PowerShell is a great way to manage your Office 365 environment. It allows you to automate a lot of task by writing your own scripts or change settings with a single command. Now the first step, of course, is to connect PowerShell to Office 365. There are two ways to connect PowerShell to Office to … Read morePowershell Connect to Office 365 and Exchange Online
Power over Ethernet (POE), a term you see more and more on network products, but what is it? And how does it work? In short, with Power over Ethernet, you can power a device and supply a network connection to it with a single network cable. Imagine you want to place a network camera on … Read morePower over Ethernet – What is it and How does it work?
The router is one of the most important network components in your network. It connects your local network with the internet. A good Router Setup is important to assure you get the best performance of your network. In this article, I will walk you through on how to setup any router in general. The basic … Read moreRouter Setup: A Step-by-Step Guide
Our kitchen is placed in an L shaped extension of our house. When we bought our house it had only simple on/off (dumb) light bulbs in the ceiling. We wanted to be able to dim the lights, so this was a perfect opportunity to replace them with Smart GU10 bulbs. Making the lights smart and … Read moreUsing Ikea Smart GU10 bulbs to Smarten my Kitchen Lights
Port Forwarding is used to allow external devices (PlayStation network for example) to connect to your internal devices (PS4). With port forwarding, we can tell the router where to forward the packets that are meant for your PS4 for example. By default, our firewall will block all incoming traffic, which is good. Otherwise, a hacker … Read morePort Forwarding – How to set it up
Pathping is one of the best network troubleshooting tools that are built-in to Windows. It helps you to find the location of a packet loss in a route between you and a host (server, router, website etc). Something I use quite often in my work. The Pathping command is a combination of Ping and Tracert. … Read morePathping – What can you do with it?
The Ping Command, one of the most used commands by SysAdmins. The Ping cmd sends small packets of data to a specified IP Address or Hostname. It measures how long it took for the response to return and how many packets are lost during the test. The Ping Cmd is a simple command to use, … Read morePing Command – Howto use it to troubleshoot your Network
The Amazon Prime days are this year on 15 and 16 July. For the first time, the Amazon Prime Smart Home Deals 2019 will run for 48-hours (last year it was 36-hours). So these are great days to expand our Smart Home and save money on our home network gear. Below you will find a … Read moreAmazon Prime Smart Home Deals 2019 – Best Tech and Smart Home deals
The preview version of the new Windows Terminal is now available. This new command line app can be used for PowerShell, Cmd, SSH and WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux). The great advantage of Windows Terminal is the support of multiple tabs, customization and the upcoming split-screen function. As an SysAdmin I have been looking out … Read moreThe New Windows Terminal – everything you need to know
If you need to manage a lot of servers and/or network devices then a good remote desktop connection manager can make your work a lot easier. A remote desktop manager stores the connection information and allows you to open multiple connections. A good remote desktop manager does not only allow you to store and manage … Read moreBest Remote Desktop Connection Manager