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

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How To Disable Weak Cipher Suites Only For TLS 1.0 and 1.1 In Windows?

I want to disable some weak cipher suites in Windows but TLS 1.2 is not so vulnerable and I don't want to cause any other problem in the server, so I just want to disable them for TLS 1.0 and 1.1. ...
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Windows forcing application to exit with exit status 1073807364 (0x40010004) [DBG_TERMINATE_PROCESS]

Paying it forward with question and answer. Remote application launched from a desktop via a .RDP file. During initialization on the RDS box the application is seen to startup and then immediately ...
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Is it possible to make a reverse RDP connection on windows server?

My Windows Server 2016 is behind a router, which i have no access to. So i can't open ports and do port-forwarding. I want to connect to my server via RDP. Sure I could use some 3rd party apps like ...
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Issues when submitting lsf jobs on mixed windows machines

Have been facing the below problem for a long time on windows: We have some machines of windows 10, 2012, 2016 and 2019. Now, after submission of jobs via IBM lsf command (bsub) on all machines(of ...
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Challenging BSOD due to tcpip on a production server?

I am experiencing sudden Windows Server 2012R2 STOPS since a week ago after some Citrix drivers (this is a xcp-ng virtualized system) failed. Since, I installed manually newest drivers and the system ...
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2012 R2 rebooting with no events related, VSS?

I have a production 2012R2 virtualized server (previously Xenserver, migrated to xcp-ng, 8.0 currently) that has been running fine for 4 years. Recently, the system tried to update Xen drivers and it ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 to 2012 via the terminal

So I have to update around 50 windows servers from 2008 to 2012. They are mostly R2 enterprise versions, but there are some standard and datacenter editions as well. My question is would that be ...
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How to reverse Windows Updates on Windows server via recovery screen

Some of my Windows 2012 servers did an automatic Windows Update this week and won't boot up now after they automatically rebooted. This is regarding update 2021-KB5006739. I get the following screen ...
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Error 0x800706BA Restoring Windows Server 2012 from System Image

We've been running Windows Server 2012 in a VMware virtual machine for a few years now. The VM has the OS, apps, and user data on one virtual disk and automated system image backups on another virtual ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Task Scheduler - Multiple Instance Spawned

ServerOs: Windows Server 2012R2 I have a weird scenario occurring on the windows task scheduler where multiple instances trigger at the exact same time. This only occurs after a reboot and after ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - User Account Single App

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with multiple user accounts. One account ("test") is configured in such a way that on logon a program is started and when the program is closed the account is ...
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How can I locate a server from the network tab in file explorer?

Our server no longer shows up at the network tab in file explorer. I don't know the cause of this. Other computers in the network are showing though. We can still access it by typing the name of the ...
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Do I need Active Directory Certificate Services

I have an AD setup that apparently has a vulnerability related to the Certificate Services feature. Thinking back through the MS Server courses I've sat, I don't remember anything on it, so I dug ...
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How to create a shared folder as a domain admin in DC environment?

how can I create a shared folder on the windows server? I am a domain admin with a full administrative right logged on from windows 10 domain-joined PC. I was able to access the server drive using UNC ...
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Upgrade from 2012 Standard to 2019 Essentials

We have a client running a very old physical server running 2012 Standard. We want to upgrade to 2019 essentials. We want to switch to essentials since they will not need more than 25 cals. Is ...
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Why is my DNS information replicating without Zone Transfers allowed?

We have many servers at our business that have the DNS role installed on Windows Server (2003 - 2016). I have noticed recently that the DNS information is consistent among all our servers, which ...
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How can I ensure my eventlogs and syslogs are in english on a CHinese server?

Summary We are centralising our syslog messages to a single syslog server globally, we have windows (2008, 2016) servers spread across the world, each with their own language so that local staff can ...
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RDP connection has the source IP of the host server

I came across an event on one of my windows servers, Machine ABC has a successful incoming RDP connection from 192.168.0.16, But the IP of machine ABC is 192.168.0.16. Is it even possible that a ...
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Task scheduler history on who enabled a task

We have several deactivated scheduled tasks and someone activated one. Is there a way to see who did that? There is no such information on the task's history. It is on windows server 2012
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Windows Server 2012: how to prevent IIS from choosing SHA-1 for connections?

The problem: IIS on Windows 2012 picks SHA-1 algorithm when the client uses SHA-1 certificate. Even though the server-side certificate is SHA-256. So Chrome/Edge don't work. On analogous Windows 2016 ...
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Issues on transferring physical machine to virtual

EDIT - after initial problems, I moved on and have some success, but I still can't boot the machine. I have trouble transferring old 2012 server to virtual. The server is on GPT disk, EFI. What I did: ...
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VLAN and DHCP conflicts. /renew and release only works temporarily [closed]

In our small company, we have VMs on ESXI. One of them being the Domain Controller. We have Avaya phones with their IP being (192.168.0.11), our IP range is mutually exclusive from Avaya. Our Desktops ...
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Extending disk space after replacing the disks with new / larger ones

We have a Fujitsu Primergy TX100 S3P with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials. We had 500 GB disks on this server, we decided to replace them with 4TB disks. We made a copy of the system to a ...
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Having issue with applying CU23 onto Exchange 2013

I am new to this forum. I need to update my exchange 2013 because of the recent microsoft vulnerability and also because it needs to be updated for the migration to office 365. My exchange is 2013 and ...
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Is there a REST API for Windows Server Update Catalog?

Is there an API or Notification System for https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx - so that I can be aware of the update availability as and when they become available ? What is the best ...
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RDP to an Alias

I have a server that has since been decommissioned and I have some services that have been moved over to another server however these servers still point to the old server so I have set up a Cname for ...
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User has issues with Remote Desktop to one server but not another

A certain user (let's call him Bob) has reported issues using Remote Desktop when working with a new RDS Server I've set up. He reports "lag" that makes working with this server annoying, if ...
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Any risks of changing master roles of Active Directory?

I am currently migrating an Active Directory to another server, from a Windows Server 2012 to a 2016 one. I installed AD in 2016 and joined the domain with no problems. Now I am considering changing ...
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Static route gives "Destination host unreachable" error

I have a server (Windows Server 2012) with 2 network interfaces. One with a 172.0.0.0 network, which has the default gateway (172.16.8.254) And one with a 10.0.0.0 network, no gateway set. Since by ...
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Replacing damaged 2012 domain controller with Win 2019

We have a domain with 2 DC's, both Win 2012. The local DC works fine, but the remote DC has a growing list of problems due to frequent power outages (and improper shutdown). I would like to take ...
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Pinging 8.8.8.8 via a windows 10 client going through windows server 2012 gives a request timedout error

This is my setup in virtualbox. A DHCP Scope of range 112.123.1.100 to 112.123.3.188, Length = 16, Router IP is 112.123.2.2 (this also is the IP of the server the DHCP is configured on). After this I ...
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IIS increase in worker process memory when RAM is increased

I have a few IIS servers serving web traffic. In the past these were running off 4GB of RAM and the available RAM was always around 500MB of available RAM, there are 6 app pools and thus 6 worker ...
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Enabling LDAPS (636) on Windows Server 2019

I've got a configuration issue with my test domain controller (Server 2019) where I can't connect via 636 using LDP. (using the full domain name) On 2008 and 2012 I didn't have to do any additional ...
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Virtual Server Unexpected Shutdown with Code 1074

Over the weekend, I had one server (out of 11 in the office) shut itself off sometime early Saturday morning. This is a virtual server (running SQL, our production database, naturally), running on a ...
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How to get an email alert if IIS App pool stops/crashes?

I'm seeing a lot of PowerShell scripts out there which checks the status of the IIS App Pools in a server, and sends an email if it is in a Stopped state. Although the script is useful, it would need ...
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How to update windows time zones list?

I have front-end and back-end systems using the System.TimeZoneInfo for retrieving Timezone by ID. There are several time-zones missing from the back-end machine (running windows Server 2012) and I'm ...
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windows cluster - Service Principle Name but no cluster service?

I used to be detecting which servers in our big environment are clusters or cluster nodes by checking ServicePrincipalName value of their AD objects if it is a string containing MSServerClusterMgmtAPI ...
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can a single machine server run 2 OS independantly?

In order to maintain up a cad+print (windows) server, and an all-the-other things debian server, I was wondering if it was possible and what was the best way to do it ? Containers/VMs/KVMs ? Would it ...
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reset password win server 2012

I have windows server 2012 R2 in front of me and I just can log into the server from an account that is NOT the administrator. I don't have any domain running on the server and the server is mostly ...
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How to monitor all the processes from a user in windows server 2012?

I would like to monitoring all the processes which are invoked by a user within a period of time, like a couple of hours, some process may only run less than a second. what is the best way to do? ...
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Can't install additional roles and features on Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard because of missing source files

I have a Virtual Machine from VirtualBox running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard which is used for some development tasks. I wanted to install an SMTP server, so I can send emails from there, however, ...
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Can't download letsencrypt certificate using webroot method of certbot

Following this guide for windows installation, i try the webroot method, from an elevated cmd shell: C:\WINDOWS\system32> certbot certonly --webroot The command fails with unauthorized error, ...
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Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Cannot Disable Client Computer Backup, or Delete/Cleanup

My Client Computer Backups folder is over 1.2TB in size. There were total of 14 workstation, which I were able to remove 10 of them and delete their backups. But that only freed up about 30GB. Now ...
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Permission issues with administrator account on Windows Server 2012 R2 -- cannot create new files and need elevated privileges to edit files

Have a domain account and a local account. Both are administrators -- they are part of the administrators group. For some odd reason, something must have gotten corrupted as accounts require elevated ...
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Esxi 5.1 Core Dump followed by poor performance on Server 2012 VM; OK after disconnecting external iSCSI datastores

I have an Dell R510 running esxi 5.1 with 16GB Ram; 1 CPU (Xeon L5520 @ 2.27HGz; 4 core) running a single Server 2012 Machine. I came in this morning to this core dump. I held down the power button ...
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ActiveDirectory Startup/Shutdown PowerShell Script not being executed, failing silently

Environment Windows Server 2012 domain Windows 10 version 2004 client I'm trying to deploy an ActiveDirectory Startup or Shutdown powershell script on a test OU to update VLC Media Player and I can'...
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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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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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