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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Capturing Memory / IO counters for ASP.NET Web Applications in IIS

I have an ASP.NET 4.5 (Web API) web application hosted in IIS on Windows Server 2008 R2. This web application is hosted in it's own application pool using the Integrated pipeline. I am trying to use ...
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Is it possible to modify the raid volumes once the OS is installed? RAID10 Windows Server 2008

My problem is the following: I've rented a dedicated server with RAID10, but they have set only one volume in raid -> Disk0. The Disk0 has 12 Tbs but with MBR i can only use the OS partition 100Gb ...
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IIS Webserver failing to send a FIN/ACK

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 box with IIS 7.5.7600.16385 installed. I have HTTP Keep-Alives switched off. Each time a web-request is made the connection is terminated. I get the following ...
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'Nice' a process on Windows within EC2

I have a server in AWS/EC2 that is running a MSSQL database with a number of applications accessing it. On occasion, some Cobol batch processes are run against it also. For a while these have been ...
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New Windows Server 2008 R2 WIMP running slower than Windows Server 2003

We recently upgraded a WIMP server from Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) to Windows Server 2008 R2 (64 bit). The new server has significantly better hardware than the old server, yet many processes take ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Software Deployment on Active Directory - Schema Issue

We have two servers, one running Windows Server 2003 SP2 and one running Windows Server 2008 R2. Both servers have their own versions of Group Policy Management (1.0.2 on 2003 and 6.0.0.1 on 2008). ...
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Alternative to mapping network drives

We have used all our drives for network shares. What is the alternative for mappning drive letters to network shares? GPO, mount points, something else? It has to be automated and based on user ...
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Route specific network traffic through vpn in virtualbox guest

I am running OSX with a windows server 2008 guest in Virtualbox. My goal is to route some of the network traffic in the host through the server guest. This is because the win2008 server has a VPN ...
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While using an ntfs smb share for mac users, do symbolic links and extended attributes work?

We have a majority of mac users but we'd rather support their file sharing using a Windows server with an ntfs drive, or at least a Linux server with ext3. We've had trouble, much trouble, utilizing ...
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MBSA Cab file to admin user cache folder

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, I cannot get MBSA cab files to populate into the logged in user cache folder. Account is in admin group, I am using MBSACLI in stand alone, offline. Any help is ...
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What happens if iis doesn't have an action defined for an orphaned process?

Within IIS, ApplicationHost.config there was a line <failure orphanWorkerProcess="true" orphanActionExe="C:\action.cmd"orphanActionParams="%1%"/> action.cmd doesnt exist. So in this case ...
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Create a AD-LDS partition under a child of the primary partition

I have a AD-LDS instance running on a Server 2008 R2. I have this application partition, created at installation : dc=enterprise,dc=example,dc=com I have succesfully followed this procedure to ...
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How can I use multiple NICs on Windows Server 2008 function as a switch

I have a win2008 Server with 4 network ports (A,B,C and D) where only 1 port A is connected to the LAN (192.168.0.0/24). The other 3 ports (B,C and D) are not in use. I have another PC want to join ...
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Allowing Backup Operator group to use NetBackup

I have a Windows Server 2008 installed with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and NetBackup. I have a local ID called bckopr1 and is a member of the Backup Operator group. Subsequently, this ID also able to ...
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VM Ubuntu on Windows server 2008 R2 can not receive HTTP responses

I've installed an Ubuntu server on a Windows Server 2008 R2 as a vm and have some unknown problem there. I set a valid static IP on the Ubuntu server and the Windows server has a valid static IP too. ...
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Windows Firewall Statistics

I am running Windows native firewall on Windows Server 2008 R2. I am looking for a way to get statistics, as the number of time that each rule has been fired etc. I can't find anything in the user ...
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IIS + PHP + Page with lots of images = Intermittent 403 errors

I am using an up-to-date Server 2008 R2 Datacenter, running IIS 7.5 and PHP 5.3.6/FastCGI On PHP pages with lots of images (60+), some of the images fail to load It is not always the same images-- ...
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Active directory over SSL Error 81 = ldap_connect(hLdap, NULL);

I have been several day to getting AD over SSL (LDAPS) I followed exactly this guide. I have Active Directory Certifica Service installed (stand alone Root CA), I can request cert, install certs. ...
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MKLink to a password protected Share

I have machine A and a C$ share on machine B. On machine B, I only have access to the share and nothing else (it is password protected). How can I mklink from machine A to the C$ share invoking ...
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Script for automating addition of Administrative Template (.adm) to Group Policy

So I've been tasked with creating a script that will automate the addition of the WSUS administrative template (wuau.adm) and the configuration of automatic updates. I've figured out how to use a .reg ...
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SNAT on windows 2008

I've an openVPN client which runs on windows2008 R2 server and through this windows 2008, I'm trying to do static nat to a machine which lies behind this win2008s real network. Here is my ...
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Windows Server 2008 - PHP files now need absolute paths for includes rather than relative paths

For my sins I'm currently administering a Windows Server (standard edition) box for a company. They have several python and PHP scripts set up on this box that run as scheduled tasks. Sometime over ...
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Permission error on Windows server 2008 when creating folder through Macintosh

I have a Windows Server 2008 installed on a client's server and the user is using Mac OS X (I believe 10.6, Mountain Lion) and his user (which I'll identify by Mr.Foobar) is included in the domain ...
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windows print service

We have a HP color printer that can be used to print both A3 and A4 size color printouts. It is connected to a Windows 2008 print server. The windows event viewer provides the status of printouts ...
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Windows Apache logrotate.conf equivalent for rotatelogs.exe to overwrite logs

Our disk is getting full real fast on Windows with Apache Logs.I want to overwrite old log files so that there are only 10 files at any 1 time with a capacity of 5M each. Is there a way to use rotate ...
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Is there is a hard or soft limit on how many different, untrusted domains can be linked to a single federated domain controller

I need to find out if there is a hard or soft limit on how many different, untrusted domains can be linked to a single federated domain controller
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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, ...