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Creating a Bootable USB Drive From an ISO on a Mac

First you need to convert your ISO file to the proper file type for your Mac. I am using a Windows 2016 ISO image for my example. $ hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o winserv2016.img winsrv2016.iso Reading SSS_X64FREV_EN-US_DV9 (Apple_UDF : 0)… ……………………………………………………………………. Elapsed Time: 2m 0.583s Speed: 45.0Mbytes/sec Savings: 0.0% created: /Volumes/HD2/vmware/winserv2016.img.dmg Insert your usb stick…

Administrating Linux Machines Through Active Directory

In a mixed Windows-AD Linux environment, it is beneficial to maintain user accounts for both platforms through Active Directory.  Adding Windows machines to Active Directory is a straightforward process but Linux is more of a challenge.  For this reason, many organizations maintain separate authentication for Linux and Windows users. Though not straightforward, adding Linux, in…

Re-register Windows client/server in WSUS

To re-register Windows client/server in WSUS review the following instructions: 1. Run “gpupdate /force” command on the Windows client/server  that have a registration issue in WSUS. 2. Run “wuauclt /detectnow ” command on the Windows client/server that have a registration issue in WSUS. Tip: You can use the Event Viewer to review the re-registration 3. In rare…