Questions tagged [windows-server]

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Windows Server 2019 user login with script

I have a user in Windows Server 2019 Standard that is used to execute some automated tasks. However for potentially different reasons, this user session drops off at times (user session is usually ...
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Properties in windows event ID 41

I want to understand the significance of the values for each property in Windows event Log ID 41. Windows System event ID 41 from source Kernel-Power has the following properties - EventData ...
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Automatically run commands after SSH login to Windows server

Is there a way to run commands automatically when user logs in with SSH to Windows Server? I tried to implement this using the AutoRun in Command Processor registry, which runs commands when any cmd....
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Windows Server network card transferring files at 100 Mb/s on the LAN

I was transferring a file over my local network, from a Windows Server to an Hyper-V Server. The Windows Server has a Gigabit Ethernet network card, and the Hyper-V Server a Gigabit too. When ...
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Configure completely independent users on Windows Server 2019 [migrated]

I'm currently creating my own cloud gaming machine and was wondering if it's possible to have 2 users use the computer at the same time with each having their own apps, own desktop, etc. And of course ...
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How to limit inbound SMB bandwidth?

Prologue: This is not a duplicate question. There are many questions and answers about that subject, but I haven't found a single one which deals with inbound traffic and provides a reasonable answer. ...
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Connect to Remote Desktop using a different network interface

My computer has two NICs, each one connects to a different network. The primary one is the gateway 192.168.1.1 that receives one internet connection. The second one is a WiFi Adapter that is connected ...
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Can't open a game on aws gpu instance

I have a an AWS GPU instance ec2 > G4dn.xlarge with Windows Server 2019 installed also this instance has a Nvidia GPU card installed, The problem is that when I'm try to run a specific game that ...
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Can't access second site on IIS when connected on a VPN

I have a Windows Server which has my dev website on it and can be accessed via IP or server name http://servername on the actual server or http://servername.org.com on my home PC which is connecting ...
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Using Windows Firewall to Blacklist IPs combined with alternative rules

We currently have a windows firewall rule in place to ALLOW RDP connections only on specific ports (non-defualt). This does not contain a whitelist of IP addresses and currently allows all IP's to ...
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Why telnet works directly from command prompt but not with open command

When I use following command in command prompt then it works: telnet xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 443 But if I open telnet client from command prompt and then try following command from withint telnet then it ...
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Is it possible to use sp_addrolemember on a SQL Server database without Management Studio? Only using sqlcmd

I’m trying to avoid installing Management Studio on multiple servers. Is it possible to add Sp_addrolemember to a database only using sqlcmd? I tried: sqlcmd -S .\SQLEXPRESS -E USE [DBName] EXEC ...
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Windows Server Core - Change Display Language

I'm playing around with an image of Windows Server Core for self-education and I've hit a frustrating stump. The image I used to install the server is in German. I'm fluent in German so it's not an ...
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I cannot install fonts as an admin for all users on Windows Datacenter 2016. The option to “Install for All Users” is not presented

I'm trying to install a new font for all user on Windows Datacenter 2016. I'm RDP'd in as the local Administrator, and the fonts have been downloaded to the server. After reading the online ...
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VPN Router, VPN Server and deploying VPN at Windows Server

Related to VPN, mostly we listen and read these terms; VPN Router, VPN Server and deploying VPN at Windows Server. Theoretically we know, what VPN is. Moreover, we use some VPN applications. Please ...
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Event ID 7036 Not showing the Username (N/A), how to find Username for this events?

Event ID 7036 Not showing the username and show N/A for user field in Service Stop and Start events. Is there any needed configuration? Is there any other solution to find who stopped/started a ...
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Copy the local data of a user profile after entering a domain

Our Windows Server 2008 that was being used without a domain had a hard disk crash. It allowed to share folders between the different users of the company. The problem encountered is that we have more ...
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How to disable Wireless LAN service in Windows Server for Azure?

It looks like Azure does not support Wireless Lan service on Windows servers. Does anyone know how to disable this service on Windows Server VM images I am planning to publish to these clouds?
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Is bad memory an issue for Windows Server Software Raid 5 resync?

So, I have a setup at home where I run a Windows server 2019 running a Software Raid 5 setup running over 5 disks created through disk manager. Since this is a home system, I haven't really found ...
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Grant "Read all properties” and “Create Computer objects” permissions to a Computer object

Using a Powershell script how do I grant the "Read all properties” and “Create Computer objects” permissions to this Computer object: mylab.com/Computers/Cluster1. The permissions should be ...
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WSUS: Content Store drive is full (449 approved update - 1.5 TB space)?

I have here a WSUS Server on Windows Server Standard 2019. We have at the moment 449 updates approved, all stored on D:. D: has 1.5 TB, and it is full!? Any ideas what I can do? The clean up wizard ...
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How many folders can I put in one Windows folder?

I have a 10M folders. Each folder contains 13 files. All these folders I would like to put in one main folder (root). Is there any limitation in Windows Server for that?
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Upgrade AWS Windows Server 2019 to Insider Preview

I have an instance of windows server 2019 base running on aws and would like to install the windows server insider preview. Updating the settings for windows update in group policy editor did not ...
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In Windows Server, how to find out which user changed another user's password?

I'm having a strange issue on a production Windows server where an OS service account's password was unexpectedly changed. Since the service account is used by all business users (it's a client-server ...
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FTP Server on IIS10 in Port 990 Implicit Mode Only Works with Domain Firewall Off

I configured FTP server on Windows Server 2019, and got it all working fine, except that it will not work when the Windows Defender Firewall "Domain Networks" firewall is enabled. The "...
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Get notified if a restricted folder/drive is being accessed?

If I setup a network folder and then share that folder with certain groups/people only, is it possible to get notified either via email or some other forms of notification that a folder was accessed ...
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Force “admin” session for admin accounts on RDP Servers

is there a way to enforce the special admin session that can be triggered with /admin on the client from the server as well? It would be kinda annoying especially, as mstsc doesn't expose the switch ...
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MapDrive via GPP with credentials

At work, one users from a specific domain (and forest) used to map netword drive via script (specified in ScriptPath attributes). All network drives are mapped via GPP, except one. Actually this ...
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OpenVPN server interface sharing issues on Windows Server 2019

Let me explain my problem to you. I put OpenVPN on a Windows Server 2019. However I have a problem with the network interface sharing. When I restart the server. The sharing doesn't work anymore. I ...
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Upgrade Server 2019 Standard

Every time I turn around I am seeing a reference to Upgrade Server 2019. It almost looks like it is supposed to follow Windows 10 in doing "Feature Updates". When you do a winver on a 2019 ...
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Windows Remote Desktop Onblur Event Tracking

The case is like this: I am about to give an external party a remote desktop access to review my sensitive document (procedure & policy for incident handling). I want to prevent them to take ...
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Windows Server Convert Dynamic Disks to Virtual Machine

I'm trying to convert a Physical Windows Server that has dynamic disks for mirroring to a Virtual Machine just for testing purposes so trying to keep costs down in buying a tool. When trying Disk2vhd ...
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How can I create a “Virtual Smart Card” on my TPM without joining my Windows computer to a Domain?

I want to store a OpenVPN client certificates on our laptops secured by my TPM, so that the certificate can't be stolen/extracted from the laptop even with admin rights. Microsoft offeres "...
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Recover formatted HDD while mounting the drive

I had Windows Server installed on a SSD and a 1TB HDD with all the photos and files. I decided to use Ubuntu Server instead and i installed it in my SSD. Once installed I looked for my 1TB HDD but I ...
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How to Curl API with more than one IP address on Windows Server?

I purchased a real server with 10 dedicated IP addresses and Windows server on it to run my website on it. My app try to call an API and I need to send each request with one IP at a time. That's why I ...
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How do I change password in windows server 2016 on the login screen?

I just bought a hosted Windows 2016 server, and the only access I have to it right now is a god-awfull java-based KVM-interface. In order to sign in, I need to enter my password, then I am prompted to ...
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Is it safe to leave the Remote Desktop Services port on the default? [duplicate]

I operate some Windows Servers (with Windows Server 2019 Standard) that work with sensitive business informations. These servers are accessed by Remote Desktop Services (mstsc.exe), using the default ...
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Hide a subfolder inside a share windows server

Im using windows server 2012 R2 and im trying to hide parts of one share for all users. I still want everybody to read from it if the have the correct path to it. Lets say all user that have access ...
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Windows Server 2019 Prevent Duplicate Files from being created as well as configuring group permissions

I am adding a new folder structure to Windows Server as a file share. I have several user (security) groups: estimators, project managers, and salespeople. Each group has users in it. However, when I ...
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OpennSSH for windows: %u gives <domainname>/<username>

I'm using OpenSSH 8.1 for Windows and I'm trying to chroot users to their AD home dir [D:\homes\sub\<username>] using %h in the config file, however the chroot-directory redirects the user to ...
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Server detected IP address of some clients as a shared address (cannot detect public ip address of some clients)

I renting a small server from a local provider and deployed a small website on it via IIS. After sometime looking at the IIS Logs. I found that my server detected wrong IP address of some clients ...
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Where is the password never expires setting for local users on Windows Server 2019 [duplicate]

On Windows Server 2019 it just prompted me to change my password because it is due to expire. This is a local user (not an AD user) and I don't want the password to expire for this user (it has a ...
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ip r command alternative on windows

I'm not very familiar with windows routing commands. Can you please help with the windows alternative for the following linux command? ip r a xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/32 src yyy.yyy.yyy.yyy via yyy.yyy.yyy.1 ...
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Server 2019 OpenSSH SFTP server only allows Admin group

We set up an SFTP server using the OpenSSH feature in Windows Server 2019 following the instructions on the WinSCP website. It works, but it only allows Domain Administrator profiles to access. We ...
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Windows Server Workgroup : letting Standard User install programs

I've a home server with 3 user accounts: 1 "Administrator" and 2 "Standard Users". I don't need AD and so I've setup this nano server with Workgroup configuration. Now, one of the &...
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How to create a proxy on windows server?

I have 2 servers with connected with lan. one of them got a internet connection with optional network adapter. second one is no internet. I want to allow to visit the few website on second server by ...
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Windows Server Users dialog box before logging in

In my previous job, we had a dialog box open up when trying to log in into a windows server but the maximum logged in users was already reached. It shows each logged in user and whether they are ...
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Redirecting users to nearest region backend server through single domain

Is there any way to redirect user which browse through a domain and then system/tool will auto redirect the traffic to nearest region? Maybe through some tools alike Tomcat, IIS or Load Balancer etc. ...
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Windows Server: Multiple remote desktop user logins but the same setup (programs, files, shortcuts etc.)

At the moment we are remote desktoping into a windows server with the same login credentials to be able to use the same setup (programs, files, shortcuts etc.) But for security purpose we want to ...
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Win 10 ver2004 deletes SMB access after going through cold start

I have been encountering sporadic issues with SMB username/password being deleted on the client station. Started with build 19041, and seems to be related only to the client, as it happened for an SMB ...

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