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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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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why when entering to my sharepoint web site now I need to enter the domain credential? [on hold]

I have a sharepoint site with claims authentication and its working right but from some days ago it doesn't accept my credentials until I connect via remote desktop to the server and then it starts to ...
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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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client is downloading file from my file server on window server 2008 R2 with 100-200 kbps? [on hold]

I configured file server on windowserver 2008 R2 (active direcory, DHCP, and DNS already configured). It was working perfectly fine but all of a sudden downloading speed falls form 12Mbps to 94kbps. ...
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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 ...
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Cannot access specific website [closed]

Client PC is joined to Windows Server 2008 domain and cannot access specific site (which is up). I tried "clear cache" and "scavenge stale resource records" under DNS Server role and ipconfig/flushdns ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Script to kill idle sessions over [closed]

Looking for a script that can end idle session shares on a Server 2008 R2. If sessions are left open for too long there are programs that fail to update due to files/folders being open. I am looking ...
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FSRM File Management Expire Folders

Is there a way to get FSRM "File Management" to expire old folders as well as files? We have a task to expire old files, but we're left with an empty directory structure once the file get deleted.
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Installing Lync 2013 Standard silently

I am trying to find a good way to deploy Lync 2013 standard & basic clients silently on computers with Windows 7 / Office 2010 & ahve a few roadblocks. 1) I am successful installing the ...
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Home page set in GPO; users still seeing “Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled” warning

When users open up IE on my terminal server, they are seeing the IE ESC warning instead of their home page: Here's some of the relevant facts: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 Home page is specified ...
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Add additional name to a Domain Controller

I am looking to rename a Domain Controller. Functional level and everything else means I can use netdom to carry out the process. Looking a the technet article on the subject I can see the first ...
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Cant Login after Installing IIS6

I have a win server 2008 enterprise. Earlier today the windows was fine and everything worked like normal. later today i installed wcf activation, iis 6 and some other features on it and now i cant ...
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How can I monitor disk usage / growth on Windows Server 2008

I would like to monitor the file growth on my server, I want to be able to see how much data is being taken up over time. This way I can calculate when to upgrade disk space or budget for new ...
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Windows Server 2008 IIS 7.5 default document fails with 403 error

We're migrating a site from Windows Server 2003/IIS 6 to Server 2008/IIS 7.5 in our test environment. SSL, anonymous authentication, .NET 4.0 app pool. Default document is set to an aspx page. When ...
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Out of IP address on DHCP 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.254 [duplicate]

Hi I have 250+ workstations on IP's from 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.254 subnet 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 and our server on 192.168.1.2 We are expanding and need to add another 254 IP's but this ...
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How to configure WS 2012 for executing only one app?

All users, except Admin, only would be able to run a specific application in Windows Server. I am new in Windows Server. What I did is: for each user, I changed the environment configuration and in ...
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How to avoid logoff in WS2012 after “start a program on connection” for Admin?

I enabled the "start a program on connection". I wanted to use it for users. The problem, is that now, when I access as Administrator, the app is also executed and when I close the app, it also logs ...
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“start a program on connection” for a specific user in WS 2012

I am trying to execute a program when a specific user logs on, but it does not work. What I did is: Computer Management / Local Users And Groups / User then edit the desired user, click Environment ...
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Server setup hardware configuration for performance [duplicate]

We have developed an application using .Net ASP.Net MVC 4, SQL Server 2008 R2. Now we need to host it in a client environment in Sweden. So far we have developed in our local machine and now we are ...
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Deleting Windows Files with Advanced Search

I have a folder which has full everyone permissions. I set windows to search file names and the content within the file which works fine but when I do this type of advanced search for Windows 2008 it ...
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Sonicwall SSO with NPS

I have a SonicWall where I want to enable the RADIUS SSO capability. The article for doing this states the RADIUS server Send the user’s IP address in either Framed-IP-Address or Calling-Station-Id ...
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Window 2008 inherit permissions from parent on file created on linux nfs share connected to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 server with a NFS share called myhost/host_dev. The windows NFS share is set up to allow 'unmapped user access'. I am able to mount a Linux directory to that share using mount -t ...
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RDS Server Issues after DC upgrade

We have a Remote Desktop Services 2012 member server, this was on a Windows 2003 functional level domain and was working well. All RDS roles are on the same single server. Server is not a DC We ...
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Will the timezone be converted across geographical areas?

I'm using Active directory in Windows server 2008 R2. My domain is in a particular timezone and my client say X is in another timezone. Now I have implemented certain restrictions that X cannot logon ...
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Windows 2008 Cannot Ping/Connect to IP address that is pingable by other computers, Firewall disabled

Really weird issue that started out of the blue. I have one server and I'm trying to connect to another server, Server A. A single IP on the server is not reachable by my other server, Server B. ...
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DHCP User Class ID Notation (numerical vs. ASCII)

Creating a new DHCP User Class (on Windows Server 2008 (R1) 32-Bit) on can set a "Display Name" – here SuperDuperClass – and define the User Class ID numerically (1st & 2nd column) or ...
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Widespread workstation trust relationship issues

Problem: In the past 3 years I've run into the "The Trust Relationship between this workstation and the primary domain has failed" less than 3 times. Those cases were all laptops that hadn't been ...
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Page file size windows 2008 R2

We are deploying physical windows servers (460c/Gen8/128GB RAM/300GB HDD) if I implement the page file, following the best practice of 1.5 times the ram, its going to take up the complete disk almost, ...
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cmd: create dhcp superscope

On Windows Server 2008 (R1, 32-Bit) I've got that far to create a superscope on the command line via cmd, not PowerShell (yay!) through netsh dhcp server \\SERVER scope IP.ADD.RE.SS set superscope ...
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Moving Exchange 2010 to different machine

I'm attempting to move a 110GB Exchange database off of a old machine (see below for specs) to a newer machine ( see below for specs). I've successfully linked the new machine to the old machine's ...
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Windows 2008 IIS URL Rewrite not rewriting to index.php, Getting 404 Error instead

It is not an issue with web.config, I know this because I reinstalled IIS to fix an issue. But for completeness, here is my web.config: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Disabled Adapter sharing accidentally in Hyper-V on S2008R2 Std

A friend of mine with whom I share a dedicated server decided he'd play smart and install Hyper-V and try make some VMs, yeah that's all fine and dandy, until I watch him untick the "Allow management ...
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Two-factor authentication via mobile phone on Windows Server

Is it possible to set up two factor VPN authentication on Windows Server 2008 R2? In other words: when someone tries to connect to a corporate VPN, they are sent an SMS with a code, which they then ...
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Remote Desktop Connection loses connect on websites | Hyper V installed

I use RDC to connect to my dedicated server that is running Hyper V for VPSs. On the main dedicated I will visit certain sites, ex. Microsoft site, Chrome site. Those are just some, RDC will freeze ...
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set unlimited lease duration throuth CMD

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit, I found the following way to set the lease duration for, say, 3600 Seconds (1 Hour). netsh dhcp server scope 10.0.0.0 set optionvalue 51 DWORD 3600 [→ source] ...
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IIS 7.5 Windows authentication not working externally

I'm trying to connect to a asp.net website we have created. It uses Windows authentication and it denies access to non authenticated users web.config: <authentication mode="Windows" /> ...
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Grant user write access to DNS Server (Win2k8)

I want to remotely manipulate DNS records via Powershell scripts and I use the following script: $zone='company.local' $dnsrecord='dummyDNSrecord.company.local' $rec=Get-WmiObject -ComputerName ...
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pfSense no access from lan to wan

Can anyone please help me ? Probably the answer is already somewhere in the forum, but unfortunately I have not found it until now. Since two days I fight to have access to the internet across a ...
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Server 2008 permissions issues

We have a selection of top level folders: E:\Data1 E:\Data2 E:\Data3 The permissions are simple - the default CREATOR OWNER, SYSTEM Full Control, some security groups allowing Modify and the LOCAL ...
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What is the impact of upgrading Windows 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise?

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain controller, a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard domain controller, and a Windows Server 2012 domain controller. I am looking to upgrade the 2008 R2 Standard DC to ...