Out of the skunkworks here at Squidworks comes a new Kaseya Agent Procedure. This procedure (Script) pulls all members of privileged accounts groups like Domain Admins, Enterprise Admins and Schema Admins and stores it to the GETFILE location on your K-Server. Also viewable using LiveConnect -> Agent Data -> GetFile Tab.  You can add and remove groups from the VBScript to match your needs… Continue reading

If DNS resolves a users system and that system is no longer at that IP then you may see a Event ID 10009 in the systems event logs. Check DNS for duplicate entries first…  If you have the same computer name in DNS twice with 1 IP being correct and IP not, remove the wrong IP address.

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There are many symptoms that may arise when you are installing a new firewall on a network that is using a DSL circuit and the MTU is not set correctly. That’s right the MTU, Max transmission Unit as it is know is a happy 1500 bytes on any Ethernet,  that medium makes up most endpoint networks on the Internet. Most admins never think about what the MTU is set at… Continue reading

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How-to Setup Windows 2008 R2 Server Core As An Active Directory Server

On April 7, 2011, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Setup Active Directory on a Windows Server 2008 core


This is pretty simple actually; Install Windows as normal but selecting a Server Core as your installation medium. It will install just like a normal Windows 2008 install until the reboot process when it loads Windows for the first time. At the point it will ask for you to set your admin password and then boot to a Window’ish Continue reading

LDIFDE and CSVDE in Windows 2003

On April 2, 2010, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

CSVDE Imports user accounts into Active Directory


CSVDE is the type of program that you learn for a specific task and then forget about.  Therefore, what you need are a few tried and tested examples to get started.  The classic job for CSVDE is to import user accounts into a Windows domain.  We often use CSVDE to create users on a test network, our main use for CSVDE is to research Continue reading

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