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Windows server 2012?

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by vishall, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. vishall

    vishall Active Member

    Hello all,

    Just wondering if any one here host there xenforo forum using windows server 2012?

    is this even possible?
     
  2. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    Yes, for friendly URL's: http://xenforo.com/help/friendly-urls/
    I already setup 1 client before using Windows Server ;)
     
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  3. vishall

    vishall Active Member

    Ahhh i feel soo relieved now, thank you :) but can you help me setup mines?
    Please feel free to drop me a PC.
     
  4. Sheratan

    Sheratan Well-Known Member

    Windows Server 2012? You mean Windows 8 Server Edition? :whistle:

    Just asking, do you want to use IIS?
     
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  5. vishall

    vishall Active Member

    lol yes you can say windows 8 server edition hehe.

    Yes i want to use IIS.
     
  6. AWS

    AWS Well-Known Member

    I use Windows 2012r2. Some minor changes compared to 2008, but, for the most part if you used 2008 2012 will be no problem.

    Things that work much better are compression and cache. I had strange results using built in IIS compression and output cache with 2008. Now it works as expected and really does decrease server load. I use both kernel mode and file cache.

    It is Windows 2012 BTW http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/windows-server-2012-r2/default.aspx
     
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  7. nrep

    nrep Well-Known Member

    Can I ask what your page generation times are like when using Windows 2012? :) I'm having big problems trying to get XF running as fast as it should on IIS 8.5 when compared to my test machine.
     
  8. AWS

    AWS Well-Known Member

    It's less than a second. Somewhere in the .06 range.
     

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