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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Passing Linux NFS traffic through Windows Server 2008

We are developing an embedded device that runs on Linux and uses NFS mounts to aid in development. We are working in two private network spaces (172.16.x.y and 192.168.0.n). The 192 network contains ...
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hyper-v error manage VM

I have a problem in the management of the machines in Hyper-V, when I try to open the console I get the following error: an error occurred while attempting to launch the Virtual Machine ...
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How do you run scheduled tasks with extra parameters in Server 2008?

The issue that we are facing now is that Scheduled Synchronization is not working when the task scheduler executes a program for Google Apps. The program runs as follows when within command prompt: ...
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Windows 2003 error 2902 “server is the owner of this FSMO role, but does not consider it valid” after DCPROMO run

I am in the process of adding a Windows 2008 R2 DC (MTC2008DC) to an existing legacy Windows 2003 SBS domain, with a view to decommissioning the old server. There is already one 2008 DC in the domain ...
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remove previous exchange installation from server 2008 active directory

I have a previous windows server 2003 that i've moved to an server 2008. The ad is copied to the windows server 2008. Now we want the clients to connect to an external exchange server. When we want to ...
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Group Policy settings for Event Logs

On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Domain Controller, with Windows 7 and Windows XP clients, is it "OK" to keep the setting below for Event Log files? And which setting will apply? ...
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Allow Remote Assistance connectionts to this computer - Grayed out - windows 2008 r2

I just reinstalled Windows 2008 r2 on my Dell PowerEdge 2950 server. I am attempting to setup the server to be able to remote access from another computer on the network. I go into system properties ...
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Two Domain Controller in Domain

I want to setup two Domain Controller in my domain. The reasson is that it provide me fault tolerance, if one Domain Controller is down the other is ready to proccess request. I only have 2 windows ...
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Configuring Separate Forest for DMZ

Our DMZ currently has just two Winddows Server 2008R2 servers in it. One runs Exchange 2010 Edge Transport and the other is an IIS 7 server. Currently, these are just in a workgroup. We plan to ...
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CPU Usage statistic in Windows Server 2008 R2 Resource Monitor

I'm trying to analyze the performance of HPC R scripts via Resource Monitor in Windows Server 2008 R2. I have referred to this guide to get more information on the CPU tab of Resource Monitor, but I ...
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Event log message size 31885? Windows 2008

We recently upgraded our production boxes to Windows 2008 from Windows 2003 servers. Everything works fine except the event logging. We log at max 32000 bytes of data for each message On 2008 servers, ...
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How to set relaxed security for Terminal Services on 2008 R2

I installed Remote Desktop Services on Windows 2008 Server R2. I am trying to set it up with 'Relaxed Security' similar to Windows 2003 would have. Windows 2003 Server, I would set up: Permission ...
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Shadow Copies not growing to maximum

I have a 2008R2 and 2012 servers that has been in production for quite some time, running smoothly - I have never paid attention to VSS. Various volumes with Shares are setup to capture shadows ...
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ColdFusion Server slow connection to dedicated database server?

We had our database and web server on the same box. For performance reasons, we are now off loading the database to a dedicated server. When updating the CFDSNs to the new server, the verification ...
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How do I include a rule set with ModSecurity on IIS?

I'm using ModSecurity 2.7.1 on IIS 7.5 / Windows 2008 R2. I've reference my base set up conf file in my Web.Staging.config of a site like so: <ModSecurity enabled="true" ...
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Create a reset password disk on Windows 2008 server foundation as domain controller

I have a Windows 2008 server foundation running as a PDC. I would like to create the "traditional" reset password disk just in case I forget it. I looked a lot and all links mentions such option under ...
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Domain rename with Exchange 2010

I have taken over all IT responsibilities for a company that is using Active Directory (2008 R2 native level) and Exchange 2010. I have come to find out that their internal Active Directory domain ...
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Domain Controller loses major functionality randomly

I have a weird scenario going on, 2 domain controllers at 2 different sites that communicate over a BOVPN. At random the main server (named SERVER) will no longer be able to resolve DNS and even ...
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Response time slows as the day goes on, where to start troubleshooting?

My IT people just shrug their shoulders when I bring this up, so I am turning to SE for some help. I think this image shows it best. Quite simply, as the day goes on response time gets worse and ...
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Audit policy being overwritten by “something”

I'm installing vendor software which requires account auditing to be enabled on our DCs. The problem is Audit Policy is not being pushed. Checking secpol.msc shows Windows Settings->Security ...
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What is causing WMI to delete registry keys

on one of our servers registry keys keep disappearing. These keys contain certificate keys for our sophos av management console and parts of the enterprise console stop working after each reboot (the ...
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dropped security events on PDC

Running a Windows 2008R2 Active Directory environment geographically dispersed over WAN links. Have used group policy to apply increased verbose security logging on domain controllers. Using ...
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Server talks to one group but not other, both groups talk to each other

I've been trying to figure this out for a couple of days now and no luck so I thought I'd ask here. We have two buildings connected via a line of sight wireless network bridge. We have two routers, ...
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EnableLinkedConnections for standard users

I've been having some difficulties with seeing local network maps using logon scripts on Server 2008 R2. For the sake of this conversation, I have two users, one is the domain administrator account ...
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Event ID for an Active Directory Domain Rename

My Active Directory forest has 6 child domains. As part of a security control, we are required to get alerted (e.g. using SCOM) when someone triggers a change in the domain name. My question: Is ...
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IIS listening 127.0.0.1 instead 0.0.0.0

I configure binding on my IIS 7 server like: ip address: All Unassigned port: 8080 but in netstat -aon command see only 127.0.0.1:8080 instead 0.0.0.0:8080(which I would like) (0.0.0.0:8080 is ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Certificate Services will not start Error Code 0x80090011 (-2146893807)

For no apparent reason that I can find our server 2008 r2 server, which is our ca service has stopped. I have tried to restart it, but when I do, it says object not found. When I check the event ...
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DFS namespace and replication

i have 2 server.(windows server 2008r2) in server1:domain=test.com,i install DFS namespace,namespace it is tv and target sony(\\tv\sony).(folder sony is shered). in server2:domain=test.com,i install ...
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Invoke-WebRequest Access to Path is Denied UnauthorizedAccessException

I am running an Invoke-WebRequest in a Windows Powershell as an Administrator. When I run the following command: Invoke-WebRequest http://speedtest.newark.linode.com/100MB-newark.bin -OutFile ...
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Not able to RDP with any other users

I have a strange problem in my Active Directory using Windows Server 2008 R1. Only one of my users is able to make use of remote desktop functionality from the 50 users I have in my domain. The rest ...
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Combine 2 networks with one Windows Server 2008 R2

I have 2 NIC on my Windows Server 2008 machine. One Card connected with clients via router and is leasing IPs to clients. The second card is connected with switch provided by ISP. Now Server machine ...
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How can I get the current OU with a PowerShell login script?

I am setting up a Terminal Server 2008 which will be used by different client organisations, each with multiple individual user accounts. I would like each client organisation to have a drive mapped ...
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Delete cached copies of roaming profiles older than x days?

Several of our workstations are shared between multiple (30+) users. Every time one of them logs off, a cached copy of their user profile remains on the computer's hard disk. This is convenient and ...
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Why does Web Platform installer try to repair itself every 40 mins?

I'm seeing Web Platform installer do a repair/reinstall on my win 2008 r2 server (Build: 7601: Service Pack 1). Web Platform installer has been initially installed on this machine via chef (the 'iis' ...
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Why network drive is not accesible after reboot?

I have set a network drive on a Windows 2008 that is used by a scheduled task to read some files. After Windows update, server is rebooted and network drive becomes inaccesible for the task. What ...
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iis 7 response slow even on localhost with a text file

My server (windows 2008 r2) began serving files really really slowly in IIS 7 after I rebooted the machine. To test what was causing this I created a file "test.txt" on the site directory and ...
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Cannot access shares via full domain name on Server 2008R2

I have a strange issue. We have a 2008R2 PDC and BDC. I can join the domain fine and everything seems "normal". However, on some of the other 2008R2 servers, I am unable to do things like a ...
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HTTP 500 Error not being tracked in IIS's “Failed Request Tracing”

I created a new site in IIS7, added a new application underneath that site. When trying to then use an ASP.NET web service that is housed underneath this new application, I get an HTTP 500 Internal ...
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Apache truncating some static content

I'm trying to set up MoinMoin as an office wiki on our Windows 2008 Server running Apache 2.2.17. Originally I thought everything was working fine, except for some reason images weren't displaying ...
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AVG Cloudcare unable to load policy

I'm unable to install AVG Cloud care on a Windows Server 2008 machine. The install keeps failing at Unable to load policy. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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AD user only needs OWA access and we want to block everything else on the network

We have two domains. corp and sales. We are removing the SALES domain and moving all users to the corp domain. The only thing that the SALES domain did was allow remote sales people to access ...
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Windows remote desktop is blocked by my country and the internet is very restricted

I have a dedicated server but my country recently blocked remote desktop connection, when i try to connect, i enter the username and password, then remote desktop connection window stuck at "Securing ...
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Forward DNS Record to an IP:Port [duplicate]

I have a server, let's say IP address of: 4.2.2.2. on 4.2.2.2:5000, I have a website called Gamers. I got a free domain at Gamers.tk. on 4.2.2.2:6000, I have a website called Sports. Domain ...
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Windows 2008 Radius Client

I'm trying to search for a way to have Windows 2008 as a Radius client to authenticate itself with the corporate Radius server. AD is currently out of the picture, and my superiors want me to look ...
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Cant kill process on Windows Server 2008!! - Thread in Wait:Executive State

I hope someone can help me with our issue we are having. We have a major issue with a process that we can not kill and the only way to get rid of the process is to reboot the machine. I have tried ...
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Cannot change password policy

I am logged in as the administrator in my Windows Server 2008 computer which is a domain controller. The password policies in local security policy are grey and I cannot change them. Do I have to ...
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How do I configure Windows Server 2008 R2 to be a forward proxy for my private network?

im bought a new server machine and it came suprisingly with Windows Server 2008. I want to use this machine for several purposes: SQL Database, backup system, and a forward proxy for my private ...
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Distributed Transaction failure with Windows Server 2008

I'm having a problem with a new server setup. Distributed Transactions started by the application server to the new server are failing, but they work fine with an existing database server. I need ...
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A good way to reboot all computers on a Windows domain each night

What is a good way to reboot a list of windows computers on a windows domain? Assuming the windows domain controller does not have a service to do this, please make recomendations for a script. Can ...
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Fonts doesn't render in Chrome or IE in Windows Server 2008

When I visit, for example, http://www.bolagsverket.se from a user account on this Windows 2008 Server, Chrome displays the site but all the text is gone. When I try in IE it's even worse, it doesn't ...