Knowledgebase: When you enable DNS debug logging to removable media, the DNS Service no longer starts

Sometimes, Microsoft products have a way of their own. The Domain Naming System (DNS) service since Windows Server 2003, too, has a nice little quirk that I ran into the other day, that I’d like to share with you.   About DNS debug logging When you suspect problems with the Domain Naming System (DNS) Service, … Continue reading "Knowledgebase: When you enable DNS debug logging to removable media, the DNS Service no longer starts"

On-premises Identity updates & fixes for October 2019

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for October 2019:   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4524152 October 3, 2019 The … Continue reading "On-premises Identity updates & fixes for October 2019"

HOWTO: Handle Windows Update on non-domain-joined Web Application Proxies

Most Microsoft-based Hybrid Identity implementations use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers, Web Application Proxies and Azure AD Connect installations. In this series, labeled Hardening Hybrid Identity, we’re looking at hardening these implementations, using recommended practices. In this part of the series, we’ll look at best practices to handle Windows activation on non-domain-joined Web … Continue reading "HOWTO: Handle Windows Update on non-domain-joined Web Application Proxies"

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for August 2019

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for August 2019:                      Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4512495 August 17, 2019 The … Continue reading "On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for August 2019"

HOWTO: Handle Windows Activation on non-domain-joined Web Application Proxies

Most Microsoft-based Hybrid Identity implementations use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) Servers, Web Application Proxies and Azure AD Connect installations. In this series, labeled Hardening Hybrid Identity, we’re looking at hardening these implementations, using recommended practices. In this part of the series, we’ll look at best practices to handle Windows activation on non-domain-joined Web … Continue reading "HOWTO: Handle Windows Activation on non-domain-joined Web Application Proxies"

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for July 2019

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for July 2019:                     Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4507459 July 16, 2019 The … Continue reading "On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for July 2019"

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for June 2019

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for June 2019:                     Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4509475 June 27, 2019 The … Continue reading "On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for June 2019"

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for May 2019

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for May 2019:                   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4499177 May 23, 2019 The … Continue reading "On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for May 2019"

On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2019

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, they are not forgetting their on-premises roots. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019 still receive updates. These are the updates and fixes we saw for April 2019:                      Windows Server 2016 We observed the following updates for Windows Server 2016: KB4493473 April 25, 2019 The … Continue reading "On-premises Microsoft Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2019"

I’m presenting my Active Directory 101 course with Netwrix again

Whether you are an Active Directory novice or an experienced IT professional, enroll in my upcoming free online course for step-by-step instructions and industry best practices for Active Directory management. These sessions are also a great way to get ready for Exam 70-742. Note: These webinars cover only 3 out of 5 topics for Microsoft … Continue reading "I’m presenting my Active Directory 101 course with Netwrix again"