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  • mumble 16:03 on 2015-01-26 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: /dev, , LVM   

    Linux /dev/mapper – remove entries 

    I recently had a linux distro that upon losing all members of a Volume group in LVM didn’t allow me to recreate the volume group with the same name as /dev/mapper/volume_name was still present.

    vgscan was complaining like this:

    What I ended up doing is:


  • mumble 20:19 on 2015-01-24 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: putty,   

    Backup Putty settings 

    Backup putty session list:

    Backup putty complete settings:


  • mumble 20:17 on 2015-01-24 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: port forward,   

    Windows port forwarding 

    If you ever want/need to forward a port from your windows machine to a different machine/port:


  • mumble 20:15 on 2015-01-24 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , wireless   

    Windows wireless password 

    If you ever want to find your wireless password Microsoft decided to remove this feature from the GUI. You need administrative privileges for this.

    Open a command prompt as administrator and:

    To set priorities:

    To delete profiles:


    You can also read:


  • mumble 22:26 on 2015-01-14 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: backup,   

    Windows Backup cleanup 

    List shadow copies:

    Delete shadow copies:

  • mumble 22:21 on 2015-01-14 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Outlook   

    Delegate send items 

    Save sent items in their respective shared mailboxes Sent Items directory:


  • mumble 22:18 on 2015-01-14 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: ,   

    Exchange online PowerShell 

    Important once finished:


  • mumble 21:59 on 2015-01-14 Permalink | Reply

    Office365 DirSync 

    GUI Client:

    DirSync intervention (manual start):

    How to disable DirSync for your tenant:

    Enter your office 365 tenant global administrator id and password.  Then run the following to disable dirsync.

    To verify dirsync has been disabled run the following command:

    To enable dirsync again run the following command:

  • mumble 21:57 on 2015-01-14 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: powershell,   

    Powershell script execution policies 


  • mumble 21:53 on 2015-01-14 Permalink | Reply

    Windows AD password validity and expiry extension 

    Get domain user information password expiry:


    Extend AD user’s password validity:

    1) From Active Directory Users & Computers, ensure Advanced Features are enabled on the View menu
    2) Navigate to the Users account. You should find an Attribute Editor tab.
    3) Scroll to the pwdLastSet field. Modify it by entering 0 (zero) in the value field. Click OK.
    This sets the value to (Never) as in the password has never been set. Click OK on the User Account Properties box.
    4) Open the User?s Account Properties again. Go back to the Attribute Editor tab.
    Scroll to pwdLastSet and modify it with a value of -1. Click OK twice.
    5) When you view the pwdLastSet value, it will now indicate today?s date.

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