The Reddit recap highlights last week’s top trending posts on the r/msp subreddit. This is the largest MSP-related group on Reddit with nearly 40,000 members. Looking to find a quick answer to a question? This is the place to be.
This thread discusses the value in manual patch management. The user behind the initial post suggests there’s little value in manual patch management, and says they should just be handled by, for example, Microsoft, which handles Office 365 updates. “We are seriously considering to deploy Windows Update for Business, and stop managing patches via our RMM,” the user wrote. What do you think – is manual patching reliable and worth it nowadays?
While the user behind this post says they’re now blocked from logging in to the SolarWinds RMM iOS app, the initial shock of logging into the app on an iPad without any password or 2FA prompts was worrisome. “I was then able to freely take control of any server/computer as this version has no additional fingerprint/pin authentication like the new version.” Yikes. “What is also very worrying is that I have changed my SolarWinds RMM password since I last used the iPad but the RMM app still logged me in without any password or 2FA prompt. So not only does the app bypass 2FA but also changing your RMM password wont stop access to the app.” Again, it looks like SolarWinds has now blocked the user from logging in to the old version of the app, but most comments in the thread suggest a loophole like that shouldn’t exist. They’re probably right.
Veeam has a lot of products and solutions. This thread is all about an MSP trying to navigate those complicated waters in the midst of a transition from StorageCraft.