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  1. 63 votes
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  2. 8 votes
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  3. Please make Windows Server compliant with containers, otherwise the OS is useless

    legacy systems needs to go to cloud

    .NET and Win32 softwares will be around for long time, for sure..

    why container? 1nd

    Large systems with decades of code written, composed by 3rd party components can not be changed right away. So containerizing monoliths, are one important step on the jorney to the cloud

    why container? 2st

    I'm newbie, but as far as I know, the whole thing about containers is ship it as image once and run it everywhere, with environment isolation and integrity.. right?!

    the issue

    There is no way to properly set globalization settings like Time Zone,…

    15 votes
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  4. "3D Object" folder missing from GPO ( Folder Redirection Mechanism )

    In GPO Folder Redirection Mechanism ( User Configuration --> Policies --> Windows Settings --> Folder Redirection ), there is "3D Object" Folder. This "3D Object" folder appears to be new with Windows 10

    4 votes
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  5. RDSH role breaks Windows Search

    Hello,

    on a fresh installed and fully patched Windows Server 2019 Std if I enable RDSH role the Windows Search stops working.

    Windows Search service looks good and eventlog shows no errors but Indexing Options shows no locations enabled for indexing and I am unable to add them

    Things I have already tried

    1 - Windows Search service restart

    2 - Server restart

    3 - Rebuild Index

    4 - Enable Windows Search feature

    5 - DISM ad SFC

    6 - Windows Troubleshoot - shows incorrect permission on C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Search\Data folder but is unable to fix them. If I manually fix those…

    9 votes
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  6. Cmd fails to restore window title after nested batch file

    Normally when you run a batch file or other program from the command prompt the title of the console window changes to include the name of the batch file while it's running, such as "Command Prompt - testbatch".

    But after it runs the following batch file (testbatch.bat which chains to testbatch2.bat) it never changes it back, even though it has run to completion. So if you run it three times you end up with "Command Prompt - testbatch - testbatch - testbatch" as the title.

    To reproduce, create the following two files and run "testbatch" from the command prompt multiple…

    1 vote
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  7. Why do I still need to enter the password to log in with the rsa_key

    当我使用powershell输入命令
    ssh -i C:\Users\userName.ssh\id_rsa Name@192.240.184.10
    它提示我输入密码
    但是使用mobaxteam的ssh连接,不用输入密码

    1 vote
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  8. Allow to change IP address for previously reserved network devices in DHCP server management GUI.

    Allow to change IP address for previously reserved network devices in DHCP server management GUI (Windows server 2019 and some previous version too).

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  9. Make Deduplication powershell commands compatible with Powershell Core

    Right now when trying to use commands like Get-DedupStatus or Get-DedupVolume from PowerShell Core - the output is incorrect, i.e. content of some tables aren't displayed. If before using I load the module via Import-Module -SkipEditionCheck Deduplication, it starts working fine.

    Please mark the module as compatible with PowerShell Core and/or test if it is actually compatible!

    Related bug in PowerShell Core repository: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/issues/12702

    1 vote
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  10. ADFS Farm install

    Please update documentation to state
    "When installing an ADFS farm, the PDC emulator must be contactable"

    Otherwise the install will fail with a generic error. Try it and yo will see.

    1 vote
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  11. Repair the bug in Microsoft Access Database engine 2010

    The KB4484126 and KB4484238 introduce a critical bug in Microsoft Access Database engine 2010.
    On Windows Server 2012, IIS App Pools running Access MDB databases are constantly crashing with these KB installed.
    Experiences on many production-level websites, running under 32-bit App Pools.
    Once these KB's are removed, IIS App Pools stop crashing, and are back to a normal state.
    The cure is worse than the CVE cause.

    1 vote
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  12. Add support to multi language server core 2019 when running on containers

    Default servercore:1809 image came with en-US.

    I've described step by step how to reproduce lpksetup.exe error on container, producing crash report logs that I've extracted from container.
    All here: https://github.com/sanguedemonstro/docker-playground/issues/1#issuecomment-453078549

    With extra details here: https://github.com/sanguedemonstro/docker-playground/blob/master/langpack-on-servercore2019.md#why-am-i-playing-around-this-subject

    But I'm not able to understand logs or fix windows base image. And I can't open support ticket once I'm not MS partner.

    So if anyone could help I'm here to support.

    62 votes
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  13. klist sessions without exception would be nice: klist. errot: 0xc0000022/-1073741790

    klist sessions without exception would be nice:

    klist sessions result
    . error:0xc0000022/-1073741790

    yes. if I use an UAC shell this would not happen, but the idead of UAC is not my idea. Microsoft: If writing very secure and needed UAC programs, than test this idea.And this is not a remark for the programers, but for the MANAGER who get a bonus for the idea.

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  14. Delete Key is not working

    I cannot use my del key within an RDP session. Nothing happens when I strike the key.

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  15. 登录异常

    Request Id: b10f73be-4914-4e01-b8fa-252e7ffc0600
    Correlation Id: 282868c6-f339-461c-9683-537f10a4ea0f
    Timestamp: 2020-04-09T01:14:39Z
    Message: AADSTS50020: User account '1026081220@qq.com' from identity provider 'live.com' does not exist in tenant 'MS Azure Cloud' and cannot access the application 'fa4345a4-a730-4230-84a8-7d9651b86739'(Windows Virtual Desktop Client) in that tenant. The account needs to be added as an external user in the tenant first. Sign out and sign in again with a different Azure Active Directory user account.

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  16. The Ctrl-Windows Left Arrow or Right Arrow to move the app between monitors doesn't work.

    The Ctrl-Windows Left Arrow or Right Arrow to move the app between monitors doesn't work.

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  17. Is Nested virtualization and VGA Passthrough concurrently supported inside hyper-v VMs?

    I have successfully passed through a NVIDIA Quadro P2000 inside a GEN 2 hyper-v on Windows Server 2019.
    When I try to enable nested virtualization support the VM wont boot.

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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Remote Desktop Smart TV Bug

    After connecting to pc with the client via Android phone, The currently playing YouTube Video on my Smart TV suddenly stopped casting

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  20. BUG: Can't install OpenSSH Server On Off-net (air-gapped) machines. Need a downloadable version (hotfix?)

    I want OpenSSH server on my Windows 2019 machines. These are required to be air-gapped for security.

    There appears to be no way to download that feature for separate installation. All the instructions assume connectivity to Microsoft.com.

    Please provide a way to download the feature. (Note that obtaining this from non-MS sites, or compiling from source is prohibited by our government security representative.)

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