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MVM Award is presented to RicklesP
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Socializing, introducing yourself, chit-chat, general non-related and off-topic talk. Newcomers post your welcome message here, it the right thread (and ONLY HERE). Forum rules must be read and followed, otherwise you will be BANNED, no questions asked.
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613 10,054
Writing and Self-Publishing
Do you think that I should open a new forum? Do you want to become a forum moderator? Are you looking for a specific item? This is the place for your feedbacks and requests.
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170 1,092
Ser Olmy
It's quiet, these days
Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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430 2,128
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2
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2,883 13,651
Website To Be Global
by Ossian
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2000 / 2003
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7,609 37,581
Certificate Authority Help
Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,908 15,593
SBS 2011 - not receiving some emails
Client Operating Systems
Discuss Microsoft Windows 10, first version that will run on a wide range of devices, from phones and tablets to PCs and Xbox.
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61 412
Cannot use RDP over VPN
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163 799
Home folder Saving issues
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865 4,898
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555 3,073
PC turns itself on after hibernating
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For questions related to Microsoft's client operating systems
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2,819 14,656
Microsoft Networking Services
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4,061 20,262
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Last Post: DNS resolution
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DNS resolution
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Last Post: Migration DHCP
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Migration DHCP
by Blood
Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,492 7,453
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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264 951
For threads related to Terminal Services (TS, RDS), Citrix, CockpIt and other remote desktop issues.
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1,242 5,673
Messaging Software
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
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3,901 16,979
Best Service to Verify Client Emails
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Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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6,371 28,768
A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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80 200
Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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1,353 4,854
Extract message from *.dbx file
Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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2,118 8,135
Use this forum to post questions regarding the Alcatel, Samsung and other broadband modems, including Wireless access points and routers.
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584 2,373
Use this forum to post questions regarding PIX, ASA, VPN and other Cisco security solutions.
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632 2,431
No Internet Access ASA
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General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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Last Post: 4G Broadband
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4G Broadband
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280 1,493
Installed VMWare on Laptop
All Hyper-V versions.
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436 2,140
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,579 7,406
A Challenging VMWare project.
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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55 196
Wsus and Virtualization
For questions related to Microsoft's latest Office suite
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138 524
For questions related to Microsoft's 2007 Office suite
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Last Post: corrupt PPT file.
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corrupt PPT file.
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Use this forum to post questions regarding the Microsoft Office suite of products.
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335 1,355
Forum for online office suite, software plus services, built around Microsoft Office platform.
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21 71
Hoo Boy is this annoying...
Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2 and 2012.
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188 697
Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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Creating Custom Entities
For anything not covered on other forums (ie. anything except SQL Server, SharePoint, CRM, Dynamics), eg. BizTalk.
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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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1,425 7,195
VBscript with multiple functions
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For good old command line and batch file issues.
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107 506
For scripting issues in VBS, JS and other scripting languages.
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Last Post: VBS nslookup list
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VBS nslookup list
by Shazam
For issues related to Powershell on Windows Server 2008/R2, and for products using PS.
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152 674
cannot POST in Power Shell forum
by Ossian
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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797 4,062
A secure guest wi-fi
Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
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707 3,293
Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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3 4
AWS Directory Service
Discussion about Google's portfolio of highly-scalable cloud computing products.
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Google Cloud Products
vCloud Air from VMware provides the power of cloud with the flexibility allowed by virtualization.
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1 2
VMware vCloud Air at VMworld 2014
Questions and answers about all other cloud services (i.e., but not limited to, Google Apps/Docs, DropBox,, etc.)
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5 22
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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Last Post: Comitted RAM
389 2,599
Comitted RAM
by Ossian
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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Last Post: ​PowerPoint file
2,009 10,292
​PowerPoint file
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
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Last Post: CryptoWall attack
42 219
CryptoWall attack
MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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584 3,926
Motivation after an exam failure
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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Last Post: CCNA or CCDA?
104 551
by toddy08
Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
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Last Post: PMP certification
99 598
PMP certification
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  • shmengie
    Hoo Boy is this annoying...
    Hi there. 2 days ago, we did our cut over to Office 365. Everything from the user side is hunky dory. But me...Poor, poor me! As a user and an admin, I find myself having to log out of our tenant, close my browser, then log in to O365 as a user. Then, I have to log out of O365, close my browser, and...
    10th February 2016, 23:40
  • loureed4
    Comitted RAM

    I am not sure that this is happening to me because I am a non-native English speaker, but I am failing to understand what "committed memory" is.

    In my case, the Virtual machine has 2 GB RAM allocated but the committed memory is 4.5 GB . Is that what the machine...
    10th February 2016, 13:39
  • eyalIcohen
    the specified account already exists join domain
    I downloaded the AD server running 2008R2 named "domain1".
    Now I installed a new server 2012R2 and I am trying to serve a similar name "domain1"
    I get an error
    the specified account already exists join domain
    I ran metadata cleanup, and I do not...
    10th February 2016, 11:52