Category Archives: Windows knowhow

Howto do some things in Windows

Windows: Enable Share access for alias/cname or IP address with kerberos

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if you have completely disabled NTLM and you want to a mount a cifs share by an DNS alias you have to set an Service Principal Name for the alias at the computerobject.
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Powershell: Change language/culture settings for the current session/window.

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different language settings on your clients causes some administration issues when you are working with times (formats) or group names for example.
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Windows: Disable Windows recovery environment to delete recovery partition

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if you want to delete the recovery partition, for example due to expand the C: drive you have to disable the recovery environment first. Disable means the Menu entry from the Bootmenu is removed.
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Windows: Set a registry key (Default) value by command line

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all registry keys have an default value. The default value cannot be set by its name “(Default)”, it must be set with specific option of reg.exe.

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.NET: Set default SSL/TLS Version to 1.2

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by default .NET does not uses TLS Version 1.2. So if you disable all SSL/TLS versions lower then 1.2 .NET application could not establish a secure connection anymore.
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