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Check it out let me know what you think.

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Hi folks

 

Backing up a VMGuest a Windows 2016 server (latest greatest) by using the VSS function. I use a 3rd part product called Veritas Netbackup, spoken to them they are clear that this is not a netbackup problem but a Microsoft problem. 

 

OK So I have o

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Hi Pontus,

 

What happens if you try to make a production checkpoint from the Hyper-V Manager? Check settings on the VM what kind of checkpoint is made.

 

Do you get an error

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Internet access successfully but status always show identifying and no network access ?

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Hi,

 

I'm trying to use a GPO to set permissions for a registry key, but seems that GPO is received on the machine but not being applied. I've used RSOP.msc to check the results and I get the following error message (see image below), I have enforced the gp

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I've recently been tasked to upgrade our server to Win Server 2016 but coming for the SBS Server realm things are a little different going to Win Server 2016 Standard. Our current config consists of 2 servers.
First server is a SBS 2008, it is our AD

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Hi Sandor,

 

I would recommend your VM's be Server Core NOT NANO - Nano is being refocussed to exclude the Infrastructure roles completely and will be a 'container host' on

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The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume ??

 

Event ID 55 occurs on every day

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Hey,

 

Check out below link to download the Hotfix Available.

 

Note This hotfix does not fix the existing file system corruption. Therefore, you have to run the Chkdsk comma

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Hello

I have the similar problem as described here

https://superuser.com/questions/1041607/how-do-i-enable-both-powershell-remoting-and-spn-for-sql-server-reporting

 

If I have server with installled IIS role and  SPN was registered as HTTP/<Machine> <domain>

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How can a company be benifitted by microsoft if they have a Microsoft Certified Administrator? (MCSA,MCP)

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The link @Matthias Eberhardt posted was good.  I think it reflects well on employers if they have certified staff, it should mean the staff are more motivated, eager to u

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Companies won't get any direct benefit from Microsoft for hiring certified professinals. But nevertheless they benefit greatly if they do so. You may read http://blog.itcertcouncil.org/four-ways-employers-benefit-from-certification/ Read More
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Can I use the "old" MDT (for version 1607) to deploy Windows 10 version 1703?

 

If not, where can I find the new version of MDT for windows 10 version 1703?

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Hi Greta,

 

I assume you mean MDT 8443, which was released in November?
I have used that MDT, with the ADK 10.1.14393 to create the Windows 10 1703 images we use in our orga

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Has anyone started seeing this on Windows Server 2016?

 

Unable to read Server Queue performance data from the Server service. The first four bytes (DWORD) of the Data section contains the status code, the second four bytes contains the IOSB.Status and the 
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Hi there,

 

did anyone of you manage to add LPs to 1703 with the "Import OS Package" function?

 

In my case MDT fails adding the language packs during the generation of the boot images (aka update deployment share). The LP is flagged with 10.1.15063.0, as is

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Yes, there is significant investments in ReFS. ReFS investments have been focused on enabling our hyper-converged story. Thanks! Elden
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We have a single Site single Domain (xyz.com) which contain following 3 Domain Controllers:

 

1- DC1 (PDC, windows server 2012 R2, a hyper-v virtual server)

2- DC2 (Secondary DC, windows server Ent 2008 sp2, physical server)

3- DC3 (Secondary DC, windows serv

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Could be a firewall issue, could be a replication issue, could be a configuration issue. Have a look at the following article with suggestions on how to resolve either of

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Hello Dear All

 

maybe my question is very simple but i am new in this field  and if someone advices explains me it will be good

 

i want to configure RDP Server in aws  , can someone explain me what steps do i need ?  do i need DC  for this ?

 

 

thank y very m

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In reference to RDS 2016

 

When using RDS RemoteApp and Desktop Connections I know that if you use Group Policy to create the connection it becomes the "Default" connection which then allows file type associations to pass through with Remote Apps. You canno

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Hello ,

 

I am trying to implement RDS Broker HA. I have installed the sql server 2016 on the broker itself. Is it a good practice or should the sql server be on the AD or another seperate server?

 

Thanks

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Hi , well yes , you have to keep the SQL database in a separate machine. Preferably you have to use a SQL Cluster installation in order to host the database to achieve tr

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Hi,

 

I'm in a bit of a odd situation where we have a 2008R2 server that is currently on a volume license.  This agreement is coming to an end and I want to move the server to a retail license with out the pain of rebuild.  I know this can be done in 2012 u

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Hey Tech Community,

 

I am currently working on the finishing touches for my next Storage Spaces Direct book.   This time I writing about the builds that we have done and are doing over the summer of 2017. 

 

I am very interested in seeing what others are doi

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We are using since a couple of months a 4 node s2d cluster. Get very good performance from it.

I'm interested in trying out kubernetes on insider build announced today but wondering if secrets are supported, if not then I will not invest time into this whole thing.

 

https://kubernetes.io/docs/getting-started-guides/windows/

 

Here is bug which was clo

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K8 secrets support for Windows isn't in the current K8 builds.  Docker did add secrets support for Swarm mode, though that also works on LTSC WS2016 hosts.

I am trying to get a clear answer on Failover clustering in WIndows Server 2016.  In Windows 2012 setting up a Scale Out File Server share was to be used for SQL or Hyper-V.  Using the General Use File server was for file shares.  I would like to know if

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Hey Bradley,

 

That is exactly what I am trying to do. The SOFS was easy to setup, but not ideal for Citrix Profiles as it stores them in indivdual files (unlike RDS, which

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It is still true.

 

SOFS in S2D (Storage Spaces Direct) or in a disaggregated setting (2+ nodes + JBOD(s)) is meant for storaging VHDX files that are used in a Hyper-V comp

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We have 4 nodes in a SOFS cluster with S2D, each node has 2 NVMe PCIe cards.

 

One is retired, but in which node?

 

When you look in de Server Manager GUI the disk have all one node between the ( ) so can identify which node?

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How about this? Just replace cluster name with yours. $clusterName="S2D-Cluster" $nodes=Get-StorageSubSystem -CimSession $clusterName -FriendlyName Clus* | Get-StorageNod... Read More
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We recently purchased Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition and was able to connect remoyely from laptop via RDC. After some reboot, we can no longer connet. We check the Services and notice that RDS is no longer running on the server and nothing is listen

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Hi. We have two domains that are trusted both ways. We are in the process of moving users from DomainA to DomainB using ADMT. But the user that are moved from DomainA to DomainB must be able to access resources in their original domain (in this case Domai

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The fix is now available, go apply this update:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4022723/windows-10-update-kb4022723

Thanks!
Elden

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Looks like the known issue with slabs distribution. AFAIK it does not affect the S2D reliability/stability. If you really want to get rid of this, the full S2D rebuild wi

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