Tag Archives: Windows Server

Active Directory Admins: May 2022 updates may force DCs to a boot loop (AltSecID attribute set on krbtgt)

[German]Today a short information for administrators of Active Directory Domain Controllers under Windows Server, who still have to apply the security updates for May 2022. I have come across the information that there is a bug that leads to nasty … Continue reading

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CISA warns against installing May 2022 updates on Windows Domain Controllers

[German]US CERT CISA (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency) has temporarily removed vulnerability CVE-2022-26925 from its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog and warns US organizations not to install the May 2022 updates for Windows on machines that act as domain controllers. This … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (May 10, 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 as of May 10, 2022. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the … Continue reading

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Patchday: Windows 10-Updates (May 10, 2022)

[German]On May 10, 2022 (Microsoft's second Tuesday of the month patchday), several cumulative updates were released for supported Windows 10 builds (from the RTM version to the current version). Here are some details about each of the April 2022 patchday … Continue reading

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Windows Update KB5012599: Microsoft plans fix for install error 0x8024200B and 0x800F0831

[German]Security update KB5012599, released by Microsoft on April 12, 2022, for Windows 10 and Windows Server causes issues on some systems. The installation aborts with the error code 0x800F0831 or the error code 0x8024200B. I had pointed out the problem … Continue reading

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Windows Server now supports monthly .NET updates

[German]One more small piece of information for Windows Server administrators. Since April 2022 Windows Server supports monthly updates for .NET (.NET Core) via Windows Update. Administrators can opt for this feature, but nothing will be switched automatically. Possibly this is … Continue reading

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Windows Server 2022 Preview Update (April 25, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released an optional cumulative (preview) update for Windows Server 2022 on April 25, 2022 (D-Week), in addition to preview updates for Windows 10 20H2-21H2 and Windows 11. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for Windows Server … Continue reading

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Windows 10 / Windows Server (20H2-21H2) Preview Updates (April 25, 2022)

[German]Microsoft has released optional, cumulative (preview) updates on April 25, 2022 (D-Week). These are intended to correct various bugs in Windows 10, Windows 11 and in the corresponding Windows Server versions. Below I provide an overview regarding these updates for … Continue reading

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Security: Best Practice, for updating Windows Domain Controllers

[German]Enterprise environments often deploy Windows servers that act as domain controllers (DCs). Domain controllers are still a central part of the infrastructure for many companies (despite the trend toward the Azure cloud, according to Microsoft). And the identities stored in … Continue reading

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Windows 7/Server 2008R2; Windows 8.1/Server 2012R2: Updates (April 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 as of April 12, 2022. Here is an overview of these updates for Windows 7/8.1 and the … Continue reading

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