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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

1
vote
0answers
28 views

Exchange 2010 Management Console missing

I have installed the Exchange Management Console in Windows 10 Pro for manage a Exchange 2010 server. It connects to the server, even the Exchange Management Shell (Power Shell) connects without ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Import Windows 2008R2 .p12 certificate into Samba4 SDC

In our firm we need to migrate our existing infrastructure from Windows 2008R2 to Samba 4. To do this we already managed to add the Samba machine as a secondary domain controller. The next step would ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

wbinfo -u does not show AD users (is empty)

We have a problem on a Ubuntu Server 14.04 (fileserver) connected to AD on a Windows Server 2008 R2 using Samba (version 4.3.8)/WinBind and Kerberos. The problem is that users do not have writing ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Cannot connect to a port from outside even if Windows Firewall is OFF

I'm getting a strange problem in my Windows 2008 R2 server running on a Hyper-V Virtual Machine. My application is listening to port 8002, which is well listed in command: netstat -na Now I'm able to ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

MMC crashes on Server 2008 R2 when checking “Install DNS Server” box?

Okay this is bizarre. I just DCPROMO'd this server at home to set it up with AD. Upon reboot, I tried to get into the DNS server and it says "Access Denied". Okay so let's try that again. I remove ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

IIS 7.5 not logging

I have a strange issue with a Windows Server 2008 R2 running IIS: HTTP logging stopped a few months ago (I just found out), and I cannot seem to get it to start logging again. I have both HTTP ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Fine tuning iSCSI Initiator configuration in Windows Server 2008 R2

I've set up a 3 node cluster with Windows Server 2008 R2. I need to connect to these nodes a lot of lun (18 LUN on each node; not my decision... :( ). After digging a while with iSCSI Initiator ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How to find out what application was blocked by Group Policy

Currently my network (Windows Server 2008 R2) operates on an application white list group policy (Run only specified Windows applications). Occasionally I'll run into a program where even after I've ...
1
vote
2answers
17k views

Parsing error after copying new policy files to central store

A few months ago we upgrade our DCs from 2008 to 2008 R2. Two weeks ago I saw that I didn't copy the new admx/adml files to the central store. Because I want to use the new policies, I copied all ...
1
vote
2answers
26 views

Telnet windows 2008 vs 2003

I have a mail server using powermta on a windows 2003 server (legacy). If I telnet into that server to test smtp connectivity, it works from other 2003 servers and from my dev machine running windows ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Virtual machine snapshot fails, followed by a hung server

We've had a rather annoying incident yesterday. During a routine snapshot backup, a machine failed with the following error: Backup virtual machine Cannot complete the operation. See the event log ...
2
votes
1answer
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

An apache error with LDAP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a trouble need your help here. I want to connect my Apache and SVN to my LDAP Server, but when I want to commit my code and I type the right password, the Apache server will show the error log ...
3
votes
2answers
10k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Disable Disk Fragmentation Analysis - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

I have been asked to look into disabling the fragmentation analysis that Windows performs automatically for one of our servers. I have verified that the Disk Defrag tool shows automatic ...
2
votes
0answers
11 views

EMC Avamar 7.1 File Level Backup crashing Windows Server 2008 R2 running Jenkins CI

I'm in a corporate environment managing 2 Jenkins installations on different Windows Server 2008 R2 VM's. The Jenkins servers are on v1.625.3. Our corporate IT uses EMC Avamar to do file system ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Windows 2008R2 file server intermittent slows - how to troubleshoot

I have a Windows 2008R2 file server which has been running fine for quite some time. With no known changes, in the last few days it's been misbehaving, with intermittent slows when users open/save ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Server was unable to process request.

I have a vb.net web application that talks to a web service. I get the following error if I try to connect to the web service. System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: ...
4
votes
3answers
5k views

Turn off server manager on login

In Windows Server 2008 R2 there is the "Server Manager" program that always starts up when I log on. I would like to make it so that this does not start up every time that I log into the server. ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
72 views

Events not visible in Event Log viewer

Last weekend a server crashed, during the investigation I noticed that in the immediate run up to the failure we saw a large number of a specific event in the application log. In an attempt to ...
15
votes
4answers
48k views

How to enable TLS 1.1, 1.2 in IIS 7.5

We want to support web browsers utilizing TLS 1.1 and 1.2, which has been apparently implemented by Microsoft, but is turned off by default. So I went searching on Google and discovered some pages ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Monitoring logged on users in Active Directory

There is a bunch of Windows Server 2008 R2 computers in the domain. They are used as workstations both for local and remote access. What is the right way to collect the information about logged on ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Remoteapp - change password through vbs script notfication

My troubles never end. After getting my RDS farm working, we've ran into a big issue. Users cannot change their expired passwords. Why? Because MS thought that disabling that when connecting over a ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

server 2008 r2 rds farm with rds broker

OK, so the situation is like this: 4 RD Session hosts (farm name: sessions.domain.local) 2 RDS Brokers (failover cluster - IP adress of the broker service is in the domain/internal subnet) ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows Server 2008 R2 - Make owner of created files BUILTIN\Administrators

I am encountering some difficulty with makeing the owner of files created in a particular directory to be the Built In Administrators group, rather than the actual user that created it. This seems to ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Printing from .NET Application is Slow on Only 1 Web Server

We have 2 Identical VM Windows 2008 R2 Web Servers that run .NET Web Applications with Identical Code on IIS 7.5 with Identical Configurations with identical print drivers. (Used WinMerge to compare ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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) ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 - Limit number of sessions created by a PARTICULAR user

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which can be connected by my guest user through RDP to access a custom desktop application. I want to limit each user to be able to access the custom desktop ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

L2TP Site to Site VPN issues

I have a windows 2008 r2 server that needs to establish a VPN connection to a remote VPN server. We're using the L2TP protocol with a pre-shared key. I initially used the New Demand Dial interface ...
3
votes
0answers
95 views

Windows server 2012 r2 network speed to computer is limited to ~30mbps

We have recently installed Windows Server 2012 R2 in our school. I noticed, that bandwidth to one client is somehow limited to around 30mbps. This server is gateway to internet. When we had UNIX ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

IIS 7 FTP Using UNC Path for “home” directory Anonymous users Home Directory cannot login

Using User Isolation to isolate users, so I have folder like this \FTP\LocalUser \FTP\LocalUser\Public \FTP\domain\me \FTP\domain\bob The domain users are able to authenticate, login and see their ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Windows Server: file system limitation

We are developing an app for tablet which uploads and saves photos taken by the user. The problem we are suddenly meeting is that photos are not saved anymore in our directory in our Windows server ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

Item level targeting error

I am attempting to set up group policies which are applied to OUs containing computers. I am then trying to item level target these policies to OUs containing users. Whilst attempting to do this, ...
0
votes
2answers
661 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Keyboards

I have a machine with WIN server 2008 R2 installed, when the machine boots up, it says keyboard failure. The keyboard I had was from an older machine and was PS/2, I got a PS/2 to USB converter in ...