Server Software





A server is a computer program or a machine that waits for requests from other machines or software (clients) and responds to them. This architecture is called the client–server model. The clients may run on the same computer or may connect to the server over a network. The purpose of a server is to share data or hardware and software resources among clients. Typical computing servers are database servers, file servers, mail servers, print servers, web servers, game servers, and application servers.

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Hi, I have a WD Sentinel dx4000 sunning server 2012R2.  Actually my client does.  Problem is he forgot the password.  I was going to use my password reset CD, but the problem is, there is no display port on this sucker so I can't see whats going on at boot up.  

Question, is there a way to connect a display to this thing?  Or is there another way to reset the password on it?

Thanks a ton.
Technical support for a small office in Roseville California
We have a ML310e Gen 8 that we just re-installed Windows Server 2012 Essentials (not Essentials R2) on and it keeps having an issue with rebooting.

Here's what happens:

You can reboot from the GUI with no issues.

When you reboot from command prompt, it locks up and the processor starts to overheat. You get the red hardware light on the front and you have to power it down manually.

We have updated the BIOS and intelligent provisioning. We did hardware scans and they came back clean. There's a post that says that this version has this same problem when you use a password with special characters in it. We changed the password and we are not using special characters.

Any ideas? This is really weird.
I have purchased Server 2016 and have the key being delivered to me. In the meantime, I would like to go ahead and download the ISO so I can create the VM. I can go to MS site to get the eval version but when trying to download, it will only download the Datacenter edition. Any ideas where I can download Server 2016 Standard 16 core and I will license it when I receive the key?

Can you help us here please

Since we have to swap one of the domain server to a new version.
we are gettting error logs on two of our domain controllers and also having problems in syincing or replicating from each other.
could you help on fixing this of us.

Windows Serever 2008 R2

I have attached some of the error logs.
much apreciate it

What is the best way to share a folder on my server (about 30G) with external users via Internet. We need extra users to have access to only that folder.
Hi All,

I'm creating a bootable USB for SSP for the HP Server, i downloaded the ISO From HP and When I use RUFUS to create the bootable usb, it says vesamenu.c32 needs to be updated, when I do that and boot to the server it says vesamenu.c32 is not there, same issue when I don’t update the file.

does anyone know how to fix this?

SIP and Primary SMTP domains do not match. Skype for Business 2015 client displays EWS not deployed.
Hello, I have an Exchange 2007 and Skype for Business 2015 Server on-premise solution deployed.
Originally, functioning fine with SAN certs using <company>.org domain for required certs on mail server and SfB 2015 Standard Edition solution (Standard, Edge and WAP servers).
Primary SMTP domain was <longcompanyname>.com  (domain NOT included in the SAN certs) and everything functioned fine including Conversation History and Calendar synch between Outlook (2007-2013) and Skype for Business 2015 client.
Fast forward a few years and....
New domain purchased and Primary SMTP for each user changed to <shortcompanyname>.com
NOW, Conversation History and Calendar do NOT synch with Outlook anymore.
Research appeared to state I can have this circumstance without issue after running 'Set-CsClientPolicy -DisableEmailComparisonCheck $true'
Ran the powershell command on the SfB Standard Edition server, rebooted test client and SfB solution. STill Outlook Integration Error and EWS not deployed in SfB client Configuration info.
Backup Exec on Small Biz Server 2008 (Hyper-V), with VSS problem and error V-79-40960-38521.
Cannot find the hotfix for Server 2008, only 2008 R2 and above.  The backup fails about 40% of the time because of this error on the virtual server.

Can anyone find the hotfix or provide more information on this problem?
Hi Experts,

Is there a way to import xenapp applications from one farm to another? Existing farm is on xenapp 7.12 windows 2008 server, new farm is on xenapp 7.18 windows server 2016,  please advise .

I am looking for advice on the following:

I have an issue within my Citrix VDI environment, that when VDI Desktops not in use are powered off for a pre-longed period of time, they automatically get placed into Maintenance mode. According to a Citrix article there is a DWORD to amend to be able do disable this behviour, which involves changing to a NEGATIVE value. I can't see how this is done as my undserstanding was a DWORD can only accept a 0 upwards:





Controls automatic placement of power-managed VMs into maintenance mode following repeated failures to register with a DDC.

If a VM is started-up by the broker service but fails to register after the period defined by the MaxRegistrationDelayMin setting (default 20 minutes), it is shutdown again.

The MaxFailedRegistrationsAllowed value defines the maximum number of times that this start-up, registration failure, shut down cycle is allowed to repeat before a subsequent registration failure causes the VM to be automatically placed into maintenance mode.


The default value of 2 means that if the VM fails to register 3 times in succession, it will be automatically placed into maintenance mode.

Setting MaxFailedRegistrationsAllowed to a negative value (0xFFFFFFFF) disables this behavior and prevents VMs from ever being automatically placed into maintenance mode.

Any advice, to following issue, when accessing PostgreSQL pgAdmin?

Currently in my domain

I have already created MX record, butI do not know what should be relevant Incoming and Outgoing Email servers. I have already set up hMailServer in the server.

Domain is published in Namecheap. com properly while I am to set up Email server on my own server using hMailServer.

I cannot remove Exchange 2010, anyone any ideas?

Any Good software for cloning physical server image? For OS recovery purpose.
I have been to many KB articles about CA root cert validation period and still have doubt about it and want to clear it. I am about to work on a root CA to increase the validity period as well to increases the issued certificate period.
We have a CA root server and this  server is issuing (no subordinate server in place) the certificate with five years . We now want to renew the CA 's root cert as well as the issued certs period to another 5 years.
My understanding from the EE, nothing I can do with issued certificates and they will expire what ever I do with root server. In this case , I first have to change the validity period in CApolicy.inf file and renew the certificate of CA root server to 10 years, hence this will increase the validation of CA's root certificate as desired (10 years or more).
But the old issued certificates to the clients are chained to old issued template, in this case, the old issued certificates will be expired soon even after changing the value of CAplicy.inf file .
To remediate the issue, the next step is that I have to create new issuing template and issue the certificates to client by GPO.
I have to issue the listed below commands to the server In order for me to set  the  AD's templates period to 5 years as we want otherwise the AD's templates will be staying with old's validation period?
certutil -setreg CA\ValidityPeriodUnits 10
certutil -setreg CA\ValidityPeriod Years
net stop certsvc && net start certsvc

In conclusion, I have to…
I have Dedicated server on Hetzner. Server is located in Germany.

Server has 256GB RAM 6 CPUs (12 Threads)... In coclusion, it is quite good one. I have CENTOS 7.5. EA4.

Problem is with SSL. Every day for about 2 hours we have 40 requests in one second and at that moment finishing requests takes about 20 seconds sometimes.

While Non SSL takes 0.5 and lower mostly.

There is some exapmle page

After few second you will see responce time and it varies a lot.

From 13:00 to 15:30 (UTC+4) SSL requests take the msot time.

Even if u open this link with SSL and without u might see the difference.

I have WHM available and I've noticed ModSecurity and wonder if it might be the problem.

I have already applied most of the setting provided here but they are not much about SSL.

Could anyone point out where should I look to resolve this issue?
Other than Godaddy, is there any other options to have the Domain site?

I support a client who has a 5 Year old Dell PowerEdge R520 Server 2008 r2 on which we've recently been seeing some BSOD's, one this month one last month and the one back in Oct. Dumpcheck says it could be caused by memory corruption but I'm no expert at analysing such files, see below. I know it says a possible problem with the disk subsystem but can anyone suggest a more detailed explanation, i.e. does this look like a hardware issue of some sort?


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 10.0.14321.1024 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Loading Dump File [D:\Temp\MEMORY.DMP]
Kernel Summary Dump File: Kernel address space is available, User address space may not be available.

************* Symbol Path validation summary **************
Response                         Time (ms)     Location
Deferred                                       SRV*C:\Windows\symbol_cache*
Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Windows\symbol_cache*
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (24 procs) Free x64
Product: LanManNt, suite: TerminalServer
Built by: 7601.24117.amd64fre.win7sp1_ldr_escrow.180422-1430
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`0265e000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`0289dc90
Debug session time: Wed Jun  6 18:09:43.744 2018 (UTC + 1:00)
System Uptime: 24 days 6:16:38.431
Loading Kernel Symbols
Does anyone use Essentials anymore and if so why? What are the benefits for a small company of 10 or less people.

I've been using Server 2016 Standard more often for small businesses with 1VM as the PDC and the 2nd as Exchange. Have a client already on Office 365 thinking Essentials is the way to go. A concern is they may need an additional server, am I correct Essentials doesn't come with any VM's options and we would have to purchase another server?

Client also likes the remote access they had prior in SBS, this is an add on, correct?

Finally, am I correct and the 25 user CAL's are included in Essentials?
Hi Team,
My issue is ,What is the configuration of server(s) needed for social media startup?Assume 10^6 Users and 8×10^5 are always online.20 TB of data uploaded and  all the data is deleted at day end.Video streaming is major activity.How to secure servers from hacking.

Thank you .
Problems with the Etsy Platform, recently...

I have a friend who was doing well for years on Etsy, selling crafts and keeping busy, with a work backlog that was quite dependable. But then it shut off, like a light-switch.

And others I know who depend on Etsy also seem to have the volume of business shot off.

Is this a known problem?

Was there, perhaps, a software change that caused a problem that can be rectified?

Please give me as much information as you have to help me see if there is anything that can be done.

The current VM server is started and it does go into Recovery mode. Since it is being started by console, is there a way to put also "F8" into the console command, to ensure that "F8" would be executed, when starting the VM server?
Is there any Email freeware to be used, within Win 2008/2012 R2 servers?
I’m trying to figure out how to manage our networked APC UPS devices.  They are running the original network card.  For some reason the smtp won’t work with our smtp relay.
I tried downloading the business edition of power chute but that just try’s to install an agent on windows and the agent doesn’t have any network options, only local.

Server Software





A server is a computer program or a machine that waits for requests from other machines or software (clients) and responds to them. This architecture is called the client–server model. The clients may run on the same computer or may connect to the server over a network. The purpose of a server is to share data or hardware and software resources among clients. Typical computing servers are database servers, file servers, mail servers, print servers, web servers, game servers, and application servers.