British Airways says my randomly-generated password is invalid

I attempted to create an account on britishairways.com today, but repeatedly failed, receiving the message “Error: The password you have supplied is invalid. Passwords need to be at least 6 characters in length and use a mix of letters (English A-Z) and numbers.” I tried the following passed.pw randomly generated passwords: awseecfejunknyZVWCNQPAVZUTE57264 nxmsgnkgqSYHXDPRJRRGGKKTHCE52872 edmzuszfecUVWSFHVCBHVBAV84822792 vdntgfssatdHMRPZNMWVPTVCBZA32444 […]

Use PowerShell to randomly stagger Veeam backup schedules

In previous posts “Randomize your Veeam backups via PowerShell” and “Fixing Veeam Backup v8 Periodic Scheduling” I discussed the unwanted and unexpected changes Veeam Backup and Replication 8 made to is Periodic Scheduling. In summary, Periodic Schedules could no longer exceed a 24-hour period (e.g. you could no longer configure jobs to run every 30 […]

Randomize Windows Updates via PowerShell and PSWindowsUpdate

If you manage a group of computers that have fallen behind on installing Windows Updates, this procedure and a few PowerShell tools may help you less-disruptively install a just a few randomized updates at a time when computers are idle. Objective Many of the computers in my environment are used 24/7 by rotating shifts of […]

Generate mobile-friendly passwords with passed.pw

Developer cxam recently updated https://passed.pw/ to generate passwords that are mobile keyboard friendly. Due to limited space, mobile keyboards have several levels of characters. the first level keyboard contains the alphabet and a few punctuation characters the second level keyboard contains numbers and frequently-used punctuation the third level keyboard contains infrequently-used punctuation Both iOS and […]