Windows Server 2003 R2 was an update of Windows Server 2003, rather than a new version of the operating system (as Windows Server 2008 R2 was). It went RTM on December 6, 2005, included a number of new features and was released for all editions and architectures supported by Server 2003, with the ...

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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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Scheduled task stops working when I log out of remote desktop connection to server

I have a 'long-running' (run at startup, don't terminate) scheduled task set up to run on a server. When I remote-desktop into the server using the same domain account as the scheduled task, and then ...
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Print Spooler keeps crashing on Server 2003 R2

my Windows 2003 R2 print server spooler service keeps crashing. upon startup I'll get an error message stating "Unhandled Win32 exception occurred in spoolsv.exe". no matter how many times i try to ...
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windows 2003 server slow access

I have a Windows Server with 2 Ethernet ports, both with 1GB cards and I have 20 users connecting to the server to run an application which involves a lot of data being transferred and the speeds are ...
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Powershell remote access denied

Last week we reinstalled ou AD (windows server 2008 R2), and reconfigured it (trust relationships, dns, dhcp). There is my problem, I want to run a script to create folder remotly to a filesharing ...
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Problem installing Microsoft iSCSI initiator on Windows 2003

Anyone got any idea what this is about: "Windows iSCSI200 has detected one or more protected files on your computer have been modified". I'm guessing that a service pack or Windows update has ...
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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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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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Should I install anti-virus on Windows Server 2003?

I had previously installed AVG in Windows Server 2003, but now the installer says that Windows Server 2003 is not supported, while AVG runs perfectly on other Windows Server 2003 machines of mine. I ...
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DELL Power edge 2900 reinstallation [closed]

we are looking forward to upgrade our DELL power edge server to windows 2003 64bit operating system, however now it requires to start from scratch. unfortunately i do not have the driver or start up ...
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Users have multiple sessions in 2003 file server

Our office uses Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 for our file server. In the File Server Management console, under Sessions (Local) many of the users have multiple sessions listed, most of them on the same ...
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Domain account problem in Windows Server 2003

I have two Dell servers. One is DC and the other is a member server. It was working fine a few days before I had a problem when I was logging in a member server with the domain administrator ...
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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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Cannot Change “Log on through Terminal Services” in Local Security Policy XP from Server 2008 GP

This is a mixed AD environment, Server 2003 R2 and 2008 R2 I have a 2003 AD R2 and a 2008 R2 AD. GPO is usually managed from the 2008 R2 machine. I have a RD Gateway on another server as well. I ...
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Event ID for moving a file folder in Server 2003 R2

We had a file folder moved in our system last night, causing a ripple effect throughout our network, changing file paths and basically messing up our documents. We are doing an audit on the server ...
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DFS keeps constantly replicating almost all files

We have always had problems with DFS, but recently it has gotten worse with no apparent cause and it's becoming harmful. We have one master server and DFS connections to other four servers. The four ...
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DFS “clobering” files

We have DFS setup using the DFS Management Administrator Tool. I turned on replication in the Distributed File System Administrator Tool as well and this morning we lost tons of files from that share. ...
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Restore single users Exchange 2003 mailbox from backup

I take weekly backups of exchange in full. I also take complete weekly backups of the entire server. It is a Server 2003 R2 with AD and Exchange 2003 all on one box. One users inbox has disappeared. ...
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oracle access on vmware fusion

I'm running snow leopard and I'm doing some development that requires some network knowledge. I've installed vmware fusion 3.0 and I've set up a virtual machine with windows 2003 server. I need to ...
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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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Windows Server 2003 R2 Update service does not start

Windows 2k3 R2 server SP2 server running WSUS 3.0 sp2. WSUS was working fine for almost a year. Unfortunately the update service on the server stopped auto starting about two months ago and required ...
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Registry for odbcad32 on Window Server 2003 64-bit

I used to use below registry to import some settings for setting up odbc on Windows Server 2003 32-bit. Now I want to do the same on a Windows Server 2003 64-bit for 32-bit odbc driver not the 64-bit ...
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Default documents stopped working in IIS

I've been trying to get ASP.NET 4.0 to work on Windows Server 2003 R2, 64-bit OS, IIS 6.0 in 32-bit mode. The latest thing I tried in the process was to run aspnet_regiis -s "W3SVC/12345/root" to try ...
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Why can't I get ASP.NET 4.0 to work on Windows Server 2003 R2?

I've been developing an ASP.NET 4.0 application on my local machine, and today I tried to deploy it to the server. After deploying, I got the following message when trying to visit the site in my ...
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SRMSVC event ID 8197

Update: actual answer was finally found, see self-answer below. I have a Windows 2003 R2 machine that is giving an Event ID 8197 about once an hour and ten minutes. The full error is attached below. ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Block port on localhost

We have a misbehaving daemon running on one of our Windows 2003 Servers. It telnets into localhost:5115 I have a feeling that if I can stop it from telnetting into localhost I can get it to fail ...
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cannot at all find sql instance (while installing an asp.net app on IIS)

So I'm really not a DBA, I'm an app dev. I had to install my asp.net mvc3 app on my client's(a large company) IIS6 + Win2k3 machine, with absolutely no help from their sysadmins. The final problem ...
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Anonymous access to SMB share hosted on Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

First off, I have read through this post and a whole slew of non-SF posts which seem to address the same or a similar problem, however I was still unable to fix my problem. I've got three machines in ...
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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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Samba with Active Directory - shares are readonly, NT_STATUS_MEDIA_WRITE_PROTECTED

I've set a samba server that seems to work, all shares are seemingly exported as readonly, however. The machine is called "lx". When I'm on lx I can run the following command: froh@lx:~$ smbclient ...
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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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DFS Migration from 2003 R2 to 2008 R2

In our environment we have 6 domain controllers. 2 of them are running 2003 R2 and we are in the process of decommissioning them. These servers are hosting our single namespace for \domain.com\DFS. We ...
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Eliminate Email Blacklist by switching IPs and Servers

We are a legitimate company. We have had some issues in the past with Virus attacks/ Spam bots getting our email server blacklisted. After the most recent attack I have been tasked at coming up with ...
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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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Filemaker Server Not Installing and Windows Problems

When I tried installing Filemaker Server 8.0 on Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition R2, an error message pop up that states: MMC has detected an error in a snap-in. It is recommended that you shut ...
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run schedule task before windows service starts

I want to run a schedule task before a specified windows service (Service A). Service A starts automatically. What is the best approach to take? Do I need to convert the schedule task into a service ...
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Windows 2003 R2 Server out of Memory each 3 days

I am having a 2003 R2 Server with IIS and mysql running. My problem is, that the server stops responding on the net each 3 days. When I log on I get an error, that I can't log on (0x000012d) The only ...
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SQL Agent History settings not being saved

I'm using Win 2K3 R2 + SP2 with SQL 2K8 R2 installed. I'm trying to set SQL Agent History to keep 1 week of logs. So here's what I do: After I connect, I right click SQL Server Agent and select ...
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Send As with Protected Groups?

Hoping for a little help here as frankly I'm struggling. I need to be able to do "Send As" for a user to be able to send as some accounts that are in protected groups (the actual application is ...
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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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Poor performance on Windows Server 2003 R2 x64

My current setup is the following: Intel Xeon 5620 2.40Ghz 16GB RAM 1000GB disk Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 I'm having a really poor performance with this setup. I have some previous experiences ...
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MS10-070 update for 2003 R2 SP1

We are a .Net developer shop. Our client pretty much looks after their servers in house but can sometimes need some assistance. They are running 2003 R2 (x86) SP1 servers. With regards to the ...
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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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Allowing users to configure printer ports without full admin rights on Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard

At our organization, we have multiple levels of support personnel. The lowest (level 1) of these personnel deal with a single job site with about 40 printers. Each site has a Windows Server 2003 R2 ...
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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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Display connected users in Windows Server 2003

I'm SSH'ed in to a Windows 2003 server and I was wondering what the command line is to show all users who are currently connected?
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web server leaks a private IP address through its HTTP headers. how to fix?

I've already located this question on server fault: Server Fault Question But there is no answer. Does anyone have any advice on how to fix the issue? We're running 2003 Server R2 Ent, latest ...
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How do I remove a message that Mac users receive when they log on to a server (Windows Server 2003)

When Mac users connect to my network, they receive a message via dialog box saying: Message from server Welcome MAC user...bet you feel special! Hilarious and all, but I'd like to do away with it. ...