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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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The Best CMD Shell, PowerShell, and SSH Client for Windows

When you maintain infrastructure from a Windows machine you need a great SSH client. I've used many of the best clients and have found wht I would call the best SSH client workflow on Windows - ConEmu/cmder. Click to find out why
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HowTo: Self Hosted WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04LTS

Here we're going to look at setting up WordPress on your own server, or a cloud VPS, running Ubuntu 16.04LTS. There are *free* options for hosting your own site that are better than paying for a cheap host. Read more to find out how...
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The Linux TOP Command

The Linux TOP command provides valuable monitoring and troubleshooting information. However, there is a lot of information in a very condensed format and it can be tricky to sort through what is important and what isn't. Click to learn more about TOP.
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QuickPost: What version of Ubuntu am I running?

Want to verify which version of Ubuntu you're running from the command line? There are a few ways, but the best way is the lsb_release command. Click the link to see how.
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DNS: How it Works

DNS is a critical service that everyone uses every time they surf the web. Many people don't understand how it works; especially when migrating a website or service to a new host. Click to read a quick overview of how DNS works.
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