• Red Hat Enterprise Linux Training – Notes

    by  • 2017/07/05 • 0 Comments

    Notes from RHEL 7 Partner Training… You can access Red Hat Support via the CLI tool redhat-support-tool The tool gives you access to the KB, which you can search from the CLI and you can work with support tickets. Running sosreport will create an archive file with logs and other info that can be...

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    Use PowerShell to test connection to a port

    by  • 2017/06/13 • 0 Comments

    To quickly test if you can communicate with a server on a specific port use this command: Test-NetConnection (hostname/ip) -Port (tcp port number) You are looking for TcpTestSucceeded : True in the output. Example: PS C:\Users\Clint> Test-NetConnection www.google.com -port 80 ComputerName : www.google.com RemoteAddress : RemotePort : 80 InterfaceAlias : vEthernet (LAN) 2...

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    Set Foxit Reader’s Default View

    by  • 2016/09/20 • 0 Comments

    My screens are large enough that I don’t need to have Foxit open all PDFs set to Fit Width. I generally want to be able to find what I need in the document quickly, then if I have to I can zoom in to 800% and check out each pixel… ๐Ÿ˜› I had this...

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    How to schedule PowerShell jobs

    by  • 2015/02/06 • 0 Comments

    I’ve seen some bad info on how to do this, so I thought I would put what I know works here… In the new Task window put the Program/Script as: C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe Enter this for the command: -command & ("{C:\Scripts\scriptname.ps1}") There are probably other combinations of characters you can put around the script path that...

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    Vancouver Fruit Tree Project

    by  • 2013/05/12 • 0 Comments

    Back in January I was looking for some way I could help my community. I thought I should see what volunteering options there was in my neighbourhood. After looking at a couple of community organization’s website it was clear I should do my searching on GoVolunteer.ca. There I found an abundance of volunteer positions...

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    PC – The Once and Future King

    by  • 2013/04/29 • 0 Comments

    Is the PC dead? The simple answer is no. PC sales numbers have been down every quarter for a while now, but are nowhere near zero. We are at a transition point in the technological cycle. We’ve all seen a bunch of them. Centralize – decentralize; smaller – bigger; in-house – out source. The...

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    Stack Theory of Troubleshooting

    by  • 2013/04/29 • 0 Comments

    Back in 2001, when I was learning about networking, my class was introduced to the OSI Model. The only reason I paid attention to the model at the time was because it was made clear it would be on the Network+ test. However, the 7 layer stack image stayed with me and over the...

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    Where do you keep your datacenter and why?

    by  • 2013/04/26 • 0 Comments

    Does your company still maintain a datacenter, has it co-located the equipment in the premise of a third party, or has your company migrated the workloads to a PaaS or IaaS provider? Or have you taken a hybrid approach and moved some part of the datacenter to another premise or provider?   Is there...

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    Script Repository

    by  • 2013/02/24 • 0 Comments

    I’ve added a script section to my site. This is where I will maintain links to pages for each script. I decided this was necessary after starting to add comment-based help to some of my more popular scripts. Adding a page dedicated to each script with all the helpย  and script details will simplify...

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    VCP5 Designation

    by  • 2013/01/28 • 0 Comments

    I am now a VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5. I received my confirmation last week. Just waiting to get access to the Logos so I can add them to the home page of my site ๐Ÿ™‚

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