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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Created a new zone in DNS manager - can't get site bindings to work in iis 7

Firstly I would like to say that I am a noob when it comes to DNS, I am a web developer and I am trying to setup an intranet site for a charity. I have windows server 2008 and I installed both iis 7 ...
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Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2,how to configure auto IIS service restart [on hold]

How to Schedule an auto IIS service restart using the Windows Task Scheduler? Using (Iisreset.exe)
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How to import bulk data into specified field in active directory

I have about 500 users in my AD and I need to Modify an specified field data. But I don't want to do that one by one. How can I do that?
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Application\CAPI2 Event 513 - Cryptogrpahic Services failed while processing the OnIdentity() call in the System Writer Object

A team member informed me that one of our Windows Server 2008 (not 2008 R2) based MSSQL Servers had begun to generate CAPI2 Event ID 513 Errors in the Application Event Log: Application\CAPI2 ...
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DFS share empty when accessing it via domain name

I set up a DFS to centralise my shares. After doing so, I noticed, that I can access the shares via the domain path (\\SNAKEOIL.LOCAL\Research), but the folders is shown as empty. The intended ...
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Blocking one user from disconnecting an active remote desktop session

Some users share the same username in Windows Server. Few times, they need to access to the server at the same time. I would like to prevent one user from disconnecting an active remote desktop ...
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Active Directory OpenDNS forwarding

I currently have set up my Windows DNS to forward to OpenDNS. However, all traffic in OpenDNS shows up from the IP of my local Windows DNS server. Is there any way I can make the individual devices ...
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Can I force a Windows Server 2008 DNS Conditional Forwarder to use TCP Only?

We've set up a tunnel to a partner firm. Part of their security policy insists that our DNS queries are TCP only (UDP will not be routed). We're able to use dig +tcp and verify that queries are ...
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W2008 R2 SP1, windows firewall dropping zero length packets

I'm trying to harden a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server, and restrict outgoing packets to known rules. What I'm seeing is firewall log entries showing dropped packets, and the dropped packets are always ...
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wamp server cannot start on window server 2008 [on hold]

My current server is window 2008 which using wamp server. I have a problem cannot start server apache.so all of my websites are down. I run the command line ...
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Issues with Windows Server 2008 R2 and the Citrix Desktop Service/VDA 7.1

I have little hair left after working on this issue for an untold amount of time. So, here is our setup: Users each have a VMWare virtual machine provisioned to them with Server 2008 R2 on it. The ...
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Phones & tablets cannot connect to Windows Server 2008 RRAS L2TP VPN server

I had installed RRAS in the server running Windows Server 2008 Standard. It's configured as a L2TP VPN server. The Windows and Mac OS X PCs can connect to the server without problem but the android ...
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Best Practices for User folder permissions [closed]

The following is my bat file. Is there a way I can substitute First.Last with usernames from a CSV file? My boss doesn't want to do all the users at once. He's afraid that something may happen so he's ...
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Domain rename didn't rename DNS zones [closed]

Purpose: I am attempting to rename DomainA to DomainB. Steps completed: I completed all steps listed here. Problem: DNS Zones didn't rename Software: Windows Server 2008 R2 Details: I am ...
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How do I configure RRAS 2008 so that it only allows domain computers to connect?

I'd like to configure RRAS 2008 so that when a VPN connection is initiated, a check is carried out to verify whether the initiating machine is a member of 'Domain Computers'. (We're currently ...
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Fastest way to mirror directory over network

I am looking to speed up my deployment process, currently I have a single staging server, and a web-farm in production. I currently use robocopy to mirror each web-farm server from the staging ...
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Win2008 perfmon data collector set doesn't start?

I'm trying to monitor my Windows 2008 R1 performance using perfmon, however, after creating a new data collection set in perfmon, it won't start at all.
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Adding a Subdomain DNS Record in Windows Server

I am attempting to add a couple sub domains to a production server. Lets say the server is 2K8 and the domain is www.mysite.com. I would like to add SD1.mysite.com and SD2.mysite.com. Since this is a ...
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How do I imitate user activity if I have to stay user session alive? [closed]

Administrators assigned a policy that automatically logs off user (all existing applications are being closed) if user is idle for 30 minutes. It's very annoying because I have to keep application ...
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Active Directory Mismatch

I have a Active Directory Mistmatch how do I fix this? I have 2 x 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and a 2008 Domain Controller and I was trying to add a 2012 R2 Domain Controller. The Schema Version of ...
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Move application servers from one domain to another

I have built a new domain and created a trust between the new domain and old domain. I have migrated the users and PCs but have yet to move the servers. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the ...
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RemoteApp duplicate Session

We have implemented RemoteApp on Windows 2008 R2 to serve out a few programs,everything work fine except one issue,when a user connects to Server a new session opens and a instance of application runs ...
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Running a service in the console

I have a legacy application that has a service the runs as local system, and runs fine. I have a new requirement to run multiple instances of the service as every user that is logged in (could be ...
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Wordpress Pingback / XML-RPC Attacks

I have a website setup on IIS 7 hosted on a Windows Virtual Private Server and I've noticed that it's being attacked using the Wordpress Pingback/XML-RPC method which is causing my website to go ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 - cannot edit/delete/copy some files which I own and have full access

There's a few folders I need to run a script on. I have full access to the entire directory and all subdirectories, and when I run the script I get a lot of UnauthorizedAccessException. Most files I ...
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100% disk usage Windows server 2008

We have HP Proliant G6 server with 4 1.5Tb SATA disks. 2 RAID 1 arrays and 2 logical drives 1.5Tb. One day ago I mentioned twith resmon that disk usage is 100% and i\o speed is not more then 4Mb\s ...
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Migrating certificate services to Server 2008 R1

I am currently planning a move of an Active Directory Certificate Services CA from a soon to be decommissioned Server 2003 R2 Standard box to an existing Windows 2008 R1 Enterprise box. This is not ...
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Setting the Windows server hostname using DHCP

I have a DHCP server that issues "hostnames" to virtual machines when they boot up, based on their MAC addresses. It looks something like this:- host VM01 { hardware ethernet c0:18:85:e3:13:31; ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to detect when a shared printer is online

This is the scenario that i have: -Windows Vista workstation with 2 Alegro label printers installed and shared; -Windows 7 workstation with 2 Datamax label printers installed and shared; -Windows ...
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powershell script that outputs date of the day as a file name

I have a script which lists local admins of all hosts in Active Directory below: $Searcher = New-Object DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher([ADSI]"") $Searcher.Filter = "(objectClass=computer)" ...
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Prevent / Throttle LAN clients using domain controller as gateway

We're in a remote location in the UK, and as a result, have limited bandwidth. We are using on-router bandwidth throttling to ensure QoS for all users on the network. Our domain controller bypasses ...
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Migration of Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 with the same domain name

We have a running Windows Server 2003 with DC. We want to upgrade the server to Windows Server 2008 DC, but with same domain name and policies. Can we migrate 2003 to 2008 by keeping the old ...
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I'm looking for a piece of software that will take multiple windows event logs and combine them into one timeline [migrated]

Currently I have replication errors on a NAS and I'm trying to diagnose what the issue would be. Ideally I'd like a piece of software I could load several event logs (file replication, application, ...
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Domain Controller offline for a few days

My primary domain controller died over the weekend, its motherboard is being replaced tomorrow. I have been told that the mac address of the server may change once the new motherboard is installed. ...
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The Destination Server is Currently Rejecting replication Request - Error Event ID1864. Warning ID 2092

hope some one can help me with the subject mentioned error. My current set is that I have physical Win2k8R2 Box and a Virtual server with the same configuration. recently I am having replication ...
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Detect if Windows is having network errors

I have a server with Windows Server 2008 that is hosting a web site and some background Windows services that appears to be having network issues for the past 48 hours, but I'm not sure how to verify ...
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Performance Improvement after Server Restart[Box restart] on Microsoft Windows server 2008R2

We have some Microsoft Windows server used for BI processes. Recently we have observed that the server performance degrades with time. Thought the server are not yet patched (as they are new-around 2 ...
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information send to microsoft by joining to microsoft improvement program group

I wanna deploy a WSUS server 2008r2 in my network .during deployment I saw an option "Join to Microsoft improvement program group" . I'm curious that what kinds of information will send to Microsoft ...
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Server 2008 web traffic routing

I have a single server 2008 environment with single NIC - 192.168.0.11 Router0 = 192.168.0.250 (Current Default Gateway) Router1 = 192.168.0.251 At the moment we have a single SLOW ADSL 3mbps ...
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Issue using RDP from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to connect from my Windows 7 machine (home edition) to a Windows 2008 Server. I am receiving an error stating "Your credentials did not work". I have tested connecting over the Cord ...
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Server 2008 can't remove restricted site

On server 2008 in the internet options (from IE) we are not able to adjust the Restricted Sites or Trusted Sites (yes we are logged in as administrator). What might disable this functionality? (and ...
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Services/Processes running Per RDS Session

I have a box running Server 2008 R2 with RDS. We currently have 45 RDS sessions running on this system and most are running identical applications. Now we are wanting to add 30 more systems that ...
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task cannot be completed because of VPN 809 error

The setup: Windows server 2008 R2; L2TP VPN connection is configured; ports for L2TP are opened on the firewall. To (re)connect the vpn connection the task manager gets utilized. I've created a ...
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Why would IIS use two different PHP installs?

I've inherited this Windows Server 2008 server that we use as our primary web server and have lately been running into some oddities. Previously, PHP was installed by just downloading a zip file, ...
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DNS update port(s)?

What ports are required for a DC (Windows 2012 R2) to be able to create / update SRV records? It doesn't appear to be working for my system(s) and I'm trying to debug the process. dcdiag /test:DNS ...
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Silent install of Office 2013 with MDT 2013

I'm failing to perform silent installation of Office with use of MDT 2013. Here are the details: Task sequence is of a custom type and aims to silently install Office 2013 I have created MSP file ...
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Some users unable to see files that others can see

I have a file server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in our domain that houses files created by an application and then moved to a folder available as a share to some users here. Users who use this ...
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Force active directory replication after joining a server to a domain?

I'm trying to create more 'self-service' virtual machines for the developers to use. On of the requirements is after running a script to bootstrap the machine and join it to the domain, that the ...
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Synchronizing Files between Ubuntu and Windows Server

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Share and I would like to synchronize my all Folders in the shared folder to the Windows Server (Win2k8R2). So Far I have used Lucky Back up, Freesync and ...
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Why am I getting 405 errors after swappinng domain names?

I had oldsubdomain.xxx.com. Everything was working fine. Windows 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 running php sites. Also had SSL running and used for all sites. So I needed to change to newsubdomain.xxx.com. ...