Monthly Archives: February 2018

HP Gen10/Skylake-SP Servers now have a new System ROM available for Spectre Vulnerability.

HP has released key System ROMs for their Proliant Gen10 servers to mitigate Variant 2 vulnerabilities for Spectre.  See the release notes HERE Explanation of different Variants of the Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerabilities from HP’s article (Release Microcode pertains to Variant 2): … Continue reading

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Active Directory Script Highlight: Disable and Move Users Who Have Not Logged on In 180 Days

In my last post I showed a simple script to identify users that have not logged on in the last 180 days and export basic information to a CSV file.  This allowed you to look through the list and determine … Continue reading

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Active Directory Script Highlight: Identify User Not Logged in in 180 days

Domain migrations are in full swing so I thought I would start to share some of the scripts used in the process.  This one identifies users that have not logged on in over 180 days.  The thought behind this is … Continue reading

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Hyper-V/RHEL7.4: Hang When Thaw on Microsoft Hyper-V

I came across this bug report from RedHat when researching and issue where our newly deployed RHEL 7.4 VMs on Hyper-V would go into a hang state at times during the host backup process.  Lots to good work done here … Continue reading

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Latest Article – Preserve Hyper-V security from Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities

A complementary article to my last blog post here, but this time focusing on how to protect Hyper-V VMs from the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have admins scrambling for safety, and virtualization presents a particular … Continue reading

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