How to Find your missing dirsync server.

Hi, Okay, it isn't so easy, but the following help you to the right track. If you don't have a separate service-account for Local AD connection, then you can use this: dsquery user -name MSOL_AD_sync If you have a service-account, replace MSOL_AD_sync with that one. Answer: "CN=MSOL_AD_sync,CN=Users,DC=domain,DC=local" Next type:  DC repadmin…continue reading →

Reset password of Local Admin account from Windows XP to Windows 10.

Hi all, Today I got a request to reset Local Admin password from Windows XP and Windows 7 machines. After Microsoft released this update https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2962486?wa=wsignin1.0 Group Policy Preferences stopped working as a way to reset Local passwords. So below is a script that will do the job. You can run it from…continue reading →

Poodle and how to fix it.

Hi all, Poodle is the word of the day. No it's not a Dog. What is does (Windows): https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/3009008.aspx How to find affected websites: https://www.poodlescan.com/   How to fix it (Generic windows Instructions): http://masteringlync.com/2014/10/20/poodle-and-lync-server-2013/  Be warned,  continue reading →