Find out mapped network drive logins

If you have shared drives in a multi-domain environment and need to know what each drive was logged on as, this is the command to find out:

or

or Another way to see this is to look on the machine that is hosting the shares. Look in Computer Management -> Shared Files -> … Read more

Remove group membership of disabled accounts

Majority of the system administrators I’ve met forget this very important rule. When an account is not needed remove its membership from the security/ distribution groups, otherwise you get disabled account showing up in groups, and that looks ugly. You will need Quest ActiveRoles for Powershell installed to get this working. Depending on the size … Read more

ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus – How to apply a wildcard cert ?

ADSelfService Plus by ManageEngine is a great tool. The instructions provided to configure SSL did not work for me, but I was able to figure it out doing the following: You need a PFX File: Wild Card Cert for *.yourdomain.com (Yourdomain-WildCard.pfx) – This can be generated/ exported by IIS if you have a wildcard cert. STEPS … Read more

Deleting Thumbs.db & Desktop.ini files and How to prevent them

Removing thumbs.db file from explorer might take time. So you may also try the command interface. Press Windows Key + R for Run window, type cmd for opening command prompt del /s /ah thumbs.db This command will quickly remove thumbs.db files from your computer. How to prevent thumbs.db file from getting recreated? The above method … Read more

How to Start and Enable Firewalld on CentOS 7

It is highly recommended that you have a firewall protecting your server. Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for enabling and starting firewalld CentOS 7. I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Check the Status of Firewalld To check the status of … Read more

How to check status, stop, and disable firewall on CentOS 7

Firewalld is a complete firewall solution that has been made available by default on all CentOS 7 servers, including Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7, and Liquid Web Self Managed CentOS 7. On occasion, perhaps for testing, disabling or stopping firewalld may be necessary. Follow the instructions below to disable firewalld and stop firewalld. It … Read more

Find files hiding in a lot of sub directories

So I was moving a lot of my music to Amazon Cloud Drive, and ended with a lot of files still showing under a lot of sub directories. Problem was – how do I know which files are in what sub directory with out going into each of them. Here is the answer:

This … Read more

How to Install VMware Tools on RHEL 7/CentOS 7

VMware Tools is one of important components for virtual machine (VM) in order get excellent performance. It is a group of utilities that help to enhances the overall performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system (OS) and improves management of the VM. Without the VMware Tools, guest OS performance will lacks some of the … Read more

Get a list of shared mailboxes that are accidentally licensed

We know that in a hybrid scenario or during migration all shared mailboxes are migrated as a user account and then converted in a shared mailbox. Sometimes admin forget to remove the license for the shared box after conversion and there is no GUI alternative to see if the shared mailbox is licensed. Shared mailbox … Read more

How to configure static ip address on CentOS 7

In this small tutorial i will explain how to configure static ip address on CentOS 7 minimal. First, need to edit the set up for the ethernet. Let’s start with editing “/etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-enp0s3″ file:

Save and exit. Now, configure default getaway:

And add following line:

Configure DNS Server

add following line:

Now restart … Read more