Windows Server 2019 – TLS / Cipher-settings

Posted by on 05. J 2019 in Blog

Versus Qualys SSL-test a normal Windows Server 2019 is capped at grade B since January 2020. The main reason for this is it’s enablement of TLS 1.0 and 1.1. SSL 2.0 and 3.0 is disabled by default. But to disable the rather unsecure TLS-versions we’ll have to create the following registry entries: Note – Client means, if the server is accessing another server with TLS then the server is a client. Server means, that if the server hosts a service which is...

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VMware Tools – Shared productLocker on ESX-hosts

Posted by on 15. J 2019 in Blog

This is tested on VMware vSphere 6.5 Create a folder on a datastore you’d like to use. Fx vmware-tools Upload floppies and vmtools-folders to vmware-tools-folder Folderstructures should look like this: vmware-tools - floppies - vmtools Now go to advanced settings on each host and find UserVars.productLocker variable and change it to your new location: e.g. /vmfs/volumes/Datastore09/vmware-tools /productLocker Now enable SSH-service on each host, SSH in and remove...

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Roaming Profiles – Windows 10, 8, 7 – still using them?

Posted by on 12. J 2019 in Blog

For my reference – better use versioning on profile-folders. I will not roam users Start Menu in Windows 10 – consider using partial start-layout reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ProfSvc\Parameters /v “UseProfilePathExtensionVersion” /t REG_DWORD /d “1” /f This will make a .V2 for Windows 7 or maybe .V5 or .V6 for Windows 10 Source:...

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UniFi – Controller Windows-stuff

Posted by on 04. J 2019 in Blog

I love Ubiquitis UniFi-wifi services – Not insanely expensive, and yet, still controllerbased! This is mostly for my own reference Upgrading UniFi Controller – Windows This is my method used when upgrading the UniFi Controller when run in another folder on a Windows system: Navigate to installfolder in command prompt – fx D:\ServerStuff\Ubiquiti UniFi stop the service with the following command (u cannot use services.msc, it won’t stop properly) java...

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DISM – Spring cleaning

Posted by on 28. J 2016 in Blog

Useful cleaning commands with dism – for now, the Windows 7 command can still be used in Windows 10 (1607) Windows 10 dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase Windows 8.1 dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase Windows 8 dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup Windows 7 dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /SPSuperseded /HideSP   Newest info:...

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