FreshRSS

🔒
❌ À propos de FreshRSS
Il y a de nouveaux articles disponibles, cliquez pour rafraîchir la page.
À partir d’avant-hier4sysops

Activate Remote Desktop in Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 (GUI, WAC, WMI, and GPO)

6 juin 2022 à 15:02

Remote Desktop is the preferred method for accessing Windows computers remotely in an interactive session. The feature is disabled by default and can be enabled in various ways. These include the settings app, group policies, Windows Admin Center, and WMI using PowerShell.

The post Activate Remote Desktop in Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 (GUI, WAC, WMI, and GPO) first appeared on 4sysops.

Next version of Exchange to arrive in 2025; meanwhile, new features for Exchange 2019

10 juin 2022 à 14:53

Microsoft changed its Exchange roadmap and wants to publish the next (perhaps last) release of the on-prem version in 2025. Compared to the original announcement, the company also revised its licensing. In the meantime, users will receive some new features for Exchange 2019.

The post Next version of Exchange to arrive in 2025; meanwhile, new features for Exchange 2019 first appeared on 4sysops.

Install subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) on Windows Server

22 juin 2022 à 09:21

While the second generation of the Linux subsystem has been on board with Windows 10 since version 20H1, Windows Server users have had to settle for WSL1 until now. After some back and forth, Microsoft has now decided to offer WSL2 for Windows Server 2022. However, Server 2019 will be left out.

The post Install subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) on Windows Server first appeared on 4sysops.

LAPS in Windows 11: Password encryption and DSRM account management

29 juin 2022 à 14:22

The Local Administrator Password Solution (LAPS) prevents companies from using the same password for local admin accounts on all computers. Microsoft extends LAPS in Windows 11 to DSRM accounts on DCs, allows encryption of passwords, and provides its own password policies for LAPS.

The post LAPS in Windows 11: Password encryption and DSRM account management first appeared on 4sysops.

Install Windows Terminal without the Store (on Windows Server)

7 juillet 2022 à 18:29

Microsoft has made its new terminal for multiple shells and command line programs available as a Store app. However, if you want to install the package with PowerShell because, for example, there is no Store app on Windows Server or Windows 10 LTSC, you'll get an error message due to a missing library.

The post Install Windows Terminal without the Store (on Windows Server) first appeared on 4sysops.

Troubleshooting “a domain controller could not be contacted”

27 juillet 2022 à 17:39

When you open tools such as Group Policy Management or AD Users and Computers, it might happen that these tools do not find the domain. Network problems in general and DNS problems in particular are almost always responsible for this. The IPv6 configuration plays a special role here.

The post Troubleshooting “a domain controller could not be contacted” first appeared on 4sysops.

Activate DNS over TLS (DoT) in Windows 11

1 août 2022 à 18:27

The current Insider preview in the Dev Channel includes support for DNS over TLS (DoT). This is an alternative encrypted DNS protocol to DNS over HTTPS (DoH). It runs directly over a TLS tunnel without an HTTP layer and is therefore faster. The setup is done with netsh.

The post Activate DNS over TLS (DoT) in Windows 11 first appeared on 4sysops.

End of support for Office (2013, 2016, 2019): No Microsoft 365 access, and outdated OS versions

4 août 2022 à 15:07

Traditionally, the Office applications followed a lifecycle of five years each in mainstream and extended support. However, the situation is now more complicated because the apps are also limited in their use by being disconnected from the Microsoft 365 cloud services or when being run on an outdated Windows.

The post End of support for Office (2013, 2016, 2019): No Microsoft 365 access, and outdated OS versions first appeared on 4sysops.

Run Windows Terminal as admin

11 août 2022 à 17:55

Like with cmd.exe or PowerShell, you often have to run Windows Terminal as admin to execute commands that need elevated privileges. In Windows Terminal, you can configure the elevation of privileges for an individual shell or for all shells. However, you have to expect some inconsistencies and peculiarities.

The post Run Windows Terminal as admin first appeared on 4sysops.

Configure attack surface reduction in Microsoft Defender using Group Policy or PowerShell

15 août 2022 à 14:55

In addition to the virus scanner, Microsoft Defender offers other security functions. These include the reduction of the attack surface, which hardens applications such as Office, browsers, and Adobe Reader. The feature is not active by default and can be configured via group policies or PowerShell.

The post Configure attack surface reduction in Microsoft Defender using Group Policy or PowerShell first appeared on 4sysops.

Configure Defender exploit protection using PowerShell and Group Policy

29 août 2022 à 17:15

Under the term exploit protection, Microsoft brings together several technologies intended to protect against malware attacks. Among them are well-known features such as DEP, which has been around for a long time. While most mechanisms are active by default at the system level, you should still tune the settings for individual apps.

The post Configure Defender exploit protection using PowerShell and Group Policy first appeared on 4sysops.

Find AD accounts with ChangePasswordAtLogon, set and enforce password change with PowerShell

31 août 2022 à 16:06

Admins can prompt users to change their password at their next login. While it is easy to see the status of the corresponding attribute in AD Users and Computers, the procedure with PowerShell is a bit tricky. On the other hand, enforcing a password change with PowerShell is quite simple.

The post Find AD accounts with ChangePasswordAtLogon, set and enforce password change with PowerShell first appeared on 4sysops.

Microsoft Defender: Control updates for malware signatures using Group Policy or PowerShell

15 septembre 2022 à 16:16

Obtaining effective protection by virus scanners requires that they always use the latest definitions. Therefore, Microsoft Defender is not limited to getting its signature updates from the standard source for OS updates. Rather, you may specify several at once.

The post Microsoft Defender: Control updates for malware signatures using Group Policy or PowerShell first appeared on 4sysops.

Get updates for Windows Server 2022 in WSUS

19 septembre 2022 à 18:23

In the past, Microsoft set up a separate product in WSUS for each version of Windows Server; this meant that admins could easily subscribe to the respective updates. This no longer applies to Windows Server 2022, which shares updates with Azure Stack HCI. The Azure editions of Server 2022 are not covered by them.

The post Get updates for Windows Server 2022 in WSUS first appeared on 4sysops.

Configuring Defender Antivirus: Exclusions, real-time protection, scans, and remediations

26 septembre 2022 à 16:42

On most PCs, Defender Antivirus runs with the default settings. However, Microsoft offers admins many options to customize the behavior of its security component. This can be used to improve compatibility with applications, optimize scanning, or change the response to threats.

The post Configuring Defender Antivirus: Exclusions, real-time protection, scans, and remediations first appeared on 4sysops.

Security baseline for Windows 11 2022: New recommended settings for printing, Defender, NetBIOS, and VBS

3 octobre 2022 à 14:49

Together with the release of Windows 11 2022, Microsoft published the corresponding security baseline. It recommends activating a whole range of additional group policies, most of which are new with this OS version. One main focus is on safeguarding printers.

The post Security baseline for Windows 11 2022: New recommended settings for printing, Defender, NetBIOS, and VBS first appeared on 4sysops.
❌