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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Proper Steps To Upgrade My Server 2008 R2 Machine From HHD To SSD

I'm working on upgrading a server's hard drive from a standard HHD to an SSD drive. I have cloned the drive with a program called "EaseUS Todo Backup Free 8.6" (which I think does a bunch of extra ...
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When Upgrading My 3.5" HDs To SSD HDs Can I Continue To Still Use RAID 1 (MIRROR)?

I'm upgrading my old 3.5" HDs to a set of SSD HDs. I currently run a RAID 1 (MIRROR) array for the 2 old drives (just in case) and want to know how I should rollout the new SSD drives... I have been ...
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monitor and log speed of a program working with network files

We are using a CAD program on multiple computers in a network. All files and projects are stored on a network storage. The users moan about long waiting times while opening from and saving to the ...
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Restrict FTP folder access by IP

Is there a method of restricting a select folder or folders by IP address? I.E. Have a general set of folders that can be accessed remotely without restrictions (bar the usual login details), but ...
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IIS Still go to idle mod even when I set the Idle time out to 0 (zero)

I have an application that always needs to be up (no matter why right now). I set the Idle time out to 0 (zero) but still it get sleep after few hours. its a windows server 2008 R2 standard IIS 7.5 ...
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How to migrate everything (eg. certificates, configuration) from IIS 7.5 to IIS 8.5?

How to migrate ssl certs and all iis config (custom mime mappings, custom dynamic compression settings, etc etc) for asp.net applications. From win2008 R2 to win2012 R2 (In this situation, it is ...
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Apply Windows Firewall Rule GPO to Computer Group

One of our vendors is requesting that we provide Skype access, which uses specific ports and IPs. In order to facilitate the access, we need to deploy a set of Windows firewall rules. The target ...
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HP server converted from physical to virtual has no network devices and mouse won't captured after every reboot

I just converted HP Proliant DL380 G7 Windows Server R2 Standard using Disk2Vhd utility. Removed a few HP based things, assigned static IP addresses and then rebooted. When rebooted, there were no ...
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Windows DHCP Reservation Outside of Lease Pool

I am very sorry if this has been answered already. I found this post: DHCP Reservation However I wasn't sure if that was related to Windows or Linux DHCP server and I wanted to clearly state my ...
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Create service with encrypted password

I am creating an automated deployment script (as a bat file). Our applications are mostly windows services. I plan to use SC CREATE to create the service. The problem is with storing password as ...
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Windows Server DFSR Log Repeating Error

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 on both sides of the DFS replication. Both servers are on the same LAN. Server1 is my source and I'm pushing to Server2. I preseeded following Microsoft's ...
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Server in a unstable state after patching?

I'm about to patch some production server and i was wondering if they will be in a unstable state until de reboot (at night). I know there's 2 kind of patch, the ones who need a reboot and the ...
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Group Policy Objects Not Applied at Login via Wifi

I have some group policy objects not being applied at login. In event viewer the list of applicable group policy objects is none when logging in. However if I run "gpupdate /force" the group ...
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vulnerability issue in ASP.NET

In our vulnerability report there is one vulnerability which I have mentioned below. "it was found that the Microsoft ASP.NET validate Request filters could allow a remote attacker to bypass it's ...
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iis 7.5 - convert rewrite rules to rewritemaps

I am using IIS7.5 and url_rewrite and I need to rewrite some urls with the following pattern: /departments/oldname1 --> /departments/newname1 /departments/oldname2/oldname3 --> ...
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Firewall & DNS issue

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 When firewall is running on the DC no machines can resolve DNS which is running on the DC. It also prevents AD user logins. It also prevents Group Policy update. ...
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LDAP & RPC Causing A/D Issues

Having an issue with authentication on my network. Running Windows Server 2008 R2 Layout: Network is a non internet connected network using DCs running DNS/AD/File Sharing. NO DHCP all addresses are ...
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Server Characteristics [closed]

I'm looking into building a few different types of servers. Being very new to this field I was wondering if anyone could tell me physical characteristics in terms of memory, CPU, etc of email servers ...
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NFS datastore on ESXi 4.1 breaks win2k8r2 host

I have an NFS server running on Win2k8R2 and an ESXi 4.1 host that uses NFS as a datastore for ghettoVCB backups. No server authentication; unmapped user access by uid/gid; vmkernel port with it's ...
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Network files automagically adding themselves to offline files cache

The setup: A Microsoft Active Directory network Network clients are a mix of Windows 7 and 8.1 Offline files enabled and configured via group policy Background sync configured No administratively ...
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MIME/Content type changed after change in server

This is my first question so I apologize if I my post has any mistakes. I've searched about this issue for close to two days now and I still only am a bit closer than I was before.Here is my problem. ...
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Group Policy Map Drive to Display Name

I'm trying to create a Group Policy to map users Home Drives among others when they login. All the other drives are mapping fine, however because of the way in which the usernames are formatted, I've ...
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Tls1.0 between client and server Windows not working

I am trouble getting TLS 1.0 working between a client, which is a Windows Xp machine and a server, which is a Server 2008 R2. On the server the event log shows the message saying that TLS 1.0 ...
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RSOP does not show Local Security Policy

I just recently removed a 2008 R2 Server from a domain and it will be running as a non-domain member. I am making changes to the Local Security policy and I noticed that when I run my gpresult and ...
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Updating Exchange 2010 from SP1 to SP3

I've been tasked with updating our standalone Exchange 2010 SP1 server to SP3. I'm looking for any gotcha's, etc on this. ;) It is a virtual machine so I'm able to make a backup before I begin. ...
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Windows Process Activation service fails to start with error code 50

After a series of brown outs, our battery backup gave up and our server was powered off unexpectedly. Among other problems, this caused our WAS service to fail to start with error code 50. A lot of ...
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Windows 2008 Unable to expend the disk to single drive

I'm try to expend two disk D and E but every time I do it convert the disk into spinner array disk. How do I allocated the unallocated space? Why do I have two partition with same size on Disk 1 and ...
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Prevent local admins from shutting down RDS server

One of the clients I manage runs an RDS environment on Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which users log onto to work. I need to prevent users allowing applications to restart these servers, the kicker ...
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How do I prepare local domain controller for uplink outage

My site will be losing connectivity to the rest of the network for a few days up to a week. When we've had outages before I find we get delays browsing local shares and very long delays logging in. ...
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ADFS server is also Remote Desktop server - constant prompts HTTP 401 error

Our Remote Desktop server (2008 R2) is also hosting the IIS ADFS site. ADFS works beautifully for internal and external clients. Except, if I try to connect with a service that uses ADFS from the ...
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DFS storage optimization

We have a DFS set up between two sites, each side having a server VM dedicated for DFS front-end with a LUN attached for DFS data. We have set up the DFS replication between sites, so that each site ...
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WSUS Export Error: The gzip stream cannot contain more than 4GB data

WSUS-SrvA is running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and can sync updates. WSUS-SrvB is running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and is on a detached network. When we run wsusutil.exe export ...
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WSUSContent massive despite WSUS reset, and minimal products selected

I've tried following guides found on google for what to do when WSUS content folder gets too big, but I am still stuck with a massive WSUS content folder (141gb) The last thing I tried was the reset ...
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how do I perform a file transfer using remote desktop on windows 10?

I have been using remote desktop for a number years, on a number of versions of windows, most recently 8.1. Yesterday I upgraded to 10. I had to download Remote Desktop from the Windows Store. Easy ...
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Create a vNIC w/o VLAN ID using HP NCU

On a physical server hardware System x3550 M3 with NIC teaming configured, is that possible to create a vNIC without VLAN ID assigning to it in HP Network Configuration Utility? Perhaps, this can be ...
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How to use Windows netsh firewall command to allow only specific ipaddress on all port and deny all other ipaddress?

I require a configuration of firewall which will allow me connection through only specific ip-address say 10.0.0.1 on all port ranging from 0-5555 and deny all other ip-addresses? What will be the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 (Clustered) - Time Sync Issue

I have 2 clustered Windows Server 2008 R2 Server under the same domain controller. However, as weird it might be, both of them have different time (for seconds), when I have to reboot them for ...
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Permission Cascading in Windows Folder and Files

I logged on one of the server (Windows Server 2008 R2) and created a new folder called Test. I shared this folder using 'Advanced Sharing' which automatically gives 'Read' control to Everyone on this ...
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rdp display problems after windows 10 upgrade

I've just upgraded a desktop machine to windows 10, from windows 7. This machine had rdp connections to several server machines (win2008 r2) all of which worked fine pre-upgrade. On each new ...
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Need a Quick Way to Disable All Windows Server Security [closed]

I have several test machines on which annoying (in)security prompts block my research and development work. I am not at all concerned with the security of these machines and have no problem with ...
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Microsoft Access CPU usage high until reboot [on hold]

I have two windows server 2008 R2 machines setup using Vmware (ESXi 5.5). They are currently being used as my citrix servers and they have Microsoft Office 2013 installed on them. They are also ...
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Is it feasible to get rid of a child domain in single AD forest?

I am working in an environment that is single forest, and has two domains (the root local.com domain, and one child domain sub.local.com. The sub.local.com has a lot of users, security groups ...
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User permission for Folder - Sharing and Advanced Sharing

I have a folder on Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise machine which I have shared as - SharedName - Resources There are two options to share this folder - Share... Advanced Sharing... I chose ...
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Server 2012 NPS Server not authenticating IKEv2 requests

I am having a weird problem regarding NPS Server when I upgraded my vpn servers from server 2008 R2 to Server 2012 R2. Actually in my infrasturcture I have a Windows 2008 R2 based AD and in its domain ...
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Dell NetVault Backup with TL1000 can eject media after job?

I have installed a Server (Windows Server 2008 R2) with a Dell TL1000 tape library (8 tapes) (SAS connected to HBA). The software Dell NetVault is installed, configured, and working properly. It's ...
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Powershell script from DFS server not running

I have an application in a Citrix/2008R2 that is acting as a user starting point for other apps. I have recently had to modify this application to integrate it more deeply with active directory. As ...
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Certification Authority CPS VS certificate template crypyography

I'm really confused,When I choose cryptography service provider for certification authority (RSA # microsoft software key storage provider), why again should I choose rsa algorithm at new ...
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Importing 'Devices and Printers' from one server to another

I have a windows server 2003 that is in the process of getting replaced. It has a long list of printers connected; I'm looking for some method of 'importing' the printers from the 2003 to my new ...
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How to setup L2TP IPsec VPN server on Windows Server 2008 R2?

The Windows 2008 R2 (SBS) machine was earlier setup to run a PPTP VPN server. Due to security concerns I do want to replace the PPTP by L2TP/IPsec VPN server. The server is behind a NAT router where ...
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ERROR 500 - Internal server error on PHP Sites

I am running IIS7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Over a month ago I did the generic installation of PHP (v5.5.11), MySQL and the phpMyAdmin interface and it all worked great. The other day I started ...