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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psping to localhost - improve throughput

I'm using following psping command to measure the bandwith throughput for localhost on a physical server psping -4 -b -l 8k -n 20000 localhost:1234 The throughput is around 150MB/s wich isn't all ...
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unable to set service user account via command line

I am writing a puppet script to automate creation of TeamCity agents on Windows 2008 R2 SP2.For this, I need to set a custom TeamCity service user account via command-line. So far, I have tried this ...
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Disable secure logon for tablets connected to domain

I have a domain set up with Windows 2008 R2, and by default requires Ctrl + alt + del to unlock computers. I have been pulling my hair out trying to configure GPO so that tablets will not require Ctrl ...
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Is it Safe to “Disable Recursion (also disables forwarders)” in a Standalone Lab?

In a standalone lab is it safe / appropriate to "Disable Recursion (also disables forwarders)"? (With recursion disabled, Microsoft Best Practices Analyzer reports, "The DNS Server must have root ...
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NAS External Users [on hold]

I'm planning on setting up a new NAS on my small office (work) network with 1 DC running Windows Server 2008 R2 and a back up server also running Windows Server 2008 R2. My DC is my DHCP, DNS, File ...
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Can't open Active Directory Users and Computers, Group Policy settings issues

In the past I've been able to open "Active Directory Users and Computers" to manage the users and computers on our Windows Server 2008 R2 box. We just recently made some changes to our Group Policy to ...
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Right to install printer driver from printer server

Previously, I have posted on stackoverflow, because I was believe that code is wrong. My goal is to check printer and tray on printer server and display this on a web page. When I run pool with admin ...
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SBS 2011 Essentials + Server 2008 R2 RDS - Additional CALs [duplicate]

I have an existing SBS 2011 Essentials domain and I would like to add a Server 2008 R2 as purely an RDS Session Host server for our remote staff. : In such an environment (whereby I already have [the ...
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Windows 2008 auditing [closed]

I want to keep an audit when users are removed or added to local groups on Windows 2008 server. I can't seem to find details to set up this specific task on audit policies?
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Strategy for virtualised Windows Server Updates to reduce downtime

We have a wonderful VMWare based visualized environment that has, until now, been hosting a collection of Linux based VMs. We've now added in a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM that hosts a SQL Server ...
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Folder Redirection DFS Slowness

Currently performing a project to migrate all users from mapped drive home folders to redirected folders (Documents). Having a strange issue at the moment whereby users redirected folder Documents is ...
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windows 2008 r2 scan user folders for certain files [closed]

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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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 ...