Month: March 2021

RdWeb Diagnoser error; choose device or user mode OR no license server specified

Turn off IPv6. Not necessarily the problem but definitely not part of the solution. Set the License Mode, Easy way: Set Licensing mode, manual alternative way: From W2012 R2 server, from Modern UI, type : GPEDIT.MSC Navigate until : Computer Configuration | Administrative Template | Windows Components | Remote Desktop Services | Remote Desktop Session …

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Replacing a DC

It is safer to replace a DC than to upgrade the OS. The order we want to do this is: new server gets DHCP address, Remove all services from old server, change old server to DHCP, set new server to the old server static IP addr (so we dont have to change every static config) …

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HoneyPot

Recently installed tPotCe honeypot from .ISO onto a VmWare virtual machine. Super nice dashboard. This is a quick win to install on an INTERNAL network and listen for nosey malware. Honeypots tend to have low false positive rates.

Windows GeoFiltering the cheap and hacky way

I started from this post and moved the file downloads into powershell remrem http://www.gregsitservices.com/ip-security/ip-security-package.zip wget “https://www.ipdeny.com/ipblocks/data/aggregated/cn-aggregated.zone” -outfile “cn-aggregated.zone”wget “https://www.ipdeny.com/ipblocks/data/aggregated/ru-aggregated.zone” -outfile “ru-aggregated.zone”wget “https://www.ipdeny.com/ipblocks/data/aggregated/ir-aggregated.zone” -outfile “ir-aggregated.zone”wget “https://www.ipdeny.com/ipblocks/data/aggregated/kp-aggregated.zone” -outfile “kp-aggregated.zone”wget “https://www.ipdeny.com/ipblocks/data/aggregated/kr-aggregated.zone” -outfile “kr-aggregated.zone” PowerShell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Bypass.\Import-Firewall-Blocklist.ps1 -inputfile cn-aggregated.zone.\Import-Firewall-Blocklist.ps1 -inputfile ru-aggregated.zone.\Import-Firewall-Blocklist.ps1 -inputfile ir-aggregated.zone.\Import-Firewall-Blocklist.ps1 -inputfile kp-aggregated.zone.\Import-Firewall-Blocklist.ps1 -inputfile kr-aggregated.zonePowerShell.exe -ExecutionPolicy Restricted this is not a complete project, had to move on …

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Troubleshooting Print to Email

some reference material here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/mail-flow-best-practices/fix-issues-with-printers-scanners-and-lob-applications-that-send-email-using-off If you are printing to email via a google account remember to turn on “Allow less secure apps” on the account or you won’t be able to print to email. the error messages are spectacularly unhelpful. Sign into the google.com web account that you want to use to scan to …

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