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).
When a user tries to RDP into a server or workstation they may get the error “The connection was denied because the user account is not authorized for remote login”. The cause of this error is really common but easy to fix.
If you are getting the error “Request is not supported” when trying to perform a backup then you need to look at the computer that is trying to perform the backup.
Ever wonder what all those services are running on your Microsoft Windows O/S and what’s safes to stop or disable to free up more resources? Here’s few helpful links that should help out.
If you are working in IT support then its probably time you start looking at Windows 10 to prepare for its official launch. Microsoft have already released a free technical preview that is available in ISO.
If you are like me and couldn’t be bothered with having to update every application manually then take a look at Ninite.
Ninite is extremely easy to use so any most users shouldn’t have a problem with keeping their installed software up to date.
If you need to change the hostname on RHEL / CentOS 7 the process is very straight forward using the hostnamectl tool. For those with previous experience on older versions of Centos you’ll discover the terminal commands are now different.
Lenovo is definitely feeling the heat from the on-line backlash regarding shipping Superfish ad-injection software as
bloatware adware with their laptops. They’ve now provided instructions on how to remove Superfish from your Lenovo laptop.
If you don’t have a Lenovo laptop but fear Superfish might be installed, not to worry links are added for non-Lenovo users as well.