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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attach existing vmdk to windows server without formatting

ESX: 5.5 OS: 2008r2 I recently lost the disk descriptor file on a .vmdk file. The .vmdk was not the boot drive rather a secondary hard drive (sql database unfortunately), I followed the procedure ...
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Files listed on WinShock (KB2992611) what do the different file sizes for the same file name mean?

Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 20-Sep-2014 03:46 Not applicable Lsasrv.dll.mui 6.0.6002.23498 50,688 20-Sep-2014 03:33 Not applicable Lsass.exe.mui 6.0.6002.23498 10,752 ...
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Server 2008 R2 doesn't boot after restart

I was moving my equipment from an enclosed rack to an open one and upgrading the switch. I RDP'd into the server and shut it down. When I go to start it back up I get the "Loading files" message with ...
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apache 403 forbidden error when adding an alias, windows

I'm looking to add a alias to "C:/Apache24/static" in Apache, simple enough, right? Alias /static "C:/Apache24/static" <Directory "C:/Apache24/static"> Order allow,deny Allow from all ...
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Clone windows server 2008 R2 [closed]

I want to clone windows server 2008 R2 to test synch of a quickbooks. I want to test the upgrade with the clone first to reduce risk. What is the best way to clone server for this requirement ?
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Disabling weak ciphers

Does anyone have any experience disabling weak ciphers on Windows Registry? Server doesn't have IIS installed. Below is the results of my security scan but not 100% what registry entries should be ...
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ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded

When i run my website from IIS i got this error. ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded. My users getting the error message: This service is unavailable Recycling the ...
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gpupdate doesn't work on everything

On a Win2008 Domain Controller, I've changed an user account property "Account is sensitive..." Of course, I want that GPO to apply immediately So I try gpupdate (or gpupdate /force), but it ...
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Recommended servers for small databases [duplicate]

I work in a research institute in India. We have old Windows server 2003 SP-2 Standard Version. Of course we need to switch to a newer one. What are the recommendations for complete new setup ...
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DNS settings on managed switches in LAN

We have a Windows 2008 server that is connected to a managed switch with about 15 Cat5e connections and three fiber branches that go to different parts of campus. At each of these parts there is ...
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DNS settings on computers and switches [duplicate]

Noob questions. I have static IPs on many of my Windows computers in our Windows 2008 domain. In the network settings at each, I have an a static IP and subnet. The default Gateway is set to our ...
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Internet drops out randomly for short periods of time (LAN issue)

I run a network (I'm just a math teacher) at my school. We get random 10 or so minute periods (I'd guess three a day on average) where the Internet is not accessible from within the LAN. If I go to ...
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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...
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Setting DNS TTL for an external address

To start with, I don't know jack about DNS servers. I have been stuck with resolving a problem with a DNS-Server because I discovered a problem with one of our systems and determined that it was ...
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rcp files from windows 2008 server to linux box? (Running rcp on linux)

I am trying to run rcp command on rhel6 server to copy over files from a windows 2008 server but see this error message. /usr/bin/rcp administrator@10.225.185.112:"C:\nfsqa-rhel62-vm01.root.keytab" ...
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DHCP reservations for a range of MAC addresses

Question Our DHCP server is set up to only give IP addresses to machines that it knows about (all IPs excluded, reservations for each MAC address). Part of the address range is used for virtual ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise does not recognize total of 20 GB of RAM

I have a HP ProLiant DL 120 G7 installed windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, came from the factory with 4GB of ram (2 GB + 2) and added another 16GB (8 + 8 GB) but the OS shows up with 20 GB total over ...
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BitLocker chkdsk error

Utilizing internal USB drives on the motherboard I have been attempting to implement BitLocker onto our physical servers. I have tried 6 of them, all HP servers and all of them give the same error. ...
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Local group policy taking precedence over Default domain controller policy

Modified Default domain controller policy to disable and rename the Guest account name using below settings Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> ...
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Bginfo via GPO Server 2008 r2 - Timer Not Working

I am running Bginfo via GPO on Server 2008 r2 with Windows 7 clients. The bat file (below) is run by: User Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Scripts (Logon/Logoff). Bat File ...
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win 2008 as terminal server with multiple IPs running win 7 in it? [closed]

i have been given a task to build up a system using win 2008 r2. So the task is: 1) Everything running on only one machine with win 2008 r2 2) Set up terminal server with multiple IP addresses, so ...
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Small Business Server Guidance - Does this quote look reasonable? [closed]

We asked for a quote to upgrade our server for our small business. The server runs QuickBooks, our inventory tracking program, 12 people’s outlook emails and basic document storage. Do these ...
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Windows Reverse Lookup Zone & Subnetting

We have a /23 subnet that we are trying to create a reverse lookup zone on our Windows server. 172.16.150.0/23 Unfortunately we can't add a subnet mask. None of the links I've found thus far make ...
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Enable activity logging on Cygwin open SSH (sftp) server install on Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

I've successfully installed and configured OpenSSH using the Cygwin package on a Windows 2008 Server. I have also installed the Syslog-ng Cygwin package and configured it so that I receive basic ...
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cannot logon time and date do not match server 2008

For the past two days, some of my users get an error that they cannot logon to their workstations (Windows 7) because the time and date do not match the server (Server 2008 R2). They DO match. The ...
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How do I get Lync Server Web Conferencing to work?

We have a simple Lync setup with seperate virtual servers for Lync Front End, Lync Edge and we're running a Reverse Proxy. Desktop Clients both internal and external (network wise) are able to log in ...
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LDAP query to obtain distinguished name of a list of users

Hi im working on a migration process on which we are migrating users from one server to another domain controller. Right now I have a list of users I migrated, but I also got another of them I didnt. ...
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Failure in PHP_MINIT_FUNCTION(Wincache) with Wordpress, Microsoft Azure and IIS

I'm starting experience very annoying downtimes with my Wordpress installation hosted in a shared environment in Microsoft Azure PAAS, where PHP is executed under IIS. First of all I tried to ...
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sccm 2012r2 client is offline

I have a primary site server and some client that was installed during client push installation . but just now I swa that one of my client is not getting policy from site server .I ran client ...
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How to setup a group profile based for terminal server via LDAP?

I have 4 terminal server "they are clustered together." All of them have the same specs and same configuration. and have Windows Server 2008 R2 installed on them. All users are using LDAP to log in. ...
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Domain member server causing continuous login failure for Administrator account

One of our domain member servers keeps producing continuous login failures (caught in Event viewer via Audit Policy) almost every minute. Here's a typical failure log (names & IPs obfuscated): ...
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Windows Web Server Login Attempts

We have a cloud web server serving several e-commerce websites, which is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5. We access the server via RDC. After looking at the windows security log I can see ...
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How can I redirect requests for a site in IIS to a different external server?

I am about to move my website away from IIS to a Linux VPS. Part of this involves updating zone records. There will be some time from when I change my zone records to when they are propagated to ...
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Events ID 4013 For DNS and 1844 for Active Directory

I have newly registered a virtual private server (windows 2008 R2). My problem is when i install an Active Directory and DNS Roles, it raises events 4013 for DNS and 1844 for Active Directory. What ...
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iSCSI Volume disappears from physical server during windows backup

I've got a Windows Server 2008 R2 box that I back up to an remote iSCSI volume via Windows server backup. I use Microsoft's iSCSI Initiator and Target software on both the Local machine and the remote ...
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Domain controller not appearing in DNS on any server but itself?

I have a site with a DC I want to decommission, and a relatively new one (promo'd within the last two weeks). I'm having trouble demoting the old server, and in the process of trying to figure out ...
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task scheduler does not run when not logged in

I have created simple exe to perform a task using VB6. I have deployed the same on Windows Server 2008 as task scheduler. The issue is when the user is not logged in on server, task fails to execute. ...
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Windows server private shared folders

What is the best practice for sharing private home folders with the users (Windows Fileserver with AD)? I was asked this question today after someone watched this video, and it got me thinking.. ...
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IIS 7 Still showing old certificate

I installed an SSL certificate in my IIS 7 (Windows Server 2008). I deleted the expired certificate but still showing when i access from any browser. I deleted the expired certificate. I Installed ...
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SQL Server Multiple Instances but showing the same databases

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition and need to have multiple instances which I have installed. However, when I restore a database onto one instance, it is showing up on the other ...
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pre-commit.bat Failure

I have a an error when committing a project to SVN due to an issue in the pre-commit.bat file. I can not contact the administrator as he left the company yesterday and know next to nothing about ...
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Is dbcc FREEPROCCACHE safe to run freely?

I processed an administrative task in Blackboard that hits the database and its taking an extremely log time. I checked the logs and saw Caused by: java.sql.SQLTimeoutException: Query Timeout expired. ...
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Using Windows Server, how do I schedule an hourly task that will call a URL WITH an authorization header?

I need to schedule a task that will call a given url hourly. The URL doesn't return anything so it is fairly simple HOWEVER this URL requires an authorization header: Authorization: Basic {SOME AUTH ...
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hMailServer IP got blocked, what should I do?

I'm using hMailServer application in order to host my own mail server. I'm currently hosting three domains (I just buy the domain and host them in my machines) Everything is doing well, all my ...
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Windows Server Program Restrictions for Administrator?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 OS where I just created a standard user account. I went into the Local Group Policy Editor and set the OS to only allow certain programs to be run. I figured that this ...
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Windows 2008 files corrupted with Nulls starting on 64K boundries

I am looking for possible causes of file corruption. I have some files that are 10s to 100s of MB in size that have gotten corrupted. Large chunks of the file have been overwritten with NULLs ...
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One server has multiple IP address leases but just one adapter and no dhcp reservations?

One of our servers' has multiple (10) DHCP Addressleases and I don't know why. The server itself has only one adapter and even if I execute ipconfig /all I only see one IP address defined. Even in the ...
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How to find out IP address held by a Windows DHCP client yesterday?

We have a Windows Server 2008 with DHCP server running. I can see the current leases and reservations, is there a way to see the status of yesterday (or at least what IP a particular client had ...
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Schema prep for migrating from SBS2008 to 2008 Standard NOT R2

We have a small company with SBS2008, a file server with 2008 Standard, and a terminal server with 2008 Standard. We want to decommission the SBS2008 and DCPROMO the file server. I know we have to ...
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Does a Domain Controller only control users accounts and permissions

I know this question will be very simple for most of you but as I am trying to wrap my head around it, I am still a little confused and haven't been able to find anything that flat out says what I'm ...