Monthly Archives: November 2011

SID Management


NewSID tool was very popular for changing SID but it has been retired and is no longer available for download. Check following blog for the details: http://blogs.technet.com/b/markrussinovich/archive/2009/11/03/3291024.aspx Microsoft recomments Sysprep (sysprep /generalize /oobe /shutdown) instead of continue use NewSID though … Continue reading

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Kiwi SysLog Server Configuration for Cisco Devices


Route configuration for syslog: Dowlonad free Kiwi SysLog server from: http://www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/kiwi_syslog_server/ Check system log configuration: Console#show logging Console# Console#config t Console(config)#service timestamps log datetime localtime Console(config)#no logging console Console(config)#no logging monitor Console(config)#logging 192.168.4.45 Console(config)#logging facility local3 Console(config)#logging trap warning Console(config)#end … Continue reading

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Exchange: unable to manage DL members


Exchange 2010 (SP1) Unable to Manage Distribution List. By design even DL owners are not able to modify the distribution groups. Following steps enable  all the owners of a distribution list can manage there own distribution list. Using RBAC (Role … Continue reading

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PS: List of mailboxes


Found following power shell script is useful to analyze a particular exchange database contents. Script outputs  total number of mailboxes in a database, the total size of the mailboxes, and the total number of items in each mailbox and average … Continue reading

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Exchange server version check


Check the version of your exchange server: Get-ExchangeServer | fl name, *version* Output similar to following: Name                : VMSG01 AdminDisplayVersion : Version 14.1 (Build 218.15) ExchangeVersion     : 0.1 (8.0.535.0) Name                : VMBX01 AdminDisplayVersion : Version 14.1 (Build 218.15) ExchangeVersion     : … Continue reading

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Change default SSH port


step1. #vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config step2. #Port 22022 (22022 defineed as custom port but you can put any number)step3: #/etc/init.d/ssh restart  (restart SSH) Step4: ssh username@hostname.com -p 22022 (verify that is is working) (#ssh -p 22022 hostname) (bind to listed particular address … Continue reading

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Cisco Application (port) Inspection


Sample of default default global policy: class-map inspection_default match default-inspection-traffic policy-map type inspect dns preset_dns_map parameters message-length maximum 512 policy-map global_policy class inspection_default inspect dns preset_dns_map inspect ftp inspect h323 h225 inspect h323 ras inspect rsh inspect rtsp inspect esmtp … Continue reading

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