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Testing for open ports with PowerShell

Want to find out if a TCP port is open via a firewall and/or if something is listening on that port? From within a script? You can use PowerShell. A colleague found this, which uses System.Net.Sockets.TcpClient from the .NET framework … Continue reading

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Network Optimisation for Office 365 and other external or cloud services

These are some notes from a short video I just watched. Scanning through these notes will take less time than watching the whole 13 minute video. Plus I’ve added links and more info Latency PsPing is one of the SysInternals … Continue reading

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Server 2012 RemoteFX RDP 8.0 video issues

I’m experimenting with the new video capabilities in Server 2012 provided by RemoteFX and the RDP 8.0 protocol. I have an HP Z220 workstation with a Xeon E3-1245 3.40GHz CPU and an nVidia Quadro 4000 GPU, this is running Windows … Continue reading

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