Before you can properly debug crash and memory dumps in Windows (Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows Server), you need to install WinDbg -Windows Debugger- and its debugging symbols. In this article I explain how to set up these debugging symbols for WinDbg in Windows. Debug BSOD like a boss!
Connect virt-manager to a KVM host over ssh (qemu+ssh://) in Windows using Windows 11 and WSL 2. This setup allows you to connect to virt-manager through an ssh tunnel and an arbitray port through a bastion host and ssh key authentication.
In this post I showed you how you can turn Windows 11 and Windows 10 with WSL into a fully fledged development environment. Here are the settings and tools I use for DevOps/SysOps on Windows. It may take some getting used to, but if you’re as shortcut-Ninja as I’m (I alt-tab, ctrl-c/ctrl-v a lot), you can work pretty fast in this set up.
Configure and use YubiKey security keys with Microsoft OpenSSH in Windows Server, Windows 11 and Windows 10 to support FIDO/U2F devices.
Use Zabbix to monitor your web application and application pool’s .NET CLR Garbage Collected heap by utilizing WMI and PowerShell.
Find out fast if your IIS webservers have EnableTrailerSupport enabled for https.sys. Here is a small PowerShell method to check the Windows registry.
Out of the box, Umbraco is a well built and pretty fast content management system. However, it is still important you perform some steps to further optimize Umbraco’s performance and loading speed. Here on Sysadmins of the North, I wrote about “11+ tips to optimize Umbraco CMS” earlier, and in this post I write about implementing them. On a just installed and running website.
Add VirtIO drivers to your Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to recover your Windows virtual machine after a hard crash. Learn to customize your Windows System Restore and rescue Windows like a pro!
Configure SSH public key authentication for Windows Server in Active Directory (AD). In this article I’ll explain how to store and get your SSH public keys from Windows Server Active Directory user property.