Sophos UTM: Up2date 9.509-3 released

By | 26/03/2018

Sophos has released 9.509-3 today, this is a 1,2MB small fix, that addresses the following issues: Up2Date Information News Maintenance Release Remarks System will be rebooted Bugfixes NUTM-9619 [Email] CVE-2018-6789: buffer overflow in base64d function in SMTP listener NUTM-9698 [Network] After upgrade to 9.508 in VPC IPsec BGP status shows “state error” NUTM-9713 [Network] BGP not… Read More »

Active Directory: Move FSMO roles with PowerShell

By | 15/03/2018

When moving FSMO roles the old fashioned way, you use MMC and move the roles each individually, it takes a little time, but it’s somewhat troublesome. BUT, this can be achieved much quicker with Powershell 🙂 Here is how to transfer all 5 FSMO roles: Move-ADDirectoryServerOperationMasterRole -Identity DC01 –OperationMasterRole PDCEmulator,RIDMaster,InfrastructureMaster,SchemaMaster,DomainNamingMaster Where “DC01” above is the… Read More »

Sophos XG: SFOS 17.0.6 MR6 Released

By | 07/03/2018

Sophos has just released the long awaited MR6, for SFOS v17, I have installed it, and it looks like the VPN dropouts, finally stopped 🙂 Release notes: Note: On v16 to v17 update, SFOS does not set SHA2 truncation on custom IPSec policy. Please see for details. Issues Resolved NC-26520 [Base System] Logviewer exceeds allotted diskspace NC-26601… Read More »

Sophos UTM: Up2date 9.507 and 9.508 released

By | 01/03/2018

Sophos has released two updates today (only ftp atm. not staged rool out), for the UTM software, here are the release notes: 9.507: Up2Date 9.507001 package description: Remark: System will be rebooted News: Maintenance Release Bugfixes: Fix [NUTM-6920]: [Basesystem] Support for new SG1xx(w) models Fix [NUTM-9174]: [WAF] Certificate dropdown is visible for virtual webserver using… Read More »

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: Connect… Read More »

Azure: Show all datacenters on Google Maps

By | 19/02/2018

Azure have many DC’s located around the world, sometimes it’s easier to see it on a map, than reading it on text 🙂 Try this:  

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:

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 »