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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DHCP on Meraki MX64 or Windows Server 2012R2?

I'm new to the Cisco world and I would like some advises. Currently I'm configuring a Windows Server for a small bussiness (less then 50 users). Normally the Windows server would have the AD, DNS and ...
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Powershell script to take and delete snapshots

Im new to powershell and i want to create a script to take a snapshot of all the running vm's and delete the snapshots that have more than lest say 5 days. What i have is this: $Time = 5 $VMs = ...
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Slow file transfer using eclipse Saros RTC plugin with an openfire xmpp server

I set an Openfire xmpp server on Windows Server 2012 R2, using Amazon ec2. When trying to share file over an IM client (such as Psi) the file transfer speed between two clients can reach over 1Mb/s, ...
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Installing .Net 3.5 on Windows 2012 R2

So I am trying to Install .net 3.5 on a windows 2012 R2 Server. I have tried via the Add Feature and via DISM both fail. When trying via Add Features GUI I am using the “Specify Alternate Path” This ...
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Is there a way to clone/template linux VMs on Hyper-V

I've seen how you can do it with System Center but we don't have a System Center license and there is no plans to get one. I guess I could install a trial for the 60 days just for this purpose but I ...
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Problematic Active Directorys CA certificate

i came across one DC, which gives me RPC errors when dealing with AD Certificate Service.I can see in AD there is 2 Root CA , one is problematic. Is it safe to remove it? Or is there a procedure for ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 office proplus terminal server

I know this question has been asked before but i cant seam to find the answer. the question is can i run Microsoft office of some kind on a terminal server for more then one user to use from a remote ...
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One Physical Machine hosting Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and Thin Client connected to VM Server [migrated]

I apologize if there is already answers to this question. I looked for hours but was unable to find a solution through multiple trials and errors of possible solutions online. Configuration ONE ...
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Tasks disappear from Scheduler upon reboot

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server that has 12 scheduled tasks. Each task runs once per week, and each invokes a batch file that runs copy jobs. Whenever I reboot the server, 4 of those tasks disappear ...
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File Server Resource Manager only allow standard letters and numbers in filename

I have a FTP server (IIS) that only allows for certain file types to be uploaded (for example only images). I achieve this with the File Screening feature in the File Server Resource Manager. This ...
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Windows 8.1/ Server 2012r2 Setting Default Browser vis GPO

I have an RDS 2012r2 server currently has Chrome and IE on it. I am having some issues with chrome and want to get a subset of users using IE instead. I have set two registry keys in GPO as below, ...
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An Active directory domain controller could not be contacted

After creating an Active Directory domain controller I tried to add client computers to the domain but I kept hitting a snag. The following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service ...
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rds 2012 r2 - desktop starts to flicker/refresh when enabling thumbnail icon preview

first post yay :D so i have a terminal server (RDS) 2012 R2, users are configured with roaming profile and folder redirection - all works great (ok not great, but fair enough :) ) users complained ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 slow network drive speed

I setup a home server with Windows Server 2012 R2. I'm using it as a nas and am getting speeds of around 10mbps download and upload. Both the server and my clients are on ethernet which should be ...
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Task scheduler terminates completed task

I am running a task using the Task Scheduler on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server. Today I was examining the task's history. My task completed successfully. Task Scheduler successfully finished ...
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Allow FTP passthrough on Windows server 2012

I can find many resources on how to configure a Windows server as an FTP server, but for this situation I have not figured it out. I'd like to configure a Windows server 2012 firewall to allow FTP ...
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Exchange 2013 DAG Cluster Unable to add second sever

I have two servers (EXCH1 and EXCH2) running Exchange Server 2013 Standard, and a third file server that is a DAG Witness. The first server is a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard machine and the ...
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Uid lookups from Isilon to Active Directory do not work

If I run id 1000001from an ssh session to an isilon node, configured to authenticate with Active Directory, it returns id: 1000001: no such user. Running id TESTDOMAIN\\user1 returns the info ...
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Secure AD Access

I was just trying to access and Active Directory-Server via php (ldap) to be able to use Windows credentials for a Website Login. I did this using xampp on my standard Windows connecting to a Windows ...
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Secondary domain controller not functioning when primary domain controller is not reachable

We are small business intelligence company and we have a head office and a branch office. I have active directory running on windows 2012 R2 in the head office and another active directory running on ...
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SQL Server with Veritas HA

I am configuring SQL Cluster using VERITAS HA and DR replication using VVR, I have configured the cluster and storage as per the cluster implementation document for SQL Server 2012 but in SQL Server ...
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Error when installing a WIndows application from salt master

I am trying to install Icinga via salt on a Windows server 2012 R2. I have created an icinga.sls file and stored it in /srv/salt/win/repo-ng. File contents: icinga: '2.4.7': full_name: ...
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How can I downgrade from 2012 R2 Standard to 2008 R2 Enterprise?

What are the actual steps of downgrading from 2012 R2 to 2008 R2? I'm finding plenty of information on how the licensing works for that, and I understand it all, but can't seem to find any information ...
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How does CSV cache behave under memory load?

We're looking at using Microsoft's CSV cache feature in our new Hyper-V 2012 R2 clusters: It's enabled by default, with 512MB allocated to each CSV. The maximum memory that can be assigned is 80%. ...
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What is the supported way to check where my managed service accounts are installed?

I created a managed service account (not a gMSA) and installed it on a 2012 server with Install-ADServiceAccount. Now I want to be able to check where my MSA are installed (throughout the domain) ...
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Server 2012 indexing

we are encountering an issue where an Index file keeps growing indefinite until the special partition for it becomes full and causes it to be come corrupted, which the indexer then deletes and ...
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System process: high virtual memory usage

Azure virtual machine (3,5 Gb) with Server2012 running 2 IIS8 sites. At some time after reboot, System (pid 4) Private Virtual Memory reaches limit (15 Gb) with 2004 event: Windows successfully ...
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Not all settings in Printing Defaults applying to clients

I have a server 2012R2 print server sharing a few printers to Windows 7 clients. One of my printers is a MFP, specifically a Konica Minolta Bizhub C280 which I need to apply some settings to. I've ...
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How to PXE boot systems that only have EFI/UEFI firmware (with no BIOS downgrade option)?

I run/work in a heterogeneous environment. The network is mostly run on Windows servers for DNS and DHCP. We use Linux for various other things. I have some brand new Toshiba Laptops that that will ...
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Force a specific theme for entire network using GPO

I am attempting to force a specific theme to all machines in my network. I know that the GPO "Load a Specific Theme" in: User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Control Panel/Personalization Is ...
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extremly slow lan speed between the working station and the server [closed]

when you are transfer a file to our server it takes realy long time but when you are on the server and transfer a file from a drive to another it just do it immediately i had tried a ping test and ...
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Remove server header from IIS 8.5

I have IIS 8.5 installed on my Windows server 2012 R2. I am trying to remove the Server: Microsoft-IIS/8.5 header from my responses. I tried installed URLScan but it fails to install with the ...
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Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Teaming with 1 Virtual Switch vs 2 Virtual Switches

I've currently got 2 NICs going to my LAN and each one to it's own virtual switch. I've been wondering about instead of the two switches using one virtual switch and having my two LAN NICs teamed. So ...
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Serve 200 without reading the request

I have a system where Server receives large files from clients Files are unused and deleted immediately Clients cannot be updated to stop sending files There are a known number of clients (required ...
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[Solved]Internal Error 500 occur when use apache 2.4 with LDAP Authetication

I have an CentOS 7 server with SVN server configured and I have another windows server 2012R2 with LDAP, that I use for domain controller. I can use ldapsearch communicate with windows server. Well ...
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Internal Error 500 appear when use apache 2.4 with LDAP Authetication

I have an CentOS 7 server with SVN server configured and I have another windows server 2012R2 with LDAP, that I use for domain controller. I can use ldapsearch communicate with windows server. Well ...
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Virtual Directory IIS 8.5 disabling web.config check

I'm setting up a new template for our web server farm that will host the web application locally instead of from a UNC path. There are a few folders in the application where data is written to that ...
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Assistance with writing PowerShell script to search Active Directory for a machine name

I'm writing a script to automate some AWS-launched Windows server instances. I've got the DNS changes, and the join-domain part okay, but I'm having trouble iterating the namespace...for example; ...
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How to find source of 4625 Event ID in windows server 2012

I have many audit failure with event ID 4625 and Logon type 3 in my event log. Is this problem form my server(internal services or applications) ? Or this is brute force attack? Finally How can i ...
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AD GPO “User Configuration” shows up using “gpresult” but not working. Instead “Computer Conf..” is working smoothly. Why?

Problem: I want to restrict removable storage writing access of all users except admins, and restrict removable storage execute access of all computers even admins computer (forbidding unintentional ...
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Windows Service Bus and Network Load Balancing

I'm looking to build an HA service bus farm, hopefully using Microsoft NLB on Windows Server 2012 R2, something like what is described here. In the output below 9354 belongs to ...
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remote session getting locked or logged off even when actively doing something

I am getting this issue whereby I will get the logged off or locked out and into the log in screen, even while I am doing something on the server, ie. doing some update on one of the application or ...
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No internet access, but DHCP gives out IP?

I'm following EliTheComputerGuy's Windows Server 2012 tutorials to setup my Windows Server and office computers with Active Directory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfsXh_LSkgE I want to setup ...
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My two-way trust with selective auth seems to behave opposite to a one-way trust

I'm not sure why I'm the only one running into this, I think it's a larger problem with Server 2012 and RDS protocols... With 2008 machines, you can use utilize a one way trust to authenticate across ...
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how to find the “Remote Desktop Connection Broker” server in a Windows Server envrionment?

I am about to setup the licensing for the Remote Desktop server and point it to the licensing server. Problem is, I am not sure if this environment even has a connection broker server installed or do ...
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Event Log forwarding subscription is unsubscribed

I setup a source initiated event log subscription to some hosts in my domain. The logs are collected in a collection server (windows 2012R2). From time to time some of the hosts appear inactive in: ...
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Get witness disk current vote via PowerShell

I am trying to verify functionality of dynamic quorum in a new failover cluster setup. Is there a command in PowerShell that I can use to see the current vote for the witness disk? I have been ...
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Configured a DNS server in LAN but dns resolves to ISP [on hold]

I have deployed two Virtual machines. Both are domain joined. First server is the DNS server Second server has the ip of the DNS server configured in the adapter settings. But when I do nslookup it ...
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Migrating Hyper-V storage server to another VM in Hyper-V

Here at work we have a storage server (windows server 2003) VM in Hyper-V. We recently installed a new VM in Hyper-V with server 2012 R2 and would like to migrate our storage server to this new VM. We ...
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Unable to RDP into new and old Windows instances

Since this morning, I'm unable to RDP into my new and old Windows EC2 instances. Below are the things I have tried already: I've tried creating instances using: a. Windows Server 2012 R2 Base b. ...