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Questions tagged [windows-server-2016]

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Understanding Licensing & CALs, Server 2016 [migrated]

I have gone through the questions in superuser regarding this, and the questions posted are circumstantial and do not answer my questions. This is what I know so far from licensing. For Server ...
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Completely Remove Network Adapter and settings on Server Core

I have a server that had some problems with it's network adapters. It suddenly was very slow to remote into it or access it's shares. It then progressed to not utilizing it's IP Address and showed 169....
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Scheduling task on windows server 2016 using group managed service account failing [migrated]

I have created a new group managed service account in AD and added two servers to access the account. I am able to use the account in services.msc. It is accepting it there but when I am trying to ...
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Microsoft ADAMSync / LDS - How to change the standard port

I am trying to sync my actual LDS instance from Windows Server 2008 to my new test LDS instance on a Windows Server 2016. Sync from LDS Server: because we created custom attributes and there are ...
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Odoo starts only once after installation

Odoo version is 12.0 im strugling to start odoo more then once on windows. I installed the server on a clean windows server 2016 and didnt change any parameter when installing. If i restart the ...
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' Windows Subsystem for Linux' option not showing up in Windows Server 2016

I am using Windows Edition 1607 on Windows Server 2016. I need to enable the ' Windows Subsystem for Linux'. I am unable to find this option in the Add Features option. You can view the screenshot for ...
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Getting OS name from Failover cluster manager console

Below is screenshot of Windows 2016 Failover Cluster Manager console. You can see Operating System field at down right corner. Is there any way to get this info programmatically ? Powershell is ...
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Cannot access Windows Server over wifi

I have a server that I just set up running windows server 2016. My PC (windows 10) has network access via ethernet, it is able to see the server in the network section on my explorer. My computer and ...
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Can't query logged on users on terminal server | quser.exe: Access is denied

On a Windows 2016 terminal server I can't query the locally logged on users (even as domain administrator). In task manager the users tab is empty. Using quser.exe or qwinsta.exe instead I get: ...
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RRAS SSTP VPN only accepts connection after attempting a PPTP VPN connection

I have a DC running RRAS with 2 public IPs. IP 1: Forwards all 443 traffic to a web server on the domain. IP 2: Does not forward 443 traffic so the SSTP VPN can listen for incoming connection ...
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MyWebSQL on Windows: MySQL client library is not installed

I'm trying to set up MyWebSQL on a Windows server machine. I set up Apache 2.4 and PHP 7.3, then deployed MyWebSQL. Now, when I go to http:// localhost/mywebsql/install.php, I get the error: ✘ ...
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AD user can't login to laptop

I have created a home lab environment to practice Active Directory, I have managed to set the domain controller up, ad it seems to be working. However, I added a laptop to the domain, and I was able ...
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Microsoft Server 2016 Hyper-V/converged Switch issue

I have a Server 2016 Datacenter edition, with Hyper-V installed, on a physical Host. I created a Virtual Host on the Physical host, then shared the virtualization extensions with it, and installed ...
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How can I install the PowerShell module for SkypeforBusiness?

Trying to install the PowerShell module called "SkypeforBusiness" The PowerShell module is installed on the server where Skype is currently running but I want to install the module on a different ...
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Task Scheduler trigger cannot be registered for an event

On a Windows Server 2016 machine, I want to configure Task Scheduler to run an action based on an event. But I cannot get it to work. Here is how I can easily reproduce it: If not done yet, click on ...
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How to disable turning off screen in lockscreen on Windows Server 2016?

My workstation running Windows Server 2016 due some licence trick (as said my sysadmin). For faster login I disabled Ctrl+Alt+Delete option. Next lockscreen (like in customer Windows 10). But before ...
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Are we hitting some limits in Windows Server 2016? Or why this odd problm? Selenium stale reference. Too many open files?

I am working on a team with four developers and a project using Robot Framework, Selenium and PyCharm (this environment probably hasn't a direct connection with our problem but I included it for ...
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Win 2016 - I thought Cumulative Updates package all updates from the past

Installed fresh Windows 2016 from ISO (VLSC) and it’s making me download 2018-04, 2018-05, 2018-09, 2018-11 Cumulative Updates. I thought Microsoft was changing this to 1 update after fresh install ...
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Windows Server 2016 Not Showing any Text in Properties Box

I am having an issue with my new fresh Windows Server 2016 install The server is a, HP Proliate DL360 Gen5 I was trying to set a static ip on the server but when i clicked on the properties section ...
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Unable to disable windows search in windows 10

I disabled the Windows Search Services in Windows Services but when i click on the Windows Menu from the desktop then type on my keyboard, the Windows Search is still available and i am able to use it ...
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How can increase default font size in Windows Server 2016 VM

I have setup a Windows Server 2016 VM on my Windows 10 machine using Hyper V. When i start and connect to the VM, I want to increase the default font size in the windows 2016 env. But when I go to ...
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Attempting a fresh install of windows server 2016, stuck in a boot cycle

I've been trying to install Windows server 2016 on this server for a while now, the issue I have is that when the USB boot disk is plugged into the server, it goes into a boot cycle where it POST ...
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Windows 10: Kerberos settings not found

In our company, we want to configure our Windows-based infrastructure compliant to the IASE SCAP specifications, e.g., the Microsoft Windows Server 2016 STIG Benchmark. In this document, there is the ...
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Does a computer restart reset the account lockout policy counter?

Using Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 with the Account lockout policy set to 3 attempts and 99999 (max) duration. If i locked an account or entered the password wrong 2 times and I then reboot the ...
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Updating Windows Server 2016 version without external IP

OS: Windows Server 2016 Because of some legacies, some of our Windows VMs(Locate on GCP) do not have external IPs. But we need to manually update the Windows patch, we tried to use Cloud NAT(GCP ...
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WIFI auto connect for HTPC in server 2016 standard

I have a htpc that connects to the internet using WIFI as well as gets it lan connectivity through WIFI. Its running server 2016 standard. The machine is set to connect automatically however, when ...
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Windows server port forward

I have VPS running Windows Server 2016. It runs one application running on port 1234. So I add the rule to firewall to allow incoming connections and everything is working fine. However, I need to ...
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Does windows 10 always request for dynamic dns update?

I have: A Windows 2016 Server with DHCP and DNS server with "Dynamically update DNS records only if requested by the DHCP clients" checked. I am not using AD. Will a Windows 10 client always request ...
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Dynamic update of DNS without the use of AD

I try to make a stand alone DNS and DHCP server without a domain controller. I have I have on the zone dk. enabled "Nonsecure and secure" Settings for DNS : For DHCP I have checked "Enable DNS ...
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How do you copy a SAS file share that has more than 256 character

Is it possible to copy a SAS file share that the path has more than 256 character within Win 10 or Win Server? And if not, what options do I have?
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Remote Desktop Connection from Windows 10 Pro to Windows Server 2016 over Internet got Internal Error

I got a workstation computer (call it Computer B), installed with Windows Server 2016 OS 64 bit and connected to router via LAN Ethernet cable. I had also login to the router admin account, added ...
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Setting folders ACL for local groups

i need to grant permissions of a couple of local folders for a specific local group. I'm using System.Security.AccessControl.FileSystemAccessRule. And it looks like this: $aclFolders = Join-Path -...
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Windows Server 2016 and Remote printers

I'm trying to get remote printers to work over shared remote desktop sessions on Windows Server 2016. They were working before, now they are not, and they continue to reset themselves after I set ...
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What is plex? “plex is missing” replacing disk in a mirror [duplicate]

A similar question exist which the author himself has answered by actually giving in on the question and it relates to Windows 8. I found an answer but it is for Windows 2016 Server which might be ...
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Synology NAS not accessible via hostname in Domain, IP Address works

We have a Synology NAS DS918+ running the latest DSM (DSM 6.2.1-23824). The Synology is linked to our Domain, and has the following networking settings: Hostname: SRVSTORAGE / IP Static (192.168.1....
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Can I configure Remote Desktop Connection to stay open until reconnected after restarting the remote machine?

I manage Windows Server 2016 instances from a Windows 10 Pro desktop using Remote Desktop Connection. When I restart a server, the remote desktop connection closes and I have to ping the machine until ...
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Run Kubernetes as Windows Service

On Windows I am starting Kubernetes using the start.ps1 script. This is a manual step that opens multiple powershell windows that need to be kept open. I am looking for a way to register the ...
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Windows firewall with advanced security connection rule not working with IPSec

We just setup a DMZ at a new client to host a RODC and SCCM server for internet client connectivity. We created a GPO with the needed WFAS connection rules to secure communication from the internal ...
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Can I put anything in a AD LDS? [closed]

I think I know what a AD DS is (Active directory Domain service). It register all users, computers, servers for an organisation. But what can I do with AD LDS? Can I store data for all the ...
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How to access my PC remotely without third party software?

Let me describe my case, I have 5 PCs that located on other region. These PCs have access to the internet through Tp-link switch.So, I want to provide them support remotely without third party ...
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Strange connectivity of Windows Server 2016 VMware VM

I am running a Windows Server 2016 Desktop Experience VM on VMware Workstation 14. I was not getting any connectivity, and tried several configuration changes to fix it. Eventually, I noticed that the ...
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Routing a local webapp through IIS to use it as a reverse proxy

I have a webapp locally running on a specific port and I want to access it over Microsoft IIS with a specific domain. The domain is already pointing to the server. Can I use Microsoft IIS as a ...
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New Windows Domain Name

For the first time I am building a domain from ground up. I gave the domain name the name of the business, and before doing so I didn't think to check online to see if it was already being used on the ...
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Console as desktop background in Windows 10 / Server 2016

I want to replace the default image/slideshow desktop background with a usable console (cmd, powershell, whatever). This console should behave the same as a normal desktop background, i.e. it should ...
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“.NET Core Host” hogging CPU

Since yesterday, on one of our Windows Server 2016 machines (hosted on Amazon AWS) we're seeing a spike in CPU utilization. The culprit seems to be ".NET Core Host", in fact if I check the task ...
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Assign windows server DNS to a domain

I have a domain I bought from namecheap.com and I have a web server an AD along with a DNS I host at home. How do I setup my DNS at home so I to point my thomp.site domain from namecheap to my home ...
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Does an evaluation install of Windows Server Essentials get Feature updates?

I've installed and activated an evaluation copy of Windows Server Essentials 2016 from the Microsoft Evaluation Centre: 14393.0.161119-1705.RS1_REFRESH_SERVERESSENTIALS_OEM_X64FRE_EN-US.iso After ...
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Why do I get a “Get-_InternalAdcsConfigurationState is not recognized” error when uninstalling the ADCS role?

Where do I begin, I decided to set up a virtual network on VMware at home to play around with while I'm not at college where I study Networking and make virtual networks all the time and well my DC ...
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Setting up Azure Federation

So we use Azure AD and we also have a domain. So we want to connect the Azure AD and the AD from our windows server - but the domain names are different. The Azure AD is x.co.uk and the windows AD is ...
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Slipstream updates and feature updates to Windows Server Essentials 2016

I have a physical disk of Windows Server Essentials 2016 RTM. How can I slipstream the monthly cumulative updates and the feature updates like 1703/1709/1803, so that a new ISO will install the ...