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 retrieve a file from Bitlocker enabled HardDrive? [on hold]

How to retrieve a file from Bitlocker enabled HardDrive ? We have 400 GB of Image files which we want to encrypt our Hard Drive for data protection. We are exploring Bitlocker on our Windows 2008 ...
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How do I interpret a very high Avg. Disk sec/Write perfmon value?

Short version: Is the perfmon screenshot shown below enough evidence to say "something is wrong with your storage system"? Long version: I am debugging a performance problem: Some SQL Server query ...
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Win 8.1 search of Server 2008r2 network share not finding files

So I have a Win 2008r2 sever in a workgroup setup with two Win 8.1 64bit client computers. I have a drive on the server set-up shared to Everyone with no password required for access. This all works ...
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ESXi build with SSD's and storage sharing with HDD

So the plan is to convert 4 boxed servers into all virtual servers with a new server. The 4 servers now don't require much horsepower to do much, so only looking at the Xeon E5-2470 (8C, 2.4ghz, iirc) ...
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Group Policy | New Password Policy for a few users

We have a few users that are traveling and I would like their passwords to be changed more often than the rest of the folks in the office. How should I go about creating a new policy with their ...
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Uninstall SCE2010 - keep WSUS Content and Approvals for later use

I am planning on uninstalling SCE 2010 from my server and then use WSUS 3.0 on it's own. How do I go about uninstalling SCE but keeping WSUS content and aprroved updates and then importing all of ...
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Authentication using ADFS 2.0 is not woking

I'm trying to configure ADFS 2.0 with thinktecute STS as an SP. The relying party has been configured successfully using the RP metadata. But when an authentication request is being sent to the ADFS ...
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NFSv4.0 client for Windows servers? [on hold]

Does anyone know if there is an NFSv4.0 client that I can install on my Windows servers (2008 and 2012) to access a file system that supports the NFSv4.0 protocol? I tried the native Windows "Client ...
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How to check who reset the password for a particular user in active directory on a windows server?

I have the details about a user account when it was last modified (a password reset was done). But I would be interested to know who reset the password for this user. Is there any way I can find this ...
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Importing sites in IIS

I am trying to import iis websites from one server to another. I exported websites from 1st server & now trying to import it on 2nd server but after running below command ...
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Office Interope Needs IIS restart-Windows Server2008R2-IIS7

I have an application hosted at Windows server 2008R2 with IIS7 with MS Excel2013 32bit. This application uses Excel application to convert excel sheets to webpages. It works fine until user keeps ...
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Server 2008 R2 Core CMD window randomly closing

I have set up a VM running Server 2008 Core as part of the Microsoft 70-462 exam training kit book. The problem I'm having is the cmd window closes randomly. I reopen it using task manager and it will ...
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Replication not working on DC

I am getting the following error (4612) on my secondary and tertiary DCs: The DFS Replication service initialized SYSVOL at local path C:\Windows\SYSVOL\domain and is waiting to perform initial ...
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Load balance DNS forwarder [closed]

DNS forwarder of an ISP have a problem, I set some public addresses as DNS forwarders but all of my traffic aroud 90% used as my primary dns address. how can i balance traffic between other forwarder? ...
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How much servers do I need? [closed]

in my homework for the university i have to create a data for a bank. For this i have several software programs like the core banking system, some risk management programs, SAP ERP, ibm lotus notes ...
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Slow performance of DBASE IV on Windows Server 2008

I have a Win2008 Server that shares a folder which contains a set of DBASE IV files (DBFs and indexes). Those files are used by two different apps. The main one with read/write access and the second ...
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Migrating A standalone (no AD) Windows 2008 32bit To 2008 64bit

I have a Windows 2008 Standard 32 bit server running for the sole task of code signing. I need to "upgrade" it to Windows 2008 R2 64 bit. I understand there is no direct upgrade path from 32 to 64 ...
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Thin Client server requirements [closed]

i have a small company and i want to include some thin clients in the IT infrastructure. Which servers, software components do i need for about 20-30 thin clients? The clients should run a normal ...
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Manually entered Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS entry only sometimes forwards to Ubuntu VM

I have a Ubuntu VM that I'm turning into a web server. I don't want this on the domain so it doesn't automatically get a DNS entry. As such I've created one for it in the Forward Lookup Zone, but ...
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Configuring Reverse DNS on Windows Server 2008, can't send email

I run a VPS on a Windows Server 2008 machine, and since I got it in January 2015 everything has been running fine, the server has IIS, DNS, and uses Mailenable for email exchange. I've been running ...
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What permission do another domain user need to restart IIS app pool on my machine?

Can this be done without adding user to local Administrators group? All I need is to remotely stop app pool, create site and start the pool again. I'm trying to do this with Powershell script. I keep ...
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Moving pagefile W2K8 standard - any “gotchas”?

On one of our production servers the C: partition is hovering at around 2gb free out of 40gb. It's a production web server so drastic changes aren't going to be possible. My best option looks like ...
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Domain controllers won't replicate

I recently removed a secondary domain controller (forcefully) and created a new one as secondary for the same domain. The problem is, is that the new secondary can see the primary and itself, but the ...
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Sql Express DB on Server 2008 R2 is there a product to test for coding errors

This is mostly an annoyance and not a huge problem. The issue is tied to the execution time for server requests for small data pulls. If I ask thee software to create a list of any 200 clients ...
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New work server accessing active directory

My Department recently bought a small server running windows server 2008. But given its a business managed server IT refuses to provid e me with any support. At the moment I can only create loc al ...
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How to permit local standard users to change password? [2008 R2]

I have a group of users that can access the server to use some tools and they want to change the password themselves. How can I permit them? (for the record I've created a group where all them are ...
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Allow in-house application administrative rights within corporate AD domain

We have a couple of in-house developed application in the company and those application need to be able to use "C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\RegAsm.exe" in order to register ...
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Why is WMI not actually using the fixed port?

When I asked this question (both here on SF and IRL) about how to remotely access WMI, the answer I got from multiple sources was "use a fixed port." I've tried doing this, but it doesn't seem to be ...
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Multiple Print Queues for 1 printer

I have a large amount of network printers that were setup with ridiculous names that mean nothing. Since our users are very hesistant to change, I'd like to create a second print queue for each ...
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Root Certificate Update Solution - Windows Server 2008

We have an application attempting to run licensing checks via http over the web. The machines this software resides on are Server 2008 vm's with no domain configured. While tracking what is ...
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Upgrading from 2008 to R2 didn't update Group Policy Management

I recently updated our domain controllers from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2. The main reason for this was group policy. We had machines in our domain that were 2008 R2 and the ...
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Synchronize codes and applications between windows server

There are 10+ windows 2008 server(s) in front of which we use the F5 as the loader. Now we meet some problems during the deploying of the application, these application are served by IIS. Each ...
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Windows Server R2 2008 domain join - logon failure: unknown username or bad password

I have this problem where I try to make a winodws machine authenticate against a ubuntu samba PDC, but i keep getting the error logon failure: unknown user name or bas password here is my ...
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Installation of MS Host Integration Server 2006

We are in the process of upgrading from Windows 2003 R2 servers to Windows 2008 Standard Edition Service Pack 2 32 bit. We need to install Host Integration Server on this server, and it mentions ...
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How do I open the firewall for my monitoring software to access WMI?

I have a SQL Server machine and a monitoring machine, and I need the monitoring software on the monitor host to be able to read the WMI data on the SQL Server host. (The monitoring software is ...
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Report active directory history for new/removed objects

I've been tasked with finding a way to generate a report to document new desktop\laptop computers that are both joined and removed from Active Directory (Server 2008). Is there a way to pull a ...
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Allow domain users to modify local printer settings Windows 7 via Group Policy

I've been scouring the internet for days and thus far have had zero luck in finding a solution. Short Version: I need to allow users to modify their locally installed printers. Specifically, they ...
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How can I make Windows DNS Scavenging to begin immediately?

I turned on scavenging for a single reverse zone, defaults 7 days for both. I then right clicked on the server and selected Scavenge stale resource records. I looked a the reverse zone, clicked ...
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SQL Server Connection Issue with New Router But Works With Old Router

I have an issue that really has me stumped. I have a router that is overheating and needs to be upgraded. When I connect the new router and configure it with the same DHCP settings and IP ranges as ...
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How do I Verify installation requirements for Maximo 7.5 Installation?

I downloaded Maximo 7.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 x86-64 to create an "Admin Workstation" (PDF). I'm getting an error when I click on "Verify installation requirements" after I run launchpad64 as ...
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Can't access Windows share by name, only by IP address

A PC running Windows 7 can't access a file share in Windows Server 2008 by name (\\servername), but can access it by IP address (\\serverip). I get the error (Network path was not found). Also, all ...
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HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 install Windows Server 2008 R2

I purchased recent an HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 and a Windows Server 2008 designed for HP Servers and when I want to install the OS (Windows Server 2008) on My Server I receive following error: A ...
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How to set up sub domains with IIS 7.5?

I'm in the process of setting up a windows 2008 server. I've managed to set up a site on IIS and I'm in the process of setting up a few more. Typically when setting up sites on my local machine, I ...
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Fresh installation of Windows Server 2008 and IIS serving up blank pages

I've just set up a new web server, running windows 2008 with IIS 7.5. I'm trying to set up a few websites within IIS. These websites run fine on my local machine but now that I've uploaded them to ...
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Is there a way to control Internet usage on LAN? [closed]

I have a network with many client PCs. I have to block Internet access for some of the users and allow it for others. Is there a way that can control Internet access, or filter and allow based on MAC ...
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Windows Server Backup does not work unless I restart “Com+ Event System” service

We are working on a terminal server at a client running Windows Server 2008. We recently had a major issue and did a system state restore from a backup. This solved the issue and everything seemed to ...
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How can I move computer groups in WSUS?

I have some computer groups in WSUS: All Computers Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group A And I want some of the groups to be a subgroup of a group. For example All Computers Group ...
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F5 Load Balancing - axd files comes with 401 Unauthorized

I've got a problem I'm trying to resolve for some time. We have: 1 F5 Load Balancer 2 IIS servers with the same machine/validation keys behind the F5 LB Our problem is that our application hosted ...
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Why does IIS recycle my application pool every 15 minutes?

Today we have a huge number of users on our ASP.NET MVC IIS 7 web application. I notice that approx. every 15 minutes, the application pool process is killed and a new one is started. I did not find ...
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What is Most Reliable/Sustainable Way to Distribute a File to a Group of Windows Servers

In managing one of my applications, I need to distribute a small text file to a specific directory on a number of application servers and restart the service when a new version is pushed out. I have a ...