Office2016 not activating the due a pre-installed license ()

Problem: Office won't activate regardless recognizing the key when using input; Key is genuine and works on other computers This usually will happen with hp/dell  new brand laptops possible Cause: you have got a pre-installed office key on your computer Solution: 1.Uninstall all Office Apps ( This will solve other problems as Signature not working … Continue reading Office2016 not activating the due a pre-installed license ()

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Using PowerShell to view system uptime

Hi Today I just found a very handy command that will display the computer/ last reboot in PowerShell; Just  copy and paste into your console, as you can Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_OperatingSystem -ComputerName localhost | Select-Object -Property @{n="Last Boot Time";e={[Management.ManagementDateTimeConverter]::ToDateTime($_.LastBootUpTime)}} If you get tired you always can use: systeminfo | find "Time"

How to Harden IPTABLES in your Ubuntu/debian Server

Hi Today I'll post a simple Iptables configuration , to harden a server connection , before apply any of this changes remember that if  your server brings X services , this configuration will close the server to 2 operating ports 22 SSH and 80 ( HTTP) All remaining ports will be closed , so be … Continue reading How to Harden IPTABLES in your Ubuntu/debian Server

How to block icmp packets on linux

Hi ! Maybe you need to block attackers or simply stay safe on your Linux server I've discovered several security fails on my system , one of them was not blocking ICMP packets So I blocked doing this 1. Edit configuration file on /etc/sysctl.conf 2. Add the following line net.ipv4.icmp_echo_ignore_all = 1 now the ICMP traffic is … Continue reading How to block icmp packets on linux

How to Download with WGET a file directly into private FTP

Hi for unexpected reasons maybe 1 day will be the day that you well need to connect to a ftp into a unix shell and download a file and sadly you don't have the graphical shell running One quick way to download that file of your ftp server is to bind user and password & … Continue reading How to Download with WGET a file directly into private FTP