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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apache http server has stopped working windows server 2012 r2

My application running on window server r2 but sometime stop due to this given error: apache http server has stopped. Xampp Version :Xampp control panel v3.2.2 for php and mysql i am following this ...
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Unable to connect to remote server

I tried to connect to my VPS on Google's VPS service, which is Windows 2008 service pack 1 based, and found this error: ''Because of a protocol error, this session will be disconnected. Please try ...
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Installing Windows though QEMU-KVM on servers without KVM or IPMI

I have server Corei3/4 GB Ram/2TB hard disk from online.net (oneprovider). Now I wish to install Windows .After searching I got this link. _https://blog.rodney.io/2016/06/installing-windows-though-...
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Extended Support for Windows Server 2008 on Azure

We have a SharePoint 2010 Farm on premise. The Extended support for Windows server 2008 ends in January 2020. The Microsoft documentation here(https://support.microsoft.com/en-in/help/4456235/end-of-...
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Re-Posting this - Terminal Server - Group Policy prevent command line [2] [duplicate]

The actual post was here but it was an old thread and I couldn't find an answer online or with the infrastructure guys from my company as most of them already left. I have a Windows 2008 Terminal ...
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How to use printer without permision from admin?

My scenario is: I'm an admin of a window server 2012 R2. I create 2 group: "student" and "teacher", "student" can access to "studen" folder only and teacher access to "teacher" server only. Also ...
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How to configure a server running on MS Windows to route an IP via intranet/internet dynamically?

I apologize if the title might be incorrect. The crux of the problem is: 1. I have an application that runs on client machines throughout a hospital and can even be used remotely by doctors. 2. This ...
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Whether the iso download URL is display the iso added patches?

we know Windows Server 2008 R2 iso download URL: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11093 I have a question, Windows Server 2008 R2 is release in 2008y. now is 2019, 11 years ...
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how to restart php on windows server 2008 without restarting the whole server

Hi I want to restart PHP so that it will load any new extensions without restarting the whole server. I have to install a web app I made along with the extensions it needs on an older server running ...
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Active directory control delegation without user account deletion

In a Windows 2008r2 domain and forest functional level, I'm trying to delegate users account administration and 'password reset / force change' to a specific group of users in my active directory, BUT ...
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Sending AD User details through SMTP

I used the following PowerShell script to make new AD users, and after the user is created, a user id and password are displayed in Powershell. Now, I will like to have this userID and password to be ...
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Where can i find apache tomcat connector 1.2.46 for windows 32 bit httpd

I'm trying to fix an issue on one of my web server using Apache 2.2. Apache documentation informs me that in order to fix the issue I should change the ISAPI_redirect.dll from 1.2.37 to v1.2.46. The ...
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nginx on Windows: DeleteFile() failed error 15100 makes error log huge in size

we are running two nginx servers: v1.16.0 and v1.15.3 on windows as a buffering servers for static files on our actual Apache server. One runs at Windows Sever 2008 R2 and the other one on Windows ...
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Oracle reports SMTP change

We recently migrated our SMTP address from smtp.old.example to smtp.new.example, this caused our Oracle reports server to stop sending emails which was expected. I have updated the <pluginParam ...
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windows server 2008 dns server, set dns for specific ip

I am trying to do one thing, but fail to do so: create specific dns entry for only one FQDN. This is my scenario: I have domain xxyy.lan and dns for it. I have xxyy.com on the internet, and it has it ...
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Anti-Cryptolocker with “File Server Resource Manager”

I use on Windows Server the feature "File Server Resource Manager" to create an anti-crypto bait file. 1) I create an "All Files" Group on "File Groups". 2) I create a "File Screen Templates" 3) I ...
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Why does SQL Server keep creating the folder “C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\” when installing on another driver?

I specified a different drive wherever applicable during the SQL Server 2017 install. However, the directory C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server keeps getting created. I basically have the expected ...
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Does Windows Server or Linux Server support creating shared memory using the Clients' RAM? (DSM) [closed]

Does Windows Server, any version, Hyper-V or otherwise, or Linux Server, open or commercial, support creating virtual shared memory using portions of the RAM present on each (or some) of the client ...
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Is it possible the Windows can be login like Linux using command?

Is it possible the Windows can be login like Linux using command? We know the Linux we can use command login, so we can use a script realize a function, such as: login the Linux -> change root ...
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How do I create NUMA nodes on Windows 2008

I have a VM with 8 logical processors. I want to set up different NUMA nodes to test some things, performance doesn't matter. How do I go about doing this or is there any documentation/instructions I ...
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Do servers do their own load balancing? (The cores. Single server system.)

When I look up load balancing, everything I see is talking about distributing traffic to multiple servers. I did a Google search for "single server" and "one server" in this context, and don't see ...
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Exchange IMAP4 authentication failed

All of the sudden IMAP4 authentication started to fail for my e-mail account. It was working just fine for years, and yesterday I started getting authentication errors. Our organization runs Exchange ...
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How can I auto start up Cisco rack server on power restore?

We have a Cisco C240 M3 v2 server which not auto starting up on power restore. I have been browsing through its BIOS looking for options like 'power on on power restore'. Our office building at the ...
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One RDP session time off by 6 minutes compared to server time

We have a customer with a Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Server. When we log onto the server via RDP as User1, the time in the RDP session matches the time of the server. When we log onto the ...
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IIS SSL Problems During Heavy Server Use

My IIS web server farm (Windows 2008 R2) is experiencing heavy server use and SSL requests are timing out on what appears to be the TLS negotiation (500+ Get Requests/sec with over 20K Current ...
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hosting multiple domain names on a single ip with apache and win-server-2008

i have a win-server-2008 vps with a single ip. I have two domain names that I want to point to two subfoldets under htdocs. i have tried this but both of domains just point to htdocs and not to any of ...
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How to check if Windows Server 2008 R2 is using TLS 1.2 for communications?

I've been trying to figure out if my IIS server is using TLS 1.2 for communication since an API I connect to is disabling access for TLS 1.1 next month. Everything I've found on the web is telling me ...
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Wifi USB for Windows Server 2008 32 bit non R2

I am on a closed network (No Internet access) and am trying to temporarily connect via Wifi (USB) to activate the OS. I was unable to active this dinosaur OS via telephone and want to avoid shipping a ...
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Cannot join a virtual machine Windows 10 to server 2019 virtual machine domain?

I am working as an IT technician. In order to get some exposure to Hyper-V and Windows Servers. My supervisor assigned me a project to learn how to install active directory and servers in server ...
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Windows Server 2008 Event ID 4625 Guest account currently disabled

Periodically, numerous unsuccessful attempts to log in to a blocked Guest Account are recorded. Window Server 2008 R2 system. An event means that the Guest account was trying to access Windows ...
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how to automate cert creation/renewal on ADCS using Powershell

We've have an internal CA implemented using ADCS. We use to create certificates using its web URL. Now we need to automate this process of creating certificates using powershell. I could generate the ...
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How do you activate Windows Server license in an Azure vps?

When provisioning a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datazenter VPS in Azure there is a question, Already have a Windows Server Licence? I selected "no" and expected that the cost for the instance would ...
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How can I get a user's password expiry date using Powershell (from a different domain, using SSL)

I'd need to get a User's password expiration date from a different Windows Domain. I have RSAT installed on my pc and, using the right credentials, I can indeed read all the target domain data using ...
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SYSVOL DFS Migration - moving to eliminated state

We are following Microsoft's Migrating SYSVOL to DFS Replication on our Server 2008 R2 servers so we can do move over to Server 2019. We started it on 8/12/2019 and let it run over the week to check ...
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DNS Fails to simple query test

I seem to have a real odd problem that seems to escape me. I have two servers - both of which are ad controllers. My Problem Child is Windows 2008 R2, My other is a Windows 2012R2 that runs no problem....
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How do I find out why compact command appears to hang on certain files?

After extending the hard disk sizes on a Windows 2008 server I am trying to revert the compressing of a lot of files on the hard drives. I use the command compact /u /s /i /f /q for it. But it ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Port Rules

We have a node installed on a Windows Server 2008 that should be listening to port:3000. When we hit the page while on the server everything works as it should but... when we try to hit the same page ...
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Windows Server AD LDS: How to adjust the replication authentication mode on the source server

I am working on Windows server 2008 machines. Both machines are in enterprise network domain. I have already installed AD LDS on machine A. Now i was trying to install replica on machine B, i got ...
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SQL Server Username Length

I have a SQL Server 2008 running on Windows Server 2008. The database handles spatial data. I have a select group of users that are unable to use their domain accounts when working in the database as ...
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It is required to have a DC in a Windows network?

I´m really confused about DC and Active Directory. In a small network with a single Windows Server (2008 Foundation), it is required to have a DC? I reviewed this question Is there any difference ...
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migrate Windows 2008 file server to Windows 2016 failover cluster

Our domain has been utilizing file shares on a Windows 2008 server for a very long time. We wish to upgrade to a 4 node Windows 2016 failover cluster using Storage Replica. I have already built the ...
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GPO - Set Windows 10 domain desktop background but allow users to change

My DC is Windows S2008 r2 and i have a wallpaper policy set for all domain users. It works fine and the wallpaper shows up on all client computers. I want to modify this so that my Windows 10 clients ...
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How to scrub or clean out company data before selling server

I'm looking to sell a used Dell Poweredge T310 server (Specs at the end) with Server 2008 Standard SP2 and MS SQL Server 2008 R2 on it. I'd like to sell the server as-is, with the OS and installed ...
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Error when exporting printers and drivers from Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to copy the printers and drivers from a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine to another server. I went to the Print Management console and right clicked on Print Management, then clicked on ...
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PHP version automatically changed in IIS SERVER after 5-10minutes

I have a windows 2008 server with IIS7. The websites are configured with individial application pool. Few sites are running with PHP 5.4 and few are using PHP 5.6 version. All sites are under Multi-...
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SMS Encryption Certificate and SMS signing certificate on Windows server

In the recent vulnerability reports, we have found two self-signed certificates. As those aren't trusted, can we replace them with other certificates? If so, do we need two different certs? Also, what ...
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Can't delete windows.old folder from inside .wim file

OK, so, some dumbass created this image without cleaning up the C drive first. I have taken this over at a new job, and, the .wim file we have to use for re-imaging is absolutely massive due to it... ...
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Group Policy - Set all but one user as temporary profiles in Windows 10

Is there a way I can associate a domain user to a specific computer, in such a way that any other domain user that logs in that computer is only allowed to login with a temporary profile? I'm looking ...
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nginx will not serve images from windows server

I have a couple web apps that run on my windows server. I have installed nginx on ubuntu and used the reverse-proxy to serve the web apps from the windows machine. The nginx is serving the apps, ...
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What to do with an old windows 2008 r2 server with old windows updates

I have an old windows 2008 R2 (SP1) server that hasn't had a windows update installed in a long time. We've ran out of space (less than 4 GB) and would like to clean up old windows updates to free up ...