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Remote Server Admin Tools (a.k.a RSAT) for Windows 10 v1803 Redstone 4

Microsoft has release a new version of the Windows 10 Remote Server Admin Tools for builds of Windows 10 17110 or higher. While it was normally practice for Microsoft to release a new RSAT version with every release of a Windows client OS in recent years they have been releasing these tools less frequently (see http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2017/04/microsoft-will-not-be-releasing-remote-server-admin-tools-rsat-for-windows-10-redstone-2/ ) While it does…

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Security Baseline Teamplate for Windows 10 v1803 Redstone 4 “Draft”

Microsoft has just release a draft version of the WIndows 10 1803 Security Baseline Template

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Blocked Site Based GPO due to Blocked SOM

I recently came across a problem with applying a site linked GPO to some Citrix servers that were giving Blocked SOM (see below) as the reason for being denied. For the longest time I could not figure out why the GPO was being blocked. It was then with some help that I found out that the computer was in an…

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Group Policy Resources for Windows 10 build 1709

Windows 10 a.k.a. Redstone 3, a.k.a. 1709 a.k.a. Fall Creators Update has now been released to the public for download. If you would like to get a copy of the new version early to start testing you can download the PRO version using the Windows 10 ISO/USB download tool at https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/software-download/windows10 . Alternatively, you can download the images from your…

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Why you should never use a Preshared Key with IPSEC

How secure the way a preshared key saved in Active Directory for authetnication with IPSEC secure?

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How to Disable SMB1 using Group Policy Administrative Templates

How to disable SMB1 on Windows using the ADMX/ADML files released by Microsoft.

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Does Windows 10 S Support Group Policy?

Does Windows 10 S support Group Policy? Lets take a look a the FAQ release by Microsoft to see if it is possible.

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Windows 10 on ARM Group Policy Support

Microsoft has release a video on Channel 9 called Windows 10 on ARM which mostly answers the question, does Windows 10 on ARM support Group Policy. This is of course an important question as the earlier version of Windows that ran on an ARM processor was Windows RT and it only have very limited local group policy support (see How…

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