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  1. Storage Migration Service - Quotas and File Screens

    I would like to see the Storage Migration Service include the ability to bring over share Quotas and File Screens.

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  2. Add-WindowsCapability -online does not work if no internet or behind an enterprise firewall

    I want to install OpenSSH server using this command:
    Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name OpenSSH.Server~~~~0.0.1.0

    It cannot be done without internet access or behind a company firewall, even with full standard internet access.

    We should be able to download some kind of package to solve this.

    5 votes
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  3. netsh trace and/or NetEventPacketCapture needs better packet filtering.

    "netsh trace" and/or NetEventPacketCapture lacks capable packet filtering. A lot of secure and change managed environments do not [easily] allow the installation of packet capture tools for collecting network data, like Wireshark (or the now defunct netmon and Message Analyzer).

    The two built-in packet capture tools in Windows, "netsh trace" and NetEventPacketCapture, can only filter packets by IP address, MAC, and protocol. This makes collecting a targeted trace, sometimes needed when collecting traces on sensitive networks, impossible.

    This is a request to add, at a minimum, the ability to filter packets by TCP port and UDP endpoint. Ideally, Windows inbox…

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  4. {"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

    1 vote
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  5. Server 2016 jumping ahead of time

    I have found a wired thing, I got a file server that has shadow copies configured for one of its drives and it seems that server jumps ahead of time at some point and creates shadow copies for future. Not sure if it happens because of a bug. I've fully updated the server and reported the issue here as one of TechNet guy suggested. please reachout for more details. janindu@live.com Thanks

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  6. Repairing Windows 8.1

    How can I repair Windows 8.1?

    Sweet Lady

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  7. Offline files

    On Windows 10, Office 2016/2019 can not open offline files from redirected folders when internet connection is not available. If internet connection is available (even public one), there is no problem. Other file types (pdf, jpg) have no issues. The server that stores the redirected folders is not accessible through internet, only on local network. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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  8. Unexpected Shutdown Event Tracker fails to save

    After a crash, windows prompts the user to provide information on why the failure occurred. This is done at login via a prompt. In server 2019 with UAC enabled (for local admin, and prompt on secure desktop). The system will prompt on EVERY login and never goes away. Only by disabling UAC does the system 'save' the failure reason and no longer prompts on login.

    2 votes
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  9. Foarte bun

    Ecscelent

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  10. OpenSSH on Windows should include ssh-copy-id

    The OpenSSH distribution that comes with Windows as an optional component should contain ssh-copy-id to make copying public keys to remote systems easier than the sequence outlined on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/openssh/openssh_keymanagement

    2 votes
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  11. In Task Manager | Details Screen add column for PID Start Time

    In Task Manager | Details Screen add column for PID Start Time. How many times during trouble shooting do you ask the question "How long has this PID/Task been running?". Sure you can go get Pro0cess Manager and install it. You can search Event Logs. You can do a lot of things. But wouldn't the easiest be look in Task Manager and just select a column that says "Start Time"?

    1 vote
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  12. gpo shortcut only desktop

    GPO - Create a new GPO allowing only shortcuts on desktop.

    Users create a lot of files and we lost a lot of data when a hard drive is crashing. The biggest desktop size I found is 16 gig. It's not a desktop anymore, it's a data server ;)

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  13. Allow for easy creation of base64 certificates with separate cert and key files

    I would like to use and continue to use the investment into AD CS. Currently using AD CS for non windows devices is painful due to the nature of requesting certs and getting them in formats useful for non windows devices. Maybe a modernized AD CS web enrollment site would help achieve this.

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  14. File Server Management Experience Survey!

    Hi!

    Thanks for being Windows Server users! We’re exploring the Windows Server file server management experience and would love to get your feedback. Please help us by taking this short 2-minute survey regarding the current File Server experience.

    We're also looking to talk with you directly! If you're open to a short (15-30 min) call this week or next, please sign-up following the instructions at the end of the survey.

    aka.ms/fsmgmtsurvey

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  15. Add "Rule Source" in Windows Firewall to the default columns

    Add "Rule Source" in Windows Firewall to the "default" columns it makes it easier to check where which Rules come from.

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  16. Improve file search

    Extrano mucho el search de antes de w2008. Era realmente fácil buscar dentro de un archivo. Ahora sin los indices nada funciona

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  18. hide power button from terminal server users

    TS users keep hitting the powerbutton. can we change the behaviour of the power button or hide it entirely

    they intend to log off but they keep powering the server down.

    9 votes
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  19. Finer WSUS categories, especially by architecture and Windows 10 subversion

    I end up declining 80% of all WSUS updates, because my products all use x64 architecture, hence I don't need ARM64, Itanium or IA-32 updates. As for Windows 10, I don't need updates for versions 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703 and 1709. There should be an easy way to tell WSUS not get any of these updates during synchronization.

    19 votes
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  20. make a krunker.ion

    so like this krunker is the same like the krunker.io BUT...... it is accessible to all schools

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