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 to redirect or rewrite IIS site with port in URL to URL without port?

I'm not 100% sure if this is the right part of StackOverflow to post this but to me it made the most sense. Sorry if its not! Currently I have a site in IIS configured on HTTPS with port 7500. I can ...
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Server can not connect to any port outside

i have search every where in forums and have no helpful topic. Please help me. Last night, my server suddenly can not connect to any port to another server. I had checked SQL, HDD free space, ...
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Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Terminal From Windows 8

I am managing a small network at work that consists of a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and about six PCs with Windows XP. We are starting the process of transitioning to Windows 8. The first ...
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Can Apache HTTP server run on a 64-bit machine?

Our server OS is windows 2008 server enterprise edition, 64-bit and we want to use Apache HTTP server. I cannot find any introduction about whether it can or not run on 64-bit machine. Please help.
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Netbios binding in server 2008

I am creating a middle ground server as a funnel point for our regular network to talk to our legacy network, which is running Lantastic 8.0/8.1 on MS Dos 6.1. To do so, I need to install Netbios, ...
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(Windows 7) Have Log on screen show local user “Tiles” and “Other”

I have a domain running windows 2008 R2. In one lab (running Windows 7 SP1) I want to be able to manage them using Group policy for the machine, but don't want the users to have to type in a network ...
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apache connection was reset while the page was loading on windows 2008 server

I'm running a php script in windows 2008 server using xampp server, the script works normaly until I check some pages,it start loading I get this error in firefox : The connection to the server ...
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Get User Rights Assignment values in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI

I'd like to get all the values of User Rights Assignment in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI. Is there a way I can do this with VBScript and WMI? Thanks.
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How to use Local Group Policy on Windows 7 to allow or block URL’s for chrome and firefox?

I am a regular user not system admin. I need the help to use local group policy to allow to open one domain. For example, www.xxxx.com to open on the chrome or firefox (third-party browser), and make ...
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processing of Group Policy failed only on 2008 Servers and Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

Spent last 3 months doing a upgrade from 2003 domain to a 2008R2 domain. our last DC was rebuilt (5 total) and brought up on line. After it was put on line we have some 2008 and 2008R2 servers (10 ...
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Unable to connect to failover cluster

I have a 2 node failover cluster running on Windows 2008 R2. The cluster is functioning and I can failover services between the two nodes. All was working fine last week but now nothing can connect ...
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NSLOOKUP and NBLOOKUP give one IP address; PING finds another

In a Windows Server 2008 domain the on-site domain controller serves as both DNS and WINS server. It is also a DHCP server. One workstation is used as a platform for all admin of the various servers ...
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Account lockouts not in Event Viewer

I am having trouble getting Windows Server 2008 to log when domain user accounts are being locked. My Domain Controllers are all Windows Server 2008 R1. I am able to find Audit Failure events (ID ...
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All PHP sites stopped working on IIS7, internal server error 500

I installed multiple drupal 7 sites using the Web Platform Installer on Windows Server 2008. Until know they worked without any problems, but recently internal server error 500 started to show up ...
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Renewing Service Certificates for NDES on Windows Server 2008 R2

We currently use the NDES Service on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise where the same box is also the standalone Certificate Authority. During initial setup, NDES created 2 service certificates for SCEP ...
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Windows Server Backup “Reading Data; please wait…”

On windows Server 2008 R2 I have recently added the windows server backup (WSB) feature. Opening WSB I get the message "Reading Data; please wait...". This message fails to go away, even after ...
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Auto login in Windows Server 2012

I have a server which I connect to with remote desktop connection. I have defined auto login for a particular user. I also have scheduled a batch script to run after logon for that user. However, ...
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How to migrate WIndows Server 2008 firewall exceptions to a new environment?

How to migrate Windows Server 2008 (and Windows 7) firewall exceptions to a new environment? Specifically: SQL Server Subversion remote access? Is if possible to use scripts like powershell? ...
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Microsoft SSTP VPN returning HTTP 503

So I have finally set up my certificates correctly and such, so I'm trying to connect to my VPN. The Windows client is giving me an error with the code "0x800704D4". I looked into it and was told to ...
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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 ...
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is it safe to change the RDP port?

My web server is in the U.S. and it is accessed from my home in Canada using Remote Desktop Connection, standard port. Unauthorized persons have tried to log in from many different countries, some ...
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In Windows 7, why can't I use perfmon against a remote server?

I am on Windows 7 and trying to run perfmon against Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers. I am running into the same issue with all remote machines. When creating a data collector set, I specify a ...
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Exchange 2010 - Outlook clients can't connect but OWA / Iphones working fine

We've got a new install of Exchange 2010 with an existing 2003 install on the network that we're trying to phase out. It was working fine but something has happened and some of our outlook users can ...
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Restore legacy audit policies on Windows Server 2008 R2

Recently, I was trying to reduce spam of my security audits by disabling auditing of "Filtering Platform Packet Drop". In a week's time, I get enough of these audits the fill a 200Mb logfile. I tried ...
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Server 2008 stuck in reboot loop “Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3”

Our server performed some updates last night and this morning we came in to find it stuck in a boot -> "Applying System Configurations" -> "Configuring Updates: Stage 3 of 3. 0%" -> reboot loop. Safe ...
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Windows Server 2008 IIS7 - page requests randomly hang or timeout

I've just installed a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 x64 with IIS7 and PHP (fast CGI). However, I'm noticing that after moving my web site from a similarly specified machine to this one, I'm ...
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Difficulties upgrading from Windows Server 2003 R2 to Windows Server 2008 R2 with an “Incompatibility issue” using the disk

I currently have have Windows Server 2003 R2 and am looking to upgrade to Windows Server 2008 R2. When I insert the Windows Server 2008 disk, it gives me the following error: The installation disc ...
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Windows Server 2008: Group Policies Don't Apply Following WDS Install

We use WDS images combined with GPOs to automate the installation of our desktops. This all works great, except that when a WDS deployment to a new/existing PC is completed, there's a fifty/fifty ...
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Cannot seem to change IIS log settings

IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 I have discovered that IIS is no longer logging. So to try and isolate the issue I wanted to change some of the logging settings. However both at host and site ...
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Jetty Service on Windows Server 2008 using Procrun: Missing service ImageFile

Xe want to run Jetty as a service on a Windows 2008 Server Virtual Machine. Therefore, I configured Jetty as a Windows Service using Apacke Procrun, following this short description: ...
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FTP Error 530, User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible

I've been tasked with setting up an FTP directory for a client of ours. I'm working from a Windows 2008 Server with IIS 7 installed. To create the FTP user directory I've followed this eHow tutorial. ...
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How to monitor JAVA Windows Service with JVsiualVM and SysInternals PSEXEC and Windows 2008 R2

usually when running JAVA as a Windows service it's not possible to monitor/profile it with JvisualVM since it must be running as the same user. Though there is a documented hack, that allows you to ...
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Exchange 2010 rejecting Amazon SES TLS with UntrusedRoot

Due to our network setup, when we moved our business last year we switched Exchange 2010 to use AWS SES to relay our outgoing emails. This has worked pretty well up until yesterday, when Exchange ...
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nginx after time not work and suddenly show error

my site is joomla and i config windows server 2008 r2 to mysql php and nginx it work ok but after 1 or 2 hour suddenly show error page?! worker_processes 32; events { worker_connections 1024; } ...
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How to serve unknown file types from IIS 7

Is there a way to serve unknown file types in IIS 7? I only want to do this for a single directory where execution is turned off and everything will be served as a static file. As it is now, I have ...
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Active Directory Mismatch

I have a Active Directory Mistmatch how do I fix this? I have 2 x 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and a 2008 Domain Controller and I was trying to add a 2012 R2 Domain Controller. The Schema Version of ...
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Windows/Samba connection error

I have a Linux fileserver serving up /home for linux and windows users. I was able to connect from my windows client, but not from a DC. Then suddenly I could connect from the DC too. The linux ...
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Cannot Connect to SQL Server 2008 R2 from Sharepoint Server

I have installed SQL Server 2008 R2 on dbserver and Sharepoint 2010 on webserver. When trying to configure Sharepoint to use the database installed on dbserver, it says it cannot connect. Then I ...
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Analyzing BSOD dump file from Windows 2008 R2 SP1

I have a problem with a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 server running withing VMWare. The server is running Citrix and also has Symantec Endpoint protection installed. It randomly crashes and goes ...
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Event 36888: The following fatal alert was generated: 10. The internal error state is 1203

I've searched online, but am unable to find any information; why this error is occurring? It has flooded my Event Viewer: with an interval of 1 minute, this Error keeps popping up. (i.e. the ...
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Persistent static route stops working after VPN drops and reconnects

I've got a VPN between two networks, one home and one office (A and B). Their subnets are: (A) 192.168.1.0 and (B) 192.168.0.0 The two networks have identical ADSL routers. Unfortunately these can ...
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Grant a user remote admin rights for dns management Windows Server 2008?

Im connecting to a remote dns server trough a APS.NET app. if i use the default admin account it works fine but when trying to use a other admin account named DNS i get. [Exception: Unable to enum ...
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Does Windows 8.1 Pro have CAL included? [duplicate]

I am really confused about Microsoft's licensing policies. Now I am trying to understand a couple of things. Do I need a CAL's for using AD services? Does my OEM Win 8.1 Pro include a CAL? I ask ...
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WDS - Clients receive Error: PXE-E53: No boot filename received

I have setup WDS on Windows 2008 server in a Vmware box so I can practise setting up WDS,the server has DNS and DHCP as well as AD, the boot image is confirmed as working but when my clients try to ...
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Setting memory mapped file limit for Windows?

Hi running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. My server has 128GB of RAM. I'm using Elasticsearch which is configured with ES_HEAP_SIZE=30GB With Task Manager Private Working Set: 33GB Working Set: ...
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Trouble Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Dell PowerEdge R220

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit for the first time in a Dell PowerEdge R220, using UEFI. At first the installation wouldn't see any disks. Then, I found this: Trouble Installing ...
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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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[SOLVED]IIS7 HTTP Redirect not working correctly for my use

quick overview of our network. One WAN IP, two win 2k8 web servers. Initially one was for our public sites, the other was for our internal sites. Using a router as a firewall / NAT device. We now ...
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[SOLVED]W2K8 DNS server is resolving private IP addresses to the internet

OK, so I've read a bunch of articles which revolve around my problem, but none of them have a clear answer. There is a ton of arguing back and forth and while I understand there are a few schools of ...
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Active Directory Domains and Trusts wont start

I just installed Active Directory on Windows Server 2008, but when I tried to open Administrative Tools => Active Directory Users and Computers, it shows me this error meesage : How can I solve ...