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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Apache <VirtualHost> tag, do NOT redirect if client's IP = x… how to do that?

so I couldn't find an answer to this question anywhere... I am redirecting my clients from http to https when they're using http by having this in my httpd.conf <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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Sharing permissions doesn't apply to sub directories as required

I have few Windows 2008 Enterprise servers with SP2 on a domain environment. Below is a scenario what I was trying to achieve and where I am stuck with. I have created certain Security - Global ...
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windows event log forwarding permission

I am trying to set up an event log collector server in a Domain. I flowed the steps described here: http://zenshaze.com/wp/?p=57 I have added the NETWORK SERVICE to the Event Log Readers group to ...
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How to resume serverRAID 8k RAID 1 online

X3650 server running 6 x 3.5" hard drive as below settings: ServerRAID 8k RAID 1 - 2 x 200GB hd (system drive) RAID 5 - 4 x 2TB hd (data) When I boot the server and enter serverRAID menu after ...
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Is there a generally consistent way of exporting AD users to XML across Windows Server versions?

I'm writing a user data synchronization service in go, which is supposed to consume CSV and XML files containing user data from customers. The CSV part is pretty straight-forward. Concerning XML, I'd ...
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Windows Server Group Policy: Install Software - Activations?

When leveraging User Configuration -> Policies -> Software Settings -> Software Installation to publish particular packages for domain users to install at their own will, how can one handle software ...
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Secure way of granting access to production database

We are currently using the FedEx Ship Manager in our warehouse and would like to automate the process of entering customer shipping information automatically. Inside the ship manager there is an ...
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VPN revocation error?

I have managed to successfully configure a SSTP VPN connection on my internal client PC, but only through registry fixes. I keep getting this error relating to checking to see if the server has been ...
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Windows server 2008r2 not executing PHP in sub-folders

I run windows server 2008r2 for purpose of web-hosting. I have plesk panel 12.0 installed on server. I created hosting for one website hardworkerz.net and default physical path is C:\inetpub\vhosts\...
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Script to List all Desktop and Laptop Model for Server 2008 Domain

Is there any way I can list all the desktop and laptop model? There is no naming convention and I'm having difficulty differentiating laptop and desktop in our environment. I have already tried to ...
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how to find the number of members in a Windows IP multicast

I am able to find multicast groups by using this in Command Prompt (I found this at serverfault How do I know if IP Multicasting is enabled on my network in Windows?). netsh interface ip show joins ...
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Using a different domain name

I configured the FQDN of a server to xyz.local and NetBIOS is xyz, What I want to ask is; can the server be configured to host an exchange server for a different name say abc.com
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Windows Server 2012 - How to get the username/password of an IP that is trying to connect using RDS?

I'm new to server admin, hence my apologies if this is a very basic question. I was going through my server's event log when I noticed under 'Application and Service Logs > Microsoft > Windows > ...
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Recovery Tool does not recognize hard drive

This server was recently shut down due to power cut. When I tried booting up, BSOD appeared with an error stating : process1_initialization_failed. According to MS this was a result of corrupted boot ...
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Windows server 2008 File Server problems

First of all i would like to apolagies for my lack of knowladge in this matter but with your help i hope i can fix the problem. Here's the situation: We have a Windows 2008R2 Server running Databases,...
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Expanding a RAID 5 partitions on Dell T610 with PERC 6 with Windows 2008 R2

Here is my dilemma fellas, I have a Dell Poweredge T610 with a PERC 6 RAID controller running on Windows Server 2008 R2. OLD configuration: 3 x 1 TB SAS Drives in RAID 5 configuration I ...
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How to create and GPO to set desktop background in Windows Server 2008R2?

I am using VMware Workstation 8. So far I have three VMs. Two VMs are Domain Controllers(DC) and one is a client machine. On one DC I created a Group Policy to set user background. I used the ...
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Windows domain - remove Win 10 Offer via GP

I'm struggling to remove the "Upgrade to Windows 10" Notification Area Icon on a bunch of Win 7 Pro machines on a 2008 R2 domain. No WSUS server. I've tried enabling "Turn off the upgrade to the ...
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installaling window server 2012 r2 - under partitioning disk option

during installation, i was prompted this screen below I realized if i click on new, there will be 2 partitions created, 1 for system reserved 1 for window installation and if i ignore all ...
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Best Way to Track Brute-Force Username Enumeration / Failed Username Attempts AD

We have a Windows Server which has an application that resides on it, which uses domain credentials on login to the application. During a recent pen test, the testers were able to use the application ...
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Remote desktop rule on windows server not working

I have installed Windows Server 2008_R2 as a virtual guest operating system on my Centos-6.5 (the host). I also want to install the remote desktop feature, so that each user connecting to the win ...
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How to run a php script under Window's Task Scheduler that outputs a CSV file

I need to run a php script that queries my DB and outputs the results as a CSV file. I have the script to produce the CSV and it worked perfectly when run on web browser. I just need to figure out how ...
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Sub domain different host

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with AD, DNS, DHCP, IIS. I am hosting a domain example.com and have one public IP from my ISP. Port 80 is forwarded to IIS server. I have a NAS server and created a ...
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Will cached domain credentials stay working if machine never re-connects to domain?

I have researched this thoroughly, and cannot find the answer I am looking for. A company I recently left is going through a bankruptcy. They have already auctioned off most the IT equipment, ...
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monitor windows server - running behind firewall using WMI

I'm havingg 100 windows machines which is running behind the firewall. But my monitoring server is running outside the network [ public]. For SNMP , I can put one proxy server inside the internal ...
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Scheduling a Task to Run Indefinitely

I suppose what I want is closer to a service, but I'd like to know if I could just accomplish this with a scheduled task. I can create a task with these parameters: $trigger = New-...
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Domino 9.0.1 FP5 - messages failing from Google and Linked in - User is forcing 0x3FFC02 cipher spec bitmask for 13 ciphers

We just upgraded from Domino 8.5 to 9.0.1 FP5 and now google/linked in and maybe others cannot connect [0A44:0015-0618] 03/19/2016 12:50:52.14 PM SSLInitContext> User is forcing 0x3FFC02 cipher ...
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Whitelisting only specific ip range or program windows firewall

I want my windows firewall to block all of the connections, except connections who are RDP connections (to the RDP port), smb (smb port?), and from specific IP ranges. I've tried to add a rule that ...
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Error while Expanding Disk Space of virtual machine in Hyper-V server

I have one Virtual machine running on my hyper-v server which has allotted the disk space of 100GB, i have only created C drive in this machine and C drive of this machine is fully consumed due to ...
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ping server 2008 and client windows 2007

server IP is 192.168.49.252 and client IP is 192.168.49.128 the client can ping the server but server cant ping the client, although server run the SW on the client but slowly slowly. it ping the ...
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Exchange server 2010 setup exits after copying setup files

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which I have demoted from a domain controller because I wanted it to be part of another domain, which was looked after by another domain controller. I did this and then ...
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Does Microsoft Essential Business Server 2008 support RDS?

I need to know whether Microsoft Essential Business Server 2008 supports RDS (Remote Desktop Services) a.k.a. Terminal Services. On a separate note (I would accept an answer without it): would I need ...
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What happens to GPT Partition after OS Reinstallation

I plan to reinstall a server 2008 OS, but i have other 4TB hard disks (G:,H:,I:)with GPT. Would i loose the GPT config and all the data on other drives after reinstalling the OS on C:?
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Windows 2008 Server with Plesk is crashing the applicationHost.config (due to over load) , What can I do to prevent it? [closed]

We are having Windows 2008 Server with Plesk, Which is crashing the applicationHost.config (due to over load), What can I do to prevent it? Path: C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost....
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icacls adding SID instead of friendly name [closed]

I need to apply the icacls command from a server in the network, for example, server001 to a folder that is on server002. The objective is to add a local security group of server002 on a folder that ...
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Tracking down rogue GPO that is applying printers to all users?

I use GPOs to push printers out to 10 different site, each site has its own policy. But for some reason all sites are getting the printers from site 1 when they login to terminal servers. They don't ...
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Windows Log size Policy

I have implement the policy for Windows log size as follows ( Please see the print-screen ) But, when i click on Event Viewer -- Application -- Properties, i see below size ( please see below print-...
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Create domain policy to assign user rights

I’m a Unix administrator who also has to work with various MS Windows servers. For various tasks, I’m a lot more productive using the Unix tools that I’m familiar with and for a long time, I’ve been ...
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Remote service query (sc.exe query) fails with “access is denied” for one service, but not others

I'm trying to remotely uninstall a specific service, but get the famous "FAILED 5: Access is denied." message. I've reduced the test case to running sc \\remotemachine.domain.local query "flexnet ...
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Windows: Run GUI Automation via SSH/Powershell

I have a Windows Server 2008 installed an on Amazon EC2 instance. After connecting to it through RDP, I installed Bitvise SSH Server and set up key auth with my local computer (OSX). My aim is to SSH ...
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Setting up Active Directory, Adding Machines with Different OSes & adding a server with an instance of SQL

I have 2 servers to manage at work, a Dell Poweredge with has a software called "Abecas" which uses SQL Server, The Poweredge is running Win Server 2008, there is no AD in place as of yet. I have ...
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How to Set-Up VPN that is Client and Server Independent

I have about 5 clients who are all running some iteration of Microsoft Windows Server, be it Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2013. I will commonly connect to their networks/machines in a few ...
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What are the uses for pre-staging a Computer account in Active Directory?

I am learning AD at the moment. At my DC under "Active Directory Users and Computers" -> can anyone tell me what the use of creating a new computer ? I have created user accounts and is able to login ...
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Can Windows 2008 DNS assign 2 host names to one IP address

One of my windows admins claimed: "Windows 2008 DNS server can't assign 2 names to one IP address". Besides the fact that you could use a CNAME to accomplish that, I'm sure (having worked with all ...
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Download dependencies fails on Windows 2008 Server R2

I have a C# application which I want to install on my Windows 2008 R2 server. The setup.exe needs to download certain dependencies from microsoft. During install I get the following error: An error ...
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Mapping One Network Drive On Multiple Computers Via The Same AD Login Credentials

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 So say we have one user that has a mapped network drive on his computer at work. This user also maps the same network drive on his personal laptop to work from home. ...
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Understanding Microsoft Server 2012 R2 service account

I come from a unix background and is trying to managed some Window Servers right now. I cannot grasp the concept of the different service accounts available and what they are used for. During the ...
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Apache starts spinning when there are 10 people using a website

I have Apahce 2.4.18 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have multiple users working on a website. But it seems that after a while the website will start spinning and the page does not load. It ...
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Does creating more websites on a single machine increase the number of requests it can handle?

This is pertaining to Windows machine running IIS. Our operations staff have taken an existing website/application and created a second website/application, new folder app pool, the works, stating ...
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How can I run 2 virtual hosts on Apache 2.4 where one use port 80 “no ssl” and the other uses port 443 “ssl”?

I am running Apache 2.4.18 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and PHP 5.6.18. My Apache server by default have SSL turned on. I need to run 2 different sites where one site uses SSL and the other one does not....