If you have every used CSVDE and exported Active Directory objects, you’ve noticed the integer that represents time. Last logon time is one such value that is represented as this integer. There is a way to convert it to time and date that is human readable.
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When setting up a secure server farm you always want to filter egress traffic. This means that all outbound traffic is blocked by default, including the web traffic from the servers. When surfing is required for drivers and downloads, this is usually handled by setting the proxy in the Internet Explorer options. However if you want certain processes / services like Windows Update to automatically retrieve updates and wait for manual approval, the next time you login. You need to set a proxy server up and force the Local Machine to use it. The setting in the IE properties page is for the Current User only.
The key to mastering permissions at the command line in Vista and Windows Server 2008 Server is learning the icacls.exe command. With the introduction of Windows Vista, you can no longer select multiple items like folders and files and apply permissions to a group of objects. The recommended way is to use the command line and the icacls.exe command.
Any day you can walk up to my workstation at work and find a command prompt open. Whether it is a Windows CMD prompt or a Linux Shell; I actually prefer it over the Windows GUI and over a KDE or Gnome on Linux. I can generally get more done in a few keystrokes then mouse clicks, especially when you need to start a task and have a log of the outcome.