Powershell Command to allow all the required rules for SCCM 2016 netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name=“SQL Server” dir=in action=allow protocol=TCP localport=1433 netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name=“SQL Admin Connection” dir=in action=allow protocol=TCP localport=1434 netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name=“SQL Service Broker” dir=in action=allow protocol=TCP localport=4022 netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name=“SQL Debugger/RPC” dir=in action=allow protocol=TCP localport=135 netsh advfirewall […]

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For SCCM 2016 – Accounts creation list. SCCM Service Accounts svc_SCCM_SQLService  SQL Server service account Account used for SQL Server service account on SQL Server svc_SCCM_NetworkAccess SCCM Network Access Account Account used for Network Access Account. SCCM Domain Users Accounts svc_SCCM_ClientPush Domain user account for use SCCM client push install Account use for Installing SCCM client […]

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This post is part of my SCCM 2016 Installation guide, I will be updating with different segments, over time. Log in to SCCM Server with account that is member of Schema Admins Security group. Mount the SCCM installation media to the CD ROM. Open Powershell with Elevated privileges 4. From SCCM  CD to the disk, then run […]

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Hi All, This is the follow up guide to the wallet configuration, in this post I will explain how to solo mine TrezarCoin & mining as part of a pool. This will be focused on nVidia users. Downloads: CCMiner: http://ccminer.org/ Once you have downloaded the mining software, and you have extracted it. You will need to use […]

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Hello All =) This is my basic configuration to allow my Machines in AU, to mine to my Server in the US. I have updated the below, with more information and where to install it. **** Few things to mention **** Set a Difficult RPCPassword You will notice I have rpcallowip=* ( This enables anyone […]

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Step-By-Step Guide on how to rename your active directory domain name – Windows Server 2016

I have always been curious to see how hard it was to rename an active directory domain name, but never really had a reason to do it. Generally you move to clean domain, as it has issues with Exchange Servers 2007+. Finally a time has occurred when I can do this in my environment as […]

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Using Telnet to test email relays

These commands below are an example of testing an email relay, good if you are testing relay lock down or allowance. Using Command Prompt, Telnet mail.Wiseowlit.com 25 or o mail.WiseOwlit.com 25 HELO domain.com.au MAIL FROM: Warwick@WiseOwlit.com – Wait for it confirm and say sender ok – Must be external of the Exchange Server or you with have […]

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Inserting and registering product key for Microsoft Exchange 2013/2016 using PowerShell

In the past, I have had issues where Exchange 2013/2016 will not take the license key in the Exchange Control Panel. Luckily it’s easy to do it with Exchange powershell, do the following: Run Exchange Powershell as Administrator, Run the following command, replace ServerName with your server and your insert your key. Set-ExchangeServer ServerName -ProductKey Key […]

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Hi All, A short guide here on how to move Resource mailboxes with ease using PowerShell, this also can be done with any mailbox user. Pretty much follow the commands like so, ensure you know the Alias of the Mailbox you are moving, your Server FQDN and your Target Domain in Office 365. $LiveCredential = […]

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