You could try WizTree (wiztreefree.com), which is similar to WinDirStat but it bypasses the filesystem driver and reads the MFT directly if run as an administrator. It will show space taken by alternate data streams, metadata files ($MFT, $Secure, $BadClus, etc.), and directories you don't have access to. It doesn't appear to show space allocated for ...
In research of this issue I've found it has been reported occurring on Server 2016 and 2019. Removing two registry keys appears to resolve the issue.
To resolve I opened the Registry using an account with admin privileges on the server, and navigated to and deleted the two following registry keys (after backing up, of course):
I couldn't edit my comment any longer so I post it as an answer.
I've met once such an incident: It was due to Alternate Data Streams, a feature of NTFS for classic MacOS compatibility in shared folders. Unfortunately this ill-fated feature can be used for malicious purposes. In simple terms, it can be used to fill up your disk but the reserved space cannot ...
Windows VMs running on Datacenter are licensed through Automatic Virtual Machine Activation, which lets a VM activate via the Hyper-V service on the host.
All you need to do is to provision the VM with the appropriate AVMA product key, which are provided in Microsoft's documentation.
Don't mix AD, Hyper-V and File Server in one Windows Server instance.
Just install Hyper-V on baremetal and deploy sepearte Windows VMs for AD and FileServer role. Virtual Switches allow you to segregate network interfaces for each role.
Here is explanation regarding combining Hyper-V and AD role on the same server:
These days Windows server comes not only in different editions but also in different types:
Long-Term Servicing Channel - This is usually the initial release of a server, and it gets monthly security updates, but no new features. It also can not be freely upgraded to a newer version of the server as is the case for Windows 10 clients.
The current version ...
iSCSI as a protocol is not limiting performance or latency on spindle (HDD) drives. It may limit on SSD and will limit on NVMe.
The performance in this case depends on:
1) Physical storage. You can increase amount of disk in RAID and use RAID10 for the best one. Video streaming uses large blocks, so properly aligned stripe size may also help.
2) Network ...
First of all, reinstall the server, because :
This one might be compromised and can't be trusted anymore.
Windows is secure by default, and maybe someone lowered the security settings of your server, hard to tell if there are no documentation.
You can take a look at this canonical question: How do I deal with a compromised server?
Check the Windows ...
Doing this isn't worth the potential headache. I've been through this operation when it didn't work correctly and in the end wished I hadn't undertaken it.
Is the name really so important? This seems a bit like tilting at windmills to me.
You should have at least two domain controllers, whether that's one old one and one new one or two new ones. I wouldn't ...
The default permissions on C:\System Volume Information are NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM:(OI)(CI)F. This means that even when you Run as Administrator you can't normally see files in it. You can use e.g. psexec to launch an application under the Local System account, which will then allow WinDirStat et. al. to display everything, or you can use it to add ...
SCCM isn't an alternative to WSUS. It simply adds an orchestration layer on top. It's still WSUS under the hood.
Since MSFT already makes SCCM and WSUS any other service offering would be in competition and that's generally not allowed at MSFT.
However, you can look at third party offerings like Novell ZENworks or build your own.
If you must stay with the same hardware/machines, then a two-step upgrade is your only option:
2008 to 2012, then 2012 to 2016.
But, if you have a virtual infrastructure or can use additional hardware, you can treat this as a migration rather than an upgrade.
Build new SQL servers and new IIS hosts, and then migrate the applications rather than upgrade ...
Re-format your "orphan" volume as NTFS, recover your data from backup and ditch ReFS from production for another couple of years. When ReFS volumes get filled up to 60-80% they tend to lock up. If you have ReFS user data hashing enabled situation turns even worse.
To enable DA NICs to communicate with each other, simply assign IPs and subnet and leave gateway and dns server fields blank. For example
If NICs still try to use APIPA, then just remove device/drivers form device management and reinstall NICs drivers.
You may be seeing this due to Receive Segment Coalescing (RSC). In short, RSC is TCP segment aggregation that combines segments in order to process larger segments versus multiple small segments for efficiency. This was introduced as a default configuration change for Windows Server 2019 and has been the source of issues similar to yours in other ...
You should read this piece of Microsoft documentation
Certain policies only apply to domain controllers when they are linked at the root of the domain, this includes policies in the following nodes:
Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Account Policies
Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Local Policies/Security ...
I believe your MS partner is referring to the domain level.
If you already running on domain level 2012 it is not a requirement to raise the domain level to use windows 10.
There are a lot of considerations you need to take before raising the domain level, So I would recommend doing some research on this before raising it.
Just in case anyone else is looking for it you can set it with the Set-AdfsResponseHeaders powershell command
Set-AdfsResponseHeaders -EnableCORS $true
Set-AdfsResponseHeaders -CORSTrustedOrigins http://localhost, https://contoso.com
Get-AdfsProperties | select EnableCORS, CORSTrustedOrigins
You don't, only Arial in a Core container. Use the full windows base image.
From the source blog post for build 17677:
For Server Core containers, only the default font, Arial, is
supported; no other fonts are supported, and no others can be
Multiple things are wrong in this setup:
1) RAID controller is not supported for Storage Spaces. The fact that you can use it to create Storage Pool and Virtual Disk doesn't mean that it will be supported by Microsoft. In any case, any MSP or MVP and Microsoft Support will point to RAID controller if something went wrong with storage...
The possible ...
You need clustered filesystem to solve your task. Microsoft has Shared VHDX functionality, however, it requires CSV (Clustered Shared Volume) underneath. https://www.vembu.com/blog/shared-vhdx-vhd-sets-windows-server-2016-hyper-v/
You can do a nested Failover ...
As per Microsoft documentation for parity Pools default 32MB cache will be always created.
However, I've never found which media WBC is using, I assume it will use RAM for cache. Unfortunately, you can't change this value after the space ...
It is a known bug with Xentools drivers:
Update the Citrix drivers to the latest one may help -
I feel that I cannot completely answer the question but that there is enough here to at least somewhat sort out the situation:
WSL2 was first released as part of Windows 10 version "2004"
Windows Server 2019 (current LTSC version) is version "1809"
It was recently confirmed that WSL2 will be backported to Windows 10 versions "1903&...
The devised procedure worked flawlessly:
enable SMB 1.0
add to domain
install AD DC in roles ad features
PowerShell: Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole -Identity SERVERNAME -OperationMasterRole SchemaMaster, DomainNamingMaster, PDCEmulator, RIDMaster, InfrastructureMaster
Also to note: IP should be fixed, On both server DNS primary should be new DC, ...
You've joined the server to the domain but you haven't made the server a Domain Controller for the domain. Adding the AD DS Role does not make the server a Domain Controller for the domain. If you do not intend for the server to be a Domain Controller for the domain then remove the AD DS role.
If you only want to manage the domain from the server then you ...
Same identical problem.
my workaround is to remove RRAS, restart server, reinstall RRAS and reconfigure VPN access.
It works,.....until next update that make me do the above steps again...…….
No comment about MS behavior about this problem...….