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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Server 2008 Folder redirection, deleted files still being copied by offline files

I have setup a new Server 2008R2 DC to run a new domain. I have also setup folder redirection for client machines Desktop and Documents. Its all working okay, except I added a Win 8.1 client to the ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Print server, access by CNAME not working

I am trying to alias my print server to \\printserver. The actual name of the server is \\fileserver1 and/or \\fileserver2. The idea is that I can switch the CNAME between each real server as ...
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Windows Server 2008 iis 7.5 classic asp mdb DB via DSN odbc [closed]

I had a a simple site on a 2003 IIS 6 server for years. I have a small DB in a Mdb file. Everything was great, until I've upgraded to a windows 2008 R2 64bit IIS 7.5 server. I've transferred the site ...
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Service can't access a shared folder while the same console app can (FileSystemWatcher object)

i wrote a windows service that should monitor a folder and do stuff as soon as a file is copied/moved/created inside that specific folder. My problem is that while I execute the program in a console ...
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WSUS server not authenticating to itself for updates

We have a WSUS install on a Windows Server 2008 machine and everything is going as well as it can be. We had the WSUS checking for updates for Server 2008 but as the server contains a number of ...
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how to test server's performance online?

I have three Liferay portal -- ApacheTomcat 7 running on a Dedicated server (RAM : 32 , CPU 8 cores, 3.4 Ghz). All portals are running on the same Mysql instance. The problem is the response of the ...
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DNS Boot Method throuth dnscmd

Through the command line on Windows Server 2008 R2, dnscmd SERVER /Config BootMethod … the source from which the DNS server gets its configuration information (is determined) [→ ...
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Windows Server - Domain Connectivity

Good day. I just want to ask a question regarding membership of a computer to a domain. Currently, my setup is I have a domain controller (test.domain.com) on a network with IP range 10.10.0.0/16. I ...
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How to re-enable drive based sharing? (\\hostname\e$)

I have a drive on a remote machine that I want to share at the root (E:) so that I can just connect via the run prompt using \\<hostname>\e$\, however, when I share the drive with “Everyone” and ...
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Windows 8.1 domain computer cannot see it's own domain

Quite a perplexing one. I have a Windows 8.1 machine (completely up to date on patches from Windows update) that I want to join a Windows Server 2008 (R1) domain. When I log into the local ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to boot in UEFI Mode

I have created a bootable USB for Windows Sever 2008 R2. By default UEFI is not able to find all the required files to boot from the media. After following this post the booting is enabled. Even ...
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LanDesk, server patching trouble

I've a server that contains lanDesk and i use it for patching other servers. But i've a trouble with a server (we name it r2d2), in lanDesk it says that the patch is succefull but on r2d2 it says that ...
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Administration Pack Installing [closed]

I have a Microsoft Server 2008 with IIS 7 installed. I need to set it up to run PHP requests and applications, so I need to install Administration Pack and set the FastCGI within it. Keep in mind the ...
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Blank manifest file in Windows Server 2008

I have an issue with an instance of Windows Server 2008 where Server Manager will not open, nor will powershell or anything else really. I've researched solutions and attempted a dozen or so fixes ...
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View Scheduled Tasks (local and remote) on Windows Server 2008 R2

In one of our production nodes which runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, we have noticed that there is a significant delay (5 times normal) in processing requests (by our application running on tomcat) ...
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Copy EFI partition to new disk in Windows Server 2008 RAID?

I have the following RAID setup ( yes, disk 1 is failing :) ). I need to copy the EFI partition from Disk 1 to the unallocated space in Disk 0, in order to make it bootable. Does Windows provide a ...
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Windows 2008 r2 not using default security groups (ie Domain Admin) prevented from changing own password

Apologies if I did not find a question similar to mine but i have searched honest! Firstly we have undertaken a no default group approach to our security on active directory. This has been very ...
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Know when physical printer changed

In my organization we have two guys dealing with different aspects of our printers. One is the helpdesk team leader who's responsible (among other related things) for updating the list of printers and ...
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Windows software RAID 1: how to identify which drive failed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 set as RAID 1. Recentely it changed to "Failed Redudancy". How do I know which disk failed? Should I try to resync the array before replacing the disk? If so, what is ...
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Windows 2003 - Prevent Folder list access but allow file reading

i've shared folder. in this shared folder i have subfolder which i want to prevent users from listing the content. but i want to allow them write into this folder and also read files if they have full ...
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Can not access the company web site

Trust all you guys doing well today. I have a question. My company website www.miracle-adventure.com cannot be accessed from within the company network. I have a win2k8 R2 DC installed. The domain ...
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How can I connect to any windows machine of a network manage by Windows Small Bussiness?

I have to provide helpdesk support for a group of Windows machines that are in a network managed by a Windows Small Business Server (SBS). I would like to do many tasks using remote desktop. Is it ...
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understanding dnscmd /statistics values

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit) I have some problems in understanding the output of the following dnscmd \\SERVER /Statistics StatIDs: 00010000 → Memory: RAM? HDD? On my test server here I ...
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Service shown 'Disabled' in service manager

Now my program is running as a service and registered in service manager under Windows Server 2008 R2. When I uninstall my program from 'Programs and Features' in control panel, meanwhile keep the ...
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windows 8.1 machines have black screen after removing one of two domain controllers

We recently had a DC crash out, fortunately(?) not our GC, so we removed it from AD, and DNS. Most of the machines on the network (All of our XP, 7 , 8 machines) appear to have picked up the new DC ...
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MSDTC Errors: QueryInterface failed for “ITransactionDispenser”: 0x8004d01c(XACT_E_CONNECTION_DOWN)

I’m having some issues with a server where MSDTC is not working properly. This started happening about two days ago. I’ve tried a number of different things including restarting the VM and I’ve ...
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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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Poor network performance on Server 2008 machines

I have a network consisting of about 40 Windows 7 machines (physical) and 2 servers (Virtual, ESX) which are Server 2008 Std ed (one is a SBS 2008 but they're the same 'under the hood'). Network is a ...
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After Robocopy backup, explorer.exe is using 100% of CPU on critical fileserver

Last night, I did a routine manual backup using Robocopy backing up and entire drive of a critical file server (windows 2008 r2) to a backup server on the same network. This morning (around an hour ...
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wmic hanging on remote server?

Based on information from my previous question, I'm trying to learn wmic. I'm playing around with trying to look at which processes are using the most resources on a remote server. What I've managed ...
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smtpdiag tool lists wrong mail servers

I have a weird issue on a server. When i run the smtpdiag tool, it lists the old mail server settings (with mx servers being website.com & mx01.1and1.com). here're the results Checking MX servers ...
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IIS 7. Not authorized to perform the current operation

I'm running IIS7 on Windows 2008. Recently, one of the web sites just stopped allowing me to connect via Frontpage Server Extensions 2002. Visual Studio keeps coming up with the error, "Unable to open ...
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Ldap with cloud application

I was wondering if you guys could help me, I'm trying to use ldap to connect with our AD but the settings on the cloud app seem to fail. How do you set up ldap with external servers? Is there some ...
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Why might one server be able to browse nas by ip, ping by name but not browse by name?

Was in the process of some big copies from usb drive directly connected to nas and suddenly one of the servers could not connect to nas device by name but others can. Forcing in host file didn't help. ...
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does upgrading .net framework changes Server Setting?

I need to upgrade .net framework in my Prod Server.earlier 3.5 is installed and I need to install 4.5. By installing the .net framework (4.5.1) Does it update any operating system settings? Will it ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Script to kill idle sessions over [closed]

Looking for a script that can end idle session shares on a Server 2008 R2. If sessions are left open for too long there are programs that fail to update due to files/folders being open. I am looking ...
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FSRM File Management Expire Folders

Is there a way to get FSRM "File Management" to expire old folders as well as files? We have a task to expire old files, but we're left with an empty directory structure once the file get deleted.
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Installing Lync 2013 Standard silently

I am trying to find a good way to deploy Lync 2013 standard & basic clients silently on computers with Windows 7 / Office 2010 & ahve a few roadblocks. 1) I am successful installing the ...
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Home page set in GPO; users still seeing “Enhanced Security Configuration is not enabled” warning

When users open up IE on my terminal server, they are seeing the IE ESC warning instead of their home page: Here's some of the relevant facts: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2 Home page is specified ...
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Add additional name to a Domain Controller

I am looking to rename a Domain Controller. Functional level and everything else means I can use netdom to carry out the process. Looking a the technet article on the subject I can see the first ...
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Cant Login after Installing IIS6

I have a win server 2008 enterprise. Earlier today the windows was fine and everything worked like normal. later today i installed wcf activation, iis 6 and some other features on it and now i cant ...
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How can I monitor disk usage / growth on Windows Server 2008

I would like to monitor the file growth on my server, I want to be able to see how much data is being taken up over time. This way I can calculate when to upgrade disk space or budget for new ...
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Out of IP address on DHCP 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.254 [duplicate]

Hi I have 250+ workstations on IP's from 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.254 subnet 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 and our server on 192.168.1.2 We are expanding and need to add another 254 IP's but this ...
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How to configure WS 2012 for executing only one app?

All users, except Admin, only would be able to run a specific application in Windows Server. I am new in Windows Server. What I did is: for each user, I changed the environment configuration and in ...
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How to avoid logoff in WS2012 after “start a program on connection” for Admin?

I enabled the "start a program on connection". I wanted to use it for users. The problem, is that now, when I access as Administrator, the app is also executed and when I close the app, it also logs ...
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“start a program on connection” for a specific user in WS 2012

I am trying to execute a program when a specific user logs on, but it does not work. What I did is: Computer Management / Local Users And Groups / User then edit the desired user, click Environment ...
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Deleting Windows Files with Advanced Search

I have a folder which has full everyone permissions. I set windows to search file names and the content within the file which works fine but when I do this type of advanced search for Windows 2008 it ...
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Sonicwall SSO with NPS

I have a SonicWall where I want to enable the RADIUS SSO capability. The article for doing this states the RADIUS server Send the user’s IP address in either Framed-IP-Address or Calling-Station-Id ...
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Window 2008 inherit permissions from parent on file created on linux nfs share connected to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 server with a NFS share called myhost/host_dev. The windows NFS share is set up to allow 'unmapped user access'. I am able to mount a Linux directory to that share using mount -t ...