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Windows 2000 just detects 128 GByte hd space

If you believe or not I we still use Windows 2000 Server in our environment and today I faced the famous 128 GByte problem. Windows 2000 until Service Pack 2 just detects maximal 128 Gbyte HD Space. To solve this you need to make changes to the registry.

Go to:

Create a DWORD key:

Set value to:

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admin on October 23rd 2009 in Windows Server

Show all hidden files and folders in Finder

Run in terminal:

Show all files:
defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder

Hide it again:
defaults write AppleShowAllFiles FALSE
killall Finder

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admin on October 21st 2009 in MAC

SSH Tunneling with MAC OSX (bypass firewall)

If you setup a SSH Server and put all the traffic trough it on port 80 you could bypass most firewalls.

Setup an SSH Server on port 80 and bind it with following command in terminal:
ssh [username]@[domain/ip/host] -p [portnumber] -L [bindingiplocal]:localhost:[bindingipremote]

ssh -p 80 -L 2222:RemotesComputerLocalIP:3389

3389 is used on the remote computer for RDP (Remote Desktop Connection). To connect to it trough the tunnel you need to connect Remote Desktop with following syntax:

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admin on October 9th 2009 in Internet, IT

Put Windows in Standby Mode from command console

Jus run this command:
rundll32 powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState

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admin on October 1st 2009 in Windows

commands to Test SMTP Mail Server

With this simple commands you can connect to an smtp server and send an email out. The fat written text needs to be replaced! How you can see from there you can set the mail from parameter. That’s why you can never thrust emails from where they come from. It is easy to fake.

C:> Telnet 25
helo me
mail from:
rcpt to:
From: sender <>
Subject: This is a test.

This is a test blablababa.



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admin on September 25th 2009 in Internet, IT

Install PHP Programing Environment for Mac

Install Apache, PHP and MySQL (MAMP)
1. Download/Install MAMP
2. Edit httpd.conf in MAMP/conf/apache folder
3. Change port from 8888 to 80
4. Install Widget in MAMP Folder

Install Development IDE (PHP Eclipse)
1. Download/Install PHP Eclipse
2. Run PHP Eclipse and put the workspace directory to MAMP/htdocs
3. Go to Help/Install new Software
4. Work with put:
5. Select and install ZEND debugger
6. Restart Eclipse

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admin on July 26th 2009 in MAC, PHP

Prevent that authenticated users can add computers to the domain/network

I didn’t know before that actually every authenticated user can add up to 10 computers to the domain  by default. This is a security issue and should be prevented.

Follow the steps to do so:
1. Open ADSI Editor
2. Click with the right mouse button on ADSI Editor and make a default connection
3. Click with the right mouse button on the domain / properties
4. Change the value for ms-DS-MachineAccountQuota to 0

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admin on July 15th 2009 in Windows Server

AD – bypass the default computers containers to own ou

When somebody adds a computer to the domain it usually goes into the CN=Computers,DC=Domain. If you want to choose another OU as the default container, you can do this with the redircmp “DN of the OU”.
By the way you can do the same for the users with the command redirusr “DN of the OU”.

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admin on July 15th 2009 in Windows Server

How to disable IE Enhanced Security on Windows 2003 Server

  1. Start/Settings/Control Panel
  2. Add Remove Programs
  3. Add/Remove Windows Components
  4. In the Windows Components Wizard disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

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admin on July 14th 2009 in Windows Server

Find cheap stuff on eBay because of misspelling

I haven’t really used it but I like the idea and would like to share it with you guys. There is a web-service which is called which actually lists all the misspelled auction on ebay with that search word. Because no one else can find the auction you might get lucky.

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admin on July 6th 2009 in Internet

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