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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 ...

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2008 Standard --> 2012 --> 2016 licence requirement

Hi I have a similar issue to Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016 sequentially but a) from 2008 Standard and b) I have only one server. MSFT talks about going from 2008 -> 2012 -> 2016. But I ...
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What does mean an Update Approved from WSUS server?

I really confused with that when an update is Approved with WSUS server exactly what happened ? Thanks
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Primary Lotus Domino Server Crashed and restoration via replica

We have 2 lotus domino servers (8.5.3 FP6 on W2008). Transnational log is enabled. Domino clustering is enabled. Primary > MAIL1 Secondary > MAIL2 (Replica partner) All users by default connects to ...
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Secondary Domain Controller no longer part of the domain

[before anyone corrects me I've used the terms secondary and primary colloquially and I understand the terminology] I have a problem with my secondary DC, but not on any other server in the domain. ...
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File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) inconsistently triggering on a file screen rule

I've been exploring the capabilities of the FSRM -- specifically the File Screen Management feature -- to see how it works and what it can do. To test it out, I set up in a lab with some VMs. I ...
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Virtual Server running Windows 2008 TS is Slow - What key stats would be valuable to review?

In our organization we have 3 physical servers that host 15 virtual servers and I use one those servers for WordPress Development (with WAMP). The virtual server is very slow to the point where I have ...
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can pfSense captive portal grant internet access to IP which is assigned by Windows DHCP server only?

In our organization we have a wifi access point and IP addresses are assigned by a Windows DHCP server. We have MAC filtering enabled for internet access in the DHCP server but the issue is that if ...
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How to move Cygwin and OpenSSH config to another machine

I have installed cygwin on a windows server and configured openssh, now I want to install cygwin with same openssh configuration in many other servers without the need of manual configuration ...
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Compute Engine VM clock runs fast and gains 15 seconds per hour (or about 1 second per each 4 minutes)

I have a 2 vm instances in GCE that do not keep correct time in spite of the server OS being set to sync with NTP every 24 hours. The OS clock gains about 1 second of time every four minutes (or ...
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Requirements for Windows Server 2008 application to connect to SQL Server 2016

I have a legacy web server running Windows Server 2008 32-bit - it is not running 2008 R2. I plan on replacing it in 2019 with Windows Server 2016. But in the meantime I would like to move some SQL ...
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Windows Server 2008 Shared Folder Access

I have a Windows Server 2008 with a folder shared. When i try to access the shared folder from within the network i get this Audit Failure: An account failed to log on. Subject: Security ID: ...
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Evidences for VMWare Snapshot restoration from Guest OS

I have few VMWare servers managed by an external company and I suspect a snapshot restoration happened on one of my server (MS Windows 2008 Server). I suspected this because there was a windows ...
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How to expose HTTP port on azure VM

I am trying to expose port 7445 on my azure VM (Windows server 2008) for HTTP (not HTTPS) requests, I have added an inbound rule for this port still cant access it. Dose any one have idea what I am ...
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Windows Performance Monitoring - “Packets Received Discarded” Never Changes

I wrote the following short PowerShell script to help diagnose some performance issues on a server: $counters = @("\Process(*)\% Processor Time","\Process(*)\Working Set","\Process(*)\IO Read Bytes/...
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cannot install Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 hotfixes

we have trouble installing KB4336919 and KB4091346 on some of our SQL servers. It is Windows 2008 R2 SP1. Windows updates says Code 66A. When I download the files directly from MS website and run them ...
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Windows Server File Audit Failure

I deployed a new build to my server as part of a re-branding effort. Everything went well, however, no matter how many times I place the new site icon, it gets replaced with the old one. I suspect an ...
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Add an account from a trusted domain to Domain Admins

Our domain is trusting an external domain (not in the same forest) and we need to add a group from the external domain into the Domain Admins group of our domain. I understand that the Domain Admins ...
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Access Denied issue, SQL Server LocalDB on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Running SQL Server LocalDB 2012 and 2014 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 VM I have some bizarre issues which don't happen when running on Windows 7 or Windows 10. I can create databases, save data to ...
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How to restrict a IIS7 WCF service to a specific IP

I'm trying to enable one IP adress from accessing and consuming my WCF service. How can i do it ? is there a way to do it with IIS ?
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active directory - taking out the nonexpiry value on accounts provided in csv

i have been triying to run a simple script to select and set as nonexpiry some accounts in my domain with this script: Import-Csv "C:\temp\ne.csv" | ForEach-Object ($samAccountName = $_."...
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All DCs fail VerifyEnterpriseReferences and DNS RReg Test - Everything else works including replication to a brand new DC

So, we recently added a new DC to our domain (Win 2008 R2 Enterprise) with the idea to replace our Win 2008 R2 Standard DC with a second Enterprise one - which will give us the 2 DCs on 2008 R2 ...
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error during upgrade windows 2003 to 2008 - stop at 77%

I want upgrade windows 2003 server 32bit to 2008 , after all successful steps , in last step freeze at 77% , I check the log and something like this : 2018-09-23 17:25:53, Error CSI ...
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Slow artefact upload to certain servers

I have two servers that are running Sonatype Nexus. One server resides in the UK and the other one in New York (let's call them nexus-uk and nexus-ny). I then have two servers both based in the UK, ...
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Cant access Windows Server via NetBIOS but FQDN works

2 Windows 10 machines. Machine1 can access \\Server1 via NetBIOS. Machine2 can not. However Machine2 can access \\Server2 via NetBIOS and Machine1 can not. If you use the FQDN it works without issue ...
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Attempting to reconfigured DC that was tombstoned and is offline - 'Delete Domain' in dcpromo?

We have a DC (BDC2) that a former SysAdmin was trying to set up so we could decommission an older DC. This DC was mostly set up, and then abandoned (IE, it was sitting shelved on a VM that was turned ...
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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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Making an HTTP Request for an ADFS IP, Getting “There are no registered protocol handlers”

I am trying to use the passive requester protocol defined in http://docs.oasis-open.org/wsfed/federation/v1.2/ws-federation.html To do this, I am making the GET Request: curl -X GET -k -i 'https://...
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Enable TLS 1.2 on Windows 2008 for 32-bit applications

I'm trying to enable TLS 1.2 for outgoing connections from a classic ASP site running on IIS. I have tried adding the registry settings outlined in the questions below but this hasn't helped. Check ...
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VAMT 2.0 works with IP address, but is unable to connect to the WMI service when using AD

We're running Windows 2008 R2 servers and (mostly) Windows 7 clients. I'd like to use VAMT 2.0 to push install KMS keys in place of MAK keys. While it works great with about half of our virtual and ...
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Windows Service: specifying a custom stop command

We have a custom application that messes with a LOT of 3rd party resources. When terminating, we need to gracefully "give up the lease" so to speak. The app itself is written in .NET Core (and ...
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Server and workstation unwittingly rebooted

I have small network with 4 server and 15 workstation (have Windows Vista). All of my servers are in a rack, twin of my server are HP DL580 G5 and have Windows 2003 and two other couples are HP DL380 ...
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Automate setting Update Server settings for non domain servers

I am trying to automate setting about 40 non domain servers to use a WSUS server. I've read posts like Can I use Powershell to configure Local group policy settings in windows server 2008 r2 and I've ...
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how to have multiple nginx apps without using docker

I am using Windows Server 2008 as my server and I have installed cygwin on it. I have installed nginx on cygwin and it is working fine. I am running 2 projects on this server and each one has its ...
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How to switch from Trial to Licenced CAL Windows Server 2008

I have finaly purchased my RDS CAL licences and now need to switch user from Trial to Licence but even if I remove from registry trial info from server or client the client still get Trial 120 days. ...
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Cannot RDC a Win10 client machine

In our Windows SBS 2011 network with about a ten Windows 10 1803 client machines, we cannot connect to one of them using Remote Desktop Connection. The error is the following: Here are the Firewall ...
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Exchange 2010 queue viewer not working in Exchange Management console

I recently agreed to help my works network admin with the exchange 2010 server (seeing as I have experience in 2016 which were migrating to at the end of the year), but when trying to administer it, I ...
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FRS to DFSR migration under 2008/2016

Scenario: DC1- Windows 2008 R2 64bit , SP1 (version 6.1 build 7601) (VM) DC2- Windows 2016 Standard , 64bit , GUI (version 1607) (VM) DFL/FFL : Windows Server 2008 R2 FRS in place (this is a single ...
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Windows 2016 File Server - NTFS Permissioning issues

We are migrating 4 shares from NetApp to Windows 2016 File Server using following Robocopy command. 'Share Perms' on both sides are 'Everyone, Full Control' and expecting Robocopy to copy over 'NTFS ...
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ADFS 2.0 -> 2016 Migration And Service Accounts

I inherited a migration of ADFS 2.0 on Windows Server 2008R2 to ADFS on Windows Server 2016. The task had been started manually, but not completed. I am using the MS scripts, and exported ...
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Install Antivirus on Windows Server 2008 R2

So, I have a CIS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 - Level 1 image that needs to have an Anti-Virus installed and set to scan every day. This must be done with PowerShell so I can fit it into the ...
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Server 2008 R2 - Migrating SYSVOL to DFSR stuck at Migration has not yet reached

Scenario: DC01 - Windows 2008 R2 - DC DC02 - Windows 2003 - DC I wanted to migrate active directory to 2016 server. First I removed the 2003 base DC successfully without any error messages, then ...
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Enabling TLS 1.1/1.2 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 still not possible

first for those of you, who might think, this question has been asked so many time before so it is a useless duplicate... I cannot (yet) comment on other questions, so my only option on this is to ...
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Configure HTTPS Link for JavaEE app Tomcat

I am in a bit of a situation. I need to configure a webapp to be accessible via a secure link. I am a developer and there is a different person for system admin and servers but said person is MIA and ...
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Not able to create DFS namespace in a completely new forest

Not able to create DFS namespace in a completely new forest OS: Windows server 2016 DFL: 2003 FFL: 2003 DFS role on member server creating very first namespace server - Errors in : The object ...
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symantec endpoint protection geo blocking

How can I create a firewall rule that will only allow RDP connections from my country (on specified port) ? All the rest will be blocked. I am using Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 build 3929....
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How to copy windows servers 2008 domain users to 2012 server?

How to move new server with all current users? I have windows server 2008r2 then I have to move to new server with 2012. Is it possible?
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GCE - Windows Remote Desktop - No Remote Desktop License Server

Having Windows Server instance in Google Compute Engine. Used to connect using Remote desktop and it was working fine. for Last few days cant able to do Remote Desktop via Mac and Windows machine. It ...
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Can't type in username input field using vs 2017 TFS login on Windows Server 2008 r2

I always used visual studio TFS to get the latest version of an asp.net website on to the IIS Server. For the last few months I wasn't able to do that since I can't login to TFS. VS uses IE for ...
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Windows AD domain - Server 2008 level - How to forward DNS requests for a single subdomain only to an external DNS server?

Internally, our AD domain is contoso.com, and our internal DNS servers present that domain authoritatively. We're at Server 2008 forest/domain level. Externally, contoso.com is a domain owned and ...
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Pointing specific users or OU's to specific DC's for logon authentication

I have around 200 users. 50 are in Asia, 50 in southern and Eastern Europe and around 100 in Western Europe. I would like to point the 50 users who are in Asia to our DC in Asia, and currently it ...