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.
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.
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 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.