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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In sccm 2012 my device collection is not updating

In sccm 2012 my device collection(all system) is not updating properly. When a new computer added to the AD. Sccm also update the same. But if i manually delete any host from AD. Then sccm is not ...
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Event ID for an Active Directory Domain Rename

My Active Directory forest has 6 child domains. As part of a security control, we are required to get alerted (e.g. using SCOM) when someone triggers a change in the domain name. My question: Is ...
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How can I set up group policy to give non-admin users the ability to use local admin account to update non-MS apps?

Currently the users do not have admin rights. I wanted to be able to let them update their own applications (non-microsoft) by using the local admin account at the elevated privilege prompt. What ...
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NGINX: add_before_body with .php

worker_processes 8; events { worker_connections 1024; } http { gzip off; root htdocs; add_before_body subsites/dropletlocal/library/global/func-global.class.php; #DOESN'T ...
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Why does Web Platform installer try to repair itself every 40 mins?

I'm seeing Web Platform installer do a repair/reinstall on my win 2008 r2 server (Build: 7601: Service Pack 1). Web Platform installer has been initially installed on this machine via chef (the 'iis' ...
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Invoke-WebRequest Access to Path is Denied UnauthorizedAccessException

I am running an Invoke-WebRequest in a Windows Powershell as an Administrator. When I run the following command: Invoke-WebRequest http://speedtest.newark.linode.com/100MB-newark.bin -OutFile ...
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“Entire Directory” option missing from Locations in “Select Users, Computers, SrvAct, or Groups” dialog

I'm a very inexperienced server admin, so if fail to provide some important information I apologize in advance. I am doing some development for a very small software company and I'm having a bit of an ...
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Server talks to one group but not other, both groups talk to each other

I've been trying to figure this out for a couple of days now and no luck so I thought I'd ask here. We have two buildings connected via a line of sight wireless network bridge. We have two routers, ...
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Windows Server Administration - which services are safe to run internet facing?

Coming from a Linux background and now having to manage some Windows servers (2008R2 & 2012R2) I'm wondering which services are safe to run directly over the internet. The servers are all internet ...
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How do you edit a Powershell script to continue on an error?

I modified this script(https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Create-HTML-Uptime-and-68e6acc0) to hit multiple servers, but it doesn't generate a report even if only one of the systems are ...
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How do I test my internet connection speed via a Microsoft Windows Terminal?

I currently have two production servers. One running Windows Server 2003 and the other Windows Server 2008. When I open the Reliability and Performance Monitor I see a Network section that only goes ...
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Have ADFS 2 Prompt for Username Password

Scenario: User is at a generic workstation and needs to access a 3rd party application that is federated using ADFS 2.0. when user accesses the website it tries to auto login using the generic user ...
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Know the time of the shutdowns of the server using GUI

One of my servers is shutting down randomly (we think power issue) I am using the below command to get the dates of the shut down Get-EventLog System | Where-Object {$_.EventID -eq "1074" -or ...
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Hyper-V Machine harddisk full, but not so

My virtual machine is having harddisk issues, at least that is what Hyper-V says. The VM has 20 gb available and is running ubuntu 14.x server. Its current usage is 4.7 GB and hyper-v pauses it time ...
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How can I disable/fix the SSL BEAST issue on windows 2008 SP2 (not R2)

Does anyone know how I can disable/fix the SSL BEAST attack issue on windows 2008 SP2 (not R2)? I'm using IIS-7.0 I found the issue by running a www.ssllabs.com scan. Thanks!
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Unzip a zip file on shared folder remotely?

I have (and only have) read/write access to a shared folder of a Windows server. There is a big zip file in the folder. I have a slow connection to the server. Is it possible to unzip the zip file ...
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Windows Server 2008 sending regular TCP DNS requests to Forwarders

Our organization's primary DNS server is a Windows Server 2008 which two Forwarders set. I happened to notice on our firewall that this server is sending out regular TCP requests to the Forwarders in ...
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MySQL binary log location Windows 2008 Server

I'm running a Windows 2008 Server with IIS, PHP and MySQL. MySQL is installed as a service. There's software on the server that uses a database that I need good backups of, including transaction ...
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DNS issue? Currently no logon servers available

While I have read through lots of post that have the same error message, I have not been able to find a solution that works for my situation. I have one server, Windows 2008, that I rebuilt about a ...
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Win2k8 Fileserver performance

This has happened a couple times - I have a virtualized win2k8 fileserver that slows to a crawl whenever someone copies a large amount of data to it(10gb+). Traversing the file tree as well as trying ...
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Drive letter conflict between logical drives and mapped network drives

After a reboot, one of my servers seems to be sharing a drive letter between a logical drive array and a network location. F:\ and G:\ are (and were prior to the reboot) logical drive arrays. ...
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Windows 2008 - 40 GB inaccessible space, used by system. Where?

i created a copy of the system in a VMWare Virual Machine (v7), size is 7.11 Go compressed, 70 Go uncompressed (sorry system is in french !) log in: adminstrateur & password: T3st ...
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Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory migration

I am going to migrate my windows server 2003 active directory to a windows server 2008. Nearly everthing works fine now but I can't set the operations masters. I am logged in as Administrator on my ...
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Creating 1 Windows image with multiple drivers for different hardware

We have two different computer builds. One AMD Chipset with FirePro graphics card. The other Intel Chipset with NVIDIA graphics card . If I include a answerfile for the Windows image, will it know ...
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I'm going to wipe a Windows 2008 server, but I want to be able to restore it just in case

I have backed up everything with the Windows Server Backup program, but will this be enough? My company is going to completely wipe the computer that has the server, but in case they change their mind ...
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How to automatically restart after Windows Update requires it?

On a windows machine running Windows Update via the built-in service (not GPO), I would like to have it automatically restart every morning at 5:30AM, only when required by WU. The event log entry ...
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Migrate DNS from Linux to Windows 2008 DNS?

At the moment, the company I work for has an external facing DNS through server 2008 and our internal server points to a Linux server (I wasn't here for the original setup so more specifics are harder ...
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how do I set restrict anonymous to 2

I want to change the registry setting for restrictanonymous to "2" (HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\restrictanonymous). I created a script to do this but noticed the setting kept on going ...
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Finding out if shares are made available offline in Windows 7 by default without corrupting the offline files cache?

We have some rather large shares that people connect to at work, and it would be best if these shares did not even attempt to synchronize into the local Windows 7 offline files folder. How does one ...
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Multisite Exchange 2010 Hybrid design

I'm looking for some help with my Exchange 2010 Hybrid environment. Currently I have my old Exchange server DB and a CAS in Dublin and a new CAS in the USA. We have a hybrid in Office 365. We only ...
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Windows Server Datacenter license case [duplicate]

Case like this: I have Windows Server Datacenter 2008 R2 (with CALs). I want to deploy Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard as VOSE. Then i want to deploy MS SQL Server 2008 STD on that VOSE Windows ...
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Is there a way to force permissions to update when removing user from admins?

I'm in an Active Directory domain, remoted into a Server in which my domain account is in the Administrators group. Someone else removes me from that Administrators Group while I'm still logged in. ...
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Migrating Windows Server 2003 Active-Directory to Windows Server 2008

I would like to migrate a Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008. I installed Active-Directory on the Windows Server 2003. During the installation of Active-Directory on my Windows Server 2008, ...
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Mule ESB starting embedded tomcat as SYSTEM user - Windows Server 2008 R2

The scenario is --- I have developed a simple flow in Anypoint Studio (eclipse based IDE), which reads a file from a network location, processes the date and write the data in a database then. I ...
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GPO to Configure DHCP Options

Our environment has approximately 15 Domain Controllers that also provide DHCP functionality to their networks. We have discovered several to have incorrect DNS settings. Their are providing incorrect ...
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What is throttling max concurrent connections? IIS? Windows Server?

I have an asp.net app deployed on IIS, and have recently upgraded CPU and memory to double what it was in hopes that more concurrent users would be supported. Still though in my load test it seems ...
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Is there a way to limit access to Windows or Linux file shares to certain dates and times? [duplicate]

Is it possible to limit the dates and times a share is available? For example, I may have a group that needs a share, one to be visible, at certain dates and times. I do not mean smb or nfs ...
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Is it possible to set Server Performance Settings globally?

Is it possible to set the Performance Settings for example Smooth edges of screen fonts globally or do I have to log in to every user and set it manually? I couldn't find any setting in the GPOs that ...
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shadow copies of non-shared folders on 2008R2

First, sorry for the bad english. There is something I can't figure out about VSS on Windows Server 2008 R2 : I have been asked to get a previous version of a file, which is located on a non-shared ...
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“Removable Storage Access” Group Policy and RSAT

I've seen that there is a capability with Group Policy to prevent users from writing to USB drives. ...
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How to extend windows server 2008 system volume?

My system partition is running out of space and need to extend it. Here is the scenario: All volumes are on one disk and there is no raid. I have C:\ system partition thats full, I have a E:\ ...
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applicationhost history with shares configs

We currently have an IIS setup that uses one applicationhost.config for two servers, this works fine and changes are shared without a problem. The only problem we have is that the #:\inetpub\history\ ...
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Windows 2008 SP2 x32 is rebooting every 800 minutes , how to know why?

This is becoming a nightmare, we have no clue on why this server is rebooting each 800 minutes. This issue started on the night from 05th to 06th of January, so it is a kind of present. I come form ...
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MAC ID Binding to IP on Windows

Is there a way i can bind a certain IP to have traffic allowed if it has a certain MAC ID on windows routing and remote access or network policies? Basically Associated MAC ID to IP xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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Network services abruptly stop working on win server 2k8

One of our windows servers has started acting up. All network services from roles on the server just stop working all of a sudden, untill the server is restarted. the issue occurs every other week or ...
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PSCP not copying all the files from Linux Server [closed]

I am trying to copy a folder/directory from Ubuntu Server to Windows using PSCP. I am using following command to copy: pscp.exe -r -pw pass user@10.10.10.11:/u02/mycode/code . Above command does not ...
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Reconfigure Exchange 2010 to use public mail domain on private network

This question has been asked but solution offered did not work for me. I have Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2010 clients on my private network. AD domain established 17 years ago is just BBC (not it's not ...
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Windows Server 2008 application unistalled by unknown process

an application was uninstalled by system account on a windows server 2008 machine. We did not do it. Looking the event viewer we did not learn anything more. How do I find out what happened.
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Over 1000 files in this folder c:\windows\system32\config\txr

Every now and then this issue arises, at some point (I think a remote login) to one of my terminal servers. I see at once a hard disk that's almost full, research showed me the contents of this folder ...
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Can't access https web service from web server - Schannel fatal alert: 40

About a month ago our code to access a web service started failing, and gives an error relating to SSL connection: System.Net.WebException: The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure ...