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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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 ...
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2008 R2 RDS, keeps saying user must change password at first logon

We have a 2003 domain with two 2003 domain controllers on 2008 R2 functional level. Over the past week, when a user's password expires, they attempt to change it when logging into a 2008 R2 remote ...
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Wireless Client (Laptop) unable to connect to domain (windows server)

I have established a server in the office using Windows Server 2008 R2 and Active Directory. And then created several users in Active Directory Users and Computers. The PC users can successfully join ...
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How to schedule a task using SYSTEM account with console window open

I wanted to auto create schedule task and avoid using specific user credentials and thus decided to use SYSTEM. Also require with console window open when the task is running. Here is an sample batch ...
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Active Directory - map drive to all computers in specific OU

Having some problem in basic looking thing. Computers are above 150 PCs with differnt OS's (production area). Connected to one domain. I want to map drive (with domain credentials) to all computers in ...
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windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server

windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server. my workstations (windows 10 and windows 7) are having problems with connection. they are getting limited connection. the err they are getting on the work ...
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Admin Users cannot write to New Custom AD Attribute, Normal Users can

I have extended our AD schema and added a field called TerminalName to the User Class. The logon script gets the ClientName environment variable and writes it to the field. Initially the script got an ...
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Import Windows 2008R2 .p12 certificate into Samba4 SDC

In our firm we need to migrate our existing infrastructure from Windows 2008R2 to Samba 4. To do this we already managed to add the Samba machine as a secondary domain controller. The next step would ...
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wbinfo -u does not show AD users (is empty)

We have a problem on a Ubuntu Server 14.04 (fileserver) connected to AD on a Windows Server 2008 R2 using Samba (version 4.3.8)/WinBind and Kerberos. The problem is that users do not have writing ...
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Virtual machine snapshot fails, followed by a hung server

We've had a rather annoying incident yesterday. During a routine snapshot backup, a machine failed with the following error: Backup virtual machine Cannot complete the operation. See the event log ...
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Telnet windows 2008 vs 2003

I have a mail server using powermta on a windows 2003 server (legacy). If I telnet into that server to test smtp connectivity, it works from other 2003 servers and from my dev machine running windows ...
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Disable Disk Fragmentation Analysis - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

I have been asked to look into disabling the fragmentation analysis that Windows performs automatically for one of our servers. I have verified that the Disk Defrag tool shows automatic ...
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EMC Avamar 7.1 File Level Backup crashing Windows Server 2008 R2 running Jenkins CI

I'm in a corporate environment managing 2 Jenkins installations on different Windows Server 2008 R2 VM's. The Jenkins servers are on v1.625.3. Our corporate IT uses EMC Avamar to do file system ...
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An apache error with LDAP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a trouble need your help here. I want to connect my Apache and SVN to my LDAP Server, but when I want to commit my code and I type the right password, the Apache server will show the error log ...
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Windows 2008R2 file server intermittent slows - how to troubleshoot

I have a Windows 2008R2 file server which has been running fine for quite some time. With no known changes, in the last few days it's been misbehaving, with intermittent slows when users open/save ...
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Remoteapp - change password through vbs script notfication

My troubles never end. After getting my RDS farm working, we've ran into a big issue. Users cannot change their expired passwords. Why? Because MS thought that disabling that when connecting over a ...
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Printing from .NET Application is Slow on Only 1 Web Server

We have 2 Identical VM Windows 2008 R2 Web Servers that run .NET Web Applications with Identical Code on IIS 7.5 with Identical Configurations with identical print drivers. (Used WinMerge to compare ...
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What is the use of recycled object in Active Directory?

After the deleted object lifetime period, the logically deleted object will become a recycled object (which is same as a Tombstoned object), remains in the "Deleted Objects" container until its ...
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How to find out what application was blocked by Group Policy

Currently my network (Windows Server 2008 R2) operates on an application white list group policy (Run only specified Windows applications). Occasionally I'll run into a program where even after I've ...
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Exchange 2010 Management Console missing

I have installed the Exchange Management Console in Windows 10 Pro for manage a Exchange 2010 server. It connects to the server, even the Exchange Management Shell (Power Shell) connects without ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Limit number of sessions created by a PARTICULAR user

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which can be connected by my guest user through RDP to access a custom desktop application. I want to limit each user to be able to access the custom desktop ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 network speed to computer is limited to ~30mbps

We have recently installed Windows Server 2012 R2 in our school. I noticed, that bandwidth to one client is somehow limited to around 30mbps. This server is gateway to internet. When we had UNIX ...
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Windows Server: file system limitation

We are developing an app for tablet which uploads and saves photos taken by the user. The problem we are suddenly meeting is that photos are not saved anymore in our directory in our Windows server ...
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Trouble with roaming profiles and temporary profiles

So, here is the deal: rds sessions hosts (2k8r2) in a farm roaming profiles on a dfs share A domain user (with a roaming profile setting) logs on a rds session host and this happens: Windows ...
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Group Policy - Not automatically running on all machines

We are facing an issue on one of our domains where machines are not all running group policy refreshes at its default interval. I am not seeing the 1501 events logged in the system log, I occasionally ...
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Access CIFS share through another server [duplicate]

I have CIFS-share on NAS-server and that share is accessible to one server. That share is mounted to my server \NAS-server\share -> U:\ The server to which the NAS-share is mounted is sharing its ...
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Client Certificate Authentication with IIS from a guest account

I have an IIS 7.5 server that uses client certificate authentication. A typical setup is to create a local user and import the client ssl certificate to that profiles user store. This process works ...
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Windows Server, IPv6 DNS Setting, and DNS Search Order

I was looking through some of the DNS configs on the DC's at my new gig and noticed that ipconfig /all is listing the search order as the ipv6 local loopback as first, then the static ipv4 dns ...
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apache virtual host times out when others succeed

Running Apache 2.4 on windows 2008 r2 using a single public IP with multiple virtual hosts. The issue here is that I have had no problems with other virtual hosts and there is one in particular that ...
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How to streamline Windows (2008R2) Updates

Yesterday I babysat a Windows 2008 R2 server for three hours applying multiple rounds of Windows Updates. This is not a good use of my time. This is a server that cannot apply updates automatically; ...
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Windows/IIS7.5 half-closing connections resulting in sockets in TIME_WAIT

I'm seeing scenarios where the client side initiates the TCP close but the webserver (IIS 7.5) simply responds with an ACK and the connection ends up in TIME_WAIT. Why would it do that? Typical HTTP ...
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Event 4740 not being logged on a domain server

I have domain environment with server 2008 r2. I am trying to troubleshoot an account that periodically gets locked out but event 4740 is not being logged. I have checked the status of logging as per ...
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Possible reasons for SEC_E_INVALID_TOKEN

We have 2 domains. Domain A is resource domain Domain B is user domain Domain A contains a web site With Windows authentication The Group All Domain Users in domain B is given Access to the web ...
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Users are seeing Windows Update notification on Terminal Servers. How to stop it?

We have a 6-server TS farm running Server 2008 R2 and using a WSUS server to do updates. Group Policy for the farm has updates configured to automatically download and install as soon as they're ...
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Active Directory clients performing slowly after HDD upgrade

I have a Windows 2008 R2 AD server operating on my network, it recently ran out of space and I upgraded to 2TB SATA drives instead of the 300GB SAS drives it came with, I configured my 4 drives in ...
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This task requires that the user account specified has Log on as batch job rights

I have created a basic task under our windows server 2008 r2 Task Scheduler.but when I try saving the task I got the following error:- This task requires that the user account specified has Log on as ...
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DNS is not enabled for Local Area Connection

On Windows Server 2008 R2, I have an error saying DNS is not enabled for Local Area Connection with a red circled "X" by the right. In DNS I have Error 4013. I have restarted the Server, the static ...
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WSUS Client failing to restart automatically w/Failed to delete OSUpgradePendingReboot error

I have a handful of WSUS clients (2008 r2 and 2012 r2) which occasionally fail to reboot after installing updates via WSUS. The event log will indicate that all updates have been installed but the ...
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Installing Certificate Enrollment Web Service and Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service on same computer

I am referencing this MS Technet document: Setting Up Certificate Enrollment Web Services The environment is Windows Server 2008 R2. I am planning for a Certificate Enrollment Web Service and the ...
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Events not visible in Event Log viewer

Last weekend a server crashed, during the investigation I noticed that in the immediate run up to the failure we saw a large number of a specific event in the application log. In an attempt to ...
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IIS total file size limit per user

I have a virtual directory shared among all users on an IIS 7 FTP server (they still have their private directories). I'll have to limit the maximum amount of files that each user may upload in this ...
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Windows server 2008 active directory user profile

I just wanted to ask about profile migration. There is Windows 2008 r2 server and people are working connected to this server through RDP. One user was deleted from active directory a long time ago ...
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Group Policies Not Applied At Startup with SSD PC

I have a problem with some new computers containing solid state drives which will not apply group policies at startup. All other PC's apply the GPO's no problem. Manually running gpupdate /force ...
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Windows server 2008 R2(standard) client connection is very slow after connecting above 24 client machines? Is there any client connection limit?

Windows server 2008 r2 standard is connecting 24 cilent machines after while adding extra machines to server it gets slow. In Windows server 2008 r2 maintaining the mysql database and all other client ...
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How do I fix corrupted partitions within a hyper-v machine?

I can see the folders with listing them (dir) but if I try listing files I get corrupted files errors. System is still booting up to either normal startup (With blue screen) or system repair startup (...
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how to increase the size of the drive in aws

Could you please let us know how to increase the size of the drive (c drive). This is Windows 2008 server R2. Please let me know the steps to be followed in AWS console to increase the disk size. The ...
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Can you have an MBR partition and a GPT partition on the same RAID 5 VHD in Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have a Power Edge T610 with a PERC 6 RAID 5 Array, recently i posted a question about expanding the array with other drives and was able to use OMSA to add additional drives to the array and then ...
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Terminal servers, VM clone keep getting kernel-power 2008r2 crashing both servers

I'm desperate at the moment to get an answer to the following problem. Als servers are managed in our VMWare-vcenter environment. We've got 2 terminal servers, term01 and term01 and we also got a ...
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AWS EC2 - Clone Windows Server Machines That Are Domain Joined

Firstly, I am using these as a base guide: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/ami-create-standard.html http://reduktor.net/2014/09/autoscale-ec2-instances-ad-aws/ Secondly, our ...
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Deploy Printers To Non-Admin User Through GPO

Trying to deploy printers to Windows 7 x64 computers for NON-ADMIN users. Server is a 2008R2 running Print Management. 3 Printers are HP LaserJets installed on the print server. I have used Print ...