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Dec
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comment Number of important Windows Updates
Keep in mind that even if you to extract it from the registry/wmi - it will only tell you about updates windows knows about, so automatic checking for updates will need to be on and have run recently.
Dec
9
answered How do I keep the ssl key for our website confidential?
Dec
9
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Dec
9
answered Installing Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 on identical hardware
Dec
9
comment Why is SCCM 2012 R2 is pushing client to devices without being configured to do so?
Check the event logs in a machine it was pushed to - the events immediately before the install may give you some clues.
Dec
8
comment How to emulate Windows event logging in Ubuntu?
@GaryS.Weaver Windows can read text files. Not well, with the built in notepad mind you, but it can :) Realistically, you will probably need separate log monitoring for linux systems.
Dec
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comment How to emulate Windows event logging in Ubuntu?
Its actually much much easier to go the other way around, have windows log to a syslog server, and monitor the logs the unix way.
Dec
8
reviewed Leave Open Should Chrome's SHA-1 match OpenSSL's?
Dec
8
answered Should Chrome's SHA-1 match OpenSSL's?
Dec
7
comment Easiest way to let random people connect to a public printer?
@kasperd Sure it does. If I were malicious, I would be capturing login cookies, running mitm attacks, etc. Free wifi can be very dangerous if you aren't careful.
Dec
7
comment Easiest way to let random people connect to a public printer?
@kasperd if the guests were security conscientious, they wouldn't be connecting to our free wifi in the first place. It's not like I'm forcing them to use our printer.
Dec
6
comment Understanding linux /etc/shadow file structure (Linux)
Anytime your plans involve directly reading or writing the shadow file...you're probably doing it wrong. There are standard utilities for manipulating accounts that are already thoroughly bugtested.
Dec
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Dec
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answered Using different NS servers for each subdomain
Dec
4
comment Using different NS servers for each subdomain
Can you rewrite that using either all the same fake name or all the real domainname? The mix of the two makes it hard to follow.
Dec
4
revised Can't run .bat file off share, but can from cmd
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Dec
3
answered Can't run .bat file off share, but can from cmd
Dec
3
comment Can't run .bat file off share, but can from cmd
99% sure this is a permissions issue that changed with recent versions of bind...just to test can you try running a .exe file from the share?
Dec
3
answered Is my new gTLD causing it to get filtered as spam?
Dec
2
comment Linux - Is there a way to prevent/protect a file from being deleted even by root?
@SimonRichter that seems to only apply to BSD kernels. Is there an equivalent in linux?