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  1. Extranet Smart Lockout featre (ADFS Windows Server 2016)

    Hi,

    In terms of the Extranet Smart Lockout featre (ADFS Windows Server 2016), it would be really good if, instead of merely locking out users' acocunts whom are the suspected target of a brute force attack, to banning the source IP of the attack instead.

    This could operate in a similar fashion to the Linux-based fail2ban whereby an offending IP address gets put in 'jail' for a timeout threshold.

    I think this is a better option than punishing the user (who is locked out as result of brute force attempt that is out of their control).

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  2. Extranet Smart Lockout featre (ADFS Windows Server 2016)

    Hi,

    In terms of the Extranet Smart Lockout featre (ADFS Windows Server 2016), it would be really good if, instead of merely locking out users' acocunts whom are the suspected target of a brute force attack, to banning the source IP of the attack instead.

    This could operate in a similar fashion to the Linux-based fail2ban whereby an offending IP address gets put in 'jail' for a timeout threshold.

    I think this is a better option than punishing the user (who is locked out as result of brute force attempt that is out of their control).

    2 votes
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  3. Outlook: reduce mails during holidays and longer out off office periods; sender gets back the e-mail.

    When on holiday or during longer out of office periods Outlook-inboxes become overcrowded. Back at work there is a lot of work, just opening those e-mails. Very often you don't need to react anymore.
    Outlook automatic answers tell senders what is the reason of absence and give indications about when you are present again.
    E-mail-senders notice only that there will be an out of office reply, but can't see what's the reason and the period of out of office. This is too little information for helping you to decide sending the massage or not.

    My suggestions: when making an out…

    1 vote
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  4. A voice activated program that allows you to draw

    A voice activated program that allows you to draw hands free for chikdren who can't draw due to illness, handicap, or circumstances

    2 votes
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  5. tsdiscon

    Remove tsdiscon

    thanks.

    2 votes
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  6. Please help me change my development letter

    Please help me out to change my development letter because I uploaded something else

    2 votes
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  7. Notepad should have sync capability to user. Example like Google keep and evernote. And then it should be supported by cross-platform.

    Notepad should have sync capability to user. Example like Google keep and evernote. And then it should be supported by cross-platform like windows android and IOS

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  8. ADFS MFA Password Change

    ADFS allows for the end user to change their password Externally if a specific end point is enabled on the ADFS Server. I'd like the ability to protect ADFS Password changes via ADFS to be protected by MFA. If a users credentials are compromised, the hacker could change the password on the employee as they know their "current" password.

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  9. add command line to Windows Remote Desktop for macOS

    I deal a lot with windows VMs hosted in a cloud environment. I use a CLI to extract details about those VMs in order to connect (IPs, username, password, etc...)

    I would love to be able to write a script that would extract the information and then connect without having to open up the GUI and copy paste the system information

    1 vote
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  10. Stop doing automatic updates! I would like to have my home network back!

    Give us the option of returning to a previous version that worked for us.

    2 votes
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  11. Create Different Icon Sizes

    Dear Microsoft,

    Would it be possible to include a feature which automatically changes the icon size of documents on the Windows desktop, or possibly throughout all of Windows?

    This feature would increase or decrease the size of icons based on usage. For example, a file that hasn’t been accessed in six months would gradually increase/decrease in size, while a file that’s used every day would do the opposite. Preferable with customizable options such as time frames, increasing or decreasing size, ect.

    This would allow a quick visual detection of which files are being used more frequently.

    Thanking you in advance,

    3 votes
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  12. Windows Admin Center - Tree Structure

    Windows Admin Center allows you to add connections or import from text files, but when you have a large number of servers to manage it is messy, and adding Tags and being able to search by them only goes so far. Being able to organize items in a tree structure like every over Windows module (ADUC, DSSITe, ADAC, etc) would make it a lot more user-friendly.

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  14. Add REFS support to File Server Resource Manager

    Please add support of REFS to FSRM.

    3 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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..

    2 votes
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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…

    2 votes
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