Some tips for me and other

Outlook + Disable MAPI/HTTP

Create the following key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Exchange Create a new DWORD value named MapiHttpDisabled and set the value to 1

Visual Studio 2017 + offline installer

There is the example how to create it: vs_community__144631470.1492700821.exe –layout D:\VS_Community2017

Vmware ESXi (6.5) backup/restore a configuration

Ooops. My USB-flash drive with ESXi 6.5 onboard was failed. The host was working but couldn’t save any changes in the configuration and etc. I connected to the host with PowerCLI and saved the configuration into a file: Get-VMHostFirmware -VMHost myESXi -BackupConfiguration -DestinationPath d:\backup Then I built a new USB-flash disk with fresh ESXi 6.5 […]

Linux + LVM + fsck

# lvm pvscan # lvm vgscan # lvm vgs # lvm vgchange -a y VolGroup00 # lvm vgdisplay -v VolGroup00 | more # fsck /dev/VolGroup00/LogvolX Can’t find a good superblock backup? To display: # mke2fs -n /dev/VolGroup00/LogVolX Other thoughts: 1. Clean bit could be set – to force an fsck: # fsck -f /dev/vgname/lvolname # […]

Windows Firewall + Too many entries in the eventlog

To turn off audit for these messages go to the GPO: Computer configuration –> Policies –> Windows settings –> Security settings –> Advanced audit policy configuration –> Audit policies –> Object access. “Audit Filtering Platform Connection” and check only the box next to “configure the following audit events.” DO NOT CLICK THE OTHER TWO BOXES. […]

IPSEC + multilpe networks

I had to configure access from other local networks to remote site via IPSEC. My environment: FreeBSD + PFSense. I tried to add an additional SA to the both systems but that didn’t work. I read this document: and did such a way: Supernetting Example At Site A, there is one subnet, This […]

Powershell + Get users from specified groups

$Groups = “ip”,”team”,”Managment”,”mott” ForEach ($Group in $Groups) { write-host “#” write-host “Group:” $Group write-host “===============================” $gr = Get-ADGroupMember -identity $group echo $ write-host “===============================” }

Gitlab + Change the notification for new users

Edit the following files: /opt/gitlab/embedded/service/gitlab-rails/app/views/notify new_user_email.text.erb new_user_email.html.haml Then run gitlab-ctl reconfigure

Powershell + Logoff inactive users

We have shared PCs and some people leave their sessions locked. Their audio processes (Skype, players, etc …) still work and it’s the problem. I wrote the script which runs at a user logon and logoff these inactive users. function Get-Sessions { $queryResults = query session $starters = New-Object psobject -Property @{“SessionName” = 0; “UserName” […]

Powershell + Time elapsed

$sw = [Diagnostics.Stopwatch]::StartNew() ping -l 10 $sw.Stop() $sw.Elapsed $res = “Elapsed: ” + $sw.Elapsed.Hours + ” hours ” + $sw.Elapsed.Minutes + ” minutes ” + $sw.Elapsed.Seconds + ” seconds” echo $res

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