Cisco WLC: EAP-TLS Secured Wireless with Certificate Services
Apr04

Cisco WLC: EAP-TLS Secured Wireless with Certificate Services

KB ID 0001420 Problem Ah certificates! If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard “I don’t like certificates”, I could retire! The following run through is broken down into the following parts; Setup the Cisco WLC (WLAN) Setup NAP (RADIUS). Setup Certificate Auto Enrolment. Setup Group Policy to Deliver the Wireless Settings. Note: If you are scared of certificates, sometimes it’s easier to setup password...

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Windows ‘Always On’ VPN Part 1 (Domain and PKI)
Feb11

Windows ‘Always On’ VPN Part 1 (Domain and PKI)

KB ID 0001399 Problem Always On VPN was a bit of a misnomer when it was released, as it was only really ‘on’ when a user logged on. So when comparing it with ‘Direct Access‘ it didn’t have the capacity to ‘Manage Out’. With the release of Windows 10 (1709) this has been rectified with ‘Device Tunnels’, (more on that later). The solution uses RAS, NAP (NPS), and PKI (Certificate...

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Stop Edge Hijacking PDF Files
Jan26

Stop Edge Hijacking PDF Files

KB ID 0001395 Problem This question appeared in my inbox today, ‘Edge’ has a nasty habit of assigning itself the default PDF reader, particularly after a round of updates! Solution First I went and had a look at my old Experts Exchange Buddy Ramesh’s site (www.winhelponline.com) who had done the heavy lifting and worked out the registry keys; Note: I’m only concerned with .pdf files, if you want to block .htm...

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Updating Domain Computer Objects with User and Machine Information
Aug24

Updating Domain Computer Objects with User and Machine Information

KB ID 0001340¬†Dtd¬†24/08/17 Problem I can’t really take the credit for this, I was at a client’s site a few weeks ago, and they were doing this. I thought ‘That’s cool, I’ll have a play with that when I get the chance”. Essentially, you update the description of the Computer object(s) in AD so that they list; The last user who logged on. What time they logged on. What AD ‘Site’ the...

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Windows 10 – Disable / Remove OneDrive
Jul17

Windows 10 – Disable / Remove OneDrive

KB ID 0001328 Dtd 17/07/17 Problem Microsoft have done a good job of embedding OneDrive into Windows 10. While Ive got nothing against OneDrive, for some admins the thought of users storing data out of their networks is quite worrying. So how do you ‘un-couple’ OneDrive from Windows 10? Solutions Option 1: Remove OneDrive ‘Quick and Dirty’ Open ‘Regedit’ and navigate to; HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT > CLSID...

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Changing the Windows 10 Browser, So It Isn’t Edge
Feb14

Changing the Windows 10 Browser, So It Isn’t Edge

KB ID 0001284 Dtd 14/02/17 Problem I’ve seen one person use Edge as their browser in a business environment. I’ve got nothing against it, (I use a macOSX anyway). But I had a client that asked me how to make sure his machines are set to NOT use Edge as the default browser. I’m going to use Internet Explorer instead, but you can do the same with Chrome or Firefox¬†depending on¬†your browser of choice. Solution What...

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