Lessons Learned

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April, 2013

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    Hack(saw)ing the Surface Pro

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    I'm taking a break from PowerShell goodness to brag about my new MS Surface Pro. It's an amazing piece of engineering. It's small, it's light, it's ... It's very steal-able. Sadly, Microsoft (disclaimer: I work for them, but that's pretty much a...
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    Certificate Chains

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    I seem to spend a lot of time typing about SSL certificates, don’t I? Well, I seem to spend a lot of time auditing certificates at work. In this case, we’re updating certs because we’re migrating from one Root CA to another. Why? I have...
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    Number of Processors vs. Number of Cores Revisited

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    Back in July 2011, I posted about getting the number of processors and cores and gave passing mention of the fact that there’s a known issue with PSH and some versions of Windows.  Well, PSH V3 now has the NumberOfLogicalProcessors property in the...
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    Getting OCS 2007 Certs through WMI Revisited

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    Back in August 2012 , I posted about getting certificates bound to Office Communication Server 2007 interfaces using PSExec.  As much as I respect MarkRuss and SysInternals, PSExec is quite fiddly.  We have PSH V2 in our lab (finally!), so a...
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