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 cluster has lost or discarded the CLUSDB

Both nodes of a two node windows failover cluster on 2008R2 have lost the CLUSDB file. I think this happened because an inexperienced admin came to a cluster with a reserved disk issue and ...
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Is it possible to export a HyperV VM from Server 2012R2 and import it into HyperV on Server 2008R2?

I'm planning on migrating 2 HyperV VMs that are currently running on Windows Server 2012R2 to a new server running 2008R2. What's the best way to migrate the VMs? Will replication work between the two ...
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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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Server 2008 R2 freezes while copying data from network

Running a fresh installed Server 2008 R2 Standard (x64) with SP1 as a single HyperV host. This server has to replace an "old" 2008 R2 with a couple of HyperV VMs stored. After shutting all guest ...
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Cannot enable RDP8 on Windows Server 2008R2

I have a Windows 2008R2 server running as a guest in Hyper-V configured as a Remote Desktop Server. I have several people who use the server both while they are in the office and also while out of the ...
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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 can I define null route on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

How can I define null route on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard? I've tried x.x.x.x is target ip which I'm trying to block 1.1.1.1 is non existing ip 192.168.1.1 is default gw 192.168.1.254 is non ...
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How do you manage “network locations” through domain group policies?

I know how to map network drives through GPOs, but I would like to map a "network location": I know how to add those on the workstation itself through Windows Explorer: But I don't know how to ...
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Computer under domain gives req_timed_out in browser for application

I've Windows Server2008R2 with ADDS configured. Also the same server got the Java application running in Tomcat. So, when I open the particular service of that application from the computer which is ...
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Remote Desktop Connection Screen is totaly black but server is working perfectly

Server is working perfectly but when I do RDC screen is only black. This happened before and I fixed it by powering off the server via KVM/IP, but I don't want do that again. How can I fix this issue. ...
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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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RemoteApps for non-domain clients

I would like to have a Remote Desktop farm's RemoteApps silently added to the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections control panel of Windows 7 machines. The general procedure of subscribing to an RSS ...
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Cannot ping from one side to different network on a Windows Domain [on hold]

I have three virtual machines in VMWare fusion namely, win2k12pdc, win08cas and win08mbx. Win2k12 has an external interface that has address 192.168.0.11 from pool of my internet router. I have ...
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Remote Desktop Web Feed pointing to specific servers in farm

I have a Remote Desktop Session Host farm with a Remote Desktop Connection Broker (Server 2008 R2) arbitrating connections for this farm. The Connection Broker is configured as the RD Web Access ...
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Windows 2-node failover cluster with AD setup

Is it possible to create a 2-node failover cluster with AD, but only with 2 physical servers? Creating a failover cluster requires an AD, but sadly I don't have any available hardware to install it. ...
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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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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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Is it possible to set the processor affinity of a service, and persist this affinity across reboots?

Is there a setting that can be changed (or a reg key that can be added) to set the processor affinity of a service? I would want to set the affinity, and keep this setting across reboots (so manually ...
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Amazon AWS EC2 image shutting itself down [on hold]

We have a Bamboo elastic instance running on Amazon AWS EC2, which is running Windows Server 2008 R2. There have been multiple times that the instance has shut down automatically. This has occurred ...
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Change an installed program from one user to all users

I have a situation where a server was set up for a specific project and SQL Server Express was installed, but it appears to have been set for only the original installer's ID. I am now required to ...
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Could not connect to remote computer web deploy ERROR_DESTINATION_NOT_REACHABLE

I am trying to configure Web Deploy 3.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard with SP1 installed on it. When I try to validate connection using Visual Studio 2013 to publish a website it throws the ...
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Force the GPL/PV driver to a lower link speed

I'm running Xen 4.4.0 on Ubuntu 14.04. On this Dom0 I am running: 1 DomU Ubuntu 14.04 with Shorewall 1 DomU Windows Web Server 2008 R2 with GPL/PV drivers Both domUs connect to the same bridge ...
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How do I find the Orig lock Server info in LockoutStatus

I have a account which is keep locking out but this happens night time where we are not able to take logs or grab logs. So what I like to do is write a powershell script to take these logs for me. ...
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Route port forward through 2 windows server 2008R2 network adapters to another network

our phone system at work is on a separate network to everything else and I need to forward a port from our gateway to it to allow our phone tech to remotely administer it. I have plugged the phone ...
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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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Remove Server Manager and Powershell icons from the Taskbar

Up until recently we have had two Windows Server 2003 Domain Controllers and five Windows Server 2003 Terminal Servers. I'm in the process of upgrading the network and have recently replaced the DC's ...
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Symantec Backup Exec 2010 (Backup Speed Rate ) [on hold]

I use this Product to take backup of my file server which is the size of 4 TB hard drive. For past few I have been having problem with my Symantec Backup EXEC. Its giving me the worst speed for ...
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IIS 7: Disable authentication for certain client IPs

I have a virtual directory that's protected with basic authentication. I'd like to disable authentication for certain IPs, so that all requests from e.g. 127.0.0.1 are allowed without asking for ...
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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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Shared Home folders on file server listed as “My Documents”

We have a Windows 2008 R2 file server sharing home folders for about 600 users. These folders are mapped to a shared drive for each user when they log in on their own workstations, and that mapped ...
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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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Unable to install Win server 2008 R2 on ESXi VM - Proliant Gen 8 G1610T - 'Windows cannot install files' [on hold]

I'm playing with virtualisation for the first time on a new Proliant G1610T. I'm running 4 x 3TB drives, which I set up as a single 6GB RAID10 logical drive though the iLO. I've installed the HP ...
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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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Disable IPv6 on Loopback address (Localhost, Computer name, …)

We tried installing a 3rd party software product on a new Windows Server 2008 R2 machine and found that everything works except for accessing local services through loopback addresses such as ...
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Windows Servers on ESXi 100% CPU at year rollover

We have a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 servers running on ESXi servers. At year end rollover 2014 to 2015 the CPUs go to 100% and the machines hang. The solution appears to be a hotfix ...
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Getting “An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient …” when server access the internet

I have ASP.NET application running on Windows Server 2008 R2 hosted on Rackspace servers. Suddenly something went wrong. All my application working fine except for the pages which call third part ...
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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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Network adapter disappeared

Today I found myself in a strange situation where my Windows Server 2008r2 machine has internet connection while not showing any connections in 'network connections'. It does not show anywhere in ...
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Windows 2008 R2 firewall is disabled after boot

I have a server with Windows 2008 R2 and Windows Firewall enabled. When the OS boots, the firewall is disabled and every incoming connection is blocked. So in order to make the server available I ...
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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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Inconsistencies in RDP connections to similar servers

We have a bunch of Windows 2008R2 servers used as RDP servers that are (or at least should be) essentially identical in configuration (and are arranged in a RDP farm). When administrating from home, I ...
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How to lower security level of IE on Win 2008R2 to allow product register?

There is IE 11 installed on Win2008R2 server. After installing a Visual studio express, we are asked to register the software. A user account was created on outlook.com. However after entering login ...
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Troubleshooting Windows EAP/RADIUS connectivity issues

So, I guess the short version of the question is: I'm unable to get clients to connect to an enterprise-WPA wireless network after setting up a "new" NPS server and a new CA. After I manually ...
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IIS 7.5 Basic Authentication does not seem to work with virtual directories

IIS 7.5 is running in this server. I have configured IIS Manager User "someuser". On virtual directory "virtdir", which is also an IIS7.5 "app" I have set user "someuser" to allowed (in IIS Manager ...
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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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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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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 ...