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1answer
25 views

Administration Pack Installing [closed]

I have a Microsoft Server 2008 with IIS 7 installed. I need to set it up to run PHP requests and applications, so I need to install Administration Pack and set the FastCGI within it. Keep in mind the ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Windows 2008 r2 not using default security groups (ie Domain Admin) prevented from changing own password

Apologies if I did not find a question similar to mine but i have searched honest! Firstly we have undertaken a no default group approach to our security on active directory. This has been very ...
2
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1answer
132 views

What should I do if an necessary client application has to run on an older (vulnerable) framework?

A client needs to have .NET Framework 4 installed and not patched so their software running on their Windows 2008 R2 Server functions properly. This sparks the questions: When is it okay to ...
1
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1answer
45 views

Windows Server 2k8 - Adding User To Admin Group But Not True Admin?

It appears that adding a user to the Administrators group does not actually grant the user full Administrative privileges on the server. I am still not able to add users to the system (Access Denied) ...
1
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1answer
365 views

Full Information from Terminal Services Manager (tsadmin.msc) via command line

I would like to get the full session information that is presented in the Terminal Services Manager via the command line or PowerShell (so that it can be used in automation) or at the very least the ...
1
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1answer
487 views

Server 2008 unable to rename a folder as Administrator

On a Windows Server 2008, I try to rename a folder but it says "You don't have the permission...". So I change the security settings of the folder and set full control on it for the Administrator ...
1
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3answers
330 views

How to prevent a Windows client who is a local administrator to remove a installed program?

Is there a way to prevent a Windows Vista client who is a local administrator of her own machine to remove a installed program? The program should not be removed by clients either from normal mode or ...
0
votes
2answers
248 views

OcList and dism alternative on ws2008 sp2

Is there a way to list all installed features in the console (cmd.exe). I have ws2008 without OcList.exe and without dism.exe installed. I have to list it in console view.
0
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2answers
6k views

Server 2008 Disk Management Hangs

So I have looked everywhere for the solution to this and have tried many things. There is one post on SE related to this and I tried the suggested answer but I am still having problems. We have a ...
4
votes
1answer
173 views

Running a Windows server without an administrator in charge

I am dissolving my business as a Web Developer, and handing over all continuous work to successors. For one client for whom I have developed a number of web apps over the years, I set up a Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

opening print server using admin account on windows 7

In windows XP you can open windows explorer using your admin credentials, but on windows 7 this feature does not work. We need to be able to connect to a remote server to view the printer queue using ...
1
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3answers
212 views

New to systems administration [closed]

My company has the following setup Windows 2003 Small Business Server (SP2) running Exchange and Symantec Endpoint Windows Server 2008 Standard (SP2) running SQL Server 2008 and Active Directory ...
0
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1answer
148 views

Remote administration of customers' Windows servers, no Administrator access

I'm after some general advice and perhaps specific tools/products to assist in automating the administration of customers' Windows boxes. Here's the environment: We give customers a Windows box and ...
5
votes
2answers
189 views

Windows server administration resources for Linux administrators?

I'm a programmer who's been using and administering Linux systems (and to a lesser extent, other Unix systems) since the mid-1990's. Now as part of my job I'm ending up doing a lot of Windows Server ...
3
votes
2answers
234 views

Changing Administrator password on a Windows 2008 web server

I've just taken over the administration of a Windows 2008 web server from a previous employee on a temporary basis. I need to change the Admin password as soon as I can but I've noticed that quite a ...
5
votes
4answers
3k views

E-Mail notification when hard disk full?

Is there an easy way to set up E-Mail notification when a Windows 2008 server's hard disk is getting full?
16
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5answers
66k views

How to install Active Directory Users and Computers for Windows 2008

I want to install the administration tools on a Windows Server 2008 (R1) machine. On Windows 2003 you installed adminpak.msi, but I can't find such a file for 2008. Is this a "feature" in Server ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Best practice for administrator account on Windows Server

I realise that this is similar to "Should I have multiple domain administrator accounts?", however I have recently encountered a problem where NLB on Windows Server 2008 caused an error if the ...