A version of Windows for servers significantly updated from Windows Server 2008. Questions about administering Windows Server systems that are specific to a business environment are off topic for Super User; please consider asking on Server Fault instead if your question is on topic there.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
94 views

Change screen resolution to higher resolution with no monitor attached

Backstory: I have a situation where I have a set of servers that never have anyone physically at the console (in the server room). They have a KVM attached to them (some do) but the KVM never ...
1
vote
0answers
54 views

How to download drivers manually for Windows Server 2008 r2 Standard edition?

What I m trying to do ? I installed Windows Server 2008 on my laptop , an Acer Aspire 5741G series . I want this pc to emulate a server environment in a local network . Everything seems to work fine ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Installing PHP on Server 2008 R2 and IIs 7.0

Followed these instructions to install PHP. Downloaded and extracted PHP-5.5.34-nts-Win32-VC11-x86 to C:\PHP. Created the PHP.ini file and turn on/off the directives listed there. Then followed ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Set the system locale without rebooting

I would like to change the system locale (Control Panel -> Language for Non-Unicode programs), however, it requires a reboot. Is it possible without reboot ? I need it mainly for SQL Server ...
0
votes
1answer
139 views

WinSCP error message: Timeout waiting for WinSCP to respond - WinSCP has not responded in time

Everyday I get tasks that uses powershell with WinSCP to automate downloading files from clients' sftp, they all work fine on most of the days, except on Saturday (between 7:00 am and 17:20 pm) The ...
2
votes
1answer
69 views

Horde configuration

I´m trying to configure Horde in a Windows Foundation 2008 R2 running Apache. I followed the instructions here: Installing Horde Framework 5 I got stuck here: Completing Configuration ...
0
votes
0answers
225 views

Possible reason for NETLOGON and subsequent DCOM errors

A customer of ours uses a system of virtual servers (vmware) on a single physical host as environment for a SCADA system. This system relies heavily on (virtual) network connections between these ...
0
votes
0answers
113 views

Adding additional SSL certificate to be recognized in Cygwin

I have a server setup that has an HTTPS certificate issued by a major certificate provider (DigiCert). The certificate is recognized by all of the browsers on a machine running Windows Server 2008 R2, ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Running explorer.exe I% via OS shell results in hanging process

Running "explorer.exe" via command prompt / OS shell will result in File Explorer opening as expected. However, when adding an argument (e.g. "explorer.exe C:\"), File Explorer will not open - ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

Copy multiple files using Powershell

How can I copy all files of kind:docx from all directories under and including e.g. D:\Doc_Source, to destination E:\Doc_Destination, in batches of e.g. 500, and only when there are none left in E:\...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Local Admin changes for installing or changing IP

Good afternoon all. We have a user here that installed a CAD program on his computer as a trial. The user has local admin rights to the computer because he has to be able to change his IP address ...
-1
votes
1answer
30 views

How can I monitor the CPU usage of each application

Sometimes I need to understand each application is running and consuming more CPU Resources than others and stop it. is there any Sw to monitor this?
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Special Identity Security Group in AD

In activity directory is there a way to create a security group that utilizes a special identity? I can explain why I’m trying to do this but typing it out is getting a little wordy. What I’d like to ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Teamviewer multi-user mode

So I have a chromebook, and it's good at doing what it is supposed to, but there are just some windows programs that I need to use. I have a home server running Windows Server 2008-R2 Enterprise, and ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Server 2012 R2 -> VPN (no ad) -> 850 -> MS-CHAP V2 -> 812

I have a single Windows Server 2012 R2 (no active directory) machine that I want to configure to enable VPN. Enabled the feature (Just VPN), configured static IPv4 range (102.168.111.100-102.168.111....
-1
votes
1answer
138 views

How to troubleshoot Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a0046' Permission denied?

The line the error formulates from is: Set newfolder = filesys.CreateFolder(Server.MapPath(newfolderpath)). Here is the code below: If Request.Form("add")= "true" then Dim prop, user, pwd, dir ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

How to give VM internet access while keeping my Host reachable via RDP?

I have a Window DataCenter 2008 running on a remote machine (at OVH) with the hyper V role, and I want to run several VM on this server. I have already installed a VM with Windows 7 but I can't give ...
0
votes
1answer
85 views

Can't Add Server to a Domain Controller

I'm running 2 Server 2008 machines, one's my primary DNS/DC and the other will be a DHCP/WDS server (this is for a home environment), but when I try to add my DHCP/WDS server to the Domain, it times ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

what are the risks of clearing the “C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download” [duplicate]

I have windows server 2008 R2 ,which is running sharepoint server 2013. and I checked this folder "C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download" and i found that it contain around 1.5 GB. although last ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

WMI performance monitors not available

On a Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter (Service Pack) I am trying to query the following counters, but getting the error 'Invalid Query' in wbemtest.exe Win32_PerfRawData_PerfOS_Memory ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

win server 2012 r2 - change existing certificats private key to NOT exportable

I set up my own PKI. everything is working fine until the point that I realize that my subCAs certificate has an exportable private key. My rootCA is a debian machine and the subCA is a win server ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Server automatically shuts down at night for no apparent reason

Since a couple of weeks, I find my Windows 2008 R2 Server down every morning. I have checked the battery and it is not the problem. I turn ON the machine and it works normally, until it shuts down on ...
0
votes
2answers
91 views

Domain forwarding for domain that is both internal and external

Seeing as I’m on the same network as my company’s webserver I have set up an internal domain server (Windows Server 2008 R2) to forward request to our domain to the correct internal IP (i.e. www....
1
vote
0answers
187 views

Why can't domain Users map network drives?

I have a domain controller set up with some shared folders. I have multiple users with different levels of access to the shared folders. I tried to use the GPO to map the network drives and it didn't ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Enabling PowerShell ISE or OutGrid View, reboot required?

I would like to use an OutGrid View in one my powershell scripts. According to MSDN, in Windows Servers this feature is not enabled by default in PowerShell 2.0. Apparently, the only way to enable ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

How to autostart a node.js instance on Windows 2008 R2 as Administrator on boot?

I've created a batch file and placed it in autostart folder on Win 2008 R2 (AWS) This node.js script simply waits for a request from another AWS instance and launches a Watir-Webdriver session with ...
1
vote
0answers
141 views

windows 2012 r2 rdp lost connection every 5 seconds

I have a weird problem, windows 2012 r2 rdp established but lost the connection every 10 seconds (windows vps from several providers ) I have tried windows 2008 vps and the connection works without ...
1
vote
0answers
86 views

WHS 2011 error code '2155348249' when trying to make a server backup: low disk space for Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

When I try to start the windows server backup it fails because of empty disk space. I get the following error message in the event log: The backup operation that started at xxx has failed because ...
0
votes
0answers
351 views

W32Time not synchronizing with PDC after /syncfromflags:domhier

We have two domain controllers on a local network: Zeus [PDC] Neptune Zeus is configured to pull from an external time source and is set as reliable: w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:0.pool.ntp.org /...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Standardise domain user startup screens & user roaming profile using Windows Server 2008 R2

I wish to enable a standard logon domain user screens using Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 client workstations. I wish to know whether this can be done using a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

ODBCAD.exe same datasource in system32 and syswow64

Currently i want to proof, which odbc data sources are configurated on a windows server 2008 R2 machine. When i open system32/odbcad32.exe and SysWow64/odbcad32.exe, they contains the same sources (64-...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

How can I automate zipping and deletion of directories using built-in Windows Server Zip?

I am looking to get some up-to-date advice on how to automate the following process within Windows Server (no 3rd-party utils can be used).. Zip directories (sometimes nested e.g. daily_stuff/...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Windows 2008 r2 RDP issue

We are running a windows 2008 r2 server, which previously allowed 2 rdp connections. When a 3rd person would connect you'd get a prompt to disconnect one of the other users. As of today this prompt ...
0
votes
0answers
414 views

ACT!: Resolution of the dependency failed, type=“Act.UI.ActApplication”,name="

Issue Resolution of the dependency failed, type="Act.UI.ActApplication",name="".Exception message is: the current build operation (build key Build Key{Act.UI.ActApplication,null}) failed: The process ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Hiding the desktop on Remote Desktop connection?

I have RDP currently set to launch a program upon connection but I don't want the user to be able to see the desktop at all, just run the one program. Any way to do this? RDP host is Windows Server ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Could not connect to remote MSSQL server

I am having a Microsoft Azure cloud server with Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter operating system and I have a web application running in it. I use this server as a testing server and hence no reserved IP ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Getting “System error 1067” when installing OpenSSH

I try to install this OpenSSH package on windows Server 2008 R2. I applied all steps (except the firewall one) and all passed succesfully. When I try this command net start sshd I get this ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

Why do UDP Packets stop being sent if TTL Expire message received?

I have a program that sends UDP packets to devices as part of a task. If during this task, any of the targeted IP addresses causes a TTL Expired packet to be received, the program can no longer get ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

'New' disappeared from all the context menus in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP2) machine. Today onwards 'New' option disappeared from all the context menus. Because of this I cannot create a new folder, text document, word document or anything....
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Cannot ping this one mail address

I have set up a new computer running server 2008. this server does AD/DHCP and DNS. I am having this strange issue on all my clients computers. They were all complaining that they were not able to ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

I have a Virtual Machine that is currently configured with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and 8 cores are being allocated to the machine through Vsphere. (8 virtual sockets and 1 core per socket). ...
0
votes
0answers
124 views

how to increase number of remote desktop connections through registry or command line?

I want to increase number of remote desktop connections through automation.(number of sessions, overall not for single user). I can do this manually by from here. Double click Limit number of ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

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 -...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
400 views

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: ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Denied user shows recent logon time

We have a terminal server that is restricted to specific users via an Active Directory group. One user had access, but back in March 2015, his access was removed. When I run Get-WmiObject -class ...