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.NET Core SDK telemetry - .NET Core CLI

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/tools/telemetry Discover the .NET Core SDK telemetry features that collect usage information for analysis, which data is collected and how to disable it.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Should I create a generation 1 or 2 virtual machine in Hyper-V?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/plan/should-i-create-a-generation-1-or-2-virtual-machine-in-hyper-v Gives considerations such as supported boot methods and other feature differences to help you choose which generation meets your needs.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

About Hyper-V hypervisor scheduler type selection

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/manage/about-hyper-v-scheduler-type-selection Provides information for Hyper-V host administrators on the use of Hyper-V&#x27s scheduler modes
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Supported Ubuntu virtual machines on Hyper-V

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/supported-ubuntu-virtual-machines-on-hyper-v Lists the Linux integration services and features included in each version
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Best Practices for running Linux on Hyper-V

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/best-practices-for-running-linux-on-hyper-v Provides recommendations for running Linux on a virtual machine
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Top support solutions for Windows Server

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/troubleshoot/windows-server-support-solutions Get links to solutions for Windows Server issues
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Using Storage Spaces Direct in a virtual machine

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/storage-spaces-direct-in-vm How to deploy Storage Spaces Direct in a virtual machine guest cluster - for example, in Microsoft Azure.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Understanding cluster and pool quorum

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/understand-quorum Understanding Cluster and Pool Quorum, with specific examples to go over the intricacies.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Storage Spaces Direct troubleshooting

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/troubleshooting-storage-spaces Learn how to troubleshoot your Storage Spaces Direct deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Understand and Configure Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/configure-azure-monitor Detailed setup information on what Azure Monitor is and how to configure email and sms alerts for your storage spaces direct cluster in Windows Server 2016 and 2019.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Storage Migration Service overview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-migration-service/overview Storage Migration Service makes it easier to migrate servers to a newer version of Windows Server. It provides a graphical tool that inventories data on servers and then transfers the data and configuration to newer servers—all without apps or users having to change anything.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Cluster Sets

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/cluster-sets This article describes the Cluster sets scenario
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Disaster Recovery Scenarios for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-spaces/storage-spaces-direct-disaster-recovery This article describes the scenarios available today for disaster recovery of Microsoft HCI (Storage Spaces Direct)
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Storage Migration Service known issues

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-migration-service/known-issues Known issues and troubleshooting support for Storage Migration Service, such as how to collect logs for Microsoft Support.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

DFS Replication overview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/dfs-replication/dfsr-overview DFS Replication requires access to physical or virtualized domain controllers – it can’t communicate directly with Azure AD. ... To learn about how to get started with Azure virtual machines, visit the Microsoft Azure web site.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Security and Assurance

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/security/security-and-assurance-old An overview of Security in Windows Server 2016
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Setting up the Host Guardian Service for Always Encrypted in SQL Server

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/security/set-up-hgs-for-always-encrypted-in-sql-server It is recommended that different administrators manage the HGS cluster and that you run the HGS on physical hardware isolated from the rest of your infrastructure, or in separate virtualization fabrics or Azure subscriptions.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Windows Server Software-Defined Datacenter

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/sddc Windows Server SDDC Overview
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Supported configurations for Remote Desktop Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-supported-config Provides information about supported configurations for RDS in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Add high availability to the RD Web and Gateway web front

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-rdweb-gateway-ha Provides steps for installing the RD Web and Gateway servers in an RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Remote Desktop Services roles

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-roles Describes the components of a desktop hosting service.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

What's new in Remote Desktop Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-whats-new Provides description of new features RDS in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Manage users in your RDS collection

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-user-management Learn how to manage users in Remote Desktop Services.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

RDS - Run and tune

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-run-and-tune Provides management information for Remote Desktop Services.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Protect your RDS deployment - Disaster recovery

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-disaster-recovery Learn about your disaster recovery options for Remote Desktop Services
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Remote Desktop Services - High availability

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-plan-high-availability Planning information about setting up a highly available RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Remote Desktop Services - Secure data storage

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-plan-secure-data-storage Planning information for securely storing data by using user profile disks (UPDs) in RDS.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Seamlessly deploy RDS with ARM and Azure Marketplace

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-in-azure Learn how to create a small RDS deployment in Azure by using ARM templates and the Azure Marketplace.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Geo-redundant RDS data centers in Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-multi-datacenter-deployment Learn how to create an RDS deployment that uses multiple data centers to provide high availability across geographic locations.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Remote Desktop Services - planning poster

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-poster Provides an overview of planning, deploying, and running Remote Desktop Services
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Set up email discovery to subscribe to your RDS feed

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-email-discovery Learn how to integrate Azure AD Domain Services into your RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

RDS - Integration with Azure services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-integrate-with-azure Learn how to integrate RDS into your Azure deployment, and Azure into your RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Migrate your Remote Desktop Services deployment to Windows Server 2016

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/migrate-rds-role-services This article describes how to migrate your Remote Desktop Services deployment to new Windows Server 2016 servers.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

RDS - Run and tune

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-plan-and-design Planning information to help you design your RD deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Enable disaster recovery of RDS using Azure Site Recovery

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-enable-dr-with-asr Learn how to enable disaster recovery of RDS using Azure Site Recovery.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Add an RD Connection Broker server to configure high availability in RDS

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-connection-broker-cluster Learn how to add an RD Connection Broker to an RDS deployment for high availability.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

RDS - Partners for hosting desktops and apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-hosting-partners List of partners who can host desktops and apps using RDS.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Create your disaster recovery plan

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-disaster-recovery-plan Learn how to create a disaster recovery plan for your RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Set up disaster recovery for RDS using Azure Disaster Recovery

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-disaster-recovery-with-azure Learn how to use Azure Disaster Recovery for disaster recovery for an RDS deployment
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

RDS - Build and deploy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-build-and-deploy Steps to build a Remote Desktop deployment
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Azure AD Domain Services and Remote Desktop Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-azure-adds Learn how to integrate Azure AD Domain Services into your RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Get started with Remote Desktop on Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/remote-desktop-mac Learn how to set up the Remote Desktop client for Mac
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

What's new for Remote Desktop on Mac?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/clients/mac-whatsnew Learn about recent changes to the Remote Desktop client for Mac
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Desktop hosting service

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/desktop-hosting-service Describes the components of a desktop hosting service.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Tenant on-premises components

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/tenant-on-premises-components Describes the on-premises components in your RDS deployment.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Desktop Hosting Reference Architecture

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/desktop-hosting-reference-architecture Architectural guidance for creating a desktop hosting solution with RDS and Azure.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Web Application Proxy in Windows Server 2016

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/web-application-proxy/web-application-proxy-windows-server To enable secure access to on-premises applications over the cloud, see the Azure AD Application Proxy content.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Publishing Applications with SharePoint, Exchange and RDG

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/web-application-proxy/publishing-applications-with-sharepoint%2c-exchange-and-rdg To enable secure access to on-premises applications over the cloud, see the Azure AD Application Proxy content. ... Remote Desktop Services supports and recommends using Azure App Proxy to provide secure remote access to on-premises applications.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Troubleshooting Web Application Proxy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/web-application-proxy/troubleshooting-web-application-proxy To enable secure access to on-premises applications over the cloud, see the Azure AD Application Proxy content.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Publishing Applications using AD FS Preauthentication

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/web-application-proxy/publishing-applications-using-ad-fs-preauthentication To enable secure access to on-premises applications over the cloud, see the Azure AD Application Proxy content.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Troubleshoot Always On VPN

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/always-on-vpn-deploy-troubleshooting This topic provides instructions for verifying and troubleshooting Always On VPN deployment in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Always On VPN Deployment for Windows Server and Windows 10

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/always-on-vpn-deploy You can use this deployment to deploy Always On Virtual Private Network (VPN) connections for remote employees by using Remote Access in Windows Server 2016 or later and Always On VPN profiles for Windows 10 client computers.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Azure services and considerations for desktop hosting

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/azure-services-and-considerations-for-desktop-hosting Learn about considerations unique to Azure with a Remote Desktop hosting solution.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Configure the VPN device tunnel in Windows 10

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/vpn-device-tunnel-config Learn how to create a VPN device tunnel in Windows 10.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Web Application Proxy in Windows Server

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/web-application-proxy/web-application-proxy-in-windows-server To enable secure access to on-premises applications over the cloud, see the Azure AD Application Proxy content.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Configure Windows 10 Client Always On VPN Connections

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/vpn-deploy-client-vpn-connections In this step, you learn about the ProfileXML options and schema, and configure the Windows 10 client computers to communicate with that infrastructure with a VPN connection.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Remote Access Always On VPN

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/ Learn about the features, technology, and deployment of Always On VPN.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Conditional access for VPN connectivity using Azure AD

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/ad-ca-vpn-connectivity-windows10 In this optional step, you can fine-tune how authorized VPN users access your resources using Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) conditional access.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Configure the Conditional Access policy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/vpn-config-conditional-access-policy After a root certificate has been created, the &#x27VPN connectivity&#x27 triggers the creation of the &#x27VPN Server&#x27 cloud application in the customer&#x27s tenant.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Always On VPN features

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/vpn-map-da In this topic, you learn about the features and functionality of Always On VPN.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Create root certificates for VPN authentication with Azure AD

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/vpn-create-root-cert-for-vpn-auth-azure-ad Azure AD uses the VPN certificate to sign certificates issued to Windows 10 clients when authenticating to Azure AD for VPN connectivity. The certificate marked as Primary is the Issuer that Azure AD uses.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Configure EAP-TLS to ignore Certificate Revocation List (CRL) checking

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/vpn-config-eap-tls-to-ignore-crl-checking An EAP-TLS client cannot connect unless the NPS server completes a revocation check of the certificate chain (including the root certificate) of the client and verifies that certificates have been revoked.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Create OMA-DM based VPNv2 Profiles to Windows 10 devices

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/vpn-create-oma-dm-based-vpnv2-profiles You can use one of two methods to create OMA-DM based VPNv2 profiles.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Plan the Always On VPN Deployment

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/always-on-vpn-deploy-planning This topic provides planning instructions for deploying Always On VPN in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Deploy Always On VPN

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/always-on-vpn-deploy-deployment This topic provides detailed instructions for deploying Always On VPN in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Always On VPN enhancements

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/always-on-vpn-enhancements Always On VPN has many benefits over the Windows VPN solutions of the past. Key improvements in integration, security, connectivity, networking control, and compatibility align Always On VPN with Microsoft&#x27s cloud-first, mobile-first vision.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Advanced Features of Always On VPN

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/deploy/always-on-vpn-adv-options Beyond the deployment scenario provided in this deployment, you can add other advanced VPN features to improve the security and availability of your VPN connection.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Always On VPN Technology Overview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/vpn/always-on-vpn/always-on-vpn-technology-overview This page provies a brief overview of the Always On VPN technologies with links to detailed documents.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

DirectAccess

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/directaccess/directaccess You can use this topic for a brief overview of DirectAccess in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Remote Access

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-access/remote-access This topic provides an overview of the Remote Access server role in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Windows Server 2016 Improvements

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/windows-time-service/windows-server-2016-improvements Azure and Windows IaaS considerations Azure Virtual Machine: Active Directory Domain Services If the Azure VM running Active Directory Domain Services is part of an existing on-premises Active Directory Forest, then TimeSync(VMIC), should be disabled.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Accurate Time for Windows Server 2016

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/windows-time-service/accurate-time Time synchronization accuracy in Windows Server 2016 has been improved substantially, while maintaining full backwards NTP compatibility with older Windows versions.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Software and hardware (SH) integrated features and technologies

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/technologies/hpn/hpn-software-hardware-features These features have both software and hardware components. The software is intimately tied to hardware capabilities that are required for the feature to work. Examples of these include VMMQ, VMQ, Send-side IPv4 Checksum Offload, and RSS.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Gateway bandwidth allocation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/sdn/gateway-allocation For all gateways in the gateway pool, you must set the Azure gateway service to Automatic.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Egress metering in virtual network

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/sdn/manage/sdn-egress A fundamental aspect of cloud networking monetization is network bandwidth egress. For example - outbound Data transfers In Microsoft Azure business model. Outbound data is charged based on the total amount of data moving out of the Azure datacenters via the Internet in a given billing cycle.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Troubleshoot the Windows Server Software Defined Networking Stack

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/sdn/troubleshoot/troubleshoot-windows-server-software-defined-networking-stack This Windows Server guide examines the common Software Defined Networking (SDN) errors and failure scenarios and outlines a troubleshooting workflow that leverages the available diagnostic tools.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

SDN firewall auditing

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/sdn/security/sdn-firewall-auditing Firewall auditing is a new capability for the SDN firewall in Windows Server 2019. When you enable SDN firewall, any flow processed by SDN firewall rules (ACLs) that have logging enabled gets recorded.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Windows Server 2019 Gateway Performance

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/sdn/gateway-performance Find the service named Azure Gateway Service, and set the startup type to Automatic.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Networking

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/networking/networking-old This topic provides an overview of the Software Defined Networking and Network Platform technologies that are available in Windows Server 2016.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Windows Admin Center Known Issues

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/support/known-issues Windows Admin Center Known Issues (Project Honolulu)
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Managing Virtual Machines with Windows Admin Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/use/manage-virtual-machines Managing Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines with Windows Admin Center (Project Honolulu)
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Windows Admin Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/manage/windows-admin-center/understand/windows-admin-center Learn how to manage Windows and Windows Server with a new browser-based app, Windows Admin Center (formerly Project Honolulu)
Published Date : Wednesday, June 26, 2019