Stuff I Use

Written by on 01.14.2020 | Miscellaneous

After recently chatting with some friends about various technologies I utilize, I figured it would be a good idea to just document all of the various products with a brief overview/review of each. Networking Cisco Switching Cisco Catalyst 3560G 24 port Layer 3 Switch (my old core). Unifi Switching I switched (pun intended) to Unifi […]

Dump AD Information

Written by on 10.09.2019 | Microsoft

I needed to grab all information about our current asset lists and our KACE tool was not to be believed in terms of inventory (HR said we have 500 employees, O365 said we have 615, and Kace said 322 devices). Load up powershell on a domain controller Get-ADComputer -Filter * -Property * | Select-Object Name,OperatingSystem,OperatingSystemServicePack,OperatingSystemVersion,LastLogonDate […]

Joan Room Booking

Written by on 06.07.2019 | Linux

I wanted to add some room booking assistants to our conference rooms. My last place used evoko units – which worked quite well – but they required 1) PoE ethernet drops and 2) $1100 each. So after reading about Joan I decided to get one to try out. They offer both SaaS and on-prem hosting […]

RDS Default Printers

Written by on 12.04.2018 | Microsoft

We had an aging RDS 2012R2 farm that was in need of some upgrades; Installed RDS2016 and hoped it would fix a few issues. Overall it’s pretty good, but we made the mistake of not realizing the 2012 licenses were NOT under SA, so we had to reorder license CALs. One of the major issues […]

Show Sender’s Domain In Outlook View

Written by on 10.16.2018 | Microsoft

While DKIM and SPF records have curbed some of the phishing attempts that “come from” my domain, there are still many times that users are confused as to why the CEO is emailing them wanting to change bank information or to buy hundreds of dollars of iTunes gift cards. I’m usually met with a “just […]

Click to Run Office, Install Visio

Written by on 03.05.2018 | Microsoft

I needed to install Visio on my laptop. Laptop, running Win10 Pro 1709, already had Office 365’s office version installed. Visio was part of our VLSC/Business Center downloads. I noticed I had MAK keys and C2R-P MAK keys for the ODT. I tried to just install from the downloaded ISO but it said something about […]