Questions tagged [windows-server-2008]

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 your question is about Windows Server 2008 R2, please use the Windows-Server-2008-R2 tag.

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clearing temp folder files using GPO

clean up domain users temp, %temp% and recycle bin data in the whole network from Domain controller. Is there any GPO and scripts, Expecting possible results.
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MS Exchange on-premise anti-spam switch

Our SBS2011 on-premise anti-spam will be soon discontinued. The manufacturer suggested us: For an alternative solution, we recommends Exchange Online Protection. Can we use Exchange Online ...
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Windows: How to watch progress of .bat file when run by Task Scheduler?

Is there a way to watch a .bat file run when it's started by the Task Scheduler? Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
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Group Policy Preventing Adobe Save As PDF for Excel Documents

Summary A user tries to Save as PDF but results in a "Not Responding" excel document. User needs the Save as PDF option to save multiple worksheets from a workbook. The Excel Document uses Macros ...
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How to move nginx web server to a new windows server?

We have an nginx web server running on a windows 2008 server and this server is used to serve api requests using xxxx.corp.yyy.com domain name. Now we are migrating this web server to a new windows ...
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move server to different physical network without changing ip address

I have a set of 4 virtual machines (server 2008r2) that I need to move to a new data center which cannot have their IP addresses changed. I've tried for months to get the vendor to change them, but ...
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GPO Drive Mapping per user

I would like to know is there a way to map drives for specific users on specific server via GPO? Will item level targeting accomplish this? I know this can be done for all computers but not sure ...
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PerformanceMonitor timeline below the graph is wrong by ten minutes

The WindowsServer 2008 time is set correctly, but the timeline PerformanceMonitor is displaying is "off" (slow) by ten minutes. It is 9:18AM per the server (determined by exectuting time on the ...
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Performance of Dedicated vs Virtual Server

I have an application that's running in both dedicated and virtual server environments (all Windows Server 2008 R2). Given nearly identical specifications of the servers (memory, processors), the ...
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SSH connection between two hosts with differents user

i have two hosts H1 with ip=10.10.10.15 , OS=Windows Server 2016 and username=administrator H2 with ip=10.10.10.16 , OS=Centos7 and username=user I attempt to create a ssh connection between H1 ...
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Change requirements for resetting user password via AD Users&Computers

I know we can set password policy for how users can define their passwords. But is it possible to define the required complexity when an admin resets the password via 'AD users and computers' reset ...
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Creating IIS Manager User for giving access to IIS Remote Management

I am enabling IIS Remote Management Service, and for that I want to use IIS Manager credentials. However, I am not sure how to create one. I am on Windows Server 2016. How would I do that?
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2 users, 3 rdp sessions

We have Windows 2008 R2 Server Enterprise. And there are the 2 of us. We are log in together, each one on different session, to watch for processes via RDP. The sessions are : session 2 and session ...
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How to configure IIS 7.5 to allow more than one PHP connection per browser?

On our dev server, I hit /bigreport.php, which connects to MySQL and runs a report. It takes a few minutes. In another browser tab, I navigate to /smallreport.php, which connects to MySQL and runs a ...
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How to findout what pre-requisite MS patches are?

TL;DR: install MS patch requires previous patches, how to determine needed patches in an isolated network? I have this Windows 2008R2 SP1 machine in a isolated network, the machine hasn't been ...
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Enabling Event Viewer auditing on individual file modifications by Handler ID

I'd like to set up Event Viewer such that I can see who modifies specific files on the system (and when). I set up a custom view in Event Viewer, but Event Viewer only lets me filter by Event ID. I'...
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how to have gpresult on remote comupter outputted as xml or html?

I'm on a Windows 2016 server and I'm trying to get the RSOP from a Windows 2008 remote computer using the command GPRESULT. However when I use the command: gpresult /S 10.0.52.234 /U Administrator /P ...
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How to scan for (erroneous) static IP configurations within DHCP server scope

How can I scan for any statically configured IP addresses in use, within a Windows Server DHCP scope, of which the DHCP server is not aware? I'm dealing with a network I inherited on which I found ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2

Is it possible to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 R2 from Windows Server 2008 R2? Our Windows Server 2008 R2 has a valid license key. I do not have the installation media for Windows Server 2012 R2. ...
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RDP through vpn from W10 to server 2008(r2) disconnects when idle

We are having troubles with RDP-ing through VPN from two corporate owned Windows 10 Pro laptops; the issue is that when there is no input on the established session, it freezes on client-side, and ...
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RADIUS configurations on Server 2008 R2 - WiFi issue

I have configured WiFi authentication on FortiGate 100D through RADIUS on Windows server 2008 R2. When I'm trying to connect to the wifi from a PC (Win 10), it works only when I check "Use my Windows ...
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How can I trace the SidHistory to the original and destination domain?

I am seeing groups that either contain the current or prior SidHistory for a user in a large complex AD Forest with many domains. Is it possible to look at the first half of the SidHistory and ...
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Enable “lock pages in memory” in a Windows 2008 Server DC

Trying to enable the "lock pages in memory" policy in a Windows 2008 Server Domain controller. First I tried using gpedit.msc, but here all settings are greyed out, so guess we have to do it in a ...
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How to identify if windows process is not responding?

We have a Windows service which spawns a number of the process which we can see via Task Manager, this process moves data from one Database to another database. Example: When new data is entered in a ...
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how to remotely execute powershell command to get WWN number of multple windows hosts and need powershell script

how to remotely execute powershell command to get WWN number of multple windows hosts and need powershell script Get-InitiatorPort | Select-Object -Property PortAddress | Format-Table -AutoSize ...
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Migrate server from 2008 to 2016 - Maintain same Hostname and IP

I have a server, DHCP1 running on Windows Server 2008 and I want to migrate it to Windows Server 2016 without downtime to the DHCP service. My problem is that I have to maintain the same hostnames ...
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How to diagnose wamp services sporadically slowing down to a freeze?

I have a web application running on a wamp server (Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack1, Apache 2.4.4, PHP 5.4.12, MySQL is installed but an outside DB is used instead by the app) which suffers from ...
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MS Server DNS Policy for Conditional Forwarder?

I have DCs sitting at campuses that hold my domain, which is separate from the campuses' domain. I have a few sites that use my DCs at their site for AD. For them to find the domain there is a ...
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Active directory user's password expire when never login

Is there any way to expire password when a user never logins for 3 0r 4 days in active directory.Basically user cant login when user absent for 3 or 4 days.
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In Windows, is it possible to share a symlink as a network share?

Summary Is it possible to share a symlink to a network location as a Network Share in Windows? E.G: D:\folder\Shared\foo on \\server is shared as \\server\foo, where D:\folder\Shared\foo is actually ...
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windows 2008 + apache 2.4 + php5 - mysqli got non common error (2002 - Unknown error while connecting in)

I have a strange error connecting to external mysql database. I got this in the apache log: mod_fcgid: stderr: PHP Warning: mysqli_connect(): (HY000/2002): Unknown error while connecting in The ...
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wevtutil without admin permissions

Is it possible to install a provider without admin permissions? whenever I try something like wevtutil im MyManifest.man I got 'Access is denied.'. If I run the same command in an admin command ...
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Can Windows Server 2008 Standard (not-R2) 64-bit without Hyper-V be upgraded to Windows Server 2012 Standard?

I reviewed the upgrade path here. It mentions that I should be able to upgrade: My version matches except for the "Hyper-V" part. The error I receive when trying to upgrade is: Windows Server® ...
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Windows update KB4487022 download and installing issue

I am having the below issue with an aging Windows Server 2008. Prior to this there have been no issues installing updates. The 'problem' update is 2019-02 Preview of Monthly Quality Rollup for ...
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Failing to demote domain controller

I have 2 Domain Controllers 1 is a 2008 R2 and the other is a 2016. I am trying to demote the 2008 and then I get the following error. I need advice Issue is it is saying it could not transfer ...
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PsExec.exe- The network path was not found

While trying to run a batch file present on a remote machine. .\PsExec.exe \\<IP> -u <username> -p <pass> sample_bat.bat I am encountering below error Couldn't access : The ...
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WebCam over RDP to 2008 and 2016 server

I am unable to use my USB webcam as a local resource when connecting from a windows 10 pc to a 2008 R2 enterprise SP1 server or 2016 Essentials server. I am able to use a my webcam as a local ...
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Get-WmiObject win32_physicalmemory reports wrong numbers on virtual machines

I get strange results on some Windows Server systems running in VMWare. On most machines it reports the correct size but on some systems I get 0 (Server 2016) and on some a wrong value which is off by ...
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How to add Windows 2019 server to 2008 R2 and migrate DC

I have two Windows Server 2019 servers that I need to add to Server 2008 R2 domain. It is not possible to add 2019 server to 2008 R2 domain without enabling SMB 1.0 client, and I would like to skip ...
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Microsoft Server 2008: query multiple security-related (policy) settings

I want to query several security-related settings on multiple Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 installations. Those settings comprise (but are not limited to): Password-related settings: max. password age ...
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The optimal setup for Remote Desktop Access for Windows Server with MS office for multiply users

I need to setup Remote Desktop Access for multiply users (up to 10 users) with MS Office accessible for all users. I already have: Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Licence (1 License) Microsoft Win ...
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Adding new active directory with new domain [closed]

I have a few question since very quite new on Active Directory and got confused between AD migration and AD replication. I have a small Active Directory project on customer production site. There have ...
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Windows Servers Commandline/PowerShell How to capture, CPU utilization as there in TaskManager?

For Monitoring windows 2012/2008 performance, I need to capture CPU utilization along with top 3 process names consuming CPU at the most, on Windows 2012/2008 Servers over command line. I've tried ...
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“ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer” error trying to connect to OpenSSH on Windows machine

I'm trying to set up an SSH server on my Windows2k8 server. I used the instructions found here. Here's the verbose output: steves-air:~ steve$ ssh steve@mydomain.ca -v OpenSSH_7.9p1, LibreSSL 2.7.3 ...
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Nginx running on different port on Windows server with IIS on port 80

I have a windows server with IIS running on it with a whole bunch of applications. For one of the application, we need to install Nginx for reverse proxy. We have to call dynamic files from a vendor. ...
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how to set the FQDN on 2008 R2 server using the ip address?

From what I understood from my searches, to avoid the "Access denied - Invalid HELO name (See RFC2821 4.1.1.1)" when sending emails using the SMTP on a 2008 R2 server, its FQDN must be set and to ...
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Windows Server-Fetching Process Information

Following are parameters: application : AGProc.exe Windows Service: SafetyService Process Running: AG_Process1 : Frequency: 2 minutes. AG_Process2 : Frequency: 2 minutes. Architecture: AG_Process1 ...
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Where is the config file for IPSec Policy Filter List for Windows Server

I have more than 30 IPS to be included in IP Security Filter. Where is the config document on Windows drive located? We want to input the data on the config file directly as using the wizard ...
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Failed 2008 server with Raid Controller

I have a customer who called us with a failed server. I believe the issue is either the motherboard or the power supply (This happened after a power outage). The server is an old 2008 server which ...
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Entrust CA and Intermedita CA certificates from windows 2008 are getting deleted automatically

we got one strange issue where the Entrust CA and Intermedita CA certificates from windows 2008 are getting deleted automatically and we need to find why is this happening can anyone help on below i ...