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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What are the implications of enabling the Recycle Bin feature in Active Directory?

An admin accidentally deleted the wrong OU and it removed several account and computer objects. The recycle bin optional feature was not enabled. We used adrestore from sysinternals to get the ...
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AccessViolationException, IIS

we are 4 developers (not professional server administrators) and running 2 servers with IIS 8.5 (Windows server 2012 R2) and ASP.NET 4. Multiple times per day we get this exception in the windows ...
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(How) Can I change the location of the local profile storage (C:\Users) in a roaming profile RDS environment?

Setup: 1 File Server and 2 Terminal Servers (RDS Hosts), 1 Domain Roaming Profiles are set to \WS2008R2\PROFILES\ Local Profile storage as per default is in C:\Users Relevant Software: Microsoft ...
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edgetransport.exe causes heavy read/ write access on hard disk

I'm running a Windows SBS 2011 Server. The problem is the edgetransport.exe process, which causes heavy traffic on the hard disk. I can't locate the error. I changed the disks and hope the problem ...
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Apache kerberos authentication to Active Directory not happening. (Is KRB5KDC_ERR_C_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN related?)

My goal is to have Apache authenticate authenticate against AD, without prompting for a username and password, using Kerberos. It currently always shows "401 Unauthorized", and appears to be not ...
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Secure channel trust verification fails

Working on an issue with setting up a trust between two domains with several firewalls in between, and a pinhole routing between two servers in them. newdc.newdomain.com is a 2012 server in a brand ...
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Cannot RDP into Windows 7 over VPN

The exact scenario where it fails: I am unable to RDP into any Windows 7 or 2008 R2 servers within a certain subnet, while connected to the network via VPN. Windows 7 Client connected through the ...
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Safari SSL certificate 403 forbidden

I have a web application deployed onto IIS 7 (Version 7.0.6000) on a Window 2008 Server using an SSL certificate (issued by Equifax). The web application is accessible over https using IE, Firefox and ...
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LDAP modify doesn't change anything

Got an issue with Active Directory LDAP and setting passwords. I'm connected through the LDAPS protocol to my AD server, and binding is successful. When attempting to set a user password, no error is ...
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Unable to map to web folder using WebDAV client on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a client running Windows Server 2008 R2 on several servers. One of the servers is also running SharePoint 3.0 and my client has created a web folder to map to. I can map to the web folder ...
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Grant NON-administrator privileges to IIS 7

We are implementing a pseudo-Platform as a Service environment. It's a fairly simple set up that parallels Infrastructure as a Service: basically our clients will each have a access to their own ...
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dcpromo /forceremoval as a file server

I'm working on a customers infrastructure where most of the DCs were not replicating with each other. I managed to bring up another two DC's, bring them to the domain and switch over the FSMO roles. ...
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401 - Unauthorized On Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5

I have a web application deployed to Server 2008 IIS 7.5 box. From remote it gives this error: 401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials. (remote = desktops on the same LAN) ...
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server gets disconnected suddenly within 2 or 3 seconds after connecting

Not sure Is this an issue with OS configuration or with my VRD (VisionApp Remote Desktop) application. I have some servers in an environment, all with win 2008R2 OS. And I take RDP to these machines ...
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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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Guidelines and Best Practice: Prep to Temporarily Shutting Down an Active Directory Domain Controller

1 AD domain. 3 total Domain controllers, all on 2008 R2 The primary DC (with FSMO roles) is being moved to a new office and it will be offline for a maximum of 3 days. This DC also serves DNS but ...
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AWS EC2 - Clone Windows Server Machines That Are Domain Joined

Firstly, I am using these as a base guide: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/ami-create-standard.html http://reduktor.net/2014/09/autoscale-ec2-instances-ad-aws/ Secondly, our ...
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Run all commands as Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm having issues with permissions on Windows Server 2008 R2. I'm used to (from Windows Server 2003) being able to open up a CMD prompt and type something like: `copy \some\file /y' and overwrite a ...
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Remote Control with Remote Desktop Services Manager - error Access is denied (Windows Server 2012 R2)

We have 2 Remote Desktop Servers (Terminal Servers) with Windows Server 2008 R2 (WS 2008 R2) and Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS 2012 R2). I'm using Remote Desktop Services Manager (RDSM) installed on WS ...
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windows 2008 R2 TS printer security - can't take owership

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with Terminal server role installed. I'm seeing a problem with an ordinary user who is member of local printer operators group on the server. If the user opens a cmd ...
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URL Rewrite to different port on IIS 7.5

I have an IIS server with diferents sites running on diferents ports, for example: site1 runs on port 8025, site2 on 8026, site3 on port 8027. I want to configure URL rewrite so the user only have to ...
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IIS 7.5 & Joomla very slow TTFB response

I have a Joomla site (Joomla! 3.4.1 Stable) running on Windows & IIS that takes almost 11 seconds to even respond to any request. Other subdomains (sub.domain.com) respond almost instantly but ...
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Schannel Event ID 36888 and 36884 Certificate Error

I'm receiving the two following errors every ~60 seconds on a Windows 2008R2 SP1 Server running SQL Server 2008R2: First: Log Name: System Source: Schannel Date: 5/25/2016 ...
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Few Concern: Migration domain controller 2008 R2 to 2012 R2 Domain

My Topic is Migration of 2008 R2 domain controller to 2012 R2 (All domain Controllers.) Current Set-up. I have 3 Domain Controller. DC2008r201: Running As PDC and DNS Installed. DC2008r201. ...
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Shared Excel WorkBook is locked by another user

I’ve been trying everything; this is the last chance I have. I moved folders and files from an old Windows Server 2003 File Server to a new FS (Win Server 2008 R2) with DFS and ABE enabled. Now, a ...
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Fixing “server unavailable” login problems in exchange 2013 and outlook 2010

We've been facing some problems pertaining to expiring user passwords, causing "server unavailable" login problems for Outlook Outlook 2007 and 2010 clients on exchange 2013. The quick fix to this was ...
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GPO to disable server manager icon does not restrict access for users

I have two servers in a domain, running on VMWare. WS2K8R2 domain controller and Server 2012 RD Session host. I want to disable/remove the server manager and powershell icons from the taskbar, and ...
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Suppressing the “reason” for shutdown on Windows Server

How can I suppress giving a reason for shutdown on a Windows Server host? Specifically, on 2008 R2, but all versions back to 2003 and up to 2012 would be appreciated.
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Uninstall Remote Desktop Session Host

I want to remove the Remote Desktop Session Host on a new VM that was installed as part of a test script to take a vanilla VM to a Terminal Server. However, upon uninstalling the above I wasn't unable ...
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Windows Failover Cluster - Create Cluster Wizard: error occurred while creating the cluster

I have 2 identical Windows Server 2008 R2 servers which I am trying to setup a failover cluster on. The "Validate a Configuration" passes, but the actual creation process produces an error: An error ...
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Virus in Google Windows server 2012 r2 [closed]

Last week my google server 2012 r2 effected with serious virus and I am incapable to work in any application also in can’t manage Windows server manager. I tried to remove the virus but after several ...
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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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Does Windows log a “Member removed” event for security groups when an AD user account is deleted?

We have AD DS security auditing enabled on a Windows Server 2008r2 functional level domain. We use a third party tool to alert us to changes to our administrative group memberships. We recently ...
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Error “the specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted” when attempting to join the domain

I have set up a server based on windows server 2008 R2, and has successfully joined 2 clients (one PC and one laptop, both windows 7) to the domain. Today I was trying to join another laptop to the ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 crash with too much RAM

We have a virtual machine running Windows Server 2008R2. When we allocate 200GB RAM it is amazingly stable and runs forever with no issues. We upped it to 350GB and it immediately became unstable. ...
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Getting Access Denied from WinRM on Windows 2008 R2

How do I restore WinRM on a Windows 2008 R2 machine back to it's 'out-of-the-box' state? Or alternatively, how do I get WinRM to start talking to me again? I'm logged in as administrator via RDP. ...
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Connections are reset when trying to access site over HTTPS

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server running IIS 7.5 The Site was running fine on Friday and I came in this morning to find that it was not accessible. After removing the 'Require SSL' restriction on the ...
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ShadowCopy Error 7001 (Unable to create a shadow copy) but SC got created and works fine, what to do?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Dell R410. A QNAP NAS is connected to it via gigabit crossover. A 2.6 TB LUN is mounted via iSCSI as Volume Z:. A task should create Shadow Copies three times ...
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FSRM File Screening: allow to delete old files

As a result of a new company policy, I've to apply File Screening for audio and video files on the corporate NAS, specifically on the profiles of the users . I've made some tests, and it works ...
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Limitation in number of quotas?

Is there a limit in the number of quotas that File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard can actually manage? We want to apply quotas for the redirected folders of our users ...
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NTFS - Domain Admins don't have permissions despite being part of the Local Administrators group

As per "Best Practices" staff in our IT department have two accounts. An unprivileged account and an account that is a member of the global Domain Admins ($DOMAIN\Domain Admins) group. On our file ...
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How do I create a task scheduler to restart a software service in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a pesky software service that fails every few weeks. It has two components. Service A and Service B. Service B gets in a weird state and stops accepting connections from Service A. The only way ...
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Automatic logoff user from Terminal Service Manager

I wanted to ask, is it possible to automatic logoff users from the terminal after specific idletime? Because currently I'm having an internship at a company and it kinda new for me to know anything ...
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FTP file locking - randomly

This has only recently started happening - I can't work out why. I'm using FileZilla (latest version) to FTP files up to a Windows 2008 R2 server on IIS7.5. Every 10th (but not always every 10th) ...
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Hyper-V connecting to a remote machine shows "The operation on computer 'x' failed

I'm running Hyper-V manager using this command: runas /user:DOMAIN\username "mmc \"C:\Program Files\Hyper-V\virtmgmt.msc\"" It is using a runas because the user I am logged into my machine as ...
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Unable to remove “Run this program as an administrator” (greyed out) with Excel 2010

I have issue with one of the user in Terminal Server 2008 R2 who has "Run this program as an administrator" checked and greyed out with Excel 2010. This causes UAC to popup requesting for ...
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Best way to streamline DNS replication in a Parent-Child forest with poor network speeds?

I've recently started at a new place and I'm wondering the best approach for DNS resolution/replication It's a single forest (root.local) with 5 child domains (let's call them child1, child2 etc). ...
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Delete contents of folders windows\winsxs and windows\Installer in Windows Server Enterprise SP2?

I added the tags windows-server-2008-r2 and windows-server-2008 because I didn't see a tag for Windows Server Enterprise SP2. I've seen many articles on using Disk Cleanup with Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 can't connect to shares using FQHN or IP - System Error 64

I have a server that can't connect to shares using FQHN or IP. I can ping other servers by IP and FQHN. I have rebooted the server and still no luck. The error is: System error 64 has occurred. ...
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MailEnable error on windows server 2008 r2 : Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com

I am going crazy about this error message. for some of the domains, I am receiving this error message; Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com I am ...