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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Windows Server 2008 RT2 Performance Monitoring Error “Unable to connect to machine”

I am trying use performance monitor on a remote machine which runs on windows server 2008 rt2, one issue I've ran into is i keep getting a "Unable to connect to machine" error, looking around several ...
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changed public ip address of domain controller now other servers cannot find dc

I have 3 virtual machines. I had to move them to another dedicated server since the company I was using is having so many issue. The new dedicated server, of course, has new ip addresses. They are ...
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User access to shared folder created on their own pc using destributed file system

I've got a domain model network. I set up DFS (Distributed file system) on a server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Every thing is OK. The problem is here that users using Windows 7 can't access to ...
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Terminal Server 2008 (32 bit) fails to load profile (sometimes)

I'm having an issue with a virtualized Terminal Server running Windows Server 2008 (32-bit). It doesn't seem to be affecting any users connecting with HP Thin-Clients, only with my test accounts which ...
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RDS Gateway Slow Initial Connection

I've setup a Win2k8 R2 RDS Gateway. It works great but the initial connection takes 10-20 seconds. I've had a hard time finding troubleshooting ideas for the problem. Anyone have any suggestions on ...
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Is that OK to leave a small endless loop script running on server? [on hold]

Looks like I need to update the full scenario here for all. Our users need to pick up whatever they need from our file server to sync to remote location, but users have limited permissions on file ...
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How to remove alternative NetBIOS name

We renamed a Windows 2008 R2 x64 server. We renamed it by running netdom computername oldname /add:newname netdom computername oldname /makeprimary:newname netdom computername newname ...
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Modifying Active Directory Connection Objects

In Windows Server 2008, Active Directory's automatically created connection objects for domain controllers have an attribute called options with a value of 0x1 = ( IS_GENERATED ). This value tells the ...
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Mouse cursor jumps around when using RDP

We have over 350 users complaining that their mouse cursor keeps jumping around when typing. It seems like it's happening when the protocol is starved for bandwith, but I'm not quite sure yet. If it ...
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Tripwire unable to send mail

I'm installing Tripwire Enterprise Console (Server) onto a windows server that happens to be an SMTP forwarder. I proceed through the steps to install TEC and it completes not reporting any errors. ...
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Remove Windows Store from start screen with GPO [on hold]

I have several Windows 8.1 Pro machines connected to my domain controller which is a 2008R2 server. I cannot figure out how to remove the Windows Store, Sky Drive and Photos from the start screen. Can ...
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Application Event Log keeps getting corrupted

I recently asked about repairing a corrupt event log, because it seemed to be a one-off event. The event log has since exhibited the same behavior 3 times. We have been trying to find patterns, but ...
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MsiInstaller EventID 10005 - Windows Firewall Configuration Provider

Tried searching via Google for this error, but didn't find anything helpful. My Application Event Log is littered with this error and none of my other SysAdmins are aware of what is causing this: ...
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How to enable auditing for a folder only (and not anything within that folder)

I am trying to track down a process responsible for resetting ACLs on a particular folder, and ONLY that folder, not any of the 10,000 folders and files it contains. I tried going to Properties > ...
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Any gotchas when using the lowest and highest IP addresses in a small block?

OVH offers additional public IPv4s in blocks as small as /30, that is 4 IPs total. As I understand it, strictly speaking two of those are supposed to be unusable. However, OVH allows me to route those ...
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Windows 8 and 8.1 clients showing printer offline after reconnecting to the network

The print server is 2008 R2 with the most recent updates. This happens most often after a resume from sleep or if the user takes their PC to their home network. A restart of the PC or a restart of the ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Domain Controllers - Failed test VerifyReferences

While running DCDIAG on our Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise Domain Controllers, I discovered the following error message on both DCs. These domain controllers where migrated from a Windows server ...
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Single Dedicated redirector for Multiple farms [on hold]

Im having problem in creating single redirector for multiple farms. My one redirector works fine with a single farm in remote desktop services unable to setup it for multiple farms
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Server for NFS Anonymous Access

I have an NFS share on a Windows 2003 Server that is working perfectly with read/write access using anonymous access. I am moving to a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine and am trying to do the same. I ...
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When the Service Base Filtering Engine is active, ping and Remote Dsktvp do not work

In a Windows Server 2008 R2 When the Service Base Filtering Engine (BFE) Running is a Ping and RDP are disabled and do not work. But when I disable the service is Both Ping and RDP work. What do ...
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Permissions for Scheduled Tasks on a Domain Controller

I'm trying to run a Scheduled Task on a 2008 R2 Domain Controller and all was well until I set it into the production environment. I'm running the task as a Domain User that's defined in the "Log on ...
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Role installation failed Server 2008 [on hold]

I have production server running 2008 R2 Enterprise. Whenever I try to install the roles for RDWeb it erros out and says the server must be rebooted in order to undo changes. The kicker is when I ...
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Proxy Settings per Machine not working on windows server 2008 R2 SP1

i have a very interesting problem and would appreciate any help for it. In my scenario i have scripts which bring up a VM inside a domain. Now i want to enable internet access for all the VM's and ...
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Windows 2008 R2 forgets static IP configuration after reboot

I've got an issue where a Windows 2008 R2 Standard (SP1) server loses its static IP configuration upon a reboot. It's a sysprep'd image. The following steps reproduces the problem: Using the SAC, ...
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How to retain original file ownership information While recovering files from windows server sbs2011 backup

Background: Windows SBS2011/2008 R2 Microsoft Word Documents Windows built in backup and restore Plot: Some user/s moved some sensitive files to a public network drive and I was told to move ...
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How to backup RAID 0 larger than 2 T? [migrated]

I have a situation. I use 2 of 1T drive as RAID 0 for C dirve. but when I make a windows image backup to a single drive , I got I/O error which means that the drive i m trying to back up can't be ...
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Windows 2008 Server R2 Command Prompt/Power Shell Slow Scrolling

I'm having an issue with various Windows 2008 Server R2 machines scrolling very slowly using the command line or Power Shell. For instance, if I type "dir", I see my contents being displayed 1 line at ...
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Getting “No such interface supported” when connecting to a remote Performance Monitor

I have 6 machines: 2 x Windows 7 32-bit (W71, W72) 4 x Windows 2008 R2 64-bit (W2k81, W2k82, W2k83, W2k84) I want to access the W2k8 machines' performance monitors remotely from the W7 machines. ...
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Update Root CA Certificate values (Country/location(locality)/etc)

Our Offline Root CA server was setup prior to my joining the company and has com as the country code which is invalid for several things that I'm needing to do...primarily to get clients to stop ...
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Can ping and browse IP, FQDN, and hostname but can't browse via SMB to hostname of server

Got a strange problem where on a server 2008 machine I am trying to browse to another server 2008's shares on a different site. I can ping the server's ip address fine, I can ping the servername ...
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IIS7.5 URL Rewrite generating error after importing site

I have two Windows 2008 R2 servers with IIS 7.5. One server has a website configured with URL rewrite rules. I copied the site directory to the second server and set up a new site, using this ...
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RDP into Windows 2008 R2 server just stopped responding

Have a weird situation. I am running a windows 2008 R2 box that has 128 gigs ram and 2 6 core processorss. Box runs like a champ, however, it seems like every week orweek and a half, I can't RDP into ...
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Why is 1 of my 24 CPUs Pegged at 100%?

I have an HP ProLiant DL380 G7 system using 2 6-core CPUs, with Hyper-threading enabled, for a total of 24 logical CPUs (as seen by Windows). When running our application, total system CPU ...
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Send ctrl-alt-del to nested RDP session

Is there a way to send the ctrl-alt-del command to an RDP session (W2K8 R2) inside another RDP session (W2K8 R2) without the fist session catching it? Ctrl-alt-end and ctrl-alt-shift-end do not seem ...
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IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 refusing to create PASSIVE MODE FTP connections

I'm attempting to get an FTP client written in perl to transfer files from an IIS 7.5 FTP server using passive mode. I've configured the FTP server as per instructions and have also configured ...
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Creating a service to run RoboCopy

I'm attempting to put together a batch file that will set up a robocopy task as a service in response to user input. The basic idea being that the user will input MyRobocopyBatchFile.bat sourceFolder ...
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NSClient++ FAIL on Windows 2008 R2 — PDHCollector.cpp(215) Failed to query performance counters

I am attempting to monitor windows server 2008 r2 x64 Enterprise with Nagios. When I test/install the nsclientI get the following error: PDHCollector.cpp(215) Failed to query performance counters: ...
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Remote Server: Please wait for the System Event Notification Service

I was rebooting a remote server (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard) over remote desktop and the session now shows the blue screen during the shutdown sequence, and the message "Please wait for the ...
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Inconsistent DHCP replies with Windows 2008R2 DHCP server

I've got a Windows 2008R2 standard server running DHCP services. We've noticed that certain clients are receiving inconsistent DHCP replies. We have over 175 Windows workstations in this VLAN that ...
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Logging detailed network activity on Windows Server 2008

One of my clients is experiencing internet delays and outages within their small network. They've verified with their cable company that the issue is not related to any cable company outages. The ...
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Ban, slowdown or stop massive login attempts to RDP

Remote session from client name a exceeded the maximum allowed failed logon attempts. The session was forcibly terminated. One of the servers are being hit by a dictionary attack. I have all ...
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Why do weekly tasks created via PowerShell using a different user fail with error 0x41306

We have some scripts that create scheduled jobs using PowerShell as part of our application. When testing them recently, I noticed that some of them always failed immediately, and no output is ever ...
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How to monitor Windows Server events with Centreon Nagios

I want to monitor events on a Windows Exchange Server (Windows 2008 R2) and have installed NSclient ++ so I can use Centreon Nagios to monitor it. I did a bit of research and came across this question ...
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Easiest Way to Keep Time Synced on VMware Cluster

I have a three host VMware cluster (5.1) running mainly windows 2008r2 servers with a single DC. I'm having allot of problems with time drift across the servers and while I've found several articles ...
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Move exchange mailboxes cross forest

Having a hard time migrating user mailboxes across 2 forests. I've set up ADMT 3.2, No dns issues and fully route-able between the domains etc. Have come to migrate user mailboxes and the exchange ...
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Get low disk space notification working Windows 2008R2 [closed]

I've been trying to connect System Monitor on my workstation to Performance Counters on server, but with no luck. It keeps telling me, that it cannot connect to this server. Although it works ...
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Supermicro IPMI on MBD-X8DAH+-F-O motherboard. Keyboard and mouse do not work after booting Windows Server 2008 R2

Hell Everyone, I built a server with the mentioned motherboard. I installed Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise on this server. IPMI is integrated on the motherboard with its own dedicated NIC. I've ...
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Upgrade Hyper-V cluster to 2012

We have an existing 3 node cluster running 2008R2 Hyper-V. Back end storage is an EqualLogic iSCSI SAN. We are replacing the host servers in this cluster and are looking at upgrading to server 2012 ...
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Windows 2008 R2 - No internet access with static IP [closed]

We had an internet outage and when the ISP resolved the problem, we ended up with a server that no longer has internet access unless we use DHCP. I replaced the network card, thinking it might ...
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Several RemoteConnectionManager failed attempts - Triggers restart

Questions: How to Change the number/time duration when Window triggers the 'restart'. It seems that 700+ failed login attempts RDC is a bit much 01/12/2012 1:48:34 AM ...