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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Expanded DHCP scope, new reverse lookup zone isn't populating

I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain. We outgrew our /24 DHCP scope, and I ended up needing to expand it. This was done by exporting the old scope, changing the txt config, deleting the ...
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Whats the best server for this application [closed]

I need opinions on a server for a medium sized business. 4U or 2U? Here is the needs for this particular application. Id like to know what brands or setups have been known to be the most reliable. ...
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Export Windows Server 2008 R2 FSRM quotas to new volume

Good evening. Is that possible to export FSRM quotas to new volume? We have a file share in our company, but free space on volume, which is used for file share, nearly ended. That's why we decided to ...
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windows could not start the service.ERROR 2

I am working on a windows server 2008 R2 .I have created some services for my VB6 application in server.But when i am trying to start the service, an error popup is coming saying windows could not ...
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Share a private folder on server for each active directory user and auto mount at login

I am pretty much new to Windows servers. What I want to achieve: Allow the users to login using central credential from any on the Client PCs within LAN/WLAN. They don't get access to the ...
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Does Windows Firewall need to be on to enable PowerShell remoting on Windows 2008/2012 servers?

Does Windows Firewall need to be on to enable PowerShell remoting on Windows 2008/2012 servers? That is, if the Windows Firewall on a 2008/2008 R2/2012 R2 server is turned off can PowerShell remoting ...
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Issue with a workstation and file server shares

I have a weird issue with a Windows XP SP3 computer in an office, as I'm trying to map network shares from a Windows 2008 server. The server name is "server" and it's IP address is 10.10.10.10. The ...
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How can I view/export/determine the configuration of a Windows ADCS CA?

I'm in the process of setting up a new root ADCS (Active Directory Certificate Server) certificate authority for a child domain in a multi-forest environment that already has a number of existing CAs. ...
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Why Windows is running programs via Task Scheduler

Running Windows Server 2008R2 as a Remote Desktop Session host. I noticed a while ago that there are tons of tasks being created in Task Scheduler. These are not created by the users themselves. ...
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Seperate two NIC´s in windows server 2008 r2

I have two NIC´s on my server (it does not show on the pic but they both show up at where 2 points at) and only one profile (that is where 1 points to, I don´t know if I am using the correct words to ...
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Windows 2008 R2 VPN internal ip class

I've managed to setup a Windows 2008 R2 as a VPN (PPTP) server via the Network Policy and Access Services, the server has one network interface with a public IP address (80.9x.xxx.xx) and I am able to ...
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How is Windows Server optimized differently than Windows desktop? [closed]

All the answers I see mostly just say "server is optimized to be a server and desktop is optimized to be a desktop" with no technical details explaining how and where these optimizations are applied. ...
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How to prevent non-domain computers from accessing the domain share resources?

My company is using Windows Server 2008 R2 for domain controller and file sharing, and all client computers have Windows 7 Professional installed. Some of the client computers are added to the domain, ...
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Access is denied errors starting ADUC on non-domain controller

I have a primary domain controller running Server 2012 R2. It is running just fine. I have a secondary server running Server 2008 R2 Datacenter. The 2008 R2 server is not a domain controller. The ...
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Active Directory Recycle Bin on child domain only

We got a root domain contoso.com which contains some child domains like sitea.contoso.com, siteb.contoso.com. etc. I'd like to enable the Active Directory Recycle Bin on one of these child domains and ...
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GPO to grant modify permission for certain group [duplicate]

I have created a restricted group for help desk for limited elevated access on DC local workstations however I'd like to grant all help desk group members access to all file server partitions with ...
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Power User with Elevated Access on Domain Network

We have new IT Helpdesk staff joined our firm and we'd like to provide them with an account with power user privileges in such they can only elevate access on user computers to install, uninstall ...
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Cannot authenticate with Kerberos if both client and server on the same machine

I have a Tomcat webapp that supports Kerberos authentication. It works fine and I can log in to that app if I use a built-in account like LOCAL SYSTEM or NETWORK SERVICE, but I'm having problems with ...
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Modify multiple accounts script

I need a script to make modifications on multiple accounts. Within the account, in general info, the display name should include “name +surname” + Custom Title. So the script should just add the ...
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Active Directory domain name conflicts with web server DNS

I took over support for a Windows 2008 domain that was set up by another system administrator. The DNS name of the domain is admin.example.com and a web site is also using the same DNS name. The ...
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How can I join a Windows Server 2008R2 server to a FreeIPA domain (LDAP/Kerberos)

In an infrastructure which consists of over 100 linux machines and only a single Windows Server (which will be replaced in two years with a linux server), it makes no sense to configure cross-forest ...
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What is the difference between New-DfsnFolder and New-DfsnFolderTarget?

What is the difference between New-DfsnFolder and New-DfsnFolderTarget? Both commands require both parameters, -Path and -TargetPath. They create the same thing. A DFS folder with a target. So what ...
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Firewall ports for Serv-U Server - Windows Server 2008 R2

I am trying to set up Serv-U on Windows Server 2008 R2, but am unable to get the ports working in the Windows Firewall. I also don't have a domain pointing at this server at the moment, as we are ...
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Windows 2008R2 VM will not boot, won't boot from cdrom cdrom, Bootmgr is missing ESX 4.0

Since I can't boot to the cdrom, I can't get to the repair options suggested in other posts. Suggestions? TIA
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Failed login auditing

I am having issue with configuring Auditing on the server in order to catch failed and successful network logins. This morning we found one of our test machines with a strange login on the locked ...
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Set printers up on a per-room basis using Group Policy

Trying to build a new Group Policy structure on a secondary school site. Technical context: Windows environment 2008 R2 domain Windows 7 on all machines 3 print servers Logical context: Most ...
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DHCP based Server not updating A record

We have Citrix Servers which get IP from DHCP. After scheduled reboots, some Citrix servers are not pingable via hostname. nslookup is not able to resolve the hostname. OS: Windows 2008 R2 Citrix ...
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Who triggered my scheduled task?

We have several scheduled tasks setup to run under a service account. We had a few incidents where the tasks have been triggered manually by a user. Looking at the history of the task it does not ...
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Configuring Windows Times Service for non-PDC emulator

Not to get to deep into the weeds, here's the gist. A SysAdmin of ours created GPOs on the Domain Controllers Policy (DCP) and we've been having time issues ever since. Neither he nor I know if the ...
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Adding a 2012 R2 Domain Controller to a 2008 R2 functional level domain

Our current domain is at a functional level 2008 R2 and all the current domain controllers are built on Windows Server 2008 R2 OS. One of our remote site domain controllers is up for replacement and ...
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Powershell - Find all users with password never expires

I am looking to query AD via Powershell in order to see all user accounts within my forest who have their password set to never expire. I found a few scripts online using a quick google search but ...
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List all groups or users in directories recursively

Context Windows 2008 R2 infrastructure. We manage network share permissions by AD security groups and put user objects in those groups. Objective I want to see what security groups are currently ...
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Server 2008 - 1st NIC's traffic stops when 2nd NIC is plugged in

I have a file server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with 2 NICs in the back. These are their configurations: Connection #1 Local Area Connection 10.1.37.6 255.255.255.0 [No Gateway] Connection #2 ...
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Lexmark X795 color printer

Issue I have this issue with Lexmark X795 color printer. It's defaulting to Tray 3, when printing, for every single user. Even if I make Tray 1 a default tray, it'll still print to tray one. ...
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Is there a way to know what services run on a Windows server without logging in to this server?

Hi I just started working as an intern and they use Windows servers for very specific tasks (converting .docx files) that are way harder on their other servers. But now I had to make that program run ...
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change windows 2008 failover cluster access ip

I have a 2 Node Windows SQL SERVER 2008 Failover Cluster configured with two networks 10.10.10.0/24 and 192.168.10.0/24. Cluster access IP (the one which is used to manage the cluster, in failover ...
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Domain user keeps getting locked out - Use of sensitive privilege - SeBackupPrivilege

I have a domain user who's account is regularly becoming locked out. When checking the security log on the domain controllers, the only audit failure for the account in question relates to a ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 - Error listen EACCES 0.0.0.0:80

The website is deployed in windows server, the server is used to run the application is Node.js server, while running the website it gives this error ERROR listen EACCES 0.0.0.0:80 is there ...
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Task Scheduler not giving a detailed error message

I have two servers, a 2003 R2 and a 2008 R2, setup to run the same executable as a task as I work on migrating content over to the new server. The task started failing recently and the task scheduler ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 system image and active directory restore

I've the following setup: Domain DC1 [all fsmo roles], server 2008 r2 DC2 - additional domain controller, server 2012 r2 I need to restore DC1 from image backup, due to disk errors. Do I have to ...
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Powershell command for extracting all users from a domain

Get-ADUser -SearchBase "dc=contoso,dc=local" -filter * -properties Name, Surname, samAccountName, Enabled, PasswordNeverExpires, PasswordExpired, PasswordLastSet, MemberOf | Select Name, Surname, ...
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DC Promo With DNS Windows 2008R2 Resulting In Weird Network Error

I am preparing for DC domain migration in which I am encounter some error that I had never encounter in my VM testing environment. Note: This is the first time I am setting up an active DC with DNS. ...
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Split and Reserve DHCP Scope with Same Subnet

For simplicity sake, let's assume I'm trying to split my DHCP scope into two halves. On one of the halves I want to use MAC address filtering. I'm essentially trying to get a certain type of device ...
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Counting Windows Users Who Have Logged on to a Server

Is there a way to programmatically collect a list of users who have logged on to a Windows server (specifically 2008 R2) within the past 30 days or between two dates? There are 2 active directory ...
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Windows Server 2008 r2 sharing removes local users - expected?

Sharing a folder with specific domain user removes local users from folder. Is this expected behavior? Create new folder on server (does not matter where). Add additional local users via basic ...
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How to restore files deleted from server

An employee accidentally deleted a folder from our fileserver. Is there way to restore this folder without having to restore our backup? (As this would undo a lot of work in other users' folders.) ...
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Can forfiles search multiple drives in the same command and create a txt file of results?

Can forfiles search multiple drives in the same command and create a txt file of results? I have the following that works to show me the results in command prompt but what I really need is a txt file ...
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The Unique ID still shows up as Winning GPO in Group Policy Results even after it is deleted

I have deleted a group policy object in Group Policy Management Window. I thought this would also delete all the links to policies, but the links are still there in Group Policy Results and it is ...
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Exchange 2010 Public Folder Auditing

Quick Question - I know how to turn on Diagnostic Logging within Exchange 2010 for Public folders (9001 Public Store) - General. However, I am wondering does the General category set to 5 or higher ...
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Baremetal backup issue

While taking bare metal backup in windows server 2008R2, In that backup selection SAN disk(2TB) also automatically selecting.If I try to remove SAN disk, It is showing an error like "This volume ...