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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Migration of Win OS between two blade servers

Hi we have a Physical or blade server where we have installed win server 2008. It's configuration has 256Gb RAM. I wanted to know can we migrate the existing server along with OS to another server ...
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Wrong size listed in disk management

As you can see in the attached screenshot, the disk management reports an incorrect disk size. However, the disk properties window reports the correct disk size. As a result I cannot upgrade my ...
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Secure Dynamic Updates in Active Directory-integrated DNS server not working

Domain Controller + DNS server is Window Server 2008 R2 Std. DHCP Server is Cisco Catalyst 3560 & 3750 How to trust this DHCP Server in my Active Directory-integrated DNS Server, so that I can ...
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Is it possible to increase the size of RAM of a CISCO UCS blade server?

We have a Cisco UCS Server which has 256GB RAM and installed with Win 2008 Server 64bit. I wanted to know can we upgrade its RAM to 512GB RAM? Is it possible to do that or do we need to build a new ...
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WSUS clients failing to get updates with error 80072EE2

We recently implemented WSUS for our Windows workstations (about 90). Some of the clients seem to have no problem, while others keep returning the error "80072EE2" when attempting to manually check ...
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Respond ACK to remote device while on VPN

I have a udp listener made on .net running on windows server 2008 r2 that listen to devices (AVLs) and sends ACK to them when a command is received. When a command is received, it is inserted in a sql ...
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Group policy result for a list of computers

Is there a PowerShell command that can be run against list of computers to obtain computer policy settings in a domain? my servers are all windows 2008 and 2012 OS. I will apply some GP settings to ...
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netcat UDP port test response issue

I am running a game server on a Windows Server 2008 VPS/VDS through port 12203. I want to be able to automatically restart the game server exe file if it crashes. So, my strategy is to use netcat to ...
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What's the difference between Memory\Pool Paged Bytes and Process(_Total)\Paged Pool Bytes

(Be gentle with me, I'm a developer, not a server guy) I'm looking at some issues with custom code I have, and I'm tracking pool usage on a Windows Server 2008 machine. I'm confused about some ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 USB keyboard and mouse not working on Windows 2008 install

I am trying to install Windows Server 2008 32bit on a HP ProLiant D380 G9 Server and after legacy boot, at the language select page I don't have mouse and keyboard available. Switched between several ...
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Updating / working with Server 2008 - non-r2

I have a client that needs to install Citrix XenApp 6.5 on a server 2008 32bit, non-r2 VM. When attempting the install, it states I need .Net 3.5, but crashes after the install attempt. I attempt a ...
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Get process name accessing certain IP

I need to get process name that's trying to access external IPs. These processess can be malware or updates, they are short lived so netstat or resource monitor can not be used. I've tried MS Message ...
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DLL and ActiveX controls not availabe for domain users - Server 2008 32 bit

I have a two applications that won't interface together correctly on a 64 bit system, so I am trying to commission a 32 bit Windows 2008 Server to use for the task. When I log in to the server as a ...
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Automatically pause print jobs on server 2008r2

Is there an easy (and bonus: free?) way to have a printer hosted on server2008r2 automatically pause any print job that comes to it? I've searched for an answer for this, but all my search results ...
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IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL with no driver referenced

I had a Windows Server 2008 R2 crash over the holidays and just got the dump file. When I looked into the dump file, I pulled out the Bug Check code 0x0000000a - IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL. However, ...
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Force Windows to send packets as soon as they arrive the nic

I have a network application running on Windows Server 2008 R2, that must send small packets in a very short time interval, each microsecond matters. My problem is that windows accumulates the packets ...
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Disallow Non-authoritative requests to DNS caches

I need to configure the following setting for my DNS Server. This server is also my Domain Controller ( Window Server 2008 R2 Standard ) A) Non-authoritative requests to DNS caches should not be ...
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What happens with the shared permisions on file server after reinstalling system partition

I was wondering what would happen if i need to reinstall Windows 2008 R2 which is set as file server joined to second computer which is set as domain controller. The file server have second drive d: ...
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How can I recover 'missing' storage on a non-system volume?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with several RAID-1 volumes. One of the volumes has a large amount, several hundred gigabytes (about 1/3rd of the volume) that is unaccounted for. WinDirStat shows it ...
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Regarding drivers for windows server 2008 r2

I have gygabyte motherboard and i am planing to install on it windows 2008 r2 server this mother board dont have drivers for windows 2008 r2 only for windows 7 and windows 8. Can i use drivers for ...
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AdsmClientService Event ID 4099

I'm getting a bunch of this erorr message in our server: ANS4987E Error processing '\FE01\c$\Windows\System32\config\RegBack\SECURITY': the object is in use by another process The server has ...
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Run Bat file in Administrator Mode in Windows Server 2008

runas.exe /profile /user:administrator "C:\temp\SQLSP3.bat" will run the SQLSP3.bat file in Administrative Prompt and it is asking Adminstrator password in Windows Server 2008. SQLSP3.bat file has ...
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Active Directory computer description sync to computers

may I know if there is a way to sync the Computer description on the Domain controller (Win 2012r2) to the local machines ? In the past (till now), I created an excel sheet that contains hostnames, ...
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How to log all Active Directory LDAP queries?

I want to debug the Windows Server 2008's LDAP and see all the LDAP search details, so I edit the Field Engineering key to 5 in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\NTDS\Diagnostics ...
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Windows patching is automatic or manual

Might be you guys never encountered anything like this. Here are the situations. We have around 2500+ servers (win 2003/2008/2012). Monthly Windows patching done by two way. Assigned the patch to ...
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Sometimes when users try to access their home folder set through their AD profile they cannot access it.

Sometimes when users try to access their home folder set through their AD profile they cannot access it. It does not give an error it will just sit there like it is loading but never loads. If I reset ...
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How do refresh environment variable changes from a different user session?

I came from Here. My question is specifically about getting environment variables updates from a different session. If I update the system environment variable in one user session, I found the other ...
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Showing two users with same account name in same domain and same computer [closed]

I am new to active-directory. my server domain name is 'VIANOVA', and there is a user 'edith'. I think I have made some changes in 'last name' of user account properties in Active-directory, now i am ...
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Mapping Drives via Group Policy login script (2008 domain with Windows 7 & 8 clients)

I'm having trouble getting drives mapped for my domain. I few months ago we were using Group Policy Preferences to map drives, but for some reason it stopped working - so I created a few login scripts ...
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IIS 404 Not Found for only SOME resources…same permisions set

I am pretty stumped because IIS is returning 404 not found for a handful of resources, but not others. I checked the permissions to make sure they are set exactly the same way. The paths are also the ...
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Static routing is redirecting

I have one PC with 192.168.x.135 as IP and 192.168.x.33 as gateway; and a Windows Server 2008 with the IP 192.168.x.33. Now I want to route all packages with the destination 14.x.x.x to 127.x.x.x. So ...
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Move all of my domain computers to another domain [closed]

I know there is a tool called ntdom.exe which could join a computer to a domain automatically,but I need a script or program that could run on my server and move all my domain members (PCs) to another ...
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Working on Windows Server 2003, errors on 2008 ASP 0104 : 80004005 Operation not Allowed. NOT uploading file. Simple post

Hey guys we are experiencing a weird issue. Classic ASP code is working on Windows 2003 Server. But on Windows 2008 server when we try to do a simple Request.Form it gives ASP 0104 : 80004005 ...
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Office 365 and JavaMail

I trying to send email from server using JavaMail and smtp protocol. The email is name@mydomain.com. JavaMail is throwing the exception above and this message "Client does not have permissions to send ...
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Error 2308 when trying to RDP to DC when session limit reached

I'm getting the error "Error Code: 2308 Error Description: Socket closed" when trying to establish an RDP connection to our Domain Controller but only when 2 users are already connected (session limit ...
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Using WebGL on a virtualized server

Our company have some virtualized servers where guest is Windows Server 2008. IE 10 is installed. Now we want to use a Java application that use WebGL to visualize a 3D image in IE. The end user ...
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Linux samba server integrated with windows server 2008 r2, needs users samba folder created when user login

I have a windows server 2008 AD installed and my centos 6.6 running as samba server. Authentication to the samba server is integrated with the Active directory, using winbind. can I have a samba ...
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Unwanted server access

I have blocked the RDP to be only posssible via a specific IP address . For that purpose i have done it through the security groups of Aamazon EC2. However i noticied that someone is still trying to ...
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Active directory migration 2008 to 2012

After so many hours of pulling my hair i end up here for some help. I also want to apologize for my English since its not my native tongue. We currently have a Windows Server 2008 which we need to ...
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IPv6 routing in Routing & Remote Access Services VPN

I am trying to configure IPv6 IP Pool on Microsoft RRAS VPN Server the RRAS server is assigning the IPv6 IP Address to the remote access clients but when I test the IPv6 address assignment from ...
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Webapplication server attack

I checked the log of my web application (Tomcat ) and i am getting some strange requests. It looks like someone is trying some random pages to access on my application . My question is how to stop ...
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Track web application access through windows server

I have a web application running on Amazon EC2 accessed on the port 80. I would like to track the users who have accessed my application via windows server log. However when i go on the logs i can ...
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Can I effectively clone my hard drive by using mirrored partitions in Win Server 2008?

I have a server running Win Server 2k8 R2 Foundation, functioning as a basic file server and CAD software licensing server, with the following situation: Originally installed with 2x 250GB physical ...
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How to replicate domains from different forests

I have 2 domains each in a different forest with transitive trust... Now, I am asked to do replication between them. My question is.. is that possible? if so how can I do that? any clue? I've made ...
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Hosting a php website in windows server 2008 with apache

I have an asp.net website hosted in IIS 7 in windows server 2008 which is running perfectly and is hosted on local server. I have only purchase the domain name without the hosting cuz the site is ...
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Windows backup VS Volume snapshot

I have an EBS volume mounted as secondary volume on an EC2 . I want to back up data on the C drive (WEB application user document attachements ) of the EC2 instance : 1) Run a regular windows ...
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Change TMP/TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account

I want to change the TMP and TEMP variables for a Domain Service Account Normally, for local users I can change this variable via regedit > HKEY_USERS > SID number of account But for the Domain ...
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Stop Server attacks

I had many attacks on the port 1433 of my DB . I renamed the SA account and changed the DB port (my problem was solved thanks to dba.stackexchange.com ) . But i went to the windows server logs again ...
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AWS Security Groups vs Windows Firewall

Is it considered best practice to disable the Windows Firewall on an Amazon EC2 instance, and control traffic only via EC2 Security Groups? If I open a port on the server firewall, and then open the ...
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Windows Web Server 2008 Crashing Daily

I have a cloud server with 1and1 running Windows Web Sever 2008. It seems to be fatally crashing regularly and I am trying to diagnose the cause of the error (I apologise I am fairly new to debugging ...