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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Compare scale of Windows Server 2016 [on hold]

Kindly requesting the community to throw some light in comparison of Windows 2016 server with other versions. I could not find any suitable link from the Microsoft website.
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How do I find what version of WSUS I have installed on Windows Server 2012?

I'm trying to automate WSUS with powershell, however to do this I need to know what version is installed. How do I find this information? The server is using Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. Thanks.
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How to print and save the result to a file at the same time?

I'm trying to print on Windows Server 2012. It works fine, but I'd want to generate an output file (some kind of .PRN) in order to save the last print job so it can be printed again later. Enabling a ...
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setting up a domain server using windows server 2012 r2 VM

I am getting ready to setup a server with 2012 r2 VM and im thinking about changing our network over to a domain. I have done some research but have not found a really good tutorial. The questions i ...
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How to receive email notification of non-AD joined DHCP leases?

This answer to theCleaner's question helped me some Windows DHCP Server - get notification when a non-AD joined device gets an IP address but the answer to his question involved Quest Poweshell ...
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Server 2012 iSCSI Target Disk Status

I created an iSCSI virtual disk and target. Everything was working fine and now for some reason it says Virtual Disks Status Not Connected and Target Status Not Connected. I tried to removing and ...
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WDS - PXE Boot can't connect to Deployment Share

Getting the following error message: Connection to the deployment share could not be made. Connection OK. Possible invalid Credentials. Could this be an error in the "bootstrap.ini" file? If it is ...
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HPC 2012 R2 - Define “priority” for servers

I've been digging through the documentation and I can't figure out my issue, so I'm coming here for help. I've got an HPC 2012 R2 cluster I've built for a customer. There is one head-node that has ...
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Windows Server 2012 DNS forwarding

I have a problem while setting up DNS forwarding in Windows 2012 Server R2. The local network two AD servers running DNS servers at 192.168.0.10 (AD1) and 192.168.0.11 (AD2). Both DNSes have ...
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How to Setup Exchange Server 2007 SP3 in a Hyper-V 2012 Private Switch Test Environment?

What we want to do I want to setup a private virtual lab on my hyper-v host (HOST). We currently run Exchange Server 2007 SP3 on our email server and plan to upgrade it to Exchange Server 2013. My ...
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Intel NIC teaming or server 2012 R2?

I'd like to implement NIC teaming on one of my servers and would like to know if it's better to use the Intel NIC teaming from the drivers or to use the NIC teaming from Windows Server 2012 R2.
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Install RSAT by GPO on Win 8.1

I recently noticed that many Windows 8.1 Pro workstations do not have hidden shares, such as admin$ enabled. I need to have such shares available for remote app deployment. I noticed that RSAT ...
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winserver2012 “closed access” permissions to folder

I have some sensitive files, that should be accessed only by a small group of users. Currently the files are stored in a folder, on a WinServer 2012 machine, and will be accessed via a mapped location ...
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Can not PXE Boot through SCCM

I have created a fresh installation of SCCM 2012 R2 on Windows Server 2012. I created a task sequence for an OS deployment on a single machine. When I go to PXE boot the machine I get the following ...
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Breakdown Windows Network IO by network adapter and by process

What I'm trying to do is breakdown the Network IO by network adapter and by Process. The goal is to identify which processes are generating the most IO on a certain network adapter. Resource Monitor ...
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Elevating IIS worker identity to access Memory Mapped File

I need to access a memory mapped file from one of my routes in my Web API. Using the normal IIS worker settings I have no luck and my service always returns "File not found". I tried to add the prefix ...
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how to set ftp in azure vm windows server 2012

I created an azure vm and installed filezilla server to it. I could not get list of my directory. I search to serverfault and i find i must set an end point for port 6000 and allow this port in ...
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Clone/Copy Windows Server 2012 running on VMware ESXi 5.5.0

I am pretty new to server administration, I have a server machine running WMware ESXi 5.5.0 and there is a Windows Server 2012 running "inside" it (because of being running as virtual machine, it only ...
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Can't reach 127.0.0.1 via Browser(Windows Server 2012R2)

On a Windows Server 2012R2 I can't open the local hosted site via 127.0.0.1, via localhost works. Ping of 127.0.0.1 works also. On a Windows Server 2008R2 it works without any Problems. What could ...
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Server 2012 - Task Scheduler vbs files stuck at “OpenWith.exe”

Have recently set up a Windows Server 2012 and I have some scheduled tasks I need to set up that run .vbs files. These tasks are running ok on Server 2008 and the run ok when I launch them manually, ...
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Configuring DHCP server (Win 2012)

I am trying to do some basic testing of a DHCP server (Windows Server 2012). I'm trying to do all this testing from a laptop. The VM's are set Host-Only (or 'Private to my Mac' setting) To get ...
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Can't get Server 2012 Evaluation download to install

I have downloaded both server standard and essentials and put the Iso onto a USB stick and tried to install them on a virgin server with clean drives which are formatted. The USB boots and starts the ...
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Windows 2012 with nginx

I'm planning on upgrading my server to windows 2012. One thing I'm trying to wrap my head around is how to get things working together with nginx. Question: I'm planning on making use of both vpn ...
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Filtering Event viewer based on access list, object name, etc. Windows server 2012

need your help please, i tried to do filtering in event viewer based on access list & object name ( below is the one i tried). below filter to filter event delete but without to capture tmp ...
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Exchange 2013 Delayed Inbound Emails

Hope someone can help me with the situation I am dealing with. Currently we have a mixed system for Exchange. We have 2 Exchange 2013 servers both running on Server 2012, and one user currently on ...
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More than one Remote Desktop Session on Windows Server

I have a Windows Server 2012 setup and I access it using Remote Desktop Connection. If I'm connected and someone else connects, I get booted off. Is there a way for me to still stay connected and ...
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Windows Performance Monitor “Sample interval” vs. Alert interval

I want to get an alert via email whenever available memory drops below a certain threshold on my Windows Server 2012 To do this, I'm using a User-Defined Performance Monitor Data Collector Set. I've ...
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What Microsoft Server Versions should i use in a small company? [duplicate]

I plan to replace a server in a small company. It mainly runs a MSSQL-based ERP and a CAD/ECM software. Email/Calendar is in the cloud. When replacing the old server I plan to have those two ...
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Sudden increase in my CPU usage during random moments(Win Server 2012)

At random times, no matter if I am online or not I see that my server having increased Process usage spikes, as you can see in the picture: So I go inside the Dashboard on the Server Manager, look ...
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RDS 2012 printer stops working for some users and work after delete&reinstall

I'm having an issue with RDS2012. My setup : -print-srv (2012 r2 server) -rds-serv (2012 r2 server) I have ~ 50 terminal users and the problem happens randomly across that pool, at ...
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Windows 2012 Server WinLogon error

I recently installed Windows 2012 and am having problems with two items. RDP fails to connect after a short period of inactivity and after the initial system startup the console ctl-alt-del fails to ...
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Can I remove and re-add AD DS role to activate Server 2012 Standard without losing data or settings

As title states, can I temporarily remove the AD DS role on Server 2012 Standard in order to convert (activate) evaluation copy to full licensed copy and then re-add the role and everything should be ...
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Server 2012 cannot print to network printer

I am having an issue with server 2012 not being able to print. Issue: Cannot print via TCP/IP from the server / Shared printing from clients. I can connect printers over the network through TCP/IP ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Can't join computer to the domain

This was supposed to be an easy one but I ran into an issue here. I set up the domain and a static IP on the server. The server is connected to a router/AP (which obviously functions as a switch) as ...
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Must the root domain name be registered when creating a new forest in Active Directory?

When creating a new forest in Active Directory on my domain controller running Windows Server 2012 R2, I was prompted to specify a root domain name. Must the domain name be registered and owned by me? ...
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RDP group assignments not working

I've just noticed that RDP permissions aren't being correctly assigned to one of my client computers by the Dashboard. When I grant any user access to the workstation, no change is made to that ...
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Change Regional Settings for all users in Windows Server 2012

How do I change date format Regional Settings for all users in Windows Server 2012 that is not a domain controller? I also want to change "Language for non-Unicode programs" for all users. Since this ...
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Need a Quick Way to Disable All Windows Server Security [closed]

I have several test machines on which annoying (in)security prompts block my research and development work. I am not at all concerned with the security of these machines and have no problem with ...
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Selecting display language using batch script, W2K8 / W2K12

For both Server 2008 Standard R2 and Server Standard 2012, I need to use a command script (not PowerShell) to change the display language. I would prefer a common approach for both types of server and ...
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Which policy hides all desktop items?

New accounts on my Windows Server 2012 look like this when logging in for the first time: As you can see, the desktop is empty. It is not, there are in fact files on the desktop, but they are not ...
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Radius clients with different authentication criteria

I can't seem to find a good tutorial on how to set my network policy for one of my radius clients. I'd like my radclientA with policyA to authenticate and radclientB with policyB to authenticate. ...
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Issue installing exchange server 2013

I was installing exchange server 2013 on windows server 2012 until, in finalizing installation my PC froze and I reset it. After that I tried to install it again, but I see this happened: ...
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Server 2012 R2 IKE VPN

On my server 2012 R2 VPN server the IKEv2 VPN doesn't work all the other PPTP,L2TP,SSTP protocols are working fine. The certificate required is in "Personal" store and valid (EKU of server ...
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Is there a way to not show the user the size and available space of a mapped Windows Fileshare? [duplicate]

Is it possible to not show the user the disk size and available space on their mapped fileshares? I would like to not display "132GB free of 145GB" if possible. Server 2012 Windows 7
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I deleted the WSUSService, how can I re-do this?

I acidentially typed in my cmd: sc delete WSUSService. And now my WSUS gives the error: One or more Updates Service components could not be contacted. Check your server status and ensure that Windows ...
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Server 2012 - how to make files in a folder readonly to everyone but creator/owner

I'd like to setup a shared folder on my Windows Server 2012 box where all the managers can put files that they can edit, and other users can open, read and print, but can't change or delete. It ...
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PHP Manger load super slow in IIS Manager

I have the PHP Manager set up and installed on my Windows Server 2012 box, installed through the WebPI. In the past week or so though, it take a very long time to load, and I cannot seem to figure out ...
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Hyper-V Replication Failures

I have 2 sites with failover clusters running Hyper-V 2012. When I started this job the production website (site A) was on Server 2008 running Coldfusion 9, SQL 2008 all on one machine. I upgraded ...
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“Not enough storage is available to process this command” error in RDP login screen

Out of the blue I got the error message in the rdp connection like "Not enough storage is available to process this command" after login to the server and it does not allow me to enter further. The ...
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Windows Server 2012 – Full support for case sensitive file and directory names?

I would like to know if Windows 2012 has full support for case sensitive file names and directories. In other words, I would like to save files and directories in different case, e.g.: myFile.txt ...