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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 Monitor Pagefiling / swapping from Memory to disk

Currently we have a logging system using Kibana / Elasticsearch / logstash as described here. Kibana Proxy Seperately I monitor (pretty oldschool) our pagefiling using Performance Counters. I would ...
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Shadow Copies not growing to maximum

I have a 2008R2 and 2012 servers that has been in production for quite some time, running smoothly - I have never paid attention to VSS. Various volumes with Shares are setup to capture shadows ...
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Ping Requested Time out-winserver2012

i have a small setup of network and i have a distributed software from the server (windows server 2012), i can not able to ping the server from client PC for last 3 day's actually it's fluctuating , ...
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Windows and colocation

I am considering using colocation on for my Dell PowerEdge with Windows Server 2012 data center edition system. However, I am not sure how I can remote into the system securely without the worry of ...
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Windows Server 2012 (R2) domain controller as a cluster node?

Windows Server 2012 (R2) domain controller as a cluster node. I know it's against policy, but let's say I want to do it in a test lab. Can it be done? Has somebody done it?
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How to know which network driver .inf file to deploy to client PC?

I have a client with an ASUS Gryphon Z97 motherboard. It is unable to boot via WDS and if I install the OS manually then the standard Windows 7 install has no drivers for it's Ethernet Controller. ...
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Resizing VHDX Fixed Disk

I recently converted a Dynamic VHD disk that was 95GB in size(only uses 60GB inside the guest) and now as a fixed disk it is 170GB in size. How can I resize the newly created fixed disk to under ...
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How can I utilise resource based delegation

Windows 2012 comes with an extension to the existing Kerberos Constrained Delegation, called resource based delegation (RBCD). There are a number of great articles that explain how it works for ...
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MSW2012R2 StorageSpaces + SSD tiering. Unknown Placement Status

I use StorageSpaces with tiering. I have several vhdx images that I want to be constantly pinned to SSD on my tier. I use command: Set-FileStorageTier –FilePath "path" -DesiredStorageTier "tier" ...
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TCP/IP Printers on a 2012 Domain [closed]

I have rolled out a 2012 Domain controller and have added my users to it. I use to be able to click "Add Printer" and a list of IP enabled printers would show up, but since everyone is now on the ...
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BitLocker - No TPM & No Flash Drive

I have done some research on using BitLocker in an environment where the machines do not have a TPM and it appears you will need to utilize a Flash Drive for it to work properly. This seems to be the ...
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How to identify fastcgi processes

We are running multiple php sites on iis using FastCgi Some site is now spawning many instances of FastCgi that is running at high cpu usage. Unfortunately all the sites are running from Network ...
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Powershell - Sort-Objects, list of IP Adresses

I got a /20 network and I want to know all used IP Adresses and their attributes like the MAC, the name and the description plus all free addresses between the used ones so that I got a long list ...
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Managing Windows Powershell from Linux terminal

I manage some Windows Server 2012. I'm learning PowerShell to manage this servers through command line. My workstation runs Ubuntu and I connect via ssh to manage Linux servers. There is a way that I ...
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Builtin group membership not updating on client machines

I have a small active directory setup which is semi-live (i.e. being used by only a few of the computers in the network), however when i try adding members to the builtin groups, and more specifically ...
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Configure adapter setting to add loopback IP address to the list of DNS servers

I have Active Directory integrated DNS. I ran the Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) for DNS and received the following error: I have the following network adapters: I am not using the second ...
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Windows Server Account locked - says need to use Remote Web Access

Windows Server 2012 Essentials. I tried to log into the launchpad today and also the dashboard. Both give the following error: "The password for this user account has expired. To reset the password ...
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Microsoft Office Standard 2010 Not activating with KMS Server

About a month ago I took the 64GB SSD inside of my workstation out and cloned it to a new 128GB SSD which I put back into the workstation (I had like 4 bytes left...). Everything has worked great and ...
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Unable to create Hyper-V VM on SMB share

I'm trying to create a VM on Hyper-V 2012 R2 server and I'm getting this error: The server encountered an error while creating VMNAME The Operation failed Failed to create external configuration ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Print job not removed after Printing

we have Windows 2012 Terminal Server with latest Patches. Installed is a Shar MX-M314n Network Printer with latest PCL6 drivers. If I as "administrator" print a Test Page or a User (no administrator ...
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Forward different domain to different internal server

I am a computer science student, and is there any way to forward different domain to different internal server? I have a windows server 2012 and running several servers inside it via hyper-v, is it ...
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Windows Server 2012 - how do I expose my web site/web server to the global internet? [on hold]

So here's the deal! I've done hosted solutions for a long time (Winhost, etc.) but recently craved the power of being on a VPS and setting up stuff on my own. So ISP gave me a box and I am able to ...
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Setup Domain Controller and Active Directory on Amazon EC2 as Primary AD [closed]

I am planning to deploy an Active Directory and Domain Controller on AWS for my company. It will primarily be used for these: User Authorization (Login/Logoff Process) File Sharing / Management ...
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wdsutil claims Windows Server 2012 R2 drivers are unsigned, but they have a valid certificate

I'm trying to import some Windows Server 2012 R2 drivers to a driver group in WDS. My WDS server is running Windows Server 2012 (not R2). When I run the following command: WDSUTIL /Add-DriverPackage ...
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My Active Directory replication settings don't look right

I have recently added a new site to my Active Directory domain (single forest, single domain). I have mapped subnets to the sites, and added one DC to the new site with our remaining 4 on the original ...
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HTTP Error 500 Joomla Site in Windows Server 2012 IIS

I am trying to migrate a Joomla 1.5 website from Linux to Windows Server 2012. I tried to use the Web Platform Install. It installed most components, PHP, IIS Url Rewrite, etc except Joomla itself. I ...
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Slow logon via Remote Desktop to Server 2012 and Smart Card service errors

Problem When I log on my Server 2012 R2 server via Remote Desktop, it sits at the logon screen for 10-20 seconds before logging me in. After logging in I found the following errors in the System ...
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Which version of Windows Server matches this OS version of Amazon EC2 Windows instance most?

I need to do some development work on Windows platform. The target production is a Windows Server 2012 in Amazon EC2. Here is some output from running systeminfo I want to set up a Windows machine ...
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Windows Server 2012 non-paged pool maximum

How to view Windows Server 2012 Datacenter non-paged pool maximum on a production server? As the server is a production server, I would not want to install anything on it. I have 7 GB physical and ...
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Remote software Install on Windows 8 and above

Back in Windows XP/7 I remember being shown how to remote software installs via .msi with AD. Can you still do that in Windows 2012/8 days or was that dropped/removed? I've not even seen it mentioned ...
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Windows Server 2012 restarts because lsass.exe terminates unexpectedly

The server reboots periodically and after checking Event Viewer for events with ID 1074 (shutdown) I find this; The process wininit.exe has initiated the restart of computer *********** on behalf of ...
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Windows Azure Backup more than 3 times a day

Windows Azure Backup Scheduler currently restricts the backup operation to a maximum of 3 times a day (as explained here). However, I found that the created task shows up in the task scheduler where ...
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NTP offset between PDCe and DC (Both Hyper-V)

I'm facing an issue, here is the context: 1 PDCe (192.168.1.3 and Hyper-V virtualized) is set as NTP server, its source for time is VM IC Time Synchronization. 1 DC (Hyper-V virtualized) is ...
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Scan through USB connected printer on Print Server

I have two printers, a Lexmark laser printer, and a Canon colour printer/scanner. They are both hooked up via USB to my Print Server. They are set up in Print Management and shared as \\PS1\Lexmark ...
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Is there a downside to always updating DNS from DHCP?

I've got a Windows 2012 Domain Controller running DNS and DHCP servers. The default setting appears to be Dynamically update DNS A and PTR records only if requested by the DHCP clients. (This is ...
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VSS DHCP Jet Writer Experiences Errors During Backup with WBADMIN

Summary My standalone physical server is running Server 2012 R2 Foundation. Two separate backup schedules exist, both using Windows Server Backup. I'm getting VSS errors from the DHCP Jet Writer ...
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Submit a certificate request file from a non domain computer. How to figure out policy server parameters

I'm trying to submit a certificate request. I'm trying to do it from command line so I can run it from code. Previously I have done it by using the Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services for ...
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FTP Server on Windows Server 2012: Works on localhost, error accessing folder when using domain

I am trying to setup a second FTP server on a computer running Windows Server 2008 and IIS 8.0. I already have an FTP server accessible with one port, and this one will be accessible on a different ...
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Server 2012 Forwards

I am running server 2012 and I wanted to setup a domain that I am using as a public domain on external dns servers, i.e. mydomain.com. I want to be able to have it resolve internal boxes: ...
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Backup Hyper-V VMs using wbadmin and iSCSI on Windows Server 2012

I am trying to setup a backup system at my work. We have an Windows 2012 environment with some VMs. We have a SAN and I tried do backups on a shared folder but, because of some incompatibilities with ...
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HTTP not finishing over LAN. Hardware cause?

On a customer server running Apache 2.2 on Windows server 2012 we're noticing that from time to time, some requests to the server never finish. Using wireshark I've found a bunch of duplicate ACKs get ...
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windows server 2012 4 processors

We have a server with 4 physical processors (individual chips) installed and have installed and activatded Win2012 Standard edition on it..on bare metal i.e. no virtualization. When I look at the task ...
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dcomcnfg - Can't set Launch and Activation Permissions - Windows Server 2012

I need to modify the Launch and Activation Permissions for the netman area under the Component Services / DCOM Config. However, this area is disabled preventing any changes. I am in the ...
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Top level folders show permissions inherited from Parent Object - who's the Parent?

Looking at a Windows 2012 R2 server that has D:\Users, D:\Admin, D:\Repository and a few more like that that are shared. When looking at security, they show inheriting permissions from Parent Object. ...
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ADFS Relying Party - endpoint configuration

I'm working on setting up a lab environment with two Windows Server (virtual) machines that cooperate in an AD FS configuration. WIN-TORHJGJ7N: Windows Server 2012, running AD FS 2.0. Also the ...
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Event ID: 2002 Source: IIS-W3SVC-PerfCounters on Windows Server 2012

My server is showing on Event Viewer this error every hour. Log Name: Application Source: Microsoft-Windows-IIS-W3SVC-PerfCounters Date: 03/10/14 9:07:42 Event ID: 2002 Task ...
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What is the relationship between DirectAccess, Web Application Proxy, and Forefront UAG?

We're exploring the feasibility of deploying DirectAccess to our off-campus laptops as a more seamless alternative to our TS-Gateway server, and I would like to know the benefits and relationship ...
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Can't make confluence run on port 80 with Windows Server 2012 R2

I am trying to get Confluence to run on port 80 using Windows Server 2012 R2. It's not working even after reinstalling it on port 8090. But the default works great locally. netstat -abn yields nothing ...
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Compacting VHD disk images when they are dynamic

I have a Hyper-V server running on WS2012. I have a Windows 7 running as a dynamic disk. I delete files and more from within to attempt to save disk space and reduce the size. However, the size does ...
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How to use Server 2012 WDS advanced multicast features?

First, can I be clear that I already know how to multicast, and using that without a problem. What I would like to know is... how to use the "Improved Multicast Features" that are new for Server 2012 ...