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3answers
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How can I tell if a KB or newer has been installed for Windows?

I have a Windows system that I need to audit. The requirements is that (for example) KB2160329 has been installed onto the system. I know from lots of digging that KB2731847 that we have installed ...
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1answer
994 views

Windows Server 2003/2008 RDP session limit

I have a windows server 2003 installation (which may be upgraded to 2008 in the future) configured for the default of 2 remote desktop sessions. I have a requirement to allow more sessions if ...
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0answers
27 views

Removing or Changing the BIOS

I have one IBM server (x3630 M4) which supports windows server 2008 and above only. I have win server 2003 R2 license and its CAL. So I need to install the same in that IBM server. IBM provided one ...
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1answer
49 views

Workstation does not unlock when connected remotely to server

I am working on servers using mstsc, and everything works until I lock my workstation. When I try to log back in to my account, I am told my password or user id is invalid. The only way that I can ...
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0answers
116 views

Using multiple DNS servers in the local network

I am using Windows server 2008 on my domain controller (Srv1). I have one more server running Windows SBS server 2003 (Srv2). The Windows server 2008 is migrated from the Windows SBS server 2003. This ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Cannot Connect to Windows Server Using a Particular IP

We have a Windows server 2008 running as web server. The Server has two IP's (A and B) added to it. We were able to use both the IP's for remote desktop connections and FTP connections. All of a ...
0
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1answer
215 views

How to sync files between 2 servers on the internet?

We are trying sync files between 2 Windows servers. These servers are not on the same network. A process on server 1 generates the file. A process on server 2 needs to consume the file. At first ...
3
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2answers
436 views

File Transfer using RDP Client

Why can I copy & paste files via the clipboard between client and server when connected to Windows Server 2008 without having to share drives, but not with Windows Server 2003?
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1answer
134 views

Equallogic two subnet's iscsi conection

I buy one Dell Equallogic PS 6010, and don't buy fiber switch. There are 3 servers, a domain controler with other financial software and yet another with sql server and IIS. The DC and SQL server is ...
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1answer
192 views

Windows elevated user rights for limited time

I have a task which includes adding an user(s) to local Administrator group and Remote Desktop group in Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 servers. However I have to grant these rights for alimited time, ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I increase the number of PCs a specific user can join to a domain?

All the articles regarding this issue suggest to change the ms-DS-MachineAccountQuota attribute, which affects all the authenticated users. Is there any way to change this value, or even better ...
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1answer
141 views

Misaligned active window capture in Remote Desktop

Recently I need to to do some reports by capturing the active window within Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe). The capture was done using Alt+PrintScreen but the resulting captured image is misaligned, 6 ...
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1answer
9k views

How to change TCP “time wait” delay in Windows 7 / 2008 Server?

Windows Server 2003 "offers two methods of controlling TIME-WAIT behavior." The TcpTimedWaitDelay registry value under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters ...
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4answers
2k views

Is there any way to install Windows Server 2003/2008 on HP MediaSmart Server EX495?

Is there any way to install Windows Server 2003/2008 on a HP MediaSmart Server EX495?
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4answers
455 views

Need advice on a monitoring, reminder and warning application

I am a developer that also has to monitor several things on different servers. Such as: 1) Did all of the MS SQL databases backup last night? 2) Did all of the MySQL databases backup last night? 3) ...
2
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1answer
3k views

How can I see all users of domain in this PC?

If I do: whoami /groups I can see all the groups I belong. My current user e.g. X belongs in a domain (there is a Domain Controller) My question is why if I go to Control Panel>Manage Accounts ...
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2answers
2k views

How do Windows domains work?

I saw that I can make PC_A an e.g. Windows Server 2008 a domain controller simply by running dcpromo After that, I can create a user e.g. George, which is a user in the domain of controller e.g ...
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1answer
1k views

Print Dialog Box Slow to open

I have a client that we just migrated them from Server 2003 to Server 2008 and whenever they press the print button to open a print dialog box, it takes literally 30 seconds to open. They are using ...
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3answers
2k views

Windows vs Windows Server

How does Windows Server differ from any other Windows, say Windows XP? Does it have an inbuilt server of some kind? I can always start a server on any Windows machine, so I don't understand what ...
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4answers
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How to obtain the Windows product id from registry from a remote machine

Would like some assistance on how to obtain the Windows product id from the registry that will work where the WIndows (Windows 2003 Server, 2008 Server) is on a Domain or Workgroup and a remote ...
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7answers
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Detect Windows Server version 32/64-bit in CLI

What's the best and quickest way to detect whether you're running a 32 or 64-bit version of Windows Server from the command line? (Cygwin is installed)
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1answer
758 views

Can WHS backup Windows Server 2003/2008 Servers too?

I like the automatic backup feature - but perhaps Windows Server has its own function that I don't know of. Is there one? I also like the scheme for data redundancy in Windows Home Server, but I ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Can I close the “language bar” from command line?

Whenever I log on to a new Windows server (and that happens a lot), one of the first things I do is close the "language bar" in the lower right corner (I don't need to switch between lots of different ...