Security Templates

What do you need to know about Security Templates? Security Templates are… Preconfigured Security Settings Saved as .inf Files Can be applied to single or multiple machines (via GPO) Following settings can be affected Account policies Local policies Event log Restricted groups System Services Registry File System Can be configured…

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Some thoughts to Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

  Naming Convention New Name “Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Powered by Remote Desktop Services”. Session-Based Desktop Deployment (Terminal Services) Virtual Machine-based Desktop Deployment (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) Some Basic Thought – Remote Desktop Services (Descriptions taken directly from the Server) Remote Desktop Services enables users to access virtual desktops, session-based desktops, and

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Single-Root U/O virtualization (SR-IOV)

What is SR-IOV for (Hyper-)? SR-IOV allows guest-OS nativ access to shared PCI-e devices. You have to consider the following things: Your NICs have to support single-root I/O. You have to recreate your switch or create a new one and activate “Enable single-root I/O virtualization (SR-IOV). SR-IOV can only be

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P2V/V2V checklist

Download the free ultimative P2V checklist as PDF here. I’m a big fan of checklists. Checklists help you not to forget anything important in certain situation. P2V conversion stands for physical to virtual conversion and refers to the conversion of an existing physical server into a virtual server. V2V conversion

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Passed 70-410 today

I passed my 70-410 today. I expected to be a bit more better, but I struggeled about some PowerShell commands I didn’t had heard before. I have done a lot of lab experimenting and viewed the cbnugget videos, but hadn’t the chance to work much on productive systems until now

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PPTP / L2TP / OpenVPN / SSTP

Because it was could be part of questions in 70-413 I was looking for a good comparison of the VPN protocols an found one in this article: https://www.bestvpn.com/blog/4147/pptp-vs-l2tp-vs-openvpn-vs-sstp Here are the Pro and Cons consolidated in one table   Pro Contra PPTP Client built-in to just all platforms Very easy

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