Hyper-V 2019 Failover and Replication Tips

We recently performed a Hyper-V 2019 failover for a customer and wanted to share some insights. Non-clustered environment, simply 2x 2019 Hyper-V servers on the same domain, with one replicated VMs to the other. We had a few VM’s setup to replicate from Hypervisor-1 (HV-1) to Hypervisor-2 (HV-2) We had some maintenance to do on […]

Symposit LLC & HumanLink LLC Approved for Pilot Study on Advanced 3D Security Training by the Transportation Security Administration Innovation Task Force (TSA ITF)

JULY 19, 2022, Alexandria, VA: HumanLink, LLC, a leader in human factors data and training, will provide their experience in the field by addressing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s need for a Universal Training Platform solution. HumanLink will conduct a pilot study for TSA’s Innovation Task Force (ITF) utilizing an innovative X-ray screening tool known […]

Fixing stuck/hung dot net (.net) 3.5 install in Server 2016

In case you happen to run into this issue, we were attempting to install .net 3.5 for an application in Windows 2016 that required it. So we ran the following command to install it: DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFx3 /All It started out OK but then it got stuck for over 4 hours sitting at 49.4%. […]

Symposit LLC selected for NIH PEI 2.0 Cohort

Symposit LLC has have been selected as a small business partner to participate in the National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2021 Path to Excellence and Innovation (PEI) Initiative. The PEI Initiative is a tremendous opportunity for the National Institutes of Health to work more collaboratively with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The mission of […]

Symposit is selected to delegation for U.S. Security Trade Mission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Symposit LLC has been selected by the U.S. International Trade Association (ITA),  part of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to join a delegation of private-sector businesses to participate in the 2021 Security Mission for Economic Prosperity in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. MISSION DESCRIPTION The United States Department of Commerce, International […]

Using Route53 DNS private hosted zone server in OpenVPN

I was trying to get a private hosted zone to work an resolved server IP addresses with AWS when clients connected via OpenVPN. The Route53 private hosted zone worked within the servers in my environment, but not the OpenVPN clients. Per AWS’s own instructions (https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/r53-private-ubuntu/) I went down a rabbit’s hole of setting up a […]

DNS Vulnerability Affects Every Business with Windows Server: Don’t Wait for the Hack

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made an emergency mandate last month around Windows DNS vulnerabilities.  The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently identified a vulnerability in the Windows Domain Name System CVE-2020-1350. When the servers fail to properly handle requests, hackers can exploit this vulnerability by running arbitrary code in order to […]

Symposit welcomes a new Cyber Team Lead

Symposit is pleased to welcome a new addition to our team. Frank Von Hendricks joins us as a Cyber Team Lead for our Federal Energy sector clients with more than 25 years of information technology experience. Previously, Frank worked at Northrop Grumman Corporation as a Senior Principal Systems Analyst contracted to the U.S. Social Security […]