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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DHCP server assigning same IP address even if Computer is connected in different VLAN

DHCP Server OS - Windows Server Standard 2008 R2 DHCP Client OS - Windows 7, Linux based OS etc.. I have configured DHCP Server on Windows Server Standard 2008 R2 with SuperScope. Let assume that i ...
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Squid 3.5.19 (Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS) in communication OWA 2010

I have a problem with my new Squid (V. 3.5.19) on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (self compiled with SSL support) and my Exchange 2010. When somebody log in to the owa access the user can't use an ...
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Windows DNS Server register a non **DHCP** client (server) into 2008R2

We have Linux boxes with static IP, some using Centos and other Debian, using IP ranges reserved for development and testing. We need this boxes to 'publish' their DNS into DNS Server 2008R2, ...
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Convert saved evtx files to text

I'm looking to export a large quantity of saved Security log files (.evtx) to text or CSV format. I found wevtutil but that only seems to be able to convert .evt to .evtx when dealing with saved log ...
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Terminal Server 2008 Closing All Applications Immediately Upon Opening

I've got a terminal server that one user is having problems with. Everyone else seems to work just fine. When this user tries to open any application, it closes immediately. This is ALL applications. ...
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How To Configure OpenSSH on a Windows Server 2008 to authenticate against Active Directory

I have installed OpenSSH 7.1 on a Windows server 2008R2 which also is an Active Directory Domain Controller. I need to login with SSH on this machine using credentials from Active Directory e.g., ...
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How to set if a computer in AD is assigned to a particular user?

We have computers that are renamed every time a new employee shows up. This causes a lot of work unnecessary work for the IT department. Now while it isn't always true 100% of the time that each ...
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Get-ADUser over multiple OUs and filter results

This script is supposed to grab users from several OUs and assign the users to one variable, then it takes the users from that variable and filters through each one based on last logon dates over 30 ...
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Windows 10 slow restart shutdown in 2008 R2 domain

After I joined few windows 10 and/or 8.1 to our Windows 2008R2 domain and log in as a domain user I have very slow restarts and shutdowns. Approximately 10 minutes. When I log in as a local user in ...
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Why is SSIS reading so much data from my hard drive?

We're running SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2008 R2 for a our CRM and ERP services. Unfortunately, the majority of the setup was outsourced to an "expert" company who neglected to provide any ...
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Extremelly slow SMB download, normal SMB upload over LAN

I've been having an issue with a Windows 10 client experiencing very slow download speeds over SMB, but normal upload speeds. I'm able to demonstrate this using LAN Speed Test with the following ...
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Using Dcgpofix for Error 1058 with bad backup

I am somewhat a novice on Server 2008 R2 and bungled my Group Policy. I get error 1058 every 5 minutes and have an empty GUID folder with no valid backup. ( My backup is also bungled.) I inherited a ...
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Dfs one namespace or two server

My question is similar to "Move DFS Namespace" asked Mar 7 2014 by Alex Mckenzie. I want a fault tolerant server so that users can access folders when one DFS server is not available. So far I have ...
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Check out how many users or computers are authenticated in a given Domain Controller

I found a script to check out how many users or computers are authenticated in a given Domain Controller. The Script can be found here: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Check-out-...
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Why is my PolicyDefintions folder being renamed?

I was trying to update our Central Store with new policies for Windows 10. Originally I made a copy of the store in the same location and named it .bak just in case. I copied the local definitions ...
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(How) Can I change the location of the local profile storage (C:\Users) in a roaming profile RDS environment?

Setup: 1 File Server and 2 Terminal Servers (RDS Hosts), 1 Domain Roaming Profiles are set to \WS2008R2\PROFILES\ Local Profile storage as per default is in C:\Users Relevant Software: Microsoft ...
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LDAP modify doesn't change anything

Got an issue with Active Directory LDAP and setting passwords. I'm connected through the LDAPS protocol to my AD server, and binding is successful. When attempting to set a user password, no error is ...
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dcpromo /forceremoval as a file server

I'm working on a customers infrastructure where most of the DCs were not replicating with each other. I managed to bring up another two DC's, bring them to the domain and switch over the FSMO roles. ...
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edgetransport.exe causes heavy read/ write access on hard disk

I'm running a Windows SBS 2011 Server. The problem is the edgetransport.exe process, which causes heavy traffic on the hard disk. I can't locate the error. I changed the disks and hope the problem ...
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Guidelines and Best Practice: Prep to Temporarily Shutting Down an Active Directory Domain Controller

1 AD domain. 3 total Domain controllers, all on 2008 R2 The primary DC (with FSMO roles) is being moved to a new office and it will be offline for a maximum of 3 days. This DC also serves DNS but ...
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Schannel Event ID 36888 and 36884 Certificate Error

I'm receiving the two following errors every ~60 seconds on a Windows 2008R2 SP1 Server running SQL Server 2008R2: First: Log Name: System Source: Schannel Date: 5/25/2016 9:23:...
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URL Rewrite to different port on IIS 7.5

I have an IIS server with diferents sites running on diferents ports, for example: site1 runs on port 8025, site2 on 8026, site3 on port 8027. I want to configure URL rewrite so the user only have to ...
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Connections are reset when trying to access site over HTTPS

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server running IIS 7.5 The Site was running fine on Friday and I came in this morning to find that it was not accessible. After removing the 'Require SSL' restriction on the ...
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Limitation in number of quotas?

Is there a limit in the number of quotas that File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard can actually manage? We want to apply quotas for the redirected folders of our users (~...
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Automatic logoff user from Terminal Service Manager

I wanted to ask, is it possible to automatic logoff users from the terminal after specific idletime? Because currently I'm having an internship at a company and it kinda new for me to know anything ...
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Few Concern: Migration domain controller 2008 R2 to 2012 R2 Domain

My Topic is Migration of 2008 R2 domain controller to 2012 R2 (All domain Controllers.) Current Set-up. I have 3 Domain Controller. DC2008r201: Running As PDC and DNS Installed. DC2008r201. ...
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Best way to streamline DNS replication in a Parent-Child forest with poor network speeds?

I've recently started at a new place and I'm wondering the best approach for DNS resolution/replication It's a single forest (root.local) with 5 child domains (let's call them child1, child2 etc). ...
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Getting Access Denied from WinRM on Windows 2008 R2

How do I restore WinRM on a Windows 2008 R2 machine back to it's 'out-of-the-box' state? Or alternatively, how do I get WinRM to start talking to me again? I'm logged in as administrator via RDP. ...
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ColdFusion 8 + Jrun on Windows Server 2008 R2 - trouble restarting

We have a legacy application with mainly Coldfusion 8 code, on Jrun4 application server on IIS 7 / Windows Server 2008 R2 (have to keep this going until it can be replaced). It crashes or becomes ...
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IIS 7.5 & Joomla very slow TTFB response

I have a Joomla site (Joomla! 3.4.1 Stable) running on Windows & IIS that takes almost 11 seconds to even respond to any request. Other subdomains (sub.domain.com) respond almost instantly but ...
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Delete contents of folders windows\winsxs and windows\Installer in Windows Server Enterprise SP2?

I added the tags windows-server-2008-r2 and windows-server-2008 because I didn't see a tag for Windows Server Enterprise SP2. I've seen many articles on using Disk Cleanup with Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 slow network drive speed

I setup a home server with Windows Server 2012 R2. I'm using it as a nas and am getting speeds of around 10mbps download and upload. Both the server and my clients are on ethernet which should be ...
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Exchange 2013 DAG Cluster Unable to add second sever

I have two servers (EXCH1 and EXCH2) running Exchange Server 2013 Standard, and a third file server that is a DAG Witness. The first server is a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard machine and the ...
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How can I downgrade from 2012 R2 Standard to 2008 R2 Enterprise?

What are the actual steps of downgrading from 2012 R2 to 2008 R2? I'm finding plenty of information on how the licensing works for that, and I understand it all, but can't seem to find any information ...
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Centrally deploying print drivers to Windows clients

I'm looking to set up a central print server to allow Windows 7 and 10 clients in remote offices without a local print server to have print drivers installed automatically when the printer is added ...
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Error “the specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” when attempting to join the domain

I have set up a server based on windows server 2008 R2, and has successfully joined 2 clients (one PC and one laptop, both windows 7) to the domain. Today I was trying to join another laptop to the ...
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IIS virtual directory in with remote server

two windows server 2012 on separate virtual machine, one for our web server that website is running on it and another for FTP server for saving large size files on it. These two servers are networked(...
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Cannot install “.NET Extensibility” for IIS7 (Error 0x80070643)

I cannot install the ".NET Extensibility" service role under Win2k8 R2 for IIS 7.0 thus making ASP impossible to install. So far, I've tried to: Removed 3.5 framework feature Removed WPA ...
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Win 2008 R2 @ records added to DNS

I have a small network with two DC's, each with a DNS server, and a single DHCP server. Both are running Windows Server 2008 R2 and standard Microsoft DNS services. Everything has been working fine ...
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Which server was logged into by specific user

How do I go about finding out which server was logged into last using a specific user account on the domain?
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Server 2008R2 - Shrunk drive, lost the space

Using disk management, I shrunk a volume (D) from 135GB to 87GB. Windows Explorer shows D: with a capacity of 87GB. CHKDSK shows 87GB. Diskpart shows 135GB. Disk Management shows 87GB in the Volume ...
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What are the implications of enabling the Recycle Bin feature in Active Directory?

An admin accidentally deleted the wrong OU and it removed several account and computer objects. The recycle bin optional feature was not enabled. We used adrestore from sysinternals to get the ...
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RDP-TCP Security Layer “Negotiate” does not negotiate

Server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. Computer is running Windows 7 Professional x64 Bit. When trying to connect from this computer or any other computer with the same OS and setup to the server I ...
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Decrease Logon Timeout Seaching for Domain Controller

I've seen this same question asked on several other forums (and SE) with no definitive answer, so I'll try to explain as best I can so that anyone with info understands the problem: AD Server -...
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all apps open with admin permissions for all users

this is on a Virtual Machine running WIN2008 R2 Enterprise: When users login and open programs, the programs always open with elevated permissions and application's title bar has " (Administrator)" ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 crash with too much RAM

We have a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008R2. When we allocate 200GB RAM it is amazingly stable and runs forever with no issues. We upped it to 350GB and it immediately became unstable. ...
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VPN between 2 sites using Software only

I have 2 servers at 2 separate locations. Location A 192.168.1.0/24 Location B 192.168.0.0/24 I want site to site vpn between both servers and allow all clients to connect through these servers to ...
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Binding domain and SMTP server on a foreign server

I have a trouble with my server setup, I'm trying to bind both IP domain + his SMTP server on the same external server. However mxtoolbox still give me the same error : "Reverse DNS is not a valid ...
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High server loads with NFS mount on a remote Windows server's NFS share

From a SLES 11 Linux, used as Oracle DB server, I've a remote partition always mounted. The remote partition is a NFS share served by a Windows 2008 R2 with NFS Server component (Please ... don't ...
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Exceeded storage allocation MSMQ Messages

Hi Guys I am facing issue with websites and MSMQ on server Server 2008 R2 what happened with live websites stopped working accidentally. Framework 2.0 : Websites stopped working Framework 4.0/4.5 ...