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 use an HP LaserJet M1536dn printer as a fax machine (outgoing) on Windows Server 2008

I'm running Windows Server 2008R2 and I'm trying to set up an HP M1526dn as a fax machine (this is a multi-function device). The printer is not directly connected to the server, but is on the network, ...
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SQL DATABASE USING VPN

I have a very simple classic asp site on a Windows 2008 Server with an IIS 7.5 that connects to an Sql database on a Sql 2008 r2. the site works perfectly when accessing it both locally from the ...
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HTTP not redirecting to HTTPS, Router or Firewall Issue?

I manage an application server in a different department from IT and since they implemented a new firewall as part of emergency maintenance, users are having issues accessing the web app(Blackboard). ...
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Creating file server failover cluster

I'm in the process of setting up a new file server cluster with a shared iSCSI disk. I've been through the setup of iSCSI and MPIO and the disk has been initialized, formatted and brought online. ...
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Printing duplex from linux to Windows Server printer

Printers are shared through the windows print server but people also print from linux command line (and have separate accounts for that server not linked to AD). All the print requests go through the ...
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Get file access permission of a specific user on a server in a different domain

In my environment, there are 2 domains connected via WAN link. Please look at the image below for the system topology: I want to display the folder access permission of a user from one domain on a ...
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Email messages are suddenly stuck in queue on Microsoft Exchange 2007 SP3

i am experiencing a strange issue on an Exchange Server i am responsible for. Suddenly, messages are getting stuck in the queue, with some of them being "Active" some other "Ready". I am not aware ...
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Difference between Roaming profiles, User Profile, Home Folder, and Redirected Folders?

On the network where I work, it appears at various times people have had roaming profiles, user profiles, redirected folders, and home folders. What are the purposes and differences between these? ...
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Why are server side permissions on an NFS share changed when mounting from Windows 2008 R2 per Folder Redirection?

I have a CentOS server, that exports its /home directory through NFS. Another CentOS client machine is mounting these just fine, and using the exported home as its own home directory. Its /etc/exports ...
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Server 2008 Folder redirection, deleted files still being copied by offline files

I have setup a new Server 2008R2 DC to run a new domain. I have also setup folder redirection for client machines Desktop and Documents. Its all working okay, except I added a Win 8.1 client to the ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Print server, access by CNAME not working

I am trying to alias my print server to \\printserver. The actual name of the server is \\fileserver1 and/or \\fileserver2. The idea is that I can switch the CNAME between each real server as ...
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Windows Server 2008 iis 7.5 classic asp mdb DB via DSN odbc

I had a a simple site on a 2003 IIS 6 server for years. I have a small DB in a Mdb file. Everything was great, until I've upgraded to a windows 2008 R2 64bit IIS 7.5 server. I've transferred the site ...
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Service can't access a shared folder while the same console app can (FileSystemWatcher object)

i wrote a windows service that should monitor a folder and do stuff as soon as a file is copied/moved/created inside that specific folder. My problem is that while I execute the program in a console ...
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WSUS server not authenticating to itself for updates

We have a WSUS install on a Windows Server 2008 machine and everything is going as well as it can be. We had the WSUS checking for updates for Server 2008 but as the server contains a number of ...
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how to test server's performance online?

I have three Liferay portal -- ApacheTomcat 7 running on a Dedicated server (RAM : 32 , CPU 8 cores, 3.4 Ghz). All portals are running on the same Mysql instance. The problem is the response of the ...
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DNS Boot Method throuth dnscmd

Through the command line on Windows Server 2008 R2, dnscmd SERVER /Config BootMethod … the source from which the DNS server gets its configuration information (is determined) [→ ...
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Windows Server - Domain Connectivity

Good day. I just want to ask a question regarding membership of a computer to a domain. Currently, my setup is I have a domain controller (test.domain.com) on a network with IP range 10.10.0.0/16. I ...
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How to re-enable drive based sharing? (\\hostname\e$)

I have a drive on a remote machine that I want to share at the root (E:) so that I can just connect via the run prompt using \\<hostname>\e$\, however, when I share the drive with “Everyone” and ...
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What is the best practice for installing UPS and Replacing networking switch in existing servers environment? [on hold]

Currently the server room got both windows and linux servers. I am planning to install a UPS and replacing some outdated networking switch.For installing the UPS, I think it is necessary to shutdown ...
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Windows 8.1 domain computer cannot see it's own domain

Quite a perplexing one. I have a Windows 8.1 machine (completely up to date on patches from Windows update) that I want to join a Windows Server 2008 (R1) domain. When I log into the local ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to boot in UEFI Mode

I have created a bootable USB for Windows Sever 2008 R2. By default UEFI is not able to find all the required files to boot from the media. After following this post the booting is enabled. Even ...
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LanDesk, server patching trouble

I've a server that contains lanDesk and i use it for patching other servers. But i've a trouble with a server (we name it r2d2), in lanDesk it says that the patch is succefull but on r2d2 it says that ...
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Administration Pack Installing [closed]

I have a Microsoft Server 2008 with IIS 7 installed. I need to set it up to run PHP requests and applications, so I need to install Administration Pack and set the FastCGI within it. Keep in mind the ...
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Blank manifest file in Windows Server 2008

I have an issue with an instance of Windows Server 2008 where Server Manager will not open, nor will powershell or anything else really. I've researched solutions and attempted a dozen or so fixes ...
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View Scheduled Tasks (local and remote) on Windows Server 2008 R2

In one of our production nodes which runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, we have noticed that there is a significant delay (5 times normal) in processing requests (by our application running on tomcat) ...
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Copy EFI partition to new disk in Windows Server 2008 RAID?

I have the following RAID setup ( yes, disk 1 is failing :) ). I need to copy the EFI partition from Disk 1 to the unallocated space in Disk 0, in order to make it bootable. Does Windows provide a ...
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Windows 2008 r2 not using default security groups (ie Domain Admin) prevented from changing own password

Apologies if I did not find a question similar to mine but i have searched honest! Firstly we have undertaken a no default group approach to our security on active directory. This has been very ...
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Know when physical printer changed

In my organization we have two guys dealing with different aspects of our printers. One is the helpdesk team leader who's responsible (among other related things) for updating the list of printers and ...
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Windows software RAID 1: how to identify which drive failed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 set as RAID 1. Recentely it changed to "Failed Redudancy". How do I know which disk failed? Should I try to resync the array before replacing the disk? If so, what is ...
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edit group policy in Windows Server 2008 after disabilng execution of programs [closed]

Well i was trying to make only a programar that can be run (myapp.exe), and never touched Group Policy before, so I set only myapp.exe to acepted applications,and disabled cmd,etc. Now (pretty ...
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How to get back Full control on my Windows folder in Server 2008 SP2 x86 [closed]

Somehow the Administrator right are wrong on the Windows folder, so sometimes I get a Access Denied error. When i look at the Security properties i see that i have full Access on subfolders and files ...
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Windows 2003 - Prevent Folder list access but allow file reading

i've shared folder. in this shared folder i have subfolder which i want to prevent users from listing the content. but i want to allow them write into this folder and also read files if they have full ...
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Can not access the company web site

Trust all you guys doing well today. I have a question. My company website www.miracle-adventure.com cannot be accessed from within the company network. I have a win2k8 R2 DC installed. The domain ...
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How can I connect to any windows machine of a network manage by Windows Small Bussiness?

I have to provide helpdesk support for a group of Windows machines that are in a network managed by a Windows Small Business Server (SBS). I would like to do many tasks using remote desktop. Is it ...
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understanding dnscmd /statistics values

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit) I have some problems in understanding the output of the following dnscmd \\SERVER /Statistics StatIDs: 00010000 → Memory: RAM? HDD? On my test server here I ...
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Service shown 'Disabled' in service manager

Now my program is running as a service and registered in service manager under Windows Server 2008 R2. When I uninstall my program from 'Programs and Features' in control panel, meanwhile keep the ...
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windows 8.1 machines have black screen after removing one of two domain controllers

We recently had a DC crash out, fortunately(?) not our GC, so we removed it from AD, and DNS. Most of the machines on the network (All of our XP, 7 , 8 machines) appear to have picked up the new DC ...
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MSDTC Errors: QueryInterface failed for “ITransactionDispenser”: 0x8004d01c(XACT_E_CONNECTION_DOWN)

I’m having some issues with a server where MSDTC is not working properly. This started happening about two days ago. I’ve tried a number of different things including restarting the VM and I’ve ...
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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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Poor network performance on Server 2008 machines

I have a network consisting of about 40 Windows 7 machines (physical) and 2 servers (Virtual, ESX) which are Server 2008 Std ed (one is a SBS 2008 but they're the same 'under the hood'). Network is a ...
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Bitlocker doesn't store the recovery key in AD

On Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 Enterprise N 64Bit, when i execute the command: manage-bde -protectors -adbackup C: -id { recoveryGUID } it says the key is backuped in the AD. But when i'm going to ...
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After Robocopy backup, explorer.exe is using 100% of CPU on critical fileserver

Last night, I did a routine manual backup using Robocopy backing up and entire drive of a critical file server (windows 2008 r2) to a backup server on the same network. This morning (around an hour ...
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wmic hanging on remote server?

Based on information from my previous question, I'm trying to learn wmic. I'm playing around with trying to look at which processes are using the most resources on a remote server. What I've managed ...
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What is the minimum and maximum cost for having a Windows server of own and what are the licensed software required? [duplicate]

I would like to know the requirements(software as well as cost) for owning a Windows server for hosting a .Net application which will be having a minimum of 1 million concurrent users at a time. The ...
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smtpdiag tool lists wrong mail servers

I have a weird issue on a server. When i run the smtpdiag tool, it lists the old mail server settings (with mx servers being website.com & mx01.1and1.com). here're the results Checking MX servers ...
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IIS 7. Not authorized to perform the current operation

I'm running IIS7 on Windows 2008. Recently, one of the web sites just stopped allowing me to connect via Frontpage Server Extensions 2002. Visual Studio keeps coming up with the error, "Unable to open ...
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Ldap with cloud application

I was wondering if you guys could help me, I'm trying to use ldap to connect with our AD but the settings on the cloud app seem to fail. How do you set up ldap with external servers? Is there some ...
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Why might one server be able to browse nas by ip, ping by name but not browse by name?

Was in the process of some big copies from usb drive directly connected to nas and suddenly one of the servers could not connect to nas device by name but others can. Forcing in host file didn't help. ...
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does upgrading .net framework changes Server Setting?

I need to upgrade .net framework in my Prod Server.earlier 3.5 is installed and I need to install 4.5. By installing the .net framework (4.5.1) Does it update any operating system settings? Will it ...