ISC BIND on Windows



It's worth noting that Bind works admirably on many operating systems (I've run it on Linux, Solaris and Irix as well as Windows) and these may be preferable in a security focused environment.

Configure Windows 2008 Server for Configuration Manager 2007 Site Systems

Based on Orignial article located here:

Configure requestFiltering for IIS on distribution points

Use the following procedure to modify requestFiltering for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

VMWare Timekeeping Best Practices for Windows Notes

Original Article found:

Step 1) Configure Windows Registry to use NTP mode on the w32time services:

Fix PDF Preview in 64-bit Windows

Make a manual fix by opening up regedit.exe and browsing down to the following key:



Then change the AppID to the following :{534A1E02-D58F-44f0-B58B-36CBED287C7C}



Make a manual fix to the following key also:


Changing Windows 7/Vista Network Adapter Precedence


Control Panel -> Network and Sharing Center -> Change adapter settings -> Alt+N -> Advanced Settings

Windows Server 2008 NFS client commands

Mount command:

mount -o{options} \\{ComputerName}\{Share name} <drive letter:>

options: -o rsize=n -o wsize=n -o mtype={soft|hard} -o anon -o nolock -o casesensitive -o fileaccess=mode

Unmount command:

umount <drive letter:>

Showmount command:

showmount -e {Server\computer Name}

Apache Maven installation instructions for Windows

Maven instalation for Windows XP/Windows 7

  1. Unzip the distribution archive, i.e. to the directory you wish to install Maven 3.0.4. These instructions assume you chose C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation. The subdirectory apache-maven-3.0.4 will be created from the archive.

Enabling NTLM Authentication Single Sign-On (SSO) in Firefox

How many of you have noticed that when you are using Internet Explorer and you browse to your companies intranet page that it will automatically authenticate you but when you use Firefox you will be prompted with a login box?

I recently, in searching for solutions to allow NTLM authentication with Apache, stumbled across how to set a preference in Firefox that will pass the NTLM authentication information to a web server. The preference is network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris.

So how do you do it?

Apache NTLM / Active Directory Authentication

This document describes how to set up NTLM/Windows Integrated Authentication in Moodle.



Changing Terminal Services / RDP Listening Port

To Change the listening port of RDP / Terminal Services in windows:


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