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inetmgr crashes after adding IIS6 MetabaseCompatibility Role

I added the IIS6 MetabaseCompatibility Role to my Server 2008 but can no longer launch inetmgr: IISMANAGER_CRASH IIS Manager terminated unexpectedly. Exception:System.NullReferenceException: Object ...
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Configuring Chef-Solo-different override_attributes in one role

First off, im using Chef Solo and I would like things to stay as automated as possible. So I have a problem that i'm not quite sure how to solve. I'm setting up the deployment of a lot of different ...
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Is it possible to block the addition of roles and features to Windows Server 2008 and 2012?

I apologize in advanced for anything that is no technically correct in the following. I am a beginner with server technology, and have only had about less than a month's experience with it. Is there ...
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Exchange 2007: Which permissions required to change folder permissions for all mailboxes?

Which permission(s) are required to modify permissions on folders in all mailboxes in Exchange 2007? I'm looking a least-privilege setup. I've seen hints pointing towards that the role Organizational ...
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ms sql 2005 server role problem

On one of our sql 2005 servers we are no longer able to give any users server roles (ex. sysadmin). It appears to be successful both through the UI and through code. But when we check in the db and in ...
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Role Based Access Control, Where Roles Change Depending on Location In Application

I am tasked with designing a new, role based access model for our system. The requirements are something to the effect of the following: A user can log in, and will have a different role depending ...
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Windows server 2008: Computer unable to determine roles of user

I have deployed a .NET application to a machine running Windows Server 2008 R2. The application uses Windows Authentication, and will only allow access to members of any of 3 particular roles. The ...
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Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server - can the name be changed to something different than the computer name?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise machine (we'll say it's got the computer name set to 'MYSERVER') running the DNS server role - it's not in a domain (System shows it as in a work group called ...
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Server Manager - Unable to add new roles

I'm trying to add a new role to the Server Manager in order to set up an VPN connection between two spots. When I go to "Action" -> "New Role",the following message occurred: "A restart is pending ...
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Server 2008R2 Server Manager Roles and Features won't refresh or allow addition of new roles or features

I have a standalone DC in an isolated lab. I have installed the SUR tool and found no errors. I ran SFC and found no errors. I have attempted to install Windows Backup feature using Powershell, but ...
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Problem adding “Network Policy and Access Services” role in Server 2008

We are encountering an Error Code 0x80070643 when attempting to add the "Network Policy and Access Services" role on a fresh Windows Server 2008 R2 installation. Is there a known solution for this ...
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Windows Server 2012 refuses to install feature

Good morning, I'm having some issues with adding the File Server Resource Manager role to WS2012. In fact the role has already been added and configured, but at each reboot it disappears and cannot be ...
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What does repair install replace? (Windows server 2008)

I think some of my system files are corrupted. The main problem I'm noticing is that when I try to open the Network and Sharing Center, a blank window opens that says "The page failed to load". I ...