Software for managing config files

Suppose that I spend 3 days setting up a server: installing new software, setting up user accounts and credentials, generating config files for SSH, Samba, firewall, etc. Now I want to store these instructions in a config file, so that on a new installation I press a button and the desired server is generated; importantly,…

Cloud CA + Intune w/ MS NPS?

Moving away from MS Certificate Authority and vetting cloud PKIs (SCEPman, SecureW2, EJBCA). So far everything has seemed straight forward but I may have just hit a design snag. TODAY all of our endpoints will be Hybrid AD Joined so they have computer objects in on-premise AD. If using MS Intune to enroll device cert…

“Killer” ergonomic setups

After decades of tendonitis in several places, I feel like I've tried a lot of different mice (vertical, trackball, 45 degree; both right and left) but my latest tendonitis (De Quervain's Tenosynovitis) is telling me I've stagnated on the keyboard side of things... So I'm considering the ErgoDox EZ. Any other ideas to stave away…

Cloning Surface Go image for deployment

I'm not a trained sysadmin, more of a guy who got roped into doing some IT stuff. So I have 15 Surface Go with Windows 10 with S mode. I need to make all of them have Windows 10 Home(via the free switch using Microsoft Store) with the same set of software. I figured the…

Old Watchguard System Manager Software (7

i need to manage an old Watchguard x700 Firewall and ned an old version of the Software Watchguard System Manager. Version 7.5 or an 10.x should do it. Had no luck on searching the web. Anybody with an old software archive around? :-) View Reddit by Less-Disk-Space - Source

Internet Speed Testing

We have a 1gig connection to the Internet. Our Internet Speed tests are showing download speeds of 217Mbps. I have my laptop plugged directly into our ISP router and rebooted the router before testing. Just curious if there are other options for testing Internet speeds? I have reached out to our ISP about it, but…

help with access control to air gapped domain

Fellow Sysadmins, I am hoping that the collective minds here on Reddit can help me out. I am the administrator of an air gapped network inside of our Enterprise-Wide Network In order to access it the users must be on the EWN. The network has its own domain which does not trust the EWN. There…

Any advice for a young college student with a Computer

I’m currently heading into my junior year of college, have absolutely no experience but just got hired as an IT assistant on campus. Learning the basics of computer science/systems has not been good to me as I was taking the Intro classes when COVID first hit so I had a hard time adjusting to online…

Help on architecture: Proxmox + Kubernetes + Docker ????

Hello, my organization wants to build a local server in order to run some apps, give people some VPS, have databases and some other stuff. I'm actually running a proxmox with internal NAT to get into VM's, and now i want to run some Kubernetes with docker to run some apps with high availability and…

Sites & Services: subnets

So... we have our topology and sites well-defined and based on physical location of data centers with DCs in them. What we haven't been keeping up with is the subnet definitions. We now have hundreds to add. My question is: is it better try try to supernet and add large ranges of IP, and maybe…