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Windows Server 2012 R2 is a server operating system from Microsoft. It was published on May 31 2013, and reached End Of Life on Oct 10, 2023. 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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Disabling OneDrive on Scheduled PowerShell Script

I need to disable OneDrive via a scheduled task in a PowerShell script. The command works when executed directly in PowerShell but not when executed via scheduling. The scheduling was done with the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Adfs - renew certificate

I'm trying to replace the certificate on ADFS. I've got wildcart certificate *.abc.pl, following by these steps: Log onto the ADFS server - done Add the new certificate to the server. Make sure this ...
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Cannot connect with latest Edge browser to Windows Server 2012 R2 web server

I have two Windows Server 2012 R2 servers, one with IIS, the other with Apache2. They are used as internal web servers, and they have auto-generated, untrusted certificates. Using Edge browser version ...
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Office Update Won't Install

I have several servers failing to install a security update for Office 2016 (KB5002521) 32-bit with error 0x8024002d. I've also read some articles saying this update actually breaks Office, so if I ...
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One of machines on esxi vsphere stops working without any errors [closed]

I have some virtual machines on one of my servers. One of them has stopped working a few days ago with a cpu error on esxi, so I upgraded the machine's cpu from 4 cores to 10 cores. And it has 20 GB ...
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C:\Windows\Logs\DPX\ "setupact.log" 4Gb file - options?

I run a site that is on a Windows  2012 R2 server, and is hosted on a virtual server. I am paying for 30 Gb of space on the hosting and have been running the site on the same server since 2015. The ...
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server 2012Rd backup domain controller not communicating with PDC

I have client with a server with four vm's One is primary dc and another backup dc. There was an error generated with windows time service. The recommendation was to add/ change the logon to ...
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Cannot remove alternate computername after in-place upgrade from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2

We have some servers that were upgraded in-place from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. While they were running 2008 R2 alternate computer names were added to them with netdom computername <computer> /add:<...
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2012 R2 Domain Controller migrate to 2022 STD

I know there are already topics of this nature on the board. I have a quick question on the 2012 R2 DC. My setup contains three 2012 R2 Domain Controllers. One Primary, and two backup DCs. I want to ...
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Windows Server 2019 RemoteFX COM port redirection does not work, Windows Server 2012 it works

Have Windows7 workstation with a USB COM port device installed. From this Windows7 workstation I RDP to Windows Server 2012 terminal server and all devices are redirected through RDP correctly. If I ...
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How can I fix this Mysql login?

I have installed MYSQL community edition on Windows server, I also added the Environment variable to execute the mysql command. The scenario is: When I try to connect to mysql using the CMD I get the ...
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Trouble Upgrading Secondary DC from 2008R2 -> 2012R2 without FSMO Roles Present

I am attempting to upgrade a recovered DC running 2008R2 to 2012R2. This DC is the secondary and the primary is still in production. When attempting the upgrade process, I run into an issue where the ...
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Windows Group Policy Management - Session host limit group policy doesn't work as expected

I have created a group policy to end the sessions which are disconnected automatically & the settings of RDP session timeouts are located in the following GPO section Computer Configuration -> ...
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Windows CA Publishing Expired Certs in CRL When not configured to do so

I have a Windows ADDS CA that for some reason is publishing revoked but expired certificates in the CRL and I can't for the life of me figure out why. Here is my configuration: Server 2012 R2 ...
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Promoting a domain controller fails prerequisites

I'm replacing my domain controller with another domain controller with more efficient hardware and migrate from Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2019. The first step I joined the new server to the ...
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Attributes Windows CA templates

Windows Enterprise CA. I have been requested that in the certificates appear the following attributes: OU, C (country) and O (organization). I have seen that in the certificate template in the "...
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Server 2022 (upgraded from 2012R2) has a blank ServiceUrl for Microsoft.Update.ServiceManager

We have upgraded a couple of servers from Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows Server 2022 without issue. However, we just did one and it will not connect to Windows Update. We aren't using WSUS just ...
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Changing name/ip of Domain Controller/DNS/DHCP Server after migrating from 2012 to 2019

We are prepping a migration of our AD server (DNS/DHCP/Print/Azure AD Connect) from 2012 to 2019. I can't find a definitive answer on changing a DC's ip/computer name post-migration. Prep: spun up ...
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NPS Certificate

I am changing a CA in the domain to a new one. The old CA will be deactivated. I have an NPS server configured with the certificate of the old CA in "Network Policies -> Policy1 -> ...
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CA template Windows

In a Windows CA, I have mistakenly removed permissions from a template and now I can't modify it. How do I modify or delete this template to create it again? Thanks
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Does Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 support mix of nodes with both Intel and AMD processors?

Is it possible to simultaneously have nodes that run on x86_64 CPUs from different vendors in Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2012R2? Will Hyper-V allow me to add new node with CPU from AMD if all ...
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Upgrading an DHCP Load Balance environment - in-place upgrading 2012R2 to 2022

I've got an old DHCP environment, all on Win 2012 R2. 2 host doing Load Balance . We want to upgrade those to Win 2022. That's something I've never done before (heck, I set this current one up like 10 ...
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Data corruption when disk write caching is enabled

I've recently learned that enabling disk write caching can significantly improve system performance. However, I'm concerned about the potential risks of data corruption or loss in case of a sudden ...
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Possible to mirror DNS forward lookup zone to second TLD? (Windows Server)

We recently started using a new TLD for our company, but are still maintaining the old TLD. On our local DNS server (Windows Server 2012) we have internal DNS records set up as subdomains of the old ...
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New DC - AD Domain Services did not perform an authenticated remote procedure call (RPC) to another directory server because the desired (SPN) f

I recently added a Windows Serevr 2019 DC to my domain which already has three DCs across two sites. The three existing DCs are Server 2012 R2 and the Domain and Forest levels are 2008 R2. The new DC ...
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Advanced tab missing in Network Adapter properties after installing 28.2 version of Network Adapter Driver

I recently updated my Intel X540-AT2 Network Card on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system to the latest version 28.2. This update included both the driver package and the Intel® PROSet package, which I ...
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How to Exclude Files and Folders from Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) Backups

I've been using Volume Shadow Copy (VSS) to create backups of my files and folders. However, I've encountered a situation : I need to exclude specific files and folders from Microsoft built-in Volume ...
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CA: Certificate User for VPN

From a subordinate Enterprise CA I want to generate a user certificate that serves as an authentication method for VPN connections. I want to install this certificate with autoenroll on the domain ...
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Route traffic between two interfaces on windows server

I have windows server and having two NIC lets say NIC1 and NIC2, I want to use one NIC for internet and other for my SIP traffic. NIC is used for Internet and its IP is as follow IP Pool: 192.168.0.0/...
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HP DL380 "no bootable device"

We have HP DL380 Server running Windows Server 2012 R2. Now we have a problem with its startup. The error message is: "No bootable device. Please attach a legacy BIOS bootable device."
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Active Directory LDAP logon failure

I'm at the end of my wits with this issue and I'm hoping some genius here can assist. Background: We have a client (a hospital) with 3 sites in AD and two DCs at each site. These DCs are 2012 and we'...
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Windows security updates for server 2012 r2

I have been trying to research this and can't seem to find an answer. I will try to be as detailed as possible. I ran a Nessus scan on a few windows server 2012 r2. A specific security update is not ...
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SubCA certificate of trust

I have deployed a PKI infrastructure with a Stand-Alone Root CA (which will be kept off) and 4 Enterprise SubCA's which depends on this Root CA. To make the computers trust the Root CA, I am going to ...
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Unable to connect to Site to Site VPN on AWS

I am not able to connect to the computers on AWS using a Site to Site VPN. I have set up the gateways on both sides and have configured the tunnels with the same parameters, but when I look at the ...
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Get all computers running specific Windows OS

I'm currently in the process of upgrading all Windows 2012R2 and 2016 servers to 2019. I would like to run a Powershell cmdlet that will get all the computers on the domain that are powered on, and ...
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Remote Group Policy Update failed (Access Denied) for Domain Admin

My first question in ServerFault heya :) In our domain manage all server and client machines with Microsoft Active Directory. We have 13 Vm Server. Domain\administrator user is Domain admin. I use it ...
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Schedule task in Windows 2012 R2 after all services are up

We have a Windows 2012 R2 with some services configured as delayed start due to having dependencies on other services, but not being shown in the corresponding tab. If such services are not configured ...
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why cant Login to AD OU user with GPO to the local server machine itself?

I had installed windows 2022 server eval version and windows 11 evalution version in clients. I had configured active directory . I hade created Organisational unit. Then applied Group policy in ...
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Windows Server 2012 "User Logoff Notification for Customer Experience Improvement Program" events causing problems with backups

On this Windows Server 2012 server every time a backup fails, there is an event in event viewer (Windows Logs > System) at the very same second the backup file stops been written to. "User ...
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The WSMan Provider host process did not return a proper response >> trying to move AD from one server to another

I am currently in the process of moving an domain controller from one Server > Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows Server 2022. I am currently working my way through the Active Directory Domain ...
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AD reverse DNS zone sharing between subdomains

We have Active Directory infrastructure with one domain and several subdomains. Each subdomain has its dedicated subnets. All DNS servers on DCs have appropriate reverse zones, integrated in Active ...
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Python can't find files that are shown in os.walk()

My problem in short is when I run os.walk() I get an accurate list of files, but when I try getting information about those files like their last modified date, file size or even just try open() with ...
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Company Servers Unable to Communicate Between One Another (On Same Network)

I want to make sure and provide as much detail as possible to try to get this resolved or at the very least, figured out. If you need more information, please let me know and I will happily provide it....
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Change certificate issuer

Is it possible to change the "issuer" value in a CA so that when a new certificate is issued, the new "issuer" value appears? In the case of having several SubCa, is it possible to ...
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Java Application (Tomcat) unable to locate license file after Windows Server 2016 in-place upgrade

Description Hello ServerFault community, We recently performed an in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Windows Server 2016, on which Apache Tomcat 8.5 is running. After the upgrade, we ...
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Migration from Server 2012 r2 to Server 2022

This is the first time I will have performed an upgrade of this scale (moving all of our 2012 r2 VMs to 2022) and the Microsoft documentation I've read had details on in-place upgrades. I understand ...
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Both LOCAL SERVICE and SYSTEM users are changing server time on DC

Odd one for you, our DC's time keeps changing by an hour, but it doesn't just go down by an hour it also go up. I've been monitoring the event logs and I can see that there are usually two entries ...
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Configure Windows Firewall to block IPs listed in Spamhaus.org

Since having suffered a hack twice on my email server, the last one VERY severe, I have been VERY proactive in monitoring my logs and taking appropriate action when I see attacks. I've installed ...
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NTLM Authentication Failing once Domain Controller was upgraded to Windows Server 2016

NTLM Authentication Failing once Domain Controller was upgraded to Windows Server 2016. Application server is running Server 2012 R2. We have one domain controller left on 2012, NTLM works fine on ...
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How to delete a domain user with associated folder rights?

Right now when I delete a user from the domain I get left with these folder rights remnants that I have to remove manually. I've noticed this on both Windows and Linux driven data servers. Is there a ...
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