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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Creating a failover cluster of 2 VMs

I'm trying to create a cluster of 2 VMs on hyper v. The 2 VMs and the host server all running on win 2008 r2. When attempting to test validation for the failover cluster I'm getting an error of "disk ...
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MDT 2013 WinPE File Name

In MDT 2013, is there a way to change the file name of the WinPE WIM that's generated from updating the share? I'm going to be using multiple deployment shares with WDS, and I was trying to ...
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Local Group became unknow

Using windows server 2008 r2, to give the specific permission for specific folder we created a local group, from there we only need to add the domain user. After cloning from the base image and change ...
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Remove Unwanted “Server” response header - IIS 7

I've searched around Server Fault and I didn't find a concrete answer. I want to hide the "Server" response header on IIS 7/7.5/8. I've tried multiple ways : adding this configuration on ...
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Delete User Profiles Older than a Specified Number of Days on System Restart, does not delete parent folder of profile

I have seen multiple question and answers in forum regarding this GPO to Delete User Profiles Older than a Specified Number of Days on System Restart not working or some hotfixes, in my environment it ...
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Home Folder Files Intermittently missing for user

We are having a weird issue that has been ongoing for months where one of our users will have files missing from her Home Folder mapped as H from active directory not show up. The files that don't ...
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How do I perform a remote service stop and Postgresql backup using powershell?

I am having some difficulty with a Powershell script. The script runs nightly to perform a backup of a Postgresql db. I used WinRM to allow the server running the script to perform the service ...
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URL rewriting Issue with html pages in IIS6 asp.net (2.0) application

I am using URL rewriting for asp.net (2.0)application on Server 2003 with IIS 6 Website url example mywebsite.com and mywebsite.com/blog. mywebsite.com runnig with.aspx and .html pages Database: SQL ...
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hMail Server SSL Certificate Verify Issue | TLS/SSL handshake failed

I will tell you my situation step by step and ask me any necessary questions and help me to fix hmail certificate issue. First of all : 1- i am using a windows server 2008 - r2 2- latest hmail ...
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Visualization of Windows Event Logs

Are there specific tools (like rrdtool) or powershell commands to generate graphs of windows event logs? For the first I want to visualize the Windows Server 2008 R2 event log "PrintService". There ...
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Any user on this computer - no mapped drives work and GPO fails

Active Directory and DNS Server is my Win 2008 R2 STD server named "server" All clients are Win 7 Pro x64 and in the domain I have one GPO setup for folder redirection of My Documents, Downloads, ...
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SQL Server 2012 event ID 18487

Good morning guys. We have a SQL 2012 instance we use to store data on the parts we create. We have software that goes and pulls data out of the PLC on the machine and dumps the data into the SQL ...
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MDT 2013u1 Company Selection

I work for an MSP, and we support 7 companies, each with their own application requirements, and each company can have either Windows 7, 8, or 10 installed based on what they request. I wanted to do ...
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Hyper-V VM moving went wrong

I had a little project to move our DHCP server from an old host to a new one. It looked dead simple.. but after I moved it manually ( copying vhd to new host and then configuring VM there) the Guest ...
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Disable automatic DNS record creation for server with multiple NIC

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (Hostname server.domain.local) with DNS and DC service installed and the server has two network cards: Card 1: 192.168.10.1 Card 2: 192.168.20.1 If I open the DNS ...
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3TB HD reduces to 752GB when converted from basic to dynamic

Our surveillance server running Windows2008r2 (standard), had a software RAID5 of five 1TB HDs. Ran well for 2 years, till one drive died last week. Decided to "upgrade" and increase room to five ...
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Two different locations running as one on server? [closed]

I am with a new company, and I am trying to make sure I am understanding the way it is set up on the server. There are 2 locations, and the second location is connected to the network and Server ...
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DHCP scope not being created or created incorrectly [closed]

I'm trying to automate the creation of DHCP scopes, but have run into a tricky pickle. When I try to create a scope via the commandline like so: netsh dhcp server add scope 10.10.15.0 255.255.254.0 ...
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Is it possible to customize the options in the Shutdown Event Tracker?

I want a more specific classification in the Shutdown Event Tracker, such as 'Windows Update' instead of 'Application Maintenance'. Of course the 'comments' field are always available, but I'm not ...
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how to cap server bandwidth to each client in a network?

I have a pc with windows server 2008 r2 and 100 mbps network bandwidth when a another PC connect to server pc and start copying files from server i want the server to cap bandwidth to this pc to 2 ...
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Being able to login to a Domain using a computer from another Domain

So here's my situation: I have an account on domain A and today I decided to visit another department which is in Domain B I want to sign in using my credentials user@domaina.com on a pc which is ...
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Matching an IP address to a hostname when both are available but cannot be resolved

I am an administrator on a server that accepts RDP connections. When the client connects I know the client's computer name. Using netstat I can determine which connections have been established for ...
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Lenovo System x3650 M5 RAID 5 Backup and Restore

0 down vote favorite I have a Lenovo System x3650 M5 RACK Server that I already configured to RAID 5 with Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system installed. I have two partitions letter C: and E:. ...
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File Server Resource Manager won't execute powershell scripts

Solution: Ended having to enable "Turn on Script Execution" in Group Policy. Located under Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Powershell. Enable policy and set your desired execution ...
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Exit code 0x84C40013 in silient installation of SQL 2008 service pack 3 installation

Following Command is utilized for installing SQL SP3 pack in Windows server 2008 R2. start /WAIT C:\Temp\SQLSP3.exe /quiet /IAcceptSQLServerLicenseTerms /Action=Patch /AllInstances This complete ...
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Royally messed up my Windows Server 2008 R2

I did a Disk Cleanup on my Server 2008 R2. It said it was going to delete a bunch of windows update files which had built up over many updates. When I restarted, windows tried configuring an update ...
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server 2008 r2 rds farm with rds broker

OK, so the situation is like this: 4 RD Session hosts (farm name: sessions.domain.local) 2 RDS Brokers (failover cluster - IP adress of the broker service is in the domain/internal subnet) ...
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Network adapter blocks connections after 1 hour

Recently imported a Windows 2008 R2 standard server into AWS EC2 Windows firewall is enabled and RDP etc functions ok through it. After exactly 1 hour all network traffic is blocked. Rebooting the ...
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Unable to clone a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM (VMware) that is a member of a domain

Are you able to clone Windows Server 2012 R2 VMs that are members of a Windows domain and apply a customization specification? I'm trying to clone a running Windows Server 2012 R2 VM via VMware. ...
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Smartcard Logon: The domain specified is not available. Please try again later

I'm standing up a test lab. Using AD CS, I've deployed a smartcard logon cert to an HID Crescendo C1150. When I attempt to log on to a WIN7 workstation with the smartcard, I'm greeted with: The ...
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Windwos Server 2008 R2 RDP Error 1297 (0x511) RDP Service Won't Start

so I have been tasked with configuring a Dell Poweredge R710 with Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition. I have been having issues configuring the remote desktop for administrators. Its the ...
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Group Policy Partially Applied

I am applying a Domain level group policy to all my machines including in Domain Controllers. The PDC is getting the policy correctly but the other domain controller is not showing the "Account ...
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Clustered SAN volumes not showing up in Windows Explorer

Occasionally my drives will not show in Windows Explorer even though they appear online (Reserved) and mapped to a drive letter in Disk Management. I'm not sure what makes them come back but right now ...
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Split Horizon DNS via Active Directory?

Say we have an active directory domain corp.mycompany.com and a public DNS domain mycompany.com. Is it possible to create an AD integrated DNS zone for mycompany.com and only host records we need to ...
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Did I cause this DHCP failure?

I asked this here, it was requested that I move it to this forum instead. I have a question that I need some counsel on concerning DHCP and what may happen in a certain situation. I have a case ...
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How can I track why files are getting deleted on my Windows Server?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server running a third-party web app. The web app generates log files and those log files are getting randomly deleted. The vendor support isn't able to reproduce the issue ...
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Changing DNS server password on windows 2008

I'm having a problem with changing DNS passwords in windows 2008 R2. In order there are 2 DNS servers: ns1 and ns2 with full redundancy and 2 machines. When I change one of the machine's ...
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Computers point to DC in wrong site

I need your help. I've struggled with this for months and nothing I've found online has helped me. The problem is, domain computers sometimes point to an incorrect domain controller in a different ...
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AWS vmimport - stuck on booting phase

Currently importing an OVA from an S3 bucket. Windows 2008 R2 Standard Process stops at the booting phase "StatusMessage": "FirstBootFailure: This import request failed because the instance failed ...
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multiple https sites on the same with one IP:Port IIS 7.5

I have a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 box running IIS 7.5 with two HTTPS sites. The server also runs Exchange 2010 so the Default Web Site uses HTTPS and i have another site which should also ...
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Clear KMS Host Keys List

QUESTION: How can I manually clear the KMS Host 'history' from a server? BACKGROUND: In preparation for rolling out Office 2016, I've been endeavouring to get Office16 KMS working on our Win 2008r2 ...
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Upgrade from WS 2008 R2 to WS 2012 R2 Remotely

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine running on the branch office. Is it possible to do an upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 by Remote Desktop or Teamviewer ? I did ...
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RRAS Demand Dial Vs IPSec /w Connection Rules

Whats the difference between using the 'demand dial' feature of RRAS when establishing VPN's versus just using Windows Advanced firewall connection rules to establish IPSec connectivity between two ...
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Active Directory replication target principal name incorrect

I have a small 2 DC domain using Win 2008 R2 machines. Recently, one had to be restored using backup exec system recovery. Now the two are failing replication. I have ran DCDIAG on both (see below) ...
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merging 2 virtual hard disks on a cloud server

I have a cloud server based on Windows Server 2008 r2, with 2 hard disks, one with O.S. installed on it, the other one is empty. Both the disk have 30GB of space. The first one is almost full and I ...
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NTP with Authentication on Windows System

Can we configure NTP Server with Authentication on Windows System i.e Window Server 2008 R2 Standard or Windows 7 Operating System. I need to sync time securely for my Cisco Switch and Router and for ...
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Reduce TCP send buffer

I have a windows 2008 R2 server, an app is constantly polling another server (using a Flash Socket) while waiting for a certain event to occur on that server. We are talking about milliseconds. When ...
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Auditing for User/Machine account logon/logoff events in Child Domain ONLY

I have searched high and low and cannot find an answer to my need. I am in the process of setting up a SIEM for our network and I need to audit for user and machine logon/logoff events. Simple enough ...
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Why can't I access my web app unless I am logged on to the server?

I have a web application sitting on a windows server on IIS. When I attempt to access the web app I get a pop up dialog from IE asking for windows security credentials. When I am attempting to ...
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Get process name accessing certain IP

I need to get process name that's trying to access external IPs. These processess can be malware or updates, they are short lived so netstat or resource monitor can not be used. I've tried MS Message ...