Partitioning Disks in Linux

By | December 26, 2020

lsblk – List all disks & partitions attached (Can change after reboot) sudoparted /dev/sda mklabel gpt – Initializes the disk with a GPT partition [Destructive!] sudo parted -a opt /dev/sda mkpart primary ext4 0% 100% – Creates a new partition mkfs.ext4 -L datapartition /dev/sda1 – Format the partition as Ext4 Note: Partitions have a number appended to the… Read More »

Remove Orphaned Exchange Server

By | December 10, 2020

Removing a defunct Exchange Server from AD: ADSI Edit to Configuration\Services\Microsoft Exchange\<org name>\Administrative Group\Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)\Servers +CN=[ServerName]  Delete from this point including all child-items If you have any exchange 2003 public folder references or routing groups, those will need to be deleted as well. They can be deleted using the management console if you prefer.

Install Exchange 2016

By | December 10, 2020

Upgrade Active Directory Forest Functional level in the organization to Server 2008R2 or later. Install .NET Framework 4.8 Unified Communications Managed API 4.0 Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable Package

Remotely Join a PC to Domain

By | November 24, 2020

Rename PC > Reboot Connect VPN > Join Domain > Reboot Login to local account > Connect VPN > Switch User > Login as domain admin (causes VPN to close) > Logoff Login to local account > Reconnect VPN > Switch User >Login as domain user

Broken OneNote Links

By | November 12, 2020

These changes in the cloud will break access to OneNote and risk data loss: Username changes involving the domain name. Moving, or renaming a OneNote notebook When this happens, notebook owners will need to reshare their notebooks and all users should look for unlinked notebooks after a domain change. If they have made changes to these notebooks, they… Read More »

RDP Security Error

By | September 26, 2020

To bypass the error, merge this into the registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\CredSSP\Parameters] “AllowEncryptionOracle”=dword:00000002