How to enable execution of PowerShell scripts and enable VMWare vSphere PowerCLI.

As a System Administrator, you can reduce sometimes a considerably amount of time by running PowerShell scripts across your Windows Systems. Most of the scripts that you find online will not run if you haven’t configured previously PowerShell, and will throw you an unpleasant error in red fonts.My Windows is in German, so the error could look even scarier. As you can see, my problem is with VMWare vSphere PowerCLI

Change Password Complexity and Password Minimum Length settings in Windows Server 2012

If you are a System Administrator who has to comply your company’s systems with the security requirements asked by the latest standards and regulations, or just wants to better protect these systems, you will find in this post some info in regard to password configuration. We’ll see together how to enforce a password policy by altering the default settings, in terms of password complexity and password minimum length, in Windows

Generate and install SSH-keys on Linux and Windows

A SSH key is an access credential in the SSH Protocol. SSH keys offer a more secure way of logging into a server with SSH than using user and password. More over, using a SSH-Key gives you the possibility to automate the login process, meaning you could create a script that will login to another computer without user intervention. More info about SSH-Keys could be find here. Let’s see how

Windows Server 2012 not allowing Remote Desktop Connection

You have enabled RDP on the Windows Server 2012 machine and tried to reach it via RDP. Then you noticed that you can’t get through and receive the following message: You are sure that you’ve just enabled RDP, the computer is running and it’s also available on the network. So it should be something else. It seems that this problem comes from the way Windows Firewall did its own settings

Change password of Remote Windows Systems

When you are managing Windows systems that are not part of the domain, you have to connect directly to these machines and change the passwords for the users that have their password expired. So let’s suppose you are now connected to one of the Windows Servers and you would like to change the password. You just noticed that CTRL+ALT+DEL will bring up your own Windows Security dialog box and not