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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Server 2012 NTFS permissions acting funy

Currently I have setup a locked down share structure. now I used this same structure on windows 2008 with no dramas and but when we came over to 2012 I have had nothing but dramas. First I will ...
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Nagios check for wuauserv on Windows Server 2008+

From Windows Server 2008+, wuauserv is no longer a service that's ran all of the time and is instead ran as a scheduled task. I'm not sure of the exact behavior of how the scheduled task is created as ...
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Can't access secure site using Windows Authentication from server 2012

I apologize if this is the wrong site for this question, but I honestly don't know what component of this setup is causing the problem. I have a server running Windows Server 2012. It is running TFS ...
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Server 2012 R2 FSRM Event ID 8197 Error: GetVolumeNameForVolumeMountPoint, 0x800700001, incorrect function

I found next to no information about this error with respect to Server 2012. There is a good deal of information out about this error with Server 2003 with a update package fix from Microsoft as well ...
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Giving AD user accounts admin access on specific machines

Is there a way to give domain based accounts administrative access on specific machines and not others? I can control access and rights to which machines a user can log in to and what their ...
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Can Server 2012 R2 software mirror boot/system disk?

Has anyone actually used server 2012 R2 software mirroring to mirror the boot/system drive. If so could you confirm that in the event of drive failure it does keep running on the mirrored drive and ...
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Set a Custom Identity for Application Pool in IIS 8 doesn't work. Value does not fall within the expected range

It's a newly setup server in a new domain. I added a website to IIS and created an application pool for it. As soon as I try to set a different User (Identity) to run the Application Pool I receive ...
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How do i enforce duplex printing on Server 2012

Is it possible to enforce duplex printing by default for every users on AD. Unless the user deliberately choose to print single sided, all print jobs should be duplex (double-sided). Is it possible ...
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Replace User within Active Directory File Server Share

I have a file server role utilizing an Active Directory Domain on Windows Server 2012 and I'm attempting to replace one User Object with another User Object across all existing file server share ACLs. ...
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Performance Monitor for ASP.Net applications

I have an IIS hosted ASP.Net site which is experiencing timeouts. I would like to be able to monitor it from every angle but I'm not sure where to start with configuring PerfMon counters. Does anyone ...
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allow machine to access localhost website

I've got some IP rules on an Azure VM, the first blocks all traffic, the second allows my laptop to access the website. Both work fine, however when I try to access a website hosted on the VM locally ...
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Server 2012 slow performance on ESXi 5.5

I'm having performance issues with a virtual Server 2012 that is installed on an ESXi 5.5 (HP-ESXi-5.5.0-iso-5.71.3). The hardware server is an HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8. The server 2012 is acting as ...
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Windows event log exclude user

We're running Windows 2012 with AD LDS (aka ADAM). We're troubleshooting an application, and the ADAM sync command that runs hourly is filling up our event log. The event viewer filters show how to ...
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What happened to the ASP.NET account in Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS 8.5?

I'm making my first foray into setting up an ASP.NET MVC 3 application on IIS 8.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2. This application uses Active Directory & Windows authentication for permission ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 asking for Other User and Passcode when accessing via Remote Desktop

We recently noticed a change in the login process on one of our Windows 2012 Servers. When we go to login it now prompts us for "Other User" After which it then prompts for a User Name, Password, ...
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Using AD/GPO to add machines to WSUS in Windows Server 2012

I was following this guide: http://knowledge.quickstart.com/configure-wsus-to-deploy-updates-using-group-policy/ I've rebooted the machines after the policy updates to ensure they took them. I ran ...
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Recover/Recreate completely missing Mailbox Database

We're in the process of upgrading our servers from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013. During the installation of Exchange 2013 some things went wrong as why it could not be fully installed. It stopped at ...
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Why does dig +trace sometimes fail against Windows Server DNS?

My team has a server pointing at the DNS supplied by Active Directory to ensure that it is able to reach any hosts managed by the domain. Unfortunately, my team also needs to run dig +trace frequently ...
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Deleting on a shared drive gives false error, why?

I use terminal-server Windows Server 2012 when a user inside the terminal session deletes a file on a shared drive (R: here) and gets the error bellow: Could not find this item This is no longer ...
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Where to find Installation Instructions for Fujitsu Primergy server?

I just installed a PRIMERGY RX300 S8 with Windows Server 2012 R2 The system shipped with a Fujitsu Server View DVD. But I can't find a manual what is the recommanded order to install drivers. I ...
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AppPools hang in IIS8

I am running IIS 8 on a windows server 2012 box with 32 gigs of ram. I have about 50 pools that are all pointing at the same source code for a CMS. These pools are broken down to aprox 10 sites per ...
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Can't get access to my IIS Server?

Before I could get access to my IIS Server using its static private IP address (on the Windows Server 2012 itself), but now I can only access the IIS Server web page using its localhost and 127.0.0.1 ...
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iis integrated mode foreign characters

OK so this has been driving us crazy. We have an application built in ASP.NET 4.0 running on windows Server 2012 and IIS8. A few pages of our site are translated into multiple languages, notably ...
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Windows Route traffic to specific IP through secondary nic

Being reading about this on ServerFault but decided to open a new question, as I can't re-ask over existing threads. 2 computers, 2 nics: Computer A - 100.100.100.10 - 192.168.100.10 Computer B - ...
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SQL Backup very slow

I takes like an hour to backup my 24GB database. I put the backup on the same disk as the location of the actual SQL database, but I dont think thats the cause. When I execute exec sp_who2, here is ...
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Change Hardware Resources During Certain Times Of Day On Windows Azure Virtual Machine

I thought I read you could change the hardware resources during certain times, days, etc for Windows Azure Virtual Machines. I however don't see this option, am I missing it in the Azure portal or is ...
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RDS 2012 R2: An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x607)

I've set up an RDS 2012 R2 host farm, but have problems. When I try to log on from an outside client, then I get this error... "An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x607)" I've tried google ...
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How do I get RRAS to forward all traffic destined to a particular external IP to a particular internal IP?

I have a dedicated Windows 2012 server at a host that will allow me to run Hyper-V, but I cannot use bridged networking. I would like to get RRAS set up so that my VMs can act like they have public ...
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Windows Server 2012 IPAM Provisioning: Server name should be given in FQDN format

I have installed IPAM feature on my Windows Server 2012. When i run the following PowerShell Cmdlet to provision the IPAM GPOs: Invoke-IpamGpoProvisioning -Domain mydomainname -GpoPrefixName IPAM ...
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Windows server 2012 essentials GPO AD/SYSVOL MISMATCH

I am having an issue with Group policys and will do my best to describe the issue below: GPRESULT, ADSI and GPT.ini shows the group policy with mismatching AD/SYSVOL versions, the SYSVOL version ...
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One Active Directory, Multiple Remote Desktop Services (Server 2012 solution)

What I am trying to do is quite complex, so I figured I'd throw it out to a wider audience to see if anyone can find a flaw. What I am trying to do (as an MSP/VAR) is design a solution that will give ...
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Slow browsing through IE on Windows Server 2012

We've run into strange issue on the freshly installed servers. H/W: IBM server X3550 M4 7914; OS: Windows Server 2012 Std. Then we try to browse on the servers thru IE, not all sites are opened or it ...
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How to print out information about Task Scheduler in powershell script?

I am trying to print out information from the Task Scheduler from the local computer in a PowerShell script so other users can print out this information as well and not have to access the Task ...
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Event ID 4013 DNS-Server-Service on Network with Only One Domain Controller/DNS/etc

I'm consulting for a small business that has a single server that handles DC, DNS, DHCP, etc. roles. It is giving the following error with some regularity: 4013 DNS-Server-Service The DNS server ...
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Windows Server 2012 Essentials - Trying to setup “Anywhere Access” but the “Computer Access” list for users is blank

I have a new installation of Windows Server 2012 Essentials and I'm trying to setup "Anywhere Access" for both VPN and remote desktop. The basic setup is all working. Shared folders is working but ...
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Cluster Aware Updating set up - VirtualComputerObjectName ignored

I am trying to set up Cluster Aware Updating, but it always fails with the following error: Add-CauClusterRole : Unable to create the CAU clustered role because a Network Name resource could not be ...
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Troubleshooting unwanted NTP Traffic

A domain controller running Windows Server 2012 is sending NTP and NETBIOS traffic to an address that has never been configured as a time provider. The server logs give no indication that any NTP ...
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Backing up Hyper-V VMs using “wbadmin” failing on Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to backup a single VM using "wbdamin". I'm using this command-line: wbadmin start backup -backupTarget:d: -hyperv:VM_Machine_Name -quiet But the backup have no success. Looking at my ...
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Could not connect to bridged VM with Win2012 host

I have the following setup. A physical PC with Windows Server 2012 (host OS) with VMware Workstation 9.02 with: Windows Server 2012 (guest OS) Ubuntu 12.04 (guest OS) The guest OS's both run as ...
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Windows Server 2012 Migration (DNS/AD DS Standard Eval to Essentials OEM) P2V -> Do I need a Secondary Domain Controller during migration?

This is my first post on this exchange (although not my first on stack exchange), so please have patience. I am a 3rd year student intern, and I have been tasked with virtualizing the server systems ...
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Why is the DNS on my Windows Server 2012 not authoritative according to dig?

This is me trying to understand something rather than a real problem. I have a new Windows Server 2012 Essentials. That server provides, DNS, DHCP etc. Lets say my Windows domain is my-windows-domain ...
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DNS manager in Windows Server 2012 Essentials - My one server appears twice

I have a newly installed Windows Server 2012 Essentials. It works pretty good although I'm working on some DNS improvements. Something that seems a little weird is in DNS Manager, my server appears ...
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Can I install applications to Remote Desktop Session Hosts via Group Policy?

I have a GPO that installs an application using the Software installation policy under Computer Configuration. I assign this GPO to the OU with our desktop/laptop computers, and my clients all install ...
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WebsitePanel 2 totally NOT working on Windows Server 2012 on Azure

I’m having many troubles installing WebSitePanel on an Azure Virtual Machine, with Windows Server 2012. I followed the steps in ...
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Best practice deploy printer in 2012R2 RDSH?

I have 3 servers with 2012 R2 RDS Session Host, where my users log on. I have 4 printers. What is best practice to deploy these 4 printers to my users?... Using GPO shared printers or Deploy ...
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SuperMicro 119-7 - Install Problems 'no device driver found'

I have a set of servers that had Debian installed, and need to have Windows Server 2012 R2. Supermicro 119-7 / 10274-WRFT+ MegaRAID SAS 9266-8i Mount R2 in a flash drive, boot from it in UEFI mode ...
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Migrating SBS 2003 to 2012 standard

My company is currently trying to migrate a Windows Small Business Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. We know the general procedure, but we want to make sure we aren't going to mess anything up ...
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How to force flush DNS server in Windows Server 2012

The address of our company www has been changed from IP.OLD to IP.NEW some 10 days ago. All public DNS servers incl. that of our ISP do reflect this change. Our DNS server running at Windows Server ...
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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 ...