Category Archives: Hack Job

Secure RDP – Using SSH Tunneling With Built-In Windows Features

So… Who knew? I didn’t. This is the screen for Settings -> Apps and Features -> Optional Features for both Windows Server 2019 as well as Windows 10. [..]

Hack Job, Security, Uncategorized

MCAS Lab – Auto Updating Discovery Data with Sample Data

Maybe you have a need to demo Microsoft Cloud App Security to your customers. Maybe you have a need for a lab that has constantly updated discovery data. [..]

Automation, Hack Job, MCAS, PowerShell, Security

ARM – Recreating VM Off Existing VHDs

Note – This blog pertains to the November 2015 release of Azure PowerShell At some point, I apparently told Azure Resource Manager to delete the VM that runs [..]

ARM, Azure, Hack Job

Hyper-V on Windows 8 – VM Will Not Start

This isn’t related to System Center, but I wanted to stick this out there in case someone else runs into the same issue. Scenario: My lab runs on [..]

Hack Job

SCOM 2012 – SDK Service Failover

To ensure high availability for your SCOrch solutions that connect to SCOM, failover of the SDK service needs to be managed in the event the SCOM management server [..]

Hack Job, SC Operations Manager, SC Orchestrator