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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Log internet uptime on Windows Server 2012

I'm new here but I hope you guys (and girls?) can help me with following problem: I manage a Windows Server 2012 machine (hosted at Hetzner.de). Over night, I need to run several tasks to transfer ...
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“Predefined set of computers”, where to define?

In windows server 2012, "Windows Firewall with Advanced Security", when defining allowable adresses, I can select adresses/subnets, address-ranges, or a pulldown with "Predifined set of computers" ...
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Shutdown Jenkins slave from Master

A Jenkins 1.651 master and slave have been installed on a Windows Server 2012. I need a way to kill the slave from the master (I already have a job that start the slave). Could you please give me any ...
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Windows Server 2012 has stopped accepting new wksts joining our domain, error 53: the network path was not found

We have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard as our DC. Several workstations were added to our domain successfully. But then (I cannot determine what exactly could be a show-stopper) it stopped accepting ...
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How to configure DNS for MS exchange 2013 [on hold]

I have configured MS exchange 2013 . Now I want to know about DNS values which has to be used in dns settings. Please let me know how to configure DNS for exchange server
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Windows 2012 R2 Server Remote Apps

We are running remote apps for accounting hosted on a Windows 2012 R2 server. Every Monday morning you have to select the printer to print to. It shows that there is no default printer set. There is a ...
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2012 essentials dasboard shows wrong info

I am running a brand new Dell server with server 2012RT essentials. I find that the "Dasboard" gives wrong information. E.g. in devices it tells me some clients are off line, while for sure they are ...
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How to disable Null Session Enumeration of the DC?

I am a sysadmin for a company, and we just had a Penetration Test done on our internal network, the team discovered that it is possible to perform query\enumerate our DC (Server 2012) for information ...
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Server 2012 vs Server 2012 R2 Parity

We have two servers that we are attaching SAS expansion bays to expand our storage, but one server is running Windows Server 2012 and the other is running Windows Server 2012 R2. We are using a SAS ...
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How to disable Advanced Boot Options Menu for Server 2012 R2

Today my client experienced two power outages within a few minutes. Due to this the DC did not automatically restart. Instead it stayed sitting on the Advanced Boot Options menu. I have Googled around ...
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Windows Server 2012 WSFC and NLB together

I am looking to run a combination of WSFC and NLB in my service stack. I have a stateless service that I want to load-balance with NLB, and several "singleton" services that need to be run with ...
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Error WDSclient

I recently replaced wds and domain controllers physical servers in Windows Server 2008 R2 by servers on Windows Server 2012 R2 virtualized on VMWare. I encounter deployment problems for some recent ...
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AppInitialize not firing in WCF Service Application on WIndows Server 2012

We have some WCF Service Applications which are deployed to Windows Server 2012. In these services, there is a class called Initializer in the /app_code/ folder. This class is as follows; public ...
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IIS ssl not working on osx/ios safari video stream

My IIS8.5-server is reverse proxying to my server which is streaming a video from database. My video streams fine on https with chrome, and i have enabled partial content accept ranges on my server. ...
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Internet Explorer maintenance is missing and proxy cannot be removed

There are proxy settings configured on a policy. The exact location is User Configuration > Windows Settings > Internet Explorer Maintenance > Connection / Proxy settings. Since this is a Windows ...
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Net Pipe activator crash

We notice periodically WCF services are not reachable over named pipes on our production web server. The following exception is thrown: The requested service, 'net.pipe://[OurServiceUrl]' could ...
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How to Force reinstall a software if its been uninstalled using GP? [duplicate]

I Used group policy to add a software package to be installed into users, and it works fine. but i have noticed that if the user uninstall the software, it will be gone. is there any way to make the ...
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Website on IIS works on localhost but not from outside/via IP

I just created a Windows VM on Azure and installed IIS on it. I created a simple HTML file which works if you enter localhost but it's not accessible via the server IP. I googled for a long time and ...
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Redirect emails windows server [on hold]

We are setting up a windows server for website and webapplication hosting. There will be around 20 websites and each one of them has at least 3 email adresses (e.g. info@domain.com). These email ...
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Remove Cached UNC URL Credentials Win 10/Server 2012

I need to remove the UNC\URL credentials of a share accessed via IP UNC\URL from File Explorer. For example, last week I logged into 10.10.10.20\someshare, and now, when I go to it, I do not have to ...
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Where does Credential Manager store credentials on the file system?

I want to clear a users stored credentials on a remote machine. Without having to have the user login and open the Cred manager GUI or run CMDKEY with them logged in. Is there a place on the file ...
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Recover deleted mailbox and user- no AD recycle bin

I deleted a users mailbox in the ECP- AD user was of course also deleted. The recycle bin is not enabled. Is the only way to recover the user and mailbox with an authoritative restore?
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Setting the system date to a day in the past on Windows 2012

I have an business application that uses the system date for all of it's date processing. We need to be able to fix the date to a particular date, and at midnight, reset the date back to this fixed ...
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Username and password default in win server 2012 on hp proliant

I've installed the Windows Server 2012 Standard (WSS2012) via Intelligent Provisioning (IP) on HP Proliant (dl380e gen8). In any moment I was asked for an username or password, both onto IP steps and ...
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Protect my Strato VPS (Windows 2012) to be used in a ddos attack [duplicate]

According to Strato, my VPS (Windows 2012 server) was used (abused) in a DoS attack and is taken offline because of this. Unfortunately my knowledge about how to prevent this from happening again ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand - role not actually being removed

This is for learning purposes: I'm running a Server r2 machine and I'm trying to remove feature WINS. I run uninstall-windowsfeature WINS -restart -remove, I then restart, and then run ...
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Mounting Windows NFS share from RHEL7 - uid/gid show as 4294967294

I need to mount a directory on a Windows Server 2012 system with rw access for local user apache. If I mount with defaults: server2012:/sharedir /appfolder nfs defaults ...
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TcpTimedWaitDelay is missing in Windows Server 2012

Suddenly my server log shows: An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full And I googled and found these links as ...
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Jenkins Slave goes offline during the build

A Jenkins 1.651 master and slave have been installed on a Windows Server 2012. The slave is dedicated to run Selenium tests, but most of the time it goes offline: Build step 'Execute Windows batch ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand issue with powershell - Pulling roles/features from remote share

This is for learning/lab purposes. -Two 2012 R2 servers. Server 1 is Standard GUI and server 2 is Server core. -Server 1 is updated, Server 2 is not updated at all with any windows updates -Workgroup ...
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Can't log in to the DC remotely as Admin

I need some assistance ASAP my old IT Manager who got fire mess up our DC. Now I can' login to DC remotely as Administrator. Non of the 5 Windows servers that I have. This is the error message " To ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Domain Admin: Can't change printer ports

I'm a domain admin of my network and some of the printer settings don't allow me to change. I'd have to logon to the local admin to be able to change printer settings. Can this be enabled for domain ...
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Powershell, IIS Express, Server 2012, Microsoft.Web.Administration requires run as admin

I'm having a strange issue with Microsoft.Web.Adminstration 7.9.0.0 for IISExpress requiring run as administrator on Server 2012. What I'm trying to do is add a Website to a custom ...
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MDT task sequence from VM-import fails

I'm currently trying to create a boot-image in MDT. Everything works fine, and I can create a new VM, use the desktop shortcut to resume the task seqence. I can then perfectly use this capture of my ...
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DHCP Server on Windows Server 2012 Essential [on hold]

We have 250+ users with static IP's. Going to deploy DHCP server in network by looking into growing numbers of devices in near days. I have one 2012 R2 Std. box which will be primary for DHCP ...
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Is there a generally consistent way of exporting AD users to XML across Windows Server versions?

I'm writing a user data synchronization service in go, which is supposed to consume CSV and XML files containing user data from customers. The CSV part is pretty straight-forward. Concerning XML, I'd ...
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Routing through a crossover cable subnet to a second subnet (Windows and ubuntu)

My windows server 2012 resides on public_ip_1 and needs to connect to a weave network on public_ip_2(Ubuntu 14 server). Now this works like a charm when the two servers aren't connected via a ...
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Joining AD domain with Windows 10 using smart card

My Windows "domain-centric" company has abruptly decided to make the switch from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and it has become my job to make their prepared image join our domain with our smart ...
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VPN revocation error?

I have managed to successfully configure a SSTP VPN connection on my internal client PC, but only through registry fixes. I keep getting this error relating to checking to see if the server has been ...
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windows server core 2012 BPA does not complete error

When attempting to run a BPA scan on a remote server core 2012 installation, I'm getting the error "There has been a Best Practice Analyzer error for Model Id 'Microsoft/Windows/WebServer'. The Result ...
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boot manager - countdown stuck on 30seconds

it started back here I don't know what happened since then, but suddenly I have two duplicate entries "Windows Server 2012 R2" in the boot menu again and the timeout does not move and is stuck on ...
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How to recover accidentally deleted self signed RDP certificate?

Environment: Windows 2012 on Workgroup setting. Our Remote Desktop Service was using a self-signed certificate, which was deleted. Actions taken to delete are: MMC > File > Add/Remove Snap in > ...
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Remote Desktop Session disconnects sporadically

Problem: RDP session disconnect and reconnect. Effects most user RDP sessions not all. Some remote users on our server sporadically gets disconnected. Their remote session freezes and they get a small ...
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Changing http.sys settings in Win 2012 server

My understanding is that if I want to tweak settings like MaxRequestBytes that I have to go to the registry-- specifically, in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HTTP\Parameters In ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 not printing from Task Scheduler

I have a script, written in Python, that generates a PDF document and prints it to network printer. When I execute that script through the cmd line or launch executable .cmd or .bat file, it works ...
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Windows Server 2012 - How to get the username/password of an IP that is trying to connect using RDS?

I'm new to server admin, hence my apologies if this is a very basic question. I was going through my server's event log when I noticed under 'Application and Service Logs > Microsoft > Windows > ...
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window server 2012 r2 clustering - shared storage required or not

I just came to know that we can setup a 2 node window failover cluster without using shared storage (SAN) In that case, how does services running on 1 node failover to another when their data is not ...
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How to install RDP Client Access License trial or use its grace period?

We want to have multiple active sessions in Windows Server 2012. Each active session will run an app to which one user will be connected. The problem is that we can not keep more than 2 sessions ...
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Slow RAID & system performance on large file write

I'm moving a large VHD file to a new VM host over the network. I've checked and double checked every point of bottlenecking here and it is 100% the server doing the writing causing an issue. It's a ...
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installaling window server 2012 r2 - under partitioning disk option

during installation, i was prompted this screen below I realized if i click on new, there will be 2 partitions created, 1 for system reserved 1 for window installation and if i ignore all ...