Introduction So I think a lot of us take backups for granted. It’s one of those things you look at … More
Category: Being a better Sysadmin
My Server’s been hacked – What do I do now? Pt 3.
Finally. Finishing up after Part 1 and Part 2, this is the end of my updated thoughts on an old … More
My Server’s been hacked – What do I do now? Pt 2.
Following on from Part 1 of my revision of an old Server Fault post, we will continue on to look … More
My Server’s been hacked – What do I do now? Pt 1.’
Introduction In this series of posts I’m revisiting an answer to a question that appeared on Server Fault way back … More
Easy PC rebuilds with Chocolatey
One of the things that I’ve always been interested in is automation, and being able to reproduce a ‘known state’ … More
Malware emails – doing it wrong.
I’m currently reading /r/sysadmin on reddit at the moment, specifically this post from someone ranting that a user complain that … More
Upgrading Windows PKI from SHA1 to SHA2
As I’m sure most of us know by now, SHA1 cryptography hashes have been increasingly under attack, and are now … More
Exchange 2013 notes Pt. 1 – Certificates
I’m currently heading an Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013 migration at work and I’m going to share the thoughts and … More
Stormy weather for cloud providers and users?
So we’re a Mimecast customer and today they had a few problems with their email services in the UK going … More
The Problem with BYOD projects
I see lots of people talking about and asking about hardware being “prepared for BYOD” and/or “BYOD ready”. Most of … More