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When SQL has no certificate...

Yesterday I posted a blog on how to identify the SQL Certificate used. I had some questions come from this, and the biggest one
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Server Core: Navigating an old but new world

Lately, I've done a lot of posting on Server Core and one thing I've neglected to write on is how you actually navigate in this
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PS without BS: Finding the SQL Cert and trusting it to a remote system

This was an interesting case, and surprisingly didn't really find anything on how to do this out there. But, the problem statement was simple. When
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Upgrading SQL Server on Windows Server Core

This, thankfully is a quick and easy blog discussing the how's of an upgrade to SQL Server 2017 from SQL Server 2016 on Server Core.

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Upgrading MDT on Server Core

Updating MDT on Server Core

So, in my previous blog on PS without BS: Building MDT and WSUS on Server Core, I outlined

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San Francisco sports anchor reportedly sent home after allegedly stealing jacket at Warriors practice
Golden State Killer caught using relative's DNA from genealogy websites, report says
Evacuations ordered near Wisconsin oil refinery where explosion left at least 11 people injured
'Holy grail' of guns made: Company sells $4.5M pistols made from 4.5-billion-year-old meteorite
Migrant 'caravan' gathers on US-Mexico border for final push
Puerto Rico lawmakers introduce board's labor reform bill
Girlfriend of Dallas Cowboys' David Irving makes, then retracts domestic violence claims
Comey plays defense on FBI memo release, denies being a leaker
Explosion rocks Wisconsin refinery, forcing evacuations
Dem Sen. Menendez 'severely admonished' by Senate ethics committee, told to repay gifts
Ex-HSBC Bank foreign exchange exec gets 2 years in prison
Police: Former cop is suspected in 13th California slaying
San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt sees 21 pitches in at-bat, most since at least 1988
Kaepernick blasts 'lawful lynchings,' defends anthem protests while accepting Amnesty award
Trump boasted he'd open all JFK files, but now says he can't

Today's History

2011: The 25th anniversary of the disaster in Chernobyl is commemorated by the Ukraine
2011: U.S. nightly news host Katie Couric announces she will will no longer host the 'CBS Evening News'
2010: Timothy Torlot, British ambassador to Yemen, survives an attempted suicide bombing
2005: Syria withdraws troops from Lebanon, ending its 29 year military occupation
1997: "Life," opens at Barrymore Theater New York City
1996: Shaun Pollock takes 4 wkts in 4 balls for Warwickshire in B&H
1996: Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
1995: Baseball season begins after lengthy strike
1995: Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings
1994: 1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr. Nomaza Paintin is 1st black South African to vote