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Questions tagged [support]

You need help with the use of one or more of the site's features.

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Login between sites not linked? Or what am I doing wrong?

I just discovered all of the social features of the site. More importantly I just discovered sister sites like android.stackexchange gaming.stackexchange unix.stackexchange When I went to android....
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Lost reputation “User was removed”

I have lost 10 rep and I don't know why. The message is "User was removed". What does that mean?
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Question closed by moderator on assumption that it was 'home stuff' which is incorrect!

My question was closed by freiheit because he assumed my question related to 'home stuff' whereas it was very much related to my business and concerns hardware at my business address even! How can I ...
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How to draw attention to a closed question that has been edited so it can be re-opened?

How to draw attention to a closed question that has been edited and is up for a review and possible re-opening? This information is not in the FAQ. I don't want to be lazy and simply create another (...
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Merge unregistered user account

I read that it is "strongly encouraged" to merge unregistered accounts to registered ones. It seems a little bit odd to me to request this through posting a regular question, but if this really is the ...
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Acceptance rate is wrong

I've looked (conceivably) everywhere, but can't figure out why my acceptance rate on serverfault.com is 86% when I've asked eight questions and accepted an answer for each one. My stackoverflow.com ...
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Go forth and review please

The recent changes to the /review system have helped us to clean up SF somewhat thanks everyone for your support. Despite several people using their full daily allocation of reviews there is one ...
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“Unflag” a Question?

Any way to unflag a question? I flagged a question (AND left a comment) a bit less than an hour ago, but after my comment, the poster came back and added some good details - but my flag hasn't been ...
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Can ownership of question be manually replaced?

I refer to this question: Command line to list users in a Windows Active Directory group? - once upon a time a driveby question by a user that no longer exists in the system. The quetsion has ...
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How do you reject a migration?

Further to Michael's recent question and since I couldn't quickly find information on rejecting migrations from SO^H^H other sites... How do you reject a migration and what happens when you do it?
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Why was a question I answered automatically deleted?

A few minutes ago I noticed the mysterious disappearance of 65 reputation from my Server Fault account. On looking into it, I found that this question, which I'd answered last month, had been deleted. ...
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How can I know why the question was deemed non-constructive (and closed)?

I refer to the question of mine file system that allow to specify different RAID level per directory and change it afterward. Should I ask about this specific problem here on meta? But then, the users ...
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What is the “Helpful Flags” page about?

I noticed a new item on my profile page - Helpful Flags. This links through to a page listing some statistics related to where I have been helpful (or perhaps not). But I'm not quite sure what I am ...
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Tag merge: OWA + Outlook Web Access

owa and outlook-web-access overlap a bit. Should we merge them? Bumping this again, as I just encountered both a owa and outlook-web-access wiki edit review with nearly identical content. Do tag ...
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No roll-back option on edit

I just noticed this old question received a recent edit. When I examined the edit I noticed that it greatly altered the meaning and context of the question, perhaps to better fit the editor's own ...
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Question closed, but it was a complete question that could be answered

So I have this question, https://serverfault.com/revisions/430754/1, and it got closed. Here is an forum question related to what I'm asking (this first post tells it all) http://www.webpagetest.org/...
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Another lame question about getting the Legendary or Epic badge

I have lame question #9237 about qualification for the Epic/Legendary badge. As I understand it from reading other questions on this, that the criterion is a day where you exceed 200 reputation by ...
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synonymize tags: 'dhcpd' & 'dhcp-server', and 'isc-dhcp' with 'isc-dhcpd'

Please merge the following tags: Make dhcpd a synonym of dhcp-server. Make isc-dhcp a synonym of isc-dhcpd. I just manually cleaned up some posts.
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Answers to locked community wiki questions?

What kind of mail server do you use? is a locked community wiki question/post. What combination of features prevents me from modifying/deleting my answer? Is there a way to flag a locked question ...
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Talk about putting one off chat

It's no big secret that I'm not a fan of chat (anywhere, not just here). However, I find myself in the position of wanting to ask a question that is completely off topic for SF, so figured I'd try ...
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How to revert to default gravatar

I had stuck with my original/default gravatar thinking I may put my face up if I ever hit 10k as that seems to be the done thing round here. Anyway I thought I would change it when everyone did the ...
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I think I broke the SBS-2008 tag

OK, so after discussions in chat about the future of sbs-2008, I created a tag synonym the wrong way, from sbs-2008 <-- windows-sbs-2008 . Realising I made the wrong one, I went to the mod tools ...
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how to find the list of questions which i haven't make an accept?

this question is different from How do I find out if my Questions\Answers have been edited and How can I accept answers to my questions?, it's not about how to make an accept, but to show the list of ...
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How to count the number of times I earned 200 daily reputation?

I'm interested to get the Epic badge. Is there another way than go to my profile -> Reputation tab -> and count one by one?
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Merge DNS record tags for consistency

I just asked a question involving DNS MX records and noticed that there are two separate tags that appear to both concern MX records: mx and mx-record. Do these need to be merged? Are there other tags ...
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Is it possible to merge my two accounts?

I am this user: https://serverfault.com/users/130303/tom (called "Tom1") When I asked my first question I wasn't registered on ServerFault (now I am). Between my first and my second question I had a ...
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HR thinks I'm visiting job search websites

Might not seem like much of a question, but it is. The below would be why HR thinks I'm looking for jobs (Websense web filter categorization + image from careers.stackoverflow.com on every (?) SF ...
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Please remove question 363427

Please remove my question: Migrate profiles from x86 to x64 Vista?
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Question Deletion

Do questions get deleted by the system? I've seen quite a few of these lately: Ok, so a user maybe deleted a question. But most of the time, the author of the question hasn't been seen on the site ...
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Where to ask for hardware advice? (netbook)

What is the right site to ask about hardware advice? In particular, I realize serverfault would be right for big iron, but what about netbooks?
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Request for Tag Merge: pcie and pci-express

pci-express has a description, and pcie doesn't, it seems like pcie should be merged into pci-express. Unless there's some difference between those two phrases that I'm not aware of. Thoughts?
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What means 100% accept rate under my icon in my question?

What does this mean? 100% accept rate It's under my user info in my questions.
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Burninate 'legal'

Seeing this question revealed that we have a legal tag. As legality is and always will be a local matter there can be no legitimate use for such a tag.
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why is that question locked - it's active, people try to share their findings and the question is not answered yet

illegitimate traffic from user agent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.10) Gecko/2009042316 Firefox/3.0.10 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)
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Community Ads broken (again, 3rd time this year)

The community ads aren't showing on the main page. It's taken a couple days and multiple people to be sure (per Chernoff I have resisted the urge to sit on my F5 key). Please fix them (again)!
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Why Are Certain Cross Platform Questions Closed?

I ran across the following question today: How to completely disable apache access log? While I understand that SuperUser is the best place for desktop related questions this one is clearly not one. ...
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Community♦-edits change topic title

Something triggered Community♦ to rollback/do some changes on this question. It also changed the title; it added Undo edits to the end of the title. It doesn't show up when you have a look at the ...
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Tag merge: 'bsod' and 'bluescreen'

bluescreen and bsod are duplicates as far as I can tell.
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What does the RS mean?

Seen on the scalability tag: I assume it's an advertisement, but I can't quickly find anything that tells me what it's an ad for or if it's something other than an ad. So that leaves me assuming ...
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Uh, what's going on with the captcha?

Yes, I am a human being, but I don't see a captcha nor a field to enter whatever is expected here...
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How to correct a typo/misspelling in a question title?

Is there a way of correcting spelling mistakes in questions? i.e. in the title. This obviously becomes the page title and gets embedded in the URL so it has an impact on searchability (and hence ...
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A checkbox for “Answer your own question”? What's the command-line parameter for that?

So I was about to post a question and answer pair documenting some obscure configuration settings I'd found useful this afternoon, when I noticed this: Uh... So what? This has been possible since ...
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Hotel's IP blocked - should I be worried?

At a hotel currently. My habit on these crappy unencrypted wifi networks is to VPN to home, but the VPN timed out and a request was sent to SF in the clear. I was greeted by a concerning message: ...
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Request to merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13

Please merge tags fedora13 and fedora-13. Only a small number of questions are tagged with either of these and they clearly point to the same release of fedora.
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Merge guest account with registered account

Can an admin please merge my guest account with my StackExchange account? Guest: https://serverfault.com/users/104148/john StackExchange: https://serverfault.com/users/116123/serverbloke I have ...
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What's going on with the recommendation tag?

Just spotted this question on the front page which has been tagged with recommendation, yet when I click on the tag, it appears as though no questions have this tag. What's going on here? Note the ...
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The sinister Clippycorn

Today, while digging through a bunch of questions, I've had a strange encounter with "Clippycorn" here: Does anybody have any idea what it is supposed to do?
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Why can't I find chat button link on server faults like its in Stack overflow?

Well title explains it all, just made a server fault account and wanted to chat with people about servers but can't find link to chat rooms.
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How to search serverfault by user's username? (not by user's unique number)

Serverfault (and other Stack Exchange sites) provide a search function. One of the search modifiers for the search function is the 'user:' modifier. It looks like though, that this modifier fails to ...
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Sidebar ad displays an error message from imgur.com

Just refreshed the Server Fault main page and saw this in the right sidebar: The image location emdedded into the page is http://i.imgur.com/LZEzv.jpg the alt text is Try OpenIndiana Today