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Archive for the ‘Windows Server 2008’ Category

When you cannot RDP to a target because of “CredSSP-encryption Oracle remediation”: apply your target security patches.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/29

If you get the below error, then your RDP target needs to be patched.

You can choose to stay vulnerable and modify your policy or registry settings as explained in the first linked article below: that is a temporary “workaround” which I do not recommend. Please update your RDP targets in stead.

English:

[Window Title]
Remote Desktop Connection

[Content]
An authentication error has occurred.
The function requested is not supported

Remote computer: rdp.example.org
This could be due to CredSSP-encryption Oracle remediation.
For more information, see https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=866660

[OK]

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Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 9, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 | Leave a Comment »

Use Software Restriction Policies to block viruses and malware | Branko Vucinec

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/06/25

Interesting: [Ardhive.isUse Software Restriction Policies to block viruses and malware | Branko Vucinec

via: [WayBackRansomware treft Tweede Kamer – Malware versleutelt overheidsbestanden – IT Pro – Nieuws – Tweakers

–jeroen

Posted in Microsoft Surface on Windows 7, Power User, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Vista, Windows XP | Leave a Comment »

0x8024400E error with WSUS SP2

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/03/16

From a note a very long time ago: [WayBack0x8024400E error with WSUS SP2

TL;DR:

  1. ensure you have at least KB2938066 installed.
  2. while upgrading WSUS, ensure you reboot the server after each update.

Related: [WayBackwindows – WSUS clients failing to get updates with error 80072EE2 – Server Fault

–jeroen

Posted in Power User, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 | Leave a Comment »

Windows 10 auto-logout on <5 minutes of inactivity – Super User

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/02/26

This seems to work on other Windows versions as well: [WayBackWindows 10 auto-logout on <5 minutes of inactivity – Super User

Posted in Power User, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 | Leave a Comment »

Searching for Windows shutdown messages in the event log

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/02/21

Searching for shutdown isn’t enough as frequent WAS messages also contain that search string.

Searching for shutdown of will work as they match both these:

The process C:\Windows\system32\shutdown.exe (COMPUTERNAME) has initiated the shutdown of computer COMPUTERNAME on behalf of user COUNTERS\Administrator for the following reason: No title for this reason could be found
Reason Code: 0x800000ff
Shutdown Type: shutdown
Comment: 

and

The reason supplied by user DOMAIN\Username for the last unexpected shutdown of this computer is: Other (Unplanned)
Reason Code: 0xa000000
Problem ID: ######
Bugcheck String:
Comment: VM host failure

–jeroen

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