Update FalconStor CDP VA with SP5

Please refer to the steps below on how to update FalconStor CDP 8.0 (Build 8314) to latest version (SP5) Download the UpgradeIPStorTo8.00SP5 from FalconStor Portal Update FalconStor Managment Console to the latest version – Version 9 Build 9557 Apply the update by using commands #Transfer the update to CDPVA via SCP scp UpgradeIPStorTo8.00SP5 root@192.168.1.110:/tmp #Login … Read moreUpdate FalconStor CDP VA with SP5

Azure AD Sync Service failed to start due to a logon failure

We receive a call from our client saying that the new user created in AD is NOT synced to Office 365 this morning, and we noticed that the Microsoft Azure AD Sync failed to start due to logon failure The Azure AD Account (AAD_7b1a020a031e) which is the local user account configured as Password Never Expired … Read moreAzure AD Sync Service failed to start due to a logon failure

Install Nimble Connection Manager (NCM) in ESXi 6.5 Host

Please refer to the step below on how to install Nimble Connection Manager (NCM) in ESXi 6.5 Host Download NImble Connection Manager 5.1.0 for ESXi 6.5 from Infosignt There is two (2) components in the downloaded NCM zip file Nimble Connection Services (NCS) – NCM manages connections from an ESXi host to HPE Nimble array … Read moreInstall Nimble Connection Manager (NCM) in ESXi 6.5 Host

How to complete Windows 2016 Hardening in 5 minutes

It is very time consuming when performing Windows Server hardening for some of our projects and we had tested the following method on how to complete Windows 2016 Hardening in 5 minutes Install Windows Server 2016 (Long-Term Servicing Channel) – 1607 as Virtual Machines (VM) in VMware Install KB4132216-11.6MB Install KB4103720 – OS Buiild(17 May, … Read moreHow to complete Windows 2016 Hardening in 5 minutes

Failed to RDP to Server after Hardening

We notice that it failed to RDP (Remote Desktop) to Windows 2016 Server after Hardening done in my previous post The error message above is due to Deny access to this computer from the network Guests, NT AUTHORITY\Local account and member of Administrators group Deny log on through Remote Desktop Services Guests, NT AUTHORITY\Local account … Read moreFailed to RDP to Server after Hardening

Deploy Security Template to Windows 2016 Server

Please refer to the steps below on How to Deploy Security Template to Windows 2016 Server with secedit.exe Policy below are configured based on the Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 Security Baseline.zip in Microsoft Security Compliance Toolkit 1.0 [Unicode] Unicode=yes [Version] signature=”$CHICAGO$” Revision=1 [System Access] MinimumPasswordAge = 1 MaximumPasswordAge = 60 MinimumPasswordLength … Read moreDeploy Security Template to Windows 2016 Server

Allow Internal Printers to relay via Exchange 2010 / 2013

Please refer to the following PowerShell Script to allow internal Application Servers / Printer to relay Email via Exchange 2010 / 2013 New-ReceiveConnector -Name ‘Internal Relay for Printers’ -Usage ‘Custom’ -Bindings ‘0.0.0.0:25’ -RemoteIPRanges ‘192.168.2.40’,’192.168.2.41′,’192.168.2.42′,’192.168.2.44′,’192.168.2.45′,’192.168.2.46′,’192.168.2.48′ -Server ‘EX01’ #Allow AnonymousUsers to replay Set-ReceiveConnector “EX01\Internal Relay for Printers” -PermissionGroups AnonymousUsers #To activate Anonymous users to use this connector … Read moreAllow Internal Printers to relay via Exchange 2010 / 2013

NimbleVSA Lab-Provisioning of Nimble VSA

Please refer to the following steps on how to provision Nimble VSA in my lab enviroment Download the Nimble Virtual Array 5.0.1.0 (Around 1.7GB) – Hybrid Array OVA file from InfoSight – Partner Login is required Upload the OVF File to vCenter 6.7 with $ovf=”f:\NimOS-5.0.1.0-511426-opt.ova” Import-VApp -Name NimOS5 -Datastore EVO -VMHost “192.168.1.188” -Source $ovf -DiskStorageFormat … Read moreNimbleVSA Lab-Provisioning of Nimble VSA

Accessing GUI of Brocade SAN Switch without Broswer

Please refer to the steps below to easily accessing the GUI of Brocade SAN Switch without using Broswer Console to the Brocade SAN Switch with default username = admin & Password = password to configure the IP Address Warning: Default password not changed for ‘root’. Please login as ‘root’ to change it. Please change passwords … Read moreAccessing GUI of Brocade SAN Switch without Broswer