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 can I loop my Powershell script? [migrated]

How can I loop my powershel script? It copies the local NTUSER.DAT to the file server, I understand that the local NTUSER.DAT file may be locked by the operating system so my COPY may fail. I need it ...
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Windows 2008/2012 Server restrict users to specific site(s) [duplicate]

I have a windows server 2012 R2 and also a 2008 server and am looking to add several websites to this one server. But several of these will need password protected folders within these sites. At the ...
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I would like to create a new win 2008 r2 active directory server for a school room [on hold]

I would be glad if you cold help me with a script that adds users from a csv file to AD users and uses the parameters - Firstname - Lastname - Username - Pass - Class(=groupname) and makes a home ...
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Q: How do I set up a VPN to a PC in Windows Azure?

I have followed these Steps on setting up a VPN Connection on Window Server 2008 but I cannot connect. I got this error :Error 800. When I tried to follow what this Troubleshooting Guide says, still ...
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Why File Server is not accessible when the DNS/DC is down?

The domain controller is in another(Mumbai)city and file sever is in another (Pune) city. When the Mumbai's link is down then the file server is also not accessible for Pune users. It gives the error ...
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Using Managed Service Accounts for Activities

I know and understand the introduction of windows service accounts, and how various applications run as Windows Service Account or a virtual account. I also know that one can connect to things such a ...
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Users denied on log on through Remote Desktop Services on Windows Registry key

I need a way to browse through a Windows registry key, denied users to log on through Remote Desktop Services Currently I use the following path Click Start> Administrative Tools> Local Security ...
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Why Local Drive connected with Terminal (RDP) to Windows Server is so slow [on hold]

Why copy/paste of 20 mb from local drive to server is 7 seconds. And 5 second to load list of folders/files (30 items). That is definitely different volume of information.
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How do I configure PHP for use with Blat on Windows Server? [on hold]

Am running Apache and PHP on Windows and am having issues with fakesendmail. I want to try an Blat, which has been suggested as an alternative. Assuming I want Blat to takeover for sendmail (which is ...
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netbios traffic after adding host to snmp allowed hosts

I noticed in my firewall that there was a ton of traffic for net-bios traffic (udp 137) after adding some hosts to the snmp allowed packets list in windows server 2008. I could not find any ...
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Clients not authenticating with RODC - nltest gives SERVICE_NOT_ACTIVE

I am new to the Windows world and pretty much followed the guide from this Windows Server Blog For the life of me I can not get clients to authenticate with the RODC. When I have the on-site RWDC ...
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sAMAccountName used for logged on users

When RDP'd to a server I'll often find that there are no available sessions as there are users currently logged in. Within our environment we utilise a user privilege management solution which creates ...
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Server 2008 refusing all credentials over VPN

Our business is currently in the process of moving sites. At site 1 (the old site), we have 2 servers, both with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. At site 2 we've got about 8 PCs at the moment, all ...
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Access a share on a server using another servername

We've recently moved to a new office, and merged our network with a bigger one (Trust between our domains), and now we are using the storage box of the bigger network. This poses a problem for me: My ...
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install IIS Advanced Logging from commandline

I'm trying to install IIS Advanced Logging via downloaded 64 bit msi, but noninteractively from the command line. Supposedly AdvancedLogging64.msi /quiet should do the trick, but it seems to be ...
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How to restrict 10 users under same domain to use only one website and no other resources of the computer [closed]

We have a network consisting of 10 pcs. We have a Domain controller. I want to restrict the users access. I want them to see only the desktop and internet explorer as soon as they login with their ...
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Website own PHPMyAdmin

How to stop a client to access my databases if he uploads his own PHPMyAdmin in his website. We have a IIS server where user uploads there website through FTP and suddenly one user upload his project ...
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Server Crash and SVN [on hold]

i've my Win 2008r2 server which has craashed along the SVN repositories(about 200).I however have all the folders of the repositories on a backup drive, the old server is no more available. I've ...
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IIS server to stop to connect to DB server through PHPMyAdmin

I have PHP wbesite on IIS Server and the DB server is separate , when a user uplaod his website on my IIS Server through FTP and if he creates his own phpmyadmin file and upload it in his website ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise

I am tried to upgrade my windows server 2008 r2 standard to Enterprise but i got the below error: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. ...
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Files on shared drive saving to the wrong location

We are having an issue where files that are being opened from a shared folder are being saved to a different folder after being edited. The server is a Windows 2008 R2 fully patched. The scenario is ...
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Windows updates fail (KB2992611) - “The stub received bad data”

I am trying to install the two updates for KB2992611 manually on some Windows 2008 R2 SP1 servers as they haven't been brought down by Windows updates: ...
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2008 GPO not replicating on 2012 server

I have a Windows Server 2012 system and the domain controller is running Windows Server 2008. The domain controller also hosts the domain group policy. Most of the settings have replicated to the ...
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Incoming Mail MS Exchange On Dynamic DNS

I have managed to setup exchange server in my office. I am going to use sample.com as the domain here. I am using dynamic dns wich works fine for the web server. But i am getting no emails. Lets say ...
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How do I install Multilingual User Interface (MUI) for Terminal Services on Windows 2008 Server (not R2)?

Windows Server is based on Vista, so most guides online are useless. Moreover, the Microsoft download page that allows me to download the image file (which presumably contains the language pack CABs) ...
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iis 7 response slow even on localhost with a text file

My server (windows 2008 r2) began serving files really really slowly in IIS 7 after I rebooted the machine. To test what was causing this I created a file "test.txt" on the site directory and ...
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Number of important Windows Updates

For Microsoft Server OS's, is there a location in the registry or possibly WMI that stores the number of pending Important Updates? My inventory software supports wmi and registry keys. Trying to see ...
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What is the effect when I reduce the number of physical CPUs in a Windows Server 2008 machine

I need to reduce (remove 2 CPUs) the number of physical CPUs in one of our servers (4 CPUs to 2 CPUs). Does it have any impact on the Windows Server 2008 operating system? I mean, do we need to ...
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Getting rid of centralised Windows server in 2014 [closed]

Some context first: I've been maintaining a Windows server for an SME for the last 10 years; the company has changed size and shape over time (5 people in 1 office, then 10 people in 2 offices, now 15 ...
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Powershell AD Group creation script

I am making an AD Group creation script New-ADGroup -Name "CS-WS-PROD-Admin" -GroupCategory Security -GroupScope Global -Path "$OU" -Description "Admin Rights on PROD" -ManagedBy CS-WS-SAR-ADMINS ...
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Show NetBIOS name before Username on Windows 7 Logon

I am setting up a new DC using Windows Server 2008 R2, and my FQDN is MFC.com. When I logon to a client computer (E5530.MFC.com) using that domain, instead of showing "MFC\user.name", it shows ...
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IIS 7 being extremelly slow

Using: IIS 7 Windows Server 2008 PHP 5.3.13 I'm not sure what's going on on my server, but sometimes its extremely slow serving the pages. Not sure if it can be related with the usage of RAM ...
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find given subnet is overlapping in Active Directory subnet

i am looking for vb / power shell script. i need to check given subnet is overlapping with AD subnet or not. For eg. if i gave input as 192.168.2.0/24 subnet the script need to check this subnet is ...
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WSUS connection error

Server 2008 R2 WSUS 3.2.7600.226 Every min or so, sometimes less, sometimes more I get a connection error and have to reset server node. The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the ...
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RemoteApps missing on IIS sites

I accidentally deleted RDWeb on Sites under IIS, Screenshot attached. Any suggestions on how to bring it back?
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Unsolicited Remote Assistance on domain

I manage a domain using win 2k8 r2 and 100 PC on Windows7. I have configured the Unsolicited Remote Assistance proceeding with all the requirements posted here ...
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Domain network not recognized after replacing switches (Domain Controller or Switch)

I had difficulties with our network speed, we still had 100MBit switches so we made a change and replaced our 3 switches with some nice new ones (1 central 16 port going to 2 switches with 24 ports). ...
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Shibboleth SP + Apache 2.2 on Windows not populating environment variables

I'm running Shibboleth SP 2.5.3 on Windows server 2008 under apache 2.2. I've managed to get it to receive SAML authentications from the testshib.org IdP, but it doesn't appear to be populating ...
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What server config I need to answer 600k request in every 15 minutes for 300 SQL Server database [duplicate]

I will have 300 SQL Server databases on my machine that must answer 600000 request every 15 minutes. This server has a valid IP address and all request come from internet channel. for now I have a ...
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Create a sandbox for each host in apache, to prevent hacks?

I used to host multiple websites in Wamp (using httpd-vhosts.conf) with Windows server 2008 R2, but when one site contained a security hole, a hacker could upload a shell and access or download all ...
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IBM Fiber Storage

I am asking this question on behalf of the company i work for, What the problem is that we have just setup a fiber storage system with an IBM Server and IBM Fiber Storage system, we brought the both ...
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Active Directory: Server 2008 and RHEL 5.10

Apologies if this is a re-post. I've been googling and researching the topic for over three weeks now and I've come up against the same problem over and over again and I haven't managed to get around ...
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Active Directory Domain Service started then stopped after dcpromo

I use Windows Server 2008 to install Active Directory follow this guide After a restart, I can only login to local account,not domain account due to the error No logon server are available! I check ...
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How to disable an account after being created 30 days

Is there any built-in group policy object in windows server 2003 or 2008 for disabling an account or set of accounts in an organizational unit after 30 days since that account was created. If there is ...
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Apache + PHP (fast-cgi) + Wincache on Windows Server crashing

We have one PHP application that runs on Windows Server 2008 Apache 2.2.23 PHP-5.4.27 (FastCGI) Wincache 1.3.4.0 and crashes from time to time and I'm not able to figure out what's going on. ...
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Advice on how to convert a small, completely peer-to-peer network into a client/server type network?

I apologise in advance if I use the wrong terminology or have stupid ideas about the way things work. I am a newbie but I am really interested in learning and I hope that you may be able to help me. ...
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Windows command to get CPU and memory usage for all process at specific time say 10:00 PM MST

Kindly help me to get the windows command to get CPU and memory usage for all process (system and user process) at specific time say 10:00 PM MST.. This will very much helpful to troubleshooting day ...
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Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. One day my server got issue with Group Policy. Here is the log in event log: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. ...
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Applying user settings on a Windows Server 2008r2 server slow from external computers

I have 2 almost indentical environments consisting of a Windows 2008r2 server host running hyper-v and on each host I have 2 Windows Server 2008r2 guests. One of them acts as Domain Controller and 1 ...
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FTP server | Filezilla | issues connecting

so I am trying to setup an FTP server (Filezilla) on my windows 2012 server. I have installed filzilla server and set the port to 14144 (not the default 14147) I have also ensured the the service is ...