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  1. Include a MODERN web browser e.g. LTSB Edge browser rather than outdated, unsupported IE11.

    It's kind of lame to promote Win2k16 RDSH then not include a modern web browser. Make an LTSB Edge browser, it can't be THAT difficult.

    21 votes
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  2. Bitlocker MFA unlock

    This days MFA is getting more and more popular so I was wondering why not add new feature to Windows family so when server boots Bitlocker could be unlocked not by network but by MFA
    What do you think would this be even possible ?

    11 votes
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  3. SMTP Virtual Server in Server 2016 Core and Nano

    2016 Server Core and Nano don't have the ability to add-windowsfeature smtp-server. I feel the SMTP feature would lend itself well to the lightweight nature of Core and Nano.

    10 votes
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  4. Http Action in Task Scheduler

    It would be very helpful if, task scheduler support native http actions.

    4 votes
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  5. If Windows Server 2016 support "windows hello" feature?

    If Windows Server 2016 TP5 support "windows hello" feature? any declare or blog?

    I installed windows server 2016 (14393), and then I can't use "windows hello" in settings.

    this feature worked in windows 10.

    13 votes
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  6. Ink And Handwriting Services

    Noticed that in Windows Server 2016 TP5 with latest cumulative update (KB3158987) Ink And Handwriting Services feature is missing:
    Get-WindowsFeature | Where-Object {$_.Name -like 'ink'}
    returns no results... Looking at the files on the disk drive (C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink) it seem that feature is actually installed. Some applications which relay on this feature fail during installation/instantiation since they determine feature is not installed. There was not mention in the release notes of the TP4 and TP5 in which this feature is no longer present (it was still present in TP3). Please fix this or suggest a workaround.

    8 votes
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  7. System cCnter Unified agent, as instalable Windows Server feature..

    Unify All the System Center Agents (virtual machine manager, SCOM, etc) in one solution (for example: SC unified Agent) .Integrate the System Center Agent as a Windows Server Feature (like .Net, BITS and the like).

    39 votes
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  8. Enable Scheduled Jobs/Tasks in Task Scheduler to Run at Log off

    Enable Scheduled Jobs/Tasks in Task Scheduler to Run at Log off. Presently due to updates on Server 2008 and higher, against security risk, a scheduled task does not run when the user is logged off. Supposedly due to a "Session 0 Isolation" from the updates.

    2 votes
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  9. Wrong Pg info displayed in MS Word.

    Ever since I’ve moved to the Skip Ahead builds (10.0.18214.1000 & the earlier one), MS-Word is reporting incorrect page # for the doc.

    Here in page # reflected for Current & Total pages is incorrect.

    6 votes
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  10. how to move the file in network Server 1 location to Server 2 location by using forefile

    how to move the file in network Server 1 location to Server 2 location by using forefile

    1 vote
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  11. Printing from your iPad

    Print from an iPad

    4 votes
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  12. We need a way to tell a Remote App to turn on the On-Screen Keyboard.

    We need a way to tell a Remote App to turn on the On-Screen Keyboard. Currently the client has no way of doing this. I have a remote app I cannot use because my devices function key doe **** work to select letters.

    1 vote
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  13. amaar

    Good

    1 vote
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  14. Quota Management on server core

    Add ability to setup quotas on shares when using Windows Server core installation

    3 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. tsdiscon

    Remove tsdiscon

    thanks.

    2 votes
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  20. 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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