With the security update of 11 August 2020, Microsoft has addressed a security vulnerability (CVE-2020-1472). This has not yet been closed automatically, as compatibility problems may occur. How to close the vulnerability beforehand is explained in KB article 455722.Continue reading ““Domain Controller Enforcement mode” will be activated as of 9 February 2021″
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For many smaller companies and organizations, operating system deployment is always a small to medium problem. Some use the pre-installed operating system, some install by hand, others clone the hard drives and a few use other tools. There are many methods and reasons. I compare the different methods and a few tools in the article “Possibilities of computer installations for companies“.Continue reading “Network installation with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit – Part 1: Guidelines, preparation and setup”
I have already addressed the question of the correct handling of the Microsoft Store several times, for example in the article “Windows 10 and the Microsoft Store“. Now it is all more important that the IT departments deal with the topic again.Continue reading “Microsoft identified a critical vulnerability and closed it via the Microsoft Store”
Active Directory Group Policy Object (GPO) is one of my core topics. I have a lot to do with it in various projects and as a Microsoft trainer. I have collected some templates and links. This link collection should make your search a little easier. Only templates of the vendors or of the projects are listed here. I have consciously avoided third-party policies.Continue reading “List of different Group Policy Templates (Updated)”
The Windows 10 Insider and Office Insider programs are again subject to changes. On Windows, rings will become channels, so it will be adapted to the Microsoft Edge Chromium Browser. This will also be the case for Microsoft teams. Microsoft Office already had channels, but the names and some other details will change.Continue reading “Changes in Windows 10 Insider and Office channels”
At Ignite 2019, Microsoft announced the Connected Cache (previously known as Delivery Optimization In-Network Cache (DOINC)). I’ll take a closer look at it now. But what do you really need it for?Continue reading “Implement Microsoft Connected Cache with SCCM”
Since I was often asked about my “coffee” BlueScreens pics, I make them available for download. I use them not only as wallpaper, but also for a little distraction in my presentation slides when it is time for a coffee break.Continue reading “BlueScreen Coffee Wallpaper”
II am pleased to be speaking at the Global Azure Bootcamp 2020 Virtual – Cologne. Actually it was planned as a normal event, but due to COVID-19 it has now become an online event.Continue reading “Speaking at the Global Azure Bootcamp 2020 Virtual – Cologne”
Changes in the life cycle of Microsoft products due to Corona / COVID-19.
Microsoft is extending the current lifecycle for some products to relieve the burden on IT departments. I took this opportunity to update the LifeCycle Diagrams from the articles “Microsoft Lifecycle Diagrams” and “Other Lifecycle Diagrams” from last year.
This time I translated them directly into English.