I added four new eBooks to the 4sysops list of free admin eBooks. The DSC Book by Don Jones is a must-read for every PowerShell geek. Desired State Configuration will certainly gain importance in the years to come. You might want to read Tim Warner’s overview before you start the reading the eBook.
Multi-Factor Authentication can be used to secure many endpoints and services within a networking environment. Although I could have chosen to show how to integrate with an appliance using RADIUS, instead I’ll describe an implementation scenario using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS).
About three years ago, I bought a 15″ laptop that weighs 1.5kg (3.3lb), has 8GB RAM and a 512GB SSD. I am now looking for a new notebook, and I note with horror that no PC vendor is able to deliver a device that matches my outdated computer.
In scripts, you sometimes need random values for numbers, names of temporary files, or GUIDs for unique registry and database keys. PowerShell offers a variety of functions to generate such random values.
On April 3, 2015, the Work Folders app for iOS was updated in the Apple App Store to a Universal App, with support for both iPad and iPhone. In this article, I’ll review the iPhone version of the app and show some of its features.