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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VSS DHCP Jet Writer Experiences Errors During Backup with WBADMIN

Summary My standalone physical server is running Server 2012 R2 Foundation. Two separate backup schedules exist, both using Windows Server Backup. I'm getting VSS errors from the DHCP Jet Writer ...
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Submit a certificate request file from a non domain computer. How to figure out policy server parameters

I'm trying to submit a certificate request. I'm trying to do it from command line so I can run it from code. Previously I have done it by using the Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services for ...
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FTP Server on Windows Server 2012: Works on localhost, error accessing folder when using domain

I am trying to setup a second FTP server on a computer running Windows Server 2008 and IIS 8.0. I already have an FTP server accessible with one port, and this one will be accessible on a different ...
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Server 2012 Forwards

I am running server 2012 and I wanted to setup a domain that I am using as a public domain on external dns servers, i.e. mydomain.com. I want to be able to have it resolve internal boxes: ...
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Backup Hyper-V VMs using wbadmin and iSCSI on Windows Server 2012

I am trying to setup a backup system at my work. We have an Windows 2012 environment with some VMs. We have a SAN and I tried do backups on a shared folder but, because of some incompatibilities with ...
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HTTP not finishing over LAN. Hardware cause?

On a customer server running Apache 2.2 on Windows server 2012 we're noticing that from time to time, some requests to the server never finish. Using wireshark I've found a bunch of duplicate ACKs get ...
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windows server 2012 4 processors

We have a server with 4 physical processors (individual chips) installed and have installed and activatded Win2012 Standard edition on it..on bare metal i.e. no virtualization. When I look at the task ...
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dcomcnfg - Can't set Launch and Activation Permissions - Windows Server 2012

I need to modify the Launch and Activation Permissions for the netman area under the Component Services / DCOM Config. However, this area is disabled preventing any changes. I am in the ...
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Top level folders show permissions inherited from Parent Object - who's the Parent?

Looking at a Windows 2012 R2 server that has D:\Users, D:\Admin, D:\Repository and a few more like that that are shared. When looking at security, they show inheriting permissions from Parent Object. ...
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ADFS Relying Party - endpoint configuration

I'm working on setting up a lab environment with two Windows Server (virtual) machines that cooperate in an AD FS configuration. WIN-TORHJGJ7N: Windows Server 2012, running AD FS 2.0. Also the ...
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Event ID: 2002 Source: IIS-W3SVC-PerfCounters on Windows Server 2012

My server is showing on Event Viewer this error every hour. Log Name: Application Source: Microsoft-Windows-IIS-W3SVC-PerfCounters Date: 03/10/14 9:07:42 Event ID: 2002 Task ...
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What is the relationship between DirectAccess, Web Application Proxy, and Forefront UAG?

We're exploring the feasibility of deploying DirectAccess to our off-campus laptops as a more seamless alternative to our TS-Gateway server, and I would like to know the benefits and relationship ...
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Can't make confluence run on port 80 with Windows Server 2012 R2

I am trying to get Confluence to run on port 80 using Windows Server 2012 R2. It's not working even after reinstalling it on port 8090. But the default works great locally. netstat -abn yields nothing ...
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Compacting VHD disk images when they are dynamic

I have a Hyper-V server running on WS2012. I have a Windows 7 running as a dynamic disk. I delete files and more from within to attempt to save disk space and reduce the size. However, the size does ...
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How to use Server 2012 WDS advanced multicast features?

First, can I be clear that I already know how to multicast, and using that without a problem. What I would like to know is... how to use the "Improved Multicast Features" that are new for Server 2012 ...
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Windows 2012 - Dynamic start screen definition

I do know, that i can predefine start screen by defining an xml file and pushing it via Grou Policy. What choices do i have if i want to define it at the logon moment? I'd like to ask our database at ...
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in Server 2012 Group Policy how can I force all users to have password-locked screen savers?

This is how I have it configured: Some users have their screen savers password protected, other's don't. I made the change a week ago, plenty of time for the policy to propagate. Is it possible some ...
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server 2012,invalid network adres

I have virtualbox with a windows server 2012 DC and a windows 8 client.I can login on the domain as Administrator on the windows client but when I want to change the password of the domain ...
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Routing and Remote Access with Hyper-V

I have a server setup with with Server 2012, this server has two NICs. One for WAN and one for LAN. Internet works fine on the server. I setup Routing and Remote Access with DNS and DHCP. Everything ...
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custom ami creation and sysprep

I am working through steps to create a custom ami, so far take a base one and install all software needed. shutdown machine with sysprep. create an ami. create instances from it I am wondering how ...
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Storage pool/virtual disk keeps detaching on restart

Every time I restart the server, the virtual disk for the storage pool disconnects. There is a little warning icon next to it in server manager and I have to right click and tell it to attach it back ...
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Impossible to get Folder Redirection working with Network Share (Access is denied, 502)

Group: G_Developers User: David (Member of G_Developers group) Local Path: E:/Shares/Users/Developers UNC Path: \\DC01\Developers$ Share Permissions: Everyone Full Control Folder Permissions: ...
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Invalid signature Error 0x80090006 when copying a large file

The file I'm trying to copy is about 20GB. Trying to copy it between 2 servers via a network share. Both servers are running Server 2012 R2. > [System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version Major ...
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Windows Snort remote MSSQL

I have to setup snort on a Windows 2012 machine. Snort works fine. However, I am supposed to write all logs to a Microsoft Database Server 2012 on a different VM. However, at the moment I cannot ...
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Using Router with DHCP and NAT and Windows Server 2012 as DNS

I have a network currently set up as per the image below. We use Regus's shared Internet and I've create a sub network for our office by using DHCP and NAT on the airport extreme router. Now the ...
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Host (A) record (DNS) updated with wrong IP address

I recently installed a new Domain Controller running Windows Server 2012 (called "srv3") in a domain with two existents DCs that are running Windows Server 2003 (called "srv1" and "srv2"). All roles ...
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How do I disable hyper-v from command prompt in server 2012?

In previous versions, I might be able to remove Hyper-V through ServerManagerCmd.exe but this was apparently deprecated in 2012 (it seems it doesn't even exist) or dism /Online /disable-feature ...
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FSRM - User profile disks - File screens per user profile are not persistent

Our user profiles are stored in user profile disks, on a MS Server 2012 (not R1). Because File Server Resource Manager file screens on specific paths (C:\Users\user_name) are removed when paths ...
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Has Windows Server Backup's Disk Space Management Changed in Server 2012?

Summary I have a Server 2012 (not R2) Hyper-V Host server using Windows Server Backup (WSB) to back up about 670 GB of data to three 1 TB USB hard drives, rotated weekly. The server was installed ...
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Apply gpo only on one OU

How can you create a GPO for only one Organizational Unit ? The GPO I want to create is pretty simple, it just set the minimal password length. Given that I don't want all the users to have the same ...
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SAN Storage Array in Hyper-V 2012R2 Failover Cluster - outdated file table info?

We have Dell MD3600f SAN storage array and two HP servers for VM failover clustering solution. MD3600f is set, disks are mapped and connected to Hyper-V servers. On Hyper-V's I have partitioned and ...
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Slow Performance on Exported Hyper-V VMs

I have an Windows Server 2012 environment with Hyper-V virtualization. My VMs were running very well but my machine was running low on disk space. After buying an new HDD and installing it on my ...
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Editing client PC host file with server 2012

I am trying to modify my client PCs connecting to my windows server 2012 host file. Would I use a group policy, execute a script on login ? For example if I was trying to block everything and allow ...
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Amazon EC2 ephemeral drive permissions for SQL Server tempdb

I have an Amazon EC2 instance which is used for long SQL Server queries but is stopped in between. I use the SSD ephemeral drives for tempdb but whenever the instance is started from a stopped state, ...
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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS un IIS over VMware virtual machine

I have a virtual machine in VMware Player with two port redirections defined in VMware Virtual Network Editor to redirect ports 81 and 82 on the host to ports 80 and 443 guest ports. I also have a ...
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Is it possible to connect a Domain Controller (Windows Server 2012) with SBS 2011?

We're trying to connect a Windows Server 2012 with a SBS 2011 server. The plan is to make Windows Server 2012 run as a Domain Controller and have the SBS 2011 server function as an Exchange Server. ...
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Actual minimum RAM usage of Windows 2012 Server + IIS + SQL Server 2014 Express + .NET application server

I currently have a physical server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I am planning to replace it with a cloud-hosted virtual machine running Windows Server 2012. The server needs IIS, SQL Server Express ...
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Mapped drive is accessed drive

I've got some users that will randomly get 'Access Denied' when trying to access a mapped drive or print to a shared printer. When i get the users to 'log-off-Log-on' they are able to access the ...
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Optimizing performance of Apache Tomcat serving Cognos TM1 application

I have inherited a project to optimize the performance of the Cognos TM1 application for my organization. When running reports from the web server, it takes a very long time (varies from 20-30 ...
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Event ID 12240 on Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Server 2012 and some virtual machines in it. Since last week some error events appears hourly on event viewer saying that the system cannot find a remote VHD file. This VHD file is ...
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Software installation on computers in a domain environment [closed]

The network I am working on is extremely small, my client only have 2 desktops which are in a domain setup being managed by a Windows Server 2012 machine with active directory. My client has a ...
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Is there any (eg. security related) reson not to give a webapplication principal full control rights?

the application i want to deploy on IIS (Windows Server 2012) requires write right within the webapplication directory. The principal (user) of the directory has only read rights right now (seems to ...
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LLDP in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

How do i make LLDP in Windows 2012 R2/Windows 8.1 give me some useful info, like, let's say ComputerName. From my Cisco Catalyst switch, LLDP neighbor is a Windows 8.1 box: SWITCH# show lldp neigh ...
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2003 Domain Functional Level — Do I need to run adprep.exe to trust a 2012 DFL?

My company is still using Windows Server 2003 for the Domain Controllers, with DFL (and FFL) already raised to 2003 DFL/FFL. Now, we need to trust the domain of our new subsidiary. Their domain is ...
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Server 2012 keeps booting to the blue “Choose an Option” screen

After enabling Hyper-V, my server restarted and now insists on starting to the blue "Choose an Option" page with the options "Continue: Exit and continue to Windows Server 2012 Datacenter" ...
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Hyper V win2012 guest on win2012 host no internet access

I'm trying to connect guest win2012r2 VM to the internet. Host is Win 2012, with Hyper V role. I added one internal switch, and enabled internet sharing on host LAN adapter (I have one static IP ...
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Amazon EC2 - set Windows services log on user to another instance user

I have a master "share drive" on a single Windows Server 2012 instance that many secondary instances are mapped to with full control. I have a service that I need to set with administrator rights to ...
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Unable to upgrade Server 2012 Evaluation to Datacenter

I have Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter Evaluation installed. Validity is only left for 16 days so I thought to upgrade. I have MS subscription so I got the product keys required. I have tried to the keys ...
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Event Viewer Warning: “Installation of the Proof of Purchase from the ACPI table failed. Error code: 0xC004F057”

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard running on a Dell PowerEdge T320. The server is near one month in use as a domain controller. I've noticed this warning entry showing in the Application log ...
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GPO Redirected My Documents not displayed in Libraries (Server 2012 & Win 7)

New build Server 2012 & windows 7 desktops. Windows 7 library's are not reflecting the folder redirection set by the GPO, although the redirection is working. We use GPO's to redirect the users ...