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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What is the Event id for File & folder creation in Window Server 2008

I have enabled Object level access in event viewer, but i am unable to find the exact date & time, when the user create a file or folder. Do you know, how to find out the time & date in event ...
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How can I measure per-user network usage by host & user?

I need to measure the per-user network usage by User Process (calling EXE) Target IP/Host What tools, API, or utilities will allow me to track this?
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Windows Forward Events Missing User Data and Description

I have Subscription Events set to forward windows server 2008's Terminal Services/LocalSessionManager/Operational logs to another window's server 2008's Forward Events section. The Subscription Event ...
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Can FOG and/ or WDS do multicast over an ordinary unmanaged Gigabit Switch? or does it need hardware with specific multicast features?

Can FOG and/ or WDS do multicast over an ordinary unmanaged Gigabit Switch? or does it need hardware with specific multicast features? Trying to help a small non profit in Asia with a poor budget. ...
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Timer_EntityBody, Timer_ConnectionIdle and Connection Closed Unexpectly

We have a windows application, it connects to a web service (XML web service hosted on a Windows 2008 Server IIS 7.5, no antivirus) and fetches some data to the client. But sometimes (around 5%-10% of ...
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How to fix error: The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship [on hold]

Sys Admins I need your help! Logged onto my Windows 2008 r2 NAS server & received the following error message: Group Policy Service failed logon access denied. So googled the issue and ...
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All PHP sites stopped working on IIS7, internal server error 500

I installed multiple drupal 7 sites using the Web Platform Installer on Windows Server 2008. Until know they worked without any problems, but recently internal server error 500 started to show up (...
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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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Trouble Installing Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge R720 w/ PERC H710 Mini

Just picked up a Dell PowerEdge R720. I created a virtual disk with the PERC H710 Mini BIOS Configuration Utility 4.03-0002 and configured it for RAID 1. When I then go to try to install 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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two domains, one LAN, two DNS server, 3 problems

Background: we have 150 users using AD on domain ABC. Windows 2003. that serverDC1 has a DNS, DHCP roles, and there is serverDC2 which is its live DNS backup. logs seem healthy. then we chose to ...
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Configure DC & Firewall/ Router such that clients can use Internet even if DC is down?

How do Windows domain clients behave if the DC is offline? Read this and am getting some symptoms. Curious about the answer for this scenario. When my Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials is down, ...
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How do I Clear a Warning about Best Practices for Running a Domain Controller on a Virtual Machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller running on a VMware virtual machine. There is a Best Practices Analyzer warning appearing in Server Manager with the following message: "The domain ...
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SNMP being blocked by Windows 2008 Firewall even after firewall exceptions added

I have a few Windows 2008 servers that I'm trying to setup SNMP monitoring. I have installed and configured the SNMP service. I have also turned on the exceptions from SNMP and SNMP Traps in the ...
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Application request routing and load balancing

I use Application request routing in my farm environnement. I got 2 ARR server and 2 IIS server in my farm. I configure my routing to load balance request even to my iis server, but when i look ...
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Windows/Samba connection error

I have a Linux fileserver serving up /home for linux and windows users. I was able to connect from my windows client, but not from a DC. Then suddenly I could connect from the DC too. The linux ...
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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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ICACLS for a remote group on a remote machine

This question concerned a local group. I'm trying to use icacls for a remote group. I've tried this way, but it didn't work : > icacls \\HOST\shared_dir\file.txt /grant "HOST\GROUP":F HOST\GROUP: ...
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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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Is it possible to see who disabled a SQL backup job?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to audit who disabled a SQL backup job in Microsoft SQL 2008's SSMS on Windows Server 2008 R2. We have a couple admins and I'm attempting to pin point who disabled ...
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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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redirect specific computers to Specific ou

Helle All, I am planning to redirect the specific name of the computers to specific OU like as below Condition 1. Name which starts with CMP* need to move to "Com" OU Condition 2. Name which starts ...
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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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Active Directory - Join domain in specific OU when its a workstation

I would like to know how can I accomplish the following: When I join a workstation (with Windows 7) in the domain, I want that computer to be put into a specific OU. Only when its a workstation with ...
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Logged file system access [closed]

Assuming the info is there, how I found out who accessed a certain shared folder or a file and made changes (like create a file and delete others) ?
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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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Event 36888: The following fatal alert was generated: 10. The internal error state is 1203

I've searched online, but am unable to find any information; why this error is occurring? It has flooded my Event Viewer: with an interval of 1 minute, this Error keeps popping up. (i.e. the ...
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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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2008 R2 Webaccess server will not connect to RemoteApp server

I have a 2008R2 Remote webaccess server and a 2008R2 Terminal server with the session host role installed and remoteapp manager. I cannot get the Remote Web Access server to communicate with the ...
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How to inspect remote SMTP server's TLS certificate?

We have an Exchange 2007 server running on Windows Server 2008. Our client uses another vendor's mail server. Their security policies require us to use enforced TLS. This was working fine until ...
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free open source alternative to VMware/Hypervisor for small firm [closed]

We are looking to see if there is a FREE open source alternative to VMare/Hypervisor for a small firm. We have one server with Windows 2008 R2 on it with four virtual machines (AD, file, database, and ...
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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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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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Windows Server with RAID error message after power outage - not booting

Good afternoon, We had a power outage last week at one of our remote sites which brought down the entire server room. Most of the systems came back online after the outage was resolved, but we have ...
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Email Problem - Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 , Server Manager-> File Services->Share and Storage Management->File Server Resource Manager > Right click -> Configure options-> Email Notifications tab I have already configured ...
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LDP SSL Port 636 Works - ldaps:// does not

I am trying to use ldap with ssl on Server 2008 R2. Got it all set and am able to connect using ldp.exe to the domain.example.org port 636 with the ssl checkbox. This is on the local server itself. ...
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Multiple profiles per user?

Is it possible to have multiple profiles per user? The reason why I ask is because I need to create test environments for hundreds of users, where the test environment has different software. ...
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Tomcat7 fails deploy application

I have Tomcat7 installed on a Server 2008 R2 server as a service. When I start the service, there were no failures, but I got a 404 when I navigate to Localhost:8080. I opened up cmd and tried ...
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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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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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Passive FTP on Windows Server 2008 R2 using the IIS7 FTP-Server

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. Everything works fine with accessing ...
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Error on RSOP for Audit policy on DC

Domain Controller - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Please see the print-screen, I am unable to understood why such error is showing on my Domain Controller. I have also checked on Winlogon.log, ...
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Analyzing BSOD dump file from Windows 2008 R2 SP1

I have a problem with a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 server running withing VMWare. The server is running Citrix and also has Symantec Endpoint protection installed. It randomly crashes and goes ...
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Export Active Directory from 2008R2 to Samba 4 DC

I know that they can co-exist, but is it possible to export the contents of an AD into an Ubuntu server Domain Controller that's setup with Samba4 AD? I'm hoping to reduce disruption as we take down ...
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Error while emailing CPU and Memory Utilization from a Windows Server

i can generate CPU and Memory Utilization of my laptop and email them to my email address. When i try to do the same thing for a Windows Server 2008, i get "new-object cannot load com type outlook....
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Linux and Window DFS shares - restoring previous versions of files/folders

I know I can mount DFS shares on my Linux boxes with no issues, but is there a method by which I can access/restore previous versions of folders/files from these DFS shares? Thanks
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Two Different Domains & Domain Controllers on Single Network

I'm attempting to determine whether it is possible to have two Active Directory domain controllers running on the same network, within the same subnet, with two separate domains. I do not want these ...
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Windows Server - Route any request via a set IP

We have a Windows 2008 server that has multiple IP address' on it. When the server makes requests to other machines (Via a .Net Web App) we've found that the IP it's 'calling out' on is un-predictable ...
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ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded

When i run my website from IIS i got this error. ASP.NET rejected this request because the queue limit was exceeded. My users getting the error message: This service is unavailable Recycling the ...
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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 ...