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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A Ghost File on my website

We have three IIS 7.5 server running on Windows 2008, R2, 64-bit OS. Recently we have a problem with the two of them in relation to a one .htm file. For some reason the site seems to serve an older ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Network Load Balancing no balance

I set up a NLB cluster given two servers (WS 2008 R2). Each server has one NIC card which I set up for a static ip address. I assigned the cluster an internet name (MyCluster), and assigned it a ...
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Remote administration of hundreds of Windows servers with no Active Directory [on hold]

What would be the best approach to remotely manage hundreds of Windows 2008 R2 Servers that are not joined to a central authentication system and/or Active Directory? In the Linux ecosystem there are ...
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bad pool caller in Windows Server 2008R2 [on hold]

I have restored a total of 10 different application servers (vm's) from my last backup. Everything worked fine except one. Restoration was successful but once I try to login to that machine, it falls ...
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Get OU management status from User object?

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 AD, is it possible to get a list of OUs managed by a User from the User object or does one needs to parse the list of OUs? (ie, is there representation on the User object ...
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Does Windows Server backup use BITS?

I've been told that Windows Server 2008 and newer uses the BITS service to transfer files that are backed up to a UNC share (using Windows server backup/NTbackup) but I can't find any documentation to ...
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LDAP connections favoring 1 DC over the other in same site

Observing spikes in "AD Search Subops" counter and "PROC LSASS%" counter daily on DC A relative to DC B; its not in maintainence windows; its at start of business hrs daily. -> Eliminated the point ...
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Does generating a CSR through IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 always create a new private key?

Generating a CSR for a Windows 2008 R2 server and need to ensure that the private key used for the CSR is new. I have used OpenSSL before to create my own self-signed certs for testing and if I ...
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sql server 2008 r2 licensing for production [duplicate]

I have a web application that work on sql server 2008 r2, I'd like to know if i will sell this application, how the client will get the sql server license, from me or he should buy a new one.
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Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Error

I'm trying to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 onto a Windows Server 2008 r2 Standard machine. After the installation I rebooted my server and got this error. Every post I've seen online is ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 To A Thumb Drive [on hold]

Is it possible to install Windows Server 2008 R2 to a thumb drive? I currently run FreeNAS from my thumb drive but ran into issues with a UNIX OS not supporting Windows ACLs and found out the hard ...
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NGINX+Windows how to serve a static html file (100kb) to 10k concurrent users [on hold]

This is the NGINX config file: gzip on; gzip_disable "MSIE [1-6]\."; gzip_vary on; gzip_proxied any; ...
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changed public ip address of domain controller now other servers cannot find dc [closed]

I have 3 virtual machines. I had to move them to another dedicated server since the company I was using is having so many issue. The new dedicated server, of course, has new ip addresses. They are ...
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User access to shared folder created on their own pc using destributed file system

I've got a domain model network. I set up DFS (Distributed file system) on a server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Every thing is OK. The problem is here that users using Windows 7 can't access to ...
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Is that OK to leave a small endless loop script running on server? [closed]

Looks like I need to update the full scenario here for all. Our users need to pick up whatever they need from our file server to sync to remote location, but users have limited permissions on file ...
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Tripwire unable to send mail

I'm installing Tripwire Enterprise Console (Server) onto a windows server that happens to be an SMTP forwarder. I proceed through the steps to install TEC and it completes not reporting any errors. ...
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Remove Windows Store from start screen with GPO [closed]

I have several Windows 8.1 Pro machines connected to my domain controller which is a 2008R2 server. I cannot figure out how to remove the Windows Store, Sky Drive and Photos from the start screen. Can ...
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MsiInstaller EventID 10005 - Windows Firewall Configuration Provider

Tried searching via Google for this error, but didn't find anything helpful. My Application Event Log is littered with this error and none of my other SysAdmins are aware of what is causing this: ...
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How to enable auditing for a folder only (and not anything within that folder)

I am trying to track down a process responsible for resetting ACLs on a particular folder, and ONLY that folder, not any of the 10,000 folders and files it contains. I tried going to Properties > ...
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Any gotchas when using the lowest and highest IP addresses in a small block?

OVH offers additional public IPv4s in blocks as small as /30, that is 4 IPs total. As I understand it, strictly speaking two of those are supposed to be unusable. However, OVH allows me to route those ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Domain Controllers - Failed test VerifyReferences

While running DCDIAG on our Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise Domain Controllers, I discovered the following error message on both DCs. These domain controllers where migrated from a Windows server ...
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Single Dedicated redirector for Multiple farms [closed]

Im having problem in creating single redirector for multiple farms. My one redirector works fine with a single farm in remote desktop services unable to setup it for multiple farms
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When the Service Base Filtering Engine is active, ping and Remote Dsktvp do not work

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 When the Service Base Filtering Engine (BFE) Running is a Ping and RDP are disabled and do not work. But when I disable the service is Both Ping and RDP work. What do ...
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How to retain original file ownership information While recovering files from windows server sbs2011 backup

Background: Windows SBS2011/2008 R2 Microsoft Word Documents Windows built in backup and restore Plot: Some user/s moved some sensitive files to a public network drive and I was told to move ...
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Windows 2008 Server R2 Command Prompt/Power Shell Slow Scrolling

I'm having an issue with various Windows 2008 Server R2 machines scrolling very slowly using the command line or Power Shell. For instance, if I type "dir", I see my contents being displayed 1 line at ...
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How to backup RAID 0 larger than 2 T? [migrated]

I have a situation. I use 2 of 1T drive as RAID 0 for C dirve. but when I make a windows image backup to a single drive , I got I/O error which means that the drive i m trying to back up can't be ...
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Update Root CA Certificate values (Country/location(locality)/etc)

Our Offline Root CA server was setup prior to my joining the company and has com as the country code which is invalid for several things that I'm needing to do...primarily to get clients to stop ...
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IIS7.5 URL Rewrite generating error after importing site

I have two Windows 2008 R2 servers with IIS 7.5. One server has a website configured with URL rewrite rules. I copied the site directory to the second server and set up a new site, using this ...
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Can ping and browse IP, FQDN, and hostname but can't browse via SMB to hostname of server

Got a strange problem where on a server 2008 machine I am trying to browse to another server 2008's shares on a different site. I can ping the server's ip address fine, I can ping the servername ...
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RDP into Windows 2008 R2 server just stopped responding

Have a weird situation. I am running a windows 2008 R2 box that has 128 gigs ram and 2 6 core processorss. Box runs like a champ, however, it seems like every week orweek and a half, I can't RDP into ...
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Logging detailed network activity on Windows Server 2008

One of my clients is experiencing internet delays and outages within their small network. They've verified with their cable company that the issue is not related to any cable company outages. The ...
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Why is 1 of my 24 CPUs Pegged at 100%?

I have an HP ProLiant DL380 G7 system using 2 6-core CPUs, with Hyper-threading enabled, for a total of 24 logical CPUs (as seen by Windows). When running our application, total system CPU ...
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Easiest Way to Keep Time Synced on VMware Cluster

I have a three host VMware cluster (5.1) running mainly windows 2008r2 servers with a single DC. I'm having allot of problems with time drift across the servers and while I've found several articles ...
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Windows 2008 R2 - No internet access with static IP [closed]

We had an internet outage and when the ISP resolved the problem, we ended up with a server that no longer has internet access unless we use DHCP. I replaced the network card, thinking it might ...
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Unattended upgrade from 2008 R2 to 2012 [closed]

I am trying to find a scriptable solution for upgrading existing Server 2008R2 virtual machines (Hyper-V) to Server 2012 vanilla. The upgrade should be in-place, which has already been tested and ...
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Creating a service to run RoboCopy

I'm attempting to put together a batch file that will set up a robocopy task as a service in response to user input. The basic idea being that the user will input MyRobocopyBatchFile.bat sourceFolder ...
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Unable to login with Windows Auth on server but can externally IIS 7

I'm running Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition with IIS 7.5. I have TFS 2013 Update 2 installed and for whatever reason I cannot connect to my web site which requires Windows Auth while remote ...
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Errorlevel 2 randomly on Chkdsk - Windows Server 2008 R2

On an always-on Windows Server 2008 R2, hard disks are verified weekly with Chkdsk /F command. Randomly, apparently without a real reason, every 2/3 weeks, chkdsk will return errorlevel 2. I wonder if ...
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Memory consumption by “svchost.exe -k netsvcs” on Windows 2008 R2 SP1

We have a number of servers (Windows 2008 R2 SP1) with "svchost.exe -k netsvcs" regularly occupying ~1Gb of memory and that's too much. All servers are primarily application servers w/o IIS or MS SQL ...
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svchost.exe -k netsvcs occupying >1GB memory

I have noticed my production server "svchost.exe -k netsvcs" is occupying >1GB ram memory, steadily, which I think is a bit excessive. This is what tasklist /svc will give me for this process: ...
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ConnectionFailedTransientException on New-InboxRule

I am trying to create Mailbox Rules on my users to automatically Junk mail marked as SPAM by our MTA. Using my main account as a test account, I am running the following: new-inboxrule -name ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Manager: how to define cause of console pending restart status?

Server Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2 occasionally displays the warning: Console cannot refresh until computer is restarted, and in this state you cannot use Server Manager for adding or removing ...
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Block all public IP addresses except those whitelisted

We have a 2008 R2 server hosted in a data centre where we have no physical access but connect to it using RDP. We plan to run SQL Server and some other services which should only be accessible to a ...
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IIS Credential Delegation for AppPool in Integrated Pipeline mode

I know there have been mkore than a dozen articles on this topic, but for some reason I have not been able to find a solution. Server WEB1 has IIS7.5 with a site using Windows Authentication (kernel ...
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How can I use New-ADServiceAccount with a name of more than 19 characters?

This works: New-ADServiceAccount 1234567890123456789 This doesn't: New-ADServiceAccount 12345678901234567890 New-ADServiceAccount : The name provided is not a properly formed account name ...
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10 Second Delay Before Page Begins Downloading

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 Virtual Machine that I use for web hosting. It is controlled via Plesk 11, and most sites are configured to run PHP5.2, although I also have PHP5.4 installed. A ...
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Demoted domain controller still authenticating users

Why is a demoted domain controller still authenticating users? Whenever users log onto workstations with domain accounts, this demoted DC authenticates them. Its security log shows their logons, ...
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Change DNS TTL for every records in a zone

I have a forward lookup zone with a lot of A records. If I change the TTL for the zone, it does not apply to records (they keep the previous TTL setting). I have to manually change the TTL for every ...
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ACL PS Script - hangs on 08 R2 PS v3; works fine on W8 PS v4

This script was designed to make application of permissions to a new server much easier. It is not doing that currently :( For some reason it works just fine on my Win 8 machine, where I made it. ...
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View Desktop of user currently logged in? [duplicate]

I am trying to set up a server on windows server 2012 r2 standard but I want to be able to View and interact (shadow) users current sessions who are logged in though windows. I'm wondering how can I ...