Create effective WMI filters for Group Policy to have a more granular control on specific versions of Windows Server. In this post I provide some basic WMI filter examples to use with Group Policy Objects (GPOs).
When you have just installed your new Windows Server, with or without IIS as web server, it is important to take a few extra security measurements. Securing your server is important to keep hackers out and your data safe. This article provides 4 key steps in strengthening your Windows Server web (IIS) or file server security.
Disable SMBv1 in Windows Server & Windows 10 to prevent prevent Petya/NotPetya, WannaCry/WanaCrypt0r ransomware spreading through networks. The virus exploits a vulnerability in Windows Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 (SMBv1), and it spreads like wildfire.
With Windows Server 2016 released, we can finally lift the idiotic 260 characters limitation for NTFS paths. In this post I’ll show you how to configure the “Enable Win32 long paths” Group Policy, and how to make the “LongPathsEnabled” change in the Windows registry. The NTFS long paths GPO is also still required for Windows Server 2022 and 2019.