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  1. 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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  2. flash

    update and enable

    0 votes
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  3. 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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  4. 1 vote
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  5. 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…

    1 vote
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  6. Add basic Linux management to Windows Admin Center

    Windows Admin Center is fantastic but we all manage a mix of Linux and Windows Servers. Add the ability to add Linux Servers, SSH over the browser, and a few basic items would be phenomenal (process list, disk info, file explorer)

    46 votes
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  7. 63 votes
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  8. Make ADFS OAuth2 Logout More Secure and Practical

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


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

    3 votes
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  9. Add REFS support to File Server Resource Manager

    Please add support of REFS to FSRM.

    6 votes
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  10. 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.

    4 votes
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  11. RSAT for Mac

    I currently use a Windows 10 VM with Remote Server Administration Tools to manage our servers (about 3 years running now). Would be super sweet if you put together a version that runs natively on Mac. Super sweet.

    18 votes
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  12. 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.

    3 votes
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  13. 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.

    1 vote
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  14. 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?

    2 votes
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  15. RDP / Terminalserver: Allow Drag & Drop. Finally.

    You know, Drag & Drop is a useful feature.
    It's annoyoing, that RDP does not support Drag & Drop from / to the remote session.

    36 votes
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  16. 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.

    2 votes
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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    15 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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