Best Home Network Setup

As an IT Admin I get a lot of questions about people’s home network. What is the best home network router? How do I optimize my wireless network? Which network switch should I buy? And I completely understand, these days there are some many products and the technology keeps improving (wireless B/G/N or AC? or 2.4ghz or 5ghz?) In this…

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Managing email addresses with PowerShell

One of the most common tasks as an administrator is to find, change or add an email address to a user mailbox.  PowerShell makes this tasks a lot easier, you can easily find the users where the e-mail address belongs to and add or remove an alias. In this article I will show you some tips howto find an e-mail…

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Setup Unifi ap without Controller

So you want enterprise class wifi at home, but don’t want to use a controller? Normally you install Ubiquiti Unifi Access Points with a controller. This way you can easily manage multiple access points and keep them all in sync and up-to-date. But what if you don’t want to keep a pc running 24/7/? Do you really need to controller? Nope,…

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Installing Unifi Controller on a Raspberry Pi in 5 min

I have some domotica stuff at home and one of things I wanted to do is readout the connected WiFi devices. So I needed a device to run the Unifi Controller on, something small, cheap and with low running costs. That’s where the Raspberry Pi comes in. In the guide below I will explain how you can install and run…

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Enable BitLocker on Windows 10

We can use PowerShell to enable Bitlocker on domain joined Windows 10 machines. By using PowerShell for this task we can deploy it to multiple machines at ones and in the meantime store the recover password in the Active Directory. How To enable Bitlocker with PowerShell The basic With the use of te BitLocker Windows Powershell cmdlets we can, for…

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