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Questions tagged [windows-server-2016]

Windows Server 2016 is the current server operating system from Microsoft.

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Use specific claims provider trust for a specific application group

I have a Windows Server 2016 on which I am using ADFS. I followed the link at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/ad-fs/operations/configure-ad-fs-to-authenticate-users-stored-in-...
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RDS still in grace period after licensing

I'm really worried that my RDS infrastructure will crash in 64 days. I have long entered the RDS license code and activated the License Server, manages user-level licenses. From time to time, however,...
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Why can't I edit my own contact info in Global Address List of Outlook client anymore?

Why can't I edit my own contact info in Global Address List of Outlook client? The environment is on-premise exchange server 2016, in the ECP/Exchange Admin Center I already have user accounts set up ...
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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Role connection fault [on hold]

I have a Hyper-V server (Win 2016) which has been set up and the V-Ethernet has been configured as an external network and allowed to share with management OS network. The vErthernet has a static IP ...
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Can I connect to a network wirelessly via secondary router? [on hold]

Server OS: Windows Server 2016 Essentials Client OS: Windows 10 Pro I have a laptop that I would like to wirelessly connect to a local network domain and access the server. The problem is the main ...
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2008 Standard --> 2012 --> 2016 licence requirement

Hi I have a similar issue to Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016 sequentially but a) from 2008 Standard and b) I have only one server. MSFT talks about going from 2008 -> 2012 -> 2016. But I ...
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An execuatable somtimes starts in 32-bit mode rather than 64-bit

I have three Windows 2016 servers running within Azure with an odd issue where when a particular service starts it sometimes starts in 32bit mode and sometimes in 64 bit. It should be 64 bit. The ...
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Windows Server Manager on VM cannot connect to Hyper-v host

Here's what's going on: I've got a Windows 2016 Hyper-V host in a workgroup, and a Windows 2019 VM running on that host. VM is part of a domain -- AD is on a second VM on same host. In the 2019 VM I'...
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Windows server 2016: Service not restarted

I configured for a service two restart actions and a reset period of 60 seconds: sc failure SPOOLER reset=60 actions=restart/1000/restart/1000//1000 The expectation is, that when the service has ...
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RemoteFX scanner on RDS 2016 server [closed]

I am trying to setup a RDS 2016 server with USB flatbed scanners attached to thin clients. I tried scanners from different brands, they show up in the RDS Server, but will not start scanning...Paid ...
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Restrictions for built in domain administrators for windows search?

The built in domain administrator can't find addtional installed programs on all of our Windows 2016 servers. Edit Today I looked around and tested in on 11 Windows 2016 Servers in different domains. ...
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New-RDSessionDeployment : Validation failed for the “RD Connection Broker” parameter

Tried a billion ways to get this to work and I just can't solve it. I am trying to configure RDS remotely but it keeps telling me Unable to connect to the server by using Windows PowerShell remoting. ...
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Removing Domain Users group from Local Users group best practice

Is there any reason, assuming all users with logon\service\batch access are added to either to the "Local Users" or "Local Administrators" groups, That the "Domain Users" group can't be removed from ...
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How to activate Windows Server 2016 using MAK key and no local KMS?

We have a very small virtual environment with only two Server 2012 VMs. We just purchased a license (local government entity) for Windows Server 2016 in order to add another VM to our stack. I'm ...
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Windows, Custom CTL for TLS client authentication (command line)

Trying to configure TLS user certificate authentication process in windows. For this i need to configure list of trusted certificates that TLS server sends to client. I need CTL identifier for this ...
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RDS Session host server disconnecting all user profile disks intermittently

I have a Windows RDS solution utilizing user profile disks which are stored on a file server. There are two session host servers which the RDS Gateway loadbalances between. I'm seeing an issue ...
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How to restrict Fileserver access to VPN users?

How to restrict AD user access to certain fileserver directories when connected remotely via VPN? I want my users to have full access when logged on site, and (the same users) with restricted access ...
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Enabled GPO for registry entries not showing up on server

Preface: I am a Linux admin. I don't really "get" (or like) Windows. I am in the process of remediating Windows 2016 servers with the CIS recommendations. It is mostly just creating a GPO set ...
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Website in IIS only reachable via ::1

I am using Windows Server 2016 with IIS 10.0 and I have configured a website in IIS Server Manager which binds to port 9999 and should listen to all IP addresses. netstat -an | findstr 9999 shows the ...
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Printer vs RDS server - Jobs forever stuck in the print queue

Sysadmins, i need your aid! My colleague f*ed me over and assigned a ticket that we're all stumped about for a few days, i hope you guys could help me survive it. We have a Windows Server 2016 RDS ...
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Running a command in Powershell and running the exe gives different results

This is really odd. I have a so called Perforce Helix server on my Windows 2016 server. Now on this server there is an exe called p4d now if i go to the Powershell and run p4d it runs the command ...
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Azure Site-to-site VPN loses connection every couple of days, server reboot fixes it

I have a compute infrastructure running in Azure (Windows Server 2016 VM's) with a Azure VPN Gateway (Basic). I have multiple site-to-site connections hooked up and they all show connected. However, 2 ...
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How to recognize and repair malformed shortcuts (.lnk files)?

Problem We have lots of not working .lnk files on a Windows Server 2016. Example: Clicking on the shortcut 91205248__Orig.lnk causes the error: Problem with shortcut - the drive or network .... ...
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Network load balancing cluster not loading [migrated]

I am using three virtual machines (VirtualBox). The cluster virtual machine has Bridged mode. And the other two machines have both NAT and Bridged Mode. However when I setup the cluster, the cluster ...
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Error when installing remote access role: There may be a version mismatch between this computer and the destination server

I am getting an error when I attempt to select the Remote Access role on a Windows 2016 Server. I have been unable to find this error mentioned anywhere. I am installing the role on the local ...
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Windows Server Core: how could I disable CTRL+ALT+DEL on logon?

I am trying a VM of Windows Server Core on KVM on Linux. My problem is what looks like a bug of virt-manager, it can't send ctrl-alt-del when i press the button "send ctrl-alt-del", so I can't login ...
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FTP List not working on Server 2016 Datacenter

I'm having a strange issue with FTP on an Azure 2016 Datacenter server. I'm able to FTP to an external site but am unable to retrieve the directory listing or file list. I've tried using the ...
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Win2016 - WER 1001 PnPGenericDriverFound

Building a template for our WinSvr2016 deployment and keep getting these two types of errors from WER: PnPGenericDriverFound PnPRequestadditionalSoftware I tracked down the offender(s) by the error ...
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Openssl is not working for windows 2016

Even after setting the environment path , the openssl command is not working. Kindly help me for this.
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hyper-v failed to start worker process: ran out of memory 0x800700E

I have a Windows Server 2016 DataCenter with 0.5TB of RAM (there is a 497GB of RAM currently available) and I have three hyper-v virtual machines there. They have been running perfectly until we added ...
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Network Load Balancing Cluster in a bridged network

I have three virtual machines (Virtualbox if it matters). They are all connected using bridge mode. (They also have a second NAT adapter if it matters) I configured a network load balancing cluster in ...
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Users in Administrators group cannot perform admin tasks with PowerShell remoting only administrator can

I am working on Windows Server 2016 (workgroup) and enabled powershell remoting on it. Only the default administrator account can perform tasks that require administrative permission such as Get-...
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Connect to physical machine through RDS Gateway

I have set up an RDS Gateway with Windows Server 2016, and everything works fine if I use the session-based terminal service or remote Apps. But is it somehow possible to access (easily) a physical ...
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Disc write cache on Windows domain controller | always disabled by default?

Is it true that on a Windows 2016 domain controller (bare metall installation), the disc write cache is turned off even if a battery-buffered RAID controller is installed and recognized by the system (...
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Restrict modify / delete for “not my” files / folders on an NTFS share

This question is, perhaps, slightly similar to this question, but the actual plan is different. My goal is to create a "temp" share where people can off-load their data (for example, when they are ...
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Shares not working on Server 2016 domain controller [duplicate]

I dealing with a domain controller which was recently compromised. There is no valid backup to recover from. I'm trying to join a new machine to the domain so that I can promote it and take over the ...
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Self-extracting executable not extracting other archives

** Problem We are attempting to run a self-extracting executable (SFX) to install an Oracle product, Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.2. The installation starts, works for a short while, and then quits, ...
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Cannot join domain from new machine - the network path was not found

I have a standalone domain controller that was recently compromised. I've isolated it and cleaned it up, but I need to set about replacing it. I've built a replacement, however when I try and join ...
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Accessing ADFS 4.0 Endpoint through WAP gets Server 503 Error

We have an ADFS 4.0 server with a WAP server set up in the DMZ. Recently, we started getting a HTTP Error 503: Service Unavailable error when accessing endpoints through the WAP. These same endpoints ...
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Is there any hotkey to exit from shadow?

How can I close shadow window without using mouse? Is there any hotkey? My aims is to avoid move user mouse cursor, when I've decided to exit. In Windows 2008 R2 I was able to use Ctrl + * or another ...
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Is there any way of backing up the ODBC drivers of a server?

I need to replicate the ODBC drivers from one environment to another located on other server, the one that has the drivers I want to backup is running Windows Server 2012 Datacenter and the other ...
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PrintService Log shows wrong number of copies

We are facing a problem with prints sending through Microsoft Word via Print Server (based on Windows Server 2016). Despite of sending multiple copies of the documents, by increasing number of copies ...
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Windows Server 2016 Datacenter VMs running on Hyper-V Server 2016

I misread something or I'm doing a terrible mistake here, hopefully you guys can help me. I have set up a Hyper-V Server 2016 on my physical machine (or bare metal as it's called) which has 1 ...
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Windows Backup / wbadmin errors | Source: SPP | Event id: 16389 | Increase SPP CreateTimeout?

After a reboot we encounter while the first backup (wbadmin) on a Windows Server 2016 these errors in the eventlog: Source: SPP Event ID 16389 Details: The writer's timeout expired between the ...
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Windows server 2016 Security Log - Remove extra description text?

Preface once again: I'm a Linux admin. Is there any way to reduce the verbosity of Windows Server Security Log messages? For example, every logon event "4624" has this extra text describing what a ...
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Server Promoted to Domain Controller causes high ping times

We have recently (couple of months) been having issues with our internet, after dealing with our provider who states it is not their issue yet my boss and owner of the company is certain it is ...
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Run Hyper-V service on local account(Windows 2016 STD)

I have two stand alone servers with Hyper-V on each. I don't have domain. Servers are in the same network. I want to start the service(Hyper-V Virtual Machine Management(vmms.exe)) on local account(...
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RD App windows locking up when connecting/disconnecting docking station

We have a selection of 8 assorted Dell laptops - Latitude 5490 and 3390, XPS 13 2-in-1 - all less than 12 months old. We also have a couple of different docking stations in use, Dell D6000's and one ...
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Windows Server 2016 completely turn off auto-reboot after updates

I want to make sure that Windows Server 2016 will definitely not reboot after an update has been manually installed. The active hours only allow me to set 12 hours of active time unfortunately, and, ...
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Unable to communicate through winexe from centos 7 to windows server 2016

I am trying to communicate the windows server 2016 from centos7 using winexe but i am getting the following error Sample command: [root]# winexe --user=Administrator --password='******' //192.168....