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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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. ...
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How get windows 2012r2 search to index a network share

BLUF: I have installed WSS (Windows Search Service) feature on our 2012R2 server. The indexing and searches work fine for locally indexed folders. However, I am unable to "point" the seach service to ...
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Log internet uptime on Windows Server 2012

I'm new here but I hope you guys (and girls?) can help me with following problem: I manage a Windows Server 2012 machine (hosted at Hetzner.de). Over night, I need to run several tasks to transfer ...
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Changing Windows Server 2012R2 maintenance time with PS

I'm struggling with this for the past few weeks and I hope someone has THE answer that works. At my work we use VMWare and I've build a automated deployment of Windows server 2012R2 with Powershell, ...
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All options greyed out when trying to configure Active Directory Domain Services Windows Server 2012 R2

I am configuring the first domain controller for a new domain. The install of Active Directory Domain Services seemed to go ok, but when I attempt to configure the domain controller it gets stuck on ...
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How can I use PowerShell to enable NTFS compression, in place, on log files older than x days?

I have an application server, running Windows 2012 R2, which generates a high volume of log files, to the point that it runs the application volume out of free space on a semi-regular basis. Due to ...
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How to encrypt emails sent from Windows Server 2012 SMTP IIS 6.0

I'm running an SMTP server through IIS 6.0 on my Windows 2012 Server, and would like to make delivery of emails to be encrypted. I have attached an SSL certificate to the server and set Require TLS ...
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How to disable “do not allow drive redirection” local policy not using GUI?

I need to do it preferably using powershell/batch but after searching there is only some instructions for creatig adm/admx files. Is there an easier way to do this? I've also found a registry key ...
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Permissions reset?

I am a developer and I have a Windows Server 2012 development environment. Nothing special, onlyAD and a WebServer are installed on it. Everything is configured with the default values. When I do the ...
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RDS Session Deplyment Fails - Cant associate with RD Management Server

I am trying to do a quick start session installation and I am getting this error for the connection broker Current security context is not associated with an Active Directory domain or forest. I ...
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Hyper-V Windows hosts see/count multicast traffic that they shouldn't

I have some of my Hyper-V VM's on a network segment that pushes a lot of UDP multicast traffic (several 100MBit/s). Now, all Hyper-V Windows hosts actually see and count the traffic on the Ethernet ...
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Win 2012 server will not resolve domains using web browser, PING or NSLOOKUP, yet services on server are working

This is a windows 2012 server running SQL 2014. The server does not seem to be able to resolve IP address when given a domain name. The problem first showed itself when I tried to go to a web page ...
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Event Viewer Filtering does not work - invalid query

First of all, I'd like to rant about how stupidly hard searching for something event logs, but I bet MS is not listening to me so that's about it. My problem is this: I'm trying to find out all the ...
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C# Web API is called by CICS cobol over https and it returns 403.16 error

A C# Web API is called by CICS cobol over https and it returns 403.16 error. The mainframe is the HTTP Client. This works with http but not https. A 403 forbidden access error occurs on the Web ...
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I do not see disks while building a Scale-Out File Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

Following are my environment details I have created 2 virtual machines in Azure. node 01 and node 02 Both machines are using windows server 2012 R2 Attached disks for node 01 and node 02 Added node ...
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Roaming Profiles: Chrome has to be stopped through task manager after login before using it.

When users log on some find that they cannot start chrome until stopped through task manager. It doesn't matter where they log in, it's always the same issue. Any ideas ?
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Is it Possible to Configure Receive-Side Scaling on an EC2 Instance Running Windows Server 2012 R2

Currently, I am experiencing some problems on getting a server to run efficiently on an EC2 instance. On my local machine everything runs as expected, but on AWS the servers experience some latency, ...
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How to inherit from Default Domain GPO?

I recall reading somewhere that it's advisable to not make changes directly to the Default Domain GPO, but instead to create a new GPO that inherits from Default. This sounds reasonable. I'm a ...
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Router doesn't allow loopback, can I use MS DNS to internally forward my .com to the local IP of the IIS server?

My websites are all on public IP x.x.x.110 My dev computers wan IP is x.x.x.111 From within the server, I can type my sites .com address into IE and it loads fine. But if I try them on my other ...