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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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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Export / Import a scheduled task

In this tutorial, I will tell you how to export and import a scheduled task. This tutorial applies to both Windows Server and the Desktop version (Windows 10). To illustrate this tutorial, I will export a scheduled task that runs a PowerShell script that allows restarting a computer. The scheduled task runs the ps-restartcomputer.ps1 script …

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Manage the DNS cache on Windows Server

In this “tutorial”, I will give you some PowerShell cmdlets to manage your DNS server cache on Windows Server. To be more precise, we will see 4 cmdlet PowerShell * -DnsServerCache cmdlets. Show-DnsServerCache The first command displays the DNS cache: The output of the command gives all DNS records cached on the server. In console …

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