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Add Azure AD user to local admin on a workstation

Add an azure AD user as local admin on a workstation: cmd as admin net localgroup administrators AzureAD\<username> /add Admin rights required to do this, ofcourse, <username> is the e-mail address of the local user you want to add.

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MS win10 bluescreen on print job

open cmd wusa /uninstall /kb:5000802

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VEEAM Failed to process OneDrive

In VEEAM O365 Backup, I got the error: :: Failed to process OneDrive: <Full Name> (https://xxxx-my.sharepoint.com/personal/<username>). The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized. Apparantly rights have not quite been set right on the onedrives over at this customer, so … Continue reading

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No match was found for the specified search criteria for the provider ‘NuGet’

To solve the issue with nuget, open elevated powershell  (as admin), and perform the following command: [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12 The command does not give any reply. This enables TLS1.2 which is probably required by now. Try your nuget command again. … Continue reading

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VMware 7.0 on Intel NUC with vusb0 – not yet fully working… :(

I wanted to see if I could install vmware 7.0 on my Intel NUC with unsupported onboard network nic, hence I will try vusb0. Conclusion: Buggy. VMware runs, but creating a virtual machine is problematic.   02-10-2020 Edit: VMware 7.0 … Continue reading

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VMware resize VMFS partition and datastore

Resize VMFS Partition ESXi Also see https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2002461 Get Datastore: vmkfstools -P /vmfs/volumes/DATASTORE/ VMFS-6.82 (Raw Major Version: 24) file system spanning 1 partitions. File system label (if any): DATASTORE Mode: public Capacity 1920118816768 (1831168 file blocks * 1048576), 813595361280 (775905 blocks) … Continue reading

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What I noticed about VMware 6.7 and hpssacli vs ssacli

The HP tooling for use with HP Raid controllers on the ESX cli was called hpssacli. It resided somewhere in in /opt/hp… It is now /opt/smartstorageadmin/ssacli/bin/ssacli Hope this helps you 🙂

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Fortigate – Recognise Active Directory Users, Windows Server 2019

Reading through some googled stuff and one youtube vid to find out how it works. Log on with your Fortigate account at https://support.fortinet.com/Download/FirmwareImages.aspx Yes you should have an account to get to the firmwares and downloads. (edit: Click tab Download, Select … Continue reading

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Working with Windows Active Direcory, transferring FSMO roles from one DC to another.

Today I had to move the fsmo-roles, and phase out an old DC. These days you can powershell it. Since you are working with Active Directory, log in as an admin user, fire up powershell and a do a: Import-Module … Continue reading

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userAccountControl, Attributes for AD Users

I needed this today for use in querying a large AD. Repost. Credits go to http://www.selfadsi.org/ads-attributes/user-userAccountControl.htm   you can query with this e.g. with powershell and do some counting: (Get-ADUser -LDAPFilter “(&(sAMAccountName=*)(!userAccountControl:1.2.840.113556.1.4.803:=2))” -SearchBase ‘OU=Users,DC=domain,DC=local’ ).Count But could also check if … Continue reading

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