common windows issues


Windows Tools

Problem:  SQL Server needs to install additional features from the disk.  
Cause:  Rackspace does not make our SQL media available to customers, so altering the default installation leaves customers needing an installation source...
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Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.
 
Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Problem:  Client printers (printers either directly attached to your remote workstation, or network accessible printers) do not map when you establish a Remote Desktop Connection to a Cloud Server.  
 Cause:  This can be caused...
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Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Windows Server 2008

Problem:  SQL Server needs to install additional features from the disk.  
Cause:  Rackspace does not make our SQL media available to customers, so altering the default installation leaves customers needing an installation source...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers
 
Problem:  Client printers (printers either directly attached to your remote workstation, or network accessible printers) do not map when you establish a Remote Desktop Connection to a Cloud Server.  
 Cause:  This can be caused...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers
Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers

Windows Server 2003

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.
 
Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers
 
Problem:  Client printers (printers either directly attached to your remote workstation, or network accessible printers) do not map when you establish a Remote Desktop Connection to a Cloud Server.  
 Cause:  This can be caused...
0 Comments
Filed in: Cloud Servers
Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
1 Comments
Filed in: Cloud Servers

Windows Firewall

Note:  Rackspace no longer offers Cloud Servers with Windows 2003, but these instructions are here for legacy support purposes.
 
Problem:  In Windows 2003 R2, Internet Information Server (IIS) downloads are slow or disconnect...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers

RDP - Remote Desktop

 
Problem:  Client printers (printers either directly attached to your remote workstation, or network accessible printers) do not map when you establish a Remote Desktop Connection to a Cloud Server.  
 Cause:  This can be caused...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers

Apache

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Linux MySQL

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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DNS

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Server Images

Problem:  After issuing a password reset request for a Windows Server acting as a Domain Controller (DC), the password does not reset.
Cause:  The Rackspace Cloud Servers Agent service attempts to alter the local Security...
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Filed in: Cloud Servers