Time on Windows servers out and won’t stay corrected

I have a bunch of windows servers that are VM’s running on a group of hypervisors, all in a domain environment. Its a mix of Server 2012 R2 and Server 2016 For some reason the clock is out by about 7 minutes on most servers. When I amend the clocks to show the correct time, … Read more

Using windows server 2016 essentials without licence [duplicate]

This question already has answers here: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? (5 answers) Closed 3 years ago. I have uninstalled the product key from windows server 2016 essentials using cscript.exe c:\windows\system32\slmgr.vbs -upk from a evaluation copy. I was just wondering if I can use the server without a license without limitations. … Read more

How to install dotnetfx35.exe

OS: W2K16 Hi All, I need to install “dotnetfx35.exe” in my W2K16 server but when I lauch the install he say me: The following feature couldn’t be install: .Net Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) Windows Server roles and features cannot be automatically or uninstalled via the Windows Features Control Panel. To install Windows … Read more

Updating windows server 2016 from eval version to standard retail version

We are running an evaluation copy of windows server 2016. We have rearmed the license and extended the time for the trial version for several times. Now the rearm count has reached the limit we want to update our current version to a fully licensed version. We have purchased the Windows Server 2016 Standard – … Read more

Active Directory – Nearly all DNS zones and entries are not created

This problem seems exactly the same as question 73875 albeit for a different version of windows and I’ve tried the accepted answer to no avail, it seems that in my case the problem is not transient and creating the domain a second time changed nothing. All entries are missing except one ns entry for the … Read more

Can’t use remote desktop to restart the server Windows server 2016 [closed]

Closed. This question needs details or clarity. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Add details and clarify the problem by editing this post. Closed 5 years ago. Improve this question I have a windows server 2016 that I can’t access through RD… I usually can but it’s for some reason … Read more

couldn’t communicate with windows server 2016 from outside the network, but inside everything is ok

I have some virtual machines on the esxi, such as windows server 2016 and one windows 7 ultimate. On the windows server, I have one active directory and it runs dhcp on it so it has a static ip address which I set. windows 7 ultimate gets its ip address from the dhcp from windows … Read more

Setup Windows Server 2016 – 16 Core (Store and share videos, VPN access, connect to MS Azure, etc.)

I have been tasked with setting up a server for my company that 5 or 6 individuals will be hitting (with one off-site needing VPN access). I have a grasp of what we need, but I want to bounce some ideas off of those who have been doing this kind of thing more consistently. I … Read more

Windows server VM can’t access internet through pfSense

System overview: 1.Ubuntu 18.4 running virtualbox. 2.Two VM machines, pfSense firewall and windows server 2016. I’am trying to configure the windows server to go through the pfSense, so i chosed a internal network from Virtualbox initial setup. The windows server take it’s ip through DHCP normally, and am able to access the pfSense from the … Read more

Windows 10 / Windows Server 2016 software compatibility [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question I just installed a software on my Windows 10 computer that works fine. Its an old software so it needs visual c++ redistribuables … Read more