ActiveID CMS HID New OU and Addition Errors

In order to create a new OU for ActivID CMS HIDS Smart Card software to look for new user accounts, you need to take several steps. Validate the current domain and CA connectivity; Create the User Group Create the Assignment and Device Policy (the device policy is where the certificate template settings from your CA […]


Share and NTFS permissions for Logon Script

The FAST: Scripts running at logon that write to a network share user the user account logging in and the NTFS permissions require READ and WRITE. So I looked everywhere for this one, I thought it would be a regular problem, but it is not apparently, and if it is it is not documented well.  […]


Unable to write to USB drive (Carbon Black)

ISSUE: When trying to write to a USB device, there is a windows permissions popup (infinite cycle) for admin rights and still get an access denied. It turns out that Antivirus (white list-er) is the culprit.  In my case, Carbon Black.  Even with the AV disabled, it was still blocking the USB.  This is because […]


Add TEAMS Toll-Free Number

The simple You have to add minutes from the add-on section called “Communication Credits” and then a new check box will appear under licenses for the user, check it. Then you have to go into the TEAMS management console add the new Toll-Free number This Number can’t be default Now assign it to the conference […]


Force Delete a File

WARNING!!! THIS WILL FORCE DELETE FILES, USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!     This one has hounded me many times, and I thought I already did a KB for this, but apparently not, so here goes; First make sure everyone is off, I use the MS file sharing MSC, “Share and Storage Management”.  On the […]


SharePoint Online Time Out

Just a quick on this.  a great link is here; https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-SharePoint-Blog/Idle-Session-Timeout-Policy-in-SharePoint-Online-amp-OneDrive-is/ba-p/211274 PS C:\Windows\system32> Connect-SPOService -Url https://<tenent>-admin.sharepoint.com PS C:\Windows\system32> get-SPOBrowserIdleSignOut Enabled WarnAfter SignOutAfter ——- ——— ———— True 00:05:00 00:30:00 PS C:\Windows\system32> Set-SPOBrowserIdleSignOut -Enabled $true -WarnAfter (New-TimeSpan -Seconds 2700) -SignOutAfter ( New-TimeSpan -Seconds 3600)


Determine\Identify\Find USB Devices that are Unrecognized

I got this info from another blog, I have been searching for something like this for years off and on.  Its awesome to have the info now! Sometimes, a computer may report that a connected USB device is unknown if the required device drivers are not installed for the USB device. To identify the USB […]