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Microsoft Adds Hotpatching Support to Windows Server 2022 Azure Edition

Microsoft has announced that hot patching support is now generally available for Windows Server 2022 Azure Edition. The new hotpatch capability in Azure Automanage allows IT Admins to quickly deploy security updates on Windows Server virtual machines without frequent reboots. The hotpatching support brings a bunch of benefits for Windows Server 2022 Azure Edition customers,…

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Understanding Windows Server 2022 Licensing

Don’t blame yourself if you missed it, because Microsoft quietly released Windows Server 2022 in September of 2021 with very little fanfare or publicity. With the new release, there are always questions about licensing and any changes that Microsoft may have made. So, if you are confused or wondering about Microsoft’s licensing for Windows Server…

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Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Updates to Fix Windows Active Directory Issues

Microsoft has released out-of-band (OOB) updates for several Windows Server configurations to fix an Active Directory issue related to Microsoft .NET Framework. The company explained on the Windows health dashboard that the bug surfaced following the release of January 2022 Patch Tuesday updates (via Bleeping Computer).  “After installing updates released January 11, 2022 or later,…

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Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Patches To Fix Windows 10 VPN Connection, Windows Server Issues

Microsoft has released out-of-band patches to address several issues related to VPN connections, Domain Controllers (DC), and Hyper-V caused by this month’s Patch Tuesday updates. These optional updates are now available for all supported versions of Windows, including Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, as well as Windows Server. “Microsoft is releasing Out-of-band…

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Latest Windows Server Updates Trigger DC Reboot Loop and Hyper-V Start-Up Issues

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the January Patch Tuesday updates for all supported versions of Windows Server to address issues with the Active Directory (AD) attributes. However, the Redmond giant is once again dealing with a buggy update after Windows Server admins started complaining about domain controller (DC) boot loops, Hyper-V issues, and more. Domain…

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Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Windows Server Update To Fix Remote Desktop Issues

Microsoft has released new out-of-band patches for Windows Server to fix some issues with Remote Desktop caused by the December Patch Tuesday updates. According to the release notes, this update addresses a Remote Desktop bug that was triggering performance issues as well as preventing users from connecting to the server. “Microsoft is releasing Out-of-band (OOB)…

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Microsoft Advises Customers to Patch Active Directory Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Last month, Microsoft released the November Patch Tuesday updates to address two Active Directory (AD) Domain Services privilege escalation security flaws affecting all supported versions of Windows Server. But it looks like some customers have not updated their servers yet. The company published a blog post yesterday advising customers to install the emergency fixes on…

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How to Install WSL on Windows Server

WSL allows you to run applications natively as Linux processes on Windows. Learn how to install and use WSL on Windows Server here. Which versions of Windows Server support WSL? According to Microsoft documentation, the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is available for installation on Windows Server 2019 (1709) and above. This includes the few Windows Server…

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Microsoft Issues Emergency Update Fix for Windows Server SSO Authentication Bug

Microsoft has issued an out-of-band emergency update fix to patch an authentication issue that was caused by the November 9th cumulative update for Windows Server. The bug affects Windows Server 2008 SP2 through to Windows Server 2019. The November 9th Patch Tuesday cumulative update (CU) for Windows Server causes a problem that can cause authentication…

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What’s New with Windows – October 2021 Edition

Windows 11 is now generally available, there are already fixes for a long list of bugs and performance issues with AMD processors, and Android apps come to users in the Windows 11 Beta Channel. Plus, there’s much more of what’s new with Windows in October 2021, so let’s get started! Windows 11 is now generally…

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