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Operational mode of Windows Server OS without the desktop and most of the GUI administration tools.

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Windows Server 2019 Core unable to run gpupdate

I have Windows Server 2019 on four physical servers joined to a domain. I discovered that I could not run gpresult. Specifically, I run: gpresult /scope computer /h c:\temp\gpresult.html Which ...
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Hyper-V console only works on Server 2012R2 and not on Server 2016

I am facing an issue connecting to the 2016 Hyper-V host from my Server 2016 Jump server. The connection works fine on 2012R2 machines. Listing the details Hyper V host running on Server 2016 Core ...
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Unable to add VM Switch: Hyper-V was unable to find a virtual switch with name

I messed up our host running Core 2022. I can ping the server but can't connect to anything and the server can't communicate out either. I have no idea what is wrong however Hyper-V has been tied to ...
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How to allow file in windows virus and threat protection in Windows Server Core

In Windows Server 2022 with GUI, when Windows Security incorrect detect file as virus and threat and quarantined threat, I can allowed threats from Windows Security settings. But I do not know how to ...
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Cannot install any appxpackage on Windows Server 2022 Core because windows.capability extension is not registered

Installing anything via Add-AppxPackage cmdlet results in error: Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF6, Package could not be registered. error 0x80040154: Cannot register the ...
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in-place upgrade has been disabled in Windows Server 2019 Core to Window Server 2022 Core

ITNOA Hi, I have a licensed media, and I can in-place upgrade from Windows Server 2019 Data Center [Desktop Experience] to Windows Server 2022 Data Center [Desktop Experience]. But When I want to in-...
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When Remotely Managing IIS the "Server Certificates" button is missing

This question is very similiar to this In sumary you need local access to the server or RDP into it, but because I'm running a "domained" Server Core how do I install a SSL certificate? Is ...
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dsregcmd on windows server core

I have installed windows server core 2022 (standard) and successfully joined it to a domain as a member server. I'm now trying to use dsregcmd /status to show the domain join status. For some reason, ...
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Blazor Server App: HTTP Error 500.31 - Failed to load ASP.NET Core runtime

I created a Blazor Server App targetting .NET 5 on a workstation having Windows 10. I used Visual Studio 2019 Community Edition to create the basic Blazor Server Template app. The app works fine when ...
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How to import a CSR on a root CA into the Pending Requests queue and viewing the applied policy on the command line?

I have a standalone root CA base on Windows Server 2019 Core. I know that with certutil.exe -dump certificate.req I can inspect the CSR, but the root CA's policies may override the requested extension ...
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how to determine if I have the latest security update or not by powershell?

I'm a beginner to exchange server and powershell, I'm working on Exchange server (on-premise), how can I determine if I have the latest updates, security update, version of windows server (core) and ...
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Transfering ssl certificate issued by a Windows Domain Controller CA to another machine running IIS

I have two AD servers in a domain, both running Windows Server 2019, the second is a Core server configured as a RODC. I have the main server working as a Certification Authority, where I'm supposed ...
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Installing MSI to ASP.NET Core App Service Windows Container

I'm trying to use Visual Studio 2019 to develop a ASP.NET Core 3.1 app running in Docker for Windows. I'm having a few problems with this. I need to host an endpoint to start and stop a service and ...
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Active Directory (DNS) BPA: Interface should register its IP addresses in DNS with Server Core

How to solve the following compliance error message when using the Best Practices Analyzer with DNS running on Windows Server Core? Problem: The interface Ethernet 2 is not configured to register its ...
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How do i schedule the built-in windows memory diagnostics from a server core installation?

How do i schedule the built-in windows memory diagnostics from a server core installation? mdsched.exe does not seem to be included in Server Core 2019
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How can I check if SQL Server 2019 Standard is activated on Server Core? [duplicate]

I installed SQL Server 2019 Standard on Windows Server 2019 Core from an ISO that I downloaded from our MSDN. It specifically stated that there is "No product key required" when I downloaded ...
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Connect Server Manager to a new independent domain controller

I'm currently testing a new domain controller on Server 2019 Core. Bit late to this but it's my first time actually trying to achieve anything on Core so every single step is a hurdle. Just setting ...
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Unable to change description for the `RemoteDesktop-UserMode-In-TCP` firewall rule via powershell

I'm trying to change RDP port for my Windows Server 2019 Core. I've edited the registry successfully and was able to update the port in firewall rules so that everything works: PS C:\Windows\system32&...
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What does Server Core App Compatibility (FOD) really do on Server 2019?

I am in the process of upgrading most of our Windows Servers to Windows Server 2019. Whenever I can I'll do a Servercore installation e.g for roles like: Domain Controller Web Server (IIS) File ...
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Server 2016 where is Magic packet registry setting

Does anyone know where "Only allow a magic packet to wake this computer" setting has moved to in 2016-core? This 2016-core server can be kept awake by continuous pings or if I let it suspend ...
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Remote Windows Update using Powershell to a air-gapped server

My setup has a Windows 10 Desktop that runs "Windows Admin Software" to manage a directly connected Dell Server. This set up is functioning smoothly. The Desktop is connected to Internet. ...
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BitLocker on Hyper-V Server 2019 - Failed - The system cannot find the file specified

To start with, I want to be clear that this is on "Hyper-V Server 2019" (free headless hypervisor) and not "Windows Server 2019" with the Hyper-V role installed. I've been banging ...
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What is the equivalent to “serverceipoptin /enable” in Windows Server 2019 Server Core?

I am trying to configure my servers to automatically send data related to Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) - in other words, send software quality telemetry to Microsoft. On ...
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What is the equivalent to "serverweroptin /detailed" in Windows Server 2019 Server Core?

I am trying to configure my servers to automatically send detailed error reports. On previous versions of Windows Server (in a Server Core installation), I would run: serverweroptin /detailed ...
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WMI filter for NOT server core for all current Windows editions

I want a WMI filter for all computers except server core for a GPO deploying some GUI tools. The top result for "wmi query server core" has many issues: The answers are specific for Server 2012. The ...
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Windows 2016 Server Core - Add node to a SQL Server Failover Cluster (NOT Working)

2016 Server CORE. Add node to SQL server 2019 Failover Cluster. Steps were taken: Added the server to the Failover Cluster I found this page, Install SQL Server from the Command Prompt which is ...
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Switch server core to use Microsoft Update instead of Windows Update

I've got a few server core database servers in my test lab and the ones where I could successfully use the gui to install SQL server use Microsoft Update for checking for updates. The servers that I ...
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Start ServerManager in Windows Server Core

I created an ECS instance in alibabacloud with Windows Server Core 1903. I want to start the IIS server manager GUI, and I am used to do this by simply running ServerManager command in powershell. ...
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Setting a Backup Policy on Hyper-V 2019 server

I'm trying to manage the Azure backup for Windows Server 2019 with the Hyper-V feature using Windows Admin Center. The Server itself is a core server (no GUI). I cannot find a way to define the "...
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Added DFSR to Domain controller, non domain admins can not create shares

My situation is I deployed a couple of domain controllers at some locations. My boss didn't want to spend money on servers, so I reused some servers we were not using. I installed them as domain ...
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Finding a missing Dll on Windows Server Core in Docker

I am attempting to build a console application in a Windows Docker container using Windows Server Core, as per these instructions from Microsoft. The problem I am having is that, when run on the ...
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How to enable NTFS folder compression on Windows Server Core?

I want to enable NTFS compression on a specific folder, in my case: C:\inetpub\logs. This is easily done in Windows Server with Desktop Experience, but in Server Core how this can be achieved? To be ...
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Can RSAT-ADDS be safely removed after Exchange 2019 installation on Windows 2019 Core?

I'm deploying a new Exchange Server 2019 and using Windows Server 2019 Core as basis. Accordingly to Microsoft documentation, located https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Exchange-Team-Blog/Deploy-...
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Visually, how does the screen look when you locally log into a machine running Windows Server Core?

With the Server Core option chosen during the installation of Windows Server, I've seen several references to no GUI being present. I'm totally blind and as a result screenshots arn't that useful to ...
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Hyper-v 2016 won't connect remotely

It worked perfectly before I changed my password because the password has expired. Now I get this alert message when I try to connect to my VM server. I can't figure out why it is problem now.
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Hyper-v core 2016 can't login on domain controller

My windows hyper-v core 2016 was connected to my DC from begining. Suddenly i make update and then i lose connection to my DC. I checked my network config etc. ip and look like it should. I run ...
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Can I add a Microsoft Account to my Windows Server Core? (WITHOUT domain nor domain controller) [closed]

Can I use Microsoft accounts in my Windows Server Core virtual machines as we can do with Windows 10 without domain controller role or additional magic?
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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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Error installing Active Directory Certificate Services

I'm trying to install Active Directory Certificate Services on a Windows Server 2016 Standard Core VM where I logged in with the Administrator account. I ran the following Powershell cmdlet: ps> ...
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Trouble installing Windows Admin Center 1809 on Server 1803 via command line error 1603

I am attempting to install Windows Admin Center 1809 on Server 1803. I ran under administrator context: msiexec /I windowsAdminCenter1809.msi /qn /L*v log.txt SSL_CERTIFICATE_OPTION=generate The ...
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How to get Windows Core Server back on domain?

I've got a Windows Core Server which was shut off for awhile. Unfortunately it appears to have lost the domain connection while off. Normally on a GUI Server or Workstation it's not a big deal, I ...
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Stop server core 2016 prompting to install Silverlight?

I have a server 2016 core set up as one domain controller, there's a second DC which is a full server 2016 with GUI. Almost every time I log on to the 2016 core machine, it prompts about available ...
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Cannot remote connect to Windows 2019 core

I tried to copy files to Windows server 2019 core referring to https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt708806(v=vs.85).aspx. But after i ran the commands: $ip = "192.168.0.100" # replace with your ...
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Cannot add Server 2016 Core cluster to SCVMM, Error 410

I'm trying to add a four host, Server 2016 Core Cluster to SCVMM 2016. I keep getting the following error when SCVMM tries to install the agent on all four hosts: Error (410) Agent installation ...
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how to mirror a disk in windows server 2016 core

I have a server with 2 identical hard drives. I installed windows server 2016 core on the 1 rt hard drive and now I would like to mirror (raid 1) the content of this hard drive on the hard Drive 2. ...
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On windows server core, how can I copy file located in my local computer to the windows server?

On windows server core, how can I copy file located in my local computer to the windows server ?
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How to install PostgreSQL on Windows Server Core

Is it possible to install PostgreSQL on Windows Server Core? https://www.postgresql.org/download/windows/ lists two methods for installing PostgreSQL on Windows. 1) Interactive installer by ...
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One system is stuck on an older Cumulative Update

I've set up a Service Fabric cluster on Azure, which is built on top of Virtual machine scale sets. It has two scale sets, one with three nodes and one with a single node. Both scale sets run ...
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Cant remote manage server "Access is denied"

Im trying to work with performance monitor on windows server 2016 core. I have my PC a VM a new or was atleast new Installation of server core and i got some other VMs running. All im trying to do is ...
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Windows Server Core 2016 having graphical issues

I am just experimenting with Windows Server Core on 2016 for the first time (running under VMWare ESXi 6.5) and I keep having graphical bugs every so often, if the screensaver comes up, when I move ...
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