Scripting and automating backup jobs using NTbackup

This KB will show you how to automate the Microsoft build in Backup software NTbackup using a script.   Script 1: This script use an existing pre configured job to backup to a tape drive: ntbackup backup [systemstate]”@C:path to jobjobname.bks” /g /p “LTO ultrium”   / p – “Tape drive name” /G – Override tape … Read more

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Lock Desktops using group policy

To automatically lock users desktops using the password protected screen saver: To lock desktops Open the group policy editor and create or edit and existing Group Policy. In the Group Policy editor go to: User Configuration, Administrative Templates, Control Panel, Display Enable – Password protect the screen sever Enable – Screen saver timeout Number of … Read more

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Applying Wallpaper to users using Group policy

To implement the same wallpaper to all users computer using group Policy follow the steps. Create a share network folder on one of the servers. Create or edit existing group policy In group policy editor under -> User configuration ->administrative templates ->Desktop ->Active Desktop Enable Active desktop policy Enable Active Desktop Wallpaper and Type the … Read more

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“operation master ERROR” In operation master TAB

When getting the “the target principal name is incorrect” error message while trying to access a DC from the LAN (e.g Start->run) and “operation master ERROR” In operation master TAB in active directory. This issue cased by a DC that has lost its secure channel. When getting the “the target principal name is incorrect” error … Read more

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CTRL-ALT keys in RDP session

When in the Terminal Server client window, the equivalent of CTRL-ALT-DEL for the MS client is CTRL-ALT-END. The MS client also allows CTRL-ALT-BREAK to switch between viewing the session in a window and on the full screen.

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Backup Cisco configuration file to TFTP server

How to install a TFTP server and backup the config file to the TFTP server. In order to backup your Cisco router running configuration to a TFTP server you will need a TFTP server in place which I’ll tell you how to install and configure it. 1. Download and install a TFTP server, I used … Read more

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Syntax For FTP URL Access Using A Browser

To gain access to a secure FTP server using a user name and password please use the following syntax To gain access to a secure FTP server using a user name and password please use the following syntax ftp://user:password@host:port/path Example: ftp://user:password@myserver.com:21/folder With Firefox browser there is no need to enter the password as it will … Read more

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Well Known ports in NT networks

The following ports are the most known and used ports in NT networks. SMTP – Port TCP/UDP 25 DNS – Port TCP/UDP 53 HTTP – Port TCP/UDP 80 POP3 – Port TCP/UDP 110 HTTPS – Port TCP/UDP 443 LDAP – Port TCP/UDP 383

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Email problems with Mercury Quality Center

Users from outside the domain not receiving emails and users from the local domain receiving emails with no problem.   Problem: Users from outside the domain not receiving emails and users from the local domain receiving emails with no problem. Fix: To fix the problem add the Mercury Quality Centre server IP address the mail … Read more

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