Monthly Archives: February 2018

Microsoft Exchange: Autodiscover problems on mobile devices

By | 23/02/2018

Many mobile devices, have problems with Exchange Autodiscover, if the following is true: You have a webserver on the root domain (many companies usually do!) The root webserver respons on HTTPS, but with wrong certificate and also have no Autodiscover setting. This is due to the way autodiscover works (In steps): Connect to: https://contoso.com/AutoDiscover/AutoDiscover.xml Connect… Read More »

Utility: SCOOP Command Line Installer

By | 19/02/2018

A great utility to install command line tools to your computer is “Scoop”, it’s very simple to use, it will download the newest versions and install them. Requirements: PowerShell 3 PowerShell must be enabled for your user account e.g. set-executionpolicy remotesigned -s currentuser To install:

Once installed, run scoop help for instructions.   Read more: http://scoop.sh/ https://github.com/lukesampson/scoop

Azure: Install Azure Powershell

By | 19/02/2018

To get Azure Powershell running, open a Powershell session (ad admin), and run the following: Install-Module PowerShellGet -Force This will install PowershellGet. Then run: Install-Module -Name AzureRM -AllowClobber You will get this: Untrusted repository You are installing the modules from an untrusted repository. If you trust this repository, change its InstallationPolicy value by running the… Read More »

Remote Desktop Services: Shadowing fails with unknown error

By | 12/02/2018

With the new Microsoft patches for Spectre and Meltdown, many will see that they can no longer shadown their users with Terminal Server / Remote Desktop Services, all they will get is this: “Shadow error: Unspecified error” Only solution, as of the time of writing is to install theese KB’s on their respective system: Windows… Read More »

HOMEAUTOMATION: Build your own speaker proxy for your SONOS speakers

By | 06/02/2018

Already have your Home Automation Solution running, and need it to “speak” through your Sonos speakers? Well this job is easily achieved, with the “SONOS HTTP API” from “Jishi” on GitHub (https://github.com/jishi/node-sonos-http-api) First you need to install NODE 4.0 and above on your Home Automation server, NAS, RPi or what ever you have laying around, for… Read More »

SOPHOS XG: SFOS 17.0.5 MR5 Released

By | 01/02/2018

Sophos released MR5 today, MR4 was “skipped” due to it’s use was just for the factory to support new hardware: It’s a big maintenance release as you can see. For my use case, I have a lot of IPSEC issues that I look forward to be fixed here 🙂 Release notes (From community: https://community.sophos.com/products/xg-firewall/b/xg-blog/posts/sfos-17-0-5-mr5-released): Note: There… Read More »