Microsoft Releases New Windows Out-of-Band Updates

Microsoft has issued a new batch of Windows out-of-band updates specifically supposed to resolve sign-in failures and other issues related to Kerberos authentication.

The software giant says the whole thing is caused by the November 8 updates, with the issue hitting Windows Servers with the Domain Controller role and Kerberos authentication enabled.

According to Microsoft, the following errors could be encountered:

  • Domain user sign in might fail. This also might affect Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) authentication.
  • Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) used for services such as Internet Information Services (IIS Web Server) might fail to authenticate.
  • Remote Desktop connections using domain users might fail to connect.
  • You might be unable to access shared folders on workstations and file shares on servers.
  • Printing that requires domain user authentication might fail.

Needless to say, the issue i… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 11 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.