Setup Citrix NetScaler Client Authentication using a Windows CA

In this post we are going to be looking at setting up Client Authentication on your  Citrix NetScaler using self assigned Windows certificates and a Windows CA. Client authentication involves a client certificate which is a type of digital certificate that can be used by client systems to make authenticated requests to a remote server. … Continue reading Setup Citrix NetScaler Client Authentication using a Windows CA

Fix – Teredo Problem Windows Network Adapter ( Not showing / Xbox App )

In this post we are going to be looking at a common problem people, as well as myself have experienced with one of Windows legacy network adapters called Teredo. Although this is unlike my other posts which are more focused on enterprise IT. From my experience troubleshooting connectivity issues concerning Teredo, I quickly realized that … Continue reading Fix – Teredo Problem Windows Network Adapter ( Not showing / Xbox App )

Setup Citrix NetScaler SSL without DNS records, using a Public IP and a Windows CA

In this post we are going to be setting up SSL in NetScaler using Self Assigned Certificates generated from a Microsoft Certificate Server. In normal production circumstances you would generally use the Certificate Signing Request (CSR)  to generate a domain certificate for signing by a Certificate Authority (CA). However,  in some cases you only really … Continue reading Setup Citrix NetScaler SSL without DNS records, using a Public IP and a Windows CA

Fix – Citrix NetScaler Reboot – License Problems – System Time Resets / Reverts

In this post we are going to look at a problem involving non-retail licenses where the system time changes after a reboot, causing license & SSL cert issues. The underlying problem normally involves one of these license types (partner, demo, internal only, express and developer edition licenses), the reason being is that these licenses are … Continue reading Fix – Citrix NetScaler Reboot – License Problems – System Time Resets / Reverts

Automatic Steam / ARK Server Updates & Start Up using PowerShell

In this post we are going to look at automating a Steam server's maintenance using STEAMcmd and Powershell. The game servers highlighted in the below article will be a collection of Ark game servers. Slightly different than the usual enterprise IT content one would be familiar with on this blog. However, as of right now … Continue reading Automatic Steam / ARK Server Updates & Start Up using PowerShell

Active Directory clean up using PowerShell script e.g Name, UPN, SAM, Email

In this post we are going to look at a simple script to change AD attributes on a large scale with minimal effort. Although bare in mind every Active Directory structure has it's differences, parts of the script or the majority of it's contents may not be applicable to your current situation. However, personally I've … Continue reading Active Directory clean up using PowerShell script e.g Name, UPN, SAM, Email

Delete calendar meetings in a Mailbox using PowerShell – Exchange

In this post we are going to look at using PowerShell to search and delete specific or all calendar meetings and appointments in an Exchange Mailbox. Using the Exchange Management Shell or remotely connecting to the Exchange Server in PowerShell. Query Results - You can use the below command to firstly check to see how many meetings … Continue reading Delete calendar meetings in a Mailbox using PowerShell – Exchange

Automation predicted to replace huge number of white-collar jobs

Intriguing or scary, there is no avoiding the inevitable. Automation and machine learning is evolving at an alarming rate, however beneficial, it's no secret that it comes with a multitude of societal problems. Robots are and have been starting to replace humans working in factories and other manual jobs. However, will they ever replace white-collar workers? Fred Destin, … Continue reading Automation predicted to replace huge number of white-collar jobs

Automate VM Failover on Hyper-V Replicated hosts – PowerShell Script – Domain & Workgroup

In this post we are going to look at using a PowerShell script to automate the process of a planned fail over on multiple replicated Hyper-V virtual machines, on both domain and workgroup servers. What the script does: Requests for user input specifying the Hyper-V source host Requests whether All VM's need to be migrated … Continue reading Automate VM Failover on Hyper-V Replicated hosts – PowerShell Script – Domain & Workgroup

List and size of all folders – Exchange Mailbox – user created / default

In this post we are going to look at a simple method to identify all the folders and the folder-sizes a user has in their mailbox, including both default and user created folders. Using the Exchange Management Console, type in the command below to output both the path and size of each folder in a … Continue reading List and size of all folders – Exchange Mailbox – user created / default