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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A comman string to be added at the begining of the IIS access log using nxlog

Nxlog forwards the IIS log files to the remote syslog server. Need to add a string mentioning "IIS" so that it can differentiate from other logs. There is replace option through which we can replace a ...
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Microsoft RDP mixed mode

Ill currently have a win 2008 server and several Windows 7 desktop pc's with their own HDD connecting to the server. I want to add some thin clients (no local HDD) to my existing environment ...
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Not received replication information orphaned domain controller win 2008 R2

All 3 our domain controllers in 3 different sites keep generating the same active directory error. This directory server has not recently received replication information from a number of ...
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how to find the “Remote Desktop Connection Broker” server in a Windows Server envrionment?

I am about to setup the licensing for the Remote Desktop server and point it to the licensing server. Problem is, I am not sure if this environment even has a connection broker server installed or do ...
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Windows Server Port forwarding SSH to Telnet for multiple users

I have multiple installations with a specialized database framework (Intersystems Caché) that contains its own Telnet server running on port 23. Although the product does run on Windows Server 2008, ...
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Windows Server 2008 gpo links

What are the step-by-step procedures to link a single user account to a GPO. I want to link a GPO at the account level. I have looked in the GPMC and I cannot discover how to make this configuration. ...
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My Windows server 2008 does not have ssl3.0 or tsl

Developing some app I got a error about ssl and tsl things, the fix I found on the internet tell me about enable ssl3 o tsl on my host, but when I come to find that on the regedit I found this ...
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Can't submit an advanced certificate request to CA

I'm trying to submit an advanced certificat request to the CA trought Certificate Enrolment URL (http://my-ca-srv/certsrv) but I can't get the form in wich I'll fill information about target server. ...
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Remote WOL over CISCO/FW not Forwarding

I'm trying to accomplish a Wake-on-LAN by triggering the two servers' public IP addresses. Internally, the WOL works like a charm (by either the internal or external IP), externally however, it does ...
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High CPU usage - How to track the process or ip causing it? [on hold]

i am having issues with CPU high utilization, more than 92% . Is there anyway to track which plugin or process or user is causing this issue? I am using word press in windows Will usage of any ...
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Windows 2008 R2 in reboot Loop

I have a windows server 2008 R2 which reboots continuously when my application services are set to Automatic Start after the server is restarted. I access the server after getting into that by "Last ...
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Slow hard disk speeds on Windows Server 2008

I have already looked at many articles regarding slow read/write speeds on Windows Server, however they either involve Server 2008 R2, 2012, or are related to speeds over the network. I have 5 ...
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Creating Virtual Proxy Server

I know this is not this kind of forum, but I can't find anything in google that really answers my question. Is there possible to create a Proxy server running in a Virtual Machine using only 1 ...
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Accessing folder using File share through same Workgroup but different network [closed]

I have local machine that's running Windows 7 professional Domain: mycompany.com I also have Windows Server Standard Workgroup: DAPS I shared da8 folder and gave Users r+w+x permissions I ...
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Local and Private IP Issue on Wamp Server [closed]

I'm having some problem regarding wamp server and my IP Address. In our company we have a machine that has a LOCAL IP of 192.168.x.xxx so basically we have wamp installed on it and every PC on the ...
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Cant Access Network access Over PPTP VPN

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server, this server is configured for Routing and Remote Access to allow VPN access via PPTP using the windows client. VPN Access worked fine over a couple years then ...
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get physical disk name for a file

When I opened disk management in Windows Server 2008 I see Disk 8 G: H: Disk 9 H: Disk 10 H: I Now, I have few files in H: drive and I want to know which disk it belongs to. I have to do it ...
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Application to retrieve pop3/imap email, then turn around and serve it to the local network via html client? [closed]

Is there a way to have a single computer on a network, retrieve all the email from (one or more email accounts.. pop3 or imap), then serve up those emails in a browser based client for computers on ...
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How was DC restored in windows 2008 before windows 2012 VM generation ID?

Windows server 2012 got this new thing called "VM generation ID" which protects DC restoration from snapshots so it doesn't impair the system (getting new invocation ID and requesting new RID pool ...
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Confusion with DNS on Windows server and Sonicwall

I've been reading a bit tonight on how to best set up our school network for Internet connectivity. It works as it is, but there are hiccups in client/server access to the Internet from time to time. ...
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Copy OS from degraded array to another RAID 1 array

We have a degraded (second drive is not recognized at all) RAID 1 array with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. I'm using CopyWipe from a boot floppy to image the new array. It should be mentioned that ...
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What's the advisable maximum CPU usage?

I have a VM with 8 core of processing, and occasionally the CPU usage is going to around 75 ~ 100%. I read in some places, that when the CPU usage is with more than 75% is it a trouble, and can ...
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Windows server 2008 Admin password changes after logout

I have windows server 2008 with two administrator accounts and I have a fixed IP for it. I access the server with remote desktop but every time I logout of any of the 2 admin accounts i can't login ...
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Why are some processes assigned parent PIDs even though they don't have a parent?

There are a number of processes that are started with a fake (non-existent PID). An example of this is a csrss.exe process. It starts up, and the parent process PID assigned doesn't exist. If you look ...
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Is it possible to create a delayed start dependency on something other than another service?

I have a service that starts delayed (auto), and I want to create a dependency on a WMI query. It would query WMI and wait until the query returns true before starting the serivce. Is that possible?
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Is it possible to see what files are deleted on a cluster disk in a specific directory?

I need to check if there were files (accidentally deleted) in a specific directory on a clustered disk (Windows Server 2008 R2). Is there a way to do that? The installation is relatively new and the ...
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Force remove computer from domain

My computer was joined to our work domain. I created a VM with the same computer name as mine and joined that to our domain. Now my computer has been unjoined from the domain. I just need to unjoin ...
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Deploying Client Software via GPO - Will server reboot affect?

I have deployed a MSI file via a GPO to one of my AD OUs. For an MSI to install via the GPO, I know the clients need to be rebooted. I have planned a reboot for the clients, but I was also planning ...
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W2K8 Page File usage 99.9% but allocated size ridiculously low

Hello this is a strange issue which we experience on some of our W2K8 servers. Why the heck is currently allocated just 16MB? Performance monitor says it is 99.9% used and out monitoring system ...
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unattend file not working with any language pack

We have a fully automated system (custom built and not via MDT or anything like that). Anyway, its been working fine for years and now a requirement has ocme in to add some language packs...but, when ...
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How to resolve a host name in all sites in Active Directory?

I am learning AD DS currently. The scenario in my company looks like the following. WorkingPC.Asia.Corp.domain.com 172.10.212.62 FileServerA.Asia.Corp.domain.com 172.11.13.21 ...
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Windows 2008r2 server recovery, blue screen reboot loop

I don't have a system image to recover from or a backup on this server. It wasn't an important server to start out so it never was added into our backup process. A couple of nights ago, we lost ...
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Authenticating OpenBSD 5.6 to Windows server 2008R2 active directory?

How do I make openBSD to authenticate to Windows server 2008R2? I currently have installed Identity Management for Unix (IDMU). Also I have installed login_ldap in openbsd. but I dont know what to ...
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Powershell service creation with ad credentials logon error

Powershell service creation with ad credentials issue I use the powershell below to create a service running with AD credentials. However when I run it I get an error messgage (also below). If I ...
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Redirect to HTTPS on IIS 7 for static files

One of the domains on my webserver is being used for serving static files. All sites I have found when talking about forcing SSL, talk about editing your web.config file. I don't have that for this ...
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NTFS permissions using groups does NOT work

my server is :windows server 2008 R2. i have 2 groups in active directory (rose group:(members-->babak , amin) and yas group :(members-->babak) ). in shareded folder(sony),i remove all groups and ...
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Sharing in workgroup

I want to share one folder from the server which is at work-group (not a domain system) for 10 users. every user has a different name. And I want to assign permissions on a folder by user name. Is ...
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Windows explorer showing X on mapped drives but only when

Hey guys here with another issue. Its a weird one. Ok so I have a user who runs a program called Focal Point which send data to our CNC Machines. I am the IT guy so I have no clue what the machines ...
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Is this the Right Way to Perserve Owners, Permissions and Attributes when copying files with robocopy?

Note: This example is making a copy of an existing directory to an non-existing prior to copying directory. Note: When my scheduled tasks were giving me an error, this is how I went about ...
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Error in getting powershell remote session through ssh-enabled PowerShell

I am trying to login to windows 2008 server "C" from my machine "A". There is machine in between "B" serving as jumpbox running windows server 2008 and running "SSH-Enabled PowerShell Access for ...
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Excel Application on server not working if admin user is logged out

I have a ASP.NET application which uses Microsoft intrope assemblies to read, write and modify excel files and it uses Excel 2013 on server machine. Application works fine if i am logged in to server ...
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DNS setup over RRAS, Can't join Domain Controller

I currently have 1 domain controller in one of our premises. I have another server 2008 r2 which I have installed RRAS on and have setup 2 direct dials on either end and they have connected fine. ...
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Windows Server 2008 Server - Restored Harddisk - Set partition as System/Boot

I have and old server which has failed mirrored disk. We broke mirror and removed failed disk. We got a new harddisk but we can't mirror because current working disk is old and has 512b cluster size. ...
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Can't send email on Windows Server 2008 with Mailenable

I've got a VPS running on Windows Server 2008 and I'm using Mailenable as an Email Server for POP3 and SMTP. I've had the VPS since January 2015, its my first time configuring a server by myself, but ...
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How can I connect my domain to my Windows Server 2008 R2 VDS?

I have: a domain a VDS which is Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Now the problem is: I want to point my domain to my VDS. How can I point my domain to my Server/VDS(IP)? How can I do that on Windows ...
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PHP-CGI.exe running rampant. Which website?

We have a Windows 2008 64-bit server running IIS 7 and serving about 40 different websites. Over the last few days we've seen a few php-cgi.exe processes consistently utilizing high CPU usage. The ...
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Default Printer causing printing issues

I apologize if this is not the place for this question, please let me know. We are running a Windows Server domain with multiple networked printers. Some of our label printers will change their ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Disconnected Network Drive

I have a 2k8 R2 server. I cannot get the mapped network drive to stay connected even though it is located on the same server that is sharing the drive. For whatever reason it points to the share drive ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Not Printing From Scheduled Task

Problem Since the end of support is coming on July 14th for Windows servers 2003 we are moving all of our scheduled tasks to a Windows 2008 R2 server. We use a Microsoft(MS) Access 2003(mdb) ...
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BestPractice? Backup of the transaction logs between 2 Full Backups?

At First: Sorry for my bad English. Hello, lets assume, every day on 8pm we create a full backup with wbadmin including truncation of the logfiles. What is the best practice for copying the log ...