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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Add additional name to a Domain Controller

I am looking to rename a Domain Controller. Functional level and everything else means I can use netdom to carry out the process. Looking a the technet article on the subject I can see the first ...
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Cant Login after Installing IIS6

I have a win server 2008 enterprise. Earlier today the windows was fine and everything worked like normal. later today i installed wcf activation, iis 6 and some other features on it and now i cant ...
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How can I monitor disk usage / growth on Windows Server 2008

I would like to monitor the file growth on my server, I want to be able to see how much data is being taken up over time. This way I can calculate when to upgrade disk space or budget for new ...
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Out of IP address on DHCP 192.168.1.2 to 192.168.1.254 [duplicate]

Hi I have 250+ workstations on IP's from 192.168.1.3 to 192.168.1.254 subnet 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 and our server on 192.168.1.2 We are expanding and need to add another 254 IP's but this ...
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How to configure WS 2012 for executing only one app?

All users, except Admin, only would be able to run a specific application in Windows Server. I am new in Windows Server. What I did is: for each user, I changed the environment configuration and in ...
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How to avoid logoff in WS2012 after “start a program on connection” for Admin?

I enabled the "start a program on connection". I wanted to use it for users. The problem, is that now, when I access as Administrator, the app is also executed and when I close the app, it also logs ...
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“start a program on connection” for a specific user in WS 2012

I am trying to execute a program when a specific user logs on, but it does not work. What I did is: Computer Management / Local Users And Groups / User then edit the desired user, click Environment ...
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Deleting Windows Files with Advanced Search

I have a folder which has full everyone permissions. I set windows to search file names and the content within the file which works fine but when I do this type of advanced search for Windows 2008 it ...
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Sonicwall SSO with NPS

I have a SonicWall where I want to enable the RADIUS SSO capability. The article for doing this states the RADIUS server Send the user’s IP address in either Framed-IP-Address or Calling-Station-Id ...
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Window 2008 inherit permissions from parent on file created on linux nfs share connected to Windows

I have a Windows 2008 server with a NFS share called myhost/host_dev. The windows NFS share is set up to allow 'unmapped user access'. I am able to mount a Linux directory to that share using mount -t ...
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RDS Server Issues after DC upgrade

We have a Remote Desktop Services 2012 member server, this was on a Windows 2003 functional level domain and was working well. All RDS roles are on the same single server. Server is not a DC We ...
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Will the timezone be converted across geographical areas?

I'm using Active directory in Windows server 2008 R2. My domain is in a particular timezone and my client say X is in another timezone. Now I have implemented certain restrictions that X cannot logon ...
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Windows 2008 Cannot Ping/Connect to IP address that is pingable by other computers, Firewall disabled

Really weird issue that started out of the blue. I have one server and I'm trying to connect to another server, Server A. A single IP on the server is not reachable by my other server, Server B. ...
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DHCP User Class ID Notation (numerical vs. ASCII)

Creating a new DHCP User Class (on Windows Server 2008 (R1) 32-Bit) on can set a "Display Name" – here SuperDuperClass – and define the User Class ID numerically (1st & 2nd column) or ...
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Widespread workstation trust relationship issues

Problem: In the past 3 years I've run into the "The Trust Relationship between this workstation and the primary domain has failed" less than 3 times. Those cases were all laptops that hadn't been ...
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Page file size windows 2008 R2

We are deploying physical windows servers (460c/Gen8/128GB RAM/300GB HDD) if I implement the page file, following the best practice of 1.5 times the ram, its going to take up the complete disk almost, ...
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cmd: create dhcp superscope

On Windows Server 2008 (R1, 32-Bit) I've got that far to create a superscope on the command line via cmd, not PowerShell (yay!) through netsh dhcp server \\SERVER scope IP.ADD.RE.SS set superscope ...
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Moving Exchange 2010 to different machine

I'm attempting to move a 110GB Exchange database off of a old machine (see below for specs) to a newer machine ( see below for specs). I've successfully linked the new machine to the old machine's ...
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Windows 2008 IIS URL Rewrite not rewriting to index.php, Getting 404 Error instead

It is not an issue with web.config, I know this because I reinstalled IIS to fix an issue. But for completeness, here is my web.config: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Disabled Adapter sharing accidentally in Hyper-V on S2008R2 Std

A friend of mine with whom I share a dedicated server decided he'd play smart and install Hyper-V and try make some VMs, yeah that's all fine and dandy, until I watch him untick the "Allow management ...
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Two-factor authentication via mobile phone on Windows Server

Is it possible to set up two factor VPN authentication on Windows Server 2008 R2? In other words: when someone tries to connect to a corporate VPN, they are sent an SMS with a code, which they then ...
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Remote Desktop Connection loses connect on websites | Hyper V installed

I use RDC to connect to my dedicated server that is running Hyper V for VPSs. On the main dedicated I will visit certain sites, ex. Microsoft site, Chrome site. Those are just some, RDC will freeze ...
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set unlimited lease duration throuth CMD

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit, I found the following way to set the lease duration for, say, 3600 Seconds (1 Hour). netsh dhcp server scope 10.0.0.0 set optionvalue 51 DWORD 3600 [→ source] ...
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IIS 7.5 Windows authentication not working externally

I'm trying to connect to a asp.net website we have created. It uses Windows authentication and it denies access to non authenticated users web.config: <authentication mode="Windows" /> ...
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Grant user write access to DNS Server (Win2k8)

I want to remotely manipulate DNS records via Powershell scripts and I use the following script: $zone='company.local' $dnsrecord='dummyDNSrecord.company.local' $rec=Get-WmiObject -ComputerName ...
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pfSense no access from lan to wan

Can anyone please help me ? Probably the answer is already somewhere in the forum, but unfortunately I have not found it until now. Since two days I fight to have access to the internet across a ...
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Server 2008 permissions issues

We have a selection of top level folders: E:\Data1 E:\Data2 E:\Data3 The permissions are simple - the default CREATOR OWNER, SYSTEM Full Control, some security groups allowing Modify and the LOCAL ...
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What is the impact of upgrading Windows 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise?

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain controller, a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard domain controller, and a Windows Server 2012 domain controller. I am looking to upgrade the 2008 R2 Standard DC to ...
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Windows Server 2008 DNS Server Down

On a Windows Server 2008 machine while trying to start the DNS Management window DNSMGMT.MSC fails with the error: "The server <Server Name> could not be contacted." “Access is denied. Would ...
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How can I securely link to a Windows file share from a website?

For good reason all major browsers have blocked the ability to link from an https site to file://servername/folder. However, I need to find a way to be able to link to Windows file shares from a ...
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Why does PHP fail to open files (permission denied) under IIS with integrated Windows authentication?

I have a PHP script running under IIS for our intranet that is trying to open a file on another machine via a UNC path. I've enabled integrated Windows authentication so the $SERVER['AUTH_USER'] ...
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System time on Windows Server 2008 server increasing continuously

The system time of my Windows Server 2008 server is increasing continuously. In order to adjust the time, I have to shutdown and reset the time. I have tried changing the CMOS battery, but the ...
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Disable access to printers

In the below pic, if the user clicks the "Printers" button the Control Panel Printer window opens up. I've tried every GPO I can find to turn this off, but nothing seems to work. I've tried User ...
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Domain Account Does Not Receive Proper Se Privledges from Group Policies

I am attempting to install software that requires SeBackupPrivilege, SeDebugPrivilege, and SeSecurityPrivilegebut I cannot seem to get my Domain Account to retrieve these specific privileges. I ...
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domain user Access permission as local on AWS from another server

I created a free instance on AWS with windows 2012 and MS DB. How can I allow user authentication with my Active Directory on premise (my own server with Windows 2008 and a static IP) on the AWS ...
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Windows NTP server with Linux clients

Has anyone got any experience syncing Linux (specifically Red Hat) to a Windows NTP server? Currently our Windows server is syncing to an stratum 1 server on the internet but the Linux boxes refuse to ...
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Network share folder not accessible on one machine

I have a network file share folder available from one server on the network (running Zentyal 3.4/Ubuntu 13.10). I can access that shared folder from all of the computers on the network, except for ...
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Windows Deployment Services Fails After Reboot [RPC Related]

I have installed the Windows Deployment Service as a role on our main Domain Controller, which also has the File Services and DHCP Roles installed on it. During a routine maintenance update for ...
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Only the Admin account can connect trough telnet (Ignores users in telnet group)

I'm trying to connect remotely to my windows server 2008 virtual machine with another with XP, the service is correctly installed and working, i have been successful in getting in with the admin but ...
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i have created a compressed folder using Poweshell to compress the log files, files are not getting moved to the compresssed folder

I need to write a powershell script which will compress all the log files using built in compression methods of windows. This is what I have so far: #declare functions here function new-zipfile { ...
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IIS DefaultAppPool hangs when other sites are exercised

I am very new to Windows Server, so sorry for dummy questions. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. There are few AppPools. The problem is, that DefaultAppPool stops responding after 40 users ...
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ping TOS values

Windows Server® 2008 offers ping -v TOS Type Of Service (IPv4-only) Trying to figure out what they mean I came that far that this has to do with IPv4's "Type of Service" Field – ...
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Windows DNS as secondary to BIND Master

Could someone please explain to me the process of setting up DNS on Windows Server 2008 as a secondary to a BIND DNS Master. The BIND master is setup and operating correctly as a Nameserver. I'm ...
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Cannot resolve by hostname only in other local namespace [closed]

We have three local namespaces: proddomain.local, testdomain.local, devdomain.local. All of our client computers in the organization are part of the proddomain.local domain. If I select "Disable ...
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“The zone can be scavenged after” keeps incrementing

What are you trying to do? I'm trying to enable DNS scavenging on a DNS zone that has about a hundred stale DNS records. What have you tried in order to make it happen? I setup DNS Scavenging per ...
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How to print out information about Task Scheduler in powershell script?

I am trying to print out information from the Task Scheduler from the local computer in a PowerShell script so other users can print out this information as well and not have to access the Task ...
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Remote Desktop Users Can't Launch Application

I Have a Win server 2008 r2 with Remote Role installed so more than 2 users can access the server at the same time but i have a problem lanching ANY program in RD. when i log on using an administrator ...
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Access denied for user who has full access to some files in their own folder

I have a very similar case as this user: Access denied on some files on Win2008R2 DC share This is on a windows 2008 R2. The user has Win7 pro. The user has their own home folder on the server. ...
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SQL Server Management Studio Import Wizard

I am trying to import a small excel spreadsheet into SQL using the SQL Server Management Studio Import Wizard, which is running on the Windows server (2008 R2) itself. When clicking "Import Data" from ...
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windows 2008 always keep local dns in first

I have a windows 2008 system and it always keep ::1 in first of the dns setting. I can see the following in "ipconfig /all": DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . : ::1 ...