Windows Server 2012 R2 is a server operating system from Microsoft. It was published on May 31st of 2013. It contains many substantial changes over it predecessor, and substantially streamlines the number of available versions, which are down to four: Foundation, Essentials, Standard and Datacenter.

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AD DC - Error 4625 Status 0x80090308

I recognzie a small amount of Event 4625 entries with a status of 0x80090308 and substatus 0x0; 2% over all 4625's. It is basically a failed logon but without any information I could use to look ...
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How do I recover permissions after changing the LAN addresses of a network?

Server 2012 R2, SharePoint 2013, TFS 2013 update 4 I recently changed some hardware and the LAN addressing of my network. I went from 192.168.2.x to 192.168.3.x. After I did that, access to ...
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Windows 2008 dead server to windows 2012 Active directory move

Our windows 2008 AD server has failed, but i am able to read the hard drive via a usb cradle. We have got a new server now running windows 2012. Is there anyway I can move the active directory? Any ...
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Allow anonymous users to see contents of the Users folder in AD

I have already enabled anonymous access to AD by setting the dSHeuristics property to 0000002 for CN=Directory Service. While this allows anonymous users to bind to the directory successfully, when I ...
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deploying base note for HPC cluster in server 2012R2 hangs

We are in the process of evaluating server 2012R2 standard with HPC pack for a small cluster of nodes (about 40 to start with - the current setup has only one compute node). For the moment we use old ...
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Windows NFS Share: Allow Linux uids

I have a couple of NFS shares set up on my Windows Server 2012 box, but they only allow Linux users with uid 0 to access them (aka the root user). How and where do I specify that I, for example, want ...
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Windows 2012R2 move folders users, ProgramData, ProgramFiles to the D

We would like to place the folders “Users”, “ProgramData”, “Program Files” and “Program Files (x86)” on the D drive for a non AD integrated server. We have already tried many options however have yet ...
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Do I really need an account in domain\administrators for the Web Application Proxy with ADFS 3.0 on a domain controller?

I am trying to move my ADFS / WAP to the cloud to give better resilience after experiencing a recent failure. In part to save on VM costs, I am using just 2 VMs, with ADFS installed on a domain ...
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Hmailserver and Outlook 2013 can send but not receive any emails in POP3 or IMAP

I'm having problems receiving any email from outlook. I can send email through smtp using comcast (my isp) without a problem, but I can't receive any email using either personal pop3 configured in ...
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DB Server and Fully Qualified Domain Name

I have a hosted virtual server (Windows Server 2012 R2) that exists solely to host a few SQL databases. I need to purchase a SSL certificate to encrypt data but purchasing a certificate requires that ...
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How do i install SubInAcl on server 2012? Or do you know another way to backup an restore ntfs shared folder permissions? [on hold]

I am trying to make a backup of the shared folders permissions (ntfs).... I found that it can be done via subinacl(via a script).... but i can't/don't know how to install it on server 2012. Is there ...
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Conditional forwarder for reverse zone not working

We have DNS servers hosted on our Windows domain controllers, 2012R2. Currently we have a conditional forwarder for ad.trusted-domain.com, which is working fine. We'd like to also forward PTR queries ...
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The configuration information describing this enterprise is not available - Error I receive

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed and when I navigate to 'AD DS' and try to go to 'Active Directory Domains and Trust' the error I receive is "The configuration information describing this ...
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Buying new server - stock 512MB or 1GB raid cache upgrade? [on hold]

I'm buying a new server to replace two or three old Server 2003 R2 boxes and the system I'm looking at is the Lenovo (IBM) Express x3500 M4 - in particular the 7383ENM model. This includes: 6-core ...
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What permissions are required for a domain user to login to a domain machine?

I have been under the impression that Domain Users should be able to login to a domain joined machine with their domain credentials out of the box and no special permissions needed. I'm running this ...
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Storage Spaces stuck at “repairing 9%” and “starting repair”

I have a storage space with 8 disks, and 2 virtual disks. One of the virtual disks started showing up as "Warning: In Service" If I ask to start repairing, it keeps at "repairing 9%" ...
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Hundreds of event ID 14554 DfsSvc related

i'm experiencing a lot of those errors in the event viewer Namespace DFS Service : initialization of the shared folder that houses the root of the namespace is completed . Shared folder : foldername ...
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What is the correct way to add license keys to Hyper-V servers and guests?

I have a Hyper-V server and I have three 'Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' licenses (ROK, not VL). I am wondering with what keys must I activate what servers with? Is the following the correct method? ...
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Can't ping localhost over IPv4

I have a Windows Server working as a NAT router, with RRAS disabled I can ping 127.0.0.1, with routing enabled I can't. Is this supposed to be this way or is my server configuration wrong? The WAN ...
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Unable to install Remote Desktop connection broker role service [on hold]

I'm trying to do some testing of Remote Desktop Services and I have installed a fresh version of Windows Server 2012 R2 on a brand new computer. I have added this server onto my domain and logged in ...
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Is there a way to change passwords on multiple servers simultaneously?

x3 Server 2012 R2, x2 Server 2012 My system has 5 servers; 1 Hyper-V server hosting 2 vm servers (these are the x3 2012 R2 servers), and a Win 8.1 pc running hyper-V that hosts 2 more vm servers ...
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windows server 2012R2 hpc diskless nodes min hardware requirements [duplicate]

We are evaluating how to build a clustered video encoding server based on Intel Quick Sync. This means we need Windows on the compute nodes and the Intel graphics driver needs to run. So we consider ...
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Replicate Partition Over Network

Is there a way, in Windows Server 2012 to replicate two same-size partitions over the network in real-time, preferably at driver level (not user-land)? I am asking for two Hyper-V servers. There is ...
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What is the most efficient way to automatically create a home folder for a user in Windows 2012 Server R2

i am looking for a more efficient way to automate home folder creations for our users instead of using active directory and right clicking and selecting properties on the user and manually entering ...
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Prohibit computers to join a domain if they are not exist in the Active Directory

Whenever we join a computer to a domain, the computer object is automatically created inside Active Directory. We would like the option to be able to join a computer to a domain only if the computer ...
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TermService in SVChost is consuming huge memory in windows server 2012. What can I do to resolve this?

TermService in SVChost is consuming huge memory in windows server 2012 R2. What can I do to resolve this issue?
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How can I invoke a foreground process from a background PowerShell Job?

I'm working on a PowerShell script that provides console output and restarts the system several times during the script's operation. As soon as it starts, it registers itself as a Scheduled Job so ...
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Outbound SMTP email not being delivered, but still disappearing from the queue and pickup folder

After setting up my smtp server on a Windows 2012 server r2 on port 587. I tested the email functions by creating a text file labeled email with the following code inside: From:admin@mydomain.com ...
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infrastructureUpdate type OU called Infrastructure in Active Directory

A new OU called infrastructure with the type infrastructureUpdate has appeared in my Active Directory. It has just appeared. I have been going through the setup recently and the last major thing I ...
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Non domain Server Manager connecting to domained Windows Server 2012 R2: “WinRM Negotiate authentication error”

I have two Windows Server 2012 R2 installations: One is not in a domain and another is in a domain. In the one NOT on the domain, I want to add the domained one to its server manager. When adding it ...
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Windows Unattended File - can I run it on an existing installation? [on hold]

Pretty much as per the question. I am a newbie to this and am doing research as I am writing this question :-) Basically my goal is to re-run unattended answer files, because otherwise I waste about ...
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WDS with Domain Admin Credentials Can't Join Windows 7 to Domain

I have a WDS server configured on Windows Server 2012 R2 running as a Hyper-V guest OS ontop of a Windows Server 2012 R2 physical server. I've installed and configured WDS and Microsoft Deployment ...
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What is Windows 2012 default memory page size?

It appears to be 64kb from analyzing my application's behavior, but I'm looking for a more definitive answer (a link to a reference would be great).
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Storage Spaces Recovery

Windows Server 2012 R2. 25 low cost disks and one SSD. OS is installed on the SSD, and the low cost disks are configured as a storage pool (with a couple of hot spares). The SSD has failed. Through ...
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Windows 7 versus 8 Access CNAME'd Share

Here's a situation that came up yesterday: we have a share on a machine we have to access using an alias (CNAME). The machine is running Windows Server 2012 R2, and services Windows 7 and 8 clients. ...
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Error using SHA256 certificate for RADIUS server for use with Ubuntu Unifi/Wireless 802.1x 802.11 network

We have an established wifi network with Unifi, setup as wpa2-enterprise with a Windows Server 2008 R2 RADIUS host. Our CA server crashed, which didn't seem to cause any trouble with phones ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Automatic Login

I'm trying to setup automatic login on a Windows Server with a chef script however all the answers I have found thus far don't seem to be working for Windows Server 2012 R2. I followed the registry ...
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Deploy multiple instances of a Virtual Machine in Azure

I have a Virtual Machine, let's call it Ceres, which is currently running in Azure. I would like to have two copies of Ceres running. Is it possible to simply create another identical instance of this ...
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IIS FTP Not Working Remotely Windows Server 2012 R2

We are attempting to duplicate our server in the Azure cloud. Both are Windows 2012 R2 servers. FTP works on the original server but not on the duplicate server. Additionally, the duplicate server ...
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Cannot Add/Remove Workflow Server from Workflow/Service Bus Farm (SharePoint 2013)

Having some issues with my Dev environment trying to add or remove a server to either the Workflow or Service Bus Farms. Full Disclosure: This is a dev environment and Workflow Configuration Manager + ...
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Inconsistent DNS resolution across clients and servers

In my home setup with two servers, both running ACDS and DNS, I have noticed occasional issues with DNS resolution. The issues occurs every month, even roughly same dates, and then everything goes ...
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32Bit ODBC DSN “Server does not exist or access denied” but 64 bit ODBC OK connecting to SQL Server 2014

Using a new SQL Server 2014 Connecting via 32bit ODBC fails giving the error "Server does not exist or access denied" Connecting via 64 bit ODBC is successful What might cause this?
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SATA Hard disk on RAID controller does not show on windows, and healthy on BIOS

We have a WIN2012 R2 server (3 x SSD 1T each, 1 x SATA 2TB), each drive is being put on it's own RAID (reads 4 "Adaptec Array SCSI Disk Device) on device manager in windows "disk drives" section ...
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Forward Lookup Zone Domain, Name Server IP “Unknown”

I have added the first new 2012r2 DC to an existing domain, that is running on 2003 servers. After getting it all setup, ADDS replicating, DNS replicating, DHCP setup etc. Everything I think seems to ...
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Static Route Still Uses Wrong Gateway

I have 2 servers connected to our corporate lan (10.0.0.0\24) and also connected to a seperate lan (192.168.1.0\30). I am unable to ping one server from the other on the 192.168.1.0 network and doing ...
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Windows 2012 Post-sysprep Powershell script not running

I have 2 templates 1 x Windows 2008 R2 1 x Windows 2012 R2 I have sysprep'ed both templates, Generalize / shutdown, etc, etc On both templates have I the following post-sysprep script that should ...
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IIS 8.5, PHP5.6 (FastCGI) and Forefront

I've got a Windows 2012 R2 server with IIS and PHP 5.6 (installed from WPI) installed, with Forefront, with real-time scanning enabled. When we saturate IIS with requests to PHP scripts, Forefront ...
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Delegate session management on RemoteApp 2012

We've built a rather large RemoteApp environment on 2012 R2, fully patched. Everything is working fine, so now comes the time to offshore and delegate tasks to the first line team. We would like to ...
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Windows 2012 and Windows 2012 R2

Are the virtual machines created in Windows 2012 Datacenter compatible with Windows 2012 Datacenter R2? I have an existing Windows 2012 Datacenter and I recently got another server loaded with Windows ...
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Nic Teaming Windows Server 2012 R2 - No network connection

I have 2 100Mbps NIC cards installed into PCIe slots and connected each card to it's own desktop 8 port switch. My Settings: Mode: switch-independent Load Balancing: Dynamic / Address Hash VLAN: ...