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winrm access denied for new user

On windows server 2012 was created new user as administrator. in powershell was started winrm(winrm quickconfig). But after winrm configSDDL default result is WSMan fault: access denied. What's wrong?...

Is it possible to install software remotely on my clients via a application running on my server, having the installs be triggered by HTTP requests?

First, I have to say that I have no experience with servers or infrastructure whatsoever. Here's the situation, basically I have a huge number of client machines that I want to quickly deploy software ...

SMS_ReplicationLinkSummary Server WMI Class - Status values

I'm trying to monitor a SCCM environment via a non-SCOM system that primarily uses WMI as a management interface. I've found the following class: SMS_ReplicationLinkSummary Server WMI Class There ...

Allow a user to read some other users' home directories - Windows

I have an user - reception with a home directory ("\nas\home") which I want to share it with another user only i.e.: john I'm looking for a way around of it as we the way SMB home shares are treated ...

How to catch pretty http package using windump

Using tcpdump: tcpdump -vvv -l -p -A host ahost prints pretty http request and response headers and body, etc. And in wireshark, I can see http packages exchanges. while using windump, so far I ...

How should i synchronise users from a active directory group with my saas service?

We provide a SAAS software for our customers. To improve the usability we would like to synchronise the users (load all users into our system) of our customers with our software. Regarding to the ...

Task scheduler backwards compatibility?

With what windows versions is a task exported in XML compatible with? For example, is a task created in windows 7 compatible with windows 10 / Windows Server 2003 with Windows Server 2008 and so on? I ...

How to install .Net 4.6.2 on windows 2012r2

We have hundreds of IIS web servers with .Net 3.x and 4.0 installed using using dism.exe on windows 2012r2 (via chef) powershell command dism.exe /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX4 chef ...

Unable to connect to Linux git Repo from Windows machine

So recently I've been trying to set up a Git server to manage personal projects and work. I created a bare Git repo on a spare laptop running Ubuntu and I installed Git Bash on my Windows machine. ...

Mannually Set File Extensions & Associations

I have 3 file extensions and 2 programs that I need to associate for all users of a machine: extension 1 & 2 w/ program A, and extension 3 w/ program B. I have looked around and googled many ...

HOW TO: Resolve HP Printer Driver Installation Issues on Windows 10

Symptoms First off; for several HP OfficeJet Printers (such as with the HP Officejet 6500A e-All-in-One Printer - E710a) the HP Installer downloaded from the website, or via the HP Print and Scan ...

make a drive always available offline

I have configured a drive to be available offline. This drive maps to my users home drive. The only setting that I cannot figure out is how to autmatically select the "Always available offline" on the ...

Group Policy Management of Environment Variables - Update vs. Replace

I'm using the Group Policy Management Editor to add an environment variable to our Group Policy. In general, this environment variable shouldn't already exist on the host machines, but if it does, I'...

execute exe file using RDP credential

i'm trying to find a way to execute a remote binary (exe) file inside my network using remote desktop protocol. i'm looking for something like PsExec but as there is no SMB enabled and the only ...

Windows unforced (not forced, graceful) restart (reboot)

I wish to restart Windows 7 x64 by schedule, but the shutdown process needs not to be forced, but applications allowed to end normally. I have used scheduled task and system utility shutdown.exe with ...

Docker sharing /var/run/docker.sock when deploying through Docker Machine

I've been trying to deploy my containers using Docker Machine and Docker Compose. I am running a Windows 10 with docker for windows v1.12.5. When i start my configuration i run the following: docker-...

Cannot see mounted CIFS directory from FTP client

I've mounted the directory from windows server into my linux home directory using mount CIFS mount -t cifs -o user=user,gid=1001,uid=1001,rw //ipaddress/dir /home/user/target-dir/ Now I want to ...

Which tool (possibly open) should I use for monitoring server performance? [duplicate]

I have several windows server 2012 and 2008 on vmware, I'd like to compare different virtual hardware settings to discover the best settings for my SQL architecture. which tool that benchmarks or logs ...

Setup server without router (direct to modem)

I don't know if this was asked here already, but I can't seem to find any related or similar question. I have a friend who told me he want to setup a simple FTP, and HTTP server for experimentation ...

Windows user directories have domain suffix?

The users on some of our servers used to have user directories named the following: C:\Users\[username] Since the infrastructure admin did something to "refresh" the user accounts, a bunch of new ...

gpresult doesn't show all applied GPOs

Currently, I have 2 GPO's in play for a new machine I just added to the domain. The second GPO (stagingGPO) is not showing up in the gpresult /r. The First (Power SettingGPO) is the only result in the ...

TermService not working

my company stumbled upon this issue last week and it took us a while to find a solution. We didn't find anything similar on the net so I figured I might as well try to help others. We had a Win2012 ...

Writing to a readonly property in WMI

I'm attempting to edit a readonly property in WMI. I've tried using the 'put' methods in both vbscript and Microsoft powershell, but I get the same error: "Provider is not capable of the attempted ...

Can't Join Computer to a Domain

We have two domain controllers PDC (Primary Domain Controller) and BDC (Backup/Additional Domain Controller) with DHCP roleinstalled and configured as fail-over between these two servers. The DHCP ...

Language Bar Disappears After Terminating a Shadow Remote Desktop Connection to a User in Windows Server [2012 R2 in my case]

Essentially, the question is the way it is. The bug has been out there for quite a while but it doesn't seem to be a specific way to get rid of it. I've been able to find some stuff both in Russian ...

Windows DNS address list doesn't fall back

I've set up my own DNS server (Bind9) on a Pine64 running Ubuntu. On my Windows 10 computer, I've added the IP-address of my DNS to the top of the DNS server addresses in the Advanced TCP/IP Settings. ...

Simple 7 computers network - 1 computer is suffering from internet disconnections (but not LAN)

We have a simple office network with the following structure: DSL Modem -> Checkpoint 620 -> TP-LINK TL-SG1016 -> Ethernet ports around the office -> Computers & Printers. The CP620 also have Wi-...

Accesschk and privileges given to a sepecific user (exclude permisions granted form groups it belongs)

I need to check which file and folder permissions are assigned to an specific user. Using "accesschk" I can get efective permissions (including permissions assigned to the groups it belongs to), but I ...

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials & Standard Evaluation license issue [duplicate]

I have downloaded two ISOs of evaluation versions of Windows Server 2012 R2: Essential and Standard for some testing in lab (ESXi) with networking equipment. Those ISOs were downloaded from official ...

System hang and increased startup time due to svchost.exe

I have a domain network, most of the windows 7 systems are taking too much time to startup and settle up. High disk activity and increased memory usage are noticed. I have a locally hosted WSUS server ...

DHCP scope static routes lost when updating network adapter

When enabling 'use this connection's DNS suffix in DNS registration' locally on a machine (Server 2012 VM) for dynamic DNS updates, the classless static routes configured from a DHCP scope (from 2008 ...

Shibboleth Could not locate Java.exe Please check the value for JAVA_HOME [closed]

I am trying to install Shibboleth for development on my local copy of windows 10. I am on the first step and stuck. After downloading the shibboleth identity provider I am not able to install as I ...

Unexpected automatic re-start after update installation

I had a bit of an unexpected event this afternoon. A Windows Server 2012 R2 terminal server rebooted itself unexpectedly after an update installation, contrary to the settings set in the Group Policy. ...

Active Directory: proxyaddresses attribute preventing user from receiving mail

To create aliases to mail addresses, some of our users have the "proxyAddresses" attribute set in Active Directory. For example, user John Smith whose mail address is "John.Smith@ourcompany.fr" also ...

Windows stuck at “Getting device ready”, after converting it with VMware Converter [on hold]

I've a windows 10 virtual machine, with two disks, SCSI controller, USB xHCI controller 4 GB of RAM, single CPU core on 3GhZ, CD/DVD drive and network adapter. I needed to shrink one of the virtual ...

SSL not working with Apache on Windows

I are using a product from a vendor that has to use Apache on Windows. We have our own CA. For naming purposes: AppServer - Server2012r2 - Apache 2.4 OldCertsha1 - Server2012r2 NewCertsha2 - ...

WHy is tracert working even though I changed my DNS settings to use a bad nameserver?

In my Network Settings in Windows, I've set my DNS settings to use addresses 192.168.2.239 and 192.168.2.238. These are both non-existing DNS servers. In cmd if I do nslookup www.google.com I get ...

User can't change password due to complexity

At one of my customer's child domains, he has the problem that a number of (looks like) random users can not change their password due to "complexity blah blah". This is however not true, when: a) An ...

Windows 10 start 'push button recovery' from command line [migrated]

Is it possible to run push button recovery (aka 'reset this pc') from command line? As I found out Settings gui starts systemreset.exe, but it looks like it doesn't accept any parameter. A nice ...

Windows 2012 server Mysql problems [closed]

I am having a small problem with mysql and phpmyadmin not having the correct settings. In my.cnf I have set max_user_connections 100 but when I go to phpmyadmin and click on Server variables and ...

Windows firewall blocks port connection even it's allowed

I have setup windows firewall rules to allow port 443 and 9000 to be allowed though inbound and outbound connections, and allowed the apache httpd.exe though the firewall as well. But as shown by my ...

Windows Update: Can not clean install fresh windows 2012 Essentials server

Am attempting to install Windows 2012 Essentials on a Dell CS24-TY 1U Server, two disks, Raid1. Note: Completely clean installation, for a small company, no existing domain controller, no other ...

Folders got randomly deleted

I currently have a Windows Server 2012 R2 vm. This vm has a DFS share which is used as a file repository. It has been working flawlessly for about 4 years, however suddenly a bunch of random folders ...

Is there a way to tell what process changed a route in Windows 7?

I have a situation where our Windows 7 clients (Windows 10 works ok) are having intermittent connectivity issues when connecting over our Checkpoint Endpoint Connect VPN. The issue manifests itself as ...

Kill (close) reliability monitor windows by PID powershell

I am trying create a process of the windows reliability monitor and kill it after I take a screenshot. I am having trouble to get the process and automatically close it before I take the screenshot ...

NxLog's 'and' Logic

I currently have NxLog running on various Domain Controllers pulling out login/logout events. Exec if $TargetUserName =~ /(\S+\$|user1|user2|user3|user4)/ drop(); \ else if ($EventID == 4624 or ...

ADAM (MSExchange) VSS Writer - Non-retryable error (when backing up with DPM, or makinng Hyperv checkpoint)

I have Exchange EDGE ROLE installed as VM on Hyper-v (Win 2016 std). When DPM 2016 tries to backup that VM I have an error that it is failing, I tracked the problem to inability to make VSS snapshot ...

How do i configure Multi WAN Windows VPN Server?

So normally when clients connect to a VPN of ip address = 1.1.1.1 , they get the public IP - 1.1.1.1. But in my case , there will be a lot of traffic so using the same NIC would be pointless. Let ...

15007.rs_prerelease - Storage spaces issues / bug?

After the last two updates (15007 and the one before) the problem is this. I have two storage pools - one on USB external drives (3) and one on SSD drives (2). After the update and subsequent reboot, ...

Why might Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator be required for Windows 7 and above?

I am seeing a situation, a LAN with multiple servers 2008R2 through 2012R2 and clients Windows 7 through 10, where connections of client PCs to Windows print servers fail, unless the service "Remote ...
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