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  1. Implement force flush cache on Storage Spaces Direct

    When replacing multiple cache Devices in a Storage Spaces Direct implementation it would be really useful to be able to force flush / destage cache data to capacity disks. As per now one would have to retire, remove, reset, reseat, rinse and repeat for each disk needed to be replaced.

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  2. Please provide a step by step process for integrating from Windows Server 2016- Windows Server 2019.

    I have found absolutely no information as to how to migrate my current Windows Server 2016 to Windows Server 2019. Please create a step by step easy to use document(s) or video(s). I am working in a virtual environment, and this is very frustrating as the information on Windows Server integration page is outdated. (2016)

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  3. 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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  4. Give Enterprise an LTSB/LTSC

    LTSB is a beautiful thing. Its what Enterprise should be. No stupid candy crush icons, no cortana, no store. Updates are larger than normal, but you dont have to deal with compatibility issues every 12 months when the OS goes through radical changes.

    MS have hamstrung LTSC by removing its ability to run o365...... They have made the greatest current OS build unusable.

    I understand the whole "Its for critical systems...." Adapt it to Enterprise. Give w10 the wings to rise out of the candy crush, cortana, 'access any open hotspot' ashes.....

    2 votes
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  5. Windows Server 2019 RDS Remote Apps Freeze/Disconnect

    When using LAPS UI or Server Manager which I believe these are .NET applications with RDS Remote Apps the right-click context menus or an admin prompt freeze the RemoteApp session and eventually disconnect. This issue is not present in Server 2016 and I assume this has something to do with the way RemoteApps works in 2019

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  6. Free Technical Support for Students

    It would be great if students could submit technical support requests for free, and if they are serious enough, get assistance with the issue for free.

    Backstory:
    Why Give Out Software to Students and Charge Us When We Need Assistance? - I have been using Microsoft products for everything school related, but now I have an issue with my server, you want to charge $500 for assistance with something critical and can't fix ourselves. I think I made a big mistake trying to learn Microsoft for my career, because I wouldn't be having the issue I have now if I…

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  7. to a non-techie, this is jibberish

    impossible for a non-techie

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  8. Windows Server 2016 updates take over an hour, unacceptable!

    Updates in Server2012 and even Server2008 are much quicker and you at least get a gauge as to how long.
    Not the useless 'Getting windows ready' + rotating dots, aaaarrggghhh!

    10 votes
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  9. Hi, I have an idea for Windows 10. Next to the copy option, the option to add to the copy (add to the clipboard) so that the previous data i

    Hi, I have an idea for Windows 10.
    Next to the copy option, the option to add to the copy (add to the clipboard) so that the previous data in the clipboard is not deleted.

    E-mail: imansia1990@yahoo.com
    gmail: imanblack2000@gmail.com
    Phone: 989176878911
    Phone: 989356299715

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  10. restore old posts from blogs.technet.com

    blogs.technet.com had several valuable articles (ie. VMQ deep-dive,etc,etc) that were covering the lack of documentation in the official Product portal (docs.Microsoft.com / technet.microsoft.com) . since hte move to https://techcommunity.microsoft.com several of those articles are lost.

    Please restore them or transfer the contents to docs.microsoft.com

    2 votes
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  11. Use a proper issue tracker such as available on github.com or gitlab.com

    Use a proper issue tracker such as available on github.com or gitlab.com.

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. [Bug] Windows Admin Center page keeps requesting credentials

    The Windows Admin Center page keeps requesting credentials for the Windows Admin Center when adding computers or installing extensions, and it often does so twice in a row.

    9 votes
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  14. Allow installation of Semi Annual Channel Server Core Features on Demand on LTSC Server Core Version

    It is not possible to install the Windows Server 1903 Version of Server Core Features on Demand on a Windows Server 2019 LTSC Server Core.

    This should be possible, because many admin tools are missing from the initial release of FOD for Server Core.

    I hope Microsoft does not seriously require customers to install a new server just to get additional admin tools on a server core.

    What makes this even more cumbersome is that it is not possible to inplace upgrade a semi annual servers to the next version!

    THANKS

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  15. Add IP Address Column to Print Management MMC - Printers View

    Print Management MMC in Administrative Tools does not have the ability to add the IP Address of the printer as one of the columns to chose. It would be a big benefit to be able to see that.

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  16. Make ADFS support ECP Enhanced Client Proxy

    Make ADFS support ECP Enhanced Client Proxy

    1 vote
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  17. Add basic Linux management to Windows Admin Center

    Windows Admin Center is fantastic but we all manage a mix of Linux and Windows Servers. Add the ability to add Linux Servers, SSH over the browser, and a few basic items would be phenomenal (process list, disk info, file explorer)

    37 votes
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  18. ACCP

    GOOD AZURE
    NIRBHAY

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  19. Make it easier & quicker to deleat old emails.

    Need a way to delete a large number of old emails. I have some 4,000+ emails going back to 2003. I've moved several times & most are no longer needed or of use. Yes, I have an older machine & Windows Live Mail. Besides doing it one by one, I find no way to delete - say a page of old emails at the same time.

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