Sharing thoughts on running an on-premise Microsoft oriented hosting platform.
IIS redirecting made easy
Redirecting web traffic in IIS has been done for ages. Most people use the URL Rewrite plugin to achieve this. It provides a relatively easy way to create redirect rules....
13 Sep 2019
Install fonts without administrative privileges
A lot of companies have fonts that are used as part of corporate branding. These should therefore probably be installed on every computer. Deploying these has been part of an...
10 Jul 2019
Updating user group membership over VPN
You probably already know that group membership is being updated at system logon, but you need to be able to connect with your domain controller. Unless you’re using DirectAccess or...
04 Jul 2019
Repair certificates missing private key
Every now and then I receive a renewed certificate without ever creating a certificate signing request for it. In this case the previous certificate signing request was used. This means...
02 Jul 2019
Local admin permissions? Doing it the right way!
There’s always a case that some users, or even a complete department need local admin permissions. But how can you control this, and more important, how to do this the...
27 Jun 2019
Fail-over SQL Server availability groups via Powershell
Using SQL Server’s availability groups is a bliss for companies who want to provide redundancy. But things can get pretty tedious when you are not using an Enterprise license and...
25 Jun 2019