Questions tagged [windows-server-2008]

A version of Windows for servers based on Windows Vista. The original version became generally available in February 2008, and an updated 2008 R2 version was released in July 2009. 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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NFS client creates file with incorrect permission on the Linux server

I have a Linux server with a NFS share. User1 and Group1 have rwx permissions to the folder. When I create a file on the Linux host as user1, it has the correct permissions. On the Windows machine, I ...
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OpenSSH for Windows stopped working

I'm trying to connect with putty from a Windows 10 VM to a Windows Server 2008. Port 22 is open on the server. I keep getting this error in Windows Server: "OpenSSH for Windows stopped working", and ...
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Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2?

Based on Microsoft knowledge base, the operating system Windows Server 2008 SP2 has stopped at .NET framework 4.6. Due to a software's dependencies on .NET 4.6.2, the program can not be installed on ...
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How do I clear the print spooler on a windows server with a script?

We have many (50+) printers on a Windows 2008 R2 server. Sometimes a printer (and eventually the spooler...) gets blocked by users accidentally trying to print 100+ page jobs. And then other users ...
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Is it possible to setup openvpn on a VPS server with windows 2012 R2 for a smart phone client with iOS?

I have recently hired a VPS server with Windows Server 2012R2 as the operating system. The servers IP is from a different country. I wondered if I could use the server as a VPN channel to connect to ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 180 days activation in Virtualbox

I have a testing machine that needs Windows server 2008 R2 running in virtualbox. My issue is that every time I try to activate windows I get the error "security error 0x80072F8F" I set the clock ...
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Pushing icons that are weblinks using group policy

I am working on a Windows 2008 R2 server and the client has asked if I can push out an icon using the group policy. I got on to their server and I do this remotely so it is slower than I could ever ...
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Windows server Task scheduler start powershell that starts powerBI

Old situation: I have a .bat file that copies some files and then starts a powershell with a given script. This script will boot up PowerBI and will do some query and exporting then from PowerBI. This ...
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Mapped drives still directed to demoted DC server

I upgraded a domain controller from Server 2008 to 2016 earlier, everything is working fine but its login script is still mapping the drives to old demoted server 2008 any solution to fix this problem ...
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Metasplotable3 error: Windows could not apply the unattend answer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting

I am trying to install Metasploitable 3 but I encountered the error when the virtual machine is booting: Windows could not apply the unattend answer file's <DiskConfiguration> setting I think ...
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Windows Server 2008 with large pagefile.sys

I found out that on our server with Windows Server 2008, we have a pagefile.sys of 62 GB. The current usage of the RAM is about 16GB of 32GB. How can I find out which process caused this large file? ...
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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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How to analyze slow shutdown issue “stopping services” in windows 2008 R2?

I want to investigate why my os takes longer time to shutdown/restart as it is stuck in "stopping services". I have windows 2008 R2 server. I tried to find solution over internet that suggest to use "...
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MSMQ - Can we delete Outgoing Message Queues?

We want to make disappear the outgoing message queues to be sure that our app wouldn't use them anymore. If Outgoing Message Queues are temporary, when does it disappear from compmgmt.msc when they ...
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Listing directory paths with Unix command

I need to list out all directory paths which contains .txt files. For eg: there is a path /geek/ user/ temp.txt .I need to Get the path /geek/user as output ..anyone please advise
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The application was unable to start correctly 0xc000007b from mysqld.exe

I'm trying to install wamp 3.1.9 in windows 10 . I've all the VC packages setup, 2 services are running fine. Mysql is not starting up. This is the first time 'm setting up wamp. This is the error ...
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0x800A03E9: Out of memory - IIS 7

Server Details: Windows 2008 r2 Datacentre (Compute Engine Google Cloud Platform) I recently upgraded the resources from: 20gb RAM 4 CPU to 90gb RAM 16 CPU Since the upgrade I have been getting ...
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Loadrunner Vugen Crashes when opening

Is there anyone who experienced or know how to fix this issue we're facing when trying to open vugen? It displays the following error message
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XAMPP: Apache wont start Windows Server 2008 Enterprise (php updated to 7.3)

Xampp was running without any issues on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I tried to update php from 5 to 7.3 so I downloaded the new version, I copied php.ini file but now apache wont start. It is just ...
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Windows Server 2008 Event ID 4625 Guest account currently disabled

Periodically, numerous unsuccessful attempts to log in to a blocked Guest Account are recorded. Window Server 2008 R2 system. An event means that the Guest account was trying to access Windows ...
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for networking guys..how to backup server

new to this..in the process of learning how to do this on my own... have two servers in different office locations, a few questions.. background info: - around 70GB of contents on the server needs to ...
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How to open Windows .sys files? Keyboard Drivers Configuration

I'm trying to configure my keyboard drivers files on a Windows Server 2008 (Virtualbox), in order to understand how it is made. Why? To solve this problem : How to enable Alt Gr or Alt keys on a ...
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Jenkins Timeouts using PTC Integrity on Windows Server 2012

I have installed Jenkins 2.121.3 on Windows Server 2012. When Jenkins is communicating with the PTC Integrity server, there are timeouts. This occurs when Jenkins runs a batch file or by using the ...
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Remote Desktop Users group from different domains

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server on an External domain trust (Domain D). I am trying to include a group of users to access the server via Remote Desktop Users Group on the server. My AD Group has users ...
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Command script to know if remote Windows server is using PowerShell by default or CDOS

I have a project to connect to a remote Windows server and run a Powershell script. Is there any command I can run on the remote machine to know whether it was configured with PowerShell by default, ...
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Remote Desktop (RDC) “couldn't connect to the remote PC because no license servers were available”

So I guess the CAL grace period expired and I'd like to resolve this, but how can I login remotely? The server is a Windows 2008 R2 VM on AWS. I've already tried mstsc /admin and it does not work. ...
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Rejoined Active Directory but No Data Restored just shared folders

My clients computer crashed and I installed a new hard drive and Windows 10 Pro. I rejoined the computer to Windows Server 2008 domain. I know I'm connected to the domain because I see two shared ...
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What is the difference between a Name Server and a DNS Server?

Similar questions have been asked and answered with a treatise on network topologies. I do have networking experience, and I am hoping to get more to the point in my explanation. I was configuring ...
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Migrating windows server 2008

in less than 9 months Wndows and Sql Server would be not supported and it is urgent to migrate to newest version. I want to migrate a very critical windows server 2008 to 2016 that runs IIS, DNS ...
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How to get Uptime using command-line? [duplicate]

I should get the uptime of system using command-line. I don't need System Boot time. Uptime should be printed in a single line.
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File last modified time same as download provider

When I download a file the creation and last modified date & time are set to the download time. Is there a possibility to restore the creation / modify date & time of the old owner?
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Reports PerfNet Error EventID 2002

0 Unable to open the Redirector service performance object. The first four bytes (DWORD) of the Data section contains the status code.
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how i can upgrade powershell on windows server 2008 NOT R2?

how i can upgrade powershell on windows server 2008 NOT R2? I can't found an upgrade for powershell for powershell on this server. Current powershell version is the default one. The OS on the server ...
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Backup windows server 2008 fails - shadow copy

I want to back up my Windows Server, but it fails when making shadow copy. I have seen that it only fails when I want to make a complete backup of the system (and not if I select only D or E drive). ...
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Cannot change my network id or domain name On win 7 Enterprise

Im logged in as a local administrator on a machine part of a workgroup and find that Under the "computer name" tab in system properties, the option to click the "change" button or "network id" is ...
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I have lost my admin rights and locked up the admin account and signed in as a local account [duplicate]

I have lost my admin rights and locked up my admin account. I am signed in with a local account without admin rights. I am unable to run any program with admin access and using "run as administrator". ...
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How to create a listening server in windows server 2008 to recieve files from linux via nc command?

Right now i have a linux server listening at a port to write whatever comes at that port in a file the following way: nc -l -p 7777 0.0.0.0 | tee some.file And i have a linux client that pushes a ...
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How to connect AWS ec2 Windows instance in Putty?

I have created a AWS Windows Ec2 instance, I can able to connect to the remote windows machine by using .rdb file, everything works fine. Now I need to connect a windows server by using putty. Let me ...
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NAS vs Microsoft Server: what is the best solution? [solved] [closed]

For my work I need to use different software that run only under windows. I am unsure whether i should go with a NAS and install this software on the NAS (eg. synology) or consider Microsoft Server ...
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Windows 10 Pro v1803 unable to join 2008/2003 Domain

Scenario: Domain Controller 1 = Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller 1 = Windows 2003 R2 Domain Name = MYCOMPANY (Single Label Domain) Functional Level > Windows Server 2003 Clients: Mix of Windows ...
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Is it possible to upgrade PowerShell 3 on Windows Server 2008 SP2 to higher versions?

On a fully patched Windows Server 2008 SP2, I've upgraded Powershell 2 to 3. Is there no way to upgrade powershell to v5 or even v4? Notes: Powershell 2 to 3 installation done via: https://www....
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Accessing the database is very slow from a hosted website and fast when accessed from localhost

We've been having a problem which seems to have just sprung out of nowhere. We have a NopCommerce website which our client has hosted off his own server. We have 1 web server which has Windows 2008R2 ...
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FreSSHd User Home Directory

Using Win Server 2008 R2. I have one user named jim setup in freeSSHd. The SFTP home path is set to C;\. This works fine. I have now created an additional user named john, I would like to set their ...
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Microsoft May Security Update - CredSSP [duplicate]

I'm experiencing something very strange after deploying the May security update on our test machines. Here is the thing - client machines: Win 7 with May security installed, CredSSP patched server ...
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Why a computer and the local server are permanently disconnected, after an application getting no responding?

I have nine computers and one server in my studio, and these machines are connected to one router (wire/wireless), and I use static IP addresses for these machines. They can ping each other. All ...
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Extracting minor version number from C# source using MSDOS batch file

I need to extract the version number from this C# source line using MSDOS batch file: public const int major_version = 2; My attempt: :: Extract the number-token from the major version string. ::...
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Windows Server 2008: Sometimes Windows shows the simple file sharing dialog while other times it shows the advanced dialog

when I try to share a folder to my LAN on Windows Server 2008 Standard by right clicking a folder and choose Share, sometimes Windows shows the simple file sharing dialog while other times it shows ...
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Task Scheduler Tasks Running at the Same Time

We have multiple standard tasks on the task scheduler that calls an application with a parameter. The tasks run at different hours of the morning. However, in the last few days all the tasks have ...
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checking and upgrade cURL version on windows server 2008R2

How to check whether cURL is installed on Windows Server 2008R2, check current version and how to upgrade to the latest version? Thank you.
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Can .NET memory leak cause port exhaustion?

Our web server has been having an issue due to port exhaustion. This happens every 2 weeks and a reboot fixes the issue. But I want to get to the bottom of this issue and find a permanent fix to avoid ...

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