Questions tagged [windows-server-2016]

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

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Configure custom SSL certificate for RDP on Windows Server 2012 (and later) in Remote Administration mode?

So the release of Windows Server 2012 has removed a lot of the old Remote Desktop related configuration utilities. In particular, there is no more Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration utility ...
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Windows Server 2016 scheduled task schedule must be in future

We have a 2012 server that has about 20 scheduled tasks that are used for monitoring. We have built a 2016 server to replace it and as I move tasks to the new server I have run into an issue. Most ...
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Why can Win10 Nodes Check In With WSUS But Not Pull Updates (0x8024401c)

I have a Windows Server 2016 running WSUS (WID Database). The nodes on my system are all Windows 10 Professional. They are configured through group policy to check the Server 2016 for updates. The ...
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GPResult error The user does not have RSoP data fails as Domain Admin

Is there a way to get gpresult to work without never logging in to computer as an actual user? Lets say UserA is logging in to computer XYZ. You login via TeamViewer to it or are there locally as ...
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Windows Server 2016 Terminal Server GPO not setting Session Time Limits (as per QuickSessionCollection Properties)

I have a Windows Server 2016 terminal server with a GPO applied to limit idle sessions and disconnect times. RSOP shows [Computer Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/...
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Is there any way to prevent Storage Spaces Direct from automatically adding disks?

Got a problem here on a 2016 Windows Server Failover Cluster (WSFC) hosting an SQL Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) employing Storage Spaces Direct (S2D). On each server, after successful initial ...
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Does Windows Server's automatic incremental backup “work well” with multiple backup disks?

Since Windows Server 2008 R2 (up to and including Server 2019, as far as I know), Windows Server Backup performs automatic management of full and incremental backup: Automatic management of full ...
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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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How to install Application Server role on Windows Server 2016

I'm updating requirements for a software product for Windows Server 2016. In 2012 R2 I always used to install the "Application Server" role. This seems to have vanished in 2016. I've been searching ...
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Scheduled Task in Windows Server 2016, run by non-admin Users

In earlier windows server versions (prior to 2016) it was possible to grant non-admin users the permission to run a scheduled task by doing following steps: Scheduled Task: run under system, execute ...
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Hyper-V Containers are going to allow running of Linux Containers?

I cannot find a definitive answer anywhere (lots of contradicting information and very general). With the new version of MS Windows Server 2016 it's going to be possible to run containers in two modes:...
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Apparently Robocopy does not understand Windows Server 2016 deduplication. Is there a way to make it work without corrupting the volume?

Scenario: Doing a server migration from old Server 2008 R2 to new Server 2016, following this Server Fault guide: File server migration using Robocopy After Robocopy completes, enable deduplication ...
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Windows 2016 DNS Server: not using forwarder when recursively resolving CNAME in delegated zone?

I don't think I'm going mad here... Our AD domain controllers (Server 2016) are the DNS servers for foo.example. Within that, we have a delegation, r53.foo.example, which points out to the ...
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Can't use long path names in Windows 2016

I was pleased to see with the latest Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 the old 260 character restriction for folder and file names can be overcome. I've just installed Windows 2016 on a new machine ...
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ADFS Passive Request = “There are no registered protocol handlers”

Im trying to configure ADFS to work as a Claim Provider (I suppose AD will be the identity provider in this case). Just for simple testing, ive tried the following on windows server 2016 machine: 1) ...
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How do I configure Windows for dual certificates, ECDSA with RSA fallback?

We'd like to use an ECDSA SSL cert; however, we need to support a fairly wide variety of devices including some that are unlikely to ever support ECDSA certificates. The standard solution is to ...
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Domain Admins UAC Permission On Domain Controller

I have 2 Windows Server 2016 servers. Recently when I login with my Domain Administrator account and run an installer I get the 2503 and 2502 errors. I have to run a command prompt as an administrator ...
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Domain Controller not auto enrolling Kerberos Certificate from new 2016 CA

I migrated a Windows 2008 R2 DC and Enterprise Root CA to a new Windows 2016 DC and CA. Everything seemed stable except I had a few RODCs and writeable DCs that were showing "Failed Requests" in the ...
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Update KB4088849 is not applicable to the equipment, Windows Server 2016

I've been trying to install the update KB4088889 and the update KB4089510 on Windows Server 2016, but the equipement show message that say: The update is not applicable in this equipement. I have ...
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Windows Server 2016 - Setting up a file share. Permissions work with individual users, but not groups?

So here is my issue. It's been a while since I last set up a file server (2007), and am currently working on the beginnings of one for my current company. The issue I am running into is this: I ...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2016 sequentially

Our goal is to upgrade a machine from Windows Server (WS) 2008 R2 to WS 2016. For now, we don't want to perform a clean-install to the server OS. But according to Microsoft documentation, there is no ...
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Windows 2016 Server on site domain join with Azure AD

My company has their entire user/group architecture in the cloud using Azure. We recently purchased a Windows 2016 Server machine and I have been asked to set it up so that we can use our Azure ...
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What may increase the latency 3-4 times for SQL FCI the database?

We have SQL Server Basic Availability Groups (BAG) configured to run an SQL database running over local Intel SSD drive. I was asked to move a database to SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (FCI) to ...
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Docker Windows Server 2016 switch to linux container

I Installed docker on Windows Server 2016. ike described here: https://store.docker.com/editions/enterprise/docker-ee-server-windows?tab=description Install-Module -Name DockerMsftProvider -Force ...
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Creating a new Infrastructure for my company using Windows Server and FreeNas

I was hired to create software but now also stuck with governing all of the IT work. The company uses a Windows 10 Home machine as a file server for 13 users. I need to plan for up to 50 employees. ...
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Allow non-admin user to run scheduled task in Windows Server 2016

In previous versions of Windows we could allow a user to execute a scheduled task by granting Read+Execute permissions to the file in WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\Tasks. This no longer works in Windows 2016. I ...
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R710 with ESXi 6.5 and PERC 6/E - How to update drivers?

R710 PERC 6/E Raid 6 Running a Windows server 2016 and Unitrends in virtual machines in ESXi. So I have a Raid 6 array and need to expand the array. OMSA tells me I have an out of date driver. I have ...
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Kernel-Power event every 15 minutes

Been having an issue since about 12 hours ago on our Windows Server 2016 instance: Note the time pattern - every ~2 minutes, then every ~15 minutes. It's been doing this without fail. If I'm RDP'd in ...
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How do i install AD FS management tools on windows 10 pro to remotely manage my AD FS server

As the title says: i have an AD FS server installed on windows server 2016. The server is installed in basic form, so console only, no gui. I am working from a windows 10 pro machine. how do i get AD ...
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Accounts are in Azure AD, we now have an on-premise server.

A little background of what I am trying to do, but am having no luck for various reasons: Windows 2016 Server on site domain join with Azure AD After receiving some feedback from my colleagues, I may ...
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Logging into Windows Server via RDC Takes Too Long

My group uses a Windows 2016 server. I log in via RDC - after I hit "OK" on the notification that this is a production box, I have to wait 10-15 minutes before I can use the machine. This behavior is ...
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Default browser on Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Session Host

We have installed a Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Session Host (actually 1 broker server with 2 session host servers, all Windows Server 2016). Users log in with roaming profiles (stored on the ...
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Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4 [closed]

I am trying to install Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4 for test purposes. The installation process stops because Server-Gui-Mgmt-Infra component is missing. Install-...