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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deleted printers keeps coming back - and multiply

My users are on 2012 R2 RDS Session Host servers. I've used "Deploy Printers" (from Print Manager) to deploy 4 printers. The last week, I've had a lot of problems where users can't print. If I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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IIS 8 URL Redirect on site level

I am trying to do a simple 301 perm redirect to another url in IIS 8. The end results would be if i navigated to domain2.com i would end up on domain1.com. We are moving from IIS 6 to a new server ...
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Internet Explorer 10 Crashing With BEX Error (Cannot reset to default)

I am facing an issue with my Windows Server 2012 IE 10. Every time access local intranet webpage that opens a new windows automatically or any web in new tab or window, it crashes with below error: ...
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WSUS is not using Akamai CDN for syncronisation source

I've just installed a WSUS onto our network, and I'm currently doing the initial sync. I've found that WSUS does not seem to be talking to an Akamai cache, but rather with MS directly. This is ...
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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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RemoteApp Security Warning

I have a Windows 2012 Standard x64 RemoteApps RDWeb portal where I can launch apps. We have one remote app in particular which is RDP (mstsc.exe). Whenever a user launches it, they receive three ...
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SQL Server Agent was not running on Server Dynamics CRM 2013

I'm trying to install Dynamics CRM 2013 on a server. This server is on a VM. There are several other VMs, an ADDS & DNS, a MSSQL and a WebServer VM. Each server is a Windows Server 2012 R2. The ...
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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 ...
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Create a windows VPN server from Powershell [closed]

Has anybody configured a Windows Server VPN with powershell, I am looking for a way to create a VPN server from scratch from powershell.
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New Exchange 2013 Installation - Outlook Connections

I have a brand new installation of Microsoft Exchange 2013 on a Windows Azure hosted virtual machine. I've never installed Exchange before, so, I'm still leaning where the little things are. The ...
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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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Cannot access Cluster Shares via Cluster Name

I got a serious problem here (thinking like so), the problem is I have a Windows 2012 R2 Cluster and I have the Disks shared to cluster nodes via Share the VHD option that is available in 2012 R2 ...
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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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Accessing Network Share from Machine

My coworker and I are attempting to setup a two node "cluster" in which each node needs to access a file on the first node. To make this simple (it's a dev environment), he created a network share in ...
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Group policy to auto-enable plug and play disk

Good afternoon, I have an additional disk which is attached to the VM, however every time the server is rebooted the disk shows up in device manager but is disabled "due to group policy" I can then ...
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Applications close on disconnect in server 2012

I have an application that I'd like to continue to run after disconnecting. This is in a Windows server 2012 environment that I access via remote desktop connection. Currently, it shuts down my ...
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Dell VRTX - slow cluster shared storage

I have a brand new Dell VRTX box set up as a Failover Cluster running HA Hyper-V virtual machines. This is my first time setting up clustering, and my first time with one of these boxes, so I'm sure ...
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Windows 2012 RDS Temporary profile for Administrator

I've configured a Windows 2012 RDS Farm with two virtual servers (VMWare - each one on a different ESX server). Both servers have Licensing, Web Access, Gateway, Connection Broker and Session Host ...
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How to have your DNS servers forward queries for internet names

I have 2 Domain Controllers / DNS servers on Windows 2012, their IPs are 10.0.1.10 and 10.0.1.11 Another server acts as the DHCP server for clients, and sets their primary and secondary DNS to the IP ...
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Connection to SQL Server 2008 R2 Database Server is SLOW

The database server is a VM running SQL Server 2008 R2 on top of Windows Server 2012, 24GB RAM allocated and 2TB of disk space. Overall, the database connections are very slow and one thing that ...
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How many sites per pool in IIS8 [closed]

I am migrating a old server to a new box and i am attempting to clean it up. This box has 600+ sites running on it. I wanted to know what the best practices would be for site pooling. These sites ...
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Install Winsat on server 2012? Windows System Assesment Tool

I use winsat disk to see my disk read / write speed windows 8 and it works great: cmd : winsat disk -drive c Can this be used on windows server 2012?