PrintNightmare: secure print configuration

In this “little” tutorial, I will show you how to set up a “secure” configuration. Since the publication of the PrintNightmare flaw, Microsoft has deployed several updates to correct this problem and took the opportunity to modify the behavior of Windows to harden the configuration. In this tutorial, we will see the parameters to use …

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Ansible: installation, configuration and use with Windows and Linux

Ansible is open source multi-platform configuration management software (Linux, Windows, network equipment, etc.). In other words, Ansible will allow you to manage, deploy or even execute actions on a group of computers in a “single command line”. Actions / configuration are written to a YAML format file also called playbook. Through this tutorial, I will …

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Manage the DNS cache on Windows Server

In this “tutorial”, I will give you some PowerShell cmdlets to manage your DNS server cache on Windows Server. To be more precise, we will see 4 cmdlet PowerShell * -DnsServerCache cmdlets. Show-DnsServerCache The first command displays the DNS cache: The output of the command gives all DNS records cached on the server. In console …

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Ubuntu: install and configure the SNMP service

In this tutorial, I will explain to you how to install and configure the SNMP service on Ubuntu, which will then allow you to monitor the server using PRTG or Centreon for example. We will first install the service on the Ubuntu server and then configure it so that it is accessible by the network …

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Windows Server 2016/2019 : disable automatic updates

Automatic updates disabled

In this “how to” tutorial, I will show you how to disable automatic updates on Windows Server 2016 and 2019. If we look in the Windows Update options in Windows settings, there is no option to disable or at least control the operation of updates. However, there is a simple way on Windows Server to …

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GLPI: reset the password of the glpi account

In this tutorial, I will explain how to reset GLPI account password. After installing GLPI, you are invited to change the password of the glpi account (super-admin) which has the glpi password. What if you “forgot” the account password and the rest of the user accounts are using an Active Directory that is no longer …

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PowerShell: configure an IP address

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to configure an IP address and DNS servers using PowerShell. The first step will be to retrieve the Index from the card. Enter the following Cmdlet to display the computer’s network cards: Get-NetAdapter We will therefore configure the card which has Index 2. IP address configuration …

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