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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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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Setting up a windows server domain network and registration [on hold]

I am trying to create a domain network for my medium sized firm. I have created that successfully using windows server 2012 and joining clients to the domain, However I used a domain name that is ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 Backup on NAS shared folder [on hold]

I have a production Windows Server 2012 running SQL Server 2012 BI and SAP. Recently we acquired a LENOVO NAS. I am trying to set up an automated backup of my server but it fails just at the ...
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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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Having trouble getting webservice feed [on hold]

Using Windows Server 2012 from Rackspace with a .NET stack. Trying to pull a webservice feed from a mobile app in Xcode. We were given a prod server that it works in. We are trying to replicate that ...
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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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Two Seperate Networks, 2 ISPs, 1 Windows Server 2012 [closed]

I have network #1 currently operating at work, fully setup. We are setup with Comcast on the network. We are going to introduce an AT&T internet connection in the office that is completely ...
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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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Cannot Delete Newly Created Folder in File Explorer of Windows Server 2012 [closed]

Logged in as an Administrator, while creating a Folder on a Non Share, I cannot delete it afterwards. I can delete files that I put in it. I can also delete the folder from Command Prompt but not ...
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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 ...
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Windows Server 2012 with SSD local drives — Random or Sequential I/O?

How can I determine where my Windows Server 2012 is using Random or Sequential I/O operations when writing/reading the local SSD storage? I have been asked to provide details to our hardware vendor ...
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Is IIS SFTP natively supported by Windows Server 2012 R2?

Does Windows Server 2012 R2 have native SFTP support? I see a role FTP Server but it doesn't say whether this includes SFTP.
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Err 0xc0000000e = STATUS_NO_SUCH_DEVICE - A device which does not exist was specified

Thanks to Update on Azure Storage Service Interruption | Microsoft Azure Blog, my VM is failed to start (Azure was able to get screenshot). OS: Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. Did anyone on AZURE ...
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Cannot login to visual studio online from non-admin account on Windows Server 2012

So I have a very basic setup: a single server with all of the roles required for RDS. Everything has been working fine so far but today I got a task to publish Visual Studio 2013 as a remote app. ...
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Remote Desktop Service without joining AD

I have 3 Windows 2012 servers which belongs to 3 different domains. I want to post a different applications by deployment of RemoteApp role on each of the servers above. I have a few workstations ...
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Server 2012 LDAP signing - “Number of simple binds performed without SSL/TLS..”

Here is our log on event 8227: Number of simple binds performed without SSL/TLS: 88 Number of Negotiate/Kerberos/NTLM/Digest binds performed without signing: 0 I have set LDAP Interace Events ...
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How to use CNAME to external hosts on local DNS Server?

I have a domain mydomain.com and I'm using an external DNS Server to resolve some names like www.mydomain.com and webmail.mydomain.com on Internet. Now, I need to create a rule, only on my LAN, to ...
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Samba4 functionally on a 2012 domain

Will Samba4 work in a 2012 domain (2012 functional level)? Will Samba4 work as a 2012 DC standalone (that is: with no other DC's)? Will Samba4 work as a 2012 DC together with other DC's (Windows ...
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DHCP Server configuring

I've been configured DNS and DHCP on Windows Server 2012 correctly. But when I open the DHCP server from start menu and server manager, I get different result. When I run DHCP manager from server ...
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Why is Win Server 2012 slow to read data with RAID 5?

We have new HP 350p server with 4x 900GB 10k SAS disks with RAID 5 (win server 2012). But disks performance to read data is to slow - it's to slow to read big directory structure on disk. Where can be ...
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hostname and canonical name don't match in HPC server

I set up an HPC cluster successfully. I'd like to use matlab parallel computing to use all of computers in the cluster. I've created mjs and all of nodes are connected and running correctly. But when ...
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Can't access share sometimes and some strange performance issues

I'm getting error 0x80070043 "The network name cannot be found" when accessing \\dc01 (the root), but can access shares via \\dc01\share. When I get that error I also didn't get the network drive on ...