Yearly Archives: 2015

Find the RDS Licensing servers in your domain 8

During good old Windows 2003 times, the Terminal Licensing Servers were published in the Active Directory using the Sites object and the entry TS-Enterprise-License-Server as explained here. Under WIndows 2008R2, the RDS Licensing role service registers a service connection point; however few documents tells you where to find this SCP […]

Registering a custom ADFS MFA provider the easy way

Starting with Windows Server 2012 R2, and as demonstrated there, you can create yourself your own multi-form factor authentication in any .NET language that can create interfaces. Once you have created your DLL assembly, you must register it with Register-AdfsAuthenticationProvider. However the syntax for the TypeName argument is somewhat cumbersome. […]

Simple netcat-like TCP Server or client

Need to have a process listening on some port to test your firewall rules? Instead of using a netcat or ncat, here’s a very simple Powershell implementation of this ncat/netcat feature:

If you need a TCP Client, the code is very straightforward:


WebDeploy 403 and 404 Error Messages 4

If you use WebDeploy on your IIS Servers, and have trouble to publish web sites on them using the WebDeploy tool, you may have received errors such as:   Could not connect to the remote computer (“targetserver”). On the remote computer, make sure that Web Deploy is installed and that the […]