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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binding issues with multiple web services

We are running a continuous integration server with the following software: Windows Server 2012 (AWS EC2 Instance) TeamCity 9.0.3 Youtrack 6.0 Collabnet Subversion Edge 4.0.14-4110.144 Octopus ...
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How to check who reset the password for a particular user in active directory on a windows server?

I have the details about a user account when it was last modified (a password reset was done). But I would be interested to know who reset the password for this user. Is there any way I can find this ...
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Fingerprint logon with Windows Server 2012 R2

I am trying to let users log onto a Windows Server through thin clients that support USB mapping. I have looked at many guides online and they all say the same thing: Enable the "Windows Biometric ...
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NPS Radius wireless authentication only for domain computers

Is it possibile to setup a Windows NPS role to grant only Domain PC to wireless access? I want to still check for a valid domain user account, but I would like to restrict access only to domain ...
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Win 2012 RDS farm RDWeb access to RDG but not Host servers

I have been scratching my head on this for a few days. I have found some great articles especially the thread started by MojoDk and I have failed dismally in getting this to work. The setup: Server ...
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RD published apps not connecting to remote instance

I have configured RD components in one single server (for my poc) and I have done configuring 2 machines as session host. I have created a collection and in that RDP for a machine is published. When ...
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Select source IP on windows server 2012 with multiple IPs on 1 NIC

I have searched a lot for a solution to this case but I couldn't find any. So, any help would be appreciated. I have a windows server 2012 with 1 NIC having 2 IPs bound to it 37.188.120.8 and ...
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Best way to copy file server 2008 r2 contents to a new 2012 r2 server [closed]

I am making a DR site over the cloud and want to upload all my file server contents in the fast and most suitable way. There are many options like; XCopy Robocopy DFS Replication Third party tools ...
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How can the Windows 7 sees the Windows 2012? [closed]

I have installed a Windows 2012 Standard Server with Active Directory, DHCP and DNS server in Oracle Virtual Box. It has two Network Adapters (Ethernet and Ethernet 2). These Adapters are in same ...
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Centralizing Remote AD DCs?

Background: I'm one of two IT people managing five libraries (all part of the same library system), and each library has been set up with their own AD DC. I'd like to centralize this. I'm assuming I ...
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Disable Start menu new Items highlighting by GPO in Windows 2012 R2

I need to disable the new items highlighting (New items are marked with "New") on Windows 2012 R2 (remote desktops). I tried setting the registry value ...
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How to install SSL Certificate into Service Bus 1.1 on Windows Server

For test cases and evaluation we installed 2 nodes with "Azure Service Bus 1.1" on Windows Server 2012 R2 machines. The installation process installs the https endpoints with a self-signed ...
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Hyper-V virtual machine appears in PowerShell but not in Hyper-V Manager

Im trying to manage my Hyper-V virtual machine in Hyper-V Manager but they are not there. I can configure them in a drop down box but I cannot start them and stop them. If I go to PowerShell and try ...
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Replication not working on DC

I am getting the following error (4612) on my secondary and tertiary DCs: The DFS Replication service initialized SYSVOL at local path C:\Windows\SYSVOL\domain and is waiting to perform initial ...
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xcopy on Batch file for backup server

i have 5 servers connected and want to backup a folder on servers 1,2,3,4 to server 5 and folder on server 5 to server 1. i write a batch file that use xcopy to copy the folders. my question is if ...
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Change Key exchange mechanism in IIS 8

We are using RSA key exchange mechanism for SSL certificate. How can I change that to DHE_RSA or ECDHE_RSA? Due to using RSA, we are getting the below warning in chrome Your connection to ...
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Windows Server: Is it possible to run Certificate Authority while having Essentials experience installed?

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine running a certification authority, but also need the same server to run Windows Server Essentials Media Pack. This requires the Essentials Experience role to be ...
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Installing a new domain server on a small network without taking down the old one

I'm attempting to replace a windows server 2003 domain controller/dns/dhcp server on a small business network with a new machine running server 2012 without having to take down the old one until ...
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How can I route an IP Address to another IP Address

We have a Windows Server 2012 virtual machine (Web01) hosted in Windows Azure. This server has yet to be decommissioned so for now we're allowing access from this machine to our database server ...
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Potential problems with virtual drive larger than 2tb?

We are setting up a server for a client of ours which is using an Intel raid controller with 4 x WD 4TB RE drives configured for RAID 6. Ideally we would like to configure with 2 virtual disks; one ...
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Windows Server 2012 - How to set up Domain Controller Trust?

I'm attempting to set up a test system to replicate the following environment: Two AD domain controllers serving two separate domains, mycorp.local and mycorp.hq. It's not exposed to the outside ...
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Best practices for secondary DNS in case of a single Active Directory

I have a setup with only one Active Directory (not redundant). What should be configured on the client pc's to ensure the best DNS resolution ? Currently somebody configured the IP address of the AD ...
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Server 2012 - How to change the connection folder name - RemoteApp and Desktop Connections

We have a terminal server 2012 with all the application installed. It works fine for all the users through RDP and also through rdweb access. Now if I am setting up RemoteApp and Desktop Connection ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard - 0x00000091 on boot

I've been attempting to install Windows Server 2012 Standard on some relatively (circa 2007) old hardware. The machine itself is an Intel SE7320EP2 based system running 2x Dual-Core Xeon (64bit) ...
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Domain controllers won't replicate

I recently removed a secondary domain controller (forcefully) and created a new one as secondary for the same domain. The problem is, is that the new secondary can see the primary and itself, but the ...
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Domain Guest Group with Azman delegation in Windows Server 2012

I am new to Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory. I have created a user called viewer Then I configured deny the Network Access Permission no callback deny user permission to log on to ...
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Remote Desktop Licensing took over my base RDP function

My remote desktop capability is currently being held random by the remote desktop licensing feature in Server 2012. On my server I installed the "remote desktop licensing services" feature/role and ...
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Client not found in kerberos database while getting initial

I am installing Squid3 on Ubuntu 14.10 and I want to integrate it ADDS on windows server 2012 using kerberos 5. My infrastructure are as follows: Default Gateway: 192.168.1.1 DNS & Domain ...
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Data security for PII

I have a question regarding data security. I have an application that dumps a flat Excel file on a Windows server from an SAP database. The file is edited, then the application writes the edited ...
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Is event 41 normal when VPS is shutdown in hypervisor?

I have a hosted VPS (Windows Server 2012) and shutting it down in the hypervisor causes the following critical event in the System view of the Windows logs: > Log Name: System Source: ...
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Setup directory links in user SFTP root directory with copSSH on Windows

I'm trying to configure copSSH to allow a specific user to access several folders on the C drive. However, if I create simple directory symlinks (using mklink /d), then the SFTP clinet can't get into ...
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How to set up GCE with WS 2012 R2 to host my webapp [closed]

I've got a VM instance with Windows Server 2012 Datacenter and i want to use it as a web server to host a web app, so far i've installed ISS, DNS Server, but i don't know how to configure DNS Server. ...
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Managing Exchange 2010 from Windows 2012

We have been managing Exchange 2010 from a separate Windows 2008 R2 server and recently upgraded the management machine to Windows 2012 R2. The EMC works fine but I am somewhat limited in the shell. ...
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NTFS permissions to list folders but not show whats inside

Im setting up a backup's shared folder where every user will have its own folder, i want to be able to list all the users folders but only allow each user to work inside his own folder i.e.: Backups ...
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Shared Drives Intermittently Dropping

I have an issue with most of my clients (Win7 and WinXP) accessing the Shared Drives. I have brand new Windows 2012 R2 Server acting as the DC, File Server, DNS, and DCHP. Almost all users are ...
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HTTP Error 404.3 - Not Found

Just installed a new IIS server. We did this after installing .net Framework. We are getting the following error: HTTP Error 404.3 - Not Found The page you are requesting cannot be served because ...
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Single, parameterized GPO for managing group membership

We have a OU design in our domain in which each "system" (web services and similar) has it's own OU, under which is nested the servers and accounts that it uses: ... + System A + Servers ...
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Is there a way to disable or hide SAS drive on LSI SAS 3008 controller?

I am setting up Dell Precision 7910 workstation that has LSI SAS 3008 controller and 2 SAS drives connected to it. It came with Windows 7 installed on drive with smaller drive number (0x09 on LSI bus ...
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Migrating from Windows Server 2003 to 2012 R2 on same hardware

I have two Windows Server 2003 R2 Active Directory Domain Controllers which serve about 100 nodes. I need to upgrade to 2012 R2 on the same hardware (which exceed the minimum requirements). Since I ...
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IIS 8.5 Windows Authentication failing for some users

I have an application that was installed requiring Windows Authentication under Windows 2012, IIS 8.5. When certain users use the application, they're receiving a 401 error after the ...
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Cannot enable more than 2 simultaneous Remote Desktop Connection

Windows Server 2012 is unable to allow more than 2 simultaneous Remote Desktop Connections: Instead of editing the group policy : "Limit Number of connections to 999999" Disabling "Restrict Remote ...
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Can't find the IP address of external DNS server [closed]

I have installed 2012 R2 and Active Directory. As part of this DNS was installed and is working as expected. My question is where to find the IP address of the external DNS server I'm using. I ...
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Should I still have a physical DC, even post-Server 2012?

Back in the pre-Windows Server 2012 days, the recommendation seemed to be to have at least one physical domain controller sat along-side your virtualised DCs. One justification for this was because ...
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Why Failover instead of Load Balancing for HA

From my understanding with failover clustering, only one machine is actually working, which means the other one(s) are sitting idle. So why would one use failover clustering instead of using a load ...
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How to configure ADFS 2.0 to send SAML 2.0 token when using WS-Federation

I have a related party application that can accept SAML 1.0 and 2.0 over WS-Federation. I configured my claims and trust relationship manually and everything works as expected. I inspected the token ...
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How to determine if a SMB Client has established a Signed SMB communication from my Windows Server 2012?

Is there a way to find from my Windows 2012 Server if the client has established a signed communication ? Net Session gives the basic details but does not say anything about signing. C:\>net ...
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MS Project Server 2013 - Sharepoint 2013 installation error [duplicate]

I've had installed Sharepoint 2013(purchased license) successfully on Windows server 2012 R2 and then I was trying to install MS Project Server 2013 with an evaluation license(180 days) and I'm ...
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The Signin Name Displayed Does Not Actually Exist In Windows Server 2012

I'm doing some tests with a domain join script/program (which also does profile mapping), which means that I've been repeatedly joining/unjoining this test server to the domain (and in the process ...
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RDWeb issue with two servers

I am working on customizing the RDWeb application for Remote Desktop Service for Windows Server 2012. The description of the implementation of this project is as follows. I have configured two ...
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IIS Rewrite in 8.0

I am trying to create a rewrite that will redirect people from sub.domain.com to sub.domain.com/sub. Here is what I have created but it's not working. <rewrite> <rules> ...