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A simple tool for checking TCP connectivity

This is a short one. One of the most common things I do is to simply check if something works. The quicker I can find out if it works or not, the better. What this little program does can be

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Nginx SSL configuration

As a disclaimer, this blog isn’t really something a lot of people read, but for the few visitors that pop by, I have moved on to a network engineering job from my previous systems administration job, so I might focus

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Copying a file from a remote session using Powershell

One of the challenges of using powershell remoting between domains is that while you can certainly set up remoting, there is no Powershell way of getting files from this remote session. In order to tackle this problem, mostly because sometimes

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Enabling TLS 1.2 using powershell.

This is going to be a quick and dirty post. Ideally I should probably wrap these in a function and take a parameter with just the servername for running the script, but this is what I did when I enabled

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Powershell remoting using SSL and credSSP

There is a lot of excellent articles on the internet about Powershell remoting, and I can only assume interest in the feature is going to increase as windows administrators move to automating as much of their work as possible. While

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Manipulating your PATH variable using Powershell

The PATH variable in windows is something you occasionally have to touch. The classic command for manipulating PATH is simply set PATH=%PATH%;x:\your\folder\here Now this does the trick, and you don’t have to do a lot of work to get powershell

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