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 scheduled tasks not running

The task which I want to run runs fine manually. But when I set a time for it to run using "Scheduled Tasks", it doesn't run. What may be causing the problem? How do I fix it?
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What causes duplicate ACK records?

We're reviewing Wireshark captures from a few client machines that are showing multiple duplicate ACK records which then triggers retransmit and out-of-sequence packets. These are shown in the ...
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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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Finding Locked Out Users

Active Directory up to 2008 network (our servers are a mix of 2008, 2003...) I'm looking for a quick way to query AD to find out what users are locked out, preferably from a batch or script file, to ...
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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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I Cannot create a .BAT file in the root of C “Access is Denied” Server 2k3

I have an oracle db server on a windows 2k3 box. I am currently unable to create or copy a batch file to the root of c. I can create batch files on different folders (i.e. in my user directory) or I ...
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Find Installation Date of Windows Updates

Is it possible to find the date when windows updates were installed on windows server 2003? If I go to the controlpanel->install/uninstall programs and check the "Show Updates" checkbox it will show ...
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How do I move the HTTPERR directory out of my C: Drive

I've got an IIS server that is running a bit low on diskspace on the C: drive; I've moved the W3SVC logs from c:\windows\system32\LogFiles to another drive, but there is also a big HTTPERR folder ...
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Sites in IIS not available externally

I'm trying to access my IIS test site using the server IP. Internally I have no problems, but externally it tries for a while and then times out. I've run Shields Up and it shows that there are no ...
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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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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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Fixing a corrupted Windows Server 2003 server

I have a Windows Server 2003 server that is being mainly used for some reporting done in SQL Server. Recently Windows has started complaining about being corrupted, we are getting an NTFS error 55: ...
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Migrating Local Users from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64

I'll try to spare the sob story, but we have an FTP server we are trying to migrate from Server 2003 x86 to Server 2008 x64. This server has hundreds of FTP users, users that ONLY log on via FTP. ...
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How to force users to answer survey on login?

In a network with Windows XP and Windows 2003 as DC, I need to force users to answer a survey "on login". What needs to happen is this: User writes login and password Logs on successfully The ...
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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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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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Can this SMTP Error be the Developer's Fault?

I have an error message getting returned to me from a website which would appear to be something wrong with the Server side. However, this server works for all other sites on the box. Is there a ...
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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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Cannot access shares via \\servername but \\ip works

To set up the scenario: One of our techs set one of the domain controllers to use Microsoft time. The time IS correct (including Time Zone) and DOES match the other domain controller's time; it was ...
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How to Lease a DHCP IP Address for X Number Of Days in Windows 2003 Machine

I have a numerous set of windows servers. The requirement of Fixed DHCP IP Address may vary for each server. One IT Guy may ask like i need this DHCP Address for 30 days and another may say i need it ...
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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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Windows 2003 Domain - Certificate Authority - New Automatic Certificate Request

I have an issue with a certificate authority in a windows 2003 domain. We need one configured to allow ssl/tls encrypted traffic over LDAP so that our Application Gateway server is able to allow users ...
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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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Indexing windows server for searching

Is there a way to index file shares on a windows file server so that they can be quickly searched by end users, that isn't part of sharepoint?
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XP machines on Domain not reporting WMI Data in a 2003 Server Environment

I am running into a very quirky issue and I hope someone out there can help. We use a monitoring program for several networks we oversee that is WMI data dependent for a great deal of it's ...
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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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How to grant a group permission to access c$ shares

I'm looking for a way to centrally grant access to the c$ share of all our PCs to our IT active directory security group. They often use this to check desktop shortcuts, etc. Right now they have to ...
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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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Can a virus spread through a network share used by an RDP connection?

When connecting to a Windows Server (2003 or 2008) desktop through RDP from a local Windows (7 or XP) PC with networks shares enabled (usually, the local C: disk will be shared with the remote ...
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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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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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SQL Server 2008 Log-shipping: Without a UNC drive: how? [closed]

My real question here is... is there a tool I can use? (E.g. I have a lot to do, and would prefer not to script it all up myself!) Anyone using the redgate (hmmm, they had a tool for this, but I do ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows 2008 Server Manager cannot connect to Windows 2003 machine

I'm trying to connect to Windows 2003 Server SP1 machine from Windows 2008 Server machine with Server Manager and getting following error: [Window Title] Server Manager [Main Instruction] Server ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Stop ChkDsk in progress?

I have a Windows 2003 Web Server that was rebooted and is apparently now running ChkDsk. I need to have the server back up in a few hours for the work day - is it possible to stop a ChkDsk is ...
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Windows 2003, IIS 6, msxml3.dll error '80072ee2' The operation timed out

Hopefully, this is the right Stack Exchange site to post this... We have set up a new intranet web server (Windows 2003 - IIS 6). I have everything migrated over from the old server and the new ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Getting alerted when a Windows scheduled task fails

I am looking for a way to get alerted if any of the scheduled tasks on a group of Windows 2003 servers fail (exit with a status code that is not 0). Scripts, commercial applications, and plug-ins to ...
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windows server 2003 “setup cannot copy the file oemsetup.inf”

I'm trying to install the SCSI drivers for a Dell server with a PERC 4e/si card in it. I can specify the driver via the F6 and load the driver with S procedure, but once I select the partition and ...
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Installing SQL Server on a Domain Controller [closed]

I want to install SQL Server on a Domain Controller ( windows server 2003 R2) but i have an error because SQL Server services can not run under a local service account or a network service account.