Tag Archives: Windows Server

Manage Microsoft Defender on Windows Server via Intune

[German]Brief information for administrators of Windows Server systems. How can Microsoft Defender be managed on Windows Server via Intune? Microsoft has an answer to that question. Advertising

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Windows 7/Server 2008 R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2: Updates (10. Januar 2023)

[German]For Windows 7 and 8.1 Ssecurity updates were released for the last time. The Windows Server counterparts 2008 R2 and 2012/R2 also received security updates on patchday. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the corresponding … 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 ...

Patchday: Windows 10 Updates (January 10, 2023)

[German]On January 10, 2023 (second Tuesday of the month, Patchday at Microsoft), several cumulative updates were released for the supported Windows 10 builds (from RTM version to current version) as well as for the Windows Server counterparts. Here are some … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2019/2022: Out-of-Band Updates fixes Hyper-V Issue (Dec. 20, 2022)

[German]The security updates rolled out by Microsoft on the December 2022 patchday lead to problems with Hyper-V in certain constellations. New VMs can no longer be created, existing VMs have problems with Ethernet connections, etc. Microsoft has now released a … Continue reading

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Windows Server November 2022 updates cause LSASS memory leak

[German]A German blog reader had already asked in a comment if anyone had noticed a memory leak caused by November 2022 updates to Windows Server 2016. I was about to write a separate blog post asking for that, but Microsoft … Continue reading

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Out-of-band updates fixes Kerberos authentication issues on DCs (Nov. 17, 2022)

[German]The security updates released by Microsoft on November 8, 2022, are causing issues with Kerberos authentication to Windows Domain Controllers (DCs). Microsoft had confirmed this in the meantime and released anout-of-band update for Windows Server 2012 R2 to 1909 on … Continue reading

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Microsoft confirms Direct Access issues after Nov. 2022 updates

[German]Microsoft has confirmed a problem with Direct Access connections on Windows 10 and Windows 11 as of November 13, 2022. I had already reported that the security updates from November 8, 2022 can lead to connection problems with Direct Acess. … Continue reading

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IIS Crypto 3.3 released

[German]Nartac Softwarehas released version 3.3 of its small tool IIS Crypto on October 31, 2022. New additions include support for TLS 1.3 on Windows Server, but also support for new cipher suites. Advertising

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October 2022 update: Error 0xaac (2732) on domain connections confirmed by Netjoin fix for CVE-2022-38042

[German]An October update for CVE-2022-38042 and a long history now confirmed by Microsoft. The October 11, 2022 security update also included domain join hardening to close the vulnerability (CVE-2022-38042). However, these changes had powerful collateral damage. Now Microsoft has published … Continue reading

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Install bug: Windows Server 2019 / 2022 does not save some administrator passwords

[German]Brief note to administrators who are deploying installations of Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022. A blog reader pointed out a bug to me that he noticed during setup. During installation, you can set a password for the administrator, … Continue reading

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