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Questions tagged [windows-server-2012-r2]

A version of Windows for servers based on Windows 8.1 and a significant update to Windows Server 2012. Questions about administering Windows Server systems that are specific to a business environment are off topic for Super User; please consider asking on Server Fault instead if your question is on topic there.

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JRE Windows server 2012: the trustAnchors parameter must be non-empty

I have installed Java SE Runtime Environment 8 Update 65 (64 bit) on Windows Server 2012 r2 x64 (for specific requirements of web application) list of applications involved: apache-tomcat-8.0.30 ...
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Why did remote desktop performance drop when switching from Windows Server 2012R2 to Windows 7?

I have a desktop computer that I remote into on a regular basis. Prior to last week, the host OS was Windows Server 2012R2. Last week, I installed Windows 7, and I immediately noticed that the ...
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IIS - Cannot Reach Site from Device on Network

Setup: I have a site on my Microsoft 2012 R2 server that is running IIS Issue: I can access the site from the servers browser by typing in "site.com" and the ip, 192.168.10.5. I cannot access the ...
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Windows install error: “We couldn't verify the product key. Please check your installation media.”

After entering the product key when installing Windows Server 2012 Standard, I get the error message. We couldn't verify the product key. Please check your installation media. I have used the ...
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SSHD Service on Windows Server 2012 R2 not showing

I tried to install open-ssh on the windows server to test a script for sftp. I followed this guide. After setting up the path and switching to the folder I ran from a admin power shell: .\install-sshd....
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Resmon showing incorrect drives (Letter\Number)

I have a bit of a weird one that I hope one of you have come across. In Resmon, my C, D, E, and F drives all show up as follows: H:2\ H:3\ H:4\ H:5\ In Perfom and Disk Manager it shows up correctly. ...
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Install Net Framework 3.5 SP1 Offline on Server 2012 R2

I need to to install Net Framework 3.5 SP1 on Server 2012 and I know of the method which requires the installation media. Installing .NET framework 3.5 on windows server 2012 However, I do not have ...
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unable to hide dev folder coming to sftp (cygwin)

I am working on an sftp using cygwin in windows 2012 R2 In /etc/fstab added below two config. The cygdrive is getting hide. But i am able to see dev folder. /dev /null none bind none / cygdrive ...
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Relaunching explorer with taskbar

If you terminate explorer.exe which is also hosting a taskbar system component and then launch it again from task manager, it will open itself again with taskbar fully functional. However, if I set ...
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How to make the Default Domain Policy apply to the domain? [migrated]

We have a domain, and it has a default domain policy that has existed for 16 years (since 2003): I just realized today that this policy, with all its policies, are not being applied to any users or ...
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Backup Windows Server to NAS

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 that I want to backup to a synology NAS (412+) network share. I've created a shared folder on the NAS. In windows backup when I select "Backup Schedule..." and go ...
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Cannot expose Jenkins externally

I'm hosting jenkins on windows (historical reasons) Just updated it from 1.620 to 2.62 Everything works as expected, except the tiny details that I cannot access it anymore. Only accessing it from ...
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Checking Bitlocker Password

Let us say I changed my Bitlocker password a couple of months ago, and I want to verify that the password that I have in my possession is actually the right password. How can I verify it from Windows ...
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Trying to start app pool via Powershell Script - getting error intermittently

I have a batch script that allows me to turn off a site, deploy files and turn the site back on. Stop the application pool - works Stop the website - works Deploy files - works Start Application ...
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Exchange2013-x64-SP1 Extending Active Directory schema FAILED

I have problem with Exchange Server 2013, I want to install Exchange 2013 to Windows Server 2012R2. Extending Active Directory schema FAILED C:\Sw>setup.exe /PrepareSchema ...
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High disk reponse time every Saturday starting at 8 am

I have a server running Microsoft windows server 2012 R2 and it has a very odd problem. Every week on Saturday starting around 8 am the disk reponse time goes up to over 1000ms, every other day of the ...
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Unidentified Network For Single VM on Hyper-V

I have a single VM that's having network issues. Up until yesterday, it was working. It's running Windows Server 2012 R2 What I've done disabled windows firewall all the netsh reset commands ...
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How to Grant Write Access to Windows Server 2012 R2 Application Event Log

I'm running Windows Server 2012 R2 and under that I'm running VMWare Workstation Pro. When Workstation is installed, the user Group __vmware__ is created for VMWare Workstation users. I've added my ...
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How can i setup “work folder” feature using Samba as server?

After giving a look on my Windows 10's "All Tasks" menu i found a interesting feature: "Work Folders", according to Microsoft "a role service for file servers running Windows Server that provides a ...
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Windows Server start Add Roles and Features Wizard command

I am trying to find a way to start the Add Roles and Features Wizard using a command, much how you can open Windows Features by typing optionalfeatures on Windows 7 and above. I want to create a ...
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Windows Server 2012 Missing Disk Space

I'm completly lost here, have no clue where the other 20gbs have gone. Could anyone assist me?
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IIS welcome page not working from the local Machine

i have an IIS web server installed on windows server 2012 R2, the problem is that when i try to open the http://localhost page from the windows server 2012 it fails and displays (explorer cannot ...
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Hyper V generation 2 machines don't boot

I am running windows server 2012 R2, and no matter what I do, I cannot get an Generation 2 machines up and running. They always fail to boot wit the message "boot failed efi scsi device" I have found ...
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“Last Saved By” value can not be displayed inside a folder on windows server 2012

we have a file share inside a windows server 2012. and we have a Microsoft word document, now i was searching for a field which shows who last saved the file, but from the available list view fields, ...
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Sconfig not found - Server Core 2012 R2

I'm trying to run sconfig, but I get the error: CScript Error: Execution of the Windows Script Host failed. (The system cannot find the file specified.) ERROR: The system was unable to find the ...
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attempt to kill a service fails on some servers

From time to time I need to restart a specific service on a server. Occasionally it gets stuck on "starting" status. Usually I can kill it with a standard taskkill /f, but sometimes I get "access ...
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Couldn't generate 8dot3 name in particular folder on windows server

I was reported that our application can't generate 8.3 name in a particular folder. The first thing pop up my mind is 8.3 creation setting probably is disabled. Well, it was enabled. I modified the ...
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Mount ISO in Windows Server on existing virtual CD drive, instead of creating a new one

Windows Server 2012 R2 new install in Azure, with an odd behaviour: when loading an ISO file (right click in Explorer, select Mount), instead of mounting on the existing CD drive E:, it creates a new ...
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List all user accounts in a Windows Domain group via Command Line?

I would like to find\create a command to list all user accounts with all details on a Windows Domain Controller (Server 2012 R2) from a specified group. Using "net users" would be perfect, but I have ...
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Dynamic update of DNS without the use of AD

I try to make a stand alone DNS and DHCP server without a domain controller. I have I have on the zone dk. enabled "Nonsecure and secure" Settings for DNS : For DHCP I have checked "Enable DNS ...
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Most efficient way to clone a Bitlocker encrypted drive

I need to replace the drive my Server OS is running with a bigger one. That drive is encrypted with bitlocker. I could either decrypt the drive (and all other drives on the server) or do a sector per ...
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How to end environment variables [duplicate]

How do I end environment variable declaration? For eg: SET REACT_APP_API_HOST=tun-tunak-tun react-scripts start Here the text tun-tunak-tun react-scripts start is entirely treated as variable's ...
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“Always install with elevated previliges” UAC issue on window server 2012

In group policy administrative templates i enable the policy " Always install with elevated privileges" on both user and computer configuration but still the problem persist that as i try to install ...
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Monitor file system for processes accessing files Windows

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 running Veritas Enterprise Vault (EV). For backups of index data/metadata we put EV into backup mode and take a snapshot of the disks using the underlying SAN storage, ...
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How to move all bindings to the new certificate

I have Server 2012 R2 and IIS. There are several websites, each one of them with several bindings to https. I have bought a new certificate for all of them (*.example.com) and now I want to move all ...
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Shared drive folders disappear when user has no rights? [closed]

So, I am working on a scenario where I want users to be able to see all folders up to a certain point. When they get to a file or folder they are not allowed into, I want them to be able to see it, ...
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Can I configure Remote Desktop Connection for multiple users in the same time? [duplicate]

How I can have a multiple users Remote Desktop Connection to a Windows Server in the same time ?
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Batch file using icacls not executing

I'm reading the users from a file and I try to grant them access to a specific folder, but when I execute the batch file below nothing happens. Can someone please explain me what is wrong? Edit: I'm ...
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'Get-WindowsFeature -Name Hyper-V' stucked on 20%

I have executed below command : Get-WindowsFeature -Name Hyper-V | Select-Object InstallState It got stucked on 20% I waited for 30 mins but still no response. Any specific reason and how I ...
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Can I add new hard drives without restarting?

I have a Dell PowerEdge R720 with a PERC H710P Mini controller. I currently have 10 disks in a RAID10 array, and I need to expand the array, or create a new virtual disk with 2 new 1.2TB disks I have. ...
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ftp on file explorer gives “Details 200 Type set A. 227 Entering passive mode”

I have setup IIS FTP on Server. I am not able to access this FTP via internet explorer, file explorer & filezilla in passive mode (Able to access via filezilla in active mode), it returns me the ...
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For WDS PXE, why is DNS needed?

If I understand PXE and WDS correct. The DHCP sends the ip number of the WDS to the client during the PXE boot sequence so why is a DNS needed? I mean the client can directly download the boot image, ...
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how to change password on my Azure Windows 2012 R2 admin account

I log on to my Azure Windows 2012 R2 VM with Remote Desktop... THIS DIDN'T WORK: control panel > admin tools > Comp Mgmt > Users > my account > right-click > All Tasks > Set password: I get a scary ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 recovery tool not showing os drive for recovery

I have setup dual boot Win10 and WinServer2012R2. Here's how they are installed: Viewing this from Win10. (Win10 was installed first). Disk0 F: OS_Drive(windowsServer2012R2) G: Data Drive Disk1: C: ...
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Shortcut on desktop for all users of a single computer using GPO

We have a particular machine that is joined to our domain, and no matter which user logs onto that machine, they all need to have access to a common shortcut (on the desktop). If any user logs onto a ...
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Disable Windows Magnifier on Windows Server 2012 r2

I am using a magnifier on Windows Server 2012 R2 and I am using Auto Hotkey to send Win++ and Win+- by mouse wheel and keyboard combo. The problem is when I send Win++ with Auto hotkey it opens up ...
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GUI Postman on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I have problems with my installed Postman on a Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64 Version 6.3, build 9600). First of all, I have downloaded and successfully installed (and also later removed) different ...
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Windows magnifier shortcut in windows server 2012

In Windows 10, Windows magnifier works with ctrl + alt+ mouse scroll. But it doesnt works with the same keys in windows server 2012. Any idea to make it work as in windows 10? As you can see below, ...
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Reinstall Server OS - Save files and programs

WE have been experiencing many issues with our server, when it would initially lose connection with the Printer. This escalated to the Printer Properties hanging, then the Devices and Printers, and ...
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The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized. Windows Server 2012

I am trying to use Remote Desktop to another PC on our domain. If I use an administrators account this works fine, however when I use a normal user it gives the error: The connection was denied ...