DevOps lab on TVBox

Among the ARM based devices that I have, Orange Pi 3 (H6) development board and the Amlogic S905X2 based TVBox are happens to be the most cost effective compute ones. The O’PI 3 running supported version of Armbian OS and with its GPIO pins does...
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Domain Controller Checklist

Domain Controller (DC), like any IT infrastructure is not immune from attack. This post is a quick collection of best practices and measures that can be considered to safeguard a domain controller by minimizing the attack surface. Physical or virtual hardware layer. UEFI and Secure...
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Nutanix Infra details – Prism Central and PowerShell

Continuing with the last post, this post will focus on collecting multi cluster inventory details through Prism Central (PC). As part of collecting the inventory, query one or more prism central in the environment to prepare following reports Details for each Nutanix cluster Node list...
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Deploying Active Directory Tier Model of Administration

The importance of securing privilege access, especially when it comes to enterprise active directory is well understood and hence a preamble is not required to set a context. Past incidents of compromised active directory privileged accounts leading to serious business impact has already given the...
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Scripting Win10 Image

My background is more on server technologies and hence inbox tools like PowerShell is more natural than using tools like MDT. For the script to prepare windows 10 image, here are my key objectives It has to be smaller install.esd instead of install.wim ESD file...
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