Reviewing the network infrastructure, planning a massive overhaul and improvement. Thoughts and problems.
Monitoring Active Directory is a vital task to detect issues before they impact users. Some older protocols are known to be insecure, so lets identify them so we can rectify them.
Trials and tribulations of upgrading the homelab to vSphere 7. Joys of running older hardware meant CPUs are unsupported, but there is a way around this!
Basic deployment of Tenable Nessus vulnerability scanner. Real basic and need to go back and start fixing things.
Further progression and ramblings on the rebuild of the home lab. It’s now in a state where it’s working as I would expect it to be.
I have heard a lot of good things about Graylog for central logging within an AD environment. Decided to deploy and see what’s what. The dashboards/alerts are still to come but the core is there.
Further progress on the home lab rebuild. It’s getting there. Still a little way to go though.
Fine Grained Password Policies are invaluable for creating multiple password policies that you can apply to groups of users, for example service accounts.
Day 5 Arrgghhh things not going so well at the moment. The second ESXi host won’t boot and the second Hyper-V host isn’t booting. Both of them failing POST and coming up with a red light on the front. It looks like at least one of them is a faulty Mezzanine card. It looks like […]
PingCastle is an audit tool that helps you build a prioritised list of issues that need addressing in Active Directory. See how I’ve used it in a ‘box fresh’ domain.