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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Disable history for only one task in the Task Scheduler Library?

I have selected the Enable All Tasks History option in the Task Scheduler Library of Windows Server 2008 R2. For most tasks, I’d like to have the history kept but I’m wondering if it’s possible to ...
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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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Why can DNS server not resolve any domain ending in .io?

I have two windows domain controllers. 10.10.10.10 Primary ( win 2008 r2 ) 10.10.10.20 Replica ( win 2012 r2 ) The second one is configured as a replica of the first. About once per week, the ...
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Blank sent to default printer on RDP Win2008R2 with mapped printing

I’ve got an issue with a terminal server running Win2008R2 Enterprise SP1. My users have remote print mapping enabled (as it is imperative for their day-to-day duties). When they log in, RDP will ...
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Access to message queuing system is denied MSMQ?

My problem is a little confusing. I have 2 servers (Windows Server 2008 R2) with MSMQ installed and I want to use Server B to consume a MessageQueue on Server A. When I try to Receive it always ...
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Windows Server wbadmin recover with commas

I want to do a recovery of files with commas in their names from the command line, ala: wbadmin start recovery -version:10/01/2013-12:00 -itemType:File -overwite:Overwrite -quiet "-Items:C:\Path\To\...
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server 2008 r2 - wbadmin systemstatebackup - system writer not found in the backup

I am trying to manually run a systemstatebackup command on my server 2008 r2 box and I am getting an error code '2155347997' when I view the backup event log details. The command line tells me that I ...
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Firewall “Connection Security” when there is no trust and NATing between the two computers

First a little explanation of my network topology. I have a internal domain, and edge network domain. There is no trust between the two domains (and IT will not allow a one way trust to be set up ...
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W2K8 R2 ApplicationPoolIdentity and gigs of data filling up drive

I run an IIS7 web server and use ApplicationPoolIdentity with 'Load User Profile' and my primary hard drive is filling up fast. The C:\Users directory is filling up with temporary data. For example, ...
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How to stop/kill a virtual machine that hangs in “Stopping” state?

I have a virtual machine that constantly hangs in the “Stopping” state. I’ve red several posts suggesting killing the vmwp.exe process of the machine but I’ve never been able to kill this process ...
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How to create DHCP reservations with long hardware address?

DHCP is managed by a Windows 2008r2 server. I want to convert a lease into a reservation so the IP will be fixed. Normally, I create a reservation based on the assigned IP address, and when the lease ...
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Exit code 0x84C40013 in silient installation of SQL 2008 service pack 3 installation

Following Command is utilized for installing SQL SP3 pack in Windows server 2008 R2. start /WAIT C:\Temp\SQLSP3.exe /quiet /IAcceptSQLServerLicenseTerms /Action=Patch /AllInstances This complete ...
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Did I cause this DHCP failure?

I asked this here, it was requested that I move it to this forum instead. I have a question that I need some counsel on concerning DHCP and what may happen in a certain situation. I have a case ...
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Local DTC is missing on server 2008r2

I've recently had an issue where MSDTC was unable to start up. The error in the command line when running net start msdtc indicated that there were configuration issues. I went into the registry and ...
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Do GPOs apply to interactive logon only?

I am trying to enable certificate autoenrollment and credential roaming through a GPO in an ADS domain (DCs are Windows Server 2008 R2). I can interactively log on as a newly created user (on a member ...
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Server 2008 R2 NIC in “Unidentified Network” state after connectivity loss is restored

I am having trouble with 2 servers, both with the same symptoms. When they are reconnected to the switch after losing connectivity, they stay in an "unidentified network" state. Only after cycling the ...
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2008 R2 RDS Client Printers Disappearing?

So my issue is something I can find nothing on and is very hard to track down. I am working with Microsoft and Citrix support but am getting nowhere and my client is becoming frustrated on the lack ...
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iSCSI issue; “the media is write protected”

i've got some serious issues with w2k8 r2 standard and iSCSI controller. i'm running dell server, connected via ethernet to synergy NAS, which is handling LUN via iSCSI. i'm using ms iSCSI initiator ...
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2008 R2 RDS, keeps saying user must change password at first logon

We have a 2003 domain with two 2003 domain controllers on 2008 R2 functional level. Over the past week, when a user's password expires, they attempt to change it when logging into a 2008 R2 remote ...
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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 ...
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Group Policy - Not automatically running on all machines

We are facing an issue on one of our domains where machines are not all running group policy refreshes at its default interval. I am not seeing the 1501 events logged in the system log, I occasionally ...
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Deploy Printers To Non-Admin User Through GPO

Trying to deploy printers to Windows 7 x64 computers for NON-ADMIN users. Server is a 2008R2 running Print Management. 3 Printers are HP LaserJets installed on the print server. I have used Print ...
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Windows treats mapped drives differently based on host server type (Netware vs 2008R2), file create issues

We have a ~30 PC heterogeneous network environment. DOS, Linux, OSX, Windows 98, XP, 7 , and 10 clients, to name a few. The question: How can I get Windows desktops to treat Mapped network drives as ...
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Extremely slow VPN connection between Windows 10 client and Windows 2008 R2 Server

After a bit of hassle setting up and configuring my VPN connection on Windows 10, I finally got it connecting to our Windows 2008 R2 server using RRAS. When establishing the connection, it connects ...
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After move SQL isn't releasing memory for queries

We recently made a move from one VM hosting environment to another. The machine we moved is a clone so all settings are identical pre- and post-move. However in our new environment our SQL server is ...
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Losing server that generated CSR (Certificate Signing Request)

I have created a CSR file on a Windows server about 3 months earlier and used this CSR file to buy a wildcard SSL Certificate. The SSL company (opentrust) then gave me 3 files, the root CA file, the ...
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File Server Resource Manager not moving expired files

I have setup a File Server Resource Manager task under Server 2008 R2. The task has the following properties: - Type: File expiration - Scope: W:\Share\Company - Expiration folder: S:\Archive - Days ...
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svchost.exe -k regsvc using over 1.2 GB RAM

I have 3 Windows 2008 R2 SP1 Servers (VM) and each one has svchost process that is taking up more than 1.2 GB of RAM. I understand that this is running RemoteRegistry Windows Service that could also ...
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Windows Search service, mixed clients - what to choose?

I have been given the task to implement the traditional Windows 2008 R2 Search services on an existing Win2008 R2 file server. Sure, no problem I was thinking, just add the role service and then it ...
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Trim Azure VHD size in Windows 2008

I have an azure virtual machine and due to a broken backup script, it has previously used the entire 127GB of space. My virtual machine is now only using 20GB however I'm still being charged for the ...
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Trigger task on USB insert instead of insert and removal

i'm using Windows' task scheluder to trigger a task when a specific USB device is plugged to the computer, problem is the task is also triggered on USB removal. I used custom XML trigger for this ...
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doing ODBC System DSN's from Active Directory

2008R2 Active Directory, workstations are Win7 Ent, Office/Excel 2013, Oracle 11.2. Excel fetches data from Oracle using System DSN's. Where can I put ODBC System DSN's in Active Directory? Do I ...
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Non-admin users can't run mmc on Domain Controller on Windows Server 2008 (ok for Enterprise not for Standard edition)

I have created some delegation for IT administrators. One of the groups of people have some Active Directory permissions but is not server administrators or domain administrators. They also are ...
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In the Local Security Policy, how do you avoid putting “IIS APPPOOL\” before “DefaultAppPool”?

Doesn't seem to be a whole lot on the Internet about this. I was tweaking the Local Security Policy of one of our test servers (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Service Pack 1), when I got this error. ...
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SecErr: DSID-031A1190, 4003 (INSUFF_ACCESS_RIGHTS), data 0

I am trying to change the password of the currently logged in user via ldifde using this command: ldifde -i -f pwd.ldif -t 636 My AD server is running in SSL mode with a self signed certificate. The ...
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ConnectionFailedTransientException on New-InboxRule

I am trying to create Mailbox Rules on my users to automatically Junk mail marked as SPAM by our MTA. Using my main account as a test account, I am running the following: new-inboxrule -name “Auto-...
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Does the Windows Certification Authority support CMC Requests with CRMF Request Body?

I have a program that generates CMC certificate requests with a CRMF Request Body. When I submit this request to a certification authority running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise it always fails ...
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Audit access to USB drives

Is there a way to audit access to USB drives with built-in windows logging? We already do GP based auditing on our server's NTFS file system, but how do we extend that to workstations? There are no ...
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Why does Subversion take longer to update on one machine?

On one of our servers (2008 R2), any SVN operations take a minimum of 30 seconds. The repository uses HTTPS for the protocol and FSFS for the type. If I update a specific file on my workstation, the ...
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Cannot access a shared folder on windows server 2012 R2 from a 2008 R2 machine

I have setup a simple shared folder on my windows 2012 R2 machine (Azure). It's not on a domain but I can connect to it from both windows 8 and another server 2012 machine without any problems. When ...
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PST Capture 2.0 won't install

I am preparing our organisation to migrate from an ISP hosted e-mail account to MS Exchange Online hosting. We need to migrate existing mail into the new accounts before doing the final switch over. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Shared Folders MMC: open mode “no access”

Can somebody explain what does "no access" open mode mean in Open Files node of Shared Folders MMC snap-in in Windows Server 2008 R2? Title of column "Open Mode" and value "no access" looking a bit ...
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SChannel “cannot find certificate in either LocalMachine or CurrentUser store”

We have an in-house application that requires the use of client SSL certificates to authenticate with a remote server (not under our control). This has worked without problems before but on deploying ...
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getting message open file security warning on remoteapp

I have an app published on Windows 2008R2 remoteapp. I am getting this message: This is how I have the setup of the drive: Local rdp machine is called rdpvm. //rdpvm/shared/company1 = i: //...
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Exchange (2013) Powershell Connection Error

I am using Windows 2008 R2 with Exchange 2013 I am trying to connect to my exchange server with the following command but receive an error each time: $session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName ...
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Access Denied error when running xcopy in jenkins on windows 2008 r2

I have installed Jenkins on a Windows Server 2008 R2 and in the build script i use xcopy to copy the generated war file to a specific folder The problem I am having is that every so often the build ...
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SSLv2 required on TLS-only site?

This problem has been driving me crazy for a very long time. We have three web servers, serving East, West and Central offices. We built the Central server first, imaged it, and copied the image to ...
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CUDA 5.0 does not see the Tesla C2050

I have upgraded our development machine which is equipped with two Tesla C1060 cards and one Tesla C2050 card to CUDA 5.0. The machine runs Windows Server 2008R2 (x64). All three cards are visible in ...
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AD Replication Errors / KCC - Between two Domain Controllers

I'm having quite an issue that began a few days ago. Let me just lay out exactly what happened - also I've inherited this environment, please keep that in mind. 1st Domain Controller - Windows ...
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Delegate rights to AD security group to Add UNIX Attributes

We have several Linux servers that are AD integrated, all our DC's are Server 2008R2 running at 2003 DFL and FFL with MSSFU installed. I wish to delegate the population of the UNIX Attributes tab to ...