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Windows Server 2003 is a Microsoft server operating system released in April 2003. It is the successor to Windows Server 2000 and is based on the Windows XP codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008.

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Non-working Windows server 2003 Enterprise CA removal

Amongst a bunch of server, I have a Windows 2003 server, domain controller, Enterprise CA installed, cannot start CA service, because "a required certificate is not within its validity period ...
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Deliver mail to certain MX

We have a strange problem. Our Exchange (old guy Exchange 2010) server doesn't deliver mail to certain address. When checking I see that the domain of recipient has 2 MX records MX 10 good.server MX ...
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Why is my DNS information replicating without Zone Transfers allowed?

We have many servers at our business that have the DNS role installed on Windows Server (2003 - 2016). I have noticed recently that the DNS information is consistent among all our servers, which ...
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Backup before demoting a Windows 2003 R2?

So i want to demote our good old Windows 2003 R2 DC, which is one of 2 DCs in our system. I have layed out all the steps (imo) necessary to sucesfully demote the controller. Before i start i would ...
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Windows Server 2003 not trusting any device driver (including native ones)

Background: Several legacy Windows Server 2003 systems need to be migrated from VMware to Azure. Yes, we know they have a legacy OS. Yet we have to keep them running. And this is (at least partly) ...
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Deadly slow I/O operations from VM (Win2003)

I faced very strange behaviour of VM with Windows 2003 OS. This VM is running on our corporate VmWare server (like vSphere or such), I cannot control VM itself, I can only connect guest OS and work ...
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Remote work with windows rdp

We have 20 Windows XP pc in a Windows 2003 domain controler/ActiveDirecory. In the same domain we have a Windows 2016 "large" physical server (most of the time not in use). Because we have ...
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Migrating Domain Controller from Windows 2003 SBS

I'm trying to migrate DC from Windows Server 2003 SBS to Windows Server 2016. Problems begin when I try to promote Server 2016 to domain controller. I get the following error message on 'Prerequisites ...
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Windows Server 2003R2: automatically attaching an iSCSI disk at each startup and setting network shares?

I have a Windows 2003R2 Server soon to be replaced. The server was just connected via iSCSI to a WD MyCloud 4100 NAS, using the Microsoft iSCSI initiator. A large number of directories exists on this ...
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Can you force graceful shutdown of a locked Windows Server 2003? [closed]

I have a (physical) Server with Windows Server 2003 which is currently locked by the Administrator account and no one has the password. It should be straightforward to reset the password using one of ...
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Windows Server 2003 SP3: "the specified network name is no longer available"

I have a network, where the Active Directory Domain Controllers run Windows Server 2019. We have an old SharePoint server running Windows Server 2003 SP2 running as a virtual machine on an old ...
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Create a domain GPO with cmd only [closed]

I have a domain controller running Server 2003 and the goal is to create a GPO for the domain without using a GUI program (no gpedit, gpmsc, etc.). How can I achieve this goal by using cmd only? (...
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Mapped Network Drive with SMB1 and Windows 10 [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine (I know, but it’s out of my control) with a bunch of network shares on it. I have a laptop that has just been rebuilt with Windows 10 2004. I’ve enabled CIFS/SMB1 ...
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MSSQL server hacked by ANONYMOUS LOGON

My server was hacked with the Mirai Botnet, we cleaned the system, Disabled the Server Agent completely and the system is stable and clean BUT... If I re-open that sql server PC to the internet ( port ...
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"Could not read configuration of interface" adding new server to NLB cluster

I have a new server (Windows Server 2019) which I am trying to add to an old NLB cluster (It was set up on servers which previously did not consist of any servers newer than Windows Server 2003) In ...
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NIC not connecting without default gatway

I have replaced an end-of-life server in a hosting center, with a new one running Windows Server 2019. The old and new servers were/are multi-homed. I have simply reused the network cables and ...
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Remote Office Having Trust Relationship Issues Due to Tombstoned Domain Controller

All Windows 10 computers in our remote location are having domain trust relationship issues. The computers are able to login after a reboot takes place, but the issue repeats after the computer goes ...
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Recover source host of lost mapped drives on Windows 2003 Server

I have a legacy Windows 2003 Server that hosts an MS SQL server DB. The mdf and ldf files of said DB are stored on network mapped drives. One day the DB encountered errors only for us to find out that ...
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windows server 2003 feature install is asking for amd64 folder and evntagnt.dll file [closed]

I wanted to turn on snmp feature on windows 2003 R2 Standard X64 Edition Service Pack 2. My problem is that turning on that feature requires a cd labeled: Service Pack 2 CD-ROM I Downloaded it from ...
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List of active users and their access rights to O.S. in Windows Server 2003 [closed]

How I can get a list of active users and their profiles (access rights) to O.S. in Windows Server 2003 ?
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Copying a file to a user directory using a group policy on Windows Server 2003 with Win 10 clients fails

I have a network of around 100 Windows XP boxes, plus a number of Windows 10 ones, in a Windows Server 2003-hosted Active Directory. There's a tender in process to replace both the clients and the ...
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"Bad Gateway" when connecting to old IIS servers over SSL through NGINX reverse proxy

I am trying to set up an NGINX server as a reverse proxy to make it possible to connect via TLS 1.2 to an old IIS server that is limited to TLS 1.0 Connection on port 80 works fine. But I get 502 ...
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Copy files and folders by specific days of the month

I'd like to create a batch file to copy the files and folders by specific days. For example, 15th and 30th of the month(not 15th to 30th) copy the files and folder to another location. How can I write ...
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How to host Windows Server 32-bit on 64-bit hardware?

We have a Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) image and we would like to host it on a 64-bit machine. I tried restoring the image on the server but it didn't work (I assume it's because of different ...
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Will enabling non-delivery notifications cause more spam?

In the past we received a lot of spam email. The past year it was a lot less and we would like to keep it that way offcourse. We are a construction company and we receive a lot of construction ...
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Server 2012 R2 RDS Session Hosts can't mount shares from 2003 host using SMBv1

I know SMBv1 is bad and 2003 is critically outdated and should not be in production, but this is for a client environment where they control this file server and have shown no interest in upgrading it ...
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Windows 10 client does not get a temporary CAL form Win 2k3 TS

tl;dr; Windows 10 client is not getting issued a temporary CAL to connect to a Win2k3 TS. Details Win2k3 Terminal Server, Per Device CAL mode No available CAL's atm, I expect it to issue a temporary ...
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How to end a RDP session without locking in windows 2003 server [closed]

When I use "C:\Windows\System32\tscon.exe RDP-Tcp#NNN /dest:console" I get the following error: Could not connect sessionID 1 to sessionname console, Error code Error [7041]:Disconnecting the ...
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Shared Windows Folders - Subfolder Permission Issue

Windows Server (any version), shared folder with subfolders, something like this: Department1 Jim John where Department1 is the network share, and Jim / John are subfolders. What I want ...
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Which Disk to replace first ? Predictive Failure or Failed Disk [closed]

We have a HPDL380 G6 server ( running 2003 R2) with 1 failed disk and 1 predictive failure. Total 4 Disks configured with RAID5. I will be replacing disks, Now question is which disk should I ...
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Active Directory Migration from 2003 to 2012: authentications from 2012, 02 works

We have a SBS with one 2003 server for AD. Migration to 2012 went fine. Followed the instructions here, (just for info purposes) but did not yet demote dcpromo on the 2003 server. We are still running ...
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OpenVPN client change hostname resolving in Windows 2003 Server

I have OpenVPN client at Windows server 2003 and OpenVPN works right. Also I have 1C service there. Also I have stopped and have deleted Routing and Remote Access Role for Windows server 2003 (and ...
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Cannot change domain password after Forest Functional Level Upgrade

After upgrading a domain with Server 2003 domain controllers to Server 2016, the forest functional level stays at 2003 by default. When upgrading the forest functional level to 2016, one can get ...
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Can SQL Server 2005 Use TLS 1.2 for Web Apps?

Hoping for some help as this is a bit new to me. We have a legacy app running ASP with a separate SQL Server 2005 running on Server 2003 instance. I'd like to required TLS 1.2 for all web app ...
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Domain migration and share name and computer name info

My current problem is the following migration scenario: Present infrastructure based on Windows Server 2003 ( I know is is very old ;-) All are virtualized VMs. Existing domain name : PXX.LOCAL 2 ...
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How to fix Win2003 Task Scheduler Error 0x8007000d: The data is invalid after re-joining domain?

After re-joining this Windows 2003 Server box with the domain, all 20+ Scheduled task jobs were unable to start. An error has occurred attempting to retrieve task account information. You may ...
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How to fix "To log on to this remote console session, you must have administrative permissions on this computer."?

I have a Windows 2003 server box that was removed from the domain and re-added to the domain. That is when a domain user lost its access to "Microsoft Remote Desktop" with this message: To log on ...
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Active Directory migration from Windows 2003 to Windows 2016

I've inherited an old Windows 2003 based Active Directory installation and I'm tasked to upgrade it to modern standards. I've done various (successful) test in my lab using the plan below, but I ...
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Windows Server Usage Tracking

Let's assume the "Server-A" is a Windows Server v2008 and that is going to be physically decommissioned soon. Background: There is no clue like anyone is using the server-A or not. We need a list to ...
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How to overcome TLS1.2 requirement on Windows 2003 Server

We have a legacy product running on a Win2003 Server. It makes a call to a third party service to allow the user to make secure payments. We have been notified that the third-party will be switching ...
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how to know the usefulness of a window2003 server when you didn't know anything about it [closed]

I've found 3 servers running on Windows 2003 server for more than 10 years, I'm defining what the machine are used for but I don't know much about system administration. would you know the best ...
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2003 joining domain "The specified network name is unavailable"

I know theres a few topics for this when i used my google-fu but none of them seem to resolve the issue. We had an '03 server act up the other day. The original issue was it wouldn't let us remote ...
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Domain & file server migration [duplicate]

Our company has a client who is in a spot of trouble and has asked us for advice. Their support/host company has gone bust and they want to use this opportunity to upgrade their servers. They have an ...
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Migrating 2 domain controllers from server 2003 to 2012

Company has domain that they need to migrate from (dobbde.com) into (dobbde123.com). They have a 2003 file server in dobbde.com and we want to deploy a 2012 file server in dobbde123.com. They have ...
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Windows TFS integration with Azure AD

One of my client has TFS machine at their on-premises. Now they're planning to configure a machine in Cloud - possibly Azure. So, they already have an existing Office365 business account, where they'...
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Windows server2003 time not running normally

we are currently using a temporary Windows 2003 Server as a domain controller but due to a budget issue we are still waiting for an approval inorder to do a migration to the latest OS server. We are ...
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Setting IIS6 File Redirection Programmatically

In IIS6 you can go into IIS Manager and set the properties of a file to be a permanent redirection, and there's also other tabs to set the security, headers, etc. See below for a screenshot. IIS ...
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Can you run server 2003R2 as a guest OS in a server 2016 cluster

We are in the process of specing out a project for a client to upgrade their cluster hardware and host OS. They are currently using a server 2012 R2 cluster. We are going to take them to a server 2016 ...
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Windows dns messed up

Our small windows domain is based on two old 2003 server which are domain controllers. They both have dns server and dhcp server running on them. Each dhcp server has its own range of ip addresses in ...
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False EventID 7022 error

There's a old server with Windows 2003 SP2. We installed a custom service written in C# (.NET 4). Everyday there's a mandatory reboot and every day there's EventID 7022 error saying that our custom ...
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