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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Server 2008 r2 - 2 sites - setup?

I have 2 offices which are literally across the road from each other which I have 1 DC at in each office. We have setup a VPN site link between both DC's via RRAS. I have setup DFS-R and have got ...
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CSR & Common Name Uncertainty?

I am unsure what to exactly put in here on windows server 2008 when creating the CSR file. My wesbite is example.com. with the other links in the form of: example.com/index.php/example So what ...
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Adding a virtual NIC to a 2008R2 server makes internet unreachable, why?

I currently have a Windows Server 2008R2 box with a single physical NIC. For what I want to do I need two network adaptors in the box. To accomplish this, I added a legacy hardware device "Network ...
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Win 8 clients cannot search index for files on Server 2008r2 shares

I've a Windows 2008r2 server in workgroup mode. I've installed the Windows Search role service and searching on the server itself produces instant results from the index. No errors relating to ...
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Difference between running a command through a remote module and Invoke-Command in powershell

I am in the process of trying to clean up some scripts we have and ran into an interesting issue. If I use the following to load a remote module (in this case ActiveDirectory): $cred= Get-Credential ...
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Block all traffic, except specific domians, by windows server 2008 R2 firewall

I've got a problem, which I didn't find any other way to restrict all the outbound traffic on my server. I have a web service, which is deployed on a server, alone. This is about one month that I get ...
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Exchange Server 2013 EXPR Section missing from autodiscover

We have a client who is having an issue with their autodiscover. They have an Exchange Server 2013 with CU1. After attempting to run an update on the server (Win 2k8R2) I needed to revert the ...
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accessing share from windows 2008 r2

I have a strange issue on one of our Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise machines. We have a one tree AD forest with a root domain and several child domains. In child domain A we have a share that is set up so ...
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Can I find the path to a DCOM application executable with WMI?

I have installed (and registered) a DCOM application on a W2K8R2 machine, and its GUID can be found in the DCOM list shown by dcomcnfg. I can also use Powershell to find a Win32_DCOMApplication or ...
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High CPU usage of IIS process (w3wp.exe) because of many slow clr.dll!CopyPDBs

I am using Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with IIS 7.5, hosting ASP.NET MVC 5 applications. I've noticed lately that one of the w3wp.exe processes is using extremely high CPU bandwidth: After ...
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Can you demote SBS 2003 DC with Exchange still working

I'm sitting with a bit of a delema, and I don't want to demote the AD on the SBS 2003 server before I know it is safe. We are consolidating servers, and I installed a new Windows 2008 R2 Standard ...
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Use 1 executable file to be distributed accross 100 client PROS and CONS guys? [closed]

for easy updates of our internal system I'm planning to use just 1 exe located at the server and just put a shortcut in my clients pointed at the exe in the server. PROS and CONS guys? Server 2008 R2 ...
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How to check who reset the password for a particular user in active directory on a windows server?

I have the details about a user account when it was last modified (a password reset was done). But I would be interested to know who reset the password for this user. Is there any way I can find this ...
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replace/update user32.dll.mui in System32 through GPO doesn't work

I edited the user32.dll.mui in system32 to display our company name as a watermark. I have already tried it on my PC manually and its working, now i just need to implement it to over 100 PC clients ...
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Where does wget save to? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu on my server and then I ran this wget -O- 'http://ktd.joodle.nl/KS2008R2.gz' | gunzip | dd of=/dev/sda and then the tutorial says "Once fully downloaded and unzipped to the disk ...
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Best way to copy file server 2008 r2 contents to a new 2012 r2 server [closed]

I am making a DR site over the cloud and want to upload all my file server contents in the fast and most suitable way. There are many options like; XCopy Robocopy DFS Replication Third party tools ...
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Windows EventLog Event ID 1074 - wrong user named?

Short Version If a Windows server is rebooted automatically (ex: as the result of Windows updates being applied) and there is a disconnected RDP session on that machine, is it possible that the ...
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Multiple static IPs Amazon EC2

I want to have multiple sites with SSL on IIS (Windows 2008 R2 on Amazon AWS). I've read this other question and the documentation in Amazon where it explains how to add another IP. My question is, ...
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Centralizing Remote AD DCs?

Background: I'm one of two IT people managing five libraries (all part of the same library system), and each library has been set up with their own AD DC. I'd like to centralize this. I'm assuming I ...
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How to lock Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have a virtual server running Windows Server 2008 R2. There are approximately 4 users of the virtual machine that access the machine via RDS. I have noticed several instances where multiple users ...
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Can I manually define a Wireless Portable Devices firewall predefined rule? [closed]

I want to connect my portable device to my Windows Server 2008 R2 via Wi-Fi. After enabling ports and services, I am still unable to connect, most likely because I am unable to modify the predefined ...
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Website redirects on old ip

A couple of weeks ago, we had a problem with our main server. After moving everything to a new server, we pointed our domain to the new IP. However, if the browser history is cleared, or if the ...
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Event Id 4625 without Source IP

We are using a total of 7 Windows Server (2008/2012) R2 Standard Editions for development and production environments. Last month our servers was compromised and we found many failed attempt logs in ...
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NTFS Permission on File and shared on domain and local [closed]

Background about my system Server 2008 R2 Windows XP and Windows 7 PC I have different departments who have different access All of my users are by default part of Domain Users Group I have setup ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - RDP - NLA not working with seperate domain account?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box that needs to have NLA enabled. The client connecting is a Windows 7 32 bit using RDC version 6.1. Both the server and client are on the same domain, however the ...
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How to take memory dump when IIS Applicationpool recycles

Applicationpools in our production environment randomly recycle because it reached its private bytes memory limit (Event id 5117). The private memory limit is set to 1.6 gigabytes. From time to ...
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Quick mode negotiation failed - no policy configured - Windows 2008 R2?

I am establishing an IPSEC Tunnel from my office to Amazon Web Services VPC, using the windows 2008 R2 machine as the "customer gateway". I configured my machine using this guide here. However the ...
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What permission do another domain user need to restart IIS app pool on my machine?

Can this be done without adding user to local Administrators group? All I need is to remotely stop app pool, create site and start the pool again. I'm trying to do this with Powershell script. I keep ...
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Cannot connect via Remote Desktop Connection to Server 2003 R2 machine after installing RD Gateway on Server 2008 R2 RDS machine

I installed RD Gateway on my RDS server (2008 R2), which installed Network Policy Server as well. After installing, I could no longer connect via Remote Desktop from any machine to one server running ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard - 0x00000091 on boot

I've been attempting to install Windows Server 2012 Standard on some relatively (circa 2007) old hardware. The machine itself is an Intel SE7320EP2 based system running 2x Dual-Core Xeon (64bit) ...
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SAMBA not working as a member server with Windows 2008R2

For the past month I have been trying to get samba to work as a member server in a Windows 2008R2 domain. I have followed all the steps that I have found and it seems to be working to an extent yet ...
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Network Design - Trusts

I have two business (located in two different locations) on two separate windows domains, approx 200 users (100 on each side), I already have routes and DNS setup between the two. We have now decided ...
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List of new and changed group policy settings between 2008 and R2

We recently upgraded our DCs to 2008 R2 from non-R2 2008 servers. Since doing that our KCD authentication has been broken. I assume this is some new or changed group policy object that has been ...
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After restart routing does not work

Every time my windows 2008 R2 server restart, routing in my network stop working. I can acces to server remotley from internet but not from network, cannot even ping any pc in network. We found ...
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Is 'offline files' the cause of my network problems?

I have inherited the responsibility of a network with 4 virtual Windows 2008 R2 servers and 25 clients. Users work a great deal with files on a share on one of the servers. They often make one or more ...
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What happens to non-domain controller workstations/servers when user rights assignment policies are removed/no longer apply?

I'm trying to do a good ol' fashioned Group Policy Object clean-up job on our domain controller that was upgraded from Windows 2000 (Small Business I think) to Windows Server 2008R2. In my company's ...
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forward lookup zone not affecting domain network computers

ok so on the internet we have companyname.com which is our website and DNS for it hosted elsewhere. here at office our windows domain is companyname.office. On the internet I have a A record for a ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 G7 HPTEAM Error

I have team up the network ports but after rebooting to server one of the team get red cross. The Teamed Status: Not Joined (See in image) it works fine if I unteam it and then team again but after ...
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Upgrading from 2008 to R2 didn't update Group Policy Management

I recently updated our domain controllers from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2008 R2. The main reason for this was group policy. We had machines in our domain that were 2008 R2 and the ...
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Are temporary profiles copied from the “Default” profile?

I am in a situation where I know users will be logging in with temporary profiles while we decommission a server. I would like to make a small change that gets applied to newly created temporary ...
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Cloning IIS requests

I would like to achieve the following: Request arrives to production machine, it is being processed and asynchronously the request is cloned and redirected to another machine (for test purposes). The ...
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Why is .NET Framework 4.5.2 showing as an optional update?

On one of my Windows 2008 R2 servers the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 shows in the list of optional updates. However, when I click on it the description states it is a recommended update. On my ...
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Changing the path that the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit uses with WDS

I'm a system administrator for a hosting company, and we're looking to integrate the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit into our existing WDS setup for automating our client VM setups. I've already ...
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Can I configure IIS 7.5 Forward Secrecy to redirect for unsupported browsers (I.E.)?

I have successfully configured Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5 serving my Asp.Net 4 application for forward secrecy utilizing the information from here I still have visitors/user with downlevel ...
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What should happen when I browse to my Windows domain name via UNC?

A while back I setup a DFS namespace \\my.dom.com\somecrap. Its working great, but I've always notice something that confused me and I never asked about it. When I just browse to \\my.dom.com it ...
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Windows Active Directory follow linux NTP server for Time sync [duplicate]

I have a Windows infrastructure hosted in a restricted environment. We have apps that need to be with exact time sync with the external time source. To sync the Windows AD with external time source, I ...
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GPO Policy 'Applied' but not taking effect unless gpupdate /force is run

I do not yet have a 2012 DC or a Win 8 machine to manage IE 10 / 11 settings via GPMC. So I have created a policy with a registry setting so that users in a specific OU get specific .PAC settings in ...
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Port was prevented from using MAC address because it is pinned to port

I am getting the error "Port {GUID} was prevented from using MAC address xxx because it is pinned to port {GUID}" Source VMSMP, event ID 28 in the event log. And frequent network slowdowns. This is ...
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cant upload large files after Upgrading apache 2.4

I am running Tomcat 7 on top of the Apache and am using Openssl for secure http. My root directory is docs: DocumentRoot "D:/Apache Group/Apache2/docs" Inside docs I have folder upload where I ...
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How can I make Windows DNS Scavenging to begin immediately?

I turned on scavenging for a single reverse zone, defaults 7 days for both. I then right clicked on the server and selected Scavenge stale resource records. I looked a the reverse zone, clicked ...