Solarwinds Service Desk to Vivantio Sync Script Example

The PowerShell script below is going to be provided as-is with little real overview, my hope is that it may save somebody else a lot of time trying to get Solarwinds and the Vivantio Service Desk to nicely sync records. The example below retrieves all known assets in the Solarwinds Service Desk and maps that information to default and custom fields defined in Vivantio which … Continue reading Solarwinds Service Desk to Vivantio Sync Script Example

Dynamics CRM – How to Properly Calculate VAT/Tax on Opportunities and Quotes

There are quite a few ways to calculate tax and VAT in Dynamics and it’s likely arguable which way is the best, however, personally I believe the proper way to do it is to calculate it at the individual line items level which then properly rolls up to the opportunity or quote record. This seems like the cleanest way to do it, doesn’t effect the … Continue reading Dynamics CRM – How to Properly Calculate VAT/Tax on Opportunities and Quotes

How to Improve Audio Quality and Remove Delays Over Remote Desktop

Due to working from home for the past year or so now I’ve had to adopt certain new practices in order to remain productive, one of these is using my home computer and remoting into my work laptop using Remote Desktop Connection so that I can easily use all of my monitors, my keyboard and mouse, headsets etc without having to move all the cables every time I want to jump between them.

After buying a little switch and getting everything properly connected via ethernet it improved the experience dramatically, however, I still had an odd audio issue in Teams and other areas where audio quality was often quite poor and there was a delay in the audio of a second or so which is extremely disorientating when in calls with others.

Luckily there is a solution.

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OverTheWire – Bandit Level 5 Solution

I figured it may be fun to go through all of the OverTheWire Bandit Wargames, which are aimed at absolute beginners who want to start learning about security principles. My aim will be to provide a very simple explanation of how each game is played, which will hopefully expand my own knowledge and help a few of you at the same time. All posts in … Continue reading OverTheWire – Bandit Level 5 Solution

OverTheWire – Bandit Level 4 Solution

I figured it may be fun to go through all of the OverTheWire Bandit Wargames, which are aimed at absolute beginners who want to start learning about security principles. My aim will be to provide a very simple explanation of how each game is played, which will hopefully expand my own knowledge and help a few of you at the same time. All posts in … Continue reading OverTheWire – Bandit Level 4 Solution

OverTheWire – Bandit Level 3 Solution

I figured it may be fun to go through all of the OverTheWire Bandit Wargames, which are aimed at absolute beginners who want to start learning about security principles. My aim will be to provide a very simple explanation of how each game is played, which will hopefully expand my own knowledge and help a few of you at the same time. All posts in … Continue reading OverTheWire – Bandit Level 3 Solution

OverTheWire – Bandit Level 2 Solution

I figured it may be fun to go through all of the OverTheWire Bandit Wargames, which are aimed at absolute beginners who want to start learning about security principles. My aim will be to provide a very simple explanation of how each game is played, which will hopefully expand my own knowledge and help a few of you at the same time. All posts in … Continue reading OverTheWire – Bandit Level 2 Solution

OverTheWire – Bandit Level 0 & 1 Solutions

I figured it may be fun to go through all of the OverTheWire Bandit Wargames, which are aimed at absolute beginners who want to start learning about security principles. My aim will be to provide a very simple explanation of how each game is played, which will hopefully expand my own knowledge and help a few of you at the same time. All posts in … Continue reading OverTheWire – Bandit Level 0 & 1 Solutions