Windows Server 2000 is one of the four editions of the Windows 2000 operating system line, and is intended for use on server systems. It is the most basic server edition available in the Windows 2000 line. Released on 17 February 2000, it is the successor to Windows NT 4.0 Server, and was succeeded ...

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Adding a Win 2008 R2 DC to a Win 2000 Server domain

I am in the process of moving our active directory environment off of Windows 2000 server to a new Windows 2008 R2 server. I have prepped our Windows 2000 domain and upgraded the schema so that I ...
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Intgrating windows 2000 server in a windows 2008 domain [closed]

I have a network enviroment where my windows 2000 server is just acting as fileserver for sharing, so all the users has an account there with username, password and a list of access rights. Now i ...
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Obfuscated Account Names in Windows Computer Management / Groups

So our security auditors sent me an email indicating there were a few AD groups and accounts in the administrators group of one of our servers that should not have admin access to the machine in ...
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Gather mac addresses of domain computers, preferably from command line

In preparing to move to a domain and SCCM to manage machines in a new office I need to gather their MAC addresses. I could go from machine to machine, run ipconfig and gather the ip, but that would ...
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workgroup user can't access server

i have computer1 (windows nt - old cnc machine) in workgroup named test1. With it i can access Windows server 2000 (see shared folders). Problem is that i can't reach windows server 2008 R2. It shows ...
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Is the volume shadow copy service (VSS) available on Windows 2000?

Two applications we use have been crashing whenever an hourly backup kicks off on our file server. The server is running Windows 2000, and lacks the volume shadow copy service. Sounds to me like a ...
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Scheduled robocopy fails with error 3 (Creating Destination Directory)

Related: Scheduled Robocopy task fails with 0x10 error I'm using robocopy as part of a server backup script. It fetches the files to this workstation (Windows 7, upgraded from Vista - that caused ...
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Can a Windows 2000 SP4 Domain Controller authenticate in a WIndows 2008 R2 Domain after I transfer FSMO from 2000 to 2008?

I upgraded my Windows 2000 domain functionality to 2008 R2. Made my 2008 R2 machines domain controllers. Replication is working. Eventually I will demote the 2000 servers. At the moment, the ...
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How can I find users that have been inactive since before domain functional level was raised to 2003?

I'm trying to weed out inactive accounts, and have discovered that the majority of accounts have been inactive since before our domain functional level was raised to 2003. The lastLogonTimestamp ...
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Windows 2000 Server Recovery after HDD crash

I have here a Windows 2000 Server that I am desperately trying to resurrect after a HDD crash. The HDD crashed with the Seagate BSY Bug. After unblocking the firmware via the TTL/Serial port, we ...
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Virtual machine shows no network adapter

I had a an old Lotus/Domino server (R5), I just virtualized. It ran Windows 2000 server. I had to use Vmware Converter v3.x to create the vm because it was the only one I could find that could ...
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windows server 2000

I have setup a secondary domain controller with server 2000 and would like to find out ways to confirm the functionality.I don't have ant error in the log but is there a way to understand if it is ...
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Host sFlow on older Windows servers

Is it possible to install Host sFlow to Windows Server 2000 and Windows server 2003? I've setup Ganglia on one host to monitor a (mostly Windows) environment and while sFlow works on Win 2k8 ...
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cmd.exe version comparison?

When using batch files or console applications on Windows servers the window in question can allow text to be hightlighted (marked) for copying and pasting. Doing this pauses the batch/application and ...
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Can the Installation Monitor from the Win2K Resource kit be used on newer OS's?

Can the utility "Installation Monitor" from the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools for administrative tasks be used on newer OS's, specifically, Windows Server 2008 R2. The main thing I am concerned ...
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Password Authentication Fails - NTLMv2

Environment: Windows 2000 sp4 EDIT: Domain Controller with no trust setup with the Win2008 Server Windows XP machines Windows 2008 Server Netapp NAS Problem: We have a shared folder that resides ...
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How to recover a Windows 2000 domain by hand

My old Windows 2000 domain controller was about to die so I set up a backup domain. It died but I was OK since I made the new domain picked up all the FSMO roles. Now, the new DC hard drive ...
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Exchange server crashes because of large email

I got a problem with a old exchange server, where a user tried to send a 750mb email with a lot of images in it. After he did that, the server stops responding. A reboot helps for a short time, but ...
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How to tell if a Windows 2000 server acts as a reverse proxy?

I have Windows 2000 server that is being decommissioned and someone is sure that it's running as a reverse proxy in a DMZ redirecting internet traffic back into the corporate network. Problem is that ...
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Prevent access to user documents for users logging in from terminal server

I am fairly new to administrating servers, but I have been charged with the task of working out remote access to the company's network. The general plan is to connect through a VPN to a terminal ...
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Can't find windows 2000 domain after PDC Change

This is a windows 2000 domain issue. I had an old win2000 PDC that was beginning to fail. So, trying to be pre-emptive, I installed a new BDC, then "demoted" the old PDC and took it off the network. ...
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RRAS won’t start with 8007042a or event ID 7024, aka the “routing remote access unable to load Iprtrmgr.dll”

History: The history of this error, which has mostly gone unsolved, dates back to Windows 2000. Platforms affected: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2008, Server 2003 R2, Server 2003, Server 2000 (both ...
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Adding a new Domain Controller to existing Domain

I have a Windows 2000 server and I want to add a Windows 2008 Server server to the forest. Do I add the Windows 2008 server to the domain before running DCPromo or do I leave it off the domain?
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Updating our network

Where I work we have the following setup: ActiveDirectory Server (windows server 2000) - Adserver01 Exchange Server (exchange 2000)- (windows server 2000) - Development01 SQLserver (sql server 2008) ...
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“Error 53” with local LAN machines after VPN session on server

I have a Windows 2000 server with a Windows 7 client that occasionally gets "error 53" when accessing the server by name (net view \\server). It still works by IP address (net view \\192.168.0.1). ...
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Programmatic, script-based, or command line method to change starting program for user on Windows Server 2000/2003?

I have written an app that we want to distribute to a large number of customers to be used as the shell program when they log onto their server with a particular admin account. I have figured out how ...
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SMB over IPSec prompting for credentials

I am trying to connect our web server to customers SQL/file server through a VPN tunnel. Originally we had setup a PPTP VPN and I was able to access their file shares without issue. Since PPTP ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 G3 Running Windows Server 2000 has crashed between 6-7:30am for the past 5 days

I have a HP ProLiant DL380 G3 running Windows Server 2000 that has been crashing everyday between 6-730am. This started when I changed out a failing hard drive 6 days ago. I have looked at the ...
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Lock down or limit user access on Windows Server 2000/2003?

I am looking for a way to severely restrict user account access on Windows servers. Is there a way to programmatically do this? I have found a few options like forcing a user to start in a program ...
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Changing the network address of a Windows 2000 AD domain

The situation: Two formerly completely separate Windows 2000 AD domains need to be connected to a common router. (The reason why is not important.) Unfortunately (for me), both domains currently have ...
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Mirrored HDD on Windows 2000 Server become invalid on Windows 7 [closed]

I have a situation: I had two SATA HDD, on mirror (soft mirrow by Windows), on Windows 2000 Advanced Server x86 then I remove it, throw away the server and keep the disk. Now I want some data on ...
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How to Examine Virtual Memory Fragmentation on Windows 2000?

Is there a method to examine the virtual address space of a specific process to examine if that process is under going virtual memory fragmentation? I know it sounds like something I shouldn't be ...
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Server 2000 DC down after crash and restore

Problem: Server 2000 DC hard drive failed. Purchased new drive, installed server 2000 and restored everything from a backup. Everything is back up, however none of the client machines can connect to ...
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Cannot log onto Domain after demotion of primary DC

I had two Domain Controllers (one for 2k, and another 2k3). The 2k server was the primary controller with all the FSMO roles. I transferred those roles, as well as the GC to the 2k3 server. I ...
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2000 Primary DC with 2008 Backup DC

Currently I have Windows Server 2000 as a PDC and am upgrading to Windows Server 2008. My main question is can the 2008 box be a BDC to the 2000 PDC?
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How to properly migrate file server data?

We are in the process of decommissioning our old file server in a much-needed upgrade. It goes without saying that this needs to be as seamless as possible, as to affect the end-users as little as ...
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Same internet connection is fast on Windows 7 Pro, slow on Windows 2000 server

in my company we have an old Dell running Windows 2000 server and ISA Server and it's our Internet gateway / firewall. Our current Internet connection is an ADSL and it's fairly slow (about 1 Mb/s in ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2000 Terminal Server to 2003 R2

I have a Windows 2000 Terminal Server and I need to upgrade to Windows Server 2003 R2. What path do I need to take to do an in-place upgrade? My only choice is an in-place upgrade in this scenario. Do ...
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How do I add a Windows 2003 Domain Controller to a Windows 2000 Forest?

I currently have a Windows 2000 Active Directory and Domain. I want to move to 2008 but I believe I have to go to 2003 first. I thought the best way to start was to add the 2003 server as a domain ...
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View Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server License Count

How can I view how many Terminal Server licenses are installed on a Windows Server 2000 machine? Normally you would look in Administrative tools -> Terminal Server Licensing, but there is not an entry ...
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Install Windows 2000 Server on new Dell hardware

I'll be contacting Dell as well with this question but I was wondering if anyone has had any experience installing Windows 2000 Server on a new Dell Rack server? I'm looking at either the Dell ...
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Windows Server 2000 DNS Forwarding

Im using windows 2000 Server, and I need to forward all the requests to the example.com site to another DNS Server. How do I do this?
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Drive is still 8gb after attempt to expand by 30gb, windows 2000

Drive is still 8gb after attempt to expand by 30gb! Disk management even shows it as 38gb! This is a windows 2000 VM. See picture.
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Windows 2000 Domain Controller CPU running at 100%

We are running a Windows 2000 Server as a domain controller and file server. 2 weeks ago, the machine was running fine. Then, after a power-outage and a restart, the machine became sluggish and ...
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Windows AD dcpromo /demote, who gets the roles?

I've got three Windows servers running Active Directory: Two Win2000 Servers and a Win2003 Server. For a long time there was only one Win2000 AD server, so it probably has all the roles (although I ...
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SQL 7 installation guideline

My company was in the mid to migration the old application to Oracle. Due to japan nuclear disaster, we need to set up the BCP for Japan at my country. SQL 7 is a very old application, several thing ...
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Can I replace a failed RAID disk with a used spare?

I have a Dell PowerEdge 2650 with hardware Raid - two drives in Raid 1, four drives in Raid 5. Originally, all six drives were the same size, but a while back I upgraded the Raid 5 array and kept the ...
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Why is MySQL dropping my foreign key actions?

Cross posted from Stack Overflow, since this is probably more of a server admin type of issue: Running MySQL v'5.1.12-beta-community-nt' on Windows 2k server. I have a group of 5 tables (a,b,c,d,e) ...
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User has security permissions of a different user

I've been trying to search for others having this same problem on Google, but I'm not sure how to describe it. We have a user who does not have access to a file even though she has permission on it. ...
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Windows 2000 Server failed drive recovery

Does anyone have any suggestions or recommendations for good data recovery software for a Windows 2000 Server. The most important drive recently failed and while there was a backup, it was two weeks ...