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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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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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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Active Directory GPO not working with Windows XP clients. Work fine with Windows 7

We have 2008 Enterprise R2 64 bit domain controller with Windows XP and Windows 7 as clients. When i try to use a group policy to make all users desktop wallpaper to a common JPG image ( Image is ...
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virtual directory make file copy operation extremely slow on UNC Path (IIS 7.5 bug?)

When i create a website/virtual directory pointing to UNC path, its make our file copy extremely slow on the UNC path. 6 seconds for file copy (~13 M) on the UNC path without any virtual ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Modifying Active Directory Connection Objects

In Windows Server 2008, Active Directory's automatically created connection objects for domain controllers have an attribute called options with a value of 0x1 = ( IS_GENERATED ). This value tells the ...
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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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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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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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Domain Controller thinks its on a Public Network

We have a Server 2008 R2 Primary Domain Controller that seems to have amnesia when it comes to working out what kind of network it is on. The (only) network connection is identified at startup as a ...
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How do change the max IO request size on Windows Server 2008 R2

As I understand it Windows Server 2008 R2 has the ability to send IO requests to the storage subsystem of up to 1MB in size. Back in the Server 2003 era (and before) this used to be limited to 64KB. ...
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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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Remote Desktop Easy Print not printing on HP GDI printers

I've encountered issues with Remote Desktop Easy Print users trying to print to their GDI / host-based printers from Remote Desktop sessions. The printer objects get redirected into the RD session and ...
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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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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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Windows 2008 R2 Server Security Log filling with event 521

I understand that status code 0xc0000008 means Invalid Handle. How do you resolve this issue (besides a restart)? What is the best way to determine the cause for this? Log Name: Security ...
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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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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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Event ID 10009 DCOM

We have a Server 2008 R2 DC that is generating Event ID 10009 - "DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer X using any of the configured protocol." I found this question: Event ID 10009 on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Contents of network share is not up to date or current on Windows 2008R2 terminal server

I have a 2008R2 sp1 server, fully patched, that hosts some shares under the directory e:\shares Under that directory I have other shares, such as "Andy" that is shared out for everyone full control, ...
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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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How is the “change password at next logon” requirement supposed to work with RDP using Network Level Authentication?

We have a Windows server (2008 R2) with the "Remote Desktop Services" feature installed and no Active Directory domain. Remote desktop is set up to "Allow connections only from computers running ...
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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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hyper-v could not initialize memory there is not enough space on the disk (0x80070070)‎

I have created a virtual machine on a Hyper-V server, Dell PowerEdge with 24 Gb of RAM. I want to have four VMs with 2048 Mb of RAM each. Originally, I created this one (SV-YAMATO) with 512 Mb of RAM, ...
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BIND as secondary DNS to Windows Server 2012. Windows complains that BIND is “not authoritative”

Short version How do I tell BIND to be authoritative for a zone that it is a secondary master for? I think I understand the meaning of authoritative but ... maybe not. I want it to be a secondary to ...
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Strange RDP / Remote Desktop problem

I'll try to be as specific as I can be: Server is running SBS 2008 R2 (with all updates) Server is connected to the internet Server has 2 NIC's, one is disabled Server is running RDP Service ...
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Windows 2008R2 server W7 client slow share access

we run homogenous network based on Windows SBS (2008R2) server and W7 as clients. Today, the network start to act weird. From some of the computers (it seems that only from those who have been turned ...
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RDS 2012 R2: Connection broker (or gateway) not working properly

Here's my network... (Link to network diagram: http://i.stack.imgur.com/F9gTF.png) I have three RDSH servers - SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3. My Connection Broker is located on a separate box SVPDC1. ...
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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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Would rebooting the server in a schedule be good idea for performance?

I am wondering if rebooting a server in a schedule would be good idea for performance. Let's say we want to reboot the server at 02:00 AM per 2 nights. The server here is Windows Server 2008 R2. ...
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Should I install Windows Management Framework 3.0?

I'm posting this as a BIG CAVEAT to everyone. I know it's not a standard Q&A, but I think this is something every Windows admin should know. There is a very real risk of falling into Big ...
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Ban, slowdown or stop massive login attempts to RDP

Remote session from client name a exceeded the maximum allowed failed logon attempts. The session was forcibly terminated. One of the servers are being hit by a dictionary attack. I have all ...
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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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The sysvol permissions for one or more GPOs on this domain controller are not in sync with the permissions for the GPOs on the baseline domain

I have recently installed a second domain controller and all replication seems to be working fine except for group policy - In windows 2012r2, through the new Group Policy Management, when I click on ...
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Can't select IUSR for running a service under

We have a Windows 2008 R2 box running IIS 7.5 which due to a security requirement we need to set the World Wide Web Publishing Service to run under IUSR. I can give IUSR folder permissions just fine. ...
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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 ...