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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How do you limit the bandwidth for a file copy?

I've got an old windows 2000 box in a remote location with a T1 connection and a vpn to my location. I normally use smb mounts to transfer files but now it's time to decommission the server and copy ...
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Remote Desktop Session Black after Minimize

PROBLEM: When I minimize a remote desktop session and restore it, the remote desktop screen shows up black. This only happens when connecting to a particular computer. DETAILS: If I start clicking ...
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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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Unable to dcpromo new 2008 Server in 2000 domain

I'm trying to replace an old Windows 2000 domain controller with a new Windows 2008 Server. I have the Active Directory Domain Services role installed on the new server and joined it to the domain. ...
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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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What's the best way to migrate from a Windows NT domain to Windows 2000/2003 domain?

I have an old Windows NT domain in need to upgrade to Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory. There is one PDC and two BDCs. What should my next steps be?
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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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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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How do I set up timeout for remote desktop users?

In my job I usually have to connect to several different servers with remote desktop. However, more often than not I will get the message "Terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed ...
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How do I generate a list of windows patches and the date they were installed on a windows 2000 server?

How do I generate a list of windows patches and the date they were installed on a windows 2000 server? This is for compliance reports for auditors.
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Replace 2000 domain controller

I have a pair of Windows 2000 domain controllers. The machine that currently hosts GC is getting tired and is pretty old as far as hardware. I want to replace it with a newer machine I have lying ...
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What extra permission settings were added in Windows Server 2003 over Windows Server 2000?

We have a domain controller currently running Windows Server 2000, and we're in the process of upgrading some of our workstations to Windows 7. The problem is that users are getting access denied ...
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Wrong SID for Administrator account

In researching my problem for this question, I discovered that the SID for the account in the domain named "Administrator" account is: S-1-5-21-2025429265-492894223-1708537768-1124 That's got to be ...
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Proper setup of user permissions for OpenSSH on Windows?

I am trying to setup OpenSSH on Windows to provide SFTP sites. I am running into some problems with user security settings. Here are the basic steps I've gone through to create a user: Create a ...
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Creating virtual harddrive from physical Windows 2000 server installation

I have found lots of guides on how to create a virtual image of a win xp or newer windows, but it eludes me how I can do that with win 2000 server. Anyone have any good input here? I was hoping to end ...
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Moved Windows Server 2000 from IDE drive to SATA drive now get Inaccessible_Boot_Device BSOD

I'm moving my Small Business Server 2000 to newer hardware. I used Acronis TrueImage to create an image of the partitions on the current 250GB IDE drive and restored the images to partitions on a ...
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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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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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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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Can I upgrade a Windows 2000 domain to 2008 and demote the 2000 server without clients attached?

We're planning to replace a Windows 2000 domain controller with a new 2008 DC (new hardware). We've elected to take the route of getting the 2000 domain schema up-to-snuff, join the 2008 server, ...
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Migrating from windows 2000 to windows 2003 server?

I want to move all the domain information from a windows 2000 server to a windows 2003 server (they are separate machines) and then promote the windows 2003 server as the primary domain controller. Is ...
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Win Server 2k and Win 7 client

I have a Win Server 2000 system with AD configured. The network consists of an OKI printer, a network server, a wifi router a Win 2k client and the server. I'm trying to connect a Win 7 client. The ...
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Active Directory replication failing with Access is Denied

I recently discovered that Active Directory replication started failing about a month ago. If I attempt to Replicate Now from the failing domain controller, I receive The following error occurred ...
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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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Reset Directory Permissions for File Migration

I just built a server 2003 based domain to replace an old, broken server 2000 domain that I "inherited". Now that I'm trying to migrate my users data from the old file server to the new one, I'm ...
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Windows Server 2000 hardware question

I’m the resident IT Guru for a Non-Profit and we have an Exchange server that has issues and I’m wide open to any suggestions. The server is an older DELL PowerEdge 1400 with 1GHz Processor, 512MB ...
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Things to be aware of moving from Windows Server 2000 to 2008

I've not realy worked with Windows Server since 2000 Advanced Server and I'm about to purchase a 2008 (standard) server for a project that I'm working on, are there any specific things I should be ...
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Old Pentium 4 server - should I put it to use?

While cleaning up junk left behind by the sysadmin before me, I came across a Pentium 4 server in good working order. Prior to the installation of our current (dual Xeon) DC, it was used as the ...
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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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Rename Active Directory domain following Windows 2000 -> 2008 migration

I'm working with a site that needs an internal DNS domain rename. It currently has a DNS name of domain.abc.com and NT name of ABC. I'm trying to get to a DNS name of abctrading.com and NT name of ...
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How can I syncronize a non-domain server to a domain-controller's clock?

Is it possible to configure a Windows Server 2000 OS to synchronize it's clock to a domain controller if it's not on the domain? If so, how would I go about doing that? Just to be clear: I can't ...
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Windows 2000 Server dcpromo /demote fails

I'm currently in the process of retiring an old Windows Server 2000 box from a client's network. The server has been rebooting spontaneously for about a month, and is generally old, so they wanted a ...
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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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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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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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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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Installing Windows 7 Upgrade Based on Windows 2000 License - can it be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a few PCs on which I have Windows 2000 Installed. I have recently decided to upgrade to Windows 7 (Home or ...
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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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Convert Active Directory user to local machine user

I am trying to convert user profiles in Windows Server 2000 from using an Active Directory authentication to using local machine authentication (it's currently on an AD network that is deprecated and ...
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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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.NET 2.0: An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine

Scenario: I try to post a video to YouTube with the following code: YouTubeEntry createdEntry = service.Upload(newEntry); This works fine on my developer machine (running Windows XP). It fails on a ...
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Optimal Memory Configuration for Dell PowerEdge 1800 (Windows Server 2000 32bit)

I am upgrading the memory on a Dell PowerEdge 1800 Server running Windows Server 2000 (32 bit). My Computer -> Properties currently reports 2,096,432 KB RAM (4 modules @ 512MB each). Crucial.com scan ...
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.DLL error when installing firmware for Dell PE2900 PERC 5/i RAID

I'm installing a new RAID firmware version (2.5.0) for a Dell PE2900 which has a PERC 5/i RAID setup. When I run the installer, it gives the message "The procedure entry point RegDeleteKeyExA could ...
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Problem with time syncronization in client machine

The company I work for still uses Windows 2000 Server for most, if not all of its infrastructure. I recently joined my Vista laptop to the domain and noticed the system clock jumped ahead by an hour. ...
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Win2008 DC in a Windows 2000 domain: can I keep the old DC?

Will be putting a new Windows 2008 R2 Server into a single domain network with two domain controllers, both running Windows 2000 Server. The functional level of the domain is mixed mode/2000. Until ...
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How can I migrate local users/groups from old Windows 2000 server to new Windows 2003 server?

On a Windows 2000 box I have setup local users and one group for the purposes of ftp sites for our clients to transfer files to their own site. We are now moving to a different server running Windows ...
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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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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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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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Using XCACLS to set permissions with long filenames

We need to set permissions on users' directories on a Windows 2000 Server. This happens regularly enough and they must also be set in the order below or the backups crap out. This is the basic script: ...