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  1. Server 2022 - sconfig - Networks - Ability to configure LMhost / Netbios over TCP/IP

    it would be great if one could manage LMhost (enable / disable) and disable / enable Netbios over TCP/IP (possible via Powershell)
    in sconfig for Server 2022 / 2019

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  2. Implement delegating of rights in Active Directory Administrative Center (DSAC)

    Feature Request
    importance: high
    easy to fix: cannot rate

    I consider Active Directory User and Computers to be deprecated.

    According to Jeff there will be no more GUI Changes

    Thus currently DSA.mmc is the only GUI tool to manage delegated rights in ADDS.

    DSAC does not support this feature at all and since no GUI changes we will not get a single point of administration with Server vNext.

    1 vote

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  3. Manually restarting a server after installing updates

    It would be nice to have the option to restart a server manually after installing updates. In our Example we needed our Servers to only download the updates but not install them immediately. This is currently not available as an option, is there the possibility of this being added?

    1 vote

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  4. RDP over RDMA

    With local 100GbE and future 5G etc., I think RDP could potentially make use of RDMA which has better throughtput and latency characteristics.

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  7. Server Manager - list LUNs in Disk / Volume view

    currently SCSI LUNs are not visible in Server Manager which would make disk management / overview for many servers possible and easier.
    same idea for WAC
    https://windowsserver.uservoice.com/forums/295071-management-tools/suggestions/40259704--storage-show-lun-information-in-addition-to-wind

    however WAC is single server oriented and Server Manager can give me the information of many machines at a glance so it still has a sense to implement this here, too. Except you say that Server Manager is deprecated (which is not stated officially)

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  8. sconfig exists as Powershell and Cscript, yet does not work remotely

    Sconfig cannot be executed in a remote powershell (enter-pssession, or Server Manager > Powershell.

    It would make things much easier if you could manage basics as offered in sconfig in a fast and easy way via remote, core server or not.

    1 vote

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  9. Printer Management Powershell enhancement

    Would it be possible to enhance the powershell cmdlets for Printer Management to include the "Export printers to a file" and "Import printers from a file".

    I believe this would allow for a script to be created to enable easy backup of the print server to include print queues, ports, drivers and forms.

    The ability to do this is easily available in the GUI, but without a Powershell cmdlet, I can't find a way to script it. (I could be wrong).

    2 votes

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  10. [Server Manager] Print Role missing entry for management tool on context menu

    How to repro:
    Start Server manager
    Add a couple of servers and at least one hosting the print server role

    select printserver role on the left pane
    then right click on a server in the right pane that is hosting this role
    all Management tools will show up for each role,

    issue:
    only for printing role this is entry (Print management) is missing, can you please fix this in 2016 / 2019.

    expected behaviour:
    print management should show up in the context menu for servers running the print server role, just as it works very well in context menu for…

    1 vote

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  11. Hyper-V core 2016 is missing some tools...

    I've been running Hyper-V core 2012 servers the last five years, and they have been ROCK SOLID, never any issues. Recently retired the hardware, and installed Hyper-V Core 2016 on the new hardware. Sadly, windows recommended updates are now HANGING ( running overnight, can't complete!!) . I believe it was the latest servicing stack, and security rollup for dec 2019 that is stuck. It seems that the only well-documented-online cure is to use CMupdateReset.exe tool, but that is not included with the installation of server core ( the indicated location folders do not exist in our core installations...) Not sure…

    1 vote

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  12. [Bug] Windows Server Backup not sorting date/time correctly

    Server 2016, DD.MM.YYYY regional settings.
    List od backups should be sorted by date/time. Instead it is sorted like alphabetical strings with numbers.

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  13. Would you just settle on one management strategy already?

    Stop the endless spew of diverse management "solutions". Powershell needs to eat all other on-prem management solutions (Windows Admin Center, group policy, RSAT, MDOP, ...). Just pick one, make it comprehensive, make it good, and quit wasting my time asking me to learn hundreds of different management widgets.

    UI with a powershell backend for first-timers.

    3 votes

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  15. Remove the 100 category limit in WSUS

    Currently, and for quite some time, WSUS was configured with a hard-coded limit by Microsoft. This 100-category hard-coded limit restricts the publishing of updates through WSUS by only allowing that many products to be published. This limit includes any Microsoft products you many have, as well as third-party updates, limiting what can be done.

    In our world here, we use two separate products for third-party updates (one for Apple and Ivanti Patch for all the other third-party items). Ivanti managed to implement a workaround for the 100-category limit, but since not all of our third-party updates come via that, we…

    3 votes

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  17. Manage Windows Updates for many Servers at once!

    Hello,

    I'm managing about 8-10 virtual windows servers - and I don't have, and don't want WSUS nor the any of the other full blown solutions...

    Honolulu seems like the thing I was looking for a while :)

    PLEASE add a view that shows the Windows Update State of ALL servers at once? I would like to use this view to rollout recent updates and schedule reboots.

    Did you ever used ubuntu-landscape? After adding the linux servers - I'll get an eMail whenever updates are possible :) On the updates website, I then just check all servers, and hit update…

    30 votes

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  18. Windows Server 2019: Enabling WindowSubsystem4Linux We Needs Windows Store

    We need access to Windows Store if you are going to enable WSL so there for we can create we can create a outlook.com email address if needed, so we can login and download from the windows store or you can make a Windows Server Store have only apps related to or work in conjunction with server function e.g. Ubuntu 16/18, Windows Admin centre extension, etc

    Don’t offer more problems without solution on windows server OS’s which have solution on Windows 10 which you not going o implement on Windows Server that’s just mean.

    7 votes

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  19. Hyper-V BPA: "At least one network for live migration traffic should have a link speed of at least 1 Gbps"

    Windows 2016 Hyper-V Clusters. All Nodes are getting the Error message above in BPA, even though the Live Migration vNIC is of 40Gbps (each Node has 4 10Gbps NICs with SET + Converged Network).

    Known issue?

    2 votes

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  20. Update Best Practices Analyzer (BPA)

    I was asked to post the following over here relating to BPA

    Many thanks for your response. However, I'm afraid "More information...." seems not to be very helpful for the list of warnings I have.

    For example "ServerHidden should be enabled", takes you to "Windows Server Future Resources", which is dated August 2011.

    "ValidateShareScope should be enabled", does take you to a page of that name, but for Windows Server 2012, and tells you to Enable ValidateShareScope on this server -- This has been enabled in HKLM\HKEYLOCALMACHINE\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters -- or is that the wrong place?

    10 votes

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