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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Creating an ssh tunnel over http_proxy for software activation

Environment: Corporate internal network, with only a proxy server and proxy authentication as a window out. Installing a piece of software on Windows Server 2008 R2 (or 2012 R2). Scenario: I have ...
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How to fix FTP Login Error?

After setting up FTP account for user the following message appears after trying to login to Filezilla: Response: 530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible. Error: Critical error: ...
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Get-VM for a hyper-v , what are the differecnes between VMName & Name

I want to get a list of VMS for a Hyper-V server, so I run the following command , to get the VMs details inside hyper-v server named "hyperV01":- PS C:\Windows\system32> Invoke-Command ...
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Windows 10 on 2008 R2 Hyper-V - No network adapter

i have an Windows Server 2008 R2 which is running as an Hyper-V host here. I tried to migrate a Windows 10 physical notebook to an Hyper-V guest by using the Disk2Vhd tool from Technet. It's booting ...
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IIS Connection from VPN Remote Server

I have a website hosted on IIS Web Server on my Windows Server. The website is running on port: 7777. Telnet from the remote server is working on this port. But when they try to make HTTPPostRequest ...
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Network internet temporary used with account for each customer

I am IT technical support in a school We have internet shared over WIFI we have 2 essid ,1 used for employees and managment to share folders on network and 2nd ine used for teachers and employees to ...
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Don't understand why I need an elevated token to access a folder with full access

I've searched around for this, and all I can find is the usual "i'm an admin but need to elevate" kind of questions. This isn't quite the same. I have a D drive on a file server (2008 r2 and same ...
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How to remove groups from ntfs directories and files via command line ? (Win 2008r2)

I need to remove a group from an ntfs directory (win 2008 R2) via the command line. I've tried the windows "icacl" command and have removed the permissions, but the group/sid remains. Is there a way ...
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What happens with existing data drives after reinstalling WHS 2011?

It should be possible to exchange the motherboard (incl. CPU, RAM, GPU) of a WHS 2011 machine without reinstalling. You only need to install the new driver and deinstall the old ones. Is this a good ...
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Content within this application coming from the website below is being blocked by Internet Explorer

I was trying to update my Java 8 to current version on a machine with Windows Server 2008R2, as my browser prompts that it's outdated. However, I can't seem to get past IE, which complains about ...
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Large zip files content is corrupted when unziped using windows explore

We have a large zip file (25GB) containing mosty pdfs and png files. (about 150000 files) When we unzip the file using windows explore some of the content is corrupted. Some png files shows content ...
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Open a specific application on user login in windows

I am working on an application. My requirement is to open a specific application whenever a user logs in, so the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 The ...
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User gets logged on with temporary profile - Windows 2012 R2 RDS

We have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS running as a virtual machine. From time to time, no specific shedule identifiable, a user session will be redirected to a temporary profile. Whenever this happens we ...
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Windows - how to install one program but have the ability to swap its settings/licenses (container?) [duplicate]

This is an odd one to explain, bear with me. We have a program, call it Program-A. We run this program on our Windows machines on behalf of customers, but each customer has their own license for it. ...
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Replace Normal.dotm via GPO not working

I don't even want to ask as it seems such a simple problem, but I fear I have to as none of the google suggestions worked for me. I am trying to replace the "Normal.dotm" file which is located in ...
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Does PulseAudio work on Windows just like on Linux?

When I'm searching something like this on Google all I'm seeing are only pages with keywords [linux, pulseaudio]. I mean ability to configure output stream of one app to be redirected to input stream ...
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I want to remove file & directories from a directory

I had a directory on a windows 2003 server called e:\Transfer. Once a week I would delete everything within the \transfer directory and then copy the contents from the \transfer directory on another ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server 2008 R2 from 3rd party program

I am running SQL 2008 R2 on a pc. I usually connect to a server instance from a 3rd party program all on the same machine, but suddenly I cannot connect. When I try I get message about network ...
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How to give directory path while creating RDP Session?

I'hv been trying to connect Motorola MC9090 with windows CE 5.0 loaded on it to Windows server 2008R2, which is giving error as below: "The filename, directory name, or syntax is incorrect" But If I ...
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How to install Windows Mobile Device centre with License accepted in Silent mode

I have installed Windows Mobile Device centre with following code silently. driver_setup.exe /quiet /i drvupdate-amd64.msi After installation complets, i tried in launching the Windows Mobile ...
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GPO mapping network drive to multiple groups and location

I am trying to link multiple network drive based on their groups, to their local server. We have multiple file sharing server on each sites, all are mirror of another server at another sites. So, I ...
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Deploy Retail Windows Images on WDS?

I have 10 laptops I would like to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 10. They're not old but for some reason my friend installed Windows Vista on them... Anyway, my home server is running Windows ...
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Windows Server 2008r2sp1 GPP not being applied to Windows 10 workstations

Workstation: Windows 10 and Windows 7sp1 Server: 2008r2sp1 Standard Domain Controller. I've created a GPO GPP to delete some files on the users desktop. The GPO is linked to the OU which contains ...
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How do I remove a folder structure in Server 2008 while keeping the parent? [duplicate]

I'm trying to delete a series of sub folders while keeping the parent folder. I am helping to set this up in a .cmd file that runs once a machine is sysprepped upon cloning. The only thing I have come ...
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how to disable feature that opened port 445 on windows server?

I'm trying to disable services that I do not need, to improve latency and improve security. I found that port 445 is still open by doing telnet on localhost and port 445. As I do not need port 445, I ...
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Windows Firewall Blocking Allowed Ports

Client is Win 7 x64 Server is Server 2008 R2 I have the following setup and having an issue with firewall that I am quite perplexed about. Client 10.x.x.1 is trying to access active data on remote ...
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make environment variable available inside cmd script in windows

I am running a script like below, but the environment variable path does not contain C:\tmp inside script.cmd, how to make it available? Os is windows. cmd.exe /c "set path=%path%;C:\tmp && ...
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Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote

“Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote Desktop Connection” When you try to install an MSI through an RDP connection you could get the “Windows Installer does not permit ...
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Can't send or receive mails with Mdaemon

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Mdaemon(v 10) installed. until today I have been unable to send or receive emails from/to any of provider such as yahoo, gmail, outlook, exchange... I have tried ...
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Extremely slow VPN connection between Windows 10 client and Windows 2008 R2 Server

After a bit of hassle setting up and configuring my VPN connection on Windows 10, I finally got it connecting to our Windows 2008 R2 server using RRAS. When establishing the connection, it connects ...
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Access Mask filter in Event log XML not working

I'm trying to monitor folder creations and deletions using a filesystem auditing and a custom XML filter in the Windows Event Viewer. The XML is as below: <QueryList> <Query Id="0" ...
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Why is the total file and folder sizes in drive C: different from the folder size in Properties?

I have two different reports on the size of C: on Windows Server 2008 R2, by clicking the properties of C:, it shows 86.0 GB for "used space"; by selecting all contents (I have setup to view all ...
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W10 cant access WS2008 file shares

I have the following setup: Server: Proliant series, with my required folders shared with 'Administrators', WS2008 Clients: 2 Laptops, W10 Home installation | 1 Desktop, W10 Pro installation All ...
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SBS2008 - GMPC Admin Templates error

Recently, when accessing the GPMC on a client SBS2008 box, all of my User Configuration Policies returns an error: "An error has occurred while collecting data from Administrative Templates" When ...
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“Performance options” window after rdp login on Windows Server 2008 R2

After a successful p2v, the "Performance options" window appears at every remote desktop connection. Even if the settings was already applied. This problem is occurring on every user. It ask : ...
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FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced and Windows Server 2008 R2?

What do we not understand about interaction between FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced and Windows Server 2008 R2? The problem to solve: At unpredictable intervals (perhaps averaging 3-5 days), the FileMaker ...
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Remove shutdown, logoff, hibernate options on certain times

At our office we have a scheduled virus scan which runs on every pc every Monday evening. For this, the users obviously have to leave their pc turned on. However, this seems to be a really hard thing ...
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How to track the USB storage devices connected to my Windows Server 2008R2 machine

We would like to monitor the unauthorized file copy from our local server to USB storage devices. We are not sure where windows logs all the USB storage devices connections. Please tell me, Is there ...
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Installation of Windows Server 2012 R2 x64

I regularly swap OS during a development process. With "normal" OSs I can expect and install (.iso) to reach <=4GB, no problem, I usually use DVD. Now, I need to do some testing with Windows Server ...
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log on to permission not persisting for AD domain users

I'm an active directory novice who's been thrown into the deep end helping out in an all windows environment. I'm sure there's a simple answer to this, but it has me baffled: I just don't know where ...
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How to Enable Photo Gallery Viewer in Windows Server 2008 R2?

A greyed out version of the Photo Gallery Viewer displays when I right click on an image, but it opens with paint instead. I can't find the Photo Gallery Viewer installed on Server 2008 R2. Is there a ...
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Time Sync Best Practice

kindly i need some advice for what is the best practice for time synchronization i have configured my Domain controller that hold the PDC emulator role to sync with external NTP server , and the ...
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Customer Computer and WDS Driver Error

When attempting to run Windows Deployment Services on a client machine, I get an error stating that it doesn't have the driver for the NIC card that the client is using. The machine I have was a ...
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Get Hotfixes on Server 2008 Powershell

Using the following command on Windows Server 2008-R2 works: Get-Hotfix -cn HOSTNAME | sort InstalledOn -des | select HotfixID, Description, InstalledOn -first 20 But does not work on Windows ...
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Cannot connect to my website from local network connection but can with an external network connection

I am hosting a website on my local network for our local Fire Explorers Program. The website is located here. I am hosting the site using Drupal 7 and IIS 7.5 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. The ...
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why does the scp command timeout when moving data from Unix to Windows 2008 R2

I am on UNIX environment using secure copy command to move files from one Unix box to another. No issues all is good. Now I have a need to move data from Unix to Windows Server 2008 R2 platform. Can ...
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How can I make sure that users log out of Remote Desktop sessions instead of just closing the RDP window?

We have a bunch of servers that our engineers remote desktop into, but each server has a two connection limit. We will often attempt to RDP into these boxes and we will see the "This machine has ...
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How to identify and remove unused boot entries on Windows 2008 server after mirrored disk failure

I had one of the software mirrored disks on a Server 2008 R2 server fail. It dropped off, a reboot brought it back, but it was out of date, so I had to revert to the mirror and rebuild the bad disk ...
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Can reach only server via VPN

I have home lan. It is connected via Router (Asus RT N56-U). Inside the LAN I have Windows 2008 R2 server and I've configured VPN on it (not on router). Now I can reach only the server via VPN. I know ...
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How to check all open ports

In our firewall (using Windows Server 2008 r2) we've allowed only port 80 and closed all other ports. How can we test if the firewall is only allowing port 80?