October 17, 2017

IIS AWS Elastic Beanstalk End to End SSL Encryption

How to enable end to end SSL encryption for IIS Elastic Beanstalk environments. This process will provide port 443 passthrough on the ELB. During the deployment of the Windows Beanstalk servers we will copy the certificate and bind it on the IIS server.  To perform this process we will use a certificate, s3 bucket, and […]

System State backup script (2000/2003)

Backs up system state on a computer. This script can be easily scheduled to run nightly typing the following command at the command line: at TIME /every:m,t,w,th,f,s,su Script File Location. For example: at 18:45 /every:m,t,w,th,f,s,su C:\Scripts\SysState\SysState.bat. The backup file will be over written each time it runs. For non-domain controllers the file size will range […]

Nest Protect Review

I picked up a couple Nest Protect Smoke and CO alarm to replace my current, smoke only, detectors.  My previous smoke detectors did just that, only detected smoke, no CO alarm.  I was looking to pick some more CO monitors but really didn’t want more devices in my house.  This device seemed to fit the […]

Replacing an Active Directory Forest NTP server

There should only be one time source in your forest and by default it would be on the first Domain Controller you bring up.  At some point you will need to replace that server with newer hardware.  Just make sure you remember to add the authoritative time source to the new server or another Domain […]

New info on how to recover deleted Office 365 users

Microsoft releases a new document on “How to troubleshoot deleted user accounts in Office 365”.  This is great information as the recovery process has been pretty painful for DirSync’ed user accounts.  For more info see the following -> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2619308

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