Month: January 2016

Improving xrdp Performance on CentosImproving xrdp Performance on Centos

I had some poor performance with XRDP, so I found this nugget of info that helped things a little: Backup xrdp.ini (XRDP config) sudo cp /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini /etc/xrdp/xrdp.back Open the XRDP config with nano: sudo nano /etc/xrdp/xrdp.ini Under [Globals] change max_bpp to 128 and add this line below: use_compression=yes Restart XRDP

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Enabling XRDP on Centos 7Enabling XRDP on Centos 7

I’ve been playing with Centos recently and have been working on integrated it with a Windows Domain / VM I have setup. To ease accessing it, I found that it is possible setup XRDP (an open-source version of RDP) so that you can access Centos from a Windows system using

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ERROR: The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a packetERROR: The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a packet

One of my servers has been getting numerous events logged saying “The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a packet” with internal IP addresses usually listed.   I found that running these two commands quieted the logging: auditpol /set /subcategory:”Filtering Platform Packet Drop” /success:disable /failure:disable auditpol /set /subcategory:”Filtering Platform Connection” /success:disable

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Error Backing Up 0x807800C5Error Backing Up 0x807800C5

After a round of Windows Updates, I encountered the same error on two different servers at different clients. Both used BackupAssist that relied on Windows Server Backup. They both backed up to NAS’s but one NAS was connected as an iSCSI device and the other was mapped as a network

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