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Batch Programs: Making IT Automated.
Cyber Security: Enterprise Security Disciplines
Cyber Security: How to use Wireshark
Cyber Security: Nmap commands for recon discovery during a vulnerability or penetration assessment
Cyber Security: Policy, Procedures, AND Processes OOO MY! O.O
Cyber Security: Recommendations for Secure TLS
Cyber Security: Risk Vocabulary
Cyber Security: Secure-by-Design Recommendations
Cyber Security: Setting up a rule on a Sophos XG firewall to allow only internal DNS forwarder resolution
Cyber Security: Setting up a syslog collector on a Sophos XG firewall
Cyber Security: So you say your using a complex password, are you really sure?
Cyber Security: Test your AV!
Cyber Security: Types of EAP Frameworks
Cyber Security: Types of Encapsulation used with EAP’s
Cyber Security: Why is a SIEM solution important?
Cyber Security/Networking: Common Ports
Cyber Security/Networking: How to setup a Mirror port on a Cisco switch for use with a SIEM device
Cyber Security/Networking: How to setup a Mirror port on a Netgear M4300 for use with a SIEM device
Cyber Security/Networking/Windows: Is 802.1X important?
Cyber Security/Windows: Everyday security for RD[Protocol], but how?
Cyber Security/Windows: Secure time for your Windows Server
Cyber Security/Windows/Networking: All-In-One Technical Toolkit
Cybersecurity: How do you check a file to verify it’s integrity?
Database fragmentation Percentage Query
Database re-indexing query
Desktop LAN Connection: develops the “(unauthenticated)” error
Equallogic Management: Mapping the SAN to a VM
Fully automated SQL Server Restore Script
Group Policy: Performance tweaks for 14% less memory usage
Home Lab 2.0: It’s evolved….
Home-Lab 3.0: Network evolved to a Spine/Leaf – VMware Upgraded to 6.5 – VMware vSAN Deployed – VMWare NSX Deployed (Shrunk Network footprint)
How to Check Local Group Policies Applied from Domain Controllers
How to Fix a Corrupt Profile in a Windows domain for a Server or Desktop
IPv6 General Transmit Failure bug
Microsoft SQL 2008 R2 won’t let you login after a server reboot…but why?
Microsoft: How to Fix Stubborn Windows Share issues
Networking: Cisco 3750 and Above – Enabling Src-Dst-IP for Etherchannel/LACP for VMware IP Hash
Networking: Cisco and Dell N-Series L3 EtherChannel
Networking: Deploying a iSCSI/vMotion Fabric for 1 and 10 GbE VMware Infrastructure
Networking: How to setup a SNMP Community String on a Netgear switch
Networking: Setting up a 1 to 1 NAT with a WAN firewall rule on a Sonicwall
Networking: Setting up a HA/Heartbeat Sonicwall Cluster
Networking: Setting up a SSL-VPN on a Sonicwall
Networking: Setting up and Deploying a Spine/Leaf Network Topology vs a Traditional Tree Topology
Networking: Setting up LAG or MLAG groups on Netgear M4300 and M5300 switches
Networking: Setting up Multiple vLAN’s over a LACP-enabled VMware vDS (5.5 and up) with a Cisco 3750G/E Etherchannel
Networking: Setting up Multiple vLAN’s over a LACP-enabled VMware vSS with a Cisco 3750G/E Etherchannel
Networking: Update a Cisco IOS on a Router
Networking: Upgrading Cisco IOS on a Catalyst 3750G L3 Switch
Networking/Firewall: Blocking NetBIOS on a Sonicwall firewall to help mitigate WannaCry Malware
Outlook won’t allow you to send a attachment: here is a solution.
Restarting a Windows Printer Spooler Properly
Restoring a SQL database to another server from a SQL Backup
Setting up a Login Script for Acitve Directory from the Sysvol (NETLOGIN) folder
Setting up and Deploying a NetFlow Collector to Ubuntu 14.04 on a Raspberry PI 3
Setting up and Deploying a Windows Domain Controller to Ubuntu 14.04 on a Raspberry PI 3
SQL: Procedure sp_executesql: expects parameter ‘@statement’ of type ‘ntext/nchar/nvarchar’
Storage Best Practices
Storage: Best practices around iSCSI storage
Storage: iSCSI vs FC
vForum 2015 – November 3rd – NYC
Virus Removal Guide
VMUG NY/NJ 2015
VMware – NSX: Is LACP supported in NSX?
VMware Hardware Compatibility List
VMware vCenter: Physical or Virtual, you choose!
VMware vSAN: From Procuring the hardware, to Configuring the hardware, to Deploying vSAN, to Migrating VM’s in the Home-Lab (2 month weekend warrior project)
VMware vSAN: Making a Dell R610’s PERC 6/i support SSD’s for VMware’s vSAN
VMware: Converting Windows 2000 NT produces a “inaccessible_boot_device” error
VMware: Custom TCP/IP Stacks in VMware ESXi 6.0
VMware: Deploying Intel X710 DA2 CNA w/ v2.0.7 in ESXi 6.7U2/U3
VMware: ESXi 6.5 Standby uplink bug for enabling non-vDS multipathing in Web Client
VMware: Physical to Virtual Conversion – All I need to do is a P2V right?
VMware: Registry Tweaks to optimize VMXNET 3 Network Adapter
VMware: Setting Persistent Routes in a Windows PC/Server/VM that has Multiple Network Adapter’s for Multiple vLAN’s with Virtual Guest Mapping (VGT)
VMware: Setting up a Load-Balanced VMware 6.5 PSC Cluster
VMware: Setting up and Deploying a NetFlow Collector on a VMware vDS (5.5 and up)
VMware: Setting up the NSX manager from CLI
VMware: Setting up vLAN’s within a ESXi host for inter-vlan traffic for Virtual Switch Tagging (VST)
VMware: Snapshot’s can be good but are also bad if left unchecked.
VMware: Time, what is this about time?
VMware: vCSA Console won’t accept updated password, what do you do?
VMware: Windows Server defaults to APIPA address and won’t revert
VMware/Networking: How to enable VLAN Guest Tagging with a Netgear M4300 Series switch and Windows Server 2016 with VMware ESXi 6.0
Windows Domain Controller Operations Masters Placement and Verifying Windows Server “Operations Masters”
Windows Server 2016/2019: How to fix a AD Replication Error 5
Windows Server/Desktop Performance Tweaks
Windows Updates: C:\ drive runs out of space, but why?
Windows Vista/7: Trust relationship between workstation and domain fails
Windows: Advanced TCP/IP Networking settings – Increasing performance of network traffic
Windows: Connecting to Exchange Online
Windows: Create a Windows Server 2016 .wim image
Windows: Creating a Enterprise Subordinate (Policy) CA of an Offline Root CA for an Issuing CA
Windows: Creating a Enterprise Subordinate CA of an Offline Root CA
Windows: Creating an Issuing CA of a Enterprise Subordinate (Policy) CA
Windows: Creating an Offline Root CA
Windows: Deploy a Domain Controller via Powershell
Windows: Deployment of a Nano Server with DNS
Windows: Deployment of Windows Server Core
Windows: DNS PowerShell Hackz
Windows: Enable/Disabled Server Core in Windows Server 2012
Windows: Enabling Schema Module for movement of FSMO role
Windows: Exchange Troubleshooting Toolkit Commands
Windows: Folder Redirection Policy
Windows: GVLK Public keys
Windows: How To activate Windows via Command Prompt
Windows: How to Cleanup Metadata after a tombstoned or orphaned Domain Controller creates artifacts in your Active Directory Domain
Windows: How to create an Answer File with Window System Image Manager (SIM)
Windows: How to Seize FSMO Roles via PowerShell
Windows: KB4534271 Has Broken GPO Processing and Corrupt gpt.ini
Windows: Key Management Service – Software Licensing Manager
Windows: Managing Volumes in Command Prompt and Power Shell
Windows: Microsoft File Server Migration Wizard
Windows: Microsoft’s IdFix
Windows: Migrating from FRS to DFS-R
Windows: Moving Operation Master (FSMO) via Powershell
Windows: My C: Drive keeps filling up after each update on my server! …Maybe your WinSxS folder needs a clean up!!!
Windows: Nslookup returns a “UnKnown” Default Server
Windows: NTFS vs ReFS and example use cases for each
Windows: NTFS vs SMB Share – Permissions
Windows: Password Policy for Terminal Services
Windows: Powershell Execution Policy & TLS 1.2 bypass
Windows: Prerequisites for a Nano Server
Windows: Remote UAC issues with MMC
Windows: RepAdmin Commands to resolve Active Directory Replication issues
Windows: Server 2003 RDC error: “The RPC is unavailable”
Windows: Server 2019 Time zone won’t change
Windows: Server Cleanup Script
Windows: Setting up “In-Motion” encryption on SMB-based files
Windows: Setting up Domain Configuration Services from Powershell
Windows: Setting up Network Settings, Change Hostname, Join a Domain, and enable Remote Access in Server Core in Server 2012
Windows: Slow remote site login? …Enabling BrachCache might help!
Windows: Terminal Services – Creating a Terminal Server Farm
Windows: Terminal Services – unexpected server authentication certificate error
Windows: Terminal Services GPO: Deploying Roaming Profiles, User Home Directory, and Session management
Windows: Ultimate All-in-One IT Troubleshooting Toolkit script
Windows: Updates breaking your application? …Deploy a WSUS Server! (Core-Based)
Windows: Updates breaking your application? …Deploy a WSUS Server! (GUI-Based)
Windows: Using a System Imaging Manager (SIM) Answer file with System Preparation Tool (Sysprep) to create Server 2016 Template
Windows: Using PowerShell to look up FSMO Roles
Windows: Using the Microsoft Assessment and Planning toolkit (MAP) to take inventory of your network and to make improvements
Windows: Windows Authentication Error when connection to Windows Server 2016 from Windows 7
Windows/Azure: Creating a Multi-forest integration with Azure with Azure AD Connect and custom UPN Suffix or Email attributes
Windows/Azure: How to manually push On-premises changes to Azure using Azure AD Connect via Powershell
Windows/Cyber Security: Basics for deploying certificates via Windows Server Active Directory Certificate Services
Windows/Cyber Security: Enable RRL to help mitigate DNS Amplification attacks
Windows/Cyber Security: Enabling DNSSEC/DNS Sockets for greater DNS Integrity & Cache protection
Windows/Cyber Security: How to remote enable RDP on a server when you forget to enable RDP
Windows/Cyber Security: Integration of Active Directory Services into a Sophos UTM using LDAP
Windows/Cyber Security: Session Inactivity and Auto-logoff Policy
Windows/Cyber Security: Terminal Services Lockdown Policy
Windows/Cyber Security: types of system service accounts
Windows/Cyber Security: What can you use PKI-based certificates for and how can they help with security?
Windows/Exchange: How to setup SPF records for spam protection
Windows/Group Policy: The Importance of using the Loopback Policy
Windows/Networking: Setting up a Public DNS Record that is mapped to a Public IP address and then NAT’d thru Sonicwall Firewall to Terminal Services
Windows/Networking: So called ‘Rogue DHCP’ can cause all your wonderful new-domain-in-series-with-old-domain plans to go up in smoke! … or you can do this!
Windows/Powershell: Allow ICMP through the default Windows Advanced Firewall to allow for pinging
Windows/Powershell: Allow printers on a printer server to be ‘list in the directory’ and change the default ‘autodetect’ print drivers
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of 1 months Inactive User Query
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of 14 day Inactive User Query
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of a File Server with AES-CCM-based Signing and Encryption
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of a Secondary Domain Controller for a newly created domain
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of an Enterprise Intermediate CA joined to a Offline Workgroup Root CA
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of an Offline Root CA
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of DHCP Server with DNS
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of Print Server
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of the 1st Domain Controller for a new domain
Windows/Powershell: Automating the configuration of Windows Server Update Server (WSUS)
Windows/Powershell: Bulk Update SNMP on all domain-based servers
Windows/Powershell: Changing Remote Desktop Protocol Port based on Servers in a User Defined OU
Windows/Powershell: How to find a Windows Server/Desktop trust with a domain controller
Windows/Powershell: Login and Logoff script for Users on a specific computer from a specified date
Windows/Powershell: Migrating Users in Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory to Server 2016 Active Directory
Windows/VMware: Producing a Visio Flowchart from VMware 5.5 and Higher thru Powershell 3.0 or PowerCLI 6.3 or higher
Windows/VMware: Tweaking a Windows Server (Physical or Virtual) to perform on a 10G network
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Storage: iSCSI vs FC
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