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  1. improve Windows Upgrade

    Upgrading Windows Server OS should not remove static routes. This bug has made upgrades to my environment very painful

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  2. 1 vote
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  3. mstsc

    We have been hitting issues lately with the process in which out engineers RDP to remote servers.

    We're doing away with embedding RDP windows within legacy winforms apps and instead are just connection to the session via ps.

    The only downside of doing so is losing the ability to set a "Friendly Name" title to the session window.

    This is an issue as some engineers may be working with 10+ sessions at once

    I would like for the ability to set this using a "/title" parameter.

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  4. office.com sign in

    The following conversation is explanatory.I have another
    issue regarding MacOS Catalina.I have a Apple Macbook Air, and I am facing huge mailing
    issues after upgrading it.I was using previously Microsoft Outlook
    as the Mail Client and I have observed that is responding slowly to macos Catalina.
    I have discussed with the technical help desk about this issue and followed
    their guidelines discussed about thehttps://supportprop58.com/office-setup/how-to-login-microsoft-office/ .Please help us out to resolve this issue.

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  5. Prevent NTFS Change Permissions from being applied when Creator Owner is removed

    When Creator Owner is removed from NTFS permissions, change permissions is still given when a person with Modify rights creates a new folder/file. If the Modify permission is the only permission granted, a person who creates a new folder/file should not be granted the Change Permissions when Creator Owner has been removed from the NTFS permissions.

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Allow scheduled tasks to use Boolean operators

    Allow the filtering for a scheduled task depending on what operators are used. Similar to CSE advanced options

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  8. "storage migration service"

    Post a list of what the error codes mean in the error log for transferring files with storage migration service. I have no idea what code 2, 32 or 40973 mean! Would be nice to know so I can know why files failed to copy.

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  9. Error massage that i spend 3 month serach for a slution

    Error message that i spend 3 month search for a solution no one knows what's the problem

    Getting this error in server 2019 and 2016 after closing GPMC.msc

    Error ID 1000

    The massage is:

    Faulting application name: mmc.exe, version: 10.0.17763.1, time stamp: 0x176b88f0
    Faulting module name: GPOAdmin.dll, version: 10.0.17763.1, time stamp: 0x84e18916
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x00000000000bb4cb
    Faulting process id: 0x980
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d50e351f75ca91
    Faulting application path: C:\Windows\system32\mmc.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Windows\System32\GPOAdmin.dll
    Report Id: 918fa381-d469-4623-9544-9a949e90666d
    Faulting package full name:
    Faulting package-relative application ID:

    6 votes
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  10. Provide a guide on what rights are necessary for working in RDS in the "least privilege" model.

    Provide a guide on what rights are necessary for working in RDS in the "least privilege" model. Giving technicians ability to shadow end users or publish applications without being admins of the server.

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  11. Order ABC for SSL certificates in binding list

    Order ABC for SSL certificates in binding list.
    Right now it's ordered by certificate hash, making it very hard to select the proper certificate.

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  12. Storage Migration Service still missing In Essentials 2019 and Eval Media

    It should be also available in Essentials version, but it is missing.
    Please update Essentials to have Storage Migration Service included.

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  13. extend-a-basic-volume does not work and after trying, lots of programs and icons on desktop have now a red x in lower left corner

    Ich habe laut diesen Anweisungen https://docs.microsoft.com/de-de/windows-server/storage/disk-management/extend-a-basic-volume ...

    ...auf dem 'Datenträger 1' (2TB), sind zwei Partitionen von ca.1TB .
    Bei der ersten Partition 'D' konnte ich die Größe um einen Teil (195,43GB) des bisher nicht genutzten Teil (ca.400GB) verkleinern und ich konnte den dann 'Nicht zugeordneten' Teil auch wieder nutzen um der ersten PAR 'D' wieder/nochmal 5GB zuzuordnen.
    Bei der zweiten Partition 'E' kann ich aus dem freien 'Nicht zugeorndneten ' Teil nichts benutzen um die zweite Partition E damit zu vergrößern !??!

    Bitte Info an reach.Peter<at>live.de

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  14. imporve backwards compatibility to 2016

    it is quite annoying that going through a folder redirection step-by-step instruction found on Microsoft websites it turns out that Windows 2019 does not apply this policy correctly, it keeps me signing in with a temporary profile. Using a Windows 2016 server the policy is applied. Wasted two working days becuase I thought I made it wrong. My AD is nearly untouched AD in 2016 level, the folder redirection is the only GPO object that exists apart from the default domain policy and that has only three settings to stop the screensaver from appearing and weakening the password rules. When…

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  15. Port Active Directory Cmdlets to OSX and Linux for use with powershell 6/7

    Port Active Directory Cmdlets to OSX and Linux for use with powershell 6/7

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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Make Remote Desktop for IOS available in Canada.

    Remote Desktop for IOS is no longer available in Canada. Please put it back.

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  18. Need more document about building RDS env with fixed IP

    When I deploy my RDS env, the RDS GW has a fixed public IP but I want my session host to share the same outgoing public IP. This is because some Azure Service such as Azure MySQL only whitelist certain IP.

    This is a prevalent requirement, I had been surprised that the AZ std RDS env build docs did not address this RDS.

    I am trying an Azure Loadbalancer to achieve this:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/load-balancer/configure-load-balancer-outbound-cli
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/load-balancer/load-balancer-outbound-rules-overview

    Hope you can put this in the documentation at least put in the "Note" part.

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  19. 1 vote
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  20. New training and certification for Windows Server 2019

    When will new training and certifications be released for Windows Server 2019? Microsoft Learning or the Windows Server team has posted nothing about it.

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