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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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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Are the SID, admin tokens, etc. created on the first boot after SysPrep, before going through setup?

I have a virtual machine running in hyper-v that I would like to clone a dozen times. I ran sysprep, shutdown and then duplicated the VHD, assigning it to the other servers already setup in Hyper-V. ...
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Creating shared folder between Win 2008 R2 and Win 2012 Servers

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server and need to share a folder on this server to be visible on an Amazon AWS Windows 2012 server. The 2012 server acts as a failover server. The purpose of this is to copy ...
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Windows Server Backup Problems

I've got a bit of a problem here that I have inherited. Currently, I have two Windows 2012 servers running. One server is a production server with 1 Hyper-V VM on it that has SBS 2008 on the guest ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2, cannot install any role or features using GUI Server manager

Exiting environment : Windows Server 2008 R2. I am in the process of migrating to Windows Server 2012 R2. I installed Windows Server 2012 R2 on HP DL380p G8 server. I am able to install role or ...
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Exchange 2013 Log Files at 290GB

This morning our Exchange 2013 server stopped sending emails because the hard drive was full. We have just over 290GB of Exchange log files. How can I go about clearing up these log files? So far I ...
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Hyper-V dynamic memory not correctly assigning more memory

So, I got an alert from our monitoring system that there's less than 15% memory free on a virtual machine. I log in to investigate, it turns out that the VM in question is a Hyper-V VM with Dynamic ...
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Exchange 2013 SP1 on WIndows 2012 R2 SMTP Issue

I have Exchange Server 2013 SP1 installed on Windows 2012 R2. This is a clean install on a new stand alone server. I have added 1 user account into Active Directory and have the receive connectors ...
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Added new DC now OS X cannot access network accounts

I have 2 iMacs on our network that use AD to authenticate. It has been working fine for quick a while. The domain controller has been Windows Server 2003, which I am in the process of replacing. I ...
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Share a private folder on server for each active directory user and auto mount at login

I am pretty much new to Windows servers. What I want to achieve: Allow the users to login using central credential from any on the Client PCs within LAN/WLAN. They don't get access to the ...
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How to enable RDP in a virtual machine in Azure?

According the Azure policy, https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/pricing/licensing-faq/, Windows Server does not need CAL licenses for a Virtual Machine running in Azure. Each time I start Windows 2012, ...
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Does a Windows 2012 NTP server need an upstream NTP time source

I have a set of 3 Windows 2012 Server VMs running as my domain controllers. These VMs are in an air-gap environment, meaning no access to upstream NTP servers. I haven't been able to configure my ...
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Can't add built-in Remote Desktop Users group on DC to Remote Desktop Users on 2012 server

I have new 2012 servers and so far its only set to allow administrator to remote in. In Computer Management/Remote Desktop Users, the only member is administrator. When I try to add the built-in ...
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Windows Server 2012 NLB logging

Can somebody clarify to me what are the best practices when it comes to configuring logging and monitoring for Windows Server 2012 NLB. I believe there are 2 types of logging from management service ...
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How to change a DHCP's Scope Subnet - Windows Server 2012

I am trying to edit my DHCP Scope and want to Change only Subneting. The Reason I am searching for this is "I am using MAC Addresses in Policies". I have tried this solution ...
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Windows server time keeps setting the time 2 hours back

Our Windows 2012 server keeps setting its system clock 2 hours back. I've tried to run 'w32tm /resync' a couple of times but that does only works on short term. the server manager gives an Error ...
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List to archive old data on Server 2012

I am needing to write a script, or find another way of listing directories on a drive where the folders haven't been accessed in the last 4 years and have the list outputted to a txt file. Server is ...
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Windows Server 2012 Policy-Based QoS

I am trying to implement Policy-based QoS on a Windows Server 2012 VM (running on Hyper-V), but for some reason it's not kicking in. The way I added the policy was by going into the Local Group Policy ...
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Install downloaded WSUS updates via command line

I've looked at a few similar posts however I believe my issue to be different. I have just finished configuring a 2012 WSUS server whereby servers are configured to use client side targeting via ...
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Windows Server 2012 on RAID 1 stuck in Automatic Repair after motherboard change

The motherboard with Intel H87 chipset (with Intel Rapid Storage Technology) stopped working. It was replaced with MBO with H97 chipset. OS and data are in separate RAID 1 configurations. New MBO ...
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How to switch in ws2012 from an IDE disk to a Virtio disk?

I am running Windows server 2012 in a virtual machine under Debian Jessie. I tried to follow the Red Hat tutorial in order to switch on the Virtio drivers: 1) I downloaded from Debian the virtio ...
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Win 2012 - Create new NIC team only shows me virtual NICs, not the physical NICs, why?

I am setting up a new win2012 server with NIC teaming. The server has two physical NICs and I want to create one NIC team in the management OS that uses both NICs. My problem is that when I installed ...
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Restoring an Active Directory user using Restore-ADObject

I am following this link https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd379509(v=ws.10).aspx that explains how to restore an Active Directory user using Restore-ADObject. I am using the following ...
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WSUS to install previous months updates on nth day of each month plus snapshot

Would love to hear your suggestions to accomplish the following. I'm looking for a way for WSUS to automatically download the previous months Critical and Security updates on every 10th of the month. ...
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Tomcat 8 Permissions Issues (Windows)

I'm currently trying to troubleshoot an issue with a Java web application that is stumping me along with the vendor of the software. We're running on Windows Server 2012 with Tomcat 8. In my scenario, ...
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What is the correct way to activate a Server 2012 Guest in Hyper-V (NOT R2) with a server 2012 host using virtualization rights?

I've done quiet a bit of searching on this and can't seem to find an answer, everything seems to refer to R2 and AVMA or just simply states you are allowed 2 visualization rights and nothing else. ...
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How do I set up home folders for users automatically without roaming profiles?

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM running as my domain controller, and another Server 2012 VM instance that is my file server. On my NAS, I used to be able to create a user, and the NAS would ...
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Adding 4th scope to DHCP and make a superscope in windows 2012

Hope someone can shed some light here. I have a little network drama which I'm trying to get resolve as soon as possible. To give you a little background; We have CISCO SG300 small business switches ...
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Impossible to send events from more than one non-domain windows server (2008, 2003) to WinRM collector (windows 2012)

We have problem with non-domain servers using certificates. We created certificates (through CA), installed one on collector (with good CN), second on first source server, third on second source ...
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SEVERE: Servlet.service() for servlet [CfmServlet] in context with path [/] threw exception

We have been running CF 11 U5 for a while now with no problems at all. We run CF Enterprise on IIS 8.5 on Server 2k12 64bit. Recently a few of our clients have been complaining that when they upload ...
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How do I allow outgoing connections to port 80 on a Remote Access VPN?

I have setup a simple L2TP VPN by using the Remote Access role. This works fine, however outgoing connections to port 80 don't work. I can connect to the shares and RDP, however browsing the web is ...
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WBAdmin shows recently backup successful, but does not show as Backup version for recovery

We have a file server running Windows Storage Server 2012 Workgroup. The backup schedule runs Nightly at 11pm. We rotate 3 external hard drives as the Backup targets (one is offsite and rotates ...
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active directory domain vs dns domain - are they the same? [duplicate]

I am new to windows environment and am trying to set up an AD and Domain controller Are an Active Directory domain and a DNS domain technically referring to the same thing? Must they be the same at ...
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Logging in locally to Domain controller - Windows AD [duplicate]

After enabling my AD role in my Windows Server 2012 R2 and promoting it as a Domain Controller, I am no longer able to login locally onto the Windows Server itself. Specifying my ...
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network name cannot be found error on accesible drive

I suddenly started having trouble using robocopy to backup to a network drive, using a batch file that previously worked. Trying to find out what was happening I noticed the following behaviour, ...
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windows server 2012 two NICS routing with RRAS

Windows server 2012, two Nics, only rras role installed. PC2 can ping anything at 192.168.2.xx by ip but not by name. PC2 in network Neighborhood has only itself and mserver but can access anything ...
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Scheduled Task for Powershell Script

So I'm trying to run a powershell script on a schedule. Every morning at 6am, repeat every hour of the day. Here is the script itself: Get-Content C:\Users\administrator\Desktop\users.txt | ...
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Assigning template to CA - no templates node under my CA

I am trying to follow steps to create a cert for ADFS. The steps I'm looking at are on the microsoft website. The steps are somethign like this: Create a new template by duplicating WebServer Assign ...
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Batch update user account passwords on multiple servers [closed]

I have a script to update user ID and passwords every 90 days due to security issues. With this script, I have to manually go to every server and run the batch script. I have roughly 60 odd servers in ...
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Routing subnets per interface on a dual nic windows server

The server I'm working on has 2 NICs. C:\Windows\system32>route print =========================================================================== Interface List 20...00 50 56 ad 02 3b ...
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Solidworks: activation license mode is not supported in this virtual environment (Qemu-KVM)

The question is not around Solidworks actually, so please continue to read. The whole idea of virtualization is to be hardware independent. Before our eyes a whole new dependency level is being ...
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Bug in WMI namespace for MicrosoftDNS Statistics class?

I'm trying to query DNS statistics from Windows Server 2012 via WMI. If I run the following command in Powershell: Get-WmiObject -Namespace root\MicrosoftDNS -Class MicrosoftDNS_Statistic | ?{ ...
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Can't mount or edit VHDX file, in use

OS is Windows Server 2012 I have a VHDX file that we've been using for backups since Windows won't play nice with our NAS. The first 6 backups worked flawlessly, and they show up in the Windows ...
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Exclude a MAC address from the Hyper-V address pool

I have a Hyper-V environment on Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. One of the Virtual Machine (VM) has a License Server. One of the license was generated due to the Mac address that the VM had at that ...
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How do I only allow RDP connections over a VPN?

We require a VPN to connect to an RDP server. I have setup an L2TP server which functions correctly, and an RDP server that works as well. I am now wondering how I can set everything up so RDP ...
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What permissions does schtasks.exe need to query another server?

I've got a Server 2012 machine, HostA, and a Windows 7 machine, MONITOR_VM, both on our domain. HostA is running a scheduled task. I want to query the info for this task from MONITOR_VM. I'm using ...
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Why can't I give RDP access to AD users without RDS installed?

I have a Windows Server 2012 with three users. I want them to be able to access the server over RDP, however I don't need licensing for my purposes and therefore RDS seems a bit overkill to me. (I am ...
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Would this setup for MS Small business work? [closed]

I've just visited a friend's company and they have asked to help setup their IT infrastructure. At the moment they have around 20 laptops with 25 local accounts. I pity the guy who setup the local ...
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Windows Server 2012 Terminal Server Degrading Performance on User Session

We have a terminal server environment with about 40 users which is experiencing a curious performance issue: when a given user logs in initially, everything functions properly, once a particular user ...
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Unable to maintain connection on servers. Ping inconsistent

We have two new Windows 2012 server installs. These are fresh installs that don't have much on them. However, they are having connection issues with the SQL server. From the SQL server I have some ...