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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Unable to remove 2003 DC from domain environment

I'm testing the upgrade of our a domain environment from 2003 to 2012; Our environment consists of one DC (currently 2003 but will be upgraded to 2012 with this exercise). I've transferred all FSMO ...
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Can't install Active Directory Management Gateway Service on Windows Server 2003 DC because hotfix 969166 is missing

I need to install the Active Directory Management Gateway Service on two Windows Server 2003 domain controllers, in order to be able to use the Active Directory PowerShell module on other computers in ...
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Repeating loss of session variables occurring with web application after moving to new server

I have an old web application which formerly ran on a windows 2003 server. When I moved it to a new Windows 2008 server, I started receiving an error that I never had before. The app uses a windows ...
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Performance Issues RDP Session Server 2003

i hope that you're very well todaay. Again i'm posting here trying to find a solution for a very strange behavior of RDP Session. I'm implementing a Server 2003 Image with MDT 2012. In the ...
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Is it possible to customize the options in the Shutdown Event Tracker?

I want a more specific classification in the Shutdown Event Tracker, such as 'Windows Update' instead of 'Application Maintenance'. Of course the 'comments' field are always available, but I'm not ...
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Handling log files across mulitple Windows Servers

I have an application that at any time could be running on 1 of 4 windows servers. Hence, if I am looking for a specific log item, it could be in any of the 4 log files. What I am looking to do is ...
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Server 2012 iSCSI target remains after deletion

I've got server 2012 as an iSCSI target, and a server 2003 (not R2) as iSCSI initiator. The initiator sometimes hangs and says "reconnecting..." and I think it's because an old target shows up, but ...
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Website trying to pull up a page from a different site

We've had an issue come up a couple times in the past month or so, and I don't know what is causing it. After the first time, we wrote it off as a fluke, but it happened again today, so I'm looking ...
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Active directory one specific account locked out continuously [closed]

one specific account locked out continuously, we have checked antivirus updation also scan no virus so please suggest Server Windows server 2003 client windows 7 pro
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NTFS Permission error

I am having issue with a folder permission which i am not able to access. when i hit on the folder security tab in the properties it showed me grayed out all the options, and gave me this error "you ...
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File server migration using Robocopy

I plan to migrate a file share from Windows server 2003 to Server 2012 R2 (It has more than 500 GB of data. FYI - It does not have DFS). I thought of using below command for copying the data from ...
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replicate old file server machine from 2003sp2 to 2012r2

I just read this great post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2014/11/05/migrating-file-server-from-windows-server-2003-to-windows-server-2012-r2.aspx I was wondering if i could achieve a ...
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Tomcat freezes for minutes under heavy load (not GC related and no heavy CPU consumption)

I have an app running on a Tomcat 8 on Windows Server 2003 with 4GB RAM. When the number of user is high (I checked the opened sessions in Tomcat Manager app), Tomcats stops serving for 1 to 10 ...
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Installing printers drivers in Windows 7 clients with Win server 2003 AD

Dears, I've an issue with installing drivers on windows 7 which keep asking for permission to add the printer driver on other hand i haven't faced this issue with XP clients. My AD is windows ...
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Query SIM status in Windows 2003 connected USB Modems

I have windows 2003 server installed and 4 USB Modems connected in different USB ports. It have some application installed which receives SMS from these modems and add them in data base its closed ...
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Windows AD single DC (degraded) - cannot modify Administrator limit exceeded

I had 2 DC's in my domain. one of them died, and the last one has all roles, dcdiag netdiag show all checked as "good" - but i actually can't modify my "Administrator" account. according to alot, ...
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Upgrading from IIS 6 to 8.5: increased concurrent requests

We upgraded our web server from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2. The web application in question runs against ASP.NET 4.0. The web application in turn communicates with a third-party Web ...
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Windows server 2003 - can no longer access shared folder [closed]

We have an application installed on a windows 8 computer for our accountants. This machine accesses a database within a shared folder located on a windows 2003 server. On Friday, it was working fine....
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Change TMP/TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account

I want to change the TMP and TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account Normally, for local users I can change this variable via regedit > HKEY_USERS > SID number of account But for the Domain ...
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Windows Server 2003 not sharing internet

I have an HP Proliant ML350 server with Windows Server 2003 for a small network (20 computers). I've been trying to share its internet connection for the past month. I tried every solution I found ...
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Can I upgrade the active directory forest level while the domain is in use?

I am preparing to migrate our OLD 2003 Windows Server to a Windows 2012r2 Server. I have discovered we actually have a 2000 forest, not 2003. To put a Windows 2012r2 server member on the domain it ...
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event id's 1030 & 1058. Can dir \\mail\sysvol but not dir \\domain.org\sysvol?

I'm running Win2003 Server 32 bit that also runs Windows DNS Server and Exchange Server. I'm getting event id's of 1030 and 1058 every 5 minutes. I was forced by my co-location provider to change ...
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How to find existing or moved out machines on domain controller?

I am migrating around 850 existing machines from 2003 Active Directory Server from Forest A to Forest B on Server 2012 R2. Basically changing the domain name on each machine and joining to a new ...
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Sybase heavy Disk I/O issue

I have a Sybase 15 server that is constantly reading from the hard disk. I noticed that the sqlsrvr.exe is the culprit which is the main database engine. This is a pretty utilized server that is ...
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Use 2008 R2 and 2003 server domain and LDAP with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10?

I have two server domain one with Windows Server 2003 server and other Windows Server 2008 R2. With this can I use Windows 8.1 and 10 clients to connect with domain and apply policies?
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Migration and Domain Rename

We are migrating away from an old Windows 2003 domain controller, and moving to a Windows 2012 R2 domain controller. However, there are a few issues I need to clear up due to the configuration of the ...
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windows server 2003 language settings change

So my Windows Server 2003 is entirely in German. For practical reasons, I wanted to change the language for my account to English, however it prooved to be more problematic than I thought. I think ...
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Rotate Gateways between DHCP clients

On a small factory we have 3 Internet Fiber Optic Modems, about 40 computers, 1 server running windows server 2003 with one NIC, and an unknown number of cellphones The server has DHCP, Active ...
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Created a CNAME record, but I'm forced to use the FQDN of the alias

I created a CNAME record so that internal users could connect to our intranet, but it wont work unless I put in the entire FQDN. Here's how it's set up, example A 1.1.1.1 alias CNAME ...
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Virtual Directory application web.config conflicting with SharePoint web.config

My ASP.NET 3.5 application is created in a virtual directory under a SharePoint website in IIS 6 (Windows Server 2003). This application runs on a separate application pool than that of the SharePoint ...
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Need advice on Apache 2.2.22 Win Server 2003, memory leak

I'm running Apache 2.2.22 on Windows Server 2003 I'm serving some tutorial videos on the webpage to some registered users. The webpage has up to 30 users at a time, I know this because of analytics. ...
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Windows Server 2003 AD DNS records, static or not?

We're preparing to update a lot of Windows servers, all of them which are domain joined and therefore found in the AD DNS. All of them will of course update their DNS Host (A) Record dynamically after ...
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SQL Server 2005 setup unexpected failure during setup

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2005 Enterprise on Windows 2003 R2 SP2 (ESXi 5.0.0 guest). After installation of backward compatibility files and prior to MSXML6, I receive this error: There was an ...
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UnauthorizedAccessException in ASP.NET application after changing application pool identity

I have a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) instance running on Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6. In IIS, I have set up an ASP.NET application via a virtual directory under the SharePoint website. SharePoint is ...
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Do any versions of Apache allow for a different declaration of SSLProtocol for different Virtual Hosts? [duplicate]

We are currently using Apache 2.4.10. For various reasons we need to drop support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on some domains, but leave 1.1 support on others. I've been reading but can't find a definitive ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 and Exchange

I plan on learning and installing: 1)AD for AD authentication with UNIX systems 2)Exchange for my intranet email I have the windows server 2003 R2 Standard edition software. I intend to have about 20 ...
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Rebuilding Domain From Scratch. How to Use Old Netbios Domain Name on new DC?

I have a client that I am currently in the process of upgrading from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012R2. They are a small business, working off of a single server. The decision was made to ...
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2003 server not seeing scheduled tasks on a 2008 server

I have a script that is currently running under a scheduled task on a file server that is running server 2008 r2. I can access and run this task from the command prompt from another 2008 file server ...
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logman create alert - how to create with multiple thresholds?

I am trying to setup performance counter alert which would run a scheduled task when disk free space is lower then some percentage. I can't find how to create it using command so it has more triggers ...
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Official Windows Server 2003 ISO wont boot

One of our old servers just crashed (HP PowerEdge SC1430) and (as always) the original CDs cannot be found... We downloaded the instalation ISO from DELL and the Official Windows Server 2003 ISO from ...
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Easiest way to migrate existing DNS from 2003 server to 2012R2?

I currently have a domain with 5 domain controllers. All running 2003 except for one 2008R2. I'm going to start replacing all the current servers with 2012, doing the FSMO last. What is the best ...
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Server with GC, CA, WSUS replication passed tombstone period

To cut a long story short, we have inadvertently ended up with a Windows Server 2003 DC that has now passed the 60 day tombstone period for replication. As well as a DC it is also a Global Catalogue, ...
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cannot rdp in to windows server 2003

I realize that this is a question that has been asked before, but I've tried all of the suggestions I can find and nothing seems to work. Our database server for our medical system runs Windows 2003 ...
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What it means when PM(K) of ps gets negative values?

I got the following negative PM (The amount of pageable memory that the process is using, in kilobytes) values when execute the ps command. What it means when the values are negative? PS H:\> ps ...
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external usb harddrive prevents startup of Server 2003

An external usb harddrive attached to a Windows Server 2003 (yes, we know it is old) seems to prevent the server from starting up (after a reboot or power recycle). I get the message: "Bootmgr is ...
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How to check how many virtual processors a Windows Server 2003 (D13) VM on Azure is using?

When we say a Azure D13 instance has 8 cores, it refers to virtual processors, right? I have uploaded a Windows Server 2003 virtual hard disk (VHD) & created a D13 virtual machine based on that ...
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Unable to delete Temporary ASP.NET Files

I am trying to clear Temporary ASP.Net files folder using following command rmdir /q /s "C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files But I am getting acces denied error ...
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How can I check the expiry details for many SSL certificates deployed on Windows 2008/2012 servers

We have 300+ Windows servers for .NET hosting purposes and a lot of SSL certificates imported on these servers. Can we pull the certificate expiry details for all servers from a single Windows/Linux ...
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Remove Active Directory on a Terminal-License Server with windows 2003

does anyone know, when i remove the AD/DC Role from a Windows Terminal-Server what is also a Terminal-License Server, will there are any serious issues? Or can i remove AD Roles with dcpromo easily (...
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IIS can't use port 80 in w2k3

I have a w2k3 server running IIS and exchange. IIS is used for sharepoint interface. Recently, i had to install a self-certificate in the server to use IMAP over SSL with a tool named Selfssl. No ...