I am always looking for books that could unlock new possibilities and help me improve my technical skills. TDD is an area where I consider my experience very limited and where I would like to be inspired.
When this book was published just a couple of months ago I saw an interesting opportunity to refresh my knowledge on this subject and check if what I learned so far and what I have done in my professional experience could be improved.
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In this article, I will use a PowerShell one-liner script to generate a test file to test if the Anti-Virus runtime solution installed is working as expected.
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There are many really good tools capable of generating random passwords with different complexity and purposes. Some of them are integrated in password managers, some embedded in the browser others available programmatically from the cli with no need to use an online password generator. Continue reading “PowerShell: Random Password Generator”
A common method to investigate for Active Directory authentication issues is inspecting logs and event viewer, it’s simple and effective. But this means that the issue already occurred. What if the problem was a wrong password generated and communicate to the user? Can we be more proactive and avoid this issue from happening?
Whenever I wanted to check if the credentials that were provided by the third party for a large number of accounts were valid/correct (to prevent support requests and don’t let end-users wait for their access any longer) performing this task manually was never an option for me.
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