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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Getting “Local Security Authority cannot be contacted” error message when logonHours restricted

I'm trying to define logonHours for Remote Desktop users on Windows Server 2012; Network Level Authentication is required for remote connections. When an account with restricted logonHours (defined in ...
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Windows Server - PerfNet event 2004

I´m using a SharePoint 2013 on a WS 2012 R2 Server. Everything is ok except for one error: Error PefNet Event 2004 Message: Unable to open the Server service performance object. The first four ...
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Secure channel trust verification fails

Working on an issue with setting up a trust between two domains with several firewalls in between, and a pinhole routing between two servers in them. newdc.newdomain.com is a 2012 server in a brand ...
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ADFS Relying Party - endpoint configuration

I'm working on setting up a lab environment with two Windows Server (virtual) machines that cooperate in an AD FS configuration. WIN-TORHJGJ7N: Windows Server 2012, running AD FS 2.0. Also the ...
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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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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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Windows Server 2012 Inplace upgrade fails

Attempting inplace upgrade of Windows Server 2012 (x64) to R2 (x64) Server is virtual (vmware) ISO downloaded from VLSC Login to Windows run setup.exe Installer quits with the following error (at ...
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Why is Server 2012 assigning “169.254.*.*” series when creating DHCP server?

I have a small office, with ATT Motorola modem (192.168.1.254) set as passthrough to Dlink DIR-815 (LAN 192.168.0.1) I am trying to setup DHCP server on Server 2012, and when I create new DHCP server, ...
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Disabling filecaching during copy of large files on Windows 2012, Windows 2012R2

I've huge problems with backup of Hyper-V on handful of HOSTS. During backup done by the software some machines become unavailable, host starts dying etc. We tracked this to not the software itself ...
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“Predefined set of computers”, where to define?

In windows server 2012, "Windows Firewall with Advanced Security", when defining allowable adresses, I can select adresses/subnets, address-ranges, or a pulldown with "Predifined set of computers" ...
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Configuring external SMTP server on Azure VM - messages staying in queue

I have an external SMTP provider: auth.smtp.1and1.co.uk I am trying to send SQL Server Reporting Services emails via this on an Windows 2012 Azure VM. It is configured sufficiently correctly for ...
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DNS name server IP keeps reverting back to unknown for forward lookup zone

I'll start by saying I have not worked much with DNS and DC's. I'm a programmer who is trying to build out an environment with a domain to simulate a production scenario. My issue is the forward ...
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Allow non-admin user to shutdown/reboot Server 2012

Anyone know if a setting exists to allow a non-admin user to shutdown a server? Obviously I can set the "Allow Server to shutdown without logon" GPO but that is not quite the same thing. I am ...
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Windows Server 2012 user logon and logoff time

I need to catch Win Srv 2012 domain users logon and logoff time (also if possible sleep and wake time) and insert that into an sql table to build report showing users working time. All workstations ...
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Shutdown Jenkins slave from Master

A Jenkins 1.651 master and slave have been installed on a Windows Server 2012. I need a way to kill the slave from the master (I already have a job that start the slave). Could you please give me any ...
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Windows Server 2012 has stopped accepting new wksts joining our domain, error 53: the network path was not found

We have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard as our DC. Several workstations were added to our domain successfully. But then (I cannot determine what exactly could be a show-stopper) it stopped accepting ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Server Remote Apps

We are running remote apps for accounting hosted on a Windows 2012 R2 server. Every Monday morning you have to select the printer to print to. It shows that there is no default printer set. There is a ...
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Tivoli storage manager installation. The system does not meet the recommended memory requirement

I have Windows server 2012 and I want to install Tivoli storage management server. My first attempt to install it gave me an error that: "The system does not meet the recommended memory ...
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How to configure DNS for MS exchange 2013 [on hold]

I have configured MS exchange 2013 . Now I want to know about DNS values which has to be used in dns settings. Please let me know how to configure DNS for exchange server
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Fail to mount image files in windows server 2012

I try to mount a .iso and get the following eror on windows Server 2012 "sorry, there was a problem mounting the file." Anyone ? It seems like it works fine if I mount it not through mapping ...
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File downloads dry out?

Bare with me as I'm not even sure what to search for exactly. So couple of our users reported problems downloading zip files from our server. Downloads start but they dry out son. They basically stop ...
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Windows Server 2012 WSFC and NLB together

I am looking to run a combination of WSFC and NLB in my service stack. I have a stateless service that I want to load-balance with NLB, and several "singleton" services that need to be run with ...
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2012 essentials dasboard shows wrong info

I am running a brand new Dell server with server 2012RT essentials. I find that the "Dasboard" gives wrong information. E.g. in devices it tells me some clients are off line, while for sure they are ...
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Server 2012 vs Server 2012 R2 Parity

We have two servers that we are attaching SAS expansion bays to expand our storage, but one server is running Windows Server 2012 and the other is running Windows Server 2012 R2. We are using a SAS ...
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How to disable Null Session Enumeration of the DC?

I am a sysadmin for a company, and we just had a Penetration Test done on our internal network, the team discovered that it is possible to perform query\enumerate our DC (Server 2012) for information ...
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Computers in site not authenticating on RODC

I have 2 networks : 172.33.0.x : My internal network 192.168.1.x : My DMZ network I have a DC in the internal network for my domain, and a RODC in the DMZ for the same domain. A firewall exists ...
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“Fast link detected” warning in GP management console

There is a message that is shown in every report i make in Group Policy Results section of Group Policy Management Console, saying that "A fast link is detected". I followed the link in the waring, ...
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How to disable Advanced Boot Options Menu for Server 2012 R2

Today my client experienced two power outages within a few minutes. Due to this the DC did not automatically restart. Instead it stayed sitting on the Advanced Boot Options menu. I have Googled around ...
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Jenkins Slave goes offline during the build

A Jenkins 1.651 master and slave have been installed on a Windows Server 2012. The slave is dedicated to run Selenium tests, but most of the time it goes offline: Build step 'Execute Windows batch ...
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Error WDSclient

I recently replaced wds and domain controllers physical servers in Windows Server 2008 R2 by servers on Windows Server 2012 R2 virtualized on VMWare. I encounter deployment problems for some recent ...
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Windows Server 2012 r2 Automatic Updates Registry Values

I'm trying to make a Windows Server 2012 r2 test box automatically update and reboot in the same way 2008 servers do. I cannot use the 'Always automatically restart at the scheduled time' GPO ...
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Windows Server 2012 Port Forward for Specifc Host

I am trying to have a specific host be redirected to another port when trying to access a service on port 80. So, when the client (192.168.1.22) requests a connection to the server (192.168.1.10) on ...
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How to Force reinstall a software if its been uninstalled using GP? [duplicate]

I Used group policy to add a software package to be installed into users, and it works fine. but i have noticed that if the user uninstall the software, it will be gone. is there any way to make the ...
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AppInitialize not firing in WCF Service Application on WIndows Server 2012

We have some WCF Service Applications which are deployed to Windows Server 2012. In these services, there is a class called Initializer in the /app_code/ folder. This class is as follows; public ...
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Powershell, IIS Express, Server 2012, Microsoft.Web.Administration requires run as admin

I'm having a strange issue with Microsoft.Web.Adminstration 7.9.0.0 for IISExpress requiring run as administrator on Server 2012. What I'm trying to do is add a Website to a custom ...
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Scheduled Task for Powershell Script

So I'm trying to run a powershell script on a schedule. Every morning at 6am, repeat every hour of the day. Here is the script itself: Get-Content C:\Users\administrator\Desktop\users.txt | ...
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Can Hyper-V host join a domain of a virtual machine domain controller on that same host?

Learning about Failover Clustering with Hyper-V. I have two hyper-v nodes(servers). I want to add them to a failover cluster, but it said that the nodes must be in a domain to join failover cluster. ...
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IIS ssl not working on osx/ios safari video stream

My IIS8.5-server is reverse proxying to my server which is streaming a video from database. My video streams fine on https with chrome, and i have enabled partial content accept ranges on my server. ...
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Internet Explorer maintenance is missing and proxy cannot be removed

There are proxy settings configured on a policy. The exact location is User Configuration > Windows Settings > Internet Explorer Maintenance > Connection / Proxy settings. Since this is a Windows ...
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Net Pipe activator crash

We notice periodically WCF services are not reachable over named pipes on our production web server. The following exception is thrown: The requested service, 'net.pipe://[OurServiceUrl]' could ...
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UnKnown can't find <hostname>: Non-existent domain

I have a small network running Windows Server 2012 servers and Windows 7 clients. Right now I'm trying to setup DNS with an AD-Integrated Zone. I've configured my local machine, which is not a domain ...
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vSphere ESXi 5.5 Windows Guest Network card not active after reboot

Problem: Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 2012 servers have no network access after a reboot Not all VMs affected, but multiple VMs and mulitiple hosts. Windows Network configuration shows the correct ...
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Remove Cached UNC URL Credentials Win 10/Server 2012

I need to remove the UNC\URL credentials of a share accessed via IP UNC\URL from File Explorer. For example, last week I logged into 10.10.10.20\someshare, and now, when I go to it, I do not have to ...
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Redirect emails windows server [on hold]

We are setting up a windows server for website and webapplication hosting. There will be around 20 websites and each one of them has at least 3 email adresses (e.g. info@domain.com). These email ...
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TcpTimedWaitDelay is missing in Windows Server 2012

Suddenly my server log shows: An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full And I googled and found these links as ...
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Server 2012 RemoteApp install

I am trying to install a simple RemoteApp install on a Windows 2012 server but am getting a bit confused by the different components and what is and is not required. Is 'Remote Desktop Gateway' ...
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Website on IIS works on localhost but not from outside/via IP

I just created a Windows VM on Azure and installed IIS on it. I created a simple HTML file which works if you enter localhost but it's not accessible via the server IP. I googled for a long time and ...
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'Cannot get iis pickup directory' in Windows Server 2012

Our system moved from Windows Server 2003(Enterprise SP2) & IIS 6. And new system is Windows Server 2012(Standard) and IIS 6(for smtp mail) & 8. I copied all of web application files and IIS ...
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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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Change Regional Settings for all users in Windows Server 2012

How do I change date format Regional Settings for all users in Windows Server 2012 that is not a domain controller? I also want to change "Language for non-Unicode programs" for all users. Since this ...