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  1. please update this page to include migrating from Windows Server 2016 to 2019 please.

    A new separate page for those of us migrating from Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019 using AZURE. I have not found any helpful information to perform this task.

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  2. 1 vote
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  3. {"Azure":(""Cross-subscription.Recovery'"!)

    {Multiple CPU interfaces competeing for cluster connection blocking the other like WW3!games
    "resource": loyaltyclass Resource
    }accessPort.Host@connection.networks\firewall:securities,default-configurations

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  4. ACCP

    GOOD AZURE
    NIRBHAY

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  5. Support Azure AD domain join for Windows Server 2016

    Microsoft should strongly consider implementing support for Azure AD join in future builds of Windows Server 2016. I how a couple of customers that have nearly finished the transition to all cloud and is left with a couple of servers due to legacy software. They are currently left with the option to deploy Azure AD Domain Services for supporting a couple (2-5) servers.

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  6. Allow Windows Server to mount BLOB as a disk

    Partners like SoftNAS and Nasuni allow you to connect to Azure BLOB storage and share it as a disk. This allows for massive scalability. Unfortunately, these are very expensive solutions when we are just looking for a simple, massively scalable Windows File Server. Please add the ability to mount BLOB (thin provisioned) to a Windows Server VM in Azure and share that capacity. (Either that or enhance Azure Files to more than 5TB and add NTFS permissions).

    4 votes
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  7. Don't force the use of a hypervisor video adapter when you have an actual GPU or vGPU attached.

    We pay $2k a month for an NVIDIA vGPU instance only to have DX Diag force us to a Microsoft Basic Display adapter.

    End this.

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  9. baked in integration with azure/Office 365

    The ability to move hyperv workloads or replicate AD objects to azure directly from the GUI without additional tools

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