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 2008R2 IIS Appcrash

We have a web application hosted on several servers of our customers. Recently on only one of them, apppool is recycled about every 15 minutes. I've checked the event viewer and there is no "Warning" ...
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My folder permissions are not working

I am configuring a 2008 R2 server for learning experience. The problem I'm having is the following: Current situation: I created 5 Users, put the users in a global group and made the global group ...
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Send message to all logged in clients in active directory from windows server 2008

Hello I'm wondering how i can notify ALL my users that is currently logged in on their client computers that there will be a maintainance and such? the msg command does not work for me i've tried. ...
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Compare scale of Windows Server 2016 [on hold]

Kindly requesting the community to throw some light in comparison of Windows 2016 server with other versions. I could not find any suitable link from the Microsoft website.
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Close locked file in Windows Share using Powershell and Openfiles

I work with a lot of folder shares, but there are a bunch of locked files which have been opened by some other process. I need to close those files. So far I've been using MMC - System Tools - Shared ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 crash every hour

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 which crash every 1 hour. The server is physical and is provided by fasthosts but I can access the server(out of the country). So I checked for Event Viewer before crash ...
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Remote Desktop + Two Factor

My boss has asked me to come up with a way to implement dual factor authentication for RDP access to servers. So, when any of my fellow admins remotely log into a server via RDP they must go through ...
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Windows 7 connecting to a domain Network path not found [on hold]

When i try to connect to a fresh instance of AD DS (installed on a 2008 R2 server) from my windows 7 computer, i just get "The following error occured on connection to domain domain.tld Network path ...
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How to login without system profile?

I am receiving 0x80070002 file missing error on starting server. server is running windows server 2008 r2. After researching i got to this page ...
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Fujitsu Primergy RX100 S6 Windows Web Server 2k8 R2 Hard Drives not found

I got a question about our Fujitsu Primergy RX100 S6. We want to install Windows Web Server 2008 R2 on a complete brand new RAID 1. The BIOS finds both of the hard drives and also the virtual disk ...
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Extract event log from Windows 2008 or Windows 2003

I was going to send my vendor steps to extract the 'Maximum Log Size' and 'Restrict Guest' access from the event log settings. Can you help me see if this work for all cases regardless of 2003,2008 or ...
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Networking between host and virtual machine loopback

I got a problem with my vmware guest and host networking. On my vm, a 3rd party company send me vm image to test our product before live environment. As default my vm specs ; Win server 2008 and lot ...
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How can i change disks from foreign state using OMSA

i added 4 disks in the PowerEdge T610 on connector 1 but they are in foreign state. i upgraded the Firmware to Version 6.3.3.0002. still i could not get the fuction to clear foreign state. please if ...
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Domain Controller unable to authenticate Static IP workstation/server

I have an exchange server which was on a static IP (192.168.10.3) previously, failed to communicate with my all-in-one domain controller (192.168.10.2) out of a sudden. The only way to get it working ...
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Memory Usage percentage in Task Manager [closed]

lets say i have a windows server with 48GB RAM and SQL installed in it, if the total memory in use is 24GB and SQL usage is 12GB, the percentage memory used by SQL is 50% or 25%...
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cant perform upgrade from server 2008 standard to enterprise

I have an 32bit Windows server 2008 standard installation which I would like to upgrade to enterprise. Its a non R2 version. The installation is Dutch. I'm using a Dutch setup disk as well (and the ...
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Killing a single service when multiple services are under same pid using taskkill

I am trying to kill wuauserv on a windows server 2008 R2, however it has the same PID as other services which I don't want to kill. I assume running taskkill /f /pid [PID] would kill them all, how do ...
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External Trust broken

I had a network issue on DomainA.local (switches has to be restarted), issue resolved. logged onto DomainA fine, went to click on mapped drive (located on DomainB.local) no access "There are no login ...
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Windows 2008 R2 ftpes, can't upload files

I've setup an ftpes server (ftp with explicit TLS) on a Windows 2008 R2 Server. I am able to connect but when an upload is finished the file is deleted on the Server and I get this error (with ...
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Should I change the value of TcpTimedWaitDelay after increasing the MaxUserPort's value?

I have Apache running on Windows 2008 R2. I had an issue where my Windows Server is reaching maxing outbound TCP connection which caused many connections to be interrupted and my application started ...
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Task Scheduler - Custom Trigger Not Firing

Our server has MANY tasks in Task Scheduler that run on varying schedules. I need to be notified by email only when one particular tasks completes. Seeing that the appropriate Event ID for a ...
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Windows Server delete files in folder but no permision to delete folder itself

We have a problem, with permissions on shared folder for out employees. We have folder lets say Main, with multiple projects (files and folder inside), constantly added and removed. The problem is ...
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icewarp automate extraction of smtp logs

How can we create a batch job to extract results of SMTP log search from IceWarp Log Analyzer and save it to desktop or some network drive or better send it via mail. We are using windows server 2008 ...
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AD log message showing E-mail of user object creation

I am referencing the active directory log message (4720) which shows 'User Principal Name' as an email address. However there is another email address found when viewing the actual User Object ...
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Windows Server 2008 send an alert using Powershell

I want to send an alert with Powershell. But I want to know if there is another way to send an alert, other than email. Thanks. P.S. I can't send emails because I don't have an smtp server, and due ...
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Application Crash after inactivity Application Event ID: 1026, 1000, 1005, 1001. Security Event ID: 5061 [on hold]

For several months now I have a problem with my 3rd party application. After some inactivity on application, application crash. What I checked: Network. Updates (without servers, on PC and server ...
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Network files automagically adding themselves to offline files cache

The setup: A Microsoft Active Directory network Network clients are a mix of Windows 7 and 8.1 Offline files enabled and configured via group policy Background sync configured No administratively ...
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Windows AD server allows communication with-out LDAPs

I have a windows server 2008 AD setup with LDAPs signing requirement. I try a simple bind (through port 389) it is getting blocked as expected. But when I try a bind through 636, the ldaps port, It ...
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Tls1.0 between client and server Windows not working

I am trouble getting TLS 1.0 working between a client, which is a Windows Xp machine and a server, which is a Server 2008 R2. On the server the event log shows the message saying that TLS 1.0 ...
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Replication for GSWEBDISPDEV has an RPO violation - vSphere Replication - Warning [closed]

Kindly help me in resolving this issue. Issue - Replication for GSWEBDISPDEV has an RPO violation. Type - vSphere Replication Trigger Time - 8/20/2015 17:29 Status - Warning This virtual machine ...
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Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions on Client Workstation

I have a Windows Server 2008 setup with a domain and 5 workstations connected to it. I can have up to 10 people using remote desktop on the server at the same time. However, I cannot get more than ...
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Prevent servers from restarting after Automatic Updates

Work has started a new focus in the way that we look after clients, trying to be more proactive rather than just reacting to problems. Part of this focus is to make sure that servers are up to date. ...
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DC1 Can't See DC2 Nor Network Machines Can't See Domain

Using Windows Server 2008 R2 Found an issue with my Domain Controller 1. Setup is basic and the main domain controller is hosting AD and DNS. The secondary cannot find the primary. dcgetdcname ...
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Effective permissions for a shared mklink to a non-shared folder and subfolders

What are the effective permissions if you share a symlink but not the folder it points to? From what I can see, there are 3 sets of permissions: 1) the target folder permissions 2) the symlink ...
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Windows 2008 Unable to expend the disk to single drive

I'm try to expend two disk D and E but every time I do it convert the disk into spinner array disk. How do I allocated the unallocated space? Why do I have two partition with same size on Disk 1 and ...
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Account duplication happens when user id is created on active directory [closed]

We have a setup where my active directory is in sync with Google. My email domain is managed by Google. When there is a user account created in Active directory I see two accounts created for the user ...
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Windows Server 2008 Send an email on reboot

I want to send an email when a Windows Server reboots or shutdown unexpectedly. I was reading that one way to achieve that is look for event id 6008 on System's log, and then send the alert. What ...
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How can I check the expiry details for many SSL certificates deployed on Windows 2008/2012 servers

We have 300+ Windows servers for .NET hosting purposes and a lot of SSL certificates imported on these servers. Can we pull the certificate expiry details for all servers from a single Windows/Linux ...
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Windows 2008 r2 showing single disk with 2 partition

On Virtual server Windows 2008 R2 install on hyper-v 2008. I have a two disk but they have two partition marge as single array 0 I think. I need to convert Dynamic disk to Basic Disk but at the ...
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Internet not available in Windows Server 2008 [closed]

There is a Windows Server SP2 machine in my office and it is not a domain server. No internet connection is possible in it from today. First of all, I checked windows server 2008 cannot connect to ...
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user authentication with powershell

I have the following simple script which I'm using to push some files to a number of Win7 and Server2008 machines. In most cases the local user has no password. However the scripts fails because I'm ...
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Apache 24 on windows 2008 stops responding to some clients

I have deployed a South Tactic (python) web server using apache. Tactic runs more than one python processes for multi-threading on the server, which apache uses for load balancing. The problem is ...
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w3wp/asp.net High memory usage - Is this problematic?

We have a asp.net (.net 4.0) webapplication that is installed in several environments. In most environments, the memory usage is somewhere around 1GB. However, we have one environment where the memory ...
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Configuring Multiple NICs on Windows 2008 Server for Network Backup

I have a IBM x3650 M4 running Windows 2008 Server and it is used as the DNS Server and the File Server. I also have a Windows 7 machine on the same network configured as the "backup server". I am ...
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Create a self-signed certificate to exchange SSL in W2003 SB

I'm doing a migration of some accounts in a local exchange server (W2003 server SB). Because of a limitation of O365 that seems to need SSL 993 connection to perform the IMAP migration, i need to ...
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Server 08R2 Shutdown after updates instead of restart

I'm running a server in a virtualized environment. I would like to get it to shutdown after running updates rather than restarting so that the hyperviser can run updates and then restart. The server ...
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Hyper-V host with one External IP address. How do I assign guest VMs an internal IP and configure NAT?

I've been struggling with this for a few days now, I've got a Hyper-V host with one statically configured external IP address. There is no DHCP server or internal network to retrieve an IP. How do I ...
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Enable GPO Administrative Templates System Node

How do I enable access to the system node in the group policy management editor in Server 2008 R2? It is available in the local group policy editor.
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Is there a fix for Windows Server 2008 Datacenter (non R2) that will fix the same issue as 3050265 for R2

An issue I have had for a while with 2008 Server Datacenter and only recently with my R2 box is periodic CPU hogging by the wuauserv.exe service (Windows Update) which kills all my websites. I see ...
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How to redirect users to different servers based on their location?

I have a website which is developed by using ASP.NET and MY DB is MySQL. Currently it hosted in USA Servers. But When I try to access it near India dynamic contents are loading too slowly. It is ...