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Questions tagged [windows-server-2012]

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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one of 2 websites pointing to same root folder not working well

One of my client has IIS with 2 web sites running, pointing to same app pool and root folder. Lets say those 2 websites as a.com and b.com, pointing to same root folders. Now that b.com works well, ...
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DFS-R, delete database for replication group without impacting SYSVOL

I have one server, SRVA. SRVA is a Domain Controller and has a SYSVOL type replication group (on the c drive) to SRV1 and SRV2, both also domain controllers. This replication is working fine. I ...
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Windows server GPO, how to force SSID connection if in range

I have many wifi networks, but only one of these are suitable for domain computers of my windows 2016 domain. Can I setup a GPO to force a particular SSID usage if in the range? Many times I found ...
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Shared Windows Folders - Subfolder Permission Issue

Windows Server (any version), shared folder with subfolders, something like this: Department1 Jim John where Department1 is the network share, and Jim / John are subfolders. What I want ...
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Old ssl cert still showing up in browser after installing new

We have an IIS ARR server which load balances out to two different individual IIS servers. The servers in question are our internal Staging servers. Three months ago I created a free Let's Encrypt ...
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Windows Server 2012/16 “administrator password is blank” on Google Cloud

When I try to setup Active Directory on Windows Server 2012 or 2016 on Google Cloud (using the default VM images with Desktop Experience), it fails on creating a forest with the error: ...The local ...
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WAMP Stack/Silverstripe, High TTFB but fast PHP execution? Where can I look for answers?

My production server is Windows Server 2012 R2, Apache 2.4, PHP 5.6, and MariaDB (unsure of version, probably irrelevant). I have a customized site running on Silverstripe 3.5. Lately, I'm getting ...
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Windows Domain Password Policy Issue

I just discovered something odd happening with a password policy in one of the Windows Server 2012 R2 environments we manage, and we have had no luck finding any information to explain the behavior. ...
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Single RDP session and automatic disconnect of pending session group policy not working in Windows Server 2012

Good morning, I'm working on a client's environment. The servers are all Windows Server 2012. There's a pool of virtual desktops which is used by users to connect to their virtual machines and ...
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Automate setting Update Server settings for non domain servers

I am trying to automate setting about 40 non domain servers to use a WSUS server. I've read posts like Can I use Powershell to configure Local group policy settings in windows server 2008 r2 and I've ...
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Spontaneous 401 errors IIS 8

IIS 8 configured with ntlm authentication with application pool running by domain user, but after some uptime, clients spontaneous facing 401 errors, wich disapears only after server restart. Where ...
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Get Age of Active Directory Domain

What is a method to determine the age of an Active Directory domain? We have taken over a customer with a poorly-configured Active Directory domain, and they need to determine when the domain was ...
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reasons for fastpath sockets to fail?

I have a windows 2012 server that refuse to open TCP fastpath connections. The code that opens it do all the possible tests in every step on the road and it doesn't have any errors (it also works on ...
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Active Directory Migration from 2003 to 2012: authentications from 2012, 02 works

We have a SBS with one 2003 server for AD. Migration to 2012 went fine. Followed the instructions here, (just for info purposes) but did not yet demote dcpromo on the 2003 server. We are still ...
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windows server 2012 tcp window not scaling

I've got 2 windows 2012 servers that limit connection speed to anywhere from 1-3mBps and it seems to be related to tcp window scaling. Both servers have these settings TCP Global Parameters --------...
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Open Excel files in read-only mode if already open by another user in write mode

I've been all over Google for the past days and I simply can't find a solution to this that would work in this setup. The setup: Windows Server 2012 R2 (RDS), Office 2016, file server is 2012R2. The ...
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Sharing symbolic links on networked drive - is not accessible due permissions

We have several windows servers 2012 R2. And a file server provided by a third party, which provides a volume available thru CIFS/SMB. I want create symbolic folder on win server to "file server" and ...
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Windows high active memory for mapped files on database files

When we read all data from a database we're seeing excess memory usage on our database server. Could not find the memory allocated to any processes but using rammap can see that windows is showing ...
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Set permissions to a program instead of a user

I am wondering if I can set permissions to allow a program (I am writing) to access a file (. mdb file on a shared network drive), but the user who is running this program does not have permissions to ...
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IIS Sites are not listed

I have an IIS server installed on EC2 instance(Win server 2012). There are 5 sites running each on different ports. Some of them are http sites and 1 is an ftp site. Every 3 days, when Application ...
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Capture who all have accessed shared folders in last week?

In Windows Server 2012 is there a way that you can retrieve logs (via Powershell) of those who accessed, modified or deleted shared folders in the last week?
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OpenSCAP for windows target

I am searching for OpenSCAP support for windows target servers. Currently OpenSCAP does not allow to run scans locally against a Windows machine. Please check this post. But it does not have enough ...
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Checking the Status of AD users

I have been trying to get the Enabled Status of all users in our AD tree. I have tried several different things without much success. Here is what I've tried so far: Get-ADUser -Filter * | select ...
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Server 2012 Event ID 4625 An account failed to log on

I can' t login using one of my admin account. But i can loggin using Domain admin. Event Details are mentioned in below. please help me.. Log Name: Security Source: Microsoft-Windows-...
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Windows to Windows Mapped Drive?

I'm trying to work on a remote Windows Server 2012 from my Windows 10 home PC and was told they map drives pretty much like https://www.serverintellect.com/support/windowsserver/mappingdrive/ where ...
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Cannot change domain password after Forest Functional Level Upgrade

After upgrading a domain with Server 2003 domain controllers to Server 2016, the forest functional level stays at 2003 by default. When upgrading the forest functional level to 2016, one can get ...
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Windows Server GPO Sharepoint

Is there a way to have our organisations office365 sharepoint files automatically synced with a client PC? If not, is there any other solution for accessing a file repository for a group/team of ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Website Hosting with SSL

I'm an apprentice at a small company who provide EPOS systems and create e-commerce websites for people. Two of my managers have left and i have been left in charge of everything web-related (...
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not found in Access-Control-Allow-Origin only for specific user

I have the following server/application setup: Server is Windows Server 2012. I have Silverlight website hosted on IIS (Version 8.5) And I have integration service running on port 6543. Some pages on ...
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How can I disable caching for the volume in Windows 2012?

When I try to disable disk cache on Windows Server 2012, I get "windows could not change the write-caching setting for the device" error. How do I disable the disk cache?
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How to diagnose/fix slow file management on Windows Server 2012?

The setup is: FUJITSU PRIMERGY TX300 S7 RAID Ctrl SAS 6g 5/6 512mb (d2616) Windows Server 2012 64 bit Volume C: RAID 1 (2 HDDs) Volume D: RAID 5 (8 HDDs) The problem is: When we do ...
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How to copy user permissions in Windows server 2012 r2?

I have windows server 2012 r2 and two storage drive. lest say A and B. I have created users and given files and folder access in drive A but now it is crashed and now I want to give all the same user ...
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Cannot find CertRequest DCOM API on Windows Server

I am going through the Windows Client Certificate Enrollment protocol (https://winprotocoldoc.blob.core.windows.net/productionwindowsarchives/MS-WCCE/[MS-WCCE].pdf) and am trying to use it in my own ....
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Detect privilege escalation attacks where user gains SYSTEM account privileges - Windows

We have an audit requirement from a client to be able to monitor for "User obtained SYSTEM privileges". We are running a Windows Server 2012/2016 environment in Azure and using Azure Log Analytics ...
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“Access is denied” on Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Session Host

I've got several Windows servers, all with the remote desktop session host role installed, and all normal domain users have starting getting "access is denied" messages when logging in. I've had to ...
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How can I count / view all fast-path sockets on windows server?

In case you're not familiar, fast path loopback sockets: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/wincat/2012/12/05/fast-tcp-loopback-performance-and-low-latency-with-windows-server-2012-tcp-loopback-fast-...
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MS Server 2012 TLS Connection Issue

We use a well known payment system and access from our RDS server (MS Server 2012) has totally stopped today. I can't help but think it is related to cihpers and/or TLS/SSL version. The application ...
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Windows Server 2012 BSOD after VSS Shadow Copies

After the recent installation of the following KB's: KB4103730, KB4096416, KB4095872, the server would BSOD once a shadow copy starts. A sfc /scannow finds issues but also states there were some ...
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adding disk storage for windows server 2012 [closed]

Is it possible to add external storage (or any other solution to increase disk storage) to windows server 2012, which is already running on PC. I am running out of space, and I would like the easiest ...
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Cannot open .jpg on Windows Server using Delphi

Enviroment: I have a Delphi program that is connected with SQL-Server. Through the program I open some photos. All photos are opened just fine expect one. When I try to open it with windows photo ...
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On windows server core, how can I copy file located in my local computer to the windows server?

On windows server core, how can I copy file located in my local computer to the windows server ?
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powershell script to run bitlocker

I am trying to enable bitlocker in all domain joined user machines in my office. I have used a logon script to enable bitlocker in all machines. But this tool is enabling bitlocker in C drive alone. I ...
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How to verify that a deduplication has taken place?

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and onwards offers a de-duplication service that periodically scans files, find identical chunks and removes excessive copies to save space. To the user browsing the ...
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2012 R2 Server stopped allowing external connections overnight

I am using a 2012 R2 server that we use for remote desktop. Overnight, external connections suddently stopped working - no changes to the server, no reboots ( i have now the problem presented ). ...
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Group Policy and ADMX files

I am trying to create group policies on our domain controller (Windows 2012 Server) to test how our WSUS updates are handled. Here are the options I want to see: Here are the options I actually see:...
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Program crashes when using one RDP client but not another

I have a server we remote into via RDP. The server is Windows Server 2012 R2 Std and most of the clients are Windows 10 but some are Windows 7. There is one program on the remote server that we use, ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard RDS Access Denied for Domain Users

I've recently started having a problem where users can no longer log into the RDS server. They get 'Access is denied'. If I add them to Domain Admins, they are able to get on without issue. I've ...
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GPO and permissions. Failed to create or update new policies

Some time ago I "inherited" control over a 2012 server and its attached domain. We then upgraded to a new server (2012 R2) and configured it as a new DC so they coexisted for a while. Problems have ...
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start single NLB node at command line or by Network Load Balancing manager cause to active node to be stopped

I have a Nlb cluster that include 2 nodes (node1, node2). with mode: multicast, port tcp 443, single affinity. If i see that one node is active and the second node is stopped - i setting the stopped ...
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Submit unsigned pkcs10 to windows certificate authority

Is it possible to make a Windows Server Certificate Authority accept a PKCS10 certificate request that is unsigned? I get the following error Error Verifying Request Signature or Signing Certificate ...