTLM) turned on, it prompts for my username and password (Chrome/IE) when I try to get to that site from another ...

iperf3 Windows bandwidth is much lower than linux

I have encountered a very strange issue. I have 2 servers, one runs redhat Linux server 7 64Bit, ahother runs Windows server 2012 64Bit. Both server hardware spec is exactly same: Xeon 2.6Ghz CPU x 2,...

Network Drive attached as SCSI Dropping the W/R speed on bigger files

I'm having Network disk attached a SCSI disk When copying smaller files like 700MB or even 1 GB, speed is high , from 90MB/s to 120 MB, so I'm capable to benefit from 1Gbit network. But if files is ...

How do I extract potential passwords from an archive of my facebook conversations [on hold]

What is the best way to scan for username/passwords that were exchanged via facebook messenger? I have the file containing chat the entire chat hitory.

Backport locale to earlier Windows version

I have written an application which contains language files localized in ru-MD (Russian as used in Moldova) and ru-RU (Russian as used in Russia). According to this table, the locale ru-MD is ...

Traffic to and from mongodb using SSL is still visible in wireshark in plaintext

EDIT: There was nothing wrong. I was an idiot. The below settings are correct. I've set up an instance of mongodb (3.4) on windows, configured like this: net: port: 27017 ssl: mode: ...

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 ...

TMG only windows 2008 r2 installing. NOT WORKING windows server 2012 r2

TMG Forefront only working windows server 2008 or 2008R2 - Not working windows server 2012. How to mitigation windows server 2012R2 - Flood attacks,http attacks ? Please help how to build windows ...

ACL Blocking domains/IPs in pfSense - Is it more efficient to null route from DNS

Starting to fine tune pfSense routers deployed at some businesses and in order to better protect privacy and security we started rolling out blocklists via pfBlockerNG. Loading up lots of lists ...

Windows SBSB 2011 files mystery! ( no such file or directory)

There is a Windows SBS 2011. Users scan files to a folder, which works fine. Than the user move the file to another directory on server- everything is fine. However when daily NAS backup happening, ...

Unable to connect oracle db from VB script

I have created one vb script to connect oracle database, and i am able to connect with system(Oracle user) user. But when i try to connect with another oracle user its showing error "Invalid user/...

System restore doesn't work on windows 10 [migrated]

Here is the error message: What I've tried so far: chkdsk /f /r C: (didn't work) tried running in safe mode the system restore (didn't work) tried with another system restore point (didn't work) ...

windows dns configuration for static IP [on hold]

I'm trying to resolve my computer with a public ip. I have made the following configuration changes to accomplish that: My Router has a static IP. Configured port forwarding to my computer from my ...

windows 7 cant VPN into a windows server 2012 network

I have a windows server 2012 machine running routing and remote access for VPN connection. From my pc (windows 10), I've setup a vpn connection using PPTP using AD username and password, and all works ...

What is the best practice taking a snapshot VMWare

Is there a difference between taking a snapshot of a VMWare Windows server with it powered on and it being powered down. I have always took a snapshot for quick changes and reverting back to the ...

Why is IIS not allowing TCP connections from external IPs through NLB

I've got a development web server environment consisting of 2 Windows 2012 VM's configured with NLB (Multicast mode.) They are each using a single network adapter with 2 IP's assigned: the shared NLB ...

Ansible for Windows: test group membership

Using Ansible 2.2.1, I need to test group membership for a given user. - name : get users details win_user: name: "{{ myUser }}" state: query register: userData - debug: ...

How to find reason behind changed state of virtual machines?

I am working in Windows Virtual machines which were part of Hyper-V setup. It was in running state but now I see it state as "OFF", I have manually changed the state to "Running" but I want to know ...

Is it possible to enforce a specific Credential Provider per Active Directory user?

I have a credential provider that does not act the way I want it to. It provides secondary authentication, but it's scope is for all interactive Windows logins host-wide, not for a specific user. In ...

Noise canceling headphones\software (call center) [closed]

This is kind of an IT question. I am designing a call center and would like suggestions on noise canceling headphones or software. Most noise canceling headphones that I know of help the technician ...

Does SCVMM needed?

I've installed in our lab three Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition. Each server has five SAS drives and we'll purchase a few SSDs for the servers. Right now we are testing our infrastructure and ...

Windows Server 2012 router to router PPTP vpn connection ping failed after a certain period

I have two windows 2012 servers which are setted up with a router to router VPN connection using PPTP. It appears working properly after successful connection,which means both servers can smoothly ...

execute .Bat file under remote user

We have a windows service running under an AD Account. This account is a non personnel account and has limited access (can not log in locally, etc.) This service tries to access a DFS share (the ...

ICINGA2 - wrong host status (DOWN/UP) for a while

I have setup and configured ICINGA2 server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I added majority of my hosts (mainly Windows hosts) and I noticed that sometimes ICINGA2 shows wrong hosts status for a while (1 minute ...

DNS: Access hosted servers tied to 3rd party domain instead of HOSTS

We are accessing some hosted servers (ex. dev1.hostco.tld, test1.hosted.tld, prod1.hosted.com, bakdev1.hosted.tld, baktest1.hosted.tld, bakprod1.hosted.tld) across a VPN tunnel, that are tied to the ...

Set default application for file extension

I try to set the default application for .pdf files depending on the users group with a GPO. We have Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and Adobe Acrobat DC installed on a Windows Server 2012 R2 terminal server. ...

RemoteAccess with Azure AD Directory Services without group policy

I am using Azure AD Domain Services and would like to be able to connect to the virtual network on Azure using RemoteAccess on a new server. However, the RemoteAccess setup requires creating some ...

parallels bootmgr is missing windows [migrated]

My virtual machine has gone bang for some reason. When I launch windows in parallels (from mac) it says the following. parallels bootmgr is missing windows 7. Is it possible to access the hard drive ...

How to route traffic from OPENVPN access server through VPN Client Gateway?

I have a Linux OpenVPN access server behind a firewall and is connected to the internet. I then have another separate internet connection with another firewall and a client windows machine behind that....

how performance of a volume can be reduced by up to 200 percent

i'm not sure if this is the right place to ask when executing backup of the windows server with Windows backup utility, at the specify destination type screen, there is a note under backup to volume ...

Nginx is not accssible outside my LAN

I run PHP as fast cgi on NGINX it is accessible from LAN: fact.fox (where the server name is set in host files and the router's configurations) When I try access the server from outside the LAN ...

Windows Server network share only accessible via localhost, even when disabling firewall

I'm running Windows Server 2016 in a home network to do stuff like file sharing. As of today, I have been unable to connect to my network shares from any computer in and outside of the network so I ...

Prevent Temp user creation in windows

Windows creating temp profile every time when I login to the PC. The pc has more than one user. I am facing this problem in many Windows 10 and Server 2012 PC's. The temp profile creation is not found ...

Why does windows 10 still keeps expired certificates?

Looking at Windows 10 certificate store, I noticed some expired certificates: Win certificate store I wonder: Why does W10 still keeps expired certificates? I thought the were automatically removed ...

How can I move share permissions to a new partition that I've moved data to?

I've just installed a new Disk Enclosure, and it's been set up, RAID configured, and the new partition R: is now configured on the file server VM. I used robocopy to migrate all of our data from E: (...

What gives users permisson to log onto Windows Server?

I am relatively new to Windows Server and would like someone to confirm if my understanding of the permissions required for users to logon to a Windows 2008 R2 server on a Windows domain is correct: ...

Virtual Machines Won't Start

I right click on a virtual machine, click 'Start' and I immediately get I just created this one from scratch. I have another virtual machine that has been installed for 6 months now that doesn't work ...

Trouble with windows permissions

I've a folder, in which there is a file. I want user to have full control on a specific file, and should be denied every access to the other files. The first thing I did was to disable inheritance of ...

Window network bridge not working for guests [closed]

I recently bought a second Ethernet interface for my Windows 10 machine (TP-Link TG-3269 in particular, the first interface is the one built into my BIOSTAR TZ77B motherboard) in hopes of making a ...
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