Questions tagged [windows-server-2003]

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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Failed to install Tomcat6 service in windows server 2003 enterprises

When I try to install Tomcat6 I am getting this error --------------------------- Apache Tomcat Setup --------------------------- Failed to install Tomcat6 service. Check your settings and ...
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What does “Default Server: Unknown” mean for Windows nslookup

I'd like to solve a question with your kind help, about nslookup on Windows. Please see my CMD commands below(run on WinXP SP2). C:\>ipconfig /all Windows IP Configuration Host Name . . ....
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ntldr is missing error, is issue scsi/raid boot drive identification?

I stopped an ibm x series 266 server to clean it out. It has two scsi drives in raid 1, 36 gb. While I had the drives out for cleaning I started the server to get the fans running, to exhaust dust ...
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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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How to check status of one port on remote host using NSClient++?

I know I could check for telnet on a known IP using other programs like: nmap -A 192.168.0.1/32 -p 23 Or, look for open ports from 20 to 30 on host.example.com: nc -z host.example.com 20-30 I need ...
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Disconnected Citrix Users

We have a problem where a couple of users keep getting disconnected from their Citrix sessions and we cant understand why it only affects a few users where other users going through the same Web ...
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Schtask.exe, Running Java Jar as System, Program Can't See Network (Windows Server 2003)

I have an executable JAR file that runs fine under a normal user account. I am trying to schedule this JAR file to run as a System task using Schtasks.exe in Windows Server 2003. The following works ...
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Confused by cause of Windows SBS 2003 errors

I have a Windows SBS 2003 with many critical errors and I want to know what has caused the errors? Most of all I am confused by "Critical Errors in Application Log" of which 1,573 are in the disk ...
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How to undo folder redirection policy settings on a Windows 7 in a Windows Server 2003 environment

All users in the company I work for are configured to use roaming profiles. One specific user has asked me to remove roaming profiles for her. There is a folder redirection policy in place and it is ...
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How can I route specific domain names to a specific server

We have 3 servers internally. - The first one (beluga) is our domain controller and file server. It has a DNS controller, but I don't know how to configure it correctly, and my boss don't want us to ...
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Remote Desktop locks user account on Password Change

We maintain a Terminal Server on our network for our remote office and occasional third party vendors to connect in to. Our windows network active directory has the standard windows password ...
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RPC SERVER is unavailable

windows 2003 is getting this error. restart the machine or just the network connection fix the problem. date and time is the same one. tcp/ip is started and running remote registry is running the ...
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Use 2008 R2 and 2003 server domain and LDAP with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10?

I have two server domain one with Windows Server 2003 server and other Windows Server 2008 R2. With this can I use Windows 8.1 and 10 clients to connect with domain and apply policies?
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How to config two different ip and gateway on two different NIC

Sorry for my poor english in advance. I don't know how to config my adapters for this specific situation as i explain below. i have two NICs, one for web server and internet vpn and another for ...
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Re-importing (Virtual) Foreign Disks on Windows 2003

I have a virtualized Windows 2003 Server machine with one basic disk (boot drive) and three Dynamic disks. The machine is running in an VMWare ESXi server. I had to remove the three dynamic disks ...
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Remove all HTTP bindings from an IIS 6 site while leaving SSL bindings

We have a (remote, via a reseller) customer who configured their IIS6 server to not have any port 80 HTTP bindings, only port 443 SSL bindings. We would like to reproduce this without going through ...
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WMI Security issue

When I am trying to access WMI from a remote domain controller using WMIMGMT.MSC, I keep getting "Failed to connect to \(remote server) because 'Win32: Access is denied.'. Does anyone have any ideas ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 as Fileserver is not available in network

we are operating a Windows Server 2003 R2. After a restart the server with its shares is reachable via unc and ip (e.g. \\ws\folder1 or \\10.18.2.3\folder1). That works for at least 5 minutes after a ...
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Is it possible for a Scheduled Task to run as NETWORK SERVICE?

It is quite simple to set up a task to run as a SYSTEM, but when setting it to NETWORK SERVICE it show "Access is denied" error message. Is there any way to get this working? (The problem is that I ...
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How-To: Properly Migrate IIS6 Default Site Directory (inetpub) to Another Partition

Question pretty much says it all. I didn't have control of the installation and configuration of the web server. Inetpub was deployed to the C: drive on the machine...I need it to live on D:. ...
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how do i find application name using GUID from error in event viewer on Windows Server 2003?

A Windows Serve 2003 machine logged an error in Event Viewer with the COM+ Event System, saying it could not marshal the subscriber for a particular subscription and then gave the SID/GUID, which is: ...
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Server 2003 Missing NETLOGON Folder

I've just started working for a new company where there was perviously no-one really managing the IT environment, and it's quite a small company that has only one Domain Controller (plus other servers ...
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The MySQL service is in the status “starting” on windows

I have several months working to "MySQL-5-1-47" on windows 2003. When I restarted, the service "MySQL" stay in this state "starting". The only way to raise the service was running the program ...
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How do I configure SQL Server 2005 to accept a connection to a private or internal IP address on a private network?

I'm in unfamiliar territory, but here's the scenario: I have an application server and a database server, and both are on a private network. How do I allow connections from my app server to the ...
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Apache under windows %100 cpu usage

Hi since monday morning my apache server started using %100 of cpu and all the sites are responding so slow. I know it's not a good idea to use windows server 2003 and apache server together but I had ...
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Dynamic ARP Entries turning into Static ARP entries

I recently acquired a client that has a strange ARP caching issue on one of thier servers. I have a server that will eventually start turning it's dynamic ARP entries into static ARP entries. This ...
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How can I tell if Windows is running in Safe Mode?

I have a Windows server that will sometimes reboot into safe mode after updates. I'm working on that issue but what I'd really like to know is how can I check to see if Windows is running in safe mode ...
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mdaemon bad mails queue

i have been having a problem two days now...the emails are being redirected to the bad queues instead of sending them..this makes the retry queue to also have so many emails...please advice on how to ...
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Terminal Services 2003 and Install Mode [closed]

I recently took over administering 2 windows 2003 terminal servers with citrix and we are having some major issues with logins on the citrix app-portal in the mornings. I am trying to isolate the ...
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WebDAV “PROPFIND” exception in IIS due to network share?

We're finding continuous exceptions in our event viewer on our live box to the following exception: Process information: Process ID: 3916 Process name: w3wp.exe Account name: NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK ...
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Import CER file into NTAuth Store on Windows Server 2003

I have to import a third party CER file into the NTAuth Store on a Windows server 2003 machine. I followed the as described in the Microsoft documentation at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295663, ...
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How can I get my service dependencies to be parsed without restarting the server?

We had a service set up with HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\servicename\DependOnService of other services set to this one service. When I would shut down the one service, all ...
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Removing local user accounts from a WDS WIM capture

I'm setting up a WIM to image a set of laptops. I have setup a computer which I have sysprep'ed and then captured the image to the WDS server. I have deleted all the local user accounts using the ...
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Corrupted authentication screen [on hold]

I have a long-time issue - authentication window on the VM is broken. Everything is ok except that, also screen with loading status displays properly: Connection via VMware remote console and rdp ...
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How to change Windows DFS replication log file path?

I have enabled DFS replication for a couple shares on my Windows Server 2003 machine and it works fine, except that I would like the debug logs to be written to a different drive (it logs in to the ...
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Server 2003 dnscmd.exe access denied (not server 2008)

The only topics I can find on dnscmd.exe access denied are all "when we upgraded to Server 2008 this error started". Well, I'm using Windows XP client and Server 2003 and getting this error. I can ...
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Domain Controller computer name does not use FQDN

I've been experiencing some network issues on a domain controller. Ended up having to reinstall the TCP/IP stack which ended up fixing most of the issues. However, I'm having replication and GPO ...
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Automatically disable the “Manage Your Server” screen on Windows 2003?

Is there a line I can add to my login scripts or something with GPO to prevent the "Manage Your Server" screen from showing up when I log in to a Windows 2003 Server?
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Making Active Directory changes atomic

I've got a Windows 2003 Active Directory infrastructure, and there are times (such as when terminating an employee) that I want instantaneous propagation across both of my AD servers. Currently, I ...
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Setup Acount Permissions with MSMQ and Windows Service

I'm a developer needing some guidance on setting up proper accounts/permissions for the following so bear with me please. I am creating a private MS Queue and installing a windows service on a Win ...
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How to specify path in Apache tomcat catalina for folder on different server?

On apache tomcat C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\conf\Catalina\localhost\ we can change folders for another by specify it in XML like: THE_FOLDER.xml and in that xml we ...
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Veeam Backup failing. Cannot create a shadow copy of the volumes containing writers data

We have a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 VMWare VM that is failing Veeam backups with the following error: Failed to prepare guest for hot backup. Error: VSSControl: 1 Backup job failed. Cannot create a ...
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Can't install SQL Express 2008R2- caspol.exe application error - the application failed to initialize

I'm trying to install SQL Server Express 2008 R2 on Windows 2003 Server (enterprise edition). I get the following error message: Title: caspol.exe - Application Error Text: The application failed ...
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How to: Make X.509 Certificates Accessible to WCF

I have followed the instructions here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa702621.aspx I runnning windows 2003 IIS6 with a seperate user account for the Application pool I give this user access ...
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Is it possible to “roughly” approximate the amount of time chkdsk will take on Windows Server 2003?

I know there are a number of variables at play with this question... so I'm just looking for an approximation. Is it possible to calculate the amount of time a 'chkdsk' will take for a Windows Server ...
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Easiest way to send an Email from the command line, using windows 2003 R2

I have a Windows 2003 R2 server and I want to send an email from the command line. This server does not have the SMTP service configured. Is there a one liner that will let me send an email? My ...
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RRAS won’t start with 8007042a or event ID 7024, aka the “routing remote access unable to load Iprtrmgr.dll”

History: The history of this error, which has mostly gone unsolved, dates back to Windows 2000. Platforms affected: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server 2008, Server 2003 R2, Server 2003, Server 2000 (both ...
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Troubleshooting 'Could Not Start' scheduled task error:

I'm trying to run snapshot on my server to back up the drive onto a local NAS server. I'm currently using this on a Win2k, Win2k3, and Win2k8 servers. Both the Win2k and Win2k8 servers are correctly ...
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replicate old file server machine from 2003sp2 to 2012r2

I just read this great post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2014/11/05/migrating-file-server-from-windows-server-2003-to-windows-server-2012-r2.aspx I was wondering if i could achieve a ...
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How do I fix a custom Event Viewer Log that merges automatically with the Application log?

I am trying to create a custom event log for a Windows Service on Windows Server 2003. I would like to name the custom log "(ML) Startup Commands". However, when I add a registry key with that name to ...