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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Setting COM permissions

Our little COM library is getting the dreaded 80004005 error on a customer's new computer. I recall this has to do with COM permissions, but for the life of me I can't find these any more on this ...
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Mapped Network Drives Persistently Requesting Credentials

I run a small office network with one Windows 2008 R2 DC and eight Windows 8.1 clients connecting to it. All of the machines have computer accounts on the domain and each user has an old school logon ...
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Windows 2008 R2 enable asking for password on network share

I tried to make some public shares on my Windows 2008 R2 server, and now the server does not ask me for any credentials on entering the shares. Server is not part of domain. Before when I enter ...
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Table in the migrated website is not displaying properly : Windows Server 2008

I just migrated a website from shared server to Windows server 2008. The table displaying contents in a website is not showing properly in the Windows server 2008(asp.net 4, IIS 6), but good in the ...
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Apache slow / running high ram memory 250-300mb and high CPU 90-100%

i'm running a Windows 2008 RT dedicated server with Apache 2.4.4 win32 / Php 5.3.13 | Mysql 5+. 4gb of RAM | Xeon X5650 2.66Ghz CPU | 1gbps output on the web. Far enough to run over 250 web sites. I ...
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Use internet connection of server, on a client, using proxy or something [on hold]

I am working around to find the best and simplest solution to this: Assume we have a windows server 2008 R2 (name this A) with 2 network card configured, one is connected to Internet and another is ...
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The best approach to access server in DMZ (outside domain) from LAN via command line (MS Windows)

I have two servers: SVR1 (Windows Server 2008) in LAN - part of domain SVR2 (Windows Server 2008) in DMZ - workgroup I need to access SVR2 from SVR1 via command line batch - copy some files and ...
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Super-power PC for many users - Server (2008 R2) on Hyper-V can not use full Machine hardware resources [on hold]

Desription of problem changed : how to make sure, that my Hyper-V is using all my hardware resources, and if it is using, what is the bottleneck of the system, when discovering performance issues? - ...
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Limit RDP from public Ip for specific user

i am using windows server 2008, i have some users associated with rdp group. and i have allowed these users to take remote desktop on server. my server ip 10.0.0.2 subnet is 10.0.0.0/24 my public IP ...
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How to determine domain controller used for authentication

I run several web sites using IIS on both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. These web sites use windows authentication with only the NTLM option specified (no Kerberos). These servers are ...
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IIS/Apache dont recognize my certificate

Im completely new in this. I have a windows 2008 R2 Server with IIS 7.0 with a expired certificate, so finally i created another (*.CSR, then PKCS#7 and installed). Installing the certificate i have ...
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missing computer account cant join to AD [on hold]

I have megait.co.za server 2008 r2 domain controller. i created a win7 called internet vm. when i tried joining it i got "No mapping between account names and security IDs was done". tried sysprep. ...
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WAN speed vs internet [on hold]

Why does it happen that if I open a webpage hosted by a server , which is a part of WAN (Access Network) , it takes longer time to open than a webpage hosted on internet. Technically , a webpage over ...
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Windows SBS 2008 not booting in safe/normal

I have a production server (HP ProLiant ML350 G6) running Win 2008 SBS. It was physically moved. Now it will not boot into normal or safe mode. When it tries to boot into safe mode, the last thing ...
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New SSL Cert causes no connection to website on POST from web application

I have a web application which will not connect to a website to POST after they changed their SSL cert. The URL and REF post is mentioned below. Is there anything else I should try on the server? ...
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Tripwire noticed this change but I'm not sure what it means? [closed]

The following change was noticed on several Windows 2008 R2 servers. The change relates to the following: C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS{016888b8-6c6f-11de-8d1d-001e0bcde3ec}TxR.2.regtrans-ms ...
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IIS7 new IP Address: Website ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

I'm not much of a server admin, and especially out of touch when it comes to Windows / IIS, so be gentle! I have a site hosted on a Windows 2008 Server running IIS 7. I need to move it to a new IP ...
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Remote desktop disabled for oracle user

Recently while installing Oracle 12C DB on Windows server 2008 R2. I created an user called Oracle through the Oracle DB installation setup. Now am unable to login remotely into the machine with this ...
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Setup Domain Controller and Active Directory on Amazon EC2 as Primary AD [closed]

I am planning to deploy an Active Directory and Domain Controller on AWS for my company. It will primarily be used for these: User Authorization (Login/Logoff Process) File Sharing / Management ...
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Upgrading infrastructure [duplicate]

I work for my company's ECM group and my manager is considering pushing to upgrade the server infrastructure due to an increasing user community. Currently it's a single VM that has 2 cores and 4 gigs ...
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Software installation by group policy

I have a server with windows 2008 r2, it is connected N client. Clients use software that releases updates. Is there an application that I install on the server, which allows you to select the ...
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Server 2008 - Windows Server Backup to specific folder? file level backup

When I run Windows Server Backup, custom, files and folders, then in the Destination selection, there is only Volume and Share??? Why is this? Why am I forced to use the root level of my local ...
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How to find out what is causing a terminal server to use all of the RAM?

I have 4 terminal servers (ie. Server1, Server2, Server3, Server4) in a cluster environment. for some reason Server1 is always using up 90-100% of it's available RAM. The other servers are averaging ...
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My Active Directory replication settings don't look right

I have recently added a new site to my Active Directory domain (single forest, single domain). I have mapped subnets to the sites, and added one DC to the new site with our remaining 4 on the original ...
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Remote Desktop Certificate Template Application Policy Extension

We are setting up remote desktop authentication with the use of certificates and ran into an issue in one of the environments. I am editing the RemoteDesktopComputer2008 certificate template, in ...
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Group Policy WMI Filter query

I'm putting in place a policy to install AV software but only want it to apply when the computer has no AV software installed, I know WMI can be used for this but don't have a clue how it can be done. ...
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Adding a dhcp exclusion range after activating a scope [closed]

If I forgot to add an exclusion range before activating a scope and leases have already been handed out, can I add the exclusion range now without affecting the active leases and will those leases ...
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Best way to connect the network to the internet?

I'm setting up a small network for an air cadet squadron I help to run. We've just moved into a brand new HQ which is kitted up with ethernet ports throughout the building so I thought I may as well ...
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Do kerberos constrained delegation with protocol transition on IIS to another IIS need my own application for very simple redirect

Please excuse me if its a very basic question but i'm totally lost on this as Im new to IIS and kerberos delegation but have understanding of auth protocols. Need you peoples help please as i have ...
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How do I set default internet zone level with Group policy?

I have been trying for a while to get this done with no success. It looks like my group policy settings are being applied when I run the group policy results wizard. Here is what I am doing to set ...
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Need set of event ids that occurs in event viewer during file creation event

I need the set of event ids that occur in the event viewer when I created a file in shared folders (auditing was enabled for the folder) in domain controllers. I know the fact that the event id 4656 ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Freezes at Login

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 install on our company desktop server which has been working fine for the last 3 years (with regular updates) Recently, we restarted our server (due to slow file ...
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Server 08 Print server deploying to server 03

Server 08 R2 setup as a printer server with 300+ printers installed. I created an empty GPO and enforced it on the OU containing a few servers that are server 03 that I need the printers to be ...
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Automate Windows Server 2008 Local Policy Changes?

I'm a student assistant in IT at a large organization with several less than cooperative separate IT departments. My little IT group currently doesn't have Active Directory rights to send a Group ...
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Good Messing Service MAPI_E_NO_ACCESS

I'm practicing around with version 7.2.1.10 Good Messaging server and I've encountered a problem. When I provision my phone my emails sync up perfect. But then I stop getting messages and I stop ...
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W2K8R2 - A way to convert effecitve Group Policy settings to import on stand-alone machines for local policy?

If I have a relatively robust domain environment (e.g. 20 Security related Group Policy Objects) applying to my servers as a baseline set of policy settings and I have a stand-alone server that I want ...
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How to automaticly disconnect all terminal server?

I have 4 terminal servers in a cluster environment. I logged in a server and the RAM is at 100% percent. When I look there is 54 active session. I think one of the issue here is that there are many ...
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Windows Server NTP Authenication

I have setup an NTP Server on a Windows Server 2008. The Time synchronization works with Windows Clients and Non Domain Clients but now i have switches that want to authenticate against NTP Server and ...
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RAID 1 fault “ Status Ready for Rebuild : Rebuild Percentage Complete 0%”

Our RAID 1 system partition failed on our Windows 2008 SBS (physical environment). We still have disc 1 running but the 2nd disc in the raid is a failure. To add to the complication, disc 1 has bad ...
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GPO To Modify Registry Setting Not Applying

I have a XenApp Server running on Server 2008, and would like to apply a Group Policy Object to the server to modify the following registry setting: HKLM\Software\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint ...
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Long Apache Wait times

Thanks for reading my question. I've been having a strange problem with Apache 2.4 on my dedicated Windows Server 2008 machine (8 gigs of RAM, Intel Xeon E3-1220 3.1GHz, 1 gig link). For some reason ...
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PHP Startup - unable to load dynamic library - Access Denied?

I have some Problems installing the sqlsrv_extension for a PHP 5.6 Installation. (Running SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012) Currently there are no official drivers available, but there are a ...
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Can't extend volume

Can't extend volume under Server 2008 SP2. Please help? Disk 1 has 512 GB taken, but 512 GB unallocated. The extend volume wizard doesn't allow me to click Next with additional space.
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Slow local area network speeds

Updated on 2014-10-09 Disclaimer This question is similar to Unexplained slow gigabit network speeds but because the latter is still unanswered after 5 years, and that I think I'm able to add more ...
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Can a windows2008 server use an GPT-only partition table? [closed]

I have here a little bit uncommon system: its primary hard disk can't have an old, dos partition table, only an GPT type. It is an outer restriction, with what nothing can be done. It seems as if the ...
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Why does Windows CA Server issue multiple certificates for the same user?

I am currently implementing an EAP/TLS WIFI implementation to replace our EAP/MSCHAP2 wifi implementation. I am using Windows Server 2008 and I've installed a certificate authority. User certificates ...
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Control Panel Empty on Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter

I am a local admin on a Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter machine, but when I remote into the server and open the Control Panel, almost all of the items are gone or missing. Could there be a ...
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Page files size from CSV

I've got the following script, that checks the page file size on a remote server, is it possible to run this against a CSV file of hostnames? clear $strComputer="computername" ...
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.webm IIS mime-type not found

I have problems with mp4 files in Chrome, so I decided to change to webm files. I've configured IIS mime-types for webm files in the web.config file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Exchange Server Spam Protection [closed]

I took over an exchange 2010 server on what I believe is a Hyper V Virtual Machine, running Windows Server 2008. We have a SonicWALL firewall, but the majority of the licensing on the firewall is no ...