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 with Mirrored Disk Booting to Black Screen

I've got a Windows Server 2008 R2 device with 2 disks formatted as Dynamic Mirrored disks booting to a black screen. Upon booting the machine goes through the standard checks and then gets stuck at a ...
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Windows 8.1 TPM ownership on Server 2008 R2 schema - not to spec?

My organization is running AD DS on Server 2008 R2 schema. Already a bad start, I know, but let's pretend that's impossible to change. In our default domain policy, we have the following setting ...
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WSUS WARNING: CSerializationHelper:: InitSerialize failed : 0x80070002

have recently set up WSUS in a server 2008 R2 / Windows 8.1 environment. WSUS 3.0 SP2, everything appears to be working. GPO is working, client devices are reporting to WSUS server, but for some ...
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Can't create new task with schtasks… Why?

I have a new Windows Server 2008 R2 host with a strange (?) behavior. I try to schedule a new task into Task Scheduler. I'm using a user that's part of administrators group. If I do it from the ...
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Steps to produce a self-signed certficate(s) that, after being trusted, will work for two different IPs without a security warning

We have a test server that I'm trying to change over to HTTPS/SSL, and it has both an internal IP and an external IP. We have to use self-signed certificates for this particular server. There was ...
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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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server gets disconnected suddenly within 2 or 3 seconds after connecting

Not sure Is this an issue with OS configuration or with my VRD (VisionApp Remote Desktop) application. I have some servers in an environment, all with win 2008R2 OS. And I take RDP to these machines ...
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New Server configuration need revising?

We have a web server running the following stack: Windows 2008 R2 64Bit Apache 2.2.25 ColdFusion 9 (32bit) Dual Hex Core 16GB Ram The server was pre-configured with ColdFusion 32Bit. Can we install ...
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Preventing IP Phones from eating up DHCP addresses

We just installed a new IP phone system. The phones get their configuration via DHCP, which includes an option to set the phone to a different VLAN. The phone then requests an address via DHCP on that ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 (SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED) [on hold]

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: srv2.sys SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED If ...
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Server 2008 does not retain named streams when zip archive is used

A retiring 2003 file server was/is used by our design group. This server has a share that is mounted using SMB from the Macs. Fonts are stored on this share and then archived using zip.exe from ...
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How to completely reset Group Policy on a domain member?

We have a problem where domain members built from a certain Windows 8 image can no longer update Computer Group Policy. These domain member have recently been moved to a new Organisational Unit, but ...
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Cross-server NTLM authentication failing

I think this issue has less to do with software development and more to do with general network configuration, so I'm posting the question here initially. I have an MVC4 application hosted in IIS 7.5 ...
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Two sites running same code and different config files?

I have a Windows 2008R2 server with IIS, running one site (ASP.NET4.5). All the parameters are written in web.config file. I have to add a new site, that will run on the same code (same root folder) ...
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Child process runs in normal priority only. Why?

I run a scheduled task in Windows Server 2008 R2. I used the technique described here to set its priority to high priority (level 1 of 7). My task runs a process (an EXE file) that creates child ...
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How can I encrypt 2008 Server Running under esxi

I have a need to run multiple 2008 R2 VMs under the free esxi. Storage will be local to the host. As I understand it, BitLocker is not a supported option in a VM environment from either Microsoft or ...
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Server restarted while rebuilding array, what to do? [on hold]

It's a HP ProLiant DL380 Generation 7, that has four hard drives, one is dead, I suppose that another one is dead too, but is there any way to force the array to rebuild again? The server has ...
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Folder Sharing NTFS permissions with Share Permission

i have a problem on my domain, the history starting from when i had a server with WIN 2008 r2 installed with the following roles installed on it (AD, DNS, DHCP, File). From 1 month i decided to ...
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Huge differences of performance of MySQL in two servers [migrated]

We have a MySQL server installed in two different machines, a testing server and a production server, both windows, which is used by a web application. The problem is that there are HUGE performance ...
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WSUS Looping 2 updates on 2003 servers

Good afternoon, Hopefully I can articulate this so that people understand my problem. We have WSUS on windows server 2008. We have 8 Windows 2003 servers. There is an update ready to install ...
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View and manage all user fax activity on fax server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Fax Server, and there are several standard domain users who send faxes but the majority of the faxes are sent automatically via a web application that resides on the fax ...
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Create VPN between windows and sonic wall

I'm trying to establish a VPN connection between our Windows 2008 R2 server and a client's SonicWall device. The problem is, I'm not entirely sure where to start. I thought I could just add it to ...
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Problems configuring DB2 CLI/ODBC System DSN ODBC Data Source Administrator

I am trying to create a System DSN ODBC connection to a DB2 9.5 database, but I am getting a very strange problem. I've looked through the internet and found the following page that has some ...
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How do I restrict user log ins to only a specific set of computers

I want to restrict user admin access with regards to their department. I want to give access to users in Security Group A to computers in Security Group B and i want to create similar access for 9 ...
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Migrate from old domain user profile to another profile under new trusted domain

i'm changing the domain from windows 2008R2 to samba4.2. now, is there any way to migrate the existing old domain user profile to new trusted domain in the fastest way? i did changing the registry ...
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Why am I unable to start the built-in System Data Collector Sets on Window Server 2008R2?

Why am I unable to start the built-in System Data Collector Sets on Window Server 2008R2? I can select "Start", but nothing happens and the report is never generated. I don't see any errors in the ...
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Issue installing server 2008R2 on hyper-v on a 2012 host

I am installing a 2008R2 standard edition server on a hyper-v running on a server 2012R2 standard. Every time I install the server I am getting the following error, followed by a restart which causes ...
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Remote desktop hangs & disconnects

My remote desktop session to one of our domain controllers drops and freezes while trying to interact with the server. The symptoms of this issue do not closely match the other related questions here ...
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DFS share empty when accessing it via domain name

I set up a DFS to centralise my shares. After doing so, I noticed, that I can access the shares via the domain path (\\SNAKEOIL.LOCAL\Research), but the folders is shown as empty. The intended ...
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Apache DLL crashing every 2-5 minutes

We've moved from a 6 year old server to a brand new dual hex core windows server expecting to see marked improvements with page load times - we are not seeing the page load times we had expected. I ...
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Migrate Non RAID 2008 Single Drive Server to SSD

I have a customer running a custom app that would benefit from improved SSD speed. Their existing server is running Windows 2008 with a single SATA drive (no RAID). The server has an open drive bay ...
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Wake up a client computer from Windows Server

I have a handful of workstations and a Windows Server 2008 R2 in the same LAN. The workstations show up in the server's Active Directory. Is there a way to wake them up manually from the server when ...
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IIS 7.5 Error Could not find file 'con.asp' when switching to “Content View” [Image Attached]

When changing from features view to content view I get the following error "Could not find file 'con.asp'.", shown below There's never been a con.asp in the folder as for as I'm aware and generally ...
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Domain user still able to view view.list folder even though permission is set to Deny

I have AD on my server , I have specific user group are set to deny(List Folder) for certain folder, but the user still have visible of the folder in the server even they do not have permission to ...
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“Backup Operators” Not Working [cobian]

I'm trying to run Cobian Backup on our file server under it's own user (instead of Administrator). It is unable to backup our user homes/profiles since making the change. The dedicated user ...
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Possible SMB issue after server migration

im troubleshooting a performance issue with one of our applications after a server upgrade. We have moved from server 2003 SP2 to 2008 R2 for our file/print. The application is installed locally on ...
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Unable to remove “Run this program as an administrator” (greyed out) with Excel 2010

I have issue with one of the user in Terminal Server 2008 R2 who has "Run this program as an administrator" checked and greyed out with Excel 2010. This causes UAC to popup requesting for ...
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*Lab* restored DC from full backup issues. NETLOGON error 67

I am in a lab environment practicing and learning to recover my primary domain controller in the event that both my DC's are gone and I have a full server backup in place for disaster recovery in ...
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Is purging %SYSTEMROOT%\assembly\temp safe?

Short and plain: is it safe to delete the contents of %SYSTEMROOT%\assembly\temp as in rd /s "%SYSTEMROOT%\assembly\temp\*" on a Windows Server 2008 R2 / SBS 2011 instance? Are any official ...
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Cannot view IIS7 worker process queues with APPCMD or IIS Manager

I am trying to diagnose an issue with classic ASP sites that intermittently hang on IIS 7.5 (Windows 2008 R2). I tried using APPCMD LIST REQUESTS to get a list of queued requests but this fails every ...
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Active Directory Mismatch

I have a Active Directory Mistmatch how do I fix this? I have 2 x 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and a 2008 Domain Controller and I was trying to add a 2012 R2 Domain Controller. The Schema Version of ...
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Migrating shared directories from Windows Server 2003 SP2 to Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm setting up a new Active Directory server and need to migrate all the shared directories from the old server. I've found a lot of information about DFS Replication, but that isn't available until ...
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Connection broker still redirect to disabled server in Windows 2012 R2

I have created new remote desktop deployment for remote sessions (no VDI) on new installed Windows 2012 R2 servers. I have 3 servers: -SRV1 - connection broker, rdweb, licensing, tsgateway -TS1, TS2 ...
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One IP Address two websites and servers SSL

All right I have the following: ONE External Ip Address. TWO websites on their own physical servers (IIS). (They are separate and they have to remain that way). No virtual hosts. TWO SSL ...
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Deploying High Availability Remote Desktops on Server 2008 R2 Ent - Do they have to be virtual desktops

I am looking at upgrading an existing 2008 R2 RDS Server to be part of a high availabilty environment. (It cannot be 2012 or 2012 R2 due to management not liking Windows 8 UI and associated training) ...
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Possibility to have two versions of same printer driver on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have print server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with cca 100 of print queues installed. For easier handling of printer driver updates, mainly universal drivers from printer vendors are being used. ...
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Will I lose current disk contents if I re-enable onboard RAID on a ProLiant DL320 G5 server?

I have this HP ProLiant DL320 G5, acting as a domain controller, running Windows Server 2008 R2. The server has 2 SATA disks, which were configured in a RAID 1 volume using the system's onboard RAID ...
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Windows Server SMTP Feature - Installation Ramifications

Background: I am a SQL Server DBA. I have inherited about 50 SQL Servers and need to set up various maintenance plans and alerts. To get the full benefit, I'll also need to configure Database Mail ...
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Getting the `The application failed to initialize properly`/3221225794 error executing a batch file

There is a scheduled task that is attached to a custom event in the EventLog, it executes the lines below: reconnect.cmd c:\windows\system32\rasphone -f "phone_book.pbk" -d "vpn_connection" ...
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Command prompt not able to run my exe in production server

I have an exe application which will watermark autocad drawings. I tested that in my test environment from cmd it is working fine. But in my production server its not working when I run from command ...