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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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Can't delete a deployed printer from users computers

I am facing some weird issues when trying to remove a printer from the users machines on my domain that was deployed with Group policy. When I try to remove it I get "access deny" message even tho I ...
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Incipient instability in Microsoft Task Scheduler?

Context: Microsoft Azure; Windows Server 2012 R2. I have a small number of Tasks in the Scheduler. All are marked, in the Settings tab, as "If the task is already running, then the follow rule ...
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Automatically install Adobe DNG Converter on Windows

I'm trying to install Adobe DNG Converter automatically, as it has to be installed on multiple windows Servers. I tried searching for this, but did not find anything describing how to do it. The ...
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Powershell script restarts Dropbox but without the icon in system tray

I am using Dropbox on Windows Server 2012 R12 Standard. As far as I know Dropbox is not officially supported but seems to work most of the time. As background, Dropbox sometimes gets stuck "syncing" ...
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Can we turn off firewall rules for IPv6 on Windows Server 2012 R2?

By default (fresh installation) of Windows Server 2012 R2, I saw that there are several windows firewall rules which contains ICMPv6-In and ICMPv6-Out. Is it ok for us to turn off these firewall ...
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Error when joining domain with Windows Server 2012 r2

In our office we have two servers and dozen workstations. Our main server has AD and it is DC (Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials). All of our workstations are connected to domain. Then we have ...
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Setup Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Remote Desktop

I am having trouble with setting up Remote Desktop Manager in Windows Server 2012 R2 If you could help me with figuring out the issue in my setup. Picture which includes the error. Server Manager ...
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Override Windows remote desktop settings

There are some settings in Windows 2012 Server R2 responsible for windows animation (Advanced System Settings -> Performance). I prefer to set here "Adjust for best performance" in order to disable ...
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BitLocker Raid5 encrypted disk was moved to another server of the same type

Has anyone tried or simulated moving a Raid5 encrytped disk (BitLocker) to another server with same family? What are your observations and what was the impact? For example: the server RAID disk(1x) ...
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Checking Windows Update on Server 2012 R2

I have a server Windows 2012 R2, when i am checking for windows updates it gives me this error: Windows.immersive control panel. Is there any solution on this matter?
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How to push DNS settings to VPN clients in Windows Server 2012R2?

I have configured L2TP VPN service in a Windows Server 2012R2 box. The service is totally fine for Windows and Linux clients but it does not work for macOS/iOS since DNS setting is not pushed to ...
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Setting disk quotas with Active Directory

I’m looking to apply disk quotas to an organizational unit in Active Directory, so that said quota applies to all users in it, but have no idea how to do it. ¿How can I do this? P.S: I’m using ...
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How can I list all members from AD group showing enable and disabled users?

I'm trying get a list of all members from a AD Group showing active \ inactive users. The purpose is get all the members on the groups and list the ones with Admin privileges. I did the following ...
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Frequent Couldn't canonicalise: No such file or directory in MoveIT Windows

We are facing an issue in MoveIT windows where sometimes during the peak load & sometimes during normal load or no load, the sftp connections are failing by giving the above error. We see that the ...
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Determine what process is talking to a remote port on Windows Server

I took over a product from a contractor at my place of work. The tool collects metainformation. The exact nature of the information isn't important to the question, but it exists as either a flat file ...
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425 Can't open data connection for transfer of “/”

I'm trying to solve this error searching the web, without any success. The error is: 425 Can't open data connection for transfer of "/" My software: Windows server 2013 and last filezilla server ...
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Test Network Environment in Oracle Virtualbox

I have two VM's setup Server 2012r2 Windows 7 The Server VM is setup with internal networking option (Machine option's) The Server has the AD ,DHCP and DNS role installed. The Win 7 VM is setup ...
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Unable to connect to the server by using Windows PowerShell Remoting

I am trying to install a session-based desktop deployment of RDS on Windows Server 2012 R2, but have been unable to proceed past the server selection step due to the error in the title. The server is ...
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Windows 2012 as DNS server always replies two timed out request before giving the IP address

I have a DNS server running under Windows 2012 Server R2 (WS2012R2) but every time I "ask" for a name resolution it ALWAYS replies with 2 DNS request timed out message first and then gives me the IPv4 ...
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RPCSS service is trying to login on various systems on network

Recently we’ve noticed that some of our servers were getting around 2000 login attempts every day. All of them using administrator account, only with a wrong password. Looking around, we’ve found ...
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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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How to route internet traffic from VMs on different subnet through Windows Server Router

I'm really struggling with this one - I asked the question on Server Fault but was advised that this is the best place for it. I have a test network at home. It's mainly on VMs and they're all on a ...
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Shutdown button is missing

I have installed Windows Server 2012 Standard and shutdown button is missing: It should look something like this: I know how to shutdown windows with comandline, but that is not what I am asking, I ...
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Unnamed process related to perfdata using 100% CPU

We are currently running Windows Server 2012 R2 with an i7-4770 CPU. There is an unnamed service using literally 99.5% of the CPU 100% of the time. We can still use the server for remote desktop, but ...
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USB redirection not working for remote Windows Server 2012

I have an issue where I'm running some software on a virtual Windows Server 2012 R2. The software requires a USB license dongle to be plugged in to the machine before the software can start. When I ...
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How to instal and run dotnet command and .NET Core on Windows Server 2012 RC2? [duplicate]

I installed the .NET Core Windows Server Hosting bundle on Windows Server 2012 RC2 x64. When I try to run dotnet command, I get this error: After some googling, I found out that I should install ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 r2 to Windows Server 2012 r2

We are upgrading from Windows Server 2008 r2 to Windows Server 2012 r2. Can we use the existing Windows Server 2008 r2 valid security certificate and the 30 remote desktop (RRAS/Terminal Services) ...
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Run interactive script at system startup, or start interactive user session (Windows)

I am creating ephemeral Windows Server VMs on AWS and would like to install a list of software unattended when they first start up. To do this, I am running a bootstrap script at startup that installs ...
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Enter-PSSession not working to access domain-joined workstation

Introduction I'm sitting at a Windows Server 2012 R2 server and I'm trying to Enter-PSSession into another machine. I've executed Enable-PSRemoting on the remote computer and that did not help. ...
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dnsmasq as local secondary authoritative dns server

I've got Windows Server 2012 R2 as a local-only AD/DNS server which needs to be shut-down at times for personal reasons. By the way, this server does everything its supposed to do when it's up: ...
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Give full access to user in one Domain to another Domain

What i have I created 2 way trust in both forest and then wide authentication between them with conditional forwarders in DNS in both domain i dint create any stub zone or secondary zone since i ...
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Drivers difference between Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2

I tried to use Epson Perfection 3490 Photo scanner in Windows Server 2012 R2, but couldn't install drivers. What I know for certain - this scanner is working in Windows 8 and Windows 10. Are ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 4k Resolution

I have recently purchased 4K monitor - using Windows 2012 Server R2 with NVIDIA GeoForce GT 630 graphics card through HDMI port. Currently, The maximum resolution I am getting is in: Display/Screen ...
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(Win Server 2012 R2) Can't enable data deduplication

Windows Server 2012 R2 (Datacentre edition) I cannot enable Data Deduplication. This particular volume previously had data deduplication enabled. Computer was changed from BIOS to UEFI boot, so ...
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How to grant permissions on a multi-folder file-server

I have been given the task to restructure a file server (CIFS), which is mapped to a Windows Server. Further I need to manage the file server as picture below. I need some guidance to know what kind ...
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Hyper-V Export failed for virtual machine

On some machines, when exporting, I am getting the following error: Export failed for virtual machine ‘machine’ (xxx-xxx-xxx) with error ‘The requested operation could not be completed due to a ...
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WDS Service cannot start

I got WDS running on a Windows Server 2012 and for a moment i couldnt deploy image from the server to my new windows client. I tried restarting the Windows Deployments Service Server but the service ...
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Windows server event log has several thousand print errors

I'm managing a Windows 2012R2 Server, and when I looked in the event log, I saw about 30,000 errors. They look like this: Process: PrinterDCA.Service Level: Error Process ID: 1196 Thread ID: 20 ...
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Duplicate folders in network share

I have a Windows 7 machine that is seeing duplicate folder entries in a network share. The share is hosted on a Server 2012 R2 machine and the duplicate entries do not appear locally on the server or ...
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SSL Cipher Suite GPO

Thanks in advance for reading. I'm using Win Server 2012 R2 to dish out group policies. I've created a GPO to define the SSL Cipher Suite Order under Policies > Admin Templates > Network > SSL ...
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Location of Microsoft .NET Framework Configuration

I've searched for weeks for the Microsoft .NET Framework X.X Configuration in a Windows Server 2012 (X.X means the version) and found nothing. Some tutorials guide me to Administrative Tools and I ...
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Installing Windows Server 2012 R2 hangs at “Getting Devices Ready 82%”

I have a second hand HP Proliant MicroServer which I am trying to install Windows Server 2012 R2. I get as far as entering the product key and installing the software.. However when it restarts ...
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Windows Servers update management [closed]

We have a couple of Windows 2012R2 and Windows 2016 servers hosted with Amazon. None of those servers are joined to a domain, they are all separate. Before we would just install Windows updates as ...
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RemoteApp steals focus from other applications

I have an issue with RemoteApp opened applications through Terminal Services, they randomly steal the focus from other apps. When you have a RemoteApp application opened in the background and you ...
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How to check whether turbo boost is active or not - windows server 2012

CPU is : 2x Intel E5 2620 V1 Motherboard is supermicro x9drd
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Server 2012R2 cannot ping default gateway

I am using VMPlayer 12 to host Server 2012R2. Several of them. (Learning Server Administration). I have created the DC serverr and joined another server to the DC. At one time recently the servers ...
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Running IPV6 With IPV4

This post asks two questions, a primary and related question. I have been told, perhaps erroneously, that it is wisest to keep IPV6 turned on, especially on newer versions of Windows Server. To the ...
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Does sharing a Hyper-V host USB device with guest VM via enhanced session require constant connection?

I have a requirement to attach a USB device to a hyper-v host, and get it connected to a guest VM. Looks like there are hardware solutions, or software solutions cost over $100, but the only free/...
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“530 Valid hostname is expected.” when connecting to FTP site in IIS

I have created a FTP site in IIS where I configured a host header. I know that to connect to the FTP account I need to use "host|username" syntax, but that does not work in my case when I try to ...
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Can I stop another user kicking me out of a RDC?

When I'm using a Remote Desktop Connection, if another user tries to connect, it simply kicks me out with no warning. I have to then contact the other person saying "Hey, I was using that." Is there ...