Category: admin

Limit users who can log in using Remote Desktop

By default, all Administrators can log in to Remote Desktop. If you have multiple Administrator accounts on your computer, you should limit remote access only to those accounts that need it. If Remote Desktop is not used for system administration, remove all administrative access via RDP and only allow user accounts requiring RDP service. For Departments that manage many machines… Read more →

How to download a nupkg file

You can download nupkg files by navigating directly to the url using the syntax: nuget.org/api/v2/package/<xyw> where <xyz> is the name of the package you are seeking e.g. nuget.org/api/v2/package/NuGet.CommandLine. You can also request earlier versions of the package by specifying the version in the url e.g. http://www.nuget.org/api/v2/package/NuGet.CommandLine/2.8.6/ Read more →

TeamCity: Agent has unregistered (will upgrade)

I have been getting the TeamCity error Agent has unregistered (will upgrade) with an upgraded installation for sometime and today on a new installation. Both installations are configured to run as a dedicated Windows user account. The problem can be resolved by adding the Windows user to the Administrators group, restart the Build Agent service and wait for the upgrade… Read more →