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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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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SID not being set on

I copied two trees with robocopy, a source and a destination, with the intent of making their permissions exactly the same, I ran the following commands: robocopy /MIR C:\Windows\System32\tasks\ ...
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Network Cable is NOT unplugged Windows ARGH

Okay this is driving me NUTS. The server will sit with a Network Status of "Unplugged" for ages until it is rebooted. This seems to occur at random times (2am, 10pm, 8:30am, 3pm etc) it does once ...
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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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Using Robocopy to backup C:\Windows\Tasks\*? [on hold]

I need to clean up C:\Windows\Tasks\* on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2; what's a safe to do this that preserves permissions etc? C:\Windows\System32>robocopy %CD%\tasks C:\temp\tasks /b /S ...
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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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Thin Client server requirements [on hold]

i have a small company and i want to include some thin clients in the IT infrastructure. Which servers, software components do i need for about 20-30 thin clients? The clients should run a normal ...
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Windows 2003 - How to prevent (console session) OR (Autologon) user to remain always logged-in?

1) Is the console session really supposed to auto-log off on idle? I'm surprised this still happens even though the console session is not supposed to be affected by RDP session timeout policies. 2) ...
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Remote Access to Windows Server 2003 while in Safe Mode

I have a Windows 2003 server. This server has experienced errors necessitating a restore procedure carried out in Safe Mode. However, the server is located in a remote location. How can I ensure that ...
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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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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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How do I delete the DMP files from Symantec Endpoint Protection's Data Install directory?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection on our server at the directory is full of 1GB DMP files going back 6 months, which has filled the server's disk. I can't seem to be able to delete these files: ...
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How can I get my License Key from a boot CD?

We recently acquired a server that's been in use for a while, but no associated software, logins, etc. We attempted to blank the administrator account password, but that didn't work. We also tried ...
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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 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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Windows Server 2003 x64 Rebooting - PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (50)

Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 Standard Edition it's rebooting by itself. I originally thought it wast Paragon Hard Disk Manager Premium 15. After uninstalled Paragon HDM 15 it stopped rebooting but it ...
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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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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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GPO Replication SysVol Inaccessible on Windows Server 2003

In our current AD setup, we have the following Domain Controllers: DC1: Server 2012 R2, Operations Master (All roles) DC2: Server 2012 R2 Mailserver1: Server 2003, Also hosts Exchange 2007 The ...
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DNS stopped registering clients

We have 3 Windows 2003 domain controllers each is a DNS server. We are set up to use single label domain names; the Registry settings per Microsoft have been made to the domain controllers / DNS ...
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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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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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Remote Desktop on multiple ports

Can you adivse how to enable the Remote Desktop/Terminal services service to listen on two different ports at the same time? ie. I wish to connect using either port 3388 or 3389 This is on a ...
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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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What is my time source server 2003

Have just had a bit of an issue with our time setup after an issue with our PDC. Am on clear up duty now but am struggling with some 2003 servers. On server 2008 I can run w32tm /query /source and ...
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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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Migrating from Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2 on same hardware

I have two Windows Server 2003 R2 Active Directory Domain Controllers which serve about 100 nodes. I need to upgrade to 2012 R2 on the same hardware (which exceed the minimum requirements). Since I ...
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Can't install SQL Express 2008R2- caspol.exe application error - the application failed to initialize

I'm trying to install SQL Server Express 2008 R2 on Windows 2003 Server (enterprise edition). I get the following error message: Title: caspol.exe - Application Error Text: The application failed ...
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Is there a way to disable “check online for updates from windows update” in windows update settings?

I have configured WSUS server in order to preserve bandwith in the network wile keeping essential updates turned on using that WSUS. Intranet WSUS server pointing to client pc and other settings are ...
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Terminal Server not allowing users to log on

We use 4x Terminal Servers that allow users to log on correctly, but a newly added 5th TS is only allowing Admins to log on. When trying to log on as a user who is not in the built-in ...
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LSASS.Exe using 100% CPU usage on SBS2003

LSASS.exe is using 100% CPU usage on my SBS2003 DC. For the life of me, I can't figure out what's causing it. I've checked the event logs and found a few things. I can't see if any of it is related. ...
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Windows Server 2003 -Ktpass - crypto: enum value 'rc4-hmac' is not known

I'm trying to create a keytab with Ktpass on a Windows Server 2003 with: Ktpass -princ host/prueba-mail.ejemplo.org@EJEMPLO.ORG -mapuser host -pass password -crypto rc4-hmac -out UNIXhost.keytab I ...
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Setup Acount Permissions with MSMQ and Windows Service

I'm a developer needing some guidance on setting up proper accounts/permissions for the following so bear with me please. I am creating a private MS Queue and installing a windows service on a Win ...
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How to run Chkdsk on all drives at startup on Windows Server 2003R2

I am struggling to find a way to automate chkdsk /f on all drives at startup, as so far I couldn't accomplish this task. Cannot use chkdsk in a batch file, as it would require user intervention (Y/N ...
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Monitoring Windows 2003 Server scheduled task running time

I've been trying to find solution/script to monitor Windows Server 2003 scheduled task running time. I can list details of the tasks via cmd: schtasks /query /fo LIST /v Is it possible to create ...
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“Workstation” and “Server” Services Keep Stopping

On one (or more) of our Windows Server 2003 R2 servers the "Server" and "Workstation" services keep stopping. There's nothing in the event viewer that would indicate why (no errors). I recall seeing ...
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Diagnosing why a Group Policy Object is inaccessible

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain. One of the Group Policy Objects appears as a linked item in an OU but all I can see if the Unique ID and that the Link Status is Enabled. There is a red minus icon ...
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Can I hack together a scanner driver for Win2K3 from XP, Vista, 2008 and 98 versions?

I have a multifunction scanner/printer/copier which I am moving to Windows Server 2003 but I cannot find a specific scanner driver for Win2K3. There are drivers for every other platform and I'm ...
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Controlling file naming pattern conventions on a file share

We have a shared folder on a server, where sales managers ought to save incoming requests, invoices and other documents. Different types of documents separated by folders. Before now managers name ...
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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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Correct configuration of a reverse Proxy with IIS 6.0 and IIRF for Hudson

I have an Hudson build working on IIS 6.0 with reverse proxy (IIRF). In general it works but 2 errors are displayed in Hudson in the main configuration page called "Manage Hudson" (only if I connect ...
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Windows 2003 Task Scheduler Not running in foreground

I have an old (Windows 2003) server running. I then have a Powershell script which I need to execute using a scheduled task (running it on it's own works fine). On all my other (windows 2008) servers, ...
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Domain Trust 2008 to 2003

I'm having trouble setting up the trust relationship between a Windows Server 2003 and a Windows Server 2008 AD. Domain a is Windows Server 2003 Forest functional level. Domain b is a Windows Server ...
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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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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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Event 2042 - Replication-Error Lies?

On a windows 2008 R2 server, in the Event Viewer under Applications and Services logs > Directory Service I'm getting the following error twice an hour: Invocation ID of source directory server: ...
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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 disable Stateful FTP on Windows 2003?

I have a Windows 2003 machine running FileZilla FTP Server, I have set the passive mode port range and have set up my router to do the respective port forwardings. However, it did not work. Debugging ...
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How do I troubleshoot a page not found error when configuring IIS6 Windows Server 2003? [Page Not Found]

I have configured IIS6 in my windows server 2003 with this link: http://www.simongibson.com/intranet/iis6/ After that I create a new web site inside Web Sites directory. Inside the physical path I ...
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How to transfer testdata in testlink from one server to another?

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 ...