Proactive Remediation scripts from InTune

One of the challenges I've encountered moving from an MSP to a larger enterprise would be the lack of auditable and efficient script deployment due to our organization not having a traditional RMM platform (not to say we don't have all these features available within AAD/InTune). One of the…

Authorizing the authority

I recently discovered that my certificates were not verifying the issuance from my certificate provider after running a certificate grading check on SSL Labs here: SSL Server Test (Powered by Qualys SSL Labs) [https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/]. You will see in the screenshot below that DNS CAA is showing…

Automating SharePoint Site Setup

With the digital evolution that the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic has taken us through in the past 2 years, we've had to help with the adoption of cloud collaboration tools to assist us with working better together in a remote workforce. The biggest push towards this from our team, has been…

Updates are important – use Watchtower!

I’ve had a couple issues with running updates Portainer since getting it setup. The first issue I’ve had is that the “Always pull the image” option doesn’t seemingly always pull the latest version of the image, causing a reboot of my container after I recreate it without…

How to connect Portainer to another docker host

I’ve deployed a new docker host due to my first host hitting the upper limits of what I could run without affecting performance of the services it is serving for me. I already had Portainer running on my first host for management and I didn’t want to have…

Updating ghost blog SMTP settings

I’ve had an issue recently with my ghost blog not sending out emails in a timely fashion, the emails going to the junk folder or emails not arriving for some people. I want to fix this once and for all and future proof those emails against going into the…

Hardening your Rocky Linux Server

I made a mistake with my new server that I built in Vultr (sign up here for $100 free credit: https://www.vultr.com/?ref=8916306)! I left things unsecured after I set it up and after logging in less than 16 hours after building the server. I found that…