DHCP showing 169 on server

19 Feb

SOLVED: DHCP Server Shows 169.254.99.88

Change/Check DC

29 Jan

Find Current Domain Controller

You can grab the domain controller that the computer is currently connected to with these steps:

  1. Select the “Start” button.
  2. Type “CMD“.
  3. Hold “Shift” and right-click “Command Prompt“.
  4. Select “Run as different user“.
  5. Type credentials for a Domain Admin user account.
  6. At the Command Prompt, type:
    • nltest /dsgetdc:domainname

 

Switch Domain Controller Command

Actually switch the domain controller computer is using with these steps.

  1. Select the “Start” button.
  2. Type “CMD“.
  3. Hold “Shift” and right-click “Command Prompt“.
  4. Select “Run as different user“.
  5. Type credentials for a Domain Admin user account.
  6. At the command prompt, type:
    • nltest /Server:ClientComputerName /SC_RESET:DomainName\DomainControllerName

Note: This option is not permanent, as a restart of the computer may grab a different DC.

 

Set Domain Controller Via Registry

  1. Hold the Windows Key and press “R” to bring up the Windows Run dialog.
  2. Type “Regedit“, then press “Enter“.
  3. Navigate to:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    • SYSTEM
    • CurrentControlSet
    • Services
    • Netlogon
    • Parameters
  4. Create a String value called “SiteName“, and set it to the domain controller you wish the computer to connect to. (i.e. DC1.domain.com)

 

  • ClientComputerName = Name of the client computer you want to switch domain for.
  • DomainName = Name of Domain.
  • DomainControllerName = Computer name of domain controller.

Take ownership without destroying perms

17 Sep

https://superuser.com/questions/356295/how-do-i-give-administrators-access-to-a-folder-without-destroying-current-permi

Increase PST/OST file size

17 Sep

Recently came across an issue where although the 50GB limit in 0365 had been increased the user (using Outlook 2013) was receiving errors about needing to delete.

 

Turns out the OST file 50GB limit was in play – the below resolved it perfectly

 

Increase maximum size for pst-files and ost-files

Disable “Office has identified a potential security concern”

9 Jul

https://www.technipages.com/disable-hyperlinks-can-be-harmful-to-your-computer-and-data-message

Change screenshot location – OSX Mojave

27 Nov

https://www.macobserver.com/tips/quick-tip/how-to-change-mojave-default-screenshot-location/

Check if onmicrosoft.com domain is available

26 Nov

https://account.windowsazure.com/organization?correlationId=9770ca98-c928-448e-bf57-eafe149cb17a