Questions tagged [windows-server-2012-r2]

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Could a RAM upgrade cause Windows Server 2012 R2 to change a setting by itself

A computer with 8 GB RAM and Windows Server 2012 R2 worked fine for 5 years. Today I replaced two its 4GB modules with two new 8GB modules. After turning it on, I didn't notice any obvious problems in ...
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how to prevent users from shutdown my RDP server 2012 R2?

I have a server RDP for specific users, and they shut down the server by mistake, I want to prevent these users from shutdown the server. I have to give them administrator local and remote desktop ...
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windows server 2012/16/19 upgrade

I am facing troubles while doing the upgrade from windows server 2016 Evaluation standard to Windows server 2019 Evaluation Standard . I can do a clean upgrade ,wiping out the personal files and apps ,...
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Run a program at login - Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 freshly instaled. The intended use for is to have 2 users that logs in via RD and the only app they are allowed to use is Outlook 2016 For this program to run RD with ...
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High Time to first byte (TTFB) in Windows Server 2012 R2

My Windows Server 2012 R2 has a long wait time on first access. It doesn't matter which service it is: RDP server, SMB access, Microsoft SQL Server or mail server that run on it. The first access ...
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HP Proliant Microserver Gen 8 Unable to see array as disk drive

I'm a bit new to server ownership, but in no means new to IT. I recently got an old microserver from my job, with a copy of Windows Server 2012 R2 and wanted to set it up for NAS or something similar ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 explorer keeps crashing

Since a couple of weeks now I've had the problem that the explorer on my Sever 2012 keeps crashing. This started happening (according to my collegues) after I (accidently) copied fonts over to all the ...
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Generate SSH keys for Windows server acting as client

I have an app, which will be run by AutoSys on Windows 2012 server. The app should send csv via SFTP to Linux server. Under which account should I generate SSH keys on the Win12 server?
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Can't telnet 9100 on 2 windows servers on same network

I have 2 servers A and B on same subnet. Both can't telnet each other on 9100 Connecting To (Server IP) ...Could not open connection to the host, on port 9100: Connect failed Both are 2012 R2 Both ...
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Finding Log4j instances on Windows 2012R2

I have not been able to find any good information on the MS website at present for 2012r2 log4j detection. It appears the Windows Defender is supposed to detect issues but is not properly supported ...
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Unable to change the default HTTP protocol handler on Windows to a custom command

If I create a new registry key, for example: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\something\shell\open\command On the Windows command prompt I can now type: start something://.... And it will ...
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WMIC to a different network

I am trying to run a command on that will execute on Server2 from Server1 using WMIC e.g: from Server1 run the following command to execute on server2 WMIC /node:Server2 process call create "cmd....
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Backup (SeBackupPrivilege) and restore privilege(SerestorePrivilege). for domain user

How do I verify the if the domain user has backup (SeBackupPrivilege) and restore privilege(SerestorePrivilege)? I tried added the domain user to backup operators group. But Whoami /priv command ...
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windows smb server file is missing when denied access

IN windows server 2012 r2 machine, I created a folder called "share" and and a file named test inside that folder.The file 'test' has read write access for user1 and deny access for user2 in ...
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How do i mount NFS file share in client OS (Windows 10 or Windows 7) or in Camera settings

I have created the NFS file share in Windows Server 2012 R2 and same I mounted it in same local server and worked, how can mount the same in another platform like Windows 10 pro and windows 7 pro and ...
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User's settings are not being preserved - Windows R2 2012 - Remote Desktop

I'm currently using a RDS Farm with 6 VMs. If I set a user on a specific VM to connect with RDS, the RDS will not remember user's settings. Like the default web browser, if a user is using Firefox and ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2. C:\Windows\SYSVOL\domain contains a copy of my laptop

I am running Windows Server 2012R2 I have a domain set up. I use this server mostly for my own entertainment and experimentation. I have just noticed that on the server the C:\Windows\SYSVOL\domain ...
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Uninstall WebDav failing

I would like to uninstall the WebDav feature from IIS. However I get an error when doing that How can I Enforse WebDav to be Uninstalled?
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Inaccessible "SHADOW" directory in Windows Server 2012 R2

While trying to figure out what takes up storage space on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system, I came upon a directory called SHADOW inside the main Windows directory that I cannot access in any way. When ...
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Unexpected shutdown of Server (BSOD) with message “WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR”

When we checked the system event log we found that following warning has been logged repeatedly. Event 17 A corrected hardware error has occurred. Component: PCI Express Root Port Error Source: ...
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How to add an USB printer to the print management tool in Windows server?

I have some USB printers that i want to add to the print mnagement tool of windows server via the hostname that share the printer but the print management could not find them althought i could add ...
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VHD boot error 0xc0000225

I am converting a physical Windows Server 2012 R2 to a VM which will be hosted on Hyper-V core server. Steps I have followed: Created a VHD from existing Windows 2012 R2 physical disk using Starwind ...
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Windows Server with 2 Internet Connections (Via 2 Ethernet Adapters) for Redundancy

I have a RDP Windows Server with 2 Ethernet Adapters. I want to connect 2 different routers with 2 static IPs (1 ONT router and 1 ADSL internet router) for redundancy incase 1 of the internet ...
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Persistence store configuration for AppFabric

I've been experiencing this issue that I can't configure Persistence store for it to work for AppFabric. In AppFabric configuration wizard the warning I receive is that persistence is not confgured. ...
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windows local security policy - Secpol shows nothing when open

I wanted to edit a rule on Local Security Policy but when i open, it shows nothing Image: https://i.stack.imgur.com/SLclv.jpg (i can't attach image)
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remote connection (AweSun and AnyDesk) - Control and Shift key stick when pressed for 1 or more seconds

I'm having a problem that i need to access another computer through remote connection (AweSun and AnyDesk) and when i press Control or Shift key for one second or more and release, it sticks and keeps ...
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Unshared printer reappears after removal

Me and my co-worker have setup a new print server on a Windows Server 2019 and are manually sharing the printers via the simplest way. Printer Properties -> Share. Since this is working very well, ...
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should all the i.t employees have the administrator password of the windows server DC to get the job done? [closed]

in an enviroment where there is like 3 servers , server 1 DC with AD and Dhcp,dns 2 file storage 3 windows sql all the serveres are joined to the domain so the administrator password of server 1 can ...
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Cannot connect to a shared network drive even that I am on the same subnet and all the other users can connect

I have an Windows Server 2012. I have shared folders on the Windows Server. The users map them by mapping as a Network Drive. I do not have problems with any other user/Computer. Usually I access the ...
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Chicken and Egg; only DC is VM on host with domain shares

I'm only running one physical server at a time (think faux cluster in power saving state). The host/hypervisor's shares which are replicated to other host/hypervisors on the domain, are home to VMs ...
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File Server Resource Manager Expiration Tasks fails with Shadow Copy error

I'm running Windows Server 2012 with File Server Resource Manager role. We have two tasks configured to remove stale files on a X drive. This week I started to see the errors below in Windows ...
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How to get CA certificate bundle to single file using script?

I believe I can get a bundle certificate export doing the following manual steps: Run certmgr.msc Select all wanted certificates and go right-click and select all tasks -> export: then: then: ...
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Powershell Remoting into Non-Domain server issue

Can anyone help with the following problem? I am trying to remote into a server (SVR_A) that is not part of the domain from the server (SRV_B) in a company domain. The IP address range of SRV_B is 10....
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How do I switch from an old version of ADK to new version permanently in Windows 2012 R2 server?

Methods attempted: Edited the environment variable PATH and kept path of ADK "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit\Deployment Tools\amd64\DISM\dism.exe" in ...
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Why do I get errors when creating a RHEL 8.3 VM on Windows Server 2012 r2 Hyper-V Manager?

I am using Hyper-V on a Windows Server 2012 r2 machine. I am attempting to create a VM with RHEL 8.3 and am running into issues. I have tried creating both Generation 1 and Generation 2 VMs and ...
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KB4571703 doesn't fix ZeroLogon

I have a Windows server 2012 R2 and would like to apply the patch to fix ZeroLogon issue (CVE-2020-1472). So I download KB4571703 from Windows Update Catalog, then install it using following steps: 1....
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Windows Server Users dialog box before logging in

In my previous job, we had a dialog box open up when trying to log in into a windows server but the maximum logged in users was already reached. It shows each logged in user and whether they are ...
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How to run scheduled task 3 days before end of month

Task should run 3 days before end of month, once per month. In this year it should run in Aug 29 Sept 28 Oct 29 Nov 28 Dec 29 How to specify this in Windows Scheduled task trigger so that it runs ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - RtkNGUI64.exe System Error

I was using Windows Server 2012 R2 and I uninstalled IIS from the server and restarted. When the machine came back online I logged in and then saw this screen: Any idea why this is happening or how I ...
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Can I unlock a Bitlocker drive from Windows 10 in Windows 2012R2?

I'm trying to unlock a Bitlocker'd external drive on a Windows 2012R2 server, but it is not accepting the password - it just gives the The password entered is incorrect. message. I'm assured the ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Enable Bio-metric

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 installed on my laptop for development environment, I want to use builtin Bio-metric device to login to computer/server, i can see bio-metric device is properly installed ...
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Windows Service, why are there no retries after failure after boot?

I have a Windows Service, for which I set up recovery options when the service fails (via the Services App, in the Recovery Tab of the Service Properties). The options currently are set so that there ...
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Windows Server Migration - find which c plusplus redist installations are necessary

here's the situation: We have an older Winserver 2012 VM that we want to migrate to 2019. This VM has a bunch of IIS / ASP sites that were written by an intern about 6-8 years ago, and apparently need ...
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Why am I gettting errors when trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2 onto Dell PowerEdge R510?

I have a new Dell PowerEdge R510 rack server that I am trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2 onto. The machine has all 12 slots filled with 3TB hard drives. I've created 2 virtual disks: Disk 0/ ...
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Emails sent via application on RDS server stuck in outbox - Outlook

We currently generate and process documents via an application hosted on a RDS server. Users access the application via remote desktop applications and do not login to there desktop on the server. ...
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Hyper-v: give VM internet access in case of two scope IPs?

(I)- I have a VPS with VT CPU declared. (Windows server 2012 r2 Datacenter) (II)- So, installed a nested VM in Hyper-v Manager. (Windows 10 Enterprise) (III)- Created an External Switch:↓ (IV)- ...
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High network latency caused by windows server 2012 R2 computer

Okay, so, this is a weird one. Recently I noticed I’ve been getting extremely high latency (ping) reads, especially when gaming but seemingly in random times, with pings exceeding 2000ms and even ...
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Missing "Command Bar" in "Windows Explorer" of "Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard"

I cannot find the Command Bar (with Organize, Properties, System Properties, etc.) in Windows Explorer of Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. The image shows an example of the Command Bar as it is ...
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how to Dual Boot Windows 10 and Windows Server WITHOUT INSTALLATION

Several internet sites describe how to install Windows Server as a second OS. This is not my case. On the same PC I have a working drive with Windows 10 Pro and another drive with Windows Server 2012 ...
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Recreating Directory folder of IIS Website

The Error pop-up after i accidentally erased 1 shared folder on computer Management, and after i changed the password of the server. Than folder i'm trying to recreate the directory is a website ...
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