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 do you manually trigger the first sync for 'Internet Time' in Windows?

When launching a Windows Instance on AWS I'd like to trigger the "Internet Time" to be updated via the command line (powershell or cmd). If I go to "Adjust date/time" and select the "Internet Time" ...
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Performance Dashboards empty in SCOM 2012 R2

Every dashboard was running fine, but after server restarted it's empty https://i.imgur.com/Ya54l1G.png I tried to delete and make it again and tried other options not only this "processor ...
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Cannot configure RD Gateway to RDP through web access

I have a windows server 2012 base ec2-instance. This is joined to a domain. Have installed RDS service, and configured to make it a RD Gateway server. I can nicely access through web also. But I ...
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SCOM Dashboard by certain values form SQL query

I have a database that stores information on which some records contain the word 'error' and other 'success', making certain quey with the count (*) in the select and where status = 'error' I get the ...
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diskmgmt.msc - Is it possible to script it using powershell or command line?

I have an application which uses the IBM Softlayer API to create a Softlayer server, with two disks. The main disk C: has the Windows (2008R2 or 2012) operating system, and another disk called "Disk ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 doesn't find virtio drivers when installing on KVM

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2 on a Debian KVM host, but it does not seem to find the drivers. The guest has two drives attached: an install disk and the latest Windows virtio drivers ...
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Windows 2012 Server, DNS resolve host for client

I've been looking for way to resolve host name for client on Windows Server 2012, just like if I added it to hosts file of the client workstations running Windows 7/8. In hosts file I would add ...
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Cannot configure RD Gateway

I have a windows server 2012 base ec2-instance. This is joined to a domain. Have installed RDS service, but I need to make it a RD Gateway server. I was trying to configure session based desktop ...
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How to add bunch of admin accounts to 20 Windows 2012 servers

Is there a quick way to add bunch of admin accounts to 20+ Windows 2012 servers? It would be way too cumbersome to rdp to each server and add accounts to the local admin group.
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Two Domain Controller in Domain

I want to setup two Domain Controller in my domain. The reasson is that it provide me fault tolerance, if one Domain Controller is down the other is ready to proccess request. I only have 2 windows ...
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Powershell HTTPS not working

I am a bit confused on how to configure certificate for my local host. My scenario is like: We've two windows 2012 servers (not joined in a domain) and I need to execute a powershell script remotely ...
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Windows Server 2012 file search not looking in file contents even though option is checked

I am running Windows Server 2012 Standard. I am doing a simple search in a folder (with subfolders). In the Search ribbon, I clicked "Advanced Options" and ensured that "File contents" were checked. ...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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Migrating Windows DNS from server to server both 2012

From my understanding if both servers have AD as a DC with DNS, the DNS is migrated automatically. The main server(old one) is a DC but the new one is just a DNS server. So in this case is there a way ...
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An ADDC for the domain could not be contacted

It's not first time I am installing AD server (2012) and connecting client to domain, but yes!! its the first time doing in AWS ec2 instances. The scenario is I have 2 instances, one with AD services ...
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VirtualBox VMs turns off randomly [closed]

I have a setup with around 70 (currently 35 is running) VirtualBox VMs. The host is an Server 2012 and the guests are Server 2008 R2. Suddenly some machines has started to turn off randomly (at least ...
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Apache randomly stops serving HTTPS, but HTTP works just fine

We have this Apache on Windows Server 2012: Server version: Apache/2.4.9 (Win32) Apache Lounge VC10 Server built: Mar 17 2014 10:48:43 Most of the time, it works perfectly, but from time to time ...
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Client computer(Windows 8.1 Pro) unable to connect to a domain(Windows Server 2012)

I am unable to connect a client pc to a domain controller which is a Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. I have tried connecting it : Through the system menu in Control Panel Putting all the ...
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Multiple RD web access sites on same RDS web access server?

I have a single Windows 2012 R2 server with all three required roles for RDS. This RDS deployment is strictly for remote apps. We recently acquired Symantec VIP to enable two-factor authentication for ...
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Running IIS and Virtualized SQL Server on same machine

I work for a small organization within the government. We maintain our own Windows Server 2003 web server on the the govt. DMZ. We have to migrate to Windows Server 2008 or 2012 by July. ...
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Script to open a webpage or at least hit a web api [closed]

I need to write some kind of script that runs on a windows server that can be scheduled to run throughout a day to open a webpage to a specific address or at least hit an HTTP api it doesn't ...
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How can I determine if the Windows Server I'm looking at is using a mutliprocessor capable HAL?

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM that has only been assigned a single core; I'd like to know if the HAL for the machine is multi-core capable before requesting more cores be added to the VM. Is there ...
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System and ntoskrnl.exe taking up all CPU

I have a Windows Server 2012 file server that is hosting .vhdx hard drives for user profiles for Windows Server 2012 RDS. Every few seconds the CPU spikes to 100% on System. Running Process Explorer ...
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Error creating Storage Pool - Invalid Parameter

I've run in to an issue when trying to create a Storage Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2. I have two 4TB SATA drives and I'm trying to create a pool out of them (intent is to Mirror), but when I've gone ...
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Demoted Domain Controller now can't sign in [closed]

I demoted a Domain Controller, now when I try to connect I get: To sign in remotely you need the right to sign in through Remote Desktop Services So I connected a monitor went to Remote ...
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Is it possible to use IKEv2 with domain usernames and passwords on Windows Server 2012 R2?

Instead of certificates, is it possible to use IKEv2 with domain usernames and passwords? If not, what is the most secure VPN protocol in Windows Server 2012 R2 that can be used with domain usernames ...
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Disable driver signature enforcement on AWS (Amazon) server | Windows 2012

I need to disable driver signature enforcement on a Windows 2012 that is running on Amazon AWS. So there is no way for me to get to the server on the restart screen to choose that feature on the ...
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Time issue in Windows domain Hyper-V

I ran command on our Domain Controller that has PDC Emulator Role: w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"0.pool.ntp.org 1.pool.ntp.org 2.pool.ntp.org 3.pool.ntp.org" /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes ...
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Trouble overwritting a locked EXE

Running into an issue that I've been banging my head against for a while now. We use a shared executable located on a network share. It's an in house system and we occasionally update it. Recently we ...
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Server 2012 Backup uses 4x its size on disk [closed]

i am having a problem with one of my server backups. More specifically the disk space it seems to use but shouldnt. The WindowsImageBackup folder for the Server in question is about 600gb which would ...
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ASP MVC Applicaiton hangs suddenly in IIS 8.5

We have 3 Servers One is for infrastructure like domain server and 2 servers with an ASP MVC and a webapi site. A maanged load balancer balances the load to server 2 and 3 For many monthes everything ...
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RemoteFx 3d Video Adapter does not appear in Hyper-V R2 2012

Im running Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role. In the Hyper-V configuration, I was able to select the card I want to use with RemoteFX. I made the virtual machine (without installing ...
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Time problems in a Windows domain

I need some help getting NTP set up correctly on our Windows domain. We have 2 physical servers: Physical Server 1 Domain Controller (DC1) Physical Server 2 (Hyper-V Host) Data 1 (also a Domain ...
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Where do computers/servers in a Windows Domain get their time settings from? [duplicate]

I have 5 Windows Server 2012 servers and around 100 computers in our domain. Recently I noticed that the time on the servers and computers is around 30 seconds fast. Where do servers and computers ...
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Hyper-v virtual machine does not start automatically [closed]

In my company i have 2 physical servers running windows server 2012, booth servers running hyper-v, every server server has 4 virtual machines running, Everyday i need to turn-off these servers, on ...
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Why can I not see a Computers GPO in my GPMC? How can I force a GP update without a Computers GPO? [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate. This question is much more detailed than "What is group policy". Mods need to be a little less aggressive around here. I'd like to push out a Windows Firewall: Allow remote ...
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Do you need to plan for Disk failure when using Storage Pools on Azure?

I'm creating a new Storage Pool and Virtual Disk on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine on Azure. Can I just pick the Simple layout which doesn't account for a single disk failure because none of my ...
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Clustering Windows Server VPN with RRAS on W2012R2? [closed]

I am trying to setup on-premises VPN gateway on 2 VMs running on Hyper-V with Windows Server 2012 R2 STD OS installed. The aim is to create a redundant S2S VPN which connects on-premises network with ...
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VMware Tools for Windows Server 2012 R2 on vSphere 6

I am running a Windows Server 2012 R2 on a VMWare VSphere 6 host. When I try to install the VMWare tools, I get an error message (translated): Install or upgrade VMware Tools was initiated: the ...
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Run generic Windows Service with affinity for the Primary Replica of an SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group

Is it possible to configure a generic Windows service in a Windows Server Failover Cluster such that the service always runs on the same machine as the Primary Replica (read/write) of an SQL Server ...
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how do I add a group to the Remote Desktop Users group on a local machine from the domain controller?

I'm working with a domain controller (WS 2012 R2) and several client machines (all Win7). I'd like to add a group called Support to the Remote Desktop Users group on every client machine. From looking ...
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DHCP Policy based on CalledStationID / SSID

Setup: Server 2012R2 Server1: DNS, DHCP, NPS WLAN-Acces point configured as radius-client with two SSIDs 1 DHCP-Scope (lets say 192.168.0.1/22) SSID1-users should be assigned to DHCP-Subscope1 (lets ...
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Issue with RDweb on IE

I am working on RDWeb Access.I have made two servers,both of them are configured for rdweb.Now i am trying to access the weeb feed of server-2 through the RDWeb access application of Server-1.I am ...
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HYPER-V Cluster W2012R2 Can't delete VHDX on CSV

I'm working on a Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-v. I've just done an EXPORT of a Virtual Machine to a CSV Volume to import later. But I hanve't performed the import, and when I went to delete the exported ...
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Can someone please explain Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machine licensing? [duplicate]

I seem to fail understand the exact licensing rights I have when buying different versions of Windows Server 2012 R2 Here are the editions (Wikipedia) Here is what I understand: Foundation - ...
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Reuse old domain controller IP address

We currently have 2 Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers, and I want to replace one of them with a Server 2012 R2 DC. I also want to reuse the IP address after I demote the old DC. What is the ...
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Accessing a Windows network folder from the internet

I want to access a network folder on my Windows Server 2012 (which runs in a datacenter and has its own external IP) from the internet. I can access the folder from the local network (using the ...
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Windows Server 2012, application needs administrative access to open port

How can I grant an application access to listen on one particular port, without running it as Administrator or disabling UAC? Per policy, had to transition from an old server (Windows Server 2003) to ...
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Migrate IIS Applications from Windows Server 2003 to 2012

I have a Windows Server 2003 SP2 that is running IIS 6 with several web sites and Web applications and I need to copy the all the web sites and web applications to a Windows Server 2012 server running ...
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Server 2012 site-to-site VPN

Is it safe/viable to connect a Windows Server 2012 to a remote site's router by VPN? We have an existing "head office" that has a hardware VPN-capable router and a SBS 2011 Essentials DC. We have ...