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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Force active directory replication after joining a server to a domain?

I'm trying to create more 'self-service' virtual machines for the developers to use. On of the requirements is after running a script to bootstrap the machine and join it to the domain, that the ...
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Synchronizing Files between Ubuntu and Windows Server

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Share and I would like to synchronize my all Folders in the shared folder to the Windows Server (Win2k8R2). So Far I have used Lucky Back up, Freesync and ...
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Why am I getting 405 errors after swappinng domain names?

I had oldsubdomain.xxx.com. Everything was working fine. Windows 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 running php sites. Also had SSL running and used for all sites. So I needed to change to newsubdomain.xxx.com. ...
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BackupExec 2010 R3 Backup Issue

I'm getting this strange error that re-ocours when running the daily backups, I'm using BackupExec 2010 R3 on Server 2008 R2 with Exchange 2010. Job ended: 29 July 2014 at 03:24:00 Completed ...
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TFS on Virtual Server

Is a small Virtual Server with 2 cores (1.6GHz) and 1GB RAM capable of running a Team Foundation Server for Version Control and Building with ~5 Users? Nothing else will run on the system (except of ...
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Windows SBS 2008 has two DC's, what will happen if the master crashes

This is the first time I am doing this sort of configuration on a windows Env. Hailing from a strong linux background , I just wanted to check on what the expected outcome was. Its a network of about ...
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Incremental file copy on Windows

Is there an effecient way to mirror text log files between two Windows servers? I'd like to ship the logs off a production server to another server for near real-time analysis. The log files are 1 ...
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How to configure application HTTP requests to come from site IP instead of server IP

First off I don't usually deal with server configuration and my understanding of it is very basic, so my apologies if this question has already been asked with the correct terminology. Scenario: I ...
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Migrating Shared Storage to NAS

I currently have a Windows 2008 R2 DC that is also serving as a file server for shares on the network. I've been tasked with spinning up a NAS and migrating the shares to the NAS. The NAS that I'll ...
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Exchange 2010 VHD Corrupted But Is Not

I am experiencing a strange problem with my Exchange 2010 server. The virtual disk holding all Exchange databases on the Exchange server is acting like it is corrupted. If I run chkdsk E: /F is says ...
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Query DHCP with mac address

I am trying to create a dynamic IP resolver using python3 on linux to query a windows DHCP server and return the IP that it would be given. My purpose is to supply the returned IP address as a ...
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Need help using SCHTASKS on Windows Server 2008/2012

I'm executing the following command : schtasks /create /tn "test" /ru system /SC onevent /TR "test" /F /RL HIGHEST /MO "*[System[Provider[@Name='SupportAssistService'] and EventID=900]]" /EC ...
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Determining the cause of an unexpected server reboot

I've taken a look at this and it doesn't really help in my situation, although it does give some interesting background information. Basically, I logged into a Windows Server 2008R2 machine that I was ...
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How can I use an HP LaserJet M1536dn printer as a fax machine (outgoing) on Windows Server 2008

I'm running Windows Server 2008R2 and I'm trying to set up an HP M1526dn as a fax machine (this is a multi-function device). The printer is not directly connected to the server, but is on the network, ...
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SQL DATABASE USING VPN

I have a very simple classic asp site on a Windows 2008 Server with an IIS 7.5 that connects to an Sql database on a Sql 2008 r2. the site works perfectly when accessing it both locally from the ...
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HTTP not redirecting to HTTPS, Router or Firewall Issue?

I manage an application server in a different department from IT and since they implemented a new firewall as part of emergency maintenance, users are having issues accessing the web app(Blackboard). ...
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Creating file server failover cluster

I'm in the process of setting up a new file server cluster with a shared iSCSI disk. I've been through the setup of iSCSI and MPIO and the disk has been initialized, formatted and brought online. ...
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Printing duplex from linux to Windows Server printer

Printers are shared through the windows print server but people also print from linux command line (and have separate accounts for that server not linked to AD). All the print requests go through the ...
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Get file access permission of a specific user on a server in a different domain

In my environment, there are 2 domains connected via WAN link. Please look at the image below for the system topology: I want to display the folder access permission of a user from one domain on a ...
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Difference between Roaming profiles, User Profile, Home Folder, and Redirected Folders?

On the network where I work, it appears at various times people have had roaming profiles, user profiles, redirected folders, and home folders. What are the purposes and differences between these? ...
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Why are server side permissions on an NFS share changed when mounting from Windows 2008 R2 per Folder Redirection?

I have a CentOS server, that exports its /home directory through NFS. Another CentOS client machine is mounting these just fine, and using the exported home as its own home directory. Its /etc/exports ...
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Server 2008 Folder redirection, deleted files still being copied by offline files

I have setup a new Server 2008R2 DC to run a new domain. I have also setup folder redirection for client machines Desktop and Documents. Its all working okay, except I added a Win 8.1 client to the ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Print server, access by CNAME not working

I am trying to alias my print server to \\printserver. The actual name of the server is \\fileserver1 and/or \\fileserver2. The idea is that I can switch the CNAME between each real server as ...
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Windows Server 2008 iis 7.5 classic asp mdb DB via DSN odbc [closed]

I had a a simple site on a 2003 IIS 6 server for years. I have a small DB in a Mdb file. Everything was great, until I've upgraded to a windows 2008 R2 64bit IIS 7.5 server. I've transferred the site ...
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Service can't access a shared folder while the same console app can (FileSystemWatcher object)

i wrote a windows service that should monitor a folder and do stuff as soon as a file is copied/moved/created inside that specific folder. My problem is that while I execute the program in a console ...
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WSUS server not authenticating to itself for updates

We have a WSUS install on a Windows Server 2008 machine and everything is going as well as it can be. We had the WSUS checking for updates for Server 2008 but as the server contains a number of ...
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how to test server's performance online?

I have three Liferay portal -- ApacheTomcat 7 running on a Dedicated server (RAM : 32 , CPU 8 cores, 3.4 Ghz). All portals are running on the same Mysql instance. The problem is the response of the ...
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DNS Boot Method throuth dnscmd

Through the command line on Windows Server 2008 R2, dnscmd SERVER /Config BootMethod … the source from which the DNS server gets its configuration information (is determined) [→ ...
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Windows Server - Domain Connectivity

Good day. I just want to ask a question regarding membership of a computer to a domain. Currently, my setup is I have a domain controller (test.domain.com) on a network with IP range 10.10.0.0/16. I ...
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How to re-enable drive based sharing? (\\hostname\e$)

I have a drive on a remote machine that I want to share at the root (E:) so that I can just connect via the run prompt using \\<hostname>\e$\, however, when I share the drive with “Everyone” and ...
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Windows 8.1 domain computer cannot see it's own domain

Quite a perplexing one. I have a Windows 8.1 machine (completely up to date on patches from Windows update) that I want to join a Windows Server 2008 (R1) domain. When I log into the local ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 fails to boot in UEFI Mode

I have created a bootable USB for Windows Sever 2008 R2. By default UEFI is not able to find all the required files to boot from the media. After following this post the booting is enabled. Even ...
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LanDesk, server patching trouble

I've a server that contains lanDesk and i use it for patching other servers. But i've a trouble with a server (we name it r2d2), in lanDesk it says that the patch is succefull but on r2d2 it says that ...
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Administration Pack Installing [closed]

I have a Microsoft Server 2008 with IIS 7 installed. I need to set it up to run PHP requests and applications, so I need to install Administration Pack and set the FastCGI within it. Keep in mind the ...
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Blank manifest file in Windows Server 2008

I have an issue with an instance of Windows Server 2008 where Server Manager will not open, nor will powershell or anything else really. I've researched solutions and attempted a dozen or so fixes ...
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View Scheduled Tasks (local and remote) on Windows Server 2008 R2

In one of our production nodes which runs on Windows Server 2008 R2, we have noticed that there is a significant delay (5 times normal) in processing requests (by our application running on tomcat) ...
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Copy EFI partition to new disk in Windows Server 2008 RAID?

I have the following RAID setup ( yes, disk 1 is failing :) ). I need to copy the EFI partition from Disk 1 to the unallocated space in Disk 0, in order to make it bootable. Does Windows provide a ...
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Windows 2008 r2 not using default security groups (ie Domain Admin) prevented from changing own password

Apologies if I did not find a question similar to mine but i have searched honest! Firstly we have undertaken a no default group approach to our security on active directory. This has been very ...
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Know when physical printer changed

In my organization we have two guys dealing with different aspects of our printers. One is the helpdesk team leader who's responsible (among other related things) for updating the list of printers and ...
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Windows software RAID 1: how to identify which drive failed?

I have a Windows Server 2008 set as RAID 1. Recentely it changed to "Failed Redudancy". How do I know which disk failed? Should I try to resync the array before replacing the disk? If so, what is ...
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Windows 2003 - Prevent Folder list access but allow file reading

i've shared folder. in this shared folder i have subfolder which i want to prevent users from listing the content. but i want to allow them write into this folder and also read files if they have full ...
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Can not access the company web site

Trust all you guys doing well today. I have a question. My company website www.miracle-adventure.com cannot be accessed from within the company network. I have a win2k8 R2 DC installed. The domain ...
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How can I connect to any windows machine of a network manage by Windows Small Bussiness?

I have to provide helpdesk support for a group of Windows machines that are in a network managed by a Windows Small Business Server (SBS). I would like to do many tasks using remote desktop. Is it ...
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understanding dnscmd /statistics values

On Windows Server 2008 (R2, 32-Bit) I have some problems in understanding the output of the following dnscmd \\SERVER /Statistics StatIDs: 00010000 → Memory: RAM? HDD? On my test server here I ...
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Service shown 'Disabled' in service manager

Now my program is running as a service and registered in service manager under Windows Server 2008 R2. When I uninstall my program from 'Programs and Features' in control panel, meanwhile keep the ...
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windows 8.1 machines have black screen after removing one of two domain controllers

We recently had a DC crash out, fortunately(?) not our GC, so we removed it from AD, and DNS. Most of the machines on the network (All of our XP, 7 , 8 machines) appear to have picked up the new DC ...
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MSDTC Errors: QueryInterface failed for “ITransactionDispenser”: 0x8004d01c(XACT_E_CONNECTION_DOWN)

I’m having some issues with a server where MSDTC is not working properly. This started happening about two days ago. I’ve tried a number of different things including restarting the VM and I’ve ...
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BSOD on Hyper-V guest Windows 2008 0xCA

I have a Hyper-V using Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter, inside this server I have a virtual machine with Windows 2008 Standard which had its Intregated Services update and reboot properly. After that, the ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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Poor network performance on Server 2008 machines

I have a network consisting of about 40 Windows 7 machines (physical) and 2 servers (Virtual, ESX) which are Server 2008 Std ed (one is a SBS 2008 but they're the same 'under the hood'). Network is a ...