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Create a secure root CA on vSphere

Friday, March 16, 2012
By Edwin
Create a secure root CA on vSphere

  Momentarily I’m working on a small PKI environment. Therefore I decided to build an 2-Tier PKI environment containing a Offline Root CA and an Enterprise Subordinate. For the root CA I was looking for a possibility to host it on VMware vSphere but it needs to be secure. The idea I came up with... »

Exchange 2010 network ports

Thursday, March 3, 2011
By Edwin

  If you need to test your Exchange 2010 SP1 configuration you can use the following test commands. ###SCP Check the current configuration. Get-ClientAccessServer | Select Name, *Internal* | fl ###WebServices List the current values for Internal and External URLs. Get-WebServicesVirtualDirectory | Select name, *url* | fl ###OWA List the current values for Internal... »

Exchange 2010 network ports

Saturday, January 15, 2011
By Edwin
Exchange 2010 network ports

Exchange 2010, network ports, Exchange 2010 SP1, Technet »

Calendar access rights Exchange 2010 SP1

Friday, January 14, 2011
By Edwin

  If you want to view or set Calendar / Agenda acces rights in Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1 you can do this very easy with powershell. To view the access rights on a users calendar run the following command. Get-MailboxFolderPermission –Identity **username@organisation.com**:\Agenda (or Calendar dependng on your language settings) To set access rights for... »

Reset mailbox foldernames Exchange 2010

Monday, January 10, 2011
By Edwin

  Sometimes when you import pst’s into exchange 2010 you got some problems with language settings and foldernames. I discovered that  the option / Resetfoldernames didn’t work. So I had to look for another solution. On the exchange 2010 server you can run the following command Set-MailboxRegionalConfiguration –Identity **alias** -dateformat "d-M-yyyy" -timezone "W. Europe... »

Uninstall Exchange 2007 SP1 from a Windows 2008 R2 server

Saturday, October 30, 2010
By Edwin

Yesterday I tried to uninstall a Exchange 2007 SP1 server from a Windows 2008 R2 server. I’ve you go to Programs and Features and try to uninstall it wil fail. A Q&D(quick and dirty)workarround for this is go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Exchange\v8.0\MailboxRole en rename de REG_SZ=Uninstall to Install. Try again to uninstall. It worked for me. Tweet... »

New blogger in town

Friday, May 28, 2010
By Edwin

Last week my collegue Peter Stam decided to start blogging about daily issues he wil face in his line of work. You can follow Peter on his blog called http://www.hyper-p.com Tweet This Post »

Microsoft to patch 26 holes in Windows, Office

Thursday, February 4, 2010
By Edwin
Microsoft to patch 26 holes in Windows, Office

Microsoft will patch 26 holes next week, including critical ones in Windows, one affecting the kernel of 32-bit versions and several holes in Office, the company said in a Patch Tuesday preview on Thursday. Five of the 13 bulletins affect vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution and they are rated critical. The... »

Enable Windows 7 god mode!

Sunday, January 3, 2010
By Edwin
Enable Windows 7 god mode!

Today wile I was surfing I found a nice article on Helmers Blog thats enables you to enable GOD mode for Windows 7. This is cool for every admin. Just follow the next steps: Create a new folder Right click the folder and name it like this : SuperAdmin.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C} Press Enter. Now the folder... »

Happy New Year and all the best for 2010

Friday, January 1, 2010
By Edwin

Happy New Year to you all. And thanks to all the readers who supported an read this blog in 2009. Due to personal reasons I didn’t have much time lately to update the blog on a frequent base. The year 2010 is gonna bring us a lots of new and interesting news in the... »

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