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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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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System time on Windows Server 2008 server increasing continuously

The system time of my Windows Server 2008 server is increasing continuously. In order to adjust the time, I have to shutdown and reset the time. I have tried changing the CMOS battery, but the ...
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MailEnable error on windows server 2008 r2 : Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com

I am going crazy about this error message. for some of the domains, I am receiving this error message; Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for info@example.com I am ...
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How to install Crystal Reports for .net 4.0 on server

We made a project with Visual Studio 2010 and .net 4.0 using Crystal Reports. But if we publish it on the server, it won't work. I remember that with Visual Studio 2008 you just downloaded an ...
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Folder redirection save times are awful slow

I recently set up folder redirection for Documents on Server 2008, but it's painfully slow at the moment. My users are all using Visual Studio 2010, and a save takes 20-30 seconds (whereas it used to ...
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cannot connect to MS FTP 7.5 on Windows 2008 on Amazon EC2 instance

I have just installed the MS FTP 7.5 upgrade on my Windows 2008 Server (Service Pack 2) running on an Amazon EC2 instance. In the FTP Firewall Support settings for the server in IIS Manager I have ...
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Sonicwall SSO with NPS

I have a SonicWall where I want to enable the RADIUS SSO capability. The article for doing this states the RADIUS server Send the user’s IP address in either Framed-IP-Address or Calling-Station-Id ...
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Lots of FAILURE AUDIT: an account failed to log on entires in Security Log

I have received lots of failure audits on my server. From the log, I have identified the particular machine that is the culprit. How can I identify which process is sending the login request? Do you ...
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Automate Windows Robocopy with internal changes monitor /MON:1 option

The /MON:1 option works just great and run directory scan if only changes happened. This is something that is not possible to do if robocpy is ran from windows scheduler each 10 min. Is there a way ...
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Natively boot Virtualbox Image

I am faced with a Windows hardware/software problem left over from another person. It's on me to resolve. It's a mission critical setup. The situation is: I've got a physical server machine with: ...
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Calling LoadLibraryEx on ISAPI filter failed (v4.0.30319)

I installed .Net 1.1 on a Windows Server 2008 (which already had .NET 4 installed). Afterwards, I started getting the following error: HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error Calling LoadLibraryEx ...
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Create NSC-File for multicast streaming with Windows Media Streaming

For streaming multicast I need to create a NSC-file for the players - this file is pseudo-coded by Microsoft. Now I need to create this file for each proxy-publishingpoint. Is there any way to stream ...
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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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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 ...
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Windows Server 2008 occasional connection drops troubleshooting

I'm seeing occasional (2 or 3 times/day) "connection drops" on a Windows Server 2008 R2 physical server, running on a Dell R710. I use the term "connection drops" because I don't know how to describe ...
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Java application server behind IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008

I have a Java application server (GlassFish, indeed, but the problem is the same for any other application server, I guess), running on port 8080. And I have IIS 7.5 listening on port 80 as by default ...
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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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Issues with patching servers remotely using winrm and Microsoft.Update.Session

I have a network with windows 2003, 2008 and 2008r2 servers. I have a powershell script that I wrote to patch a local machine using the "Microsoft.Update" com objects. (Similar to Windows Update ...
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How do i redirect a mailto call from a windows 2008 server to the connected remote desktop client user

I have a windows 2008 server running an ERP system. This system can send mail from within the application by calling the standard mailto action. Our users connect to the server through RDP and I want ...
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Convert VMware image to Virtualbox image (Guest OS Windows Server 2008)

I am trying to convert several VMware images towards Virtualbox images. I have succesfully been able to convert my Windows Server 2003 image, but I haven't been able to convert any Windows Server 2008 ...
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Installing Lync 2013 Standard silently

I am trying to find a good way to deploy Lync 2013 standard & basic clients silently on computers with Windows 7 / Office 2010 & ahve a few roadblocks. 1) I am successful installing the ...
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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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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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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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client is downloading file from my file server on window server 2008 R2 with 100-200 kbps? [on hold]

I configured file server on windowserver 2008 R2 (active direcory, DHCP, and DNS already configured). It was working perfectly fine but all of a sudden downloading speed falls form 12Mbps to 94kbps. ...
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IIS 7. Not authorized to perform the current operation

I'm running IIS7 on Windows 2008. Recently, one of the web sites just stopped allowing me to connect via Frontpage Server Extensions 2002. Visual Studio keeps coming up with the error, "Unable to open ...
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why when entering to my sharepoint web site now I need to enter the domain credential? [on hold]

I have a sharepoint site with claims authentication and its working right but from some days ago it doesn't accept my credentials until I connect via remote desktop to the server and then it starts to ...
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Windows Server 2008 Scheduled Tasks not running - 0x80041323 - Reduce Number of tasks running in the specified context?

I am getting the following problem on a number of windows 2008 servers. 0x80041323 Task Scheduler failed to start task \Reporting" in TaskEngine "S-1-5-18:NT AUTHORITY\System:Service:" for ...
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Bitlocker doesn't store the recovery key in AD

On Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 Enterprise N 64Bit, when i execute the command: manage-bde -protectors -adbackup C: -id { recoveryGUID } it says the key is backuped in the AD. But when i'm going to ...
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Server 2008 R2 How to Change Windows 7 Basic Theme Color

We're deploying thin clients connecting to a terminal server farm. The computers have high visibility to the public and I would like them to at least look presentable and not like something out of ...
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What is the free version of Sharepoint and where do I get it?

For (quite literally) playing around at home, I'd like to get a copy of Sharepoint. I might find a use for it, so I don't want a trial version. I'm aware that there is a "free" version that doesn't ...
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WS2008 subst in Logon script does not “stick”

I have a terminal server environment exclusively with Windows Server 2008. My problem is that I need to "map" a drive letter to each users Temp folder. This is due to a legacy app that requries a ...
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Recovering files from IIS system (inetsrv) directory?

Some file from my inetsrv directory (c:\windows\system32\inetsrv) were accidentally removed. Is there a way to get them back? Reinstalling IIS server role doesn't help, because Windows doesn't remove ...
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After Robocopy backup, explorer.exe is using 100% of CPU on critical fileserver

Last night, I did a routine manual backup using Robocopy backing up and entire drive of a critical file server (windows 2008 r2) to a backup server on the same network. This morning (around an hour ...
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Checking the integrity of windows 2008 server backup

There is a simple way to check the integrity of a backup made with Windows Backup in Windows 2008 Server Enterprise (not R2)? Today i tried to restore some files from a backup I made some days ago, ...
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Windows Error Reporting and IIS7 on Windows Server 2008

In a windows webservere I'm trying to get a memory dump of a failing IIS 7 worker process (w3wp.exe) with no avail. In the Event Viewer I get the following. Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, ...
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How to stop brute force attacks on Terminal Server (Win2008R2)?

I'm more familiar with Linux tools to stop brute force attacks, so I'm having trouble finding suitable tools for Windows. I'm running a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Terminal Server, and I'd like to ...
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wmic hanging on remote server?

Based on information from my previous question, I'm trying to learn wmic. I'm playing around with trying to look at which processes are using the most resources on a remote server. What I've managed ...
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Ldap with cloud application

I was wondering if you guys could help me, I'm trying to use ldap to connect with our AD but the settings on the cloud app seem to fail. How do you set up ldap with external servers? Is there some ...
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What is the minimum and maximum cost for having a Windows server of own and what are the licensed software required? [duplicate]

I would like to know the requirements(software as well as cost) for owning a Windows server for hosting a .Net application which will be having a minimum of 1 million concurrent users at a time. The ...
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Windows Server 2008 redirected folder files disappeared

I had setup a Windows 2008 server to redirect My Documents using Group Policy. A user using Win7 had a couple of documents saved to My Documents and was good for a couple of days. One day I run ...
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32bit dll not loading with Enable 32 Bit Applications on IIS 7.5

I have a MVC 3 Web Site referencing a 32 bit DLL. The OS is Windows 2008 R2 x64. The website is in the ASP.NET 4 App Pool. I have turned on Enable32Bit but it doesn't work. I get a Bad Image Exception ...
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smtpdiag tool lists wrong mail servers

I have a weird issue on a server. When i run the smtpdiag tool, it lists the old mail server settings (with mx servers being website.com & mx01.1and1.com). here're the results Checking MX servers ...
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Tortoise SVN / Subversion push updates to Windows 2008 Server

I am googling like crazy trying to find a solution for this - but not having much luck! I have TortoiseSVN and Subversion running on my local Windows XP machine. I make changes to my website and ...
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Windows Deployment Services Fails After Reboot [RPC Related]

I have installed the Windows Deployment Service as a role on our main Domain Controller, which also has the File Services and DHCP Roles installed on it. During a routine maintenance update for ...
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WDS - Clients receive Error: PXE-E53: No boot filename received

I have setup WDS on Windows 2008 server in a Vmware box so I can practise setting up WDS,the server has DNS and DHCP as well as AD, the boot image is confirmed as working but when my clients try to ...
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What do i use to hold the server documentation?

I had to document the servers i use and i don't know what to use to hold the data. Could you sugest the best way to keep the server documentation? Do i create a data base that holds the harware and ...
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Renewing Service Certificates for NDES on Windows Server 2008 R2

We currently use the NDES Service on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise where the same box is also the standalone Certificate Authority. During initial setup, NDES created 2 service certificates for SCEP ...
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Finding NIC firmware version

I need to find out the firmware version of the NIC(s) on on IBM Windows Server 2008 using CMD, Powershell or by any other means.I also should note that I can't reboot the server to go to bios or use ...
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Opening a recently modified word file on server 2008 opens previously unmodified file

I have Windows Server 2008 serving as domain controller and file server. The file we mainly work on are MS office 2007 files. The problem I'm having is that sometimes, when 'User A' modifies a word ...