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A server is a computer program or a machine that waits for requests from other machines or software (clients) and responds to them. This architecture is called the client–server model. The clients may run on the same computer or may connect to the server over a network. The purpose of a server is to share data or hardware and software resources among clients. Typical computing servers are database servers, file servers, mail servers, print servers, web servers, game servers, and application servers.

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I have the following scenario, I have few images working fine as far as deploying and distributed to my local distribution point. However, I didn't click "Copy the content in this package share on distribution points" -see capture1
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What would It happen IF I remove the wim from the source or I turned off that system source where it was initially taken from? -See capture2
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Isn't SCCM supposed to create it's own content once I uploaded to the distribution point or is it always drawing from the source?
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Guide to Performance: Optimization & Monitoring
Guide to Performance: Optimization & Monitoring

Nowadays, monitoring is a mixture of tools, systems, and codes—making it a very complex process. And with this complexity, comes variables for failure. Get DZone’s new Guide to Performance to learn how to proactively find these variables and solve them before a disruption occurs.

Without having to use YouTube. I would like to know and learn how to transcode videos. What are some great places to learn?
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Do you dabble in Lotus Notes?  Check out this new article by one of our newest members.  Don't forget to follow them if you're interested in seeing their future contributions.

https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/30562/Lotus-Notes-error-The-Remote-Server-is-not-a-valid-TCP-IP-Host.html

Great job, Michelle!
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I thankfully gave up Lotus Notes two decades ago.
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What a silly remark...
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Hello All,
I need some advice, and Expert opinion.
We need to move Exchange 2013 to new hardware server.
Existing instance:
We have a hardware server (Dell PowerEdge 2950) with Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and Standalone Exchange 2013 CU14 Build Number: 15.0.1236.3 Server Role: MultiRole.
The server is in a domain that is part of a forest of 30 domains, this domain is not the forest root domain but this exchange server in main for all domains in forest. Let's call it contoso.com Server name mail.contoso.com
New instance:
Hardware server (Dell PowerEdge R720) with installed Windows Server 2012 R2. Server name new-mail.contoso.com
My question is which transfer scenario will be the best and less complex?
I thought to deploy a new clean exchange installation and then move all mailboxes to a new server. But I have no experience installing two exchange servers in the same (domain) environment. How can the installation of the second server affect the whole infrastructure?
Or maybe there are more correct transfer scenarios?
Thanks to everyone who can advise and help.
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Hi Experts,

I am just researching how easy it is to retrieve data from any Micro Server. Are there any tools out there?

Kind Regards,

Mike
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I have a VM that is running a very old be stable SBS 2003 server OS. I had a power failure last Saturday at the office and it seems now or any time after a log into the VM SBS 2003 server I get a notice saying that I need to activate windows. I saw an article online saying that it could possibly being caused by a script interface with windows activation running on the VM. however to remove the script manually it is telling me that I need to have the SBS 2003 CD.

I do not have that CD anymore.

Any suggestions
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Network monitoring: how to automate fixing common network or server issues?
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network. This brief tutorial shows where to find this feature in NetCrunch network monitor and gives you real-case scenarios where Automatic Corrective Actions can be utilized to automate fixing common network or server problems.
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i AM TRYING TO SET UP AN OOKLA SERVER FOR MY COMPANY

IM USING SERVER 2012 - WHEN TESTING FROM OOKLA'S SERVER TESTER TOOL .

ONE OF THE SECTIONS IS GIVING ERROR 405 METHOD NOT ALLOWED..

I NEED TO ALLOW POSTS FOR THAT FILE OR LINK TO WORK .. THE FILE IS BY NAME (UPLOAD.ASPX)

I WANT TO KNOW  HOW TO GIVE PERMISSIONS - WITHIN HANDLER MAPPINGS

AND WHAT PERMISSIONS I NEED TO GIVE.
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Hi, I have successfully exported all pst files from an Exchange 2010 Server using the command : foreach ($i in (Get-Mailbox)) { New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox $i -FilePath "\\AZUA\Exports\$($i.Alias).pst" }

I am now trying to Import them in to 2016 using the following command but receive the following error :

Dir \\SERVER01\PSTshareRO\Recovered\*.pst | %{ New-MailboxImportRequest -Name RecoveredPST -BatchName Recovered -Mailbox $_.BaseName -FilePath $_.FullName -TargetRootFolder SubFolderInPrimary}

Error :
Unable to open PST file '\\myserver\usershares\username.pst'. Error details: Header file length is zero. If this
file is from a previously failed pst export, please delete the file and resume the export.
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [New-MailboxImportRequest], RemotePermanentException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : [Server=myserver,RequestId=9b9f0bb9-10f7-4d36-8a2a-45dbd43faba4,TimeStamp=09/06/2017 0
   6:14:26] [FailureCategory=Cmdlet-RemotePermanentException] 304C5A4F,Microsoft.Exchange.Management.Migration.Mailbo
  xReplication.MailboxImportRequest.NewMailboxImportRequest
    + PSComputerName        : my server.mydomain.com

Is is possible to import 2010 to 2016 ?
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A 2007 NCSA Cyber Security survey revealed that a mere 4% of the population has a full understanding of firewalls. As business owner, you should be part of that 4% that has a full understanding.
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Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It
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Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

Instead of using Google's Gmail or Yahoo Mail etc.. I would like to setup my own private email server using Outlook Exchange 2016. I have a spare PC around. What would be the best way of using that spare PC and hard drive as my email server? Would I need to install Microsoft Server OS and Microsoft Exchange 2016 together on that 1 machine? I would be the admin. I would like all the e-mails on 1 hard drive only. How can I achieve this successfully?
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I have a domain a purchased through GoDaddy. I then am using HawkHost to send and receive emails. I changed the MX records accordingly.

For some reason, I can send messages but I can't receive them? Any idea what would cause this? Is there anything other than the MX records I should be changing on GoDaddy?

Also kinda strange... if I do the Outlook "Test Email" the message ends up coming through. That is the only message that makes it into the inbox.
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I have setup and ftp server with Windows server 2016, the same configuration works on 2012, but on 2016 anyone has an idea as of why, same settings on the firewall, work on 2012 but not on 2016
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I was given the task of holding all files(mainly Word, Excel and PDf's)  that 2 sites will use in my location and then the users will map a drive to have access. Permissions will also be an issue not all users can see every folder.
Also we need to think about encryption ( don't need files on server to be encrypted) just the transfer of the files.

We will also need to backup to their location for disster recovery.

We do not want to put files in the cloud.....

Looking for advice, experiences that could help us decide which is the right route to take.
Thanks in advance
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I have a problem with a folder tree that seems to go on forever.

Clients is running SBS 2011. In the scripts folder the is a folder called $4328_NTFRS_2d0d1423.
In that folder is a subfloder $$4316
In that folder is a subfloder $$2226
In that folder is a subfloder $$4316
In that folder is a subfloder $$2226
In that folder is a subfloder $$4316
In that folder is a subfloder $$2226

and it goes on and on. These do not appear to be junction points as DIR /a shows them as regualar subfolders.

I can delete it as it tells me that the path is too long.

I even tried making a susbt drive to the bottom of the tree and when i did that it continued on and on from that point.

Of already run a chkdsk /r and it found no hard errors. How can I delete this? Its killing my backup. Thank You.
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Determining the an SCCM package name from the Package ID
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Hi, I have a lab set up and have set up a DC, 2 File servers, names FS01 and FS02. On FS01 i have installed the DFS roles and replication. However, when configuring name space on FS01, when I click New Namingspace and then put in the server name FS01 and press Next, it says cannot connect to the domain "my domain name". How do i get round this please?
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This has been happening for roughly 10-15 minutes every few days. No real set time that it occurs.
The internet from the ISP is 300Mbps but during those 15 minutes it will throttle down to ~50Mbps.
This happens for computers both physically connected and wifi devices.
My first thought was maybe the DHCP pool ran out of IPs but I'm seeing there are ~50 spare IPs at any given time. Don't see anything wrong in the DHCP logs.
Now I have started running Wireshark on the DHCP server hoping to find anything that looks out of the ordinary but the issue has not reoccurred after I started logging. What should I look out for?
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Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft
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Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

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Welcome to EE!!
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to logon the seva which user and password do you use

Thanks
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I had this question after viewing Issues with Exchange 2016/2010 Coexistence.

We are having issues getting our 2010 and 2016 exchange OWA site to work.  The question above is the original question.  Here is some info.

HTTP Proxy Log

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VirDir Report

We have verified that the authentication is correct on the servers.  When we check the proxy logs it states that it's HttpProxyException=Microsoft.Exchange.HttpProxy.HttpProxyException: Unable to find proper back end service for Sid~S-1-5-21-527237240-261478967-725345543-4688 in site CN Default-First-Site-Name CN Sites CN Configuration DC DOMAIN DC local. ---> Microsoft.Exchange.HttpProxy.NoAvailableDownLevelBackEndException: Unable to find proper back end service for Sid~S-1-5-21-527237240-261478967-725345543-4688 in site CN Default-First-Site-Name CN Sites CN Configuration DC DOMAIN DC local.

We have the 2016 running our sync for devices and everything else seems to work fine.  Just OWA that won't work.  We've spent 4 days working on this issue and we believe it's time to get some more help on it.  Anything you can suggest would be appreciated.
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Hi Experts, we have a client with an old network system. There are 15 users in Sussex and 3 users in site London.
At the sussex main site there is 1 x sbs 2003 that runs active diretory, dns , dhcp, exchange (pop collector) and files. Also they have on this server sage payroll.

They also have 1 x windows 7 machine that runs sage adm (multiple different versions) and Iris.
Ix windows 7 machine also servers as a windows RDP server for the London office , 3 users.
They log into access files and the apps.

They are considering going to Office 365 and want to explore how they can have a better , secure system.
We are looking at proposing Server 2012 DC , and an Apps server for Sage, Iris and a documents storage program they use.
We are considering a VM server to run this , just wondered if we could get some feedback and some advice on best approach for this.
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Hi, I have a strage problem  with a 2012 R2 Domain controller. This machine is in a datacenter. All server in datacenter can reach this machine without problem, RDP, DNS and so on.
Through a VPN I can only ping the server. The really strange thing is that disabling firewall RDP connection is rejected at once, with firewall enabled I obtain an internal error. DNS timeout (i cannot join to the domain).
Through tcpdump I can see packet flowing without problem, simply the server decides to not answer anymore.

To troubleshoot MTU issues now MTU on all interfaces involved is really low (1358).
Actually I can reach all other server in datacenter from remote and I can reach via RDP remote site from "problematic" server.

What I've missed to try?
2012 server R2 - domain controller - AD Connect installed


below tcp dump, you can see packets from local server (10.23.250.133/27) to remote server (10.23.250.2/27)

23:15:57.410162 Port3, IN: IP 10.23.250.133.49405 > 10.23.250.2.3389: Flags [SEW                                                                                                                     ], seq 1489785327, win 8192, options [mss 1318,nop,wscale 8,nop,nop,sackOK], len                                                                                                                     gth 0
23:15:57.410737 Port1, OUT: IP 192.168.232.1.49405 > 10.23.250.2.3389: Flags [SE                                                                                         …
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How can I figure out how many CALs are installed on my Lync Server 2010? I can run the get-csuser command and get a count of active licenses, but I can't figure out how many are installed, so I know how many open seats I have.

Every time I search for anything regarding licensing, its around how it works, not how to tell how many copies I have installed, or how to install new licenses.
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A server is a computer program or a machine that waits for requests from other machines or software (clients) and responds to them. This architecture is called the client–server model. The clients may run on the same computer or may connect to the server over a network. The purpose of a server is to share data or hardware and software resources among clients. Typical computing servers are database servers, file servers, mail servers, print servers, web servers, game servers, and application servers.