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Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, based on the Microsoft Vista codebase, is the last 32-bit server operating system released by Microsoft. It has a number of versions, including including Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, HPC Server, Itanium and Storage; new features included server core installation and Hyper-V.

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When adding a new user to a Windows 2008 R2 network using both roaming profiles and folder redirection, the Local and local low folders appear in the profile on the server[user.v6].  This results in a profile error at log on because the folders in the local section are attempted to be copied back to the work station.

The work station is running Windows 10 PRO update 1803.  I have tried deleting the directories on the server copy of the profile but they come back at next log on
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Creating Active Directory Users from a Text File
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Creating Active Directory Users from a Text File

If your organization has a need to mass-create AD user accounts, watch this video to see how its done without the need for scripting or other unnecessary complexities.

in our environment we have different versions of Microsoft office 2010-2013-2016

I need some kind of mechanism like GPO to force  users who have office 2013 or 2016 to save their documents in Compatibility mode.

Any help will be very much appreciated

Thanks
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When a user is added in AD I want a proxy address to be automatically created: firstname.lastname@domain.com

Does anyone know how to do this?
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I want to separate file server from domain controller. As it will change host name of the server this file server has lot of excel file with links by changing server name will there be any effect on files containing links. if yes how we can tackle this issue for successful migration without disturbing the links
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Word 2013 is printing addresses vertically on envelopes which is wrong and should print horizontally to a Ricoh 5055 MP printer copier.
The drivers are correct on the Windows 2008r2 print server that is being used.

When users setup the envelope print options, they click reset and the envelope setting changes to the correct setting, and will print continuous envelopes correctly,
However when they login to there workstation the next day, the settings change and the addresses print incorrectly again.

How can I make the setting in Word stay to the correct setting.

Thank You
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I had this question after viewing Event ID 63.

The link in the solution doesn't work. I'm having the exact issue and would like to know the workaround. Thanks in advanced.
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i have office 2010 installed in xenapp server, we have shared server , where it is streamed through studio to users who logged in through citrix receiver in their non
persistence desktop , there are some VDI build desktops but very few.

citrix  xenapp are hosted on vmware 5.5

i want to know architecture wise how office 2010 is being shown on users desktops.

like how vdisk is being accessed by citrix server and streamed to users who are in their delivery groups.
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Our customer uses Group Policy to deploy a number of networked printers.  Unfortunately, as this is an educational environment, students and staff sometimes submit print jobs that are so large (< 50 MB) they appear to overwhelm the printers (they're workgroup lasers that we're replacing with beefier models).  The printers are shared by/managed by one of our Windows Server 2008 R2 VMs.

Is there any supported way--whether with Group Policy, the Print Management snap-in, or otherwise--to restrict the size of print jobs?  I'd like to restrict them to anything under 50 MB.  Preliminary research suggests there's a way to do this with file size quotas on the spooler files, but that seems awkward to implement and of dubious value.  I was hoping there was a Powershell cmdlet or "right-click, select Properties"-type GUI option to handle this without using third-party software.  Or is third party the only way to solve this?

Thanks!
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our users mailbox is in office 365

we are upgrading  from office 2010 to office 2016.

we  have at present on premise  office 2010 installed in our citrix environment.

we are streaming outlook through xenapp servers.

users log in through citrix receiver on their desktop and open outlook, word, excel etc.

we are looking at methods to go for upgrade

1)we plan to download office 2016 from portal , if so will our present group policy work?

2) secondly if we plan to go for shared computer activation

do we need to change to enterprise licensing

and also do we need dedicated terminal server as I  believe that installation through deployment tool

and OCT tool wont work in xenapp servers

can u explain
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Hello.  We've been trying to publish a restricted either Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer window via Citrix XenApp 6.5 via Script, Content, or via options in the Published App parameters.  The XenApp systems are sitting on Windows 2008 R2.  This is a single domain.

We with to just have it go to a single URL but not allow the user to jump out to other potentially mapped drives, local drives, etc.   So we want users to be able to get to \\servername\fileshare.  They can get there, the issue is locking down their session.  If they select Computer or anything else, they can get to other mapped or local drives.

I've tried Kiosk mode, but it won't pull up the URL.  Every attempt even jumping through Internet Explorer will execute and open a Windows Explorer window to display the directory and therefore, the user is then able to access more than just this one share.

Any Suggestions are welcome.  Considering a User Based GPO, but not sure if there is a better, more simplified way to make this do what we wish.

Thanks in advanced.
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Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?
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Problems using Powershell and Active Directory?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

I`m having issue while logging into Citrix Xenapp 5 Web interface.
The problem seems to be related to the Citrix client detection.
The web sersev throus a Internal Server Error.
This is the Event Viewer related message:

Exception information:
    Exception type: InvalidCastException
    Exception message: Unable to cast object of type 'com.citrix.wi.clientdetect.models.WizardModel' to type 'com.citrix.wi.clientdetect.models.WizardModel'.
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Hello

I have installed Hyperv 2016 core with windows backup management.

Now how to open Windows backup manger?

I went to the domain controller and add the hyperv server in server manager.  Now I do right click on the hyperv server and select computer management. from the computer management, I can see Windows Server backup. Then I got error. I am sending you with attachment.
Please tell me how can i Resolve this.
thanks  
Regards
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Hi Anyone,

My boss want me to define all the users (about 20,000 domain member) which member of group (about few 1000 groups) we've in our enterprise domain to come with a accurate user domain permission matrix.

What should I do as I'm very new to the enterprise domain network and not very good in writing script like using powershell or never work in the enterprise network before.

What is the best suggestion for me in order to complete within 1 days as my boss requirement.

Anyone can help.

Tks.

Lucky
Access-Matrix-v2.xlsx
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Hi,
I am against a June 30 deadline to have a server 2008 non-R2 configured to use TLS 1.2 for processing transactions for GP Dynamics with PayPal Payflow-Pro.  I have found that server 2008 non-R2 is now supported for TLS 1.2 however I am having trouble configuring it.  I also may be missing an update or two as well.  I am also not sure if I need to install IIS and make changes to that as well.

Attached are the registry setting i have created and what i see when i run the IIS Crypto 2.0 tool.

Thank you for your assistance!
Registery-Settings.jpg
Crypto-2.0.jpg
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Is there a way to run a script to query Exchange and IIS log folder sizes.......remotely?

C$\inetpub\logs\LogFiles
C$\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Logging
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How to find hostname without going to the user PC.

1. Have 2000 Computer Users who join to domain and user logon account.

Tks.
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Hi Experts,
Looking for a script that gives me all large files created on the server in the past 10 days..
should return file name, date created, size of file, user created.
Thanks in advance.
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In the system log of a Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory server an Event 1054, GroupPolicy error is showing up consistently in the System log of the Event Viewer stating that "The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows could not obtain the name of a domain controller. This could be caused by a name resolution failure. Verify your Domain Name System (DNS) is configured and working correctly"  This server is serving the company internal DNS and I recently added a folder redirection policy on client machines to redirect files to this server.  It is the only AD server on the network and when booting up has become extremely slow not allowing resources to be accessible.
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We have windows 2008 funtional level AD in three sites. AD site and services links are  set as default with same link cost.
I noticed that NTDS properties have servers from other sites. It seems to me that the previous tech configured the replication manually.
When i ran AD topology tools it says ISTG is disabled.
Everything has been working without any issue.
I would like to follow the best practice by enabling kcc and configure the ISTG is the way to go. I am not sure whether it is the best practice or not.
How do i find out that KCC is enabled for intra-site and inter-site? i have been reading some kb articles , i think one of them said delete the NTDS properties setting on all DC and run repladmin /kcc sp KCC will optimize the link. I am not sure whether i am looking for trouble of doing that.
I would appreciate if you could put me on correct direction.
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Making Bulk Changes to Active Directory
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Making Bulk Changes to Active Directory

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make mass changes to Active Directory from an external text file without using complicated scripts.

I have a new request from managment to encrypt all files inside the company so it will be used only in company computers (domain members) by domain users and if it get out by email or flash drive it will not open.but as will ,i have to be able to exclude some users so they will be able to send unencrypted files by email .i have to enforce this policy .i have 200 computers in the network.where could i start?
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Hello experts,

Please, can you advise the best way to auto delete the "downloads" and "recycle bin" folders in a centralized way (eg group policy) for all users in a Win 2008 Server environment with all Win 10 users pcs? I would need to be able to schedule the auto delete eg daily
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I've 3000 computer objects require to be disable.

Currently, i am doing it manually.  Is there a simple way of doing this task being assigned to me?
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Dear Experts,

I have an Active Directory single forest and single domain environment.
All DCs are Windows 2008 R2 Std. and last week I successfully ugraded its DFL and FFL from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 R2.
2 DCs are for example.local (root) and the other 2 DCs are for region.example.local.

I am planning to introduce Windows 2016 DC to this environment. And during the process of promoting the 2016 server I had a message of a necessity of migrating (or upgrading) current FRS to DFSR.

I have never done this before, but I found a pretty good blog article written by MS Network & AD Support team thoroughly explaining for how-to. By following this article I might be able to perform this task on my own.
However while reading the article, one simple question came up and I would like to ask about this for the experts here.
Do I need to perform dfsrmig.exe process separately for example.local (root) and region.example.local each, or running it on root DC once would do for the entire forest?

I look forward to your advice!
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Hi,

We have a web server running on Windows 2008 SBS. Windows updates up to date.

The website uses a third party payment called securepay and now it only accepts TLS 1.2.

How can make our web server to send TLS 1.2 as a default then if it is rejected then send TLS 1.1 or TLS 1.0?

Thanks..
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Can anyone help me to troubleshoot this error coming from labtech?

Dell Poweredge T420 - Stand Alone server in a work group setting
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard x64
2 x DELL PERC H310 SCSI Disk Device
16 GB RAM

 Perf - Disk Transfers/Sec FAILED on SRV1 at for PhysicalDisk-Disk Transfers/sec-_Total result 56.39781. This monitor measures each physical disk and if it goes above 35 disk I/Os per second then you've got poor response time for your disk. A bottleneck from a disk can significantly impact response time for applications running on your system.
 

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Windows Server 2008

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Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, based on the Microsoft Vista codebase, is the last 32-bit server operating system released by Microsoft. It has a number of versions, including including Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, HPC Server, Itanium and Storage; new features included server core installation and Hyper-V.