# Posts published in “Software”

VanDyke SecureCRT provides  IT pros a very user-friendly client to manage command line devices and SSH hosts with. Connecting to devices securely is one thing, and there are other products that can achieve this goal, but with SecureCRT, multiple connections can be managed in tabs to allow you to work between sessions without changing windows. Here are some my favourite settings…

Group Policy is a feature of Windows Server using which admins can install software on all user computers. It can be done remotely without manual intervention. GPO is short for Group Policy. It becomes so popular among companies because it can make deployment clear and easy due to the technology of group policy.  1. Deploy Windows MSI or MST package…

Building a lab to test some Windows services , AD, DNS, DHCP, ADCS, etc. in my VMware ESXi 6 environment, to get it running smoothly and reduce some headache, I used following tricks to make my life easier. Most of work has to be done by Group Policy Management Editor. If you are running in a domain environment, create this…

Symantec Endpoint Encryption protects sensitive information and ensures regulatory compliance. It encrypts all files on the hard drive, sector-by-sector, for maximum security. It supports Windows, Mac, tablets, self-encrypting drives, and removable media (USB drives, external hard drives, and DVDs). I had a chance to install it in my lab environment for a testing. This post is kind of recording all…

I were working on Symantec DLP project and had some experience with it. This post is going to review what I have been done and how I managed to install it in my home lab environment. It will not be alike a step by step installation tutorial since Symantec documents have explained details enough. It mostly high level lists all…

Here are some simple but effective windows tweaks, tips and tricks to streamline your windows computing experience. Here are list of my collections (still keep adding): 1. Fix High CPU Usage by Windows Software Protect Service (Sppsvc.exe) 2. Install Telnet Client 3. Check System Uptime 4. Hiding Windows Folder 5. 上帝模式一键开启 6. 历史问题一目了然 (Reliability Monitor) 7. 一Click锁定电脑 Other than WIN+L…

Based on Wikipedia, PyCharm is an integrated development environment (IDE) used in computer programming, specifically for the Python language. It is developed by the Czech company JetBrains. It provides code analysis, a graphical debugger, an integrated unit tester, integration with version control systems (VCSes), and supports web development with Django. PyCharm is cross-platform, with Windows, macOS and Linux versions. The…

Here are some scripts and methods to do remote troubleshooting or running some commands in remote machines. I found they are very useful especially in a enterprise environment if you have your domain admin account. Prerequisites to run remote commands: Install .NET Framework 4.5.2 from \\shareserver\it\$Install\Scripting prerequisites\NDP452-KB2901907-x86-x64-AllOS-ENU.exe or from https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=42642 Install Windows Management Framework 5.1: copy the folder \\shareserver\it\$Install\Scripting prerequisite\Windows Management…

Microsoft Sysinternals tool Sysmon is a service and device driver, that once installed on a system, logs indicators that can greatly help track malicious activity in addition to help with general troubleshooting. Sysinternals from Web Browser: https://live.sysinternals.com/ Basic Sysmon Usage commands: Installation: sysmon -i -accepteula [options] Extracts binaries into %systemroot% Registers event log manifest Enables default configuration