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Install ink services on windows server 2012 r2 server core with GUI

I recently created a windows 2012 r2 server core virtual machine in hyper-v to run a office web apps server in a test enviroment. After I realized that I could not install office web apps server 2013 ...

Icacls to change only files without full control permission

I have a folder in my inetpub which holds thousands of images automatically copied from a dropbox account every 30 minutes. In order for my IIS users to access those files, I need to give full ...

Adding or removing IIS IP Address Restrictions causing performance issues (IIS 8.5)

We have a Windows 2012 R2 (IIS 8.5) that has 98 web sites defined, each with its own application pool. When we add or remove an IP restriction from the list if IP Address and Domain restrictions, all ...

Microserver Gen8 cannot install windows server 2012R2 does not see HDD or drivers for it

first time posting here. I have a problem with installing Windows server 2012 R2 on HP Microserver Gen8 that I have been struggling for acouple of days. I searched over forum but I can't find the ...

Backup Client Computers using Windows Server or a NAS?

Not sure whether this is the right community to ask this question, so sorry if it's the wrong one!* Which option should (or is recommended) you use to make a backup of multiple computers (like 24-30 ...

Setting up Direct Access Server 2012 R2 The Parameter is incorrect

I am trying to set up Direct Access for two of our offices to connect remotely to the main office server using server 2012 r2. I go through all the steps and at the end of the configuration I'm ...

Windows Server 2012 r2 Task Scheduler access denied (0x80070005) but bat works on command line

I got the following Problem. On our Windows Server 2012 r2 is a task scheduled which calls a bat file, which in return calls vb scripts. Those scripts just download 5 pictures and stores them into a ...

vCenter 6 installation single-sing-on issue [on hold]

I have one vCenter 6 installed and working properly on Windows 2008R2. Single-sign-on is working with no issues with my domain details. Now - I installed another vCenter 6 but cannot manage to ...

How to disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RemoteApps on server 2012 R2

Please note, this scenario is different from asimilar one: How do I disable TLS 1.0 without breaking RDP? The linked question is about RDP and disabling TLS 1.0. This question is about RemoteApp's ...

WSUS/Windows Update Inconsistency

I have a new WSUS server setup (Windows Server 2012 R2) and I'm using my workstation and a Windows 7 VM for testing. The initial test for my Windows 7 VM worked fine but now I am seeing some major ...

Server 2012 R2 NIC Teaming with 4 NICs 2 switches

We have attempted to implement NIC teaming on our server that has 4 total NICs. There are 2 connections to each switch. I have a diagram to help explain: Server NIC Layout When we attempt to create a ...

Unexpected automatic re-start after update installation

I had a bit of an unexpected event this afternoon. A Windows Server 2012 R2 terminal server rebooted itself unexpectedly after an update installation, contrary to the settings set in the Group Policy. ...

Windows Server 2012 - Distributed Scan Server service won't start

I just purchased a printer/scanner (Epson WF-7620) and am trying to configure it as a network printer/scanner for the first time. I have it connected to my server computer via a USB printer cable. I ...

How to find the cause of a single event file content corruption?

A few days I copied a large (56GB) file from a workstation to a file server. After checking the copy I found out it had a few bytes different from original. Details: source system: Medion Akoya ...

Identify the Master Server in an Active Directory listing

I have recently inherited a database server that the previous developers appear to have lost the Admin password for it. Speaking to the hosting providers they keep telling me that as it is a ...

Why might Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator be required for Windows 7 and above?

I am seeing a situation, a LAN with multiple servers 2008R2 through 2012R2 and clients Windows 7 through 10, where connections of client PCs to Windows print servers fail, unless the service "Remote ...

Language Bar Disappears After Terminating a Shadow Remote Desktop Connection to a User in Windows Server [2012 R2 in my case]

Essentially, the question is the way it is. The bug has been out there for quite a while but it doesn't seem to be a specific way to get rid of it. I've been able to find some stuff both in Russian ...

DC Stuck in Promotion Limbo

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard box that I was trying to set as a second domain controller, but ran into some problem and now it's stuck in promotion limbo. I cannot promote it because I get ...

Can't Join Computer to a Domain

We have two domain controllers PDC (Primary Domain Controller) and BDC (Backup/Additional Domain Controller) with DHCP roleinstalled and configured as fail-over between these two servers. The DHCP ...

Domain controller not able to join client to domain

This is my environment: DC1 (PDC) - IP: 192.168.1.11/24 DC2 - IP 192.168.1.12/24 DC3 - IP 192.168.2.10/24 Subnet 192.168.1.x/24 is connected to subnet 192.168.2.x/24, and domain controllers are ...

Install Win server 2012R2 on HP DL160 G6

I have HP DL160 G6 with P410 controller and 3x 2TB SATA drives in RAID 5. There's latest firmware on controller and last BIOS version. When I tried to install Windows server Standard 2012 R2 I've got ...

Local Group Policy not shown in GPResult or RSOP

I have applied a number of audit related policies through the Local Group Policy Editor on a non-domain machine. Even though I can confirm from the Event Viewer logs that the events are being ...

BSOD when installing Server 2012 R2

I have a RD430 server with a newly created RAID 10 partition which i would like to intsall server 2012 r2 on (previously installed 2008 r2). After I start the server up with the Lenovo Easy setup ...

PowerShell Command to Disable PPTP Remote Access Connections

I'm trying to automate the creation of a L2TP VPN server using PowerShell but I can't find any articles or cmdlets on how to disable PPTP inbound connections in RRAS using PowerShell. Below is a ...

Upgrading from very ancient AD server (server 2000) to Server 2012 R2 Essentials

We currently have an Active Directory system based around 2 Windows Server 2000 servers. We would like to replace this with a Server 2012 R2 Essentials based AD / file server. Since we cannot simply ...

Apache TomCat working only on localhost - Windows 2012

I have installed Apache Tomcat on windows server 2012 and can access it locally So far I have tried the following: - Opened port via firewall - Opended port via my cloud server host. - turned off ...

Windows Update - translate Update GUID until Update “Microsoft KB” Number?

Am troubleshooting a complete windows update failure - on a brand new install, standalone Windows 2012 Server Essentials. Zero config, no existing infrastructure, "straight out of the box" setup. ...

iis server port forwarding

I need to access a web site on IIS Server (located on Windows Server 2012 virtual machine) not directly, using ip address of another virtual machine. Windows Server ip: 192.168.119.135 Debian ip: 192....

Windows Server 2012 R2 vs Windows Server 2016 resource usage [on hold]

How does the resource usage compare between Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016? Does either use more RAM, more CPU, more network usage, more disk I/O, or more disk space, generally ...

Active Directory USB access disobeying GPO

I am the administrator of a company and recently I created an Active Directory with Windows Server 2012 R2 and windows 7 computers as clients . I have a Group Policy on all users to disable usb ...

Huge number of events with event id 4625 win 2012 serrver

I am receiving huge number of 4625 events in Win 2012 server. Below is the event details. Account name and the workstation name are the same and is the hostname of the machine in which I am receiving "...

Windows Server Backup MMC is crashing

I'm having a problem with Windows Server Backup. When I want to do anything, I get a window that says: blbmmc.dll MMC has detected an error in a snap-in and will unload it Report this ...

Cannot ping DNS servers

I'm in abit of a situation, here is what I'm up against: So I have two server, on different subnets. Both servers can ping each other. Server one 10.0.1.* Server two 192.168.2.* Server one can ...

2012 Server - Destination Host Unreachable

I have a Windows 2012 AD Server. I have successfully joined a Windows 2008 R2 Standard and a Windows 10 Pro without any issues whatsoever. These 2 are on a vSphere box, with the same LAN/WAN setup. ...

Win 2012 domain“The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” fixed remotely without local credentials?

We have a workstation that is getting the error "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed" on logon. The local logon information is not known on this workstation. ...

what is correct format for user name that is not part of domain

I have a windows 10 "Server Manager", and a VM with windows server 2012. I'm trying remote manage windows server, but server manager asks me username and password, neither local PC and PC both are not ...

Should the Default Gateway be Firewall or DHCP/DNS server on Windows Domain Client PC

This is a bit of a theorteical question but it determines how I set up. On a Client computer within a Windows network should the "Default Gateway" be set to the Firewall or the DHCP server (which ...

FreeNAS not correctly connecting to Active Directory - not seeing how to add Domain Accounts

It looks fine from SSH: [root@FREENAS1] ~# ping SERVER1 PING SERVER1.local.domain.com (192.168.2.2): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 192.168.2.2: icmp_seq=0 ttl=128 time=0.265 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.2....

How to immediately (temporarily) install a Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation and upgrade later to the ROK version? [duplicate]

A friend of mine has to set up a Windows server box and is in a hurry – the server must be running asap. He has successfully ordered a IBM System x3100 M5 with appropriate RAM and HDDs. However, there ...

Link servers to RD Licencing server

I have around 20 servers that are running at the moment, they are working on the 120 day RDP grace period. I have now set up a server to act as the licencing server and connection broker. All these ...

Powershell get-aduser not showing all results

I'm trying to pull some data from AD but am getting some confusing results. I'm running: Get-ADUser -Filter * -Properties * | select userPrincipalName, msTSLSProperty01 and it presents me with all ...

Accidentally disabled RDP access on Windows Server 2012 r2

I was trying to revert some firewall rules. I clicked "Reset everything back to default" on Windows Firewall and now I can't connect to my server via Windows Remote Desktop application. I think it ...

windows 2012 server won't let you login without Kerberos DES checked

Two new Windows Server 2012 R2 installs. One setup as a Domain Server. The other joins the domain. (on an account that is setup with the default stuff, but added to the Domain Admins group. (...

“You have been logged in with a temporary profile” - Windows 7 PC on Windows Server 2012

I know it is one of the most frequently asked question. But I've tried all the fixes which didn't help. We have Windows 2012 Server R2 as DC and a series of Windows 7 systems connected to it. Suddenly,...

Windows Search doesn't return all results from parent folder

We have an issue with Windows Search since we moved the file server from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. I do have Windows Search installed and the shares indexed (almost 1 million files and I have re-indexed the ...

Hyper-V ServiceConnectionPoint Missing

I have a Computer Object in AD representing one of our servers running Hyper-V. While building a script, I suddenly noticed this server was not showing up in my list. The script uses a custom ...

DirectAccess DNS warning: Enterprise DNS servers (192.168.100.33,::1) used by DirectAccess clients for name resolution are not responding

I'm attempting to set up DirectAccess Remote Access on a standalone Windows Server 2012 server (DC, DHCP, DNS etc.) are handled on another server. I used the wizard but DNS kept throwing warning ...

DirectAccess install error: Error: Configuration settings cannot be retrieved from the DirectAccess server GPO

I am installing DirectAccess on Windows Server 2012 using the wizard however I keep getting the error message: Error: Configuration settings cannot be retrieved from the DirectAccess server GPO. ...

Duplicate Ping Responses from single AD Domain Controller

Something I can't wrap my head around is happening with a DC on our network. I am a programmer by trade not a network engineer, but I am 99% sure this is not normal behavior. Anyway when I rebooted ...

Windows Server 2012R2 Cannot access Websites Locally

We have recently migrated across to new 2012 R2 Servers and we now cannot access websites set up on the server IIS locally on the server, they work fine externally. This is something we need to allow. ...
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