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James Pettigrove

James Pettigrove

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We're Back
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random-blogging tech technology hugo wordpress
It’s true.
LDAP properties not updated with NSCD
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system-administration tech ldap linux nscd sssd sysadmin technology
A colleague of mine shared with me a issue they were having with LDAP properties such as group memberships not being updated in a timely manner on some RHEL7 hosts that were running NSCD.
Restore AD Attributes
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system-administration tech active-directory adds powershell sysadmin technology
Back in the year that is one long COVID induced fog, I wrote about how one can mount a old copy of an Active Directory Domain Services database from something such as a file level backup of a DC.
Unable to delete items in a Exchange Mailbox
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system-administration tech exchange exchange-2010 outlook powershell sysadmin technology
Have you ever got yourself into a situation in Outlook or OWA whereby you are cleaning out a mailbox and find you can no longer delete anymore items from the mailbox?
Bypass Offline Files With This One Trick
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system-administration tech csc offline-files sysadmin technology windows windows-10 windows-8 windows-server windows-server-2012-r2
Ever since moving to modern operating systems such as Windows 8 and beyond, I have found the Offline Files feature in the enterprise to be less and less of a value bringer and more of a support burden for the front line.