Tag: PowerShell

AD FS Extranet Smart Lockout user management via remote PowerShell

Recently had experienced issue when trying to execute AD FS Extranet Smart Lockout user management cmdlet via remote PowerShell. Error in PowerShell: Exception of type 'Microsoft.IdentityServer.User.UserActivityRestServiceException' was thrown. + CategoryInfo         : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-AdfsAccountActivity], User ActivityRestServiceException + FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.IdentityServer.User.UserActivityRestSer viceException,Microsoft.IdentityServer.Management.Commands.GetAdfsAccountAc tivity + PSComputerName       : Win2016-ADFS01 In AD FS Admin logs on Win2016-ADFS01 server saw … Continue reading AD FS Extranet Smart Lockout user management via remote PowerShell

Discover and protect from crypto miners in your network using pfSense firewall

In a raise of popularity of crypto mining there is a shift in the threat landscape. Attackers “are beginning to recognize that they can realize all the financial upside of previous attacks, like ransomware, without needing to actually engage the victim and without the extraneous law enforcement attention that comes with ransomware attacks,” Talos researchers … Continue reading Discover and protect from crypto miners in your network using pfSense firewall

Query Supercell Clash of Clans API with PowerShell

This is pretty simple example how to query Clash Of Clans API with PowerShell. First you need to create your account at https://developer.clashofclans.com/#/ Second you need to generate new key ($APIKey) for your IP address. You can use the Documentation section to get the URL variable depending on what exact info you want to pull. … Continue reading Query Supercell Clash of Clans API with PowerShell

RelayState support for AD FS 2016 in the mixed mode ADFS farm

You might experience issues if you are migrating from AD FS 3.0 farm level to AD FS 2016 by gradually introducing AD FS 2016 servers in the farm (running farm in the mixed mode) and if you are using IdP initiated RelayState. NOTE: the mixed mode is not recommended for production, it was designed to … Continue reading RelayState support for AD FS 2016 in the mixed mode ADFS farm