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Domain computer account trust relationship failed after connecting system with old hard drive to network

As others have said already, the old operating system can't authenticate to the domain anymore, because the computer account has been reassigned to the new one; the only solution is to join the domain ...
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Domain computer account trust relationship failed after connecting system with old hard drive to network

The computer objects authenticates with a password, just like any other user. The trust relationship fails when the computer can't authenticate anymore towards the domain. In your case, you overwrote ...
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Domain computer account trust relationship failed after connecting system with old hard drive to network

Same name? Then yes, it is the same computer account and you just overwrite the keys for the trust relationship as they are stored under the computer in AD. There is nothing you can do now - really. ...
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Windows Server 2012/16/19 upgrade

You can't upgrade to an evaluation edition. The article at the link below details your upgrade options. Although the wording isn't as clear as it should be, the following sentence spells it out: ...
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How to find contents of Windows updates that were applied?

If you have the KB number you can search for it in the Microsoft Update Catalog Once the update found you can click on the link in the column "title" This will open a pop up window which ...
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Check if Windows Server 2019 has Windows Updates installed

The update history, which you posted, should display any and all Windows updates whether installed manually or automatically. Another method of checking is to open powershell and run wmic qfe list. ...
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Windows Server 2019 VMware VM shutting down itself

Check the System event log in the Windows guest machine. If there really was an unclean shutdown, you will find event ID 41. Otherwise, you will find event ID 1074, which should give you some ...
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UTF-8 character decoding problems after upgrading from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 2016 Server

In our case, it was due to a Beta feature on Windows server. Solution is to uncheck this property. Open Regional options (run intl.cpl on run window), Select Administrative tab, Click "Change ...
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How to enable TLS to windows server?

On Windows Server 2016, if there are no specific Registry values for TLS 1.2, it means it is enabled for both server and client purposes. There is nothing you need to do. You need registry entries to ...
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Cant set correct .Net version in IIS Server Pool

There really have been (*) only two .NET releases: 2.0 and 4.0. 3.0 and 3.5 are just additions to 2.0. 4.5, 4.7, 4.8 are just additions to 4.0. And yes, the IIS UI is even more confusing. Anyway, 4.x ...
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GPO and SYSVOL reset

That's quite a broad question. Recreating SYSVOL is not just one simple step. Here is the documentation for this whole process: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/windows-server/group-...
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Installing virtio drivers on windows server 2016

Ask your ISP to install the drivers. Because it might have conflicts which they need to verify otherwise you break your VPS.
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Is it safe to mix 2016/2022 as domain controllers?

The answer is yes. Windows Server 2016 functional levels Supported domain controller operating systems: Windows Server 2022 Windows Server 2019 Windows Server 2016
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WSUS synchronization error

The workaround looks to be documented at the below link but no word on if Microsoft is going to address this upstream at the time of posting. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/944674/...
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How to compare Local Group Policy of two distinct Windows Server 2016 machines?

You can use the Local Group Policy Utility, which is part of the Security Compliance Toolkit. Create a backup: lgpo.exe /b x:\Temp /n "LGPO Backup" Parse the policy to a text file: lgpo.exe /...
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Let's encrypt certificates fail to verify, throw errors in a Node.js web app

I think that you are missing the intermediate certificate in the Nginx configuration. You need to append it after the host certificate.
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Endlessly spinning loading indicator on Windows Server 2016

If the server is semi-booted, but can't load, try accessing the server remote service/task and check the state. Often with the spinning wheel of death I fix it by running services.msc from another ...
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How to fix very long logon times on Windows Server 2016?

Corrupt profile - You should not see this on a server. Most common on laptops and shared lab computers due to incomplete shutdowns. You will know if this is the cause because you will log on and in ...
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RAID 5 with Windows Server 2016 R2 - 45 drives - 10 hot spare

Windows Server software RAID (i'm fairly certain) will not let you set spares. Windows Storage Spaces will let you add hot spares to a pool. Hardware RAID cards will, depending on capabilities, let ...
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Gpo block all website and allow only certain

In general you will find that people use a completely different approach to restrict internet access, as AFAIK even if GPO's with allow/block lists can be set up, those will then only work for ...
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How do I migrate my Exchange 2016 from Windows Server 2012 R2 to Server 2016?

Agree with Daniel, here's a detailed blog for your reference: Detailed information: Supported operating systems for Exchange 2016
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Is there a way to monitor remotly multiple windows server for hardware performance?

You can use windows exporter service to expose your metrics + prometheus to scrape those metrics and then finally visualize it using grafana. Im currently running this setup and i am pretty satisfied. ...
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ksetup - Failed /GetEncTypeAttr : 0xc0000034

How can a simple get fail? Either by trying to 'get' a nonexistent attribute, or an attribute of a nonexistent entry. 0xc0000034 is a standard NTSTATUS value (errno) named "...
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Create SMB Share as non-admin

Administrative rights are needed to create new shares. It is not supported to delegate this permission; however it may be possible by heavily modifying the registry, but I would not recommend that.
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Cannot Create a CSR for Windows 2016 Server with Windows Server Essentials Experience Installed

The cert's subject line is malformed: CN=remote.domain.com,O=Company, Inc.,OU=I.T.,L=City,ST=State,C=US The comma after O=Company is illegal, because it is used as delimiter for RDNs, thus cannot be ...
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Migrating a Terminal Server - Multiple Names

That's probably because when you migrated the server a new Computer object was created in Active Directory, and an old Computer object still exists in Active Directory. The RDP client will check if ...
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How to completely disable request filtering in IIS

You ask how to disable request filtering entirely (for a site, I assume), and there's a way to do that which I'll offer in a moment. But first, were you aware that you could at least try to raise the ...
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Using FTP on IIS in passive mode both for internal and external network

Root Cause Analysis For external clients, their control and data channels all go through the public IP address you configured. That's why usually they work with basic configuration. However, for ...
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Intermittent OpenID Connect login error in ADFS 4.0

This is a problem if you: have an ADFS farm with multiple nodes. ADFS Nodes are using WID (SQLExpress/LocalDB) Using an "Application Groups" (OIDC application) with a Web API configured to ...
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Cryptographic Services automatically restart even when disabling the service

I know this answer is a little late, but I was having the exact same problem as you until I went and tried to rename the catroot2 folder not by clicking on it and then right clicking etc. in the gui, ...

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