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Windows Time synchronization is often a mystery. Like many processes we are only forced to learn about it when it does not function as we expect. By design each client computer in a domain receives its time from a Domain Controller. Domain Controllers sync their time from the Domain’s PDC Operation Master. It is therefore essential that the PDC time is correct. In order to assure the accuracy of this time we will sync the PDC to an external time source.

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Have you ever wondered how to quickly check the replication health of your AD environment? There is a simple command that will show the inbound/outbound replication for each Domain Controller.

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An identity for Shh/Updater-B released by SophosLabs for use with Sophos Protection system has caused a False Positive issue that has affected many customers.  This Technical Alert advises how to resolve it.

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A quick note to advise that due to some port changes at Comcast, some clients may experience some issues with outbound email.

 

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A quick note to advise that scammers are continuing to try to use UPS and FexEx as avenues for scams and viruses.  For awhile it was virus-infected attachments that claimed to be invoices or delivery notices.  These are scannable and filterable, so they have changed tactics.