Category: System Administration

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Domain Group Not Working In SQL

Domain Group Not Working In SQL

Don't let this one bite you! So you added your domain group to SQL permissions and you cannot login locally in SSMS but you can remotely? The pr ...
SSID Tracker

SSID Tracker

If you've never seen this site you will be amazed how easily you can find the exact location of almost every WiFi network in the United States, simply ...
Cleanup Windows

Cleanup Windows

There are several temp folders that Windows uses to store "temporary" files, that being said, Windows is not very good at keeping its house in order. ...
Create a Portable Encrypted Password

Create a Portable Encrypted Password

By portable, we mean you can generate the encrypted password and use it on other systems, not just the one it was created on. We do this by using a ke ...
WSUS Updates with PowerShell and PDQ

WSUS Updates with PowerShell and PDQ

As System Administrators we are all tasked with scheduled Windows patching maintenance, and if you've ever had to rely on Microsoft update manager or ...
SSL Labs – Securing Apache

SSL Labs – Securing Apache

Today we will show you several things you can do to help secure apache web servers, we proudly provide TheCodeAsylum SSL Labs report as an example. ...
Deprecating TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1

Deprecating TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1

There have been many discussions about TLS, what to enable and what to disable. Here is the bottom line, you only need to disable TLS 1.0, both TLS 1. ...
How To Pass The CISSP Exam!

How To Pass The CISSP Exam!

BIBA NO WURD! Soon those words will be seared into your brain! Early morning on October the 13th I found myself stand outside a large building in S ...
Fix Blue Screen of Death BSOD

Fix Blue Screen of Death BSOD

I have seen this many times, you are doing a Microsoft Windows Update and something goes terribly wrong. After reboot you get the dreaded Blue Screen ...
Use PowerShell to Check .NET version and update

Use PowerShell to Check .NET version and update

This function will check the currently installed .NET version, if it is not at a minimum 4.6.1 then depending on if the Windows Server is 2008/2012 or ...
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