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Can I (temporarily) have two machines with the same name on the same network?

We're upgrading the software on two servers and, in the process, also migrating from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012. All servers are VMWare images. During the migration, we will have a ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server: Network zones (Public / Private / Domain) Seem to change randomly

So far on 2 occasions we have noticed that the network zones assigned to our server nics has been changed without any interaction on our part. This is out of a few hundred servers we manage. Case 1) ...
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1answer
224 views

Can't access any shares using a UNC

I'm getting network error 0x80070002 The System cannot find the file specified when trying to open a network share on domain controller via Run \servername or IP. And the users using Folder ...
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3answers
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Connect Server to multiple Networks

I have a server that I'm trying to connect to multiple network ranges (172.x.xx, 10.x.x.x). I'm not really concerned with Domain issues I just want to be able to access my storage / management network ...
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1answer
204 views

Delay in file-availability on Windows server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server where I do a lot of processing and store huge data sets. I have several computers all doing local processing, fetching and returning data to the server. I have noticed ...
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Permanently mount network share without the need for log on? (Windows)

On a Windows 2008 R2 Server (Standard) I need to have a network drive mounted without having a specific user to log on to the machine first. Sort of like an NFS mount via fstab on Unix machines. The ...
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1answer
189 views

Can too much network transfer break a Windows Server 2008 machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine which has been having intermitted networking issues. After 29 days, 14-ish hours uptime, I find it's not responding to RDP commands again, yet I can access it ...
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Windows Filtering Platform blocking packets from workstations on a Domain Controller

Our primary DNS server (as dictated by our DHCP configuration) is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and is also one of our Domain Controllers. In its Security event log we can see that there are ...
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Starting RRAS service blocks RDP access to RRAS server on internal interface? (2008 R2)

Has anyone else seen this behavior? I have a VPN server (Win2008 R2) with two network interfaces; RRAS is configured on the 'external' interface, and I am RDP'ed into the 'internal' interface. As ...