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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AD Management via powershell on 2008 enterprise

windows server 2008 enterprise, without hyper-v x64 We have a client server that I am trying to automate some functions on using power shell directly on the server. I have the gateway service ...
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Strange behavior between Windows Server 2003 and 2008 DNS resolution

I have a wierd issue which i troubleshoot and found to be due to OS differences. On my 2003 server i can ping the following : hostname.childdomain.example.com ( Passed ) hostname ( Passed ) ...
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winrs fails with internal error when run from a scheduled task but not from the command line

I have a batch file that is run by the Windows Task Scheduler. This file executes winrs to run a command on a remote computer. I am seeing the following error message when the task runs: Winrs ...
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Windows Server as a Domain Controller without a static IP

I'm quite new to networking with Windows Server so please bear with me. I have Windows 2008 Server machine that I want to use a a domain controller. I'm currently in a Regus shared office and we're ...
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powershell check windows update on a server

We have some 1000 + servers, we are doing monthly patching activity. i need to check the patches are updated on the servers or not, is it possible to check based on the Microsoft Security Bulletin ...
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Domain Controller does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship

We've had an ongoing issue for a while and I'm here on a Saturday to try and figure it out, and I think I've found the problem, just not the cause... For a few months our second domain controller has ...
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Switching network from netmask 24 to 22

I currently have a firewall set up as x.x.1.1 and a secondary of x.x.2.1 on the firewall. On the DHCP server I have a superscope with 2 scopes handing out DHCP addresses. I was told it would be best ...
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Cannot Get Ported Over Website to New Win2008 Server to Launch

We have an old Windows 2003 server that we are shutting down soon. I am a C# Software Developer, so I use IIS a little. Everyone else here is Apache, so this job is falling on me. I've got IIS7 ...
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PHP files loading very slowly, even if they have no PHP code

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3.28 FastCGI I have a WordPress blog in a subfolder of an ASP.NET site that has started running very slowly. After experimentation, I've found that all ...
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Get login name using email address with Powershell

I need a powershell script, to get login names using the e-mail address. i am having a note with e-mail address of some users. I want to get login IDs and account information of the users in the ...
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Any audit trail of when Windows Server 2008 Automatic Updates settings are changed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine that keeps on rebooting even though I tell it not to do so after automatic updates are installed. I am certain that no group policy is applied to this server to ...
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Windows DNS server for local network website unpredictable

There is a Windows server 2008 in my company LAN, that acts as a DNS server. In thesame LAN there is a linux server running redmine website (192.168.1.85). I want it to be reachable directly from the ...
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Taking a disk image with Windows Server Backup while SQL Server is running

I'm using Microsoft's Windows Server Backup tool on a Windows 2008 R2 Server running SQL Server 2008. I want to take a disk image of a drive on which SQL Server is running (databases are on the drive ...
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win2008 has memory leak with DWPT tag

My win2008 server has memory leak. I installed WDK and use poolmon. I think that is the problem in DWPT tag (see screenshot, first row). I try to find corresponding driver using Marks article ...
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Stunnel as Windows service doesn't “start” on reboot

Running stunnel 5.03 on Windows 2008 R2. Everything is installed and working fine. I can even start/stop the service no problem... When I reboot my server stunnel service shows as started but ...
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Set permissions for control panel settings [duplicate]

I have a windows 2008 server i am setting up with active directory, but i cant seem to figure out how to restrict certain settings in the control panel for an account on a computer on the domain. I ...
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The Name Limit for the Local Computer Network Adapter Was Exceeded

I am facing issue with my windows server 2008r2 sp1 that every two or three days later i am unable to access active directory tools,symantec endpoint protection manager and stop file and printing ...
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Install .EXE without displaying windows [closed]

I want to install an .exe file without displaying windows, by supplying value to parameters ? How can i do from Commands or script not in UI ?
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How to avoid a terminal server user to reboot the machine on Windows update notification?

When Windows Update promets the user to reboot (or to "show the message again in 10 minutes, 4 hours") i would like that for some users this is either not displayed (best solution) or if the user by ...
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Getting “Unknown username or bad password” error when trying to authenticate over a validating trust

I was trying to migrate users with ADMT, and then I faced the following issues: First of all, when I input the domain name in the appropriate field, ADMT does not automatically populate the Domain ...
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Stagger automatic windows updates for ec2 instances

I have several Windows ec2 instances that are controlled by an ELB (Elastic Load Balancer). These instances are scheduled to install any new windows updates once per day during non-peak hours. ...
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How to manage third-party issued certificates in a Windows environment with Active Directory Certificate Services

I have a wildcard SSL certificate (*.ourdomain.com) + chain of trust that was issued from a public third-party CA that I have deployed on to all of our Windows servers in the domain. But our ...
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Puppet not running powershell script on Windows 2008 server

The puppet agent on my Windows VMs is not executing powershell scripts. I have tested it with a very simple script as well. The script is stored on C drive as test.ps1. Its contents are as follows:- ...
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Browser Authentication Prompt After Server Restart

Details We have an internal website. The authentication mode is windows hence it takes windows logins. It is served from two windows servers running Windows Server 2008 R2. And are connected with ...
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Powershell Script to audit all mapped drives in an OU

Similar to this post: http://powershell.com/cs/forums/p/9777/16289.aspx I'm looking for a powershell script that will let me query all the machines in an OU on my network and see what drives they have ...
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MS Access DB performance on a VMware virtual machine

In our office, we have a Windows 2008 virtual machine hosted on an HP ProLient ML350 G6. This VM has access to all of the resources available on the host. On this machine there are some Microsoft ...
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View free space on offline mapped network drive

We provide all of our users with a mapped network drive (H:) which we have re-directed my documents to. Using FSRM on the file server, each user is restricted to 5GB of disk space. Windows ...
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Trouble Installing Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge R720 w/ PERC H710 Mini

Just picked up a Dell PowerEdge R720. I created a virtual disk with the PERC H710 Mini BIOS Configuration Utility 4.03-0002 and configured it for RAID 1. When I then go to try to install Windows ...
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Server 2008 R2 ADUC - Naming information cannot be located

I'm having a very hard time with Active Directory. Brand new server with a fresh install of Windows Server 2008 R2 - SP1; Everything was fine until it restarted after installing updates. When I try ...
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Monitoring Memory Usage on a Machine that Uses MSMQ

Based on this thread, it seems that it's "normal" for the MSMQ process to take up an much memory as is available until it comes under memory pressure. It seems most monitoring tools base memory usage ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2013 is not receiving internet email

We are having issues with our exchange 2013 server. The server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard. The issue we're having is that our Exchange server isn't receiving internet emails. It can ...
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Server gives message: The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship

I upgraded 25 laptops from xp Pro to 7 Pro (installed on one and imaged the rest using new SID and unique names) All were able to log on to the domain as administrator but as normal users tried ...
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authenticated bypass firewall

We currently use Windows Firewall to restrict RDS access to a hosted server by IP address on port 3389. We use Server 2008 Enterprise and it's really our only option since it's hosted by a 3rd party. ...
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SQL Mirroring on Live System? [closed]

My project has a SQL 2008 database with production data on it in use at all times. We need to move our entire production network from one hosting environment to another. We've already stood up the ...
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Local Link Multicast Name Resolution replaces NetBIOS, yet textbook says otherwise

I am studying from Configuring Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure (our environment still has significant Windows 2008 R2 servers), and one question asks You are working on a Windows Server ...
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Mount a folder as a removable drive on Windows

I'm using some compression software that requires a USB dongle to operate. There's nothing special about the dongle, it's just a usb drive with files on it. We're attempting to move the operation into ...
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Get list of physical paths of all websites on IIS

I have been asked to get involved server migration task . I have been given task to get list of physical paths of all websites hosted on IIS . I know how to get individual websites path in IIS using ...
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Login into a terminal server from mobile device error

I'm getting a error when users are trying to log on from a mobile device, such as android or IOS. To log on to this remote computer, you must be granted the allow log on through terminal ...
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Office error after server upgrade

I have a problem that I am stumped on.. I upgraded my server 2003 to server 2008 enterprise. So far I am only having one problem.. All my programs work besides office 2007. When I click on it it ...
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DNS options on Cisco switch providing DHCP

At the company work for we decided to move DHCP duties from a Windows server to our 3750-X switch stack that's the gateway for our network. I researched the commands needed and cobbled together the ...
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SQL 2008 R2 says access denied when logging in remotely

I have an SQL 2008 R2 server and a monitoring server both on the same physical network (but different VLANs). The monitoring server is always connecting to the SQL server to run a query and check the ...
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Reliable file transfer between three systems

I've got three systems I need to transfer files between daily: Vendor A (SFTP site) - Deletes files after 14 days Vendor B (SFTP site) - Deletes files after processing them Company Server (Windows ...
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How do Share permissions and Security permissions cooperate with each other for network shares?

Background In the past few weeks I was trying to modify the Active Directory and User Group setting in our company. However, due to the lack of the proper documentation, after making the changes ...
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How to create 2 servers in AWS, one DC and another member of DC and make the relation last after IPs change [closed]

I am planning to build a sharepoint development farm on AWS. I know how to do this, but I need a minimum of 2 servers Server 1: Domain Controller, W2012R2, DC Role 1gb of RAM Server 2: Sql Server + ...
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Routing 1 ARR to Mutliple WebFarms

I'm using Windows 2008 R2 with Application Request Routing 3.0. I've got my ARR box that is routing currently to 1 Web Farm, that comprises of a few servers. I can create a 2nd Web Farm, but I can't ...
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Can't create new task with schtasks… Why?

I have a new Windows Server 2008 R2 host with a strange (?) behavior. I try to schedule a new task into Task Scheduler. I'm using a user that's part of administrators group. If I do it from the ...
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vCenter SSO without AD?

I have an ESXi Server with a vCenter virtual appliance image and an image of a Windows 2008 TS. The Windows 2008 image has an external Ethernet connection configured to another network, so users can ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - proper way to remove failed Domain Controller

Hello i have a case with single model server. Original name of HP server was w8kcdn, the server started generating problems, so i needed to reinstall it. I've setup temporary install on PC with ...
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Child process runs in normal priority only. Why? [closed]

I run a scheduled task in Windows Server 2008 R2. I used the technique described here to set its priority to high priority (level 1 of 7). My task runs a process (an EXE file) that creates child ...
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Can you use a powershell script to find all shares on servers? [closed]

I just want to know all shares on a server, or better all shares in the domain. I was hoping it was possible through a powershell script.