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Windows 2008 GPO on 2K3 domain

Windows 2008 GPO on 2K3 domain

If you only have 2K3 DC’s, you will not have access to the extended features of W2K8 GPOs via the traditional 2K3 GPO. You will need to upgrade your schema and domain to 2008, by doing the follo

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W2K3 64bit print cluster migration

W2K3 64bit print cluster migration

How to migrate print clusters – W2K3 64bit print cluster migration   In the source cluster   1. Fail all resources to one node  2. Run printmig3.1, connect to the virtual name of the

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How to change computer group membership

How to change computer group membership

n order to refresh a computer’s group membership without having to restart it, you will need to purge the local kerberos subsystem of cached ticket information (i.e, old computer token containin

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How to dump and restore NTFS permissions

How to dump and restore NTFS permissions

This is useful when restoring content and permissions have been lost, setting up templates for user directories, FTP or WWW sites, etc … Easy way – use a tool called fileacl (available fro

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OSes explained … consumer perspective

OSes explained … consumer perspective

I came across this recently (should have found it earlier). It’s part of an essay called “In the beginning … was the command line”, by Neal Stephenson, author of the great book

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Network Packet capture – finding the needle

Network Packet capture – finding the needle

Packet capture – finding conversations based on payload – aka: finding the needle in the haystack   Recently, I’ve had the pain and privilege of trawling with a magnifier glass thro

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