Yearly Archives: 2017

Recovering NTFS inheritance

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A little time ago, my (admin) user in Windows 10 was so badly damaged, that I had to re-create it. While that was easily done, I found that the NTFS rights on my D: drive were a bit odd: Every folder had inherited an ACL right from D:\ for my… Read more »

Zabbix monitoring

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What is Zabbix monitoring? Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Zabbix is software that monitors numerous parameters of a network and the health and integrity of servers. Zabbix uses a flexible notification mechanism that allows users to configure e-mail based alerts for virtually any event. This allows… Read more »

Managing Windows features using RSAT

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One of the more useful Windows features for Windows administrators is the Remote Server Administration Tools pack (RSAT). Apart from allowing you to install GUI elements in the Administrative Tools menu, this can also install the command-line tools for querying and managing Active Directory: dsquery.exe, dsadd.exe, dsget.exe, dsmod.exe, dsmove.exe and… Read more »