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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Duplicate MAC address, can be blocked?

Let's say we have DHCP server and provided MAC filtering system. Can we blocked the next spoofed MAC address? The next device will not be leased any IP address. Or normally it is already blocked by ...
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Limited Connection - Network Issue

I'm having issues with a Windows Server 2012 - Dell PowerEdge R300. Every time the server restarts the network adapter gets limited connection and does not work. I have to locally disable the network ...
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What are the implications of exceeding 4 GB in a Windows Event Log?

I found this Microsoft KB that covers recommended Event Log setting maximums for operating systems up to Windows 2008/Vista, which recommends a maximum of 4GB, and have seen some other vague ...
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Azure Backup - portal reporting 10 times the amount of data I have backed up

I have about 70GB of data (compressed) backed up for my (small business) client. I am using the Azure backup agent on Server 2012 Essentials, with a weekly backup configured to start at 8pm Friday, ...
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Accessing user home directories

In a theoretical AD DS setup, there's some Home Folders. These Home Folders are set up by Windows with the annoying permissions of only the Owner can access. I'm aware that you can run programs using ...
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IIS 8 Show Classic ASP Errors in Browser

Browser is showing "500 - Internal server error." (I have turned off "Show Friendly Http Messages". In IIS 8 I have gone to ASP settings and set "Send Errors to Browser = True". I've got simple ...
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Windows 2012 Routing And Remote Access unable to ping LAN IPs

I have installed and configured the Windows RRAS with the one NIC, VPN clients connected but never ping any of the LAN PCs only ping VPN Server IP. My setup are as follow. Internet Router IP: ...
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Configuring Preferred/Alternate DNS Servers on a DNS server

I currently am running a single DNS server. If I don't set a Preferred/Alternate DNS server on the Ethernet controller and run the Best Practices Analyzer I get the following results: If I do ...
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I need to host several websites on IIS 8 in Windows Server 2012 for public access

I have a small server running Win 2012 and IIS and I have a public IP address from ISP. I bought several domain names for my websites. Usually I buy hosting service for hosting my website. Now I need ...
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Sessionizing Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a host setup with WS12R2 and I plan to create 10 other HVMs with WS12R2 and setup services on each one and I was wondering is there a way to use the host installed OS so that when I upgrade the ...
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How to apply Default wallpaper to clients in Active Directory [closed]

I have one Dell poweredge 1850 server running on server 2012. I installed ADDS and Make one OU in it then i make users (approx 20) and then move all users to OU. But know when i tried to manage the ...
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set permission in windows 2012 to only copy file

how set permissions in windows 2012 to only user can view file and list foldet and can copy and create file and folder in share folder but user can not read or delete or copy file and folder from ...
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Windows Server as a PPTP Gateway

I have a Windows Server 2012 server at work, which is currently used as a domain controller, and an internet gateway. The current internet connection uses a USB dongle, which appears like a standard ...
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Windows Server 2012 RDP Certificate changing involuntarily

I have a Windows Server 2012 server that is administered via RDP. Every so often, (lets say, once every quarter ?!?) I get asked to accept a new certificate. It is not in a Domain and not rolling as ...
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AWS RDWeb connectivity issues

I am setting up a Windows 2012 server on AWS. The server and all RDS/RDWeb functions fine but now when I try to access remoteApps from a remote location, the error the computer cannot be found ...
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Remove printers from directory that were on an old server

I had a standalone Windows 2012 box that was acting as the printer server in my domain. Since then I've removed it and moved printer hosting elsewhere. However, when I open up the directory (through ...
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Optimal mount options for Windows Server 2012 R2

The Problem I have a directory that is shared by a Windows Server 2012 R2. Some Linux clients (Ubuntu 14.04) mount this share via /etc/fstab: //10.1.1.1/MyShare /mnt/myshare cifs ...
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Can't open wordpress site on dedicated server with iis

I have dedicated server with windows server 2012. There is IIS running many asp .net sites without problems. I've added wordpress site using web platform installer. I can open it from any computer ...
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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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How to configure dynamic DNS updates when using stateless IPv6 addressing?

I am using Server 2012 with AD/DNS/DHCP. I have successfully configured stateful DHCPv6 however this does not accomplish what I would like to achieve so I disabled it and I'm currently trying to get ...
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Google Cloud Print Fails - Finding Logs?

Recently we've been seeing Google Cloud Print Service fail to print on Xerox printers. We're relatively sure it's a Drivers issue. When attempting to Print to a Xerox printer, the Cloud Print portal ...
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Issue with creating an SSL certificate

I am having the following issue: There is a Terminal Server name TERM-SRV.example.com running Windows Server 2012 that hosts a site "https://example.com/RDWeb". There was a certificate that recently ...
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How to restart a pc with out logging in to Local Admin Account? [closed]

I have an issue at my workplace. Its complete configured with a domain server and workstation computers added to a domain, and all computers configured under group policy rules. So Now... How to ...
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RDS RemoteApps won't run from correct server

I have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Farm with a Gateway and Web Access installed on the same server. I have ports 80, 443, and 3389 forwarded so external users can get to this server. We can sign in and ...
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Enable TLS 1.2 in Windows Server 2012 running Exchange 2013 via IIS 8.0

I got some issues getting the TLS 1.2 protocol running on one of our Windows Server 2012 machines. I checked this using ssllabs.com by Qualys and also tested with a powershell script and the linux ...
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NAT and S2S VPN to Azure issue

I can connect to the VNet with on-premise WS2012 R2 RRAS S2S VPN connection successfully. The on-premise WS2012 R2 has two NICs, "External" and "Internal". "External" NIC is facing to a public IP ...
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Is there any reason to keep the power option on default “Balanced” instead of “high performance”?

We rent our servers at a local hosting partner, they manage the setup and settings and we just use them. But we have as well admin rights, but the management is at their side. So if I switch importend ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 NTFS data deduplication and SVN clients

There seems to be an issue with using SVN on a NTFS deduped volume. To save space on my SSD for some huge development checkouts (> 5 GB each) i enabled data deduplication on the volume. This seems to ...
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Windows 2012 RDS Server asking for Licensing Mode when it's already set?

I have a confusing situation. I'm setting up a 2012 RDS Licensing Server for our environment. I'm checking under the RD Licensing Diagnoser to make sure everything is proper and I keep getting this ...
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Login timeout for domain-connected laptops

I have Windows 7 laptops that are in the domain network, but are brought home with techs in case they need to work remotely. Login times for those laptops are extremely slow when they are not ...
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Can my DC be used as a remote desktop licencing server?

I was just wondering if my DC be used as a remote desktop licencing server? I am running Windows Server 2012. I am aware that I can't install remote desktop services on here, I was just wondering if ...
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Workstations hang on “Change Password” after expired Password

For one of our customers we have configered a maximum password age of 90 days. If those 90 days are over, the users are forced on logon to change their password. This worked fine for the past 9 ...
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Work Network 'Freezing' randomly for 20-30 seconds

I have a network of about 15 PC's set up to a switch which is connected to our modem obviously. For some reason, very randomly, while trying to load a webpage (any webpage, not specific) the network ...
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Physical processor to virtual processor scaling

If I have a Windows Server 2012R2 with Hyper-V role installed, and the configuration is: 4 processors, Intel Xeon E5-4620v2 and each one is 8 cores/16 threads, can I utilize enough power for ...
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How to migrate and upgrade Windows Server RDS CALs from 2008 to 2012 [duplicate]

I currently have a Server 2008 R2 RDS licensing server in production that I'd like to replace with Server 2012 R2. We don't have Software Assurance. Should we migrate the existing 2008 licenses to ...
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SBS2011E + WS2012 + split-scope DHCP + site-to-site hardware VPN

Bit of a newb when it comes to this but I'm giving it a go and, so far, things work but I hope I'm doing it in a correct manner and a couple of little hiccups... HQ has a SBS2011E DC (DC1) that ...
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Will application based on .NET FW 4.0 work on Windows Server 2012 R2?

0 down vote favorite I'm a little bit confused about .NET framework versions and its compatibility with operating system. Please help. I plan to upgrade my application to .NET 4.x. My application ...
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Backing Up User home Folders in an Active Directory

Our Domain is currently Set up with a Server 2012 domain controller. We have Home profiles enabled, which is annoying because it grants the User and only the user access to their files. We need to ...
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Deploying SSTP VPN on Windows 2012 - How to route packets to other servers?

I've finally managed to deploy an SSTP VPN between my Windows 2012 (non R2) server and Windows 7 client. It's amazing how much easier it work with a real certificate and avoiding the self-signed ...
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Finding which printer or user is crashing spooler

I have a Windows Server 2012 print server that is having the Print Spooler c:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe crash. The Application Log in Event Viewer shows me that the crashing .DLL is LMUD1PLANG.DLL ...
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IIS App cannot write to network share on a 2012 server, fine on a 2008 server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 web server running IIS, and the app needs to write files to a folder. None of the machines are on a domain, just a local workgroup. The app pool is running as the user ...
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Can I use Windows server 2012 and Ubuntu LTS 14.04 server in a single machine?

For setting up Moodle, I want to install Ubuntu server LTS 14.04 in a machine. But it already has Windows server 2012. Can I install Ubuntu server without losing Windows server 2012?
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Connecting to Windows Server 2012 Task Scheduler from Windows 7 client

We have a number of scheduled tasks set-up on a Windows 2012 Server and need to allow certain users to connect remotely to the server task scheduler via their local Windows 7 task scheduler. My ...
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Change Server 2012 R2 domain name in network section

In the network section of a Windows Server 2012 R2 displays the name of the domain as domain 2. For example: "mydomain.net 2". Ive seen similar problems with wireless profiles and that can be resolved ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation joining a domain

Today I've had a problem with my Microsoft servers. This is my environment: Windows 2008 R2 standard: Domain Controller (AD) Telefon Server Windows 2012 R2 Foundation: Web Server (Apache) Some ...
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Windows Server 2012 doesn't find RAID array during setup

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012 to a HP ProLiant 140 DL G3. I've attached two Toshiba SSD drives with 256GB capacity each. I've enabled RAID in the BIOS and, using the built-in Disk Manager ...
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unable to connect to the server by using windows powershell remoting

For learning only, with my Windows Server 2012 R2, I would like to set up RemoteApp. I don't find any help on the web about this error message : "unable to connect to the server by using windows ...
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Samba 4 member server failed to look up domain account in Windows GUI

Sorry for asking such a weird question, but I've been looking up everywhere and found no clue with this. I am using samba 4 as a domain member server, authenticated by Windows 2012 Server. After 2 ...
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Deploying Server 2012 with DNS role using WDS and answer file

I want to deploy an image using WDS on Server 2012. I will be using an answer file for unattended installation with little touch as possible. My answer file works great but I can't get the auto-logon ...
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Windows server - multiple users, same process, folder and files?

Is there a way to set two users to be able to see and manage the same running process on Windows Server 2012 R2? The problem is that there is an administrator account where one server is running, but ...