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Mount Windows CIFS share on Linux server using kerberos keytab

May 4, 2016
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Use kerberos ticket to mount CIFS shares on a Linux server. You do not need to know the password for the account, nor have the password stored in a file. Create the keytab file for the account my-account, this step must be completed by a Domain Admin on a domain controller C:\>ktpass -princ my-account...
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Change the IP address of a Windows servers with VMware PowerCLI script

April 27, 2016
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VMware vSphere PowerCLI script to change the IP addresses of Windows servers. $TranscriptFile = “.\change-ip-2.txt” #Stop-Transcript Start-Transcript -Path $TranscriptFile $windowsID = “administrator” $windowsPassword = “MyPassword” Function Set-WinVMIP ($VM, $IP, $SNM, $gateway){ $nics = Get-VMGuestNetworkInterface -VM $VM -GuestUser $windowsID -GuestPassword $windowsPassword | ?{$_.ip -ne $null} Write-Host “Changing IP for $VM to $IP” -BackgroundColor DarkBlue Set-VMGuestNetworkInterface...
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Find VMware Guests with Raw Physical Disks

February 27, 2016
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VMware vSphere PowerCLI script to find all guests that have RDMs or raw physical disks. $Servers=”vcenter1″ Connect-VIServer $Servers $vms = get-cluster | get-vm Get-VM | Get-HardDisk -DiskType “RawPhysical”,”RawVirtual” | Select Parent,Name,DiskType,ScsiCanonicalName,DeviceName | out-gridview -PassThru | Export-Csv -Path .\vm-with-rdm.csv
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VMware PowerCLI script to list snapshots older than specific days

July 27, 2015
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A VMware vSphere PowerCLI script to find and email a list of all VMware guests that have snapshot older than 3 days. # List all VM with snapshots # Run as scheduled task with a user with rights to view all VMs Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core $Age = 3 $strOutFile = “c:\snapshot-result.htm” del $strOutFile # HTML/CSS...
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Configure VMware Datastore Multipath Policy by Disk Type

May 27, 2015
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Here is a VMware vSphere PowerClI script that will find all datastores that are of the model Hitachi – Open-V, set the multipath policy to RoundRobin if it is anything else. $clustername = ‘clustersomething’ $datastore = get-datastore # Find datastores by HITACHI, model OPEN-V and multipath not RoundRobin and Change to RoundRobin $disks =...
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Got my site added to DMOZ

February 3, 2010
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Yahoo, it only took four to five tries over a span of four years to get Games Cheat successfully added to DMOZ. I last submitted my site to DMOZ about 5 months ago and forgot about it. I was pleasantly shocked when I was able to find Games Cheat listed on DMOZ. Unfortunately it...
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Garmin Nuvi 760 gps got me lost in New York state – Part 1

January 14, 2010
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I bought the Garmin 760 gps from my local Costco last summer. I used it on many trips across Ontario and it had always been very reliable. The GPS had been so accurate that I decided to throw away my big CAA map of North America that had been growing moldy in the back...
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Google street view captures burning van in Toronto, Ontario.

October 30, 2009
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Google street view captures burning van in Toronto, Ontario.

Google street view finally launched in Canada few weeks ago. I had sighted the streetview camera car on Highway 407 some months before and trailed it. Here is the link to photos of the streetview car, http://www.gamescheat.ca/2009/06/google-maps-street-view-car-in-toronto-ontario/. The Google street view camera captured everything that it came across, including this picture of a burning...
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Some TV channels may not work with the Rogers digital receiver.

October 27, 2009
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I moved into my new home about 3 months ago. Well, actually it is a 23 years old house with finished basement. Overall the house was in good condition, but it was in need of many minor repairs. Being the handyman that I am, I ripped out the carpet and installed laminate flooring, hardwood,...
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Dell launches Lattitide Z laptop with wireless charging technology

September 29, 2009
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Dell launches Lattitide Z laptop with wireless charging technology

Dell is launching a new laptop Lattitude Z which is capable of charging the battery wirelessly. All you have to do is to place the laptop on top of the charging dock and the battery charges through induction. This means there is no connectivity between the dock and the laptop. Dell claims that it...
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