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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Unable to install Win server 2008 R2 on ESXi VM - Proliant Gen 8 G1610T - 'Windows cannot install files'

I'm playing with virtualisation for the first time on a new Proliant G1610T. I'm running 4 x 3TB drives, which I set up as a single 6GB RAID10 logical drive though the iLO. I've installed the HP ...
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Windows Servers on ESXi 100% CPU at year rollover

We have a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 servers running on ESXi servers. At year end rollover 2014 to 2015 the CPUs go to 100% and the machines hang. The solution appears to be a hotfix ...
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How to lower security level of IE on Win 2008R2 to allow product register?

There is IE 11 installed on Win2008R2 server. After installing a Visual studio express, we are asked to register the software. A user account was created on outlook.com. However after entering login ...
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IIS 7.5 Basic Authentication does not seem to work with virtual directories

IIS 7.5 is running in this server. I have configured IIS Manager User "someuser". On virtual directory "virtdir", which is also an IIS7.5 "app" I have set user "someuser" to allowed (in IIS Manager ...
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Getting “An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient …” when server access the internet

I have ASP.NET application running on Windows Server 2008 R2 hosted on Rackspace servers. Suddenly something went wrong. All my application working fine except for the pages which call third part ...
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File Server Resource Manager not moving expired files

I have setup a File Server Resource Manager task under Server 2008 R2. The task has the following properties: - Type: File expiration - Scope: W:\Share\Company - Expiration folder: S:\Archive - Days ...
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selective wide authentication doesnt seems to be working

I have two forests, testa and testb (with same domain name) and a one way incoming trust relationship exists with a selective authentication. The trust relationship is configured so that selective ...
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Sharing Private AMI: Not showing up on other account

I am trying to share an AMI (runs Windows Server 2008 R2) from one AWS account to another. I used these instructions to share it from the Console. I shared it to the account ID found under Account Id ...
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Network adapter disappeared

Today I found myself in a strange situation where my Windows Server 2008r2 machine has internet connection while not showing any connections in 'network connections'. It does not show anywhere in ...
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Possible drive failure? BSOD on Windows Loading screen -> Server 2008 R2

I've got a rig running Windows Server 2008 R2 with 2 1TB drives in it. I believe they were in a RAID 1 Software array. Recently I went to restart the computer, and on startup it BSOD when the ...
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Task scheduler VS GPO do not allow storage of password

I have a scheduled task in one of my DC, running to check LastLogon date of AD accounts in each DCs everyday. The task was previously running in a Win 2003 DC without problem but now we are going to ...
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PXE Troubleshooting for SCCM 2012

I'm not able to PXE boot clients. I get the following error: PXE-E55 ProxyDHCP Service did not reply to request on port 4011 This is a new setup of SCCM 2012 on Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit). ...
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How to get a list of sites in IIS 7.5 binded to a certain ssl certificate using command line

Situation: an IIS 7.5 server with 30+ sites and 10+ certificates and a few certificates may be obsolete. Obsolete means they're not binded to the ip:port of any site on IIS. I could check each site ...
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Backup History in WbAdmin Incremental backup

How can I do incremental backup with Histories using wbadmin in Windows Server 2008 R2. I want to restore it back for a particular date later. More, Is there any provision to keep history only for ...
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Copy the text file from windows 7 to windows server 2008,characters are replace with “?” [closed]

I copy a text file from windows 7 to windows server 2008,some characters which not belong to ascii code are replace with some unreadable character.How to fixed this problem?
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I can't login to server2008 r2 by user that have delegate control

I can't login to server2008 r2 by user that have delegate control. i have to user delegete control (create , delete , manage user accounts) but when want login to server get error " you cannot log on ...
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Inconsistencies in RDP connections to similar servers

We have a bunch of Windows 2008R2 servers used as RDP servers that are (or at least should be) essentially identical in configuration (and are arranged in a RDP farm). When administrating from home, I ...
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how to enable user login after Offline domain join?

Is it possible to add computer from remote location to AD (windows 2008R2) and enable user login? I've run DJOIN as described here: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/dd392267(WS.10).aspx but ...
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Inconsistent Folder redirection

Operating on a 2008R2/Win7 Domain: We are using folder redirection with VM desktops for the users to create a roaming profile of sorts, without actually using the roaming profile. Folder redirection ...
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Active Directory - Migrate objects from Win Server 2003 R2 to Win Server 2008 R2

I am about to migrate some users and objects from a domain managed by Win Server 2003 to a domain managed by Win Server 2008 R2. I heard about AD migration tools, but are there issues concerning ...
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ping two server 2008 in different networks

i use vmware workstation8 i have two visual network (type:host-only) VMnet1: ip:192.168.163.1 subnet :255.255.255.0 VMnet2:192.168.131.1 Getway:255.255.255.0 on server 1 use VMnet1 : i have only ...
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Why does performance monitor show more cores than I have in my DL580 server?

I ran a performance monitor trace on two hp DL580 G7 servers running Windows Server 2008 R2 with 40 CPU cores. One perfmon trace showed the server having 60 cores, and the other trace showed 64 ...
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Web site works fine on Terminal server, but has problems as a RemoteApp

I have set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 terminal server for the sole purpose of running a web-based application that has utterly ridiculous system requirements (IE7, Java 6 update 3, Acrobat 9.5). ...
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Run IIS 8 on Windows 2008 Server R2

Is there a way to install and run IIS8 on Windows Server 2008 R2? We need it for the WebSocket support.
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Migrate Azure machine to Google Compute Virtual Machine

We would like to migrate our SaaS offer from Azure to Google Cloud Engine. Our current solution: Run on Windows 2012 server, while the current offering by Google enables the usage of Windows 2008 ...
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ML350 G5 Intel Xeon 5130 Server Dual Core and memory module of 4GB

I want to buy ML350 G5 Intel Xeon 5130 Server Dual Core 2GHz which have 2GB ECC RAM. I am .net developer and I want to setup server as my dev. server in my house. On official page there is Maximum ...
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What are the side effects/consequences of moving MSDTC cluster resource group

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition 2-node BizTalk cluster and I'm wondering if there are any side effects to moving of MSDTC cluster resource group from passive to active node? What are ...
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Bitlocker Group Policy for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2008 R2

it seems when I try to encrypt my hard drive on Windows 8.1, I get this error: When I check the Group Policy settings on the server, that's what we have, although, it says it's only compatible with ...
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IIS 7.5, php pages give 404 error on one site but others (on same server) work fine

I have a working Wordpress intranet site on a Windows 2008r2, IIS 7.5 server. I'm trying to set up a second Wordpress site on the same server. Site-1 and site-2 have the same setup/config but for ...
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Why doesn't logstash grab or index the files from the mapped drive?

I don't understand why logstash is so finicky with network resources. I shared a folder on another machine and then mapped it as Z: under Windows Explorer. I've verified the path and everything. I can ...
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ASP.NET APP on IIS 7.5 on windows server 2008 r2 - does not log unhandled exceptions

we have APS.NET application running on IIS 7.5 on Server 2008r2. When developers debug the code in VS2012 web server the unhandled exceptions are logged in EventViewer but when the app is deployed on ...
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Unable to backup SQL database due to insufficient permissions

We are attempting to do an internal SQL backup of our databases, however it appears when the databases were configured the SA user account had been disabled. For whatever reason the BUILTIN\Users only ...
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Is IPSEC used by default on Win7/'08-R2 NFS (TCP139/445&UDP137/138)

We'd like to share files through an Win08R2 EC2 instance with clients (Windows 7 machines) through the default NFS (i.e. avoiding 3rd party software like Dropbox/Aws-s3 etc.). Encryption at rest is ...
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Will removing a KMS Host impact the Clients assigned a licence from this machine?

Background: After appearing to have an issue with Windows licence failing on a number of our machines randomly, we have come to realise that there are a lot of incorrectly registered KMS hosts on the ...
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Pinging server replies back with incorrect IP address

I hope this is the correct forum for this posting. Here's my environment (well, my clients environment): Gateway: 10.0.0.1 (our router) AD & DNS Server: 10.0.0.8 (Windows 2008 R2) (host name: ...
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How to fix periodic and unexplained “access denied” Windows Server 2008r2?

There is a remote desktop server (also file server) that works just fine for almost exactly 14 days give or take a day or two. Then, it just locks everyone out with "access denied". It can be resolved ...
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Mac computer names conflicting with Windows computer names

A few months ago, we had an issue where an employee (for god knows what reason) decided to rename one of the conference room Mac minis to the same name as one of our domain controllers. The result was ...
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What would cause a file saved to a Windows network share to not be immediately visible through the browse function of a 3rd party program?

Problem We have a Windows 2008 R2 server with a network share setup on one of the storage volumes. Users on desktop computers use a scanner to scan single-page documents and convert them to a ...
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CYGWIN on windows 2008R2 [migrated]

we have configured CYGWIN on windows 2008R2 and the services are started when we try to connect from outside to the server it is giving the below error. $ sftp 501226742@tnwp010457.psamer.ps.ge.com ...
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Can you manage Server 2012R2/Win8 GPO's on a Server 2008R2 DC?

Having a little trouble clarifying an issue I'm having and google is unable to grant me a precise answer. We have a new Windows 8.1 tablet that we are testing in our environment, this obviously needs ...
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Weird Issue on 2008R2 while access Shares using linuxe SMB share

I have Linux share in my network.While using windows 2008 r2 user open any file from the share in user profile recent document it show only open document multiple time. When it open form windows share ...
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Windows cluster has lost or discarded the CLUSDB

Both nodes of a two node windows failover cluster on 2008R2 have lost the CLUSDB file. I think this happened because an inexperienced admin came to a cluster with a reserved disk issue and ...
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Trigger a scheduled task if specific event is logged in AD FS 2.0 event log

I am trying to use Task Scheduler to monitor an AD FS 2.0 event log on an AD FS 2.0 proxy which is located in a DMZ on a Windows 2008 R2 server. I am trying to monitor the log for a specific Event ID ...
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svchost.exe -k regsvc using over 1.2 GB RAM

I have 3 Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Servers (VM) and each one has svchost process that is taking up more than 1.2 GB of RAM. I understand that this is running RemoteRegistry Windows Service that could also ...
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FTP on Windows 2008 r2 on Google Compute Engine

I'm having difficulty setting up FTP to my new Windows 2008 R2 Server on the Google Compute Engine. I've tried to follow the basic steps but I need deeper help with more of a step by step approach ...
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Scheduled RasMan connection to SSTP VPN fails only at night

Background I have an SSTP VPN with a self-signed certificate. It's running on a physical instance of Server 2008 R2 on our LAN. Three off-network workstations are scheduled to connect to the VPN "at ...
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Automatic S/MIME certificate distribution/outlook integration for signed/encrypted email

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine and an Exchange 2010 Server on two seperate machines. The WS2008R2 machine is configured with a certificate authority in which I have configured certificate ...
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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 ...