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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How to redirect users to different servers based on their location?

I have a website which is developed by using ASP.NET and MY DB is MySQL. Currently it hosted in USA Servers. But When I try to access it near India dynamic contents are loading too slowly. It is ...
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How can I maximize the memory usage of a single Windows process?

I have a system with a large amount of memory. Right now, to prevent a single application from paging, I've disable the paging file completely. The issue that I'm running into is that I cannot ...
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Need a Quick Way to Disable All Windows Server Security [closed]

I have several test machines on which annoying (in)security prompts block my research and development work. I am not at all concerned with the security of these machines and have no problem with ...
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Selecting display language using batch script, W2K8 / W2K12

For both Server 2008 Standard R2 and Server Standard 2012, I need to use a command script (not PowerShell) to change the display language. I would prefer a common approach for both types of server and ...
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sql server 2008 cant insertproduct key

I am trying to install SQL Server 2008 in a Windows Server 2008, but when i have to enter the product key, all option are blocked, and I can´t put the key or select a evaluation version.
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Server 2012 R2 IKE VPN

On my server 2012 R2 VPN server the IKEv2 VPN doesn't work all the other PPTP,L2TP,SSTP protocols are working fine. The certificate required is in "Personal" store and valid (EKU of server ...
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Probable DNS issues on server 2008 domain

Symptoms: Workstations sporadically lose connection to certain websites (internal and external). Example: A workstation will get a time-out error when attempting to navigate to google.com but will ...
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On Azure VM my processes are closed

I'm running a computing task on Microsoft Azure VM. This is a Windows 2008 Server Machine and I use Remote Desktop to connect with. Anyway, after large amount of time when I'm trying to log in, I see ...
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Need to setup depend services of tomcat and mysql

Trying to set service depend on each other, the command which I am using for it is as below. dependencies are not setting up. seems like there is somw thing wrong with my command : sc config tomcat6 ...
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Why is there no 'powershell' tab in the group policy scripts dialog?

I would like to run a powershell script at startup but there is no 'powershell' tab on the dialog box. I am running Windows Server 2008 64-bit. Thanks!
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Windows Events for Remote Desktop logon failure

According to ref the logon types 10 and 3 in windows events are represnting Logon Type 10 = RemoteInteractive Logon & Logon Type 3 = Network Logon But when i tried to connect a Windows machine ...
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How to submit IIS created CSR to StartSSL certificate provider?

I'm in process of setting IIS server up with free SSL certitificate from StartSSL. I'm new in this domain. StartSSL seems to be legit to me. My question is regarding point 7 on their website The ...
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Can access files from one server but not another, why?

Ok might take a bit of time to explain my set-up so please bare with me. I have an Intranet server (Win 2008 Server with IIS installed). I have set impersonate to true and it is set for Windows ...
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Certification Authority CPS VS certificate template crypyography

I'm really confused,When I choose cryptography service provider for certification authority (RSA # microsoft software key storage provider), why again should I choose rsa algorithm at new ...
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Website's users hits load balancing issue [duplicate]

We have one customer's server, one website is working in IIS, we are facing one issue in this that when customer is testing by "https://loader.io" and it gives the load test result that when 1000 ...
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How to grant permissions for a member of two groups that have different permissions in windows?

I have a windows 2008 server with file server role. Multiple shared folders are there, one for each group, so that each group has access to its own folder, but is denied access to other shared ...
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How to identify underutilized servers? [duplicate]

How to identify if the servers are underutilized and CPU/RAM resources can be decreased? Servers are virtual running on VMware. I thought of MAP Toolkit for collecting performance data and then ...
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Local DNS after Office 365 migration

After migrating 50 mailboxes from SBS 2008 / Exchange 2007 to Office 365, we are finding that some Outlook 2013 clients are trying to connect to the old Exchange server. I think this is related to ...
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Investigating Citrix app server “slowless”

Currently have a client stating that the 5 users on a 2cpu, 4gb mem app server are experiencing slowness and often, locking up for moments at a clip. Framework is a VM running in vSphere 5.5 [intel ...
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Configuring bind with Windows DNS

I am trying to configure Bind DNS Server(version 9.8.0) as DNSSec validation recursive server for Windows Server 2008 DNS Server as server 2008 does'nt support RSA-SHA-256 Trust anchors like server ...
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Issue with executing net use command through telnet session

When executing net use command for mapping cifs share to windows drive. The drive is available only for that telnet session. But when i am doing it manually the drive is available permanent. ...
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Mandatory profile giving corrupted recycle bin error for all users?

I had to make a few changes to our mandatory profile and ever since that happened any user who logs in using the mandatory profile receives an error saying the \recyclebin\$specificUser$ is corrupted. ...
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HP MSL2024 not auto changing tapes using Ultrabac 9.2.2

I am using Ultrabac 9.2.2 to run backup sets to a one drive HP MSL2024 tape library. It's currently connected via SAS 3Gbs to a HP Proliant DL380G6 running Server 2008 R2. I have the drivers from HP ...
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Windows 2008 Server IIS7 Disable RC4 cipher [duplicate]

After an security audit of our Windows Server farm we got this notice: Disable support for any RC4-based cipher suites. The most information I can find is this Microsoft Technet Security ...
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unknown user name or bad password with robocopy

Im trying to robocopy some folders in windows to a different windows server which is not shared via a perl script. I access them via \servername\drive$\path in the perl path. This script will be run ...
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Lock screen doesn't remember username

On Windows Server 2008 R2, when I lock the machine, when I return, the Logon Screen screen doesn't remember my username: I definitely still have a session, because when I log back in, it remembers ...
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softwarerestrictions gpo and appdata locallow

In order to prevent accidental running of virus payloads I've added several paths to the SoftwareRestrictions Group Policy (Server 2008 R2) on our Windows Domain. The rules work fine for ...
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Installing SSDT on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

I'm trying to install SQL Server Data Tools on a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine. I'm getting the following error: I've tried using both the .exe file and the ISO. I'm getting my files from ...
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After a DC loads the DNS zone does it ever have to contact the DNS server again?

I have a DC in a branch office. The DC is pointed to another DNS server in a central office (which is also a DC) for its primary DNS. So let me make sure I understand how this works: When the DC ...
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How do I get the free space of a remote disk without admin privileges? (Windows)

I'm an admin on two servers (Win 2008 R2). I have a scheduled task that copies large files from a share on one server to another. Before I do the copy, I check that the destination disk on the other ...
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Shrinking and extending disks on Server while running?

So I have a server with Hyper-V and a Drive C: (OS) and D. Drive D stores all of the VHDs that I run. Drive C shows up as Disk 0, and D as Disk 1 under Disk Management respectively. Now Drive D gets ...
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Is there a way to manage machines which are off-domain centrally?

We have a number of three tier setups here which are mostly Windows Server 2008 boxes. They tend to consist of 1 web server, 1 application/web services server, 1 db server. As this is a three tier ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 High Memory Utilization

We are running a VM with Windows server 2008 R2, we see the physical memory utilization to be close to 100% always. Machine is running crystal reports server. Task manager counts to 99% memory ...
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Windows Deployment Service - Multi OS answer file

I am very new to WDS and have a question for anyone experienced in it's use. This may not be achievable but from what I have read, there are indications that it can be, but I can't find any specific ...
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'Generic' Certificates for RADIUS authentication/Encryption (weird?)

Situation: I have a test environment with Server 2008 that's a DC and has NPS for RADIUS authentication/encryption for wireless, and AD CS installed for the self signed cert. As it stands now, my ...
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Windows Workgroup - Maximum Workstations before a Domain is needed?

Several years ago I installed a Windows 2008 server and 8 PCs in a workgroup. Since then the client PCs have all been upgraded to Windows 7 Pro and the network has grown from the original 8 PCs to 23 ...
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Password Expiration / DNS Issue

Our Windows 2008 Server has AD set to have users change their passwords every 30 days. When a password expires a user is not prompted to reset it. The user is allowed to login with their expired ...
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Can I backup a VHD to an identical system and boot in case of hardware failure on the original?

Pretty much all in the title. I'm already using Hyperoo to backup the vhd file to a identical server and was wondering if it would be possible to add the vhd file to a Hyper-V virtual machine and ...
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Add A record to Windows AD DNS remotely via cmdline?

I want to avoid rdesktop + clicking through DNS GUI, but would like to be able to push entries from some other host, preferebly any domain joined machine. Idea is to have post-join script for Samba ...
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Windows Server 2012 cifs share works under Ubuntu 10.04 but not under 12.04 onwards

I want to mount a cifs share on our Ubuntu Linux machines. This worked fine until the share got migrated from a Windows Server 2008 machine to a Windows Server 2012 one by central administration. ...
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NetBios issues with multiple adapters, may not be turning on

I'm working in a Windows 2008 server. I'm getting conflicting messages as to weather or not netbios is enabled. The problem is that my AD users can't "discover" the server. I think that netbios is to ...
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How do I create a bootable drive from a partition using Clonezilla?

I have a 500GB HDD with two partitions on it. A 40 GB OS partition (Windows Server 2008 R2), and a 420GB data partition. I would like to split these partitions off to two physical drives. (A 120GB ...
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Can I file search the entire Windows domain?

Servers: Windows 2008r2. Workstations: Windows 7 Pro. My company runs MasterCAM as it's 2D CAM package on the shop floor. We are in the process of planning an x6 to x9 upgrade. One of our ...
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Remote Web desktop requires Admin rights for initial launch

A client of ours has begun a rollout of a system that requires the use of Remote Desktop Web Access for their NOC. Each site is configured for RDWA and has a unique URI. When accessing the web ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 C Drive losing space by the hour

I have a server that has been behaving as normal for years now. In the last few days, something has happened. (I can't document exactly when, as I only know theres an issue with this box when someone ...
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Windows 2008R2E > Performance Monitor > Add counters is empty?

The deployed instances of my Windows 2008R2E virtual machines (images provided by my host provider) have never seemed to allow performance monitoring. Opening up Performance Monitor, the % Processor ...
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How to add a subdomain to the exchange server 2013?

I have Exchange Server 2013 which handles our corporate email. The default emails looks like this username@example.com. I need to add a sub domain to the servers so one email can look something like ...
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Windows Server 2008 access backup data partition

I am trying to figure out how to manually copy the Windows Server 2008 backup partition to a Samba share. The purpose is to consolidate several machines worth of backup data into one location for ...
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Win2008R2: A brute-force attack even though RDP port is not forwarded to the machine

After installing Windows Server 2008 R2 I configured my edge device to forward port 3389 to that host (which only has the internal IP address), which seemed like a great idea until I registered a ...
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Windows Server 2008 randomly hangs web page loads after Windows Updates

Our sole virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 R8 with IIS started to randomly hang web page loads after a specific date. Hang is random, one in 10-20 consequent page loads. Web sites are asp.net ...