Questions tagged [windows-server]

A series of Windows operating systems designed for server use. For questions specific to a particular version of Windows Server, use a more specific tag such as [windows-server-2008-r2] or [windows-server-2016]. 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.

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VirtualBox - Guru Meditation

I'm facing a problem with this scenario using latest versions of: VirtualBox: Version 6.1.6 r137129 (Qt5.6.2) Host: Windows 10 Home (Version 19035.1) (virtualization is enabled in the BIOS and Hyper-...
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Resources Available But System Slowing Down

I have a Windows Server 2019 installed. The system is completely slowed even though CPU usage is sitting less than 15% and Memory averages out at 50-60%. No malware or virus advice required. System is ...
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Can Not Configure a VPN server

I installed windows server, network connections in control panel, and created an incoming connection, without any fuss of routing and remote access. And as soon as I finish the setup, the incoming ...
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How do I limit the number of cores a user can access on a large shared windows 2019 server? [migrated]

I have a 64-core Windows 2019 Server. Several of my user's have badly written programs that never envisioned being on a shared machine, and use 100% CPU on all cores while doing no useful work with ...
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Trying to get WSL working on a Windows Server 2019 VM. Getting 'Access denied' error

I am trying to enable WSL with Ubuntu on a VM with Windows Server 2019. I am using the Powershell, running as Admin and following instructions here : https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/...
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assign a DNS resolver to one specific client

I have a device whose browser is hard-wired to the manufacturer's home page. Using the DNS server (Windows Server 2016) I can "spoof" it and redirect it to an internal web server. This is not ideal ...
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File Server - Is it possible to allow users to view all files but don't allow them to access them

I am hosting a File Server on my local windows server 2019 computer. The file structure is Users -> User1 -> User2 I have it so Domain Users can access and view the Users folder. I then have ...
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Windows Management Instrumentation - How to get Server Roles and connected Services/Drives

For a work project I'm tasked with developing a python script that reads the roles from a a Windows-Failover Cluster running in Windows Server 2019 Standard Eval. If I need to provide more info, I can ...
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Modify Local Path Default User On Windows Server

Creating Windows Server image and need to modify the local PATH a user will have on first login. I know there's a Default user template in C:\Users\Default, but where would users pick up their local ...
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What's the reason Windows Server Backup allows for only a single backup copy if backing up to a network share?

If selecting a network share as target for Windows Server Backup, it will keep only a single backup (so, if your backup is once a day, you'll be able to go back in time maximally by one day when ...
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Force Windows to install *all* missing updates

When I miss at least one cumulative update on one of my Windows 10 or Windows Server 2019 installations I often get the situation that after installing seemingly all pending updates and rebooting ...
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Windows DNS server registers host internal IP, how do I change it to external one?

I have a Domain Controller and DNS server on Windows Server 2019 machine, hosted on AWS. I am trying to register a computer to that DC. The problem is, DNS resolution leads the computer into the ...
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PowerShell 2 on Windows Server Core

I have two machines, Windows Server Core 2016 and Windows 10 Enterprise. From cmd, executing PowerShell.exe and then $PSVersionTable.PSVersion outputs version 5.1 for both machines. From cmd, ...
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Accessing DFS network shares via VPN

I have DFS setup on my windows domain so users can access network shares via a drive mapped to \\my.domain\shares. Folders are stored on a WS2008 file server (path is \\server01.my.domain\sharedata$). ...
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Is there a way to change network credentials just once?

In the course of the day I access a dozen different machines, mostly via UNC shares. To access them, I have to use a credential different from my logged in credentials. Every 3 months or so this ...
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Share mounted Ubuntu folder to windows

I have ubuntu machine which has a mounted NAS drive to it. The ubuntu machine is also connected locally with an ethernet cable to a windows server machine and one of the windows server machine folders ...
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Deny log on specific user to computer

Hi there I am having a bit of a simple task problems. We have pretty simple configured MS server 2012 in our school. The thing is we want to deny access few PCs from ONE user so our students can only ...
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Okay to delete SQLServer2005 security groups?

Our office has three servers running WS2016 Standard, we upgraded from SBS 2011 a couple years ago. Some things still exist from that time. I don't think the following security groups are related to ...
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Windows 10 Pro File Sharing with multiple usernames/passwords

I've got a Windows 10 machine that's been dedicated for file/video/music storage with about 16tb of space. I'd like to share the contents of it on my network such that my media devices (bluray player, ...
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Access to the Server

Suddenly, I'm unable to access my Windows Server 2016 remotely, nor ping it. It is a Hyper-V virtual machine and I can access it from the host server. RDP is enabled I have tried to disable the ...
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Windows ACL deny move of folders on a hierarchy level

I have the goal to prevent Users from accidentally move or delete folders on one specific hierarchy level of an Windows Server 2019 Share. Example: Two User Groups: Admin and User |-...
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Windows Server Web Application Proxy remove X-Frame-Options Header

I have a web application that is published with Windows Server (2016) ADFS and Windows Server (2016) Web Application Proxy. The login screen from ADFS always gets delivered with X-Frame-Options Header ...
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Azure VM - Windows Server 2016 Datacenter - Windows Update - There were some problems installing updates (0x8024000e)

I keep getting the error: There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may ...
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Windows Server Docker containers - Which (if any) server roles can be replaced?

G'day All, NB: I am very new to Docker and well, Windows administration. I was starting to explore Docker and found there were a whole bunch of Windows Server images. Would you use/suggest/...
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LDAP authentication in Windows Server2019

I have following setup: 1. LDAP Server on RHEL-7 2. Samba 4 Primary Domain Controller(PDC) 3. Windows Server 2019 as Client I am trying to allow login on windows server 2019 with User Account on ...
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How to create an AD-less standalone local service account with network capabilities on a Windows Server 2019 standalone machine?

I am facing a project in which I have to setup an AD-less standalone local service account with network capabilities on a not-AD-connected machine running Windows Server 2019 Standard. The named ...
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MS Server 2019 Exchange

I need some advice as I am a new ms server admin from a networks background. Essentially a client uses outlook to connect to their external imap account. But I would like the server to do this and the ...
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Windows not executing one exe

I have a Windows 2016 Server and was in the process of updating Stunnel. I downloaded the latest version (stunnel-5.56-win64-installer.exe) and it downloaded without any apparent problems. I double-...
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what are the benefits of upgrading the domain functional level?

I have a domain in Europe, mycompany.eu and another domain in the USA, mycompany.com, they are in a trust relationship, although I don't know which one. I noticed that the functional level of my ...
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Does Azure Backup for Windows Server affect regular SQL Server backups on the same server?

I have a virtualized Windows Server 2019 instance configured as failover cluster node with SQL Server 2016 Availability Group node running on it. I have already set up "traditional" SQL server ...
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I changed my router, can I still access my server with a static ip?

My last router used IP range 192.168.1.1-255 with subnet mask 255.255.255.0. I've got a new router, but this one used a IP range 192.168.10.1-255, with the same subnet. I can't ping or access the ...
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Windows share with “at” sign and guid?

I have several shares on my windows server - like... \\myserver\files Now I have used Synology Fileserver back up, and now all my shares have an "at" sign and a guid like this... \\myserver\files@{...
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Can not delete a local printer port

I have added a local printer port with address to a network address. The port started giving problems. So, I tried to delete it by going in printer management but it says the required resource is in ...
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How to install a program on a windows server, available to any user in domain on any computer in domain? [closed]

I have 5 workstations joint to a domain. The DC is running a Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition and an Active Directory Domain Controller, and a DNS in configured. I have 20 different users with ...
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Powershell command to copy entire folder and contents to a different folder?

I have an assignment where I have to write a powershell command on windows server 2019 that copies my documents folder to another folder called backups. my current script looks like this: copy-item ...
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powershell script to create an incremental backup

I'm trying to create an incremental backup for windows server using powershell to backup my documents folder every monday,tuesday,thursday,friday, and saturday. just unsure of what cmldet to use.
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How to copy folder and rename it with current date and time in powershell?

I am trying to write a powershell script that copies my documents folder to a backups folder that I created in the same directory. my copy-item script looks like this: copy-item C:\Users\...
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How to recover lost admin password for Windows Server 2016 running on virtual box

I installed windows server 2016 datacenter on virtual box for a project and I forgot about it after a few weeks but I now need to access it again but I forgot the admin password. is there any way for ...
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Remote Desktop Close Automaticaly after Log In

I have a Windows server 2012 inside of an active directory and I want to access it via remote desktop but I can´t. It ask me for the credentials when I try to connect, I can see the screen for a ...
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Failed to schedule Software Protection service for re-start at 2119-10-19T18:07:58Z. Error Code: 0x80041316

our Windows Server 2012 Essentials is getting evenvwr poluted with the error message bellow and attached every 30 seconds. I've done a lot of research but nothing worked so far, this is what I tried: ...
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winsxs - Is consuming too much disk. Can we delete the old files.? [duplicate]

I am using windows 2008 server for our application, I have seen almost 27gb data occupied in winsxs folder, I could see some files present from 2008year. I couldnt get clear understanding what this ...
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For WSS (Windows Storage Server) 2016, does unlimited CALs mean unlimited concurrent RDP active sessions?

For usual Windows Servers, there is a limit of 2 accounts being logged in and in active use simultaneously from remote desktop or the terminal - and more concurrent account users require ...
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New files cannot read other computer, sharing folder from windows server

i'm create website using PHP then i put in windows server. Website running normally i'm also to sharing folder program to client (LAN) and set permission to Everyone can read files. When user upload ...
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Cannot delete folder: access denied

After a failed git-svn migration I somehow ended up with a folder which apparently is missing any ACLs because I cannot delete it: From Windows Explorer As administrator from Powershell As SYSTEM (...
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Determining the Windows 10 Versions in a Windows Domain

is there a way to remotely retrieve the client's Windows 10 Version(eg 1709, 1809 etc.) in a Windows Domain?
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Error 0X8007003B: An unexpected network error has occurred

When trying to transfer files to network drives, we are experiencing the same error at random times. 0x8007003B error. This started only about three days ago and is been affecting several users. How/ ...
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Windows Installation error using WDS

I'm deploying Windows 10 Edu 1903 x64 on the couple of hundred machines. The customised image was captured successfully and allowed to use the unattended answer file. WDS All the laptops have the ...
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How to type emdash in Windows Server Core 2019

My question is not about Windows Server with GUI, This question is non-GUI, so what unicodes I should type, I don't know
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I can't upload dll files by Filezilla

For a few weeks, without having changed any configuration of the server or my computer, I cannot upload any file with a DLL extension to the server, Windows 2012. The error is a timeOut, but only ...
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How to make NullSessionShares take effect without a reboot?

I'm using Windows Server 2019 but other versions are probably the same. Our product runs on dedicated servers and uses a NullSessionShare (please don't worry about security there). In order for the ...

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