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Jarrod Farncomb
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Sys admin guy with an interest in technology
Sys admin guy with an interest in technology

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We can create and configure resource properties and lists to specify extra properties that can be used on files and folders. A resource list simply contains one or more resource properties, both are created through Active Directory Administrative Center…

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Configure User and Device Claim Types for Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server 2016

We can configure user and device claim types in Active Directory which can be used as part of Dynamic Access Control (DAC) in a Windows based environment. DAC was added in Windows Server 2012 to allow administrators to configure custom authorization to a…

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Debian 9 Stretch was released as the latest stable version of the Linux Debian operating system today. While you can install Debian 9 Stretch fresh, you can also perform an in place upgrade from Debian 8 Jessie quite easily, which is what we will cover…

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Perform Access-Denied Remediation in Windows Server 2016

Access-denied remediation, also known as access-denied assistance, allows us to set a predefined error message to be provided to a user that attempts to access a file or folder that they do not have permissions to. Rather than receiving a generic…

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Configure File Access Auditing in Windows Server 2016

We can configure file access auditing in Windows Server 2016 so that events are logged every time a specified user or group successfully accesses or attempts and fails to access a specified file or folder. This post will show you how to configure file…

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Configure File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) Using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in Windows Server 2016

We can configure file classification infrastructure (FCI) using File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in Windows to classify different files based on various attributes. While files have the usual properties on them such as creation date and owner for…

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Deploy Configurations to Domain and Non-Domain Joined Servers with Security Compliance Manager (SCM) in Windows Server 2016

We can deploy security baseline configurations to domain and non-domain joined servers with Security Compliance Manager (SCM). This is done by first exporting the security baseline as a GPO, and then importing it either as group policy or local policy…

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Configure File Management Tasks with File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2016

We can configure file management tasks with File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) in Windows Server 2016 to perform various tasks on the file server for us. For example we can configure scheduled tasks to to complete specific actions, such as expire files…

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Fixing Plex Media Server on a QNAP NAS after upgrading the firmware to QTS 4.3.x

I recently upgraded the firmware on my QNAP NAS from QTS 4.2.x to 4.3.x, and in doing so Plex stopped working. It was difficult to find information online to fix the problem, so I figured I’d write this short post on how to fix the issue.

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Determine SMB 3.1.1 protocol security scenarios and implementations in Windows Server 2016

SMB 3.1.1 was added with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 operating systems. This post will cover the SMB 3.1.1 protocol security features that have been introduced, outlining why you would want to use them.
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