Here is a short PowerShell snippet for you to remove a computer object from Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).
Here is how to bulk add IP addresses in the Windows Firewall, list an IP address and remove all IP addresses from Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security. In Windows 11, 10 and Windows Server
This PowerShell solution blocks IP addresses that are trying to brute force your SQL Server logins, by blocking IP addresses in Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security, using PowerShell. You can use this to create your own solution to block offending IP addresses in SQL Server’s firewall.
Here is how to (temporarily) turn off routine remediation in Windows Defender Antivirus (WinDefend). During the transition of antivirus software to Windows Defender Antivirus (WinDefend), I don’t want Windows Defender remediation on threats it might find. Later, when I have more information about potential threats, I can always choose to remediate that threat, e.g. quarantaine or remove it.
WMI stopped working: WmiPrvse.exe would just crash after hitting some memory limit of 512 MB. If you run into the same issue with Windows Management Instrumentation, here is how you can increase WMI Provider Service’s memory quota. Doing so resolved my issues: learn to optimize WMI Provider Host.
In my situation, I had Windows Defender Antivirus disabled per GPO (“Turn off Windows Defender Antivirus” in Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Windows Defender Antivirus), and I wanted to enable Windows Defender in a new GPO, on a specific set of computers. This resulted in an error message “Get-MpComputerStatus : The extrinsic Method could not be executed.”
Install IIS Manager in Windows 10 and Windows 11. Learn how to install and configure IIS Manager (InetMgr) for Remote Administration of your Windows Server IIS web server, in Windows 11/10. You can use IIS Manager to administer various components of your website through a graphical user interface (GUI), if it’s hosted in IIS. This post also shows how to install IIS Web Management Service (WMSVC) on Server Core using PowerShell.
If you want to quickly delete all saved Remote Desktop credentials from your Windows 10 Credentials Manager, here is how. Execute the cmdkey command in an elevated cmd.exe terminal
This is part 3 about Zabbix monitoring for your websites and ASP.NET applications in IIS. This time I’ll show you how to get data from Win32_PerfRawData_PerfProc_Process counter, fast, for everey application pool This counter is notorious for its slowness, but you can get data a bit faster. IIS AppPool Insights in Zabbix – because there is always more than one way.
Monitor ASP.NET web applications performance in Zabbix. Take advantage of Windows Server performance counters using Zabbix functions “perf_counter” and “perf_counter_en” in your templates.
Zabbix can harnas the powers of WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) to query the Windows system for data. In Zabbix you use wmi.getall for this. Here is a small introduction to query the number of running w3wp.exe processes per IIS application pool in Zabbix.
How-to disable Joomla’s built-in contact forms component and its ability to send a copy to the sender, directly in your MySQL database using phpMyAdmin.