Tag Archives: Windows Server

NIC Certification Changes for Windows Server Catalog (Windows Server 2022)

[German]The Microsoft networking team has changed the way network interface cards (NICs) are certified in future for use in Windows Server. This affects vendors who want their drivers for network adapters listed in the Windows Server Catalog. Microsoft changes the … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2022 Preview Update KB5016693 (August 16, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released an optional cumulative (preview) update KB5015879 for Windows Server 2022 as of August 16, 2022 (C-Week). Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows Server 2022. Advertising

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Windows 10/11: XPS documents cannot be opened after update

[German]Microsoft has informed its users of Windows 10, Windows 11 and various Windows Server versions about a new bug introduced via update. One is affected when one suddenly cannot open XPS documents anymore if these documents have characters outside the … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2019: Update KB5015811 causes (performance) problems

[German]In advance of the August 2022 patchday on 8/9/2022, another quick note for administrators responsible for Windows Server 2019 (or LTSC versions of Windows 10 Enterprise 1909). There is still little on the internet – but feedback in my blogs … Continue reading

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Azure AD Connect (AADConnect) Bug Fix Update (August 2, 2022)

Quick note for administrators who have Azure AD Connect in use. As of August 2, 2022, the developers have probably released version 2.1.16.0. The reason for this release was a bug where auto-upgrade fails if the service account is in … Continue reading

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AD security on the test bench

[German]Another topic for administrators responsible for using a Microsoft Active Directory (AD) in the enterprise. Rumor has it that many companies rely on Microsoft's AD for their IT in business operations. The stuff has been on the market for 20 … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (July 12 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as for the Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 on Patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (June 14, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has also released security updates for Windows 7 and 8.1 as well as for the Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 on Patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding Windows Server … Continue reading

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Microsoft provides guidance on protecting against KrbRelayUp attacks in Windows domains

[German]KrbRelayUp attacks allow local privilege escalation in Windows domain environments where LDAP signing is not enforced. The default Active Directory settings are still insecure. However, Microsoft has now explained in a post how administrators can protect systems against KrbRelayUp attacks … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2022 Preview Update (May 24, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released an optional cumulative (preview) update for Windows Server 2022 as of May 24, 2022 (D-Week), in addition to preview updates for Windows 10 and Windows 11. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows Server … Continue reading

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