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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Window server 2008 - set up DNS server just for email spam requests

We have a small office network and use SpamAssassin to help get rid of junk email. I've noticed that as our network uses an upstream DNS server all our spam checks to services like URIBL get blocked ...
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Error sending mail to some adresses

I have a webshop application which sends mail after a customer has placed an order. For some valid emailadresses, mail is not sent and after a day a failure report is send to an administrator. Then ...
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Windows Server DNS Issue - Apple iOS fails with Server2008 r2

We have a peculiar issue in that our company ipads cannot resolve DNS correctly when pointing to server 2008 r2 with the DNS role. They are however, resolving correctly when targeting server 2012 with ...
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web service for power shell scripts [on hold]

I have some power shell scripts that do office files manipulation. I would like to deploy them on a windows server and use them through a json driven web service which I would call from other servers. ...
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Azure Windows 2012 HTTP proxy provisioning-time configuration

We are currently leveraging a VNet at Azure that is configured to force all traffic over our site-to-site connection to on-premise networks and then out through our corporate firewall. All HTTP/HTTPS ...
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set the screenbuffersize of powershell console using cmd

For powershell version: 2.0 and 4.0 Is there a command used set the screenbuffersize of powershell console? I need to set the property of powershell console, not default size. I have tried the below ...
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Windows server 2008 show which domain user have opened specified file via cli

Is there a way to see which user have specified file opened on a share via cli? There is a mmc add-in that allows to see which user have opened specified file but i would like to have possibility to ...
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Delete contents of folders windows\winsxs and windows\Installer in Windows Server Enterprise SP2?

I added the tags windows-server-2008-r2 and windows-server-2008 because I didn't see a tag for Windows Server Enterprise SP2. I've seen many articles on using Disk Cleanup with Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Automatic start of a websphere windows service

I have tried all the solutions where i have found in google and stackoverflow to auto start a service of windows. Here's my Problem :: I have registered my websphere application server instance as a ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 slow network drive speed

I setup a home server with Windows Server 2012 R2. I'm using it as a nas and am getting speeds of around 10mbps download and upload. Both the server and my clients are on ethernet which should be ...
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Replacing windows extra large cursor file with one that is 30% larger (Server 2008 R2)

Currently have a client that has poor eyesight and needs everything on his screen larger than standard. The issue is when running a Citrix application [Xenapp], the mouse is not scaling properly. ...
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Slow conversion of VDMK to VDI - Virtual Machine Converter 3.1

So I am trying to migrate from VMWare to Hyper-V and I'm using the MS tool Virtual Machine Converter 3.1. However, the VM conversions are going super slow. Like 2MB a second which means that a 300GB ...
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How to assign remote users from GPO/users not authorized

My account and my admins can remote into any machine on the network, but standard users get an "user not authorized" error. The only solution I've found is to manually add the users to the Approved ...
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Gathering List of .Net 1.1 Updates for Server 2008R2

What is the best method to get the list of updates that needs to be installed to bring a .Net 1.1 install on Server 2008R2 current on security updates? I've read multiple guides online on installing ...
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Java applet blocked?

I have a server application on GCE and is failing to load a Java applet to client side. Is there any GCE configuration to set? This happened after configure Load Balance with https and session ...
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System error 1231

Am trying to run the command below on my Windows Server 2008 running on a VM environment (VMWare Workstation 12 Player). net use \\X.X.X.X\IPC$ / ""u:"" Where X.X.X.X is the IP address of the ...
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deny access to file servers and PCs on a domain - guest user

We have 70+ PCs and servers, users access files by accessing the servers from their PCs. Is it possible to deny access to all PCs and servers on a network for a guest user (he should only have ...
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IIS 7.0 Advanced Logging: Is 1 Log File per Website Possible?

We currently have normal IIS Logging enabled with the "One log file per: Site" option selected, allowing each website to have its own log files. I just set up IIS Advanced Logging and cannot find a ...
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DL380 G7 adding a GPU

I'm trying to add a 550 GTX Ti graphics card into a dl380 generation 7 server. Page 4 of the quick specs goes into details on the riser options: ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issues

I have machines on another network, I am finding some strange behavior. I can RDP onto some machines, other machines I receive this error. Logon: "You must be granted the Allow log on through the ...
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Business Intelligence for VS 2012 on WS2008 R2 Enterprise

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, x64 with Visual Studio 2012 Pro. I want install Business Intelligence, but can't do it: What I do wrong? Solution: use it
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Mcafee hanging on cscript.exe (McLogEvent ID 5051)

I keep seeing this in our servers' event logs shortly before the server goes down. Mcafee processing often hangs on cscript.exe. A thread in process C:\Program Files\Common ...
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Server 2008 R2 - NAS for file storage

I currently have 2 Server 2008 R2's running in 2 separate locations. All files currently reside on these servers and are replicated between each other over VPN via DFSR and it has worked for us for a ...
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Print spooler failed to load a plug-in module?

I am receiving the following error in the event log. The print spooler failed to load a plug-in module SN0HLMON.dll, error code 0xc1. See the event user data for context information. Actually, ...
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How to Host A Single Website on Multple Windows Server with same Publice IP Address [closed]

I need to host my website on multiple windows server having same static ip address so if one server
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502 3 12152 Error after upgrading Django version

After upgrading to Django 1.9 from 1.7, and upgrading a number of other python libraries related to Django and my web service, I get a 502.3 12152 error in IIS logs. Looking that up, the error ...
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Printer Audit 64bit

I'm running the following script to get a report on installed printers : https://community.spiceworks.com/scripts/show/2186-export-printer-information-to-spreadsheet?page=1 However when the script ...
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can i use same server for Active Directory and Windows Deployment Service?

I've a problem, can i use same server machine for both Active Directory and Windows Deployment Service. I don't know the steps to do it both can someone please tell me how to do it.
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Use Linux BIND DNS server for my Windows Active Directory 2008 R2

How can I use a Linux BIND DNS server for my Windows Sever 2008 R2 Active Directory? We are trying to avoid having to use the Windows Sever 2008 Server as a Domain Controller at all. We want to use ...
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Default printer via GPO Item Level Targeting in RDS/RemoteApp session

Current Setup: Server 2008 R2 GPO uses GPP to create network printer Same GPO uses GPP to update printer with item level targeting to set as default. The item level target is "computer is ...
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is it possible to deploy scanners with group policy or any other solution

we are a company of 60 employees/computers and want all employees to be able to scan, we purchased a Brother MFC-L2700DW and connected it with ethernet to network i'm able to scan just fine by adding ...
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Active Directory password policy for Business Days?

I don't think there's any way to do this after looking through Microsoft's password policy documentation, but on the off-chance that someone was particularly clever: Is it possible to create a policy ...
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Running RemoteApp on Server 2008 from Windows 7 client

All We run Windows Server 2008 R2 for all of our servers, including a few for RemoteApp published applications - one standalone and two in a broker farm. We have an app that seems to not like ...
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Can ping hostname on local network, but need to use FQDN over VPN?

When I ping DC1 on a local network using only the hostname, I receive an expected response. However, if I ping a remote DC (DC5 for example) over site-to-site IPsec VPN, I receive the following error: ...
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What is the solution for daily backup only changed files (with log) in Windows Server [closed]

We are a small team and working on a project that has huge file sizes which shared from a Windows Server running machine. After some losing important files, corrupted files and etc... we decided to ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Installation Blue Screen - PXE Installation on ESXI

So the story begins with the PXE automated installation on dedicated servers and virtual servers. I am trying to boot operating systems using PXE (using ipxe scripts) and perform automated ...
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TLSv1.2 enabled RDP client for Redhat/CentOS?

We have just hardened our windows servers to use TLSv1.2 for RDP. I was using freerdp and rdesktop from linux as RDP clients but both seem to not work with TLSv1.2. Any ideas regarding what Linux ...
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Website issues with internal accessing

we are facing a problem within my organization. The problem we are hosting a website internally and allowing public to access it. Public can easily access the website, but for internal users only ...
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Printers deployed by group policy - separate policies or all in one?

We have 60 printers deployed by group policy on a 2008 R2 level domain. They are set as Group Policy Preferences in User configuration. They're all item level targeted to OUs and Security Groups ...
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IP based link unreachable only from my VPS IP

I have my own windows VPS with IP address XXX.XXX.XX.XXX, i have ip based link ...
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Using SSL certificate issued by Godaddy for localhost website

I have a Godaddy SSL certificate that i want to use on localhost, however the certificate is issued to example.com and if i use that it definitely gives a certificate mismatch error. Is there any ...
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Accessing self signed SSL website in iis remotely shows error in ie

I have created a self signed SSL in IIS for the default website. I have used the solution here to get rid of certificate error while accessing the site locally however the requirement is that the ...
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Buffalo Linkstation(NAS) Joining Active Directory

I am using Windows Sever 2008. I have 2 Buffalo Linkstation and there are same problem. Cannot to join Active Directory Domain Failed to join Active Directory Domain. Please confirm the Active ...
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Windows Server 2008 - DNS Server service immediately stops are starting

Hopefully someone can explain to me why this is happening or even just how to fix this. Our sole domain controller in a branch office has been having a bunch of issues all of a sudden. It started with ...
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Windows Server 2008 TS CAL Licensing

I have recently started a job with a local furniture retailer that has a fairly small server farm. I have never worked with CAL's before, so this is all new to me. Here is the scenario: All of our ...
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No Internet access from Server, but can access on other PC's

I've got a question about a Windows 2008 server that can't seem to access the Internet. This particular server is in Dallas and I'm in Houston, so I can't "physically" get to the server, but, ...
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how to create a folder on desktop everytime a new user is created?

How can I configure the system so that whenever I create a new user, and automatically available on her/his desktop a directory called "project"?. Is there something related to C:\Users\Default??
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How to control which ethernet interface Windows selects when resolving fully-qualified domain machine names?

I have a VM in AWS. I has two ethernet interfaces, which have different security groups applied to them. One of those security groups white-lists all sorts of machine addresses in my domain. When ...
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Windows Server: file system limitation

We are developing an app for tablet which uploads and saves photos taken by the user. The problem we are suddenly meeting is that photos are not saved anymore in our directory in our Windows server ...
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Remote Login to firewalled server

We are a very small startup (.net) with a dev team of 3 that previous had only a single webserver with both the application and database. To improve the security in our infrastructure, I've added our ...