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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Folder Permission problems [on hold]

I have installed Windows 2012 server and configure domain. I have created 4 users and i put read&execute, list folder contents, read and write permission for one folder. From my client side 3 ...
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Network loss after installing Hyper-V [migrated]

I am running Windows Server 2012r2, after adding Hyper-V my NIC thinks it is unplugged although I have activity lights blinking. mobo: MSI A88X-G45 Gaming I'm using the latest Win8.1 x64 (since ...
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Windows Desired State Configuration / DSC: Is there a simple, “flat” way to use them?

The articles all discuss staging, packaging and a bunch of infrastructure aspects. Is it possible to just run the scripts, either locally, or (preferable!) against a remote server? E.g. ...
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Should %LOGONSERVER% be set to the RODC [on hold]

I'm not sure if I am properly authenticating with the RODC or not. If I go into the RODC's event viewer I can see LOGON events for various clients. When I go to the client and issue an echo ...
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Windows server 2012 Standard License on Windows Server 2012 R2 [duplicate]

We have a windows server 2012 R2 installed on one of our server and need to activate it i have just checked with the system administrator according to him Windows server 2012 Standard license/ Windows ...
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SSTP VPN connection errors

We're testing an Amazon EC2 server for a cloud application server and I'm trying to configure VPN access to it. I've read that PPTP cannot be used due to the blocking of GRE port 47 and that the best ...
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Domain Controller, Windows 2012, Computer policy could not be updated successfully

I have issue with DC cant update computer policy PS C:\Windows\system32> .\gpupdate.exe /force Updating policy... Computer policy could not be updated successfully. The following errors were ...
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Hyper-V on Laptop / different networks [migrated]

I have a few Windows Servers 2012 running on Hyper-V on my Windows 8 laptop. -The servers need to have a static IP. -The servers need internet acces. I've configured the servers to have a static ...
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Trouble with File Server storing user profile data

I am having trouble with a newly added file server which does not seem to be storing roaming user profile data. I have built the network with a domain controller and I have recently added a File ...
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Prerequisites Missing while migration from server 2k3 to 2k12R2 [closed]

While migrating from Windows server 2003 to 2k12R2 got below Error. "Verification of prerequisites for active directory preparation failed. The schema master did not complete a replication cycle ...
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Cannot bind to localhost nor 0.0.0.0 on Windows Server with Active Directory

I have an application (IEDriverServer, Selenium's IE driver) which by default binds to 0.0.0.0. It works fine on my Windows 7 machine, however when I try to run it on Windows Server 2012 R2 with ...
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Azure backup folder exclusion

I tried to find a way to do it, but I am not sure if it's possible or not. Using Recovery services on Azure, I installed the Microsoft Azure Backup Agent on an IIS server. We have multiple websites ...
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Video Streaming Fails on IIS 8

I am using FastCGI with IIS 8 on windows-server 2012. The server is hosting a Django based website. The website works fine until I stream the videos (which are saved in the media folder on the server ...
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Windows 2008/2012 Server restrict users to specific site(s) [duplicate]

I have a windows server 2012 R2 and also a 2008 server and am looking to add several websites to this one server. But several of these will need password protected folders within these sites. At the ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012R2 faild on Xeon/Supermicro machine

I have a server with the following CPU and MB: It is currently running Windows Server 2012 just fine. Any attemp to upgrade it to Server 2012R2 fail with blue screen. Earlier we've attepted to ...
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Windows Server 2012 time keeps setting itself 12 minutes ahead

Our Active Directory server has a problem whereby the time keeps setting itself 12 minutes ahead of the real time. This causes authentication issues on the network. I have tried syncing to an ...
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AD FS and DC on same Server

i have to connect AD with Azure AD but we have a 2008 r2 server and wwe don`t want to upgrade the server to 2012 r2. Is it possible to have the domain controller and the ADFS server on the same ...
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Can GPO templates in Server 2012R2 manage Win8.1 Win10 & Server 2012R2?

We just upgraded our DC to server 2012 R2 and testing Win8.1 / Win10 / Server 2012R2 with it. Just wondering that if the native admin templates in 2012R2's GPO can manage all win8.1/Win10/2012r2? or ...
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Windows Server 2012 as web server with user authentication - VL/SPLA - is it legal? [duplicate]

I've been wrapping my head around the topic for a few days now and the more I read the less I understand. Question 1: If I purchase a license for Windows 2012 Server (either ...
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Using NIC Teaming on Windows Server 2012 with 2 separate Networks

I am trying to set up NIC Teaming on my Windows Server 2012 which has two incoming connections from different ISPs (ISP A and ISP B) on 2 NICs on the server. Internally I have configured the 1st NIC ...
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Windows Server Failover Clustering with two servers

I was going to create a Windows Server Failover Cluster, in order to set up MS SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups. As a prerequisite of failover clustering, I've created and configured an ...
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Need redundant IIS server

So I've been tasked with coming up with a solution in case our front end Web server goes down. Its running on a VM, Windows Server 2012. On the backend we're running a Cassandra cluster, which ...
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Using Powershell to update users home directory

I am trying to change the home directory path to a bunch of users. I wrote a script in Ppowershell which should change the path the username like so: \\serverName\shareName\$_.SamAccountName The ...
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Why Hyper v 2012 server does not show up MMC option

I have remotely logged on to a Hyper V 2012 server which is in domain from a windows 2012 server through remote desktop connection and after login the first thing which was configured to run ...
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Accessing local groups remotly for a Windows Fileshare where user accounts are on an AD

I am asking this question with almost no knowledge of Windows and Active Directory. I have a Windows Server (2012), that I am using as a file server (FILE01.domain.tld). There are some local groups ...
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Server 2008 R2 > 2012 Migration

I am pretty new to windows server so please bare with me, i am looking to upgrade our current small server from server 2008 rs to windows server 2012 essentials, however we are only using one server ...
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2008 GPO not replicating on 2012 server

I have a Windows Server 2012 system and the domain controller is running Windows Server 2008. The domain controller also hosts the domain group policy. Most of the settings have replicated to the ...
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IPv6 issues with Server 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 domain. The server acts as our DHCP and DNS. About 2 weeks ago, Comcast changed something in their router I believe, enabling IPv6. Since IPv6 was never initially set up ...
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Administrator can access all mailboxes - how can I stop it?

At our organisation the DOMAIN\Administrator account can access all mailboxes i.e. log in to Outlook Web Access as DOMAIN\Administrator and then open another mailbox and that users mailbox appears. I ...
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Is Easy Print working on my Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS server

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 server with the Remote Desktop Services role and I'm working on getting printer redirection working. My users are in remote locations from the server and I want their ...
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Cannot create new user account Windows Server 2012

I created a Windows Domain account that works on MYDOMAIN. All computers attached to MYDOMAIN can use the credentials I have created for log on except for one. On PROBLEMSERVER01 when I try to log ...
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Windows Server - PerfNet event 2004

I´m using a SharePoint 2013 on a WS 2012 R2 Server. Everything is ok except for one error: Error PefNet Event 2004 Message: Unable to open the Server service performance object. The first four ...
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Disable Internet Explorer 11 browser location website redirection

On Windows Server 2012 R2 how do I stop Internet Explorer 11 from redirecting google.com to google.ie and any other sites as well? The server happens to be located in Ireland as it is running on AWS, ...
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Lockdown Mozilla Thunderbird on Windows Remote Desktop Services

I've installed Mozilla Thunderbird 31.3.0 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 which has the Remote Desktop Services role. I want to configure the Thunderbird program and set each user's email account etc and ...
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RDS 2012 Host server external access issue

I have gone over a lot of guides and how to's but nothing specific enough to solve this issue. I have the following servers, as well as 2 DC's but these are the main config. NAME: RDGWY ROLES: RD ...
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Why is SCCM 2012 R2 is pushing client to devices without being configured to do so?

As far as I know there are only three ways to install the SCCM client on devices: 1) Client push settings within SCCM 2) Group Policy 3) Standalone installation After enabling GPO to allow ...
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How to fallback to out-of-site login server - ActiveDirectory

I pretty much spend all of my time on Linux\Networking however I am trying to set up a multi-site AD configuration. There is no root site or anything like that, I simply have two DCs in SiteA and one ...
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How do I configure the Hyper-V virtual switch to share internet without bridging on the host machine?

I'm setting up windows deployment services for LiteTouch Deployments in my home but what I realized was that if I take my actual LAN NIC that is connected to the internet and bridge it to the Hyper-V ...
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Broken activation of Windows Server 2012 [duplicate]

I inherited non-activated Windows Server 2012 Standard. So I purchased retail version "OEM Win Svr Std 2012 R2 x64 CZ 1pk DVD 2CPU / 2VM" and tried to activate it with product key. With this key, I ...
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User Account Not Listed in Gateway / or expecting IP address?

I’m trying to connect to my first VM that I've created on Azure. These are the steps I went through: When trying to connect I get this screen: It correctly lists the remote computer address ...
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Internet Explorer cannot display index.html in Samba Share

I have virtual Centos box with Samba and Apache server installed. I created shared folder in Samba and I am able map that folder via my virtual Windows Server '12. I am able to see and edit files in ...
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Allowing a CGI-EXE app to access the registry

I have an exe app that I run on IIS (from C:\inetpub\wwwwroot in DefaultAppPool) and needs to access the registry, but it doesn't work, it seems like it doesn't have permission. What's weird is I ran ...
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MDT Deployment Issue-Driver not loading (i217-LM on MDT)

I have been testing a replacement imaging system to replace our limited Ghost deployment system for a good portion of the last year. We bought a new batch of machines (HP Workstation Z230) which have ...
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Enabling the Internet Connection on an EC2 Windows Server 2012 Machine

I've disabled the firewall: netsh firewall set opmode disable I've made sure to accept all inbound and all outbound connections: Is there anything that I should be installing or adding on to the ...
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windows firewall , some ports not listening

I've added an inbound connection rule for my windows 8 firewall on windows server 2012: I've restarted the Windows Firewall. When I check that port using this program, it says that it is not ...
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How to join computer to domain

I have a DC running Windows Server 2012 with an internal IP of 172.31.27.158. It is both a DC and a DNS Server. Here's proof that DNS is running fine: The machine that I would like to add to the ...
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WDS “Configure Server” fails. “Share name is already in use on this server”

I had WDS installed on this particular server (running Server 2012 Standard), removed it for various reasons, and am now trying to reinstall it. When I go through the initial configuration process for ...
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How can I test if an IP address block is working?

I had a hacking attempt from some foreign country trying to scan for URLs like /admin on my server. I wanted to block some foreign countries from accessing my server, so I added IP range blocks to ...
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cloned windows 2003 Domain Controller wont let me add windows 2012 as member

I did a P2V of my Windows 2003 Domain Controller. I'm trying to add a Windows Server 2012 VM (Computer name: SQL-SERVER) as a member of the domain but I can't. I can ping to both VMs. I can do a ...
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Hyper V Guests are not performing as expxted

I am experiencing very slow performance on a HyperV Guest that runs W2012R2. The guest is used as an Application Server that runs an ERP application. The erp application is responding very slow on ...