Backup & Restore Windows Server based Print Servers

After having to recover a broken Windows Server based print server yesterday, I decided to write this small article on how to set up print server backups, and describe the simple process of recovering the print server after a crash (or even roll back printer drivers in case a newly installed driver messes up your […]

Exploit writing tutorial part 6 : Bypassing Stack Cookies, SafeSeh, SEHOP, HW DEP and ASLR

Introduction In all previous tutorials in this Exploit writing tutorial series, we have looked at building exploits that would work on Windows XP / 2003 server. The success of all of these exploits (whether they are based on direct ret overwrite or exception handler structure overwrites) are based on the fact that a reliable return […]

Icons Shortcuts and SendTo items in Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008

Fixing missing icons & shortcuts : Send To "Compressed Folder" is missing : Click Start->Run In the "open" box, type "cmd" (without the quotes) Click ok Enter the following command and press "return" rundll32 zipfldr.dll,RegisterSendto (you should not get any warnings or errors) The first time you are trying to zip, you may be prompted […]

How to properly restore (objects in) the 2003 AD database

Windows 2000 /Active Directory has been around for more than 7 years now. I’ve been using AD for almost 7 years, and due to its stability, I never had to recover a deleted object in AD. (Knock on wood). So it’s not a real surprise to find out that a lot of admins don’t even […]

How to restore a Windows 2003 DC using ASR and VMWare

The following procedure should work for any type of hardware, but I’ve used VMWare (so this procedure is also valid if you want to convert a physical Domain Controller to VMWare). Additionally, the procedure works for Windows 2003 server, but also for Windows XP (professional) Prerequisites : ASR backup .bkf file and the ASR floppy […]

AD 2003 DC Restore Technique using VMWare (without having to grant local DC/Domain Admin rights)

In certain distributed AD scenario’s, Domain Admins group membership or local DC admin privileges are restricted to certain people only. This is a good thing to do, but it requires you to think about certain issues before they happen. One of these issues is backup and restore. Yes, you can schedule a system state backup […]

Restoring 2003 AD Objects using Windows 2008 Server

Anyone managing an Active Directory knows about the administrative troubles and work that can be caused when an object (such as a user) gets deleted.  The admin needs to either restore the object, and then manually fill out the attributes (such as password, group membership and so on), or restore a backup of the ntds.dit […]

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