Randy Kondor, P.Eng., chief technology officer, OPC Training Institute, has been working with OPC and DCOM since approximately 1996. OPC Training Institute provides in-depth training on OPC Classic and OPC UA along with full services for testing and verification for affected DCOM installations and programming consulting and/or services.
Programming January 7, 2023
Analysis: Ability to delay Microsoft DCOM hardening patch ends as of March 2023
The mandatory Microsoft DCOM hardening patch, “one of the best changes Microsoft has made for DCOM,” effects only a small percentage, but still a large number of applications. There’s no postponing the patch as of March. Be aware of the impact and related misinformation.
By Randy Kondor