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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Unable to connect to the remote device as the client LDAP service is down on a VM

One of the virtual machines deployed on a VMware vSphere client on Windows 2008 Server has a frequent problem that users are not able to connect to it. The error message reads "Unable to connect to ...
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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 ...
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What Does 'HELO_LH_HOME' Means In Spamassassin's result?

I'm trying to send emails from PHPMailer using php on my IIS server. But My emails are going to spam, So I've used spamassasin to detect what is wrong? and here is the result: pts rule name ...
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Migrate Users Directory on Windows Server 2008

I have a 137 GB c:\ drive on a Remote Desktop Services server that is full to the brink with user files. I have a 1.2TB e:\ drive that is totally empty. I need to move the c:\users directory from c:\ ...
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vSphere vApp IP address configuration. How does vApp really work?

I have a pool of ESXi-5.5.0 servers that I have configured a single vApp on. This vApp is configured in transient mode to configure IP addresses from an IP pool I specified. I assigned a single ...
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Internet Explorer Security Setting

I have Window Server 2008 R2 Operating System, which is in workgroup, there is no Group Policy configured, I have also put off IE Enhance Security Configuration. Still i am unable to make Security ...
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triple vlan configuration on cisco swith is it possible [on hold]

I have 3 ports fa0/1, fa0/2, fa0/3 fa0/1 is connected to paging system ( public address vlan) fa0/2 is connected to paging system controller (public address vlan) fa0/3 is connected to IP Telephone ...
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Windows Server 2008 + Filezilla Server file upload permissions [on hold]

I have WordPress installed over PHP in Windows Server 2008: The localhost site doesn't allow plugin installation or updates since an issue with permissions and it asks for FTP credentials. I tried ...
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Windows DNS Server Export

Is there a way or a tool that I can get a csv (or even tab delimited) list of all Forward Lookup Zone records and zones in a Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server? The DNS Server is the built-in Windows one, ...
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My domain controller/active directory server can't establish a connection with the global catalog

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running as my domain controller. It is responsible for Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP. It is the only DC in the forest. Active Directory reports errors every hour: ...
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Rewriting a file location with web.config wildcard

A sample location of a file is: /sites/default/files/reports/2010_Audit_Summary_Report.pdf I want to be able to access this same .PDF but with a path of: /reports/2010_Audit_Summary_Report.pdf I ...
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Which IIS feature controls display of .NET Authorization?

I thought (and this post seems to confirm it) that .NET Authorization tab should be available whenever ASP.NET is installed. (If you also think this, please compare this screenshot to find that this ...
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How to hide the network shared directories C$ D$ ADMIN$ by windows in linux client [closed]

Can i get a solution in gnome or nautilus ,it should be hidden graphically. im using fedora 14,gnome,gvfs package to look over the network share? Cant rename all new files/folders created by user. ...
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How to enable multi-factor authentication for Windows Remote Desktop access on EC2? [closed]

We have some Windows Servers running on Amazon EC2, How can we enable two factor authentication for remote desktop access to these computers?
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Add a second Exchange 2010 server to enable upgrade to SP3

One of our customers has 1 (virtual) Windows Server 2008-R2 Enterprise which is a root DC with Exchange 2010 SP1. They want to upgrade Exchange to SP3 so they can easily migrate to Office 365. Since ...
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Is web browsing in a remote session on windows server 2008 safe?

I am thinking about having employees use a remote desktop connection to connect to the server running windows server 2008 r2 to access programs and run programs from the server. The majority of their ...
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failure backup server data to nas [closed]

I'm using syncback to backup the data from the servers shared drive to a NAS station. The server runs on Windows Server 2008R2 and is the DNS and DHCP server. The NAS is a Synology DS214+ with 2 ...
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2008R2 Server to Server Encryption [closed]

What is the best way to encrypt data between internal servers? We have a few homegrown apps that run on 2008R2 servers that transmit sensitive data. Would an IPSec connection between the two servers ...
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Should I use the WSUS “deadline” feature on production servers?

I use WSUS to patch a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. It usually works great, until today. Last week Microsoft shipped a critical patch KB2992611 to fix critical problems in the crypto ...
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<SOLVED>IIS7 HTTP Redirect not working correctly for my use

quick overview of our network. One WAN IP, two win 2k8 web servers. Initially one was for our public sites, the other was for our internal sites. Using a router as a firewall / NAT device. We now ...
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attach existing vmdk to windows server without formatting

ESX: 5.5 OS: 2008r2 I recently lost the disk descriptor file on a .vmdk file. The .vmdk was not the boot drive rather a secondary hard drive (sql database unfortunately), I followed the procedure ...
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Files listed on WinShock (KB2992611) what do the different file sizes for the same file name mean?

Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 20-Sep-2014 03:46 Not applicable Lsasrv.dll.mui 6.0.6002.23498 50,688 20-Sep-2014 03:33 Not applicable Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 ...
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Server 2008 R2 doesn't boot after restart

I was moving my equipment from an enclosed rack to an open one and upgrading the switch. I RDP'd into the server and shut it down. When I go to start it back up I get the "Loading files" message with ...
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apache 403 forbidden error when adding an alias, windows

I'm looking to add a alias to "C:/Apache24/static" in Apache, simple enough, right? Alias /static "C:/Apache24/static" <Directory "C:/Apache24/static"> Order allow,deny Allow from all ...
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Clone windows server 2008 R2 [closed]

I want to clone windows server 2008 R2 to test synch of a quickbooks. I want to test the upgrade with the clone first to reduce risk. What is the best way to clone server for this requirement ?
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Disabling weak ciphers

Does anyone have any experience disabling weak ciphers on Windows Registry? Server doesn't have IIS installed. Below is the results of my security scan but not 100% what registry entries should be ...
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ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded

When i run my website from IIS i got this error. ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded. My users getting the error message: This service is unavailable Recycling the ...
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gpupdate doesn't work on everything

On a Win2008 Domain Controller, I've changed an user account property "Account is sensitive..." Of course, I want that GPO to apply immediately So I try gpupdate (or gpupdate /force), but it ...
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Recommended servers for small databases [duplicate]

I work in a research institute in India. We have old Windows server 2003 SP-2 Standard Version. Of course we need to switch to a newer one. What are the recommendations for complete new setup ...
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DNS settings on managed switches in LAN

We have a Windows 2008 server that is connected to a managed switch with about 15 Cat5e connections and three fiber branches that go to different parts of campus. At each of these parts there is ...
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DNS settings on computers and switches [duplicate]

Noob questions. I have static IPs on many of my Windows computers in our Windows 2008 domain. In the network settings at each, I have an a static IP and subnet. The default Gateway is set to our ...
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Internet drops out randomly for short periods of time (LAN issue)

I run a network (I'm just a math teacher) at my school. We get random 10 or so minute periods (I'd guess three a day on average) where the Internet is not accessible from within the LAN. If I go to ...
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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...
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Setting DNS TTL for an external address

To start with, I don't know jack about DNS servers. I have been stuck with resolving a problem with a DNS-Server because I discovered a problem with one of our systems and determined that it was ...
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rcp files from windows 2008 server to linux box? (Running rcp on linux)

I am trying to run rcp command on rhel6 server to copy over files from a windows 2008 server but see this error message. /usr/bin/rcp administrator@10.225.185.112:"C:\nfsqa-rhel62-vm01.root.keytab" ...
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DHCP reservations for a range of MAC addresses

Question Our DHCP server is set up to only give IP addresses to machines that it knows about (all IPs excluded, reservations for each MAC address). Part of the address range is used for virtual ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise does not recognize total of 20 GB of RAM

I have a HP ProLiant DL 120 G7 installed windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, came from the factory with 4GB of ram (2 GB + 2) and added another 16GB (8 + 8 GB) but the OS shows up with 20 GB total over ...
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BitLocker chkdsk error

Utilizing internal USB drives on the motherboard I have been attempting to implement BitLocker onto our physical servers. I have tried 6 of them, all HP servers and all of them give the same error. ...
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Local group policy taking precedence over Default domain controller policy

Modified Default domain controller policy to disable and rename the Guest account name using below settings Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> ...
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Bginfo via GPO Server 2008 r2 - Timer Not Working

I am running Bginfo via GPO on Server 2008 r2 with Windows 7 clients. The bat file (below) is run by: User Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Scripts (Logon/Logoff). Bat File ...
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win 2008 as terminal server with multiply IPs running win 7 in it?

i have been given a task to build up a system using win 2008 r2. So the task is: 1) Everything running on only one machine with win 2008 r2 2) setup terminal server with multiply IPs, so each user ...
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Small Business Server Guidance - Does this quote look reasonable? [closed]

We asked for a quote to upgrade our server for our small business. The server runs QuickBooks, our inventory tracking program, 12 people’s outlook emails and basic document storage. Do these ...
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Windows Reverse Lookup Zone & Subnetting

We have a /23 subnet that we are trying to create a reverse lookup zone on our Windows server. 172.16.150.0/23 Unfortunately we can't add a subnet mask. None of the links I've found thus far make ...
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Enable activity logging on Cygwin open SSH (sftp) server install on Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

I've successfully installed and configured OpenSSH using the Cygwin package on a Windows 2008 Server. I have also installed the Syslog-ng Cygwin package and configured it so that I receive basic ...
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cannot logon time and date do not match server 2008

For the past two days, some of my users get an error that they cannot logon to their workstations (Windows 7) because the time and date do not match the server (Server 2008 R2). They DO match. The ...
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How do I get Lync Server Web Conferencing to work?

We have a simple Lync setup with seperate virtual servers for Lync Front End, Lync Edge and we're running a Reverse Proxy. Desktop Clients both internal and external (network wise) are able to log in ...