Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Severe/Critical vulnerability in Windows DNS. Severe enough that DHS CISA is classifying it a level 10 (out of 10). A quick workaround is mentioned in the Microsoft link below: To work around this vulnerability, make the following registry change to restrict the size of the

Share a Folder between Host OS and Guest OS in Virtual Box (Windows > Linux Mint)

I use Linux Mint on Windows using Virtual Box, mainly to use as a sandboxed OS for security testing email attachments, links, and websites.  Easy to take a snapshot and revert if I fubar it. I wanted to create a shared folder

Koken – API Error. The theme is not able to make contact with your Koken installation.

I ran Koken as a photo gallery for my personal website under a Godaddy hosting.  Worked well.  But at some point I decided I needed my own “external” server for troubleshooting purposes, to help with my day-to-day System Admin job. Something outside

Increase the Max_Input_Vars in PHP For IIS WordPress Install

Installed WordPress for a client, they wanted a particular theme. The theme has some sort of Server Health page which showed the Max_Input_Vars was set to 1000 and it was recommending to go higher. I searched hi and lo for  how to

Batch Copy Logs From Server At Multiple Intervals Using Task Scheduler

I came across a situation where a vendor wanted logs files from a server at around 2am in the morning to troubleshoot why an application wasn’t sending a specific email at that time. Problem was, I wasn’t planning on being up at

Internet Explorer 8 Crashes on Manage Add-Ons

Problem: In IE8, when you click to Tools –> Manage Add-Ons, Internet Explorer crashes with a Data Execution Prevention error. Symptoms: Application Event Logs show Event ID 1000 – Faulting Application iexplore.exe I tried reinstalling IE8, but that did not help Solution:

Internet Explorer 8 – Does Not Remember Password

Problem: Internet Explorer 8 won’t remember the user’s password information for a website Symptoms: User starts IE8, types in “salesforce” in the address bar, which automatically brings him to to Salesforce.com. He clicks on the Login link, enters his Username and Password,