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Keepass time saving trick

July 17, 2015 Leave a comment

It appeared that you can double-click on the URL field in Keepass and it will execute whatever is written there (to a degree I hope 🙂 – no thorough tests has been done).

So you can do thing like this:

Keepass-trick

Then double click in the URL field and you will get your RDP straight away.

Thanks Adam – your little time-saving automations are awesome!

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How to automate a change of NetBIOS settings in properties of a network connection in Windows

June 4, 2015 2 comments

NetBIOS and LLMNR protocols is a really bad legacy in Windows (from security perspective). They should be disabled in all networks where DNS is sufficient means of name resolution.

There are three options:
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Windows DNS Resolver (dnscache) Algorithm

May 13, 2013 Leave a comment

Fantastic article that clearly explains how DNS resolver works on Windows (in terms of failing over between DNS servers specified in TCP/IP settings)

http://blogs.technet.com/b/stdqry/archive/2011/12/15/dns-clients-and-timeouts-part-2.aspx

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Password reset for Nessus (Windows)

March 25, 2013 Leave a comment

Have you forgotten yours? Here is the solution:

  1. run CMD with local admin rights
  2. navigate to the Nessus folder (something like C:\Program Files\Tenable\Nessus)
  3. run nessus-chpasswd [username]

Done!

(Apparently you need to know your username before you proceed with the above…)

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How to deploy and manage Firefox

June 29, 2011 Leave a comment

Is anybody after Firefox in enterprise?

Apparently these guys can help http://www.frontmotion.com/Firefox/ (or you can help yourself to MSI packages and ADM files you can download from their website for free).

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