Any news about Group Policy such as hotfixes, changes or new settings
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.
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…
Managing ADMX and ADML files for Windows 10
How to manage missing Group Policy settings with the new ADMX/ADML files from Microsoft.
Microsoft will not be releasing Remote Server Admin Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 Redstone 2
Every time Microsoft releases a version of Windows 10 they also release a new version of the Remote Server Admin Tools. These tools are of course very important for any Group Policy Administrator as they contain the latest version of the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC). However, with this release of Windows 10 history is going to change. This time,…
How to disable SMB 1 on Windows 7 via Group Policy to Prevent WannaCry
Update 1: These instructions will mitigate WannaCry / Wcry / WannaCrypt virus propagation on Windows 7 and later (Windows 10 is not affected). For more technical details about the virus see Troy Hunts blog at https://www.troyhunt.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-wannacrypt-ransomware/ In case you have not got the message yet SMB 1 protocol Bad and that according to Microsoft you should “Stop using SMB1”. Not…
Updated Group Policy Health Reporter
The post Updated Group Policy Health Reporter appeared first on SDM Software | Configuration Experts. Happy New Year Everyone! I hope everyone made it safely through the holidays. To start off 2017, we’ve been working to update some of our existing freeware tools. The first beneficiary of that work is our Group Policy Health Reporter utility, now at version 1.9…
Remote Server Admin Tool out now for Windows 10
Remote Server Admin Tool for Windows 10 is out now.
Securing Credentials for Privileged Access
Hello, Paul Bergson back again. I have been on the road a bit more than normal doing security training/POC deliveries (POP-SLAM *1) for our customers related to Pass-the-Hash and credential protection. I have noticed an alarming trend in how credential protection is thought to resolve a customer’s credentials from being compromised. Enterprises that are investing in vaulting software, and…