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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Blocking another Win 2008 R2 admin from accesing some important folders [closed]

I have sold half my dedicated server to somebody but I dont want them accessing my web hosted Plesk files for my Wordpress website. As some of them are custom and confidential. I gave them local ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - boot mode issue

Ive a little problem with Server 2008 R2. Recenly ive stuck in safe boot loop, after few tricks i was able to login to server, but right now i cant select Normal Boot mode. When I'm selecting this ...
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Do I have to enable TLS 1.0 in windows 2008 R2?

Do I need to enable TLS 1.0 in Windows Server 2008 R2, or is it enabled by default? I did search and found out that TLS 1.1 and 1.2 is supported but disabled by default. How about TLS 1.0? I tried ...
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1. Adding printer share to file server 2. AD Account lock after changing password. WHY?

I have a mindbender that I am looking for help to solve. After changing my AD password my account keeps getting lock. I found the workstation that was sending the wrong password and locking me. The ...
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Task Manager Up Time differs from systeminfo System Boot Time

In troubleshooting some issues with a Windows Server 2008 R2 box, I noticed that the Up Time in Task Manager was huge whereas the System Boot Time in systeminfo is seemingly correct. Can anyone tell ...
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Windows DNS not picking up change to external website A record

I have pointed an external website to a new IP address. When I query the domain from an non-networked computer or device it picks up the change. I've run dnscmd /clearcache on both DCs several times ...
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Server crash: BSOD caused by bcedit.exe - How can this be solved?

On one of our servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 - Datacenter) hosted in the AWS cloud we got a BSOD, the MiniDump simply said: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA Caused by driver: ntoskrnl.exe The AWS ...
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Which settings apply to a folder connected via junction?

Which folder permission and folder sharing settings apply to a a folder "connected" within another folder via junction, or symlink? Lets assume we have two folders residing in drive D:. D:\Main ...
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DCpromo creating child domain

yesterday i finished working on my Windows Server 2008 R2. When i was creating a first (parent) domain controller (new domain in new forest) everything went fine. But when i wanted to install a child ...
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IIS Site breaks after disabling SSLv3

I am trying to disable SSLv3 on a 2008 R2 web server that runs IIS 7.5 but as soon as I disable SSLv3 and reboot, the website is no longer reachable. I ran a packet capture with SSLv3 still enabled ...
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Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. One day my server got issue with Group Policy. Here is the log in event log: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. ...
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Windows server DNS resolves localhost for (some) foreign IPs

I have 2 Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Servers which share the domain xyz.wan and reside in the 192.168.50.0/24 subnet of my network. Connected via IPSec VPN site-to-site are some other subnets ...
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Faulty DC preventing NTFRS replication

When adding a new DC (2012 R2) to a domain (2008) everything goes well except that it never advertises as DC. Doing a bit of diagnosis i found out that ntfrs replication never starts, consequently ...
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Remove active directory certificate service role - Windows Server 2008 R2

I have the following setup First DC1 - with AD DS and AD certificate services. Second DC2 - with AD, recently dcpromoted. I've never used AD CS in domain environement. I need to reinstall DC1, ...
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Cannot log in through terminal services client

I have a windows 2008 R2 server within a FOO domain in my company. All user accounts are a part of BAR domain. FOO domain has full access to all objects (users and groups) in BAR domain. Here's the ...
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Main DC is no longer NTP or hold FSMOs

Good Afternoon, We two virtual DC and one local physical read only DC. When we moved our data center offsite with a warm backup site we p to v our DC’s and DC1 was the master schema. While ...
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Enabling the URL of a folder connected via symlink

Scenario Description: In my workplace we have a DomainController and use TerminalServices. There are different types of servers running on the DC (e.g. webapi , app). The dev guys developing the API ...
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win2008r2 NPS issue- authentication as user XXX but tries to access user XXX home folder as different user (YYY)

I have a NPS set up for Juniper dynamic vpn. I get thru the vpn tunnel succesfully but when trying to map user XXX folder using the correct login/pwd I get access denied, however I can access ...
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AD cross forest trust logon workstations

Our business unit has been bought out by an external entity. We are running 2008 R2 AD, they are running 2012 AD, the domains are not joined or trusted. They have servers including domain ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Problems after degraded software-raid

After a harddisk-crash the server will start from "secondary-plex" - but becomes unusable: -> Boot -> Login as Administrator -> Desktop is ready -> Try something to open: nothing will work and the ...
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Folder Redirection on Domain Controller Win Server 2008

This is a long post with a few questions in it. They are all related to the same issue though, and solving one or the other will probably solve the others. I did look on superuser for similar ...
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GUID foldername on Windows Server 2008 R2

Recently I'm seeing GUID folder names pop up on the system drive of my Server 2008 R2 machine (example below). Does anyone have any idea as to what might be causing these? If you open the folder ...
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2008 R2 TLS 1.2 enabled in registry, rebooted, but not functioning

Yes, I rebooted the server. Several times. This actually affects both TLS 1.1 and 1.2. The only one currently working is 1.0. I followed the instructions here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/245030 ...
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Powershell Servermanager module not included in Windows Web Server 2008 R2

This is driving me nuts! Apparently using the servermanager module should be as easy as type: Import-Module servermanager The problem is that I don't have it. PS C:\Users\Administrator> ...
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Windows DNS Server Export

Is there a way or a tool that I can get a csv (or even tab delimited) list of all Forward Lookup Zone records and zones in a Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server? The DNS Server is the built-in Windows one, ...
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WSUS configuration for Windows 8.1 clients

I have set up WSUS 2.0 (on 2008 R2). All client side machines are running Windows 8.1. At the request of the users, i have been running with the below GP configuration so WSUS is less intrusive, and ...
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Identify applications that are configured to connect to a specific domain controller

I work with a Windows domain that has many domain controllers (DCs). I'm looking to remove some of these, but I know there are some applications that are hard-coded to use a specific domain controller ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup fails on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable on my Windows Server 2008 R2 STD. The installation fails with error code: --------------------------- Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 ...
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Schema folder for IIS resetting its state

I am currently working in a Windows Server 2008 R2 enviroment with IIS and sharepoint installed. I have installed Application Request Routing(ARR) onto the IIS server and it installs some xml files ...
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Detecting duplicate IP address from improperly cloned virtual machines

One of our production servers was "cloned" to make a secondary test environment. The source server is a virtual machine (VMWare vSphere environment) joined to a domain and with a static IP address. ...
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gpupdate fails, access denied - event ID 1055

I became aware of this issue yesterday after pushing out GPO for Software Policy Restrictions. I am unable to push out MSI installations to certain computers. I went to look at the one of the ...
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Backup microsoft SQL server 2008 to OneDrive

Is there an option to automate a backup to Microsoft Onedrive every night? The machine is a Windows server 2008 R2. I would like to to able to automatically upload my backups to OneDrive. I was ...
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AD FS 2.0 install on Server 2008 R2

I am attempting to install AD FS 2.0 on a 64-bit Server 2008 R2. I've downloaded it from the MS Download Center, which states that Server 2008 R2 is one of the supported operating systems. When I run ...
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How to limit dynamic DNS updates

First off, I'm sorry if this is vague, but I'm not very familiar with DNS or DNS terminology. What I'm trying to do: I want to limit what hostnames are allowed to dynamically update DNS. I don't ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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Server 2008 R2 doesn't boot after restart

I was moving my equipment from an enclosed rack to an open one and upgrading the switch. I RDP'd into the server and shut it down. When I go to start it back up I get the "Loading files" message with ...
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Why multiple underscored port names on networked printers?

I have a number of networked printers setup using Print Management under Windows Server 2008 R2 and a few of them have multiple port names for the same IP address. eg. Ground Floor Printer ...
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How to work on 2 MySQL databases at the same time using PHPMyAdmin through Plesk? [closed]

I am trying to open 2 instances of PHPMyAdmin by clicking on the "manage database" link in Plesk. But the challenge is I seem to be only allowed to work on 1 database at a time as when I try and open ...
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After domain rename - can't connect to vmware server

I have renamed our domain (server 2012) - the entire process passed successfully. I am trying to access our VSphere - with no success. The error I receive is: Failed to connect to VMware Lookup ...
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How to create user profiles before logging in first time?

We have an upcoming demo of some software we've developed in a classroom setting. In order to demonstrate it, we are going to have the participants log in to one of our windows servers running 2008 ...
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How can I log the negotiated SSL Cipher in Windows 2008 R2

I have a web server running IIS 7.0, on Windows Server 2008 R2. The web application is written in C# .Net 4.0. The web application receives web requests, and sometimes makes outbound https requests to ...
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Migrating windows server 2008 r2 hyper-v cluster to Server 2012 r2

I did some browsing of the existing articles regarding this question but I couldn't find it so I apologize if I simply missed it. My current setup: 1 x 2008 R2 Hyper-V Cluster 3 x Windows Server ...
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RPCProxy loses ValidPorts data (randomly?)

At least sometimes, when our Exchange server gets rebooted for whatever reason, the ValidPorts data at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Rpc\RpcProxy resets to using only the bare machine name and ...
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Non-FQDN Intranet Subdomain

I have a production server and a development server. Each has their own CNAME record so employees don't have to type in the NetBIOS name of each machine. Lets say they're myapp and myappdev. I've set ...
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Will a Local System service notice changes to environment variables in Windows 2008 R2 without a reboot?

Microsoft has a knowledge base article, last reviewed in June 2007, which states: If you update environment variables or add new environment variables, you must restart the computer before the ...
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sccm 2012r2 client is offline

I have a primary site server and some client that was installed during client push installation . but just now I swa that one of my client is not getting policy from site server .I ran client ...
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Print Server Migration and Client Installs

I am migrating to a new print server running Windows 2008R2. The hardware will be new, but I will use the old print server's IP, host name, printers and settings. Will my clients using these ...
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BSOD on windows server 2008 R2 reason Srv2.sys Driver_IRQL_not_Less_or_Equal [closed]

I have a issue that i have been facing with my windows server 2008 R2 (ADC Server) Additional Domain Controller (Roles Installed AD,DNS). It suddenly gives a BSOD i did analyse the dump and found out ...
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VPN not showing computers in network, but can use UNC path

I have recently set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Routing and Remote Access for VPN access to our internal network from a remote location. I am able to connect with domain credentials, and group ...
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Hyper-V not getting IP Address for PXE Booting

I'm trying to get a Windows installation happening within a Hyper-V machine from a WDS Server in a VM. It's a bit of a confusing set up. I have my laptop which is running 2 VMs - One is Windows Server ...