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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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 "test-...
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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 ...
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DHCP Server with 2 nics

I have windows 2008 r2 x64 enterprise server with a domain. That server has 2 NIC nic1 which is connected to a router nic2 - here i need 1) run dhcp for private LAN 2) forward internet connection ...
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Users Denied Write Access Win 2008 Server

I recently transferred files from a Windows server 2003 (servold) to Windows server 2008 r2 (servnew) The new server has two physical drives. User files were stored on d:\ d:\ was shared (right ...
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Windows Event Log Service Crash

I have an Active Directory Domain with Win2008R2 DCs and Win7 clients. From about 2 months ago some of my clients are complaining one after another about time of their systems which is behind the DC ...
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allow only one ip and block others by using cmd in windows firewall

I want to allow one IP address that can connect to internet (whitelist) and block others' connections through internet using Windows Firewall on Server 2008 using command prompt. Is it possible to ...
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How do I route internet destined traffic through VPN on a Server 2008 box acting as a gateway?

I have 2 NICs on this server. The server in this discussion is the gateway and is responsible for routing all internet traffic on the network. All local networking runs through adapter "LAN" and all ...
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Windows Server 2008 incremental backup behaviour - scheduled vs. backup once

I'm relatively new to working with Server 2008 and need to know a little more about the behaviour of the built-in Windows Server Backup. I'm running a small stand-alone server which is mostly just a ...
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Tomcat 8, Kerberos authentication

I'm configuring kerberos for a tomcat server. Before I call the web application support company I would like to know if I'm doing the correct steps since it's my first time. The domain has 2 zones, ...
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How can I get a static download link for a Microsoft MSDN Subscriber Download?

I need to be able to download MSDN ISO files directly from power shell, and therefore I am wondering how can I do this? I can view the downloads site at https://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/...
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Permon showing gaps in data captured

My Terminal Server running Citrix XenApp 5 on Microsoft Windows 2008 is facing an issue where it locks up for a short while before it becomes normal again every now and then. I ran perfmon to perform ...
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2008 ServerCore, Local Administrator Password Reset, Still Can't Login

Running Server 2008 Server Core and I cannot login via the local administrator account. Since it wouldn’t take my “correct credentials”, I reset the local administrator password using other known ...
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IIS serving pages super slow

Different times of day IIS (7, windows 2008) starts serving pages extremely slow. I checked through the LOG's of IIS and did not find anything...I disabled all the robots from scanning the site but to ...
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Installed .NET 4 patch, now get intermittent ManagedPipelineHandler 500 errors

I've got a .NET 4.0 (Integrated) aspx application running on IIS7 Windows Server 2k8. Some users have been experiencing a bug in IE11 where they were unable to click a button with an image background. ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - Keyboard isn't recognized on login screen, but mouse does

Problem Backgroud: Our company has an IBM System X3200 M3 server running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with two WS Caviar Black 1TB HD in RAID 1. Recently we had a power failure that corrupted ...
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Interpreting TCP Traceroute results here?

I used to be able to connect via SFTP to a remote server to download files. Our local server is Windows 2008 Enterprise and the remote server is Unix. The local computer and the remote server are ...
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Active Directory domain name conflicts with web server DNS

I took over support for a Windows 2008 domain that was set up by another system administrator. The DNS name of the domain is admin.example.com and a web site is also using the same DNS name. The ...
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Use 2008 R2 and 2003 server domain and LDAP with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10?

I have two server domain one with Windows Server 2003 server and other Windows Server 2008 R2. With this can I use Windows 8.1 and 10 clients to connect with domain and apply policies?
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Secure only Dynamic DNS update don't work

Domain Controller - Windows Server 2008 R2 , it is also DNS Server but i have DHCP Server configured on Switch, which gives ip address to all Domain member computer. Here, problem is Secure only ...
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IBM Domino 9.0.1 on Windows Server 2008: How to get rid of UAC when starting console

We are installing Domino Servers Version 9.0.1 64Bit on Windows Server 2008 R2 at the moment. Despite the servers in the past with the same operating system on these servers the UAC fires when ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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Diagnosing “File” tag memory leak in poolmon.exe on 2008R1SP2

We have a memory leak plaguing many of our 2008R1SP2 file servers. The "File" non paged memory tag in poolmon.exe will leak until shared folders are no longer available, and then RDP goes down with it ...