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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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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.
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Apache Issues on Windows Server 2008

I'm looking to reinstall Apache 2.2.25 since I continue to get these errors in the Windows Application log every 2-5 minutes: Faulting application name: httpd.exe, version: 2.2.25.0, time stamp: ...
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Server restarted while rebuilding array, what to do? [closed]

It's a HP ProLiant DL380 Generation 7, that has four hard drives, one is dead, I suppose that another one is dead too, but is there any way to force the array to rebuild again? The server has ...
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problems creating a keytab file on win server

I am trying to create a keytab file. i see a warning WARNING: pType and account type do not match. This might cause problems. The command i use is ktpass -princ ...
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“dig +trace fqdn” and “dig fqdn” do not give the same result on a LAN with windows DNS server, why?

in my company LAN I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server running in Virtualbox (as guest) on a Windows 7 (the host) with network interface bridged (so the Ubuntu server belongs to the LAN, with its ip: ...
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how to prevent other computers from seeing our network computers through vpn

We have a local office domain consisting of Windows 7 and XP machines that is running on Windows Server 2008 R2. We also have users that connect via VPN into our network. My concern is that when a ...
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Unable to Logon to server after deletion to domain and using the same name to a different server

Here is what happened. i have a server named TEST01 which is already joined to a domain. Then, i installed a new server with the same name, deleted TEST01 to domain and re-add it for the new server ...
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Bochs and Bios Canonica VirtIO SCSI Disk Device running Windows 2008 R2

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server I can only remote this server so I need to know what type of virtual environment is hosted on, The Bio Manufacturer shows Bochs and hard disk shows: Canonica VirtIO ...
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Is it possible to re-create the Administrator user profile on a Windows Server 2008?

Is it possible to re-create the Administrator user profile on a Windows Server 2008? I searched online but didn't come up with any information on doing so. Thanks in advance, Paul
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Is it possible to create a read-only user account for security auditing purposes?

An organization requires several administrators to have a role of a security auditor. They must have read-only (via network/remote) access to Windows Server 2008 / R2 systems and have permissions to ...
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How to import bulk data into specified field in active directory

I have about 500 users in my AD and I need to Modify an specified field data. But I don't want to do that one by one. How can I do that?
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Application\CAPI2 Event 513 - Cryptographic Services failed while processing the OnIdentity() call in the System Writer Object

A team member informed me that one of our Windows Server 2008 (not 2008 R2) based MSSQL Servers had begun to generate CAPI2 Event ID 513 Errors in the Application Event Log: Application\CAPI2 ...
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DFS share empty when accessing it via domain name

I set up a DFS to centralise my shares. After doing so, I noticed, that I can access the shares via the domain path (\\SNAKEOIL.LOCAL\Research), but the folders is shown as empty. The intended ...
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Blocking one user from disconnecting an active remote desktop session

Some users share the same username in Windows Server. Few times, they need to access to the server at the same time. I would like to prevent one user from disconnecting an active remote desktop ...
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Active Directory OpenDNS forwarding

I currently have set up my Windows DNS to forward to OpenDNS. However, all traffic in OpenDNS shows up from the IP of my local Windows DNS server. Is there any way I can make the individual devices ...
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Can I force a Windows Server 2008 DNS Conditional Forwarder to use TCP Only?

We've set up a tunnel to a partner firm. Part of their security policy insists that our DNS queries are TCP only (UDP will not be routed). We're able to use dig +tcp and verify that queries are ...
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W2008 R2 SP1, windows firewall dropping zero length packets

I'm trying to harden a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server, and restrict outgoing packets to known rules. What I'm seeing is firewall log entries showing dropped packets, and the dropped packets are always ...
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Issues with Windows Server 2008 R2 and the Citrix Desktop Service/VDA 7.1

I have little hair left after working on this issue for an untold amount of time. So, here is our setup: Users each have a VMWare virtual machine provisioned to them with Server 2008 R2 on it. The ...
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Phones & tablets cannot connect to Windows Server 2008 RRAS L2TP VPN server

I had installed RRAS in the server running Windows Server 2008 Standard. It's configured as a L2TP VPN server. The Windows and Mac OS X PCs can connect to the server without problem but the android ...
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Best Practices for User folder permissions [closed]

The following is my bat file. Is there a way I can substitute First.Last with usernames from a CSV file? My boss doesn't want to do all the users at once. He's afraid that something may happen so he's ...
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How do I configure RRAS 2008 so that it only allows domain computers to connect?

I'd like to configure RRAS 2008 so that when a VPN connection is initiated, a check is carried out to verify whether the initiating machine is a member of 'Domain Computers'. (We're currently ...
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Fastest way to mirror directory over network

I am looking to speed up my deployment process, currently I have a single staging server, and a web-farm in production. I currently use robocopy to mirror each web-farm server from the staging ...
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Win2008 perfmon data collector set doesn't start?

I'm trying to monitor my Windows 2008 R1 performance using perfmon, however, after creating a new data collection set in perfmon, it won't start at all.
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Adding a Subdomain DNS Record in Windows Server

I am attempting to add a couple sub domains to a production server. Lets say the server is 2K8 and the domain is www.mysite.com. I would like to add SD1.mysite.com and SD2.mysite.com. Since this is a ...
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Active Directory Mismatch

I have a Active Directory Mistmatch how do I fix this? I have 2 x 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and a 2008 Domain Controller and I was trying to add a 2012 R2 Domain Controller. The Schema Version of ...
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Move application servers from one domain to another

I have built a new domain and created a trust between the new domain and old domain. I have migrated the users and PCs but have yet to move the servers. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the ...
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RemoteApp duplicate Session

We have implemented RemoteApp on Windows 2008 R2 to serve out a few programs,everything work fine except one issue,when a user connects to Server a new session opens and a instance of application runs ...
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Running a service in the console

I have a legacy application that has a service the runs as local system, and runs fine. I have a new requirement to run multiple instances of the service as every user that is logged in (could be ...
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Wordpress Pingback / XML-RPC Attacks

I have a website setup on IIS 7 hosted on a Windows Virtual Private Server and I've noticed that it's being attacked using the Wordpress Pingback/XML-RPC method which is causing my website to go ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 - cannot edit/delete/copy some files which I own and have full access

There's a few folders I need to run a script on. I have full access to the entire directory and all subdirectories, and when I run the script I get a lot of UnauthorizedAccessException. Most files I ...
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100% disk usage Windows server 2008

We have HP Proliant G6 server with 4 1.5Tb SATA disks. 2 RAID 1 arrays and 2 logical drives 1.5Tb. One day ago I mentioned twith resmon that disk usage is 100% and i\o speed is not more then 4Mb\s ...
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Migrating certificate services to Server 2008 R1

I am currently planning a move of an Active Directory Certificate Services CA from a soon to be decommissioned Server 2003 R2 Standard box to an existing Windows 2008 R1 Enterprise box. This is not ...
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Setting the Windows server hostname using DHCP

I have a DHCP server that issues "hostnames" to virtual machines when they boot up, based on their MAC addresses. It looks something like this:- host VM01 { hardware ethernet c0:18:85:e3:13:31; ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to detect when a shared printer is online

This is the scenario that i have: -Windows Vista workstation with 2 Alegro label printers installed and shared; -Windows 7 workstation with 2 Datamax label printers installed and shared; -Windows ...
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powershell script that outputs date of the day as a file name

I have a script which lists local admins of all hosts in Active Directory below: $Searcher = New-Object DirectoryServices.DirectorySearcher([ADSI]"") $Searcher.Filter = "(objectClass=computer)" ...
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Prevent / Throttle LAN clients using domain controller as gateway

We're in a remote location in the UK, and as a result, have limited bandwidth. We are using on-router bandwidth throttling to ensure QoS for all users on the network. Our domain controller bypasses ...
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Migration of Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 with the same domain name

We have a running Windows Server 2003 with DC. We want to upgrade the server to Windows Server 2008 DC, but with same domain name and policies. Can we migrate 2003 to 2008 by keeping the old ...
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Domain Controller offline for a few days

My primary domain controller died over the weekend, its motherboard is being replaced tomorrow. I have been told that the mac address of the server may change once the new motherboard is installed. ...
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The Destination Server is Currently Rejecting replication Request - Error Event ID1864. Warning ID 2092

hope some one can help me with the subject mentioned error. My current set is that I have physical Win2k8R2 Box and a Virtual server with the same configuration. recently I am having replication ...
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Detect if Windows is having network errors

I have a server with Windows Server 2008 that is hosting a web site and some background Windows services that appears to be having network issues for the past 48 hours, but I'm not sure how to verify ...
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Performance Improvement after Server Restart[Box restart] on Microsoft Windows server 2008R2

We have some Microsoft Windows server used for BI processes. Recently we have observed that the server performance degrades with time. Thought the server are not yet patched (as they are new-around 2 ...
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information send to microsoft by joining to microsoft improvement program group

I wanna deploy a WSUS server 2008r2 in my network .during deployment I saw an option "Join to Microsoft improvement program group" . I'm curious that what kinds of information will send to Microsoft ...