Scripts, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Send an Email Using Command Prompt or Batch File Script with PowerShell

Apply this line to any CMD line, Run as Administrator PowerShell.exe -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass C:\Users\backups\Desktop\email.ps1 Then create a new text file and save it as a .PS1 —– #this works, just sends a simple email $smtpServer = “mail.smtp2go.com” $smtpFrom = “FROMEMAILENTERHERE” $smtpTo = “TOEMAILENTERHERE” $smtpSubject = “This is my email subject” $username = “email_username” $password = “email_password” $body = “yo…

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O365, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Disable Clutter through O365 Admin Dashboard with Powershell

Disable clutter on O365 Admin Dashboard Step 1: Run Powershell ISE as Administrator Step 2 – Run: Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned Step 3 – Run: $UserCredential = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/ -Credential $UserCredential -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Step 4 – Run: Import-PSSession $Session Step 5 – Run: Get-Mailbox | Set-Clutter -Enable $false Step 6 – Remember to end the…

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pfSense, Tech Blog, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Setting up custom App Passwords in Gmail for smtp email notifications in pfSense

Setting up custom App Passwords in Gmail for smtp notifications in pfSense I needed to setup Custom notifications for pfSense, which requires an smtp account. This process will work for most systems that you use to send out emails via smtp. I chose gmail for this, gmail will block the sending of smtp accounts through anonymous sources, unless you setup…

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Tech Blog, Tech Random's

Going into Crisis Mode

Going into Crisis Mode If you have been in IT long enough, you end up experiencing a “Crisis Mode” day. You know, you click a button and immediately all hell breaks loose, then instantly, your brain clicks into crises mode. I had another one today. Tried to update our firewall, which normally has no issues, and comes right back up.…

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Tech Blog, Tips and Tricks

Mount EXT3 or other Linux drive in Windows

Want to be able to connect a drive that’s been formatted under a linux distro? Checkout this program called Ex2Fsd https://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd/ Read and write was between 50-60MB/s vs a normal NTFS @ 100-110MBps on this work station. Screenshots are a little whacky because I was playing around too much. The Drive I used was the D drive.

O365, Tech Blog, Tips and Tricks

Additional Commands to Run When Having issues Uninstalling Microsoft O365.

Office 365 issues I’ll tell ya, dealing with Microsoft support can be one of the most frustrating experiences. Not because it sucks, but because it’s so difficult relaying what your issue is. The person on the other end, typically treats you like you have no idea what you are doing, and when you suggest something, they either “don’t hear you”…

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Dynamics CRM, O365, Uncategorized

O365 Microsoft Dynamics CRM Plugin fails to Uninstall, Loops

When trying to uninstall office 365 Dynamics 365 Outlook Plugin, it attempts to uninstall, then loops back to trying to install. It never uninstalls. The Fix: Deleting all registry entries fixed the root problem. Look for all entries under: Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Dynamics CR And Program Files\Microsoft Dynamics CRM You can also follow these instructions