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2019-11-13

Catching Exceptions in PowerShell Default Output Formatting

Yesterday I came across a question on StackOverflow that turned out to be rather interesting. The person asking the question used code similar to the below snippet for validating user credentials:

$user = 'user'
$pass = 'pass'
$path = 'LDAP://' + ([ADSI]'').DistinguishedName

New-Object DirectoryServices.DirectoryEntry ($path, $user, $pass)

which produces errors like this when the computer is not a member of a domain:

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Posted 20:46 [permalink]

2019-05-06

Run a time server in an LXC container

Running a network time server in an LXC container normally doesn't work even if you run the container in privileged mode. The reason is that containers drop certain capabilities upon startup for security reasons (sys_module, mac_admin, mac_override, sys_time).

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2019-05-05

Firefox extensions disabled due to expired intermediate CA certificate

As most people probably know by now Mozilla fucked up the certificate chain for Firefox extensions. Great. And their proposed (temporary) fix is "just enable telemetry for us, and you'll probably get the fix in the next couple hours". Let me think about that for a moment ...

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Posted 12:59 [permalink]