How to install MS17-010 security update

How to install MS17-010 security update

To install MS17-010 security update, we need to download the corresponding patch from Microsoft update catalog server depending upon operating system.

Windows XP SP3

Open Microsoft Update Catalog Server’s URL then search for KB4012598.

Click on Security Update for Windows XP SP3 (KB4012598) to view update details and language selection, click Download to download the patch for Windows XP SP3.

Click the windowsxp-kb4012598-x86-custom-enu_eceb7d5023bbb23c0dc633e46b9c2f14fa6ee9dd.exe link to begin the download.

Double click the downloaded .exe file to install the patch.

Click Next, Select I Agree then Click Next.

Click Finish to restart.

After system restart. You can verify the patch using below command.

C:\Users\myousufali>wmic qfe get Caption,Description,HotFixID,InstalledOn | findstr /C:”KB4012598″



How to change or reset the SA password for MSSQL in Linux

How to change or reset the SA password for MSSQL in Linux

To  reset SA password execute:

First you need to stop  mssql-server  using this command

 sudo systemctl stop myssql-server

sudo /opt/mssql/bin/mssql-conf setup

Setting up Microsoft SQL Server

Enter the new SQL Server system administrator password:

Confirm the new SQL Server system administrator password:

Starting Microsoft SQL Server…

Enabling Microsoft SQL Server to run at boot…

Setup completed successfully.

To change MSSQL SA password

Login to MSSQL by executing these commands.

    cd /opt/mssql-tools/bin/

    ./sqlcmd -S srv01 -U sa 

To change MSSQL sa account password, execute these commands.

EXEC sp_password NULL, 'Mssql@12345','sa'