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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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: 1)...
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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 ...
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Changing Service Account Causes Services to not Start

In testing rotating the password for the service account running Coldfusion 10 Enterprise on Windows Server 2008 R2 in a POC environment, the Jetty service fails to start. Initially, all Coldfusion ...
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Can I change the RD Web Access port or disable the IIS default website without affecting RDS?

We have a client running a Server 2008r2 RDS server. This server hosts the RD Web Access, RD Licensing, and RD Session host roles. The client also installed XAMP on the server to host an internal ...
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IIS 7.5 restore causing schannel fatal error 51

I am in a middle of a disaster recovery test. We did full disaster recovery backup (Using Novastore) of our production Win 2008R2 with IIS 7.5 and restored it to identical hardware at an off-site ...
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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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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 create MySQL database for Horde

I´m trying to configure Horde in a Windows Foundation 2008 R2 running Apache. I followed the instructiones here: http://www.horde.org/apps/horde/docs/INSTALL#installing-with-pear Then I browsed to /...
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Safe to demote & rebuild AD replica running exchange?

We have two Windows 2008 r2 servers. One is located in house which runs all domain logins, resources, file sharing etc. The second server is a AD replica which is remotely hosted at our Datacenter ...
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Group policy not updating printer defaults

I'm pulling my hair out on this and Xerox have been 0 help (admittedly it likely isn't their problem in the first place) and any assistance is appreciated. We've got a 2008 R2 print server with 4 ...
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Client to IIS to SQL Server Kerberos authentication

I would like to have a setup where my IIS web server sits on a different virtual server from where my SQL Server is installed, and Windows Authentication should be used for all connections. I am ...
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Cannot add users to local group via powershell

Trying to import a large list of users for mac authentication. I can create the users but no matter what I try I cannot add them to a local group. I continually get "an invalid directory pathname was ...
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Granular Windows firewall rule control

Is there a way using group policy (or some other built in mechanism) to apply firewall rules in such a way that a subset of the rules are locked and cannot be changed or overridden, but another subset ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 alias or Cname

On one of our client server, Windows Server 2008 R2 is installed. On the same machine, on SQL Server 2012, I am seeing 2 server names MHMSDB01 and user_DB1 are actually same server (IP address.) host ...
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Issue with GPOs for home folder creation and drive maps

I am following a guide I've seen recommended on here for setting up home folders and drive maps for users and I am running into an issue despite the fact that I set it up exactly as illustrated here: ...
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Remove spare from OS array, add to data array

OK, from what I've been seeing online (including at this link Repurpose spare drive in HP ProLiant RAID 5 array) it should be pretty simple to do what I need. I just want to get confirmation, since I ...
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Server 2008 R2 does not boot and won't restore

A Server 2008R2 machine was found restarted, asking to insert a bootable disk. I booted from a DVD and tried to restore from a backup image made a day before to a separate HDD (with repartitioning and ...
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Remote application contents shows up small on Surface 3 with Windows 10

One of our clients has a setup with Windows Server 2008 R2 running as an App server, through which we have created several individual .RDP files that we individually move onto computers per their need ...
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Fine grained password policy with msDS-MaximumPasswordAge set to 2 days asks for reset immediately

A fine grained password policy with msDS-MaximumPasswordAge set to 2 days asks for reset immediately on Server 2008R2. After I apply the policy, in the next automatic gpupdate, the machine starts ...
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Migrating from physical server with Windows to virtual server based on SmartOS

I'm trying to migrate from my physical server which working on Windows Server 2008 R2 to a virtual server based on SmartOS. In official docs discribed how create a VM from beginnig only. I did find ...
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Group Policy for Windows 8 & 10 Operating System

I have Domain Controller installed on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std. Is all Window 7 Group Policy applicable to Windows 8 and 10 OS also. Or I need to create any Separate policy for Window 8 and 10 ...
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Access denied on single file with explicit permissions set

I have a Windows 2008R2 server that has a weird permissions issue. I have a single file in a share that has inheritance disabled and explicit permissions set on the file. The only groups that have ...
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Equivalent of hosts file in proper DNS server in Windows Server 2008R2 [closed]

In my hosts file %systemroot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts I can have entries portfolio.local 192.168.4.175 Is it possible to have idrac.example.com point to an internal ip but have it on the server ...
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Still able to connect to ftp after removing ftp server from Windows 2008 r2

After installing IIS 7.5 on a new Windows 2008 r2 server I found that FTP was active even though it was never installed. There does not appear to be any thany third-party FTP server installed. I tried ...
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Assigning a SSL certificates in IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2

We want two ssl sites on an IIS Server. I generated a self signed ssl certificate using IIS for https://Django.mycompanyname.com:443 However we also need https://site2.Django.mycompanyname.com:443 ...
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GP Print Driver Hierarchy

I am trying to deploy printers over Domain with Group Policy. The following setting is required to be "Enabled" Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Local Policies/Security ...
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Access Denied: Unable to access user mapped folder in Windows Server 2008 R2

We have our user profile mapped (\servername\users\username) to all the machines where ever we login. On a particular Windows Server 2008 R2, i am unable to open my own user profile folder and getting ...
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what are the implications of running a FQDN as internal AD domain and point A-record for website to different host?

The MSP for a law firm office that has just joined our company is using a FQDN as an internal AD Domain and has been doing so for sometime apparently. They have this issue in that they have a website ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 / IIS 7.5 VM Open Ports

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 / IIS 7.5 server Hyper-v VM which when I run NMAP shows a lot of open ports. This server acts as a web server running Wordpress sites so it also needs MySQL. I am ...
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Windows Limiting Internet Speed [closed]

I am currently experiencing a strange problem on my Windows Server 2012 R2. My whole network has been done with CAT6 UTP and everything (switches, adapter, etc) is able to do gigabit. My Internet ...
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Any Tips when Raising the Functional Level of a 2003 Domain

I will be doing my first DFL rising this evening (from 2003 to 2008 R2). Is there anything worth noting that I should look out for? Any risks involved? Or server reboots? I've done a system state ...
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Can't copy files to network share due to full local disk

So I am trying to copy files from my local D drive to a network share. However these are around the 150GB. When I try to copy Windows says the destination is full and requires additional storage. ...
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Printing issue in Server 2008 R2 Enterprise OS with RDP Thin Clients

We are facing a typical issue about Printing from RDP Thin Clients to HP Laserjet Pro MFP 126nw Printer. The Server OS is Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition. Five Thin Client PCs are connected to the ...
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How does one add multiple computer names to a custom view in event viewer?

I'm trying to create a "Custom View" thru eventviewer on Windows 2k8R2-SP1 to see multiple logs from multiple nodes in a cluster in one view. But it doesn't seem to accept the remote computers' names ...
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Secondary DNS causing problems after AD is shut off

I have two Hyper-V Servers running on a Physical Server namely WideOff-SRV-01 (IP Address 192.168.1.5). The virtual machines are WideOff-AD-01 (192.168.1.9, which is Domain Controller), and WideOff-...
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Installing self-signed certificate on tomcat

down vote favorite The question: I have an application running under tomcat which calls another application under the same tomcat via a gateways which has a self signed SSL certificate installed. When ...
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dell poweredge t410 not found driver disk ubuntu server x64 or winserver 2008 x64

We have a Dell t410 Server with Windows Server 2008 x86. But the OS sees only 4 of available 16GB memory. So decided to install Windows Server 2008 x64 or Ubuntu Server x64. The problem is, when you ...
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Security breach: PHP files are being created over http posts. IIS 7.5 [duplicate]

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 / IIS7.5 hosting several Wordpress websites. The server is fully patched and all Wordpress sites are running the latest versions of Wordpress and all WordPress plugins ...