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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migrating a tortoisesvn repository to another folder

I have a tortoise svn repository on my C: drive, I've recently installed a new hard drive and would like to migrate the repository to the D: drive. How would I go about this?
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PowerEdge T105 BIOS stuck loading - Function keys won't proceed

Got an issue with a PowerEdge T105. When I press the power button it starts to boot but instantly has about 1/8th of the loading bar completed. After 45 minutes it still doesn't load. BIOS Version: ...
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Allow Domain User Account to Unlock and Reset Domain Admin ID

Can normal domain user UNLOCK and RESET PASSWORD for Domain Admin User? Thanks in advance
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url to access customer's hosting space in websitepanel

I am using websitepanel in windows server 2008 r2. I have 1 ip(87.236.XXX.XXX). I create a customer(customer1) and domain(domain1) and hosting plan(host1). I want to forward a domain to my hosting ...
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Strange behavior from demoted DC

We used to run our own domain (referred to as OLD) but are now in the process of completely removing it and using the campus wide domain (referred to as CAMPUS). We have 2 DCs still active for our ...
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How to move a Windows VPS?

I have a Windows VPS that I want to transfer to a different hosting provider. Would it be possible to use 'Windows Backup' to create a system image and restore it on another VPS?
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Windows 2008 - DNS Configuration setup

How to setup the correct IP addresses? I have one static external IP address. 88.10.0.76 And I have one local Server computer with IP: 192.168.0.100 The IIS and Mail server is running on computer ...
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OsTicket + IIS + mySQL + Extremely slow queries

Background: I am a .net developer, limited php coding knowledge Asking this question because I think it is a php/mysql/version/implementation issue, and not getting real information from the OSticket ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Boot-from-SAN Migration Methods?

We are running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise on a Cisco UCS B200 M3 blade server that is diskless. Currently, we are going through a EMC SAN lifecycle/upgrade. I need to perform this migration ...
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I cannot connet to windows remote desktop by remmina from ubuntu 14.04?

In yesterday, i install a windows server 2008 r2 and enable remote desktop on it. Then from my ubuntu desktop by remmina i could connect it very well. Today, i cannot connect to it by remmina. I ...
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Need to Run PHP 5.5 on a specific directory

I have PHP 5.3 installed on Zend Server in my machine. I am using Windows 2008 server R2(64 bit). But i need to run PHP 5.5 on a separate directory to run a bdd tool called codeception. How it can be ...
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The referenced account is locked out and may not be logged on to

I've installed a service in the server that will automatically copy files to and fro the client pc. The service is logged on as a domain admin user. Both server and client pc paths have shared access ...
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EFS - how to disallow encrypted files on network share?

I have two servers, both on domain, both Windows Server 2008 R2, to my eye almost identically configured. Server1 allows to copy encrypted files to his network shares, Server2 gives error when trying ...
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Wrong IP address registering in DNS

I've just taken over a small business network with 2 Windows servers. SRV2 (Server 2008 R2) is primarily a data backup for SRV1 (Server 2003); they're both DNS servers as well. Our primary LAN ...
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AV File Exclusion - Multiple Levels [closed]

I need to exclude certain files from AV scanning for a directory and all sub directories. The directory names are random and change. Is there a technique using wild cards to accomplish this? ...
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Setting up a subdomain with domain hosted externally

I'll start with a brief description of our setup: Our domain, let's call it domain.com is hosted by an external company (GoDaddy) that points to our external IP. Internally we have a Domain Controller ...
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Change user password on other domain command line

I'd like to change user's password using cmd.exe on domain account. I tried net user user_name * /domain but it doesn't work, because my user is on another domain. How can I specify, to which ...
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Server mysteriously stopped allowing access via shares

We have a single standalone 2008 R2 server, running on ESXi 5.5, that provides file shares to clients. Last night it mysteriously stopped allowing inbound share access. I'm assuming it was ...
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How to send email when SPECIFIC scheduled task fails to run or returns with an error code

I have a backup script (Powershell 1.0) that is executed every night by the Task Scheduler on my Windows 2008 box. If that script should fail to start, e.g. because the script has been moved or ...
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How to change the permissions of a read-only folder without privileges

So, I managed to put the wrong permission to a folder in Windows Server 2008 and ended up with all users having read-only privileges. How can I solve this permission issue?
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Restoring file / folder permission using GPO

Initially, in our Windows domain environment, all Domain Users are by default Local Administrator of their own workstation. After some deliberation, it was decided that Domain Users should be removed ...
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Failover configuration on Cisco sf300-24 and two Windows 2008 R2

I have two Windows 2008 R2 server connect to a Cisco sf300-24 switch in customer environment. They provided us two IPs xxx.xxx.40.156, xxx.xxx.40.157 and let these IPs accessible from and to their ...
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Nortsatar-plus MICS on pri converting to server based PBX

I currently have a Cisco router providing our PRI, Fax, and Data. PRI to a norstar plus MICS PBX (NT7B53FA). I want to basically switch our norstar KSU for a server (2008 r2 standard or I can change ...
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What time zone are the description timestamps in Windows Event log (UTC?)

Log Name: System Source: LsaSrv Date: <date> <time> Event ID: 45058 Task Category: Logon Cache Level: Information Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: computername.contoso.com ...
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Detect files of folders which do not inherit permissions from their parent

Is there an easy way to find any files/folders (recursively) within a directory which do not inherit permissions from their parent. i.e. To gauge the effects of selecting "replace permissions on ...
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IIS7.5 periodically stops serving static files

I have a website with an index.html file (that contains an html/javascript application) that leverages a json rest api(asp.net webapi in the same website) for data. Periodically, IIS will start ...
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External DNS takes a long time to resolve for AD computers

On our AD domain, end users desktops take a long time to resolve DNS from outside our company. Internally everything works fine. The desktops are pointing pointing to 192.168.2.4 and .6. Those are ...
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Get Files Older than a Month and Archive them (Windows Sever 2012)

I have a folder (named Recordings) with several other folders inside it (named from 100 to 400) i.e: E:\Recordings\ 100\ 101.... Inside those sub-folders are audio files ...
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User not able to log in remote desktop after changing password [closed]

Two users are not able to log in to a win 2008 remote desktop server after changing their passwords. They can log in if I remove the domain from the username. All other users are working fine.
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Branch office printers listed in directory

About a month ago we added a branch office site to our corporate domain via site-to-site VPN. A domain controller was set up at the remote site to manage logons and printers for about 10-12 employees. ...
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AD Management via powershell on 2008 enterprise

windows server 2008 enterprise, without hyper-v x64 We have a client server that I am trying to automate some functions on using power shell directly on the server. I have the gateway service ...
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Strange behavior between Windows Server 2003 and 2008 DNS resolution

I have a wierd issue which i troubleshoot and found to be due to OS differences. On my 2003 server i can ping the following : hostname.childdomain.example.com ( Passed ) hostname ( Passed ) ...
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winrs fails with internal error when run from a scheduled task but not from the command line

I have a batch file that is run by the Windows Task Scheduler. This file executes winrs to run a command on a remote computer. I am seeing the following error message when the task runs: Winrs ...
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Windows Server as a Domain Controller without a static IP

I'm quite new to networking with Windows Server so please bear with me. I have Windows 2008 Server machine that I want to use a a domain controller. I'm currently in a Regus shared office and we're ...
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Apache 2.4.7 does not respond after some period of time

There is this Windows Server 2008 with WampServer, and I had to update it. I have installed EasyPHP DevServer (to the production, yeah yeah I know, but I thought that it was working in my local ...
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How to remove fastcgi settings using appcmd tool [on hold]

Using this tutorial, I know how to add a fastcgi settings but how do i go about removing it without using IIS gui tool. I'm not a windows server administrator so it would be great if someone could ...
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powershell check windows update on a server

We have some 1000 + servers, we are doing monthly patching activity. i need to check the patches are updated on the servers or not, is it possible to check based on the Microsoft Security Bulletin ...
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TLS Hangs at initialize [closed]

Locally connecting to FTP is successful. With or without SSL/TLS. Outside of network: without SSL/TLS is good with is not good. Hangs on TLS initializing. The certificate is self signed. Anyone have ...
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Domain Controller does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship

We've had an ongoing issue for a while and I'm here on a Saturday to try and figure it out, and I think I've found the problem, just not the cause... For a few months our second domain controller has ...
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Switching network from netmask 24 to 22

I currently have a firewall set up as x.x.1.1 and a secondary of x.x.2.1 on the firewall. On the DHCP server I have a superscope with 2 scopes handing out DHCP addresses. I was told it would be best ...
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Cannot Get Ported Over Website to New Win2008 Server to Launch

We have an old Windows 2003 server that we are shutting down soon. I am a C# Software Developer, so I use IIS a little. Everyone else here is Apache, so this job is falling on me. I've got IIS7 ...
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PHP files loading very slowly, even if they have no PHP code

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3.28 FastCGI I have a WordPress blog in a subfolder of an ASP.NET site that has started running very slowly. After experimentation, I've found that all ...
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Get login name using email address with Powershell

I need a powershell script, to get login names using the e-mail address. i am having a note with e-mail address of some users. I want to get login IDs and account information of the users in the ...
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Set file associations for Service Account

Changing default program for any file ext. for logged in user account is quite simple. Please can someone help me to set default program (ps1 to powershell.exe) for non-login Service Account in ...
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Any audit trail of when Windows Server 2008 Automatic Updates settings are changed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that keeps on rebooting even though I tell it not to do so after automatic updates are installed. I am certain that no group policy is applied to this server to ...
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Windows DNS server for local network website unpredictable

There is a Windows server 2008 in my company LAN, that acts as a DNS server. In thesame LAN there is a linux server running redmine website (192.168.1.85). I want it to be reachable directly from the ...
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Taking a disk image with Windows Server Backup while SQL Server is running

I'm using Microsoft's Windows Server Backup tool on a Windows 2008 R2 Server running SQL Server 2008. I want to take a disk image of a drive on which SQL Server is running (databases are on the drive ...
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win2008 has memory leak with DWPT tag

My win2008 server has memory leak. I installed WDK and use poolmon. I think that is the problem in DWPT tag (see screenshot, first row). I try to find corresponding driver using Marks article ...
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Stunnel as Windows service doesn't “start” on reboot

Running stunnel 5.03 on Windows 2008 R2. Everything is installed and working fine. I can even start/stop the service no problem... When I reboot my server stunnel service shows as started but ...
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Set permissions for control panel settings [duplicate]

I have a windows 2008 server i am setting up with active directory, but i cant seem to figure out how to restrict certain settings in the control panel for an account on a computer on the domain. I ...