PrintNightmare: secure print configuration

In this “little” tutorial, I will show you how to set up a “secure” configuration. Since the publication of the PrintNightmare flaw, Microsoft has deployed several updates to correct this problem and took the opportunity to modify the behavior of Windows to harden the configuration. In this tutorial, we will see the parameters to use …

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KB5005033: Allow non-administrators to install printer drivers

To fight against the flaws that affect the print spooler on Windows, the KB5005033 of August 2021, modifies the behavior of Windows 10 by requesting the administrator rights for the installation and the update of the print drivers. The changes proposed in this article bypass the KB related blockage, which again exposes your system. It …

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KB5005573 – Error 0x0000011b – Printing

On Windows Server 2016 servers, KB5005573 randomly causes printing error 0x0000011b on computers. As of 9/17/2021, the workaround is to uninstall this update from the print servers. In the case of using WSUS, the update should also be disapproved. Edit 1: Another workaround will be to change the value of the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SYSTEM \ …

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Use the hosts file to simulate a DNS record on Windows

Location of the hosts file : C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc. Pour ajouter un enregistrement : 1. Start notepad as administrator. 2. Open the hosts file located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc. To display the hosts file which has no extension it is necessary to select All files (*. *) 3. Add a record in the form: 4. Save and close the …

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Jenkins: run PowerShell scripts

To complete the tutorial on Jenkins where I explain how to use it to run scheduled tasks and therefore turn it into a scheduler, I will show you in this tutorial, how to run PowerShell scripts. The Double-Hop Problem If you followed the first tutorial, I showed you how to run “simple” PowerShell cmdlets. If …

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Office 365: import users with csv and powershell file

In this article, I’ll walk you through how to bulk import users into Office 365 with the use of PowerShell and the use of a csv file. In certain cases, it is not possible to do an Active Directory directory synchronization (refusal of the client, no AD …). Adding a large number of accounts (for …

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Chocolatey: software repository for Windows

In this article, I will tell you about a very practical little program to make it easier for you to install programs on workstations and servers. Chocolatey is to Windows what apt-get is to Debian. Chocolatey allows you to install, update and remove software in PowerShell (ps). To install Chocolatey you must launch the command …

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Office 365: right of access to mailboxes

In this tutorial, we will see how to give a user access to another mailbox on the Office 365 Admin Center interface. 1. From the admin center, go to Users 1 / Active users 2. Select the mailbox 3 which must be managed by another user, click on Mail settings 4 then on Modify 5. …

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GPO: installation of definitions for Office

Through this article, I will show you how to set up the necessary files to set up Office 2016 using GPOs in an Active Directory environment. It is possible to add settings to the Group Policy system by adding ADMX and ADML files. The explanations below can be applied to any definitions you may download …

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