Changing NTFS Security Permissions using PowerShell

Changing NTFS permissions with powershell saves a lot of time when you need to make changes to a large group of files or when it is required as part of a larger automation project. This article should help you understand everything you need to know to manipulate security permissions with PowerShell.

Troubleshoot Active Directory Account Lockouts

When a user account is repeatedly locked out how do you find the cause? What server are the attempts coming from and why? In this post I will explain how to find the source of failed logon attempts and provide a checklist of solutions.

4 Things You Should Know About Jumbo Frames

These are 4 essential pieces of information about jumbo frames (mtu 9000) you must know. What are Jumbo frames? How do you can you test whether they are working? What are symptoms of misconfigured network equipment? Read to find out

Extending a VirtualBox Virtual Disk

Learn how to extend your VirtualBox VM's virtual disk using VBoxManage. There is no GUI option to extend your VirtualBox disks. This post shows you how to get this done from the command line

5 Steps to Extend a Linux LVM Volume

This post details how to extend a Linux LVM volume without requiring a reboot. This works from the command line in both CentOS7 and Ubuntu