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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What is the effect when I reduce the number of physical CPUs in a Windows Server 2008 machine

I need to reduce (remove 2 CPUs) the number of physical CPUs in one of our servers (4 CPUs to 2 CPUs). Does it have any impact on the Windows Server 2008 operating system? I mean, do we need to ...
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Getting rid of centralised Windows server in 2014 [closed]

Some context first: I've been maintaining a Windows server for an SME for the last 10 years; the company has changed size and shape over time (5 people in 1 office, then 10 people in 2 offices, now 15 ...
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Powershell AD Group creation script

I am making an AD Group creation script New-ADGroup -Name "CS-WS-PROD-Admin" -GroupCategory Security -GroupScope Global -Path "$OU" -Description "Admin Rights on PROD" -ManagedBy CS-WS-SAR-ADMINS ...
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Show NetBIOS name before Username on Windows 7 Logon

I am setting up a new DC using Windows Server 2008 R2, and my FQDN is MFC.com. When I logon to a client computer (E5530.MFC.com) using that domain, instead of showing "MFC\user.name", it shows ...
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find given subnet is overlapping in Active Directory subnet

i am looking for vb / power shell script. i need to check given subnet is overlapping with AD subnet or not. For eg. if i gave input as 192.168.2.0/24 subnet the script need to check this subnet is ...
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WSUS connection error

Server 2008 R2 WSUS 3.2.7600.226 Every min or so, sometimes less, sometimes more I get a connection error and have to reset server node. The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the ...
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RemoteApps missing on IIS sites

I accidentally deleted RDWeb on Sites under IIS, Screenshot attached. Any suggestions on how to bring it back?
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Unsolicited Remote Assistance on domain

I manage a domain using win 2k8 r2 and 100 PC on Windows7. I have configured the Unsolicited Remote Assistance proceeding with all the requirements posted here ...
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Domain network not recognized after replacing switches (Domain Controller or Switch)

I had difficulties with our network speed, we still had 100MBit switches so we made a change and replaced our 3 switches with some nice new ones (1 central 16 port going to 2 switches with 24 ports). ...
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Shibboleth SP + Apache 2.2 on Windows not populating environment variables

I'm running Shibboleth SP 2.5.3 on Windows server 2008 under apache 2.2. I've managed to get it to receive SAML authentications from the testshib.org IdP, but it doesn't appear to be populating ...
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Create a sandbox for each host in apache, to prevent hacks?

I used to host multiple websites in Wamp (using httpd-vhosts.conf) with Windows server 2008 R2, but when one site contained a security hole, a hacker could upload a shell and access or download all ...
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IBM Fiber Storage

I am asking this question on behalf of the company i work for, What the problem is that we have just setup a fiber storage system with an IBM Server and IBM Fiber Storage system, we brought the both ...
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Active Directory: Server 2008 and RHEL 5.10

Apologies if this is a re-post. I've been googling and researching the topic for over three weeks now and I've come up against the same problem over and over again and I haven't managed to get around ...
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Active Directory Domain Service started then stopped after dcpromo

I use Windows Server 2008 to install Active Directory follow this guide After a restart, I can only login to local account,not domain account due to the error No logon server are available! I check ...
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How to disable an account after being created 30 days

Is there any built-in group policy object in windows server 2003 or 2008 for disabling an account or set of accounts in an organizational unit after 30 days since that account was created. If there is ...
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Apache + PHP (fast-cgi) + Wincache on Windows Server crashing

We have one PHP application that runs on Windows Server 2008 Apache 2.2.23 PHP-5.4.27 (FastCGI) Wincache 1.3.4.0 and crashes from time to time and I'm not able to figure out what's going on. ...
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Advice on how to convert a small, completely peer-to-peer network into a client/server type network?

I apologise in advance if I use the wrong terminology or have stupid ideas about the way things work. I am a newbie but I am really interested in learning and I hope that you may be able to help me. ...
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Windows command to get CPU and memory usage for all process at specific time say 10:00 PM MST

Kindly help me to get the windows command to get CPU and memory usage for all process (system and user process) at specific time say 10:00 PM MST.. This will very much helpful to troubleshooting day ...
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Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. One day my server got issue with Group Policy. Here is the log in event log: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. ...
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Applying user settings on a Windows Server 2008r2 server slow from external computers

I have 2 almost indentical environments consisting of a Windows 2008r2 server host running hyper-v and on each host I have 2 Windows Server 2008r2 guests. One of them acts as Domain Controller and 1 ...
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FTP server | Filezilla | issues connecting

so I am trying to setup an FTP server (Filezilla) on my windows 2012 server. I have installed filzilla server and set the port to 14144 (not the default 14147) I have also ensured the the service is ...
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What Does 'HELO_LH_HOME' Means In Spamassassin's result?

I'm trying to send emails from PHPMailer using php on my IIS server. But My emails are going to spam, So I've used spamassasin to detect what is wrong? and here is the result: pts rule name ...
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Migrate Users Directory on Windows Server 2008

I have a 137 GB c:\ drive on a Remote Desktop Services server that is full to the brink with user files. I have a 1.2TB e:\ drive that is totally empty. I need to move the c:\users directory from c:\ ...
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vSphere vApp IP address configuration. How does vApp really work?

I have a pool of ESXi-5.5.0 servers that I have configured a single vApp on. This vApp is configured in transient mode to configure IP addresses from an IP pool I specified. I assigned a single ...
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Internet Explorer Security Setting

I have Window Server 2008 R2 Operating System, which is in workgroup, there is no Group Policy configured, I have also put off IE Enhance Security Configuration. Still i am unable to make Security ...
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Windows DNS Server Export

Is there a way or a tool that I can get a csv (or even tab delimited) list of all Forward Lookup Zone records and zones in a Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server? The DNS Server is the built-in Windows one, ...
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My domain controller/active directory server can't establish a connection with the global catalog [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running as my domain controller. It is responsible for Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP. It is the only DC in the forest. Active Directory reports errors every hour: ...
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Which IIS feature controls display of .NET Authorization?

I thought (and this post seems to confirm it) that .NET Authorization tab should be available whenever ASP.NET is installed. (If you also think this, please compare this screenshot to find that this ...
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Add a second Exchange 2010 server to enable upgrade to SP3

One of our customers has 1 (virtual) Windows Server 2008-R2 Enterprise which is a root DC with Exchange 2010 SP1. They want to upgrade Exchange to SP3 so they can easily migrate to Office 365. Since ...
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Is web browsing in a remote session on windows server 2008 safe?

I am thinking about having employees use a remote desktop connection to connect to the server running windows server 2008 r2 to access programs and run programs from the server. The majority of their ...
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2008R2 Server to Server Encryption [closed]

What is the best way to encrypt data between internal servers? We have a few homegrown apps that run on 2008R2 servers that transmit sensitive data. Would an IPSec connection between the two servers ...
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Should I use the WSUS “deadline” feature on production servers?

I use WSUS to patch a number of Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. It usually works great, until today. Last week Microsoft shipped a critical patch KB2992611 to fix critical problems in the crypto ...
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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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attach existing vmdk to windows server without formatting

ESX: 5.5 OS: 2008r2 I recently lost the disk descriptor file on a .vmdk file. The .vmdk was not the boot drive rather a secondary hard drive (sql database unfortunately), I followed the procedure ...
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Files listed on WinShock (KB2992611) what do the different file sizes for the same file name mean?

Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 20-Sep-2014 03:46 Not applicable Lsasrv.dll.mui 6.0.6002.23498 50,688 20-Sep-2014 03:33 Not applicable Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 ...
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Server 2008 R2 doesn't boot after restart

I was moving my equipment from an enclosed rack to an open one and upgrading the switch. I RDP'd into the server and shut it down. When I go to start it back up I get the "Loading files" message with ...
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apache 403 forbidden error when adding an alias, windows

I'm looking to add a alias to "C:/Apache24/static" in Apache, simple enough, right? Alias /static "C:/Apache24/static" <Directory "C:/Apache24/static"> Order allow,deny Allow from all ...
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Clone windows server 2008 R2 [closed]

I want to clone windows server 2008 R2 to test synch of a quickbooks. I want to test the upgrade with the clone first to reduce risk. What is the best way to clone server for this requirement ?
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Disabling weak ciphers

Does anyone have any experience disabling weak ciphers on Windows Registry? Server doesn't have IIS installed. Below is the results of my security scan but not 100% what registry entries should be ...
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ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded

When i run my website from IIS i got this error. ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded. My users getting the error message: This service is unavailable Recycling the ...
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gpupdate doesn't work on everything

On a Win2008 Domain Controller, I've changed an user account property "Account is sensitive..." Of course, I want that GPO to apply immediately So I try gpupdate (or gpupdate /force), but it ...
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Recommended servers for small databases [duplicate]

I work in a research institute in India. We have old Windows server 2003 SP-2 Standard Version. Of course we need to switch to a newer one. What are the recommendations for complete new setup ...
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DNS settings on managed switches in LAN

We have a Windows 2008 server that is connected to a managed switch with about 15 Cat5e connections and three fiber branches that go to different parts of campus. At each of these parts there is ...
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DNS settings on computers and switches [duplicate]

Noob questions. I have static IPs on many of my Windows computers in our Windows 2008 domain. In the network settings at each, I have an a static IP and subnet. The default Gateway is set to our ...
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Internet drops out randomly for short periods of time (LAN issue)

I run a network (I'm just a math teacher) at my school. We get random 10 or so minute periods (I'd guess three a day on average) where the Internet is not accessible from within the LAN. If I go to ...
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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...
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Setting DNS TTL for an external address

To start with, I don't know jack about DNS servers. I have been stuck with resolving a problem with a DNS-Server because I discovered a problem with one of our systems and determined that it was ...
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rcp files from windows 2008 server to linux box? (Running rcp on linux)

I am trying to run rcp command on rhel6 server to copy over files from a windows 2008 server but see this error message. /usr/bin/rcp administrator@10.225.185.112:"C:\nfsqa-rhel62-vm01.root.keytab" ...
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DHCP reservations for a range of MAC addresses

Question Our DHCP server is set up to only give IP addresses to machines that it knows about (all IPs excluded, reservations for each MAC address). Part of the address range is used for virtual ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise does not recognize total of 20 GB of RAM

I have a HP ProLiant DL 120 G7 installed windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, came from the factory with 4GB of ram (2 GB + 2) and added another 16GB (8 + 8 GB) but the OS shows up with 20 GB total over ...