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 Server 2012 RDP Certificate changing involuntarily

I have a Windows Server 2012 server that is administered via RDP. Every so often, (lets say, once every quarter ?!?) I get asked to accept a new certificate. It is not in a Domain and not rolling as ...
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AWS RDWeb connectivity issues

I am setting up a Windows 2012 server on AWS. The server and all RDS/RDWeb functions fine but now when I try to access remoteApps from a remote location, the error the computer cannot be found ...
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Remove printers from directory that were on an old server

I had a standalone Windows 2012 box that was acting as the printer server in my domain. Since then I've removed it and moved printer hosting elsewhere. However, when I open up the directory (through ...
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Optimal mount options for Windows Server 2012 R2

The Problem I have a directory that is shared by a Windows Server 2012 R2. Some Linux clients (Ubuntu 14.04) mount this share via /etc/fstab: //10.1.1.1/MyShare /mnt/myshare cifs ...
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Windows Server 2012 user logon and logoff time

I need to catch Win Srv 2012 domain users logon and logoff time (also if possible sleep and wake time) and insert that into an sql table to build report showing users working time. All workstations ...
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How to configure dynamic DNS updates when using stateless IPv6 addressing?

I am using Server 2012 with AD/DNS/DHCP. I have successfully configured stateful DHCPv6 however this does not accomplish what I would like to achieve so I disabled it and I'm currently trying to get ...
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Google Cloud Print Fails - Finding Logs?

Recently we've been seeing Google Cloud Print Service fail to print on Xerox printers. We're relatively sure it's a Drivers issue. When attempting to Print to a Xerox printer, the Cloud Print portal ...
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Issue with creating an SSL certificate

I am having the following issue: There is a Terminal Server name TERM-SRV.example.com running Windows Server 2012 that hosts a site "https://example.com/RDWeb". There was a certificate that recently ...
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How to restart a pc with out logging in to Local Admin Account? [closed]

I have an issue at my workplace. Its complete configured with a domain server and workstation computers added to a domain, and all computers configured under group policy rules. So Now... How to ...
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RDS RemoteApps won't run from correct server

I have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS Farm with a Gateway and Web Access installed on the same server. I have ports 80, 443, and 3389 forwarded so external users can get to this server. We can sign in and ...
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Enable TLS 1.2 in Windows Server 2012 running Exchange 2013 via IIS 8.0

I got some issues getting the TLS 1.2 protocol running on one of our Windows Server 2012 machines. I checked this using ssllabs.com by Qualys and also tested with a powershell script and the linux ...
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NAT and S2S VPN to Azure issue

I can connect to the VNet with on-premise WS2012 R2 RRAS S2S VPN connection successfully. The on-premise WS2012 R2 has two NICs, "External" and "Internal". "External" NIC is facing to a public IP ...
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Is there any reason to keep the power option on default “Balanced” instead of “high performance”?

We rent our servers at a local hosting partner, they manage the setup and settings and we just use them. But we have as well admin rights, but the management is at their side. So if I switch importend ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 NTFS data deduplication and SVN clients

There seems to be an issue with using SVN on a NTFS deduped volume. To save space on my SSD for some huge development checkouts (> 5 GB each) i enabled data deduplication on the volume. This seems to ...
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Windows 2012 RDS Server asking for Licensing Mode when it's already set?

I have a confusing situation. I'm setting up a 2012 RDS Licensing Server for our environment. I'm checking under the RD Licensing Diagnoser to make sure everything is proper and I keep getting this ...
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Login timeout for domain-connected laptops

I have Windows 7 laptops that are in the domain network, but are brought home with techs in case they need to work remotely. Login times for those laptops are extremely slow when they are not ...
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Can my DC be used as a remote desktop licencing server?

I was just wondering if my DC be used as a remote desktop licencing server? I am running Windows Server 2012. I am aware that I can't install remote desktop services on here, I was just wondering if ...
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Workstations hang on “Change Password” after expired Password

For one of our customers we have configered a maximum password age of 90 days. If those 90 days are over, the users are forced on logon to change their password. This worked fine for the past 9 ...
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Work Network 'Freezing' randomly for 20-30 seconds

I have a network of about 15 PC's set up to a switch which is connected to our modem obviously. For some reason, very randomly, while trying to load a webpage (any webpage, not specific) the network ...
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Physical processor to virtual processor scaling

If I have a Windows Server 2012R2 with Hyper-V role installed, and the configuration is: 4 processors, Intel Xeon E5-4620v2 and each one is 8 cores/16 threads, can I utilize enough power for ...
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How to migrate and upgrade Windows Server RDS CALs from 2008 to 2012 [duplicate]

I currently have a Server 2008 R2 RDS licensing server in production that I'd like to replace with Server 2012 R2. We don't have Software Assurance. Should we migrate the existing 2008 licenses to ...
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SBS2011E + WS2012 + split-scope DHCP + site-to-site hardware VPN

Bit of a newb when it comes to this but I'm giving it a go and, so far, things work but I hope I'm doing it in a correct manner and a couple of little hiccups... HQ has a SBS2011E DC (DC1) that ...
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Will application based on .NET FW 4.0 work on Windows Server 2012 R2?

0 down vote favorite I'm a little bit confused about .NET framework versions and its compatibility with operating system. Please help. I plan to upgrade my application to .NET 4.x. My application ...
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Backing Up User home Folders in an Active Directory

Our Domain is currently Set up with a Server 2012 domain controller. We have Home profiles enabled, which is annoying because it grants the User and only the user access to their files. We need to ...
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Deploying SSTP VPN on Windows 2012 - How to route packets to other servers?

I've finally managed to deploy an SSTP VPN between my Windows 2012 (non R2) server and Windows 7 client. It's amazing how much easier it work with a real certificate and avoiding the self-signed ...
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Finding which printer or user is crashing spooler

I have a Windows Server 2012 print server that is having the Print Spooler c:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe crash. The Application Log in Event Viewer shows me that the crashing .DLL is LMUD1PLANG.DLL ...
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IIS App cannot write to network share on a 2012 server, fine on a 2008 server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 web server running IIS, and the app needs to write files to a folder. None of the machines are on a domain, just a local workgroup. The app pool is running as the user ...
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Can I use Windows server 2012 and Ubuntu LTS 14.04 server in a single machine?

For setting up Moodle, I want to install Ubuntu server LTS 14.04 in a machine. But it already has Windows server 2012. Can I install Ubuntu server without losing Windows server 2012?
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Connecting to Windows Server 2012 Task Scheduler from Windows 7 client

We have a number of scheduled tasks set-up on a Windows 2012 Server and need to allow certain users to connect remotely to the server task scheduler via their local Windows 7 task scheduler. My ...
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Change Server 2012 R2 domain name in network section

In the network section of a Windows Server 2012 R2 displays the name of the domain as domain 2. For example: "mydomain.net 2". Ive seen similar problems with wireless profiles and that can be resolved ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation joining a domain

Today I've had a problem with my Microsoft servers. This is my environment: Windows 2008 R2 standard: Domain Controller (AD) Telefon Server Windows 2012 R2 Foundation: Web Server (Apache) Some ...
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Windows Server 2012 doesn't find RAID array during setup

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012 to a HP ProLiant 140 DL G3. I've attached two Toshiba SSD drives with 256GB capacity each. I've enabled RAID in the BIOS and, using the built-in Disk Manager ...
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unable to connect to the server by using windows powershell remoting

For learning only, with my Windows Server 2012 R2, I would like to set up RemoteApp. I don't find any help on the web about this error message : "unable to connect to the server by using windows ...
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Samba 4 member server failed to look up domain account in Windows GUI

Sorry for asking such a weird question, but I've been looking up everywhere and found no clue with this. I am using samba 4 as a domain member server, authenticated by Windows 2012 Server. After 2 ...
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Deploying Server 2012 with DNS role using WDS and answer file

I want to deploy an image using WDS on Server 2012. I will be using an answer file for unattended installation with little touch as possible. My answer file works great but I can't get the auto-logon ...
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Windows server - multiple users, same process, folder and files?

Is there a way to set two users to be able to see and manage the same running process on Windows Server 2012 R2? The problem is that there is an administrator account where one server is running, but ...
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Cannot connect to Server 2012 on port 8080

I admin a new server running MS Windows Server 2012 Essentials. The company uses a real-estate application called SoftPro. The SP installers cannot make their app work on the 2012 Essentials server I ...
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Working with an Old Windows Server Client Computer Backup Database

What software can I use to read/restore from an old Client Computer Backups database? Background My Windows Server 2012 Essentials Client Computer Backup database was corrupted. This was causing the ...
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“(503) Server Unavailable” when attempting “Connect to Site” remotely using IIS Manager. Connecting locally using localhost works fine

I am using IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012. I have installed and configured IIS "Management Service". When running "Connect To Site" locally and attempting to connect to a site on the server using ...
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Windows 8.1/ Server 2012r2 Setting Default Browser vis GPO

I have an RDS 2012r2 server currently has Chrome and IE on it. I am having some issues with chrome and want to get a subset of users using IE instead. I have set two registry keys in GPO as below, ...
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Remote Web Access Resources

I have a client who has been using the Remote Web Access in SBS 2011. They had access to each of their domain PC's that were on the same network after logging into the RD Gateway. I'm trying to ...
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Allow Enter-PSSession to work from local systems account

I have a PowerShell script that creates a Windows PowerShell session (PSSession) on a remote server via Enter-PSSession, both servers are not connected to a DOMAIN. This script is called from a ...
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User can't add favorites in IE

I have an interesting issue where an end user using Windows 7 on my Server 2012 domain can't add websites to their Favorites in IE. They get the following error message: They get the same error if ...
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Work Folders that include a shared group folder

I setup Work Folders on Server 2012 and everything is working. However, I do not know how to include a shared folder - like the default company folder - for each users Work Folder. Based on my ...
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Hold printing jobs on Windows Server until a user confirms the job

When sharing a printer using Windows 7 or Windows Server (2008+), is there any way to hold the print job until a user walks up to the print server and confirms their print job in the queue? If there ...
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Icacls works from command line, not from batch file

The OS is Windows server 2012. I am trying to use command icacls C:\folder\targetfile /grant domain\usergroup:(rx) to give permissions on certain file. The command works when executed on command ...
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Administrative Tools Access Denied - Server 2012 R2

A newly built server 2012 R2 domain controller with the latest Windows updates. When I login with my domain admin account I get access denied if I try to access any of the Administrative tools. If I ...
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Why would simply opening a folder from a Mac cause Windows to refresh?

Here's a weird one. We have a printing company with a file server running Windows 2012. (Local user accounts; pretty much a plain vanilla setup.) The folks on the prepress team are using Macs to place ...
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Intermitent Hyper-V Cluster Network connectivity loss - Server 2012 R2

I am running a 3 node Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Hyper-V cluster on three DL560s together with a HP P2000 SAN (FC) and HP 1810-24G v2 Switches. I have been experiencing intermittent network ...
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DAG Exchange 2010 error

I got two exchange 2010 servers with both the following roles (CAS, HUB, MB). Server A (192.168.50.16) is in a different site then server B (192.168.51.16). I have created a DAG with the ip adresses ...