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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Windows Security Options over RDP in Server 2012+

In Server 2008 R2 and below, there was a "Windows Security" option in the Start Menu to access the "Ctrl+Alt"Delete" options without pressing Ctrl+Alt+End. I always found that useful since I often RDP ...
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Roaming profile recycle bin needs to be fixed

I have a number of mapped network shares. I recently used a free utility to find and delete some files on the network. It didn't actually do what I wanted it to do but it did delete a couple of empty ...
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Unique record per ip address on Windows DNS

I have a little problem with my DNS server under Windows domain. My DNS server gets automatic registration from clients by dhcp. Please consider this situation: Computer PC01 with dhcp address ...
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Automatic DNS registration only for domain computer

I have a windows domain with a win server 2012 domain controller with dns service installed. In the DNS server there is the automatic DNS registration, is it possible to limit these registration only ...
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How to give full acess to a shared folder in workgroup - Windows Server 2012 R2

I got into a situaltion where I have three VMs in azure which are part of same workgroup. I got a requirement whrere I need to copy files in a shared folder in one of the VMs and from the other two ...
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Exchange 2013 unable to receive mail from internet and internally after installing Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012

After checking on https://testconnectivity.microsoft.com/ i am getting the error The server returned status code 451 - Error in processing. The server response was: 4.7.0 Temporary server error. ...
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Branch office users cannot view in browser or download PDF docs from Sharepoint Foundation server

Environment: Hub (1) and spoke (2 spokes) WAN connected by T1s; Windows Server 2012 domain; SharePoint 2013 server runs on Windows Server 2012; Windows 7 workstations. At our main office\hub, ...
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WSUS Content folder not retaining updates

I have been scratching my head now for a while over this issue and anything I do will not solve the problem The Problem: WSUS' "WSUSContent" folder is self-deleting updates and reducing the ...
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DFS configuration through powershell in AWS [closed]

What my task is: Trying to automate DFSR installation as well as configuration through powershell. I've two AWS test instances with AWS directory services running. So, obviously my domain is with AWS ...
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Windows Advanced Firewall - Advanced Rules? [duplicate]

my game server is being DDoS attacked (Windows Server 2012). Probably you would say there is nothing I can do but I don't think so because I can use my dedicated server in a normal way, it's just that ...
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Lost connection to windows server after RAS installation

I think I'm in trouble: I can't connect anymore to my server, which is in another country. I have a server running Windows Server 2012. It's standalone. I only have one Administrator user, and I was ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet, Limited Access(Ethernet), Windows Server 2012

I am using a Windows Server 2012 for my institute, due to connectivity issues I uninstalled the services AD DS, DHCP, DNS. But after the uninstall the server is unable to connect to the Internet, ...
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Find 0kb files on a hard drive and replacing them with same name file from a different hard drive

Recently installed a new Windows 2012 Essentials server for a client. They had a very old XP system they had been using as a file server. Several weeks after what appeared to be a successful ...
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Create IPv4 reservation with DUID in Windows Server 2012 DHCP

Can I configure reservations for IPv4 addresses in Windows Server 2012 DHCP for systems which send DHCP requests with a DUID for their client identifier (Option 61)? I have Linux (e.g., Fedora 21) ...
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Connect to a remote pc not working

I have created an RDS Server and I think I have configured everything including certificates (self signed for testing). As I need to test this before handover, I have started testing and I could find ...
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Network Vicinity View doesn't show agent managed PCs

Network Vicinity View in my SCOM only shows other network devices+management server, but does not show any agent managed computers, why is that? Or is it supposed to be like that and i'm missing ...
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Connect to encrypted Windows 2012 samba share on Linux

I have a Windows 2012 samba share set up. When I right click on the share, go to properties, then settings, I have the box checked marked "Encrypt data access" When this box is checked, I cannot ...
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Mac Host and VMware Fusion Bridged Networking Guest with Incorrect DHCP Client Identifier

System Info: I have four Apple Mac OS X Client host systems (running Yosemite, 10.10.2) bound to an Active Directory domain utilizing a Windows 2012r2 DHCP Server via ethernet - most cabled, one wifi. ...
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Cannot install .NET 3.5 Security Update KB296825 on Server 2012

I've been trying to install .NET 3.5 Security Update KB296825 on Server 2012 (non R2), but it keeps failing. Here is what I've tried: Tried downloading the package and running manually Tried sfc ...
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Turn all traffic to Apache when IIS is off

I have a dedicated server that works on Windows Server 2012. It hosts multiple websites using IIS. I have Apache sever installed on this server too. I need to know how to redirect all the traffic for ...
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How do you manually trigger the first sync for 'Internet Time' in Windows?

When launching a Windows Instance on AWS I'd like to trigger the "Internet Time" to be updated via the command line (powershell or cmd). If I go to "Adjust date/time" and select the "Internet Time" ...
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Performance Dashboards empty in SCOM 2012 R2

Every dashboard was running fine, but after server restarted it's empty https://i.imgur.com/Ya54l1G.png I tried to delete and make it again and tried other options not only this "processor ...
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Cannot configure RD Gateway to RDP through web access

I have a windows server 2012 base ec2-instance. This is joined to a domain. Have installed RDS service, and configured to make it a RD Gateway server. I can nicely access through web also. But I ...
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diskmgmt.msc - Is it possible to script it using powershell or command line?

I have an application which uses the IBM Softlayer API to create a Softlayer server, with two disks. The main disk C: has the Windows (2008R2 or 2012) operating system, and another disk called "Disk ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 doesn't find virtio drivers when installing on KVM

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2 on a Debian KVM host, but it does not seem to find the drivers. The guest has two drives attached: an install disk and the latest Windows virtio drivers ...
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Windows 2012 Server, DNS resolve host for client

I've been looking for way to resolve host name for client on Windows Server 2012, just like if I added it to hosts file of the client workstations running Windows 7/8. In hosts file I would add ...
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Cannot configure RD Gateway

I have a windows server 2012 base ec2-instance. This is joined to a domain. Have installed RDS service, but I need to make it a RD Gateway server. I was trying to configure session based desktop ...
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How to add bunch of admin accounts to 20 Windows 2012 servers

Is there a quick way to add bunch of admin accounts to 20+ Windows 2012 servers? It would be way too cumbersome to rdp to each server and add accounts to the local admin group.
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Two Domain Controller in Domain

I want to setup two Domain Controller in my domain. The reasson is that it provide me fault tolerance, if one Domain Controller is down the other is ready to proccess request. I only have 2 windows ...
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Powershell HTTPS not working

I am a bit confused on how to configure certificate for my local host. My scenario is like: We've two windows 2012 servers (not joined in a domain) and I need to execute a powershell script remotely ...
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Hibernate Windows Azure VM (IAAS)

I am a developer and use an Azure VM for my main development platform. To save the company some money I thought I might shut it down at weekends etc. but often I have many programs etc open that I'd ...
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Migrating Windows DNS from server to server both 2012

From my understanding if both servers have AD as a DC with DNS, the DNS is migrated automatically. The main server(old one) is a DC but the new one is just a DNS server. So in this case is there a way ...
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An ADDC for the domain could not be contacted

It's not first time I am installing AD server (2012) and connecting client to domain, but yes!! its the first time doing in AWS ec2 instances. The scenario is I have 2 instances, one with AD services ...
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Apache randomly stops serving HTTPS, but HTTP works just fine

We have this Apache on Windows Server 2012: Server version: Apache/2.4.9 (Win32) Apache Lounge VC10 Server built: Mar 17 2014 10:48:43 Most of the time, it works perfectly, but from time to time ...
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Client computer(Windows 8.1 Pro) unable to connect to a domain(Windows Server 2012)

I am unable to connect a client pc to a domain controller which is a Windows Server 2012 Datacenter. I have tried connecting it : Through the system menu in Control Panel Putting all the ...
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Multiple RD web access sites on same RDS web access server?

I have a single Windows 2012 R2 server with all three required roles for RDS. This RDS deployment is strictly for remote apps. We recently acquired Symantec VIP to enable two-factor authentication for ...
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Running IIS and Virtualized SQL Server on same machine

I work for a small organization within the government. We maintain our own Windows Server 2003 web server on the the govt. DMZ. We have to migrate to Windows Server 2008 or 2012 by July. ...
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Script to open a webpage or at least hit a web api [closed]

I need to write some kind of script that runs on a windows server that can be scheduled to run throughout a day to open a webpage to a specific address or at least hit an HTTP api it doesn't ...
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How can I determine if the Windows Server I'm looking at is using a mutliprocessor capable HAL?

I have a Windows Server 2012 VM that has only been assigned a single core; I'd like to know if the HAL for the machine is multi-core capable before requesting more cores be added to the VM. Is there ...
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System and ntoskrnl.exe taking up all CPU

I have a Windows Server 2012 file server that is hosting .vhdx hard drives for user profiles for Windows Server 2012 RDS. Every few seconds the CPU spikes to 100% on System. Running Process Explorer ...
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Error creating Storage Pool - Invalid Parameter

I've run in to an issue when trying to create a Storage Pool in Windows Server 2012 R2. I have two 4TB SATA drives and I'm trying to create a pool out of them (intent is to Mirror), but when I've gone ...
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Is it possible to use IKEv2 with domain usernames and passwords on Windows Server 2012 R2?

Instead of certificates, is it possible to use IKEv2 with domain usernames and passwords? If not, what is the most secure VPN protocol in Windows Server 2012 R2 that can be used with domain usernames ...
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Disable driver signature enforcement on AWS (Amazon) server | Windows 2012

I need to disable driver signature enforcement on a Windows 2012 that is running on Amazon AWS. So there is no way for me to get to the server on the restart screen to choose that feature on the ...
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Time issue in Windows domain Hyper-V

I ran command on our Domain Controller that has PDC Emulator Role: w32tm /config /manualpeerlist:"0.pool.ntp.org 1.pool.ntp.org 2.pool.ntp.org 3.pool.ntp.org" /syncfromflags:manual /reliable:yes ...
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Trouble overwritting a locked EXE

Running into an issue that I've been banging my head against for a while now. We use a shared executable located on a network share. It's an in house system and we occasionally update it. Recently we ...
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Server 2012 Backup uses 4x its size on disk [closed]

i am having a problem with one of my server backups. More specifically the disk space it seems to use but shouldnt. The WindowsImageBackup folder for the Server in question is about 600gb which would ...
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ASP MVC Applicaiton hangs suddenly in IIS 8.5

We have 3 Servers One is for infrastructure like domain server and 2 servers with an ASP MVC and a webapi site. A maanged load balancer balances the load to server 2 and 3 For many monthes everything ...
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RemoteFx 3d Video Adapter does not appear in Hyper-V R2 2012

Im running Windows Server 2012 R2 with the Hyper-V role. In the Hyper-V configuration, I was able to select the card I want to use with RemoteFX. I made the virtual machine (without installing ...
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Time problems in a Windows domain

I need some help getting NTP set up correctly on our Windows domain. We have 2 physical servers: Physical Server 1 Domain Controller (DC1) Physical Server 2 (Hyper-V Host) Data 1 (also a Domain ...
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Where do computers/servers in a Windows Domain get their time settings from? [duplicate]

I have 5 Windows Server 2012 servers and around 100 computers in our domain. Recently I noticed that the time on the servers and computers is around 30 seconds fast. Where do servers and computers ...