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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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How to find reason for network problems

In our company network we experience severe lan problems. Every now and then, applications that need a stable connection to the database server crash with a "lost connection error". The clients run on ...
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Cannot connect to SFTP server

I am moving two Windows Server 2008 R2 servers to two new Windows Server 2012 Standard servers. From these servers we need to connect to two different SFTP servers to upload files. I can connect to ...
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Get-Command Changing Drive

I wrote a powershell script that includes a check for the invoke-sqlcmd cmdlet. Script runs fine under Windows Server 2016. On 2012 R2, the script fails with: Add-Content : Cannot use interface... ...
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Remote connections (RDP, AnyDesk etc) disconnect after a few seconds

I have a user with a strange situation. We have a terminal server (Windows Server 2012 R2) where everyone can RDP in without an issue. Except for this one person. He connects successfully, but only ...
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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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Windows server dhcp issues when changing vlan

I have an issue with my dhcp server under windows 2012R2. I have many subnets requesting IP to my dhcp server: 10.20.20.0/24 10.20.21.0/24 10.20.22.0/24 10.20.23.0/24 10.20.24.0/24 Each one of them ...
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group policy Software installation - siftware is not installed on all clients

I tried to push a software to all my clients but some clients receive the software and some clients not. here are the points I have done or made sure of: windows firewall disabled on all clients, ...
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how to link Ubuntu 16.04 ldap client to windows server 2012 R2 AD LDS

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 domain controller and I have installed on it ldap server (lds) and I also have an Ubuntu 16.04 server . I need to configure Ubuntu server as a client of windows ldap ...
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I'm administrator, I'm folder's owner, and Windows tell me that I need my own permission to make change (delete) this folder [closed]

I have a file server (Windows server 2012 R2), the server provide file sharing service, my members access through \\server-ip\folder\ and create/edit files. Now I need to move files to another server, ...
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Is it possible to change the Azure VM OS for Azure VMs where the OS is included in the pricing? (Windows)

I have an Azure VM that was created with the OS included in the price. Is it possible to upgrade the same VM to a newer OS (e.g. one that would also be included in the VM price)? Specifically, I ...
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Running evaluation version of Windows Server in production [duplicate]

I did quite a lot of the search but this still is unclear to me. With modern automation and devops tools like packer/Ansible/Jenkins it is possible to deploy Windows Server instances easily and in ...
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Disable Windows IKE aggressive mode with Pre-Shared key

We use Nessus to do periodic security scans on our machines. Recently it has flagged Internet Key Exchange (IKE) Aggressive Mode with Pre-Shared Key as a vulnerability. We use Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 HP MFP M130fn driver not installing

I'm having a problem with installing the Windows Server 2012 R2 and the 2008 R2 driver for the HP MFP m130fn LaserJet printer. What I've tried so far: I visited the download center, change the ...
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Chrome finds certificate fault for website on one terminal session only?

On a Windows Server 2012(R2) I have users who connect to it via RDP. When using Chrome on that server just ONE user receives certificate warning when connecting to an internal HTTPS website. Chrome ...
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After virus cannot start programs except using “Run as Administrator” [duplicate]

I have suffered a neshta virus attack (it has been cleaned up) but it has left behind a weird behaviour: Server Manager does not start automatically (complains cannot find the link) Cannot start ...
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Creating user with Logon as a Service via CLI

I have created the user and now I am trying to assign the user to the group SeServiceLogonRight. But I do not have ntrights.exe or the Windows Resource Toolkit installed. I have to install these via ...
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Any chance on windows server to see how long TCP port in use?

We have some troubles with tons of TPC ports, hanging in TIME_WAIT status on several windows machines. Reboot solves this problem, but I'm just interested in one more thing. Is there any way to know ...
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remote desktop disconnects when i connect to vpn on remote server

I have a VPS running windows server 2012 R2. I need to connect to a VPN throw L2TP on this machine. I connect to this server with remote desktop and everything is good. Also I created VPN connection. ...
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Migrating DHCP from one server and subnet to another, one subnet fails to retrieve addresses

I just attempted to migrate the DHCP service from a 2008r2 server on vlan1 to a 2012r2 server on vlan20. We had the dhcp helpers assigned on the core switch, firewall dhcp relays setup for the any ...
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Windows Service which is start up by manual stops after server reboot or restart [closed]

I have a windows service which is start up by manual hosted in a server.When the server is updated and rebooted or restarted.the service is getting stopped and need to run manually.How can I make the ...
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steps to troubleshoot server when it fails to attach and mount LUNs

How to troubleshoot when Windows Server 2012 R2 connected to SAN via iSCSI fails to attach and mount the LUNs from the iSCSI target
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How to check if my file-server is overloaded and how to increase server's capability to server multi user at the same time

I have a team with about 150 users, work in some small team, we connect to server (windows server 2012 R2) and edit files at the same time. (Adobe files like pts, indd, ai...). My user only connect to ...
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how to fix err connection time out

Hello i'm host site on the windows vps server using xampp apache server,batabase server is mysql.so all xampp apache ports are 80,443 mysql port is 3306.i create a virtual host and up the site.And ...
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Can't Promote Server to Secondary Domain Controller

We have a server running Server 2008 R2 as our primary DC. We currently don't have a secondary DC, but are trying to add one. The secondary DC we are trying to use is running Server 2012 R2 Standard. ...
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How to re-enable my network on my Windows server with Google Cloud

I accidentally disabled my network on my Windows Server 2012 (Cloud Google VPS) and I can't connect anymore using Remote Desktop connection and RDP. I tried to reset the server and even reboot it but ...
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What permissions does a user on a domain need to see CPU usage via WMI on Windows server 2012?

I want to use PRTG on our Windows 2012 servers via WMI to monitor various things. I have created a user account to validate as, as we are NOT putting details into PRTG of a user that is part of the ...
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I/O Lockup after RAID5 Volume finishes synchronising

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 box with a software RAID5 volume (4x 4TB) but for the past few weeks I've been having relability problems with the server where all I/O locks up and I'm forced to reset ...
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Our website is not resolving from our LAN because of LAN DNS configuration

We have a LAN/WAN network with a Windows domain name (ourcompanyweb.org) that matches our website url (http://ourcompanyweb.org) which is hosted externally. When I ping our website (of the same name) ...
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Modifying existing DNS server to support a new forest

I have a Windows 2012 R2 server that was running a non-AD DNS server for the zone example.local. Now I have installed the AD DS role and created a new forest called example.local. I saw the warning ...
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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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Completely lost access to AWS instance

We had a Windows Server 2012 AWS Instance on EC2 that worked just fine, had a VPN connection to our office and we could RDP into it from our office. However, I was in the process of trying to ...
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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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Large Windows Server Shares Loading Slow

We have a shared folder with around 85,000 PDFs. If you access this share from any other server or PC as an account with Domain Administrator credentials, the share loads quickly (4 seconds), and ...
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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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Possible for domain policy to prevent local Administrator from modifying file permissions?

I have been handed a new Server 2012 that is a member of the company domain. I am in the local server Administrators group. I do not have a domain account. When I opened up the permissions properties ...
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Data Collector Set was not found (0x80300002) on Scheduled Task

Server: Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 (w/ SharePoint 2013 on the system). Getting the this error: Data Collector Set was not found (0x80300002) I have a scheduled task that runs automatically on system ...
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powered.exe active desktop launcher consuming high cpu

powered.exe process consuming high cpu it has description as active desktop launcher. user name is mssqlserver. after killing it and deleting file located also it is repeating agin after sometime. ...
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Domain name conflicts with website address

I am seeing an issue where I can't access the company website from the in-office server, and I also can't ping the mail server (both of these are hosted by some ISP). After looking around I think the ...
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What are the security risks of selecting “allow local activation security check exemptions”?

When viewing the events in Server Manager under Windows Server 2012 R2, I have many schannel error messages that say "A fatal alert was generated and sent to the remote endpoint. This may result in ...
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IIS ARR Error 502 - Web server received an invalid response while acting as a gateway or proxy server

I have an ARR IIS with a server farm that contains only one server. the site has http and https binding. SSL certificate which installed on both ARR and content server are same and imported and also ...
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Get-DnsServerForwarder in WinSrv2012R2

Can anyone tell me why when I execute this Powershel cmdlet I can see a DNS forwarder that I inserted earlier (also using PS) but I can't see it on the DNS management console? PS C:\Users\...
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Server 2012 R2 SMTP service not sending mail to non TLS servers

We have SMTP virtual server on server 2012 R2 server. I have configured it to use TLS connection. We do have real sertificate etc. Everything works fine except mail that is going to mail server which ...
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Should the “Browser Master” service be manually enabled on a Windows 2012 R2 domain?

I've been noticing lately that we're having issues connecting to one of our Domain Controllers via its SMB shares. Also, a number of clients seem to have a slow logon and/or experience errors when ...
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Group policy batch script not running on startup

As a company, we have purchased new anti-virus software and want to install it to all our computers through group policy. The installer is an .exe and we have been provided with a .bat file to use on ...
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AWS redundant file share solution for Windows

We are looking for a recommendation on setting up a redundant file share in AWS. AWS does provide the Amazon EFS (Elastic File Service), though it only supports NFS and doesn't play well with windows ...
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Work folders as a replacement for large-ish scaling home share

We are considering replacing / complementing the home directories on our file server cluster's shares with the Work Folders functionality to suit offline use scenarios. This seems to be generally ...
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Google cloud and tomcat (IP EXTERNA)

english Hello, I currently have a virtual machine with Windows Server 2012 created on a google cloud server, in this operating system I have installed tomcat with a functional application, I have it ...
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Windows Server Backup (WSB) on iSCSI Disk - space not freed after Backup deletion

I'm at a loss here and wanted to ask for your help. I take care of the IT infrastructures and backups of some external companies. This week, I've already had the same issue of no more space on the ...
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Not able to access SQL Server 2014

I am trying to access Microsoft SQL Server 2014 using "SQL Server Authentication". But even after entering the correct credentials, it says the following. C:\Users\morry>sqlcmd -S aana\sqlexpress -...
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Odd AD workstation access issue

After working with Windows Server since NT 3.51, this was kind of a first for me. Here's the scenario: After no issues accessing a Windows Server 2012 R2 network share for 2 years, a Win 7 Pro ...