Windows | Users temporary profile mess

On a machine some users are always logged on with temorarary profiles only? Go to this machines registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList Check the names + note the SIDs (!) + and delete these candidates. Then go to HKEY_USERS and delete the corresponding SIDs branches.

GPO | WMI filtering for users and/or machines

Setting some user branch rules for specific users on specific machines only. Forget old school loopback mode – use WMI Filtering instead. Create a WMI Rule. Syntax is like select * from Win32_ComputerSystem where ( Name like ‘MACHINE%’ or Name = ‘SERVERX’) and (UserName like ‘mueller%’ or Username = ‘meier’ ) You MUST (!!!) add […]

icecast | running on port 80

Icecast should run as user icecast2. But if he should listen on port 80, you run into trouble, cs nonprivileged users can’t use privileged ports (lower 1024). You can do the following trick: Modify the /etc/default/icecast2 file, change the user to root. Then it will start as root, open the port 80, and then switch […]