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Easy GPO Loopback processing that works

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WHAT IS LOOPBACK PROCESSING?  Loopback processing allows you to apply user policies to computer objects. Like when you want to apply specific user policies to users only when they log into a terminal server, but not on their normal workstations.CREATE THE TWO GPO POLICIES 1. Create a Computer and User policy.The computer policy will be used to apply loopback processing to the device and the user policy will be used to host the settings for the selected users or groups. 2. Link both user and computer policies to the Computer OU that contains the target device. COMPUTER POLICY CHANGES3. NB: Unlink "Authenticated Users"...

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Saving passwords in your AD description fields?

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Did you know that a simple "Domain User" can read all common Active Directory fields for every user? This includes the description field in a possible Domain Admin account. Use the View Active Directory Details application under free utilities to see what a normal Domain User can see from their account.

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Useful commands for SysAdmins

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Get the serial number or service tag of a device wmic bios get serialnumber Show the logged in user on a remote device. wmic /node:"workstation-name" computersystem get username Show the PID associated with a listening port or show the listening port number associated with a PID netstat -ano | find "portnumber"netstat -ano | find "pid" Find the session ID for a Remote Desktop User and log them off query user | find "username"logoff <ID of session> Quickly find .exe files in the C:\Users directory where RansomWare often hides. dir C:\Users /B /S /A | find ".exe" Disable sleep and shutdown reg ADD...

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Expose a website saved password field as text

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If you have a saved password in your browser and you want to see the password in plain text... all you need to do is: Open the site in Chrome or other new browser. Right click on the password field and click Inspect. Look for the field type - it should be "password" Double-click on it and change it to "text" Press Enter Now you should be able to retrieve your password.  Use wisely and share with your friends :) 

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