MacOS X – Managing Gatekeeper (Terminal)

Gatekeeper is a feature available on MacOS X systems to block, by default, any application that is not installed from the Apple Store, for security reasons (all apps on Apple Store are validated and certified by the original developers). Let’s see how to manage this feature on MacOS X systems by accessing to it using command line (using Terminal). Read More …

Active Directory Delegated Permissions (View/Remove)

Active Directory (AD) delegation is critical part of many organizations’ IT infrastructure. By delegating administration, you can grant users or groups only the permissions they need without adding users to privileged groups (e.g., Domain Admins, Account Operators). Read More …

Active Directory – Check if a DC is a Global Catalog

There are several ways to find out if a Domain Controller has the Global Catalog role enabled. In this article, Read More …

SQL Server – Creating linked server in SQL Server Management Studio

In SQL Server environments the linked server functionality is commonly used to connect to another (remote) database or file (Xls, CVX) using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and access and use the remote data and objects. Read More …

Enable WinRM with Group Policy for PowerShell Remoting

PowerShell Remoting really can makes a routine work a lot easier, but it requires quite a bit of work to get all the remote computers ready to take the remoting calls, such as automatically start Windows Remote Management service. Read More …