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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Server 2012 R2. Add permissions to all folders and subfolders when inheritence is disabled

I need to add full permissions for a specific group of users to all folders/files and subfolders on our file server without changing other permissions. Few years ago someone removed "Administrators" ...
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Need advice chosing dedicated server provider in UK [closed]

A customer of mine have asked our company to provide them a server located in the UK. As I'm writing from Switzerland I have no experience with providers from there. What we are looking for is pretty ...
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What is the default retention and archiving mechanism for Windows 2012 Event Logs?

How does Windows 2012 manage event logs retention? Does it 'rotate' logs like *NIX systems? Does it automatically delete old logs when disk is full. Any way to define log retention period? (e.g. ...
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Message won't go to some PCs

There is a domain network. All PCs are in AD in Windows Server 2012. And all PCs are Windows 8. I'm able to send messages with msg.exe to most PCs, but it won't go to some PCs. Here is the error when ...
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GPO not removing from client

I have a windows 2012 server. And I have applied a setting using scheduler that, it will run an .exe file every one hour. After that, I have removed the policy from server. But the .exe file is still ...
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Server 2012 iSCSI target remains after deletion

I've got server 2012 as an iSCSI target, and a server 2003 (not R2) as iSCSI initiator. The initiator sometimes hangs and says "reconnecting..." and I think it's because an old target shows up, but ...
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Unable to clone a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM (VMware) that is a member of a domain

Are you able to clone Windows Server 2012 R2 VMs that are members of a Windows domain and apply a customization specification? I'm trying to clone a running Windows Server 2012 R2 VM via VMware. ...
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Server 2012 - Control Panel and Server Manager issues

Recently we had an issue with one of our AD domain controllers (Server 2012) which was found to be stemmed from a bad GPO update and resolved with GPUpdate on the system. What's awkward is that the ...
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Wordpress Permissions - Not allowed to read photos

I am having a problem with wordpress and permissions - Currently I upload a photo and in the preview it comes up as. this is what happens after i choose the upload <--Screenshot When I type the ...
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WMI service not working properly

I'm Having an issue with WMI, which seems to also affect DFS. I've tried rebuilding the repository, but it's still giving me the same error. Here's what DFS health report showing: SRV-FS02 (2 ...
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Server 2012 and RDP Properties

I am looking to change RDP-Tcp-Properties security layer to: 'RDP security layer' in Windows Server 2012. Looked up: Windows 2012 R2 - RDP properties? However this server has no RD features/roles ...
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Can I disable the Base Filtering Service in Windows 2012 for isolating a fault?

I've got an ongoing problem with Windows 2012 incoming connections (I won't go into that now as its on another question). However to do some on-site testing. I believe I need to disable the Base ...
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Running Bloomberg Anywhere Terminal on Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services Environment

Hello Internet Brain Trust! We have a Windows 2012 R2 box running RDS and would like to run the Bloomberg Desktop Terminal. We know of others running this configuration with one difference: -> We ...
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Why would Windows Server 2012 not respond on ports above 6000?

This is a new question but similar to this previous one. I've inherited the management of a Windows 2012 Server (not R2) and I'm unable to get a response from any ports above 6000. I have services ...
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Should I install IBM Domino with domain or local admin account?

I have recently deployed Active Directory in our firm and been pretty new to administrating it. I am starting to use Domain Administrator on all computer and it's really cool. But should I install ...
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Connect to shared folder from one Windows Server 2012 to another

I am not sure where I make mistake. I have two almost identical Windows Servers 2012 R2 installations - servers A and B. One server A, I have setup a shared folder. I have verified that I can connect ...
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How to remove last updates on Windows Server 2012 if it does not boot now?

We have bought new VPS and I am trying to install it as we need it - Windows Server 2012 R2 x64. There are quite many things we want to install and I am working on this for several days already. The ...
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Emails sent by my SMTP Service on Windows Server 2012 going to Spam folder [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup the SMTP Service on a Windows 2012 server (Amazon EC2). I followed this guide for configuring it, and I also added in Godaddy a CName record with the Host "mail" that points to ...
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File System is corrupt Windows Server 2012 R2

I keep recieveing an "The file system is corrupt" error on a new Dell powerEdge T430 Server running windows server 2012 r2. I am running in a RAID 5 config with 3 Kingston 960 GB Enterprise SSD's. I ...
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File server migration using Robocopy

I plan to migrate a file share from Windows server 2003 to Server 2012 R2 (It has more than 500 GB of data. FYI - It does not have DFS). I thought of using below command for copying the data from ...
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Unable to update Windows server 2012

I'm unable to update windows server 2012. I've run Windows Update Diagonstics too, but it doesn't seem to fix it. The server acts as a member of a domain with its DNS settings pointed to the server ...
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Confused about windows failover cluster, DC and SQL AlwaysOn

I'm setting up a AlwaysOn group for a SQL Server 2014 database. However, as this is my first time I have a lot of questions and as I proceed to solve one issue, another arises and this seems to go ...
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hosting a webapp in azure VM with windows server

Problem: I have an azure webapp running and i would like to transfer it to an azure VM since the webapp needs to be integrated to payment platform which require testing of network connectivity between ...
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kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: SASL bind in progress

I'm trying to use fedora and samba as a file server. Using kerberos i'm trying to make sure no passwords are transmitted over my network. I'm able to use samba for its file server capabilities, ...
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Run Windows Server 2012 Datacenter headless

Is there a way to run a full installation of Windows Server 2012 headless? I am aware that I could potentially uninstall the GUI but I'm looking for a more 'seamless' solution where I could easily ...
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How to dismount a VHD that has been absorbed into a Storage Space

Normally in Windows, you can create a Virtual Hard Disk (VHD), see it in the Disk Management, right-click, and remove it: No problem. Storage Spaces Hides Disks I want to test the resiliency of ...
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Impossible to remove remote desktop license server

The server that was the license server for my remote desktop server was decommissioned, so I want to remove it from the configuration. If I go in Server Manager > Remote Desktop Services > ...
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Mapped Drive still appearing after remove and update GP on windows

My domain is windows 2012. And several common mapped drive and OU level mapped drive as well. I've already removed some common mapped drive and update the GP as well as checked by restarting my pc as ...
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RADIUS servers at different sites (member servers at each site) - roles on each server

I have successfully set up a Windows Server SBS 2011 RADIUS server and it works well with our DrayTek router to authenticate domain joined workstations to our office wireless (so that only trusted ...
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Windows Server 2012 DNS Forward Lookup Zone missing sub zones

My client has been having DNS issues for the past couple months. I noticed that their Forward Loopup Zone is all screwed up and missing a bunch of subfolders (ie. gc, dc, pdc, domains, _sites, _tcp, ...
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Can i have 2 windows server 2012R2 essentials on same network ? one acting as a pdc and the other one as a bdc

I'm about to install a windows server 2012R2 essentials as our main server. I'm worried that if it crashes later in time that I will not have another server being able to authenticate users on the ...
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Bitlocker data drive opens as read only -

I have a virtualized Windows Server 2012R2 running on ESXi 6.0 There are 2 virtual disks in this system, an unencrypted C drive for the OS and a Bitlocker encrypted D drive for data sharing. Bitlocker ...
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Server cannot connect Azure share by SMB

I've setup an Azure file share, which I can connect to via smb from an Azure Virtual Server, as well as my laptop and desktop machines (both running Windows 10). However I have another Virtual Server ...
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Windows patching is automatic or manual

Might be you guys never encountered anything like this. Here are the situations. We have around 2500+ servers (win 2003/2008/2012). Monthly Windows patching done by two way. Assigned the patch to ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2, IIS won't install, no errors shown

I have wasted nearly a day on this. I have a fresh Windows Server 2012 R2, fully up to date, that I am trying to install IIS on. I run the add Roles and Features wizard, select my required features, ...
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Windows 2012 offline time server

What is the best way to run a time server from Windows 2012 where the server has no access to the internet? I would like PCs to be able to use the server as a time server by simply using the server's ...
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Restricting OneDrive via GPO

I'm trying to restrict OneDrive usage on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Clients I'm following an article on TechNet about this, and says on my 2012 R2 domain controller to modify the GPO under the ...
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Sometimes when users try to access their home folder set through their AD profile they cannot access it.

Sometimes when users try to access their home folder set through their AD profile they cannot access it. It does not give an error it will just sit there like it is loading but never loads. If I reset ...
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TCP connection not established: Can't Connect to MySQL Server on Remote Connection (10060)

I'm running MySQL 5.6 on a WinServer 2012 system. It works great. The server is on our office intranet, not accessible to the outside world. I normally administer MySQL remotely from my office on my ...
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Shared Folders: Error 2312: A session does not exist with that computer name

On a Windows Server 2012 R2 server there are a number of Sessions (Computer Management, System Tools, Shared Folders, Sessions) connected. I can also see the sessions in a command window (net ...
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icacls Command regaining Permission by Administrator and Everyone

Accidentally I gave Deny permission to 'Everyone' folder which points to my website. I am using Windows 2012. Now I get access denied for Administrator and Website shows 500 error. Can anyone give ...
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DNS Cache Error

I am in dire need of some help as i have searched high and low for a answer but to no avail. To begin let me give you a idea of what I have setup and the goal I am trying to achieve. I currently have ...
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Obtain the KMS Host key

I have a machine with Windows Server 2012 with a key of KMS Host, I lost the paper where I have the key annotated. Now I am trying to migrate the KMS host to a server with Windows Server 2012 R2. But ...
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Domain users unable to logon to remote desktop server

I am new to Domains... Have physical DC. created there 10 users. Have virtualized TS on other PC, joined to domain, all OK. DC can see and manage the TS. ...But still I am unable to allow my domain ...
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Cannot log in to RDP

I have 2 IPs on my Windows Server 2012. 1st is local the 2nd is real public. Whenever I try to login using RDP from a windows 8 from inside the network of the local IP, I can easily log in. However, ...
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IIS Outbound Bandwidth 2008 vs 2012

I'm working on a project to upgrade web servers to 2012 from 2008. I have the 2012 machines built up and ready to go with site code cloned from the current production 2008 machines, but when load ...
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FSRM for folder classification by its name

I'm going to deploy DAC (Dynamic Access Control) and FSRM (File Server Resource Manager) on Server 2012. The primary goal is to dynamically hide sub-folders with specific name (let say, 'Top Secret') ...
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Error when creating a certificate using Windows SDK 7.1 Command Prompt

I am a new administrator with very little experience, trying to configure my ADFS to cooperate with a single sign-on solution to cloud-based help desk software to be used internally in my ...
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How to set up Server 2012 + Active Directory for home network with Windows 10 clients? [closed]

I have a Win 2012 server (domain controller) and Win 10 Pro client machines at home for parents and kids. I would like to set up a home network that uses active directory and perhaps group policy. ...
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Extremely slow when executing multiple individual MySQL queries

I've been noticing a performance issue in one of my servers running Apache/PHP/MySQL. So I decided to investigate and test it against other servers. What did I do? In three different servers, I ...