Microsoft Issues Updates To Fix Authentication Problems Caused by Its May Patches
Microsoft on Thursday declared that authentication problems associated with its May monthly updates have been resolved via newly released updates.
That notion comes in a May 19 update to a public “Message Center” announcement, as echoed in this May 20 Twitter post by Aria Carley, senior program manager on the Windows Update platform team. The authentication problems had just affected Windows Server instances that were used as domain controllers after applying Microsoft’s May patches soon after their May 10 “update Tuesday” release.
The fix for the authentication problems isn’t automatic. Instead, Microsoft addressed the issue by issuing so-called “out-of-band” (unscheduled) updates that are available for manual download from the Microsoft Update Catalog.
IT pros have to manually search the…