Disable the firewall when deploying with MDT

In the Windows deployment sequence, add a Run Command Line action in the State Restore section. In the Command Line field add: netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off

IIS ARR – configuration to use self-signed certificates on target server

In this new tutorial dedicated to IIS ARR, I will explain how to configure ARR in order to be able to use a self-signed certificate on the target server. In the previous tutorial, I explained how to do an SSL dump, in this configuration the target server is in HTTP, which means that the request …

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IIS – Add the X-Forwarded-For field in the logs

In this tutorial, I will explain how to add the X-Forwarded-For field in the IIS logs, in order to retrieve the real IP address of a visitor when a reverse proxy is upstream of the IIS server. On the IIS Web server, open the Internet Services Management console. Select server 1 and click Logging 2. …

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PowerShell: sign scripts

In this tutorial, I will explain how to sign your scripts. Before going into the subject, we will see why signing the scripts, the main reason is security. If your environment (computers + servers) is configured to run only signed scripts and a PowerShell script is launched in a malicious file, it will be neutralized …

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PowerShell: download a file in HTTP, HTTPS

In this tutorial, I will explain how to download a file using PowerShell that is on a server accessible in HTTP or HTTPS. This can be particularly useful when administering a server without an interface, where the only browser installed is Internet Explorer or in a script. There are several solutions to download one using …

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Install nano on Windows

In this tutorial, I will explain how to easily install nano on Windows (Desktop and Server). If you regularly use Linux, you are certainly familiar with it, for those who do not know nano, it is a command line text editor and it must be said that sometimes it is missing on Windows, particularly when …

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PowerShell: show the contents of a text file

In this tutorial, I will show you how to display the contents of a text file (txt, yaml, php, vbs…) in a PowerShell window. In fact, it’s very simple, just use the Cmdlet Get-Content and specify the file name. Which give : If you are familiar with the cat command in Linux, you can also …

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