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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Word documents disappear from network share after being saved

This problem happens to some of our users about once a week. They open a Word document (.docx) from a network share, make some changes and save the file. No error message is displayed, but the ...
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Exchange 2010 CAS - How to make OWA front fancing?

2008 R2 SP1 - Exchange 2010 SP2 - 14.2 We had to restore our Databases due to corruption, and afterwords we had a version mismatch on the CAS and the DB Server. Ended up building a replacement CAS ...
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Remote Desktop: What is the difference between “Run these programs at logon” and “Start the following program on connection”?

My organization is running a Terminal Server Farm in order to provide a specific application to the users. The setup consists of a AD domain controller plus two Terminal Servers running the Remote ...
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New SAN space presented cause issues with Win 2008r2 cluster (wont reboot and disk manger wont load)

I have an issue where I have a 2 node Win 2008 r2 cluster with SAN attached storage. Existing storage is on an older array but we are being migrated to a newer one. When the storage team "Zones" new ...
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In windows server 2008, how do I disable recursive dns and continue to navigate the internet?

I have a single win2008 server configured to use vpn and remote desktop. My host provider demanded I remove recursive DNS. If go to dns role / group / properties / advanced and click disable ...
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HP P410 Windows Server 2008 R2 will not boot

I have a HP ProLiant DL160 G6 with a P410 1GB FBWC controller. I have 4 x 4TB SATA drives. When an array has been created, I can start the Windows Server 2008 R2 installation, and it goes fine until ...
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Spooler Service Keeps Hanging and Causes Citrix served application to not launch

We have a Citrix XenApp 6.5 farm on Windows 2008 R2 that serves an application to our end users. Recently we have found that if the spooler service hangs, the application no longer launches for new ...
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How do I determine if strong key protection is enabled for a certificate private key in Server 2008 R2?

I'm trying to get a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller to use SSL with LDAP. I have a certificate installed, but I'm unable to connect on port 636 via ldp.exe (port 389 works just fine). I ...
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Issue installing IE11

I've been using WSUS to roll out IE11, there's a few stranglers that IE11 will not install and I've started looking into. Here's what I've done. Confirmed all prerequisite updates have been done. I'...
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Configure Remote Desktop Desktop based on Group

I have a few different AD groups accessing the same remote desktop server (Windows Server 2008 R2) and I need to configure each desktop so that every user in the same group has the same icons appear ...
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Can't connect to mysql instance

I started a second instance of mysql (5.7.9) on my server and configured the service to run this command: mysqld.exe --defaults-file="C:\mysql-5.7.9\bin\my.cnf" mysql579 In my.cnf I changed the ...
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Joining a window domain - DNS resolve

My computer is joined to a Window domain named "acme.local". However when I login into the computer, I only specify acme\username --> notice ".local" is not specified and not acme.local\...
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Finding all aliases for a server

Our network admin is away at the moment. I'm trying to find all aliases attached to a given server on our network (actually a number of servers) After googling around it seems like nslookup might do ...
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Completing certificate request via command line in Windows Server

I administrate a number of Windows Servers (mostly 2008 R2 or 2012 R2) and I have to process a lot of SSL certificate renewals. When we renew from our vendor, Globalsign, they automatically generate ...
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SQL Server in “Recovery Pending” status after reboot

We have quite a few programs of our own design which communicate to our SQL Server (SQL Server 2014 Express). Every now and then they start blowing up all over the place; we run around trying to ...
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Domain controller cannot find the domain?

Okay, so I'm having an intermittent problem (which is always the best kind) and its starting to become a real pain. Not too long ago we had a simple Active Directory network. Server A was the main ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Minimal Server Interface : How to uninstall programs

Minimal Server Interface is situated between the Server Core and Server with a (FULL) GUI mode. Windows Server 2012 R2 Minimal Server Interface has access to ServerManagement, where I can add/remove ...
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Application logs in windows 2008 is showing empty

Application logs in windows 2008 is showing zero event. Issue is re-occurring, all others logs are showing events but application logs in eventvwr is showing empty. Tried to access application logs ...
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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 web....
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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 ...