Juil 23

Update build Windows 10

Update build Windows 10

Windows 10 and WSUS Server

After you implement WIndows 10 on your workstations, it is necessary to manage the deployment of Builds. Thus three different management have emerged (CB, CBB and LTSB).

Management and deployment can be operate by Windows Update / Windows Update for Business, SCCM or WSUS.
His support for the deployment of 10 Windows Builds by the WSUS or SCCM and WSUS server, can be done only in certain conditions.

Indeed, it is necessary to have a WSUS server installed under Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 Server. The activation of the feature cannot be and must not be made until after the installation of the KB3095113. Where type Upgrade in WSUS before installing the update, it will be necessary to proceed to a cleaning of the base (see below in this article).

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Juil 06

Delete Appx Windows 10

Delete Appx Windows 10

Delete Appx Windows 10

With Windows 10 1511, a large number of APPX are present (candy crush, xbox,…) this can be very annoying on a professional position.

It is strongly recommended to proceed with the uninstall. Nevertheless if you have hundreds of computer, it is better to automate the deletion during the mastering (if you have imported the windows 10 DVD and not use master).

Some applications like candy crush can be removed that selecting a group policy. Latter of which has its importance greatly complicates a deletion during deployment.

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Juin 15

Manually remove PKI

Manually remove PKI

Why manually delete a PKI?

When you remove a pki since the wizards Windows will scavenge records in Active Directory. However if the server is reinstalled or the VM deleted unless the certification authority role is deleted beforehand, these records remain present in the Active Directory directory. It is therefore necessary to carry out the cleaning of it before any new installation of an enterprise certification authority.

This article details the different steps for cleaning of the Active Directory.

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Mai 28

Rename AD Domain

Rename AD Domain

Rename AD Domain

It is sometimes necessary to change the name of the Active Directory domain. This operation is delicate to perform mainly if exchange or sql servers are present. After verifying the good state of health of the Active Directory, the change can be performed using the rendom command. The latter is present in the domain controller as a builtin.

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Mai 10

Fix KB3148812 problem

Fix KB3148812 problem

Fix KB3148812 problem

The KB3148812 update installation problems. In fact after installing the administration console WSUS becomes inaccessible. Moreover customers no longer have the opportunities to contact the WSUS server. Initially Microsoft recommended not to install or remove it for those who carry out the installation of the update.

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Mai 01

Licensing Server 2016

Licensing Server 2016

Licensing Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 will consist of two editions as Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2.

Standard Edition: Concerns them little or no virtualized environments

Datacenter editions: Used for private and hybrid cloud environments

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Avr 27

CmdLets SCCM

CmdLets SCCM

CmdLets SCCM

A SCCM server administration will be generally to add new drivers, images of boot or to installations and applications. This will also be to monitor the State of health of the infrastructure by looking at the logs file.
Using PowerShell with CmdLets SCCM is justified because it is thus possible to script some action and therefore to industrialize the process which some may be « heavy » when there are executed manually.

For this Microsoft provides to people wishing Cmdlets to perform the administration of one or more servers SCCM.

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Avr 10

Sysprep fails

Sysprep fails

Sysprep fails

At the launch of the sysprep with the Generalize option, an error appears. The error occurs at the execution of the sysprep.exe in command-line or through the GUI..
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Mar 29

Remote execution

Remote execution

Problem with remote execution

One of my customers wanted recently to run a remote administration using a local account. The firewall on the server was disabled and inactive UAC. However despite these operations, it was not possible for a local account (non-administrator) to perform the remote operation.
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Mar 19

Manage local Account

Manage local Account

Manage Local Account Password

An element that is rarely changed it’s the password of local accounts. It is common to put the same password for a local administrator on all workstations and servers. This has created an impact of a security breach.
It’s important to have a different password on each machine and server. Thus in case of a compromise of passwords, the other machines / servers are not impacted. However a regular change of password or managing a machine password can greatly complicate the daily administration.

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