GPO: schedule the automatic shutdown of computers

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to schedule computers to automatically shut down using Group Policy. In fact, there is no native functionality in Windows to shut down computers, but we will use Group Policy to deploy a scheduled task to Active Directory domain member computers that will shut them down. Often …

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WSUS manually import an update from the Microsoft Update Catalog

In this tutorial, I will explain how to manually import a site updatehttps://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/ in WSUS with PowerShell. By default, this operation is possible automatically by passing the console and provided that you use Internet Explorer 11. In 2022, who still uses this browser? Download the update and retrieve its GUID Go to the site https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/ …

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GPO: force updates from the console

Since Windows 2012, it is possible to force the update of group policies from the Group Policy Management console. It is no longer necessary to go through all the computers and do a gpudapte. To work, the firewall must allow RPC calls to pass. Force update of GPOs remotely 1. Open the Group Policy Management …

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Docker: manage your containers with Portainer.io

In this tutorial, I will explain how to manage your Docker containers with Portainer. Portainer is an application that runs under Docker and will allow you to have a graphical interface (Web) to manage your containers under Docker. With Portainer you will be able to: Create / Modify / Delete containers Administrators your containers (SSH …

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