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ntbackup on live system

I have a few Windows 2003 servers of which I want to take a backup of before installing some anti-virus software. My question is, does ntbackup (the included backup software) operate on a live, ...
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DBF/CDX files become unaccessable almost every day

We are running a pretty popular in Russia and other CIS countries though a pretty old accounting system called BEST. It's all built on FoxPro (not Visual Foxpro) DBF/CDX tables. It's open and it ...
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Upgrading Server 2003sp2 to Server 2003 R2

I have upgraded my AD schema to the 2003R2 level in order to support DFS replication via this guide: http://www.happysysadm.com/2011/10/windows-2003-extending-schema-to-r2-for.html I am interested in ...
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Escape windows repair install and start in normal boot?

I have a corrupted file in the OS (running a poweredge t410, windows server 2003 RT). Booting up in safe mode shows it stopped at acpitabl.dat. Google results led me to believe that the update.sys ...
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How exactly does the home folder mapping in 2003 AD work?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with a user's My Documents not being mapped to a network location as it should be. Most of the user have their AD account set to have H as their home folder and ...
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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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Why can't I copy .zip files from a server to a server in a different domain?

At work, we're using a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM as our build server. At the end of the build process for any of our projects, we copy the packaged deployment files to a folder on the server where ...
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214 views

Windows Server 2003 R2, SMB, alternative port?

How can I setup SMB on my server to use an alternative port? I'm attempting to use something other than port 445.
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MegaRAID Storage Manager Error 1920 “Service MRMonitor (MegaMonitorSrv) failed to start.” on Windows Server 2003 R2 x64

I'm trying to install the MegaRAID Storage Manager 8.10 provided by SUPERMICRO, but I keep getting an error 1920 that "Service MRMonitor (MegaMonitorSrv) failed to start. Verify that you have ...
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Windows Server 2003 Standard R2 x32 reboots at “Setup is starting Windows” screen during installation

I'm having an issue attempting a Windows Server 2003 Standard repair installation (or a normal installation for that matter). I have an Intel server motherboard and an add-in Adaptec SCSI RAID 2120s ...
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Windows 2003 R2 - IIS Crashes On Setting Change

I'm running a server which currently has about 50 sites on, and am encountering from problems with IIS. Everytime I try and change a setting on a site, switch .Net versions, add/change domains on a ...
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Risk involved in converting basic to dynamic disk in Windows Server 2003 (and R2)

How much risk is involved in converting a basic disk into a dynamic disk in Windows Server 2003 R1 and R2? I just expanded my vDisk in VMWare but since the disk is basic it will not let me expand the ...
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Drivers doubts about Windows server 2003 R2 on HP ML350 G6 server

I have one HP server proliant ML350 G6 with OS windows 2008 standard edition installed. I would like downgrade the OS and Microsoft could let me a Kit for the operation with windows server 2003 R2 ...
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Cannot Login to RDP on Server 2003 r2

I just installed Windows Server 2003 (64bit) Because the Administrator password was blank I went to cmd > "net user Administrator newpass" The command completed successfully. Logged out, Logged ...
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144 views

How do I prevent Internet Explorer to copy all files?

I use Windows Server and often have to download files on the server, but it seems that Internet Explorer copies all files after it completed downloading them. Why this weird behaviour? It drains the ...
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1answer
201 views

How hard is it to remove all Exchange data from AD?

Last week I was testing with Exchange in a testing environment, but at one moment the Exchange server could no longer boot (Applying Computer Settings) when it was within a domain and I have spent ...
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How to fix my freshly installed Exchange server-setup?

I have tried everything to get this fairly fresh Exchange server install running again, but nothing works, I cannot even join the active directory anymore, while it works fine for all other machines ...
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Cannot connect to LDAP Win 2k3 R2

We have a Windows 2003 R2 server. And are trying to connect to it via LDAP, there so far are no firewalls, or other blocking systems in place, However it seems we cannot connect to it via LDAP over ...
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Windows 2003 R2 x86 Mini dump fails to write to disk

I have 3 blade servers that are Blue Screening with a 0xC2 error as far as we can tell randomly. When it started happening I found that the servers weren't set to do provide a dump because they each ...
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797 views

Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 can't access the internet

Our 64-bit windows server can no longer access the internet although it is a web-server that is hosting webpages accessible by the internet. Since this dilemma the server can no longer receive windows ...
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Cannot install SMTP Service - Insert disk labeled “Service Pack 2 CD-ROM”

We are running Windows Server 2003 R2 x64. I am trying to install the smtp service. I tried the solution posted here, but When I pulled the files over, only the first missing dll was found. Others, ...
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plink without any parameters says “unable to open connection”

In Windows 2003 when i run plink without arguments, it says "unable to open connection: host does not exist" (And of course when it is run with arguments) What can be the cause? I am becoming crazy
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Promoting a Windows 2003 R2 as DC in an existing 2003 R0 domain

I've run into a small problem which I'd like to be absolutely certain about and I hope that you can aid me in this. We have an existing 2003 domain - schema version 30 - where I've identified a ...
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Accessing a new install of Windows 2003 Server R2 from the network

I have installed Windows 2003 Server R2 on a machine from scratch and by default, Windows 2003 Server is locked down, but now I need to open access to it from my corporate network. From the server, I ...
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715 views

What files does Windows Server 2003 R2 Ent need to boot successfully?

Help - I have a server which keeps rebooting. It brings up the Windows Server 2003 loading screen then reboots, continually. This happens whether I use normal mode, safe mode or last known good. I ...
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Administering Windows 7 clients from a 2k3 server?

I'm doing a rollout of new machines with Windows 7 this summer, and moving all the clients in my department from XP to Windows 7. The domain controller is running 2k3 Server SP2. Most of the Group ...
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903 views

Why do I not see w3wp.exe processes from IIS6?

I have two Windows 2003 x64 R2 IIS boxes that are ostensibly setup the same way. But for whatever reason, one of them has a W3WP.exe process for each application pool and the other one does not. ...
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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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Changing DFS link location from command line

I have the following AD DFS (Windows 2003 R2): DFS Root name: members DFS Link: me DFS Link Target: \\myserver\meshare DFS Link: you DFS Link Target: \\myserver\youshare I need to change all the ...
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277 views

Active Directory generates DNS record for internal replication interface

I have an active directory domain controller in the 10.1.x.x address space that hosts some files. These files are replicated using DFS-R to a second machine over a crossover cable on a dedicated ...
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Install Windows Server 2003 R2 components using VL media on 2003 RTM server installed with OEM installation

We have a server running Windows Server 2003 which was OEM pre-installed. We also have volume licence media for Server 2003 R2, is there any way to install the R2 components from disc 2 on this ...
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Make Windows Server 2003 DHCP exclude a certain MAC

how can i refuse to assign an IP to a certain mac-address? or the other way round: how can i let the DHCP-server assign an IP only to some very special mac-addresses? i'm running two DHCP-servers on ...