Windows Server

Microsoft Releases Out-Of-Band Windows Server 2019 Update to Address Hyper-V, ReFS and VPN Issues

by Rabia Noureen

Microsoft has started rolling out an out-of-band update for Windows Server 2019. The same KB5010791 patch addresses a couple of critical issues introduced with January 2021 Patch Tuesday updates. According to the release notes, this update fixes an issue that causes unexpected restarts on Windows Server domain controllers. Microsoft has also addressed a bug that… Read More

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

with 2 Comments by Rabia Noureen

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… Read More

What is Azure Stack HCI?

by Michael Reinders

Learn more about Azure Stack HCI, a preconfigured, validated offering that enables you to deploy a cloud in your own datacenter. What is Azure Stack HCI? Microsoft Azure Stack HCI is a cluster solution, based on a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI). It is designed to host virtualized Windows and Linux workloads and their storage in a… Read More

Petri is Looking for Writers

by Russell Smith

The Petri IT Knowledgebase is looking for writers! Petri is a leading site providing IT professionals with tutorials, news, and advice on how to work with Microsoft enterprise technologies. The editorial team is looking for content creators and IT professionals in the field who would like to help others by contributing their knowledge in the… Read More

Microsoft Announces Secured-Core Hardware for Windows Server 2022 and Azure Stack HCI

by Rabia Noureen

Earlier this year, Microsoft unveiled its plans to expand the Secured-Core initiative to its server products to help protect organizations from firmware attacks. The company has recently unveiled its plans to expand the Secured-Core initiative are now available for enterprise customers. “Partnering with leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and silicon vendors, Secured-core servers use industry-standard… Read More

How to Install WSL on Windows Server

by Michael Reinders

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… Read More

Windows Server Hot Patching Coming to On-Premises Azure Stack HCI

by Russell Smith

Microsoft announced the availability of hotpatching – aka rebootless patching -  in Windows Server Azure Edition earlier this year. At Ignite in November 2021, Microsoft announced that rebootless patching is coming to Windows Server on-premises via Azure Stack HCI. Azure Stack HCI, Microsoft's hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) operating system, which is delivered as an Azure service,… Read More

Semperis Hybrid Identity Protection Conference 2021

by Russell Smith

The Hybrid Identity Protection (HIP) Conference is the premier educational forum for IT pros tasked with managing identity and securing hybrid cloud environments. As the global health pandemic and move to digitalization change the way enterprises work, the HIP Conference helps IT pros to learn and implement technology that mitigates new business risks. The conference… Read More