Error connecting to a stand-alone WSUS server using SSL

A few months back I wrote an article about publishing WSUS with a different URL than the FQDN of the server (link). That was the case with a domain joined server where you can fix things with a SPN. But what about a stand-alone WSUS server with a valid SSL certificate issued with a FQDN of the server? Continue reading

How to Enable Hyper-V Virtual Machine Connection on Windows 8/8.1

It took me a while to figure this one out. All the hype about the improved VM Connection client, which can be run from a client OS, and I couldn’t find the executable anywhere. I searched the web too thinking it’s a separate downloadable component… Instead, it’s more simple than you’d think (or maybe it’s just me… ;)). It’s a feature included within the Hyper-V Management Tools (see the screenshot), which is pretty obvious in hindsight. Continue reading