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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Use powershell to search entire domain for files >= 1GB

Is it possible to search for files >= 1GB on all servers on our local domain and then list all those files with the full path including the server name in a txt file?
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How to Host A Single Website on Multple Windows Server with same Publice IP Address

I need to host my website on multiple windows server having same static ip address so if one server
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502 3 12152 Error after upgrading Django version

After upgrading to Django 1.9 from 1.7, and upgrading a number of other python libraries related to Django and my web service, I get a 502.3 12152 error in IIS logs. Looking that up, the error ...
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Printer Audit 64bit

I'm running the following script to get a report on installed printers : https://community.spiceworks.com/scripts/show/2186-export-printer-information-to-spreadsheet?page=1 However when the script ...
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can i use same server for Active Directory and Windows Deployment Service?

I've a problem, can i use same server machine for both Active Directory and Windows Deployment Service. I don't know the steps to do it both can someone please tell me how to do it.
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MS Lync on Terminal Server

Is there a way that I can install (hosted) Lync on our terminal server and when a user logs on, it automatically inserts their email address and the correct manual SIP settings so I don't have to log ...
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is it possible to deploy scanners with group policy or any other solution

we are a company of 60 employees/computers and want all employees to be able to scan, we purchased a Brother MFC-L2700DW and connected it with ethernet to network i'm able to scan just fine by adding ...
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Why might one server be able to browse nas by ip, ping by name but not browse by name?

Was in the process of some big copies from usb drive directly connected to nas and suddenly one of the servers could not connect to nas device by name but others can. Forcing in host file didn't help. ...
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Accessing DFS namespace from another domain (crossdomain) on Windows Server 2008

Our setup right now is 1 "main" machine and two webservers. The main machine have a DFS namespace called 'foo' which both the webservers uses as their webroot directory. This works like a charm if I ...
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Dcom component won't retain its credentials

I've recently moved a 3rd party very old Web app from a Win. 2003 server to a Win 2008 R2 server. The app uses a DCOM component (Microsoft Word Document) which runs under a particular user account. ...
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Open versus Closed Systems [on hold]

I am looking for good resources, arguments, statistics and so on related to the comparison of closed and open systems (Web Servers only). My goal is to fully understand the issue that may arise in ...
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How can I enable domain authentication over wireless in Windows 7/2k8?

I've got several domain-member laptops which commonly roam to places where there aren't any network ports available. Occasionally, during these times, the laptop may be used by someone who has not ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Backup from Networked Drive

Can someone give a solution similar to the old NT Backup that allows backing up networked drives on Windows Server 2008 R2? I have one backup server running Windows Server 2008 R2 and 4 servers ...
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OsTicket + IIS + mySQL + Extremely slow queries

Background: I am a .net developer, limited php coding knowledge Asking this question because I think it is a php/mysql/version/implementation issue, and not getting real information from the OSticket ...
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Use Linux BIND DNS server for my Windows Active Directory 2008 R2

How can I use a Linux BIND DNS server for my Windows Sever 2008 R2 Active Directory? We are trying to avoid having to use the Windows Sever 2008 Server as a Domain Controller at all. We want to use ...
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Root Certificate Update Solution - Windows Server 2008

We have an application attempting to run licensing checks via http over the web. The machines this software resides on are Server 2008 vm's with no domain configured. While tracking what is ...
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How to redirect or rewrite IIS site with port in URL to URL without port?

I'm not 100% sure if this is the right part of StackOverflow to post this but to me it made the most sense. Sorry if its not! Currently I have a site in IIS configured on HTTPS with port 7500. I can ...
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NFS mounts not visible for other users in system

Recently I faced an issue of limited visibility of mounted NFS shares on windows 2008 server. Situation is like this: as user A I have mounted NFS share (from linux server) as User A I'm executing ...
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Persistent static route stops working after VPN drops and reconnects

I've got a VPN between two networks, one home and one office (A and B). Their subnets are: (A) 192.168.1.0 and (B) 192.168.0.0 The two networks have identical ADSL routers. Unfortunately these can ...
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Default printer via GPO Item Level Targeting in RDS/RemoteApp session

Current Setup: Server 2008 R2 GPO uses GPP to create network printer Same GPO uses GPP to update printer with item level targeting to set as default. The item level target is "computer is ...
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Map sql's BUILTIN\Administrators to Windows Administrators Group

Logged on as 'Administrator' (and a member of just one Group - Administrators) i am seen as God (ok ... god) to the SQL install. Where do I bestow the same level of permission to all members of the ...
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Active Directory password policy for Business Days?

I don't think there's any way to do this after looking through Microsoft's password policy documentation, but on the off-chance that someone was particularly clever: Is it possible to create a policy ...
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Network Services Write/Modify Permissions on Inetpub Folder Potiential security issues

I have an asp.net web application that runs as a Content Management system for a website. It was originally on an IIS6 Server. However the web application was recently moved to an II7 Server. After ...
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Running RemoteApp on Server 2008 from Windows 7 client

All We run Windows Server 2008 R2 for all of our servers, including a few for RemoteApp published applications - one standalone and two in a broker farm. We have an app that seems to not like ...
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server policy problem: client gets “your credentials did not work” when connecting with saved password

I connect to a production machine (Windows Server 2008) using Remote Desktop Connection (via mRemoteNG client) directly from my home computer. I would like my to save password, so that I don't have to ...
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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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Network path not found while joining client to domain

I am using Windows server 2008r2 and it has AD, DHCP and DNS. When I tried to join clients to our domain, it worked well for almost 5 years. But on monday it refused to join. The error message was ...
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What is the solution for daily backup only changed files (with log) in Windows Server [on hold]

We are a small team and working on a project that has huge file sizes which shared from a Windows Server running machine. After some losing important files, corrupted files and etc... we decided to ...
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Can ping hostname on local network, but need to use FQDN over VPN?

When I ping DC1 on a local network using only the hostname, I receive an expected response. However, if I ping a remote DC (DC5 for example) over site-to-site IPsec VPN, I receive the following error: ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Installation Blue Screen - PXE Installation on ESXI

So the story begins with the PXE automated installation on dedicated servers and virtual servers. I am trying to boot operating systems using PXE (using ipxe scripts) and perform automated ...
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Windows Server Backup “Reading Data; please wait…”

On windows Server 2008 R2 I have recently added the windows server backup (WSB) feature. Opening WSB I get the message "Reading Data; please wait...". This message fails to go away, even after ...
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Windows Server 2008 IIS7 - page requests randomly hang or timeout

I've just installed a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 x64 with IIS7 and PHP (fast CGI). However, I'm noticing that after moving my web site from a similarly specified machine to this one, I'm ...
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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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slow unc resolution on a win 2008 share

I've got some neworking issues with my sbs 2008 server. Basically if i try and access the server's shares via a unc path it takes a long time to resolve, but a mapped drive is quick (until i try to ...
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Parsing error after copying new policy files to central store

A few months ago we upgrade our DCs from 2008 to 2008 R2. Two weeks ago I saw that I didn't copy the new admx/adml files to the central store. Because I want to use the new policies, I copied all ...
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command line for getting information about status of disk?

Here is the scenario, I have Windows Server 2003 and 2008 which is connected LUNs. I wanted to get status of the disk if disks are online or offline using command line. I'm trying to execute ...
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Terminal Server 2008 (32 bit) fails to load profile (sometimes)

I'm having an issue with a virtualized Terminal Server running Windows Server 2008 (32-bit). It doesn't seem to be affecting any users connecting with HP Thin-Clients, only with my test accounts which ...
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Jetty Service on Windows Server 2008 using Procrun: Missing service ImageFile

Xe want to run Jetty as a service on a Windows 2008 Server Virtual Machine. Therefore, I configured Jetty as a Windows Service using Apacke Procrun, following this short description: ...
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Is MSIZAP still useful, or is it obsolete?

I update flash using MSI files installed by group policy. However, with every update, about a third of the workstations fail to update (Windows Vista and Windows 7 32/64-bit editions). In the event ...
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TLSv1.2 enabled RDP client for Redhat/CentOS?

We have just hardened our windows servers to use TLSv1.2 for RDP. I was using freerdp and rdesktop from linux as RDP clients but both seem to not work with TLSv1.2. Any ideas regarding what Linux ...
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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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Website issues with internal accessing

we are facing a problem within my organization. The problem we are hosting a website internally and allowing public to access it. Public can easily access the website, but for internal users only ...
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Server 2008 R2 ADUC - Naming information cannot be located

I'm having a very hard time with Active Directory. Brand new server with a fresh install of Windows Server 2008 R2 - SP1; Everything was fine until it restarted after installing updates. When I try ...
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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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IP based link unreachable only from my VPS IP

I have my own windows VPS with IP address XXX.XXX.XX.XXX, i have ip based link ...
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Printers deployed by group policy - separate policies or all in one?

We have 60 printers deployed by group policy on a 2008 R2 level domain. They are set as Group Policy Preferences in User configuration. They're all item level targeted to OUs and Security Groups ...
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How do I migrate, and rename a computer using ADMT command line?

I've checked all the ADMT documentation, experimented with negative results and am unable to get ADMT to rename a computer during a migration. The command I'm using is: C:\admt>admt computer ...
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How to enable TLS 1.1, 1.2 in IIS 7.5

We want to support web browsers utilizing TLS 1.1 and 1.2, which has been apparently implemented by Microsoft, but is turned off by default. So I went searching on Google and discovered some pages ...
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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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Active Directory Domain Service started then stopped after dcpromo

I use Windows Server 2008 to install Active Directory follow this guide After a restart, I can only login to local account,not domain account due to the error No logon server are available! I check ...