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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Fév 16

Manage version CB-CBB

Manage version CB-CBB

What is Windows As A Service ?

Before Windows 10, Microsoft implemented a major version of an operating system through a package service.A new version of the system appeared after several years.It was common to have significant differences in the nucleus of different operating system.
With Windows 10 , a new management of major release appeared. Indeed every 4 months (for Current Branch – CB) or eight months ( Current Branch For Business – CBB), Microsoft provides a new release of Windows 10.
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Jan 28

Problem with Bitlocker

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Problem Bitlocker

During a Bitlocker project at a customer I had a problem with the storage of bitlocker recovery key in Active Directory
After you set up group policy which configured the desktop and laptop client (store in AD the recovery key, use tpm,…), I launched the script which enabled BitLocker on the system partition or opther partition. The bitlocker has been actived and partition has crypted, however the recovery key was not stored in the Active Directory. After several tests, I realized that some partition encryption failed (error message when i try to initialize TPM chip) and this randomly.
The project consisted to encrypt partitions systems from a laptop computer to decrypt the partition using the TPM chip.

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Jan 27

Problem Active Directory

Problem Active Directory

Problem Active Directory

Migrating Active Directory at one of my clients, it seems interesting to share a solution to a problem. When you update the schema to add the RODC objetcts (adprep /rodcprep), an error 0x3 appears. At the time of depromote domain controller, the error messages appear informing me of a problem.

A surviving domain controller must seize any operations master roles, also known as flexible single master operations or FSMO, that were previously held by the forcibly demoted domain controller. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

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Déc 31

Windows 10 deploy guide

Windows 10 deploy guide

Windows 10 deploy guide

How to deploy « upgrade » has been greatly improved. This is to allow upgrading of posts to Windows 10 in easier way. To help you in this task Microsoft has updated layout a very practical guide.
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Déc 23

Remove universal apps

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Remove universal apps

You want to remove one or more universal applications in the start menu of Windows 10. This can now be done with PowerShell. Thanks to the team technet for the development of this PowerShell sctipt.

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Déc 11

Disable first animation

Disable first animation

Disable first animation

Since Windows 8, an animation is present when first connecting to a local or domain user. In order to reduce the time of connection on the first logon, it is necessary to disable the animation

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Août 23

RSAT Windows 10

RSAT Windows 10

RSAT Windows 10

Administration can be performed locally on the servers (domain controller, file server, print,…). However it is often easier to proceed with the configuration of the server since its local post or a central server. This allows to avoid multiplying connections on multiple servers.

The position or the central server must obviously have different consoles to administer the roles offered by servers (active directory, DHCP,…).

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Août 17

Erreur Code 0x80070661 – Importation des pilotes en échec

L’importation des pilotes Windows 10 avec SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 et SCCM 2012 SP2 peut poser des problèmes.

Après avoir effectué l’importation, l’évènement ci-dessous est présent dans le journal DriverCatalog.log

Initializing driver digest from ‘\\server\Windows10-x64\{Windows10-driver}.inf’\\server\Windows10-x64\{Windows10-driver}.inf is not applicable to any supported platforms.Driver is not applicable to any supported platforms. Code 0x80070661

Pour solutionner le problème, il est nécessaire d’installer le CU1 pour SCCM 2012 R2 SP1 et SCCM 2012 SP2. Ce dernier est disponible ici

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3074857

Source : http://blogs.technet.com/b/configurationmgr/archive/2015/08/05/fixed-importing-windows-10-drivers-in-configmgr-2012-fails-with-driver-is-not-applicable-to-any-supported-platforms-code-0x80070661.aspx

Août 17

Activation du partage d’update

Windows 10 apporte son lot de nouveautés dont celui de partager les updates téléchargés avec les autres postes de travail. Comme pour la fonctionnalité Branch Cache, cette fonctionnalité a pour but l’économie de la bande passante.

Grégory BOUCHU (MVP) a décrit les opérations à effectuer pour la mise en place de la fonctionnalité.

http://www.microsoft-desktop.com/2015/08/windows-10-activation-du-partage-dupdates/