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Questions tagged [windows-server-2012-r2]

Windows Server 2012 R2 is a server operating system from Microsoft. It was published on May 31st of 2013. 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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network traffic limitation for each user in windows server 2012

I have a basic question about windows server and its how can I limit each user by network traffic usage? for example user1 can only have 250MB each day for global internet. and how can I monitor these ...
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ADFS 3.0 Force SSO Token Expiration URL

I am creating an in-house web application for IT Admins that must be authenticated via Active Directory. I need to be able to support cases where the user is not logged into a workstation as ...
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Udocumented values for Win32_PrintJob.StatusMask: bits 0x1000 and 0x2000

Problem I'm trying to implement a spooler queue cleaner for Windows Print Server (2012R2) that removes broken or frozen jobs in certain conditions and notifies users of the problem. While analyzing ...
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Hyper-V Windows 2012 R2 - How to stopp VM with status stopping-critical

Unfortunately sometimes when we shutdown a virtual machine (problem persist with only one machine), this machine dont complete the shutdown and keep stucked with the state: stopping-critical and ...
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windows volume shadow copy recover entire volume

For those that don't want the long story, I'll start with my questions: Has anyone done a VSS entire volume revert of a large volume (over 8TB) before? And if so, how long should I expect it to take?...
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Theme/Desktop Wallpaper not displaying on RDS session host session

I have a customer who connects via RDS to a pair of session host servers. The theme for this customer is applied via group policy and should set the taskbar colours and desktop wallpaper, however the ...
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Windows Server 2012 - VPN Access Computers On Second Network Card

On my windows server box i have 2 ethernet cards. One of them is connected to the router for internet access and shares the internet with the second network card where the office Macs are connected to....
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What does the AD FS setting CertificateThresholdMultiplier really mean?

In trying to pinpoint problems for a certain user and AD FS setup, I'd like to speed up the certificate auto-rollover process. It appears that CertificateThresholdMultiplier would be ideal for this ...
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How to point one domain to other domain

We have one site www.abc.com which is hosted on server A and a redirect has been set up on this server which redirect this site to www.xyz.com/reports. www.xyz.com is our sitecore site and having one ...
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How to define Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communication (always) with ansible win_regedit

I want to select Define this policy setting for Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communication (always) in the Group Policy on Windows Server with Ansible and select Disabled radio button. The ...
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Logs of the active directory domain services configuration wizard

Is the "active directory domain services configuration wizard" producing any logs? If so, what is the path to their location? I have run the prerequisites check a number of times, and I'd like to ...
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Wrong Password Events with Advance Audit Policy

on our customer, we enabled the advance audit policy on the domain controller (2012R2). Since, we didn´t received the bad username/password events (4625). Only Event that user is locked will be ...
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PHP caching has slowed server down [closed]

After enabling PHP opcache, on my dedicated Windows 2012 R2, I am experiencing some issues with some websites. At first, everything was running fine. All of the websites on the server sped up ...
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Remove damaged RRAS server from domain network

I have 2 Windows Server 2012 R2 servers in the domain network. Server A was running RRAS and VPN services. Server B is running AD DC, DNS and DHCP services. Server A was broken and cannot be ...
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RHEL 6.7 Windows Server 2012 R2 iSCSI Target

I am trying to create a master RHEL 6.7 image to deploy to multiple systems using Windows Server 2012 R2 iSCSI. We have done this successfully in the past with RHEL 6.0, but the same approach used ...
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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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Can I double catch-all http-requests in IIS 8?

Cutting the fluff: Wildcard Host Header Support, is that possible in some way in IIS 8 for subdomains? I know, it's a bad design which is why I keep the original question below to explain why... I ...
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Google Compute Engine VM VPN Setup Win 2012 R2 [closed]

So, I'm fairly novice, but about 2 years ago, using two FortiWall, firewalls, I setup a three-way VPN. The Google VM Win Server 2012 r2 (10.128.0.1) + both remote locations. Works fine. I added a new ...
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VHDX drive space being consumed

I have a host running Server 2012 R2, and a file server VM also running 2012 R2. The VM has 3 drives, OS.vhdx, file-1.vhdx and file2.vhdx. Dedupe is running inside the VM on file-1.vhdx and file2....
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Determine the date time a feature was installed on Windows 2012 R2

Recently we did face a issue due to a Role/Feature enablement in Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 R2 . I could find details about Windows Server 2008 R2 , but cannot find way to check in Windows ...
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Sharing drives to non domain users

we use our server only as a giant NAS drive for most users. So far I have been using Windows Professional on the client machines, but think this may be overkill. Can I share the drives to machines ...
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Black screen connecting to google cloud windows instance with nomachine

So i need to connect to the phisical desktop of my windows 2016 datancenter google cloud instance. I know thath nomachine does these, i open port 4000 and i connect to my instance. but i get black ...
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Duplicate user with all applications and settings - Windows Server 2012 R2

We are logging in to our Server with Remote Desktop (don't ask me why...we have our reasons...;-). Each time a new employee starts I have been re-installing applications and setting etc for them on ...
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RDP default domain

I have a problem with default domain while connecting to Windows Server 2012 while connecting via RDP using username without domain name. I'm trying to connect using PC that's is not a member of ...
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How to fix intermittent 0x800704cf error when accessing SMB shares on Domain Controller?

We've got an intermittent problem accessing file shares on one of our Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controllers. Occasionally when I try browsing \\servername, I get: Our other two DC's are fine - ...
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Server 2012R2 shuts down every Sunday morning

Since the installation of the July Microsoft updates, my server shuts down at 00:58 every Sunday morning, every week. Then fails to restart, stuck at the blue screen Kernel_Data_Inpage_Error. The ...
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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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can't connect mysql server on windows server from home computer

I install MySQL Server on a Windows Server from Amazon EC2 with all default config (port 3306 is open). I edited Security Group on AWS to open port 3306 like this But every time i try to connect ...
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How to copy and paste files from one windows to another?

host A : Windows 10 host B : RDP Windows Server 2012 I want to copy and paste a file or folder from Windows 10 to Windows Server. Used to be able to do it in my previous work.
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Exchange 2013 - Edit Mailbox in ECP, Page Blank

We have Exchange 2013 on Server 2012, and when logged into the ECP if I double click on a user mailbox the EditMailbox.aspx page pops up, but all the fields are blank and the links on the left hand ...
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Error 1195 on Windows 2012 R2 Failover Cluster with details -1

I am unable to make error 1195 go away on my Failover Cluster. The cluster is attempting to update the DNS entry for cluster name IP on the DNS server and failing with unknown error, (-1) but Event ...
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Spooler stops printing when more than one file is sent

I have a problem that I am pulling my hair over! On Windows Server 2012 R2 there are several shared, new, Canon printers. Drivers are installer a new, and all is dandy. Or should be. However, when ...
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Executable created via pyinstaller running from local Admin account, but fails to invoke Domain Admin Account

On a Windows Server, logged with domain account - When I try to run my python executable from command prompt (with admin), it throws error, saying it cannot find some modules. But on same server, ...
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Windows10 not able to download update from WSUS

W10 client Updatelogs: 2018. 09. 03 14:37:18.8871861 3044 3312 Misc Got WSUS Client/Server URL: http://xxx-wsus.xxxx.local:8530/ClientWebService/client.asmx"" 2018. 09. 03 14:37:18....
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Parallel life of DFS shared files?

That's a weird one. We have 3 servers (Windows Server 2012 R2) with DFS-N and DFS-R sharing and syncing same folders between themselves. We have those folders mapped on clients as network drives like ...
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Server Manager from Windows 10 --> Windows Server 2012 R2 failed (c:\>winrm quickconfig checked)

I've install Server manager on my Windows 10 client to manage some Windows server 2012 R2, but when I try connect to server, it return error: I'm manage servers on company's LAN so server firewall ...
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It is possible to give access to VM in hyper-v windows server 2012 outside the server?

I have server with windows server 2012 and hyper-v. I have created VM on it, can i access this VM console from any browser? java access or something like proxmox in Linux. I just want my client ...
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Windows AD DNS is automatically adding PTR records for CNAMEs and I want this to stop

Preface: I am not a Windows admin. I am a Linux admin. I have a Windows 2016 server with AD DNS that handles internal DNS forward and reverse lookups. Somewhere, somehow, some process is ...
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VPN Connection to Windows Network behind Firewall

We have a Windows network with a single Windows Server 2012 server which works domain server as well as a file server, which is protected by pfSense firewall. We want to allow a specific user (with ...
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How to get infromation about disk location (like in diskmgmt.msc) via Powershell?

could you please help me how to get disk location number which can be found via Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) for future VMware SCSI Disk devices assosciation via PowerShell or any other native ...
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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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windows server 2012 Hyper-v automatic action

I have a windows server 2012 with hyper-v on it, My question here is how to stop a VM in hyper-v after like 30 days automatically, with out me touch anything, the point here that i have many clients ...
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Network Load Balancing configuration

I'm configuring Windows Network Load Balancing between two SharePoint servers which are in the same NLB cluster, but I want to have the first server for users and second for services (and for users ...
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Printing delays on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a very weird problem with a 2012 R2 server: I have several Canon iSensys printers which are new. Installed drivers on server and share from there. Everything is fine for a while, and than the ...
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How to setup web.config and IIS for second and separate FQDN in IIS on same ports

I've got an existing website that is running on 80 and 443 with SSL already. I have a second FQDN that needs to access a different web application. My second application is Seafile. I've followed ...
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cygwin: chroot jail - cannot run any command

I have installed Cygwin with Apache, PHP, Mercurial, MYSQL, OpenSSH, PYTHON I have updated sshd_config to chroot jail to access user-defined folders example: Match group sftp_users ...
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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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Test-CsExStorageConnectivity Results in Error: “The Request Failed With An Empty Response”

I am attempting to integrate a Skype for Business Server 2015 (running on Windows Server 2016) with an Exchange Server 2016 (running on Windows Server 2012 R2). I was following the guide here and ...
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Windows Server 2012/2016 simulated RAID6 in software with 4 disks

Does anyone know how to emulate RAID6 in software on Windows server using 4 disks? The solution must provide for the failure of any two disks (like RAID-6 in Linux). Thank you, Joe
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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 --------...