Dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 10 – Surface Book

I'm not exactly a Linux newbie but nor can I claim be at sysadmin level of Linux knowledge. Linux however, is a definite area I want to improve my knowledge and skills in. I wanted Ubuntu as my daily OS but a VM on my laptop just wasn't doing it for me. I therefore decided … Continue reading Dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 10 – Surface Book

Basic Active Directory Security

A large majority of breaches happen because of compromised credentials (https://blog.centrify.com/cause-of-data-breaches/) and so it stands to reason that a compromise of privileged credentials would be the worst case scenario. If someone gets hold of Domain Admin credentials the game is essentially over. Because of this when I'm talking to customers about improving their security posture … Continue reading Basic Active Directory Security

File Server Migration with Robocopy

I'm in the process of migrating data from an aging file server to a new shiny one.  On the old server the NTFS permissions are all over the place so I really wanted to copy the data to the new server without the existing NTFS permissions and then apply new ACLs on the new server. … Continue reading File Server Migration with Robocopy