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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Unable to do automatic updation in the slave server

I've installed BIND 9.5.2-P1 running in Windows Server 2003. There is 1 master server and 1 slave server. i already have master that work well for our zones. The problem is my slave server didn't ...
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SQL 2000 Logs disk drive bust

We;ve had a disk go on our SQL server (2000) that contained all the log files, so we replaced the drive (no raid config so data lost) and now when trying to connect to Enterprise manager we cant, just ...
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Windows server: applications running on the production server

How can some one determine what applications are running on a given server? This is a windows server. I think Windows 2000 server or may be newer. The applications could be .net applications or VB6 ...
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Windows 2003 + SQL 2005 for WSS 3 disk topology

For financial reasons we are limited to Windows 2003 and SQL Server 2005 to host Windows SharePoint Services v3, I am looking at the disk topology at the moment and a little unsure if I have got it ...
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Unable to Access Print Shares via IP Address But Can Via Netbios Name

Strange problem.... I have a W2003 DC also running file and print sharing. Since a reboot a couple of days ago, legacy devices that used mapped printers to this server are no longer able to connect. ...
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Server 2003 Performance Counters for File Shares?

I've got a disk with several different things going on. I'd like to determine approximately how much of the disk activity is due to file sharing. Is there a counter for this? Also, and I may have ...
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How to reset time on a Win 2003 Small Business Server Client

I setup a Win 2003 Small Business Server client without setting the correct time. When the user later changed the time on the workstation he was unable to logon. A message is instead displayed ...
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Unable to do forwarding in BIND DNS?

I have BIND working on Windows Server 2003. I want to forward my queries to another server. Recursion is working but forwarding is not working. Can you guide me to set it up? I have given the ...
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Windows 2003 SBS - Default Share Size

I setup a server for myself about 6 months ago but have only recently noticed that the network shares all have a default maximum size of 1GB. How do I adjust this upwards, as I have other servers ...
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Forwarding in BIND DNS failed?

I have BIND working on Windows Server 2003. I want to forward my queries to another server. Recursion is working but forwarding is not working. Can you guide me to set it. I've given the following in ...
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Oracle 10g ODBC Drivers and Connectors

Hello Im using two machines : Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 , on both I have installed the oracle client 10g, and when I try to use ODBC for linked server option on SQL Server It just work on my ...
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NT to unix password sync service?

I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + ASP.Net on Windows Server 2003 x86 to develop asp.net application with SQL Server 2008 Express. I find sometimes my system is very slow (not very responsive) ...
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Scheduled Tasks - Win 2003 - Issues and further explanation of MS/KB

Thsi page: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308558 claims the following: Note Administrators or users with administrator permissions can configure the Task Scheduler to send a notification ...
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Demo a database mirroring on SQL Server, which choice is the best?

I'm going to demo a high-availability SQL Server database to my mentor. My current PC configurations are: Pentium E6300 2G of RAM Windows 7 Ultimate I planned to create 3 virtual machines by ...
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How to export group membership list

How do I export a list of all groups and the users who are members of each of the groups on a Windows 2003 server? Thanks
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Boot a VM from existing disks in ESXi

We have a Windows 2003 server, used mostly as a file and print server on a machine with a good CPU and plenty of RAM. It also has room for 4 new drives. I was wondering if I could install new ...
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How to check if a server runs in pressing mode

Layout: i have at customer side a server (win2003 R2 SP2 standard edition 32-bit) with a sql-server 2005 and some databases. This system starts with the /3GB-Switch. The system reports 3.25 GB RAM ...
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What is the delay for DFSR before it begins sending a file or files?

I have heard rumor there could be an hour delay between when I could drop a file in the source folder and when it actually begins transmission to the destination. However, I can't find this in any ...
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Helicon ISAPI Rewrite Proxy 500 Internal Server Error

I have a website running at www.domain.com. The client now wants the website to appear to be running under www.otherdomain.com/whatson/brand/ Since the website is umbraco it won't run under a ...
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w2k3 server - 32 to 64 bit partitions remain?

Currently have a w2k3 server, 32 bit with an OS partition and a 1.7TB data partition, both local raid sets on a dell server. If I delete the 32 bit OS partition and reinstall w2k3 server 64 bit, will ...
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DNS zones and named files

I've installed BIND in my Windows server2003. i've configured the named file in C:\named\etc\named.conf as: options { directory "c:\named\zones"; allow-transfer { none; }; recursion no; }; zone ...
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Window Server 2003 Print spooler

Hello Everyone in ServerFault, I am new to this website. I have been coming here to fix my own problems. I believe everyone here on this website is great. I could not find this issue anywhere. I am ...
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Running a Windows service under a domain account from a non-member server

I've got a standalone Windows Server 2003 running SQL Server 2005 and a Windows Server 2003 Active Directory domain controller. Using maintenance plans/SQL Server Agent, I'm trying to write the ...
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Windows2003: A problem about installing Windows hotfix

If I install a hotfix like "http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?id=927579", is there any risk like something existing will be overriden or rolled back? Please advise any concern on this. ...
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Is there a scriptable method for testing duplex settings on network interfaces?

I'm looking to test, on a large number of servers, whether or not the duplex settings on the network interfaces have been set up properly. Is there a tool, or set of scripts, which I can run against ...
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Automated way to update folder on Windows XP clients from a folder on Windows 2003 server

All of our workstations have a folder on their local drive that contains some common files used by our company. Periodically we need to push out changes to some of these files. Currently we are using ...
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Server Name required for IIS6 windows auth login since W7 upgrade

I have an intermittent problem after clients have upgraded to W7. I'll try to explain the scenario: W7 Pro client, member of W2003 Domain with a bog standard User role. Using IE8, user accesses ...
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TTL for PTR records on Windows 2003 Server DNS

When I look at the TTL (Time to Live) for PTR records (Reverse Lookup Zone) on one of our Windows 2003 DNS servers I see some are at 15 minutes, others are at 20. They have "Delete this record when ...
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Hardware/BIOS Monitoring Tools with Email or other Reporting Functionality

I am looking for recommendations for good software that can report the status of hardware it is installed on through an email or IP Connection. A bit of background, my organization has 160 locations ...
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how do in attach a new host to the clariion

I 'm a newbie so need lil help on the basics. I have a new win 2003 server,I need to attach the host to my clariion Cx 700 box. Can some body walk me through the step by step procedures. I will ...
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DFS Replication on Lan (with multiple subnets)

target: want to replicate a folder on 2 machines situation: we have 2 windows 2003 servers (for this purpose) in a domain and each of these servers has 2 network cards; and each server have 2 ips, ...
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Active Directory Server out of service with LSASS.exe using more than 50% of CPU

My DC (Windows Server 2003 R2) randomly goes offline denying all requests and writing on the System Event log an error 2019 from source SRV "The server was unable to allocate from the system nonpaged ...
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Unable to make the session state request to the session state server

For about 4-5 months now, I seem to be having this sporadic issue--mainly during our busiest time of the day between 10:30-11:45AM, where all my Windows 2003 web servers in a Microsoft NLB cluster ...
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Explorer.exe not starting after login on Windows Server 2003 (Terminal Services and console)

When users login to a Windows Server 2003 R2 running Terminal Services they have a blank desktop. Upon inspection, explorer.exe is not running. When I login as administrator, using either RDP or to ...
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How to stop DHCP , DNS WINS roles in window 2003

There are few roles defined in window 2003 like DHCP DNS SERVER WINS I want to stop these roles as they are causing problem with some DNS How can i stop those roles or i have to remove those roles
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Exchange not allowing connections every 2 days at 4am

I am currently having an issue with Exchange crashing every 2 days at roughly 4:42AM. The exchange services are running but Outlook will not connect to the server. Also, in the application log, I have ...
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Windows Server 2003 System Process continuously growing number of handles

On a server running Windows 2003 Standard edition, the System process is sitting at 0-1% CPU usage, but under Task manager and Process Explorer it shows the number of handles at over 900,000 and is ...
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Windows 2003R2 installer only offers D: to install the OS

A little background. A server, running Windows 2003R2 (x86), with a RAID5 array, partitioned with 100GB for OS, the rest 2TB+ for data. 100GB is C:, data is D:. All fine. Recently, due to drive ...
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How do I 'register' local domain names, e.g. just on my home NT domain?

I have just set up a small server for testing, using SBS 2003. I have set it up as a domain controller, and my dev machine belongs to that domain. One of the first things I wish to test is a ...
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Migrate a DFSR Server to a new one. Currently in a Hub-Spoke Configuration

Is there an easy way to migrate the Hub to a new server. My current one is running out of space. Do I need to redesign the configuration or can I do a migration to the new server.
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Clear data from iSeries server

I have an iSeries serve running Windows 2003 server - let's call the server EMERALD. EMERALD is out of disk space and I cannot remotely connect to the server. I have gone to the physical server and ...
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transfer of fmso roles to an sbs 2003 computer from original DC running server 2003

here is the outline that was done about 4 years ago. 1) we had a Windows 2003 server pdc running in the organization 2) i added sbs 2003 to the network about 3 years ago, at the time i transferrd the ...
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Windows Scripting

How to pull the users list from AD with only one read permission account by using a script.? also I want to Create a script which allows in AD to create 10 OU's and 50 users in each OU. Please ...
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SQL Server Remote Query TCP Error

We are in the process of moving to a new hosting provider and after setting up a very simple database in SQL Server 2005, I noticed that if I wait more than 10 seconds or so between running queries ...
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Exchange Server 2003 random NDR's and DNS

We run an Exchange 2003 email server which also doubles as a SDC / DNS server. The PDC also serves DNS requests too. Every now and again an email will fail. Where the email is going to or coming from ...
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administration skills required on Windows operating systems from a SAN admin point of view

Can someone tell me the administration skills required on Windows operating systems(windows 2003) from a SAN admin point of view. Would really appreciate if some one can elaborate a little on this and ...
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OCS will not find SQL backend database, any suggestions?

I am currently trying to install OCS 2007 R2 on a domain of VM's, no matter what i try i cannot make the OCS install wizard find the SQL database. i have tried:- Check ports open (checked with ...
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Windows 2003 “Windows cannot display Windows firewall settings”

Our Windows Server 2003 SP2 has been hit by a hacker that installed a few services and other niceties and disabled our firewall. I've managed to clean up (the strange thing is that no detection ...
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Proper Setup for Internal and external network cards

Currently I have the following setup Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : workhorse Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . : AVIAF.local Node Type . . . . . . ...
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Server 2008 print server down / access denied

I have two Server 2008 servers (both running as VMs in VMware). One is a Full Installation, and the other is a Server Core installation. I just installed Print Services on both of them. In Print ...