I was recently tasked with creating a local CA for a project, where we needed to verify custom client certificates, have the ability to revoke them at will, and we wanted to add additional custom fields to the certificates. Cool. The first stop after searching a bit was this excellent howto by Jamie Nguyen. There’s […]
Just a short note to self here, as the process is fully documented at Microsoft’s website (local archive here). The command to use is: C:\windows\system32> redircmp ou=mycomputers,DC=contoso,dc=com Of course you have to customize the location to fit your domain.
I was recently debugging a case where a customer’s installation was hanging due to a database lock. The issue turned out to be that the database was not set to a default transaction level of READ COMMITTED SNAPSHOT, which the product expects. Regardless, while troubleshooting the issue, I stumbled upon a very useful SQL query […]
Found myself needing this. If you need it too, here it is.
From a .deb file: dpkg -i –force-confmiss <package>.deb Or with apt-get: apt-get install –reinstall -o Dpkg::Options::=”–force-confmiss” <package>
This is basically the same procedure as installing Windows XP on the Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo u9200, in that it needs custom SATA drivers to find the harddisk during install, as well as a bunch of other ones. For this install, I decided to actually create a driver disk, and use a real floppy drive. I […]
I keep having to look these up, especially the “Upgrade Key” at the bottom. So I stored them here. Windows Server 2019 Operating system edition KMS Client Setup Key Windows Server 2019 Datacenter WMDGN-G9PQG-XVVXX-R3X43-63DFG Windows Server 2019 Standard N69G4-B89J2-4G8F4-WWYCC-J464C Windows Server 2019 Essentials WVDHN-86M7X-466P6-VHXV7-YY726 Windows Server 2016 Operating system edition KMS Client Setup Key Windows […]
Just rebuild the font cache: # fc-cache -f You’re welcome 🙂
Here are some of the things I did to make Kali Linux 2016.1 suit my taste, mostly intended as a note to myself, but posted here in case it helps anyone else. General checklist Install aptitude and update everything Add settings icon to left panel Enable mouse tap to click in “Settings => Mouse & […]
I have my taskbar set to “Use small taskbar buttons” and “Never combine”, probably as much out of habit as anything else. This means that when I pin programs to the taskbar, opening one of them, suddenly making it display a title for one or more windows, will push any pinned programs to its right […]