Fix: DPM 2016 Console will not open.

Full credit to Robert Hedblom for this!This was 100% taken from his blog and I am just uploading this to ensure that I always have it to refer to as it is an incredibly useful tip. What is the error? When you launch Microsoft’s System…

How To: Disable Exchange 2016 ECP External Access

How To: Disable Exchange 2016 ECP External Access In a world where the smallest exposure can lead to a full on data breach, we definitely want to be conscious of our security, risks, and attack surface. 9 times out of 10, we are never going…

How to: Run a Powershell script from a Scheduled Task

How to: Run a Powershell script from a Scheduled Task/Task Scheduler I don’t know why, but this is one of those things I forget every. single. time I need to do it. It’s pretty much a one liner, and yet, here we are! Hopefully this…

How to: Quickly check if your WSUS server is working via HTTP

How to: Quickly check if your WSUS server is working via HTTP On occasion, we’ve had WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) servers installed internally, only to have them fail. Whether it be something as simple as a firewall rule, or something complex like a corrupt…

Blog: Yay! We’re in the 21st century!

Blog: Yay! We’re in the 21st century! With cheap, shared hosting previously running the website, I was limited to an old, out-of-date, cPanel instance running CentOS 6.9 (yeh, mint.), with an incredibly high latency when accessed from Australia, and totally lacking any kind of free…

How To: Install Graylog Server on CentOS 7

How to: Install Graylog Server on CentOS7 Graylog Server is an incredibly powerful open source log mangement system. It’s built for enterprise scale and support and is incredibly useful for assisting in identifying security threats, meeting compliance requirements or even simply centralizing your logs from…

How To: Uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Server 2012 R2

How to: Uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Server 2012 R2 With past version of Windows Server, we were provided with Microsoft’s own Security Essentials anti-virus as a free anti-virus solution. This was great for organisations where the budget or other reasons simply do not…

How To: Install Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Server 2012 R2

How to: Install Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows Server 2012 R2 With past version of Windows Server, we were provided with Microsoft’s own Security Essentials anti-virus as a free anti-virus solution. This was great for organisations where the budget or other reasons simply do not…

Fix: Outlook 2016 keeps asking for password or goes to temporary profile

Fix: Outlook 2016 keeps asking for password or goes to temporary profile So, yet again, Microsoft have introduced an awesome, thought-inspiring problem which is incredibly difficult to troubleshoot. Outlook 2016 will consistently ask users for authentication to their mail account but never accept it. Alternatively,…

How To: Bring back Telnet on macOS High Sierra (10.13.1)

How To: Bring back Telnet on macOS High Sierra (10.13.1) So I finally decided to take the plunge and get up to date with macOS High Sierra.. only to find they’ve stripped yet another piece of functionality that I use on a daily basis. Telnet….