Windows Certificate Authority CA Export Certificate With Private Key

When you send a certificate request from a server to a Windows Certificate Authority (CA), the server stores a private key for that certificate. For security reasons, the Certificate Authority doesn't keep that private key. If you try to export a certificate from the Issued folder on the CA, you can only export (Copy To [...]

Review: RAVPower Quick Charge Wireless Charger RP-PC014

Android phones have had wireless charging for a while and Apple finally decided to release an iPhone with this capability. With the launch of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, Apple now supports wireless charging, and with the recent release of iOS 11.2, it now supports charging at 7.5 Watts. There are [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:23:05+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fix SQL Cluster Encryption Error TDSSNIClient initialization failed with error 0xd, status code 0x38

For general instructions on how to Force Encryption on a SQL Server Instance, follow Microsoft KB Artcile How to enable SSL encryption for an instance of SQL Server by using Microsoft Management Console. This article also explains how to enable encryption on a SQL cluster. While trying to Force Encryption on a SQL cluster after [...]

Review: Humixx Magnetic Phone Holder

I purchased the Humixx Magnetic Phone Holder while looking for a good car mount to use my phone as a GPS. I've tried windshield mounts, dash mounts, vent mounts, etc, but I never tried a magnetic one. This magnetic phone holder comes with the mount, a couple of magnetic discs for your phone, and a [...]

By | 2017-12-08T14:37:59+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Macbook Pro DisplayPort MST Daisy Chaining Dual Monitor Solution

As Macs make their way into the enterprise, more and more people are needing a good solution for dual monitors while using the newer Macbooks and USB-C (Thunderbolt 3). Unfortunately, the older DisplayPort solutions don't work well and bring a lot of lag and display distortion. There are more USB-C monitors coming on the market, [...]

By | 2017-09-27T10:28:12+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Review: Orico H8000 Power Bank

Over the past few weeks I've had the opportunity to test and review the Orico H8000 Power Bank. This power bank offers an 8000mAh battery with fast 2A output charging. The battery can charge an iPhone 7 or 8 about 3 times before needing to be recharged. Weighing only 6 ounces and only 11mm thick, [...]

By | 2017-10-09T10:15:49+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

How To Fix Outlook for Mac Search Returns No Results

There are a few reasons you could receive a "No Results" message when performing a search in Outlook for Mac. It could be due to Spotlight Search indexing is incomplete, the profile name contains special characters, or the Outlook 15 Profiles folder isn't in the default location. In my case, it was related to the [...]

By | 2017-09-25T13:55:47+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Mac|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Review: OLALA S70-i Power Bank

Over the past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to test and review the OLALA S70-i Power Bank. This power bank offers a 7800mAh battery and includes a built-in lightning and micro-USB cable. I have reviewed a few other OLALA products and multiple power banks. This one is similar in design to the other OLALA [...]

By | 2017-10-09T10:36:57+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Using Powershell To Get User Last Logon Date

As an Active Directory Administrator, determining the date that a user last logged onto the network could be important at some point. If you have access to the Attribute Editor in your Active Directory tools, you can look for the LastLogonDate attribute. The other option is to use Powershell, and there are two methods to [...]

By | 2017-08-17T11:47:25+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Review: Dodocool Mini Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

The Dodocool Mini Wireless Bluetooth Speaker packs a serious punch for such a small size! While you won't get the deep sounds like you would from a larger bluetooth speaker, this mini speaker sounds good for its size and sounds better than the speakerphone on your phone. I've used it in the bathroom while showering, [...]

By | 2017-08-02T14:48:28+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |0 Comments