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Configuration Manager 2309 "Specify a valid UNC file path" while creating an application

1When Creating an Application using the wizard, I am getting a "Specify a valid UNC path" dialog after browsing to the files location manually and entering it and attempting to continue to ...
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VPN tunnel with Advantech router

Hello I'm having trouble creating a VPN tunnel to my Windows server from a Advantech router. I'm trying to make a VPN PPTP connection from a Advantech ICR-2431W router to my Windows server 2016 server....
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Error when using WDS

I have configured WDS on my Windows server, installed Windows images and, when I try to install the system on another computer with Ubuntu already installed, I get the following errors as per the ...
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Strange PSEXEC Output

Windows 2016 server from 2012. Sometimes when I run commands on multiple remote computers I'll get a strange output at the end of the command: psexec64.exe \\<computer1>,<computer2>... CMD ...
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Windows Firewall on WS2016 doesn't accept IPv6 loopback IP

I came to a problem when Windows Firewall on Windows Server 2016 is unable to set IPv6 loopback address to an inbound rule - Scope - Local IP address. The error is: An error occurred while verifying ...
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How to RDP into Debian Linux (12) guest machine from Hyper-V running on Windows Server 2016?

Anyone know how to remote desktop into a non-Windows guest running in Hyper-V (running on Windows Server 2016)? I managed to get this to work before, with Kali (without installing anything on Kali - ...
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Zebra Printer - Missing Always use Driver Settings

We have multiple zebra label printers on a server for printing Crystal Reports. We have some printers that are using a larger 4 x 6 label vs the normal 4 x 3. On the older printers (GK420D) I was able ...
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Partial transfer when using Nginx

I have a problem with loading in my website through a Nginx proxy. The website is hosted on a Windows Server 2016 Datacenter server in IIS. When the loading problem happens I have the issue that for ...
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System time synchronized with the hardware clock

From the last 2 months, we are facing below issue on our Windows 2016 server every 10 days. Server time is going back by 1 hour with the below message in eventvwr. The system time has changed to ‎2023‎...
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DFS Replication and NtFs File Replication Service errors on AWS EC2 Instance

I have an on-premises Hyper-V VM SMB 2011 DC replicating to AWS VPC EC2 instance 2016 DC. I just started getting these errors for DFSR Replication and NtFs File Replication Service errors. I've ...
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Programs do not start until I log in via RDC on Windows Server 2016 [duplicate]

I have a windows server that I use to run Plex and a few other home server type programs. Whenever the server boots up (after an update or power outage), I need to connect to it with RDC at least once ...
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Network mapping for all users & Windows System error 86

I want to map a network drive for all users of a VM running windows server 2016. To do this I created a .bat file with the following code: net use T: \\IP adress\share /user:AccountName Password /...
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Why is auto backup not working consistently for one of two client PCs on Windows Server Essentials 2016?

I have a Windows Server Essentials 2016 setup that has been working fine for months to backup two laptops. In the last month or so, one doesn't usually do an automatic backup overnight. I'll use ...
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RDS Farm black screen at logon (Windows Server 2016)

Randomly, connections are no longer possible on the RDS with the following pattern: "Connect to RDS > Enter login/password > Long load on "Secure connection" > Black screen and ...
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Can AD CA certificates for internally facing sites be inherently trusted?

Is AD CA (AD Certificate Services properly configured) all that's needed for (SSL certs on) internally facing sites to be trusted w/o any additional configuration on domain-joined clients? Say: ...
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Parsing repeated Logon and Logoff events for users on Domain Controller to produce single logon and logoff in a report

Task I have a domain controller running on Windows Server 2016. The Event Viewer shows events with ID's 4624 and 4634 every time a user logs on or off with a domain user account. (...maybe, the events ...
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Maping a Linux Drive on Windows 2016

I have a Red Hat Linux 8.7 server (87server) with an exported disk (bigdata). On my Linux network, I can mount the drive with no problems: mount /mnt/bigdata 87server:/bigdata The access to the ...
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Connection to Globalscape EFT ssh server from RHEL8 fails with "Permission denied (publickey)"

I am attempting to connect from RHEL8 to a Windows 2016 Server using Globalscape EFT as ssh service. [acoder@rhel8]# ssh [email protected] EFT Login - %DATE% %TIME% - Please enter ...
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VPN Certificate expired - how can I rectify this?

I have become the de facto IT/sys admin at my company for the time being. We use Microsoft Server 2016 to manage our VPN connection. I believe our certificates have expired. No one is able to get ...
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will Windows Server datacenter(or pro) 2019+ activate a server 2016 hyper-v vm

I have access to azure for education being that I both work for and attend a college that is enrolled in that program, so getting new versions of server are but a few clicks and some download time. I ...
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Successful Disabled/Anonymous Guest Login. What is this?

TLDR: Windows Server logs shows successful login with a disabled Guest account. Can someone explain this activity? In our SIEM, I saw the following event below from our Windows 2016 Server (not a DC). ...
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Attached files from Outlook 2013/2019 on Windows Server 2016 are blocked when downloaded. "This file came from another computer..."

I have a virtual machine with W. Server 2016 Std. to which several users connect via RDP. Some of these users are having problems downloading any type of attachments from Outlook; when they download a ...
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How to stop Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup?

I have a Windows Server 2026 that executes Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup now for more than one day. This task is executed by TiWorker.exe. I read that it is not save to ...
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Windows Server 2016 slow boot (Over 15 minutes in Boot-PreSession Init-Phase)

we are currently having problems with a Windows Server 2016 who takes approximate 20-30 minutes to boot. Most of the time the server is in the Boot Pre Session Init Phase and shows the following ...
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NTFS compression error on server 2016 with /EXE

I'm trying to transparently compress some files using the compact utility on my file server. These files are basically text backups, and compress easily at 10:1 or higher. They are rarely read and ...
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Wsus client getting error 403 (0x80244018)

It's a couple of days that my clients can't download updates from my wsus server. They control and find updates normally but when it comes to download them, they are all getting 403 error from the ...
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Fsutil usn queryJournal works on root (f:) volume but not on the child folders - Access denied

On windows server 2016 trying to execute fsutil usn queryJournal f:\demo but keep getting Error: Access denied However same command agains root volume f: fsutil usn queryJournal f: returns data ...
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Windows Server Essentials 2016 - how and when is the primordial pool created?

I have installed WSE 2016 to do client backups as a replacement for an old Windows Home Server. I started with one disk with a 120GB partition for the system and about 600GB for data. I now need to ...
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Is Windows Server 2016 part of Internet Explorer Removal on Feb 14 2023

I have a machine running Windows Server 2016 and uses Internet Explorer. On February 14, 2023, will Internet Explorer be disabled/removed from this machine? If so, which update is being used? Thank ...
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VirtualBox “ failed to start the virtual machine because one of the hyper-v component is not running”

For my class I am running a Windows 2019 datacenter server with AD DS and Hyper-V. The goal is to create a windows 10 consumer virtual machine in hyper-v and start it, however it currently will not ...
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Tiny fonts on a Windows Server 2016 Standard Chrome file open dialog

I run an instance of Windows Server 2016 Standard inside a Hyper-V VM. All scaling, fonts and resolution looks fine across all apps, with 1 exception: Google Chrome's file browser dialog: the ...
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How to safely delete disk volumes on a RAID 5 logical disk in order to expand the C: volume?

Our small office has a RAID 5 server with 4 2TB disks using HPE S100i software RAID, running windows server 2016. The office files are just in the Shared folder of the C: volume, but for some reason ...
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How to allow Windows 10 standard users to run certain application as administrator?

We have windows server 2016, all clients are windows 10. We want to allow the users to run certain applications (for example OpenVPN, Chrome Browser) as admin, but other applications only as a ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2016 Standard to 2019 Datacenter

I am trying to upgrade Windows Server 2016 Standard to 2019 Datacenter. As per what I google, I understood that this is not possible. The way to do it is first to upgrade to Windows Server 2019 ...
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Updating Policy Template in Windows Server 2016 to Include Relaxed Minimum Password Length Limits Feature

I'm working on a Windows Server 2016 AD server and noticed that the option to relax minimum password length limits is not available in the group policy editor. I understand that this feature is ...
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Force Install .NET 4.8.1 on Server 2016

Server 2016 supports .NET 4.8.0. It does not support 4.8.1. There are very few changes between 4.8.0 and 4.8.1, so I struggle to believe that this is a fundamental limitation and that 4.8.1 couldn't ...
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How to bypass error 0xC0000225 when installing Windows Server 2016/2019/2022

When booting from a Windows Server install DVD or flash drive made with Rufus selecting MBR, I see error 0xC0000225 before being able to select the locale and keyboard type. My BIOS is not capable of ...
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Other Admins Editing my Task Scheduler Tasks [closed]

When I create a task in Windows Server 2016 Task Scheduler, it assigns authorship to me and looks like this: Unfortunately, another admin named john_local is able to later change the User of the task ...
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Why is Hyper-V freezing my host's networking when I run Server 2016 for a while?

I am trying to create a virtual home lab in Hyper-V for the purposes of self-education. I have run into a problem with networking and I don't know how to diagnose or fix it. Basically, I have Hyper-V ...
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Intel Core i3 10100 graphic driver in Windows Server 2016

The original driver is not compatible with Windows Server 2016. How to fix this?
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Resource monitor missing services

I've got an issue with resource monitor on a Windows Server 2016. When I open it, I can see the standard processes and they seem correct. Unfortunately the services list shows 0% cpu usage all the ...
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Blocking Powershell with GPO

My manager has told me that they want Powershell to be executed only in servers with the admin account, so I created a GPO that blocks Powershell.exe and Powershell_ise.exe with "Don't run ...
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If possible how do you use a Tesla V100 on Windows Server 2016 for rendering in DX or OpenGL/gaming?

Our team has a Windows Server 2016 running multiple Tesla V100 (16GB). The GPUs are primarily used for machine learning tasks but now we need to do some "gaming" (it's actually a simulator ...
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OpenVPN Access Server is dangerously visible to everybody

I have an OpenVPN Access Server running on Hyper-V on a Windows Server with a static IP. It's purpose is to grant remote access to my network. Now the Access Server is visible and accessible for ...
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How to fix the font sizes of DB browser for sqlite, which got tiny due to remote Windows server update?

Recently after an update in Windows server 2016 OS (64-bit), few apps font size went too tiny to be able to read. Currently my interest is for "DB browser for sqlite". Tried to fix it with ...
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AWS EC2 Windows server 2016 PPTP VPN not connecting because of GRE not allowed?

I have an EC2 instance of windows server 2016. I want to setup a PPTP VPN on it so I can access services and stuff in the domain controller. I already setup the PPTP in the windows server, but I'm ...
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How can you allow executables from a trusted publisher to avoid UAC prompt?

Full disclosure - I am not a skilled developer. However, I have built and properly signed a small application for a client in C# - signing it with a proper code-signing certificate from Sectigo, in ...
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Sync on-premises Active Directory to Office 365

I'm trying to find the correct way to sync new Active Directory accounts on an on-premises server to Office 365 for existing 365 accounts without breaking things. My attempts so far appear to cause ...
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Create External Connection from Azure to client on-premises network

I am new in Azure so i would like to know what is the best way to for below requirement: I have an azure RDP server . I have a client server (external company) I need to create an RDP connection ...
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Why does it take so long for a Windows-Server 2016 machine to realise that a service has crashed and needs to be restarted?

I have installed a server application on a Windows-Server 2016 environment. During the last month, that application has crashed several times (for that matter, a StackOverflow question has been ...
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