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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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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Win 2008 firewall exceptions wont save

Possible Duplicate: My server’s been hacked EMERGENCY Windows 2008 R2 - all updates. The firewall used to work fine - since i edited the exceptions, up until now. Im getting RDP brute ...
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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We are currently trying to move away from some outdated ACS appliances we have.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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internet connection sharing using NAT or Proxy

I have problems with a proxy auth over a shared network. Config: 1 server with 2 NICs and windows server 2008 r2 NIC_1 = 10.xx.xx.xx AD Internet connection ...
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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 ...
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RRAS with DHCP when the IP pool is on a different subnet

I run a small business network and the last couple of days I have been setting up some equipment to add VPN capabilities to our network. I've got the following set up: Windows 2008 R2 with RRAS - ...
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IIS Authentication error for some aspx pages who code is in separate source file

I have a website with many aspx pages. Few of the aspx pages have the C# code in a separate file and many of the aspx pages have only HTML. I have deployed the build in Windows 7 (IIS 7) and Windows ...
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Group Policy Folder Redirection deleted my Documents folder

OK so i have a server 2008 R2 server with AD. I created a group policy for folder redirection of the documents folder and applied it. I logged on with my work machine (windows 7 32 bit) and the folder ...
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TFS 2010 and SCVMM to manage snapshots

I have a VM with TFS 2010 and SCVMM 2008 installed on (I know you're told not to do that). I have SCVMM linked to the host and that's working good, and have configured the scvmm on the lab management ...
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Forms aware print spooling for Windows Server?

I’m working with a non-profit organization that needs to do fairly low volume printing to a large number (approx. 25) of different preprinted forms on one or two printers. They want the ability to ...
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Deploying website content via Subversion

we have recently set up a new development infrastructure and process for one of our clients. This involves the strict use of subversion as a central source code repository. The svn repositories ...
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Windows 2008 R2 - how to optimise performance monitoring?

It seems there are quite a few "default" monitoring threads running. I have W2008R2 and when I opened Performance Monitor I can see 6 Event Trace Sessions in the System collector sets. This is ...
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Strange Lync 2010 Issue

I am working on troubleshooting a Lync 2010 deployment and have hit a snag. I have just about everything working except for the external meeting piece and don't really know where to look. ...
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Broadcom Teamed Connections Fails if One NIC is Disconnected, Why?

I have a cluster of servers that are all running either with BCM5716C NetXtreme II cards or BCM5709C NetXtreme II cards. All servers have their cards teamed by the BACS3 software as: Smart Load ...
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DFSR: Break large replication group into multiple smaller replication groups?

Is there a way to break a very large replication group into smaller replication groups while avoiding a huge backlog while it re-syncs or verifies the files in each smaller replication group? I have ...
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Cluster fails because of network loop

We have two hosts running 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. iSCSI SAN using a Equallogic 6k and ps4000 pooled together. They are connected to two Dell 6224 switches. I have one VLAN for the iSCSI and then another ...
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Can multiple VLANs be provided with multicast addresses by a single MADCAP server?

Can a single DHCP server provide dynamic multicast addresses for hosts in many VLANs using MADCAP, just like it can provide hosts with unicast addresses via ip-helper? Or from a Cisco perspective, ...
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added IP address to Win2k8r2, unable to use it in IIS

I've gotten another IP address from my host. I added it to the networking settings. I can now ping that new IP address. I've bound a site in IIS to that new IP address. But i can not connect to that ...
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2008 R2 Cluster not failing over with iSCSI disconnect

So I have successfully set up a 2 node 2008 R2 cluster with SQL Server 2008. There are basically 3 networks. Public (client LAN) Private (Heartbeat between the two machines) iSCSI SAN (hosts ...
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Web Platform Installer PHP Updates

I have installed a version of PHP with the Microsoft Web Platform Installer v3.0. In this case it was version 5.3.10 and since then version 5.4.0 has come out. How do I use the Microsoft Web ...
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SMB over IPSec prompting for credentials

I am trying to connect our web server to customers SQL/file server through a VPN tunnel. Originally we had setup a PPTP VPN and I was able to access their file shares without issue. Since PPTP ...
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Force browser to reload home page after idle period?

Our library has several thin clients available for patrons to do searches on our catalogue. They connect to a Remote Desktop Session Host (Windows Server 2008 R2) where Internet Explorer automatically ...
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Remote Desktop Gateway and slow performance

Some of my users are complaining that RDP performance is very bad. For instance scrolling results in a very a laggy experience. They're connecting through windows 7 clients. I've tried reducing color ...
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Root Relative Symbolic Links Not Resolving Properly (Windows)

According to the MSDN Documentation on Creating Symbolic Links, root relative symbolic links (those starting with "\") should resolve relative to the drive that the symlink is accessed from. I have a ...
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Remote Desktop Services Manager shows same users logged in on 2 servers

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 terminal server farm. We have a Remote Desktop Connection Brokers server (named rdcb) and then 2 Terminal Servers (rd1 and rd2) that are load balanced. When we ...
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Where can I find information about inbuilt registry keys for Windows Server 2008 R2?

Is there a resource for looking up the description and/or usage of W2K8 R2 registry keys? I need to understand integrity checksum change messages appearing in OSSEC logs on Amazon EC2 instances. ...
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Corrupted RDP Certificate

One of our machines crashed earlier, so I connected to it to find out what the issue was. It has been spitting out the following error in the logs for the past couple of days apparently... The RDP ...
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Server 2008R2 Server Manager Roles and Features won't refresh or allow addition of new roles or features

I have a standalone DC in an isolated lab. I have installed the SUR tool and found no errors. I ran SFC and found no errors. I have attempted to install Windows Backup feature using Powershell, but ...
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Windows 2008 R2 IIS FTP 7.5: Explicitly allow file access

I'm using IIS7 with FTP 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and wondering if I could explicitly allow access to some files (for example only file X in dirA and *.txt in dirB) and deny read,write,list etc. ...