Upon rebooting both my Graylog and Elasticsearch servers, suddenly Graylog could not connect to Elasticsearch. I checked to make sure the config files hadn’t changed, adequate disk space, both servers could ping each other, etc. As someone who is new to both Graylog and Elasticsearch it was definitely a head-scratcher. I ran a tail -f … [Read more…]
I recently started using ConEmu since I wanted to be able to have tabbed PowerShell consoles. In an effort to become more proficient with it I’ve forced myself to try not to do anything outside of a PowerShell window. At my current employer I’m a Jack of All Trade SysAdmin. For me this means I … [Read more…]
Created on: 9/23/2014 11:07 AM
Created by: Cole Lavallee
A description of the file.
$newpwd = ConvertTo-SecureString -String 'p@ssw0rd' -AsPlainText -Force
#Import users from CSV
$users = Get-Content "C:\Scripts\users.csv"
#For each user in users: Pull in the users from the CSV then enable the account. Change the password to the password above and force to change password on next login.
foreach ($user in $users)
Get-ADUser $user | Enable-ADAccount
Set-ADAccountPassword -Identity $user -NewPassword $newpwd -Reset -PassThru | Set-ADUser -ChangePasswordAtLogon $true
A week ago, I received a phone call from both my manager and a coworker at 8PM on a Sunday. Something was changing all of our Solaris system’s hostnames to -f. My coworker had fixed all those boxes and shortly after – it happened two more times. At this point we’re at a complete loss … [Read more…]
I wrote this script to help streamline the process of terminating an employee at work. I’m still certainly learning Powershell, but this definitely scratched an itch at $job. The only thing you will need to change to run it is the path to the OU. You will also need a Log folder on your C:\ … [Read more…]
I ran into this error today when I reformatted my laptop to install Fedora 20. I installed VMware Player, however whenever I went to launch it I received a vmnet build error: vthread-3| W110: Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build command. On kernels 3.13 that have enabled the network packet filtering framework (Netfilter) … [Read more…]