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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Broken Administrator privileges after password reset

I'm unable to set the correct time. Even access to w32tm.exe is denied. This machine is part of a domain but neither the local administrator nor the domain administrator are able to change the clock. ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Cluster - can we force some users to a specific server?

Given an RDS cluster with NLB, users connect and login to one of the servers at random. But there is one program that's only available on one of the servers (licensing reasons). Can we force a group ...
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32-bit assembly not registered

I found this question here that's almost identical to my problem: 32bit dll not loading with Enable 32 Bit Applications on IIS 7.5 However, it's over three years old and has no selected answers, so ...
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Clear the Recycle Bin For All Users in Windows Server 2008 R2

What is the proper way to clear the recycle bin for all users in Windows Server 2008 R2?
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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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base filtering engine fails to start - error 5 access denied. Server 2008 R2

We had a major server fault over the weekend where some hard drives and the mainboard's raid controller failed. Mainboard and HDD's replaced - the Windows Server 2008 R2 is loading up, but many of the ...
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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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The best approach to access server in DMZ (outside domain) from LAN via command line (MS Windows)

I have two servers: SVR1 (Windows Server 2008) in LAN - part of domain SVR2 (Windows Server 2008) in DMZ - workgroup I need to access SVR2 from SVR1 via command line batch - copy some files and ...
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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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tomcat-webapp not accessible via port after windows-update

we are running 4 Virtual Machines on a MS HyperV Host. On one of the VMs (192.168.50.15) we have multiple Tomcat-Webapps on separate ports - 9010: Jenkins - 9020: Atlassian Jira - 9030: Wiki .. ...
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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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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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troubleshooting DOWNLOAD UPDATE IN SCCM

I have an Sccm2012r2 server with SUP role.I downloaded updates from Microsoft and I realized that server doesn't have enough disk space,So I Copied the downloaded Updates and then deleted the ...
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IIS Virtual Roots WSUS [on hold]

I understand WSUS, but I don't understand the concept of IIS and Virtual Roots. When I googled this I get ...
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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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Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
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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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Windows server starts in System Recovery Options

Wher restarting a Windows Server 2008R2, shutdown tracker asked me to choose the reason, and I (by mistake) selected an Operating System recovery, or something like that, and when it rebooted, it took ...
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system center configuration manager SUP and DP in the same box

I 've got system center configuration manage installed and Software update point and distrbution point are in the same server . after getting Updates from Microsoft and deploying them I understood ...
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Configuring Custom App Pool in IIS 7.5

I'm having a problem that is killing me for two days. The problem is that I have to configure two reports (ColdFusion+DotNet) on IIS (Server 2008, V7.5) such that they work on seperate application ...
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FTP file locking - randomly

This has only recently started happening - I can't work out why. I'm using FileZilla (latest version) to FTP files up to a Windows 2008 R2 server on IIS7.5. Every 10th (but not always every 10th) ...
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RDP exits immediately after connecting to Windows Server 2008 R2

Background: I recently got a Windows cloud VPS server. I don't have much experience with server admin (I'm a programmer), and what little I do have is with linux servers. Ever since getting the ...
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Filezilla Server: How to give read and modify files only permission

We want to give FTP access to third party to modify files on a specific folder our server. We will give them access to the specific website's folder only. However, we just want them to read and modify ...
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backup network for file server and NAS

I have a server, file server and a NAS Server. The storage on file server is created using ISCSI on NAS Server, and it's include with users' files (stored on NAS Server ISCSI). The problem is, when i ...
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Anonymous account in Windows server 2008

I'm trying to add an anonymous access on a IIS Ftp server (v7.5) on windows 2008-r2 I added IUSR account to my folder with full access. I stopped the firewall on both sides (client and server) Each ...
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RDS, 2012 Connection Broker and 20008R2 Session Hosts

I'm trying to install a new RDS-farm with session hosts in 2008R2 and the connection broker with 2012 and I can't find any information at all on this. Servers: RDCB01, Connection Broker and Session ...
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DFS-N Fault Tolerance

I asked part of this question before, but I guess I'm missing something. I'm not clear on HOW to make sure that our DFS-N fault tolerance is configured correctly. We have 2 domain controllers (A and ...
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Server 2008 folder redirection not working on local domain controller

I have set up folder redirection using the default domain group policy for users connecting to our domain. Folder redirection works fine when users login through their client machines. When I attempt ...
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What would cause Wyse C10LE Thin Clients to suddenly be unable to use dual displays after Windows Updates?

Problem We have a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1 Remote Desktop server with a handful of users logging in from Wyse C10LE thin clients running the Linux-based Wyse ThinOS. A user turned on ...
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Is there any reason why TLS 1.1 and 1.2 are disabled on Windows Server 2008 R2?

Windows Server 2008 R2 seems to support TLS 1.1 and 1.2 but are disabled by default. Why are they disabled by default? Do they have any drawbacks?
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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Network based automount drive in GPO

For starters, I know about net use for this, but I need a more sophisticated solution. We have two branches, and both have a server with shared drives, both of which have are (or will have) the same ...
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Deleting Local Profiles when using Roaming Profiles at Log off

I'm currently building an environment that will host about 5,000 users over 20 AppServer. I have finalized my GPOs but I'm experiencing an issue with the user's local profile when roaming profiles is ...
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Duplicate computer name but one of them with SID

I have seen duplicate computer name in AD. e.g. One PC was call 456 and the other called 456 cnf:850255521 Why they are two same PC name, I have ask everyone but know one knows why. Can someone ...
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how to assign ip to shared folder

I have a file server on 2008r2 and I want to limit users to connect to the file server only from a given IP, for security reasons. More information: every person has own shared folder on the file ...
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VMware Server on a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller

Before I begin, I'm aware of all the issues that can arise from installing VMWare server on a DC. I did it anyway for a learning experience. I'm trying to run a linux distro on my DC so I need to ...
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Getting .NET Framework 4.0.30319.33440 on Windows Server 2008 R2

The ReaderWriterLockSlim class of .NET Framework 4 has a pretty serious bug that may lead to deadlocks on some server hardware. (For a very technical discusson of the bug, see ...
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Steps to rename an Exchange 2010 SP2 server

I made an unfortunate error when I named an Exchange server msex0 which I felt of course was short for "MicroSoft EXchange." The server in question is running Windows Server 2008 R2 with all the ...
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Unable to map to web folder using WebDAV client on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a client running Windows Server 2008 R2 on several servers. One of the servers is also running SharePoint 3.0 and my client has created a web folder to map to. I can map to the web folder ...
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Windows VPN / TMG Server Expired Password Stuck Sending New Password

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 Server running Forefront TMG (7.0.9193.500) which works as our firewall and VPN gateway. For the most part it works, blocking traffic and allowing users to VPN in. I ...
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IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 refusing to create PASSIVE MODE FTP connections

I'm attempting to get an FTP client written in perl to transfer files from an IIS 7.5 FTP server using passive mode. I've configured the FTP server as per instructions and have also configured ...
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Suddenly all drive letters mapped and shown as disconnected

We're currently facing an issue where at some point between 12am & 5am every night all drive letters that weren't in use become mapped* and show up as disconnected on a Server 2008 R2 Terminal ...
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Active Directory/Domain Controller cannot resolved DNS Forwarders, AD/DC and client cannot connect to the internet

I am having an issues regarding the DNS/DNS forwarders, my Server and Client can't connect to the Internet(can able to join the Domain). I have listed the ISP DNS to Forwarders, but can't resolved. My ...
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Server 2008 R2 WMI problems

I get error "1065" from Group Policy when trying to run GPUpdate, and Group Policy is specifying that it cannot process the WMI query. I can successfully run some queries manually, but WMIDiag ...
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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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'Sync' user documents, desktop, etc across multiple machines with Windows Server [on hold]

I am new to Windows Server architecture, and have a question about syncing data across multiple client machines. If I have user 'Tim' for instance, is it possible to allow him to log on to any ...
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wbadmin incremental system state backup

I am doing system state backups on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (Service Pack 1) machine and expected the backups after the first one to be incremental. However with each backup a new directory ...
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How do I filter Event Viewer down to errors from a single website?

I have used Event Viewer to create a custom view of all ASP.net errors by using the GUI as below How do I create custom views for a single website?
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RDP add domain users broken

I have 3 Windows Server 2008 R2 instances, all of which are virtual machines hosted on a single VMware ESX server: Domain controller with DNS services DHCP/RRAS File server All three servers are ...
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IIS refuses connection to localhost and 127.0.0.1

I am unable to connect to localhost and http:// 127.0.0.1 on one of my machines. However http://machinename works. This results in the Windows Token Application being not able to issue tokens, ...