• Why does MSI installer fail on Windows Server 2008?

    I've been building a web setup project in Visual Studio 2008, which will install my ASP.NET / Silverlight app in IIS. It's been working great except for one spot: Windows Server 2008. I keep getting this error message in my MSI installer log file: SI (c) (C8:D8) [15:02:21:067]: Invoking remote...

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  • Should we use AppFabric for WCF services on Windows Server 2008?

    We have been running Windows Server 2008, IIS 7.5 and we're just about to open our data using WCF services. Before we do that, we need to host our services on IIS but I've heard from friends in the business that it's not a good idea using WCF services. But one of my friends told me to use the...

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  • Can I set up an anonymous Windows Server 2008 network share?

    I've been trying to create an anonymous read / write network share in Windows Server 2008? Basically this is what I want: No login dialog No domain credentials required So basically it doesn't matter who's logged in, any Windows machine can get to this network share. Would this be possible?

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  • Can I install IIS 8 on Windows Server 2008?

    Would it be possible to install IIS 8 on Windows Server 2008 or is it just meant for Windows Server "8"/2012? Thanks for the help!

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  • Shipping Windows Server 2008 event logs to a central syslog server

    Back when we were using Windows Server 2003, we were able to ship the event logs to our central network syslog server using the command evtsys. But when we upgraded to Windows Server 2008, we can't figure out how to do it. Are there different tools (or even a PowerShell script) that can send the...

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  • Mailbox name didn’t change

    User changed name from Gloria A to Gloria B, so I made the changes in AD Users and Computers. In the store, her mailbox is now Gloria B, but when she opens Outlook it shows Gloria A. How do I change the mailbox name as displayed in Outlook? Seems simple, but not to me. Thanks. (W2K Adv Svr, Exch...

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  • How to use Git on Windows Server 2012

    I'm looking to install Git on my dedicated server to manage my code version / revision. Our server currently has Windows Server 2012. I've thought about Gitlab but it's not supported by Windows. Is there anything else that I would be able to use?

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  • Finding a list of directories on Windows Server

    If I have a Windows Server (either 2003 or 2008), would there be a way to list all the directories that are shared on that server? I'm able to find the shares easily enough but I need a way to find the directories that they represent on the disk. Thank you.

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  • Windows Server 2008 R2: How many files can the directory hold?

    Could someone tell me how many files Windows Server 2008 R2 directory can hold? We have a website that has several image galleries. Say there was one directory that holds the thumbnails and a different directory holds the images. How many of those image can be safely stored? Thank you!

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  • Is Internet facing Windows Server 2008 secure?

    My department has asked me to secure and configure our "live" Internet facing web server but I still have a few questions. We are deploying a MVC ASP.NET site. What should I check when I'm ready to deploy an application on Windows Server 2008? I appreciate any help you can give me.

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  • Stop Windows Server 2012 from rebooting after updates

    We currently have a domain controller that holds Windows Server 2012. After doing several updates, the server is not rebooting immediately. But if I remote into the server, we're presented with a countdown for reboot. We only have two options: Either restart immediately or close the notification....

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  • Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012

    We've been trying to upgrade from Windows Server 2008 to 2012. On our compatibility check, we keep getting this error: Active Directory on this domain controller does not contain Windows Server 2012 ADPREP /FORESTPREP updates. See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=113955. We did what was...

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  • How to trigger email alerts when disk space runs low on Windows Server 2008

    Would there be an easy way to trigger an email alert on Windows Server 2008 when our logical disk partitions run low on space? We have two SQL Servers that are close to running out of space due to our DB log files. Thanks!

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  • How to disable IIS on Windows Server 2008

    We're currently having issues between Apache and and IIS on Windows Server 2008. They actually both want control over Port 80 and we haven't been using IIS for anything so we're trying to disable the service. But we can't figure out how to do it. Is it possible to disable it? We don't want to...

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  • Best tools to remotely access Windows Server 2008

    Are there different tools that I can use to remotely access and maintain a Windows Server 2008? Currently on Linux, I use SSH which works fine. Would the Remote Desktop be the right choice here? Appreciate any help.

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  • Where do I find the log file of the chkdsk utility in Windows Server 2008?

    In Windows Server 2008, where do I find the log file of the "chkdsk" utility that's running when it actually starts. Thanks for the help!

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  • Setting up a virtual network for practicing Windows Server 2012

    Hello, I want to set up a virtual network for practicing Windows Server 2012 configurations and administration. And for that I want set up as follows: Installation of Windows Server 2012 as virtual machine in Hyper-V, on a machine running Windows 8, and want to make Win 8 as client and Win 2012...

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  • Networking

    I have a question regarding domain identification of a computer. How does the domain determine the operating system of a computer on its network. Does it use the Registry or some other method?

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  • How to monitor the sites visited by users of a network

    How do I monitor, on a Windows Server 2003 and 2008, which sites have been viewed by the end users? Is there any technique?

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  • DNS for second domain controller

    Hi all, I am planning to install a second domain controller to our main corporate network. There are currently two DC's in place; one is the primary DC, which is a physical server, and the other is the secondary DC which is virtual. My question is about DNS. I understand that when I add a new DC to...

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