Archives for December 2013

Incorrectly ordered NTFS ACEs?

I got a question today about a strange permissions problem one of their users was having. Even more strange when the checked the permissions on the folder they got the following:

The permissions on Sub_Directory are incorrectly ordered, which may cause some entries to be ineffective.

Well what is this? Microsoft has a few articles about things like this.

But since this was a users homedirectory we decided just to reset all the permissions on the users folder. [Read more…]

Remove Linkedin post using Iphone

I needed to remove a status update on LinkedIn. Well since I have the LinkedIn app I thought that would be easy. Boy was I wrong. I might be missing something here, but this is the way I found works.

So lets start by opening the post and see what we can do.


So I see 3 possibilities:

  • Green – If I click there I get my profile
  • Red – Nothing happens, unless the post is a link and then you are off.
  • Blue –  Allows me share but not delete it.

So lets surf into and be done:


But wait, I asked for and but got the touch site.

I couldn’t find a way to delete the post there either.

Getting the real website


Click on the LinkedIn logo in the top left corner.

Pull the list down and select Full site

Now just delete it…. [Read more…]

Setting up alternative names for a computer

So a friend of mine had a problem with them not being able to access a windows server using a CName they had created for the computer.

So what is wrong with this picture. Well using a Cname is as bad as using an IP, the AD does not know about this name. There are so many more things that you need to fix.

There are a few simple and simpler solutions.

Using netdom

Reboot the computer to make it all work.

OptionalNames for Server service [SMB]

By altering OptionalNames (You might need to create it) under the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters, you can make the Server service allow other names for the machine. Remember that type of OptionalNames needs to be Multi-String Value.

SPNs (Service Principal Name)

You can also manually edit the SPNs for a server to allow Kerberos to IIS and other services.

Keys for Windows and Office

I was trying to find the Office 2013 Keys and all I found was the Windows ones. So here are the links to the key pages at Microsoft.

The keys I use the most at the moment

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