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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 Server 2008 R2 - Problems after degraded software-raid

After a harddisk-crash the server will start from "secondary-plex" - but becomes unusable: -> Boot -> Login as Administrator -> Desktop is ready -> Try something to open: nothing will work and the ...
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Folder Redirection on Domain Controller Win Server 2008

This is a long post with a few questions in it. They are all related to the same issue though, and solving one or the other will probably solve the others. I did look on superuser for similar ...
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The filename of files change at the same time

I have run into an interesting issue I cannot explain. One of our users was tasked with changing the character case on a bunch of Word and Excel files so that they were all uppercase. The interesting ...
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GUID foldername on Windows Server 2008 R2

Recently I'm seeing GUID folder names pop up on the system drive of my Server 2008 R2 machine (example below). Does anyone have any idea as to what might be causing these? If you open the folder ...
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2008 R2 TLS 1.2 enabled in registry, rebooted, but not functioning

Yes, I rebooted the server. Several times. This actually affects both TLS 1.1 and 1.2. The only one currently working is 1.0. I followed the instructions here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/245030 ...
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Powershell Servermanager module not included in Windows Web Server 2008 R2

This is driving me nuts! Apparently using the servermanager module should be as easy as type: Import-Module servermanager The problem is that I don't have it. PS C:\Users\Administrator> ...
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Windows DNS Server Export

Is there a way or a tool that I can get a csv (or even tab delimited) list of all Forward Lookup Zone records and zones in a Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server? The DNS Server is the built-in Windows one, ...
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Cant resolve dns when has same domain of server in browser [duplicate]

i have just setup a DC running 2008 R2 my domain is tingateitsolutions.com.au and have setup my dc using that domain i just setup DNS with a forwarder to my router 192.168.1.1 and also 8.8.8.8 i ...
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WSUS configuration for Windows 8.1 clients

I have set up WSUS 2.0 (on 2008 R2). All client side machines are running Windows 8.1. At the request of the users, i have been running with the below GP configuration so WSUS is less intrusive, and ...
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Identify applications that are configured to connect to a specific domain controller

I work with a Windows domain that has many domain controllers (DCs). I'm looking to remove some of these, but I know there are some applications that are hard-coded to use a specific domain controller ...
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Enabling admin$ via group policy

I am trying to learn AD management. The task I am trying to do is enable admin share for any computer on this domain using group policy. For this I enabled "Windows Firwall: Allow inbound file and ...
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Good Internet connection, but websites load slowly or not at all and internal web server presents same issue to outside users

Lately, users in my organization have been having problem accessing web pages. The browser status bar will say "Waiting for [site]" or "Downloading...", but pages never load, or only load partially ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup fails on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable on my Windows Server 2008 R2 STD. The installation fails with error code: --------------------------- Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 ...
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Schema folder for IIS resetting its state

I am currently working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 enviroment with IIS and sharepoint installed. I have installed Application Request Routing(ARR) onto the IIS server and it installs some xml files ...
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Detecting duplicate IP address from improperly cloned virtual machines

One of our production servers was "cloned" to make a secondary test environment. The source server is a virtual machine (VMWare vSphere environment) joined to a domain and with a static IP address. ...
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gpupdate fails, access denied - event ID 1055

I became aware of this issue yesterday after pushing out GPO for Software Policy Restrictions. I am unable to push out MSI installations to certain computers. I went to look at the one of the ...
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Backup microsoft SQL server 2008 to OneDrive

Is there an option to automate a backup to Microsoft Onedrive every night? The machine is a Windows server 2008 R2. I would like to to able to automatically upload my backups to OneDrive. I was ...
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Internet not working on server and getting system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full [on hold]

My ASP.NET and SQL Server 2012 application is running on Windows Server 2008 R2. Suddenly, my internet on server stopped working and my application throwing, An operation on a socket could not be ...
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AD FS 2.0 install on Server 2008 R2

I am attempting to install AD FS 2.0 on a 64-bit Server 2008 R2. I've downloaded it from the MS Download Center, which states that Server 2008 R2 is one of the supported operating systems. When I run ...
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How to limit dynamic DNS updates

First off, I'm sorry if this is vague, but I'm not very familiar with DNS or DNS terminology. What I'm trying to do: I want to limit what hostnames are allowed to dynamically update DNS. I don't ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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Server 2008 R2 doesn't boot after restart

I was moving my equipment from an enclosed rack to an open one and upgrading the switch. I RDP'd into the server and shut it down. When I go to start it back up I get the "Loading files" message with ...
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Why multiple underscored port names on networked printers?

I have a number of networked printers setup using Print Management under Windows Server 2008 R2 and a few of them have multiple port names for the same IP address. eg. Ground Floor Printer ...
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How to work on 2 MySQL databases at the same time using PHPMyAdmin through Plesk?

I am trying to open 2 instances of PHPMyAdmin by clicking on the "manage database" link in Plesk. But the challenge is I seem to be only allowed to work on 1 database at a time as when I try and open ...
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After domain rename - can't connect to vmware server

I have renamed our domain (server 2012) - the entire process passed successfully. I am trying to access our VSphere - with no success. The error I receive is: Failed to connect to VMware Lookup ...
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Enabling a Symlink in Terminal Server

Background At my workplace we have a DomainController and use TerminalServices. The guys from the dev team requested that I create a Symlink which is located in drive D: of DomainController and make ...
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How to create user profiles before logging in first time?

We have an upcoming demo of some software we've developed in a classroom setting. In order to demonstrate it, we are going to have the participants log in to one of our windows servers running 2008 ...
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How can I log the negotiated SSL Cipher in Windows 2008 R2

I have a web server running IIS 7.0, on Windows Server 2008 R2. The web application is written in C# .Net 4.0. The web application receives web requests, and sometimes makes outbound https requests to ...
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discover BYOD on network powershell - basic [closed]

I am interested to learn how to discover/monitor network - on a windows domain. I have don researches but not much luck. I know that on my dchp list I can see all the devices that request IP addresses ...
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Migrating windows server 2008 r2 hyper-v cluster to Server 2012 r2

I did some browsing of the existing articles regarding this question but I couldn't find it so I apologize if I simply missed it. My current setup: 1 x 2008 R2 Hyper-V Cluster 3 x Windows Server ...
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RPCProxy loses ValidPorts data (randomly?)

At least sometimes, when our Exchange server gets rebooted for whatever reason, the ValidPorts data at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Rpc\RpcProxy resets to using only the bare machine name and ...
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Non-FQDN Intranet Subdomain

I have a production server and a development server. Each has their own CNAME record so employees don't have to type in the NetBIOS name of each machine. Lets say they're myapp and myappdev. I've set ...
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Will a Local System service notice changes to environment variables in Windows 2008 R2 without a reboot?

Microsoft has a knowledge base article, last reviewed in June 2007, which states: If you update environment variables or add new environment variables, you must restart the computer before the ...
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sccm 2012r2 client is offline

I have a primary site server and some client that was installed during client push installation . but just now I swa that one of my client is not getting policy from site server .I ran client ...
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Print Server Migration and Client Installs

I am migrating to a new print server running Windows 2008R2. The hardware will be new, but I will use the old print server's IP, host name, printers and settings. Will my clients using these ...
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BSOD on windows server 2008 R2 reason Srv2.sys Driver_IRQL_not_Less_or_Equal [closed]

I have a issue that i have been facing with my windows server 2008 R2 (ADC Server) Additional Domain Controller (Roles Installed AD,DNS). It suddenly gives a BSOD i did analyse the dump and found out ...
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VPN not showing computers in network, but can use UNC path

I have recently set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Routing and Remote Access for VPN access to our internal network from a remote location. I am able to connect with domain credentials, and group ...
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How to Set Up VPN Server along with Web Server on Windows 2008 Server R2? [closed]

recently I have set up my VPN Server using Windows 2008 Server. I configured Routing and Remote Access and add NAT to allow both VPN Server and Web Server run smoothly. The VPN server run well. ...
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Hyper-V not getting IP Address for PXE Booting

I'm trying to get a Windows installation happening within a Hyper-V machine from a WDS Server in a VM. It's a bit of a confusing set up. I have my laptop which is running 2 VMs - One is Windows Server ...
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Windows 2008 r2 Netlogon & sysvol

I have recently added 2008R2 server in my existing environment. I have 2 existing DC's before adding this one. But, Netlogon & Sysvol folders not showing in this new DC. Although, DNS & AD ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2, IIS 7.5 and IIS 6 Compatibility

Is is possible to use IIS 6 management console to manage a 2008 R2 IIS ? I found some articles claiming it's possible, and showing how. Like this one for exemple. But after I installed all ...
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Problems authenticating user from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit

I am trying to run a service remotely from Windows Server 2003 [32bit] to Windows Server 2008 R2 [64bit]. Not manually, but through an application. The application either crashes or asks me for ...
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Can't join domain [closed]

I have a server that won't join a domain, but will browse the Internet and other hosts in the network, it's also ping able from other hosts etc. I've added and removed ms networking, done a ipconfig ...
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Windows Server set multiple Gateways and metrics

I would like to configure my DHCP Server (Windows Server 2008 R2) so that it assigns to each host two gateways. The client should use the gateway which is closer (less number of hops). I can do this ...
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AuthorizationManager error when running ANY Powershell script (Invalid class also)

One of our Win Server 2008R2 crashed today, then after restarting it, I cannot run any Powershell script on it, I get the error "AuthorizationManager check failed." When I run the Get-ExecutionPolicy ...
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Why need DHCP Relay (Watchguard) inside the Trusted network?

I run a small network that looks like this: { Win 2008 server , desktops , Wifi AP} -> Switch -> Watchguard XTM21 firewall (the Switch is connected to the XTM's Trusted interface ; the XTM ...
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How to set DNS for IPv6 via a GPO (Or something similar)

I work at a school with a fairly unique network and because I am new to IPv6 I am a little lost about how to deal with some of the issues. I do not have control of our DHCPv6 server but our computers ...
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Store cached credentials on terminal server

Is it possible to store cached login credentials on a terminal server, allowing users to login if the domain controller is unreachable? If it is possible, can you set a time limit? E.g. DC ...
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Group policies overriding

I am a learner in AD and GPO's. Though I have implemented some GPO's in my environment, now a little bit confused.. My confusion is with the overriding of GPO. Basically what I am trying is that I ...
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How to apply a windows domain network in multiple locations

I would like to implement a Windows Domain Network, corp.mydomain.com. The domain network will consist of 3 LANs (in small offices/residences) that will use Comcast or AT&T as their internet ...