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 configure different firewall rules on 2 different network cards in Windows 2008?

On Windows 2003 Server, we have 2 network cards and it's easy to open different ports to the different network cards. I'm trying to do the same on a Windows 2008 Server, I've discovered Windows ...
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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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Can't access Windows share by name, only by IP address

A PC running Windows 7 can't access a file share in Windows Server 2008 by name (\\servername), but can access it by IP address (\\serverip). I get the error (Network path was not found). Also, all ...
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Windows Server Backup does not work unless I restart “Com+ Event System” service

We are working on a terminal server at a client running Windows Server 2008. We recently had a major issue and did a system state restore from a backup. This solved the issue and everything seemed to ...
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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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Install chrome extensions via GPO

I'm attepting to install the adblock chrome extension using Google's Chrome ADM's. User Configuration/Policies/Classic Administrative Templates/Google/Google Chrome/Extensions Configure the list of ...
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HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 install Windows Server 2008 R2

I purchased recent an HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 and a Windows Server 2008 designed for HP Servers and when I want to install the OS (Windows Server 2008) on My Server I receive following error: A ...
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How to route between 2 networks with a server with 2 network cards?

This is the first time I am faced with routing and it seems I have hit a dead end. I have the following scenario: client1: 192.168.1.10 255.255.255.0 gateway: 192.168.1.100 DNS server: ...
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“Virtual recycle bin” for DFS?

Does anyone know any way to have a "virtual recycle bin" for a server that makes DFS? I've been googling and not get anything straight. At my company we do daily incremental backups of everything, ...
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SQL Server NETWORK SERVICE account permissions

My SQL Server Windows service is set to use the NETWORK SERVICE account. The server is installed to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10_50.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL. However looking at the ...
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BitLocker Already Configured Issue

System Configuration: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Disk Configuration: RAID1 We have a newly built system that is joined to a domain and has the proper GPOs for BitLocker already setup. We ...
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IIS webserver 2008, fast on LAN but slow on WAN, why? [on hold]

I have IIS on windows server 2008, if I browse locally, from any pc, site popsup immediately, but if I try browsing outside the network it takes forever. I've deactivated pcs firewall, I did setup the ...
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GPO Printer Deployment Ordering greyed out

I have two Windows 2008 Data Centre Domain Controllers, which are used for a single domain. I applied a GPO for an OU. Rules are definitely working. Printer deployment rules are set in "User ...
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Why is the server performance so poor? What can be done to improve the speed of the server?

Very slow processing using Windows Server2008 R2 Standard with Service Pack One. Situation: Read a text file using the text data to populate a series of MS Sql tables. The converted data is used to ...
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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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Is there a way to control Internet usage on LAN? [on hold]

I have a network with many client PCs. I have to block Internet access for some of the users and allow it for others. Is there a way that can control Internet access, or filter and allow based on MAC ...
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Windows 2008 Server cannot access any network share

I run a Windows 2008 server with SP2. This server acts as a desktop alone. Recently, I switched between two networks (corporate and other) using this system. Ever since, I am unable to access any ...
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Apache 2.2 on Windows Server: won't start after attempting to change drive letter of all data and logs

I manage a web server that's running on Windows Server 2008 as a 64bit virtual host. All service software is running independently, and not as part of an AMP stack. The data drive has nearly filled up ...
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How to set up sub domains with IIS 7.5?

I'm in the process of setting up a windows 2008 server. I've managed to set up a site on IIS and I'm in the process of setting up a few more. Typically when setting up sites on my local machine, I ...
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What is Most Reliable/Sustainable Way to Distribute a File to a Group of Windows Servers

In managing one of my applications, I need to distribute a small text file to a specific directory on a number of application servers and restart the service when a new version is pushed out. I have 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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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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Fresh installation of Windows Server 2008 and IIS serving up blank pages

I've just set up a new web server, running windows 2008 with IIS 7.5. I'm trying to set up a few websites within IIS. These websites run fine on my local machine but now that I've uploaded them to ...
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Using TntDrive to mount Amazon S3 on a Windows Amazon EC2 instance

I currently have 2 Amazon EC2 Windows Server 2008 instances setup with a load balancer. My problem now is that I need both instances to be able to access a single file system source (I'm trying to use ...
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delayed login to Windows SBS 2008

Last week I had a problem with my server (Windows SBS 2008 ), so I made a restore point to resolve that problem. But after I did it any workstation (Windows 7) try to login takes 50 seconds. I tried ...
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Change my Windows password without logging in [on hold]

We have a Windows 2008 Server as a File Server. Local accounts on the server are used to control access of the folders. Now if a user wants to change his password - how can one do it without logging ...
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Abort any POST VERB operation in IIS

My site is getting DOS attack with POST VERB, my site is a static site and I am trying to stop any POST action on the home page. I had the URL Rewrite installed on my server, so I am trying to write ...
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Temporarily redirect *all* HTTP/HTTPS requests in IIS to a “server maintenance” page

We've got an IIS server that hosts hundreds of separate web apps, and the physical database server that hosts these apps is going to be taken offline for maintenance for a brief period (we expect it ...
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VPN Connection Causes Internal LAN Connection Loss with Server

I've tried configuring basic PPTP VPN at my small business using a number of different tutorials. As far as I can tell, the actual VPN connection worked fine, but upon connecting a client, the Server ...
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Common document library between two SharePoint sites

Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: Our organization maintains a sharepoint site for our clients, and sometimes we have situations where different clients (with distinct sharepoint sites on the ...
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How to remove a GPO setting that used a custom ADM

I'm trying to deal with some legacy group policies that applied registry settings using ADM files. I'd like to remove these registry settings and set them up as group policy preferences, but how do I ...
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Password Authentication Fails - NTLMv2

Environment: Windows 2000 sp4 EDIT: Domain Controller with no trust setup with the Win2008 Server Windows XP machines Windows 2008 Server Netapp NAS Problem: We have a shared folder that resides ...
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How can I move computer groups in WSUS?

I have some computer groups in WSUS: All Computers Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group A And I want some of the groups to be a subgroup of a group. For example All Computers Group ...
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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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Server 2008 issue running batch file

For the life of me, I can't seem to get a batch file running in Server 2008 Task Scheduler, despite it not having the common problems I've seen before. Problem so far: I have a batch file that ...
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Why does IIS recycle my application pool every 15 minutes?

Today we have a huge number of users on our ASP.NET MVC IIS 7 web application. I notice that approx. every 15 minutes, the application pool process is killed and a new one is started. I did not find ...
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F5 Load Balancing - axd files comes with 401 Unauthorized

I've got a problem I'm trying to resolve for some time. We have: 1 F5 Load Balancer 2 IIS servers with the same machine/validation keys behind the F5 LB Our problem is that our application hosted ...
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Passing Linux NFS traffic through Windows Server 2008

We are developing an embedded device that runs on Linux and uses NFS mounts to aid in development. We are working in two private network spaces (172.16.x.y and 192.168.0.n). The 192 network contains ...
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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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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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port forwarding on windows server 2008 to Hyper-v machines

I have a host machine (win server 2008 R2) with several Hyper-V virtual machines. I want to be able to redirect certain ports of host to virtual machines. There is virtual network connection between ...
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hyper-v error manage VM

I have a problem in the management of the machines in Hyper-V, when I try to open the console I get the following error: an error occurred while attempting to launch the Virtual Machine ...
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How do you run scheduled tasks with extra parameters in Server 2008?

The issue that we are facing now is that Scheduled Synchronization is not working when the task scheduler executes a program for Google Apps. The program runs as follows when within command prompt: ...
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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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Need to configure 2008 server with 2 NICs on different subnets

I am working on an application that requires a 2008 server to have 2 NICs for security purposes. NIC 1 will be connected to the customer's enterprise network with a static IP and is routable. It ...
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Windows 2003 error 2902 “server is the owner of this FSMO role, but does not consider it valid” after DCPROMO run

I am in the process of adding a Windows 2008 R2 DC (MTC2008DC) to an existing legacy Windows 2003 SBS domain, with a view to decommissioning the old server. There is already one 2008 DC in the domain ...
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remove previous exchange installation from server 2008 active directory

I have a previous windows server 2003 that i've moved to an server 2008. The ad is copied to the windows server 2008. Now we want the clients to connect to an external exchange server. When we want 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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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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Group Policy settings for Event Logs

On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Domain Controller, with Windows 7 and Windows XP clients, is it "OK" to keep the setting below for Event Log files? And which setting will apply? ...