When to use SMB WriteThrough in Windows Server 2019

Today, we are going to discuss the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol which is incorporated into all Windows versions, both client and server. Particularly, one novelty added to the SMB protocol affecting the client side and allowing for SMB connections to be used without the SMB cache. Let's explore.

Published: April 16, 2019

Temporary Group Membership in Windows Server 2016 Active Directory

Along with the new functionality of Windows Server 2016, another essential element of any domain administrator — Active Directory — has been updated with some very important and great features. One of the updates that aims to improve the environment’s protection against external and internal threats to accounts is called privileged access management (PAM). This functionality is based on the idea of Just Enough Administration (JEA), which is a security technology that allows the delegation of administration rights with the help of PowerShell.

Published: May 30, 2017