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 - 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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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 tab->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 "cn=...
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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 mappings?.....
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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. ...
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How do you force printer drivers on a server to replace drivers on the client?

We have a Windows 2003 server acting as a print server for our Konica/Miolta 7222 Biz Hub, among others. Recently the driver was updated on the server to the incorrect version (Why Konica has a "...
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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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Symantec backupexec troubleshooting issues with a Dell Robotic tape Library in Windows 2003

I’m running Symantec BackupExec 12.0 on a Windows 2003 server. After I powered down my SCSI tape drive (Dell PowerVault 124t autoloader) it no longer shows up in Backup Exec in the device pool. So ...
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How can I visualize hard disk space with millions of files?

We have a hard disk that is 600 Gigs and nearly full. It's been filled up with 18,501,765 files (mostly small 19k images) and 7,142,132 folders. It's very difficult to find out where exactly all the ...
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Optimization of Soft Page Faults

I am currently doing performance analysis on a server and I see an application is generating a large number of page faults/sec. After checking the page reads/sec it seems these are all soft page ...
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Work Around to use Psexec on Windows Server 2003 64-bit

local OS: Windows Server 2003 remote OS: Windows Server 2003 64-bit I have a management server (32-bit) which has many scheduled batch scripts running on. One of the script is to use psexec to launch ...
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How to get the IP Address for your Local Area Connection on Windows Server?

I want to create a batch or vbs file that will put together a url and executed. Part of that url needs to be the actual ip address of the machine. How I am able to get that IP address in a variable ...
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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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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 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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Database with MS JET after migration

I am migrating a bunch of sites which each use an Access database (or whatever an MDB file is). If I try to load the site, I get the following error: Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server error '...
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How to “scan to e-mail” documents without having the e-mail leave our LAN and automatically dump attachments to user folders?

We have some scan to e-mail multifunction machines that are networked. Our e-mail is hosted with Google Apps and our connection to the Internet is a plain old DSL line so our connection isn't very ...
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Can I create a website blacklist with Group Policy?

I can create "whitelist" functionality for blocking all sites and allowing some via the GP setting: User Configuration > Windows Settings > Internet Explorer Maintenance > Connection/Proxy ...
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Windows Server 2008 network speed slow, Xen 3.4.3 HVM ISO

I've setup a VM running Windows Server 2008 on a host node running Xen 3.4.3-5 and the following kernel: 2.6.18-308.1.1.el5xen #1 SMP Wed Mar 7 05:38:01 EST 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux The network ...
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Could MFT fragmentation be a problem on my busy file server?

Windows Server 2003 SP2 LUN mounted from SAN Millions of small files across hundreds of thousands of directories (100GB total) NTFS with 4k cluster size While doing the initial file crawl for backups ...
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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 ...