Windows Server 2008 Mainstream support end date was 1/13/2015.
Only if you pay for Extended support, end date would be 1/14/2020.
You now have the possibility to get free extended security updates if you move AZURE or better to upgrade on-premises environments and stay protected
Regularly customers ask "why should I raise ADDS functional level"?
Here are the anwsers
WUAUCLT no more working on Windows 10 and Server 2016?
Please replace with USOCLIENT.EXE
When you connect to Microsoft Windows RDS (Remote Desktop Services), it can be done either as a USER or as an ADMIN.
If you don't do anthing, each administrator consume one license.
Moreover, if you are behind an RDS-broker, a user would always be load balanced to a particular server
Windows Server 2016 is the first version of Windows to ship support for container technology built in to the OS. In Server 2016, two types of containers are available: Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers. Each container type supports either the Server Core or Nano Server SKU of Windows Server 2016.
As I searched the web how to automatically deploy NANO server and join it to Active Directory, I could only find incomplete solutions.
I saw many things with manual copy of the blob generated with djoin.exe ...