Windows Server 2012 is a server operating system from Microsoft. It went RTM on August 1st of 2012, and to general release on September 4, 2012. Like its predecessor, Server 2008 R2, it is only available in 64 bit versions. It contains many substantial changes over it predecessor, and ...

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Windows Server 2012 on KVM on Ubuntu 14.04. Runs well for a while and then slows down

I have Windows Server 2012 Essentials running as a VM on KVM running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It performs very nicely after a reboot but after a while it starts slowing down and getting sluggish. This ...
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Offline installer for .net 3.5 sp1 not working

I download a big file of .Net 3.5 SP1 from http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/0/e/20e90413-712f-438c-988e-fdaa79a8ac3d/dotnetfx35.exe Now when I try to install it on Windows Server 2012, I get ...
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Create and use intermediate certificate authority on Windows Server 2012?

Background: Server OS is Windows Server 2012. GUI is installed as we come upto speed with powershell. Setup is staging, not production (yet). We have our (internal, domain limited) Root CA installed. ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 SMB/CIFS performance for Mac OS X Clients

I am inheriting a Windows 2012 R2 Server that is experiencing abysmal SMB/CIFS performance for Mac OS X Clients in particular. The server is doing file services and is an Active Directory Domain ...
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How to list out Virtual Directories in IIS from the all the websites in PowerShell

I have hit a complete roadblock and cannot figure out how to print out the virtual directories for each website in IIS 8. I keep retrieving Applications and empty null argument errors and just can't ...
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how to active license for window server 2012 with ADDS

I set up Window Server 2012 for remoteapps, and it require two server RDS and ADDS. now how can I create the license for both of them? I know that I only need one license for both. cheers
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Slow shared folder refresh on windows 7

When I create a new folder in a shared folder under Windows Server 2012 sometimes i can not see new folder by windows 7 clients. Also with some refresh I still can not see new folders. After some ...
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Windows Server 2012 NAT Routing won't route clients from subnet (multiple external ips)

I obviously have some knowledge gaps in routing maybe you can help me: My ISP has given me 8 external IPs but I have to route them myself. The first IP is issued via DHCP and the other 7 are fixed. ...
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One server, two DNS records in different networks… How to define which to use

I have a Hyper-V VM that has 2 virtual NICs, in different networks. These different networks travel over different physical infrastructure. Network A is used for management, and goes through a ...
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Roaming Profile Control

I noticed that with Roaming Profiles enabled that even applications have been roaming. Is this normal? Is there a way to keep applications from roaming? I like how Firefox bookmarks move from machine ...
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Windows server 2012 two external routes / 2 NICs

Our current server layout has 4 servers running on an external IP address all multi-homed using the 192.168.1.x network for external public access and the 192.168.5.x network for internal ...
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Windows SBS 2008 to Windows Server 2012 migration

I am in the process of upgrading my Windows SBS 2008 server running Exchange, Active Directory and as a File server to Windows Server 2012 essentials. Now I know that Windows Server 2012 essentials ...
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Creating a template/default roaming profile

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter and running Windows 8.1 machines, is there a way to create a default or template that will contain shortcuts and files for a new user when they are created? ...
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No primordial storage pool in windows 2012

I recently installed Windows 2012 R2 Preview and are in need to construct a storage pool for usage with Thiered storage. And as the topic says there is no primordial storage pool in my system, this ...
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File attributes on a NAS Drive not reporting user information

We have a Synology NAS drive attached to a server 2012 network, but the file attributes do not report who last modified any of the files? Does the NAS need to be reconfigured or is it a configuration ...
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Windows 2012 hyper-v saying degraded (integration services upgrade required) on Ubuntu 12.04

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 that runs under hyper-v Windows 2012 server, and since then, hyper-v manager reports that I need to upgrade my integration services under Ubuntu. But I cannot find how ...
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Why can I not get a WDS-originated PXE boot to progress past the first file download?

I'm trying to work out an automated Windows install process, and thought I'd give WDS a look. After some promising initial progress, I seem to have hit a wall. I imported the boot and install WIMs, ...
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Windows server backup keeps failing after upgraded my OS from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2

I've got 2 hard disks installed on the server, one of them is specifically for backup purpose. Everything is fine before I upgrade my OS to Windows Server 2012 R2... And the problem is that after OS ...
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EC2 - MS Server 2012 constantly resetting its own time

I have an EC2 box of instance type m2.4xlarge running Windows Server 2012 Standard in a VPC in US-West-2. The following ports are open inbound: TCP 1433 (MS SQL) TCP 3389 (RDP) UDP 123 (time synch) ...
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Installing .net 4.5.1 breaks all sql connections

When I installed .net 4.5.1 on my windows server 2012 (version 6.2 build 9200), all sql server connections were broken. Any time I tried to connect to the sql server, I'd see an error stating: The ...
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Windows Server 2012 - What type of memory do I have? [duplicate]

My Windows Server is running on 3gb of memory right now, and I would like to upgrade to 16gb. However, I don't know what type of memory to buy. I know that the notches in the physical RAM are ...
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Internet Connection Sharing and Network Bridging on Windows Server

I have a question regarding a small(ish) office network. I was wondering can I use Internet Connection Sharing with Network Bridging on a Windows server? The scenario is this: I work in a small ...
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MsMpEng.exe high CPU usage on Windows Server 2012

We have a Windows Server 2012 installation that we use as an internal web server. Most HTTP requests are very slow on this machine (about 15 seconds for a simple ASP.NET WebAPI request). We noticed ...
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Restrict DNS Resolver to specific IP Ranges

I'm running a Windows Server 2012 R2 for DNS. Is it possible, to allow normal DNS Requests for everyone whilst restricting the Resolver Service to a specific range of IPs? We tried it with the ...
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Cannot connect to VPN on Server 2012

We run a small business and have a server that runs our VPN on Windows Server 2012. Our VPN was working fine until we restarted our router and it seems that restart procedure broke the VPN. We are ...
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HP P2000 MSA G3 SAN-SNMP Trap Setup

I'm trying to setup an SNMP trap for an HP P2000 G3 MSA SAN to report on the overall disk performance parameters (mostly I/O rates). We have a server monitor suite running which can use SNMP traps to ...
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MDT and Powershell

I've checked the path names and they are correct. I've tried editing the permissions and they seem fine. What else should I try? EDIT: I also tried this way: ...
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How do I install SQL Svr Native Client 10.1 after SQL 2012 has been installed

On a Windows Server 2012 I have SQL Server 2012 installed which has the SQL Server Native Client version 11. I am being told by a developer that he needs the SQL Server Native Client version 10.1 ...
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No Certificate Templates in Certification Authority

I have installed AD Certificate Services on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard edition. But when I open Certification Authority snap-in, there is no Certificate Templates folder: Why? Have I missed ...
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Cant find Forms Based Authentication Service

I installed Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012. After restarting the Host I could not login into owa or ecp the login screen showed up but after entering my correct credentials I would get a HTTP ...
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Issues with Server 2012 using DFSR running on Hyper-V 2012

We have a number of Server 2012 systems, all of which run virtualised on Hyper-V 2012 server. We are having problems with two such virtual instances, both of which are used as file servers, whereby ...
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Do I need to add WDS Driver Packages to an install image?

Do I need to add my driver packages to my Windows 7 install image in order for them to get deployed when using that install image? I can't seem to understand if this is necessary based on the ...
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Connect printer to server and avoid clients to map it directly

How can I connect a printer to my server. So clients cant connect to it directly ? I tried add another etnernetcard and give it a other static ip but that just work wierd when im and my server give ...
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Is it possible to install Windows Server 2012 on a Dell PowerEdge with PERC S100 card?

According to Dell's own website, the Windows Server 2012 media driver "inbox" does not contain drivers for the Perc S100 controller that is in a Dell PowerEdge T110 II server we'd like to evaluate ...
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DNS resolution on Windows Server 2012 running Hyper-V

The problem shows as follows: Ping hostname <-- the host answers, it seems like the resolve is done over netbios nslookup hostname <-- hostname wasn't found by UnKnown: No response from ...
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7zip command line - cannot find code that works with archives

We are in the process of a server move, both to a new host and from a Server 2k8 box to a Server 2012 box. The server in question has a few drives that hold our sites and some utilities. These ...
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Performing a migration to a 2012 FL Active Directory domain/forest?

I'm looking to perform a migration of an existing 2008 R2 Active Directory forest to a new(ish) 2012 forest, and bumped into the issue that there don't seem to be any compatible tools to do so. The ...
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Error 8024401C during the download of the updates on the Server 2012

I've started the updates download on Windows Server 2012. The download process fails with the error message 8024401C. Accoring to the entries in the internet on the support pages, the proxy server ...
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Disable Hyper-V pausing due to low disk space

Is there a way to keep Hyper-V from pausing due to low disk space errors? I have tried some registry edits but they do not seem to be working. Is this a policy setting?
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Can I convert a production disk to Dynamic?

I have a server that is running out of disk space on a partition. I can't expand to the partition running out of space because the disk is not dynamic? From computer manager can I convert the disk to ...
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Installing SQL remotely using Invoke-Command

i'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 on Win 2012 r2 server remotely via Powershell using Invoke-Command, but it fails with this error "Validation for setting 'SQLSVCACCOUNT' failed. Error message: ...
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How can I transfer a certificate from an account to another on Windows

Long story short, I have some configuration file for a tool containing sensitive information and the client want them encrypted. I want to use EFS for this, but there is a problem : the account doing ...
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Can't access localhost on a VM Windows Server 2012 Azure

Hi I'm new to VM Technology. I have a Microsoft Bizspark Account with Azure on it. I created a Virtual Machine, Windows Server 2012 and installed Xampp on it. Yeah I know it would be better to use IIS ...
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Windows Server 2012 Can't Delete Folder/Files

I've got a folder with two ISO files in it and I don't need them anymore, however I can't delete the folder! I am an administrator and also the owner of the files. When I try and delete using windows ...
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free disk monitoring windows 2012 - powershell

I have started from scratch to be able to learn how to monitor our server (only one). $dates=(get-date).ToString("s").Replace(":","-") $page="page"+$dates+".csv" get-wmiobject win32_pagefileusage | ...
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AWS Storage Gateway and Server 2012 R2

I'm having a heckuva time getting the storage gateway VM to authorize: it's not open on port 80. Perhaps I did something wrong? Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V I downloaded the VM but it would not import. ...
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Server 2012r2 RDS - Start Screen

I'm in the process of setting up an RDS server. It will be multi-tenant, so it's locked right down. All user profile data is stored on the file server using GPO folder redirection. I want to lock ...
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exchange server 2003 to 2013 migration [closed]

I have a Server 2003 SP2 with Exchange Server 2003 SP2 and want to upgrade to Server 2012 and Exchange 2013. What's the best way to do so while keeping network online as much as humanly possible?? ...
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How to recover Hyper-V Guest Domain Controller from Stop Error 0xc00002e2

Host is Server 2012 with single Hyper-V guest which is a Domain Controller. When booting the DC it gives a Blue Stop Error: 0xc00002e2 and then reboots. After third reboot it shows a recovery console ...
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Windows Domain controller recover test

I'm testing a Exchange 2012 VM recovery in a Hyper-V test server. I have this VM, 2 DC and a Exchange server: SRVDC1 (pdc, nm, rid) SRVDC2 SRVEX2 As far as I know I need to recover also a Domain ...