From time to time Windows Admins will surprise you with band-aid and bubble gum scripts, that's entirely expected I think. But then again with just about the same irregular interval with a touch of entropy sprinkled on the electrical-fire cake, someone comes along and actually puts together something that works well, and efficiently. Resource efficiency […]
Have you ever wondered what life might be like if the Windows 10 OS somehow had a single folder that contained shortcuts to every single control panel applet setting (God Mode)? I'm 99% sure you have probably never seen this hidden feature nor touched 50% of the settings in there. If there ever was the […]
How many times have you entered ipconfig /all at the command line to return a single IP address, then have to strain your eyes sifting through mostly unwanted networking info (subnet mask/gateway/DNS/mac address)? As a sysadmin, after rinsing and repeating this process nearly every day of your waking sysadmin life, this tends to lean towards the monotonous […]
Ecommerce development or magento development works for the transformations needed in the IT world. Docker is the most popular and used container platform. Virtual machines (VMs) are increasingly used by businesses. A VM is an operating system or application environment installed on software. It allows the user to enjoy the same experience as on a […]
The event ID 4797 with a description of "An attempt was made to query the existence of a blank password for an account." is related to Windows Defender Application Guard. It was found during digging through event logs because of separate issue.
If you see an alert in your log solution for a new local account created for username: WDAGUtilityAccount (event id 4720 or 4722).
This account is part of Windows Defender Application Guard which is included with RS3 (aka windows 10 fall update). The account is disabled also WDAG is not enabled.
Basically you have user enrolled in the Windows 10 insider program and their box was updated with a new build that includes the WDAG bits.