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  1. C:\Users\SEBANO3\Desktop\UV_5R_VIP (2) — kopia.zip

    C:\Users\SEBANO3\Desktop\UV5RVIP (2) — kopia.zip

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  2. Installing Windows 2019 iso should fit on a single DVD.

    I recently downloaded a 2019 Server ISO file and discovered it is too big to write to a DVD. But Windows Server 2019 also requires a GPT partitioned bootable drive. The only thumb drives I had available were too small, or were initialized as MBR. And then I discovered that a lot of thumb drives can't be initialized as GPT drives. What with that, and the previous time spent tracking down potential problems, I have now been working on updating a server to 2019 for a month, and still have not even started the actual update.

    1 vote
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  3. Bug: Add-Content keeps lock on file if file is locked

    When two PowerShell sessions execute Add-Content on the same file, both throw a "Stream is not readable." exception, and both keep the file open, so the lock they establish is never getting released.

    Please fix.

    1 vote
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  4. 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.

    1 vote
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  5. ADFS should automatically issue claims requested in metadata

    Several major versions later, and ADFS STILL requires manual selection of claims, even when they're specified in referenced metadata. It would be much easier to walk clients through RP setup if that part of the standard were supported.

    1 vote
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  6. In Active Directory have an option to enable an account on a specified date.

    In Active Directory there is an option to disable an account a date. Yet there is no option to enable an account on a particular date. This would be helpful for provisioning new hire accounts without having the manually go in and remember to enable accounts created in advance.

    1 vote
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  7. Enable ACL tracking for resource access

    When accessing resources the user Token is presented and granted or denied access based on SIDs presented (Not taking DACL in to account). Tracking stale groups and ACLs is difficult in an environment, especially if there are multiple granting ACLs to a resource.

    It would be good if there could be an event or log that would show an audit of not just a principal getting access, but how they got access. E.g. SID of the user is present on the Resource and gained access by proxy of direct permissions... or by proxy of a SID of a group in…

    1 vote
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  8. We need to possibility to decline updates for spesific computer groups just as well as approving updates for groups

    If you have several types of clients updated by a wsus server, the software vendor for some of the clints might have found some updates to cause problems for their software so that the specific updates should be possible to decline for specific computer groups while still being available for other groups. I really do not understand why there is no such possibility in wsus.. As it is now, "not approved updates" could mean two things. Either you specifically do not want to install the update or you have just not decided over the update yet, it really should be…

    2 votes
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  9. bionic ubuntu repo under packages.microsoft.com is broken

    bionic ubuntu repo under packages.microsoft.com is broken

    It looks like the InRelease file is not in sync with actual files which leads to the following apt update failrues:

    apt update
    Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease
    Hit:2 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_10.x bionic InRelease

    Get:3 https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/18.04/prod bionic InRelease [3226 B]

    Hit:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ansible/ansible/ubuntu bionic InRelease

    Get:5 https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/18.04/prod bionic/main amd64 Packages [72.5 kB]

    Err:5 https://packages.microsoft.com/ubuntu/18.04/prod bionic/main amd64 Packages
    File has unexpected size (72463 != 72485). Mirror sync in progress? [IP: 40.76.35.62 443]
    Hashes of expected file:
    - Filesize:72485 [weak]
    - SHA512:c26c6c86803325466bd742789acc9e54a745d045a6b3af1ce26d34e98c9a4904c6873db0cc9b2be7f99385ef6e6237f6e5cd6776fe6c0a1737cae2a67f8566f9
    - SHA256:3fe8d8513549a43d26d917287a5a832d0c577ee62ac37b1daae5aade614dff54
    - SHA1:e2a5cc1ecb44c77caa98eebac08b9d9f4b1e8215 [weak]
    - MD5Sum:30a55059e4b9ef8d02cca7e7acc01cdb [weak]
    Release file created at: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:43:21…

    1 vote
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  10. Windows Server 2016 Essentials Connector not working after Windows 1903 update

    After upgrading my Windows 10 Pro 1809 to 1903, the Essentials connector was not working anymore as in the login process did not work. I always got the error message "Server is not online. Do you want to log into the offline mode?" on my Windows PC. Several reinstallations later it still does not work and therefore the backup of my PC not either.
    Please provide a solution to this problem or solve it with a cumulative windows update.

    3 votes
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  11. CAPS LOCK Problem

    I am using Microsoft Remote Desktop to access a Windows desktop remotely through a chromebook. About once or twice every ten minutes, the caps lock randomly activates on the windows machine without me activating it. The only way I can deactivate it is by typing at least one character in CAPS LOCK mode and at least one character out of CAPS LOCK mode consecutively. This is an annoying trait, and it seems to be a bug you may want to fix.

    1 vote
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  12. SDN Hyper-V Network Virtualization with manually assign IP

    SDN in Window Server 2016 onward is a very great solution. Managing VM networking from the Network Controller and enable isolation of VM Network.

    One feature that i find missing with this is a ability to assign static IP manually to the VM in an isolated VM Network managed by Network Controller.This would enable Domain Controller to be setup in this Isolated VM Network. Also VM what are not Windows base like Linux or specific distribution that serve as networking work (SSL Web Reverse Proxy).

    1 vote
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  13. show "Disk Manager" window - mine doesn't show so i cant change drive letter

    I click on Start icon, then "disk Manager" - nothing happens

    1 vote
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  14. Tingkatkan kualitas aplikasi driver yang terbaru dan berkualitas untuk pengguna Microsoft Windows versi Android

    Tingkatan aplikasi driver Microsoft berkualitas sangat penting untuk perangkat Android ataupun smartphone yg dilengkapi dengan otomatis sistem full program,kompresor dan fasilitas Wifi via satelit yang kompetibel untuk stiap perangkat Android smartphone

    1 vote
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  15. Windows Storage Migration Service on Windows Server 2019 Essentials

    Please also enable Essentials to use Windows Storage Migration Service for migrating from Older SBS Servers 2008/2011 and Essentials 2012/2012R2/2016 to new Server 2019 (incl. Essentials Version)

    2 votes
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  16. Desktop Experience Simulation Remotely

    Why the command line? Why there is no client software that remotely connects to server core and simulates the desktop experience based on server core for easy management? Therefore, on the client-side, we will see Windows Server desktop but commands transfer as commands line.

    1 vote
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  17. [DCR Case-15787650] Add a Group policy or CSP policy which allows/blocks the Windows driver updates over metered networks

    We have several users under this scenario where they were working in a remote location with no wifi access and they connect through 4G, then a driver download for the Mobile broadband device kicks in and as it normally happens with network related device driver updates, once Windows starts the process of upgrading it, it will briefly disconnect the device, leaving the user with no connectivity.

    Currently, we only have an option to allow/block the entire Windows Updates on metered networks from Windows perspective
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/client-management/mdm/policy-csp-update#update-allowautowindowsupdatedownloadovermeterednetwork

    It would be great if we can have a granular setting which lets us decide…

    9 votes
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  18. biometric

    Add Support for Remote Desktop using a Biometric for Key Trust environments

    4 votes
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  19. Server 2012 R2 Standard Start Menu

    You can only launch an application from the start menu one time for exactly I click start, Click control panel it loads then I click start, click control panel and nothing happens

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  20. Fix Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) Email Notifications support for SSL / STARTTLS

    Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is able to send email notifications via an SMTP using Options / E-Mail Notifications.

    However at present it does not support STARTTLS or SSL - which means it is impossible to use directly with Office 365 or Gmail, it sends any authentication details in plain text, and the emails themselves are sent unencrypted. It's 2019 - can we get basic security support built into this product, please?

    2 votes
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