Windows Server 2008 is a Microsoft server operating system released in February 2008. It is the successor to Windows Server 2003 and is based on the Windows Vista codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008 R2. This tag should only be used for questions related to Windows Server 2008. If ...

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Configure DC & Firewall/ Router such that clients can use Internet even if DC is down?

How do Windows domain clients behave if the DC is offline? Read this and am getting some symptoms. Curious about the answer for this scenario. When my Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is down, ...
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Is it possible to see who disabled a SQL backup job?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to audit who disabled a SQL backup job in Microsoft SQL 2008's SSMS on Windows Server 2008 R2. We have a couple admins and I'm attempting to pin point who disabled ...
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redirect specific computers to Specific ou

Helle All, I am planning to redirect the specific name of the computers to specific OU like as below Condition 1. Name which starts with CMP* need to move to "Com" OU Condition 2. Name which starts ...
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2008 R2 Webaccess server will not connect to RemoteApp server

I have a 2008R2 Remote webaccess server and a 2008R2 Terminal server with the session host role installed and remoteapp manager. I cannot get the Remote Web Access server to communicate with the ...
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ICACLS for a remote group on a remote machine

This question concerned a local group. I'm trying to use icacls for a remote group. I've tried this way, but it didn't work : > icacls \\HOST\shared_dir\file.txt /grant "HOST\GROUP":F HOST\GROUP: ...
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free open source alternative to VMware/Hypervisor for small firm [on hold]

We are looking to see if there is a FREE open source alternative to VMare/Hypervisor for a small firm. We have one server with Windows 2008 R2 on it with four virtual machines (AD, file, database, and ...
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Logged file system access [on hold]

Assuming the info is there, how I found out who accessed a certain shared folder or a file and made changes (like create a file and delete others) ?
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Windows Server with RAID error message after power outage - not booting

Good afternoon, We had a power outage last week at one of our remote sites which brought down the entire server room. Most of the systems came back online after the outage was resolved, but we have ...
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Multiple profiles per user?

Is it possible to have multiple profiles per user? The reason why I ask is because I need to create test environments for hundreds of users, where the test environment has different software. ...
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USB access denied [closed]

Domain Controller OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Client OS: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 Policy : USB allow This policy will work perfectly in all other usb devices except IPAD, IPOD etc, (Domain ...
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Export Active Directory from 2008R2 to Samba 4 DC

I know that they can co-exist, but is it possible to export the contents of an AD into an Ubuntu server Domain Controller that's setup with Samba4 AD? I'm hoping to reduce disruption as we take down ...
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Error while emailing CPU and Memory Utilization from a Windows Server

i can generate CPU and Memory Utilization of my laptop and email them to my email address. When i try to do the same thing for a Windows Server 2008, i get "new-object cannot load com type outlook....
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Windows Server - Route any request via a set IP

We have a Windows 2008 server that has multiple IP address' on it. When the server makes requests to other machines (Via a .Net Web App) we've found that the IP it's 'calling out' on is un-predictable ...
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How to disable client drives from Windows Server 2008 R2?

I'm working in college that has 3 labs. In each lab there are 100 systems that are all Dell systems (not a thin clients) and which have three drives (C, D, E). I will be logged on as a local user on ...
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How to edit administrators group privileges in Windows 2008?

What I want to achieve is creating a group similar to Administrators and then edit privileges as needed.
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how to disable ipsec when configuring l2tp vpn server in windows server 2008?

Is there a way to configure Windows server as a traditional L2TP server without having IPsec? I have tried add ProhibitIpSec in Windows' registry, it doesn't work, client report error 741. Have ...
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Can high memory usage cause network shares to be inaccessible?

I have a 2008 R2 server that has the File Print & IIS server roles. The memory usage is at around 80% constant due to an antivirus software I have installed (Windows Defender). On two occasions ...
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Robocopy One-Way Sync

I think my command is wrong. I only want to do a oneway sync from c:\SmarterMail\Domains tp \\My.IP.Add.Ress\C$\SmarterMail\Domains My current command is this: robocopy /E /S /MIR /Z /W:1 /R:1 /MIR ...
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How to check the Application event source configuration?

There are couple of event source added on my server, how can i check what is the configuration given while adding these sources ? ex: i have NTP source under Application event log on my 2008 server. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 best TCP optimization [on hold]

We are running a back connected socks5 proxy business. The main server we are using has very high load of network usage. with the increasing of our users, the service is getting more and more ...
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Automaticly apply 'list folders' permission to parental folders when user granted access to subfolder in Access Based Enumeration share

Firstly apologies if some of my terminology is off, I'm pretty new to Windows networking and Active Directory. We're running a Windows Server 2008R2 fileserver and I've been tasked with restructuring ...
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Create a chrome link that opens on multiple terminal servers

I've installed Chrome using the stand alone client and all users can see and access chrome. Now I'm trying to create a link and save it in a share for the end users to access. I can only open the ...
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Apache user denied access

I am having this repeating issue with Apache server 2.4 running on Windows Server 2008: The Server stops working denying access to all site files. The fix is to change the password on the account ...
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Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V VM blinking curser

After installing MS patches, my VM on a Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V boots with a blinking curser. I suspect to have issues with the boot and need to run a boot repair. However, I am unable to boot from the ...
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User Cross Domain Authentication Explanation

We have a domain in the 2008 R2 domain functional level....all DC's are 2008 R2. We also have a Windows 2000 domain. The domains are not trusted. From any server in Domain A (Windows 2008 R2), I can ...
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Is there any case when the userAccountControl attribute is blank?

I'm trying to find out why some of users in my AD on Windows 2008 Server R2 don't have the 'userAccountControl' attribute and there is no way to fetch any information about them. As far as I know this ...
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Deploying Windows 7 on VM with WDS - Driver Error

I installed a Windows 2008 SP2 Server (note, it's a windows 2008 server, not a windows 2008 R2 one!) on a vm and added the WDS-role to it. After that mounted the .iso from the Windows 7 - DVD and ...
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Created VHD on USB drive, in use by SYSTEM, and can't attach/dismount in Disk Management

Currently using Server 2008 R2, and I attempted to create and attach a 1.5 TB VHD on a USB 2.0 drive. I see the VHD file in the drive, but cannot attach it in Disk Management. I keep receiving an ...
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DISM: Can't mount an install image error 1812

I am trying to mount a windows 7 install image exported from Windows deployment services (from win2k8). The progress bar reaches 100% then returns: error 1812 - The specified image file does not ...
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Upgrade option not available from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2

I am trying to do an in-place upgrade from Windows 2008 Standard (Sp2, 64 bit) to Windows 2008 R2 Standard. The problem is that after running the setup executable, the wizard doesn't even mention ...
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Delegate Specific rights to Helpdesk on AD

Domain Controller - Windows Server 2008 R2 standard I need to delegate only below task to helpdesk id for specific OU i.e 1) Creating User 2) and after creating that user, add them to specific ...
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Robocopy with volume id paths?

Is it possible to use robocopy with volume id paths? C:\>robocopy /MIR /COPYALL /R:0 \\?\Volume{8a20c0df-ba3-44e9-8529-e6cd231a6759}\ \\?\Volume{3f1c91a3-39c0-11e6-a9fc-000c29ac2558}\ ------------...
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DCOMCnfg “Run application on this computer” is grayed out . WS2008 R2

I need to select in DCOMCnfg under Location tab following settings: "Run application on this computer" but is greyed out. It's a Windows Server 2008 R2, 64 bits. I'm logged as administrator. I've ...
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Transfer VM from inside (guest OS)

I need to clone VM and transfer it to another (dev) environment. But I don't have access to hypervisor. Do you know of software (trial/free) or algorithm for the task? I'm thinking the steps are ...
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Keyboard and Monitor not getting detected on HP Proliant Server

I am having an HP Proliant Server running Windows 2008 Standard on it. Since one day we are not able to access it remotely. So I have checked the server I can see all the lights and fan is running ...
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Windows 7 and Server 08 network “location” changing

Suddenly several domain computers running Windows 7 and at least one server on 2008 R2 are thinking that their NIC is part of a "public" network. The weird part is that when this symptom occurs the ...
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Can I use Windows Server 2008 RDS CALs on a Windows Server 2008 R2 [duplicate]

We are buying a new server and just need to make sure we can transfer out RDS CALs to the new one. We are going to do a downgrade from 2012 Standard to 2008 R2 Standard. The old server now is using ...
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Group Policy Objects stopped applying to most security groups [duplicate]

I have a Server 2008 R2 Domain with quite a few Group Policy Objects that should be applied to various OUs and security groups (Using security filtering). I got reports from users that they were ...
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Appropriate clustered file system for SAN drive connected to two windows hosts [closed]

I am a SQL Server DBA and my questions is a sysadmin one...so please forgive me for being blunt in some terms or phrasing things weird. I am looking for a solution to connect a iSCSI SAN drive to two ...
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Ping to server disappear for a long time, but reappear after reverse ping to my static IP

Almost every day about 9.00 - 10.00 link to my server goes down. I have two links: direct static IP & Hamachi VPN, usually I lose only the direct link, but Hamachi still works. Most interesting ...
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error 0x80070643 when install IIS Role on server 2008 r2

After the lots of search on internet, I post this question on serverfault meta, Now problem is that we are using windows server 2008 r2 and I getting error 0x80070643 code when trying to install IIS, ...
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Scan to folder across subnets/VLAN's no longer works

We have a Sharp copier scanner set up on address 172.20.20.200 and a Windows 2008 file server with network shares IP - 172.20.10.82. Up until a week ago we could scan from the copier directly to a ...
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Visual SVN restore options

My windows server went haywire recently and I had to to an OS reinstallation, which resulted in losing my Visual SVN and all the repositories. (Don't remember the v-svn version I had) However, I have ...
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How to migrate My Server OS? [closed]

I've been researching the past week or so on how to migrate my Windows 2008R2 Server to Linux CentOS, I thought I had a good grip on it but know I'm confused and my networking knowledge isn't as up to ...
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“Office” field in Outlook 2010 Contact Card

I'm working on updating our active directory information and I'm trying to find the AD field which populates the "Office" contact card field (example). I've updated the "Office" field in Active ...
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Windows 10 how to force domain users to logon with temporary profile

We have one special computer in our company and we need it to be always "fresh". When there was windows7 all users where logged there with temporary profile and everything was great. Unfortunately ...
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Windows Server FSRM doesn't appear to be properly limiting file sizes based on quota

I am not a windows admin myself and I don't have access to the server, so I'm unfortunately coming at this problem from a very limited perspective. However, I'm wondering if I might be able to gain ...
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Copy Files When New Files are added Windows

Will Windows Server 2008 copy the new files that are added to the directory by some program when the copy is in progress? I have to copy some 500Gb of data to a new directory from the server. This ...
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Windows server 2008- domain conflict

I was running a windows server 2008 R2 with active directory setup for all the other workstations, which was all setup by someone else before me. The issue is that the server OS got corrupted a few ...
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Shared folder write-self, read all permission

We wanted a shared folder where employees can add and modify their own files, but only had “Read” permission to the files other employees have created. How can we set permissions for this folder?