Vmware #Vmware tools & Windows update

Windows Update permit to download updated Vmware Tools.

On Virtual environment it is important to know if this behavior is acceptable or might arise outages risks.

Here it is Vmware article that confirm that this update approaching way it is both safe and acceptable


Security - Kerberos and CVE-2022-37967

The November 8, 2022 Windows updates address security bypass and elevation of privilege vulnerabilities with Privilege Attribute Certificate (PAC) signatures. This security update addresses Kerberos vulnerabilities where an attacker could digitally alter PAC signatures, raising their privileges.

After this patch patch installation you must, to prevent DC problems, following 4 steps indicated in bottom article

KB5020805: How to manage Kerberos protocol changes related to CVE-2022-37967

Office - 2016/2019 stop supported for connecting MS 365 services (a.e. Exchange online, Sharepoint on line or OneDrive for business) #October 10, 2023



CISCO - Show the Complete Configuration without Breaks/Pauses on Cisco Router/Switches, ASA Firewall and WLC

On Cisco Network devices you could have necessity to show running configuration withouth breaks/pauses:


show terminal | in Length

terminal length 0

show run

show run brief 


config paging disable

show run-config" to display the config.

Cisco ASA

Pager (saved)

terminal pager (telnet session not saved)

The default is 24 lines; 0 means no page limit.

1. Type "pager 0" in priviledged mode to set your terminal to display without any breaks.

2. Type "show run-config" to display the config.

3. Type "pager 20" in priviledged mode to set your terminal to display with breaks every 20 lines.

full article:


Antivirus - Windows 7 high memory usage due to SophosFileScanner.exe

Since yesterday night several Windows 7 O.S. was affected by high memory usage due to SophosFileScanner.exe process.

CPU usage was constantly at 100%.

Sophos support indicated that problem was due to this reason:

  • During a staged roll-out of an updated machine learning model, customers began reporting excess CPU usage.  As it became apparent that the performance issues were related to this silent update, the decision was made to roll back to the previous version. 
  • The problematic model version identifier is 20230629.  The rolled back version is 20230202.  The rollback should be completed imminently. 

Server - REBOOT IDRAC and fix email sending problem (on dell Server)

In case you need to restart server idrac (or reset it) you can follow this youtube video explanation

otherwise if you are facing email sending errors you should fix putting:
A) Static DNS Domain Name: emaildomain
B) DNS iDRAC Name: emailname
Here it is relative screenshot