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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RDP not respecting client's desktop scale factor

We upgraded our laptops and their resolution went from the old laptops' 1366 x 768 to 1920 x 1080 and this is causing our one Remote Desktop server to scale everything small so it's hard to see. I ...
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Dell PowerEdge R310 PERC S100 - driver not found

Dell PowerEdge R310 server; PERC S100 controller (i.e. software-hardware). Two same disks, created a virtual disk as RAID1. During the installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 (non-original media; ...
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Is possible to use cert-manager with a private microsoft PKI?

I have a microsoft server with PKI Installed. I want to know if it possible to allow to cert-manager to talk to the microsoft server pki (microsoft CA) to get certificats ?. Any example of this case ?
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Does UEFI info on the hard drive's boot partition gets written to the system's BIOS?

I was transferring a set of existing raid drives into a second-hand server, an HP Gen9 server. I observed 2 interesting details: When I was configuring UEFI boot Order shown in the picture below, I ...
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What is a good indicator that a server does not have enough RAM?

I am the "application owner" of a server (ie. I am responsible for running and maintaining the application running on the server). The VM has 8GB of RAM, as was recommended when the ...
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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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Windows share not respecting NTFS permissions?

I have a Windows server and so far shared a folder D:\AAA as "ShareRW" with full share permissions ("Everyone - Full") and some stricter NTFS permissions as required on and below ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 to 2012 via the terminal

So I have to update around 50 windows servers from 2008 to 2012. They are mostly R2 enterprise versions, but there are some standard and datacenter editions as well. My question is would that be ...
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Are LocalUser.LastLogon updated with IIS FTP logins?

I'm trying to get a list of the latest users that connected to the IIS FTP server. I have an FTP group on my Windows 2008 R2 Server. Get-LocalGroupMember -Group FTP | Select-Object LastLogon I know ...
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What is the easiest way to create an image of an existing running Windows 10 or Windows Server system?

For the purposes of, let's say, moving it to a cloud location? I do recall doing it for a client, transplanting them to Azure, but I don't recall how they created an image. Azure simply had an ...
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Forefront TMG 2010

On my TMG server we have forefront 2010, but a little while ago we would randomly loose our internet connections. Doing some investigating I found out that it was because my TMG was putting the logs ...
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Move partition to another disk

Looking to move a partition on Disk 0 (E:) to Disk 3. Reason for doing so is that I want to extend the Disk 0 (C:) partition and I want both drives/partitions on separate VMDK's. Disk 0 and Disk 3 are ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Upgrade to Server 2012 R2 issue

Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrade to 2012 R2 issue. Hoping someone can shed some light on my issue. I am trying to update a Poweredge T410 running Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2. It ...
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IIS7.5 How to make a binding for 2 domains, 2 IPs and 2 certificates

I am clutching at straws... hope you can help me with this old server. I want to bind domain1.com to ip 123.456.7.1 and domain2.com to 123.456.7.2, each with its own certificate. As longs as I ...
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Parent domain vs Child domain

As far as I know, a child domain's fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) must be a subdomain of the parent domain's FQDN. Also an implicit trust (two way - transitive) is established between them. Are ...
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File Explorer closes when viewing mapped drives and other SMB Shares

We've been dealing with an issue involving File Explorer closing, seemingly randomly, when viewing mapped network drives and other SMB Shares. The network connection(s) to these locations are not lost,...
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Disable ping in Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

my seniors and professionals, I know this issue is already listed on serverfault but I am again asking this question as none of the provided solutions worked for me. I have tried the following options....
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How to kill a process running under SYSTEM account in the Windows Server?

I have a server with Windows Server 2008 R2 and a service process (our custom service) running on it under SYSTEM account. A service has presumably hanged and I wanted to stop it. I tried stopping via ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Upgrade

Does anyone know how to upgrade or has upgraded a PowerEdge R510 Server from Windows Server 2008 R2 to at least Windows Server 2012 OS? I need to get this server's OS upgraded.
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When do Microsoft Windows Server registry settings like HKLM..SCHANNEL... take effect

When do Microsoft Windows Server registry settings such as these take effect - first boot? As soon as imported? Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\...
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Can a service failing to start prevent login?

I'm trying to pinpoint a login issue for a user. When RDPing into a Windows Server 2008 R2 server, they got a partial error message saying Login Failed. You are. I assume this is supposed to be You ...
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Why isn't my Windows 2008 R2 server hosted in Azure getting ESU patches automatically?

I moved a Server 2008 R2 workload to Azure and should be eligible to receive extended support updates automatically as per this page without any need for configuration:- https://docs.microsoft.com/en-...
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netbios McAfee HIPS block

All across my network random computers have been receiving a ton of McAfee HIPS blocks that state "Blocked outgoing UDP Source random IP netbios (137) destination IP". The only way we can ...
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How to clear Windows Error Reporting CAB files on Windows 2008R2?

Noticed that the c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows\wer\ReportQueue folder has grown out of control on one of our older win2008r2 servers. Is occupying almost 90gb of cab files. What is the ...
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Unused ADCS for Server 2008 R2 Standard. What are the risks associated with removing this service?

I have inherited this system and I am looking at decommissioning this server 2008 R2 Domain Controller/ADCS Server. This role (ADCS) was never actively used by anyone. I believe, just because it was ...
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Migrate Dead Active Directory Domain Controller from Windows Server 2008 R2

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 acted as Active Directory Domain Controller. Last week it suddenly stopped working. There are no working backups and there are no other DC. When I check the server, the ...
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How to configure DFS Replication group in Active Directory

A newbie question here. I have two Windows 2008 R2 servers. DFS Management installed. When I go to "New Replication Group", and try to create a group in the domain, I get "Insufficient ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 R2 Stand Alone Certificate Authority - creating a new root certificate

I seemed to have hosed up my Certificate Authority. I have a Stand Alone Certificate Authority and it's not on a domain or enterprise so there's no certificate templates. Currently all of the ...
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ESXI 10g Network but Win-2008-R2 limited with 1G speed

We recently upgraded all of our vmware esxi 6.5/6.7 servers networks on 10G. All the guests which have windows 2012 or above can transfer data above 1G as shown in below pic. but on same physical ...
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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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How to migrate dhcp server superscope?

I have super-scope dhcp server on Windows Server 2008 and I want migrate it to new Windows Server 2016 with all scopes, leases and reservations. Is there any way to do this? I know there is netsh dhcp ...
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Make data on file server (RAID1) still accessible on hardware failure

There is a file server (Windows Server 2008 R2) running on a hardware RAID 1 (HP SmartArray P212 with Read and Write Cache) with 2 standby disks. Additional, there is a Windows Backup writing to an ...
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Problems accessing shared folder in Windows clustered file Server 2008 R2

Firs of all I need to apologise for my poor technical and language skills. I will try to describe a problem as detail as I can. There is subnet 172.16.10.0/24 In this subnet I have 3 servers 1 storage ...
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How do I pin point which processes consuming the CPU from resource monitor?

I need help on pin pointing which processes actually utilizing the most CPU on my server. I had a Win2008 server which are hosting several applications. From time to time the CPU will spike to 100%, ...
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Checking TLS 1.2 enabled or not on my Windows Server

I need to check if TLS 1.2 is enabled on my Windows Server 2019. In the registry the key TLS 1.2 is not present under Protocols But when I browse on a secure website (hosted on this server in IIS) ...
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What should I do about my print server with an OS that is no longer supported?

I am in charge of a print server at my medium size business. There are one-thousand two-hundred printers on the print server and most of them are HP printers, along with some Zebra printers. My ...
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Do I need to migrate shares when migrating AD from windows 2008 r2 DC to 2019 DC?

I'm migrating a Windows 2008 R2 vm domain controller to 2019, so far after checking the health of the old server, the new server has been promoted to DC, and next step will be to move the fsmo roles. ...
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DHCP Server stops handing out leases

I currently have a DC running Windows Sever 2008 R2 (yes I know) and for the past two weeks, when employees travel back to the office, they can't connect to the internet unless I do one of two things. ...
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Migrating AD info from 2008 R2 to 2019 - is the process different for VMs?

I was looking for information on how to migrate domain info from a Windows 2008 R2 server VM to a new 2019 server VM. I found info that essentially says to install a new 2019 server on the domain, ...
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What does it mean "mounted image is 6.3, not 6.1"

When i upload MY windows 2008 R2 VM have some error : Error running workflow: step "translate" run error: step "translate-disk" run error: step "wait-for-bootstrap" run ...
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Demote old 2008 R2 server not possible because clients keep using old 2008 server as the logonserver

I recently got a new client who has a domain with two domain controllers, one running on Windows server 2012 R2 and an older 2008 R2. I would like to remove the old 2008 R2 within the domain and move ...
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VM servers running slow but task manager showing everything good

I have several VMware VMs running on Win Server 2008, which often encounter slowness from time to time. Most of the time it's during the busy month end activities. Weirdly, I find it hard to explain ...
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AD Operations Master Setup

I have a question regarding the "Operations Master" window in AD (see screenshot): Operations Master Window Screenshot Let's call my active PDC server1. Is it correct to have server2 (also ...
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Password expiration on windows 2008 DC - User not prompted to change pw on Windows2019 RDS

We are upgrading/replacing old Windows 2008 servers. We have not been able to upgrade the 2008R2 DC yet, but the 2008R2 RDS server are replaced by 2019RDS server. When password expired on an user ...
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Do I have to set web farm for multiple web sites in the same IIS server?

I have multiple web sites hosted in the same IIS 8.5. The web sites names are same but different ports or http/https. For example, http://www.mydemosite.com (using default port 80) https://www....
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Use Different Usernames for Windows Login and Exchange Email Address

We have Windows Server environment with Active Directory and Exchange. Exchange is already Integrate with Active Directory and Therefore i have security concern because our user names are public. ...
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What could cause PowerShell Remoting to use high bandwidth?

I do IT work for an organization that is currently setting up (or letting me set up) an Active Directory domain. Right now, it's still in testing with 1 DC and 1 client. A week or two ago, our switch ...
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Add Linux hostname to Windows DNS GUI [closed]

In Windows Server 2008 R2, and in an Active Directory Environment, how can I add an alias hostname to DNS, so that all workstation will know the internal ip address of that alias hostname? I have a ...
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