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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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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WMI fails with to query with linux wmic, but works from a windows machine

I have 2 Servers, one at 192.168.1.10 and one at 192.168.1.20, one work, the other gives me this output and I cannot figure out why, they are both running Windows 12R2. I am able to query the machine ...
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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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Batch file error when executed from Task Manager

I'm new to windows batch scripting, but I was able to get something working that I needed. It works when executing it manually, but when Task Manager executes the script, it doesn't complete. The Last ...
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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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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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failover cluster creation Error

I am creating a fail over cluster, but doing so i get the error "An error occurred while creating the cluster. An error occurred creating cluster 'testCluster'. This operation returned because the ...
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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 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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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 = Get-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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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Server 2008 R2 - NAS for file storage

I currently have 2 Server 2008 R2's running in 2 separate locations. All files currently reside on these servers and are replicated between each other over VPN via DFSR and it has worked for us for a ...
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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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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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Finding Certificate Template in Certificate Authority

I'm following this tutorial: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn781428(v=ws.11).aspx I am on this step: Click to select the Certificate Templates container (under the CA name, not the ...
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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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unrecognized usb passthrough to windows server 2012 r2 on ubuntu 16.04

I have a ubuntu 16.04 lts on a intel NUC machine. I want to use a TV usb tuner, in Japan, which only works for Windows. So, I'm trying to install a windows server 2012 r2 guest VM on the ubuntu host....
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TLS 1.2 client hello triggers TCP Reset from 2012 R2

Struggling with a PKI implementation in my lab (ADCS 2012 R2) and cannot for the life of me figure out where I have gone wrong. Got all the way to the point of being able to generate SSL/TLS certs ...
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aspnet JIT compilation killing the servers

I have Win2012-IIS servers hosting ~25 aspnet/c# webapps each, and there is a performance problem with the aspnet JIT/just-in-time compiling. When the JIT operation starts automatically, after a code ...
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Wireless devices are detecting DHCP/DNS but Wired are not

I set up a server hosting AD, DNS, and DHCP. My wireless devices are successfully contacting the server and receiving an IP address, but my wired devices are not connecting. I have 2 virtual servers ...
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server 2012 configuration to require password on wakeup

I have a new windows server 2012R2. I have a special situation when I want my server to sleep after an idle period (successful) and require password on wake up (not working). I have tried the ...
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DFS bandwidth limit ignored

We have two servers, one in site A and another in site B. All servers are windows server 2012 R2. Problem here is that on site B the server is ignoring the bandwidth limit on scheduling group. DFS ...
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Why do Roaming User Profiles stay at home?

PREFACE: I am a helpdesk operator/student who has volunteered to work on local small business IT problems for experience. I apologize in advance if I have missed an obvious solution! I am attempting ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 port 443 open, stopping IIS doesn't work

Sorry for the bad wording in the title, 'doesn't help' is not allowed as a title, I am definitely able to stop IIS. While trying to install VisualSVN I ran into the problem that port 443 was already ...
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Do I need RDS CALs for the users that come with Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation?

I bought a server hardware with a Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation license. That license comes with 15 users, which is sufficient for my needs. I'd like to use the server for RemoteApps. I configured ...
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Increasing Size of VHD having DFSR Data

I have two file servers which are replicating files through DFSR across two different locations over WAN link. I want to increase one of partition size having replication group folders on it. I was ...
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User Unable to Change Group Owner of File on NFS

I've created a user, say testuser, with a home directory located in /home-nas/t/testuser/. I've added testuser and testuser1 to a group called testgroup and asked each user to log out and log back in. ...