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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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The request to list features available on the specified server failed: Windows Server 2012

I am having a problem with the server manager in my Windows Server 2012 R2 Machine . Everytime I try to add a Role I get this error message The request to list features available on the specified ...
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Event log error for Microsoft-Windows-Perflib ID 1008

I started seeing the following error in my Windows Server 2012 event application logs somewhat recently, possibly after installing some Windows updates. Log Name: Application Source: ...
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Is there any way of backing up the ODBC drivers of a server?

I need to replicate the ODBC drivers from one environment to another located on other server, the one that has the drivers I want to backup is running Windows Server 2012 Datacenter and the other ...
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Windows Server - mulptiple IPs to VMs

I bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2016 in datacenter (like OVH, Hetzner, you know). I'm newbie at this, so please don't be mad if my questions are dumb. Main purpose of it's server is to ...
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Create .txt file with all PC names on domain for WMIC?

I'm wanting to run WMIC to call an uninstall for a certain bit of software, and, I have a working WMIC command, but I don't know how to create a .txt file with all of our computer names. Does anyone ...
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Windows Server 2016 installation hangs on new SSD

I hope Server Fault is the right place to ask, move to Super User if that is more appropriate. I am trying to do what I thought would be a simple upgrade of Windows Server 2012 to 2016 with a new SSD ...
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Delegate Active Directory rights

I am trying to give a user "minor" Admin rights to setup user accounts in our AD. We have Windows Server 2012 and I already have a "Local Admin" AD Group which I use to give some users rights to ...
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Importing GPO backup into a different domain fails with “No backups found!” error

I'm trying to make a backup of a GPO in one domain (just contains a couple registry key entries) and import it into another domain. The second domain is completely separate, it's at a different site ...
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Unable to add two scopes with different range in same subnet for windows DHCP server

I am trying to add two scopes of different range say (192.168.0.5-192.168.0.10), (1952.168.0.15-192.168.0.25) on windows DHCP server while I am trying to add the second scope it says the address range ...
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Remove-WindowsFeature error “Required privilege not held”

Okay team, I'm trying to remove the Powershell 2.0 Core engine from my server using the command below: Remove-WindowsFeature PowerShell-v2 The error we get is: A required privilege is not held by ...
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Multiple Unknown Username Login Attempts for Event ID 4625. Is there a way to narrow down the source?

We've identified an obscene amount of user login attempts from users that are not in our domain. Below are example log files. We can't narrow down where these logins are coming from. None of the ...
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Robocopy - Overwrite all files unless file in destination is newer

The title pretty much sums it up. I had restored a file share recently from a backup. Come to find out after about a day of users in production we started to notice some files were corrupt. Pulling ...
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Deduplication Savings differs a lot between same two volumes

I run this robocopy command to copy all data from the existing volume to my new volume which will replace the old one in the near future: robocopy I:\ E:\ /E /COPYALL /PURGE /MIR /B /R:1 /W:1 /XD "...
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“the value does not fall within the expected range” DFS error on Server 2012

I seem to have run into this bug while attempting to create a DFS replication group: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4049095/value-does-not-fall-within-the-expected-range-error-when-you-...
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Windows Server: Activation ID, Application ID, Installation ID and Product ID?

I need a way to identify Windows Server installs on a server. A server could be running multiple instances of Windows Server. I need an ID which is unique to each install. If I run slmgr.vbs /dlv I ...
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How to add another address range to DHCP server

Short version Long Version Window Server 2012 DHCP server is currently configured as: Subnet: 10.0.x.x (e.g. 10.0.0.0/16) Dynamic IP Range: 10.0.0.12 - 10.0.0.120 This is done to limit dynamically ...
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Getting SMART information from Disks behind Adaptec 51645 using smartctl

according to https://www.smartmontools.org/wiki/Supported_RAID-Controllers I should be able to query my HDDs behind an Adaptec 51645 with smartctl higher than 6.4 I'm running 6.6, but have no luck: ...
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How to connect to VM

how are I trying to create a proxy server with the CCProxy program and an instance of Windows server 2012 in Compute engine already configures the program but the problem I have is that the VM is ...
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GPO applying on 2k12 but not on 2k8R2

I have a 2k12 Datacenter running as DC and a 2k8R2 as RD Host. On 2k12, everything works fine as soon as I configure it. Same goes to 2k8R2, RemoteApp is running since day one and authentication is ...
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GPO Icons' / symbols meanings - Win Server 2012

What is the difference between those two icons? "Change the time zone" and create a "page file". Is that how they are inherited? or one is enforced by the domain while the other is a local setting? ...
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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?