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Questions tagged [windows-server-2008-r2]

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.

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Unexpected behavior in VBScript with SendKeys

I'm attempting to create a VBScript I can run from a scheduled task to restart our SonicWall firewall. The firewall is a "lower-end" business model (TZ400), and I periodically have to reboot it ...
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Time synchronization with Daytime Protocol

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 and for some testing purposes I need to sync the system time with the NIST Internet Time Servers using the Daytime Protocol. The sync needs to occur 3-4 times a day, ...
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mstsc.exe uses 25% of CPU (100% of core) - how to analyze/fix this? [closed]

We have Windows Server 2008 R2 that works as a Remote Desktop host. From there, users again have to connect to another RD host using RemoteApp. Suddenly, mstsc.exe of RemoteApp connection started to ...
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Disconnect a RDP-Session (with Windows Server 2012 R2) without the user being logged out

How do disconnect a RDP-Session with a Windows Server (Windows Server 2012 R2) without the user being logged out? The problem is that the program running on the server stops working after I ...
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check the status of multiple services in a single server

I need a script to check the status of multiple services in a single server and the status of the services should be displayed in a consolidated format in a single text file and a mail needs to be ...
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Remote Desktop to DC from client with upgraded GPO security

Applied some new required policies to our GPO and can't figure out why I can't login remotely using RDC to our DC (Server 2008 R2). I am getting this error from my clients. Logon failure: user ...
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Drive Write Protected on ALL Machines in Domain

I have a domain of about 25 computers. I have a External 1TB hard drive with a write protection lock on it I use to put Windows updates on the system. In July I plugged the drive into my WSUS server (...
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SMB client don't send session setup request after the negotiation

I have three machines, windows 7 machine, some windows 10 machines and an windows server 2008 r2 as file server. Now in my situation: 1. The windows 7 can access sharing files from windows 10 and ...
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How to know who is accessing my ftp server in windows server

I'm new to Windows Server and I'm running an FTP server that users can connect to over the Internet. I want to know who is accessing this FTP server (to store it in a register for example). Some ...
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Delay IIS until all Windows services are completely initialized

I have some Windows services that are used by the Web services. After a host reboot, Web Services are available before the Windows services are done initializing. Is there a way to delay the IIS to ...
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icacls - Invalid parameter error

With Server 2008 R2, I'm using the following command and it works well: icacls “D:\wamp\apache” /grant “run_apache”:(OI)(CI)RX /T However, using icacls “D:\wamp\apache\logs” /grant “run_apache”:(OI)...
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Error login with RDP and Active Directory

have a problem when I try to loggin from a PC - Windows 8 - (using RDP) to a Windows Server (2008r2) that has Active Directory running. I can't access the server. (I put my credentials right) This is ...
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GPO Immediate task doesn't run due to idle wait time even though idle settings are not enabled

I want a script to be run everytime GPO is applied (not startup or logon) which will be part of Computer Configuration Preference -> Task Scheduler -> Immediate task. But it seems it doesn't run at ...
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What is the difference between options “Network ID” and “Change” in System Properties?

What is the difference between the "Network ID" and "Change" in System Properties? I learn Active Directory and when I need to add my PC to a domain I use button "Change", click on "Domain" instead of ...
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Subinacl with for loop to apply permissions to a list of folders

I'm having a problem with subinacl and was hoping someone could help. I've tried searching through this site and in various sites online and couldn't find the answer I was looking for. (Maybe I just ...
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Know when a mapped network drive has been connected and disconnected

Scenario: A NAS which sometimes has its LAN cable unplug and plugged back again. Is there a way to know exactly when a mapped network drive has been phisicaly connected and disconnected? Like an entry ...
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Subinacl file/folder permissions and wildcards in Windows

I'm having a problem with subinacl and was hoping someone could help. I've tried searching through this site and in various sites online and couldn't find the answer I was looking for. I think the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 shows blank blue screen with cursor moving on it

I have recently updated my windows server 2012 R2 and after restarting it just shows me blank screen with mouse cursor, it does not shows any login screen. And even if i try login remotely it just ask ...
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How to remove a Domain Controller which also routes a LAN connection to our network

So our businesss initially had an IT person, who did a lot of experimentation on our infrastructure as he was recieving his certificates in Networking and IT, to boost his career profile. At the time ...
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Cant Grant Security Permissions for Certain Files that in Folders

I am System Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2. When i try to grant Security Permissions to folders that on the server, some folders successfully got the permissions (along with error display ...
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What does it mean “Microsoft SQL 2010 R2” as an application requirement?

I have this terrible doubt of windows and hope someone of you might know what is it. I bought a contability software (here in mexico there are few providers cause they are regulated), the thing is ...
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Boot error with two HDD + UEFI

I have a Dell Power Edge T110 server. It was with two hdd (250GB) in RAID 0 and running Windows Server 2008 R2 Foudation and one of the hdd started to have problems. I removed the two hdd, disabled ...
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Unable to connect Remote Desktop from certain computers

I am experiencing an issue where I am able to connect from my PC however I am no longer able to connect from my laptop or other desktop. They can ping the server. I am able to connect from other ...
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Microsoft Framework Update (KB4054981) Causing Issues With Crystal Reports 13 Not Displaying

Per the title, I am having issues getting a Crystal Report to display on my website. Here are the necessary details: Microsoft security and quality update for framework 4.6/4.7 was applied to a ...
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Only one user can connect in RDP

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 and RDP is enabled but it's not a terminal server. I expecting two users can connect to this server simultaneously but only one can. When another user starts ...
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Block ANY access to ALL servers in our network (Shares, RDP, Web, etc.)

I am creating an AD account for a specific user, we only want that user to be able to access two applications (OWA and another web based) on our network, and not access ANY other machines (RDP, shares,...
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Domain Controller Using Local Policy Instead Of Group Policy Settings

I have a domain controller I am checking our security settings on. I have 2 User Rights Assignments coming up with a problem. The Default Domain Controller Policy is set to enforce that Administrators ...
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How to Clear Task Scheduler History with a script [duplicate]

I would like clear task scheduler history with a script, in particular I need: backup the history clear the history I have learned that is possible do it manually following below steps: Click Start,...
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Powershell (malware?) running on server eating up all resources

We have a Windows 2008R2 Standard server that we use for SQL Server. We are going to move it to a new host once we figure out why powershell is eating up all of our resources. We don't want to move it ...
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AWS Win 2008 R2 AMI to Win 2012

I currently have a 2008 R2 server running IIS 7 where installing multiple SSL certificate is not possible. Unfortunately IIS 8 runs only on Win 2012 which support SNI. I would like to know if IIS 8 ...
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unable to use UNC path of windows servers from client machines

When I'm trying to access our server through this method I'm getting another message but still take remote of the server we've verified all the related ports and found that all the ports are in open ...
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Getting access to windows server 2008 R2 anywhere

I trying to learn how to run my own domain using windows server 2008 R2 for testing. I have users joined to the domain, so far so good but, know I need to be able to access my server out side my ...
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Why isn't pagefile being used?

I have an trouble with Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The paged pool load memory but does not load the actual pagefile (I have space on the drive for it). Actually the problem is in memory ...
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What are and where are located WMI database Entries?

Using autoruns from sysinternals, I found a suspect row in the tab 'VMI' There is a Powerlog item, in the folder WMI Database Entries. I clicked with right, and "Jump to Entry". This opened my ...
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Is It Safe to Kill splwow64.exe?

Background I have a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 on which the splwow64.exe process appears to have a memory leak. I understand that this process allows 32-bit applications to communicate ...
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What do these lights on my server mean? Has my HDD gone bad?

So I got to work today after backing up this server over the weekend. I rebooted the server and it started running in the default windows OS and everything seemed to be working fine except for these ...
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How to increase storage space in a RAID 10?

So Lets say that I have a server running on 4 hard drives... We have them in a RAID 10 setup and they are all 600GB. Now I take one of them out, then swap it physically with a 1.2TB HDD. In this ...
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Lost access to system files and folders after changing admin password in Windows 2008 R2

I have a windows 2008 R2 server (64bit) that is not part of a domain where a user that is part of the Administrators group began receiving an access denied message after changing the user's password. ...
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Open recycle bin as another user [duplicate]

In Windows Server 2008R2, using TreeSize I see that another account (that I have access to) has a bunch of files in the recycle bin. Is there a way of seeing the contents of the bin (and emptying it, ...
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Splitting a computer's display similar to multiple monitors?

so I work through a remote desktop and there's very long wait times since I render some videos and basically don't have to move a thing for a variably long time, I'd like to be able to be in ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 User's message log

I've been recently assigned to the IT deparment of an accounting office which uses Windows server 2008 R2. We've been having trouble with some employees using the message option on the windows task ...
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How to use secure NTP authentication from Windows client to a Linux Server?

I have a NTP Server running on a Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) box and I also have to securely serve a bunch of Windows Server boxes (2012, 2012 R2 and 2008 R2 mainly). For network equipements and Linux ...
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Windows 2008r2 DNS server does not resolve local host names

I'm running a Windows 2008r2 server in a non-Domain (workgroup) role. It is a DNS server and DHCP server for the LAN. DNS services work fine for external Internet addresses, but local hostnames do ...
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Scheduling starting a service before another service

I have a service that needs to be started only BEFORE another 3rd party service who's Startup Type is Automatic. How is this possible.
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How to grant access to a share to Local System

I have a program that runs as a service under the "Local System" account on a Windows Server 2008. This program needs to move files out of a share. This share is on the same server as the service. ...
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Automatically Running a Program Without Task Scheduler

I have a small program that needs to be run without use of the Task Scheduler. It uses the QBFC API from Intuit, which demands to be run "within the context of a user." The program sweeps some data ...
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Reset Server password With FTP credentials

OS: WIndows server 2008 R2 VPS (Physically Not Accessible) Problem : Ransom-ware attacked and changed the login credentials for all administrators & users. Status : Ftp login enabled with parental ...
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I can't connect my share folder

I can't connect my share folder as same issue. My home server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. I've had it running for almost a year now without any issues with shared folders. This past week I had ...
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How to move Arial Hindi font from Windows 10 to Windows Server 2008 R2

I am working on a software product which has the functionality of generating MS Word reports using an MS Word template containing multiple merge fields. The templates are stored in our application ...
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Why do our applications get suspended on Windows Server?

We have 2 applications installed on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, 64-bit. These applications are used by multiple users via remote desktop. In the last weeks, more or less once a week, following ...