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In the mid of 2013 I wrote a post about recovering a deleted, BitLocker enabled Partition using Windows Server 2012. Back then the state of the art encryption method was AES 128. Now that we got Windows 10 and XTS-AES 256 encryption some people seem to have problems running...Read More
Since I ran across this problem some time ago and I couldn’t find some good information about the topic I decided to write this how to. We’ll start with a 20GB partition on one of my drives. I moved some data there, about 450MB, just so we have actually data on it....Read More
Sometimes it happened to me that the HP ILO (Integrated Lights Out) is unresponsive. Not only the remote console but the whole web interface. In the past I used to shut down the server, unplugged it, plugged it in again and booted it. Well this is pretty uncool in combination...Read More
Tape Label Studio is the next generation tape label creation product replacing LTO Barcode Label Generator.
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Microsoft certifications demonstrate the skills and expertise to implement business solutions using Microsoft technologies. Here are some of the certificates I earned in the past few years.
My name is Norman Bauer.
I am an experienced Senior System Engineer employed at a midsize company situated in Munich / Germany. The Windows Services Enterprise Management Team, which I am a part of, is responsible for all belongings of Windows Server, Active Directory and commonly for all other Microsoft enterprise products. I am also responsible for all kind of scripting requests regarding Powershell, vbScript, vb.Net, C#, PHP and a lot more scripting and programming languages.
… or: How to update group membership information of the computer account. When updating Active Directory group membership of your users you usally ask them to logoff and logon again. You don’t tell them why, you just tell them to do so. What happens? When logging on again the group membership information of a user (within their kerberos tickets) gets updated and they can access the ressources they have access to. You can check which tickets a user has by using the klist command: But how about the system / computer account. You can’t logoff and logon the system account. You...Read More
From time to time you need to backup your DPM Database manually. I used to simply run the command DpmBackup.exe -db But when I tried now I only got the error Error: Invalid command -db. There are a lot of posts out there covering this issue, telling you should include the -instanceName Parameter in the command but this didn’t help me at all. After a while I added some more parameters and finally I found the following working for me: DpmBackup.exe -db -sqlServerName localhost -instanceName MSDPM2012 -dpmDbName...Read More
Today (July, 1 2014) Tape Label Studio 1.0 has been released and is available for download at www.tapelabelstudio.com. Tape Label Studio Easily create customizable and cheap Tape Barcode Labels for LTO, Worm, etc. Download free trial Ordner now LTO Barcode Label Generator is now Tape Label Studio! Tape Label Studio is the next generation tape label creation product replacing LTO Barcode Label Generator. See the feature list below or visit www.tapelabelstudio.com for more information, screenshots, downloads or to order your...Read More
ADThumbnails version 1.0 has been released and is available for download at http://www.normanbauer.com/shop/products/adthumbnails/. Release notes Initial release Features View, change and clear photos of single users with the fast ADThumbnails quicksearch Get an overview of users with and without photos Export photos to bmp, jpg and png using the ADThumbnails wizard to any filename scheme you like Import photos to Active Directory from your local harddrive, your intranet or from any network share Use LDAP search syntax to find users you want to edit, including ambiguous name...Read More
What is ANR? Ambiguous Name Resolution (ANR) is an efficient search algorithm associated with Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) clients that allows for objects to be bound without complex search filters. ANR is useful when you are locating objects and attributes that may or may not be known by the client. A common use for ANR, for example, is in a situation in which a building name is known by the requesting client, but not the associated number. In this case, the physicalDeliveryOfficeName attribute may have a value of “Building 40” and a client might search for...Read More