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#4 GPO Serial – Aplikovanie GPO

November 7th, 2011 7 comments

Skor nez si vysvetlime ako sa aplikuju GPO politiky na pocitace a uzivatelov, vysvetlime si ako editovat GPO politiky. Ked si ujasnime tuto jednoduchu vec, mozeme sa pustit do hlbsej analyzy aplikovania GPO politik.

Editovanie GPO politik

O vytvoreni a linkovani GPO politiky som pisal v predchadzajucej casti serialu. Ked uz mame vytvorenu GPO politiku potrebujeme v nej zmenit nastavenia, aby sa tie nasledne aplikovali na pocitac alebo uzivatela. Editovanie GPO politiky zacneme pravym tlacidlom na GPO politiku a vyberom Edit:

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How to set Run this program as Administrator via registry

November 2nd, 2011 10 comments

At one of my customer I was implementing SAP GUI into Terminal Services farm. When you run SAP GUI as Administrator, SAP GUI works perfectly.

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Windows XP ping (ICMP) payload

October 14th, 2011 No comments

I was wondering what would Windows XP payload to be. I always thought that there will be random characters or something like that, but I was wrong.

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Novy GPO serial

October 6th, 2011 2 comments

Coraz viac zistujem, ze lokalni administratori vo firmach nerozumeju GPO a preto ich nepouzivaju. A ked ich aj pouzivaju, tak im vacsina aj tak nerozumie. Preto som sa rozhodol o napisanie serialu o GPO politikach a spravit tak osvetu v tomto smere.
Tak mi drzte palec. Dufam, ze sa bude pacit.

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Obsah serialu:

#1 GPO Serial – Lokalne Politiky
#2 GPO Serial – GPO v domene cast 1.
#3 GPO Serial – GPO v domene cast 2.
#4 GPO Serial – Aplikovanie GPO

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Allow users to logon on to Domain Controller

September 13th, 2011 3 comments

Once upon the time I was at customer which had all infrastructure servers (and also all domain controllers) in VMWare VM. He decided to have one more domain controller on physical server. Only server he could use was management server, which was full of management tools.

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How to add UPN Suffix

August 19th, 2011 1 comment

Sometimes when you install Exchange, you want to allow users to use their e-mail addresses as a login name. Most of the time UPN suffixes are not usefull. For example you have internal name for domain “company.corp”, but your e-mail addresses are “username@company.com“. You want to give an option for users to log into OWA using “username@company.com” instead of “company.corp\username”.

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Windows 2008/7: How to disable firewall correctly

August 19th, 2011 No comments

Most of the time I found at customers’ sites that they disable firewalls completely, because they don’t have time or they are just lazy to define exceptions in firewall settings. But this is not really good idea according to security.

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Remove “Screen Resolution” on right-click

August 19th, 2011 No comments

These days I’m working on one RDS (Terminal Services before) farm and I’m playing with setting users’ environment as secure as possible, but also as usefull as possible. When I disabled access to Control Panel for all users with settings in GPO I found one issue. When I right-clicked on Desktop under normal user I could see following options:

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Windows Missing Administrative Shares

August 12th, 2011 2 comments

Today I went to one of our customers and they were complaining about not being able to access admin shares on their clients’ computers. Admin shares are those following:

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Insert system variables into registry via GPO

August 1st, 2011 No comments

I’m implementing RDS (TS) farm at one of our customers. From my previous experiences I love to have %USERNAME% and %COMPUTER% name variables in name od Computer on RDS User’s Desktop.

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