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

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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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Different values of committed memory for the same program on different machines

I am checking how much memory my application requires. I am testing it on different machines: one is a Windows 7 PC with 32 GB RAM, the other is Windows Server 2012 with 256 GB RAM. I noticed that ...
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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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How can I Compare Local Group Policies between Window Servers

I am working on installing a business application. I have it working on an "open" test server. I can't seem to get it working on a "hardened" production server. Without worrying about the details of ...
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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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Failover gateway using server 2012

I wonder how i can setup server 2012 so that i can use two internet connections in such a way that if one of my internet service providers goes down, that a different gateway is used. If possible ...
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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 ...
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Computer losing connection to shared Dot Matrix Printer

So, I have an OKI ML 5520 dot matrix printer connected via USB to a computer running Windows 7. I also have a server running Windows Server 2012. On the Windows 7 computer I have shared the printer ...
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Group Policy Object with Max Password Will Not Take Affect

We are having an odd issue with out AD. We have changed the password policy to be as follows: Enforce password history 5 passwords remembered Maximum password age 120 days Minimum password age 1 day ...
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server with multi purpose possible?

I would like to have the following 3 uses available to me. Accessing my files within and outside my network Game servers occasionally; Minecraft or Gmod (as example) Teamspeak 3 Is it possible to ...
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Different welcome screen language to system users?

Found various articles which can be used to update the system users and login screen via the GUI, such as How to change default login/lock screen of Windows 8? but what i need to do is slightly ...
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Website failing to acquire proper permission to write to a folder under Windows 2012R2 with IIS 8.5 even though 'IIS APPPOOL\PoolName' is set properly

I am having specific issues in regards to IIS 8.5, Permissions, and Auditing. I have a PHP application running under KanboardPool identity and I've properly set permssions on the application 'data' ...
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OpenVPN GUI won't show up

I am trying to install OpenVPN GUI on Windows Server 2012. Unfortunately, when I try to open it; nothing happens. I can see that it's starting because the process shows up in the Task Manager. But ...
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Server2012r2: Trusted sites greyed out in IE11

I have a problem with trusted sites definition in Win Server2012r2. I am not able to manually add any site since the "add" button is greyed out. My primary objective was to add particular web pages ...
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Disable mouse hover over time.

On this Windows Server 2012 PC if you hover over the time at the bottom right, a black side bar pops out. How do I disable this? Other solutions I've looked at seem to be covering task bar ...
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“Size on disk” column missing in Windows Explorer?

I decided to use the "compress this drive to save space" option on my backup drive, which simply houses a Windows Server Backup. I learned that when viewing file properies for files on a drive using ...
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Is is possible to create symlink inside another symlink?

I have the below folder structure: My Windows Machine |-- E: | -- myphotos <== link to ==> \\192.168.0.10\\myphotos | ...
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How do I add laptop to DC through wifi?

I have a desktop running a few VMs, one which is a domain controller. I'm wondering if there's anyway for my laptop to connect to the domain controller over wifi? Is what I'm looking for possible?
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Troubleshooting connectivity issues a remote windows server 2012

We have a remote server one of our clients dials into. There are around 50 users logged into this. OS is Windows Server 2012. We are finding it difficult to troubleshoot connectivity issues because in ...
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Print Spooler uses 50% CPU power and hangs, cannot print, Server 2012

We are having the same reoccurring problem at our company with the print spooler on Windows Server 2012, namely that it's consuming a constant 50% CPU power and we cannot print, accessing the list of ...
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Shared Print Objects Graying Out / Port disaapearing

We have recently moved all of our network printers to Server 2012 R2 boxes that are load balanced behind an F5. After the move we are having random issues where print objects are graying out on our ...
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Windows 8 and W2012 Reboot Resets Network

I have Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 running in separate virtual machines on an Xen server. I have had a problem for a while on the 2012 machine, more recent on the W8 machine where every time I ...
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Windows Server 2012 upgrade stuck at “Getting Ready”

The entire installation process seemed successful without any errors, and yet upon first boot, after completing the "getting devices ready" stage, it goes into a "Getting ready" stage and hangs with ...
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Is it possible to organize PPPoE server for lan clients with Server 2012?

I need my server 2012 to work as a pppoe server for lan clients. Google says I need Linux. Is there no way to do that with windows?
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No internet access exclamation mark appears across LAN

I have some problems with my domain network. we have about 100 - 125 PC's in our office and they are connected to domain.we use windows server 2012 as a domain controller.most of the computers connect ...
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Read/Unread Emails in Outlook 2013 on Windows Server 2012

We have an issue where we have users try and mark email messages in Outlook 2013 as unread/read but these changes do not take effect until you have closed outlook and re-opened it. This issue is ...
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https version of site not loading on some computers in network

I have just installed an SSL certificate for a website. This site was previously http only. On the company's internal network, most people are now able to access this site through both https and ...
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Remove bracket characters in filenames using Powershell

I have a large document library stored on a Sharepoint server which has been migrated over from an old Access database, versioning of these documents was controlled by the user and appended at the end ...
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Desktop Management with Active Directory

I've been doing some reading on Active Directory Domain Services and i find it really interesting. My question is this: Say i have ADDS installed on my Windows Server 2012 OS (or 2008), is it ...
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Filezilla Server | Restricting uploads

I am using filezilla server for my FTP transfers. The server is running on a windows 2012 server. Is there anyway I can set it so that no users are allowed to upload certain file types? So I could ...
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Why I can't see the users that I have created

I have created 4 users on Active Directory Users and Computer: But I can't see the users on my computer management under "local users and groups" nor on my sql server! So, why I does not have "local ...
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Where is the System Restore on Windows Server 2012?

I have Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition and would like to use Windows System Restore. But, I can't find it. Trying to start it using the Windows Run command restore didn't work. I can't find it ...
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Can’t delete a folder in Windows Server 2012. The system cannot find the file specified

I am using Windows Server 2012 and I want to delete a folder so I use shift+Del and yes, all the files inside is removed but the problem is the folder still there no matter what method I use. I tried ...
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Server Backup on Windows Server Core

Is it possible to setup backup schedule in Windows Backup Server, then delete GUI and keep the schedule? The requirement is to store backups at network shared folder (other PC) and automatically ...
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Windows GUI unresponsive under heavy load: Give it higher priority?

I'm doing some very heavy computation on a Windows Server 2012 machine. Like, thousands of processes doing heavy stuff. Occasionally, I want to do some administration work and check progress. But the ...
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Two servers on a network (SBS 2011 & 2012 Essentials) - Why do users count on both?

For a few years our office has been fine using Windows SBS 2011. We have less than 10 actual employees, but with past accounts and accounts for various other uses (admin, support..) we are a bit over ...
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How to resolve this cmd.exe exception?

I am trying to start a task from the task scheduler. The task will basically run a 'runas /savecred /user:abc job.bat' to start a process. However it has failed. I find this error message in event log ...
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Wireless router to Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Server 2012 R2 for a small business with a Netgear R6300 wifi router. I want to add wireless printers to print with wired computers. I get error messages that says they are on different ...
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Setting up Icecast (source client) on Windows Server 2012 (no sound card)?

So, Icecast is set-up, but I cannot use Winamp or Mixxx to stream because there is no audio card, so it won't even play it. Is there a way to avoid this? I know that there is virtual audio cable, but ...
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Opening Gre port

Hi I've constructed VPN server.(My server is windows server 2012 datacenter.) But it error keeps on going when I try to connect from windows 8 and android. It says GRE protocol needs to be opened. ...