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Secondary DNS server cannot communicate with primary DNS server (but vise versa is possible)

Our secondary DNS server (Windows Server 2003) cannot see or connect to our primary DNS server (Windows Server 2008). (We can ICMP by name, but we cannot add in the DNS Manager GUI.) But our primary ...
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41 views

What could be the cause for outbound TCP/IP traffic beeing blocked while ICMP is still working?

On a Windows Server 2003 there is a strange issue. Every 6 hours the server don't accept outbound TCP/IP traffic while inbound traffic working fine. If the problem occurs I can connect with RDP to ...
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1answer
49 views

retrieve software RAID information using WMI [duplicate]

I need to get software RAID configuration info from a remote windows server (2003, 2008, 2012) on a local linux system. I have searched and searched, but have been unsuccessful at finding a solution, ...
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48 views

Strange behavior of Windows Server 2003 task scheduler

I've got a task, which runs fine while launching it with "Right click / Run" in the scheduler, but fails with a weird "SQL Server login fail" due to bad login while ran automatically at specified ...
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2answers
59 views

Connect to RDP & execute command from CLI

I want to connect to the rdp server and execute the command on the server via command line. Is it possible to do with one line-command?
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https requests being handled by wrong web site?

I have a windows 2003 server running IIS6 that has two web sites. These sites are basically the same, but one is a staging site and the other is production. I have noticed that when I submit a ...
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1answer
1k views

How to allow HTTP OPTIONS requests in IIS 6?

I am having some trouble allowing CORS OPTIONS requests from a website that I am working on. After doing some research I was under the impression that the following things needed to be in place in ...
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1answer
947 views

How to make a scheduled task run as a builti-in account

Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 How do I configure a scheduled task to run under the credentials of one of the built-in accounts? I tried SYSTEM, NT AUTRHORITY\SYSTEM, Local Service, NT AUTHORITY\Local ...
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1answer
54 views

How can I test domain credentials against multiple machines simultaneously?

How to test domain credentials against multiple hosts in a subnet/domain taking into account that WMI is allowed for remote access and no firewalls on local machines are enabled? I need something ...
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2answers
75 views

How do I debug the cause of a network outage on Windows Server 2008?

I have a website running on a Windows Server virtual hosting service (Godaddy). I run a website that gets about 200 visitors a day and a teamspeak server and that's it. I am new to Windows Server ...
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2answers
141 views

Stored passwords and scheduled tasks in Windows Server 2003

In general, if you are PC\Admin and you have a stored password for network share DOMAINSERVER\Share (done using the interface "Stored User Names and Passwords"), and you have a scheduled task that ...
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4answers
2k views

Restart a Windows service from a script?

I know there are several similar posts on the subject, but what I would like to know is how to re-start a service that has already been stopped. Is there a .bat or .vbs script that would check if the ...
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1answer
110 views

How to relaunch a powershell script if it dies?

I have a powershell script I want to use to monitor the size of a file (at a certain interval) and send me an email alert if the file reaches a certain size. However, after it discovers that the file ...
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1answer
209 views

Windows Server 2003 guest on Xen frequently stops responding

I'm running a Windows Server 2003 guest instance in Xen 3.x. This DomU runs fine for a day or two, then stops responding — I don't get any network response, and I can no longer connect to Xen's VNC ...
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Need for another Domain Controller

I have two domain controllers (Windows 2003) in one site where most of the department I support resides. There is another building (at another site) where my department resides as well, but they have ...
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3answers
152 views

Windows Server logged out vs. logged in and locked

We have some off-the-shelf OCR software that we'll be using to automate processing of certain customer forms that come to us via fax at all hours of the day. The OCR process needs to run 24 x 7, but ...
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1answer
623 views

How to enable system restart on BSOD from commandline

I got an Hyper-v core box and I need to turn automatic restart on. How can I do that?
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1answer
171 views

Performance Issue with Windows server 2003 and Apache

I have a server runing on Windows Server 2003 and was installed Apache. The server have around 900 HTTP connections at once. which is not that high. The webpage is just a simple php page that return ...
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1answer
158 views

Migrate Active Directory Groups to Local Windows Server Groups

This may seem like an odd scenario, but for reasons that I have no control over I need to migrate a large list of user groups from an Active Directory server, to the local group policy of a server ...
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2answers
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Check windows updates on windows 2003 server with a server operator account

On Windows 2003 Server: I know that for installing security windows updates you need an administrator account, but, exist any way to check for updates with an server operator account (or another ...
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1answer
607 views

windows 2003 server task scheduler error code but blank status

I'm getting an error running a task scheduler on windows 2003 code 0x1, but the task scheduler is not showing error description on status column. Any idea why this could happend?
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1answer
508 views

How to automatically restart RRAS service after OpenVPN

I have OpenVPN set up on a Windows Server 2003 box using a routed configuration. This allows users to connect and access the work LAN subnet. There are remote hosts/services however that are only ...
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2answers
150 views

Adding redundant storage to a SMB Server

I run a small business server with about 500gb in total drive space in a RAID5 array. We are design oriented though so this has filled up quickly! We have a NAS (Qnap) that we use for backups and it ...
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1answer
60 views

Windows Server 2003 Standard - programs compatibility?

I'm wondering if, first, if the Windows Server 2003 GUI looks like Windows XP? Second, do regular programs that run on XP also run on Server 2003? Or are there special programs written for them? ...
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1answer
62 views

Windows Server 2003 Standard - how to access other pc's remotely

I'm a novice in the world of servers, and I'm about to install Windows Server 2003 Standard on a server box I have...However, I'm curious if there is a way to access the other PC's in my network ...
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1answer
131 views

XP machines on Domain not reporting WMI Data in a 2003 Server Environment

I am running into a very quirky issue and I hope someone out there can help. We use a monitoring program for several networks we oversee that is WMI data dependent for a great deal of it's ...
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5answers
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How does one prevent a Microsoft workstation from locking?

We have a group policy that forces workstations to lock after X minutes. But from time to time I would like to suspend the law of the GPO. I already have a tiny Auto-It script that clicks the Control ...
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4answers
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List all hotfixes applied to windows server

There used to be a command line tool called QFECheck in Windows Server 2000 that would list them out. Is this the preferred method on windows server 2003/2008? I know they're listed in Add/Remove ...
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1answer
1k views

How to integrate CAC card with Windows Login

Does anyone know how to integrate the DoD CAC card with the Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Login Process? I want my users to be able to insert the card into the reader and just enter their pin to login ...
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3answers
139 views

Windows Server 2003 Standard and 2008 Standard

I am a programmer who has been bumped up to system admin. So my sysadmin knowledge is limited. We have several servers running Windows Server 2003. We need to replace one of the servers and the powers ...
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3answers
15k views

Schedule reboot at the specified time

How to schedule a Windows server to reboot at a specified time? It's about a Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.