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 to active license for window server 2012 with ADDS

I set up Window Server 2012 for remoteapps, and it require two server RDS and ADDS. now how can I create the license for both of them? I know that I only need one license for both. cheers
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Windows Server 2012 NAT Routing won't route clients from subnet (multiple external ips)

I obviously have some knowledge gaps in routing maybe you can help me: My ISP has given me 8 external IPs but I have to route them myself. The first IP is issued via DHCP and the other 7 are fixed. ...
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Roaming Profile Control

I noticed that with Roaming Profiles enabled that even applications have been roaming. Is this normal? Is there a way to keep applications from roaming? I like how Firefox bookmarks move from machine ...
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Windows server 2012 two external routes / 2 NICs

Our current server layout has 4 servers running on an external IP address all multi-homed using the 192.168.1.x network for external public access and the 192.168.5.x network for internal ...
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File attributes on a NAS Drive not reporting user information

We have a Synology NAS drive attached to a server 2012 network, but the file attributes do not report who last modified any of the files? Does the NAS need to be reconfigured or is it a configuration ...
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EC2 - MS Server 2012 constantly resetting its own time

I have an EC2 box of instance type m2.4xlarge running Windows Server 2012 Standard in a VPC in US-West-2. The following ports are open inbound: TCP 1433 (MS SQL) TCP 3389 (RDP) UDP 123 (time synch) ...
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Windows Server 2012 - What type of memory do I have? [duplicate]

My Windows Server is running on 3gb of memory right now, and I would like to upgrade to 16gb. However, I don't know what type of memory to buy. I know that the notches in the physical RAM are ...
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How to list out Virtual Directories in IIS from the all the websites in PowerShell

I have hit a complete roadblock and cannot figure out how to print out the virtual directories for each website in IIS 8. I keep retrieving Applications and empty null argument errors and just can't ...
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Internet Connection Sharing and Network Bridging on Windows Server

I have a question regarding a small(ish) office network. I was wondering can I use Internet Connection Sharing with Network Bridging on a Windows server? The scenario is this: I work in a small ...
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Restrict DNS Resolver to specific IP Ranges

I'm running a Windows Server 2012 R2 for DNS. Is it possible, to allow normal DNS Requests for everyone whilst restricting the Resolver Service to a specific range of IPs? We tried it with the ...
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MsMpEng.exe high CPU usage on Windows Server 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 installation that we use as an internal web server. Most HTTP requests are very slow on this machine (about 15 seconds for a simple ASP.NET WebAPI request). We noticed ...
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HP P2000 MSA G3 SAN-SNMP Trap Setup

I'm trying to setup an SNMP trap for an HP P2000 G3 MSA SAN to report on the overall disk performance parameters (mostly I/O rates). We have a server monitor suite running which can use SNMP traps to ...
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Connect printer to server and avoid clients to map it directly

How can I connect a printer to my server. So clients cant connect to it directly ? I tried add another etnernetcard and give it a other static ip but that just work wierd when im and my server give ...
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No Certificate Templates in Certification Authority

I have installed AD Certificate Services on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard edition. But when I open Certification Authority snap-in, there is no Certificate Templates folder: Why? Have I missed ...
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DNS resolution on Windows Server 2012 running Hyper-V

The problem shows as follows: Ping hostname <-- the host answers, it seems like the resolve is done over netbios nslookup hostname <-- hostname wasn't found by UnKnown: No response from ...
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Disable Hyper-V pausing due to low disk space

Is there a way to keep Hyper-V from pausing due to low disk space errors? I have tried some registry edits but they do not seem to be working. Is this a policy setting?
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Can I convert a production disk to Dynamic?

I have a server that is running out of disk space on a partition. I can't expand to the partition running out of space because the disk is not dynamic? From computer manager can I convert the disk to ...
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Windows Server 2012 on KVM on Ubuntu 14.04. Runs well for a while and then slows down

I have Windows Server 2012 Essentials running as a VM on KVM running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It performs very nicely after a reboot but after a while it starts slowing down and getting sluggish. This ...
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Installing SQL remotely using Invoke-Command

i'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 on Win 2012 r2 server remotely via Powershell using Invoke-Command, but it fails with this error "Validation for setting 'SQLSVCACCOUNT' failed. Error message: ...
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How can I transfer a certificate from an account to another on Windows

Long story short, I have some configuration file for a tool containing sensitive information and the client want them encrypted. I want to use EFS for this, but there is a problem : the account doing ...
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Windows Server 2012 Can't Delete Folder/Files

I've got a folder with two ISO files in it and I don't need them anymore, however I can't delete the folder! I am an administrator and also the owner of the files. When I try and delete using windows ...
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Can't access localhost on a VM Windows Server 2012 Azure

Hi I'm new to VM Technology. I have a Microsoft Bizspark Account with Azure on it. I created a Virtual Machine, Windows Server 2012 and installed Xampp on it. Yeah I know it would be better to use IIS ...
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AWS Storage Gateway and Server 2012 R2

I'm having a heckuva time getting the storage gateway VM to authorize: it's not open on port 80. Perhaps I did something wrong? Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V I downloaded the VM but it would not import. ...
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exchange server 2003 to 2013 migration [closed]

I have a Server 2003 SP2 with Exchange Server 2003 SP2 and want to upgrade to Server 2012 and Exchange 2013. What's the best way to do so while keeping network online as much as humanly possible?? ...
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Users cannot change their passwords in Active Directory

We have created a new domain. The DCs are server 2012 and 2012r2 and the functional level of both forest and domain is 2008. Password policy is only set on the default domain policy and is set to ...
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Windows Domain controller recover test

I'm testing a Exchange 2012 VM recovery in a Hyper-V test server. I have this VM, 2 DC and a Exchange server: SRVDC1 (pdc, nm, rid) SRVDC2 SRVEX2 As far as I know I need to recover also a Domain ...
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MDT and Powershell

I've checked the path names and they are correct. I've tried editing the permissions and they seem fine. What else should I try? EDIT: I also tried this way: ...
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free disk monitoring windows 2012 - powershell

I have started from scratch to be able to learn how to monitor our server (only one). $dates=(get-date).ToString("s").Replace(":","-") $page="page"+$dates+".csv" get-wmiobject win32_pagefileusage | ...
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Page can't be displayed with IIS and SSL

I have a single site hosted in IIS 8. I have two site bindings. One is for HTTP, the other is for HTTPS. HTTP is on port 80 with All Unassigned addresses, I left host name blank. HTTPS is on port 443 ...
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Windows Search Services Indexed Folders Can't Be Added to Library

Objective: Make the network share storage searchable on client computers. Status: Windows Search Service Feature Is Installed One folder level beneath the top DFSShare location was added to the ...
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IIS 8: Setting the application pool username is ignored

I do this on IIS 7.5: Create an application pool, "testpool", and set the username and password to match one that exists in the AD. Then in powershell as administrator: Import-Module ...
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pagefile and disk space monitoring on server 2012

I have had a server crash recently because of the disk space. Here is what I have: a Hyper-V 2012 server with 1 win 2012 image physical disk is 500GB server uses 800GB It was OK for half a year but ...
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Windows Server 2012 - one user logging on many computers [closed]

I am a newby to Windows Server World. I want to setup company's network (around 7 computers and 15 employees) like this: - all computers joined to my domain - every employee having his own user ...
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MSDTC is unavailable, but only in one direction?

I have DTC enabled on 2 servers - a web server, and a database server. There are a few places in our web applications where we need to use DTC (via a TransactionScope) to manage transactions ...
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“start a program on connection” for a specific user in WS 2012

I am trying to execute a program when a specific user logs on, but it does not work. What I did is: Computer Management / Local Users And Groups / User then edit the desired user, click Environment ...
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How to audit a mirroring job?

I am using SyncBack to mirror two shared folders on two separate shared folders(SMB) on two servers in the same trust domain. I checked the option to copy also the folder rights: Copy sub-directory ...
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Make Azure Powershell cmdlet's available to team city

I have installed the Azure powershell cmdlet's via the web platform installer on my build server that is running TeamCity. However, when I setup a powershell build step I get an error: ...
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Copy-item FileSystem provider error

Copy-item cmdlet is not working as expected, i don't understand why. This is my code : $Source = "C:\folder1" $Destination = "\\172.22.0.115\c$\folder2\" $Password = ConvertTo-SecureString ...
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Windows Server 2012 VM can't access other 2012 servers

I have a new Windows Server 2012 DataCenter running on VMWare ESXi 5.1 that can't access shared folders on any other Windows Server 2012. However, this server can ping the servers by hostname and RDP ...
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RDS Server Issues after DC upgrade

We have a Remote Desktop Services 2012 member server, this was on a Windows 2003 functional level domain and was working well. All RDS roles are on the same single server. Server is not a DC We ...
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Cannot browse from client to apache on Hyper v server

I have a hyperv machine running on a network, I can ping the machine and RDP into it but when Apache is running I cannot browse to the site, I get a timeout error as the connection takes too long to ...
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Fiddler doesn't work on Windows Server 2012

I can't get Fidller to show any traffic whatsoever when installed on Server 2012 Standard. Any hints on what needs to be enabled or disabled or clicked to make it functional? Just in case, Fiddler ...
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Shares and printers on a server are not accessible for one workstation

The PC in question is running Windows 7 and the server is Windows Server 2012 Standard. Both machines can ping each other by IP and Name. I've tried flushing the DNS cache, removing the pc from the ...
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Server 2012 NTFS permissions acting funy

Currently I have setup a locked down share structure. now I used this same structure on windows 2008 with no dramas and but when we came over to 2012 I have had nothing but dramas. First I will ...
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Server 2012 R2 FSRM Event ID 8197 Error: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint, 0x800700001, incorrect function

I found next to no information about this error with respect to Server 2012. There is a good deal of information out about this error with Server 2003 with a update package fix from Microsoft as well ...
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Can't access secure site using Windows Authentication from server 2012

I apologize if this is the wrong site for this question, but I honestly don't know what component of this setup is causing the problem. I have a server running Windows Server 2012. It is running TFS ...
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Giving AD user accounts admin access on specific machines

Is there a way to give domain based accounts administrative access on specific machines and not others? I can control access and rights to which machines a user can log in to and what their ...
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How do i enforce duplex printing on Server 2012

Is it possible to enforce duplex printing by default for every users on AD. Unless the user deliberately choose to print single sided, all print jobs should be duplex (double-sided). Is it possible ...
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Replace User within Active Directory File Server Share

I have a file server role utilizing an Active Directory Domain on Windows Server 2012 and I'm attempting to replace one User Object with another User Object across all existing file server share ACLs. ...
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Performance Monitor for ASP.Net applications

I have an IIS hosted ASP.Net site which is experiencing timeouts. I would like to be able to monitor it from every angle but I'm not sure where to start with configuring PerfMon counters. Does anyone ...