Solving Screen Lock Issues

We ran into a situation where we wanted a computer to remain unlocked, but for the screen to still turn off. This was surprisingly complicated.

May 14, 2024

AD-LDS Notes

A collection of notes around AD-LDS instance management.

April 4, 2024

Openvpn and Split-DNS

Split-tunnel and split-DNS with OpenVPN, Network Manager, and systemd-resolved on Ubuntu

March 13, 2024

Active Directory Group Membership LDAP Searches

Everyone knows you can use Get-ADGroup -Recursive, but what about other options?

June 20, 2023

Calculating ImmutableID With MySQL (or MariaDB)

So you want to calculate the ImmutableID... the hard way? Here's how I did it.

August 4, 2022

Enabling Bitlocker With Group Policy

There are a lot of different ways to enable BitLocker, but they all seem to involve some sort of script or tool. My process uses just Group Policy Preferences and the manage-bde.exe included in every version of windows that suppports BitLocker.

July 29, 2022 ยท Shannon Graybrook