How to manage LAPS DebugLogging with PowerShell

If you need to troubleshoot the Local Administrator Password Solution LAPS you can configure how much information is written into the Windows Event log. Logging options are set through the following REG_DWORD values described below under: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\GPExtensions\{D76B9641-3288-4f75-942D-087DE603E3EA}\ExtensionDebugLevel Value Meaning 0 Silent mode; log errors only When no error occurs, no information is logged about CSE activity This is a default value 1 Log Errors and warnings 2 Verbose mode, log everything Becasue navigating manually Read More …

Group Policy changes included in the Windows Management Framework 3.0

While creating a new Group Policy object to enable WinRM (Windows Remote Management) on clients, I noticed some Group Policy changes that are introduced with the Windows Management Framework 3.0. The Windows Management Framework 3.0 contains the following updates: Windows PowerShell 3.0 Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) 3.0 Windows Remote Management (WinRM) Management OData IIS Extension Server Manager CIM Provider I became aware of the changes as I was referring to a blog post I had Read More …

Enable Windows Remote Management through Group Policy

In today’s post I am going to show you how to enable Windows Remote Management through Group Policy.If you haven’t heard of Windows Remote Management yet I recommend you read the articles I have referenced below. When enabled and configured Windows Remote Management provides an easy way for IT Administrators to remotely access and manage Windows Clients and Servers. If you have used the Microsoft Sysinternals PSTools suite, you’re going to like this one as Read More …