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1answer
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Server unable to browse shares on itself

Having a rather weird issue with our 2008 Domain Controller When on the server itself and attempting to browse via explorer to \\server or \\192.168.1.1 we get an error message saying : "\\SERVER is ...
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1answer
93 views

SvcHost using too much RAM

I have a problem. A specific instance of SvcHost is using way too much ram (680MB). I've found that the following services are running under this process: I've stopped and then started all services ...
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0answers
72 views

CryptSvc does not exists on my server

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 hosting Sharepoint. In the configuration of Excel Services, I have to set the "Cryptography Service" a dependance of "Claims To Windows Token Service". However, ...
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1answer
250 views

Restart a service, and its dependents remotely in Windows

Normally after running Windows updates there are a few servers in our infrastructure that our monitoring software (SolarWinds) shows as having problems. Normally this is flagged as being the netman ...
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3answers
49 views

Running a service

I have a service that exports a file to a location on the server, however I need this service to be able to copy the file to another domain as well as the current one. I have attempted to run the ...
3
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1answer
507 views

How can I systematically shut down Windows services in order?

We have this open source application that has three (3) services. For the purpose of this question, let's call them A, B, and C. Now, they have to be shut down in a specific order. That order would ...
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1answer
168 views

NET START command not passing parameters in Windows Server 2008

My application calls a Stored Procedure, through the stored procedure I am calling a Windows Service using the NET START command as follows: SELECT @Cmd = 'Net Start ServiceName /"' + @param1 + '" ...
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2answers
78 views

Using PowerShell Restart-Service cmdlet with a service that has an instance name

I want to restart a service on a remote machine using PowerShell. The service has both a displayname and an instancename. Can I use the Restart-Service cmdlet to do this? I don't see an instancename ...
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1answer
770 views

monitoring services, CPU, memory remotely on a Windows server machine

I'm looking for a tool that is able to (remotely) monitor CPU and Memory in a Windows server but most importantly, which service/process is using it. Or-- is it possible to monitor a specific running ...
2
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2answers
3k views

SQL Server 2008 R2 doesn't start automatically on Windows 2008 R2 Web

I've got a SQL Server 2008 R2 Express running on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Web edition. Evertything works great except that the SQL service doesn't start automaticaly on server boot. The SQL Service, ...
2
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1answer
8k views

Administrator User on Windows 2008 R2 server gets “access denied” messages for starting/stopping services

I logged into a Windows 2008 R2 server as a domain user that is part of the Administrators group on the target computer. Executing the following command, I get access is denied errors: $> sc stop ...
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2answers
140 views

With powershell, how do I find out which user is running a service?

As mentioned in the title, how to find out which user is running a service with powershell?
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1answer
101 views

What can cause a service to switch from 'automatic' startup to to 'manual' startup?

We had some problem with the Windows Time Service a while ago. It was set to 'manual' startup and was not started. We set this to 'automatic' startup on every server and configured it properly to sync ...
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3answers
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Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Problems

I've got an installation of Windows Server 2008 (not R2), and I was previously running Remote Desktop via the Terminal Services 120 day free license. That has since expired, and I un-installed the ...
0
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1answer
238 views

Mule ESB reinstall

I am trying to reinstall Mule ESB on my Windows Server machine and noticed something odd: When I had previously installed it, the service used to be listed under the Administrative Tools -> Services ...
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1answer
85 views

Windows XP vs Windows Server 2008 for server components

My team is developping a number of windows services in .net. These services communicate through a messaging solution and some of them have an expected response time that is well below 100ms. The ops ...
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2answers
373 views

Printing cuts off part of the page with redirected printers in terminal services

I have looked this issue up extensively and have i have came across a hot fix, KB959442. Where i am having an issue is trying to apply this hotfix. It says this is for Windows XP SP3 machines but i ...
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1answer
1k views

Services: Is there any real different between “Manual” and “Disabled”?

I was just looking at our server, thinking about disabling any Services that we're not using, and it got me wondering: Provided a Service is never called by anything to start, and it's just sat on ...
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1answer
146 views

Failed to preview report

I have a reporting services server environment in a windows server 2008 R2 . I am developing in windows 7 using report builder 3. I am able to load and save the reports but not to preview them. I'm ...
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1answer
2k views

Oracle 11g dbca on Windows Server 2008 failing with error about services - needs some more permissions?

The domain account (a slightly-reduced privilege account for managing servers) we're installing with is a member of the administrators group on the machine, but doesn't seem to have exactly the same ...
2
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1answer
67 views

What are minimum number of services I need to start to have w working sql server?

I'm looking to start the very minimum number of services to have a fully working version of SQL Server running that will enable external connections. I know MSSQLSERVER is required but do I need to ...
0
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1answer
435 views

IPCONFIG not showing external IP address - Windows Server 2008

various services such as IIS and FTP are using the external IP address without problems. Unfortunately some other apps are having difficulty validating such IP, in fact when using the ipconfig ...
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3answers
3k views

sc.exe create service password issue

I have a script to create various services on our dev servers (all Windows 2008 64bit), using sc.exe. The script includes setting the user account to run the service as, but I can never get the ...
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3answers
666 views

How can I audit all of the places where a domain service account is used?

I have a number of domain service accounts that are running with more privileges than they need and I need to reduce their permissions and change all of their passwords. How can I audit all of the ...
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2answers
362 views

Intermittent problems with Windows service timing out at boot time

I'm having an odd problem where FreeSSHD doesn't start on boot about one in ten times. I'm using it on Amazon EC2 instances actually, since there's a bug in Amazon's version of Xen which makes it ...
0
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2answers
325 views

Windows Server: some services don't start at boot [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2008 which is not booting in the right way anymore. Over 20 services aren't loaded when Windows is booting. I've installed some server tools like MS Sql Server, MySql etc. I ...
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1answer
381 views

Remotely stopping services

I have been using sc.exe to remotely stop a bunch of custom windows service(s) as part of our product deployment script. This was working perfectly until we migrated from windows 2003 to windows 2008 ...
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2answers
7k views

How to give rights to one user for the restart of a service

It's there a way i can give the rights to a specific user, for restart a specific service on windows server 2008 ?
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1answer
129 views

What's the best way to instruct the network to run a Windows Service during a specified time interval?

Windows 7 Search Indexing service is causing some problems on our network. We get a ton of use out of it, but can no longer run it during the day while users are actively working. Because search ...
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2answers
311 views

Can't reach custom C# forms application remotely

I'm working in Windows Server 2008. I have a very basic C# forms application (not a service) that is listening on a port, say 56112. When using telnet I can connect from the localhost and send and ...
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2answers
983 views

Cron jobs on windows 2008, any other options besides windows services?

Other than create a windows service, do window admins have any other option for creating cron jobs? I don't like the creating/deploying windows services and was hoping for other options.
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3answers
1k views

Dial up connection as a service in Windows Server 2008

We have a server that needs both a LAN and GPRS connection. We have configured the dial up connection in Windows but we need it to start whenever the server starts without user interaction and without ...
0
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1answer
860 views

RDP errors out trying to login windows 2008 server SP2

I try to RDP into windows 2008 SP2, box from anything (vista, server 2008, windows 7) and get this error on the login process the terminal connection is currently busy processing a connect, ...
0
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1answer
69 views

MySQL 5.1 service is utilizing 191 MB on startup with zero catalogs. Can I reduce this?

I'm configuring a new web-server. I've noticed that mysql 5.1 (default installation) is taking up 191 MB without any catalogs configured. This is also without any programs logged into mysql and zero ...
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4answers
1k views

Remote access to server via service control panel for non-admin user in Windows 2008

I'm trying to configure my Windows 2008 servers so that my developers can view their status without needing to log on to the box or be an admin. Unfortunately, the permissions set in Windows 2008 for ...
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1answer
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List of services installed by default in Windows 2008 Server

I'd like to know all the services that are installed by default for pretty much all the Windows Server lines, including updates for servicepacks. I've seen this for XP and Vista, but not Server.
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Where can I download a description of all system services of Windows Server 2008?

Where can I download a description of system services of Windows Server 2008? I need a document like this => ...
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How can I ship Windows Server 2008 event logs to a syslog server?

In the past with Windows Server 2003 I was able to ship the event logs to a central network syslog server using evtsys (https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECN/Resources/Documents/UNIX/evtsys). It does not ...