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Am I missing something with Windows Server and IE?

windows
server

#1

I keep hearing about how windows is bashing everyone using internet explorer but their own servers require it.
Remote desktop services for example, requires internet explorer to connect direct to a PC instead of the published resources. I know with server 2016 they added an html 5 webclient for chrome, firefox, and edge but it seems like most of their core systems still rely/only function on IE.
Am I missing something here?


#2

No, you are not. There are certain things that Edge does not work with but IE does. They are in a tail spin as they figure out the whole Windows as a Service thing.

Your best bet is to use Powershell when you can. Some RDS items have been made available to Powershell.


#3

I’ve never heard this? what do you mean?

IE is in server because Edge hasn’t been around that long, it’ll be a while before its completely replaced if ever.

Its basically not needed on desktop though.