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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Why does my local account lock after a session's timeout?

I connect to my server (local account) by RDP : PC -> VPN -> SERVER Sometimes, when i've finished my work, I click on the cross to close the RDP session without loging off on the server. ...
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Using real IP on the server

We have dedicated internet connection an our ISP has provided us with some real IP addresses. We have several servers which we use, including a one that has a real IP on it as they enter to the ...
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How to install Windows Mobile Device centre with License accepted in Silent mode

I have installed Windows Mobile Device centre with following code silently. driver_setup.exe /quiet /i drvupdate-amd64.msi After installation completes, i tried in launching the Windows Mobile ...
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Unable to start VM with more than 1388MB of memory in Hyper-V

I have a question regarding Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2 (Standard). After installing and configuring Hyper-V via adding a role in the server manager, i am able to start VM only if they have ...
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Is it possible to configure ARR to make TLS 1.2 outgoing connections in Server 2008 R2?

In summary, we need to use Application Request Routing 3.0 to securely reverse-proxy HTTPS requests made to a web server, to the same URL on an application server, where both servers are running ...
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How to set a specific Domain controller for a user or client machine to logon-authenticate with?

How to set a specific Domain controller for a user or client machine to logon-authenticate with using the GPO (Group Policy Object) or Registry. I am looking to setup a Specific Domain Controller for ...
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outside user outlook email are not connecting with my Exchange 2007

After changing my Internet provider I received a new IP address for the Exchange Server. I changed the IP on the server and Outlook is working fine for my internal company users but for the outside ...
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USB Barcode scanners Redirect order RDP on windows 2008r2

I'm trying to get barcode scanners (usb, Motorola LS3578 is my test model) so re-direct over RDP, but i cant seem to get very far. The scanner works ok locally on the client, if i plug it into the ...
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How to disable remote users(Outside the corp network) to access their DFS home Folder?

As this is my first question here sorry if something will be wrong. i am software engennering student and started admin job not knowing still much about it. The below is a huge problem in our windows ...
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Server 2008 R2 & Auditing

Having an issue with auditing a network for logins. I am looking for Event 4740 but the logs are not showing them. Neither on the local machines either. I have verified that Account Management ...
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Server 2008 R2 and RRAS

Good Day, Hope someone can help. I am currently working for a private educational institute building and managing a network. I have had to fix quite a bit of this network to get everything to where ...
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PNAgent IconCache size increases after every windows logon

Xenapp 6.5 farm with Webinterface 5.4.0 on WinServer2008R2 Citrix Online Plugin 12.3.08 After login to a standard Windows7 machine, Citrix Online Plugin gets automatically started. The Logon process ...
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How to log all queries to Outlook Web Access (msexchange 2010)

We have MS Exchange 2010 with Outlook Web Access. IIS logging is enable. It works for everything like : /RPC/* /autodiscover/* ... And it works also for : /OWA /owa/auth/logon.aspx /owa/ev.owa ...
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Windows post-patching monitoring

We currently provide patch management as a service to a large number of servers. Historically, we have had tier 1 type technicians RDP to each machine after the patching window to verify they are ...
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Setting up network connectivity between 2 VirtualBox Windows VMs

I am attempting to set up a set of VMs on Virtualbox and have configured one as a DC running Windows Server 2008 R2, and it's intended to function as a primary DNS server. I have created a reverse ...
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iSCSI target stuck reconnecting after server reboots

I've been having some ongoing issues with my iSCSI connection not reconnecting itself after the server reboots, as shown below: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2. The iSCSI device is for my SQL Server ...
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Citrix xenapp server looking to wrong IP address for the lic server after a reboot

Had an application server reboot this morning, after which, instead of pointing to the proper IP address for the license server [which is set through our computer unfiltered policy], it it looking at ...
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EC2 automatic windows updates disabled by default on Windows Server 2008 R2 - why?

I spun up an Amazon virtual instance for Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition and when I went into Windows Updates in control panel, automatic updates were turned off. I turned them on and checked for ...
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windows 2008 server r2 rds in workgroup [closed]

I would like to set up remote desktop services on windows server 2008 r2 Standard without setting up active directory services. I do not have hardware to run a sperate domain server. Licensing aside ...
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How to copy ODBC Composite data sources from one server to another?

Both servers are Windows 2008 R2 x64. I have tried exporting [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ODBC\ODBC.INI] but it doesn't contain the actual data source configuration for a Composite 6.1 data source. ...
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RDC Issue To Server 2008 R2

I have a unique server setup and before you say anything, yes I know RDC isn't the best way to remote to a server but these are the constraints I have to deal with. Anyway I have a network of 4 ...
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How to copy a file to common desktop (how to address common desktop) with Group Policy?

Using Group Policy Object > User > Preferences > Windows Settings > Files I can copy a file to user desktop using a target file name like this: %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\targetfile.txt. Now I'm trying to ...
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How to auto-run batch file as specific user (not scheduled task, not a duplicate)

I am an enterprise admin (Sr. Network Engineer), but my team does not manage Active Directory, so I am a little unfamiliar with policies and what is required to do what I am trying to achieve, and ...
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Remote Desktop Farm Deployment ports

I'm in an environment where the firewall is very strict (as in every port is closed unless requested to be opened). When deploying my 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Farm through PowerShell I'm getting to ...
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Different Bandwith in slow link detection between Computer and User GPO

Given a multiple site Active Directory we occurence problems with slow link detection GPO's. We want to use slow link detection on laptops which connect are via coorperate WAN (MPLS 4-Mbit/s) to main ...
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Data Execution Prevention - Optout for the exe in “C:\Program Files\SSS\sss.exe” using Command Prompt

Can any one help me in adding "C:\Program Files\SSS\sss.exe" in DEP Exception list using Command Prompt?
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Windows Telnet Could Not Open Connection On Any Port, Connect Failed

Configuration: Host: Hyper-V Windows 2008 R2 Guest: Windows 2008 R2 No firewall, no antivirus Problem: After 5 or 6 days, the guest cannot make any TCP connection to outside, neither can do to ...
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Extremely slow VPN connection between Windows 10 client and Windows 2008 R2 Server

After a bit of hassle setting up and configuring my VPN connection on Windows 10, I finally got it connecting to our Windows 2008 R2 server using RRAS. When establishing the connection, it connects ...
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Windows Server notify when installing updates finished

The Windows Servers in our environment (2008 R2 and 2012 R2) install updates automatically once a month, but don't restart automatically (yet), because the WSUS server should be the last server to ...
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Files deleted every day

I have a folder of video files and every day at 10pm, most of the files are deleted leaving just the folder structure. \Device\HarddiskVolume3\Video_Library\DM\ Users have the folder Video_Library ...
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After move SQL isn't releasing memory for queries

We recently made a move from one VM hosting environment to another. The machine we moved is a clone so all settings are identical pre- and post-move. However in our new environment our SQL server is ...
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T110 Perc S100 raid disk is not visible for OS setup, drivers are not found

Ok, so after a lot of research I have reached a dead-end. I'm having problems installing Win 2008 R2 64x OS on a Dell PowerEdge T110 II server with PERC S100 controller. I've created a RAID1 ...
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both test lab Domain controllers need initial synchronisation

Im trying to setup a test lab for our 2008R2 AD environment but am having trouble getting the domain controllers to start. If I just start the PDC with all FSMO roles (DC01) it gives an error saying ...
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When using Windows RDS on Azure VM is the normal grace period of 120 days for setting up a license server valid? [duplicate]

I'm looking into replacing the use of our on-premise Windows Server 2008 R2 with an Azure VM. We currently have around 15 RDS "Device" CALs under the Open License program. According to this post and ...
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Can RDS CALs without Software Assurance be migrated from an on-premise server to an Azure VM?

I'm looking into migrating our infrastructure to the cloud, replacing the use of our on-premise server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with an Azure VM running the same. According to this licensing ...
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Change TMP/TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account

I want to change the TMP and TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account Normally, for local users I can change this variable via regedit > HKEY_USERS > SID number of account But for the Domain ...
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Sharing Folder Between 2 Servers

I have a physical Windows 2008 R2 Server box and need to share a folder on this server to be visible on an Amazon AWS Windows 2012 server. They are on the same VPN tunnel. I have created a shared ...
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unable to see VM template from Hyper -v 2 during collection creation on connection broker

enter image description here I have two Hyper-v host server, hyper-v 1 & 2. During collection creation on connection broker, I can see VM Template from hyper-v 1 but I am unable to see any VM ...
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Server 2008 R2 Replication Issue

I am trying to figure out why my Server 2 which is a domain controller is getting an error saying "Access Denied" when I am trying to access group policy management. I have checked and it is giving ...
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Creating shared folder between Win 2008 R2 and Win 2012 Servers

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server and need to share a folder on this server to be visible on an Amazon AWS Windows 2012 server. The 2012 server acts as a failover server. The purpose of this is to copy ...
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DHCP Server with 2 nics

I have windows 2008 r2 x64 enterprise server with a domain. That server has 2 NIC nic1 which is connected to a router nic2 - here i need 1) run dhcp for private LAN 2) forward internet connection ...
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Windows 2008 R2 shared drive not able to access folder shared on same server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server (lets says ServerA). The server is on a domain. I have shared a folder ABC on the ServerA and have set its permission to allow access to EveryOne (both NTFS and Share ...
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Is it possible to create a new Windows Server Role?

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to create new Windows Server Roles (much like IIS, DNS, DHCP, AD, AD CS and so on)? I don't have a specific product or system I want to make, but I often ...
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Run vbscript on server as scheduled task

I've written two scripts in vbs, one iterates through a bunch (+10000) of folders on our server and creates a shortcut in a specific folder to any folder that has a specific name. ('ax' followed by ...
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Sub-OUs created in the domain controllers OU

I recently discovered an admin, some time ago, reorganized the Domain Controllers OU creating sub-OUs for various locations and moving DCs into them. While I don't have the authority to reverse this ...
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Issues with 2008R2 Hyper-V Snapshot [Permission Issues]

We have an issue while taking snapshot of a VM machine hosted on Hyper-V host. The Hyper-V host is a Windows 2008R2 Sp1 Ent edition server and we have couple of VMs hosted on them. Whenever I try to ...
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Expanded DHCP scope, new reverse lookup zone isn't populating

I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain. We outgrew our /24 DHCP scope, and I ended up needing to expand it. This was done by exporting the old scope, changing the txt config, deleting the ...
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Whats the best server for this application [closed]

I need opinions on a server for a medium sized business. 4U or 2U? Here is the needs for this particular application. Id like to know what brands or setups have been known to be the most reliable. ...
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Export Windows Server 2008 R2 FSRM quotas to new volume

Good evening. Is that possible to export FSRM quotas to new volume? We have a file share in our company, but free space on volume, which is used for file share, nearly ended. That's why we decided to ...
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windows could not start the service.ERROR 2

I am working on a windows server 2008 R2 .I have created some services for my VB6 application in server.But when i am trying to start the service, an error popup is coming saying windows could not ...