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Azure Stack HCI on Microsoft Learn

Azure Stack HCI on Microsoft Learn

Azure Stack HCI is a hyper-converged infrastructure operating system delivered as an Azure service. Rather than attempt to put all the elements of a Windows Server hyper-converged solution together yourself and then trying to integrated it with Azure hybrid elements, ... continue reading

Hyper-V HyperClear RETbleed Update

Multiple new speculative execution side channel issues were recently disclosed by both Intel and AMD. These issues were described in security bulletins available here: AMD CPU Branch Type Confusion | AMD Return Stack Buffer Underflow / CVE-2022-29901, CVE-2022-28693 /... (intel.com) ... continue reading
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Introduction to Network Trace Analysis Part 1: Asking Questions and Collecting Data

Howdy everyone! Today’s post will be a bit shorter but will cover how we collect network traces and what information we need to make use of the data we collect. Asking Questions I know it can be tempting to spin ... continue reading
Diagram comparing how user data and system resources access an app without and with App Sandbox.   Without App Sandbox, all user data and system resources will have unrestricted access to the app.  With App Sandbox, only the data and resources confined within the said sandbox will have unrestricted access to the app. All other user data and resources won't have access.

Uncovering a macOS App Sandbox escape vulnerability: A deep dive into CVE-2022-26706

Microsoft uncovered a vulnerability in macOS that could allow specially crafted codes to escape the App Sandbox and run unrestricted on the system. We shared these findings with Apple through Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD) via Microsoft Security Vulnerability Research (MSVR) ... continue reading

Modernize with Azure Migrate

With the pandemic mostly behind us, several large economies have opened in some shape or form. This, despite the uneven supply of goods and services and higher than usual energy costs. The higher energy cost and the resulting increase in ... continue reading
How to identify processes running inside a Windows container from the container host

How to identify processes running inside a Windows container from the container host

This is another blog post idea coming from discussions on Forums - sometimes, you need to check the processes running on a Windows container so you can troubleshoot your environment, or simply monitor its state. After some testing, I figured ... continue reading
WSL2 now available on Windows Server 2022

WSL2 now available on Windows Server 2022

Hello folks! If you’re one of those Devs/ITPros using the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) you know how useful and powerful it can be. We announced during Microsoft Build last week that WSL2 will be broadly available in June. But ... continue reading
Docker Host network alternatives for Windows containers

Docker Host network alternatives for Windows containers

One of the things I like to do on my spare time is browse around forums, such as Reddit, Stack Overflow, and others, to check on questions people have around Windows containers that are not showing up on comments or ... continue reading

Announcement: System Center 2022 is here!

We are happy to announce the general availability of System center 2022. It is a big step forward for System Center products that have been the management tool of choice for enterprise customers worldwide. On-premises customers have been associated with ... continue reading
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Secrets from the Deep – The DNS Analytical Log – Part 5

Secrets from the Deep - The DNS Analytical Log - Part 5   Hi Team, it's Eric Jansen again, here today to continue where we left off in Part 4 of the series. In the last episode, we discussed how ... continue reading