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Veeam gets Proxmox support (soon) – Presentation in June 2024

[German]The provider of backup solutions, Veeam, had been thinking about supporting the Proxmox virtualization platform for some time. Veeam now plans to present this solution for the first time at the VeeamON 2024 event at the beginning of June 2024. … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Windows Server 2019 Update KB5037765: Install error 0x800f0982 confirmed

[German]When installing the May 2024 Patchday Update KB5037765 on non-English-speaking Windows Server 2019 instances, this process stalls error 0x800f0982. This error  has kept some administrators busy. While I proposed a workaround – install the English language pack – as a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Updates (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft Patchday), Microsoft released several security-related updates for Microsoft Office 2016, as well as the C2R variants (Office 2016-2021 and 365) and other products. Below you will find an overview of … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2012 / R2 and Windows 7 (May 14, 2024)

[German]Various security updates for Windows Server 2012/R2 (1st ESU year) were published on May 14, 2024. Support for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 expired in January 2024. However, updates for Windows Embedded Standard 7 can be downloaded … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 11/Server 2022-Updates (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, patch day at Microsoft), Microsoft also released cumulative updates for Windows 11 23H2 to 21H2. Windows Server 2022 and Windows Server 23H2 also received updates. Here are some details about these … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2019: Update KB5037765 fails with error 0x800f0982

[German]Microsoft seems to have hit a colossal bug in the cumulative updates distributed on May 14, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, patch day at Microsoft). The update KB5037765 intended for Windows Server 2019 fails with the installation error 0x800f0982. … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 10-Updates (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024 (second Tuesday of the month, patch day at Microsoft), various cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds (from the RTM version to the current version) as well as for the Windows Server counterparts. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Update Summary (May 14, 2024)

[German]On May 14, 2024, Microsoft released security updates for Windows clients and servers, for Office and for other products. The security updates fix 49 vulnerabilities (CVEs), including three critical vulnerabilities. Below is a compact overview of these updates that were … Continue reading

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Strange cloud access to collector.azure.*

[German]I'm posting here an observation from readers that relates to Microsoft's Azure and Microsoft 365 services. Since mid-April 2024, there have been cyclical accesses to various domains that list "collector" as a subdomain. Virustotal probably has no complaints, so it's … Continue reading

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Azure Entra ID: Microsoft confirms issues with Single Sign On (SSO)

[German]Administrators have been complaining for some time about sporadic problems with Single Sign On (SSO) under Microsoft's Azure Entra ID. Users are then sporadically unable to log in to their Microsoft 365 apps. Now there seems to be confirmation from … Continue reading

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