letsencrypt-win-simple does not work on Server 2008 – FIXED

Credit to developer of LetsEncrypt-Win-Simple¬† – https://github.com/Lone-Coder/letsencrypt-win-simple Some users working with version 1.9.1 will find the following error on server 2008 as TLS1.1 and TLS 1.2 are not available on this operating system. ================================== Let’s Encrypt (Simple Windows ACME Client) Renewal Period: 60 Certificate Store: WebHosting ACME Server: https://acme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org/ Config Folder: C:\Users\administrator\AppData\Roaming\letsencrypt-win-simple\httpsacme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org Certificate Folder: C:\Users\administrator\AppData\Roaming\letsencrypt-win-simple\httpsacme-v01.api.letsencrypt.org…

Mailbox Forwarding on Office 365

New function for today, forward and cancel mailbox forwarding on Office 365 as part of the 365 Powershell Administration System that I have written.     function global:fSetMailboxForwarding { $xIdentity = fCollectIdentity -xText “Enter Alias of User to Forward:” if ($xIdentity -eq $false) {Return $false} $xMailbox = get-mailbox -identity $xIdentity fDisplayInfo -xText “The current setup…

PHP for the day

Well we use the h2_desk helpdesk at the moment that has the ability to receive emails and correctly file it under the ticket reference in teh subject line. That’s great, but we realised sometimes when a customer emailed us directly, we would reply and copy in the ticket system. this meant the customer would get…

Powershell Office 365 Admin Script

OK, So after my menu system I have begun working on a Powershell Admin System for Office 365, its an ongoing project that still a work in progress but can be found on my GitHub at https://github.com/demarcation/PowerShell-Office-365-Administration-Script. Starting to get a good feature set going with validation on input for several parts, more to come…

Powershell Multi Layered Dynamic Menu System

This is a post on my newest PowerShell Script. A couple of weeks ago I decided that I would build a power shell script to assist in the common tasks of managing Office365 and Exchange On-Line implementations. I quickly discovered that to do so, I would need a usable menu system, however, after trying a…

How to Connect to Office 365 via Powershell

This is a quick and dirty guide on how to connect to the office365 platform via powershell. To connect to The Microsoft Office 365 Platform via Powershell you will first need to install a few prerequisites. First start with the Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant for IT Professionals RTW https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41950 Next you’ll need to install…

EMS Add New Block List Provider

So the below Exchange Management Shell (EMS) command adds the Backscatterer.org blocklist to the list of providers in Exchange 2010   Add-IPBlockListProvider -Name “BackScatterer.org” -LookupDomain “ips.backscatterer.org” And this enables the filtering Set-IPBlockListConfig -Enabled $true

Irfanview

After reading a blog over at PeteNetLive I thought I would mention IrfanView which makes light work of resizing multiply images all in one go. To be honest i’ve never used it for anything else, but its options for bulk image re-sizing are second to none. So dont go buying photoshop or other software to…

7-zip

Just thought id take some time to add to his blog, my favorite compression tool 7-zip. It seems to be able to handle any file type i throw at it. Its a simple and basic interface, but the thrills are below the surface if you need them. Download it at: 7-zip.org

Bulk Rename Utility

Here’s another great tool I love, Bulk Rename Utility. It really does what it says on the tin, renames files in bulk!!! However the power of this little beauty is vastly understated, it contains tools to add, edit, remove and manipulate the file names of as many files as you like at one time. Download…

MIcrosoft SyncToy

Microsoft SyncToy is a nifty little program for keeping folders in sync. although its downfall is it does not copy file permissions I have used it to migrate large amounts of data from server to server preforming a final quick sync just before editing login scripts to the new locations. I also use this at…

inSSIDer

My post today is gonna be short, i just finished a 16 hour shift so today I’m posting inSSIDer. A fantastically simple and easy to use wireless network analyzer. This is great for finding the perfect channel or sources of interference in your area. I often use this to measure signal strength and find the…

TreeSize Free

  TreeSize Free has saved me hours of boring tedium trying to find large files in folders of our clients. I often get customers come to me asking why they are running out of disk space, or I get suspicious when a backup of user data grows by a gigabyte over night. Its not always…

Mouse without Boarders

  Microsoft: The Garage offers this free download for “Mouse Without Boarders” A quick and simple software to allow the sharing of your mouse and keyboard¬† and even files between computers over a LAN network. After trying this for only a few minutes I knew i had to share it and here it is. Have…