Block adult content in YouTube for Schools

YouTube has some fantastic educational resources, but it also has lots of content you probably don’t want appearing in your school. Most Web Filtering systems (such as OpenDNS that we can provide) are only capable of blocking YouTube entirely, which may not be desirable. Fortunately YouTube provide us with a restricted site that can be…

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Solution to office 365 assigning onmicrosoft.com addresses when used with AAD Connect.

Annoyingly, Office 365 when coupled with AAD Connect assigns the login name as the AD UPN, but it won’t assign that same UPN as the default email address – instead using user@domain.onmicrosoft.com .This is generally when the ProxyAddresses attribute in AD isn’t populated. In certain situations it’s not desirable to populate this manually, or to…

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Security Dilemma for Natwest/RBOS

Natwest business banking down 27/1/2016 Todays a bad day for lots of businesses wanting to do their online banking at Natwest. They’ve been pushing Trusteer Rapport as an additional security layer to using their online banking for a long time. One function of Trusteer is to check DNS to IP resolution, to ensure that users are…

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NTbackup system state backup fails after removal of Shadowprotect

The following item may be logged in the event viewer 2003 Volume Shadow Copy Service information: The COM Server with CLSID {e4eb5095-f587-4159-a1d8-2710692fd243} and name SW_PROV cannot be started. [0x80070422] It seems the uninstall does not always clear all required registry entries regedit to: HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\vss\providers\ Check the GUID’s – one will be associated with shadowcraft, remove…

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Richcopy not copying NTFS permissions

Seem to be lots of people stuck on this one. First, click view>advanced Then click option>file attributes,error handling> and tick Discretionary access list, Group, Owner, System access control list. And the important bit: Make sure you are running Richcopy on the source server, not the destination server. Then select your source from the local drive…

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‘The configuration data for this product is corrupt’ when attempting to install.

This is a pretty generic error that pops up every now and again when trying to install a package. It generally occurs when the product or a previous version has been installed prior, and has left duff information in the registry. This specific issue is often a problem with a registry key held in HKLM\Software\Classes\Installer\Products\ Each product will…

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