Windows Server 2008 is a Microsoft Server Operating System released in February 2008. It is the successor to Windows Server 2003 and is based on the Windows Vista codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008 R2.

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Apache http server allow, deny

I am using apache http server 2.4.4 for load balancing purpose along with tomcat 7.0. I have hosted 2 applications under my tomcat for e.g. app1 and app2. What I want to achieve is for app1 I want ...
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My server seems to be sharing publically but I can't access anything

I have a server running windows server 2008 R2. I want to share a folder, so I can access it via \\ip In the network settings > advanced sharing settings, I have enabled Password Protected Sharing. ...
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How to access mapped directory from a windows service

As a rule of thumb Windows services can't access mapped drives and you have to use UNC paths instead. I'm convinced that there's a way around this so that a Windows service can access a mapped drive ...
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Filter session disconnect and logout messages (END_SESSION)

I have a VPN client (Checkpoint Mobile) on a Windows 2008 server system I connect to with Remote Desktop Connection. The workflow when I telecommute looks like this: I start Remote Desktop ...
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VMWare Player will completely hide taskbar, and behave oddly after locking workstation

At work, I develop on a PC running Windows Server 2008 R2. Due to some application constraints, I also run a Non-Commercial version of VMWare Player using Windows 7 on top of my Windows Server. When ...
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UNC path for windows service not accessible

I have a remote directory that a web application accesses via a UNC path e.g. \\192.168.0.42\g$\files. The web app runs on Tomcat which is being run as a Windows service i.e. no user is logged in. I ...
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Access Based Enumeration - 2008 Server - Accessing Subfolders Directly

Basically we have ABE (Access based enumeration) setup on DFS. Its working ok as folders which users have no access don't show up, however. I wondered if it were possible to somehow drill through ...
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Script to find number of zip file in folder [duplicate]

I need a script that counts the number of .zip (zip files ends with monday_abc.zip) files in a folder on windows 2008 server. Is it also possible to find the last modified zip files and the number of ...
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How can I manually restore the bootmgr on Windows Small Business Server?

The bootmgr was deleted on or Dell T310 running Windows Server 2008 as a result of bad partitioning. How can manually I restore the bootmgr?
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How to use my Windows Server 2008 as a proxy server

I have a Windows Server 2008 server in Germany which I can connect to using remote desktop connection. I'm using this server as a host for my website. My problem is some sites and net sources are ...
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Immediate Disconnection from Remote Desktop

When I attempt to connect to my remote server, the response I get: This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner of the ...
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Expand multiple partitions

I have a disk that is divided into several partitions, like the screenshot. And i nead add to partition C: the unallocated space(19.88GB). I try the normal way but not available, and try the ...
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How can I automatically convert PowerPoint to PDF?

I need to convert .ppt/.pptx files to .pdf files (or images) through the command line using a 3rd party product. I'm using this for a Windows 2008 server and I can't use any GUI or website as this ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 - After entering credentials at login screen, the login screen reappears. Login screen is looping

In Ubuntu 12.10, at the login screen, I enter my user name and password. It accepts my credentials, the screen clears, and the login screen shows up again asking for my credentials once again. It is a ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 signature update

Is there a tool or a way to update/change the signature in the Microsoft outlook 2010 (Like write a script), using windows 7 x64 for all users by running a tool or script instead of changing or ...
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Hyper-V Server Backup [closed]

I have a VM installed in Hyper-V on my server. I run Windows Server Backups everyday. I use the full bare metal option for server backup. I am guessing that if my VM ever crashed I could restore it ...
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Mapping Network Drive To Computer OU With GPO

I have a computer that I want to map a network drive to no matter who logs into it. I have crated a security group linking the member to the computer. I created a GPO and added the security group to ...
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Lock all domain shared folder to an admin domain user

Is it possible to lock all the shared folder of the domain to an administrator user? This user must be an administrator because it has to install application on the server, but must not see the files. ...
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User with local admin privileges on a DC Win 2008 AD domain

I have a Windows Server 2008 AD domain, with 2 domain controllers, one with Windows Server 2008, the other with Windows Server 2008 R2. The second is the main DC. I'd like to create a user who is a ...
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Windows Server User - Remote Access Issue

I have a Windows Server with Citrix Installed on it. Now for those who do not know, Citrix is an Access Management Program that hosts published applications for remote users to access without actually ...
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Windows Update error 80246008 windows 7 Sp1 x64

Background Intelligent Transfer Service is Missing & Not listed The steps I've found and tried have not helped Microsoft FixIt, (says it can't repair) sfc /scannow (found nothing) Add BITS to ...
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Using Win Server 2008 Group Policy to create printer and default colour

I have created a GPO to create a printer & default it from a shared printer on the server when logged in to domain. The shared printer on the server is configured to default colour: Black & ...
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Limit memory allocation for process

I'am running Windows Server 2008 R2, and I would like to limit the allocated RAM memory space for a specific process, i have installed "Windows System Resource Manager" but i can only view the ...
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Windows 2008 R2 App Locker define times program is opened

I am testing AppLock currently. I have create a GroupPolicyObject and added a Executable rule. The .exe I am referencing for this test is Calc.exe . How would I define that I only want want two ...
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Microsoft outlook 2010 computer based Synchrinize Error 0x80072F05?

Trying to synchronize the Offline Address Book to Microsoft Exchange offline address book. The Error is: reported error (0x80072F05): ‘Unknown Error 0x80072F05’ Error message when you try to ...
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After I configured VPN my remote desktop session ended and won't reconnect

Running server 2008 I connected via remote desktop and added the remote access role. After I configured it and pressed go, it said 'please wait' and then remote desktop disconnected. I'm not able to ...
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Windows Server 2012 - How to FTP over VPN

I have setup & am connected from Windows 8 to Windows Server 2012 using a VPN. I have an FTP server setup on the server on port 21. This is blocked by an external hardware firewall. I can connect ...
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Microsoft Server Deployment Training [closed]

I am creating a learning plan to become more proficient in deploying Windows 2008 Server R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012. This is a work related goal, so getting a certificate or pass/fail ...
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Scalable and simple VPN solution for embedded devices

I'm looking for some sort of VPN solution with the following requirements: Server should be available for a Window Server 2008+ Client should be available for Debian Linux Light-weight and scalable, ...
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I mapped networked drives with GPO but users are not seeing networked drives?

I followed the instructions here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2009/01/07/using-group-policy-preferences-to-map-drives-based-on-group-membership.aspx I successfuly mapped drives but when ...
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OpenVPN - Windows 8 to Windows 2008 Server, not connecting

I have followed this tutorial about setting up an OpenVPN Server on Windows Server - and a client on Windows (in this case Windows 8). The server appears to be running fine - but it is not connecting ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu Server 12.10 to Ubuntu Desktop?

Hi I would like to upgrade from Ubuntu Server 12.10 which I have no idea how to use, to Ubuntu Desktop so that I can install my Windows Server 2008. Please help. Thank
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Task scheduler doesn't work unless I run it manually

I have a scheduled task on my Windows 2008 R2 server which is supposed to run a powershell script to download a backup of a file from another server. On this same server, I have scheduled the exact ...
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Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
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how to map my valid ip address to my server?

I have a valid IP address set on my router. I want to map the IP address to my server running windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, But I don't know how to do it! Can any body please help me with this? ...
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How upload files larger than 5GB to Amazon S3 in Windows?

I need to send some SQL Server files from my Windows Server 2008 to Amazon S3. After doing some researches I found some programs that do that, but it (the freewares) can't : send files larger than ...
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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 ...
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Replace Hyper-V Virtual Disk

Some updates crashed my hyper-v virtual machine. The good news is I created a copy of the vhd file yesterday, will have to reinstall programs, but at least I won't have to start all over. I deleted ...
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User set .lnk association to Word 2007 Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server

Nightmare. A user has managed to associate .lnk (shortcuts) with Word 2007. I cannot seem to find a way to remove this association on Server 2008 R2 (running as a TS with Citrix XA 6.5). I tried ...
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Hyper-V Network Adapter

I have a setup a Hyper-V VM on my server. I have the NIC setup in Hyper-V manager. I also have the my VM settings pointing to my NIC. I can't access the Internet. Here is a picture of my Hyper-V ...
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Restrict IIS from working on both IPs in Windows Server 2008

I have the following case: I created a VM machine for windows server 2008 which have 2 NICs (one with my host, and one as machine internal) and the server is a VPN, DNS and IIS server. From my host, ...
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How do I copy files with pscp to a non-home folder?

Copying to the desktop and any other home folder works, but when I try to copy to a drive like C:\file.txt, it tells me "unable to open C:\file.txt: permission denied" I'm using freeSSHd on the ...
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How can I stop missing the corners of my dual-monitor setup?

I have two monitors side-by-side at the same resolution. The problem with this setup is that Windows makes use of the far corners of all monitors for the Start Button, close buttons, desktop peek, ...
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Route table flushed - how to repopulate active table without reboot

I am trying to automate a procedure in our team in which we must flush the routing table on some machines but what I have noticed is that it flushes the active table as well. This table does not ...
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Dissimilar hardware server restore with Acronis

I have a backup of a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (500GB, 2 partitions) server created with Acronis Advanced Server 11.5 which I'm trying to restore on a new HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 (1TB-RAID1) using Universal ...
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Google Chrome redirects me to google.com.tr

I have a new Windows Server 2008 R2. I have IIS 7.0 running with a couple of web sites. I installed Google Chrome on the machine and it worked great, yesterday. Today, I went to Chrome to look some ...
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BIND9 SERVFAIL Issue with Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server

I was looking over a strange problem with BIND 9 when one of my Windows 2008 R2 instances is pointed to it as a forwarder. Specifically, when DNSSEC is turned on in BIND, some domain names fail to ...
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How do I setup a virtualbox server with a static ip on real server?

I have dedicate server run Windows server 2008 Standard with 2 static IP is: 1.1.1.1 and 1.1.1.2. And I have setup virtualbox server run Ubuntu Server 13 on Windows server. How I can set static IP ...
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Can't ping 8.8.8.8 from Virtual Machine in Azure

I created a Virtual Machine in Windows Azure (Windows Server 2008). Accesed using remote desktop connection and opened cmd. Then tried to ping 8.8.8.8 (which I can from my computer) but I got: ...
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Use another machine as a proxy server for my computer

I'm not able to connect to most of the websites from my machine (Win XP) due to the blocking done by administrators. But the same websites are allowed in one of our servers (Windows Server 2008). Can ...