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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How to set cups quotas per users on centos from active directory domain?

How can I import cups users from active directory domain which is installed on windows server 2008 R2 and set quotas per users on cups printing server which is installed on centos 6.6 ?
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how to block all requests from URLs with MSDOS device name using isapi filter cve 2007-2897

I recently had an audit report on my windows server 2008 R2 and it failed with the error/vulnerability: Microsoft asp.net ms-dos device name DoS www (443/tcp). I have not been able to find any ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 connection sometimes fails with 'incorrect login'

As part of our testing suite, next to the Unit Tests which mock everything and don't require a database connection, we also have Integration Tests which do require a database. The Integration Tests ...
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SQL Server 2008 Agent service wont start

We previously had SQL Server 2008 R2 Express to try some things out (I know it is by design that the agent service is disabled in this version) After proving the concept, we upgraded to the standard ...
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Moving one website from one server to another using powershell

I've been reading about MS Deploy and writing a small script to export/import one website from one server to another server(IIS8 to IIS8). But I ran into sizing problems and some other errors and the ...
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How to require password confirmation on file-delete?

Is there some way to require a group of users to confirm their password (or prompt them for an elevated password) when deleting files off some directories on the file server? We're having an issue ...
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Replace DC/DNS in Active Directory

I have just tried to replace one of my domain controllers in a single domain forest keeping the old IP (But a new computername). As this is an environment I have "inherited" from a previous sysadmin I ...
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Perfmon not working on remote MSMQ Queue

I am not sure if this has been asked before, but I have done a lot of searching and come up empty. Perhaps I'm asking the wrong questions or missing something quite basic here. I have 7 Public MSMQ ...
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Windows Forwarded Events date filter not working

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 configured to receive forwarded events from a large amount of clients (Windows 7\8.1). It receives events in the event ID range of 8000-8006 from the WLAN-Autoconfig ...
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How do I change the journal path for MSMQ on Windows Server 2008?

I'm running a MSMQ 5.0 instance on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 that uses positive source journaling. My goal is to set the MSMQ journal path to its own dedicated folder on a new partition. So far I ...
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HTTPS processing: will adding a GPU or two to the server be utilized? [on hold]

We have an ASP.NET app from a vendor that to call it dog slow would be a major insult to dogs. We only have one virtual server assigned for production and very few concurrent users (that I can tell as ...
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Integrated Auth working randomly with ADFS server

We have a working ADFS server that is allowing some users to authenticate to a SP through WIA, but some folks are being directed to the ADFS login page for the RPT. Users can then log in there and ...
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Formatted capacity of a Sandisk Fusion-IO Card?

I'm interested in buying some 6.4 TB Fusion IO SX300 cards. They will be formatted as NTFS 64 Kb cluster size with Windows Server. My question is what will the actual usable space be once the drives ...
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Prevent windows from assigning certain drive letters

After configuring our network to use certain drive letters, I bumped into a problem when at some times, some of our users plugs one or two USB disks to the computer before boot. Windows then, ...
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Plesk Windows mysql root access denied even with correct password [closed]

I am using Plesk on Windows Server. I just want to login to mysql as root. I get the password as stated in here. I get the password and I am sure this is the correct password. But I get access denied ...
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Trusted Sites in Captured Wim (Server 08 R2)

I have an inherited Windows Server 08 R2 .wim image used in MDT 2013. This image appears to contain custom Trusted Sites that are included after deployment, and stay there with every sysprep/capture ...
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Is it possible to see what files are deleted on a cluster disk in a specific directory?

I need to check if there were files (accidentally deleted) in a specific directory on a clustered disk (Windows Server 2008 R2). Is there a way to do that? The installation is relatively new and the ...
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Unable to write to output file error on windows server

I installed a windows server 2008 R2 and visual studio ultimate 2012 on a virtual server . I have a web application that used on an old server with .Net framework 3.5 and now I’m using the application ...
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Is there any way to “save” a disconnected RDP sesion's state in a manner analogous to ACPI hibernate for a regular PC?

Related to: How often do you restart a heavily-utilized Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server (VM)? If there are some disconnected user sessions on a Windows Server 2008R2 or Windows Server ...
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Network teaming Windows Server 2008 R2

I have two Windows Server 2008 R2 servers that need to share files on SAS attached logical drives over a 10G network connection. The servers have two 10G ports so I'm wondering if I can use both of ...
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How often do you restart a heavily-utilized Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Server (VM)?

Note: I've read How Often Do Windows Servers Need to be Restarted? but this question pertains to our Remote Desktop server specifically. We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server - a VMware ESX VM - ...
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Network drive wont appear or allow anyone to use it

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that has a drive in it called X: that I would like to use as a drive that everyone can access. However, I can't seem to get it to appear on anyone's computer. I can ...
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How do I disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RDP?

Our credit card processor recently notified us that as of June 30, 2016 we will need to disable TLS 1.0 to remain PCI compliant. I tried to be proactive by disabling TLS 1.0 on our Windows Server 2008 ...
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Windows Server 2008 IIS6 SMTP With more than 1 FQDN

I've tried researching this one, but I'm not having much luck on google. What I have is a Windows Server 08 R2 with IIS6 SMTP installed and configured / working 100% perfectly for Domain A. Domain ...
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Network drives not mapping correctly with group policy

One of my clients is having random issues with the mapping of network drives. Users get mapped drives from group policy based on the security groups they are in. An example issue with one user: ...
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Why are DHCP leases not included in DHCP Log?

Running Windows Server 2008r2. DHCP Logging is enabled (Server Manager, Roles, DHCP Server, , IPv4, Properties, General, Enable DHCP Audit Logging). In the DHCP event log (Event Viewer, Custom ...
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unattend file not working with any language pack

We have a fully automated system (custom built and not via MDT or anything like that). Anyway, its been working fine for years and now a requirement has ocme in to add some language packs...but, when ...
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How to resolve a host name in all sites in Active Directory?

I am learning AD DS currently. The scenario in my company looks like the following. WorkingPC.Asia.Corp.domain.com 172.10.212.62 FileServerA.Asia.Corp.domain.com 172.11.13.21 ...
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Windows 2008r2 server recovery, blue screen reboot loop

I don't have a system image to recover from or a backup on this server. It wasn't an important server to start out so it never was added into our backup process. A couple of nights ago, we lost ...
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NTFS permissions using groups does NOT work

my server is :windows server 2008 R2. i have 2 groups in active directory (rose group:(members-->babak , amin) and yas group :(members-->babak) ). in shareded folder(sony),i remove all groups and ...
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best practise for a shutdown strategy for server with critical processes

Assume a Window Server with running services and running console applications The nature of this software is very critical. Operations take up to a few minutes and should not be terminated. What ...
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Poor mouse update rate on Windows RDP Client

I'm using a terminal server for inking on documents in EMR (eCW). When connecting to the same terminal server (2008 R2) the Windows RDP clients have a very slow mouse move update rate. The Mac RDP ...
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How to change Account Lockout Threshold when the path cannot be found

I am trying to change the account lockout threshold for all the users on our domain. The threshold should be three, but there are users who get locked out after one mistyped password, and others who ...
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Windows server 2012 Active Directory VS Windows server 2008 Active Directory

I want to do a test to compare "Windows server 2012 Active Directory" and its earlier version "Windows server 2008 Active Directory" in performance and functions. My question is, where should I start? ...
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Deleted _msdcs by accident

I have made the biggest mistake known to man it seems as I have royally screwed up my Server 2008 r2. I have accidentally deleted my _msdcs in DNS and have trawled the internet looking for solutions ...
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Server 2008 Setup Remote Desktop Services [duplicate]

I have a 2008 server that I can access via remote desktop as I am the domain admin at my work environment. We are installing some software that will require a handful of users to login and use the ...
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tomcat8w.exe not in 'notification area' / and sometimes is in 'notification area' [migrated]

Using Java8/64 and Tomcat8/64 on Windows Server 2008 R2. On one server, the 'tomcat8w.exe' shows up in the notification area, and I can use it from there to start/stop/configure. On two other exact ...
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Domain names on 2 similar windows domains (active directory)

I am fairly new to windows administration (Server 2008r2), but I am putting together a new environment, and am setting up active directory domains. I have broken my system into 2 parts, management ...
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File auditing for shared network drives

We got hit by Cryptolocker a month back or so, and never had file auditing set up, so there was no way to identify what user it originated from. I've gone into Admin Tools > Local Security Policy > ...
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Can I apply GPO settings to 2008 R2 member servers if I have a 2003 domain functional level?

I was asked to help out in a problem, there is a domain still operating at a 2003 functional level, there are 2008 R2 member servers in this domain and we need to know if there is anything we have to ...
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AWS EC2 Instance with Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter Not Using All of Memory

I have an m1.large EC2 instance running with Amazon Web Services. The OS is Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter. It should have 7.5 GB of memory, and the desktop background indeed says: Total Memory : 7.5 ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Remoteapp Authentication [migrated]

I have generated a Remoteapp MSI which I have installed on 2 machines and it prompts for authentication using the standard Windows auth prompt. on a third machine it opens up an rdp session and the ...
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Create a security group that can promote a member server to domain controller without being in the domain admins group

I am trying to figure out a way to delegate permission to a security group to add domain controllers to a domain. The catch is I do not want to add them to the Domain Admin or Enterprise Admin ...
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How to identify source / script of spam IIS 7 [closed]

I am looking for a way to find the source of spam on one of my webservers, attached to Parallels Plesk Automation 11.5. The server currently runs Windows 2008 r2 & IIS7. The mail queue keeps ...
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Oracle 6i reports engine crash on Windows server 2008r2

Background: We have Oracle 6i applications that used to run on Windows server 2003. We've migrated to 2008r2, and we managed to get these applications running almost perfectly (took a while and a lot ...
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DFSR fails before initialization. Event ID: 4010, 3006, 2010, 4004

I have a 2 server DFSR configuration where I am attempting to replicate two shares between them. ServerA (2008R2) is the primary and ServerB(2012R2) is the receiver, both are DCs. The RepFolder on ...
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How to access resources behind the PPTP VPN Server

I have configured a 2008 R2 machine as the PPTP VPN RRAS Server which I can dial through my desktop and can ping or access resources. The problem is NO other machine behind my PPTP VPN Server is ...
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Server does not complete booting from Installation DVD

I want to downgrade a new Server with preinstalled Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2008 R2. I would like to do it by booting from the DVD and not by starting setup from the running 2012. I go ...
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Server 2008 r2 - 2 sites - setup?

I have 2 offices which are literally across the road from each other which I have 1 DC at in each office. We have setup a VPN site link between both DC's via RRAS. I have setup DFS-R and have got ...
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CSR & Common Name Uncertainty?

I am unsure what to exactly put in here on windows server 2008 when creating the CSR file. My wesbite is example.com. with the other links in the form of: example.com/index.php/example So what ...