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  1. 1 vote
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  2. When I use the imac retina optimization mode rdp to connect win10, there will be a certain delay in the operation. Even if I am a LAN direct

    About RDP on MAC.

    When I use the imac retina optimization mode rdp to connect win10, there will be a certain delay in the operation. Even if I am a LAN directly connected to the network cable. Is this optimization on the agenda?

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  3. Windows server 2019 evaluation can't activate of download updates

    Hi all,

    I recently installed a Windows server 2019 evaluation on a Hyper-V virtual machine.

    after the install everything looked fine. I had internet access could install my Business Central and do everything I needed.

    10 days after the install the windows server suddenly said it was not activated.

    I know that when installing a windows server evaluation you need to have some form of internet access to activate it within the first 10 days and if that works it will be active for 180 days.

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    but when I click on activateit says it is activated.

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    also tried…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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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  12. Windows Server 2016 allows a maximum of 12 active hours. This needs to be increased.

    active hours on the update screen can be a maximum of 12 hours. this needs to be extended to 23 hours. Many servers are actively used for more than 12 hours by users from multiple shifts and reboots should not take place while users are accessing files on the server.

    5 votes
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  13. Server 2012 R2 VM Live Migration to Server 2019, VM won't boot after shutting down

    If you use Hyper V Live Migration from Server 2012 R2 (not sure if any other OS) to migrate to Server 2019. The migration works but as soon as you shut down the VM and try to start it again, will no longer boot. It turns on/off 3 times and remains off.

    I also did cluster to cluster migration in VMM and this is the same behaviour.

    It looks like it is due the migrated MAC address, if I set the VM to get a new dynamic mac address it seems to work. If I set it to it's original…

    11 votes
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  14. Windows Server 2016 Update Needs to be FIXED

    Unacceptable windows server 2016 updates will take 48 hours to complete. My Linux servers will update in 10 minutes of time. This slow update process is akin to taking 48 hours to fill gas tank on your car. FIX IT ALREADY.

    6 votes
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  15. 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.

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  16. 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.

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  17. 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…

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  18. 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…

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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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