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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2 remote desktop servers one 1 external ip [closed]

Edited for clarification on why I'm asking this question: Purely for educational purposes. I would normally care less for 2 nodes. Not entirely sure if this is possible, but I have my desktop ...
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Connecting to Remote Desktop using proxy and Remote Desktop Gateway?

I have setup a Remote Desktop Gateway server using Windows Server 2012 R2. I am using the Remote Desktop Gateway as an intermediary between to provide the remote desktop session over 443 since 3389 is ...
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Powershell DISM New-Windows Image: Using a CompressionType gives an error

PS C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\BigHomie> New-WindowsImage -CapturePath K: -ImagePath C:\VHDImports\Win764.wim -name "BigHomies Personal Image" -Verify -CompressionType "Max" Throws ...
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Not enough storage is available to process this command (IIS Worker Process memory leak)

I have 64bit Windows Server 2012 where I am getting error: Message: Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX} failed due to the following error: 80070008 Not ...
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How do I make certain images available when user selects certain boot image? [WDS]

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation that is used for everything under the sun including Network installation services. I would like to have the server offer certain images based upon the ...
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MSDTC is unavailable, but only in one direction?

I have DTC enabled on 2 servers - a web server, and a database server. There are a few places in our web applications where we need to use DTC (via a TransactionScope) to manage transactions ...
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Routing and RAS for HTTP(S) traffic

I've different VMs on a Windows Server 2012 R2 host. The VMs are in a internal subnet. I want to forward traffic to a specific VM by port. For example port 80 goes to 192.168.0.2 and port 443 goes to ...
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Copy-item FileSystem provider error

Copy-item cmdlet is not working as expected, i don't understand why. This is my code : $Source = "C:\folder1" $Destination = "\\172.22.0.115\c$\folder2\" $Password = ConvertTo-SecureString ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Backup

Is it just me or is the Windows Server 2012 backup really shady? I have a single Windows Server 2012 R2 with 2 Hyper-V Guests (1 Windows 7 Pro and 1 Small Business Server 2011). From the reading ...
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Hyper-V server with multiple subnets and Active Directory Policies and adding domain objects to local groups not working

My lab is a test HP computer connected to a port on my wireless router. It is running Windows 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role and I am trying to simulate multiple testing subnets to test a number of ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Rescaning Disks Locks System

I'm having an issue when re-scanning disks inside of the Windows Server Manager tool. When I go to: File and Storage Services > Disks > Tasks > Rescan Stroage the entire system locks up ...
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Strange network issue when moving EC2 elastic IP

Recently we had an issue with a Windows 2012 EC2 server, which meant that we had to move across to another instance. We duplicated the instance, ran some tests and moved over the elastic IP. Should ...
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Remove Cluster Nodes after Cluster Object was deleted

While building new 2012 servers to move to we had some change in requirements. We are using Availability Groups on the new servers. Here's where we started. Servers: Serv1a Serv1b Serv2a Serv2b ...
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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 do I convert a vhd to a wim file?

I just setup and sysprepped a nice new VM, now I need to convert it to a wim real quick, to upload to my sccm server. For some reason, I can't change the VM properties to boot from a legacy nic for ...
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How do I disable unnecessary Windows services and test for stability?

When I configure a minimal Server (unselecting any role in SCW) I still have quite a number of (obscure) services running or set up as manual. Requirements in my project say that the Server shall ...
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Domain Controller using sub domain while hosting provider does main DNS

I'm trying to setup a Domain Controller on Windows Server 2012 R2. I read that best practices are to not use a made up TLD (such as .local, .lan, etc.), but use something that you actually own (say ...
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The sysvol permissions for one or more GPOs on this domain controller are not in sync with the permissions for the GPOs on the baseline domain

I have recently installed a second domain controller and all replication seems to be working fine except for group policy - In windows 2012r2, through the new Group Policy Management, when I click on ...
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How to setup Sub Domains with internal and external DNS Configuration

I am setting up a mail server and a few other application servers which will need to be accessed from both inside and outside the organisation via web browser. I would like to create sub domains for ...
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Server 2012 R2 Run Program from Task Scheduler not running program

I have a scheduled task that I am trying to run a program (a DB backup program). For reasons unknown I am unable to actually get the program to run, even though the task log says everything was run ...
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No primordial pool in 2012R2 on AWS with EBS disks

I'm trying to experiment with storage pools on Amazon's new 2012R2 AMI. I've created several EBS volumes and attached them to the instance. In the Server Manager I brought them online and ...
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Is it possible to export a HyperV VM from Server 2012R2 and import it into HyperV on Server 2008R2?

I'm planning on migrating 2 HyperV VMs that are currently running on Windows Server 2012R2 to a new server running 2008R2. What's the best way to migrate the VMs? Will replication work between the two ...
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Unable to Run WCF Services (.SVC) on Windows Server 2012

I got a server with windows server 2012; however, I was unable to run svc files with it. I was able to run asmx files on it. I decided I wanted to figure out how to run svc files. I tried the the ...
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MS remote desktop virtualization: new-RDVirtualDesktopCollection error creating vdi pool

I'm experimenting with my first setup of MS virtual desktop virtualization and have hit a problem I can't get over. I switched over from using the gui to powershell to try and identify the issue. It ...
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ADFS 3.0 / Web Application Proxy Server 2012 R2 error

I have a working ADFS 3.0 (2012 R2) server running. It successfully operates to log me on to Office365 both on and off premises. I am trying to install the Web Application Proxy role on a second ...
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Configure and monitor Windows 2012 DHCP server with Powershell

We've recently been working with the documentation here to set up some access policies for a new DHCP server. I've been able to successfully import 600+ records with the Set-DhcpServerv4Policy -Name ...
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Windows Server 2012 ignores static route

I have a Windows Hyper-V Free Edition R2 2012 server and I need to create a static route for Hyper-V to communicate with private internal addresses and vice-versa. I tried to add the route ...
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VM freezing during WinPE boot up

Got SCVMM 2012 R2 up and running, created a single VM w/ dynamic memory (512MB-4096MB) and a 40GB dynamic disk. The host is configured for NIC Teaming using switch independent configuration. I setup ...
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Win2012R2 Eventlog subscription don't display informations

I have two Win2012R2 servers. One is the Domain Controller, the other is an SQL Server. I created a subscription on the DC, gathering events 1149 (source : TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager) ...
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Setting downtimes in Nagios/Icinga via SCCM

At our company we have quite a lot of Windows 2012/2008 servers which are updated automatically (and sometimes rebooted) via SCCM. All our servers are monitored via Icinga/Nagios. If the servers are ...
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How do I update the boot environment after software mirroring a Server 2012 R2 OS Volume

I have a single physical server running Windows Server 2012 R2 My original config was a single 240Gb SSD for O/S and two larger spindles for Data storage. On installation, Windows placed 'System ...
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What happened to the ASP.NET account in Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS 8.5?

I'm making my first foray into setting up an ASP.NET MVC 3 application on IIS 8.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This application uses Active Directory & Windows authentication for permission ...
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Where to find more information on storage jobs returned by the Get-StorageJob cmdlet?

Is there a way to find more information on windows storage jobs in 2012 R2, more specifically storage jobs retrieved when running the Get-StorageJob cmdlet? Some background: I am doing some testing ...
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Why is Windows 2012 R2 not trusting my self-signed certificate?

In a testing environment, I'm currently being held up from testing some things that need to be deployed soon (actually already, but you know how deadlines go...) because Windows refuses to trust the ...
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2012 R2 services will not start after promotion to Domain Controller

Having a peculiar issue promoting a Windows 2012 R2 server in a domain at 2003 domain/forest functional level. Built a new 2012 R2 server, added the following software (labtech, appassure, eset ...
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Is timesync still required for Windows Server 2012 R2?

Our servers are on a workgroup, we are a small company and do not use a domain controller. In Windows Server 2008 R2 we used TimeSync to help keep the most accurate time, not sure it was really ...
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Deleted printers keeps coming back - and multiply

My users are on 2012 R2 RDS Session Host servers. I've used "Deploy Printers" (from Print Manager) to deploy 4 printers. The last week, I've had a lot of problems where users can't print. If I ...
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Installing System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Prerequisite- Windows Fail over Cluster Fail

I'm trying to install System Center 2012 R2 on my server and getting error on the Prerequisite Check. The error message is as follow. Prerequisite - Windows Failover Cluster Errors - Cannot install ...
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Reverting “Do you want to find PC's, devices and content”

We are having some problems with printers automatically being added on a 2012R2 RDS host, and suspect the following dialog (where we pressed Yes) to be the issue.. How can this setting be reverted? ...
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How do I install the evaluation version of Windows Server 2012R2 VHD within a Windows Server 2008R2 Hyper-V system? [closed]

I have a Windows server, 2008 R2 running Hyper-V. I have downloaded the Windows Server 2012 RC DC version from here. I am "forced" to install a download app that copies a .vhd file to my chosen ...
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Cloud services can't be reached from complex customer infrastructure

We have several services running on a cloud, they all are hosted on Windows Server 2012 R2, have public IP address and specific port. Some of our customers can't reach them because for "some reason" ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Out of range signal

I have recently bought Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2, I booted from DVD, it has loaded the files and I get the Windows logo and the loading circle. Then my monitor states the message: Out of ...
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WSUS is not using Akamai CDN for syncronisation source

I've just installed a WSUS onto our network, and I'm currently doing the initial sync. I've found that WSUS does not seem to be talking to an Akamai cache, but rather with MS directly. This is ...
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SQL Server Agent was not running on Server Dynamics CRM 2013

I'm trying to install Dynamics CRM 2013 on a server. This server is on a VM. There are several other VMs, an ADDS & DNS, a MSSQL and a WebServer VM. Each server is a Windows Server 2012 R2. The ...
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Windows 2012 not responding to SNMP query

I have configured SNMP service on a Windows 2012 server but it appears that querying SNMP fails for the most part (sometimes I will get a response, sometimes I wont, sometimes I always get half of an ...
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Server 2012 R2 Domain Controller in 2003 Functional Level Forest [closed]

My Forest Functional Level is 2003. I am adding a new Domain Infrastructure. Can I use 2012 R2 for the new DCs? Or do I need to go for Server 2008 R2? What are the Server version and ...
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Disable Bing search entirely from IE when using sysprep

I'm creating a Windows Server 2012 R2 image for our product (an all-in-one appliance installed on server hardware) and I am having incredible trouble with getting Bing removed from Internet Explorer. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 : Drive C: gets fragmented very quickly

We are running Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role installed. I have discovered that the host's volume C: get's fragmented very quickly (about 4% in only 1h). Our SCOM configuration ...
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How to configure multiple iSCSI Portal Groups on a EqualLogic PS6100?

I am working on a migration from a VMware vSphere environment to a Hyper-V Cluster utilizing Windows Server 2012 R2. The setup is pretty small, an EqualLogic PS6100e and two Dell PowerConnect 5424 ...
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Windows 2012R2 seems to automatically download and install intermediate root certificates

Whilst preparing a new Windows 2012R2 server for production I needed to install a (GlobalSign Domain) SSL certificate for the website powering our application. I did this by generating a certificate ...