WSUS : recreate the SUSDB database

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to reset the WSUS service by recreating the SUSDB database on WID (Windows Internal Database) and the updates storage folder (WsusContent / UpdateServicesPackages). This type of operation can normally be done “without too much risk”, resetting WSUS will see us lose the history of updates on …

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Windows firewall, force domain profile

In this tutorial, I will explain how to change the network profile of the firewall on Windows. It happens that after a restart, the profile of the firewall goes private, we will see how to change it back to the domain profile. The connection profile on a network adapter is especially useful when different firewall …

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WSUS : deploy Microsoft Edge

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to install Microsoft Edge using WSUS services. Microsoft is ending support for Edge Lecagy on March 9, 2021, so it is imperative to deploy Microsoft Edge to ensure workstation security. Add the Microsoft Edge product to WSUS From the WSUS console, go to Options 1. Then …

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PowerShell: configure an IP address

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to configure an IP address and DNS servers using PowerShell. The first step will be to retrieve the Index from the card. Enter the following Cmdlet to display the computer’s network cards: Get-NetAdapter We will therefore configure the card which has Index 2. IP address configuration …

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Rename a computer with PowerShell

Rename-Computer

In this “how” tutorial I will explain how to rename a computer in PowerShell. Using PowerShell allows you to go more empty than going through the graphical interface which requires going through several configuration windows. Rename a computer with PowerShell In a PowerShell prompt use: Rename-Computer The PowerShell command to rename a computer is Rename-Computer. …

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Windows Server: launch the configuration wizard on an installation without a graphical interface

On an installation of Windows Server without User Experience, that is to say without a graphical interface, there is a built-in utility that allows you to configure the server using a wizard. The utility is called sconfig, to launch once connected to the server, enter the sconfig command. Once the command has been validated, the …

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