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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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How can I redirect requests for a site in IIS to a different external server?

I am about to move my website away from IIS to a Linux VPS. Part of this involves updating zone records. There will be some time from when I change my zone records to when they are propagated to ...
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Events ID 4013 For DNS and 1844 for Active Directory

I have newly registered a virtual private server (windows 2008 R2). My problem is when i install an Active Directory and DNS Roles, it raises events 4013 for DNS and 1844 for Active Directory. What ...
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iSCSI Volume disappears from physical server during windows backup

I've got a Windows Server 2008 R2 box that I back up to an remote iSCSI volume via Windows server backup. I use Microsoft's iSCSI Initiator and Target software on both the Local machine and the remote ...
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Domain controller not appearing in DNS on any server but itself?

I have a site with a DC I want to decommission, and a relatively new one (promo'd within the last two weeks). I'm having trouble demoting the old server, and in the process of trying to figure out ...
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task scheduler does not run when not logged in

I have created simple exe to perform a task using VB6. I have deployed the same on Windows Server 2008 as task scheduler. The issue is when the user is not logged in on server, task fails to execute. ...
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Terminal Server Licensing [duplicate]

I'm building a terminal server for my company, I'm a bit confused on terminal server licensing where I have had a look on ebay and it's £500 for 5CAL Key!, would I have to buy a standard 2008 ...
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Windows server private shared folders

What is the best practice for sharing private home folders with the users (Windows Fileserver with AD)? I was asked this question today after someone watched this video, and it got me thinking.. ...
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IIS 7 Still showing old certificate

I installed an SSL certificate in my IIS 7 (Windows Server 2008). I deleted the expired certificate but still showing when i access from any browser. I deleted the expired certificate. I Installed ...
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SQL Server Multiple Instances but showing the same databases

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition and need to have multiple instances which I have installed. However, when I restore a database onto one instance, it is showing up on the other ...
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pre-commit.bat Failure

I have a an error when committing a project to SVN due to an issue in the pre-commit.bat file. I can not contact the administrator as he left the company yesterday and know next to nothing about ...
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Is dbcc FREEPROCCACHE safe to run freely?

I processed an administrative task in Blackboard that hits the database and its taking an extremely log time. I checked the logs and saw Caused by: java.sql.SQLTimeoutException: Query Timeout expired. ...
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Using Windows Server, how do I schedule an hourly task that will call a URL WITH an authorization header?

I need to schedule a task that will call a given url hourly. The URL doesn't return anything so it is fairly simple HOWEVER this URL requires an authorization header: Authorization: Basic {SOME AUTH ...
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Using Server 2008 Terminal Services licenses with Server 2012 [duplicate]

Recently we've had an issue with a Server 2008 box running Terminal Services for about 20 users. Because of said issue we're going to blow it away and install Server 2012. Will our 2008 TS licenses ...
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hMailServer IP got blocked, what should I do?

I'm using hMailServer application in order to host my own mail server. I'm currently hosting three domains (I just buy the domain and host them in my machines) Everything is doing well, all my ...
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Windows Server Program Restrictions for Administrator?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 OS where I just created a standard user account. I went into the Local Group Policy Editor and set the OS to only allow certain programs to be run. I figured that this ...
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Windows 2008 files corrupted with Nulls starting on 64K boundries

I am looking for possible causes of file corruption. I have some files that are 10s to 100s of MB in size that have gotten corrupted. Large chunks of the file have been overwritten with NULLs ...
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One server has multiple IP address leases but just one adapter and no dhcp reservations?

One of our servers' has multiple (10) DHCP Addressleases and I don't know why. The server itself has only one adapter and even if I execute ipconfig /all I only see one IP address defined. Even in the ...
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How to find out IP address held by a Windows DHCP client yesterday?

We have a Windows Server 2008 with DHCP server running. I can see the current leases and reservations, is there a way to see the status of yesterday (or at least what IP a particular client had ...
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Schema prep for migrating from SBS2008 to 2008 Standard NOT R2

We have a small company with SBS2008, a file server with 2008 Standard, and a terminal server with 2008 Standard. We want to decommission the SBS2008 and DCPROMO the file server. I know we have to ...
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Does a Domain Controller only control users accounts and permissions

I know this question will be very simple for most of you but as I am trying to wrap my head around it, I am still a little confused and haven't been able to find anything that flat out says what I'm ...
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Set a GPO on all users from a trusted Forest

How do I set a GPO (such as desktop background) to work on users from Forest A when they connect to Computers on Forest B. There is a bidirectional Forest Trust between the two Forests.
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Windows Server 2008 consuming a lot of bandwidth

My Windows Server 2008 has been consuming A LOT of bandwidth in the last days (990 GB). This is a development server so it should not consume more than 100mb aprox. We noticed this after the server ...
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Shadow Copies not growing to maximum

I have a 2008R2 and 2012 servers that has been in production for quite some time, running smoothly - I have never paid attention to VSS. Various volumes with Shares are setup to capture shadows ...
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Can software be “hosted” or installed on a server and then ran from other PC's on domain [closed]

I am new to setting up servers and managing servers. I am beginning to dive into setting up a server for our company, so please bear with me for my lack of knowledge. Is it possible that all the ...
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file_get_contents extremely slow when executing on IIS 7

I just installed IIS with PHP on my Windows Server 2008 R2, and I've noticed when using PHP's file_get_contents() function, it loads extremely slow (7+ seconds). echo ...
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Windows perfmon high C3 Time and high C3 Transitions/sec a concern?

I have servers that are running applications and are mostly idle (60-70% idle cpu). They also show a very high number of C3 Transitions/sec (2.5-3.5k/sec per core) as well as high C3 times (58%+ in ...
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IIS7 not .html or .js files but serves .aspx

I'm trying to implement authentication into my website. I have managed to be correctly redirected to a login page when I try to access the secured website and I can login. However, the problem is that ...
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Error upgrading Exchange 2013 - Setup can't use the domain controller

When I try to run the setup for my upgrade on my Mail Server, I get an error. "Setup can't use the domain controller 'Default-First-Site-Name' because it belongs to Active Directory Site ''" I also ...
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New root CA will not list schema version 2 & 3 certificate templates

I'm trying to decommission a Server 2008 machine that hosts DC, NPS, and CA. I've deployed two new servers to take over as root CA and RADIUS server (both new servers are 2012R2). The new root CA is ...
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Scheduled Task running longer than expected

From further investigation I have found there is an exact issue on how long certain instances of the task run for. most successfully run in a few seconds, yet a few consecutive tasks are running up to ...
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Unable to change the encryption type for Kerberos

I have logged in as Administrator to change the encryption type on Windows Server 2008 R2. The Security options are disabled and the security setting is currently set to DES_CBC_CRC. Need to select ...
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custom disk partitioning using clients in sccm 2012r2

I'm using sccm2012r2 to deploy OS on clients. every thing is OK .but after installation completed I realized that SCCM partitioned disk and deleted all previous data. my question is that how to config ...
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Cannot add Domain Users to SQLServer security

I installed a win2008 server (WSQL) Its has successfully joined another Win2008 server which is the domain controller. Now back to WSQL machine, I connect it to the domain... And I install ...
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utf-8 filename are ruined when uploading through IIS

When I upload files with UFT-8 file name through IIS on my Windows Server file names are ruined. (They are changed as if they are encoded in ASCII and therefore they are no more accessible). I Wonder ...
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Server 2008 Static Routing (Terminal Services) Multiple Gateways/Routers

We have two internet connections, both on their own routers. Router 1: 192.168.0.1 / 255.255.255.0 Router 2: 192.168.0.2 / 255.255.255.0 Our terminal server has a single NIC, 192.168.0.3 / ...
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Windows Server to Server copy, executed remotely, process overview

Ok so I've got 3 servers in this example Server_A, Server_B, Server_C I want to move data over the network from Server_A to Server_B by executing a batch script on Server_C, it would be something ...
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Add VPN To WIndows VPS via RDP ? (Internet access - A Quick n Easy Way)

I have a VPS running Windows Server 2008 R2 with one NIC hosting some websites. I have tried to install OpenVPN with no success. I am trying to set up for VPN with 1x user and password specifically ...
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Performance issue HYPER-V : VM shows very high CPU use, but the Physical machine shows very small CPU use

My Hyper-V VM(Server2008R2, SP1) shows very high (almost 100%) CPU use when fully under heavy load (6cores from total physical 8cores, 25Gb RAM from total 32GB) - used as TS, Picture TOP right corner ...
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BitLocker - No TPM & No Flash Drive

I have done some research on using BitLocker in an environment where the machines do not have a TPM and it appears you will need to utilize a Flash Drive for it to work properly. This seems to be the ...
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Setting COM permissions

Our little COM library is getting the dreaded 80004005 error on a customer's new computer. I recall this has to do with COM permissions, but for the life of me I can't find these any more on this ...
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Mapped Network Drives Persistently Requesting Credentials

I run a small office network with one Windows 2008 R2 DC and eight Windows 8.1 clients connecting to it. All of the machines have computer accounts on the domain and each user has an old school logon ...
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Windows 2008 R2 enable asking for password on network share

I tried to make some public shares on my Windows 2008 R2 server, and now the server does not ask me for any credentials on entering the shares. Server is not part of domain. Before when I enter ...
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Use internet connection of server, on a client, using proxy or something [closed]

I am working around to find the best and simplest solution to this: Assume we have a windows server 2008 R2 (name this A) with 2 network card configured, one is connected to Internet and another is ...
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The best approach to access server in DMZ (outside domain) from LAN via command line (MS Windows)

I have two servers: SVR1 (Windows Server 2008) in LAN - part of domain SVR2 (Windows Server 2008) in DMZ - workgroup I need to access SVR2 from SVR1 via command line batch - copy some files and ...
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Super-power PC for many users - Server (2008 R2) on Hyper-V can not use full Machine hardware resources [closed]

Desription of problem changed : how to make sure, that my Hyper-V is using all my hardware resources, and if it is using, what is the bottleneck of the system, when discovering performance issues? - ...
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Limit RDP from public Ip for specific user

i am using windows server 2008, i have some users associated with rdp group. and i have allowed these users to take remote desktop on server. my server ip 10.0.0.2 subnet is 10.0.0.0/24 my public IP ...
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How to determine domain controller used for authentication

I run several web sites using IIS on both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. These web sites use windows authentication with only the NTLM option specified (no Kerberos). These servers are ...
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IIS/Apache dont recognize my certificate

Im completely new in this. I have a windows 2008 R2 Server with IIS 7.0 with a expired certificate, so finally i created another (*.CSR, then PKCS#7 and installed). Installing the certificate i have ...
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Windows SBS 2008 not booting in safe/normal

I have a production server (HP ProLiant ML350 G6) running Win 2008 SBS. It was physically moved. Now it will not boot into normal or safe mode. When it tries to boot into safe mode, the last thing ...
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New SSL Cert causes no connection to website on POST from web application

I have a web application which will not connect to a website to POST after they changed their SSL cert. The URL and REF post is mentioned below. Is there anything else I should try on the server? ...