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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LDAP authentication issue with Kerio Connect

We have Kerio Connect (mail server) running on a Windows Server 2003 server on a domain. In the webmail client, users are able to change their domain password. This functionality used to work fine ...
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Unable to resolve FQDN, hostname works

We are having an issue where computers who are not part of the domain cannot resolve the FQDN of a server (but regular hostname and ip do resolve). The strange thing is that this does work when the ...
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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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Find files by creation date on Windows Server 2003

What's the easiest way to find all files on a server (Windows Server 2003) created on or before a certain date? (BTW, Windows Search has been and is currently disabled.)
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How do I fix a custom Event Viewer Log that merges automatically with the Application log?

I am trying to create a custom event log for a Windows Service on Windows Server 2003. I would like to name the custom log "(ML) Startup Commands". However, when I add a registry key with that name to ...
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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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Nagios NRPE plugin check_ad - Fixed

i've reading about this problem much and trying to solve it on my own ways but still not luck. I've running debian 7 as nagios server. Problem is that i cant check state of my Active Directory Domain ...
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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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Enabling SHA2 Certificate Support on Windows Server 2003

A little background information first. I have an SSIS package that runs inside a Windows Server 2003 SP2 32 bit environment. The package recently started failing with the following error during a ...
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Win2k3 Terminal Services ErrorID 7024

We had an issue on a Win2K3 server yesterday where nobody could connect (not even from a console) We only have the admin-mode terminal services enabled. From a different PC on the same network, I ...
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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

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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Window Server 2003 Computer Not Accessible From Other Computers But Ping Works [closed]

I am a new member and I wanted to add a comment on the question in this post I can ping a network computer but not access it but was unable because I needed to have a better reputation and I wanted to ...
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windows printer spool gets stuck with file at 64kb from linux and mac

Hi I have two printers one on a file server with windows 2003, and other with windows XP. The thing is that when i try to print from my machine, my file stays in queue for ever, it says 64kb out of ...
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How to turn on SMTP server on windows without depending on IIS? [closed]

I am trying to find a way to enable/configure SMTP server on my windows 2008 R2 server. I would like to eventually have a php script that connect to this service/read/send emails. I found an ...
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Windows server 2003 MMC has detected an error in snap. It is recommended that you shutdown and restart MMC

I have Windows Server 2003 STD x64 SP2 and I have been installed AD on it. When I try to add computer there is an error message saying: MMC has detected an error in a snap. it is recommended that ...
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Scheduled task does not run on WIndows 2003 server on VMWare unattened, runs fine otherwise

Scheduled task does not run on Windows 2003 server on VMWare. The same setup runs fine on standalone server. Test below explains the problem. We really need to run a more complex bat file, but ...
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Cannot Access file server via IP Address but it can be accessed by its hostname

i have shared a folder in windows server 2003. while accessing that server via \server-ip-address from another server (windows 2003) i am getting an error saying "You might not have permission to use ...
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How exactly does the home folder mapping in 2003 AD work?

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with a user's My Documents not being mapped to a network location as it should be. Most of the user have their AD account set to have H as their home folder and ...
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Have issue with monitoring 32bit app pools running on 64bit IIS

I am performing a monitoring task on my 64bit web server which has couple of applications pools running in 32bit mode. I am using .Net CLR Memory object in perfmon to monitor them. However, my ...
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Configure php mail() on Windows/IIS

I have a Windows Server 2003 / IIS web server running various application servers, and ended up begrudgingly adding PHP into the mix. I know Win/IIS isn't the ideal environment for PHP, but it's what ...
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How to: Make X.509 Certificates Accessible to WCF

I have followed the instructions here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa702621.aspx I runnning windows 2003 IIS6 with a seperate user account for the Application pool I give this user access ...
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Installing SQL Server 2008 SP2 fails in 2003 cluster setup

When I try to install SP2 (or simply "repair" the SQL Server installation), the dependency check finds the following problem: Rule "Not clustered or the cluster service is up and online." failed. ...
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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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Unable to renew certificate in certmgr.msc in windows 2003

I am trying to renew a certificate using CertManager on Windows 2003 Server. (I have also used the certificate plug-in in MMC but its the same thing.) I am logged in with the Administrator account. ...
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WebDAV “PROPFIND” exception in IIS due to network share?

We're finding continuous exceptions in our event viewer on our live box to the following exception: Process information: Process ID: 3916 Process name: w3wp.exe Account name: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK ...
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VirtualBox fails to start on Windows Server 2003 [closed]

Disclaimer: this is my first post on ServerFault, as well as my first time administering a server, so please bear with me. I posted this on SuperUser a few days ago, but received no response. ...
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Can't use HTTPS with ServerXMLHTTP object

I am supporting a Classic ASP application that connects to a payment gateway via HTTPS. Up until recently there have been no issues. A few days ago this broke without the code, IIS config or anything ...
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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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Unable to read data from the transport connection: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

I am having an issue with a program where after 6 mins +- 5 secs we get the above exception. Some more info about the exception stacktrace is below. This all happens pretty religiously, 6 mins goes ...
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Help with OpenVPN setup on Windows Server 2003

Just wondering if someone can assist me further with the set-up of OpenVPN on my Windows Server 2003. I have configured Win Server as per the following guide: http://tinyurl.com/kxusv and I'm now at ...
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Disk quota problem in Windows Server SBS 2003

I have got a new job and the existing SBS 2003 domain setup is unsecure (i.e. everyone is a domain admin etc etc). There are lots of problem due to inexperienced "network admin", and I am trying to ...
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How to setup Perfmon/Logman to get the Thread performance counters for only a specific IIS process?

I am trying to setup Perfmon/Logman to collect some performance counters to monitor my IIS6 installation. There are multiple w3wp instances on this host, and I can successfully collect data for the ...
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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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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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Autoenrollment Feature Cannot Reach Active Directory

I'm getting the following error message a couple of computers: Automatic certificate enrollment for local system failed to contact the active directory (0x8007054b). The specified domain either does ...
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Migrating physical server to Amazon Web Services cloud computing

I am trying to migrate a physical server running Windows Server 2003 to Amazon Web Services cloud computing. What is the simplest/easiest way to transfer everything to cloud computing keeping ...
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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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Failed to install Tomcat6 service in windows server 2003 enterprises

When I try to install Tomcat6 I am getting this error --------------------------- Apache Tomcat Setup --------------------------- Failed to install Tomcat6 service. Check your settings and ...
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How to specify path in Apache tomcat catalina for folder on different server?

On apache tomcat C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\conf\Catalina\localhost\ we can change folders for another by specify it in XML like: THE_FOLDER.xml and in that xml we ...
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How to check WSUS server updates downloaded size?

How can I check the updates size which were downloaded in WSUS? For example I need to check the updates size downloaded of April 9, 2013 for new 26 updates. And how can I locale the new updates on ...
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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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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 ...