Tag Archives: event log

Send Windows Event Logs to SQL Database

I’m currently in the process of planning for an AppLocker rollout to all my PCs (about 7,500 of them) due to an increasing amount of malware. You should probably be doing this too. Anyway, a sensible first step is to … Continue reading

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Active Directory Dynamic DNS broken by Juniper SRX firewall ALG

Last week a Juniper SRX firewall was put in to replaceĀ an olderĀ internal firewall. This week a load of Windows Servers dropped out of Active Directory DNS. The scavenging period in AD DNS was configured to be 7 days. Coincidence? I … Continue reading

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PowerShell: Get downtime between shutdown and startup

I have a requirement to provide the amount of time that servers are unavailable for, and the way I have been asked to calculate this is to measure time between when a server shuts down and when it has started … Continue reading

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