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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Tuning performance in Windows Services for NFS — slow write performance from client to server

Background: I'm using a NFS datastore in esxi5.1 to do some ghettoVCB backups. The NFS share resides on a Windows Server 2008R2 box, using Windows Services for NFS to distribute the share. Writes to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 server not booting

It's a Hyper-V machine that runs the DC for my lab environment. Had a power failure that shut down my server and all other machines come up fine except this lone DC. It boots up straight to Recovery. ...
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DELETE & PUT verbs are dropped from extensionlessUrlHandler

In IIS on Win2K8 Std, I have added DELETE and PUT verbs by clicking on the server name in IIS Manager then going to Handler Mappings. I then Edit these 3 names : ...
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Replacing SBS 2008 DC with a Win 2008R2 DC

Objective : Replace a SBS 2008 with a Win 2008 R2 on or Domain and migrate Exchange 2010 to the new server. Steps taken: The following steps were taken - Technet , serverfault. All the replication ...
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Computer Trying to Load Roaming Profile from Wrong Location

I'm working with a Windows Server 2008 R2 AD DC ("SERVER1") and a Windows 7 Professional desktop ("DESKTOPELIA") that has been added to my domain. I've set the profile path for my test account to ...
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SSL Handshake takes 10 seconds in LAN but not in WAN

Here is the structure we have, 3 servers in location A (172.22.25.X) and 3 servers in location B (192.168.140.X). One of the 3 servers in each location creates an SSL connection to the other 4 ...
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IIS 7 configuration does not lead to expected performances/thread count

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server running some web services through IIS 7. The web services run in integration mode with .NET Framework 2.0. The web services communicate with each other and with ...
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530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible

I have seen this question asked in the forum, but realized not much was explained about the configuration done on IIS 7.5. I am using IIS 7.5. Have two websites running. One is using the default ...
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Is it possible to view a user's certificate store while signed in as a different user? Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm currently migrating a Jenkins server and I need to install a certificate on the new machine for some of my builds. The problem is I'm not sure on which store to use and no one remembers the ...
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How do I completely remove VirtualBox from Server 2008 R2

I'm having network problems since I installed VirtualBox on a Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bits machine. I tested with iperf and the speed suddenly goes to zero for a couple of seconds once every 1 to 3 ...
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Difference between “Security Configuration Manager” and “Security Configuration Wizard”

I want some clarifications about differences between SCW and SCM. strictly Speaking when I use SCM baseline for specific Server Role (domain controller, ftp server, ...), I get for example 200 gpo's ...
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Using Windows Multipoint Server 2011, Is there a log for number of times a program has been run?

Is there something built-in to Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 to log which users have logged in, how long they've been logged in and which programs they've run? I'd even settle for a simple run count ...
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Manually generate Data Collector report Server 2008 R2

I created a User Defined data collector set the other day to track a server for 12 hours. It seems to have run but I do not have the usual "Report", just the performance counters and the kernel ...
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Some workstations/servers on the domain respond with IPv6 instead of IPv4 addresses, even though IPv6 is disabled across the board

Earlier this week I've noticed some issues on my network. For example when I ping my machine (from my machine) using the hostname (or FQDN), I see a response from an IPv6 address. ...
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Failover cluster wouldn't fail over

I have an active-passive failover cluster on 2008r2 with SQL server 2008 clustered on it. I go to fail it over for maintenance and the resource failed to come online on either node. Once I rebooted ...
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How to start a data collector upon high CPU load condition?

I have a Windows 2008R2 server that experience high CPU load for several minutes about once every couple of weeks. Unfortunately, when these events occurs, logging into the system through RDP or at ...
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Configure the “Remote Desktop” RemoteApp in TSGateway / RDWeb

We have an installation of TS/RDGateway with the RDWeb IIS installed. The "Remote Desktop" tab is also configured, but it lacks an option for "/multimon" but DOES let users configure their ...
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How do I configure stateful DHCPv6 in Windows Server to allow clients to ping each other?

How do I configure stateful DHCPv6 in Windows Server to allow clients to ping each other? I would like to configure my Windows 2k8 DHCP server to distribute IPv6 addresses in my office network that ...
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PHP 5.4.13 “procedure entry point could not be located in the dll php5ts.dll”

I did a manual install of PHP 5.4.13 on Windows Server 2008 R2 on D drive. Today I tried to run a script directly using php.exe through the command line but got two error pop up windows: The ...
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RE: 0000208F error

we are having problems with DNS whereas when a statically assigned system is rebooted it loses its connection to DNS, browsing through the logs for the issue, I have found the following: The DNS ...
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Windows Server 2008 Server in VM, in domain: Can not print, access denied

I'm having an issue with printing from a particular application from our Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit with licensed Remote Desktop Services (running in Amazon EC2). When I connect via Remote Desktop ...
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WebDAV client on windows 2008R2 running slow from scheduled script

I have a rather unexpected situation here. I have a small application that connects to a WebDAV server (Sharepoint) using the standard WebDAV windows client (WebClient service, part of the "desktop ...
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Update WinRM on Win2008R2 to manage it with Windows Server 2012

I want to manage Win2008R2 with Windows Server 2012. What i've done: install .Net Framwork 4.0 on Win2008R2 server install WMF 3.0 install hotfix KB2682011 powershell> winrm quickconfig and got: ...
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Remote desktop services

I am running Windows 2008 Server R2 with roles installed for Remote Desktop Services. I want to know how can I run both rd virtualization host server and rd session host on same system, as I am not ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SMB share, deleted files and folders lock up

We work in a mixed Mac / PC environment. Desktop operators work on Mac only, whereas our backend services are Windows based. Also some manual operations are done on Windows 7. We call our problem ...
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Migrating users and IIS settings from a workgroup win2k3 machine to a new win2k8r2

I am retiring my old Windows Server 2003 Standard 32bit machine and migrating to a faster and more powerful new machine with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The two sticking points are migrating ...
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Excluding single user from global Remote Desktop Session Host setting

I'm having a problem with printers and remote desktop (terminal server). At the moment, I have set the Session Host settings to not allow default local printer to be set as default in the ...
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Does Get-NetAdapterAdvancedProperty PS command excist in W7?

i'm trying to find the equivalent of the W2K8R2 server powershell command for "Get-NetAdapterAdvancedProperty", does it excist in W7?
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Alternative to mapping network drives

We have used all our drives for network shares. What is the alternative for mappning drive letters to network shares? GPO, mount points, something else? It has to be automated and based on user ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 DC can't ping to other computers except other DC

I have been trying to troubleshoot this problem since 20 hours ago, and still can't find a solution. I brought down (orderly shutdown) a Domain Controller yesterday. No problem at all connecting to ...
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Prioritize One Network Share Over Another And/Or Cap Network Share Traffic? (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise)

One of my fileservers is a hyper v VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The NIC in the VM maps to a 1 GB NIC on the host that is dedicated just to this VM. I have two shares on the file ...
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Server 2008 R2 NPS with Cisco 5500 WLC and Wireless Authentication

We are currently trying to move away from some outdated ACS appliances we have. A little background on the NPS server -- it is currently set up and being used for RADIUS authentication for our Cisco ...
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virtual directory make file copy operation extremely slow on UNC Path (IIS 7.5 bug?)

When i create a website/virtual directory pointing to UNC path, its make our file copy extremely slow on the UNC path. 6 seconds for file copy (~13 M) on the UNC path without any virtual ...
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MS SQL 2008 R2 64bit will not use more than 1.5GB in task manager

I have the latest MS SQL 2008 R2 installed on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit. The SQL server process never surpasses 1.5GB in the task manager resulting in heavy disk usage. I have solve this problem ...
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Server Core DNS Server in VSphere doesn't respond to ping and needs continuous arp clean

I have a VSphere installation hosting two Windows Server 2008 R2 installations. One of them is a complete install that serves as a DHCP server and that I use for administration. The other install is a ...
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How to enable hardware VSS backups on a Clariion AX4-5i array?

I have a Hyper-V (2008 R2) cluster connected to a Clariion AX4-5i storage array (via iSCSI). The virtual machines are backed up using System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 running on a different ...
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return url on iis website

We have a production environment and an UAT environment, the authentication settings on both the servers are the same. Now, when I deploy the application onto the production the application is logging ...
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Problems with DTC and IBM MQ

I've just run DTC Ping to try to find the cause of a MQ problem. It says the following: ++++++++++++Validating Remote Computer Name++++++++++++ 10-18, 10:30:31.508-->Start DTC connection test ...
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RDP Connection fails on certain setup

I have a set of boxes at my disposal running Win 2k8R2 that I regularly need to connect to using Win RDP from my local workstation that is running XP. We are in the middle of a migration to Win7 as ...
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Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Gateway Role and IIS7

I am attempting to setup a RD Gateway for a client. When I first set it up I noticed that IIS did not have the 'Defualt Web Site' so I created it and assigned it an id of 1 and set the bindings to ...
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USB Redirection to thin clients

I'm experiencing a problem with a client situation. We switched a user of theirs to a thin client (specifically, with a WYSE C10LE). The thin client connects to a Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - NAT for VPN clients using single NIC

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with a single NIC which is set up as a VPN server. I want my VPN users to be able to route all their internet traffic through this server once they have connected. I ...
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enkive mail archive search functionality

I have set up enkive mail archive as shown in the installation guide, with exchange setup. Few problems that I have are: Archiving same email twice searching for recipient or sender does not ...
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RD WebAccess and Sharepoint 2003 integration

My company is starting to use the RD WebAccess feature of Windows Server 2008 R2 (previously it was known as TS WebAccess) and we are wondering if it might be possible to integrate it into our ...
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Unindentified network in VM

Im trying to setup a test env with hyper-v. I have: Parent: WinServer 2008 R2 (With ONE physical NIC). The Parent is connected to a router. Guest 1: Win7. Guest 2: WinServer 2008 R2. Guest 1 seems ...
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Configuration Management of a set of windows App servers

We have several sets of app servers in a clients network running different code. Each set has Dev, UAT and Prod and we are developing outside the network. At the moment I'm manually pushing the ...
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IPSec VPN : Traffic not routing correctly

We have a server which is windows 2008 running on a VPS with a single public IP address. I've configured the firewall to allow IPSEC VPN connections to be established with our Draytek routers at ...
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Certificate enrollment for Local system failed to enroll Event ID:13

I've just finished installing a second domain controller to gain redundancy in the network. (and to solve some issues) After installation and configuring all errors are gone but one that is: Event ...
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Server 2008R2 RemoteApp authentication asked twice

My Problem is when the client logs in RDweb, he is asked to enter his credentials again once he's tries to open an application. My applications are signed with a standard GoDaddy cert. Everything ...
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SBS 2011 Essentials: Grant Remote Web Access to non-dashboard-created user

I found that using the dashboard to create users is tedious because it adds each single user to ntfs permissions, taking an awful long time for a simple task. I rather created a group in AD and add ...