MacOS – Resize APFS container after cloning to bigger drive

Posted by on 23. J 2021 in Blog

Apparently, when you clone a disk in a hardware-cloner (fx to get a bigger disk in an old Mac or upgrade from HDD to SSD), then it’s quite hard to find out HOW to get the mac to use this newly added diskspaces. Disk utility can actually see it, but you can’t seem to resize your APFS container – because it just stays the same. So, after searching for 30-45 minutes I finally found the solution. Repair it first! This is what I did to get my old Macbook Pro...

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Protecting your domain from sending unsolicited e-mails (spam)

Posted by on 27. J 2020 in Blog

If you own a domain, that you don’t use to send e-mail from, it would be wise to actually protect it from forgery. Just because you don’t use it, if you don’t protect it, a spammer could spoof your domain for their evil purpose. So, do the world a favour and protect all your domains that you don’t use to send e-mail with these simple DNS-records: Hostname Type Value TXT v=SPF1 -all * TXT v=DKIM1; p=...

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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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