In Part 2 of our series on Microsoft LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution), I’ll show you how to update your Active Directory schema to support LAPS and configure permissions for both computers and admins.
With the revelation in May 2014 that the CPasswords used in Group Policy Preferences were easily decrypted, organizations have been without a way to manage the local Administrator passwords on client systems. The release of Microsoft’s Local Administrator Password Solution, or LAPS for short, now gives organizations a way to securely manage those local Administrator passwords. In this article, I’ll cover the CPassword vulnerability and give an overview of LAPS.
In an article over at Petri, Jeff complains about the complaints he is hearing from the anti-Microsoft faction about the inferiority of PowerShell Remoting to SSH with regard to security. I respectfully disagree with Jeff’s opinion.
Acrosync is a lightweight rsync GUI tool for Windows that allows you to turn any Linux machine into a backup server for Windows clients in almost no time.
The Invoke-Command cmdlet is one way to leverage PowerShell Remoting. In today’s post, I will give you an overview of Invoke-Command.