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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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0answers
43 views

Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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1answer
59 views

Looking for advice, domain controller/remote logon

Alright, so we currently have 2 locations with 10 pcs at each location. We're looking for a solution that will allow us to have any user, use any PC, at either location and be able to login without ...
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0answers
152 views

Adding a windows 2012 server in domain controller role to 2003 active directory domain with 2008 member servers and exchange 2007 present

Current configuration Windows 2003 server standard edition - domain controller role (nodeB) Windows 2008 server R2 standard edition - domain controller role (nodeV) Windows 2008 server ...
7
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3answers
639 views

How do I manage Windows like Linux/Unix: administrative rights by group membership without accidents and without sharing Administrator password?

I am making some fundamental changes to a Windows Server 2003 / 2008 environment. On the Unix side, my security constraints are simple: Users who should have admin rights are in a special group ...
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1answer
70 views

Windows Site-to-site VPN: One way traffic issue

Site 1: Windows 2008 R2 It's the receiving side of the site-to-site PPTP VPN 192.168.1.4 Site 2: Windows 2003 It's the dialing side of the site-to-site PPTP VPN 10.0.23.70 The VPN connects ...
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1answer
66 views

How to deal with windows services that don't start or need recycled every now and then?

A number of vendor windows services does not start in service mode or it needs recycling whenever our testing is halted. I am able to run it as application, but it requires me to logged on the ...
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0answers
39 views

Server 2003 and Server 2008 BCDEdit BSoD

We upgraded Server 2003 to Server 2008 and upon reboots kept getting asked which OS to load. So I used BCDEdit to set the default entry and when I rebooted, I was no longer asked which OS to load, but ...
7
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1answer
160 views

Debugging slow transfer rate from server

I'm trying to explain this as simple but documented as possible. This is not exclusive to this server or my current ISP. I've seen the same exact issue over the years while being with different ISPs ...
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1answer
93 views

A Robocopy job to copy files from VM Windows 2003 to a windows 2008 DFS Share over WAN

I have the following in a bat file running as a scheduled task on the VM Windows 2003 server robocopy "d:\Folder\Sub folder" "\\prod.local\shareddata\Loc\Folder\SubFolder" /S /R:0 /W:5 /NP /NS /NFL ...
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1answer
51 views

Windows server environment for the setup, testing and putting 3rd party server apps into production

Our company uses several 3rd-party server applications (Installed as services and desktops have client applications) installed on Windows Servers (virtual) along with SQL Server. All of this is under ...
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0answers
65 views

Quest Migration - AD account that doesn't sync properly

I have an issue with an AD account that has been "migrated" using Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory, version 8.8. This organisation currently have two forrests. Let's call them ad.local ...
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1answer
59 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 CA not issuing more than 2 years

I have active directory environment in 2003 R2. I have installed 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition CA. Then I have created custom template from web server template and add expiry date as 15 years. my root ...
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1answer
71 views

Querying GPO Details

I need some help on querying GPO. I want to know how many total GPOs applied for each OU. GPO with out no parameters and no link GPO's With less than 2 parameters and less than 2 links Can any ...
1
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1answer
129 views

Secondary DNS server cannot communicate with primary DNS server (but vise versa is possible)

Our secondary DNS server (Windows Server 2003) cannot see or connect to our primary DNS server (Windows Server 2008). (We can ICMP by name, but we cannot add in the DNS Manager GUI.) But our primary ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Best practice to migrate Server 2003 x64 to Server 2008 x64

We have 2 Domain Controllers running Windows Server 2003 R2 x64. DC1 has the FSMO roles and DC2 acts as a 'secondary' DC. Both are Global Catalog servers. DC1 has these roles installed: Domain ...
7
votes
2answers
707 views

Bad idea to jump two versions in a server OS upgrade?

I have a ASP.NET website running on Windows Server 2003 and I would like to move it to a new server with a more recent OS. Would it be OK to jump directly to Windows Server 2012 or should I see how ...
1
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1answer
98 views

Downside to high MaxCmds?

We recently moved a web site from an old windows 2003 machine to a windows 2008 machine. This web site loaded content over a network share into the web site (TBH this is a rubbish idea that we plan to ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Query in dsrm command

I need to remove 1000 computers from AD. I tried the script below, but it's not working. When I used dsmod to disable computers, in the same script, it works. @echo off set ...
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1answer
53 views

retrieve software RAID information using WMI [duplicate]

I need to get software RAID configuration info from a remote windows server (2003, 2008, 2012) on a local linux system. I have searched and searched, but have been unsuccessful at finding a solution, ...
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2answers
55 views

Configure Active Directory and move users from Server 2003 to Server 2008

I am currently using Active Directory in Windows Server 2003 to manage my small network of 10 users. The address of the current server is 192.168.2.1 I now want to configure Active Directory for my ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

A way to only allow some ports on windows server

I have been trying to make this work the last few hours but haven't come far. I have a windows server 2008 and a set up Local Security Policy firewall yet "no" inbound rules (yet). My domains look ...
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votes
1answer
34 views

Windows 2008 R2 server with exchange 2010 to Windows server 2003 [closed]

I am soon going to be moving from our dedicated server windows 2008 R2, to our in house Windows 2003 server. I am worried about moving everyone's email over as I've never done this before. I gather ...
2
votes
1answer
98 views

In place upgrade on a Windows 2003 with Certificate services

I'm looking to do an in-place upgrade for 2 Windows 2003 servers domain controllers running certificates to Windows 2008 R2. Will it work, has anyone tried this, and will I need to do anything with ...
2
votes
2answers
170 views

Exchange 2007 GALS between two domains

Here's our Exchange 2007 Scenario. (2 Exchange Servers on a different forest) For ABC.COM Exchange domain 250 mailbox users 300 mail contacts that we added to represent the other Exchange DEF.LOCAL ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Active Directory 2003 to 2008 migration renders domain unusable

We have a small domain at the office running on a 32bit windows server 2003 (server1.domain.local). We have purchased a new server with windows 2008 R2 64bit (server2.domain.local) and plan to make it ...
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vote
2answers
101 views

RDP Can't connect - Server 2008

I'm running two 2008 servers, both of them are Terminal Servers. I Will call them TS1 and TS2. TS1 is the licensing server. Both of them have RDP version 6.1.7600. I Can connect to TS1 from every ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

Is file copying limited by free space on C drive?

I have some Windows Server 2003 and 2008 boxes that have files I need to copy that are in the range of 20 GB to 80 GB ranges. The 20 GB files transfer without a problem from one server to another ...
0
votes
0answers
95 views

DNS SERVFAIL and NXDOMAIN on specific hostname

I have two DNS servers in my domain, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008, but recently both are failing to route users to www.cdw.com. I have had no other complaints with any other websites, but when trying ...
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votes
1answer
52 views

Script to check the TIME on all servers listed in %FILENAME%

I would like to check the time on a bunch of windows 2003 and 2008 servers listed in an excel file, i.e. (serverlist.txt) and output to another file. Is this possible.
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2answers
83 views

Migrate AD DS Server 2003 to Server 2008 R2

I would like to get a couple opinions Found this article online and wanted to know if it is good to follow ...
2
votes
0answers
669 views

Distributed Transaction failure with Windows Server 2008

I'm having a problem with a new server setup. Distributed Transactions started by the application server to the new server are failing, but they work fine with an existing database server. I need ...
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votes
2answers
82 views

Collecting Web traffic and monitoring reports [closed]

My company is a med home health company and I have been tasked with seeing what people are doing on the internet. There's been a lot of people complaining of people shopping, surfing internet, etc on ...
-2
votes
1answer
252 views

Specific web pages won't load from within domain network

Several months ago...my entire work domain network started having problems accessing yahoo.com. The web page appears as though there is some sort of scripting error...i.e. pictures and news feeds ...
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0answers
306 views

DNS Zone Transfer to secondary - not authoritative

I Current have a small windows 2008 AD Domain, as well as 2 completely different forests and subnets. Each with its own unique domain running windows 2003 domains. All subnets are properly routed via ...
11
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5answers
676 views

Is it recommended to log off from Windows when finished working on a server with RDP?

Is there any impact on the server performance in case I don't log off after having used Remote Desktop Connection?
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votes
2answers
415 views

Windows 2008 Server Manager cannot connect to Windows 2003 machine

I'm trying to connect to Windows 2003 Server SP1 machine from Windows 2008 Server machine with Server Manager and getting following error: [Window Title] Server Manager [Main Instruction] Server ...
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votes
1answer
92 views

How to install Software package on windows vps? [closed]

I have installed 3 vps on my windows machine. now i want different software on every vps. so do i install all software on main machine on which i installed vps or should i login in all vps one by one ...
2
votes
1answer
122 views

Can the paged pool memory limit can be increased?

We have a windows server 2003 R2 machine, 4GB RAM, 32 bit. The paged pool limit is set to 354 MB. We have been having crashes twice in the last month and it is due to event ID : 2020 - The server was ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Cannot Connect to Windows Server Using a Particular IP

We have a Windows server 2008 running as web server. The Server has two IP's (A and B) added to it. We were able to use both the IP's for remote desktop connections and FTP connections. Strangely we ...
1
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1answer
337 views

DFS Nameserver is broke

Our RAID array which housed the File server VMDK is no more. This was a Windows Server 2003 install which was the file server and contained the DFS Namespaces. The RAID array with all the files is ...
0
votes
3answers
94 views

Can I download windows updates automatically during the night?

I would like to download the windows 2003/8 updates during the night. Is it possible ? But How ?
0
votes
2answers
281 views

How to give certain system access without giving local admin access?

I am seeking advice on how I can accomplish the following tasks without giving certain groups local admin rights on the servers. Ability to query the status of all the Windows Services WMI access ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Setting up a sonic wall to allow remote acces to two servers

I am adding an exchange server to our network and I want to be able to remote into the server from home. Right now we have a file server which we can already remote into. We use the public ip address ...
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votes
1answer
67 views

IIS - Overuse of memory is normal? [closed]

I have two servers running Asp.net applications. Sometimes applications are too slow and memory usage seems exaggerated. Specifications: SERVER #1 OS: Microsoft Windows 2003 R2 Memory: 4GB ...
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0answers
26 views

Access service recovery count

I am looking for a way to access a services' recovery count in Windows 2008 and 2003. From services.msc on the recovery tab you can set actions on first, second and subsequent failures. I would ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Procmon gracefully stop

Following this entry: exe files being deleted I was able to setup process monitor to be run from the command line and to log to file. The issue is that the log file get corrupted upon system restart. ...
2
votes
2answers
61 views

What steps should I take before I retire an old 2003 PDC

I have a Server 2003 in my environment that was a PDC. I want to decommission it but want to be sure it's safe to do so. I have transferred FSMO roles from it to a new Server 2008. I have moved all ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

File transfer slows down the server response

We are on Win server 2003 and we transfer the files across the same intranet either using CuteFTP or through mapped drives. The problem here is the file transfers start fast and get slower as time ...
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votes
1answer
495 views

Server infected with Backdoor:Win32/Caphaw.D virus [duplicate]

The virsu hiding all of the folders and replace it with shortcut. These are the setting in shortcuts. C:\Windows\system32\cmd.exe /C start cmd.exe /C if exist "\\server\folder\hAoix.NCf" start "" ...