secureboot with parrotOS – not able to sign custom kernel

I’ve installed Parrot OS on my surface and built the custom kernel for the surface from jakeday repo. I’m currently trying to sign my custom kernel that I can turn on secureboot again. I’ve followed the guide(https://github.com/jakeday/linux-surface/blob/master/SIGNING.md) and all works fine until step 5. After rebooting (with enabled & disabled secureboot) the “blue screen of…

PHP code stopped executing after installation of php56-mcrypt (AWS Linux)

After installing mcrypt (sudo yum install php56-mcrypt) on my AWS Linux instance, PHP code is being displayed as plain text instead of executing. I tried executing PHP code via command line (php -r ‘echo “Test”;’), and it worked, so I’m thinking it might have something to do with the inclusion of modules in my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf…

Windows Server 2019 Domain Controller – “Application-Aware” Backups Using VSS

This is a theoretical question regarding “application-aware” backups for Windows Server 2019 domain controllers (and other VMs) that can be made through third-party applications such as Veeam, Nakivo, etc. (NOT asking the correct ways to backup/restore a DC!) In a multi-DC environment where at least one DCs is in a normal operational state, assume that…