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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How to repair a Storage Spaces virtual disk?

A storage space virtual disk is listed as: Operational Status: In-service Health Status: Warning I want to repair the Virtual Disk. So from an elevated Powershell, i run: PS C:\Windows\system32&...
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User grants for task scheduled job

How can I setup a standard user for scheduled task of Windows Server 2012? I tried to simply add an user, but the batch fails. I tried to add it to "Log on as batch job right" gpo, but it fails again. ...
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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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WinRM will NOT work, error code 2150858770

I'm just about stumped with WinRM up to this point. Whenever I try to install any feature with the Server Manager, it hangs on "Starting Installation". When I install the feature with PowerShell, it ...
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Server 2012 URL Rewrite Module 2 always has 404

URL rewrite was working perfectly on Windows Server 2008, but I'm getting 404 errors when using the same configuration on Server 2012 <rewrite> <outboundRules> <...
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Win 2012 - how to ensure shutdown script is the last thing to run

Anyone know of a way to ensure that a shutdown batch file (Local Computer Policy -> Windows Settings -> Scrips -> Shutdown) is the last thing to run before the machine shuts down? At the moment the ...
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HTTP Error 403.502 - Forbidden

my website is hosted on a dedicated windows system with plesk. very often i faced that error. i have contacted with host support, but they can't help. then i search google and found on this page: ...
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Permissions issue on C:\Windows\System32\inetserv

We have Windows 2012 server with IIS 8 on it. There is an ASP.NET application running on this server which authenticates via a REST API to a separate application. That separate application responds ...
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3 different folder share permission

Short and simple, There's a document in PC A that I want to share,I want PC B to be able to read/write,PC C only read,while PC D has no access at all.Sounds impossible but if there's a way please show ...
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How Do I Compile Samba for Windows - Mainly SMBClient.exe?

I am using Pydio on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server for "cloud" file sharing. A situation has come up where we would like to connect to a existing share on another 2012 R2 server. Pydio has a SMB ...
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can i use same server for Active Directory and Windows Deployment Service?

I've a problem, can i use same server machine for both Active Directory and Windows Deployment Service. I don't know the steps to do it both can someone please tell me how to do it.
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web server / iis won't install on server 2012

I'm trying to install Web server role / iis to my dynamic Windows 2012 cloud server but keep getting the following errors: If I have the following not installed and try to install web server / iis 8....
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IIS website (.asmx service app) is only reachable by IP, but not by domain/host name

I have a Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8 installed on it. I have just one website configured which is the default web site. It contains an application which is configured as follows: The physical ...
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How to automatically register IIS service into DNS

I would like to have IIS service running with identical content on two Windows 2012 servers. Servers are only accessible from the intranet. The goal is that if service is running its name (FQDN) can ...
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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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“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" I'...
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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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Server 2012 stopped accepting computers joining to our domain with 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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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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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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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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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 fail-...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where does Credential Manager store credentials on the file system?

I want to clear a users stored credentials on a remote machine. Without having to have the user login and open the Cred manager GUI or run CMDKEY with them logged in. Is there a place on the file ...
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Recover deleted mailbox and user- no AD recycle bin

I deleted a users mailbox in the ECP- AD user was of course also deleted. The recycle bin is not enabled. Is the only way to recover the user and mailbox with an authoritative restore?
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Setting the system date to a day in the past on Windows 2012

I have an business application that uses the system date for all of it's date processing. We need to be able to fix the date to a particular date, and at midnight, reset the date back to this fixed ...
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Username and password default in win server 2012 on hp proliant

I've installed the Windows Server 2012 Standard (WSS2012) via Intelligent Provisioning (IP) on HP Proliant (dl380e gen8). In any moment I was asked for an username or password, both onto IP steps and ...
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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand - role not actually being removed

This is for learning purposes: I'm running a Server r2 machine and I'm trying to remove feature WINS. I run uninstall-windowsfeature WINS -restart -remove, I then restart, and then run get-...
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Mounting Windows NFS share from RHEL7 - uid/gid show as 4294967294

I need to mount a directory on a Windows Server 2012 system with rw access for local user apache. If I mount with defaults: server2012:/sharedir /appfolder nfs defaults ...
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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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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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Server 2012 R2 - Features on Demand issue with powershell - Pulling roles/features from remote share

This is for learning/lab purposes. -Two 2012 R2 servers. Server 1 is Standard GUI and server 2 is Server core. -Server 1 is updated, Server 2 is not updated at all with any windows updates -Workgroup ...
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Can't log in to the DC remotely as Admin

I need some assistance ASAP my old IT Manager who got fire mess up our DC. Now I can' login to DC remotely as Administrator. Non of the 5 Windows servers that I have. This is the error message " To ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Domain Admin: Can't change printer ports

I'm a domain admin of my network and some of the printer settings don't allow me to change. I'd have to logon to the local admin to be able to change printer settings. Can this be enabled for domain ...
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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 ApplicationHost....
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MDT task sequence from VM-import fails

I'm currently trying to create a boot-image in MDT. Everything works fine, and I can create a new VM, use the desktop shortcut to resume the task seqence. I can then perfectly use this capture of my ...
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Is there a generally consistent way of exporting AD users to XML across Windows Server versions?

I'm writing a user data synchronization service in go, which is supposed to consume CSV and XML files containing user data from customers. The CSV part is pretty straight-forward. Concerning XML, I'd ...
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Routing through a crossover cable subnet to a second subnet (Windows and ubuntu)

My windows server 2012 resides on public_ip_1 and needs to connect to a weave network on public_ip_2(Ubuntu 14 server). Now this works like a charm when the two servers aren't connected via a ...
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Joining AD domain with Windows 10 using smart card

My Windows "domain-centric" company has abruptly decided to make the switch from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and it has become my job to make their prepared image join our domain with our smart card/...
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VPN revocation error?

I have managed to successfully configure a SSTP VPN connection on my internal client PC, but only through registry fixes. I keep getting this error relating to checking to see if the server has been ...
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windows server core 2012 BPA does not complete error

When attempting to run a BPA scan on a remote server core 2012 installation, I'm getting the error "There has been a Best Practice Analyzer error for Model Id 'Microsoft/Windows/WebServer'. The Result ...
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How to recover accidentally deleted self signed RDP certificate?

Environment: Windows 2012 on Workgroup setting. Our Remote Desktop Service was using a self-signed certificate, which was deleted. Actions taken to delete are: MMC > File > Add/Remove Snap in > ...
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Remote Desktop Session disconnects sporadically

Problem: RDP session disconnect and reconnect. Effects most user RDP sessions not all. Some remote users on our server sporadically gets disconnected. Their remote session freezes and they get a small ...
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Changing http.sys settings in Win 2012 server

My understanding is that if I want to tweak settings like MaxRequestBytes that I have to go to the registry-- specifically, in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\HTTP\Parameters In ...