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      2 comments  ·  Applications & Add-ons  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add REFS support to File Server Resource Manager

      Please add support of REFS to FSRM.

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      • Suggest to include the ability to record action the user makes on any Windows application (audio/visual) and be able to share with others

        make it possible to record (audio/visual) screen content and share via other windows apps to others. Example; Click on record (visual/audio) button whatever content is on screen and add audio, then send e-ail with content to other user/s.

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        • Hi, Anti-Spoofing Face Recognition- Even for a Simple Cameras We are looking for partnership, using this unique patent. Can we send a dem

          Hi,

          Anti-Spoofing Face Recognition- Even for a Simple Cameras

          We are looking for partnership, using this unique patent.
          Can we send a demo to you?

          Face-spoofing is a killer to most face recognition systems
          Static Pictures & Video (dynamic) pictures are killers to all systems

          Anti-Spoofing Face Recognition- Even for a Simple Cameras
          Full resistant agonist static pictures & dynamic video spoofing

          Using a simple normal $5 web-camera
          Or using an IP-Camera.
          It cannot be bypassed or cheated.

          Please have a look at these videos
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqDdxZ3HnGA&feature=youtu.be

          A demo video for the software
          https://youtu.be/Ew7l7Q1cgk0

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ew7l7Q1cgk0&feature=youtu.be

          Finally, we would like to cooperate…

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          • Another job..

            Suggest you to get another jobs in which your knowledge (lack of) may be more useful for customers.. ex. in a kebab-shop..

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            • add Remote Desktop client Universal Resource Identifier (URI) scheme support to Windows 10

              The page at...
              Remote Desktop client Universal Resource Identifier (URI) scheme support
              https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-desktop-uri

              ...describes the feature, but it isn't supported on Windows. Now that we have the Remote Desktop modern app, Windows should handle the URI scheme by default too, perhaps when the Remote Desktop modern app is installed.

              3 votes
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              • Uninstall button greyed out in Software Center for applications that are pushed via a "required" collection

                When deploying an application through a collection in "required" state, uninstall button is greyed out. This doesn't happen if the application is installed through a collection in "available" state. We would like to have the uninstall button always accessible, no matter if the application was pushed in a required state or not. Corruption happens all the time and technicians need to be able to uninstall/reinstall all the time. Because uninstall is greyed out, they have to use the control panel instead, which defeats the purpose of using Software Center.

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                • enable rdp cookies in the android and Mac remote desktop clients

                  The remote desktop client on Mac and Android doesn't send an rdp cookie containing the username - this makes load balancing on older rdp servers and gateways impossible since the user cannot be tracked.

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                  • Make ADFS OAuth2 Logout More Secure and Practical

                    Server2016/ADFS 4.0 - OAuth2 Logout endpoint requires id_token_hint before it redirects a user back to the RP. This is good however the value used for the id_token_hint is original id_token issued at the time of sign in. This is not good for few reasons:

                    1. In a server-side app, id_token is used at the time of sign-in and claims are issued from the id_token which gets saved to the session cookie. After the sign-in step, there's no use for the original id_token. Now with id_token being required for the Logout request, we have to store the id_token in the session…

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                    • Feedback is in regards to the "AD FS Rapid Restore Tool". This should come as windows update, accessory to ADFS.

                      "AD FS Rapid Restore Tool" , it is a great tool and should come as a windows update instead of coming as a download option. "https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/ad-fs/operations/ad-fs-rapid-restore-tool" great article but not even a single review? How is it possible that no one had seen this and reviewed?

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                      • Hyper-V Manager, can't turn off crashed VM while it's in Shutting Down state. Need to kill the process.

                        Hello,

                        While working with Hyper-V Manager and hosting some VM's. While the VM crashes or it's frozen and you try to softly Shut it down. It's stays in this state for long time, and you can't do anything else. Nor interrupt shutting down or Turn the power off. There could be some way to force the Turn Off task while it's frozen.

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                        • VMConnect: RDP: CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Toggle Windows Mode / Fullscreen): broken

                          Good evening

                          In RDP, we can use CTRL+ALT+BREAK to toggle the Remote Desktop Window between Window and Full Screen mode.

                          This Hotkey worked in VMConnect, too and it's a well known Hotkey:
                          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/learn-more/hyper-v-virtual-machine-connect

                          In the latest Hyper-V Release this function is broken: VMConnect does not switch to full Screen Mode, it just moves the RDP Toolbar.

                          It's annoying, that:
                          » M$ does not automatically test such basic functions which almost never will change (and therefore it's great to automatically test it) before a new release is deployed to many millions of customers.

                          » M$ does not display the most basic…

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                          • How to control or limitation the checkpoint limitation in hyper-v

                            We need to control the checkpoint limitation for developer or end users. Also, ensure that recent checkpoint details, How and when it's created.

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                            • Microsoft shold have a tools who helps IT

                              Microsoft should have a tools for Windows server to help ITs select there's needs for example Windows Server 2016 has tons of roles and services none of remember all roles. If there a tools help people for example I ask the tool i need something for policy tool answer GPO or maybe choices you can select things you need and the tools gives you what server and service role you need.

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                              • available updates for Honolulu from SCCM and not from Windows Update

                                regarding honolulu: Are you planning something to be able to see the available updates distributed through SCCM and not from Windows Update

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                                • smtp in 1709

                                  With Office 365, the need for a on-premise SMTP Server for relaying from on-premise devices that send email is pretty high. Having SMTP Server in the lightweight Windows Server 1709 would seem to be a desireable feature

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                                  • Add basic image editing to snipping tool

                                    Snipping tool would really benefit from basic image editing options like drawing straight lines squares or circles to highlight or emphasise parts of the captured screen section. Similar to MS Paint drawing capabilities.
                                    Would be really great if that functionality would be added or at least a button to open the snip inside image editor like MS Paint.

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                                    • Give option to uncheck "Automatically upgrade any superseded version of this application" for Available deployments to Device Collections

                                      Give SCCM administrators the option to uncheck "Automatically upgrade any superseded version of this application" for Available deployments to Device Collections. This option is available for user collection deployments, which makes no sense on why you would not give the same option on Available deployments to Device Collections. The option is grayed out and there is no way to uncheck it.

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                                        • Please include the same accessibility support in to Windows Server Core as in the rest of Windows. I am blind and need Narrator.

                                          Include Narrator or maybe a program on Windows 10 to allow configuration of a new server core installation over the same network. The problem is that I am a completely blind network systems engineer and I require access to Server core. Microsoft has made great increases in their accessibility on the client side but they have never considered the needs of blind technology professionals on the server side.I don't know how Narrator could be available directly on Server Core or if it could be some kind of add-on that worked over RDP or if there coud be some kidn of…

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