Windows Server Homefolder Permission Fix

Here is another blog post by Mike Hosker and this time about home folder permissions.   Often in large active directory environments administrators will redirect users data to a share on the network commonly referred to as a homefolder. This data usually includes the users documents, pictures, music and videos folders and can include user … Read more

SCOM 2019 UR3 is released and downloadable

Last night the System Center team released the System Center Operations Manager 2019 Update Rollup 3 update (SCOM 2019 UR3). The KB number is KB4594078 for this one with server version number 10.19.10505.0 (also management packs) and agent version number 10.19.10177.0. Their main post covering all of the information about SCOM 2019 UR3 can be … Read more

Windows Admin Center 2103 released

Windows Admin Center (WAC) has been growing as the new default tool to manage your Windows Servers. It has been getting more and more extensions which essentially replace the old style MMC based management tools, like eventvwr, regedit, services and many more. Also the features and extensions are updated regularly to give better experiences. And … Read more

SCOM as a secure application

Lately we regularly have chats with customers about SCOM as an application and the security measures it has. For example if TLS1.2 is supported, because customer wants to turn older versions off. Another example is question if agents are authenticated and if traffic is encrypted while in transit. Yesterday Bhavna Appayya from the SCOM product … Read more

SCOM 2016 UR10 released

A few weeks ago System Center 2016 Update Rollup 10 was released, but with a short delay on the SCOM update UR10. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4581612/description-of-update-rollup-10-for-microsoft-system-center-2016 Today the SCOM 2016 UR10 has been released as well. Let’s have a look at what fixes it mainly contains, and below you will find the relevant link to the page:   … Read more

RADIUS Authentication using NPS on Server 2019 Bug

Recently I was tasked with setting up an Active Directory environment as the Radius authentication backend for a VPN solution, allowing users in the correct AD group to access the VPN using their AD credentials. Sounds easy enough….. right? Well, then this wouldn’t be a good read would it 🙂 It seems the built-in Windows … Read more