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  1. 41 votes
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  2. 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,…

    11 votes
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  3. 5 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

    2 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…

    6 votes
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  6. 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.

    43 votes
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  7. 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.

    1 vote
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  8. 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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  9. 1 vote
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  10. 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

    1 vote
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  11. 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.)

    1 vote
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  12. ADFS 2016 Windows integrated authentication and Azure MFA

    Unable to use ADFS 2016 and Azure MFA for internal users.
    If i use Windows authentication and MFA, some websites i am able to bypass the multi factor authentication screen.

    1 vote
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  13. WorkFolder

    Dear MS-Team,

    with implementing the new file on demand feature for OneDrive and Workfolder there is a very unpleasant problem with the Workfolder Feature. When using Workfolders with Windows 10 1803 and above no more thumbnails (Picture & Video) are displayed in the Windows Explorer. It would be great to fix that. Thanks a lot.

    1 vote
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  14. Windows Server 2016 sends trafic to wrong network interface when connected to two networks

    Running Windows Server 2016 Standard with Desktop Experience on a server with two network cards.


    • the 1st network card is connected to the internet and receives the configuration via DHCP server on the network 193.136../24

    • the 2nd card is manually configured as a private network with a fixed IP 192.168.1.254 and netmask 255.255.255.0 without gateway or DNS, this card is connected only to a network switch that is not connected to anything else.

    Configured another machine with a fixed IP 192.168.1.1 that is connected to the switch, the server and client can ping each other just fine.

    On…

    1 vote
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  15. Estou registrando uma senha complexa Pr0#dut&c$2020 mas o CMDKEY da erro 'c$2020' dizendo que não reconhece

    Estou registrando uma senha complexa Pr0#dut&c$2020 mas o CMDKEY da erro 'c$2020' dizendo que não reconhece

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  16. My letters are not correct displayed by "_" and "&" typing at Google keyboard

    When i type "&" do i have to type "_" - The keyboard of Google will not used correctly by using the RD app of Google store.

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  17. New-Cluster Powershell

    When running new-cluster from an mgmt workstation and creating a cluster on remote servers, receive an error indicating a parameter is invalid, when running new-cluster from one of the cluster nodes, the command completes appropriately.

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  18. Is this a Permission-Bug in Windows Firewall Logging?

    Windows Firewall Log BUG

    Situation:
    New Installed Server With 2016 Standard. Patched and up2date with June-2019 CU.
    Created a new Domain with itself beeing the first domaincontroler. Created a GPO to activate Windows Firewall and enable Logging of DROP and ALLOW to pfirewall-domain.log in the default-path.

    What happens?
    The Log can´t be written, no access denied. Sysinternals Procmon shows no "Access Denied". Shows a few creates but does not write.
    [...]
    Detailed Explanation:
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/b8ba16b4-8b7e-4c3a-a610-a67fed2e87ae/is-this-a-permissionbug-in-windows-firewall-logging?forum=win10itprosecurity

    3 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Resolve the Windows Server 2019 bug stopping it from booting on certain servers with UEFI enabled when the Hyper-V Role is installed.

    There's a pretty big problem on some servers (at least two Dell PET Servers I've tried so far) that stops Server 2019 from booting/goes into a boot loop once the Hyper-V role is installed.

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