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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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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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Adobe Reader DC, Remove side tools panel by default

After digging around, there seems to be a solution to remove that side panel that takes up screen space, every time you  start Adobe Reader DC. [you have to have admin rights to do this] Go to the install directory … Continue reading

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Place chrome link on desktop, and open with chrome browser

Everyone on windows has a ‘default browser’ set. Windows knows this. In case you want to run Google Chrome and open an url, (and not your other default browser), well, then just create a good old shortcut (windows .lnk file) … Continue reading

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Looking for multimedia files [list of common multimedia files] -> solution? powershell!

Sometimes as system administrator, you find your file servers are cluttered with stuff you may want to decide to do something about, say, export to the final bin. However the case, you want to know what’s there. [and it is … Continue reading

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Nagios 3.4.1 Columns in status.cgi

That wasn’t nice. Nagios has 3 columns as a default hard coded inside its status.cgi. Today we have such wide screens to display things with… In order to change this default behaviour of old code, in nagios, change the following: … Continue reading

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LDAP Configuration for HP Printers and Active Directory

I had to figure out how to configure LDAP on these HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476 series with LDAP support. The LDAP configuration was a tad bit different than I suspected. For some reason the SSL function didn’t work, … Continue reading

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OWA: Blocking Microsoft Internet Explorer

Internet explorer has a leak, and now you don’t trust it for people to logon to your OWA. (Outlook Web Access). You may want to block OWA to be used with Internet Explorer. To achieve this, I did the following: … Continue reading

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Ricoh and LDAP with Active Directory

Ricoh Multifunctionals working with LDAP to an Active Directory are fun! When it works. I ran into a problem with Ricoh Multifunctionals and the connection to an LDAP server. If you do too at some point run into trouble setting … Continue reading

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