Upgrading vCenter Server 6.5 to vCenter Server 6.7

By | 11/05/2018

VMWARE released vSphere 6.7, getting a lot of new functions and improvements, this also gives us a new vCenter Server Appliance. In many smaller setups, we run what is called and embedded appliance, where all vSphere vCenter Server funtionalites coexist on one single VM, this is VMWARE’s guide how to upgrade and embedded appliance 🙂… Read More »

Linux: Resetting root password on Debian based distributions

By | 28/03/2018

When you lost access to root or any other account on a Debian based system, use this simple steps to gain access: At the boot window, where it counts down, quickly press “e” where you stand. Scroll down to the kernel line you will boot from, it starts with “linux /boot/vmlinuz-…….“ Scroll to the end of that… Read More »

Sophos UTM: Version 9.6 comming up

By | 27/03/2018

SOPHOS UTM 9.6 on it’s way 🙂 From the community a user posted this today from a web session, look really promising 🙂 UPDATE: 5/9-2018: Was told today from a reliable source, that IKEv2 will never come to the UTM, as XG is the way to go. I will certainly not come in 9.6 and… Read More »

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 https://community.sophos.com/kb/127867 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 »