Category: System and Network Admins

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Some related links :






Microsoft security compliance toolkit:

Il remplace Security Compliance Manager. Cet outil permet de planifier, créer, et monitorer des baselines de sécurité pour vos postes clients. Le remplacement a été choisi par Microsoft du fait de la complexité de SCM et de la difficulté à maintenir l’outil pour chaque version de Windows. Aujourd’hui, SCT ne supporte pas Desired Configuration Management de System Center Configuration Manager ou SCAP.

Other references:

2012 R2 hardening (CIS):

Windows 10 hardening:




To test SSL/TLS and much more you can use the free online tool from Qualys:

Links related to TLS which I have consulted: Solving the TLS problem ==>

How to restrict the use of certain cryptographic algorithms and protocols in Schannel.dll ==>

TLS/SSL Settings ==>

Managing SSL/TLS Protocols and Cipher Suites for ADFS:


SSSD principle:

SSSD for SuSE (sles):


Troubleshooting SSSD:

Resolution:   id  <userid> ; getent passwd <userid>

Authentication: ssh <userid>@localhost


In addition to redhat guide, there are tones of interesting links:


Windows Admin Center:


You can install Windows Admin Center on the following Windows operating systems:

Version Installation Mode
Windows 10 (1709) Desktop mode
Windows Server, version 1709 Gateway mode
Windows Server 2016 Gateway mode

Desktop Mode: Connect to the Windows Admin Center gateway from the same computer on which it’s installed (for example, https://localhost:6516)

Gateway Mode: Connect to the Windows Admin Center gateway from a client browser on a different machine (for example, https://servername)

This was one of the main blockers of Firefox adoption in the enterprise :