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While Microsoft has made progress and improvements in update and restart area to help elminate the number of reboots needed for a system it has not been able to fully do so. Microsoft has also incorporated several features to improve ...

Common Issues: Firewall may be blocking connectivity DNS cannot be be resolved or old static entries exist (most common) Your library content scanner is wrong, e.g. you are using a Movie Scanner for TV Shows Example of Issue: Once you ...

During setup of HyperBackup or trying to perform actions in a third party application you may get the following error message: “No response from the destination server. Please check your network status and try again later.” Here are some common ...

Impact The ADFS replication service can be abused to steal the token signing cert as the service is not encrypted and does not require authentication to access. Solution (for single ADFS server) Apply a firewall rule so that inbound tcp/80 ...

If you are still using 2012R2 for ADFS and not in a position to leverage Access Control Policies you can leverage the Group SID setting in order to allow the specific group of users you want to authenticate to the ...

Significant vulnerabilities were demonstrated as this year conference bringing in over $1.6million dollars in bug bounties! Within 90 Days we should see several patches released for the following: Kernel execution was achieved on all of the following Windows Exchange Server ...

Here is a quick tip on how to keep your Windows 10 machine on a specific release or feature update version even when connected to Windows Update. Prerequsites Must be on 1803 and newer (make sure on the latest CU ...

I took my CISSP in 2016. It was nerve-wracking for me because I’m not particularly eager to sit down for exams. I learned about the CISSP certification and how hard it was to get when I was about 17 years ...

When deploying a new SSRS instance that is running SQL Server SSRS 2014 and lower you need to make sure that the users of the SSRS Server are able to install and run reports.  Contrary to what many IT admins ...

I had no intention to write this but after 2 years of of using the platform and no real improvements I figured I would express my thoughts. Some of these issues are perplexing. Qualys generally has issues after any maintenance ...