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PowerShell: Create Active Directory Users From CSV File — Stick To The Script!

For years I’ve had a AD user import VBS script as part of my toolkit, I thought it was about time to update it to PowerShell as well as add a few new features.

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Keyboard copy paste shortcuts in putty commandline

Everyone know how to copy and paste characters in putty terminal using mouse (in case you don’t know, selecting the characters using mouse automatically copies and right click paste it) but less people know that it is possible with keyboard as well. 16 more words


Servers and Network Monitoring

Preventive is always better than cure.  Being a IT support staff, have you ever asked

Server Administration

SQL Backup - SQLBackupAndFTP

SQLBackupAndFTP is a simple backup solution for your database. I have used this tool for years and recently SQLBackupAndFTP support store backups in cloud storage – Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and so on. 461 more words

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Remote Offline Database Backup

To flight against ransomware, firewall, security policy, anti-virus, anti-spam and other security tools are definitely required. However, just in case your desktop or even your database backup is encrypted by ransomware, what can you do? 354 more words

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Install Let'sEncrypt ssl certificate in nginx hosted on Amazon Linux

If you need ssl certificate for only single EC2 instance, you need to use ELB to use AWS issued free certificate manager, which incurs ~$20 monthly cost. 392 more words


Installing Squid (Caching / Proxy) on CentOS 7

Squid is a caching and forwarding web proxy. It is most often used in conjunction with a traditional LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), and can be used to filter traffic on HTTP, FTP, and HTTPS, and increase the speed (thus lower the response time) for a web server via caching. 2,122 more words

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