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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Windows Server Backup does not work unless I restart “Com+ Event System” service

We are working on a terminal server at a client running Windows Server 2008. We recently had a major issue and did a system state restore from a backup. This solved the issue and everything seemed to ...
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How can I move computer groups in WSUS?

I have some computer groups in WSUS: All Computers Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group A And I want some of the groups to be a subgroup of a group. For example All Computers Group ...
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F5 Load Balancing - axd files comes with 401 Unauthorized

I've got a problem I'm trying to resolve for some time. We have: 1 F5 Load Balancer 2 IIS servers with the same machine/validation keys behind the F5 LB Our problem is that our application hosted ...
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Why does IIS recycle my application pool every 15 minutes?

Today we have a huge number of users on our ASP.NET MVC IIS 7 web application. I notice that approx. every 15 minutes, the application pool process is killed and a new one is started. I did not find ...
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What is Most Reliable/Sustainable Way to Distribute a File to a Group of Windows Servers

In managing one of my applications, I need to distribute a small text file to a specific directory on a number of application servers and restart the service when a new version is pushed out. I have a ...
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remove previous exchange installation from server 2008 active directory

I have a previous windows server 2003 that i've moved to an server 2008. The ad is copied to the windows server 2008. Now we want the clients to connect to an external exchange server. When we want to ...
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Two Domain Controller in Domain

I want to setup two Domain Controller in my domain. The reasson is that it provide me fault tolerance, if one Domain Controller is down the other is ready to proccess request. I only have 2 windows ...
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Service is started than stopped app.config error

I've a windows service I try to run on a Windows 2008R2. The service starts and then stops (in the Event Viewer the only information I get is "Service is stopped"). If I try to run from the terminal I ...
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Windows 2003 error 2902 “server is the owner of this FSMO role, but does not consider it valid” after DCPROMO run

I am in the process of adding a Windows 2008 R2 DC (MTC2008DC) to an existing legacy Windows 2003 SBS domain, with a view to decommissioning the old server. There is already one 2008 DC in the domain ...
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How to remove a GPO setting that used a custom ADM

I'm trying to deal with some legacy group policies that applied registry settings using ADM files. I'd like to remove these registry settings and set them up as group policy preferences, but how do I ...
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Configuring Separate Forest for DMZ

Our DMZ currently has just two Winddows Server 2008R2 servers in it. One runs Exchange 2010 Edge Transport and the other is an IIS 7 server. Currently, these are just in a workgroup. We plan to ...
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CPU Usage statistic in Windows Server 2008 R2 Resource Monitor

I'm trying to analyze the performance of HPC R scripts via Resource Monitor in Windows Server 2008 R2. I have referred to this guide to get more information on the CPU tab of Resource Monitor, but I ...
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failed to open stream: Connection refused [on hold]

i'm stuck. this is the link to my question in stack overflow. The server I'm connecting to is a windows 2008 server ...
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Passing Linux NFS traffic through Windows Server 2008

We are developing an embedded device that runs on Linux and uses NFS mounts to aid in development. We are working in two private network spaces (172.16.x.y and 192.168.0.n). The 192 network contains ...
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RDS Logon failure with domain accounts over internet, but not over VPN

We have a domain-joined RDS 2008 R2 server where logons are rejected for domain accounts (even domain admins) coming in directly over the internet, but it works fine over VPN or internally. The RDS ...
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How to set relaxed security for Terminal Services on 2008 R2

I installed Remote Desktop Services on Windows 2008 Server R2. I am trying to set it up with 'Relaxed Security' similar to Windows 2003 would have. Windows 2003 Server, I would set up: Permission ...
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Create a reset password disk on Windows 2008 server foundation as domain controller

I have a Windows 2008 server foundation running as a PDC. I would like to create the "traditional" reset password disk just in case I forget it. I looked a lot and all links mentions such option under ...
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sharing folder for team foundation server in azure [closed]

I have setup an Azure VM with Win 2008 server and TFS(Team Foundation Server) 2012. TFS application build requires an UNC path to drop the EXE. For this I have configured a shared folder in the same ...
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ColdFusion Server slow connection to dedicated database server?

We had our database and web server on the same box. For performance reasons, we are now off loading the database to a dedicated server. When updating the CFDSNs to the new server, the verification ...
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Active directory removal [closed]

I am new to my company, and not much aware of the configurations done by the previous sys admin. I was the one assigned to remove AD but restore the network drives which are mapped. Current Scenario: ...
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VirtualBox VMs turns off randomly [closed]

I have a setup with around 70 (currently 35 is running) VirtualBox VMs. The host is an Server 2012 and the guests are Server 2008 R2. Suddenly some machines has started to turn off randomly (at least ...
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Response time slows as the day goes on, where to start troubleshooting?

My IT people just shrug their shoulders when I bring this up, so I am turning to SE for some help. I think this image shows it best. Quite simply, as the day goes on response time gets worse and ...
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What is causing WMI to delete registry keys

on one of our servers registry keys keep disappearing. These keys contain certificate keys for our sophos av management console and parts of the enterprise console stop working after each reboot (the ...
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dropped security events on PDC

Running a Windows 2008R2 Active Directory environment geographically dispersed over WAN links. Have used group policy to apply increased verbose security logging on domain controllers. Using ...
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Audit policy being overwritten by “something”

I'm installing vendor software which requires account auditing to be enabled on our DCs. The problem is Audit Policy is not being pushed. Checking secpol.msc shows Windows Settings->Security ...
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EnableLinkedConnections for standard users

I've been having some difficulties with seeing local network maps using logon scripts on Server 2008 R2. For the sake of this conversation, I have two users, one is the domain administrator account ...
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Can Desktop Apps be used on any device via browsers? [closed]

Wanted to know if there's a technology that allows hosted windows/dotnet software to be used on any device via browser plugins? or some other way? Thanks.
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Domain Controller loses major functionality randomly

I have a weird scenario going on, 2 domain controllers at 2 different sites that communicate over a BOVPN. At random the main server (named SERVER) will no longer be able to resolve DNS and even ...
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DFS namespace and replication

i have 2 server.(windows server 2008r2) in server1:domain=test.com,i install DFS namespace,namespace it is tv and target sony(\\tv\sony).(folder sony is shered). in server2:domain=test.com,i install ...
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IIS listening 127.0.0.1 instead 0.0.0.0

I configure binding on my IIS 7 server like: ip address: All Unassigned port: 8080 but in netstat -aon command see only 127.0.0.1:8080 instead 0.0.0.0:8080(which I would like) (0.0.0.0:8080 is ...
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lose connection in one way on local network without firewall windows server 2008 r2

we have 2 computers in our local network a few day ago we encounter an wired problem sometime network connectivity from computer one to computer two lose and we can't ping computer two from computer ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Certificate Services will not start Error Code 0x80090011 (-2146893807)

For no apparent reason that I can find our server 2008 r2 server, which is our ca service has stopped. I have tried to restart it, but when I do, it says object not found. When I check the event ...
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Delete cached copies of roaming profiles older than x days?

Several of our workstations are shared between multiple (30+) users. Every time one of them logs off, a cached copy of their user profile remains on the computer's hard disk. This is convenient and ...
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Why network drive is not accesible after reboot?

I have set a network drive on a Windows 2008 that is used by a scheduled task to read some files. After Windows update, server is rebooted and network drive becomes inaccesible for the task. What ...
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AD user only needs OWA access and we want to block everything else on the network

We have two domains. corp and sales. We are removing the SALES domain and moving all users to the corp domain. The only thing that the SALES domain did was allow remote sales people to access ...
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Forward DNS Record to an IP:Port [duplicate]

I have a server, let's say IP address of: 4.2.2.2. on 4.2.2.2:5000, I have a website called Gamers. I got a free domain at Gamers.tk. on 4.2.2.2:6000, I have a website called Sports. Domain ...
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Windows Firewall keeps ignoring ports that i open [closed]

I have a virtual private server that runs with windows server 2008 R2. My problem is that when i open a port, firewall don't listen to that port ever. Right now, i must open port 80 to connect to my ...
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Windows 2008 Radius Client

I'm trying to search for a way to have Windows 2008 as a Radius client to authenticate itself with the corporate Radius server. AD is currently out of the picture, and my superiors want me to look ...
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Cannot change password policy

I am logged in as the administrator in my Windows Server 2008 computer which is a domain controller. The password policies in local security policy are grey and I cannot change them. Do I have to ...
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BitLocker Already Configured Issue

System Configuration: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Disk Configuration: RAID1 We have a newly built system that is joined to a domain and has the proper GPOs for BitLocker already setup. We ...
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Not able to RDP with any other users

I have a strange problem in my Active Directory using Windows Server 2008 R1. Only one of my users is able to make use of remote desktop functionality from the 50 users I have in my domain. The rest ...
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Windows Diskpart: How to select disk based on LUN ID

I have multiple LUNs attached to my Windows 2008 server from a SAN storage controller. Each LUN has a unique ID. However, it has no correlation to the disk number in the Windows. For example in the ...
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Show logon process on windows 8

I'm experimenting with server admin on windows 2008 since I started a new tech job and want to learn things. I'm using a windows 8.1 pro client computer. The question is, is there any way to show the ...
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Windows 2008 Domain users can't logon even though Default Group Policy allows local logon

I've installed Windows 2008 Server Standard R2 and installed AD/DNS Server. After that, I'm not able to logon a local user which I've created. "You cannot log on because the logon method you are ...
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How do you repair Exchange 2007 after dirty service shutdown due to backpressure?

The server I'm managing was hit by spam (I think targeted) through an Anonymous relay that was setup and has since been disabled. The server has 12GB of RAM and there was about 238,000+ of spam ...
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How to Change HTTP Port in Win Server 2008

I have installed Websphere application server which is using port 80 on my system. I also neeeded SMTP , so installed IIS on WIN2008 Server . But getting following error: The World Wide Web ...
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Combine 2 networks with one Windows Server 2008 R2

I have 2 NIC on my Windows Server 2008 machine. One Card connected with clients via router and is leasing IPs to clients. The second card is connected with switch provided by ISP. Now Server machine ...
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Apache 2.2 stop take 30 second on window server 2008

I have installed apache2.2 on window server 2008, it is working fine. when i try to stop it , it takes round about 30 second, it is very painful for me as it is production server. i am using loading ...
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Will changing the date or time on windows server 2008 break any websites or anything else?

Sorry if this is a newb question, but I was told by someone about a month ago that if I change the date and/or time on one of our servers it could break our websites or something. I can't fully ...
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Can I restore a backup made with Windows Server 2008 R2 in Windows Server 2012 R2?

Can I make a backup on Windows Sever 2008 R2 (or 2008) with Windows Server Backup and restore it on Windows Server 2012 R2 (or 2012) with Windows Server Backup?