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…

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…

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….

How To: Migrate DHCP from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012/Server 2016

How To: Migrate DHCP from Server 2008 R2 to Server 2012/Server 2016 Tonight, I was tasked with migrating DHCP from one server running Windows Server 2008 R2 to another, running Windows Server 2012 R2. This will be a quick entry, lacking any especially descriptive screenshots….

How To: Set default file associations in Windows 10 with Group Policy

How To: Set default file associations in Windows 10 with Group Policy Setting file associations is no longer as simple as creating a “Open With” group policy preference. In order to deploy default file associations, we must now use┬ádism to export an XML containing our…