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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Installing IIS on Win Server 2003 without the installation CD?

Title says most of it. I have a VM running windows server 2k3. When I set it up, I didn't install IIS. Now I need it, and the installation ISO I installed from is on another machine that I don't ...
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Looking for a new backup solution to replace dying tape drive

We're running Windows Server 2003 SBS and another machine with Server 2003 Standard on it. The SBS server is about 7 years old running pretty much 24/7 - a HP server of some description. We have an ...
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Small Business (70GB) Backup Solutions

I'm helping out a small business with their IT needs and a few questions have been raised over the quality/dependability of their backup system. Currently they have two servers in use with one ...
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What does a warning icon on a conditional forwarder mean in Windows DNS Manager?

The icon for one of the conditional forwarders on an Active Directory DNS server I manage has a standard warning icon (yellow triangle with exclamation point) overlay (all names have been changed to ...
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Remote command-line access to a Windows machine

I normally access my hosted dedicated server, running Windows Server 2k3, via Remote Desktop. However, that service is bizarrely unavailable today and so I urgently need an alternative method for ...
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Website getting reply from old ip

I have changed a DNS entry (A record) in my AD server for a website address. But I was not able to browse the site after that. When I tried pinging and nslookup, I could find the web address getting ...
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Hot to fix corruption of taskbar (multiple language panels) in Terminal Services in Win2003?

Hot to fix corruption of taskbar (multiple language panels) in Terminal Services in Win2003? I know how to close many language panels and then check one. How to disable occurrence multiple language ...
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The RPC services keeps stopping

For some reason, the RPC service keeps stopping which prevents me from remoting into the server. When this happens I have to manually make my way to the server to restart it as simply starting the ...
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How can I get a list of shared directories on local Windows server?

If I have a Windows server (typically 2000, 2003 or 2008), is there a simple way to list all local directories shared on that server? I can find the shares themselves easily enough, but I would love ...
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Is file copying limited by free space on C drive?

I have some Windows Server 2003 and 2008 boxes that have files I need to copy that are in the range of 20 GB to 80 GB ranges. The 20 GB files transfer without a problem from one server to another ...
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Top level files size with powershell

I have the following script it does what I want, but only for one drive (that I have to specify), and on the server I am running it on. I want to be able to do this for every disk in my server and ...
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How to monitor a Windows process' working set greater than 4GB?

Apparently the .NET framework has a bug that prevents working set values above 2GB from accurately being determined. Between 2 and 4GB one can apply some xor-ing calculation to obtain the value, but ...
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How to disable System service from listening on port 80 in Windows Server 2003

I'm trying to install a service on a Windows Server 2003 machine which is supposed to listen on port 80 but it fails to start because some other service is already listening on that port. So far I've ...
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Unable to use Remote Desktop connect to Windows server 2003 by Terminal Services

I have a system composed with few windows servers 2003 R2, one is built as the domain controller another one as a web server. I tried to remotely log on the domain controller with a wyse thin client ...
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oci.dll is not linked

I have an application developed in Delphi 5 accessing Oracle 10g and I´m getting the error OCI.DLL IS NOT LINKED when I try to save data in database. My ODAC version is 6.50 and I'm running the ...
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Detecting anonymous logon

Is there a way to generate a system alert on a windows 2003 server whenever there is an ANONYMOUS LOGON event in the event viewer?
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If i can ping a server does that mean it's switched on? [closed]

I think the question says it all, if I ping a server and access it using \server\c$ and get a response does that mean that server is on?
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Copy file to WebDAV via Command Line on Windows 2003

I need to copy a file from a Windows 2003 server to a WebDAV folder (on the same server, if it matters). This operation will be performed via a batch script executed via Scheduled Tasks. I've ...
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Move Win2k3 to new hardware: STOP 0x0000007B (How can I get PERC drivers installed?)

I have an ancient celeron-based Windows 2003 SBS server on an old Dell machine. It has a very basic IDE non-RAID setup. The server is so old, it takes about 30 minutes to boot up and log in. A new ...
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Windows 2003 SP1 terminal server printers Disappear after reboot - HP laserjet 4240

had working PCL6 laserjet 4240 driver. needed to downgrade to PCl5, tried but did not get clean install. tried again and it seemed to work (this is 2003 enterprise terminal server SP2) Have over 40 ...
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Method of deploying a VB6 app to a Windows server 2012 RDS server

My environment currently has a Windows 2003 server running terminal services. That server has the visual studio 6 IDE installed. It also is responsible for running a very old ( and poorly built ) VB6 ...
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WMIPrvSe failing every morning

I am maintaining an environment with many Windows 2003 Server VMs. It has come to our attention that wmiprvse.exe keeps dying on majority of servers every morning (between 5-7 AM). As this is ...
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Microsoft Windows .NET/Visual Studio SDKs installed on production server

We have a variety of SDKs installed on a production Microsoft Windows 2003 SP2 server and I'd like to know if there is any good reason for them to be there, or if they represent a security risk. ...
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Windows Server 2008 constantly spamming external IP's on outbound TCP port 445

I have a Windows Server 2008 box running as a Domain Controller. I have noticed in my Cisco ASA firewall logs that this box is continuously sending out (like a thousand requests a second) requests on ...
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How to use a Volume Shadow Copy to make backups

The plan is to create a shadow copy of a quite large, I/O-heavy volume. It's 350GB, containing a filesystem-based fulltext index organized in hundreds of folders and hundred-thousands of tiny files ...
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Difference between isntalling a msi using “Invoke-WmiMethod”(via a cmd file) and installing directly on the server

Ran against a server to install the msi; eventlogs were clean and all success; but the key file in bin direstory is still old. Later tried installing it directly doing a double click by RDP into the ...
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How to change/remove CRL on root cert?

A few years ago we installed certificate authority onto a widnows 2003 server (CAserver1). we created a self-signed root cert, and issued certs for internal services (https, WCF services, etc). Fast ...
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Is it possible to run IIS7 on Windows Server 2003?

Is it possible to run IIS 7 or IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2003?
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Adding a windows 2012 server in domain controller role to 2003 active directory domain with 2008 member servers and exchange 2007 present

Current configuration Windows 2003 server standard edition - domain controller role (nodeB) Windows 2008 server R2 standard edition - domain controller role (nodeV) Windows 2008 server ...
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Cannot browse HTTP to a load balanced VIP from w2k8 boxes, but can get to it from w2k3

I have a strange problem and am looking for suggestions. The environment: several VLANs on the same switch, that all talk to each other via the ASA using hairpin routing: VLAN 500 - Windows 2003 ...
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Users randomly unable to log into certain computers

I have an issue where users are randomly unable to log onto a certain computer. We have Windows Server 2003, and XP for the clients. The error that appears is the generic "Wrong username or bad ...
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“Preparing Paste Information” when copying files on server using RDP

I'm attempting to copy files from one server folder to another server folder over an RDP connection and this window pops up when I hit CTRL+C to copy the files: There's only 12.5mb in 276 files and ...
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DNS and DHCP not agreeing on an IP address

I'm having a problem where our Windows Server 2003 domain controller assigns my Windows 7 computer one IP address (x.x.x.75) via DHCP, but reports another (x.x.x.84) via DNS. This causes some ...
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I can't find Terminal Services Manager

I am obviously stupid... because I'm logged into this Windows 2003 Server box as administrator, yet when I go under Administrative Tools, I can't find "Terminal Services Manager". Terminal Services ...
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Easiest way to get Perfmon counter names into a text file?

I'd like to create a settings file for my logman command. I expect to have lots of perfmon counters. Is there any easy way to get all the perfmon counters' exact text anywhere? The only thing I ...
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Windows 2003 - Prevent Folder list access but allow file reading

i've shared folder. in this shared folder i have subfolder which i want to prevent users from listing the content. but i want to allow them write into this folder and also read files if they have full ...
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How to restrict the TCP listening address of a Windows 2003 AD DNS server

I have a Windows 2003 AD integrated DNS server which I want to listen for DNS traffic on adapter IP addresses only. I have followed the steps in the technet article, however. After I complete them ...
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DNS does not route properly to WAN NIC when dnscrypt is used

I have a Windows 2003 server with AD integrated DNS. I'm trying to configure the server to make outgoing (forwarded) DNS requests through dnscrypt proxy instead of through the normal TCP/UDP 53. I ...
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Default profile stored on \\ADserver\NETLOGON didn't applied

We are on the process to use Roaming profile for ou domain users, so I want to enable a default network profile for all users in our AD environnement. I try this: - Login as Administrator account - ...
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AWE memory configuration

I am configuring Oracle 9i to make use of AWE memory configuration on Windows 32-bit. I am facing error ORA-27102: out of memory OSD-00022: Message 22 not found; product=RDBMS; facility=SOSD ...
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Alternative to robocopy /MIR

We run a number of web apps that store a lot of local data in small xml files. One part of our backup / recovery strategy is to produce a local mirror of the file system via a VPN to the hosting ...
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Windows Server 2003 VPN and Local network

I have some problems reaching local network , where VPN Windows 2003 server stands. I have a network, which has a VPN server (LAN ip 10.0.0.201). I created a VPN server on that server with different ...
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What is the free version of Sharepoint and where do I get it?

For (quite literally) playing around at home, I'd like to get a copy of Sharepoint. I might find a use for it, so I don't want a trial version. I'm aware that there is a "free" version that doesn't ...
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show users connected to windows telnet server

I can't believe how bad I am at googling windows stuff. How can I list the users connected via telnet to a windows machine? It seems such a basic question, yet I couldn't find a answer. X-( Also, ...
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How to find a path where an application was set up?

I'm unsure whether I should put this question in Serverfault or Stackoverflow. I'm developing a script (so 'press start->search' is not an option) and try to find out a way to find where an ...
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MySQL Startup Error - Root element missing

I have had MySQL installed for about 2 months on Windows Server 2003 R2. On start up we get presented with an error that says "High Severity Error - root element missing" followed by another high ...
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wmic hanging on remote server?

Based on information from my previous question, I'm trying to learn wmic. I'm playing around with trying to look at which processes are using the most resources on a remote server. What I've managed ...
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Alternative to WMI for querying shared printers

I have an environment with several hundred computers. I am trying to write vBscript that runs and adds the appropriate printer. The printer names can be determined using clues about the computer ...
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Windows 2k3 and RDP issue over Internet issue (RDP works locally)

I was asked to take a look at a family members' friends' Win2k3 server - Remote Desktop was no longer working, and they were trying to figure out why. This server is running Win2k3 SP2. I determined ...
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How to manually run Windows Update for Windows 2003?

I'd like to manually run windows update without accessing the windows update web site. Could you give me a hand? Thanks!