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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Server 2008 Set Administrators to own every new file

I am working with a Server 2008 R2 machine. We have a folder in which a user can write and modify (No Full Access), but cannot change permissions. With Server 2008, it looks like when a user creates a ...
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Steps to produce a self-signed certficate(s) that, after being trusted, will work for two different IPs without a security warning

We have a test server that I'm trying to change over to HTTPS/SSL, and it has both an internal IP and an external IP. We have to use self-signed certificates for this particular server. There was ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 AD DS user and computer error

Background: Running Windows 2008 R2 DHCP server not installed as Role Installed server as a Domain controller AD DS forest root domain = axiom-mods DNS server installed name of computer= nlb1 ...
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DFS share empty when accessing it via domain name

I set up a DFS to centralise my shares. After doing so, I noticed, that I can access the shares via the domain path (\\SNAKEOIL.LOCAL\Research), but the folders is shown as empty. The intended ...
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Unable to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Server 2008 r2

I am setting up a server for a client and trying to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2008 r2. I attempted to add the 'Feature' from the server manager but it fails saying it can't find ...
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SSL Error in IIS 7.5

We run an analytics application called Spotfire. Typically, it has an Application Server and a Web server running on different VMs. In this case, we have a public and private server so that we can ...
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Virtualbox Bridged Adapater made my windows server inaccessible [on hold]

I have installed Oracle Virtual box on windows server 2008 r2 hosted on 1und1.de. Till installtion and setting up untun on virtualbox it was fine, but once i changed the adapater to bridged mode. I ...
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Event ID 10009 DCOM

We have a Server 2008 R2 DC that is generating Event ID 10009 - "DCOM was unable to communicate with the computer X using any of the configured protocol." I found this question: Event ID 10009 on ...
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Force Windows DHCP to Update DNS for All Current Leases

Is there are way to force Windows 2008R2 DHCP Server to update all DNS entries for all current leases? (Guess the server-side equivalent of ipconfig /registerdns) We had a configuration issue with ...
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Why are my perf counter logs disappearing after the scheduled run time?

I've setup a user defined data collector set in perfmon on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std. I have it set to run for 24hrs. When it is running, I can see the files it is creating in the output path. ...
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Error # 1045 - Cannot Log in to MySQL server -> phpmyadmin

We have installed PHPMyAdmin on a windows machine running IIS 7.0. We are able to connect to MySQL using command-line, But we are not able to connect using PHPMyAdmin. The error displayed is: Error ...
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Bad WAN Transfer Speed (Windows Server 2008 R2)

We have two servers in different data centers which are geographically separated by several hundred miles. The RTT (round trip time) for a ping between them is 61ms over our VPN. Both servers are on a ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 with Mirrored Disk Booting to Black Screen

I've got a Windows Server 2008 R2 device with 2 disks formatted as Dynamic Mirrored disks booting to a black screen. Upon booting the machine goes through the standard checks and then gets stuck at a ...
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Windows 8.1 TPM ownership on Server 2008 R2 schema - not to spec?

My organization is running AD DS on Server 2008 R2 schema. Already a bad start, I know, but let's pretend that's impossible to change. In our default domain policy, we have the following setting ...
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Data Protection Manager System Protection Backups Failing

I'm just starting to setup DPM 2010 in a test environment with a Domain Controller and a File Server. Everything seem to be working fairly well and I can get all of my backup jobs to succeed except ...
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IIS 7.5 Unable to write configuration file

I have a fault regarding IIS 7.5 on Win Server 2008 R2, whenever I try to change any site bindings or start an application pool I get the error below: Filename: ...
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Dual-homed server DNS registration issue

In our environment, most Windows Servers are dual-homed. The first NIC, called 'Public' is the one: used by the servers to communicate with Active Directory with a default gateway set via which the ...
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WSUS WARNING: CSerializationHelper:: InitSerialize failed : 0x80070002

have recently set up WSUS in a server 2008 R2 / Windows 8.1 environment. WSUS 3.0 SP2, everything appears to be working. GPO is working, client devices are reporting to WSUS server, but for some ...
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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet [migrated]

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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Can't create new task with schtasks… Why?

I have a new Windows Server 2008 R2 host with a strange (?) behavior. I try to schedule a new task into Task Scheduler. I'm using a user that's part of administrators group. If I do it from the ...
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How to completely reset Group Policy on a domain member?

We have a problem where domain members built from a certain Windows 8 image can no longer update Computer Group Policy. These domain member have recently been moved to a new Organisational Unit, but ...
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Event logger won't start: error 2 The system cannot find the file specified, Windows server 2008R2

NOTE: this is a "spawn" of a previous post which dealt with 2 different issues and became too lengthy, so I decided to clean the original question and post this issue in a separate question When I ...
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New Server configuration need revising?

We have a web server running the following stack: Windows 2008 R2 64Bit Apache 2.2.25 ColdFusion 9 (32bit) Dual Hex Core 16GB Ram The server was pre-configured with ColdFusion 32Bit. Can we install ...
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Preventing IP Phones from eating up DHCP addresses

We just installed a new IP phone system. The phones get their configuration via DHCP, which includes an option to set the phone to a different VLAN. The phone then requests an address via DHCP on that ...
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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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SQL Server 2008 R2 - Cannot create database snapshot

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 X64 Enterprise SQL: SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise X64 I have a default SQL Server instance, the SQL Server service account is running as a domain user. I am trying ...
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What would cause Windows to create temporary paging file?

After recent scheduled reboot when I remote to a server I get the following error message. Windows created a temporary paging file on your computer because of a problem that occurred with your ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - RDSH - Registry bloat with Samsung Universal Print Driver

While running multiple Windows Server 2008 R2 RDSH farms we are experiencing an issue where the RDSH servers all are having their Registry bloated to the maximum value 2048MB. Using Sysinternals ...
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Server 2008 does not retain named streams when zip archive is used

A retiring 2003 file server was/is used by our design group. This server has a share that is mounted using SMB from the Macs. Fonts are stored on this share and then archived using zip.exe from ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 (SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED) [closed]

A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. The problem seems to be caused by the following file: srv2.sys SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED If ...
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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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How do I restrict user log ins to only a specific set of computers

I want to restrict user admin access with regards to their department. I want to give access to users in Security Group A to computers in Security Group B and i want to create similar access for 9 ...
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MSDTC Errors: QueryInterface failed for “ITransactionDispenser”: 0x8004d01c(XACT_E_CONNECTION_DOWN)

I’m having some issues with a server where MSDTC is not working properly. This started happening about two days ago. I’ve tried a number of different things including restarting the VM and I’ve ...
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Cross-server NTLM authentication failing

I think this issue has less to do with software development and more to do with general network configuration, so I'm posting the question here initially. I have an MVC4 application hosted in IIS 7.5 ...
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Domain Account Does Not Receive Proper Se Privledges from Group Policies

I am attempting to install software that requires SeBackupPrivilege, SeDebugPrivilege, and SeSecurityPrivilegebut I cannot seem to get my Domain Account to retrieve these specific privileges. I ...
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How can I encrypt 2008 Server Running under esxi

I have a need to run multiple 2008 R2 VMs under the free esxi. Storage will be local to the host. As I understand it, BitLocker is not a supported option in a VM environment from either Microsoft or ...
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Two sites running same code and different config files?

I have a Windows 2008R2 server with IIS, running one site (ASP.NET4.5). All the parameters are written in web.config file. I have to add a new site, that will run on the same code (same root folder) ...
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Child process runs in normal priority only. Why?

I run a scheduled task in Windows Server 2008 R2. I used the technique described here to set its priority to high priority (level 1 of 7). My task runs a process (an EXE file) that creates child ...
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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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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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Folder Sharing NTFS permissions with Share Permission

i have a problem on my domain, the history starting from when i had a server with WIN 2008 r2 installed with the following roles installed on it (AD, DNS, DHCP, File). From 1 month i decided to ...
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Server restarted while rebuilding array, what to do? [closed]

It's a HP ProLiant DL380 Generation 7, that has four hard drives, one is dead, I suppose that another one is dead too, but is there any way to force the array to rebuild again? The server has ...
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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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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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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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Huge differences of performance of MySQL in two servers [migrated]

We have a MySQL server installed in two different machines, a testing server and a production server, both windows, which is used by a web application. The problem is that there are HUGE performance ...
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DNS in Server 2008 R2 Standard stops working

Have a strange issue with a Windows server 2008 R2 server Setup with DNS. Today the DNS server suddenly stopped working and it went offline. This caused all the clients to go offline as they were ...
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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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Migrate from old domain user profile to another profile under new trusted domain

i'm changing the domain from windows 2008R2 to samba4.2. now, is there any way to migrate the existing old domain user profile to new trusted domain in the fastest way? i did changing the registry ...
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WSUS Looping 2 updates on 2003 servers

Good afternoon, Hopefully I can articulate this so that people understand my problem. We have WSUS on windows server 2008. We have 8 Windows 2003 servers. There is an update ready to install ...