ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING (0x80073701) on Windows Server 2019

We’ve run into a strange problem with our Windows Server 2019 VMs where sometimes when we clone a new VM from our template it works perfectly fine and sometimes it won’t let you install any new Roles and throws a 0x80073701 error. Better still, sometimes it lets you install a new Role and then months … Read more

Script for detecting potentially vulnerable Log4j jars [CVE-2021-44228] on Windows Server

Update 2021-12-18 – This looks like a much more competent script for detecting this vulnerability and there is a python version for Linux: Updated 2021-12-17 – Script is v1.4 and looks for .war files now too Original post below Inspired by the one-liner here: I wrote a script to expand on the command, … Read more