Tagged: Windows Server 2016

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Error 0x800F081F when adding features on Windows Server 2016 on Azure Virtual Machine

At one of my costumers, I needed to add the SMBv1 feature to enable communication with a legacy File Server running on Windows Server 2003. After the process I run into this error: So then, I download the Windows Server 2016 ISO and tried to install pointing to the Source folder as mention on the error (similar approach when you want to try to install .NET 2.0 on a Windows...

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Unable to RDP into Azure VMs

After patching all the Windows Server in Azure, a colleague calls me in panic, because their users, could not access their VMs through RDP. They were getting a CredSSP error (picture bellow).  So, after reading the link bellow, it seems it could be related with the March update. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4093492/credssp-updates-for-cve-2018-0886-march-13-2018 Rebooting the VM didn’t sort the issue, there’s a few mitigations listed in this post https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mckittrick/unable-to-rdp-to-virtual-machine-credssp-encryption-oracle-remediation/ Then I realize that was...

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New version of Azure Backup Server introduces Modern Backup Storage technology

WOW! What a day for me! Microsoft Azure just announces new and improved features on the new version Azure Backup Server. Let’s start! They announce with Azure Backup Server v2 (MABSv2) you can protect your VMWARE and Windows Server 2016 environment. That is really important feature (in my opinion). Now I don’t need to rely on third party backup software vendors to backup the workloads into Azure, special if the...

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Creating Windows Server 2016 virtual machine on Azure

To create an Azure Resource Manager virtual machine from the Azure portal, perform the following steps: Sign in to the Azure portal at portal.azure.com. On the Hub menu, click New, click Compute, and then click Windows Server 2016 Datacenter. On the Windows Server 2016 Datacenter page, under Select a deployment model, select Resource Manager, and then click Create. On the Basics blade, enter the name that you want to give...