April 20, 2019 Vignesh Sathiyanantham

To Disable UAC on the Windows Server, change the registry value EnableLUA to 0, to change it using the powershell Set-Itemproperty -path ‘HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system’ -Name ‘EnableLUA’ -value 0 Below is the script to change on multiple Windows Machines using RemotePS https://gist.github.com/asvignesh/ae5a1ad1cf036f2481ef26f67816242d

April 20, 2019 Vignesh Sathiyanantham

We got a support case user created a backup of the Virtual Machines with MS SQL running but he cannot see the databases running on the machine We checked the added credential, it was Windows Active Directory user added to administrator groups, after we disable the UAC on the Windows Server 2019 user can able to list all the backups To Disable the UAC on Windows Server 2019 Right-click at the bottom of the Windows Server 2012 Start screen, select All apps and click Run.Enter regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor window opens.Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > policies > system.Right-click EnableLUA, and then select Modify.In Value data, enter 0 and then click OK. The following message displays:You must restart your computer…

August 17, 2018 Vignesh Sathiyanantham

To increased security to your AWS root account, Amazon web services recommend configuring multi-factor authentication (MFA) to help protect your AWS resources. MFA adds extra security because it requires users to type a unique authentication code from an approved authentication device or SMS (Short Message Service) text message when they access AWS websites or services. Security token-based type of MFA requires you to assign an MFA device (hardware or virtual) to the IAM user or the AWS account root user. A virtual device is a software application running on a phone or other mobile device that emulates a physical device. Either…