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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Is the whenChanged Active Directory attribute editable?

I've been searching for tools to change Active Directory object attributes, and I noticed the tools and articles and found so far are explicitly not mentioning capability to edit the whenChanged ...
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Account lockouts not in Event Viewer

I am having trouble getting Windows Server 2008 to log when domain user accounts are being locked. My Domain Controllers are all Windows Server 2008 R1. I am able to find Audit Failure events (ID ...
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Windows 2008 Server VM stops responding to network connections [closed]

Background I have a Windows 2008 Server guest virtual machine running in VirtualBox on Linux. The guest uses bridged networking (wired ethernet) and has a static IP address on my network. I haven't ...
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Remove IIS from Win2008 R2 — side effects?

This might be an overly broad question, but I can't find a good answer when using search engines... I have a few servers that will be providing web-based services via apps that are not IIS. While I ...
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How does Windows 2008 specifically select ephemeral ports (does it test to avoid conflicts)?

I have a server application which uses permanently connected incoming ports within the range that W2k8 now uses in the IANA recommended range of ~49000-65000. (For legacy reasons it's extremely ...
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Images not Rendering on IIS7 Running ASP.NET MVC App

The site 63.208.1.26/FreightRateCentral is not rendering images. Chrome reports HTTP 404 for each of them. This is a fresh install of Windows 2008 R2 and IIS 7. At first, I thought that it was a ...
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Windows Server 2008 Restarts and Freezes

I have a Dual Intel 5420 (8 cores) running with 16GB of ram, 2 x 1.5TB drives in Software RAID 1 running Windows Server 2008. I have been having major problems with the server rebooting unexpectedly ...
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Change User folder default location in Windows Server 2008

We're short of space on our server, so I would like to move all user profiles to another drive. So I need help with the following questions: How can I change the user default location? (I will ...
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Where are SSL certificates installed?

Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 There are a lot of instructions on how to install a certificate and they seem very straightforward. However, I am having a hard time figuring out where a certificate is ...
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Perfmon showing only average values

I have a dataset of perfmon data for "\System\Context switches/sec" from a number of servers, I want to show the MAX, not the average. However, the perfmon tool will only show the averages. I created ...
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How many concurrent TCP connections are supported in Windows Server OSs?

I am distributing software in the form of a Windows service that can be installed, and am currently trying to ascertain the specifications for supported operating systems. The service communicates ...
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Can I remove and re-add a replicated folder (DFS) without it replicating the files all over again?

My question (should be) fairly easy to answer. If I have server1 replicating data to server2, folder A.. and I remove the replicated folder in DFS management, then re-add this folder (perhaps in a ...
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Setup IIS 7 for multiple CMS instances

We have a CMS application that currently is hosted under domain, and each of our clients have a sub domain to point to their version of the software. This is all hosted in IIS as 1 website, and the ...
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How to change the internet proxy settings for a non-interactive account [duplicate]

I am looking for ways to provide the internet proxy settings for a non-interactive user account in Windows 2008 R2. The configuration needs to be applied to multiple servers in a repeatable way. This ...
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How can I invoke Keyboard shortcuts while in session 0 when accessing via RDP Citrix?

I am administering a 2008 server that I must access via RDP that is launched via Citrix. I am accessing via Firefox using Citrix Receiver 13.0.0.256735 on Linux. I experience the same issues on ...
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Windows Server 2008, Route LAN IP to choice of Gateway

On my windows server i have a WAN and LAN interface. ON my LAN interface the ip is 10.200.0.1/16 and my WAN has an ip of 192.168.20.100 with multiple gateways192.168.20.1, 192.168.30.100, and ...
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MoveDataPowerShellHost.exe missing from sbserver

We are getting a lot of errors in our eventlog that indicates our sbsmonitoring DB is too big. I've had this once before, so I found a method to recreate that DB. In order to do that, I need a ...
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VBS script not executing for particular user

I have a GPO in place that runs login / logoff scripts successfully for most users to update user descriptions to their computer names. This works for all users except for one, the error the user ...
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Need clearer instructions on using .admx group policy templates

I have a Windows Server 2008 domain controller running group policy for our domain. Recently we started adding some Windows Server 2012 servers to the domain and some of the group policy settings do ...
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Application on cloud server requires an active remote desktop session function properly

We have an application running on a EC2 Windows server that stops working as soon a remote desktop session to the server is closed. The application OCRs the actual screen while looking for different ...
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Cross-Domain / Cross-Forest Group Policies

Our company has a domain forest with two domains (domain.EMEA and domain.GLOBAL) We previously acquired a company (domain.LOCAL) and all the workstations at this site are members of domain.LOCAL, but ...
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Recursive query on Windows Server automation?

We have a bunch of 2008-2012 HyperV hosts who have Windows Server domain controllers (2008 DC level, 2008 and 2012 servers across different unrelated sites). Occasionally, when the DC guest comes up ...
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Bare Metal Restoration of Child Domain (Active Directory Issue)

As i have a parent - child domain in my network as the parent is situated in other geographical location and they both are connected via VPN as i was working on a Bare metal backup & restore ...
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creating multiple DHCP pools in server 2008 and 2012

I have a DHCP server connected to 3 different devices having different VLANs through switch. now i want to create 3 DHCP pools having Different networks on server. how can i configure it so they ...
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Determining if there are free slots in a drive bay remotely

I have a server in a rack at a data center I don't have access to, and I want to confirm that there are drive bays open before I order new hardware. There are two specific machines I need to know the ...
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Backdoor:PHP/Shell.P keeps regenerating.Caught by Antivirus. [duplicate]

I have a windows server 2008 with PHP on it and a few Wordpress sites on it. I got a virus some time ago. I thought I had it deleted and everything was fine but after looking at my Quarantine section ...
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Replacing a failed drive - RAID 1

I have a Dell PowerEdge r310, MS Server 2008, RAID 1 setup. I had a two drives fail in the RAID 1 - leaving only one drive in a healthy state. Picture of disk management: I changed the primary ...
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Can't open Active Directory Users and Computers, Group Policy settings issues

In the past I've been able to open "Active Directory Users and Computers" to manage the users and computers on our Windows Server 2008 R2 box. We just recently made some changes to our Group Policy to ...
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Right to install printer driver from printer server

Previously, I have posted on stackoverflow, because I was believe that code is wrong. My goal is to check printer and tray on printer server and display this on a web page. When I run pool with admin ...
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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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Windows 2008/2012 Server restrict users to specific site(s) [duplicate]

I have a windows server 2012 R2 and also a 2008 server and am looking to add several websites to this one server. But several of these will need password protected folders within these sites. At the ...
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Q: How do I set up a VPN to a PC in Windows Azure?

I have followed these Steps on setting up a VPN Connection on Window Server 2008 but I cannot connect. I got this error :Error 800. When I tried to follow what this Troubleshooting Guide says, still ...
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Why File Server is not accessible when the DNS/DC is down?

The domain controller is in another(Mumbai)city and file sever is in another (Pune) city. When the Mumbai's link is down then the file server is also not accessible for Pune users. It gives the error ...
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Using Managed Service Accounts for Activities

I know and understand the introduction of windows service accounts, and how various applications run as Windows Service Account or a virtual account. I also know that one can connect to things such a ...
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netbios traffic after adding host to snmp allowed hosts

I noticed in my firewall that there was a ton of traffic for net-bios traffic (udp 137) after adding some hosts to the snmp allowed packets list in windows server 2008. I could not find any ...
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Clients not authenticating with RODC - nltest gives SERVICE_NOT_ACTIVE

I am new to the Windows world and pretty much followed the guide from this Windows Server Blog For the life of me I can not get clients to authenticate with the RODC. When I have the on-site RWDC ...
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sAMAccountName used for logged on users

When RDP'd to a server I'll often find that there are no available sessions as there are users currently logged in. Within our environment we utilise a user privilege management solution which creates ...
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Server 2008 refusing all credentials over VPN

Our business is currently in the process of moving sites. At site 1 (the old site), we have 2 servers, both with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. At site 2 we've got about 8 PCs at the moment, all ...
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Access a share on a server using another servername

We've recently moved to a new office, and merged our network with a bigger one (Trust between our domains), and now we are using the storage box of the bigger network. This poses a problem for me: My ...
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install IIS Advanced Logging from commandline

I'm trying to install IIS Advanced Logging via downloaded 64 bit msi, but noninteractively from the command line. Supposedly AdvancedLogging64.msi /quiet should do the trick, but it seems to be ...
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How to restrict 10 users under same domain to use only one website and no other resources of the computer [closed]

We have a network consisting of 10 pcs. We have a Domain controller. I want to restrict the users access. I want them to see only the desktop and internet explorer as soon as they login with their ...
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Website own PHPMyAdmin [closed]

How to stop a client to access my databases if he uploads his own PHPMyAdmin in his website. We have a IIS server where user uploads there website through FTP and suddenly one user upload his project ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise

I am tried to upgrade my windows server 2008 r2 standard to Enterprise but i got the below error: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. ...
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Windows updates fail (KB2992611) - “The stub received bad data”

I am trying to install the two updates for KB2992611 manually on some Windows 2008 R2 SP1 servers as they haven't been brought down by Windows updates: ...
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2008 GPO not replicating on 2012 server

I have a Windows Server 2012 system and the domain controller is running Windows Server 2008. The domain controller also hosts the domain group policy. Most of the settings have replicated to the ...
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Incoming Mail MS Exchange On Dynamic DNS

I have managed to setup exchange server in my office. I am going to use sample.com as the domain here. I am using dynamic dns wich works fine for the web server. But i am getting no emails. Lets say ...
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How do I install Multilingual User Interface (MUI) for Terminal Services on Windows 2008 Server (not R2)?

Windows Server is based on Vista, so most guides online are useless. Moreover, the Microsoft download page that allows me to download the image file (which presumably contains the language pack CABs) ...
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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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Number of important Windows Updates

For Microsoft Server OS's, is there a location in the registry or possibly WMI that stores the number of pending Important Updates? My inventory software supports wmi and registry keys. Trying to see ...
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What is the effect when I reduce the number of physical CPUs in a Windows Server 2008 machine

I need to reduce (remove 2 CPUs) the number of physical CPUs in one of our servers (4 CPUs to 2 CPUs). Does it have any impact on the Windows Server 2008 operating system? I mean, do we need to ...