Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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windows 2008 r2 scan user folders for certain files

in my user environment, i need to let users be able to download all kinds of files and let them use the computer very much lile as if they were at home. this mean they need to be able to for example ...
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Cannot bind to localhost nor 0.0.0.0 on Windows Server with Active Directory

I have an application (IEDriverServer, Selenium's IE driver) which by default binds to 0.0.0.0. It works fine on my Windows 7 machine, however when I try to run it on Windows Server 2012 R2 with ...
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router to server to modem with server acting as proxy [on hold]

I want to have my computers all hooked up to my router and then the router hooked into a server that a proxy is running on. Then the proxy server connects to the modem. Is this possible? The router ...
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Restrict shared folder access to specific computer/IP [on hold]

How to configure a server [having DNS and ADS roles installed user account created/configured] to restrict its shared folder access to a specific computer in the network. Sol-1: Solution proposed ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Network Policy Server - MS PEAP - Digital certificate KeyUsage Data Encipherment required?

Team, I'm trying to find some official documentation on this. Thus far all I have is this: ...
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adding more IP's to my DHCP scope

Our DHCP server is running out of addresses in its range. How can I increase the range? We have Windows Server 2008r2 as a DC\DNS\DHCP server. current scope range 10.220.120.1 - 10.220.120.254 ...
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Performance Monitor Single W3WP

How to set my counters in perfmon to track a single W3WP process?
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How to clone, disjoin & rename a Windows 2008 R2 VM offline, then rejoin domain online

I have a Windows 2008 R2 domain joined server, which should be cloned as test server in the same domain! There is an MSSQL 2012 instance and Team Foundation Server 2013 installed, but this shouldn't ...
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Why it is necessary to rejoin the domain after reverting the server from a snapshot?

I am totally new to this, in my project i have seen that it's required to rejoin servers to the domain after reverting them from a snapshot. Can anyone please explain why this is needed and how it ...
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Forwarding Port 54321 to 80 on Windows Server 2012 R2

I am trying to forward port 54321 to port 80 on my Windows Server 2012 R2 box to simulate what my router is currently doing for other machines on my network (forwarding a specific port to port 80 so ...
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DFSR speed Server 2008r2

So, here’s the simple setup: 2 sites, each with their own file server (server standard 2008r2 fully updated) 100MB WAN link at each site 1.7TB shared drive Replication schedule 64Mbps at night and ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - The system cannot find the path specified

I'm trying to perform a full backup which includes: System Reserved Local Disk (C:) Data (D:) System state Bare metal recovery All of them have the status "completed" apart from "Data (D:)" which ...
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Unable to access intranet web site from client machine

I have installed windows 2008 r2 server on a machine with 2 network cards. I am able to access internet from this server. I have installed mysql and mssql 2008 on this machine. I can access both the ...
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File Sharing Methods

So, I've been looking around, and haven't found any information that lays out the differences between the two file sharing areas in the Folder Properties Sharing tab, as in the image below. There seem ...
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Removable Storage User Configuration Group Policy not working when Windows Server 2008 R2 is used as a client

I have enabled read write restriction for a group of users, if a user from this group is to log onto a win 8.1 system or Windows 7 system and tries accessing a USB drive it says access is denied, ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise

I am tried to upgrade my windows server 2008 r2 standard to Enterprise but i got the below error: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. ...
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Server 2008 R2 > 2012 Migration

I am pretty new to windows server so please bare with me, i am looking to upgrade our current small server from server 2008 rs to windows server 2012 essentials, however we are only using one server ...
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Remote Control with Remote Desktop Services Manager - error Access is denied (Windows Server 2012 R2)

We have 2 Remote Desktop Servers (Terminal Servers) with Windows Server 2008 R2 (WS 2008 R2) and Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS 2012 R2). I'm using Remote Desktop Services Manager (RDSM) installed on WS ...
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is it possible to delegate file srv and print srv managing to other users in windows 2008 R2 without giving them full admin rights?

we have some field service guys that work locally for some of our customers, we want to transfer the tasks of managing file servers and print servers to them. first we Thought about giving them local ...
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Data Directory PostgreSQL 9.1 to Windows 2008 Server R2

"My predecessor" has installed PostgreSQL 9.1, now I would like to know what is the "Data Directory" installation. Now I am using this interface: Can I know using this interface the Data ...
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Outgoing connection fails on clustered Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a problem with outgoing connection on clustered Windows Server 2008 R2. I have two servers in the cluster, the problem came in the fact that the servers has stopped working with the domain. In ...
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Server 2008 - Multiple Event 55 NTFS

VMware ESXi with a virtual server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Event Viewer Administrative Events logs are flooded with the following error: Event 55, Ntfs The file system structure on the disk ...
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Kerberos Authenticator Encryption Type NULL

So, I've been working on a SSO enabled XMPP application on our network for a couple weeks. I have 95% of the bugs worked out, and everything is running smoothly. The problem is that I have a couple ...
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Troubleshooting web server continuous load issue

I am a beginner at managing a web server. And I am trying to learn how to troubleshoot an issue in Windows Server 2008 R2 running IIS 7.5 with a .NET 4.0 MVC website. A website I manage has been ...
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Exchange 2013 server not receiving mail from the internet [duplicate]

My organization is having trouble with our Server 2008 R2 server running Exchange 2013. Our email client we are using is Outlook 2007. The issue is that Exchange isn't receiving external email. Our ...
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Windows Failover Cluster - Create Cluster Wizard: error occurred while creating the cluster

I have 2 identical Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which I am trying to setup a failover cluster on. The "Validate a Configuration" passes, but the actual creation process produces an error: An error ...
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Test for ICMP/TCP timestamp responses and disable responses

We had a penetration test done on our servers and one of the vulnerabilities they suggested we fix is that the host responded to an ICMP timestamp request with TCP timestamp. I've looked around but ...
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Adding additional 2008R2 DC to Window 2012 R2 domain

I am migrating our company's AD from a Windows SBS 2008 to a news Windows 2012 R2 Essentials server. Everything went fine and the new AD now is in production stage. The last step is adding an ...
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Software RAID0 on ephemeral storage for Server 2008 on boot

I have a c3.large instance which I would like to run the two ephemeral drives in a striped raid configuration. I am able to do this via command line and the disk management msc, but I have not been ...
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SQL Server Express 2005 cannot accept connection (but ODBC working from external and local server)

I'm having a problem with SQL Server Express 2005 edition; it's unable to be contacted from an application (3rd party monitoring utility software). I have perform the following tests, all of which ...
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Need ultra-low latency, how to minimize?

I have several Windows Server 2008 R2 machines that act as clients and are connected to another server in the same datacenter. I don't have access to teh server. I need to minimize latency between ...
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Blocking another Win 2008 R2 admin from accesing some important folders

I have sold half my dedicated server to somebody but I dont want them accessing my web hosted Plesk files for my Wordpress website. As some of them are custom and confidential. I gave them local ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - boot mode issue

Ive a little problem with Server 2008 R2. Recenly ive stuck in safe boot loop, after few tricks i was able to login to server, but right now i cant select Normal Boot mode. When I'm selecting this ...
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Do I have to enable TLS 1.0 in windows 2008 R2?

Do I need to enable TLS 1.0 in Windows Server 2008 R2, or is it enabled by default? I did search and found out that TLS 1.1 and 1.2 is supported but disabled by default. How about TLS 1.0? I tried ...
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1. Adding printer share to file server 2. AD Account lock after changing password. WHY?

I have a mindbender that I am looking for help to solve. After changing my AD password my account keeps getting lock. I found the workstation that was sending the wrong password and locking me. The ...
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Task Manager Up Time differs from systeminfo System Boot Time

In troubleshooting some issues with a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, I noticed that the Up Time in Task Manager was huge whereas the System Boot Time in systeminfo is seemingly correct. Can anyone tell ...
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Windows DNS not picking up change to external website A record

I have pointed an external website to a new IP address. When I query the domain from an non-networked computer or device it picks up the change. I've run dnscmd /clearcache on both DCs several times ...
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Server crash: BSOD caused by bcedit.exe - How can this be solved?

On one of our servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 - Datacenter) hosted in the AWS cloud we got a BSOD, the MiniDump simply said: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Caused by driver: ntoskrnl.exe The AWS ...
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Which settings apply to a folder connected via junction?

Which folder permission and folder sharing settings apply to a a folder "connected" within another folder via junction, or symlink? Lets assume we have two folders residing in drive D:. D:\Main ...
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DCpromo creating child domain

yesterday i finished working on my Windows Server 2008 R2. When i was creating a first (parent) domain controller (new domain in new forest) everything went fine. But when i wanted to install a child ...
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IIS Site breaks after disabling SSLv3

I am trying to disable SSLv3 on a 2008 R2 web server that runs IIS 7.5 but as soon as I disable SSLv3 and reboot, the website is no longer reachable. I ran a packet capture with SSLv3 still enabled ...
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Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. One day my server got issue with Group Policy. Here is the log in event log: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. ...
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Windows server DNS resolves localhost for (some) foreign IPs

I have 2 Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Servers which share the domain xyz.wan and reside in the 192.168.50.0/24 subnet of my network. Connected via IPSec VPN site-to-site are some other subnets ...
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Faulty DC preventing NTFRS replication

When adding a new DC (2012 R2) to a domain (2008) everything goes well except that it never advertises as DC. Doing a bit of diagnosis i found out that ntfrs replication never starts, consequently ...
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Remove active directory certificate service role - Windows Server 2008 R2

I have the following setup First DC1 - with AD DS and AD certificate services. Second DC2 - with AD, recently dcpromoted. I've never used AD CS in domain environement. I need to reinstall DC1, ...
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Cannot log in through terminal services client

I have a windows 2008 R2 server within a FOO domain in my company. All user accounts are a part of BAR domain. FOO domain has full access to all objects (users and groups) in BAR domain. Here's the ...
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Main DC is no longer NTP or hold FSMOs

Good Afternoon, We two virtual DC and one local physical read only DC. When we moved our data center offsite with a warm backup site we p to v our DC’s and DC1 was the master schema. While ...
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Enabling the URL of a folder connected via symlink

Scenario Description: In my workplace we have a DomainController and use TerminalServices. There are different types of servers running on the DC (e.g. webapi , app). The dev guys developing the API ...
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win2008r2 NPS issue- authentication as user XXX but tries to access user XXX home folder as different user (YYY)

I have a NPS set up for Juniper dynamic vpn. I get thru the vpn tunnel succesfully but when trying to map user XXX folder using the correct login/pwd I get access denied, however I can access ...
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AD cross forest trust logon workstations

Our business unit has been bought out by an external entity. We are running 2008 R2 AD, they are running 2012 AD, the domains are not joined or trusted. They have servers including domain ...