Windows Server 2012 is Microsoft's successor to Windows Server 2008 R2

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Rebooting Old Server

I have a question that may be really easy to answer. Our company got a new server a while ago. This server acts as our DNS, SQL, Web, NAS, and Active Directory. We are moving to a new office and I ...
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RDP Not Working Properly Remotely Windows Server 2012

I run a Windows 2012 server, I am having some issues using RDP. Up until a few days ago it was working perfectly from outside my network,however now it won't work. To be more specific it logs me in ...
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How do you configure NLA for RDP in Windows Server 2012?

The Super User question Is windows remote desktop secure? describes Network Level Authentication (NLA) and how to configure it in Windows Server 2008. Unfortunately, the GUI option to configure NLA is ...
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Setting up a VPN tunnel between a Linux VPS and a Windows Server machine

I've got the following setup: A low-power VPS with a static SSH-able IP address running Debian. A workstation running Windows Server 2012 with Ubuntu Server and a consumer Windows license running ...
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How can I serve up a webpage across a network?

I work for a small company and we constantly access a site (mcmaster.com), and we place a group order at the end of the day. Since the carts are localized to computers we can't see each others carts ...
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Media Streaming from Windows Server 2012

I have a server running Windows Server 2012 R2 which I would like to use as a media server. The storage disks are shared and I can access them from a Windows PC and from Kodi, but I also want to be ...
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How do I pass a share from a hyper-v windows 2012r2 image of Ubuntu Server to the network?

I've been using Ubuntu Server 14.04LTS for a while now and it does what I want. Recently I started experimenting with email and while I got it setup right, it occurred to me that I could do the same ...
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Network Discovery issues Windows 10. Net view Error 53, how do i resolve this?

We have a simple 2012 Domain controller which is a brand new DC.I am upgrading our workstations to Windows 10 and have the following problem. Now when i click on network to see all other machines on ...
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Looking for a program that can monitor and downscale images

I have a Windows 2012 webserver to which users upload images, and at that point i dont have any control over file size or images size. But, sometimes they do upload way too big images. These images ...
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Domain Controller Target Principle Name is Incorrect?

I have been experiencing trouble in adding an additional server 2012 dc to run Sophos Enterprise console antivirus. My main DC is running well with the following IP details: IP:10.75.44.10 Sub: ...
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Hard Disk info required, attached to IBM System x3650 M4

I need to get the details of a hard disk attached to an IBM System x3650 M4 server machine. One thing I did is to search for model number shown on Device Manager under Disk Drives, but this search ...
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Update on Windows 10 cannot connect when behind domain proxy

My computer sits on a network and I think it has Microsoft Server 2012 on there. Without joining the domain; when I first browsed the internet it asked for my domain credentials. I added them in and ...
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Can't mount Windows CIFS share on Ubuntu Server

I'm wanting to mount a network share running on my Windows Server 2012R2 server to a virtual Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation but am having zero luck. To elaborate on the setup, the Windows server ...
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How to avoid logging in at every turn

We are using a virtual machine to do all our work. I have to log on to it as domain user, which is not a local admin on the virtual machine. IT department gave me a local admin user. Almost ...
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Is a remote RDP console session different from the real physical console?

Today I experienced something strange. We have several servers where a software interface application is running on the desktop. This application may run only once at a time (due to licensing) . ...
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Server 2012 DHCP Policies

I'm studying DHCP and Windows Server. I have a virtual SOHO inside VMware, running the following config: SRV1 (Server 2012): 192.168.10.10 (Addr Reservation DHCP) DHCP Pool: 192.168.10.1 - ...
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How can I quickly tile these command prompts in windows 2012?

I have many command prompt started in one go by a batch file. (16 altogether) I want to know if there is any easy way to tile these DOS prompt easily via the Windows GUI alone. Preferably into 8 rows ...
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Weird asynchronous speed on home server (FTP, Samba)

I have an HP Gen8 microserver for home usage. I use it as backup/replication and currently want to use it also home as media server. I back up files using FTP, governed by IIS. Backing up on LAN ...
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Windows Search does not find files by name

I'm facing some really sublime issue with windows search index right now and really hope that someone here has a hint on how to troubleshoot, since I can not find any approaches on how to fix windows ...
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Webserver | IIS | Configuring to not run certain files

I currently have a webserver running Windows Server 2012 which is running IIS as its webserver and using PHP. Lets assume the a user is able to upload a trojan onto my server, either through a ...
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Can't ping Windows 2012 Server

File and Printer Sharing (Echo request - ICMP v4 and ICMP v6) is enabled in Inbound Rules, but still I can't ping server. I even turn off my Windows Firewall. What is the reason ?
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What is the point of “Share name” in printer properties if Windows won't use it? AD environment

So I set up all my printers in Windows Server 2012 Print Management. The printers have "internal" names like cdq.brother.mfc-8880 and mtp.hp.lmnop.123. But I gave them user-friendly share names like ...
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Giving Rights to deploy IIS Sites to User Account in Windows

We're using Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, and has domain managed user accounts for our users, who do software development and testing. Most users has standard user rights. One problem I'm facing ...
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No extents were found for the plex, when setting up Soft RAID 1 with RAID 5 on Windows Server 2012

I did find a similar question on this, but it did not really answer my question or fix the problem, so i'm starting up a new questions on it. This is my setup now: You can see if i have RAID 5 ...
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How to solve windows server 2012 R2 responds very slow while in Remote Desktop

I am connecting to a Windows Server 2012 R2 locally through LAN connection. But whenever I am trying to connect my local system to the server, through Remote Desktop Connection, it connects ...
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Can't run batch file in Server 2012

This site rocks! I am trying to run a simple .bat file on Server 2012 that will ping another server, filter out all the lines except one, and then write to a file for later use (I then want that file ...
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Mailenable and MX record on Windows Server 2012

I have a dedicated windows server that used to host multiple domains. All domains and their web apps works fine and accessible. I'm able to send emails from the applications (using the native PHP mail ...
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How do I install Get Windows 10 app while joined to a domain

The app installation seems to be blocked from installation by Microsoft if the computer is joined to a domain. Microsoft says the usual "contact your domain administrator" to allow this but I cannot ...
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Server won't come up with no video card

Preface: I know that this is a strange question, but I've been pulling my hair out trying to figure this out. I'm getting an old PCI card this weekend and leaving it in, but until then I'm ...
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Can I run games smoothly on a server via RDP? [closed]

Is it possible to run games on a hosted server smoothly via RDP? I have a dedicated server running Windows Server 2012 R2. It has 144 GB of RAM, an Intel Xeon E5 and GeForce GTX 750 Ti GPU. It's a ...
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Hyper-v : Cant ping physical network after creating Virtual switch

I have a server with 4 nics running Server 2012 R2. I have created a nic team containing all 4 adaptors. I have then installed Hyper-V server. It has 2 Server 2012 R2 servers on it as VMs. I have ...
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Failed Update causing Server to stop working properly Windows Server 2012 R2

Basically, the exact same issue as the question posted here: Windows Update causing server meltdown Unfortunately the server is the only physical server in the office so simply using another server ...
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Auto creation of Home Folders

I have a brand new install of Server Essentials 2012, I have 3 PC's attached to the domain and logging in fine. However when I created the users in AD, a Home Folder wasn't automatically created for ...
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duplicate entry in boot manager

after cloning HDD to SSD and fixing the dreaded 0xc0000225 error (using this How can I repair the Windows 8 EFI Bootloader?) I have now two identical options while booting OS Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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Access on Windows Server file share OK with hostname (or FQDN) but not with IP?

I can access a remote (via VPN) file share on a Windows 2012 DC but not with IP. This works flawlessly: \\dc1\share1 This raises error: \\192.168.20.10\share1 (error: cannot access. check name ...
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Can I set the Password Policy on a GPO using Powershell?

I'm trying to automate configuration of a domain controller. I can create and link a GPO using Group Policy cmdlets in Powershell, but how can I set certain policies like the Password Policy for a ...
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Tortoise connect to Server2012 visualSVN

I am moving my VisualSVN installation to a new server... Windows Server 2012 with VisualSVN 3.3.1(non enterprise) and local workstation is Windows 7 with Tortoise 1.8.11 When I try to connect to the ...
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Failover of Windows Storage Spaces

I am building a home server with an HP Microserver hardware. I installed Windows Server 2012 Datacenter on it. In order to take advanced of data protection, but without spending large money for a ...
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Disk drive space inconsistencies when at capacity

I noticed that one of my drives was full after moving some files onto it: I thought it unlikely that copying files of random sizes would result in exactly filling the available space, so I became ...
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How does IPv6 and Windows Remote Desktop work?

Say I have a Windows Server KVM with only an IPv6 IP. Do I have to configure anything specifically for the IPv6 address? And when I want to connect to the server via remote desktop connect, would I ...
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Enabled IPv6 Nic causes network connectivity issues

I am having issues with network connectivity while PC NIC's have IPv6 enabled. My organization does not utilize IPv6. Actually, the network admins here don't have any clue how to. I have come to the ...
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Hyper-V port access lists do not allow traffic past gateway

A situation: The local network of 192.168.0.0/16 is split into many subnets, and routers are in place. A Hyper-V hosted virtual machine is located in a 192.168.X.0/24 subnet. The task was given to ...
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Is there differential backup option in Windows Server 2012?

When I go to the backup options I see only incremental but not differential. The Differential backup option was there in Windows Server 2003. What about server 2012 ?
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Unable to connect server through winSCP and its giving access denied error

Even though by providing correct username and password it's not allowing to connect to server. I turned off firewalls also in server. But, still not able to access FTP connection. I also checked that, ...
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How do I enforce a Windows Authentication After RDP?

I would like to RDP into Windows server machine and after a successful RDP, I would like to configure my Windows to prompt for login again. The reason for this requirement is because the RDP ...
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How can I set Password Never Expires for current users only in Active Directory

Hi I have several users in my Active Directory Users. However I can't go to each one and set Password never expires. So If possible how can I set this option for all current users only?
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Windows Server OEM License [closed]

My IT department bought a Windows 2012 R2 Datacenter license from Provantage and we were having trouble installing it; after closer investigation, it appears to be an HP OEM license and won't work on ...
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Remote Desktop only worked the first time and doesn't work anymore

I am trying to RDP into a server I have connected to the router in my house from my laptop. I am on the same network as the server. Yesterday, I tried using a linux client to connect to it. The very ...
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Can't access old OS after dual booting with windows 7

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 R2 on a dual boot config on my system on a second partition. But after I installed it it changed the drive letters and now I can't access the old Operating ...
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How to remotely connect to MySQL database running on Windows Server 2012?

I've been developing my web application locally, but now I need to test remotely. I have a Windows machine running Windows Server 2012 with XAMPP installed and configured. How can I connect remotely ...