A collection of guides, procedures, and manuals for performing or executing certain tasks from setting up a basic server environment to securing your home network.

Let's Build a Minecraft Server

Let's build a Minecraft server covers how to connect Minecraft Bedrock Edition with Minecraft Java Edition servers to enable cross-play using PaperMC, GeyserMC, and Floodgate.

TAK Security Best Practices

One of the first steps you should do after building your TAK environment is to secure your TAK Server and its clients. This is not a definitive guide on how to secure your environment but should serve as a reference and starting point if you're just getting started.

Creating Data Packages for TAK Configuration/Enrollment

Creating a data package for TAK configuration/enrollment provides a turnkey solution for new clients. To summarize as a TAK administrator after provisioning the TAK credentials or certificate issuance process all that is required by the end user is a compressed file.

Creating Custom AD Attributes for ATAK

In this guide, we will cover creating and applying custom attributes to our users in AD/LDAP to apply to our ATAK Clients. Once we have created these custom attributes we will modify the TAK Server core configuration file to apply these attributes to newly enrolled ATAK clients.

Managing users and groups in TAK

Manage users and groups within a TAK Server using the local user and group manager or integrate your TAK Server into an AD/LDAP environment.

Using External Certificate Authorities to sign your TAK Server

The purpose of this guide will be to walk you through how to get your TAK Server a public certificate for trusted connections. Additionally, we will cover requesting a certificate from Let's Encrypt a popular public certificate authority.

Let's build a TAK Server - RPM Edition

So you want to build a TAK Server? The purpose of this guide is to build and familiarize ourselves with the TAK Server using the RPM installer and connect some clients.

Recording your steps with Steps Recorder

PSR is a powerful and easy-to-use end-user information-gathering and system administrator troubleshooting tool. PSR was initially designed to aid system administrators and developers in debugging, enabling end users to record the steps taken prior to and up to when an error occurred.

Exporting an Active Directory Users Public Digital Certificate

Have you ever needed to export the public digital certificate of a user stored in Active Directory to allow that user secure access to an application or internal website not integrated into AD/LDAP?