curl on windows with https

The easiest way to get curl on windows with HTTPS is to simply download and install the git package then add

c:\Program Files (x86)\Git\bin

as an environment variable to allow you to run curl from anywhere.

Don’t forget when running curl commands in a DOS prompt to use double quotes.


curl -d “a=fpurge_ts” . . . → Read More: curl on windows with https

active directory cheatsheet

Active Directory Cheat Sheet

This page contains my Active Directory Cheat Sheet. A list of collected one liners and vb scripts. Enjoy and feel free to add some yourself via comments!

Active Directory One Liners

This isn’t so much a script as an awesome way to reset an active directory user’s password.

How to Reset . . . → Read More: active directory cheatsheet

Creating Hard Links in Windows


The NTFS file system implemented in NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP64, and Windows7 supports a facility known as hard links (referred to herein as Hardlinks). Hardlinks provide the ability to keep a single copy of a file yet have it appear in multiple folders (directories). They can be created with the POSIX . . . → Read More: Creating Hard Links in Windows

delete duplicate files windows

The best tool i’ve found to delete duplicate files windows is sfk (aka “Swiss File Knife”).


1. Download Swiss File knife from there homepage

2. Extract and copy to C:\windows


sfk dupfind -dir anydir [-file .ext1 .ext2]

find and list duplicate files.

options -diffdirs list only duplicates residing in different root directories. this . . . → Read More: delete duplicate files windows

convert .crt .key or .pfx to .pem


Convert your .crt and .key or .pfx file to a .pem file


OpenSSL– This tool will do the conversion Note: If you have Visual SVN Server then openssl is located at:

“%VISUALSVN_SERVER%\bin\openssl” Converting .crt .key to .pem

This section describes how to convert a .crt and .key file to .pem

Linux/Unix/MacOS/Windows Convert .crt . . . → Read More: convert .crt .key or .pfx to .pem

IIS 6.0 Redirect HTTP to HTTPS javascript

To redirect in IIS 6.0 using pure javascript create a file called “redirect.htm” and have IIS6 listen on port 80 and redirect to that file:

function redirectToHttps() { var httpURL = window.location.hostname+window.location.pathname; var httpsURL = “https://” + httpURL ; window.location = httpsURL ; } redirectToHttps(); . . . → Read More: IIS 6.0 Redirect HTTP to HTTPS javascript

Command Line TCPDUMP windows

Using TCP DUMP on windows

This will cover how to use command line TCPDUMP on Windows.

Software Windump Winpcap Examples windump.exe -Ap -s65535 port 80 > c:\example_dump.txt

psexec icacls remote computer

Set proper permissions in IIS 7.x on a remote computer

We will be using psexec icacls on the remote comptuer

Objective: Grant NT AUTHORITY\NetworkService the proper permissions for a particular website on “somecomputer” using credentials “somedomain\someuser somepassword”

The Command to Run psexec -u somedomain\someuser -p somepassword -e \\somecomputer cmd /c (^ mkdir c:\temp1\Common ^ & . . . → Read More: psexec icacls remote computer

join mp3 files single file

Goal: join mp3 files single file

Download mp3wrap


mp3wrap is cross-platform (Windows, Linux, and Mac).


Download from sourceforge here


You will need to use Mac Ports and run command:

sudo port install mp3wrap Linux – Ubuntu sudo apt-get install mp3wrap Linux – CentOS yum install mp3wrap Using mp3wrap

In this example we . . . → Read More: join mp3 files single file

Trace ASP.NET Application

You’ll need to edit the web.config


Place the following after system.web tag:

Trace ASP.NET Application

Those options only allow you to see the trace from the server itself. RDP in to the server

Connect to: