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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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 ...
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Getting rid of centralised Windows server in 2014 [closed]

Some context first: I've been maintaining a Windows server for an SME for the last 10 years; the company has changed size and shape over time (5 people in 1 office, then 10 people in 2 offices, now 15 ...
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Powershell AD Group creation script

I am making an AD Group creation script New-ADGroup -Name "CS-WS-PROD-Admin" -GroupCategory Security -GroupScope Global -Path "$OU" -Description "Admin Rights on PROD" -ManagedBy CS-WS-SAR-ADMINS ...
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Show NetBIOS name before Username on Windows 7 Logon

I am setting up a new DC using Windows Server 2008 R2, and my FQDN is MFC.com. When I logon to a client computer (E5530.MFC.com) using that domain, instead of showing "MFC\user.name", it shows ...
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find given subnet is overlapping in Active Directory subnet

i am looking for vb / power shell script. i need to check given subnet is overlapping with AD subnet or not. For eg. if i gave input as 192.168.2.0/24 subnet the script need to check this subnet is ...
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WSUS connection error

Server 2008 R2 WSUS 3.2.7600.226 Every min or so, sometimes less, sometimes more I get a connection error and have to reset server node. The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the ...
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RemoteApps missing on IIS sites

I accidentally deleted RDWeb on Sites under IIS, Screenshot attached. Any suggestions on how to bring it back?
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Unsolicited Remote Assistance on domain

I manage a domain using win 2k8 r2 and 100 PC on Windows7. I have configured the Unsolicited Remote Assistance proceeding with all the requirements posted here ...
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Domain network not recognized after replacing switches (Domain Controller or Switch)

I had difficulties with our network speed, we still had 100MBit switches so we made a change and replaced our 3 switches with some nice new ones (1 central 16 port going to 2 switches with 24 ports). ...
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Shibboleth SP + Apache 2.2 on Windows not populating environment variables

I'm running Shibboleth SP 2.5.3 on Windows server 2008 under apache 2.2. I've managed to get it to receive SAML authentications from the testshib.org IdP, but it doesn't appear to be populating ...
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IBM Fiber Storage

I am asking this question on behalf of the company i work for, What the problem is that we have just setup a fiber storage system with an IBM Server and IBM Fiber Storage system, we brought the both ...
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Active Directory: Server 2008 and RHEL 5.10

Apologies if this is a re-post. I've been googling and researching the topic for over three weeks now and I've come up against the same problem over and over again and I haven't managed to get around ...
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Active Directory Domain Service started then stopped after dcpromo

I use Windows Server 2008 to install Active Directory follow this guide After a restart, I can only login to local account,not domain account due to the error No logon server are available! I check ...
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How to disable an account after being created 30 days

Is there any built-in group policy object in windows server 2003 or 2008 for disabling an account or set of accounts in an organizational unit after 30 days since that account was created. If there is ...
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Apache + PHP (fast-cgi) + Wincache on Windows Server crashing

We have one PHP application that runs on Windows Server 2008 Apache 2.2.23 PHP-5.4.27 (FastCGI) Wincache 1.3.4.0 and crashes from time to time and I'm not able to figure out what's going on. ...
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Advice on how to convert a small, completely peer-to-peer network into a client/server type network?

I apologise in advance if I use the wrong terminology or have stupid ideas about the way things work. I am a newbie but I am really interested in learning and I hope that you may be able to help me. ...
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Windows command to get CPU and memory usage for all process at specific time say 10:00 PM MST

Kindly help me to get the windows command to get CPU and memory usage for all process (system and user process) at specific time say 10:00 PM MST.. This will very much helpful to troubleshooting day ...
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Name Resolution failure on the current domain controller

I'm using windows server 2008 R2. One day my server got issue with Group Policy. Here is the log in event log: The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not resolve the computer name. ...
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Applying user settings on a Windows Server 2008r2 server slow from external computers

I have 2 almost indentical environments consisting of a Windows 2008r2 server host running hyper-v and on each host I have 2 Windows Server 2008r2 guests. One of them acts as Domain Controller and 1 ...
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FTP server | Filezilla | issues connecting

so I am trying to setup an FTP server (Filezilla) on my windows 2012 server. I have installed filzilla server and set the port to 14144 (not the default 14147) I have also ensured the the service is ...
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What Does 'HELO_LH_HOME' Means In Spamassassin's result?

I'm trying to send emails from PHPMailer using php on my IIS server. But My emails are going to spam, So I've used spamassasin to detect what is wrong? and here is the result: pts rule name ...
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Migrate Users Directory on Windows Server 2008

I have a 137 GB c:\ drive on a Remote Desktop Services server that is full to the brink with user files. I have a 1.2TB e:\ drive that is totally empty. I need to move the c:\users directory from c:\ ...
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vSphere vApp IP address configuration. How does vApp really work?

I have a pool of ESXi-5.5.0 servers that I have configured a single vApp on. This vApp is configured in transient mode to configure IP addresses from an IP pool I specified. I assigned a single ...
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Internet Explorer Security Setting

I have Window Server 2008 R2 Operating System, which is in workgroup, there is no Group Policy configured, I have also put off IE Enhance Security Configuration. Still i am unable to make Security ...
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Windows DNS Server Export

Is there a way or a tool that I can get a csv (or even tab delimited) list of all Forward Lookup Zone records and zones in a Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server? The DNS Server is the built-in Windows one, ...
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My domain controller/active directory server can't establish a connection with the global catalog [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running as my domain controller. It is responsible for Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP. It is the only DC in the forest. Active Directory reports errors every hour: ...