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Questions tagged [windows-server-2008-r2]

Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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Limiting network logins to local subnet windows server 2008 r2

I have an internet facing Windows Server 2008 R2 install. Lets say it's on 70.0.0.74. On 70.0.0.73 is our NAT/firewall that hands out IP addresses from 192.168.1.XXX. I want to be configure the ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 windows update stuck

i have a 2008 R2 Standard server (on VMware) that is stuck without being able to update. Behavior: Windows update fails on check for new updates error code 8000FFFF. When rebooting, server ...
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Is it enough to deactivate RDP to avoid RPD exploits?

I just got word about the newest known vulnerability of the RDP service. 2 Days ago microsoft made a blog post about it and delivered updates. OS wise even for windows xp. From what I understand the ...
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Moving Team Foundation Server 2013 to new machine

I want to move our TFS database and application to a newer server. Both the TFS application and the SQL instance reside on the old server. The new server will be set up similarly but with updated ...
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Remote Desktop Site Issues

I have an RDS site that's running Windows Server 2008 R2. Currently the site is getting hit with a ton of outside traffic trying brute forces attacks, and now while our remote users can access the ...
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Trust relationship lost even after domain rejoin

Error message: "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed." I've recently restored a virtual server that was shutdown during an upgrade and archived it is now ...
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PowerShell error message for script to reset krbtgt account password/keys

We're trying to reset our krbtgt password/keys using the PowerShell script provided by Microsoft, obtained from here: https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Reset-the-krbtgt-account-581a9e51?ranMID=...
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Setting up Secondary server to take over Primary Server when fail

I have this problem and searched but no answer. My primary server is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard edition. My secondary server is Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard edition(Sitting there doing ...
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'Error -4092 EACCES permission denied' when hosting asp.net core app out-of-process

We are running our asp.net core apps in production on Windows in IIS. We are hosting out-of-process. (We don't set AspNetCoreHostingModel which means we go to the default value of OutOfProcess) This ...
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How to download Window Server 2008 R2 hotfix

when I enable SSL for my ftp site (running on Windows Server 2008 R2 and IIS 7.5) and try to upload a file (FileZilla) it keeps uploading same file again and again with following message, 550: The ...
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Task under SYSTEM won't run Win Srv 2k8R2

My company has a software that updates our installers on clients' servers. During the setup, a environment variable is created along with a task with the following lines: Variable: setx ccloud "C:\...
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KB4343900 will not install on my Windows 2008 R2 server

I keep downloading this KB installing it. Once rebooted the server still shows it requires this patch. I cannot get the patch to install.
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Is it possible that AD forest have different versions of AD on different sites?

As I plan upcoming AD upgrade (from 2008R2 to 2019) I face another problem: we're actually have AD Forest that consists of several sites, each of them on 2008R2 AD version. As we upgrade one site AD ...
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AD: Windows 2008R2 to 2019 migration, one leap or step by step

In our company we are planning to do Windows 2008 R2 migration due to End of Support it reached. We're not that fans of living on edge but this time it appear to be wiser target to Windows Server 2019,...
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How to make a service (or the system process) impersonate the *elevated* variant of a user account?

In my network, there is a Windows 2008 R2 server with network name Dax. On that server, I have (among others, of course): a hard disk drive, mounted as E:\ a folder E:\odo an SMB share \\Dax\odo ...
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Able to find Active Directory group using directory search but group does not exist in left window panel domain tree

We have a single 2008 R2 DC. We're trying to locate Builtin groups that no longer visually appear in the Builtin group folder in the domain tree in the left panel of the active directory users and ...
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Applying a GPO to local users except local administrators on Workgroup computers

I have a set of configurations which I need to replicate from my domain joined computers to non-domain (Workgroup) joined computers. I created a GPO, enabled Loopback processing and imported them via ...
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Self signed ssl certificate for Remote Desktop Gateway not working

I have configured Remote Desktop Services role in a windows 2008r2 server and applied a self-signed SSL certificate. I also installed the same certificate in a client machine and tried to connect to ...
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How to automate getting status of a RAID volume on AMD (A55) RAID controller in Windows?

We have a PC used as a Windows server. There's a RAID 0 volume set up using built-in controller (AMD A55 chipset). How can we automate getting volume status data? I managed to find rcadm tool, but it ...
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Samba 4.8.3 homedirs can only be mapped and accessed if other = rwx

Problem: user1 can map 6 shares normally. Another share, homedir, is mapped but gets the error message that "Windows cannot access \samba\homedir: You do not have permission to access \samba\homedir."...
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Windows 2008 R2: Admin user logs out but then when trying to log back in, same admin user name appears with prompt for password

For one of our Windows 2008 R2 servers, a very peculiar issue has appeared. Using an admin account, I'm able to successfully log out. Then when going back to the server to log in, I'm prompted to ...
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dcpromo of a windows server 2008 in existing samba based AD resulting in infinite configuration

We want to add a new DC using windows server 2008 in our AD that just have 2 zentyal 5 based DC to replace the second. DCPROMO is able to get all informations but when start to configure the DC , the ...
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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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What is the default registry location that is used for the registry key ring for ASP.NET Core Data Protection system

TL;DR; In which registry hive does the ASP.NET Core Data protection system store it's keys when you are running your app in IIS with a worker process account without user profile ...
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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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Active Directory Admin Denied Access - Why?

Logged in as the domain admin of an Active Directory environment, I'm attempting to run this command to reboot a workstation: @start /b cmd /c shutdown -r -f -t 1 -m \\COMPUTER-NAME I'm getting this ...
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Authentication policy silo failure on Windows Server 2008 R2

We're deploying Active Directory authentication policies and silos to restrict domain admins to domain controllers and server admins to servers which has worked fine on all of our servers from Hyper-V ...
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Almost every administrative action is prevented with “access denied” on a Windows Server 2008 R2

On a Server 2008 R2 (member of a domain but not a domain controller) we suddenly can't perform any administrative task. Every action (like net stop ..., whoami, ...) is denied with an access denied ...
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Windows Server Update Service Event ID 13042

I have Installed WSUS V 3.2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS V7.5 and I got this event just the finishing configuration Source Windows Server Update Services Event ID 13042 Level ...
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GPO Object is missing in SYSVOL

In an Active Directory Site I have created an OU on the additional Domain Controller and linked a GPO for configuring WSUS client Computers. GPO does not applied on the computer setting when updating ...
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WMI query to Win32_PerfRawData_MSSQLSERVER_SQLServerDatabases returns nothing

Something changed Windows Server that I cannot place. Our inventory system queries database servers and reports on basic database information. I use it to get an inventory of db names in the ...
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Windows task scheduler - can't get PS script to get-eventlog from servers over network, only local server

In a 2008 R2 server, I have a Windows task that executes a PowerShell script that uses Get-EventLog to get Windows event logs from the local server and also from servers over the network. When running ...
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How to backup a non-system disk encrypted by Veracrypt?

We have a server which has its system partition C: on one disk and another partition on a second disk. Both partitions are encrypted by VeraCrypt. The partition on the second disk has been added to ...
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Make VPN server assign the connected computers to specific IP addresses

I have two virtual machines with Windows Server 2016 each on Hyper-V. First has active directory + DHCP role, second is VPN server (RAS role). In the DHCP, I have one address pool 192.168.1.32-192.168....
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dcdiag DNS test fails, but DNS seems to be working properly

Active Directory setup: Single forest, 3 domains, with 1 domain controller each. All running server 2008 R2, with the same domain/forest functional level. DNS clients are configured as follows: DC1 ...
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running “netdom query fsmo” on domain controller fails

When running the command "netdom query fsmo" on any of my Windows 2008 R2 domain controllers the command returns the error "The command failed to complete successfully". If I run the command on a ...
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SChannel error: The following fatal alert was received: 80 error code 0x80090304

While investigating an issue where some customer requests are being unexpectedly rejected with HTTP 403, I noticed that the Windows event log contains a lot of these errors for source Schannel. ...
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How to run a Windows Task that executes a PowerShell script as the Windows Local Service account

On a 2008 R2 server, I have a Windows task that executes a PowerShell script. It works fine when set in Task Scheduler to execute as an Admin account, but I'd like to set it to execute as the Windows ...
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wbadmin: Does -allCritical include the system state?

From the Windows IT Pro Center documentation of the wbadmin start backup option -allCritical (italics by me): Specifies that all critical volumes (volumes that contain operating system's state) ...
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Websites won't load (empty response) on any browser on every client on site if “https://” is not specified

I am observing a client-side but site-wide problem when trying to access websites at my location: Websites won't load if I type in any URI in my browser if I don't specify the scheme (https:// mostly)...
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Windows update error code 8000FFFF

We are using WSUS for updates. Last week I pushed out 2019-01 Monthly Security roll up for servers and desktops. Almost 1/3 systems had update failure with the same error code 8000FFFF, "Windows ...
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Where to find KB2619234

I am struggling to get an Exchange 2013 running on a Windows 2008 R2. Actually I am following the steps from here: https://www.prajwaldesai.com/how-to-install-exchange-server-2013/ Well, the ...
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IIS 7.5 working only from localhost

Windows server 2008 R2. Firewall disabled. IIS allowed connections only from localhost, but not from local network or by this server IP locally. Only localhost or 127.0.0.1 In bindings settings IP ...
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Cluster Resource Name DNS record updated with IP of owner

I've a Windows Server 2008 R2 file server cluster to which I recently added a new Client Access Point. It's working except that every 24h hours the IP on the DNS record it's changed to the IP of the ...
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Unable to create tasks in Windows task scheduler - Permission denied

I have few servers facing same problem- I am unable to create task scheduler jobs. The problem seems to be exactly same as this and this. However, I have checked group policies, and made sure that ...
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Upgrading from Server 2008r2 to 2012r2 with IIS service

I am trying to upgrade Windows Server 2008r2 to 2012r2. Currently I am running IIS and I have a few questions about the upgrade process. Can I do an in-place upgrade directly from server 2008r2 to ...
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extend c: drive grey out

I have one VM running windows server 2008 r2 in vsphere 6.0. I changed drive quota in VM setting and I found one unallocated partition in disk manager. But disk manager won't let me extend the c: ...
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Extreme Latency Using Storage Migration Service

Issue Summary: High latency experienced on LAN when running a Storage Migration Service job -- copy share data from one DC to another. Latency drops considerably when using a simple robo script. ...
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How to firewall Client connections to the internet thru a Windows Server VPN?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 configured to provide internet access to Clients connected over VPN using the native RAS of Windows. There is a need to block certain outgoing TCP ports from the ...
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Managing Security Groups for NTFS Permissions

To start off with, I work for a company that a long time ago when they implemented file shares for each division, they also broke the cardinal rule of NTFS permissions and used explicit permissions ...