Windows Server 2012 is a server operating system from Microsoft. It went RTM on August 1st of 2012, and to general release on September 4, 2012. Like its predecessor, Server 2008 R2, it is only available in 64 bit versions. It contains many substantial changes over it predecessor, and ...

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How best to sync server scripts with an SVN, when the server can't directly access the SVN

I have a set of servers, that due to corporate firewall rules, can not directly access my SVN server. We are making an attempt at better code control, so we are starting to put our scripting (perl) ...
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Scope reconfiguration - decreasing subnet mask and ip range

i've been asked to change my subnet mask on our network from a 255.255.0.0 to a 255.255.255.0 (we are using DHCP and are using windowsServer 2012). - this should not be an issue for the number of ...
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Do I need to have NPS configured in my Windows Domain?

NPS is Network Policy and Access Services, and is one of the roles that can be assigned to a Windows Server. I have a Windows domain with two subnets running over an MPLS. Each subnet has a Domain ...
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MSSQL Server 2012 (not R2) maxing out CPU (98-100%) with svchost (wuaueng.dll)

Spent a fair bit of yesterday trying to find a solution for this, but this issue appears to only affect Server 2008...well, I beg to differ! MSSQL, hosted on Server 2012. Updated via WSUS. Enabled ...
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Time sync on non-domain joined servers

I have a server which is in a workgroup in a separate network from the rest of the domain. As a result, it cannot use the domain controllers as a time source. The server is a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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An active directory domain could not be contacted

I have this problem with joining client PCs to the domain. I think i did everything right, set up AD DS, DHCP, DNS on my server, turned off the DHCP server on my router. I ensured that the Preferred ...
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Task scheduler on Windows Server 2012 [migrated]

I have written a program in Matlab (file .m) that needs to run daily at a specified time on my server (Windows Server 2012). I achieved this using the Task Scheduler and it works fine without any ...
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Issue creating a child domain [closed]

A little background, currently in a Windows server 2012 class in school. Final project is to create and maintain two servers side by side. One of the steps is to create a root domain on Server1, which ...
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Server 2012 R2 - “The remote device or resource won't accept the connection”

I have a VM running Windows Server 2012 R2. I can access content hosted on the server fine, and I can access intranet stuff in the same domain, but I am unable to reach the internet. I have tried ...
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Website setup - Cannot find server: Read error

We're trying to setup a test website to run in parallel with the live website. We are using port 81 assigned to a second domain. The environment is a load balancer with two Windows 2012 servers ...
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ICACLS for a remote group on a remote machine

This question concerned a local group. I'm trying to use icacls for a remote group. I've tried this way, but it didn't work : > icacls \\HOST\shared_dir\file.txt /grant "HOST\GROUP":F HOST\GROUP: ...
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Logged file system access [closed]

Assuming the info is there, how I found out who accessed a certain shared folder or a file and made changes (like create a file and delete others) ?
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Task Manager shows high kernel time

Foreward: Hardware: dual-socket Intel Xeon, 128gb memory, hardware RAID-1 SSD OS: Windows 2012 R2 Standard w/ Remote Desktop Services The Task Manager for one of our terminal/application servers ...
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RDP troubleshooting, past checking port 3389

I have some hosts that get into a bad state. The consistent symptom is that RDP connections to it hang right after handshake. It is listening on 3389, so telnetting to that port doesn't help me. ...
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Server does not have internet access

My Windows Server 2012 network adapter is configured like this: 192.168.144.1 is my router address. From that same server this is the result of tracert google.com: The server's name is "VQ40DE" ...
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How to setup forward proxy on Windows server for outgoing HTTP and HTTPS requests?

I have a windows server 2012 VPS running a web app behind Cloudflare. The app needs to initiate outbound connections based on user actions (eg upload image from URL). The problem is that this 'leaks' ...
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Windows 2012 Service Removal Log

I have a production server where an application is experiencing an issue. The psexec service is marked for deletion and I want to try and tie the deactivation of the service to the start of the issue. ...
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Unable to connect to remote apps from another computer using rdweb Windows Server 2012

When trying to access remote apps through Windows Server 2012, I can access the apps (i.e. calculator) locally. However, when I try to remotely connect to the same server on a separate PC I get an ...
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How to hide my Windows VPS IP on outgoing http requests?

I have a windows VPS running a web app behind Cloudflare. The app needs to initiate outbound connections based on user actions (eg upload image from URL). How can I prevent my server IP from being ...
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RDP Server - Last Logon Time of All RDP Users [duplicate]

I am attempting to get a list of "last logon time" of "all users" on Windows Server 2012. This is 'not' for Active Directory; This server's purpose is only for RDP Connections/RDP Logins. I currently ...
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Last Logon Time of All Users - RDP server not on a domain

I am attempting to get a list of "last logon time" of "all users" on Windows Server 2012, but currently only know of how to list a single user login, which is: net user username | findstr /B /C:"Last ...
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Copy a Windows Server Firewall address list from one rule to another using Powershell

I'm a little stuck on the documentation for the Firewall cmdlets in Windows server. I am trying to copy the address lists for the remote and local ips from one rule to another. I can get the list ...
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unable to write to shared folder across the network [closed]

unable to write to shared folder across the network The following error occurs but i have set up the permissions for everyone to be able to read and write to it??
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What is the windows server equivalent of iptables?

I found this post however it is outdated and appears to be focused on consumer versions of Windows. What is the Windows Server 2012+ equivalent of iptables?
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Windows Server 2008 R2 best TCP optimization [closed]

We are running a back connected socks5 proxy business. The main server we are using has very high load of network usage. with the increasing of our users, the service is getting more and more ...
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Windows server 2012 shared folder

I'm new to Win Server 2012. I'm trynashare a folder. In the options, I only want to set the "Sharing Autorisations" but not the "Security" permissions. From what I read on technet, this should only ...
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Can't open Active Directory Users and Computers, although AD is operational

This is the error I'm getting when trying to open Active Directory and Computers on the Domain Controller: Naming information cannot be located because: The network path was not found. The NETLOGON ...
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Server 2012 stuck in a reboot loop - lsass.exe failed

My Server 2012 server boots up fine and the login screen is visible (from a local console). Password entry works but attempting to submit the password - either by clicking the arrow or pressing the ...
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Windows cluster anti-affinity - what am I missing?

I'm attempting to set up anti-affinity rules in a two-node Windows 2012 cluster. I'm doing something like: $value = New-Object System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection; $value.Add('...
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Unexpected Blue Screen on Windows Server 2012

We are starting to have random reboots of our Windows Server 2012 machine. Looking through the information we have, we found a BlueScreen event that correlates with the time of the reboot. Searching ...
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R1Soft shows server type as “Virtual” but server is physical

I've added my server, deployed the backup agent, rebooted my server and it shows " Server Type: Virtual (Hyper V) ". But my server is a physical server, running Hyper-V. As my license is for a ...
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Server 2012 (NOT R2) RDC/RDP session limits from ad user account not applied

We use Server 2012 (NOT R2) RemoteApp with one session broker and multiple session Host Servers. Within the Server Manager its possible so set different values for each collection of remoteapps but ...
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Server 2012 - Component stores is corrupt

I upgraded a Windows Server from 2008R2 to 2012 and now it has various services failing to start - eg winrm, iis. I know I should tell it to rebuild but the server doesn't actually use any of these ...
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ContentFilter is invalid. System.Datetime

If i run the following $3MonthsBack = Get-Date (Get-Date).AddMonths(-3) -f MM/dd/yyyy New-MailboxExportRequest -mailbox kundesenter@company.no -IncludeFolders akriv -ContentFilter{Received -lt "$...
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Windows Update service start and stop button are grayed and impossible to start

In Windows Update service start and stop button are grayed and impossible to start. When I try to start it via net start command : net stop wuauserv Le service démarre ou s'arrête. Faites un nouvel ...
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Powershell change AD variable “PasswordLastSet”

Is it possible to edit the PasswordLastSet value via powershell (or any method?)? If that is not possible, is there anyway i can set so a users password (not account) expires in X amount of days. I ...
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Windows Server: what is the difference between Security Filtering (under the Scope tab) and the Delegation tab in Group Policy Management?

I notice that anything I add to Security Filtering also appears under Delegation, so I’m not sure how or why they both exist, and if they are redundant or not? Until now I had been exclusively using ...
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Windows CA - Pending Request created during reboot

Each time a machine reboots in our environment (Windows Server 2012R2), certificate request is created under "Pending Requests" on the Certificate Authority server. It is the same Certificate ...
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Windows server ignoring DNS resolution on private interface

I have a Windows 2012 server with two interfaces - public internet facing, and private. The private interface uses our internal DNS servers. This interface has no gateway. Static IP - not DHCP. I ...
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Windows 7 client machine login without Ad connection

We Have a windows server 2012 and client domain machine is windows 7. The problem is the user can login from the windows 7 machine without the activedirectory connection.So how to prevent this login ? ...
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Install Bash + openSSH on Windows Server 2012

I had to create a Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2012. Now I want to connect to it via OpenSSH and Bash, installing OpenSSH is successful, however when I connect to the server via ssh ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 to Ubuntu Server NFS mount extremely slow (4MB/s)

The mounting of a NFS share provided by the windows server under ubuntu works fine, accessing the files too, but copying a 1GB file over to the share results in an aggregated speed of 4MB/s. The first ...
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Windows Server 2012 VPN SSTP VPN

I have the following problem : I have a tastk to create Windows Server 2012 RRAS VPN using SSTP. The PPTP VPN works, but I just cannot make the certificates work and I have no idea why. Logs are ...
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Disabling TLS 1.0 prevents Client HELLO packet

We have an application that we are trying to get to communicate to Paypal. We noticed that communication failures were occurring, so we routed everything through Charles as a proxy. When we routed ...
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Start/Stop services using bat file in Windows server 2012

In our old 2003 server, we were able to start and stop services by using a bat file(with net stop and net start commands). When ever the services stops(MQ listner services), we force start an autosys ...
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Connect Access Domain Controller Over VPN

We have a remote base which we would like to connect to our main office. We bought a VPN capable router thinking this would dial the vpn and our remote PC would connect seamlessly. Unfortunately ...
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why use an Active Directory multi-tree design?

I get asked the same question a lot. Why use multi-tree forests when designing Active Directory? I know that the two trees will belong to different namespaces and that they will share Scheme/...
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Issues with NLB on Windows 2012

I'm running into an issue when setting up NLB for three virtual servers on vSphere. Each server is running Windows Server 2012 and has a single static IP address. One of the servers has a second NIC ...
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Exchenge 2010 server is not finding GC server in the domain

Exchenge 2010 server is not finding GC server in the domain even the domain controler . All Domain controllers are Windows Server 2012 Std. In the atest.local forest I have 3 DC and all 3 are GC: PS ...
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Windows Server FSRM doesn't appear to be properly limiting file sizes based on quota

I am not a windows admin myself and I don't have access to the server, so I'm unfortunately coming at this problem from a very limited perspective. However, I'm wondering if I might be able to gain ...