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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Migrate IE favourites from windows server 2008 to Edge on windows server 2016

There is a windows server 2008 with users who can configure their favourites in IE. A migration to windows server 2016 is imminent and I'd like to migrate these favourites for each user. I've tried ...
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What are the various other services that a domain controller provides apart from primary ones ( authentication and authorization ) [closed]

With the help of domain controller we can, authenticate and authorize network objects( computer, printer, server etc- ) Apply GPO either on computer lever or user level or domain level or others. ...
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Axway Desktop Validator

I have a windows server 2008R2 set up, we recently updated our servers personal certs and did a network reboot. Everything was fine for a few days until our weekly network reboot took place and from ...
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virtualizing physical IIS box into Hyper-V breaks API, Server 2012 R2

I have a physical IIS server that works just fine but when I convert it into Hyper-V, it seems to break an API I use to activate serial numbers. It just doesn't seem to connect. Everything else still ...
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Windows Server 2008 ADS Physical to VM: Strange Date issue

I have recently Converted a physical Active Directory running Server 2008 to VM. (need to move ADS to 2019 Server) and ADS health check reported some issue, which include license activation. I tied to ...
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SystemState backup on SBS 2011 Std. - How many hours would you allow it to run?

I'm doing a migration of SBS 2011 Std to Server 2019 following server-essentials.com documents. This is for a 10 user domain. Exchange is on the SBS box but mail is being handled by o365. This is ...
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How can I ensure my eventlogs and syslogs are in english on a CHinese server?

Summary We are centralising our syslog messages to a single syslog server globally, we have windows (2008, 2016) servers spread across the world, each with their own language so that local staff can ...
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Optimize WSUS for work-from-home users

We self-host our infrastructure. Most users work from home using (more or less) poor Internet connections with VPN. Besides MS E5 and third-party options, is there a (documented) method of getting ...
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Can't reach a shared storage on a Windows server

I have NAS storage, sharing a folder. When I'm logged in to a (specific) Windows server, trying to connect to that share - it fails. But when doing the same thing on a different server, it succeeds. ...
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6281 Event failure

In our network, we are receiving constant event failures in this category. Can somebody explain what may be the reason? Event 6281 occurred at 02-04-2021 10:07:16. Date Time: 02-04-2021 10:07:16 Event ...
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Unable to Connect to RD Gateway Server from external network using RemoteApp

I have been facing RemoteApp connectivity issues, I can use RemoteApp within Local Area Network but not from outside of the network. Currency Scenario RD Web Access: RD Web Access is working fine ...
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How do I create(?) instances when using performance counters

I'm new to Performance Monitor but was able to set up data collection for some of the built-in performance counters, such as Processor Time, Thread Count, etc. However, I can't figure out how to use ...
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What is the equivalent of Get-SMBSession in Windows Server 2008?

What is the equivalent of Get-SMBSession in Windows Server 2008? I am not using Get-SMBSession inside windows Server 2008. thanks,
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How to avoid some windows services being loaded at user login

we have some Terminal Servers based on Windows 2016 and 2019, we're currently implementing GPO in order to avoid some services ( user services like Xbox Live Game Save, Sync Host and so on.. ) being ...
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Patch for EOS Servers

My company have got a few Windows 2008 servers that have already reached end of support. We are delaying the decommissioning of the server and I am thinking of controls that can help to mitigate risks....
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icacls.... make a folder structure read only but keep groups

in w2008, is posible to make a folder structure read-only? (the read only attrb en general dont work) the problem is that the structure has different groups with different permissions on different ...
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How to configure proxy server on Windows Server?

I'm new to Windows Server and as I understand, a proxy server is an intermediary between a client computer and the internet. On client computer I can set proxy server address and port inside Settings -...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 Standard (32-bit) to Windows Server 2016 Standard (64-bit)

I’m trying to upgrade my windows server 2008 standard 32-bit version to windows server 2016 standard 64-bit version. The server is currently running as a secondary domain controller as the primary has ...
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Prevent deletion of other's files on a shared folder

We have a shared folder so all employees can upload and save file or create folders to it. But we want to prevent workers to delete other's files and folders. I assigned all permissions except "...
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How can I place an .exe file on all of my domain machines?

I'm trying to place a specific .exe file on all of my domain machines, I'm not sure if this is possible but I'm trying to do using Group Policy Object. here are the screenshots of what I've done so ...
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Joining Server 2008 Standard with AD LDS to Server 2019 AD DS with Domain Function Level 2008

So I have set up a New DC Server 2019 Datacenter with AD DS role installed and configured, accounts have been created for all users in the office, and a few are left to loin the Domain. One of my ...
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How do I import registry wizard and distribute it via GPO?

Complete noob here, I'm trying to create a Registry Wizard in Group Policy management and distribute it on my host machines, while it's successful it's not exactly what I want, the registry I am ...
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Installing composer in windows server 2008 r2

I'm getting this problem while installing composer on windows server 2008 : The Composer installer script was not successful [exit code 1]. OpenSSL failed with a 'certificate verify failed' error. ...
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Ways to find out if an old server is still in use?

I received a list of 200 servers on the internal domain and I am tasked with determining if they could be end of life. Unfortunately, I've only worked here a month, so I do not know what most of these ...
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I have to take rdp session into two different servers in succession before I can take rdp to the PKI server - Automate this? [closed]

Is it possible to write a powershell script that executes on my laptop and copy data from pki server back to my laptop.? If yes How would one proceed to do so? Right now all this is done manually. ...
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Apache + PHP : End of script output before headers

I was getting the following error occasionally. I've search through stackoverflow but all are due to other issue (either cgi or permission) If i can load the following page occassionally (about ...
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ICMP ping fine but tnsping timeout to oracle

We have Oracle running on a Windows server and a couple of Linux clients. Windows clients work just fine. However, running tnsping on a Linux (running RHEL 6.9) client has an interesting issue. Take ...
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Deleted a secondary partition server 2008, Now Domain Controller wont boot?

I had C: for OS.. D: for data.. but this Data partition was last modified "2016".. I made a full backup of it just to be safe but after rebooting post deletion this morning, I get the blue ...
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How to migrate physical server to VMware VM [closed]

Using vSphere Client version 6.7, I need to create a new VM that will replace physical server. I'm not sure where to start, I mean, should I create a new virtual switch? Newtork Interface Card? what ...
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Migration of a Windows VM in domain

Good Morning, is it possible to remove a server from a domain when the server is not connected to AD? This is the scenario: I want migrate a test VM in domain to a Cloud that has no access to AD. So ...
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Primary DC Died, Now Secondary not taking any responsibility

Can anyone please help me out. Our primary Server 2008 (i know) DC died from i believe bad hard drive. Secondary 2012 R2 DC will not take on responsibility until it "syncs" so other than ...
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Active Directory - Difference between User-Cert and X509-Cert attributes

I came across two user object attributes User-Cert (ldap name: userCert) and X509-Cert (ldap name: userCertificate) in Active Directory that sound similar, but doesn't seem so. As per documentation (...
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I need a basic Windows Server 2008 32-bit AMI on Amazon AWS

I need a basic, clean Windows Server 2008 32-bit (x86) AMI on Amazon AWS. There are several on the Community AMI list but I am not sure which is a good one to get. Have you tried any of them? Are ...
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Renew Issuing CA Certificate via offline Root CA

I have an offline root CA and an enterprise issuing CA. I created a req from the issuing CA and issued a cert with it on the offline root CA. When I try to install the cert on the issuing CA with the ...
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FBWC capacitor pack hp Proliant DL380e Gen8 is broken down

I have a HP server Proliant DL380e Gen8 and it presented a problem that does not turn on the server and the system health LED gets flashing red quickly. After searching for information on the internet ...
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NUMA 1 not used on SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 on ESXi

We've got Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 running on Windows Server 2008 R2, virtualized on VMWare ESXi 6.7.0. The server has 2 CPU sockets with 22 cores each. The VM is allocated 8 sockets with 3 cores ...
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HP ML350-G6 adding hot-swap drives

I have an HP Proliant ML350-G6 server with 3 600Gb hard drives on RAID5. It's running out of space so I'm adding 2 1Tb hard drives which I will configure as another volume on RAID1. My question is, do ...
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Long delays and slow performance of Server 2K8 R2 VM after upgrade

I used to have a Server 2003 R2 Hyper-V VM instance running on an Server 2012 R2. The performance was very good. THen, I was told that 2003 wasn't being supported anymore by a software package I use, ...
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Listing AD Attributes with powershell using DirectoryServices on Windows Server 2008

I am trying to get a list of user names and their pwdlastset attribute on a Windows Server 2008 DC. I am using directoryservices because there are no adutils installed. The script is working, but I am ...
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Windows server user for scanning to folder

I want to create a user whose only purpose is for network photocopiers to be able to scan to a specific folder (let's say, E:\Data\scan, shared as \\server\scan, to which other users will have rw ...
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MSDTC transaction manager was unable to pull the transaction... error

I have a ASP.NET MVC app on a Windows Server (2008 R2) and its database is another Windows Server (2012 R2). When I create a user in my app, I encounter the following error: The MSDTC transaction ...
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How can I run an app that works on IIS 10 in IIS 7 or IIS 8.5?

I tested the default MVC template that visual 2017 provides, and tested it on IIS 10,in my local machine, and works great. When I test it on Windows server 2012 R2 (IIS 8.5) or in Windows server 2008 ...
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Restrict IIS application to only Domain Users

I am trying to restrict access to a website that is hosted locally on a Windows Server 2008, running IIS7. I would like only users apart of the domain to be able to access the URL. What is the best ...
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The memory with PHP FCGI continues to grow until the server does not respond

I need advice to configure my server. With these parameters, the memory keeps growing until the server dies without error (Apache or PHP). Can someone help us improve performance? Server Windows ...
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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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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" folder only. Also ...
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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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