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 substantially streamlines the number of available versions, which are down to four: Foundation, Essentials, Standard and Datacenter.

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Not able to connect to remote windows server winrm, from one machine. Other machine works and test-netconnection to 5985 also works

I have 3 computer 01, 010994 and 024166. Now, from 010994 I am able to successfully run test-wsman 01 and it works but from 024166 it gives me following error test-wsman : <f:WSManFault xmlns:f="...
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Migrating software RAID 1 to Windows Storage Spaces

2 questions.. Can I convert software RAID 1 created in Windows Disk Management, into a Storage Space Mirroring volume? If so, how to do that? is Windows Storage Space at Windows Server 2012 (non R2) ...
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Updating Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 via RDP or Teamviewer

I am using Windows Server 2012 and would need to update to Windows Server 2012 R2. Due to the current situation I don't have physical access to the machine and I am wondering if the installation can ...
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Can Azure AD users be used in a non-cloud Windows domain?

We have a bunch of bare-metal servers managed by a hosting company (UKFast). On one of these we have a Domain Controller set up and the other servers are part of this domain (Windows 2012 R1 server). ...
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How do I enable SHA-2 Support on a windows 2012 RTM

How can I find the updated necessary to enable SHA-2 support on Windows 2012 RTM. Windows update shows no patches available Searches on Microsoft sites show patches for 2008 and mention 2012 but ...
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GPO software deployment over VPN

We have a Windows server environment where we deploy software updates using GPO Software Deployment. This works fine for everyone in the office, however if a user is logged on from a remote location, ...
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Domain Controller not replicating Group Policies

I have two domain controllers at different locations. One is in the office server room(local - Windows Server 2012) and the other one in our remote data center(remote - Windows Server 2012 R2). Both ...
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RRAS IKEv2 VPN no response

We have an IPSEC/L2TP PSK VPN on Windows Server 2012 using RRAS. This usually works fine, but now with so many staff working from home due to COVID-19, I am getting complaints of the VPN dropping out ...
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Windows Authentication not working on Windows Server 2012 R2

I've exhausted every bit of me to get Windows Authentication to work on the server and I cannot find any help on the internet. Windows authentication is working on my local PC, below is what I've done ...
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AD group policy update throwing error

So, the entire environment is in AWS. I have 2 VPC's A and B - A has AD in it, and B has multiple domain joined servers. The domain joining and other AD connections work across VPC peering. I can ...
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IIS website opening outside of server, but not internally

I have multiple sites hosted within an IIS server. Let me give you an example like: demo.trial.com and demo.web.com Under both these websites, I have created multiple pages like trial1 under demo....
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vmware SRM test recovery including domain controller

i need to have Domain services including DNS in an isolated network for use with SRM test recovery plans. I am fairly sure that i dont need to do anything specific to achieve this other than clone a ...
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Run nginx in static IP of server

Sorry for my bad English, I can't explain it well. I have a VPS with Windows Server 2012 with Nginx and run a Node server at port 4000 and React client at port 3000. In remote desktop website run at ...
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Secure Remote Connection to PostgreSQL and GeoServer

The Problem: I have a Windows Server 2012 on a secure network (I'm not the administrator) with PostgreSQL 10 and GeoServer 2.14 installed. I remotely connect to this server from my desktop on a ...
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Windows server 2012 R2 not closing open files properly with Mac users

I currently run a Windows 2012 File Server. I have many Mac users who also connect to this server through SMB to access these files. I have an issue that has been happening for some time where for ...
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How to shorten long names when performing folder to folder copy on server?

I am preparing to move about 500 GB of user's data to a new directory structure on a Windows Server 2012. (255 limit) Is there a way to automatically reduce the length of the filenames somehow during ...
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WSUS Post-Installation Tasks Failed Windows Server 2012

I am installing WSUS on a server running Server 2012. The post-installation tasks fail. I have tried un-installing, then re-installing WSUS with no luck. This is the error message in the logs : ...
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Server 2012 Connecting Multiple VPN Clients from Same Origin

We have an on-site windows 2012 server which has VPN access setup through the anywhere access. All works fine apart from if 2 people are trying to use the VPN that are in the same remote office as it ...
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Windows updates stay as “pending restart” and eventually fail with error code 80246013

It's a Windows Server 2012 (Build 9200). The machine restarts daily at 03:00 trying to install the pending updates, but the updates stay in the "Pending restart" state (see background window in the ...
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Using a 3rd Party SAN Cert for LDAPS — Server 2012

For various reasons, we have decided not to stand up an internal CA, and will be using a 3rd Party (GoDaddy) SAN Certificate for various internal sites, and for securing LDAP in preparation for the ...
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Win2012 Won't run scheduled task to sleep any more - but does after login

This has got me stumped. A very reliable long time Win2012 server - suddenly stops running scheduled tasks. The server is run headless - and I remote into with Remote Desktop. Admin account is logged ...
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How to add an exception for password policy for a user in Windows AD

Here is the scenario, One of our users, needs an exception to password policy (VIP user). How is it possible it AD. Appreciate your help
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Restricted abilities to Windows OU management

Our organization went through a recent change with security measures and I have a requirement, wondering if it could be implemented. So, our team (let's say Jim, Tim, Johnny, Sonny and Mary) are ...
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MSDTC transaction manager was unable to pull the transaction… error

I have a ASP.NET MVC app on a Windows Server (2008 R2) and its database is another Windows Server (2012 R2). When I create a user in my app, I encounter the following error: The MSDTC transaction ...
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How do I interpret ID 4624 Type 3 events on a domain controller?

I'm seeing a lot of ID 4624 Events (Logon Type 3) on a domain controller (Windows Server 2012) and I'm wondering what those events want to to tell me. I've read that 4624 Type 3 events on a domain ...
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Can IIS be prevented from serving HTTP requests for an IP address (rather than URL)?

TL;DR Can IIS be prevented from serving requests to an IP address (e.g. https://12.34.56.78) while continuing to serve web site URL's? We have a physical dedicated server hosted by a UK hosting ...
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L2TP VPN has no Internet access on iOS clients but works on Windows/Android clients

I have a pretty simple setup right now for my family who live in Iran to get them internet access, since the government has shut down their internet. My VPS is running Windows Server 2012 R2. I have ...
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Unjoined hyper-v host backup

We have just added a WinSrv2019 Hyper-V host running two virtual machines (one Domain Controller 2019 and one MS Exchange 2016) without joining the host to the company domain. We need to back up this ...
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Finding all programs which are using Java on windows server 2012

I am looking for a way with which I can find any and all programs which are using Java on a windows server. Is there a cmd command or something similar which would give me a list of all programs using ...
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Windows RDP: Attack targeting real account names

We have a Windows 2012 R2 server hosted in a datacenter, and we are using RDP for its administration. Automatic updates are enabled. RDP login is not allowed for the Administrator account, and there ...
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Windows 2012 ( Upgrade from Windows 2008r2 ) , Update Error : 800F0922

I've upgraded my Windows 2008r2 to Windows 2012 (non R2) . All went fine . Then I used the WSUS Offline Updater (https://www.wsusoffline.net/) like I did beforehand on many other servers to update it ....
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what are the features to add to a windows server in order to have the sound system?

I have some windows servers (2012 and 2016) where I would like the sound system working, so that I could watch a video with sound. what is(are) the features that need to be installed? Currently the ...
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Hyper-V cluster migrations / vSAN software

We’re in the process of performing a large physical-layer upgrade with our hypervisors and I am looking for some advice regarding our proposed configuration and VSAN Software. To break things down, ...
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Samba 3.6 on AIX 7.1 - Windows 10 Access to AIX file shares using Active Directory authentication

I am running AIX 7.1 and currently we have samba 3.6.25 installed on the server. As it stands some AIX folders are shared that can be accessed by certain Windows users. Kerberos is not installed on ...
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smbclient “NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_NOT_FOUND getting alt name for \” on Windows Server 2012 shares

I successfully connected to Windows Server 2012 SMB shares from a CentOS 7 host using the tool smbclient. I can list files and browse directories from the W2012 shares, but when i submit the command '...
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Is a Windows Server CAL needed for IEEE 802.1x MAC authentication bypass?

We want to deploy IEEE 802.1X port-based authentication for specific devices by means of MAC authentication bypass. For this, we must enter the MAC address of the device as username and password in ...
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Reset colors and theming to defaults after Windows Server upgrade

For reasons too long to discuss here, we have upgraded a Windows Server 2012 VM to Windows Server 2019. We hardly ever do this, but the upgrade actually went well. However, one thing a few folks ...
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2012 SERVER DCDIAG STRUGGLE with error 1355 (DsGetDdName call failed)

EDIT: This problem was resolved by following the information found at this link: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/947022/the-netlogon-share-is-not-present-after-you-install-active-directory-d ...
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Powershell, invoke-command with WSUS

I would like to get all the approved updates from one WSUS, so i can approve them on another WSUS. For that i thought of the following Code for the gathering part: $updates = invoke-command -...
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Adding IPAM to 2012 Server

I am new to the whole server game, so my knowledge is less that needed for sure but thought I would try asking here since i am unable to find a clear answer to my questions on Google I want to view ...
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RDP always works on Windows but only works twice on Debian

Recently I encountered a very odd problem. I am running a windows server over KVM and it works well for sometime. Yesterday, I extended the size of the underlying qcow2 file of it and this strange ...
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Windows Defender on-demand scan via MpCmdRun fails

I am having a problem with Microsoft's Windows Defender on Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 while running scans on-demand via command line. MpCmdRun.exe -Scan -ScanType 3 -File C:\...
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Windows Server 2012 DNS returns a useless tautology

For one hostname - myaccount.cargowise.com - our Windows Server 2012 DNS seemingly returns a useless and tautological answer; it resolves myaccount.cargowise.com to itself without providing an IP ...
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How do troubleshoot E1614 for PowerEdge 2950 [closed]

My PowerEdge 2950 starts and runs for a about 1-2 hours and shots down, with error E1614 PS, E1624 and E1610. No matter which PS unit i use. How do i begin to troubleshoot this? I understand that ...
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Why my nginx error log is using more than 90gb?

I am new here I would like to know why my error.log on nginx is using so much space,the only way I can "clean" my error log is restarting the server but I don't know why this happens or how I could ...
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Need to delete files (*.log.*) from subdirectories which has same name scattered in many root directory

I need to delete logs with extension *.log.* exits in subfolder named SessLogs, WorkflowLogs under the root directory d:\software\Bil Likewise I have the folders SessLogs, WorkflowLogs in many ...
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IIS 8.5 gives sc-status 403 while trying to access apple-touch-icon.png but in browser gives 200?

I have an apple-touch-icon.png in the root of my website in IIS 8.5, this is in the header: <link rel="apple-touch-icon" sizes="180x180" href="apple-touch-icon.png"> In the web.config I give ...
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Running scheduled task a period of time after another one started

I have two scheduled task running on my Windows Server. One of them is to run a database and the other is to run an API to access the database. I need the API task to run after the database task has ...
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Access a computer in another network via web browser

I have a Windows machine (computer 1) that is connected to a Windows server (computer 2) 192.9.100.10 The Windows server has connectivity to an internal web server (computer 3) - 192.168.100.200 ...
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Seeking iSCSI file copy flow clarification

I'm trying to diagnose a slow file copy issue but am a bit perplexed by the "behind the scenes" flow of data and am looking for clarification. The server in question is a Windows 2012 server and it ...

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