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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DNS in Server 2008 R2 Standard stops working

Have a strange issue with a Windows server 2008 R2 server Setup with DNS. Today the DNS server suddenly stopped working and it went offline. This caused all the clients to go offline as they were ...
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Why do weekly tasks created via PowerShell using a different user fail with error 0x41306

We have some scripts that create scheduled jobs using PowerShell as part of our application. When testing them recently, I noticed that some of them always failed immediately, and no output is ever ...
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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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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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ShadowCopy Error 7001 (Unable to create a shadow copy) but SC got created and works fine, what to do?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Dell R410. A QNAP NAS is connected to it via gigabit crossover. A 2.6 TB LUN is mounted via iSCSI as Volume Z:. A task should create Shadow Copies three times ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 8 and 8.1 clients showing printer offline after reconnecting to the network

The print server is 2008 R2 with the most recent updates. This happens most often after a resume from sleep or if the user takes their PC to their home network. A restart of the PC or a restart of the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 RAS VPN: access server on internal interface ip

short question: I'm usually a linux admin but need to setup a Win2k8 R2 server for a student project. The server is running as VM on a root server and has a public internet IP assigned. Additionally I ...
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How Do i restrict logon of users in security groups to 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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Windows Server 2008 R2 Server for NFS Anonymous Access

I have an NFS share on a Windows 2003 Server that is working perfectly with read/write access using anonymous access. I am moving to a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine and am trying to do the same. I ...
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Proxy Settings per Machine not working on windows server 2008 R2 SP1

i have a very interesting problem and would appreciate any help for it. In my scenario i have scripts which bring up a VM inside a domain. Now i want to enable internet access for all the VM's and ...
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Security Event Log: User field = N/A

In my Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Security Event Log all entries have 'N/A' for the "User:" field. Is there something I can do to have this field filled in? I noticed that this information is ...
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TSM Backup Fails with VSS

Since we rebuilt our servers to windows servers 2008 x64 r2 we have perpetual problems with scheduled backup (shadow copy). In the Application event log, the following events are logged on both ...
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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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Permissions for Scheduled Tasks on a Domain Controller

I'm trying to run a Scheduled Task on a 2008 R2 Domain Controller and all was well until I set it into the production environment. I'm running the task as a Domain User that's defined in the "Log on ...
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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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Cannot ping Windows 2008 R2 by hostname

I cannot ping the Windows 2008 R2 server by hostname from Windows XP Home machines, but I can ping it from Windows 7 Ultimate machines. I already disabled ipv6. I need to access a shared folder: ...
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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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Application Event Log keeps getting corrupted

I recently asked about repairing a corrupt event log, because it seemed to be a one-off event. The event log has since exhibited the same behavior 3 times. We have been trying to find patterns, but ...
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RDS Gateway Slow Initial Connection

I've setup a Win2k8 R2 RDS Gateway. It works great but the initial connection takes 10-20 seconds. I've had a hard time finding troubleshooting ideas for the problem. Anyone have any suggestions on ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication

Previously, when using Windows authentication in an IIS application it would use the application pool identity to access the disk files. This meant the ACLs had to know the application pool identity ...
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Mutli-DC Environment DNS Error 4015

We recently added a new 2008 R2 DC to an existing 2003 forest with one 2003 DC. We haven't raised any functional levels. The 2003 DC was powered down (it hadn't been demoted yet, but all the FSMOs are ...
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Run all commands as Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm having issues with permissions on Windows Server 2008 R2. I'm used to (from Windows Server 2003) being able to open up a CMD prompt and type something like: `copy \some\file /y' and overwrite a ...
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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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openVAS - Microsoft RDP Server Private Key Information Disclosure Vulnerability - false Alarm?

I performed a openVAS scan on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and got a report for a high threat level vulnerability called Microsoft RDP Server Private Key Information Disclosure Vulnerability. An remote ...
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Techniques for securing mod_php for shared hosting (WAMP)?

I've setup a web server for production use. The OS is Windows Server, and it runs Apache 2.0 and PHP 5.3 as an apache module (and MySQL too...). It is used to host several virtual hosts (Apache ...
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After pressing CTRL+ALT Delete no login form shows up

We have a new (bought in 2013) Hp Server DL360 G8 E5-2420 that runs windows server 2008 R2. It's been 3 or 4 times since we bough it that it's giving a weird issue. We have the CTRL+ALT+delete window. ...
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Cannot connect to Active Directory Domain Controller

I have been working since last night to get our shared hosting machines connected through Active Directory (long overdue) but am running into an issue with clients connecting to the Domain Controller. ...
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Extract Summary property from VMM with PowerShell

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 running SCVMM 2012. I successfully removed a virtual machine, according to the Jobs output from VMM, as seen in this screenshot. As you can see, the VM has a red ...
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Get-MaskingSet in PowerShell 2.0

I'm trying to retrieve the current masking sets using PowerShell 2.0 on a Windows Server 2008 R2. Unfortunately, the cmdlet Get-MaskingSet does not exist under this PowerShell version. Are there any ...
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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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Task Scheduler Crashing MMC

I've been getting errors whenever I try to run the task scheduler for Windows 2008 R2. Each time that I've tried running it, the task scheduler will crash and report the following: Problem signature: ...
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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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IIS complains about port being used when it's not

I need to revive an application so it can be safely archived by a third party before being phased out. In order to do so without endangering the whole server, I want to force the user to authenticate ...
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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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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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MailEnable error on windows server 2008 r2 : Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com

I am going crazy about this error message. for some of the domains, I am receiving this error message; Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com I am ...
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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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Firewall configuration for SQL Server 2012 Express on Windows Server 2008 R2 for Workgroup

We are attempting to configure a server application to run on Windows Server 2008 R2 using SQL Server 2012 Express. With the server firewall turned off completely the application can communicate just ...
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Write access to EVERYONE works, IUSR, IIS_IUSRS, DefaultAppPool does not work. why?

Ok. Here we are trying to set up a Classic ASP website at IIS 7.5 in Windows Server 2008 R2. There is a folder named dbc under the website's root and it has a file which is used to read and write ...
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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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Format disk with diskpart if not formatted

I'm trying to write a script to create and format a partition in Windows Server 2008R2. Now, when disk 1 is selected, I need to format it, only if it is not formatted already. This is what I have ...
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Why is the time on my Server 2008 R2 DC wrong? It's syncing to ntp.org, it claims

OK. After a lot of fun with syncing time across my workstations, I got that sorted out. My workstations are now perfectly synced with my Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller (physical server, not ...