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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SSL Certificate on Load balancer or server

I have a load balancer distributing traffic between two servers, the public facing urls are all https prefixed. I want to generate a wildcard ssl certificate but I am not sure if is better to place ...
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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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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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Can I restore a backup made with Windows Server 2008 R2 in Windows Server 2012 R2?

Can I make a backup on Windows Sever 2008 R2 (or 2008) with Windows Server Backup and restore it on Windows Server 2012 R2 (or 2012) with Windows Server Backup?
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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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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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Server 2008 32 bit Standard RDP issue

Am not able to take the RDP from my server. when try to telnet the port : 3389, Network connection refused error am getting. then check netstat -a the ports which are all listing the 3389? there is ...
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All tasks in the Task Scheduler stop triggering until I restart the server (W.Server 2008 Datacenter)

First of all, some info: Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, 100% updated with Service Pack 2 and all the patches. I connect to it using "Remote Desktop Connection" (I don't now if this is relevant) I ...
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How to limit processor time for specific web site running under IIS on windows web server 2008?

What tool could I use to limit processor time for specific web site running under IIS on windows web server 2008?
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Good or bad idea to white list others IP address? [on hold]

When some one try to send an email, spam-filter will not allow their mails to reach to the server, their mails bounce back. Then they ask "hello, please white-list our IP address". I said, "let the ...
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Domain Trust 2008 to 2003

I'm having trouble setting up the trust relationship between a Windows Server 2003 and a Windows Server 2008 AD. Domain a is Windows Server 2003 Forest functional level. Domain b is a Windows Server ...
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Migrate Windows Server 2008 R2 to a RAID 1 Configuration

I have a Dell PowerEdge T110 server running Windows Server 2008 R2. It is a DC (among many other things) and runs my home network, but after 4 years in operation I am starting to get worried about ...
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Apache 2.4.12 keeps loosing connection

I am running Apache 2.4.12 on Windows Server 2008 R2. It has been running for the past year with no problems. However, in the past couple of weeks it has been going away. and the only was to bring ...
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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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Server IP is showing Firewall IP

From server 2008 r2, I check "what is my IP address", instead of showing my server IP, it showed my Firewall IP. How to rectify this.
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IIS 7 Error 500 on some file downloads

I'm having a very strange issue with IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 R2, I have tried this on 2 different servers one hosted locally and one in the cloud. Both running PHP 5.5.30, with IIS URL rewrite ...
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Users cannot see printers installed ona machine. Admins can?

We have deployed printers through a gpo to the machines. If i log in as a administrator then these are viewable but if i log in as a non admin user they disappear. Have we missed something out? ...
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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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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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New Domain controller only works when old one is online

Firstly, I think this is probably quite similar to this: New Primary Domain Controller won't start Active Directory unless Old DC is booted But, the circumstances, and symptoms are slightly ...
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How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you want to do this?

a question I was asked at a job interview today. Don't think I was on-target with my answer. How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you ...
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apache reverse proxy performance problems

I have a python webapp that is called through Apache with mod_wsgi on a server behind our firewall, and we've configured a public-facing webserver to act as a reverse proxy to access the webapp. Both ...
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How can I get a static download link for a Microsoft MSDN Subscriber Download?

I need to be able to download MSDN ISO files directly from power shell, and therefore I am wondering how can I do this? I can view the downloads site at ...
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How to add Cipher Suites to IE 11 on Win Server 2008 R2

I have a closed source appliance over HTTPS. The machines from which we can contact it are Windows Server 2008 R2 with Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.18124 (Update Version: 11.0.26 (KB3104002)) When I ...
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changing my screen resolution of my windows server 2008 r2

I have a query related to windows server 2008 R2. I changed my servers screen resolution using team viewer and just now when I tried to open my server it is restarting continuously. I tried to ...
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Exchange 2010 - Get a list of emails received and sent by domain

I have an Exchange 2010 server listening on a couple of different domains. So it receives and sends emails destinated and originating from several domains. Now we want to get rid of a specific domain ...
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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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Word 2013 is slow when opening files from network share

I have users running on a Citrix farm, 4 terminal servers in load balance running Windows 2K8R2 and Office 2013. Some users have problems with very slow opening of files over the network share they ...
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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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Sysvol Folder in 2008 server

Hi we have many clients with Ad as server 2003, recently we have started adding 2008 as ADC. Now I see in server 2008 sysvol folders are empty is there something to worry? how to fix this in my ...
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DPM 2010 Storage Allocation

I'm relatively new to DPM 2010 and I'm hoping someone can explain like I'm 5 what the Replica Volume and Recovery Volume sizes mean. For example, I'm backing up a volume that shows as Replica Volume ...
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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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How to replicate between 2 branches

I have 2 branches of my company one is in dubai and other is in abu dhabi. I want to replicate active directory between both branches. I am trying to add a domain controller to an existing domain but ...
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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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Connect windows server with Linux LDAP

i have Servers with windows server 2012 i need to connect these servers to my Linux LDAP in order to take all my windows server authentication from Linux LDAP. please can any one help me .
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Extraneous _msdcs. forward lookup zone failing replication, how do I check what uses it? and can I delete it?

We run Active directory on windows server 2008 and 2008 R2 in 2008 AD mode. Our DNS is part of the AD and runs on the same servers as the Global Catalogue. My predecessor created the environment ...
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Listing pending reboots in windows

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2008 on a Windows Server 2008 x86 system, and I'm getting an error saying "Rule 'Restart computer' failed." I've already found a lot of people saying to clear the ...
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How to create windows services for my scheduled task? [closed]

I have created scheduled Tasks to run my java applications and its running properly in my windows server 2008. when an issue occurs ,am restarting the entire physical server and i had tried enable ...
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How to monitor my scheduled tasks? [closed]

I have created batch files to run my jar files(java applications). Then I have created scheduled tasks for my batch files and Its running on my windows server 2008 perfectly. Now I just want to ...
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MDT reboots before Deployment Wizard

I was having issues with Windows 10 not showing a language to install in MDT, so I updated MDT to 2013u2 and regenerated the boot images. Now when I use PXE boot, the MDT background comes up for about ...
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Server 2008/2012 with Windows 7/8 Virtualized [closed]

My CPU doesn't have Hyper-v technology, and I want to brush up on my Server 2008/server 2012 fundamentals... so I was going to use Server 2012/2008 as my physical host, then run a couple copies of ...
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Server 2008 R2 PS script cannot update Active Directory

I have a Powershell script that updates users attributes in Active Directory that runs just fine from the PowerShell ISE. However when I try to run the script as a scheduled task it cannot access ...
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Renewing Service Certificates for NDES on Windows Server 2008 R2

We currently use the NDES Service on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise where the same box is also the standalone Certificate Authority. During initial setup, NDES created 2 service certificates for SCEP ...
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multi instance failover clustering (sql server)

just want to straighten my concept properly - when we are talking about SQL multi instance failover cluster, e.g. on a 2 node cluster, it means that each node can run its own sql instance, but each ...
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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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Does the secure attention sequence interfere with any rights?

Are there any known issues regarding Rights when 'Disable or enable software Secure Attention Sequence' has been disabled? 'If you set this policy setting to "Services," services can simulate the ...
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Powershell command regarding AD groups

We have a security group, SQL DBA. I need to know all servers that are part of this group. Is this possible? I'm a backup admin, just starting to learn AD/Windows, so apologize if its a stupid ...
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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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Windows Server 2003 vs 2008 & ADAM vs AD LDS

Comparing Window Server 2003 to 2008, I know that ADAM (active directory application mode) has been replaced with AD LDS (active directory lightweight directory services). I am just wondering, if ...