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Windows File Share Permissions – Allow: Read, Write, Delete – Deny: List

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Let’s say you have an application that has a flat file repository for files attached to records. In other words, the application uses a simple Windows share for its file repository. And all users of this application need the ability to read, write, and delete files in this directory, but given the sensitive nature of…
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PowerShell: Compare Membership Of Two Active Directory Groups

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At my company we have a web filtering solution (McAfee Web Protection) where we use Active Directory groups assigned to specific web filtering policies. Even though these groups are not supposed to have duplicate user accounts, over time, with multiple people administering them, that is exactly what has occurred. I needed a quick way to compare…
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Deploy Virtual Machine Template: Customization Of Guest Operating System Not Supported

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Are you receiving the following error (or similar) when attempting to deploy a VMware template in vSphere / vCenter? PROBLEM: Clone virtual machine Customization of the guest operating system ‘windows7Server64Guest’ is not supported in this configuration. Microsoft Vista (TM) and Linux guests with Logical Volume Manager are supported only for recent ESX host and VMware…
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