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Robocopy Long File Name

Windows 10 run in our users' company PCs, long path name errors appears to them while trying to transfer files from the PCs to the windows server 2016 Users do not want to Flatten the folder ...
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Windows Storage Spaces: Storage Tiers And Parity with 1 SSD and 3 HDD [closed]

so this is my first time messing with storage spaces and I'm having a little trouble, so wanted to see if there is a way to do this, or if I need to set up a raid on my controller. Right now I have ...
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Is there a way to automate deployment of user certificates with a Microsoft enterprise CA? [migrated]

Users can request certificates from our enterprise CA via the AD Certificate Services web app or the certificate manager MMC snap-in. If I have a large number of users who wish to do this, is there ...
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How to restrict CPU, Memory usage to its 80% of total allocation in windows operating system?

we have multiple application servers, which utilizes 100% of CPU and Memory, is there anyways we can control this usage at OS level, so that it will never go above 80% of its total allocation. Issues ...
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Limit RDP to one application?

Currently I have a windows 8.1 machine that a couple users can RDP into, to use quickbooks and our timecard software via the web/WAN. I plan on updating my old windows 8.1 RDP serer with another PC ...
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DFS Replicated Folder partial sync to 3rd member

I have DFS configured on Windows Server 2016 to sync a folder to our offsite DR server. This has been working for a number of years, flawlessly. The folder in question has roughly 100 subfolders. We ...
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Remote desktop window top bar in full screen - differences in height

I have to RD for work and then jump to other VMs from there. I noticed that sometimes the top bar (I use fullscreen) of the inner RD is bigger than the outer top bar. See the screenshot. I doesn't ...
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Install-WindowsFeature : Containers - Error: The parameter is incorrect. Error: 0x80070057

I am trying to enable Containers feature in Windows Server 2016 but I am getting the following error: Install-WindowsFeature : The request to add or remove features on the specified server failed. ...
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Windows server 2016 restarts every night around 02:50

We have a Windows 2016 Server installed over Dell R430 server. In the last month, the server suddenly does an unplanned restart (looks like the server losts power). The error message after the ...
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Azure AD user replication to onsite AD server

I have recently been playing around with Office 365 / Azure AD / Physical (onsite) AD servers. I have managed to create a setup as to where onsite AD users are replicated to the Azure AD portal, and ...
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Powershell Invoke command remotely causes out-lineoutput

I just started using powershell and i am trying to use the: Get-ADOrganizationalUnit -Filter 'Name -like "*"' | Format-Table Name, DistinguishedName -A Remote here for i used Invoke-Command -...
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Windows Server 2016 unattend.xml file still showing UELA license agreement

I'm creating an automated setup of my home lab which also can be used for my customers. I've created an unattended.xml file for Windows 10 and am currently busy for an unattended install of Windows ...
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Strange behavior of New-Item with PSSession. Port 445 blocked

I have a strange experience using New-Itemin powershell. My SMB port are all blocked on firewall, so my only alternative is using a PSSession. I successfully create a session and can invoke commands ...
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Server or NAS for on-site (maybe no internet) file sharing between computers? With another solution to backup

I'm running a 2-3 man game dev team (game programmer, me, artist and a composer). We're slowly reaching certain limitations on storing and sharing assets between team members and it's slowing us down....
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How to set mouse scrolling speed for all users?

I am searching for a way to increase the mouse scrolling speed on Windows Server 2016 from the default value (3) up to 20 for all users (HKLM). I am searching for this option since several hours ...
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Uninstall of VMware Tools fails, does nothing

We've had our two virtual servers migrated to a new service provider and they converted them from VMware to Hyper-V. This left behind "VMware Tools", which should be removed. But from "Apps & ...
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How can I execute “net start <service>” from SSH on a Windows Server 2016?

I installed an OpenSSH server on my Windows server. The new Windows "SSH server feature" did not appear at all (I tried it through the settings and the instructions form Microsoft to install it ...
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Server 2016 and HP MFP M477fnw - adding paper sizes to the on-printer paper tray config

TL;DR I'm trying to customize this: I just added a third paper tray to my HP MFP M477fnw laser printer today, and I intend on using nonstandard paper in this tray regularly. Is there a way to set ...
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Windows shows no domain prefix after simple join to the domain

My domain is nerv.com. I managed to add second server to the domain. The first image shows what I meant about simple join: The second image shows the situation in the clear way. As you can see there ...
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Repair MBR of a remote virtual server

I want to preface my question by saying that I have very, very limited experience with virtual servers of any kind. Anyway, here's my problem. I inherited a virtual server with a 1TB disk, ...
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Okay to delete SQLServer2005 security groups?

Our office has three servers running WS2016 Standard, we upgraded from SBS 2011 a couple years ago. Some things still exist from that time. I don't think the following security groups are related to ...
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IKEv2 Certificate Based Network Signon

Hello I have a working IKEV2 certificate based Authenticated VPN. I was trying to get my network sign on working but I had no luck. When I had a PPTP VPN and had "Allow other people to use this ...
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Scan With RDP(Windows Server 2016)

I have a problem a I hope you guys can help me out. I have the following items Desktop Windows 10 Pro VPS Windows Server 2016(connected RDP) Canon i-Sensys MF628Cw(connected: USB and LAN) I would ...
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Windows Server Web Application Proxy remove X-Frame-Options Header

I have a web application that is published with Windows Server (2016) ADFS and Windows Server (2016) Web Application Proxy. The login screen from ADFS always gets delivered with X-Frame-Options Header ...
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Installing windows optional features while offline

How can windows optional features be installed on a server that does not have internet access? Enable-WindowsOptionalFeature -Online -FeatureName "IIS-IPSecurity" -All This works fine with most of ...
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Keeping the processes running even after exiting SSH to a windows machine

I am connecting to a remote machine through OpenSSH client from Windows 10. It is an Open SSH server installed on Windows server 2016. I usually run tomcat 7 from such ssh session. But, as soon as ...
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How user can find out who open a file from shared folder ? (Windows Server 2016)

is there any possibility for a standard user to check who has opened a file on a network resource? I know you can check it on the server (Computer Management snap-in - System Tools → Shared Folders → ...
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Azure VM - Windows Server 2016 Datacenter - Windows Update - There were some problems installing updates (0x8024000e)

I keep getting the error: There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may ...
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W2016 RDS: Number of connections to this computer are limited and all connections are in use right now

I am trying to connect to an ERP system hosted on an Azure VM running Windows Server 2016 using Parallels RAS. Initially, 15 users could connect to the server concurrently, but now only one user is ...
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ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING on Server 2016

I'm getting an error when installing features on Server 2016 of ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING. Normally it seems to be to do with language but I can't see any missing language packs. I've read the CBS....
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Remotely run Windows 10 command line from Windows Server 2016

I have Jenkins running a batch file on a Windows Server 2016 PC. The batch file that Jenkins runs needs to execute a program, via command line, on a Windows 7 PC. This is part of an automated ...
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Limit a program to use WiFi network card only

I have one Ethernet card and one WiFi card on my windows server 2016 standard. My server use Ethernet card to access internet and WiFi card is used to access a VPN network (for remote location). Our ...
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WINDOWS SERVER 2016 Connection error: No Connection could be made becausethe target machine actively refused it

I am getting the below error. I was able to use it yesterday but I am unable to today. Nothing has changed on my network. I have VNC installed on Windows Server 2016. I have checked the firewall,...
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what are the benefits of upgrading the domain functional level?

I have a domain in Europe, mycompany.eu and another domain in the USA, mycompany.com, they are in a trust relationship, although I don't know which one. I noticed that the functional level of my ...
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SMB access issues Server 2016 from Mac-Catalina

I have 2 Macs accessing SMB shares of a Server 2016 and problems occur, constant server connection. Both Macs are in the graphics department. Currently the problem is for Excel, Adobe Illustrator etc....
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Can you set up Bitvise (Windows Server) to run a script when a specific file is transferred?

I have set up Bitvise (v 7.3) in a Windows Server 2016 box. I can connect and transfer files via SFTP to the server from my local computer using WinSCP and a custom command-line application. I would ...
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Quickbooks prompts for user email and pass when Outlook is already open

Is this the intended design? Quickbooks support wasn't helpful with this issue. If I send email from quickbooks, and quickbooks launches outlook, it's fine. If I open outlook, I'm not prompted for ...
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SFTP file transfer

When I am trying to send files through SFTP it is not getting sent, but the files can be sent after a server restart. We've checked the firewall and antivirus. Both had no issues found. I'd be ...
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SSH logging on Windows Server 2016 - “Server refused our key

I have an authentication problem in Windows Server 2016. I've created a Local User (not Administrator) that needs to connect via SSH authenticating with its private key. As Windows Server 2016 ...
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Export a certificate on Windows Server 2016

I working on configuring Active Directory following this guide. Step 5 of this guide is 'Run certutil utility on Active Directory Server to export the certificate' with the following command: ...
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Corrupt Defender on Windows Server 2016 0x8007007e

These are the facts: a) Listing (by cmd dir or any other way) of C:\Windows\servicing\Packages needs around an hour, which is much too much, during this time the files are all the time accessed by ...
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Shrink ReFS partition

How can I shrink a ReFS partition (under any OS, most convenient would be Windows Server 2016)? diskmgmt.msc doesn't supports shrinking of ReFS, neither does gparted. From what I've read in the ...
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RDP over SSH standard port

Due to firewall reasons, I have changed the standard RDP port by the port 22 by following this: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/change-listening-...
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Group Policy - Internet Explorer Proxy Exceptions for private network 10.0.0.0/8

could you help me out? Whats the correct notation in Internet Explorer Connection Settings for Proxy concerning Proxy Exceptions (bypassing enabled) for private network 10.0.0.0/8 ? I tried 10...* ...
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File upload to sftp server not working

I have two servers in same network. I can connect a sFTP server from both these server. But cannot upload files with size more than 1KB from Server A, but from B everything is working fine. I checked ...
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Microsoft Active directory - OpenSSL - SCEP

I am trying to create certificate from openSSL and then using SCEP endpoints push it to the Active directory. Create users and groups inside AD Forest Generate Certificate from user's public key ...
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WSUS on Non-AD Enviroment

I have a work-group Environment and WSUS installed on windows server 2016. I edited the registery of clients as follows, but still I can't see my computer in WSUS Computers list. Windows Registry ...
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Settings -> Accounts crashes

On a Windows server 2016 we recently installed, whenever ANY user goes to Settings -> Accounts, it starts loading and crashes. The event log shows an error every time (see below). All users are local ...
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Windows Server 2016, Active Directory, disable access to all servers except one for specific user

Specific scenario with active directory: Users logon to remote desktop via RDP and access through an RD gateway. There is one specific user that I do not want to grant access to any other server ...
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Disk Activity: Capture Image, PID, and File via performance counters?

I have a high disk write kb spikes condition on one of our Azure VMs (windows server 2016). As such, trying to figure out root cause. Resource Monitor shows which process (image) and file is in real ...

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