Most of us use https. Almost every communication is secured and encrypted with https. In this article I would like to discuss the HTTPS process in more detail and what role certificates […]
There are many encryption and decryption tools around. PowerShell is a Windows built-in tool and you can use it for cryptography as well. In this blog post I am going to play […]
In this blog post, I am going to shed some light on the new Windows Server 2016 Microsoft certifications. Much has changed and, following the general trend in education, it seems !? […]
In this article, a certificate for a digital signature is created to digitally sign files with Windows PowerShell. A digital certificate is usually issued by a Certification Authority (CA). But in this […]
For some reason, I don’t like netstat. Never did. Fortunately PowerShell provides a similar command to netstat: Get-NetTCPConnection. Let’s discover the options of this command in form of this blog post.
Active Directory Domain Services uses pull replication to replicate Active Directory Partitions. This means that the Domain Controller on which replication is started receives the data from the source Domain Controller. It’s like a […]
Introduced with Windows Server Core, still most think that this very useful tool is only available on Windows Server Core. I’m talking about sconfig. I remember the discussion with my linux trainer […]
For managing Active Directory Domain Services, still most of the administrators use Active Directory Users and Computers (dsa.msc). They are used to it. But it´s worth taking a look at the Active […]
Do you remember the net send command? And do you remember the security concerns? Last week I played with msg.exe. Msg is the “new” net send. I tried to send a message […]
One of the first things you learn in cisco lessons is how to create login banners. A banner is a message shown to a user who is using the device. In this article I […]
The technical preview of Honolulu is out. What is “Honolulu”? It’s a new browser-based Server management experience for the remote administration of Windows Server. Well, I’ve tried it out and now I […]
When it comes to importing huge numbers of users, csv is No. 1. But what about text files? Sure, you can export content of text files to csv. But in this article, […]
With Windows Server 2016 there is a new Feature called Privileged Access Management Feature. This feature is only available in Active Directory Environments running Windows Server 2016 Forest Mode. This guide shows […]
Today I’ve made a decision. Weeks ago, I have changed the default language of the operating system of my Domain Controller from German to English. It worked great. But now, I found […]
Since Windows Server 2008, Domain Administrators are able to configure password polices per user and per group. This article shows how to set up password policies (Password Setting Objects) with PowerShell.