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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Can Windows Cluster Aware Updating be configured to allow for downtime?

I thought I'd ask here before giving up completely on this. We have a Windows 2012 Cluster with two nodes and quorum type as "Node and File Share Majority". Failover is not allowed to happen ...
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Import Module from newer Powershell Version

I was asking myself if I could import PowerShell modules from a newer Windows version. The *-NetAdapter CMDLets in Windows 8 and 8.1 are quite nice, so I wanted to use 'em in Windows 7 too. ...
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Is .Net Framework 3.5 installed on this Windows Server 2012 already?

I am running an installer of a third party app. I am baffled by this message from the installer. Here is the screenshot of the dialog box: However when I check "Add Roles and Features", I can see ...
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Google Chrome Returns err_connection_aborted, all other browsers display site

We're hosting a website with IIS on Windows Server 2012. Normally, the site is accessible from any browser. We're seeing the site intermittently accessible on campus when using Google Chrome. The ...
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What are the attributes required by the `<component>` element in Windows unattend.xml files?

The <component> element in an unattend.xml file -- used to provide information required by fully automated Windows installs -- is generally presented with a number of attributes, for example: ...
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Target object for this command has incorrect format

I'm doing some 70-410 training and this script that I'm trying to run that I made keeps on failing due to an error that I receive that I stated in the topic. doesanyone see anything wrong in this: ...
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Server 2012 Can't Ping Local Network

I have four Windows Server 2012 servers hosted on ESXi 5.5. The first one is the firewall box with two network adapters. One with an external connection to the internet, that is shares its connection ...
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Can I transfer/Migrate Windows server 2003 RDS cals to Windows Server 2012 R2? [duplicate]

I have 9 W2K3 RDS (Terminal Services) CALs, if I upgrade to Windows server 2012 R2, Can I transfer/migrate the CALs to the new server? Thank you,
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Replacement for a windows server 2003 web edition [closed]

Currently i have a windows server 2003 web edition which hosts public websites. I would like to replace this server with a new one. While looking for a new OS I noticed windows does no longer offers a ...
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ASP.NET/IIS <---> Solr/Tomcat setup on EC2 - “best practice” configuration

I am an ec2 newbie and deploying an asp.net application that interfaces with Apache solr (on Tomcat). In my dev environment I am running ASP.NET and Solr/Tomcat on my windows box. I am also ...
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Active Directory Replication Design

Primer/Environment: Sites: Santa Clara (data center), San Francisco (office), Seattle (office), Boston (office) Two Domain Controllers at each site. All sites are able to talk to San Francisco but ...
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DHCP reservations for a range of MAC addresses

Question Our DHCP server is set up to only give IP addresses to machines that it knows about (all IPs excluded, reservations for each MAC address). Part of the address range is used for virtual ...
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Unable to access network on Windows Server 2012 (Ethernet)

We have a server that had been using Ethernet, but temporarily Wi-Fi, and is now using Ethernet again. Strangely, it will not connect to the Internet. It detects when a cable is plugged into the port ...
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IIS 8.5 forces incorrect Content-Length header

We have a application that generates PDF files dynamically and forces a download of a the file. This code was working without issue on a Windows Server 2008. From what I can tell it appears that IIS ...
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Failover Cluster Windows Server 2012 R2

I have 3 Physical Servers. Server 1 is the domain controller (Dell PowerEdge 1950) Server 2 is node 1 (Dell PowerEdge 2950) Server 3 is node 2 (Dell PowerEdge 2950) On Server 1, I have used the ...
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Pull Office 365 Users to Active Directory

I am currently working with an existing Office 365 subscription that needs to have a new instance of Windows Server 2012 R2 in Azure manage the users through Active Directory. The server 2012 VM is ...
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Windows Server CAL for non-Microsoft services and databases [duplicate]

I'm totally stuck with the Windows Server 2012 R2 CAL's. I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with a firebird database installed. Multible Delphi based fatclients connect to this database. All clients use ...
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How to put a Windows 2012 server into a Univention domain

I’ve just installed a Windows 2012 server for the first time, and would like it to join our Univention Corporate Server domain, so we have the same LDAP users as on all systems. The error message ...
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Server 2012 scheduled task for SharePoint 2013 backup

I have Windows Server 2012 with SharePoint 2013 setup. I created a PShell script and saved it to a ps1 which backs up the Farm: Add-PsSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.Powershell Backup-SPFarm -Directory ...
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System Access in Windows Server [closed]

I've setup an Active Domain machine and a client machine, both with Windows Server installed. I have created a user account on the active domain but when I try to login to the client machine using the ...
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Unable to open/copy files on an encrypted UNC share after reboot of file server

I have 2 Windows 2012 environments. The first is a CMS that is accessing files on a the second server (file server). One of the shares that I have on the file server is marked as encrypted. When ...
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Is creating a Dial plan mandatory for Microsoft Exchange 2013 and Lync 2013 integration?

I have a basic prototyping Microsoft Exchange 2013 and Lync 2013 deployment in 4 Machines: One Mailbox Server One Client Access Server One Lync Server (Standard Edition) One Active Directory (AD DS, ...
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VM can`t connect to SQL server on Windows Azure [closed]

I'm trying to install Jira on my VM ( Windows Server 2012 ). Installation went well but I face a problem when I'm trying to connect to an external SQL server which is on Azure too. When I am testing ...
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2 Windows server 2012 with multiple domain

I would like to ask regarding some setup and configuration for windows 2012 server. The situation as below : 1) I have 1 wan ip / public ip 2) I have 2 windows server 2012 (server1,server2) 3) I have ...
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Windows Installer Error 1721 on uninstall

I'm trying to uninstall a program from Windows Server 2012, but when I do, it tells me: Error 1721: There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program required for this install to ...
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Is it possible under Windows Server 2012 to run Terminal Services but have it run a VM?

I have a Windows Server 2012 box that I'd like to be able to host up to 5 TS instances on it. However, it would be ideal if those instances could actually fire up a Hyper-V VM running Windows 7. So ...
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HP proliant DL320 g5p Ram

I have 2 HP Poliant DL320 G5p servers that I am trying to do a ram upgrade on. They currently have 5 GB of DDR2-PC2 6400 non-registered, unbuffered and ECC. I am trying to install 8GB (4x2GB) and the ...
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Installing Weblogic 12 on Windows 8 Server - http server won't start

Apologies in advance for the terrible formatting - I spent more time getting to this point than I did asking my question. I'm trying to install Weblogic 12 on Windows 8 Server. I've followed the ...
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IPv6 Client Service

I got a Windows Server 2012 which provides DHCPv4 and DHCPv6. The NIC on the Server got 2 IPv6 addresses. I found out that the second IPv6 comes from the "IPv6 Client Service" which (only the ...
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Do the PDC and BDC HAVE to be collocated?

Can we put our PDC in the Cloud and the BDC on site. We are on a ship that due to mission cannot be continuously connected to the mandated offship server, for security purposes.
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No network adapters in Virtual Machine after converting from VirtualBox to Hyper-V

I've migrated from Oracle's Virtual Boxx to Microsoft Hyper-V running in Windows 2012R2. My virtual machines are also all Server 2012 R2. After migrating from VirtualBox to Hyper-V and creating new ...
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When is user logged on

I have a question about users and when Windows treat them as logged on. If I, on Remote desktop log in on Windows server, and then closes the window, am I still being treated as logged on? The ...
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Local Administrator cannot install software on domain member server

We've got a new 2012 Server that a company needs to remotely install software on. Their user is a local administrator but cannot install software to the server. I'd rather not give them domain admin ...
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Cannot connect via RDP due to NLA error

I have one DC that also acts as a Hyper-V host. It hosts a build server, and a WDS server. Up until Daylight Savings happened a few days ago these were both working fine and I could remote in no ...
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Windows Server set multiple Gateways and metrics

I would like to configure my DHCP Server (Windows Server 2008 R2) so that it assigns to each host two gateways. The client should use the gateway which is closer (less number of hops). I can do this ...
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Windows DHCP server - distribute multiple default gateways?

I'm helping a client through the process of configuring a Windows 2012 DHCP server while migrating from Linux ISC DHCP. In the Windows New Scope Wizard dialog, there is an option to: ...specify ...
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Reconfigure (software-RAID) array for more space

I have: Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V and 2 VMs x6 hard drives 500 GB capacity in software-RAID array (Window's Storage Spaces) for VM storage, x1 SSD boot drive for server host OS (and VM page ...
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Any solution for redundancy at the server level for small business?

Back in 2009, we have a solution as follow: Physical Server called Server1 with HyperV and has 1 virtual server - Server3 - running file server, web and application Physical Server called Server2 ...
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Random TCP RST's on certain websites, what's going on?

Short version: One Windows Server 2012 machine on my network is getting persistent but intermittent TCP RSTs when connecting to certain websites. Dunno where they're coming from. Check out the ...
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LogParser on Windows Server 2012: Exits Immediately on Running

I'm trying to get LogParser 2.2 running on Windows Server 2012. When I attempt to run LogParser from the command prompt (just trying LogParser -h) I get a User Account Control dialog asking if I want ...
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How to debug IPsec L2TP authentication failure (Ubuntu StrongSwan client to Windows Server 2012)

I'm trying to connect via IPsec L2TP to a Windows Server 2012 server. Both the clients and the host are behind a NAT. I can connect from a Windows 7 machine without any problems, but when trying to ...
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openvpn windows routes ip forwarding enabled but not working

I have setup an openvpn network, I have in my client windows two interfaces, one public with IP 1.2.3.4 and the openvpn interface, with ip 192.168.244.10 I am able to ping from windows to the ...
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Cannot shrink partition on Windows Server 2012

I have the following issue. I am trying to take space off of VMs and add it to the OS partition. However, whenever I try any of the VMs it will not let me shrink the space so I have free to expand the ...
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Shadow Copies not growing to maximum

I have a 2008R2 and 2012 servers that has been in production for quite some time, running smoothly - I have never paid attention to VSS. Various volumes with Shares are setup to capture shadows ...
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How to know which network driver .inf file to deploy to client PC?

I have a client with an ASUS Gryphon Z97 motherboard. It is unable to boot via WDS and if I install the OS manually then the standard Windows 7 install has no drivers for it's Ethernet Controller. ...
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Resizing VHDX Fixed Disk

I recently converted a Dynamic VHD disk that was 95GB in size(only uses 60GB inside the guest) and now as a fixed disk it is 170GB in size. How can I resize the newly created fixed disk to under ...
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How can I utilise resource based delegation

Windows 2012 comes with an extension to the existing Kerberos Constrained Delegation, called resource based delegation (RBCD). There are a number of great articles that explain how it works for ...
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MSW2012R2 StorageSpaces + SSD tiering. Unknown Placement Status

I use StorageSpaces with tiering. I have several vhdx images that I want to be constantly pinned to SSD on my tier. I use command: Set-FileStorageTier –FilePath "path" -DesiredStorageTier "tier" ...
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TCP/IP Printers on a 2012 Domain [closed]

I have rolled out a 2012 Domain controller and have added my users to it. I use to be able to click "Add Printer" and a list of IP enabled printers would show up, but since everyone is now on the ...
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BitLocker - No TPM & No Flash Drive

I have done some research on using BitLocker in an environment where the machines do not have a TPM and it appears you will need to utilize a Flash Drive for it to work properly. This seems to be the ...