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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How to restrict local admin from disbaling or changing firewall setttings

I have a scenario, where the member servers are not able to RDP to other member servers I have managed that using local firewall rules, but at same time the local admin should not able to disable or ...
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Challenging Multiple Domain Controller Upgrade Questions (parent and child) [closed]

I am new to this domain controller and new to the company. all the below domain controller are in windows 2008. we got two parent controller parent-DC1-2008.example.com parent-DC2-2008.example.com ...
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Difference between AD DS and AD LDS User object

I know the major difference between the AD DS and AD LDS but if i create a user in the ad ds server it shows it in the AD LDS too so what is difference between the AD DS User object and AD LDS User ...
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Can't print or preview Crystal reports when an old server gets turned off

We have a piece of ERP software installed on a server 2012 machine, we'll call this Server 1. It hosts the ERP software and a number of other things. We have an old, semi-retired server that I will ...
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Access ASP.NET website deployed on IIS Windows Server from outside network

I have an ASP.NET website deployed on IIS in Windows Server. It works fine in LAN. All PC in the network can access the website using the IP of server and port. Now I want to be able to access the ...
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Server motherboard died and took Intel RAID controller configuration with it. How do I recover the data?

Old server using a S1200BTS Intel mobo died and has been sitting in a closet for several years. I replaced the motherboard and found that it was originally configured using an onboard hardware raid ...
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Sending an email to listeners when ocurring an error on my application

Recently I deployed an app on production environment. The app sometimes writes some entries on log file and exception file. The log files are: C:\TEMP\MyApplication_log_{day}{month}{year}.txt C:\TEMP\...
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Windows Server 2012/16/19 upgrade

I am running tests for the work related to upgrading the operating system while maintaining business apps intact. I'm facing troubles while doing the upgrade from Windows Server 2016 Evaluation ...
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GPO policy to give write permissions to java applications in C drive

I wish to run the following instruction in a Windows cmd: java -jar app.jar. App.jar is an application in charge of creating a file in the Temp folder of the Windows user folder but it fails because ...
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Configure Windows DNS Server to throw SERVFAIL for certain domain

As some sort of background: We are migrating from one IT infrastructure to another, though we cannot get rid of the old infrastructure for the foreseeable time and need to keep access to it - even ...
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Restoring Win server 2008 from full back up?

I'm having trouble of restoring win server 2008, can anyone help me. First of all, i got the Power Edge 2900 running raid 1 with 3 disk. Power outage happend, and 2 disks are gone -slot0 and slot1 (...
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I have a windows webserver running IIS and was having issues allowing only one ip address acsess

I have a windows webserver on my second machine and have three machines all routing traffic in a daisy chain. I want to allow only my third vm acsess to the webserver running on (192.168.61.2)and the ...
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MySQL impossible suspicious connections

I have a MySQL Community service binded locally to "bind-address=127.0.0.1", bind that suppose no expose it to the internet. I can't connect externally. However i'm receiving constantly on ...
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Windows DNS endpoint health check before response

I have two DFSR servers in namespace, and two DNS on each of them. DNS are integrated with AD. Sometimes one of the servers goes down and some document scanners try to send scanned documents to drive ...
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How long are certificates available in ADCS Web Enrollment page after issued

I have a windows 2008 enterprise ADCS server with web enrollment. I want to know/configure how long do issued certificates last on the page before a user has to submit another request. While ...
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I have a sql server with a pictures table with 25 million entries and it has become too slow to query. currently have a xeon E5-2667v3 with 32g of ram [duplicate]

I have a sql server with a pictures table with 25 million entries and it has become too slow to query i currently have a Xeon E5-2667v3 with 32g of ram, I am looking to get a hp ProLiant Gen 9 and I ...
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Windows Server Command Line for Remotly Measure Data Disk IOPS,CPU,RAM Monitoring

I want to measure data usage like IOPS, CPU, RAM ,Capacity ,Bandwidth ETC from Remote Server. I Know, that it is possible to measure it localy with the Typeperf Command. However, again, i want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Migrate a Server 2008 R2 VM from atlantic.net to AWS

I have a number of servers on the Atlantic Net Cloud put up many years ago, and now we have most of our stuff on AWS. The nice thing about AWS is it allows me to shut down (and not pay for) a rarely ...
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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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