WinMTR – Free Network Diagnostic Tool

October 13, 2016 TechGuy 0

I was directed to this app today to get me an idea where some latency was occurring. Simple to use and gives you a few averages that help you determine where in your hop the issue is at. From their website: WinMTR is a Windows application which combines the functionality […]


IIS Crypto by Nartac Software

October 12, 2016 TechGuy 0

Very very useful utility when trying to get your protocols on your server correct. This is from their site: IIS Crypto is a free tool that gives administrators the ability to enable or disable protocols, ciphers, hashes and key exchange algorithms on Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016. It also […]


Size Matters! (At least for passwords)

October 12, 2016 TechGuy 0

I find the gif below interesting since most of the people I know gawk at my lengthy passwords. I can only imagine what people are using for their passwords. I go by this rule of thumb, well at least now I do: Do not use the same password twice. Have […]


Windows Bulk Rename Utility

October 5, 2016 TechGuy 0

I’ve used this program for a year now and it’s great for renaming bulk files. You can do just about any kind of renaming that you want with it. Some of the reviews that I’ve seen say it’s cluttered. I disagree. I am a programmer and if I had to […]


Ubuntu – Disable ssh root direct login

October 4, 2016 TechGuy 0

For security reasons it is not a good idea to permit ssh root direct login, it is better to login as another user, and then switch to root using the ‘su -‘ comand, to do this, you need to disable root from login directly using ssh protocol, this will decrease […]


Windows Logon Type Codes

October 4, 2016 TechGuy 0

I found a great article on the logon types for windows that you will see in the event viewer. Above is an example of a logon failure that I am referring too. All credit goes to the original author here. Event IDs 528 and 540 signify a successful logon, event […]

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