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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How to bind subdomain to XAMPP site on Windows server that's also running IIS? [on hold]

I've got a Windows Web Server 2008 R2, which is running quite a few web sites under IIS. Then I made the terrible mistake of asking a freelance contractor to write another site for me. I don't know ...
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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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Users can't enter class in adobe connect [closed]

I have adobe connect 9 (patch 9.0.4e) installed on my windows 2008 server. Everything was OK, but today when users try to enter a class, it connects to server and even they can enter their username ...
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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?
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Is it possible to capture an Image with WDS without local save

I'm using a windows deployment server capture boot image(running on win2k8server) to capture a laptop. Is there anyway to capture the image straight to the WDS server without saving the image ...
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Domain ID Authentciation Timing

Window Server 2008 R2 is my Domain Controller i.e Active Directory I Need to find out when does Particular Domain ID has been used for authentication. I know that from 'Active Directory Users and ...
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RemoteApp and encrypted connection strings in the machine.config

We have several applications which use encrypted connection strings from with the machine.config on the server. Now we are starting to experiment with RemoteApps, but are getting the error: ...
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How? Setup Domain Group Policy to enable Remote Access to all PCs (even if from remote location) using DOMAIN\Admin credientials?

How and what Group Policy can I apply via the DC that allows the Domain\Admins to access any of the Machines PCs & Servers within the domain via the LAN or Internet/ Remote connection?
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How to install Windows on a OpenVZ SolusVM VM

So I have just installed SolusVM (Master) on a VPS and added a dedicated server as a node to the master. And have also added an IP block to the panel. I have successfully created a CentOS VM through ...
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Domain\Administrator can't remote w RDC, cant logon in person, when disconnected from network logs on using previous Password?

Server 2008 Domain\Administrator couldnt remote w RDC, now cant logon even in person? I've found bunch of threads online around having to change some settings on the Server for the Remote to work. ...
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small client-server app & db install location

We're running Server 2008 R2 on dual 2.8 GHz processors with 32 GB memory and a partitioned 1 TB, 3-disc RAID. Seems plenty robust for our purposes. Our primary application, however, has been lagging ...
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network access protection with remedation servers on diffrent vlan

Dears,, I am going to implement NAP on Windows Server 2008 r2, but I have question before starting implementation.. I want to implement it on Cisco switch, but regarding Remediation servers.. I ...
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Deploy same user Outlook 2010 with group policy

I work in an organization where we're planning to implement personal AD-accounts for all our users. So far I've overcome a number of challenges while running this implementation. But now I came upon ...
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Doesn't have SkipAsSource flag netsh Windows 2008 R2

I need to add IP with SkipAsSource flag set as true. But it looks like i don't have such option at netsh command (got syntax error) I found this patch that should add this functionality https://...
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Rename a server without logging in?

Is there anyway to rename a server without be able to log into it? We have a file server that keeps rebooting, so we built another and transferred all the data. Only issue is renaming the old one ...
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Changing a registry key's permissions from Chef

I'm attempting to automate the Jenkins Windows slave installation and I need to change the owner and permission of some keys in order to allow read/write access to certain keys for the administrator ...
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What is difference between .\, (local), localhost, and computername in windows?

I had a question regarding the different ways to pull up the servername when trying to access a database located on your server. What is the difference between .\, (local), localhost, and ...
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Certificate Not showing on the Web console

On a Windows 2008 R2, with an AD level of Windows 2008 R2 We need to create a cert to allow user/admin to enroll via the Web service page (https://CA/certsrv/) On CA, right-click Certificate template ...
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Analyze log with information who access share

We have share network folder to which all users have access. Now, I need to build ACL for users to separate access. In order to collect information about users' working folders I run scheduled script: ...
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VPN problems windows 2008 server

I have a windows 2008 server running which is configured as a RAS server. Client can connect without a problem. First issue is that the server itself looses internet connection. The other problem I ...
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LDAP modify doesn't change anything

Got an issue with Active Directory LDAP and setting passwords. I'm connected through the LDAPS protocol to my AD server, and binding is successful. When attempting to set a user password, no error is ...
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Moving a lot of files with robocopy and 7zip

With the help of StackOverflow and a number of other places I've created the following script, the purpose is to look at a folder and it's subdirectories, if the files are older than 32 days -> move ...
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False Negative Search Results in WIndows Server 2008 File Explorer

When I search "Computer" for cdo*.dll, windows says "No items match your search", but if I conduct the same search from C:\Windows\System32, it finds cdosys.dll. When I look in Search Options, the ...
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Server software complains it is already running when launched over RD

The server software needs to be accessed by remote users. When one user is logged in, the other user cannot launch the software as it complains it is "already active" (running for another user). My ...
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Redirect to new log file selected event id - Manage the security event id 4624 and 4634 flooding

the security logs of the two domain controllers of my network are flooded by security events id 4624 and 4634 and to a lesser extent, 4672. Reading from the internet such a behavior is quite common, ...
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Windows “You don't have permission to access /” identical virtual host fails

I've read many of the related permissions posts on StackOverflow and others and do not see why my virtual hosts for Apache2.4 on Windows 2008 appears to work inconsistently. The main site is running ...
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Assigning default drive permissions

Been looking around everywhere but can't seem to find the answer to this - hopefully someone can assist. Scenario: I have a Windows 2012 R2 server that has a C: drive only. Someone wants to add in a ...
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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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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 ...