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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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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Lost in the upload bandwidth in Windows Server 2016

I have problems with the performance of my network connector, the upload speed exceeds the bandwidth. I look at the resource monitor and I realize that the Lsass.exe process with PID 844 is the cause ...
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Service Control Manager shows NA on User (Event Viewer)

How do I fix or make it so that the Service Control Manager would log the name of the user that stops or starts a service on Windows Server 2012 R2? Right now whenever a service is started or stopped,...
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Do AD GPO's affect workstations if nobody is logged in?

I have a few computers on the domain that misbehave. (don't appear to follow GPO despite RSOP readout) One issue in particular is a computer that seems to hang/sleep/comatose when nobody is logged ...
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Windows 2012 server, created task not running

Created a task o windows 2012 Server, to run a *.bat file. Set up to run at startup and repeat task every 15 minutes. @ECHO OFF REM -------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Change requirements for resetting user password via AD Users&Computers

I know we can set password policy for how users can define their passwords. But is it possible to define the required complexity when an admin resets the password via 'AD users and computers' reset ...
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Issue accessing network share via smartcard from different domain

I am currently using Yubikey smartcards to authenticate users within a Domain (Domain B). Login and network shares are working perfectly. However, when accessing Domain B's network share from another ...
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Internal DNS fails when backup DNS goes offline

All machines are running Windows Server 2012. We have a Domain Controller, DC1, that is also our primary DNS server. We have a secondary DNS server, DNS2. All servers and desktops in the ...
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Does Windows Server 2012/2016 work with different windows versions on client PCs?

I am very new to the whole server stuff. My boss asked me to setup a server for our small company and in the company we have PCs that use different version of windows (such as win7, win8, win10 and 1 ...
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Can I change what displays in the 'Model' field in the printer directory when using a universal/basic driver?

I have a few printers on a Server 2012 print server that make use of "universal" drivers from the manufacturer. When using drivers like these, the description field for the model is sometimes set to ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2

Is it possible to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 R2 from Windows Server 2008 R2? Our Windows Server 2008 R2 has a valid license key. I do not have the installation media for Windows Server 2012 R2. ...
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Terminal Server HKLM registry new key not visible for users

I need to add a new key on HKLM registry for all of my RD Host cluster. I tried to add manually the key with an administrator account and it's fine. But when I login with a normal user these key does ...
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Mixing IIS versions in load balanced application

Can anyone confirm or deny the ability to mix IIS versions in a load balanced application? We are using an external load balancer appliance with three web servers serving the application. The ...
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Switching from Linux DHCP Server to Windows Server DHCP

We are using a DHCP server out of a linux OS right now for our subnet. I am thinking of changing to a Windows DHCP Server, however, because it might be easier for future admins. What I want to do is ...
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Is RDP override of redirected printer setting an issue with Server 2012 or printer driver?

Windows 10 / 64-bit Pro workstations connecting to Microsoft Server 2012 via Remote Desktop Connection are experiencing a problem with their redirected printer, a Lexmark Model XM5365. The Lexmark ...
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Can Windows Server 2008 Standard (not-R2) 64-bit without Hyper-V be upgraded to Windows Server 2012 Standard?

I reviewed the upgrade path here. It mentions that I should be able to upgrade: My version matches except for the "Hyper-V" part. The error I receive when trying to upgrade is: Windows Server® ...
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Joining Workgroup using powershell fails if domain controller cannot be reached

I have a Windows machine that has been cloned and to keep it from overwriting DNS entries it has only port 3389 enabled. What I am currently doing is using the GUI to join a workgroup and then ...
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Windows File Server Migration - Without Trust

We are about to migrate our file server (Windows Server 2012) from its current domain to a new domain. Due to issues outside my control, there will be no domain trusts or even DNS forwarders from ...
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Session “NT Kernel Logger” failed to start

I have encountered an error on windows server 2012 recently. Session "NT Kernel Logger" failed to start with the following error: 0xc0000022 More Details: LogName: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-...
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Server 2012 windows update stuck forever

I have a problem with Windows Server 2012 (NON R2). Basically, svchost/wuauserv is stuck using 100% of 1 core (and 2GB RAM), indefinitely. I tried pretty much everything I found online: Made sure ...
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Windows 2012 Hypervisor shuts down VM but cannot start it again

The last few days, one of the virtual machines, a VM running Centos 7 is shut down late in the evening and then not restarted. When I try and start it manually I get the error 'CENTOS7' failed to ...
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Restrict GPO to single server

I am wanting to restrict a GPO to all users signing into a terminal server. Do I just define the terminal server computer object as the scope and then exclude my admin users from having that GPO ...
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What is the recommended way of deploying a Java EE application in IIS?

I was given the task of deploying a Java EJB application in Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8. The application was previously deployed to Glassfish 4 on Jelastic. After checking the requirements, I ...
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Get Windows Update notification level using powershell

I am looking to get the notification level of Windows Server 2016/2012 using Powershell. My goal is to change all of my servers' default status '0 - Enable Automatic Updates' to '3 - Auto download and ...
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Should I upgrade a Windows Server 2012 to be a Domain Controller to run console apps as admin at startup?

I would like to upgrade a single Windows Server 2012 instance to be a Domain Controller. The exact context is that I have some console apps that need to be run as administrator at startup. And from ...
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Suricata: Error opening file threshold.config

I use Suricata 4.0.5 (an open source IDPS) on windows server 2012. It raises the below error when I run it, however, it runs. Error opening file threshold.config I searched for this error and find ...
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Protecting SQL Server table data from developer

We have a web server running web application and SQL Server. Our developers have access to that server with Admin privilege and regularly upgrades the applications and add new stored procedures. ...
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PowerShell - export-csv non-uniform object collection - wrong columns

I am having a script which takes list of servers, goes through their registry and looks for registry values using wildcard. For each hostname it produces object, but it's properties vary. These ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard 64bit Windows Update high RAM usage

We haven't installed updates on this server for a while, there were a couple I installed last night, and, since, it just scans for updates indefinitely and never actually finishes. I know that there ...
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WMIC returnvalue = 3?

Am trying to install a simple msi from our DC to my machine for testing purposes, but, I keep on getting this one error: Method execution successful. Out Parameters: instance of __PARAMETERS { ...
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How can Windows file explorer delete a folder that RMDIR can delete?

Windows Server 2012 (not R2) shows folders in use with read in open files in computer management. Windows explorer does not allow us to delete those folders no matter what we try, however rmdir as ...
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Hyper V Virtual Swtich Configurations for single physical network adpater

How does HyperV Virtual Machine > Virtual Switches work? I am installing a Hyper V on Win Server 2012 R2 and it is asking me to select the Network adapter for Virtual Switch. I have only one physical ...
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The dynamic ports are constantly changing, How do set them in the firewall? [closed]

I'd like to block unused ports on my server so I monitor the ports with CurrPorts and I understand some processes like lsass.exe have some dynamic ports e.g 49158,49976,... These ports might change ...
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Apply Computer Policy changes at login / Apply Computer Policy for specific users [closed]

I have an request to apply computer policy changes to a specific set of users. For example, I want a specific windows feature (Allow Cortana) available to members of a security group (CortanaUsers). ...
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Testing Windows RemoteApps without Remote Desktop Services

I want to run an app under ReportApps but at the moment I don't have access to a server with Remote Desktop Services working. Is it possible to make the RDP setup to test RemoteApps on either a ...
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How to full copy the C:\Windows folder?

I have a question about cmd - robocopy, on my server. Is it possible to use that command as a way to emergency backup all files from C:\Windows? I am going to do some Windows Server Updates, and I ...
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Possible to upgrade Windows Server 2012 to R2 via Windows Update?

I'm pretty sure this is not possible but just wanted to check. Windows Server 2012 R2 is basically a totally separate release right? I can't update R1 to R2 via Windows Update can I?
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Adding credentials to System account with cmdkey.exe on Windows 2012 R2

On a Windows 2012 R2 server we have serveral Windows services that need to access a RestFull Interface on a remote server. The RestFull interface on the remote server does not allow anonymous access, ...
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How to fix broken secondary AD server?

My Secondary Active Directory server has gone dead, and I am installing its replacement now. Everything will be the same, computer name, IP, everything. The new server is running now, and ADDS ...
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failed to create the virtual hard disk hyper-v

I have 4 hyper-v servers running windows server 2012 R2 that they are in a cluster. I want to create a new virtual machine but i get an error that "failed to create the virtual hard disk",right after ...
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Switch Active Directory from Public IP to Private IP

I have an active directory and some servers running on public IPs Like ADS --> 62.xx.xx.210 Server joined ADS Team foundation server --> 62.xx.xx.211 SQL Server --> 62.xx.xx.212 Exchange ...
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Can't connect to my google cloud server via RDP

I have a google cloud server, I've been using it for months and I always connect to it by downloading the RDP file and it always worked. But today I'm getting this error message when I try to connect....
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IIS redirect for https

I'm using the URL rewrite module from IIS It is working fine for https redirect e.g. http://some.site.com --> https://some.site.com The subdomain changed so I adjusted the rule http://some.site.com ...
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Mysql generate multiples connections on multiple ports on windows server 2012

I have a detail in my server, if run a command netstat it show me this. Is normal? TCP 127.0.0.1:53898 127.0.0.1:3306 TIME_WAIT 0 TCP 127.0.0.1:53899 127.0.0.1:3306 ...
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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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Event log error for Microsoft-Windows-Perflib ID 1008

I started seeing the following error in my Windows Server 2012 event application logs somewhat recently, possibly after installing some Windows updates. Log Name: Application Source: ...
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Is there any way of backing up the ODBC drivers of a server?

I need to replicate the ODBC drivers from one environment to another located on other server, the one that has the drivers I want to backup is running Windows Server 2012 Datacenter and the other ...
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Windows Server - mulptiple IPs to VMs

I bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2016 in datacenter (like OVH, Hetzner, you know). I'm newbie at this, so please don't be mad if my questions are dumb. Main purpose of it's server is to ...
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Create .txt file with all PC names on domain for WMIC?

I'm wanting to run WMIC to call an uninstall for a certain bit of software, and, I have a working WMIC command, but I don't know how to create a .txt file with all of our computer names. Does anyone ...

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