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Use a Sonicwall directly on Telfort glass fiber VLAN using a virtual interface.

With the glass fiber in my home I got a louzy ethernet router from my isp Telfort. Ofcourse I understand they want to keep things affordable for everyone so they hand out these routers free (free as in you lease … Continue reading

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mstsc credSSP error and client reg fix

CredSSP and mstsc authentication gives some error sometimes, after installing some needed updates, but e.g. youir server is not yet up to date. You can set back a reg entry… this one: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\CredSSP\Parameters] “AllowEncryptionOracle”=dword:00000002 On … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 removing active sync devices, as removing devices hangs for the user in OWA.

Hiyall, Today at an old server for a customer, a user wanted to finally add one last active sync device, but he already had some listed. Time to remove some, he thought, as he can do this through ye olde … Continue reading

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Local Exchange Management [power]Shell target info

This is the ‘target’ of a locally installed MS Exchange Management [power]Shell. C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -noexit -command “. ‘D:\Exchange\bin\RemoteExchange.ps1’; Connect-ExchangeServer -auto -ClientApplication:ManagementShell ” (witih exchange installed on D-drive locally) Just FYI, I needed this today. cheers.

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Convert wav to wav from 8bit to 16bit with ffmpeg cmdline for 3cx from NEC SV8100

Today I had to convert audio messages from a NEC pbx to the format a 3cx pbx uses. These are the digital audio intro messages etc. that you get when you call e.g. the main telephone number of a company. … Continue reading

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Turning on Windows Defender after manual deinstallation of Trend Micro

After a manual deinstallation of Trend Micro Worry Free Business Security 9.0, Windows Defender did not automatically see that it could turn on its antivirus component. Done as prescribed here:¬†https://success.trendmicro.com/solution/1056867-manually-uninstalling-the-security-agent-sa-in-worry-free-business-security-wfbs#collapseOne It took me a while to find this solution, so … Continue reading

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HP Accesspoints and blinking LEDS

Here’s a list of blinking leds on HP MSM accesspoints and HP 425 accesspoint. I was tired of looking it up all the time, and since these are end-of-life I may well copy that information from HP to my site … Continue reading

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Retrieve MS-SQL version info without MS SQL Studio

After digging around for a customer to update their ms-sql server for an application, I had to find out the version they were using first. Not having the Visual studio tools installed, there’s a cmdline tool that can do this. … Continue reading

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Exchange, Disable spam filter for a receive connector

You may want to disable the spam filter for e.g. a connector that sends your invoices. Get-ReceiveConnector “SERVER\ReceiveConnector” | Add-ADPermission -User “NT Authority\Anonymous Logon”¬† -AccessRights ExtendedRight -ExtendedRights ms-exch-ypass-anti-spam Hope this helps you!  

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(re)Setting rights on user home folders [batch script]

After some troubles with copied user home folders during a migration, the rights were set incorrectly. As this was about more than just a handful of users, re-setting the rights manually wasn’t a good idea. After digging around on the … Continue reading

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