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You can expect to see your installation instructions in your inbox in the next 24 hours; apologies it is not immediate, we have to connect a few beeps to boops on the backend to generate your unique trial activation code.

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Review system requirements

Read our system requirements to verify if your system is compatible with The Boring Toolbox

Join our[NOT] Boring Newsletter

Get your industry news, Milestone time-saving tips, lessons learned, and relatable laughs all in one place: our [not so] boring newsletter

Schedule a time to connect

Connect with a Boring team member to discuss your unique use case and receive personalized support in understanding how The Boring Toolbox can help you achieve your goals.

Explore the blog

Become an expert on all things Milestone XProtect and The Boring toolbox.

Find how-to guides, best practices, tips, tricks, and everything in between on our Boring Blog.

Learn how to use a PowerShell script to enforce TLS 1.2 and 1.3 on your IIS servers, improving security by disabling outdated protocols. This guide provides the script and validation steps to streamline your Milestone upgrades.

Streamline your Milestone XProtect upgrades by using a SQL script to automate the backup and verification of your databases, ensuring data security and efficiency.

In this tutorial, I'll share how I leveraged ChatGPT to create a PowerShell script that automates one of these tedious tasks: setting up Windows Defender antivirus exclusions. These exclusions are crucial to ensure that the antivirus doesn't interfere with XProtect servers' performance or disrupt video recordings.

Introducing the all-new Hardware Tab in Boring Web App! We've redesigned it to streamline your bulk actions and make management more intuitive. See all of the updates in action in this video walk-through.

From inventory management to health monitoring, these 4 Boring Toolbox reports will help you to maintain compliance, identify maintenance and visibility issues, keep various stakeholders informed, gather comprehensive data on any cameras not recording.

These 8 initial setup tasks for Milestone XProtect will make your life easier in the long run and ensure your system runs smoothly from day one.

Getting Started with The Boring Toolbox #3: Learn about the various health monitoring insights and features you will find on your local dashboard.

Getting Started #2: Learn how to configure your parent and managed sites as well as connect Boring to Milestone XProtect using integrated authentication.

Getting Started #1: This tutorial will teach you how to install The Boring Toolbox on your server and client.

The ultimate resource for anyone managing school security and safety on campus -- Here are the best ChatGPT prompts to save you time on incident reporting and analysis, routine communications and alerts, training manual creation, visitor management, and emergency response planning, and security patrol optimization.