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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Constantly getting hacked (server 2008 R2) [on hold]

A quick summary on the events from the last 2 weeks: We noticed that our SQL Server was becoming unreliably slow. This is a critical machine that's used by one of our local supercomputing groups to ...
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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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404 not found error on Rails app with Helicon Zoo on Windows Server

I'm trying to run Rails App with Helicon Zoo on Windows Server 2008 R2. For the test case I used Redmine 2.3 that goes with the Helicon Zoo module. Redmine has been installed successful, but it is ...
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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 2008 R2 shared folder stored file names length limitation

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain and shared folder on the same server accessed by everyone and the user put some stuff in this folder. I'm strugling with filename length and a way for ...
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Error 26101: SSL certificate common name invalid

I have 3 systems with similar configuration: Windows Server Datacenter 2008R2 MS System Center 2012 connected to a storage array On 2 systems I can add the storage provider from VMM without any ...
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View Scheduled Tasks (local and remote) on Windows Server 2008 R2

In one of our production nodes which runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, we have noticed that there is a significant delay (5 times normal) in processing requests (by our application running on tomcat) ...
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Performance Counter - % Disk Time and Avg. Disk Queue Length

% Disk Time - How often is the disk busy? If it's busy almost all of the time, and there is a large queue, the disk might be a bottleneck. This value is displayed as a percentage and is capped at ...
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Changing password expiration policy at next password change

We have a password policy with a maximum password age of 180 days. For various reasons we need to change it to 90 days, with a minimum impact for the users. Our users are normally warned about the ...
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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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Several RemoteConnectionManager failed attempts - Triggers restart

Questions: How to Change the number/time duration when Window triggers the 'restart'. It seems that 700+ failed login attempts RDC is a bit much 01/12/2012 1:48:34 AM ...
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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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Windows 2K8 R2 in AD environment not allowing SMB connections

I've got 2 Windows2k8R2 VMs. One is the domain controller, the other one is a TS server. Both have network discovery and file sharing enabled. Currently the TS server is not allowing any SMB ...
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Script to download, segregate and update window server 2008 patches [closed]

I need to patch 40 standalone Servers, due to security reason we are not allowed to update the windows patches directly thorugh internet. MBSA(Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer) is installed on all ...
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Best way to “clone” my Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine with 1 physical hard drive. I have an exact copy of the hardware of it, which I intend to use a a redundant backup in case my server fails (hardware or ...
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DNS Setup - Complex Setup - Need Ideas

I have a very weird situation here. I have a Sonicwall VPN firewall, i can only use L2tp vpn for each Windows 2008 r2 Client using the windows built in vpn. Why? The Sonicwall GlobalVPN Client does ...
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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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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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Domain Account Does Not Receive Proper Se Privledges from Group Policies

I am attempting to install software that requires SeBackupPrivilege, SeDebugPrivilege, and SeSecurityPrivilegebut I cannot seem to get my Domain Account to retrieve these specific privileges. I ...
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DFS Setup - The namespace server cannot be added. The system cannot find the path specified

I went to DFS Management and added a created a New Namespace. For the namespace server, I specified my Primary Domain controller (netbios name: primarydc). For the namespace, I enter Files. I use a ...
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Windows 2008 R2 task scheduler with Batch and VBS

I've created a batch file called restart.bat :: Open a Telnet window start telnet.exe 10.20.11.12 :: Run the script %systemroot%\system32\cscript.exe //Nologo //B C:\Scripts_and_Tools\SendKeys.vbs ...
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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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Domain User Account Locks: Correct password used

I have a domain (DC is running Windows Server 2008 R2) and have the Account Lockout Policy enabled. When a user attempts to log into their PC (with the correct password) they receive the following ...
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WDS not working after adding VLANs to the Server using Broadcom Suite 4

I've got a very strange problem with Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012 I have two (unconnected) locations where I have similar problems: I had a working Windows AD domain in both locations with a WDS ...
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Replace wildcard certificate on multiple sites at once (using command line) on IIS 7.5

I have 3 websites: aaa.my-domain.com, bbb.my-domain.com and ccc.my-domain.com all using a single wildcard certificate *.my-domain.com on IIS 7.5 Windows Server 2008R2 64-bit. That certificate expires ...
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Windows 2008 R2 firewall is disabled after boot

I have a server with Windows 2008 R2 and Windows Firewall enabled. When the OS boots, the firewall is disabled and every incoming connection is blocked. So in order to make the server available I ...
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Citrix Receiver hangs at “Please wait for the Local Session Manager” and published application fails to launch

When a user tries to connect to a Citrix XenApp 6.0 published application on a Windows 2008 R2 server, Citrix Receiver hangs at "Please wait for the Local Session Manager..." Eventually it times out ...
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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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Email results of PowerShell Script

I have a powershell script that check the certificate store for expiring certificates. It will display these results within the CLI. I want to modify this script to email the results of the output in ...
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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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Try to delete files used by IIS

I got a service coded in c# whoes deleted somes web site files hosted on iis, before an update. But sometime when i delete the files, they stay there. If I try to delete them manually, via explorer, ...
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NSI service on Win2008R2 using huge amount of RAM over time

I have Remote Desktop Servers running Windows 2008R2. Some with all the latest Windows Updates, some without. All of them, over time, have a svchost process eat up a large amount of RAM (goes up and ...
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Netsh Dump missing DNS settings

I'm trying to figure out why "netsh dump" produces different scripts on 2003 versus 2008. In output below, I've used "netsh interface ip dump" to keep the length of this post reasonable. I've searched ...
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How to map to a WebDav location from the machine where the WebDav actually is?

I'm attempting to map to a WebDav location on a machine where the actual folder resides. One major problem that prevents any easy workarounds is that the physical path on the machine itself isn't ...
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Exchange 2010 EMS New-InboxRule does not create rule for some users and create multiple rules for others

We are trying to make a rule where if a message has XXXXX in the subject then move to the Junk Folder. I have granted my user full access rights to all mailboxes on the server. I have confirmed 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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NetApp FAS 2040 LDAP Win2k8R2

I am trying to get my FAS2040 to action user lookups using LDAP, below is the filer configuration options: filer> options ldap ldap.ADdomain dc1.colour.domain.local ldap.base ...
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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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MSDTC Errors: QueryInterface failed for “ITransactionDispenser”: 0x8004d01c(XACT_E_CONNECTION_DOWN)

I’m having some issues with a server where MSDTC is not working properly. This started happening about two days ago. I’ve tried a number of different things including restarting the VM and I’ve ...
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SBS2011 Standard Shares not showing up to date shared files for Server 2008 on same network

I have a SBS2011 Standard server with a number of files shares in place. On my Server 2008 R2 database server, I am connecting to \SBS2011-Server\IT\Installers\SomeFolder. I can see two files in that ...
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“Network Error - 53” while trying to mount NFS share in Windows Server 2008 client

CentOS | Windows 2008 I've got a CentOS 5.5 server running nfsd. On the Windows side, I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. I have the "Files Services" server role enabled and both Client ...
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WinServer2008R2 refused “unsigned driver” however same driver works on other machines

Trying to load Silicon Labs CP210x USB to UART Bridge driver on my Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. Driver used is official release from Silicon Labs. Stuck with error "Windows cannot verify the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Web Services won't start with SSL

I am running a Windows 2008 R2 server as a PDC. I've installed the ADWS and I'm trying to get SSL support running but I'm experiencing the following error: Source: ADWS EventID: 1400 Active ...
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NTFS permissions issue: file cannot be read or modified in any way

There are four of these files, in three directories. The files cannot be read, deleted, moved, or renamed. I have tried the Explorer permissions dialog, ICACLS, TAKEOWN, and SUBINACL -- all say ...
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WS2012 - redirect Users and Program Files/ProgramData

I was able to do this with WS2008 R2 when I installed it on my big environment. I have an SSD and that only has the OS and paging file. I have a RAID0 system (2 drives) which is a D:\ drive and in ...
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How do I rename a task in Task Scheduled on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have some tasks in the Task Scheduler on Windows 2008 R2. I created them as the admin and I'm logged in as the admin. I have no easy way to rename the tasks. The only way I can is to export the task ...
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How to bring a redirected user account back from the dead in Windows Server 2008 R2?

A user at the place where I work left the company, we deleted his account out of AD and then he came back...and now his redirected profile exists, but with the wrong permissions on the folder.. I ...
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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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Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

We have a Windows 2008 R2 file server sharing home folders for about 600 users. These folders are mapped to a shared drive for each user when they log in on their own workstations, and that mapped ...
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Testing Windows user accounts without actually logging into them?

We setup Windows users accounts with redirected profiles here at work, and in the past we have just logged in to the account to test them out. However, recently there has been a change in company ...