Sysadmin Today #59: Sharing Stories

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In this episode, I am going to share some of my recent experiences with Dell Servers, VMware, DNS, P21 and more.

Host: Paul Joyner
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Show Links

3 ESXi Backup Methods using the Command-Line
https://www.altaro.com/vmware/esxi-backup-command-line/

ESXi Host Configuration Backup Fails
https://communities.vmware.com/thread/567954

https://www.dell.com/support/manuals/lc/en/lcdhs1/vmware-esxi-6.x/esxi6.xrn_pub/scratch-partition-stops-working-after-hardware-or-software-iscsi-is-enabled-on-esxi-with-the-scsi-?guid=guid-12321d40-c2a4-4a71-86fd-1104eaa43a54&lang=en-us

FoxIT: PDF Reader and Editor
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/

Dell EMC SC Series Storage
https://www.dellemc.com/en-us/storage/sc-series.htm#

EveryCloud IT Pro Tuesday Blog
https://www.everycloud.com/it-pro-tuesdays

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Sysadmin Today #44: WAF, VLANs, DNS & Office 365 Auditing

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In this episode, I will discuss WAF, VLANs, DNS and Office 365 Auditing.

Host: Paul Joyner
Email: paul@sysadmintoday.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sysadmintoday
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SysadminToday


Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepointmigration/introducing-the-sharepoint-migration-tool

Setting up Azure Web Application Firewall
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/application-gateway/application-gateway-web-application-firewall-portal

About The Open Web Application Security Project

https://www.owasp.org/index.php/About_The_Open_Web_Application_Security_Project

DNS Made Easy Failover Tutorials
http://help.dnsmadeeasy.com/dns-failover/configure-dns-failover/

Enabling Office 365 mailbox auditing
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/turn-office-365-audit-log-search-on-or-off-e893b19a-660c-41f2-9074-d3631c95a014

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Sysadmin Today #20: Active Directory

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In this episode, it’s all about Active Directory. I discuss the history, features and structure of Active Directory, including best practices.

Host: Paul Joyner
Email: paul@sysadmintoday.com
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Comparison of Active Directory and Windows NT
http://www.windows-active-directory.com/active-directory-and-windows-nt.html

AD Features introduced by different version of Windows Server
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/19037.active-directory-features-in-different-versions-of-windows-server.aspx

Active Directory Best Practices
http://www.mdmarra.com/2013/04/best-practices-for-configuring-new.html

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Sysadmin Today #15: The DNS Show

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In this episode, we discuss all things DNS. This will include internal and external DNS server’s usage, and how DNS works with Active Directory.

Host: Paul Joyner
Email: paul@sysadmintoday.com
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/SysadminToday 

DNS Lookup Order
Local Cache
Local Host File
Sends query to assigned DNS Server
DNS Server Cache
DNS Zones
DNS Forwarders
DNS Root Hints

DNS Stub Zones Information
http://techgenix.com/dns_stub_zones
http://www.cloudyfuture.net/2015/08/24/why-dont-people-use-stub-zones

Why use third party DNS Servers
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/reasons-third-party-dns-servers-secure

DNS Made Easy
http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com

Open DNS
https://www.opendns.com

DNS Record Types
https://blog.dnsimple.com/2015/04/common-dns-records

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