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 do I configure RRAS 2008 so that it only allows domain computers to connect?

I'd like to configure RRAS 2008 so that when a VPN connection is initiated, a check is carried out to verify whether the initiating machine is a member of 'Domain Computers'. (We're currently ...
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Fastest way to mirror directory over network

I am looking to speed up my deployment process, currently I have a single staging server, and a web-farm in production. I currently use robocopy to mirror each web-farm server from the staging ...
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Win2008 perfmon data collector set doesn't start?

I'm trying to monitor my Windows 2008 R1 performance using perfmon, however, after creating a new data collection set in perfmon, it won't start at all.
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Adding a Subdomain DNS Record in Windows Server

I am attempting to add a couple sub domains to a production server. Lets say the server is 2K8 and the domain is www.mysite.com. I would like to add SD1.mysite.com and SD2.mysite.com. Since this is a ...
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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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Move application servers from one domain to another

I have built a new domain and created a trust between the new domain and old domain. I have migrated the users and PCs but have yet to move the servers. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the ...
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RemoteApp duplicate Session

We have implemented RemoteApp on Windows 2008 R2 to serve out a few programs,everything work fine except one issue,when a user connects to Server a new session opens and a instance of application runs ...
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Running a service in the console

I have a legacy application that has a service the runs as local system, and runs fine. I have a new requirement to run multiple instances of the service as every user that is logged in (could be ...
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Wordpress Pingback / XML-RPC Attacks

I have a website setup on IIS 7 hosted on a Windows Virtual Private Server and I've noticed that it's being attacked using the Wordpress Pingback/XML-RPC method which is causing my website to go ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 - cannot edit/delete/copy some files which I own and have full access

There's a few folders I need to run a script on. I have full access to the entire directory and all subdirectories, and when I run the script I get a lot of UnauthorizedAccessException. Most files I ...
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100% disk usage Windows server 2008

We have HP Proliant G6 server with 4 1.5Tb SATA disks. 2 RAID 1 arrays and 2 logical drives 1.5Tb. One day ago I mentioned twith resmon that disk usage is 100% and i\o speed is not more then 4Mb\s ...
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Migrating certificate services to Server 2008 R1

I am currently planning a move of an Active Directory Certificate Services CA from a soon to be decommissioned Server 2003 R2 Standard box to an existing Windows 2008 R1 Enterprise box. This is not ...
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Setting the Windows server hostname using DHCP

I have a DHCP server that issues "hostnames" to virtual machines when they boot up, based on their MAC addresses. It looks something like this:- host VM01 { hardware ethernet c0:18:85:e3:13:31; ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to detect when a shared printer is online

This is the scenario that i have: -Windows Vista workstation with 2 Alegro label printers installed and shared; -Windows 7 workstation with 2 Datamax label printers installed and shared; -Windows ...
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powershell script that outputs date of the day as a file name

I have a script which lists local admins of all hosts in Active Directory below: $Searcher = New-Object DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher([ADSI]"") $Searcher.Filter = "(objectClass=computer)" ...
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Prevent / Throttle LAN clients using domain controller as gateway

We're in a remote location in the UK, and as a result, have limited bandwidth. We are using on-router bandwidth throttling to ensure QoS for all users on the network. Our domain controller bypasses ...
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Migration of Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 with the same domain name

We have a running Windows Server 2003 with DC. We want to upgrade the server to Windows Server 2008 DC, but with same domain name and policies. Can we migrate 2003 to 2008 by keeping the old ...
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Domain Controller offline for a few days

My primary domain controller died over the weekend, its motherboard is being replaced tomorrow. I have been told that the mac address of the server may change once the new motherboard is installed. ...
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The Destination Server is Currently Rejecting replication Request - Error Event ID1864. Warning ID 2092

hope some one can help me with the subject mentioned error. My current set is that I have physical Win2k8R2 Box and a Virtual server with the same configuration. recently I am having replication ...
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Detect if Windows is having network errors

I have a server with Windows Server 2008 that is hosting a web site and some background Windows services that appears to be having network issues for the past 48 hours, but I'm not sure how to verify ...
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Performance Improvement after Server Restart[Box restart] on Microsoft Windows server 2008R2

We have some Microsoft Windows server used for BI processes. Recently we have observed that the server performance degrades with time. Thought the server are not yet patched (as they are new-around 2 ...
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information send to microsoft by joining to microsoft improvement program group

I wanna deploy a WSUS server 2008r2 in my network .during deployment I saw an option "Join to Microsoft improvement program group" . I'm curious that what kinds of information will send to Microsoft ...
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Server 2008 web traffic routing

I have a single server 2008 environment with single NIC - 192.168.0.11 Router0 = 192.168.0.250 (Current Default Gateway) Router1 = 192.168.0.251 At the moment we have a single SLOW ADSL 3mbps ...
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Issue using RDP from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to connect from my Windows 7 machine (home edition) to a Windows 2008 Server. I am receiving an error stating "Your credentials did not work". I have tested connecting over the Cord ...
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Server 2008 can't remove restricted site

On server 2008 in the internet options (from IE) we are not able to adjust the Restricted Sites or Trusted Sites (yes we are logged in as administrator). What might disable this functionality? (and ...
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Services/Processes running Per RDS Session

I have a box running Server 2008 R2 with RDS. We currently have 45 RDS sessions running on this system and most are running identical applications. Now we are wanting to add 30 more systems that ...
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task cannot be completed because of VPN 809 error

The setup: Windows server 2008 R2; L2TP VPN connection is configured; ports for L2TP are opened on the firewall. To (re)connect the vpn connection the task manager gets utilized. I've created a ...
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Why would IIS use two different PHP installs?

I've inherited this Windows Server 2008 server that we use as our primary web server and have lately been running into some oddities. Previously, PHP was installed by just downloading a zip file, ...
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DNS update port(s)?

What ports are required for a DC (Windows 2012 R2) to be able to create / update SRV records? It doesn't appear to be working for my system(s) and I'm trying to debug the process. dcdiag /test:DNS ...
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Silent install of Office 2013 with MDT 2013

I'm failing to perform silent installation of Office with use of MDT 2013. Here are the details: Task sequence is of a custom type and aims to silently install Office 2013 I have created MSP file ...
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Some users unable to see files that others can see

I have a file server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in our domain that houses files created by an application and then moved to a folder available as a share to some users here. Users who use this ...
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Force active directory replication after joining a server to a domain?

I'm trying to create more 'self-service' virtual machines for the developers to use. On of the requirements is after running a script to bootstrap the machine and join it to the domain, that the ...
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Synchronizing Files between Ubuntu and Windows Server

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Share and I would like to synchronize my all Folders in the shared folder to the Windows Server (Win2k8R2). So Far I have used Lucky Back up, Freesync and ...
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Why am I getting 405 errors after swappinng domain names?

I had oldsubdomain.xxx.com. Everything was working fine. Windows 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 running php sites. Also had SSL running and used for all sites. So I needed to change to newsubdomain.xxx.com. ...
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BackupExec 2010 R3 Backup Issue

I'm getting this strange error that re-ocours when running the daily backups, I'm using BackupExec 2010 R3 on Server 2008 R2 with Exchange 2010. Job ended: 29 July 2014 at 03:24:00 Completed ...
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TFS on Virtual Server

Is a small Virtual Server with 2 cores (1.6GHz) and 1GB RAM capable of running a Team Foundation Server for Version Control and Building with ~5 Users? Nothing else will run on the system (except of ...
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Windows SBS 2008 has two DC's, what will happen if the master crashes

This is the first time I am doing this sort of configuration on a windows Env. Hailing from a strong linux background , I just wanted to check on what the expected outcome was. Its a network of about ...
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Incremental file copy on Windows

Is there an effecient way to mirror text log files between two Windows servers? I'd like to ship the logs off a production server to another server for near real-time analysis. The log files are 1 ...
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How to configure application HTTP requests to come from site IP instead of server IP

First off I don't usually deal with server configuration and my understanding of it is very basic, so my apologies if this question has already been asked with the correct terminology. Scenario: I ...
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Migrating Shared Storage to NAS

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 DC that is also serving as a file server for shares on the network. I've been tasked with spinning up a NAS and migrating the shares to the NAS. The NAS that I'll ...
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Exchange 2010 VHD Corrupted But Is Not

I am experiencing a strange problem with my Exchange 2010 server. The virtual disk holding all Exchange databases on the Exchange server is acting like it is corrupted. If I run chkdsk E: /F is says ...
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Query DHCP with mac address

I am trying to create a dynamic IP resolver using python3 on linux to query a windows DHCP server and return the IP that it would be given. My purpose is to supply the returned IP address as a ...
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Need help using SCHTASKS on Windows Server 2008/2012

I'm executing the following command : schtasks /create /tn "test" /ru system /SC onevent /TR "test" /F /RL HIGHEST /MO "*[System[Provider[@Name='SupportAssistService'] and EventID=900]]" /EC ...
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Determining the cause of an unexpected server reboot

I've taken a look at this and it doesn't really help in my situation, although it does give some interesting background information. Basically, I logged into a Windows Server 2008R2 machine that I was ...
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How can I use an HP LaserJet M1536dn printer as a fax machine (outgoing) on Windows Server 2008

I'm running Windows Server 2008R2 and I'm trying to set up an HP M1526dn as a fax machine (this is a multi-function device). The printer is not directly connected to the server, but is on the network, ...
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SQL DATABASE USING VPN

I have a very simple classic asp site on a Windows 2008 Server with an IIS 7.5 that connects to an Sql database on a Sql 2008 r2. the site works perfectly when accessing it both locally from the ...
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HTTP not redirecting to HTTPS, Router or Firewall Issue?

I manage an application server in a different department from IT and since they implemented a new firewall as part of emergency maintenance, users are having issues accessing the web app(Blackboard). ...
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Creating file server failover cluster

I'm in the process of setting up a new file server cluster with a shared iSCSI disk. I've been through the setup of iSCSI and MPIO and the disk has been initialized, formatted and brought online. ...
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Printing duplex from linux to Windows Server printer

Printers are shared through the windows print server but people also print from linux command line (and have separate accounts for that server not linked to AD). All the print requests go through the ...
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Get file access permission of a specific user on a server in a different domain

In my environment, there are 2 domains connected via WAN link. Please look at the image below for the system topology: I want to display the folder access permission of a user from one domain on a ...