Category Archives: Server 2012

RDS Broken after Virtual Machine reconfiguration

After migrating a few virtual machines across datacentres (using vConverter in this instance, but the same error could occur with any type of VM configuration, specifically when adding and removing virtual NICs), I was no longer able to RDP a … Continue reading

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Lowering Active Directory Domain / Forest Functional Level

Well… my previous post about my sole domain controller corrupting caused me to go off and promote a new domain controller as a contingency. When I set up my lab, I set the functional level to Server 2012 in order … Continue reading

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Server 2012 Crashing – Error 0xc00002e2

Well… today I had a power outage at my house, and my┬áHyper-V lab was shut down abruptly. When I brought the computer up again my hosts had crashed, and my domain controller was stuck in a rebooting loop with this: … Continue reading

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Managing Server 2008 R2 Servers with Server 2012 Server Manager

Today I was in my Hyper-V lab, adding a new 2008 R2 server to Server Manager inside Server 2012. The server has been joined to the domain, is visible from my domain controller & is a selectable machine from the … Continue reading

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