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Is there a way of switching or toggling between monitors while connected to a remote Server 2016 server during a remote desktop connection from a Windows 10 laptop that only has one display?

I have a server connected to six different monitors and need to switch between the monitors to get to particular programs that are set to open on different monitors.

This is something I am able to do while connected to the server using Log Me In or Solar Windows MSP.

I have looked at the remote desktop settings and haven't been able to yet find such a setting. This is something that the "Use all my monitors for the remote session" option won't do.
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10 Tips to Protect Your Business from Ransomware
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In an SSRS report I want to hide the tablix/table when there are no rows appearing. Problem is there are rows, but I hide the rows when column 1 is the same as column2. So my problem is that I don't want the column headers / table to appear when no other row appears. Is this possible I think there are scope issues doing this.

At moment I have two datasets. One retrieves current values, the other dataset retrieves historical data from a specific point in time. So I am using the lookup value '=Lookup(Fields!LabelLookup.Value, Fields!LabelLookup.Value, Fields!Value.Value,"Date2")' to show in one cell what the value was at a specific date and in the other cell what is is now on the same row.  When the two values are the same I hide the row because there was no change. This works fine, but sometimes I am left with just the table header showing no rows. However, there might be lots of rows but are actually duplicate, as the value has not changed between the two dates.

Is there a way to check if there are no rows appearing in the table after the hide rows has been applied? I'm not sure it is possible? If not is there another way I might be able to do this?

Using sql server and SSRS instance 2014
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A long time ago I set up web / dns hosting for my domain and a bunch of clients.  somewhere I saw the idea of rather than ns1.networksolutionsy.com (just an example, don't think that's the correct URL) , that you could set up ns1.yourdomain.com  for the name servers  - i think it's just a cname in my DNS zone?  Actually looking now, it's an A record resolving to the IP of the web hosts' name server IPs.

But I remember there were some caveats / things to be aware of.  I'm looking to change things and the name server will change.

Anyone know what the caveats are?  Say I want to use godaddy's name servers for the different domains I control instead of networksolutions.  Can i just get the IP addresses of the godaddy name servers and change the A records for ns1 and ns2 in my domain zone and then at least the other domains.  but for my domain iteself?  There was something about trying to resolve ns1.mydomain.com but it has to look up my name servers first.... and that's a vicious cycle?

Anyone know what I'm thinking of / what the resolution was? because it is workingl and has been for years
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I am attempting to set up a new multiforest ldap instance but am getting stuck with the install of the xml file, followed by a sync. I may be confusing the matter and need some instruction on what steps are correct if I am attempting to pull in and sync all remote domain users to the multiforest partition and how to resolve associated errors.

Steps taken and code used:



XML Code:

<doc> 
<configuration> 
<description>Import domain USers</description> 
<security-mode>object</security-mode> 
<source-ad-name>domain.k12.mn.us</source-ad-name> 
<source-ad-partition>dc=domain,dc=k12,dc=mn,dc=us</source-ad-partition>
<source-ad-account></source-ad-account> 
<account-domain></account-domain>
<target-dn>dc=multiforest,dc=local</target-dn> 
<query> 
<base-dn>domain.k12.mn.us</base-dn>

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Adamsync /install Command: (no creds)



ADAMSync /install localhost:52512 c:\windows\ADAM\MS-AdamSyncConfdomain.xml /log c:\windows\adam\logs\install.log



Establishing connection to target server localhost:52512.
Updating configuration file on c:\windows\ADAM\MS-AdamSyncConfdomain.xml.
Reading Configuration File from c:\windows\ADAM\MS-AdamSyncConfdomain.xml
Saving Configuration File on dc=multiforest,dc=local
Saved configuration file.
Done.
Done.

ADAMsync /install (with creds)

ADAMSync /install localhost:52512 c:\windows\ADAM\MS-AdamSyncConfNLS.xml /creds domain.k12.mn.us administrator password /log c:\windows\adam\logs\install.log

Establishing …
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I have written a procedure to update SSRS subscription schedules. The procedure appears to work because the values are updated in ReportServer.dbo.Schedule. However when I view the schedule through SSRS Report Manager, the dates are not updated.

The code I am using is below -

declare 
--@SubscriptionID varchar(100) = 'E65E6D4A-A631-4C17-A8DB-001FB0AD0855'
@Path varchar(max) = '/QTS Internal/RTM/Service Disruption Report'
, @SPLC varchar(max) = '123456'
, @State varchar(max) = 'VA,NC'
, @Country varchar(max) = NULL
, @Carrier varchar(max) = NULL
, @Location varchar(max) = NULL
, @CustomerID varchar(max) = '1'
, @Disruption varchar(max) = 'Hurricane Florence'
, @StartDate datetime = '20180914 04:19:00'
, @EndDate datetime = '20181002'

create table #subs (SubscriptionID varchar(200), [Path] varchar(200))

insert into #subs

select s.SubscriptionID, c.Path

from Catalog c
join subscriptions s on c.ItemID = s.Report_OID
where c.Path = @Path

-----------------------------------------------------update schedule dates

UPDATE ReportServer.dbo.Schedule
SET StartDate = @StartDate, EndDate = @EndDate
from Catalog c
LEFT OUTER JOIN Subscriptions s WITH (NOLOCK) ON s.Report_OID = c.ItemID
LEFT OUTER JOIN ReportServer.dbo.[ReportSchedule] RS WITH (NOLOCK) ON s.[SubscriptionID] = RS.[SubscriptionID] 
LEFT OUTER JOIN ReportServer.dbo.[Schedule] SC WITH (NOLOCK) ON RS.[ScheduleID] = SC.[ScheduleID]
JOIN #subs subs on s.SubscriptionID = subs.SubscriptionID

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Does anybody have experience with this?
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I have been tasked with creating some reports out of VS and SSRS from an Oracle 12c database.  I am an Oracle developer but I don't know much about VS or SSRS.  I have both VS 2015 (14.0.25431.01 Update 3) and 2017 (15.7.5) installed and I have installed ODTwithODAC for 12c.  I have also installed SSDT for both VS 2015 and VS 2017.  

Using VS 2017, i have created a new project but I am unable to create a shared data source.  As soon as I select Oracle Database in the Type drop-down, the Edit button next to the connection string becomes grayed out.  

Using VS 2015, I have cloned an existing project that works fine for my colleague.  However, when I first tried to load the project I received a message that the version of the report server project is not supported and the project must be upgraded.  If I say no, then the project won't load.  If I say yes, the project loads and everything seems to be ok. However, when I try to Preview an existing report from the project, I receive the following error:
"An error has occurred during local report processing.  An error has occurred during report processing.  An attempt has been been made to use a data extension 'ORACLE' that is either not registered for this report server or is not supported in this edition of Reporting Services."  There is nothing in the Error List when this happens.  

The only difference between my colleague's setup and mine is that he has SQL Server Reporting Services 14.0.806.134 and I have …
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Please help with writing a query to get aggregated OrderAmount for each SalesPerson for the last month (last 28-31 days). For example, if today is 09/13/2018, we need sum from 08/13/2018 to 09/12/2018.

TableOrders
----------------
SalesPerson
OrderAmount
OrderDate


Thank you in advance.
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Logon Process Initialization Failure / Server 2012 R2

Newly formatted and reloaded server 2012 R2.  Has been working fine for the last week.  This morning, we are getting the Logon Process Initialization Failure error.  Have seen some solutions posted for Win 10 and MS has a hotfix for Server 2008, but I can't find anything for 2012 R2.

Have tried Alt-Tab to bring the focus to the error window, but it just flashes and still will not clear.  Anyone have any other ideas?  I would prefer not to have to reload the server again.

Thanks in advance.
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We recently upgraded our SCCM clients (Configuration Manager) to 5.00.8634.1814.

We did this after upgrading the site to 1802.

After the upgrade all of the icons in Software Center are wacked out.  Prior to the upgrade, something was taking different sized icons and make them automatically appear the same.

In the new version, this functionality works in the List View option - all icons appear the same size regardless of their size.  In Tile View, which everyone uses, this is not the case.  The icons are not being adjusted for the view.

Has anyone else noted this issue?  Is there a setting somewhere I can click to resize?

I hope so.  So far it's that or I have to resize them all manually.
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Hello everybody,
We've a VM with Windows Server 2008 R2 and we want to put this VM into another server. Everytime we try to copy the VHD files, it comes with "Can't Read source file or disk".
A possible solution, as mentioned before in another post (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27661606/Cant-copy-VHD-file-possibly-corrupt.html), "the fix was to mount the vhd as a hard disk, copy everything off, then create a new vhd, copy everything back on. Then rewrite the boot sector".

We gonna try this one, since we've tried everything. But how is this "rewrite the boot sector" works? How can we do that part?

Thank you!
Att, Victor.

Update 1: We are trying to copy the Windows folder from the VHD and we're getting a lot of errors on the way, linked to the permissions.
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Newly released Acronis True Image 2019
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while exporting my report data to excel it is running 10 -15 minutes after that im getting server Runtime error in  ssrs report .I have 3 lakhs data and 49 columns in excel.
There is no exceeding limitations problem with my excel data and im trying to export it into .xlsx format only.Please suggest what i have to do
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The following command string exports a PDF to be saved or opened.

start explorer "<http://ServerName/ReportServer$NamedSQLInstance?%2fPurchasing%2fPurchaseOrder&PoNumber=103290&rs:Format=PDF"

Need to NAME and SAVE the file Automatically, from a Delphi desktop application.
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Dear Experts ,
Please help in
windows 2012,

ADAM Sync Error logs

Ldap error occured. ldap_modify_sW: Constraint Violation.  
Extended Info: 00002082: AtrErr: DSID-03151768, #1:
0: 00002082: DSID-03151768, problem 1005 (CONSTRAINT_ATT_TYPE), data 0, Att 9ae287ba (title):len 154
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Citrix Receiver 4.1 working fine, but not 4.9 for PS 4.5 IE App (Dual hop) inside Citrix XAXD 7.15 Win7 (XA7.6 VDA) VDI
Citrix Environment: Citrix XD 7.15 LTSR CU1
Provisioning technology:  It is static VDI (Windows 7 using 7.6 LTSR VDA) assignment no PVS/MCS.
Profile type: Microsoft User experience virtualization (UEV)
Hypervisor: VMWARE ESXi 6.5
- are all users affected? Yes
--Problem Statement:
We have VDIs running with VDA 7.6 and Citrix receiver 4.9 cu2.
We have an IE based app which is published on presentation server 4.5 rollup 4, win 2003 R2 sp2 standard edition, web interface 4.5 and running on Citrix secure gateway. I know it is very old and unsupported but that is what we have got, unfortunately..
The user logs in to the VDI using a Citrix SF URL and from the VDI the user then clicks on the PS 4.5 published IE and goes to another Citrix secure gateway URL.
To launch the IE-based app. This is the legacy PS 4.5 farm.
When the user connects to this app user experience poor screen refresh rate and latency in the overall VDI session. If the user closes The IE app the VDI functions normally.
This issue started when we rolled out received 4.9 LTSR cu2 on to the VDIs. The IE-based app works perfectly fine on receiver 4.1. So we definitely know it is the compatibility issue between receiver 4.9 and presentation server/web interface 4.5.
We can’t roll back the receiver from 4.9 to 4.1, because we have to align with LTSR components in 7.15 LTSR environment.
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This is a strange one.  I have a desktop pool with 30 linked clone desktops.  When I look at the parent VM, the VMware Persona Management service is set to auto and is started. I recompose my desktop pool with a fresh snapshot of the parent VM,  After they complete many of the VDI desktops the VMware Persona Management service is not running and is set to disable.  Mind you not all 30, but a random amount.  I can recompose the pool again and again several (maybe more or maybe less) desktops the service is not running.  BTW, this is not a problem with the one desktop pool.  It is doing the same thing with another pool as well.  This pool only has 15 desktops.  Sometimes after a recompose half of the desktops the service fails to start and sometimes after a recompose may 3 of the 15 fail.  There just isn't any pattern I can find.  

I modified a power shell script that scans all my VDI desktops to see which ones the service is running on and which ones it is not.  Here is the results from me recomposing both pools just 30 minutes ago.  As you can see 20 of the 45 desktops the persona service is not started.

vm-dept-01       VMWVvpsvc       Running
vm-dept-02       VMWVvpsvc       Stopped
vm-dept-03       VMWVvpsvc       Stopped
vm-dept-04       VMWVvpsvc       Running
vm-dept-06       VMWVvpsvc       Running
vm-dept-07       VMWVvpsvc       Stopped
vm-dept-08       VMWVvpsvc       Stopped
vm-dept-09       VMWVvpsvc       Running
vm-dept-10       VMWVvpsvc       …
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=Sum(IIF(Fields!GROUP4CODE.Value>=3, CDbl(ReportItems!Textbox132.Value), CDbl(0)))

this expression gives error: aggregate functions can be used only on report items contained in page headers and footers.
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Unable to login sever due to error prompt "There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request". However server disk able to map and access. Server become normal and able to login with domain after a reboot.
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Hello! I have an SBS 2011 server that uses SBS Fax service to route faxes in and out, delivering inbound to an email user. Worked like a champ for years, and then the ZOOM USB modem that was doing this job died and was replaced with a USB USR 5637. I have removed the drivers from the previous fax modem and installed the drivers for the new unit, and was able to run the fax configuration wizard from the SBS console and two problems occur. The first is the option for "route through email" is grayed out and not selectable. I opted to select store in a folder instead to complete the wizard successfully, and it errors out on Configuring US Robotics v.92.  Manually attempting to start the fax service results in a message that is does start successfully, but immediately stops, and the app log provides these errors 32108 and 1000 (below).  I have also removed and reinstalled the SBS fax service on the server with the same results.  Any thoughts on how to get this service functioning again as soon as possible?  TIA!

Log Name:      Application
Source:        Microsoft Fax
Date:          8/26/2018 9:46:02 AM
Event ID:      32108
Task Category: Unknown
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      NRV2012.domain.local
Description:
The Fax Service encountered a problem and needed to close.
 Error Code: 0x00000000
 This error code indicates the cause of the error.
 A Windows Error Report was generated with full details about the problem.
 …
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The server {995C996E-D918-4A8C-A302-45719A6F4EA7} did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.
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I have 3 VMware esxi hosts with 6.0 installed and vsphere. I have multiple vlans configured and can ping a guest operating system no problem on any vlan. The issue I have is anything that is not on the main flat network I cannot remote desktop into any server. I turned off the firewall, enabled RDP and can ping the ip address. However, when I go to MSTSC /v (remote desktop) to them I get "An internal error  has occured" .  It also looks like its going to connect as it says configuring connection, takes a minute and then times out with the error I mentioned earlier.
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I was playing about on go thin connect and enabled hp Sam and now I'm stuck with the hp Sam login screen asking for u+p, domain and server name.

Please could someone tell me how to disable hp Sam?

There are no setup options showing just network tool and shut down.

Thank you
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Group Policy Results Wizard says "The RPC server is unavailable"
THe-RPC-Server-is-Unavailable.docx
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Does anyone here know of a blog or website that has several DCM Configuration Items for download?
I've created a lot of DCM Configuration Items (Windows Firewall, registry settings, SCEP Version...) but now I'm out of ideas... :-(
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I cannot connect to 2008r2 from Windows 10 without enabling SMBv1. Connection works from different network. SMBv1 is disabled on server.
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What is best configuration to have SQL Server 2014 Standard & SSRS component run on a normal Windows OS ( 7 or 10) and send reports by email ?
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Microsoft Server OS

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The Microsoft Server topic includes all of the legacy versions of the operating system, including the Windows NT 3.1, NT 3.5, NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 and Windows Home Server versions.