Installing Jan 2022 OOB Patches using ConfigMgr

Introduction Hi All!! Hope you are doing good.  As the OOB patch(es)  related to Jan 2022 (B Types patches) got released yesterday, hence I created this blog which might help admins to deploy the patches successfully. Hope you will find it useful. The KB article has been out regarding the issue mentioned about the Jan … Continue reading Installing Jan 2022 OOB Patches using ConfigMgr

Determine the Windows release version from the build version

With Windows 10 21H2 and Windows 11 initial release the release version is marked as 2009 in the registry. The Windows product group left the release version at the 2009 level for backwards compatibility. To test use the powershell command $(Get-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\').releaseid On Windows 10 21H2 and Window 11 intial release it will … Continue reading Determine the Windows release version from the build version

MAINFRAME-FREE

Authors: Ankush Rathore, Anurag Vij, and Francois Magnin, Azure Cloud & AI Practice, Microsoft Industry Solutions “After two failed migrations over seven years, ‘mainframe migration’ became the two most dreaded words in the organization. Third attempt was not only opposed by the business unit heads but was outright rejected by the steering committee…” - Group CIO, … Continue reading MAINFRAME-FREE

Microsoft Defender For Cloud? – The Edge of Ingite

Azure Defender, Security Center?Azure Defender and ASC. The hot topic of recent months, and one that I have been asked about more than any other product or topic. Yesterday, a rebrand annoucement was made to try and address some of the confusion in terms of what it is and how it fits. I think this … Continue reading Microsoft Defender For Cloud? – The Edge of Ingite

Hyper-V On-The-Go – Sending Files to Your VMs (Part 3)

In a previous blog I discussed methods for sending files to the VMs in your portable lab. Those methods included the following: ISO transferPowerShell Cmdlet transferDirect VHD TransferNetwork Transfer I've covered the ISO method and discarded the Network method for practicality reasons. In THIS blog I will be covering the PowerShell Cmdlet method. It can … Continue reading Hyper-V On-The-Go – Sending Files to Your VMs (Part 3)

UserVoice is Back (sorta) for Azure Sentinel and Azure Security Center

A few months ago news broke that Microsoft would move away from UserVoice to a first-party solution. That solution is now available. There's many topics available on the new resource, but here's the ones my audience is most interest in: Azure Sentinel Azure Security Center Use this resource to share your ideas, vote on existing … Continue reading UserVoice is Back (sorta) for Azure Sentinel and Azure Security Center

How to Subscribe to the Azure Security Center Wrap Newsletter

The Azure Sentinel newsletter "experiment" I started a few months ago is a confirmed success. Its become a wildly popular weekly Inbox insert for many and the subscriber growth is still steadily increasing. And, for those that don't care for yet another newsletter, there's also a huge following for direct access through the social media … Continue reading How to Subscribe to the Azure Security Center Wrap Newsletter

How to Get the Network Security Dashboard for Security Center

There's a new dashboard in town for Azure Security Center. This particular dashboard (workbook) contains the following: Overview - a summary of all monitored network-related security components.Public IPs & Exposed Ports - Public IP and Asset Types and Ports Exposed to the InternetNetwork Security Services- DDoS Protection Plans, Azure Firewalls and Firewall Policies, Azure WAF … Continue reading How to Get the Network Security Dashboard for Security Center