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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

4
votes
1answer
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
540 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
94 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
163 views

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, ...
1
vote
1answer
846 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
450 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
436 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
517 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
279 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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: ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
798 views

Where can I get a copy of timeit.exe for Windows Server 2008?

Timeit.exe is part of the Windows Server 2003 Resource kit, and Microsoft's download page suggests that it is only compatible with 2003 and specifically does not work on 64-bit systems. Which ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Need to run a program if a hard drive fails using Mega-raid software

I am hoping to run a program when a hard drive fails. I am using Mega-raid software on a windows server 2008. I was thinking of using windows event viewer, to run a program when an event comes in on ...
2
votes
1answer
99 views

How can I prevent Windows Server 2008 R2 from phoning home?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server which is to contain sensitive documents on a small LAN. The two users who use the server do so via RDP so no documents are transferred to client workstations. During a ...
0
votes
2answers
439 views

Set up internal DNS to point to that DNS server?

I have Windows Server 2008 running on my network with the following properties: Internal IP: 192.168.1.100 External IP: 242.24.124.12 Now I have registered a domain (example.com) and have it ...
0
votes
2answers
371 views

How to use scp command without the -i option and still find the priv key

I am logged into a win2008 box, I run scp with the -i option that points to the directory where the private key resides on the win2008 box. scp -i "cygdrive/c/users/userid/privkey..." ...
2
votes
1answer
73 views

Moving Windows Server to Azure Virtual Machines

We have standalone Windows Server 2008 and we would like to move it to Azure Virtual Machines. What is the best way to do this? It's possible to upload VHD image to Azure. But how to create it from ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Error: Simba Hive ODBC connector requires Visual C++ 2010 runtimes

I'm trying to install Simba ODBC connector on Windows Server 2008 x64. After clicking on installation file, I get an error: Simba ODBC connector requires Visual C++ 2010 runtimes (64 bit). Please use ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

How can I prevent Java from redirecting to download an update?

Each time I go to a page that uses Java, I am redirected to the Java download page because my version of Java is out of date. While I'd happily download the newest version of Java, I'm on a Windows ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

is it possible to connect to internet from one remote system

I have a query to know if it is possible to get connected to internet from a remote system . This means that suppose there are three computers A,B,C. the system A is connected to internet(lets say via ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Windows Extended Volume to Linux?

I have two 3TB drive on my Windows Server 2008 R2, that I have "extended" together to form one 6TB dynamic volume. I'm going to install a Linux distribution on the server, and am wondering how I ...
1
vote
2answers
513 views

Effective Permissions in Windows Server 2008 R2

So I created a VHD for testing some permissions on a computer attached to a domain The VHD is mounted as E:\ Inside of E:\ I have created a folder called web (so e:\web) I right click on the web ...
3
votes
2answers
228 views

unable to set local admin password using GP

I'm updating our local admin script which does not include server 2008 r2. Because 2008 and Windows 7 have same version Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] so I can't do a version search. I have ...
0
votes
0answers
242 views

Scheduled Task in Server 2008 standard wont run automatically

I have a simple program that I want to run automatically(in this case at 7:30am). I have created the task and if I run it manually, right click the task and select Run, it works fine. When the task ...
1
vote
1answer
358 views

Server 2008 $Recycle.Bin has folders for non RDS users. How did that happen?

While pruning the $Recycle.bin folder on a Server 2008 system, I found that there were two folders for domain users that don't have remote desktop privilege to that server. This puzzles me as to how ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

How do you stop file renaming in file server?

I have installed windows server 2008 r2 and configured FSRM role properly. I have enabled file screening there and blocked all types (*.*) of files to be saved there and have created an exclude lists ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

VM 9.0 with windows server 2008 data center hangs when restarting it

I have installed VM workstation 9 on my windows 7 64x, my environment specification are as follow: windows 7 professional 64x 32 GB RAM 670 GB hard disk VM workstation 9 create a new VM and I mount ...
1
vote
1answer
251 views

Ubuntu Server with win2k8 Server VM to Host IIS Site Issue

I have a ubuntu server(host), and a windows 2008 r2 server(client) virtual machine on it. All my IIS based sites are located on the host machine, in a location which is shared with the client vm. I ...
0
votes
2answers
170 views

Can I create a single ftp to access multiple network locations

I have an ftp server setup using FileZilla Server and 5 application servers which each have a backup folder that is shared. On the ftp server I have setup symlinks in the root ftp directory that ...
3
votes
1answer
741 views

What does “@path\” mean on the command line?

This may be a nubish question, but I am Googling around for this and do not see the answer so far. Take the following command: at 12:00 /EVERY:Su Forfiles.exe -p C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles\W3SVC1 -m ...
1
vote
1answer
260 views

Why is there a remaining PPP adapter after removing Routing and Remote Access

I have removed Routing and Remote Access off of one of our servers. It is a Windows Server 2008. After removing the role, I am still showing a PPP adapter, and people can still VPN into the server. ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Pingdom Website Speed Test: Connect time is too long

My e-commerce website was performing poor and I decided to find out the cause. A real good application came in help for me Pingdom Website Speed Test.When I analysed website with this, report was some ...
0
votes
2answers
355 views

Alternative to Remote Desktop Connection to clean C drive

We have some issue in connecting the server via Remote Desktop Connection. It is not at all connecting As the server got low memory space in c drive we are unable to connect. I would like to know is ...
0
votes
1answer
232 views

Network Device not getting Detected after Windows System Restore

I have been trying to setup a pair of systems to be Primary and Secondary Servers for the Fail safe systems. I prepared both the systems with Windows Server 2008 32 Bit. For replication, I have took a ...
-1
votes
2answers
77 views

Reveal all outlook email passwords on windows 2k8 server

Is there anyway I can find out all the outlook email passwords on our server? It has windows server 2008. I've tried various programs, but none of them seem to work. It also has outlook 2010.
-1
votes
1answer
447 views

.vbs won't execute anything at all

I created short script to run .bat file on background but when i execute .vbs file, it seems like it is not reading my script at all. .Dos windows pops up and shutdown right away but my batch file is ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Password dialog when using Remote Desktop Connection

Sometimes when I connect to a Windows Server 2008 machine using Remote Desktop Connection a window pops up on my computer asking me to enter a username and password. Other times, I am connected to the ...
1
vote
1answer
292 views

Windows Server 2008 defrag log?

Is there a log file for Windows (Storage) Server 2008 built in defragmenter? I can not find a log file, event ID, or anything that gives a reference to the status of the defragmenter. From the ...
0
votes
0answers
92 views

Sever networking stops after few hours but works after suspend/wakeup

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop PC acting as my headless home server. I can ping it and access the files and folders on the computer with no issues. But after a few hours of running, its networking ...
1
vote
2answers
140 views

Large files fail on transfer

When transferring files larger than ~17GB to/from a Windows Storage Server 2008, user gets error along the lines of "Could not complete transfer, do you want to try again?" Trying again always fails. ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

How to get ‘services for Unix administration’ and ‘telnet client’ under SUA

I am not sure this is the right place to ask this question. I had a Windows Services for Unix(SFU) installed in XP system , so that contains C shell, korn shell, services for Unix administration and ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Windows Server 2008 Firewall - Allow RDP (3389) only from specific IPs

I have a Windows Server 2008 which I would like to access via RDP on port 3389. I make a forwarding on my router, but I would like to allow only my IP to access the port 3389 on the Windows Server. ...
0
votes
0answers
144 views

Label taskeng.exe console windows

At my job, we use a lot of console applications to run various processes. We kick them off from the Task Scheduler on a regular and overlapping basis - at any time there could be anywhere from 3 to ...
1
vote
0answers
803 views

How to get webmin working in Server 2008(X64)

I have installed webmin in server 2008(howto) plus its dependecie activeperl(howto) under virtualbox, but I can not get it to work. Thit is what i did so far: As per the activeperl(howto) I briefly ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Server 2008 requires authentication to access shared drives and folders

The server in my office was changed from MS Windows Server 2003 to MS Windows 2008. Since we had the new server put in place, we have to manually authenticate our logins to the servers or shared ...
2
votes
1answer
177 views

Why is the add user or group button not available on the group policy editor for Remote Desktop Services Properties?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, and I'm trying to give a domain user who is NOT domain admin the rights to login to this box via RDC. I'm logged in as a domain admin. Here's where I am: When I ...
1
vote
0answers
138 views

VirtualBox windows guest can't connect to bluehost email smtp

I have a Windows Server 2008 guest on Windows 7. I can receive emails from all my accounts. I can send email from all of my accounts EXCEPT my bluehost account (personal email). Can't connect to ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

Windows Event Forwarding between two computer out of a domain

I've got two computers and I want to set up event forwarding between them. Source computer is out of a domain, another is in some Domain. I tried to configure source initiated event subscrption but it ...