Windows Server 2003 is a Microsoft server operating system released in April 2003. It is the successor to Windows Server 2000 and is based on the Windows XP codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008.

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Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory migration

I am going to migrate my windows server 2003 active directory to a windows server 2008. Nearly everthing works fine now but I can't set the operations masters. I am logged in as Administrator on my ...
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Multihomed Windows 2003 IPsec tunnel source IP address

As Windows 2003 EOL comes near, I'm starting to disband old machines still active in my network. Now one of these is in a branch office and used as RRAS server just for servicing a VPN connection to ...
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Migrating Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory to Windows Server 2008

I would like to migrate a Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008. I installed Active-Directory on the Windows Server 2003. During the installation of Active-Directory on my Windows Server 2008, ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 / IIS6 & SHA-256 SSL Certificates

Was hoping someone could help me out with this one as there seems to be conflicting articles on the subject. I've got a legacy server running Windows Server 2003 R2 with IIS6 and need to generate an ...
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Restrict Access to Domain Admin/Admin Group for all

We have a pretty old setup which was managed by our client. They could manage anymore and they have outsourced the entire Datacentre to us. Everything is messed up right now. Nothing in place ...
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Server 2003 Missing NETLOGON Folder

I've just started working for a new company where there was perviously no-one really managing the IT environment, and it's quite a small company that has only one Domain Controller (plus other servers ...
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“Removable Storage Access” Group Policy and RSAT

I've seen that there is a capability with Group Policy to prevent users from writing to USB drives. ...
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Our company website is not opening in internal network but working on external network [duplicate]

Our website is hosted in Bigrock, external users can access it normally but internal network not able to access it. My AD domain and website domain are same eg. "sample.in". Exchange server is ...
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Is it possible to Migrate from Windows Server 2003 Standard to Windows Server 2012 Essentials?

I've done a bunch of searching and can't find a definitive answer to whether it's possible to migrate from an existing Windows Server 2003 R2 (standard edition) domain controller, to a Windows Server ...
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ESXi 5.1 Windows Server 2003 Guest 32-bit Installation boots to GUI but claims that it can't access the medium to install?

I've tried changing the settings on the iso and it just won't let me install it: "Setup was unable access files needed to continue. This should be caused by an error on the CD Media or the CD is ...
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ESXi Windows Server 2003 Guest 32-bit Installation gets stuck on blue Starting Windows screen?

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition 32-bit as a guest on ESXi 5.1 for testing purposes; but when I try to install it, it gets stuck on the blue Starting Windows screen and the ...
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Is there a way to run PsExec specifying a user name and password (-u -p) when running as Local System?

I have a Windows Service running as Local System on Windows Server 2003 and I'm trying to use PsExec to run a command as another user (using the -u -p parameters) but I keep getting Access is denied. ...
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Connecting two lans over internet with Microsoft Ras

I have the following structure 20 computers in city 1 with lan 192.168.0.1/24 15 computers in city 2 with lan 192.168.1.1/24 both connected to the internet with ADSL modems (ADSL Modem with ip ...
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Server 2003: DNS seem to only resolve google.com but no other website

I have a windows 2003 server running AD, DHCP, DNS and RRAS. I had to remove and re-install AD and DNS last week, after the installation, everything seem to work find except for browsing websites. ...
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Default client printer permissions on 2003 terminal server

Is it possible to change default permissions of printers that are created on terminal server sessions by clients? We have a terminal server that is shared between our head and branch offices and ...
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Displaying the window of a background process started by task scheduler in the current login?

Is it possible to bring a window that has been started by the task manager in the background to the foreground of an RDP session provided that the same account started the task? And if so how?
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Networking Issues after vmware p 2 v

I recently migrated a windows 2003 physical machine to virtual, I've installed vm tools, and reconfigured the nic to use the vmxnet 2 adapter, and changed that to the E1000 nic as a troubleshooting ...
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Virtualized Server 2003 vs Server 2008 R2 file transfer rate differences?

Basically I am trying to find out where the difference in the rate of a network file copy might come from. I have a virtual Server 2008 R2 SP1 and a virtual Server 2003 R2 SP2, using the same store, ...
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Exchange: disabled OWA, macs wont connect, etc

Specifications: Windows 2003 server Exchange 2007 I recently renewed a certificate using exchange shell on my email server because my users were getting certificate errors when they logged into ...
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How do I delete the DMP files from Symantec Endpoint Protection's Data Install directory?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection on our server at the directory is full of 1GB DMP files going back 6 months, which has filled the server's disk. I can't seem to be able to delete these files: ...
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Unable Join SOME 64 bit Windows 8.1 Pro Clients to Windows Sever 2003 Domain

We just deployed 12 brand new Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit client machines. They are all identical models and all wired identically to our network/server room. 8 of the machines joined the domain with no ...
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Unable to Join Windows 8.1 Pro Clients to domain on windows server 2003

I have several Windows 8.1 Pro machines which will not join our domain on Windows Server 2003. These are brand new machines which were deployed at the same time as several others which DID join the ...
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How Do I Archive/Transfer Local Newsgroup From Windows Server 2003 (IIS) To A Ubuntu New Server

I have some local newsgroups that are maintained on a windows 2003 server. That server is getting upgraded to 2008 or 2012, which don't support NNTP. I'd like to run a news server on an Ubuntu system ...
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“Invalid access to memory location” error on IIS server

Last night we rebooted several of our windows servers (virtual environment) to install security patches. After doing so we started to receive a Invalid access to memory location error on all of the ...
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Windows Server 2003 secondary DC issues

I have some strange issues with my domain controller. I have primary DC called 'netsun' with ADDS, DNS and DHCP, and secondary DC called 'ex_serv' with ADDS service and exchange. So my primary DC is ...
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How to allow Chrome to run a plugin when viewing a local file while GPO restrictions are in place.

The setup Windows server 2003 domain at a functional 2000 level Multiple server 2003 servers running terminal services All users running desktops delivered via RDP Google Chrome browser installed on ...
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Hybrid Forward Lookup Zone

We have an active directory domain companyName.local (I know, not recommended), and a public domain companyName.com. We have a mix of cloud servers and internally hosted servers. What I would like ...
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How to identify who/what uses a Windows 2003 server?

How can I determine if a Windows 2003 server is still being used by anyone/thing, and if it is, what it is being used for? I'm drawing a blank on what else to check other than event viewer to see ...
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I can't login to server2008 r2 by user that have delegate control

I can't login to server2008 r2 by user that have delegate control. i have to user delegete control (create , delete , manage user accounts) but when want login to server get error " you cannot log on ...
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Active Directory - Migrate objects from Win Server 2003 R2 to Win Server 2008 R2

I am about to migrate some users and objects from a domain managed by Win Server 2003 to a domain managed by Win Server 2008 R2. I heard about AD migration tools, but are there issues concerning ...
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Domain Help - Inputting Admin Credentials when prompted breaks user syncing

Couldn't quite describe the full problem within the Title... Basically, on our domain we'll have a user sign in with their login (Example: Joe Bloggs would log in as "JBloggs"). They don't have ...
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Network Load Balancing 2003 to 2012 R2 Upgrade

We currently have a 3 node windows 2003 NLB cluster running in Multicast mode, for a IIS web cluster. We want to upgrade to 2012 R2. About 15 sites/IP addresses total. Can you run 2012 R2 nodes in ...
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How to monitor individual SSL sites being served on IIS6 with host headers and a single IP address?

This may be a known issue - but I'm serving 50+ IIS websites using a single IP and multiple unique host headers on an IIS6/Windows 2003 Server. Problem is with monitoring. If a particular site goes ...
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Is it possible to setup ssl certs for a each site on a single iis 6 server?

I am trying to configure a server running IIS 6 and with hosts multiple sites with a ssl cert and would like to know if that is possible and if anyone has done so before and how
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Sending mail notifications from Windows Server 2003 Powershell 2.0 to Office 365

My script is meant to suck up errors in scheduled tasks that don't complete correctly and sends them to my email address via Office365: $reportHTML = Get-Content C:\windows\tasks\SchedLgU.Txt | ...
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What Event ID is generated when a scheduled task fails in Windows Server 2003?

If a scheduled task fails on Windows Server 2003, is anything written to the event log? And if so, what Event ID does it have so I can set an Event Trigger to look for it, and email me?
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Why process running as Local System accessing a UNC share being seen as NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON?

I have a Windows Service running as Local System on SERVER_X which is attempting to access a script on a UNC share hosted on SERVER_Y. Per the links below, I've granted the computer account of ...
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reset lost administrator password for Windows Server 2003 (AD)?

I've been contacted by a local golf course that has lost login access to their Windows 2003 server (suspected cause is a password change by a disgruntled ex-manager). When I visited the site, they ...
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Tomcat service dies on startup

I have added the following arguments to the JVM options for a Tomcat Windows service: -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.port=3333 -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.ssl=false ...
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Installing SSL certificate for a new domain using old domain's IP address

On our Win-2003 server we used to have a single SSL certificate installed alongside multiple domains, e.g. ssl.our-old.com 192.168.0.10 www.example.com 192.168.0.2 www.example.co.uk ...
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MYSQL - lacked sufficient buffer

I'm getting this error on my MYSQL Server Version is 5.0.4: An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full When I ...
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How to Access Server After Cisco AnyConnect Connected?

I have bought a VPS with Windows Server 2003 and Valid Public IP a.b.c.d In this Server I have to Connect to Another Private Network with Cisco Any Connect also I have to RUN a CCProxy (http proxy ...
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Upgrade an old Windows 2003 server or not?

A few users are using an old Windows 2003 R2 Server for file sharing and a back end SQL server 2000 database. Clients are running a rather old Access 2003 procedure connected to the SQL server. The ...
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Windows 2003 R2 traffic shaping & QOS

In our small office a LAN is connected to a modem router that will VDSL to the Internet. As a Windows 2003 R2 server exists in the LAN, I was wondering if is there a way to use this server as a ...
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Unexpected msi-Setup crash on server 2003

I am encountering the problem that I have an installer which works fine on other server 2003 enviroments but crashes on this one. My researches have lead me to the problem of installing IIS 6.0 - I ...
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GPO edit mess , system error

I messed around with a GPO editing tool in order to implement "hide computer drives" policy on windows 2003 server. Since then I got a system error on my events log to say : Windows cannot access the ...
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How to Sign in a domain of Ubuntu Server from Windows XP?

I've got a a problem, I've got an Ubuntu server 13.10 with samba and a domain, in the network I use 2 Windows XP as clients, which I have added to the domain. When I want to sign in the domain as root ...
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Why does SYSTEM “Privilege Use” event cause another program to crash?

This is an odd one that I've been trying to track down for while. I am not a server administrator, but a programmer/developer, but, sadly, at my company, I probably have the most knowledge of how to ...
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can't access web site with same name as AD domain name [duplicate]

their internal Windows/AD domain name is blahblahblah.com and their public website is blahblahblah.com and they can't see their website while on the office network (the web site loads just fine from ...
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Number of important Windows Updates

For Microsoft Server OS's, is there a location in the registry or possibly WMI that stores the number of pending Important Updates? My inventory software supports wmi and registry keys. Trying to see ...