Its that time of year again that we turn up to work with a six pack of beer and without a care in the world. We’ll eat pizza until we fall asleep and maybe we’ll check one or two emails (if you’re crazy enough).
Microsoft is now pushing the Windows 10 upgrade via Windows Update KB3012973 which should be fine for single deployments but what about mass deployments over an enterprise?
Mozilla has decided to block all versions of Adobe Flash in FireFox to protect users from vulnerabilities found in Flash. It’s likely you have the Flash plugin installed on your browsers or if you work in IT you probably already know how risky it can be having an out dated version of Flash installed.
It’s always interesting to see what naming conventions other sysadmins use when it comes to deploying servers.
Some of the common naming conventions I’ve seen over the years are named after characters from cartoons, the planets, colours, girls names, months, and of course the default name entered during the Windows install.
One of the pains I have with Windows 10 is a small feature with the Search the web and Windows tool-bar. If you’re like me and browse MS Windows at speed then this is one function you’ll want to disable.
Some basic CMD commands that are useful when troubleshooting networking issues on Microsoft Windows.
Its always useful to have quick access to Cheat Sheets and reference guides so here are some based on Linux that I’ve useful.
Here are some basic commands that are useful when troubleshooting networking issues on Linux.
Having to managed local password across a network can be a pain. Some people find they need to jumping onto each computer to reset the password which can be time very consuming for a lot of sysadmins. There are tools out there that make these things easier but Microsoft have their own tool called LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution).