Primarily, located in the Middle East and South Asia, right now, the situation is dire enough that Microsoft is releasing a Security Advisory (2986666) to help mitigate the effects until a proper security update is available....More
Microsoft will distribute IE11 through Automatic Updates (AU) and Windows Update (WU) along with regularly scheduled patches. Like they have done in the past, Microsoft has released a toolkit that allows organizations to halt the automatic installation of IE11 so they can manage the distribution throughout the infrastructure....More
With the djoin.exe command-line utility, you can join a Windows client computer to a domain, even in the presence of a read-only Active Directory domain controller or when the client computer is offline....More
By leveraging a Windows feature called Global Object Access Auditing, you can create a global audit policy that will automatically log an event anytime an administrator changes the system registry on a domain controller....More
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Some say performance tuning SQL Server is an art; others say it’s a science. It’s a bit of both of those, but also more. Many factors determine how well (or poor) SQL Server will perform, and it starts well before any application database is installed into an instance.