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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How to transfer testdata in testlink from one server to another? [closed]

Last month we installed testlink and bugzilla on our server and we started writing testcases in testlink for our project. Unfortunately we've never been able to access testlink on that server. We ...
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Unable to browse Win7 x64 shares

I have a single Windows 7 x64 machine that has shares running on it that I'm trying to access on the LAN. The IP of the Win7 box is on the same /24 subnet as the computers that need to access it. ...
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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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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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How to schedule a task to run every x-minutes on Windows Server 2003 R2

How to add a scheduled task that should run every x-minutes on Windows Server 2003 R2. I have followed many suggestion from the web, but I always end up with some interruption after 1 or 2 runs. ...
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How do I delete a locked file in Windows?

I'm moving some files around on the server (Windows Server 2003), and there's a locked file that no one seems to have open. How do I delete this file?
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I want to format a drive as NTFS, but Windows shows exFAT as the only option

The operating system is Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 with all updates applied. I have an external hard disk enclosure (one of these) with a 1 TB drive (garden-variety Seagate). When I right-click in ...
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Clone Windows Scheduled Tasks

I would like to copy all scheduled tasks on a computer with Windows Server 2003 to another Server 2003 computer. I can guarantee that all executables will be available on the new computer. Can I do ...
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Definitive download location for MBSA “wsusscn2.cab” file for offline mode scans?

I'm running Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1 against some servers that don't have outbound access to the Internet, by design of firewall restrictions, and therefore I'm wishing to run MBSA in ...
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Issue with COM+DLL in IIS 6.0 [closed]

We have a COM+DLL in IIS 6 supporting an ASP classic Application. We have successfully debugged to the point that we know that the DLL is causing hangs in the worker process (a call to the object is ...
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How to access AD directory user which has no read permission

While doing some testing, I have accidentally revoked Read permission for "Authenticated users" on a user in AD, and now I can not grant it again, because user is "invisible". I've done the ...
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How to determine the appropriate VSS hotfixes/updates to apply to a Windows 2003 server?

Yes...I know...Windows 2003 has already EOL'd now. I'm dealing with a remaining one in a large environment and have some issues that I believe are related to VSS according to a KB hotfix article. ...
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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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“Service Unavailable” on fresh installation of OS and IIS 6 no matter what I try

I recently installed Windows Server 2003 on a virtual machine and then added the IIS role. (The reason for using an old OS is to make some old software work - Crystal Reports web server component) I ...
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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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Easiest way to send an Email from the command line, using windows 2003 R2

I have a Windows 2003 R2 server and I want to send an email from the command line. This server does not have the SMTP service configured. Is there a one liner that will let me send an email? My ...
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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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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 ...
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Create a self-signed certificate to exchange SSL in W2003 SB

I'm doing a migration of some accounts in a local exchange server (W2003 server SB). Because of a limitation of O365 that seems to need SSL 993 connection to perform the IMAP migration, i need to ...
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Import CER file into NTAuth Store on Windows Server 2003

I have to import a third party CER file into the NTAuth Store on a Windows server 2003 machine. I followed the as described in the Microsoft documentation at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295663, ...
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Simple OpenVPN setup on Windows Server 2003 SBS with RRAS

I am trying to set up the most basic VPN configuration with OpenVPN. The server is Windows Server 2003 SBS. A typical client system is Windows 7 Professional. The server has two physical NICs (WAN ...
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How to kill a UDP connection from a process Windows Server 2003

I have a program running and it connects to a UDP port to perform multi-casting. I'm trying to simulate a network failure where that process cannot reach the UDP endpoint but everything else still ...
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Windows Map to user home directory fails with %username% variable

I have a user johndoe with the following drive mapping in his login script (.bat file). net use y: \\myserver\users$\johndoe However, when I try to use a more generic mapping using the username ...
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WHS Windows Home Server to Windows Server 2012 Essentials Migrate Backups

I have two WHS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Home_Server) machines that I want to combine to a single machine and upgrade to (WSE2012) Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 ...
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Remote Desktop IP missing in Event Log

I was checking my remote desktop event logs and an entry is confusing for me. The event was a normal log on event with a username, but at details have a dash (-) for the source IP instead of a source ...
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What could cause issue with accessing server over vpn

We have two servers at point A, users at point B connect to the servers We use juniper firewalls to do the VPN, Server 2 OS was just reinstalled. Access to server 2 stopped working. Users at point ...
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Unable to Join Windows 8.1 Pro Clients to domain on windows server 2003

I have several Windows 8.1 Pro machines which will not join our domain on Windows Server 2003. These are brand new machines which were deployed at the same time as several others which DID join the ...
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How much RAM does a server actually need?

I have a quite a few servers deployed around the world. They are running Windows 2003 x64 with SQL Server 2005 x64 with 6 GB of RAM. The boxes do not have the best (or even an acceptable) ...
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MySQL configuration stops at starting server [closed]

Currently trying to install MySQL 5.6.26 on a Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack 2, during the installation, it stops at the starting server step, tried following this question's accepted answer, but ...
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RPC Server Unavailable When Trying to Join W2003 Server to W2003 Active Directory Domain

I have an Active Directory Domain with a Windows 2003 Standard SP2 Server as the DC. When trying to join an additional Windows 2003 Standard SP2 server to the domain I get message "The following error ...
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Tracking file permissions changes on a Windows server

Some-thing or Some-one is changing file permissions occasionally on files on my Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller. I'd like to track these changes. Initially I thought one could do this with ...
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How do I set “MaxPermSize” for Atlassian Fisheye/Crucible running as service on Win2k3?

I have been trying to setup Atlassian Fisheye/Crucible as a service on Win 2K3 R2 for two weeks. I keep getting various "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space" errors, which crash Fisheye and ...
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Schedule reboot at the specified time

How to schedule a Windows server to reboot at a specified time? It's about a Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.
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Windows Server 2003 Directory Services Restore Mode Lock-Out

I've got a Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard machine. Against my advice, the company making use of this server made it do everything. Zero redundancy outside of some flat file backups. After months ...
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What could be wrong with our HP Proliant Server [closed]

While observing our file server yesterday, I witnessed a BSOD, and after a restart, the Server OS (2003) cant boot. We have 6 raid drives. I noticed the disk lights and discovered the first four from ...
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1611- Fan x missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient in HP ProLiant DL380 G6

I have HP ProLiant DL380 G6 server. It is showing following errors. 1611- Fan 1 missing, 1611- Fan 2 missing, 1611- Fan 3 missing, 1611- Fan 4 missing, Fan Solution Not Sufficient, 1615- Power ...
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How can I disable FastCGI on a Windows IIS 6 server?

We use WordPress for our company website and it has crashed for no discernible reason. It gives an error message like this: FastCGI Error The FastCGI Handler was unable to process the request. Error ...
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Installing IIS on windows 2003 without the windows CD

Ihave a server that I need to install IIS on - however I don't have the windows 2003 CD available. It prompts me to insert the CD labeled "Service Pack 2 CD-ROM" - I've downloaded the service pack ...
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Can't find i328 folder on CD2 server 2003

I have a running windows server 2003 sp2. I’m trying to add the application roll to the server. The problem is that when I click next in the "configure your server Wizard" it ask me for the CD 2 to ...
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Tool to compare directory/files and permissions on Windows

Is there a tool or command which will compare two directory trees on separate computers and output a list of differences, including differences in permissions? I was looking at http://winmerge.org/ ...
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Are Window's SIDs in AD case-sensitive?

Are Security Identifiers in AD case-sensitive? How I can check this?
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Windows 255 character path/file name limit

..that applies sometimes, depending on the application, but not all the time, depending on the application.. WTF and how the heck do you all deal with this? I have users who are able to create ...
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Schedule a Task to Run When Another Completes on Windows Server 2003

On Windows Server 2003, I have a task that is scheduled to run every morning at 12 am. The time it takes to run varies since it is a search engine spider that crawls a website. I want to have a batch ...
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SSL Certifcate Request s2003 DC CA DNS Name not Avaiable

I am trying to submit a request for an SSL certificate on a Domain Controller in order to enable LDAP SSL, and having no end of problems. I am following the information provided at ...
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iSCSI on Windows Server 2003 data not showing on Windows Server 2012

I have a Western Digital My Cloud EX2 drive with 4TB RAID 1. I created a iSCSI Target on the disk and set up 2 initiators. One on Windows Server 2003 and one on Windows Server 2012 R1. My purpose ...
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File not found when using PHP [closed]

Problem: PHP is not working right. My html file asks for a name and then calls the PHP will display a "Hello" message. What is happening is on the htm page I am putting in my name and hit go then ...
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Enabling cipher TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA (0xa) on Windows Server 2003+ISA 2006

I have been given a task to disable all "weak" ciphers/protocols on our very old ISA server based on Windows Server 2003. I have disabled all protocols but TLS1.0, and all ciphers but RC2/128, RC4/128 ...
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How to check what process or application is deleting a file without using Process Monitor? (Windows Server)

Currently I'm having an issue with a piece of software that makes use of specific files (which are basically xml), sometimes stored on a file share and sometimes stored locally. Every so often one of ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 / IIS6 & SHA-256 SSL Certificates

Was hoping someone could help me out with this one as there seems to be conflicting articles on the subject. I've got a legacy server running Windows Server 2003 R2 with IIS6 and need to generate an ...
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GPO Policy Object removal 'Unwilling' to process the request

This is a tough one in which I don't think anyone can find the answer for, not microsoft yet at least... There is a Group Policy Object on the primary domain controller, and when I say primary, its ...