MAC OSX Screen Capture

Screen Capture in MAC OSX . [Unsure of previous version compatibility] Capture the entire desktop to a file. Press Command-Shift-3. Capture the entire desktop to the clipboard. Press Command-Control-Shift-3. Capture a portion of the desktop to a file. [Use the cursor to select the area for capture.] Press Command-Shift-4 Capture a specific application window to a …

Funny Sys-Admin Toon

I was sent this and it made my day.Original was here.Hope this helps.All information is provided on an AS-IS basis, with no warranties and confers no rights.

Funny Newspaper Article

At the height of the gale, the harbourmaster radioed a coastguard on the spot and asked him to estimate the wind speed. He replied that he was sorry, but he didn't have a gauge. However, if it was any help, the wind had just blown his Land Rover off the cliff.(Aberdeen Evening Express)

Converting Excel to CSV using PowerShell

Quick Script: Converting Excel[.xls] to Comma Separated Value[.csv]Many times my data is in .xls format and I really need it in .csv to leverage the accessibility of the Import-CSV cmdlet.I found this code on the 'PowerShellCommunity.org' web forum: LinkScript:$xlCSV=6$Excelfilename = "file.xls"$CSVfilename = "file.csv"$Excel = New-Object -comobject Excel.Application$Excel.Visible = $False$Excel.displayalerts=$False$Workbook = $Excel.Workbooks.Open($ExcelFileName)$Workbook.SaveAs($CSVfilename,$xlCSV)$Excel.Quit()If(ps excel){kill -name excel}I have …

VMWare Fusion 3.X – TCP\IP and DHCP Configuration

How To: Modify VMWare Fusion 3.x Network Configurations and DHCP Configuration.I am in the process of building a Microsoft Windows lab environment within VMWare Fusion 3 on my MAC.I want to run an isolated "Host Based" network environment utilizing the DHCP services within VMWare Fusion.Tasks: Change VMNET Interface IP Addresses Change the DHCP settings for …

Quest AD Management Shell – Moving AD User Objects

Code Snippet: Moving disable user objects in Active Directory using PowerShell and Quest Management cmdlets.Task:Task: Moving all disabled users in the '/Users' OU to the /Users/Disabled OU.Code:Add-PSSnapin -Name Quest.ActiveRoles.ADManagement -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue$Users = Get-QADUser -SearchRoot 'ad.domain.com/Users/' -DisabledWrite-Host "Moving $Users.Count Users."ForEach($User In $Users){Move-QADObject $User.DN -NewParentContainer 'ad.domain.com/Users/Disabled'}Hope this helpsAll information is provided on an AS-IS basis, with no …

Exchange 2010 on a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller

Issue: “Service ‘MSExchangeTransport’ failed to reach  status ‘Running’ on this server.”I am building my virtual lab using VMWare Fusion at home, It consists of a Windows 2008 R2 server with AD Domain Services installed and Exchange 2010.Please Note:I am running AD (Global Catalog) and Exchange 2010 on the same server and this is not a …

AD and Kerberos Token Bloat – Analyzing Group Nesting

How To: Analyze Nested AD Groups.I am working on a Kerberos Token size issue (Token Bloat) and need to accurately depict a groups nested members for token size analysis and remediation.Brief Token Bloat Explanation:Token Bloat is where due to several factors including deep group nesting the Kerberos token utilized in AD for resource authentication bloats towards …