I’ve devised a handy way to regenerate SID’s on Microsoft operating systems using a third party tool and a little PowerShell magic. The Breakdown The first part of the script sets variables that can be called upon to randomise the SID number. The next part sets the source location to download newsid.exe and defines a… Read more »
Orphaned Microsoft SQL users can occur when the user is in the database but not in the instance, even if you create an identical username the user on the database won’t match the instance user. This is all to do with the GUID (called a SID in Microsoft terms) that do not match, 1…. Read more »
If you want to read ext2 or ext3 filesystems on Microsoft Windows then you will need to download DiskInternals Linux Reader Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to comment below. If you like what you have read, please share it on your favourite social media medium.
There are a few different ways to map drives when a user logs in, if you already have a log in script you can simply copy parts of the following code into the script to be able to map drives. This is a very simple script, when it comes to login scripts, the less complex… Read more »
Securing the Administrator account in Active Directory You may be thinking this should be common knowledge but time and time again I see directories with the Administrator account still in the “Domain Admins” group and active! Before you do this, ensure you are not using the domain administrator account for authenticating! I always follow a… Read more »
Reference guide to basic Telnet Commands Occasionally you might need to test a mail server manually using Telnet and SMTP commands. Before running Telnet you might need to install it (Microsoft Windows 7 and above) by following either three of the following steps: By Command Prompt Open a command prompt type “appwiz” Click on “Turn Windows features… Read more »
It happens with most things that come to market, there are usually a hidden secret or other uses for certain products, software is no exception, it’s always been there, you just have to know how to “access” it. God Mode Ever wanted one place that has all your settings for Microsoft Windows 7? To turn… Read more »
There are heaps of ways to track website traffic hits depending on your requirements, platform and of course budget. One of the most popular methods of tracking statistics is through services such as Google Analytics however log file analysis remains the most reliable way to track your visitors as they are immune to script blockers…. Read more »
You might be wondering how I can afford all these Microsoft licenses for all the servers? There is one simple way to use it all in a “test” environment for one very small cost, its called “Technet”. For one small cost of ~$400 USD per year (online downloads only) you can enjoy all the Microsoft… Read more »
Attached is a Microsoft 2008 editions comparison guide (offical Microsoft document) Microsoft 2k8- Editions Comparison Guide Should you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to comment below. If you like what you have read, please share it on your favourite social media medium.