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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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ejabberd windows old erl.exe running

We upgraded our eJabberd installation (running on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1) from 18.01 to 18.06, via 18.03 and 18.04 (full disclosure), but as I'm getting ready to upgrade to 18.12.1 I thought I'd ...
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Scheduled snapshots for windows 2008 R2 VM setup

I need help setting up scheduled snapshots for a windows 2008 R2 virtual machine running on google-compute-engine. I have found several howtos for Linux but nothing for windows virtual machines. I am ...
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Different nslookup answers on different clients in local network with local DNS

Situation: I have a few clients in a local network. I have a server named amp003 with IP address 192.168.4.13 I have two DNS servers (each one on relative DC server). On client 1 I did following: ...
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MS Exchange 2013 Unified Messaging issue, or really an AD issue?

Where to begin... I'd like to first admit that I am not an seasoned Exchange tech. Second here is the environment: (2) 2008 R2 DCs and (1) 2012 R2 MS Exchange 2013 server - other Exchange servers were ...
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No attacking IP shown in logs

My security log shows brute force attempts against RDP but no offending IP number. Cyberarms Intrusion Detection detects nothing. Symantec Endpoint Security detects nothing (in traffic log). How is ...
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GPUpdate Will Not Apply Services Changes

I am getting the following error on my computers when trying to apply group policy settings. This is specific to changes to Services on the local computer: User Policy update has completed ...
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Using PrepareSchema on existing Exchange 2007 Server - Mailboxes have PROTECTED INHERIT flag

I was trying to create a new Receive Connector on my older Exchange 2007 SP3 server (planning underway to upgrade later this year) and when it failed I did some research. The solution I found Here (I ...
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Administrators lost access to network drive and remote desktop Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

Three days ago, all the users with administrator role could not connect to our server (Windows Server 2008 R2) via network drive or remote desktop, while general users could apply these functions as ...
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File Share Doesn't Allow Any Higher Permission Than Authenticated Users On Specific Machines

THE SETUP I have a Server with a file share on my Windows Server 2008 R2 server: \SERVER1\SHARE1 I have made myself a domain group called "Share Access". In the NTFS Permissions of the folder I ...
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SCOM maintenance mode trigger based on PowerShell script on client

Appreciate any suggestions with this, I am looking to make a scom configuration in such a way that it monitors for a PowerShell script deployed onto a server and puts that server to maintenance mode ...
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How to adjust the format of Win System Environmental variables “%date%”

I have a computer running Window Server 2008 R2 Standard. It runs several periodic tasks written by Windows cmd. Recently these batch jobs work improperly and i realize that the logic of the script ...
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running VPN and NAT on a Windows server that is connected to internet using a static IP address

I have a windows server 2008 VPS, and I want to have a couple of VPN account that have access to this server and the indernet through the server (using the server's IP access to the internet). so I ...
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How to host Windows Server 32-bit on 64-bit hardware?

We have a Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) image and we would like to host it on a 64-bit machine. I tried restoring the image on the server but it didn't work (I assume it's because of different ...
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If a Contact is Created in AD, Will that Cause the Creation of a Contact in Exchange?

If a contact is created in the AD, will it automatically be created in Exchange as well? Windows Server 2008 R2 environment On-premise Exchange 2010 hybrid with O365 Exchange is on secondary DC AD ...
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how can i update a desktop application in remort server 2012 r2 ?

I have to install a java swing app in windows server 2012 r2 and update it from administrator side .When i update the application clients side shortcut will connect with it with out their interaction. ...
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Automate Windows Server 2008/2012 patching

I primarily work as a software developer at my company. Recently, we had a new department created called CyberSecurity. They have implemented a responsibility that all developer is responsible to keep ...
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How to open a port on a Google Cloud Compute Engine

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 instance, I want port 3000 to be accessible to the outside world. Here's what I have done so far. I have configured that at the VPC network/Firewall Rules section. But ...
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W 2008R2 Can't Ping from two of about 20 workstations

I've just moved a 2008R2 server to a new building, along with about 15 workstations (W7/W10). Simultaneously, installation additional 5 workstations (W10/Intel i5 Nucs). 3 of the additional five work ...
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Auto-Login to a Windows 2008 R2 server is not working

I've thoroughly checked all of these references and tried these. AutoLogin After Reboot I've tried using both Systeminternals 'Autologin' and the Run-->'control userpasswords2' screen. In different ...
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Port 80 on Web Server Security

Currently I'm running a web server, The server itself is using both HTTP "Port 80" and HTTPS "Port 443". I purchased an SSL certificate and installed it to the issue is the manufacturer of the ...
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Problems with clients for secondary dns server

Good evening! Im trying to make a high availability environment on my work, in order to do that I setup a little lab installing 2 servers; one with WS 2008 R2 and the other with WS 2012 R2 (same as ...
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2008 R2 bare metal V2V restore from USB in HyperV

need to do a bare metal restore of a 2008R2 HyperV guest. Windows Backup is on USB. The HypeV host where the new VM is setup is 2012 R2. Started new VM and passed through the USB drive but the ...
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How to perform a safe upgrade of Windows Server 2008 R2 (production) to Server 2012 R2?

I am new to server administration. I need to upgrade the windows server 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. Since windows server 2008 is a production server, I am afraid to do the in-place upgrade. Basically I need ...
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Phantom task: “The task is currently running” (0x41301) Server 2008r2

I have a task that reports "The task is currently running" (0x41301) in Task Scheduler. I can right click on the task and select "End" and nothing changes. The status remains "The task is currently ...
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AD migration 2008 r2 to 2012 r2 - must've missed something

I finally went through with this the other day. Got DNS/AD setup, seized FSMO roles on the 2012 server, migrated DHCP etc. I thought I was ready to go so I turned off the 2008 server yesterday. ...
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How DC authenticates when Client is not using any authentication?

I have a virtual environment with the following structure: DC: Windows Server 2008 Client: Windows 7 I installed Active Directory on the Windows Server 2008 and made it in domain januapp.local, then ...
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How to Remove Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 Header on IIS 8 and 10

I'm trying to remove Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 server header from my HTTP responses following this article form MSDN. Currently I'm applying the registry-based solution on Windows Server 2008 R2 and ...
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SoftEther VPN AD Authentication only works for wildcard user

I'm using SoftEther on SBS2011, with L2TP/IPSec protocol. My initial client is Windows 10 with built-in L2TP/IPSec protocol. In my SoftEther Users, if I add a wildcard (*) user, and select "NT Domain ...
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How to recognize and repair malformed shortcuts (.lnk files)?

Problem We have lots of not working .lnk files on a Windows Server 2016. Example: Clicking on the shortcut 91205248__Orig.lnk causes the error: Problem with shortcut - the drive or network .... ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 slow performance on OS level

finally decided to reach out here for help regarding an SQL server performing really slowly. It's pretty similar to another question below that have been asked previously. (Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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How to stop Windows Filtering Platform blocking ICMP packets for legitimate RDP traffic over L2TP tunnel?

RDP via Windows 2008 L2TP to Windows 10 Pro did never work flawless. The first attempt in September 2018 needed the client Cord.app to be replaced with Royal TSX on OS X 10.9.5. The remote Win10 box ...
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Script to count of unique users logged in to remote desktop server?

I am trying to create a web interface to allow us to monitor how many users are logged in to our 2008r2 terminal server farm. I have a script that is a good starting point and I have tweaked it for ...
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Task Scheduler not responding when attempting to create a new trigger on all Windows 2008 R2 servers

Issue: Task Scheduler not responding when attempting to create a new trigger or edit a trigger in Windows 2008 R2 The issue happens on ALL our Windows 2008 R2 servers. The issue happens regardless ...
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Cannot find Passfilt.dll on 2008 DC

I am trying to locate the standard password filter program called passfilt.dll on my 2008 DC. I searched the whole C drive but I could not find it. According to documentation, it should be in c:\...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 HP MFP M130fn driver not installing

I'm having a problem with installing the Windows Server 2012 R2 and the 2008 R2 driver for the HP MFP m130fn LaserJet printer. What I've tried so far: I visited the download center, change the ...
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Migrating DHCP from one server and subnet to another, one subnet fails to retrieve addresses

I just attempted to migrate the DHCP service from a 2008r2 server on vlan1 to a 2012r2 server on vlan20. We had the dhcp helpers assigned on the core switch, firewall dhcp relays setup for the any ...
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KB4457145: Windows Server 2008 R2 September 2018 Security Update

I am having difficulty installing the September and October Windows Server 2008 R2 2018 Security Updates, KB4457145 and KB4462915. Every time I install the updates, one at a time, they install ...
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Adding IP Addresses to RDP firewall rule

Please understand that I have been through all the posts regarding this issue and my issue has not been resolved which is as follows: I have a brand new installation of Server 2008 R2 SP1, with all ...
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Can't Promote Server to Secondary Domain Controller

We have a server running Server 2008 R2 as our primary DC. We currently don't have a secondary DC, but are trying to add one. The secondary DC we are trying to use is running Server 2012 R2 Standard. ...
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CSVDE group import where users are added from sAMAccountname

I am looking to do a CSVDE import onto my server 2008 r2 DC. I have set up the csv correctly and can import users and have users added to the group from the import, all as expected. I then found that ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 takes too long to start in esxi 5.5 after converting the Physical Machine into Virtual machine with P2V Software

I converted the Windows Server 2008 R2 which is installed on the Physical Server into virtual machine with P2V software. I installed this Virtual machine in Vmware ESXI 5.5. This guest OS takes too ...
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2008r2 clock running fast

I have 27 2008R2 servers (all Hyper-V guests) that recently started running fast. There are other 2008R2 servers on the same hosts that run spot on. The time averages from 2 to 3 minutes fast but at ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016 sequentially

Our goal is to upgrade a machine from Windows Server (WS) 2008 R2 to WS 2016. For now, we don't want to perform a clean-install to the server OS. But according to Microsoft documentation, there is no ...
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How to find the origin of event 4625 in Windows Server 2008 R2 Security log?

We have Windows Server 2008 R2, to which something presumably is trying to bruteforce password for Administrator and Администратор accounts. There are a lot of 4625 events in Security log, like this: ...
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Raid 5 array not working after disk replacement?

We have a HP StorageWorks server with hp Smart Array p212. It has 2 SAS array configurations. Logical drive 1 wich is a RAID 1 configuration Logical drive 2 wich is a RAID 5 configuration One of ...
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Windows Server File Share Audit File Attribute Modification

My goal is to identify what user has set the Hidden attribute on a file within the local file share. I have enabled File Share access auditing as per this article. In short: Added a group policy ...
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From Samba to Windows - How to rebuild SYSVOL replication from scratch

I have to migrate a domain controller from Samba 4.5 to Windows Server 2016. The problem is, samba's DC implementation is not complete. It doesn't join correctly anything newer than Server 2008R2, and ...
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Defining multiple triggers for my Task Scheduler will only work on the first trigger

I have "Windows server 2008 R2 standard" with SP1. and inside my windows Task Scheduler, i define the following 2 triggers:- now as the picture is mentioning, i want to run the task on different ...
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Unable to create new simple volume. C:\Windows\inf - Not default?

Windows Server 2008 R2. When I attempt to create a new "simple volume" in Disk Management (or even Diskpart), the operations hangs and eventually end up with this error: However, before the error ...
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Do I need routers in a LAN with 2-firewall DMZ solution? [closed]

I have a LAN that will host an EXTRANET site with 5 servers, and 2 exchange edge servers. The LAN will service an office in a 5 story building with about 100-200 users on each floor. Each floor will ...