I’ve been setting up a new backup regime on a hosted server that I’m helping to maintain. One of the key issues right now is that it is there isn’t a solid provided backup regime, so I’ve spent the day playing around with different Linux backup solutions trying to get to the bottom of a [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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While Group Policy software distribution is a quick and easy way to get software around a network, it isn’t without its problems. One such problem is when a computer is attached to a new domain. If your software distribution is the same, Windows will still reinstall the MSI packages. The simplest way is to join [...]Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve just completed the first DNS and DHCP server that I’ve built for a while. This was using Ubuntu Linux 8.04. The nice thing about the process this time around as opposed to when I set one up a couple of years ago is that I was a little more au fait with the process. [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes it might be necessary to remove Sentinel’s Ranger software from a computer with the minimum of fuss. Even though there is a removal user account. For instance, this may not work. So here’s a handy script to automitcally disable Ranger on a workstation. This returns some Windows settings back to normal and backs up [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Vista’s UAC prevents standard users from installing printer drivers by default. This can cause a problem, especially if you use a logon script or group policy preferences to add shared printers to the user profile.
Luckily there’s a quick group policy fix that will allow users to add printers without any prompt. Once configured, you should be able to log on with a user account that automatically adds the printer without a hitch.Read the rest of this entry »
I needed to delete a chunk of cookies today – but I didn’t want to delete them all. Thankfully there is a handy command that is within Windows versions after XP such as Server 2003 and Vista that will enable to clean up without too many problems. The forfiles command will allow you to set [...]Read the rest of this entry »