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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MSTSC: Black Areas on Remote Desktop

I'm connecting from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Hyper-V virtual machine running Windows 8.1 via RDP (mstsc.exe). The VM is hosted on the same machine from which I'm connecting. Everything was fine until ...
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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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Routing different subnets across hyper-V virtual switch

Our server has two NICs each on a different subnet, we want traffic to cross between the two subnets. By default if these are two base NICs then this seems to work. Problem comes when one of them is ...
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Port 80 is being used by Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0

After installing WAMP server 2.5 on Server 2012 R2 I tried to run it but it just said this Your port 80 is actually used by : Server: Microsoft-HTTPAPI/2.0 I've look at every post I can find about ...
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Running a Linux docker container inside a Windows Server provisioned through Xen on CentOS (Can it be done?)

How do you properly propagate VT-X through physical hardware into a server provisioned via Xen so that virtualized docker can be run inside the virtual Windows server? L0 is Xen running inside ...
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Application localization problems in english windows server 2012

Here's what it is look like (encoding problems): OS is Windows Server 2012, English, clean installation. Previously I've tested this software with same server, but with russian OS version, it was ...
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Setup cannot continue because of a corrupt installation file DL165G7 Server 2012 R2

I know this question has been asked before but none of the other solutions/scenario's fit my issue Please read what i have already tried before suggesting a solution Server: DL165 G7 Disks: 2 x ...
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Running Bloomberg Anywhere Terminal on Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services Environment

Hello Internet Brain Trust! We have a Windows 2012 R2 box running RDS and would like to run the Bloomberg Desktop Terminal. We know of others running this configuration with one difference: -> We ...
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Remote Desktop Gateway MMC not showing some connections under “Monitoring”

This is a short question: I have a Remote Desktop Gateway server on Windows Server 2012 R2. It is working for users. However, not all of the connections show up under "Monitoring". I can connect in ...
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Windows Server Backup - iSCSI and USB Drives

Been using S2012R2 built in backup for a while with great success now, using a single USB3 external drive for daily backups. (1.6TB data approx). We're now looking to add an offsite backup, where we ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services - Android

We have recently started testing Remote Desktop Services. We have deployed the environment using the latest server, Windows Server 2012 R2. We have deployed the Web Access Roles, RD Gateway, ...
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Lsass.exe high CPU usage and causing request queuing on webserver

I have a webserver with Windows 2012 R2, running only one website, on ASP.NET 4.5.1, IIS 8.5. It does not have, and has never had, the AD role installed. Last Sunday, the process lsass.exe, suddenly ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 DC promotion fails

I tried to promote a Windows Server 2012 R2 instance to a domain controller at a remote site. It was looking normal until about 45 minutes into promoting it (the site was only linked by a T1). It ...
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Best Way to Restart 2 Node SQL Cluster To Perform Windows Updates?

So I have a 2 node MS SQL Server cluster, using AlwaysOn, on Windows 2012 r2. SQL1 is the primary. SQL2 is the secondary. I want to restart both servers today to perform windows updates which will ...
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ADFS 3.0 Microsoft.IdentityServer.RequestFailedException: MSIS7012:

could someone help me out with ADFS? this is my first time using it as i'm setting up Microsoft Dynamics. i get the following error message: Encountered error during federation passive request. ...
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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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SQL Server 2014 - Disabled All Admin Users [migrated]

I made the most ridiculous thing. I accidentally disabled both remote logins and database accesses for the Administrator accounts (including the one with Windows Authentication (Administrator account) ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 RD Web Access Redirect

To start, I'm completely new to Server 2012, RD Web Access, and ASP.NET. I recently graduated college so I'm attempting this for the experience. I have a basic web dev background(HTML,CSS, Javascript, ...
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Can not obtain ownership information

IIS was running on port 80. I created Self Signed Certificates and did the binding for the resources hosted on the server, enabling port 443 for HTTPS. Then later on I had to remove to bindings, as ...
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Windows Server 2012 MSMQ - Some Clients don't connect

We have some strange things happening with a new installation of MSMQ on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster: the clients reach the server without problems the server tries to send a message to the ...
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Windows server 2012 R2: Adding support on new cipher

Environment Description I have a VM (hosted in Azure) cluster (one of many identical machines) that I'm using for running my application. I have noticed that some webpages are cannot be loaded in ...
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Location of SCP on server 2012 R2 Essentials after migration

I have migrated from SBS 2008 with Exchange 2007 to Server 2012 R2 Essentials, and Exchange Online (Office 365). When users log into Outlook, Outlook still attempts to connect to an old url, that it ...
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The user name or password is incorrect error while joining Windows domain

I am trying to add an second domain controller (DC) to my domain. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2. After getting the error when promoting it to an domain controller I tried uninstalling ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard located in our DMZ has problems with connection to RoDC

We had an environment with multiple 2008 R2 DC:s in our internal LAN and a 2008 R2 RoDC:s in our DMZ. We set up 2008 R2 servers in our DMZ and joined them to the domain using DJOIN. Everything ...
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ADDS can't connect to domain controller

I'm using VMWare, Windows Server 2012 R2. I was just trying to create two servers, one where I created the forest and the other one to join that forest. There is no problem with the installation and ...
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Able to join Server 2003 machines to a 2012 R2 domain?

We're going to be upgrading our servers from Server 2003 SP1 to Server 2012 R2 soon (finally), but I wanted to doublecheck that once the Domain Controller is upgraded from 2003 SP1 OS to Server 2012 ...
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Remote Control with Remote Desktop Services Manager - error Access is denied (Windows Server 2012 R2)

We have 2 Remote Desktop Servers (Terminal Servers) with Windows Server 2008 R2 (WS 2008 R2) and Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS 2012 R2). I'm using Remote Desktop Services Manager (RDSM) installed on WS ...
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Windows Server Backup Fails: There is not enough disk space to create the volume shadow copy…

We have a brand new Dell PowerEdge T320 with a PERC S110 RAID Controller running a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2. The RAID level is RAID 5 with two NTFS partitions, 1TB for the OS and 7TB ...
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Office 2013 Slow to Open/Save with Folder Redirection

We recently deployed folder redirection for a few individuals in the office. We are using a DFS Namespace share on a Server 2012r2 VM. We are redirecting Desktop and My Documents only. Clients are ...
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Windows failover cluster with two quorum disk witnesses?

To avoid a single point of failure on the backend SAN system, can I place one quorum witness disk on each site and have the cluster use both?
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Install DHCP failover on domain controllers vs member servers?

What is the recommendation for installing DHCP failover; domain controllers or member servers? I can't seem to find any recommendations either way. I did find an old question here pertaining to ...
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Administrator account renamed to administrator.domain in domain user computer

i have domain controller with 3 computer connected to it(for LAB and Test purpose use only) when i connect to my client and enter administrator@domainname.com as user name after login my command ...
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Server 2012 Essentials - Gray Screen unable to log in

I have a new Server 2012 Essentials installation that was installed on XMAS Eve. Everything had been in working order when I left for a 12 day break.. On return I find that I cannot log into the ...
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Server 2012 RDS on Hyper-V - RD Licensing [duplicate]

I'm a newbie in server administration in desperate need of some guidance from our virtualization experts here. Let me start by describing my environment first. I've a Windows 2012 standard (not R2) ...
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Remove reboot request for DISM

I want to automate the upgrade of my 2012 R2 servers from standard to datacenter. However, there is a prompt at the end of the upgrade waiting for a user response. I have thousands of servers to do ...
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Google Chrome and remote kiosks [closed]

This isn't necessarily a networking question so please advise if I should post this elsewhere. I have developed a kiosk interface using php and html, this resides on a Windows 2012 Apache web server, ...
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NLB cluster []: Timer starvation has been detected. This

we have two node NLB cluster basicly for http reguests. Server system logs have theese warnings: NLB cluster []: Timer starvation has been detected. This might be due to a denial of service attack or ...
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RDS 2012R2 “Preparing the destination computer” Long

I've just setup a new RDS Deployment on a 2012 R2 domain. When client's connect to the RemoteDesktop there is a considerable delay at the "Preparing the destination computer" stage. I can resolve this ...
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Incorrect Single Sign On Url - Cant Update

I'm having an issue. I've set up a third party SSO with my office365 account. The third party SSO authenticates with my on-premesis Active Directory. The only difference between using an ADFS on ...
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Win 2012 AD, can't login with some users: there are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with a fresh AD created, I have the admin user and test1. I added to the domain another Windows Server 2012 R2 machine and I can't log with the admin user, I get that ...
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Windows Server 2012 Local DHCPv6 Stateful & Public Stateless?

I want my LAN to have static IPv6 ULAs from the server's DHCP6, and global IPv6 as well. So it'd look something like this: Server IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2601::1 (public auto) ...
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Firefox instance on Remote Desktop Server (2012) takes up to 30gb RAM / user

I just set up 5 Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard servers running Remote Desktop Services in a Session Collection. The latest server I put on has 96GB of RAM and hosts 80 - 160 users. All users are ...
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root\MsCluster - The WMI provider returned an 'access denied' error

I have prepared the non-administrator user for collecting data using WMI. I can query any namespace using this user except root/MSCluster. For root/MSCluster it returns 'access denied'. At the ...
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Configure Azure IaaS VM to allow access by IP

I have an Azure IaaS Windows 2012R2 VM which is hosting a test website. The site is accessible externally by the hostname. What do I need to do to enable access to that same site by IP address? When ...
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How to find out why Windows Server feature installation failed?

I am trying to install SMTP Server feature in Windows Server 2012 R2. I am using "Add Roles and Features Wizard". After clicking the install button, it shows red circle with white "x". I assume ...
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User in Administrators group has not the same rights as Administrator (Win 2012 R2)

I have created a user admin and putted this user in the Administrators Groups (local, there is no AD). But This admin user has not the same rights as the Administrator user itself. Example 1: a file ...
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How to send an email with Powershell that doesn't end up in spam folder to Gmail?

I have various PowerShell scripts on Windows Server 2012 R2 that I like to notify me via email upon completion, so I setup a local SMTP server that is restricted to 127.0.0.1 only, and use this ...
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Server running Windows Server 2012, Access the VM using remote desktop from an external network

I have installed Windows Server 2012 in a dedicated server, Using a VM I installed Windows 7, Everything is setup for the VM to access the internet. But I am unable to login by remote desktop ...
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Server 2012 R2 FSRM Event ID 8197 Error: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint, 0x800700001, incorrect function

I found next to no information about this error with respect to Server 2012. There is a good deal of information out about this error with Server 2003 with a update package fix from Microsoft as well ...
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How to disable integrated Windows authentication Internet Explorer in Group Policy Management on Windows Server 2012?

I'm wondering if it is possible to disable the integrated Windows authentication of Internet Explorer by using Group Policy Management on Windows Server 2012.