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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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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Server 2012 RemoteApp install

I am trying to install a simple RemoteApp install on a Windows 2012 server but am getting a bit confused by the different components and what is and is not required. Is 'Remote Desktop Gateway' ...
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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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Disable Hyper-V pausing due to low disk space

Is there a way to keep Hyper-V from pausing due to low disk space errors? I have tried some registry edits but they do not seem to be working. Is this a policy setting?
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SQL Server Connection Timeout after load brought onto IIS web server

We have MSSQL 2008 R2 running on windows 2008 r2 it's being hit by 2 server 2008 r2 webservers running asp.net. Both are joined to an active directory domain and use integrated authentication to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Clients on one VLAN are able to access all but one IP on a separate vlan

So I am having an issue where clients on one specific subnet are able to access all servers on a separate subnet except a server with a specific IP address on another. Any other client on any other ...
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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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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 I Setup a Windows Server 2012 Foundation as an additional DC to an AD domain

We are a small 8 user office already have Windows Server 2012 R2 as a DC. Just bought a 2nd server with Windows Server 2012 Foundation and realized it can not be set up as member server to the ...
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How to use CNAME to external hosts on local DNS Server?

I have a domain mydomain.com and I'm using an external DNS Server to resolve some names like www.mydomain.com and webmail.mydomain.com on Internet. Now, I need to create a rule, only on my LAN, to ...
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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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apache mod_authnz_ldap - 500 error when blank username used

I've got Apache 2.4 running on Windows Server 2012. I've got mod_authnz_ldap working except if users put a blank username. This results in a 500 internal server error. this is the entry in httpd....
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Use Active Directory Administrative Center outside domain

I'm setting up a Active Directory lab environment on a Windows 8.1 laptop. I now have a Windows Server Core 2012 domain controller running inside a VM. I installed Server Manager for Windows 8.1 and ...
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window server 2012 r2 clustering - shared storage required or not

I just came to know that we can setup a 2 node window failover cluster without using shared storage (SAN) In that case, how does services running on 1 node failover to another when their data is not ...
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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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Windows Server Backup 2012 Fails on “preparing the backup image”

I have a couple of Windows Server 2012 VM's I need to backup. Everything works fine on all but one machine. No matter where I choose to store the backup, it fails almost immediately with: Backup ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 - Can't join computer to the domain

This was supposed to be an easy one but I ran into an issue here. I set up the domain and a static IP on the server. The server is connected to a router/AP (which obviously functions as a switch) as ...
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MDT Deployment Issue-Driver not loading (i217-LM on MDT)

I have been testing a replacement imaging system to replace our limited Ghost deployment system for a good portion of the last year. We bought a new batch of machines (HP Workstation Z230) which have ...
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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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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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Running Windows Server 2012 on vSphere 4.1

I know it's not supported, and won't be officially supported, but has anyone had success getting a Windows Server 2012 VM running on a vSphere 4.1 box? Thanks for the help.
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AD LDS service account as local admin to allow SSL connection?

I am installing Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS, aka ADAM) on a Windows 2012 vm. After finally getting the configuration of the directory and synchronization handled, I am now ...
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Windows 2012 R2 - RDP properties?

Where did the Remote Desktop Services properties go in 2012 R2? In 2008 R2, we had the RDP-TCP connections properties... where did all that go in 2012 R2?
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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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Installation of Windows Management Framework 4.0 (Powershell 4.0) on Server 2012 failed

I've been trying to test PowerShell Desired State configuration on a Windows Server 2012 instance on Amazon EC2. I downloaded the Windows Management Framework 4.0 from the MS download center: Windows ...
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Native server 2012 R2 driver for APC 3000VA (network connected)

Is there a native driver available for an APC network connected UPS on windows server 2012 R2 hyper-V? All I can find from APC is Powerchute. Problem with that is it seems to require Java installed, ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 prevent automatic logoff due to inactivity

I have a stand alone windows 2012 server R2 that i log on to locally. it is not part of a domain and it is the standard install configuration with no policies enacted. The server logs off the desktop ...
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Access OpenVPN client network from server

I have setup an OpenVPN connection between a Windows 2012 Server and an Debian Linux machine. The windows machine is the server and the linux machine is running openvpn as client. I can ping and ...
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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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Windows Update not working on Windows 2012 R2 Standard

I recently inherited the management of a Windows 2012 server at a remote site. I checked Windows Update and it has not been updating since March. When I tell Windows to check for updates, it acts ...
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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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Certificate Mismatch RDS Session Host

I've been banging my head against this for the last few days. I have a server 2012 remote desktop setup as follows: 1 Gateway Server 1 RD Web Access Serve 1 Session Broker, which is also a session ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 R2 not printing from Task Scheduler

I have a script, written in Python, that generates a PDF document and prints it to network printer. When I execute that script through the cmd line or launch executable .cmd or .bat file, it works ...
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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 ...
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How to disable TLS 1.0 in Windows 2012 RDP

Background: The only thing I can find on how to do this relates to RDP on windows 2008, which seems to have something called "Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration" in Administrative Tools. This ...
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Windows Server 2012 - How to get the username/password of an IP that is trying to connect using RDS?

I'm new to server admin, hence my apologies if this is a very basic question. I was going through my server's event log when I noticed under 'Application and Service Logs > Microsoft > Windows > ...
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Method of deploying a VB6 app to a Windows server 2012 RDS server

My environment currently has a Windows 2003 server running terminal services. That server has the visual studio 6 IDE installed. It also is responsible for running a very old ( and poorly built ) VB6 ...
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Windows 10 Offline Files will not Sync

Brand new domain using Windows 10 workstations and Server 2012 R2 Domain Controllers. Standard folder redirection GPO Picture of the issue: Files are being redirected to a windows 2012 r2 high ...
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How to install RDP Client Access License trial or use its grace period?

We want to have multiple active sessions in Windows Server 2012. Each active session will run an app to which one user will be connected. The problem is that we can not keep more than 2 sessions ...
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Setting up Group Managed Service Account on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Windows 2012 R2 domain controller called cox.win.testlab. I have set up a group of hosts where I would like to use a gMSA (Group Managed Service Account). This group is called SQLManagedHosts....
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Unable to use “Web deploy” on Windows Server 2012 HTTP ERROR 404.7

I am using Windows server 2012 and Web Deploy 3.5. When I try to publish from Visual Studio I get 404 and suggests to follow the following link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=221672#...
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Windows Server 2012 Foundation. Mouse stops working during RDP session

We have a strange problem under Windows Server 2012 foundation. All latest Auto updates are installed. We start an RDP session, and everything works ok. The problem is that in the moment we open ...