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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Unzip a zip file on shared folder remotely?

I have (and only have) read/write access to a shared folder of a Windows server. There is a big zip file in the folder. I have a slow connection to the server. Is it possible to unzip the zip file ...
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Windows Server 2008 sending regular TCP DNS requests to Forwarders

Our organization's primary DNS server is a Windows Server 2008 which two Forwarders set. I happened to notice on our firewall that this server is sending out regular TCP requests to the Forwarders in ...
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MySQL binary log location Windows 2008 Server

I'm running a Windows 2008 Server with IIS, PHP and MySQL. MySQL is installed as a service. There's software on the server that uses a database that I need good backups of, including transaction ...
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DNS issue? Currently no logon servers available

While I have read through lots of post that have the same error message, I have not been able to find a solution that works for my situation. I have one server, Windows 2008, that I rebuilt about a ...
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Win2k8 Fileserver performance

This has happened a couple times - I have a virtualized win2k8 fileserver that slows to a crawl whenever someone copies a large amount of data to it(10gb+). Traversing the file tree as well as trying ...
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Drive letter conflict between logical drives and mapped network drives

After a reboot, one of my servers seems to be sharing a drive letter between a logical drive array and a network location. F:\ and G:\ are (and were prior to the reboot) logical drive arrays. ...
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Script for allow IP Range in Window Server 2008 R2 [on hold]

I want to Allow a Specific Range Of IP Address of My Server But IP Range is very Large, So i want write a Script For This.. Please Any One Give Me a Specific Script for Allow This.
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Windows 2008 - 40 GB inaccessible space, used by system. Where?

There is 40 GB missing on my hard drive, and I've tried lots of things to track it down without success (chkdsk /r /f, Defrag, WinDirStat, Space sniffer, Boot on Windows defender offline, GMER 2.1.1 ...
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Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory migration

I am going to migrate my windows server 2003 active directory to a windows server 2008. Nearly everthing works fine now but I can't set the operations masters. I am logged in as Administrator on my ...
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Creating 1 Windows image with multiple drivers for different hardware

We have two different computer builds. One AMD Chipset with FirePro graphics card. The other Intel Chipset with NVIDIA graphics card . If I include a answerfile for the Windows image, will it know ...
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I'm going to wipe a Windows 2008 server, but I want to be able to restore it just in case

I have backed up everything with the Windows Server Backup program, but will this be enough? My company is going to completely wipe the computer that has the server, but in case they change their mind ...
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How to automatically restart after Windows Update requires it?

On a windows machine running Windows Update via the built-in service (not GPO), I would like to have it automatically restart every morning at 5:30AM, only when required by WU. The event log entry ...
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How to replace hard drive on server 2008 - HP Proliant ML350 G6 with RAID 1+0 [duplicate]

I have a server HP Proliant ML350 G6 running on RAID 1+0 and 1 of the drives is broken and need to replace it. Moveover, one drive which is a spare is noz on function. I have the new one for the ...
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Migrate DNS from Linux to Windows 2008 DNS?

At the moment, the company I work for has an external facing DNS through server 2008 and our internal server points to a Linux server (I wasn't here for the original setup so more specifics are harder ...
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how do I set restrict anonymous to 2

I want to change the registry setting for restrictanonymous to "2" (HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\restrictanonymous). I created a script to do this but noticed the setting kept on going ...
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Finding out if shares are made available offline in Windows 7 by default without corrupting the offline files cache?

We have some rather large shares that people connect to at work, and it would be best if these shares did not even attempt to synchronize into the local Windows 7 offline files folder. How does one ...
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Multisite Exchange 2010 Hybrid design

I'm looking for some help with my Exchange 2010 Hybrid environment. Currently I have my old Exchange server DB and a CAS in Dublin and a new CAS in the USA. We have a hybrid in Office 365. We only ...
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user generates a lot of CertificateServicesClient-CertEnroll info messages [on hold]

I got a user that seems to generate a lot of Microsoft-Windows-CertificateServicesClient-CertEnroll messages in my windows logs. I am trying to figure out why. I think this is because I logged in to ...
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Windows Server Datacenter license case [duplicate]

Case like this: I have Windows Server Datacenter 2008 R2 (with CALs). I want to deploy Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard as VOSE. Then i want to deploy MS SQL Server 2008 STD on that VOSE Windows ...
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Is there a way to force permissions to update when removing user from admins?

I'm in an Active Directory domain, remoted into a Server in which my domain account is in the Administrators group. Someone else removes me from that Administrators Group while I'm still logged in. ...
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CompTIA Server+ Material or similar certificate [closed]

I have an issue regarding the CompTIA Server+ certificate, the current exam is SK0-003 and I searched everywhere for a book for this exam but all of them are for the old exam SK0-002. I am working as ...
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Migrating Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory to Windows Server 2008

I would like to migrate a Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008. I installed Active-Directory on the Windows Server 2003. During the installation of Active-Directory on my Windows Server 2008, ...
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Mule ESB starting embedded tomcat as SYSTEM user - Windows Server 2008 R2

The scenario is --- I have developed a simple flow in Anypoint Studio (eclipse based IDE), which reads a file from a network location, processes the date and write the data in a database then. I ...
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GPO to Configure DHCP Options

Our environment has approximately 15 Domain Controllers that also provide DHCP functionality to their networks. We have discovered several to have incorrect DNS settings. Their are providing incorrect ...
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What is throttling max concurrent connections? IIS? Windows Server?

I have an asp.net app deployed on IIS, and have recently upgraded CPU and memory to double what it was in hopes that more concurrent users would be supported. Still though in my load test it seems ...
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Is there a way to limit access to Windows or Linux file shares to certain dates and times? [duplicate]

Is it possible to limit the dates and times a share is available? For example, I may have a group that needs a share, one to be visible, at certain dates and times. I do not mean smb or nfs ...
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Is it possible to set Server Performance Settings globally?

Is it possible to set the Performance Settings for example Smooth edges of screen fonts globally or do I have to log in to every user and set it manually? I couldn't find any setting in the GPOs that ...
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shadow copies of non-shared folders on 2008R2

First, sorry for the bad english. There is something I can't figure out about VSS on Windows Server 2008 R2 : I have been asked to get a previous version of a file, which is located on a non-shared ...
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“Removable Storage Access” Group Policy and RSAT

I've seen that there is a capability with Group Policy to prevent users from writing to USB drives. ...
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How to extend windows server 2008 system volume?

My system partition is running out of space and need to extend it. Here is the scenario: All volumes are on one disk and there is no raid. I have C:\ system partition thats full, I have a E:\ ...
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applicationhost history with shares configs

We currently have an IIS setup that uses one applicationhost.config for two servers, this works fine and changes are shared without a problem. The only problem we have is that the #:\inetpub\history\ ...
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Windows 2008 SP2 x32 is rebooting every 800 minutes , how to know why?

This is becoming a nightmare, we have no clue on why this server is rebooting each 800 minutes. This issue started on the night from 05th to 06th of January, so it is a kind of present. I come form ...
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MAC ID Binding to IP on Windows

Is there a way i can bind a certain IP to have traffic allowed if it has a certain MAC ID on windows routing and remote access or network policies? Basically Associated MAC ID to IP xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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Network services abruptly stop working on win server 2k8

One of our windows servers has started acting up. All network services from roles on the server just stop working all of a sudden, untill the server is restarted. the issue occurs every other week or ...
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PSCP not copying all the files from Linux Server [closed]

I am trying to copy a folder/directory from Ubuntu Server to Windows using PSCP. I am using following command to copy: pscp.exe -r -pw pass user@10.10.10.11:/u02/mycode/code . Above command does not ...
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Reconfigure Exchange 2010 to use public mail domain on private network

This question has been asked but solution offered did not work for me. I have Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2010 clients on my private network. AD domain established 17 years ago is just BBC (not it's not ...
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Windows Server 2008 application unistalled by unknown process

an application was uninstalled by system account on a windows server 2008 machine. We did not do it. Looking the event viewer we did not learn anything more. How do I find out what happened.
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Over 1000 files in this folder c:\windows\system32\config\txr

Every now and then this issue arises, at some point (I think a remote login) to one of my terminal servers. I see at once a hard disk that's almost full, research showed me the contents of this folder ...
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Can't access https web service from web server - Schannel fatal alert: 40

About a month ago our code to access a web service started failing, and gives an error relating to SSL connection: System.Net.WebException: The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure ...
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Removing an (apparently) infinitely recursive folder

Somehow, one of our old Server 2008 (not R2) boxes has developed a seemingly infinitely-recursing folder. This is playing havock with our backups, as the backup agent tries to recurse down into the ...
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Create a windows share on a set of computers when it's not connected to the domain?

This is going to be an odd question but here it goes. I have 13 buses. Each bus contains its own subnet. (255.255.255.0) While docked in their stations, they connect to the network. Each bus has a ...
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How to migrate and upgrade Windows Server RDS CALs from 2008 to 2012 [duplicate]

I currently have a Server 2008 R2 RDS licensing server in production that I'd like to replace with Server 2012 R2. We don't have Software Assurance. Should we migrate the existing 2008 licenses to ...
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Does Windows 2008 HPC license apply to NOSQL? [duplicate]

My understanding is that Microsoft does not allow to install IIS, SQL Server and Exchange on Windows HPC. Does this also extend to 3rd party NOSQL products for instance Mongo DB or Elasticsearch ...
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Code Signing install.exe with own Issued to field [migrated]

Today I've tried to sign my install.exe file with certificate. I created csr (certificate sign request) file (on linux machine), and tried to generate certificate by RootCA (Active Directory) on ...
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Will application based on .NET FW 4.0 work on Windows Server 2012 R2?

0 down vote favorite I'm a little bit confused about .NET framework versions and its compatibility with operating system. Please help. I plan to upgrade my application to .NET 4.x. My application ...
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Demoting a server in a domain with Windows 2012 and 2008 servers

We have a domain with more DC's than necessary. Each server added to domain has become a DC. We would like to demote a few servers. For lack of a better word our main server is a Windows 2012 R2 ...
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ping machine name hits link-local IPv6 instead of public DNS IPv6

Recently (after working fine for years), I cannot locally browse my own web site at http://www.example.com/ which is bound to public IPv4 and IPv6 addresses in IIS. The site does work publicly from ...
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Replace predictive failure in RAID 10 array

We have 7 physical drives (6 RAID 10, 1 hot spare) attached to an LSI SAS2008 controller. Recently a drive failed and the hot spare took over. When the new drive landed I just replaced the failed ...
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hyper-v error manage VM

I have a problem in the management of the machines in Hyper-V, when I try to open the console I get the following error: an error occurred while attempting to launch the Virtual Machine ...
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How to limit IP address if X amount of connections are made in certain time period?

Is there any solution that I can use in order to limit IP addresses depending on their connection. So in simple terms if a user connect to the site 60 times in a minute then block them for x amount ...