Hyper-V Cluster: Installation and Configuration

Introduction Through this tutorial, we will see how to set up a Hyper-v cluster under Windows Server (2012R2 / 2016/2019) step by step. Each step requires it, will take you on a tutorial to guide you in setting up a Hyper-V cluster. Prerequisites Be in an Active Directory environment, ideally having a server-side domain controller …

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Hyper-V: Live Migration configuring Kerberos delegation

Microsoft Hyper-v

In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through how to configure Live Migration on Hyper-V using Kerberos instead of CredSSP. By default CredSSP is used for authentication during a live migration between the two hosts, which requires logging into both Hyper-V servers simultaneously. The use of Kerberos means that you do not need to open your …

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PowerShell: automatically delete files older than X days

In this tutorial, we will see how to delete files older than X day using PowerShell. This type of script is often used in businesses on servers to rotate logs. If we take the example of IIS, the logs are never deleted, which means that after 3 years, we end up with more than 1,000 …

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Exchange 2013/2016/on-line: Add an alias to a mailbox

Exchange ajouter un alias

In this article, we will have how to add an alias to a ball through the Exchange administrative interface (ECP). 1. Go to the Exchange administration interface (2013/2016/on-line). 2. Select box 1 then click on style 2. In the new window go to email address 3 and click on + 4. This opens another pop-up, choose …

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ARR: Block PowerShell access to Exchange

In this tutorial, I will show you how to block PowerShell remote access to Exchange with ARR. As a security measure, if you use IIS ARR to publish Exchange servers to the Internet, you must block PowerShell remote access. By default, it is possible to remotely administer an Exchange server with PowerShell, we find all …

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ARR – HTTP to HTTPS redirection

In this tutorial, I will explain to you how to set up a redirection of a site from HTTP to HTTPS with ARR. If you don’t yet know IIS ARR, I’ll let you discover it in this tutorial: IIS ARR: Installation and configuration. This type of redirection is often implemented when using ARR with an …

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GPO – make a domain user local administrator of a computer

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a domain user local administrator of a computer or server using Group Policy (GPO). In a previous tutorial, I explain how to do this using restricted groups, which involved creating an Active Directory group, putting the user in that group and then using the group policy, …

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Active Directory: retrieve the base DN (distinguishedName) attribute of an object

In this tutorial, I will explain how to retrieve the base DN also called distinguishedName in an Active Directory. This attribute is often used to configure LDAP/Active Directory bindings for applications. All Active Directory objects (Users, Computers, Organizational Unit, etc.) have the attribute: distinguishedName and this is unique. I say that the base DN attribute …

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Exchange 2016: Enable Extended Protection

In this tutorial, I will explain to you how to activate extended protection (Exchange Extended Protection) on Exchange 2016 (and 2019 if you do not have CU14 which automatically activates it) which will allow you to protect yourself from CVE-2024 -21410. Exchange Extended Protection is in fact an enhanced security configuration for Exchange 2016 / …

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