Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

1
vote
1answer
274 views

Nondescript error when installing SQL 2014 Standard Edition

While installing SQL 2014 on a fresh Windows Server 2012 R2 machine I get the following error: Error result: -2068643838 Result facility code: 1203 Result error code: 2 It says to ...
1
vote
0answers
691 views

Dism fails with error 3017

I run Dism on windows server 2012 and I get error 3017 when run DISM. In the log, I see: 2017-05-26 17:31:03, Error DISM DISM Package Manager: PID=956 TID=2676 Failed to get the ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

Cannot add a Server2012R2 to a Domain

I'm trying to join a Windows Server2012R2 to a Server2012R2 domain. I've added another server to this domain successfully. All servers are running via VMPlayer 12 from a Windows 10 host. The new ...
1
vote
0answers
458 views

Setting up Wekan on Windows Server 2012 R2 (issue with 127.0.0.1)

Target Result: To set up Wekan on Windows Server 2012 R2 and remotely access it Current Status: Currently the site is now up and running if I access it inside the server via this URL http://localhost:...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

How to delegate local administration of the client to a help desk group (without it having admin rights of the domain)

I want to delegate local administration of the clients to a help desk group (without it having admin rights of the domain). How do i achieve that? Thanks.
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Prevent users from running programs and scripts from the folder download using GPO

i want to prevent users from running programs and scripts from the folder download. Can someone please help me. Thanks
-1
votes
1answer
278 views

Strictly prohibit the use of Firefox browser, including a portable version using GPO

I am new to using Windows Server 2012 R2 and i would like to know how to prohibit the user of Firefox browser, including a portable version using GPO. Thank you
0
votes
0answers
175 views

Unable to RDP a server WIN2012 R2.. but I can ping the server with name & ip address

I'm working as a system engineer. One my production server have a strange issue. We restarted the server for maintenance activity, after that we are not able to connect the server through RDP. Anyhow ...
0
votes
1answer
479 views

LDAP Query Active Directory

I need to create an ldap searchbase to get all members of a group. So far i have this query but this give me all the information about the members in the group. I only want the sAMaccountName of users....
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Cannot join Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

I have a Windows 10 machine and a Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials machine.  The Windows Server machine has all latest updates.  On the Windows 10 machine I installed Client Connector application. ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

No Internet on VPN (Windows Server 2012)

Recently I setted up RRAS on my Windows Server 2012 R2. My server has an interface to the Internet (Ethernet), and second interface - not connected to anything (Ethernet 2). From client, I can ...
0
votes
2answers
308 views

Issues sending emails remotely using Powershell script - Server 2012 R2

We're having issues when using the Invoke-Command command in Powershell to manually trigger a remote Scheduled Task on another system. Here's the situation: A server XXX has a scheduled task, that ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

Windows Server 2012 R2 - Remote Desktop Connection Has Been Lost

Recently purchased Windows Server 2012 R2, Remote desktop connection worked fine until we started getting disconnected every 2 or 3 seconds. Message: Connecting, The connection has been lost. ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
379 views

Windows server 2012 DRA (Data recovery agent) account not able to decrypt files

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper V VM acting as a domain controller (for domain parihar.local). I am setting up EFS (Encrypted File System) on the same and am running into a very specific issue ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

A new drive gets a lot of space allocated after formatting - why?

I have a VM hosted on a Hyper-V server that's acting as an RDS host. I have added a disk of size 4 GB in order to place a paging file to it. When I format it, its capacity is reported as 3.97 GB, but ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to exit OOBE-Mode in cloned Virtual Machines?

I have some Virtual Machines with Windows Server 2013 R2 which are cloned. Now these clones cannot register to our WSUS. WindowsUpdate.log tells this: OOBE is in progress, so cannot perform ...
-1
votes
1answer
214 views

Run stand alone windows update in windows server 2012

How can I patch the stand alone windows update package in our workstations? We're using Windows Server 2012 R2.
0
votes
0answers
266 views

Internet Explorer 11 Group Policy Disable Find Files via F3 within the browser not working

The policy, located at User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\Search: Disable Find Files via F3 within the browser, does not work for IE11. This policy was ...
0
votes
1answer
271 views

How to configure Ipv4 settings on Server 2012 R2, for offline LAN and online wireless connectivity?

I have a bit of an odd situation that I'm hoping someone can help me out with. Let's say I have a domain controller with Windows Server 2012 R2, let's call it DCSERVER, and there's a 2nd Server 2012 ...
0
votes
1answer
381 views

Make Windows Server 2012 R2 override router DHCP

I'm looking for a solution for a home server that is not live all the time. I'm playing around with AD/DNS/DHCP. Only problem is that when I want to use my server DHCP service that I'm required to ...
0
votes
0answers
261 views

SSL Record Layer vs TLSv1.2 Record Layer

I have a java based application. It tries to connect a web server through HTTPS. But, it fails in very first step of hand shake. I took tcp trace. I also check connection via browser. Browser connects ...
0
votes
0answers
312 views

Burp Suite Professional 1.7.22 using a lot memory - Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter

I'm running Burp Suite Professional 1.7.22 on my Windows Server 2012 R2 X64 Datacenter. However even if no scan is running and I'm not proxying connections from a browser Burp still uses over 3500mb ...
0
votes
1answer
291 views

Connect 2 Domain Controllers using VM VirtualBox on this same system

I want to set up Virtual Enviroment using Windows server 2012 R2. What i did. Installed 2 Virtual Boxes of Windows Server 2012 R2 Promoted one to Domain Controller, installed AD DS, DNS I' ve ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

How to configure iSCSI redirection on Windows Server 2012?

rfc 7143 defines the iSCSI redirection function. I don't have a Windows Server 2012 instance at hand. Is it possible to configure this feature on Windows Server 2012? Redirection - indicates that ...
0
votes
0answers
649 views

How to configure XAMPP based Web Server on an Windows 2012 R2 RDP Server to be accessed worldwide?

I am trying to configure XAMPP based Web Server on Windows 2012 R2 RDP Server but after successfully configuring it..I can't access it remotely from the web??? http://163.172.60.186:23456/...
0
votes
0answers
349 views

Is there solution for Windows Server to use MD5 certificate NTP source validation/authentication?

Is there a built-in or third party solution for Windows Server to use MD5 certificate NTP source validation/authentication? If it is built-in, what version of Windows Server and what is the feature ...
3
votes
0answers
231 views

Odd disconnects with remote desktop connection

I run a Windows Server (2012 R2 Standard) and connect via RDP from Windows 7 (x64). Within my RDP session, I run an application that, from time to time, plays a sound and also shows a wall clock. ...
0
votes
0answers
984 views

Desktop wallpaper policy not applying on windows 10

i have a domain controller windows server 2012R2, which has the group policy to deploy the desktop wallpaper and lock screen wallpaper to its client machines. Windows 7 and windows 8.1 are able to get ...
0
votes
0answers
630 views

Group policy for displaying System Host name, System IP address and the logged in user name on the desktop

I have tried displaying Hostname, IP Address and Logged in user name on the domain clients desktop by using BGInfo system administrator tool, but the thing is that instead of using this tool can i ...
1
vote
0answers
966 views

problems installing sql server 2008 on windows server 2012

I have a 64bit OS, Windows 2012 Server R2 and I'm having trouble installing SQL SERVER 2008/R2 on that system. Apparently, .NET 4.5 is installed but SQL SERVER requires .NET 3.5 SP1 which WILL NOT ...
0
votes
0answers
4k views

Add new record for internal website on Windows Server DNS

the DNS section in my Windows Server class got skipped over and I'm now very confused about how to go about this relatively simple task. I have two servers, one running 2012 R2 and one running 2008 ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

The System process is Listening on port 443, and I can't find what service is causing this [duplicate]

I am running Windows Server 2012 R2. When I run Process Explorer (as Administrator) I can see that the System process is listening on port 443. More specifically, it shows the following: ...
0
votes
0answers
94 views

What causes asymmetric file transfer speed?

I have the following setup (excuse "ASCII Art"): laptop SSD (attached via SATA) <-> 1Gbps wired ethernet <-> server HDD (attached via USB3.0) Where laptop and server both run Windows Server ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Why do UK Windows 10 users get US keyboard when signing on to Server 2012 R2 domain

When my UK users sign in for the first time to a Windows 10 PC, connecting to a Server 2012 R2 DC, they get a US keyboard layout which is of course incorrect & confusing. When I change Control ...
0
votes
1answer
236 views

SearchIndexer crashing repeatedly; Crashdump attached

I have a brand new server (2012 R2) we built and setup Windows Search to index two folders. We're stuck with Windows Search because of the integration with Windows, so another app isn't an option. ...
2
votes
0answers
622 views

How to permanently remove system folders such as pictures, music, videos

I found how to remove the braindead folders music, pictures, videos etc. from "This PC" (in my case Windows 2012 R2) via registry, see Removing Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, and ...
3
votes
2answers
523 views

DNS issue after domain migration

So, we migrated (not me, a contractor) our old domain to a new one, we were abc.local, now we are xyz.local. We also changed the DNS server from 1.2.3.4.5 to 10.9.8.7 (just examples, not real data ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Prevent Temp user creation in windows

Windows creating temp profile every time when I login to the PC. The pc has more than one user. I am facing this problem in many Windows 10 and Server 2012 PC's. The temp profile creation is not found ...
1
vote
2answers
210 views

cannot uninstall Visual Studio 2015

I have tried to uninstall Visual Studio 2015 via Programs and Features but the uninstaller is not there. So, I started searching around and I found this in one blog somewhere: First go to C:\...
1
vote
1answer
529 views

Transferring Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard lisence key?

I'm thinking of purchasing a copy of Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, and I plan on installing it on a machine I have. The issue is I plan to use a completely different machine with completely ...
1
vote
2answers
10k views

Why is IE using up so much CPU?

I have been trying to find out why IE uses up so much processing power, but unfortunately all I have been able to find is various ways to fix it. My problem was caused by leaving the IE open on our ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

Is there analogs for Win+1, Win+2,… Win+T hotkeys in RDP client?

I'm RDPing from Windows 10 to Windows Server 2012 R2 with "Apply Windows key combinations" option set to "On this computer" (I got used to this variant). I know about such RDP client hotkeys as Alt+...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Disable process running on boot

I see a process running on system boot, don't want it to run on the boot, I was trying to find a service starting it, but there is no such service, I looked at msconfig.com to find maybe it is on ...
2
votes
1answer
17k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Global link instead of localhost in a VM oracle ubuntu

I have a VM Ubuntu (powered by oracle VM) and my operation System is Windows Server 2012 r2. In VM I run locally a webpage under 127.0.0.1:3838/myshinyapp/ I would like to use instead of 127.0.0.1 ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Windows Server 2012 install updates in wrong time

I tried to set up an automatic installation of new Windows updates and reboot after installation on Windows Server 2012. I followed this article. I set installation of new updates on '4 - Every ...
0
votes
1answer
985 views

Unable to join windows server 2012 r2 domain

Hi I'm using two virtual box machines one machine is win7 and other win server 2012 r2. When I try to join the domain it get the following message An Active directory Domain Controller (AD DC) could ...
1
vote
0answers
592 views

Mac unable to ping Windows Server 2012 unlike Windows computer

I've been digging around YouTube and Google in general for reasons why my macbook isn't able to get into contact with my Windows server. At the moment my server is running a basic DNS and DHCP server ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

VPN into windows server 2012 with macOS Sierra

Is there a way to VPN into Windows Server 2012 with a macOS Sierra. The office uses PPTP to allow users to VPN into the server to access the drives etc. However macOS Sierra had gotten rid of PPTP ...