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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Default Domain Policy Corrupted

It appears that our domain's default domain policy is corrupted. The GPT.ini file is corrupted. When I go to open it, I get an access denied error. I tried to take ownership through explorer, takeown, ...
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Applocker vs Software restriction policy

The goal is to prevent users from running unwanted programs on a terminal server. I have read many articles from Microsoft and others saying that the new Applocker feature is 100% better than the ...
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View Desktop of all currently logged in Users on Windows Server

We're running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise in a small research project at home. We need multiple users running Software in the background. For Monitoring purposes I'd like to have the ability to ...
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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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Exchange 2010 email spoofing prevention

Masters, Unfortunately we got some spam mail which seems to be coming from our own domain. I found some article which all says to remove Anonymous login from internet receive connector ...
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Windows Server R2 2008 domain join - logon failure: unknown username or bad password

I have this problem where I try to make a winodws machine authenticate against a ubuntu samba PDC, but i keep getting the error logon failure: unknown user name or bas password here is my ...
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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.name.org port 636 with the ssl checkbox. This is on the local server itself. ...
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Windows Server 2008 x86 Services for Unix SDK (SUA) RSH

Running RSH commands on a Windows box against a Linux box works only for the administrator user. Is there a file somewhere that has a list of users that can run commands remotely? More Info The ...
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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 ...
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High CPU usage - How to track the process or ip causing it? [on hold]

i am having issues with CPU high utilization, more than 92% . Is there anyway to track which plugin or process or user is causing this issue? I am using word press in windows Will usage of any ...
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Domain Controller does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship

We've had an ongoing issue for a while and I'm here on a Saturday to try and figure it out, and I think I've found the problem, just not the cause... For a few months our second domain controller has ...
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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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Windows server 2008 Admin password changes after logout

I have windows server 2008 with two administrator accounts and I have a fixed IP for it. I access the server with remote desktop but every time I logout of any of the 2 admin accounts i can't login ...
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Copy OS from degraded array to another RAID 1 array

We have a degraded (second drive is not recognized at all) RAID 1 array with Windows Server 2008 R2 installed. I'm using CopyWipe from a boot floppy to image the new array. It should be mentioned that ...
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certreq.exe unable to to submit Base64 CSR - Invalid Data

I am trying to script a solution to automatically submit Base64 CSRs to a Microsoft Certificate Services CA, but keep getting tripped up. My understanding is that all I should need to specify is a ...
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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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How can I allow a non administrator account to enable/disable/configure wireless network settings?

I have a user in our domain on a Dell laptop using windows 7 professional. Occasionally, she needs to switch from wired to wireless, but currently the system denies her this privledge without an ...
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Is there a way to change a local user account password on a remote Windows 2008 Server/Windows 7 computer?

I have to setup an embedded standalone CIFS server outside of domain environment. I shall refer to the server as storage_gateway. The default password setting for the Administrator account is ...
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Windows 2008 R2 in reboot Loop

I have a windows server 2008 R2 which reboots continuously when my application services are set to Automatic Start after the server is restarted. I access the server after getting into that by "Last ...
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Slow hard disk speeds on Windows Server 2008

I have already looked at many articles regarding slow read/write speeds on Windows Server, however they either involve Server 2008 R2, 2012, or are related to speeds over the network. I have 5 ...
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Creating Virtual Proxy Server

I know this is not this kind of forum, but I can't find anything in google that really answers my question. Is there possible to create a Proxy server running in a Virtual Machine using only 1 ...
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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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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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Monitoring services using perfmon

Struggling to find the counters to get the status of a service using perfmon. Is it even possible? We need to monitor the status of a service in Nagios but the only remote access avaliable is through ...
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Can ping and browse IP, FQDN, and hostname but can't browse via SMB to hostname of server

Got a strange problem where on a server 2008 machine I am trying to browse to another server 2008's shares on a different site. I can ping the server's ip address fine, I can ping the servername ...
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Accessing folder using File share through same Workgroup but different network [on hold]

I have local machine that's running Windows 7 professional Domain: mycompany.com I also have Windows Server Standard Workgroup: DAPS I shared da8 folder and gave Users r+w+x permissions I ...
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Local and Private IP Issue on Wamp Server [on hold]

I'm having some problem regarding wamp server and my IP Address. In our company we have a machine that has a LOCAL IP of 192.168.x.xxx so basically we have wamp installed on it and every PC on the ...
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Allow service to interact with desktop

DC OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Std Client OS - Windows XP, Windows 7 I have implemented Security policy through Network Policy Server and enabled Wired AutoConfig Services Automatically. While ...
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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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Cant Access Network access Over PPTP VPN

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server, this server is configured for Routing and Remote Access to allow VPN access via PPTP using the windows client. VPN Access worked fine over a couple years then ...
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net localgroup “Remote Desktop User” username /ad doesnt work?

I might be wrong but isn't Remote Desktop User a localgroup? When I do: net localgroup 'Remote Desktop Users' name /ad, I got an error that indicate Remote Desktop Users doesn't exists (error 1376). ...
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get physical disk name for a file

When I opened disk management in Windows Server 2008 I see Disk 8 G: H: Disk 9 H: Disk 10 H: I Now, I have few files in H: drive and I want to know which disk it belongs to. I have to do it ...
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Looking for Decent reports about current Patch level of server

We are currently using WSUS on a mix of 2008 and 2008R2 servers. What I am looking for is a good way to report back to myself and Management the current state of patching on servers across several ...
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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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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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IIS 7.0 Web Deploy authentication fails after changing Windows password… help?

I have a very basic Windows 2008 R2 Web Server running IIS 7.0. This is just a test/practice server, so I enabled Web Deployment using Windows Authentication. All was well and I was able to deploy ...
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DFS linking to a target folder within another target folder

Windows Server 2012 - Attempting to setup a file server using DFS I have the following scenario: Namespace: \\domain\resources Folder without targets: Files > \\domain\resources\files Folders with ...
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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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Disabled SSLv3 to combat Poodle now cannot connect to SQL “Connection forcibly closed by remote host”

I have disabled SSL3 on my web server to combat the Poodle Vulnerability and now I am unable to connect to my SQL server using SQL Authentication. I just get "Connection forcibly closed by remote ...
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Application to retrieve pop3/imap email, then turn around and serve it to the local network via html client? [closed]

Is there a way to have a single computer on a network, retrieve all the email from (one or more email accounts.. pop3 or imap), then serve up those emails in a browser based client for computers on ...
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Windows 2008 Terminal Services “Easy Print” and Matrix Printers

Server: Windows 2008 Server Standard SP2 with "Terminal Services" role Clients: Windows XP SP3 + .NET 3.5 Framework SP1 + Remote Desktop Client 7.0 We are using "Easy Print" feature which allows ...
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DFS-R NTFS Permissions Not Working?

I have two Windows 2008 Standard servers running DFSR okay. I can create a file on one server and it is replicated to the other okay, etc. I have the namespace shared folder on each server shared ...
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How can I clear cached domain credentials?

Related: How can I enable domain authentication over wireless in Windows 7/2k8? To test the domain login over wireless connection feature I'm trying to set up in the above question, I need an ...
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How to abort applying group policy when it is stuck for too long?

I had a problem with a Win2k8 Domain Controller and had to restart it. It restarted with no issues and reached the "PRESS CTRL + DEL TO LOGON" screen. And so I did a usual logon with an ...
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Remote Desktop 100% through browser?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Web edition server. Is there are way I can remote desktop connect entirely through a browser. Meaning if "Remote Desktop Connection" on my pc is blocked, I can still connect? ...
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Confusion with DNS on Windows server and Sonicwall

I've been reading a bit tonight on how to best set up our school network for Internet connectivity. It works as it is, but there are hiccups in client/server access to the Internet from time to time. ...
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How was DC restored in windows 2008 before windows 2012 VM generation ID?

Windows server 2012 got this new thing called "VM generation ID" which protects DC restoration from snapshots so it doesn't impair the system (getting new invocation ID and requesting new RID pool ...
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Get User Rights Assignment values in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI

I'd like to get all the values of User Rights Assignment in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI. Is there a way I can do this with VBScript and WMI? Thanks.
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How to install photoshop on windows server 2008 R2 [closed]

I have windows7 installed right now, i have purchased a static ip from my ISP. I am able to successfully do RDP on windows7 from outside the network. But, while i have done RDP and i am using ...
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Setting Windows Server Roles Between Servers

I need to know what is the best way to assign windows server roles and duties among servers. Right now I've got four servers: OldServer1: Xeon 3.4GHz, 4GB, 3x146GB SCSI, Windows Server 2003 R2 ...