Mat Grumpy Tech

The Boss, the head honcho, the guy who takes credit for your hard work but somehow blames you for his failures.

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PowerShell + Windows Firewall: RDP Brute Force Protection - UPDATE

#PowerShell

If you have a server on the internet you will probably already be aware that there are scumbags out there running apps that just scan every…

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PowerShell & Active Directory- Accounts that are active but not logged in for ages

#PowerShell

I have been really busy recently and my drafts are full of parts of scripts that I havent had time to make suitable for general comsumtion.…

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Powershell: Create random password function V2.

#PowerShell

A while ago I wrote this. It generated you a random password based on a character set defined within the code. It does what its supposed…

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PowerShell, Veeam : Job status report UPDTE

#PowerShell #Veeam

Veeam is a great application, with great Powershell support. You can do anything the application does and more from PowerShell. I am just getting my teeth…

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AZ-300 : Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies

#Hyper-V #PowerShell #Azure

Now we move onto the harder exams. AZ-300 is them first exam you will need if you are working towards Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert,…

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AZ-900 crib sheet

#Office365 #Hyper-V #PowerShell

I recently took a step back into the world of contracting and the situation I find myself in these days is, if I don't have the cert I'm not even getting an interview. Seems my MCDST from 2007 or multiple expired VCP's just don't cut it any more.…

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Fortinet : Extend admin lock out period

#Fortinet

If you have any device that has an exernal IP the chances are you are used to see attempt after attempt of various alien IP address's…

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PowerShell: Windows Storage Spaces (WSS) health check + email alerts

#PowerShell #Storage

Someone asked me for a way to alert on Windows Storage Spaces (WSS) issues on their home NAS server. My answer was a very dissapointing "…

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Fortinet: Static (unnumbered) PPPoE address

#Fortinet

I recently came accross this very so annoying issue when configuring some fortinet devices with PPPoE interfaces. The client had been given a block of IP's,…

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