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Use PowerShell via context menu to remove double entries from your clipboard

This is a small example for handy use of PowerShell. In this post, I will show you how to clean up your clipboard from double entries by using PowerShell. We will also add it to the context menu for easy… Continue Reading →

Give a specific user the right to restart a specific service

I often had the situation that a user has to restart a service he needs, and since I don’t want to do that all the time, I found a pretty good solution to give him exactly those rights 😉 Enable… Continue Reading →

Setting up a free virtual machine on Amazon AWS

This post will show you how to set up an Amazon AWS Free Tier virtual machine (EC2) and how to connect to it via putty. There is no need to read 30 minutes just to experiment with a Linux virtual… Continue Reading →

Create an application with multiple pages using Microsoft Power Apps

I was shocked the first time I want to create a multipage application with Microsoft Power Apps. It seemed very complicated to me. But if you know how you have to handle this tool you will get really comfortable with… Continue Reading →

Never tried Windows Sandbox? – This will change your mind

Windows what? Windows Sandbox, a feature that I completely missed. Then I tried it once and loved it immediately. It takes you literally 5 minutes to set up and is really useful in your daily sysadmin tasks. Prerequisites for using… Continue Reading →

Create a Side-to-Side VPN with AZURE and Sophos

In this short article, I want you to show how easy it is to create a VPN between your private network and an AZURE Cloud network. Table of Content Azure Sophos The Short Way Azure First of all, we have… Continue Reading →

Managed service account for a scheduled task as simple as possible

This will show you how to install a managed service account on a domain joined computer to run a scheduled task. It will not explain how this technology works and will be limited to one computer (further information). There are… Continue Reading →

Creating an SQL-Database with user GUI the fastest way on AZURE

Working in IT you might know the following sentences, could you please create a “small” Database for me? Oh and please I don’t like those SQL queries so can I have it with a GUI, please? Many bad IT days… Continue Reading →

Simple PowerShell script to send commands to your servers using Telegram

This is a template in order to send messages to your server to run commands or do checks on the server. I use it on a Ubuntu 18.04 server to trigger LXD backups (Sorry Linux Admins, I was too lazy… Continue Reading →

Windows NTP settings and how to revert to standard settings

If you work with Windows servers and Windows domain controllers in your environment you can relate to this story. From time to time (pun intended) you will stumble over network time protocol (NTP) issues. It can cause you some serious… Continue Reading →

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