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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Can't import PFX with CERTUTIL — “Keyset does not exist”

We have a PFX file that when used on any other Windows system (Server 2008 R2, 7, 8) installs fine. On 2 of my servers, the import fails like so: CertUtil: -importPFX command FAILED: 0x80090016 ...
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How can I remove stagnant Exchange 2010 MoveRequest when the target DB is no longer available?

I inherited a server that was running a move request to a new mailbox database. Unfortunately the server died a horrible fiery death during this move request (some genius set up a RAID 1+0 array with ...
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How to crash spooler service

Does anyone know how I can crash the spooler service manually? I have a problem with some drivers crashing it randomly, and I want to do it manually so I can do some tests.
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Windows 7 Client gets incorrect IPv6 Prefix Length

I am currently setting up IPv6 and DHCPv6 for Server 2008 R2 on my private network for testing. I was able to get DHCPv6 to work by configuring a static, then setting up the scope. I was also able to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 network performance degrade over time

We've got Windows Server 2008 R2 which servers as DC, Exchange mail server and file share (Let's call in Server-1). We also have fiber channel network storage, connected to this server. Putting there ...
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Win 2008R2 Enterprise Server with RDS, licensing error while connecting via RDS

We have 2K8 R2 RDS server setup in our environment and i am facing a weird issue whenever connecting to another RDS2 server through my RDS1. The error says "The remote computer disconnected because of ...
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backup authentication error in real environment 3550 after set aaa radius server in window server 2008 R2 and access denied in GNS3

case 1: network policy i set user group as Domain Computers when run 3550 can not use command "crypto key generate rsa" can not use command "ip ssh version 2" a. when using aaa, is it needed to ...
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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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unable to destroy windows 2008 r2 failover cluster after SAN rebuild

I created a windows 2008 r2 failover cluster for a sql 2008 active/passive cluster. This two node cluster was using a SAN device for a quorum disk resource as well as MSDTC resource. Well....I ...
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How to Configure Windows Certificate Services not to use AIA and CRL when issuing Certificates

I have a Windows Certificate Service installed on a Windows Server 2008 R2 VM, and what I need to do is to modify certificates NOT to use AIA and CRL, but to ONLY use OCSP Responder. The OCSP is ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 Windows Authentication

Previously, when using Windows authentication in an IIS application it would use the application pool identity to access the disk files. This meant the ACLs had to know the application pool identity ...
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Enable-PSRemoting on Windows Server 2008 R2 error

When giving the command Enable-PSSRemoting with or without the -Force parameter this error occurs Set-WSManQuickConfig : More data is available. At line:50 char:33 + Set-WSManQuickConfig ...
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Delegate rights for closing open files

i have windows 7 connected to my AD, we are have non-windows filer. we need to Delegate permission for help desk(AD users) to view / close open files on file server.
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Windows Media Services; Switching sources during Live Broadcast

Objective: 2 laptops running Microsoft Expression Encoder 4, publishing to a Windows Media Services Server. We would like to be able to switch between both sources on a single publishing point. ...
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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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Remote Desktop Easy Print not printing on HP GDI printers

I've encountered issues with Remote Desktop Easy Print users trying to print to their GDI / host-based printers from Remote Desktop sessions. The printer objects get redirected into the RD session and ...
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Group Policy is blocking exe files

I teach programming in Visual Studio. We want to run it on a terminal server. The problem is that whenever we compile our programs, the Windows refuses to start the created exe file. (I didn't even ...
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FTP / directory accessible from filezilla

I have windows server 2008 r2 on which I have hosted ftp site named "emagappftp" (path: c:\inetpub\ftproot) and under ftp site I have created one virtual directory as zodiacftp and have created same ...
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Certain users being denied access to a Windows Server 2008 shared folders in a specific PC

We have a Windows 2008 Server running with shared folders and some users with different permissions. My problem is that some day, without changing anything in the server, a certain user started ...
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Windows Server Backup crashing

Environment: I'm running an HP DL165 G7, with Windows 2008 R2 x64. Recently, when I perform a backup with "Windows Server Backup", it will crash the system. I run the backup over the weekend. When ...
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Configuring Custom App Pool in IIS 7.5

I'm having a problem that is killing me for two days. The problem is that I have to configure two reports (ColdFusion+DotNet) on IIS (Server 2008, V7.5) such that they work on seperate application ...
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How to automatically restart after Windows Update requires it?

On a windows machine running Windows Update via the built-in service (not GPO), I would like to have it automatically restart every morning at 5:30AM, only when required by WU. The event log entry ...
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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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Bad IIS 7.5 performance on webserver

I have a webpage (ASP.NET 4.0 / MVC 4). On my development machine (i5-2500 3.3 8GB Win7 VS2010 SP1 Fujitsu Esprimo P700) the page performs with 160 requests/sec on devenv webserver on my machine. The ...
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Mixed sessions with Classic ASP on IIS 7.5 and Windows 2008 R2 64 bit

Recently had an issues with a server upgrade from IIS 6 on Windows 2003 to IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2 64 bit. We have a number of websites running on Classic ASP. All the sites sit under a particular ...
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Multiple iSCSI LUNs to one Server

I'm reasonably sure i'm ok to do this, but I would love some confirmation. Simple question, can I have two LUNs from the same SAN attached to the same server? More detail: I have a HP MSA2000 SAN, ...
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Use PowerShell to edit a remote file on a Windows 2008 Server

Editing a file on a remote linux server via SSH and vim is something I usually do on a regular basis. Recently, I got on a new web project involving Microsoft technologies instead of the usual open ...
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Techniques for securing mod_php for shared hosting (WAMP)? [duplicate]

I've setup a web server for production use. The OS is Windows Server, and it runs Apache 2.0 and PHP 5.3 as an apache module (and MySQL too...). It is used to host several virtual hosts (Apache ...
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Dell Open Manage physical disk failure predicted

I've installed the Open Manage Server Administrator on my Dell T100 to monitor RAID Controller and disks. From the Physical Controller report web page I see a table listing the two disks I have but ...
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Multicast clients successfully join but dont receive any data

Let me start by saying I just have a conceptual knowledge of how the physical networking side of things work so please bear with me. I have a few clients that subscribe to multiple multicast groups ...
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What are the implications of exceeding 4 GB in a Windows Event Log?

I found this Microsoft KB that covers recommended Event Log setting maximums for operating systems up to Windows 2008/Vista, which recommends a maximum of 4GB, and have seen some other vague ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 reboots into WinRe recovery environment

I have had an issue on a few Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard servers recently where when doing a standard reboot, it will reboot into the WinRE recovery environment. Going to the console of the ...
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Deleting Local Profiles when using Roaming Profiles at Log off

I'm currently building an environment that will host about 5,000 users over 20 AppServer. I have finalized my GPOs but I'm experiencing an issue with the user's local profile when roaming profiles is ...
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Firewall configuration for SQL Server 2012 Express on Windows Server 2008 R2 for Workgroup

We are attempting to configure a server application to run on Windows Server 2008 R2 using SQL Server 2012 Express. With the server firewall turned off completely the application can communicate just ...
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how to find the event where someone ejected a hot pluggable device

I got a Win Server 2008 R2 on a VM. I think someone accidentally ejected the NIC card that is presented as a hot pluggable device. But I am trying to find proof of that in the windows event logs and I ...
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Windows : Only Run Install Startup Script if Directory Doesn't Exist

I want to install some programs via a startup script, but once it has run for the first time it'll just reinstall wasting time and overwriting. It's a Server 2008 R2. Somewhere I found this IF NOT ...
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How do I get a Task Scheduler startup trigger to delay

System is Windows 2008 R2 I have a task scheduler task with a trigger to run at system startup, and have set the Delay to 20 minutes, however the task runs immediatley on system startup and ignores ...
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Joining 150 computers to Active Directory

I am a junior system IT administrator. We have Windows server 2008 R2 standard and 150 computers with Windows 7 professional (32 bit). We have installed an Active Directory domain on the server and we ...
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Windows Server guest in vSphere has APIPA address after restart

I have a troublesome Windows Server 2008 R2 VM in a vSphere 5.5 environment which is starting up with an APIPA address (169.254.0.0/16) on its interface instead of the statically preconfigured IPv4 ...
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Cannot connect on TFS 2012 server through SSL with invalid certificate

I saw the problem on some forums and even here, but not as specific as mine. So here's the thing, So I've configured a TFS 2012 server, on one of my personnel server at home, and now, I'm trying to ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Server: Network zones (Public / Private / Domain) Seem to change randomly

So far on 2 occasions we have noticed that the network zones assigned to our server nics has been changed without any interaction on our part. This is out of a few hundred servers we manage. Case 1) ...
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How to make same server IP accessible from multiple interfaces that are not bridged on Windows 2008 R2?

My server have two interfaces (e.g. A, B) that are not bridged. These interfaces have different IP adresses (e.g. 192.168.1.1, 10.0.0.1). These IP addresses are in different subnets. I need to ...
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Any audit trail of when Windows Server 2008 Automatic Updates settings are changed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that keeps on rebooting even though I tell it not to do so after automatic updates are installed. I am certain that no group policy is applied to this server to ...
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Set SPN for all users in domain

I have a Windows 2008 R2 domain controller with more than 60 user accounts. Each time one of these users tries to connect to the DC authentication "falls back" to NTLM. Kerberos authentication fails ...
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Several Connection Errors on SQL Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I have a Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition (64-bit) with a database on it. Then i have sever clients softwares that work with this database. Problem is now that every now and then they get ...
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video/mp4 vs video/mpeg mime type

I need to add some .mp4 videos to a course in my LMS (Moodle) on a Windows 2008 R2 server. I'm using IIS 7.5 as the web server. While searching the www for the correct way to do it I've found several ...
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Can't disable Enhanced Security Configuration after upgrading to IE9

I disabled ESC in Server Manager on 2008 R2, originally just for Administrators but have tried to disable it for users and Administrators to try and solve this problem. Despite it being completely ...
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Domain computers with no specific user?

We have a Windows Server 2008R2 server which is running our domain. We have around 40 users and around 30 computers. Most of the users have their own dedicated workstation, however around 5 of the ...
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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 ...