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 synchronize applications between two terminal-service servers?

We have two terminal-service server and we use Network Load Balancing (NLB) to cluster this two terminal-service servers together. We need to have the same applications installed on the two servers, ...
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Setting up a LAN with load balanced internet

I have been looking and researching for the last week on this but haven't found anything conclusive which might apply to the situation that we are trying to solve. I have a small start-up which now ...
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Windows 2012 DHCP server with 2 NICs

I have a Windows 2012 Server with 2 NICs running as a DHCP server. Each NIC is connected to a different subnet. I'd like to run DHCP service on each subnet from the same server. Is that possible? ...
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Waiting on www.google.com [on hold]

I upgraded my SQL server to SQL 14 and after I did this I can no longer get online. I can ping/nslookup any valid web site no issue. DNS is working but all browsers get stuck loading the page. Any ...
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Write access denied on FTP server (550) with IIS 8

I'm trying to setup a ftp server for one of my websites hosted with IIS 8 on Windows Server 2012. So I set up my website, everything worked fine and the website is reachable. Then I rightclicked the ...
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how can I block internet access for non-domain computer windows server 2012 [on hold]

Is there any GPOs that allow me to block an non-domain computers ? I tried to use IPAM for blocking an ip address but it does not work! What should i use ?
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Deploying software through group policy

I'm trying to deploy an MSI to a specific security group that has all computer members. I've set the GPO to install via the UNC path, and it's a computer configuration. I've also made sure that ...
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Nginx Waiting Time and Receiving Time Conflict

I'm using nginx. I read nginx documentation and some other documentation on the internet finally i finished my nginx configuration, but i have a problem and i couldn't find the solution. I know the ...
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Name Mismatch - Incorrect Remote Computer Name

Our team recently decided to reconfigure an old Windows Server 2012 group of servers/network to set it up for production use. We recently renamed the old domain for all the servers, reattached each ...
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Have an IIS site with a sub-directory on another hard drive

I have a site where users upload audio files they've recorded. The primary hard drive the site is running on is fairly small, so I'd like to make the upload directory reside on a separate, larger hard ...
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Hyper-V Reporting Wrong Uptime

I am having an issue whereby Hyper-V Manager does not report the correct uptime for some of our Virtual Machines. I had started all the Virtual machines minutes apart but on the Hyper-V Manager there ...
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Correct way to change domain name in Active Directory

I'm trying to fix an existing AD infrastructure that was implemented using the external domain name as root domain name in the Active Directory. So it's running on "contoso.com". I want to put the ...
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Connecting to Windows Server 2012 console [duplicate]

How can I remotely connect to a Windows Server 2012 by console? I have RDP access to the server, but I find it not so good to use RDP just to use command line. I'm aware of Telnet, which doesn't ...
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Bitlocker Auto-Unlock

Can anyone comment on how the auto-unlock feature of bitlocker works. Specifically what I would like to know is how the the unlock key is encrypted and stored and when the unlock process takes place. ...
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IIS fails after uninstalling Exchange 2013

After uninstalling Exchange 2013 from the server IIS is failing with an error message in the event log each time a page is accessed. The loading of the page just hangs. The error is the following: ...
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Migrating SBS AD to an Server 2012 AD with diffrent domains

The situation, I have a SBS 2008 server which also is the DC for the domain. The name of the domain is Example: DomainA. The other server is a W2012 server, which will be replacing the SBS server. The ...
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Windows Server 2012 Connect to Remote MySQL Server and Retrieve Data [closed]

I'm totally new to Windows Server and it's services. I'm trying to connect to a remote MySQL server using Windows Server 2012. create a list from MySQL and save it as csv file locally on the windows ...
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Can I disable WSD (Web Services for Devices) on Server 2012/R2? How?

I am looking for a way to disable WSD on Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2. Basically, a number of our printers on a number of our print server have decided that using this bloody service is better than ...
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Configuration editor in Windows 2012 [closed]

On Windows 2008 R2 when opening a web.config file it started a program with an editing interface similar to Visual Studio. Much more limited in features, but same interface and text colors, etc. Now ...
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How to setup properly host on IIS

Let me start from describing my network, since I think this might be crucial, so this is how it looks like: Other home devices. (static DHCP via MAC-IP bindings) ...
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SQL Server Virtual Network Name Change Error

I am in the process of configuring a two-node failover cluster for a migration project. We are transitioning a stand-alone SQL Server to a cluster. Environment: 2x nodes with Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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windows server 2012: delete remembered domain [closed]

I recently start experimenting with windows server 2012 and have a question about Domain controllers and creating a domain. I've tried creating a Domain Controller and a domain, then deleted the ...
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Does a Windows Server 2012 FRSM auto-applied quota at a root folder mean the root folder has a cumulative quota equal to all subfolder quotas?

I've done some reading on TechNet and run a few searches for this answer, but so far haven't found anything. I have a root folder with 9 subfolders, and I assigned an auto apply template to the root ...
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Creating a RDS farm in Win2012 R2

My setup: Domain Controler (name: SVDC1) Three RDS servers (name: SVRDS1, SVRDS2 and SVRDS3) I'm setting up the RDS servers in a farm - never tried it before and I need your help. My task is, ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Domain Controllers - Failed test VerifyReferences

While running DCDIAG on our Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise Domain Controllers, I discovered the following error message on both DCs. These domain controllers where migrated from a Windows server ...
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Third Party Wildcard Certificate on DCs for LDAPS

I am trying to provide Authentication as a Service to my customers. LDAP authentication is perfect for this however I am not a fan of clear text sessions.... enter LDAPS. Active Directory of course ...
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How to configure send connectore in exchange server 2013 for other smart host? [closed]

I am very new with exchange server. I have one linux based smtp mail server and one exchange server 2013 installed on windows server 2012. I am trying to implement a mail flow architecture as: Both ...
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Layer 2 QoS for Windows Server 2012 service

We have an unmanaged Cisco SG102-24 switch which supports layer 2 QoS (IEEE 802.1p). Because we're installing VoIP at our office, we would like to prioritize VoIP packets from our voice server which ...
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Most VMS refuse to start

Setup: Virtual Host, running server 2012, hosting around 10 production VMs Problem: Last night, 2 VMs stopped with no warning, event log notification, or any information. The rest of the VMs on this ...
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Disk Space Difference On Hyper-V Server OS VS VM Guest OS

I have a Windows Sever 2012 Standard 64-bit running Hyper-V. The Hyper-V is hosting a guest OS of Windows 7 Professional 32-bit. I noticed that I was running out of disk space on my server. So I ...
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Turn off Server Manager at Startup on Windows 2012 server

I do not want to use server manager every single time I log into Windows Server 2012, yet it turns on and slowly loads every time i log in. In Windows 2008 R2 there was a simple checkbox to indicate ...
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Windows 2012 server wrong iscsi disk size

I have Windows Server 2012 and iSCSI storage. On the storage, I created a RAID1 array out of two 2TB disks and connected it over iSCSI to the server. But the server sees the connected device as ...
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Software for emulating networks and NAT

I am working on a software that I need to test with different types of NAT, and I would like to set up a test environment I can reconfigure in different NAT modes. I would like to have: ...
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Invert Fn keys on Terminal Server

We are using HP T510 Thin Clients to connect to a Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server. This server is a Virtual Machine. The host is a HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8 (ESXi Host). The keyboard that is ...
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“powershell has stopped working” on PS exit after creating IIS User

On a Windows Server 2012 box, I'm using PS to create a new IIS User (for automated deployments using MSDeploy). The command itself appears to work fine -- the user is created -- but as soon as I exit ...
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Best Practice/Workflow for bulk renaming domain PC's

So I've had to deal with renaming whole rooms of PC's before due to them being swapped out and incorrectly named or generally being moved around but I've never settled on a decent workflow. I'll give ...
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Unattended upgrade from 2008 R2 to 2012 [closed]

I am trying to find a scriptable solution for upgrading existing Server 2008R2 virtual machines (Hyper-V) to Server 2012 vanilla. The upgrade should be in-place, which has already been tested and ...
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Installation of Windows Management Framework 4.0 (Powershell 4.0) on Server 2012 failed

I've been trying to test PowerShell Desired State configuration on a Windows Server 2012 instance on Amazon EC2. I downloaded the Windows Management Framework 4.0 from the MS download center: Windows ...
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Active Directory with custom domain name? [closed]

I'm new to the Active Directory world (I know how to use it, not set it up :) ). I just bought a server from Leaseweb running Windows Server 2012 R2 and plan to use it for Active Directory. It has its ...
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Slow browsing through IE on Windows Server 2012

We've run into strange issue on the freshly installed servers. H/W: IBM server X3550 M4 7914; OS: Windows Server 2012 Std. Then we try to browse on the servers thru IE, not all sites are opened or it ...
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Running Drupal on Amazon EC2 with optimal performance [duplicate]

I'm currently running multiple Drupal sites that have reasonably low traffic on an AWS EC2 m1.small instance. The EC2 instance is running Windows Server 2012 and IIS8. I'd like to know generally ...
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Upgrade existing Windows 2012 Datacenter to Windows 2012 Datacenter R2 [closed]

I am currently using Windows 2012 Datacenter and I would like to upgrade it to the Datacenter 2012 R2 version. Is the upgrade free from Microsoft? Or do I have to buy either an upgrade version or a ...
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in windows server 2012 - is it possible to use File Server Resource Manager to screen folders by name?

In windows server 2012 I can use File Server Resource Manager to screen file types by name and block them being created, ie, block all *.mp3 files being created. Is there any way to do the same thing ...
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How to Prevent Server 2012 Essentials from Shutting Down Due to Not Being FSMO [closed]

Apparently, Server 2012 Essentials doesn't like the fact that I have joined it to a domain where I do not want it to be a domain controller, and due to this fact it is shutting down automatically ...
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WSUS reset questions

I just deployed WSUS on Server 2012 R2 for a 2012 level AD environment. All of the connected machines are Server 2012, 2012 R2 and windows 8.1 (all x64). When I did my first sync WSUS wanted to ...
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Work folders not working

I am trying to configure work folders on W2012 R2. I completed server configuration (as described in all procedures) and I have no error in server logs. Port 443 is in use by "windows sync share" ...
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In Windows 2012 Task Manager CPU Performance chart, what do the 2 data series represent?

I've searched everywhere for this. What do the 2 different traces on this picture mean? Is one the kernel CPU cycles? One series is in light blue and the other in dark blue This is an Azure Virtual ...
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Message from Windows “example.com is not responding”. Is it about the app, IT infrastructure or the browser? [closed]

We have an ASP.NET MVC 4 intranet application. Our URLs are only visible for the employees of the company. Our domain is called telecare.dk When employees are using the app, they sometimes get the ...
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RemoteApp and Desktop Connections Error 0x800401F0 when updating RemoteApp connections from RDS webfeed

I have set up Windows Server 2012 with Remote Desktop Services and RemoteApp aplications. Windows 7 clients are configured with web feed of RemoteApp aplications. Update is working when I manualy ...
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Server 2012r2 RDS - Start Screen

I'm in the process of setting up an RDS server. It will be multi-tenant, so it's locked right down. All user profile data is stored on the file server using GPO folder redirection. I want to lock ...