pfSense: Multiple Public IP in WAN Interface

I had subscribe 5 x Fixed Public IP Address for my home lab, and please refer to the following steps on how to assign all public IP to a single WAN Interface login to pfSense, and go to “Firewall” > “Virtual IPs” > +Add Select “IP Alias” , Interface = “WAN” and specify the IP Address … Read more

Python: Send Email via Office 365

Enable Authenticated client SMTP submission in Office 365 Send Email via Office 365 with Python 3.8 Send Email via Office 365 with PowerShell Verify Test Email is delivered

Remote Desktop in Surface Pro 4 is too small – Resolved

The experience of Remote Desktop in Surface Pro 4 are terrible when using Microsoft Remote Desktop (RDP) as the front and icon are very small and hard to see. Finally, I manage to find Loyal TS which is a freeware, and bring the RDP experience in Windows 10 running on Surface Pro 4 back to normal by using … Read more

Password Sync between 2 AD Forest using FIM 2010 R2

I’m working on a Cross Forest Migration from Windows 2003 Active Directory (AD) to 2012 Active Directory (AD) recently, and i manage to migrate all users, groups together with password by following the following link ADMT Series by using ADMT 3.2 with Password Export Server (PES) Please refer to the following lesson learned from this project [alert-note] 1. … Read more

Force Classic Theme for Windows 2008 R2 RDS Users

One of my client are facing Windows Classic Theme is NOT applied to users, even with the following GPO setting configured and enforced User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Control Panel -> Personalization ->**Force a specfic visual style file or force Windows Classic = Enabled (Empty) ** Note: To select the Windows Classic visual style, leave … Read more

Installation of SCOM 2012 R2

Please refer to the following step by step guide on how to install Microsoft SCOM 2012 R2 with SQL 2014 SP1 Server on Windows 2012 R2 Standard Server Creating the following Service Account (Domain User Only) in Active Directory (AD) Domain Preparation of SQL 2014 Server for SCOM 2012 R2 Install the following Features Database … Read more

Extending M Drive for Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database

We got a call from our client saying that users cannot send and receive Email this morning, and we noticed that there is very little spaces (less than 100MB) remaining in M Drive where the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database resided. Please refer to the following steps taken to Extending the M Drive for Exchange 2010 Mailbox … Read more

Move SQL 2014 System Databases to Different Drive

SQL 2014 SP1 Servers installed all System Databases in the following default location C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL12.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA We had changed the User Database & Logs, TEMP DB, and Backup Directory during the SQL 2014 Installation for CITRIX-SQL01, but NOT the System Database Directory Please refer to the following steps on how to move MSDB, Model … Read more

Deep Analysis on How Veeam SureBackup Works

Please refer to the following Deep Analysis on How Veeam Sure Backup Works based on our implementation experience for few clients What is SureBackup A SureBackup job is a task for recovery verification. The SureBackup job aggregates all settings and policies of the recovery verification task, such as application group and virtual lab to be … Read more