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 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 there 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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Unable to access different subnet

Router ip: 192.168.3.1 Windows server: 192.168.3.50 (WLan) and 192.168.2.1 (LAN) PCs: 192.168.2.x I am able to access 192.168.3.50 from laptop (in 3.x network) but unable to access through other ...
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network policy + WPA enterprise (tkip) Windows 2008 R2

hi I've attempted the following guide and in a bit of a pickle. http://techblog.mirabito.net.au/?p=87 My main goal is to have a username / password based wireless authentication with active directory ...
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RODC deployment

Is it useful to enhance security by implementing RODC in the same site, which RWDC exist also? Pointing the site user the RODC instead of the RWDC. Thanks.
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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 Load test Issue

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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PCI Compliance 11.5: File Integrity Checkers [on hold]

has anyone used EzFIM for compliance on Windows servers? My understanding is that it is highly configurable and pretty cheep. If so please let my know if you like it and if the auditors will accept ...
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Running perfmon continuously with periodic reports

I have a question very similar to this one, but I want to continuously run perfmon, during reboots and throughout the day. Further, I'd like to generate a perfmon report every 10 mins or so. The ...
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HP Universal Driver on Windows 2008 Print Server

have anyone experiences with HP Universal Driver and using it at terminal server (Windows 2008 Server)? I have LaserJet 2055 and on HP Download page is only this driver. How can i install it into ...
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Windows Firewall: MMC could not create the snap-in

On Windows Server 2008 when trying to open either Event Viewer or Windows Firewall settings, I'm getting the following error: MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been ...
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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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Domain admin unable to do admin tasks on workstations

Our domain administrator account has got a problem. When we try to run a certain program with out domain administrator it gives an error that the file is not found. If i run it with another account ...
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Windows SMTP Service - Configure Smarthost for Specific Domains over different ports

I have a client that was recently acquired by a company. Their email system now resides on the parent company's network. Currently there is no VPN setup between my client and the parent company. I ...
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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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How to setup VPN Client in Microsoft 08 R2

We need to get a VPN connection setup with a client. I am mostly a software guy and networking is beyond my scope. We have been provided the peer IP address and the NAT of the local machine we will be ...
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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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SQL Server instance shuts down

I'm currently developing a new ASP.NET project hosted on a Windows Server 2008 RC2 with an SQL Server 2008 Express database. I have three SQL Server instances (for different purposes) running which ...
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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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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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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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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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Uploading Files from Windows Server to S3 using s3browser [on hold]

I want to upload a folder after every 2 hours from windows server 2008 using s3 browser tool to my s3 bucket. Is there any way to set a task for this ? if possible then how can we do this ? I am ...
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Windows Server 2008 Script to close share sessions

In the Share and Storage Managment console, you are able to close all session for a particular share by highlighting the share, clicking manage sessions, and closing your connections form there. Is ...
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How to access website hosted on IIS of a virtual machine?

I have installed Windows Server 2008 on the latest version of Sun Virtual box. I have some web sites hosted in the Windows Server virtual machine. How can I access the websites hosted on the virtual ...
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Windows Update not working on Windows Server 2008 R2

The Windows Update screen comes up and I click on Download Updates. I then get the bar scrolling across the screen and it says Downloading Updates but the counts never increase (0 KB total, 0% ...
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Windows server starts in System Recovery Options

Wher restarting a Windows Server 2008R2, shutdown tracker asked me to choose the reason, and I (by mistake) selected an Operating System recovery, or something like that, and when it rebooted, it took ...
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Multiple Homed Windows 2008 Server / Windows 7 Client

I have a small Windows 2008 network, with some Windows 7 clients. The clients are both laptops with docking stations and I would like them to communicate with the Windows 2008 server (for filesharing) ...
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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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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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object reference not set instance of object: unable to upload excel file information at online using asp.net 4.0, windows server 2008? [closed]

we are using windows server 2008, iis 7.0., asp.net 4.0. Project Name: Email Campaign, Contact Page Purpose: to upload contacts from the excel document, In Contact Page, developer code: I have used ...
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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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Mounting NFS3 using Kerberos and AD

I've got a Linux server (Centos 5.6) that needs to automount home directories from a Windows (Server 2008) NFS share using Kerberos. The share mounts (with the nobody user and group) if authentication ...
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Passive FTP on Windows Server 2008 R2 using the IIS7 FTP-Server

Hello serverFault-community! During the last few days I have been setting up a Windows Server 2008 R2 in a VMware. I installed the standard FTP-Server on it by using the Webserver (IIS)-role. ...
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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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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 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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Rebooting Server 2008 R2 with Task Scheduler?

I've been trying to get Server 2008 R2 to reboot after everyone is gone from work, to get its updates installed, but what I've been trying apparently isn't working. I have a "reboot.bat" in C:/ that ...
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Schedule reboot at the specified time

How to schedule a Windows server to reboot at a specified time? It's about a Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.
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Why is my loopbacked GPO reporting as disabled

Let me start by saying that my experience with GPO is limited to tentatively poking at settings until they fall into place by trial and error. It is entirely possible this will be a very obvious ...
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Can't login to Cygwin sshd server with a non-administrator user account

I'm having some difficulties logging in to my Windows 2008 server (a DC) running Cygwin sshd. I can log in fine with an account that is a member of the Domain Admins group, but when I try with a ...
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SBS 2008 Backup Drive Full - Error Code '2147942512'

We are using Windows Backup on SBS 2008 SP2 and backing up to 1TB external hard drives. Recently after switching drives our backup started failing because the backup drive is full and auto-delete ...
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Script to know the status of user accounts created, modified and deleted [on hold]

Script to know the status of user accounts created, modified and deleted on windows 2012 server active directory. If the script could send me an email notification by the end of every day that would ...
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Ram recommendations vs SQL DB size

we have a medium sized SQL db of around 40GB, and are about to move it to a new box with server 2008 r2 x64 an expensive contractor has just come in and said we need 72gb of ram so that the whole DB ...
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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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Can't remotely connect through SQL Server Management Studio over the internet using SQL Server Authentication [on hold]

This question is quite similar to the this one: Can't remotely connect through SQL Server Management Studio The difference is that I don't host my SQL Server in a 1and1 environment, but an in ...
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How do I force sync the time on Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller?

What is the command to sync a Windows server domain controller to its configured time source?
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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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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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SQL Server Timeout issues at random times causing performance degradation

I am having random timeout during a brief period of time on certain days. My CPU, Memory looks fine. So I ran Performance Monitor during these spikes and found my average disk sec/read was 5.8 ...