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How to resolve ADFS issues with Event ID 364

One common error that comes up when using ADFS is logged by Windows as an Event ID 364-Encounterd error during federation passive request. There are three common causes for this particular error. If you encounter this error, see if one of these solutions fixes things for you.

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Yet another sysadmin’s compendium of cheat sheets

Following your requests, we’re expanding some of the topics we’ve covered in the well-received ‘Sysadmin compendium of cheat sheets’ posts, and including SCCM and System Manager.

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Top 10 free tools for digital forensic investigation [Video]

We’ve selected the top ten tools for digital forensic investigation and incorporated them in this short video. Enjoy!

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13 things every employee should do before calling the helpdesk

Is there something you could do to reduce the number of calls from users? Yes! Here are 13 things every employee should be asked / taught to do before they call or email helpdesk.

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Top 10 free tools for network monitoring and analysis [Video]

We’ve selected the top ten tools for digital forensic investigation and incorporated them in this short video. Enjoy!

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Are vulnerabilities really a risk or simply hype?

Vulnerabilities are the talk of the town lately but you sometimes wonder ‘is there really any substance to these reports, or it is hype?’ With networks running AV and hardened firewalls in place, surely vulnerabilities cannot have that much of an effect… or can they?

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The top nine free disk tools for sysadmins [Video]

We’ve selected the top nine disk tools and incorporated them in this short video. Enjoy!

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How to protect against ransomware in three easy steps

Ransomware is not a new technique but over the past 18 months it has become a serious threat because data is now at risk of being lost – for good – unless…

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The 24 most dangerous things threatening your network right now

We’ve put together a list our top 24 threats and weaknesses that could impact your network: how many would you find in a security audit?

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How to solve Windows Firewall Error Code 0×80070424

Windows Firewall Error Code 0×80070424 may indicate a problem with the Windows Module Installer. Here’s how to fix it.

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