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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Can't use HTTPS with ServerXMLHTTP object [closed]

I am supporting a Classic ASP application that connects to a payment gateway via HTTPS. Up until recently there have been no issues. A few days ago this broke without the code, IIS config or anything ...
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Can't add domain users to local groups on a server

I'm trying to add a user to a local group on one of my servers. I keep getting the following error once I've selected the user I want to add: Windows cannot process the object with the name ...
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Terminal Server disk performance

Our users experience slow session performance at times during normal work hours. Applications (IE, Office Apps etc.) are slow to respond so is switching between them. This problem happens sporadically ...
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Terminal Server 2003 Performance Troubleshooting

Let me get your thoughts on terminal server performance problems. The server hosts average 25 users which, after running some numbers, on average use 600MB memory with their main applications running ...
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AD Domain not available in assign permissions dialog locations

I just joined one of our windows 2003 servers to our AD domain. It has been operating as a standalone server for a while. After joining the domain, when I go to assign permission to anything the only ...
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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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Server monitoring? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What tool do you use to monitor your servers? is there a free, open source server monitoring tool like Nagios that runs on the MS stack? It will need to be able to ...
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Installing Windows Message Queue in Windows Server 2003

How can I install Windows Message Queue that can be accessed from another computer. I've already installed MQ server, it displays correctly in Computer Management, but I was unable to connect to it ...
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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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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 networked printers freeze on PDF

I have two HP LaserJet printers on a Windows Server 2003-based network. Both printers are managed by a print server and shared from there to multiple users in the domain, most of whom use Windows XP. ...
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Windows File and Folder “Attributes” A or C

In Windows Server 2003, in the "Attributes" column of windows explorer, some files have "A" or "C" or "AC" or others. What do these mean?
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How do I find out which remote desktop sessions are active?

How do I find out which remote desktop sessions are active on a Windows Server 2003 box?
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GPO to remove “Highlight new programs”?

I need to disable the "highlight new programs" feature in Windows start menu via a GPO but can't find such a setting. Does such a thing even exist or is it achievable only through registry ...
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Windows Server 2003 not connecting to Internet

My Windows Server 2003 has two NICs, one for LAN and the other for dedicated Internet access. Suddenly, the Internet connection stopped working. It can ping itself and the hosts on the LAN. However, ...
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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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What causes winsock 10055 errors? How should I troubleshoot?

I'm investigating some issues with winsock 10055 errors on a chain of custom applications (some of which we control, some not) and was hoping to get some advice on techniques to troubleshoot the ...
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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 ...
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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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Denied admin ability to login to Windows 2003 remotely

Problem: I have a 2003 configured with AD running in virtualbox. I was able to login as admin as normal but i could not login as any other user from my AD, logging in i would get, 'local policy does ...
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How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights?

How do I grant local administrator rights, but not Domain Administrator Rights? i.e. For user x, I want to grant install rights on the computer, but the user should not have Domain admin rights as I ...
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Why don't Windows 7clients in a 2k3 domain network give admin access to domain admins

I've recently (I know, we're way behind the times) started adding Windows 7 (Ultimate) clients to a 2k3 AD network. Previously everything was running Windows XP SP3. In XP SP3, after I joined a ...
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how to configure restart of windows server 2003 using admin account [closed]

I want to configure restart of windows server 2003 using admin account. Can anyone suggest how to restart windows server using admin credentials.
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Active Directory Health Checks

I've had some Active Directory troubles lately was was wondering what checks I could do on a regular basis I could do to ensure everything is working optimally?
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How to apply group policy to users from a trusted domain

Is there any way to specify a Group Policy only for the users who are members of a trusted active directory 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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How to disable smart card logon on windows server 2003 domain for one user

I have CA on the same server (windows 2003) as my second domain server. I created certificate for my user In Administrative Tools->Active Directory Users and Computers->(My user)->Account ...
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Opening certmgr.msc to display the Machine level certificates

I want to view the certificates installed at the machine level, if I open certmgr.msc. I am aware that we can open an mmc and app a snap in for certmgr. But I dont want to go that way. I am aware ...
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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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Exchange 2003 OWA not prompting for username

When logging onto exchange 2003 OWA, I am no longer prompted for a username and password and get taken directly to the inbox of whoever the logged in windows user. The problem is I have some kiosk ...
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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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Why is Group Policy Filtered out?

I have a test computer I am trying a new GPO on. The GPO is folder redirection, while it's set to - Security Filter: authenticated users - It is linked to the test OU Running gpresult I get the ...
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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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When I run aspnet_regiis.exe, it just shows me the command line options and doesn't do anything - why?

I'm trying to run aspnet_regiis.exe in order to perform a couple of tasks on my development machine (running IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 and a member of an Active Directory domain). So I change to ...
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VMWare-ESXi server dropping packets, shaky connection

I have a few virtual servers running on a VMWare-ESXi server. One of those is a mailserver running Windows server 2003, Has been running quite well for a while now. About 4 days ago, the mailserver ...
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How to recover Administrator password for Windows Server 2003 VMWare image

Ok - I confess, I changed the admin password and misspelled it when entering it in our password bank. Is there a way to retrieve it? We are using Windows Server Console. System Rescue CD has a ...
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Can not RDP to Win 2003 box or initiate remote restart

I've got a Windows 2003 server that's at my remote data center. This morning I tried to connect to it via RDP, but the connection fails with the following error: This computer can't connect to the ...
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Piping DSQUERY commands together

Can DSQUERY commands be piped together? eg to return a list of users in each of the groups found within the 'Builtin' container? dsquery groups "cn=Builtin,dc=domain,dc=company" | dsquery groups ...
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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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Recommendations for an FTP server that would allow limiting folder size for users

I'm currently using FileZilla FTP server, which is a nice free server but running into issues of not being able to limit/set quotas for folder which users have access to. Anybody know of an FTP ...
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Find all IIS web-servers in a domain?

Hej, is there a way to list/find all web-servers with IIS-installed in a Windows domain? Like this can be done with DHCP-mmc, which allows to view and manage all DHCP servers in a domain. thx.
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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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Active Directory DNS issue? Event ID 13 Access Denied,

Okay this is kind of a rehash of a prior post. (Clustered Storage Error: There are currently no logon servers available to service the login request) due to my belief that it is unrelated to the ...
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script to change drive mapping

I plan on retiring an old file server. I noticed some of my users have mapped about 10-15 "Mapped Network Drive" to this server. Is there a script I can use to change the server name in the ...
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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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Firmware and drivers upgrade for HP Smart Array E200i controller

What is the recommended way to upgrade firmware and drivers for HP Smart Array E200i controller on HP Proliant BL460c G1? Is it better to boot from a Maintenance CD or install directly from the OS?
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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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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. ...