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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SBS2011 Detailed Network Report

I have configured an SBS2011 Server to e-mail me a weekly 'Detailed Network Report' (saw it while configuring a daily e-mailed Back Up report). Within the Report there is lots of info regarding all ...
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External AD Trust randomly fails

We have a one way external trust between two domains. The trust was configured and validated both ways everything worked fine. Randomly the trust will stop functioning. If we reboot one of the ...
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Bulk file and folder delete pattern on Windows

Warning: Not sure if this question is a good fit for this SE, but I need serious advice that I can get no where else Over the weekend, massive number of files and folders were deleted from our DFS. I ...
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Deploying a rails app to 1&1 Virtual Server L Windows first steps

Evening all, I have a rails app that I need to deploy to a 1&1 Virtual Server L Windows. My setup uses a MYSQL db, rails 3.2, ruby 1.9 and was built on a mac. I have read numerous accounts of ...
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Deleting Users and their redirected data

On our network we have approximately 2000 users all with folder redirection enabled so all data is stored centrally. These are broken down into 3 folders: Desktop, Documents, Profile. Is there a way ...
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how to get send-q and receive-q on windows server

in linux, is very easy to troubleshoot a remote connection problem because netstat show the send-q and recv-q. This is very useful because we can know if the remote peer is reading the server send ...
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IIS 7.5 Site being redirected from hostname to IP

So here's the problem. I have a site in IIS that is being redirected from the site's hostname to its IP address. The problem is, I haven't even set up redirects at all for the site; and yet when I ...
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503 Error After Microsoft Request Routing Is Installed - 32 bit 64 bit madness

I have a requirement to install the Microsoft Request Routing component for IIS 7.5 running on a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 64Bit machine. After installing Microsoft Request Routing via the Web Platform ...
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Can I tune my Debian KVM server to benefit my Windows guest?

Debian Squeeze KVM server with Win2k8 server guest. The server has 16GBs of RAM and the guest only runs MS SQL, with a 15GB database on it. I am wondering if there is anything I can tune from the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - NAT for VPN clients using single NIC

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with a single NIC which is set up as a VPN server. I want my VPN users to be able to route all their internet traffic through this server once they have connected. I ...
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Outlook periodically/frequently prompts for login credentials after migration to new mail server

We are experiencing a problem after migrating to a new mail server where users that connect to the mail server through Outlook (using IMAP) get prompted periodically/frequently for their username and ...
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Accessing Share on 2008 R2 server from XP workstation

The scenario: We have a one-way cross forest trust with selective auth with another agency. Both forests are 2008 R2. We are the trusted domain so our users can access a file server on their network. ...
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How to keep ip parametersafter updating network card on Windows?

I have several windows server running as a VM on ESX 4. After updating network card from flexible to e1000, I need to reconfigure ip parameter in the VM. Is there anyway to keep those parameters on ...
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Client Address is not showing correct in Event Log

I had enable the Advance Audit Policy Configuration on my Domain Controller. Server OS - Window Server 2008 R2 Standard. Client OS - Window XP Whenever the Domain User enter wrong password for ...
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Getting Python to work in IIS 7 using pyISAPIie

I have been trying for the past few hours to get python working on a test machine. The machine is running Server 2008 SP2 with IIS7 (32 bit). I have nearly all the role's services installed except for ...
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scheduledtask to update svn directory creates multiple processes

We have a fairly standard web setup, with a windows 2008 server hosting our website and the directories being under control of SVN, with tortoise SVN as the preferred provider. One of the SVN folders ...
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Slow Client to Server transfer speeds… Fast Client to Client

Client : Windows 7 x32 | Dell Latitude E6510, transferring to another identical machine over the network.. 120mbs. Transferring to any server (2003 server, 2008, 2008R2, or VM's) I can not get more ...
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CertificateServicesClient-CredentialRoaming error 1005

We have a Microsoft Team Foundation Server (Single Server Installation, i.e. Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Windows SharePonint Services 3.0) installed on a Windows Server 2008 machine. The TFS ...
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RemoteApp Manager SSL certificate extend expiry date

I have setup an RDP RemoteApp Server for deploying a couple of programs. The self-signed SSL certificate that I created only has a 6-month lifespan! Is it possible to extend this expiry date?
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New SBS 2011 installation (not migration) in an existing 2008 R2 domain

My current network setup has two servers: a Windows 2008 R2 with TMG 2010 as edge firewall (TMG server), a second 2008 R2 with DC, DNS and Hyper-V roles (DCDNS server). I was trying to install SBS ...
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Using RRAS to route network traffic through a VPN to the internet

I was hoping someone could help me setup a RRAS server to provide the following functionality. CLIENT --> RRAS SERVER --> VPN --> INTERNET I've managed to get the client talking through the RRAS ...
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Compressed network file copy

I have 200 GB of SQL Server files I need to copy over a 100 Mbit connection. Assuming maximum throughput that will take five hours. SQL Server files compress very well, generally in the 80 - 90% ...
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Windows Server 2008 DNS stops working after power loss

I have about 10 WinVista/Win7 PCs connected to a standard Windows Server 2008 box. In the last 2 weeks, I've had power losses. Each time, all the PCs that use the Windows Server for DNS get ...
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Recover ADSI container for Exchange 2007

While using ADSI Edit I made a mistake deleting container CN=Servers from under CN=Configuration , CN=Services, CN=Microsoft Exchange, CN=[YourExchangeOrganisationName], CN=Administrative Groups, ...
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Windows SBS 2008 domain, Outlook 2007 calendar sharing / appointments not synced

A user on this network reports not being able to delete appointments on Outlook 2007 calendars that are shared (not delegated) with other users in the domain. Specifically, the delete appears to work, ...
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wdsmcast useage and deployment

I'm trying to use WDS multicasting to deploy an image. For some reason I can't get it to connect. Anyone know any guides on how to do this because I followed and few and none are working. I setup a ...
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really slow active directory lookup from member server when adding user permissions to folders

I have a unique issue with a current server 2008 r2 deployment that is a member server on our internal domain. When I create a folder and set the permissions from the security tab, if I choose to ...
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SQL Server related perfmon counter porting 0 on remote machine

I'm trying to monitor a remote SQL Server via perfmon but all SQL related counters are reading 0. What works: On the target Windows Server 2008 running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, reading both ...
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How can I create a Windows Server 2008 domain user that AD RMS will accept?

I am trying to get basic LDAP authentication running on Windows Server 2008 (for testing purposes, so running in VirtualBox on an Ubuntu 12.04 host). I am installing Active Directory Rights Management ...
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How do I diagnose whether SMB access with Windows Server 2003 server and Windows Server 2008 R2 client is actually slow?

We have a file server in our web hosting environment that runs Windows Server 2003 SP2. The web servers all need to access this common file server to retrieve some files. The web servers that are also ...
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Server 2008 r2 NO DOMAIN workstation plain vanilla simple network SHARES fail to clients under odd circumstances

Basically I have the SAME problem as another user. I read his attempts to get a reply that made sense. But he seemed to get everything but what he asked for. I hope I have better luck. SETUP> 1: ...
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WERR_ACCESS_DENIED - While rebooting Windows with Linux over LAN

We recently lost one of our Windows 2K8 servers while switching from Static to DHCP after a DHCP release command was inadvertently called. The server was still active but we were no longer aware of ...
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Are memory and thread managers on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate same?

I was asking one question on DBA site, and I got a reply, that implies, that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate have different memory and thread managers. Is this correct?
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Intermittent connectivity when browsing to server / 2008 X64

This is happening on two different servers. One hosts Exchange 2007 and the other OWA. When I try to browse to \\server\c$ it will sit there for a long time and then either time out or the contents ...
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What could cause local folders in a Windows 2008 DFS replication group to randomly obtain system and hidden attributes

We have a Windows 2008 server (not R2) acting as a primary file source in a DFS replication group with a single other server that happens to be Windows Storage Server 2008. All is well in terms of ...
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W3SVC keeps crashing

We have a workstation (Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit,IIS 7.5),and a web project deployed running in the same machine.Recently we received error that users cannot access web pages.Since then,we have ...
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Terminal Server Print Spooler Event Errors

We are running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with Terminal Services. We get the following error: Error 4/11/2012 3:35:30 PM PrintService 808 Initializing Log Name: ...
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Securing internal sites on Windows Server

Background: I have limited server admin / networking knowledge, my background is non-network programming. What are some options for securing and hiding internal sites? I have a Windows VPS running ...
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Citrix XenApp qfarm displays no servers, load shows 100

I had a Citrix XenApp 6.5 sever running smoothly in a very simple domain (one DC, one XenApp server) until the XenApp server had to be restarted recently. After it came back, applications can no ...
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Active Directory Mapped Drive won't stay connected

WinSrv08R2. I have a drive mapped to Win7 clients via Group Policy that's on another computer (an OS X server, mapped via "\serverIP\folder"). EVERY time the user logs out and then back in, it pops up ...
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EC2 Windows: Certificate for local system with Thumbprint … is about to expire or already expired

I regularly see this error in the Windows Error Log on one of my EC2 instances: Certificate for local system with Thumbprint aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa aa is about to ...
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DeltaCopy (Rsync for windows) giving an error on task run

I was suggested DeltaCopy to set up a nightly backup between two Windows 2008 R2 servers. After setting up the server side (Amazon EC2 instance where files will be backed to) and setting up the ...
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Multiple PHP versions on windows server 2008 command line issue

I'm running server 2008 and have multiple versions of PHP installed. It looks like the initial version was 5.2.14. Then there are 2 more versions, 5.2.17 and 5.3.10 installed. They are in this ...
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Allow user to create and mange scheduled task on windows 2008

I have recently create a new user on a windows 2008 server and I want to allow it to open the task scheduler and manage the shceduled tasks. What right does this user need in order to achieve this?
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Unable to access CRM 2011, Windows Server 2008 - Server is not operational

I am new to Dynamic CRM 2011 and trying to use it first time (Running on Virtual Machine). I am getting the following error message in web browser. Any ideas to fix the issue? Business Management ...
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How to grant NetworkService access to a share by placing computers in security groups

I'm trying to configure a file share that will be accessed by ASP.Net applications on a set of computers, all running under the NETWORKSERVICE account on those computers. I can get it to work fine ...
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Connectivity issues when running service with access to network shares on Windows 2008

Our OS is Windows Server 2008 R2. We are running a backup server on SERVER1. It runs as a service. We need it to access network shares on two other local machines (SERVER2 which is Windows Server 2003 ...
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Windows Updates icon for Domain Admins

I've got a bit of an odd problem for which I haven't quite found the answer to yet. We've got a server running Server 2008 R2 64-bit with WSUS and group policy objects configured to manage Windows ...
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Tape restore giving error incorrect block size - Win2k8

I'm trying to restore from tape and I am getting an error of incorrect block size. The software I used to backup is called BackupAssist and their support hasnt been the greatest. One weird thing I ...
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Error 0X80074E54 when trying to install DHCP role on win2K8R2 standalone server

I'm trying to install a standalone DHCP server on a Windows Server 2008R2 machine. Windows is up and running. The server is on an ADDS domain, but is not a domain member. We are going to change the ...