Friday, October 21, 2016

Just Enough Administration (JEA)


Just Enough Administration (JEA) is a new extension in the Windows Management Framework that allows you to restrict the rights of IT admins in remote PowerShell sessions. In this first part of my JEA series, I will give an overview of the basic concepts.
Source : 4sysops.com

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Recreating the SUSDB and WSUS Content folder for a Windows Server 2012 based WSUS computer | SUS Blog

Occasionally you may find that you want to start over in WSUS with a fresh database (SUSDB). There can be any number of reasons for this, but typically I see people doing this if their SUSDB is rather old, has a ton of unneeded updates in it, and maintenance has not been done on the SUSDB in years. In those cases you can find that a rebuild may be faster and easier than fixing the problematic SUSDB. Typically speaking, I see people wanting to recreate the just the content dir if they accidentally unchecked the “download update files to this server only when updates are approved” and ended up with a hard drive full of unneeded files. Whatever the reason, here are the steps for recreating the SUSDB and the WSUS Content folder for a Windows Server 2012 based WSUS computer

Source : SUS Blog

Monday, October 17, 2016

Update multiple SQL Server systems with PowerShell

In this article, I'll show you how to create a tool in PowerShell that will allow you to update multiple SQL servers in one swath with a single command.

Source : 4sysops

Monday, October 03, 2016

Beware Cookie Sharing in Cross-Zone Scenarios

The Problem
From time to time, various users have complained to the IE team that they’re unable to log into assorted websites and services that they care about: Hotmail and GMail are two common examples. They report that after entering their credentials into the login page, the page seems to get caught in some sort of redirect loop, redirecting from the login page to the site back to the login page. This pattern either continues endlessly or until an error message is displayed.
Source : IEInternals