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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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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Item level targeting error

I am attempting to set up group policies which are applied to OUs containing computers. I am then trying to item level target these policies to OUs containing users. Whilst attempting to do this, ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 and Keyboards

I have a machine with WIN server 2008 R2 installed, when the machine boots up, it says keyboard failure. The keyboard I had was from an older machine and was PS/2, I got a PS/2 to USB converter in ...
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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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How can i disable download from all browsers using group policy for domain users in windows server 2008 R2 Standard Edition?

We have using Windows server 2008 R2 edition. I need the group policy for disable download option for domain users. Anyone please let me know the policy settings. Thanks in advance.
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How to delete a Virtual Machine from Hyper-V Failover Cluster

I have a Hyper-V 2008 R2 failover cluster with 3 nodes. I added new 3 Virtual Machines to the failover clusters, one of them failed with errors: Event ID: 1069 Cluster resource 'Virtual Machine ...
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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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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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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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Any audit trail of when Windows Server 2008 Automatic Updates settings are changed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that keeps on rebooting even though I tell it not to do so after automatic updates are installed. I am certain that no group policy is applied to this server to ...
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2008R2 mstsc RDP log in via system service

I have a windows service which monitors the local RDP server and ensures that certain local users' sessions are logged on and active. It does this by waiting on WTSWaitSystemEvent and checking the ...
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Process runs slower as a scheduled task than it does interactively

I have a scheduled task which is very CPU- and IO-intensive, and takes about four hours to run (building source code, if you're curious). The task is a Powershell script which spawns various ...
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Set adapter to use Windows Firewall Public Profile

I'm configuring a server to provide VPN access to employees on the road. This server is virtualized, which means that both the Internal and the External network adapters, are actually connections to ...
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Renaming a TFS Server

Having set-up a TFS server, I subsequently decided to rename the server (it is on a VM so it's been renamed for network purposes). When I now go into TFS Management Console on the server, I'm ...
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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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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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The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL

This error is logged once I create a website: The World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) did not register the URL prefix http://*:80/ for site 6. The necessary network binding may already ...
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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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GPO to Set Wallpaper per Computer instead of per User

I'd like to be able to configure a GPO to set wallpapers computer rather than per user. However, reading through documentation and forums I've not been able to figure out what seems like it should be ...
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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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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 - 180 day evaluation vs. 10 days + 5 re-arms

The content on the Server 2008 R2 Trial Software page states that it can be evaluated for upto 180 days, however on a test machine we installed last week, it's requesting "re-arming" every 10 days, ...
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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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New computers wont apply Computer Settings of Group Policy

Good morning everyone. I have not been a sysadmin for long but since starting I have replaced close to 10 computers. Everything usually works fine but i am noticing that they are not applying the ...
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Saving space - deleting WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download

Often times in our environment, C drives run into space issues and the C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download folder gets relatively large, upwards of 3.5Gb in size. Server 2008, R2 enterprise. ...
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Getting Error ID 4625 when one service tries to access a shared path on another machine

I'm kind of a n00b when it comes to dealing with Server issues, so I need some help. Setup: I have a scenario where there are two machines involved, both of which are using Windows Server 2008 ...
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Using Apache as a reverse proxy HTTPS server in front of Remote Desktop Gateway server

I have a small server running several virtual machines, some web servers and also a windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Gateway server. The intention is to have an Apache2 server running on Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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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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Managing Active Directory Group Membership with a Non-Administrator Account In Server 2008

I am running Server 2008 R2 in an Active Directory Domain Environment. I have created a group in Active Directory and I have delegated management authority to that group to a user. I want this user ...
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monitor windows server - running behind firewall using WMI

I'm havingg 100 windows machines which is running behind the firewall. But my monitoring server is running outside the network [ public]. For SNMP , I can put one proxy server inside the internal ...
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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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VNC on Windows Server 2008 R2

Has anyone gotten VNC on Windows Server 2008 R2 to work?
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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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How to remove updates not in WSUS

Good morning everyone. I have a weird issue here. I am new to the IT Admin role but every computer we have purchased new since I started is getting the windows 10 notification pop up. I run windows ...
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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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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 ...
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GPO Settings on HKLM\Software\Classes Registry Keys [closed]

We are beginning to deploy a couple of Windows 10 systems into our environment for application compatibility testing. Currently, we are Windows 7 x64 across the board. We've begun noticing recently on ...
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Exchange 2010 - Distribution Group not receive emails

Exchange 2010 - Distribution Group not receiving emails. Background: We have a distribution group (Team - DBAs) which contains 1 internal email address and 2 external email address. The Problem: ...
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Allowing scheduled tasks to access a share requiring a username and password

I have a share setup using samba which requires username/password combination to access the files kept on it. The script that needs to access this share is running on a windows server as a scheduled ...
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installaling window server 2012 r2 - under partitioning disk option

during installation, i was prompted this screen below I realized if i click on new, there will be 2 partitions created, 1 for system reserved 1 for window installation and if i ignore all ...