Creating a child domain in active directory – RPC server is unavailable

I was investigating some aspects of Microsoft Active Directory. In order to do this I created a new forest and then I needed to create a child domain of the forest on a different server. When ever I tried to … Continue reading

DNS RPZ zone with a squidGuard blacklist

Response Policy Zones Bind9 recently acquired the ability to deal with blacklists. This means  any application that does a DNS query using an appropriately configured DNS server will resolve any of the zones found in the blacklists and, depending on … Continue reading

perl script to switch a bind9 slave configured by men&mice to a master.

This is designed to work only on a bind9 installation on a redhat or fedora distribution that has been modified and controled by men&mice 5.6. It expects all the directories and files to be in expected places  and be well … Continue reading