Windows Server 2008 is a Microsoft server operating system released in February 2008. It is the successor to Windows Server 2003 and is based on the Windows Vista codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008 R2. This tag should only be used for questions related to Windows Server 2008. If ...

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Windows Events for Remote Desktop logon failure

According to ref the logon types 10 and 3 in windows events are represnting Logon Type 10 = RemoteInteractive Logon & Logon Type 3 = Network Logon But when i tried to connect a Windows machine ...
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How to submit IIS created CSR to StartSSL certificate provider?

I'm in process of setting IIS server up with free SSL certitificate from StartSSL. I'm new in this domain. StartSSL seems to be legit to me. My question is regarding point 7 on their website The ...
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Can access files from one server but not another, why?

Ok might take a bit of time to explain my set-up so please bare with me. I have an Intranet server (Win 2008 Server with IIS installed). I have set impersonate to true and it is set for Windows ...
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Certification Authority CPS VS certificate template crypyography

I'm really confused,When I choose cryptography service provider for certification authority (RSA # microsoft software key storage provider), why again should I choose rsa algorithm at new ...
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Website's users hits load balancing issue [duplicate]

We have one customer's server, one website is working in IIS, we are facing one issue in this that when customer is testing by "https://loader.io" and it gives the load test result that when 1000 ...
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Domain admin unable to do admin tasks on workstations

Our domain administrator account has got a problem. When we try to run a certain program with out domain administrator it gives an error that the file is not found. If i run it with another account ...
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How to grant permissions for a member of two groups that have different permissions in windows?

I have a windows 2008 server with file server role. Multiple shared folders are there, one for each group, so that each group has access to its own folder, but is denied access to other shared ...
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How to identify underutilized servers? [duplicate]

How to identify if the servers are underutilized and CPU/RAM resources can be decreased? Servers are virtual running on VMware. I thought of MAP Toolkit for collecting performance data and then ...
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Local DNS after Office 365 migration

After migrating 50 mailboxes from SBS 2008 / Exchange 2007 to Office 365, we are finding that some Outlook 2013 clients are trying to connect to the old Exchange server. I think this is related to ...
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Investigating Citrix app server “slowless”

Currently have a client stating that the 5 users on a 2cpu, 4gb mem app server are experiencing slowness and often, locking up for moments at a clip. Framework is a VM running in vSphere 5.5 [intel ...
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Configuring bind with Windows DNS

I am trying to configure Bind DNS Server(version 9.8.0) as DNSSec validation recursive server for Windows Server 2008 DNS Server as server 2008 does'nt support RSA-SHA-256 Trust anchors like server ...
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Issue with executing net use command through telnet session

When executing net use command for mapping cifs share to windows drive. The drive is available only for that telnet session. But when i am doing it manually the drive is available permanent. ...
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Mandatory profile giving corrupted recycle bin error for all users?

I had to make a few changes to our mandatory profile and ever since that happened any user who logs in using the mandatory profile receives an error saying the \recyclebin\$specificUser$ is corrupted. ...
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HP MSL2024 not auto changing tapes using Ultrabac 9.2.2

I am using Ultrabac 9.2.2 to run backup sets to a one drive HP MSL2024 tape library. It's currently connected via SAS 3Gbs to a HP Proliant DL380G6 running Server 2008 R2. I have the drivers from HP ...
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Windows 2008 Server IIS7 Disable RC4 cipher [duplicate]

After an security audit of our Windows Server farm we got this notice: Disable support for any RC4-based cipher suites. The most information I can find is this Microsoft Technet Security ...
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unknown user name or bad password with robocopy

Im trying to robocopy some folders in windows to a different windows server which is not shared via a perl script. I access them via \servername\drive$\path in the perl path. This script will be run ...
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Lock screen doesn't remember username

On Windows Server 2008 R2, when I lock the machine, when I return, the Logon Screen screen doesn't remember my username: I definitely still have a session, because when I log back in, it remembers ...
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softwarerestrictions gpo and appdata locallow

In order to prevent accidental running of virus payloads I've added several paths to the SoftwareRestrictions Group Policy (Server 2008 R2) on our Windows Domain. The rules work fine for ...
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Installing SSDT on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

I'm trying to install SQL Server Data Tools on a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine. I'm getting the following error: I've tried using both the .exe file and the ISO. I'm getting my files from ...
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After a DC loads the DNS zone does it ever have to contact the DNS server again?

I have a DC in a branch office. The DC is pointed to another DNS server in a central office (which is also a DC) for its primary DNS. So let me make sure I understand how this works: When the DC ...
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How do I get the free space of a remote disk without admin privileges? (Windows)

I'm an admin on two servers (Win 2008 R2). I have a scheduled task that copies large files from a share on one server to another. Before I do the copy, I check that the destination disk on the other ...
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Shrinking and extending disks on Server while running?

So I have a server with Hyper-V and a Drive C: (OS) and D. Drive D stores all of the VHDs that I run. Drive C shows up as Disk 0, and D as Disk 1 under Disk Management respectively. Now Drive D gets ...
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Is there a way to manage machines which are off-domain centrally?

We have a number of three tier setups here which are mostly Windows Server 2008 boxes. They tend to consist of 1 web server, 1 application/web services server, 1 db server. As this is a three tier ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 High Memory Utilization

We are running a VM with Windows server 2008 R2, we see the physical memory utilization to be close to 100% always. Machine is running crystal reports server. Task manager counts to 99% memory ...
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Windows Deployment Service - Multi OS answer file

I am very new to WDS and have a question for anyone experienced in it's use. This may not be achievable but from what I have read, there are indications that it can be, but I can't find any specific ...
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'Generic' Certificates for RADIUS authentication/Encryption (weird?)

Situation: I have a test environment with Server 2008 that's a DC and has NPS for RADIUS authentication/encryption for wireless, and AD CS installed for the self signed cert. As it stands now, my ...
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Windows Workgroup - Maximum Workstations before a Domain is needed?

Several years ago I installed a Windows 2008 server and 8 PCs in a workgroup. Since then the client PCs have all been upgraded to Windows 7 Pro and the network has grown from the original 8 PCs to 23 ...
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Password Expiration / DNS Issue

Our Windows 2008 Server has AD set to have users change their passwords every 30 days. When a password expires a user is not prompted to reset it. The user is allowed to login with their expired ...
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Can I backup a VHD to an identical system and boot in case of hardware failure on the original?

Pretty much all in the title. I'm already using Hyperoo to backup the vhd file to a identical server and was wondering if it would be possible to add the vhd file to a Hyper-V virtual machine and ...
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Add A record to Windows AD DNS remotely via cmdline?

I want to avoid rdesktop + clicking through DNS GUI, but would like to be able to push entries from some other host, preferebly any domain joined machine. Idea is to have post-join script for Samba ...
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Windows Server 2012 cifs share works under Ubuntu 10.04 but not under 12.04 onwards

I want to mount a cifs share on our Ubuntu Linux machines. This worked fine until the share got migrated from a Windows Server 2008 machine to a Windows Server 2012 one by central administration. ...
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NetBios issues with multiple adapters, may not be turning on

I'm working in a Windows 2008 server. I'm getting conflicting messages as to weather or not netbios is enabled. The problem is that my AD users can't "discover" the server. I think that netbios is to ...
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How do I create a bootable drive from a partition using Clonezilla?

I have a 500GB HDD with two partitions on it. A 40 GB OS partition (Windows Server 2008 R2), and a 420GB data partition. I would like to split these partitions off to two physical drives. (A 120GB ...
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Can I file search the entire Windows domain?

Servers: Windows 2008r2. Workstations: Windows 7 Pro. My company runs MasterCAM as it's 2D CAM package on the shop floor. We are in the process of planning an x6 to x9 upgrade. One of our ...
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Remote Web desktop requires Admin rights for initial launch

A client of ours has begun a rollout of a system that requires the use of Remote Desktop Web Access for their NOC. Each site is configured for RDWA and has a unique URI. When accessing the web ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 C Drive losing space by the hour

I have a server that has been behaving as normal for years now. In the last few days, something has happened. (I can't document exactly when, as I only know theres an issue with this box when someone ...
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Windows 2008R2E > Performance Monitor > Add counters is empty?

The deployed instances of my Windows 2008R2E virtual machines (images provided by my host provider) have never seemed to allow performance monitoring. Opening up Performance Monitor, the % Processor ...
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How to add a subdomain to the exchange server 2013?

I have Exchange Server 2013 which handles our corporate email. The default emails looks like this username@example.com. I need to add a sub domain to the servers so one email can look something like ...
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Windows Server 2008 access backup data partition

I am trying to figure out how to manually copy the Windows Server 2008 backup partition to a Samba share. The purpose is to consolidate several machines worth of backup data into one location for ...
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Win2008R2: A brute-force attack even though RDP port is not forwarded to the machine

After installing Windows Server 2008 R2 I configured my edge device to forward port 3389 to that host (which only has the internal IP address), which seemed like a great idea until I registered a ...
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Windows Server 2008 randomly hangs web page loads after Windows Updates

Our sole virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 R8 with IIS started to randomly hang web page loads after a specific date. Hang is random, one in 10-20 consequent page loads. Web sites are asp.net ...
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Connection issues with remote machine

My primary windows 7 desktop machine seems to have intermittent problems connecting to a specific host, shuningHost for our purposes. (Win Server 2008, running on VMWare I think). When I try to hit ...
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Folder Permissions for AD Users

When giving users permissions to specific folders, it applies those permissions to every single file and folder. I do want this but it takes a while for these permissions to be applied to every single ...
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Windows Server 2008 Disabling Password Complexity Requirements

I'm using a Server 2008 R2 domain controller, trying to troubleshoot a bug where password complexity requirements seem to be enabled, even though they are disabled in group policy. Some notes: I am ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user root [duplicate]

All of my non root users can still connect and all of my websites and applications work fine. I recently discovered that I was no longer able to login as root when trying to login to phpmyadmin. I've ...
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Management Console Error

I'm working as an IT Technician for a school at the moment. Sadly, the air-con failed in the server room yesterday so unfortunately we had to shut the servers down. Now, problem is - we've started the ...
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Forwarding Application and Services Logs using nxlog

Using nxlog 'im_mseventlog' module I'm able to forward all Windows Logs (Application, Security, System... ) logs to the remote syslog server. But I'm not able to forward eventlogs present under ...
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Amazon EC2 Abuse Report - SQL Injection Attempts

I have an EC2 server (Win2008) which has about 10 sites on it, it's completely locked down apart from ports 80 and 443. I can only access port 3389 and 21 from my home and work IP addresses. Just ...
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Why does some Windows Updates in wsus doenst contain a architecture?

I synced all security/critical updates on my wsus server and got a lot of updates which doenst contain any architecture. Is this because this update obtains for both architectures (64-bit AND 32-bit). ...
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Why does a Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2 server occasionally stall?

I'm running a Virtual Machine server on Hyper-V that stalls about once a week, effectively rendering certain services it is running to be useless. -The physical host machine CPU: 6-core Xeon ...