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0104-change-synology-password-cli Oct 31, 2020 Security & Synology & ChangePasswords & Passwd & Synouser & CLI & General I love my Synology NAS (1815+), for some configurations or changes, it’s easier to use the command line. It’s familiar, based on Linux, though not Resources General & Resources URL: https://www.activecountermeasures.com/ Feed URL: https://www.activecountermeasures.com/feed/ Twitter: @ActiveCmeasures Description: “Active 0105-free-git-ebook Oct 30, 2020 General & Resources & Free & eBook & Git & ProGit & Book & Training On GIT-SCM they have a free Git ebook, called Pro Git, avalible for download. It can be read online or downloaded in PDF or EPUB formats. Pro Git 0103-using-brew-bundle-to-backup-and-restore-mac-app-store-and-brew-apps Oct 24, 2020 macOS & appstore & mas-cli & mas & brew & bundle & General Per the Bundle github README, Bundler is a [1] “Bundler for non-Ruby dependencies from Homebrew, Homebrew Cask, Mac App Store(MAS) and Whalebrew.” Update macOS with an all in one alias Oct 17, 2020 macOS & aio update & appstore & mas-cli & mas & brew mas & brew & softwareupdate & General & Tech Notes Combining brew update commands, and commands from the posts update-macos-via-cli-with-softwareupdate and manage-mac-appstore-apps-with-mas, an all Mac App Store Command Line Interface Oct 16, 2020 macOS & appstore & mas-cli & mas & brew mas & Tech Notes & General As stated in the mas-cli README, mas-cli is a simple command line interface for the Mac App Store. Designed for scripting and automation. It allows 0100-macos-softwareupdate-cli Oct 15, 2020 macOS & SoftwareUpates & cli & UpdateCommands & TechNotes & General The softwareupdate command is a system software update tool. The man description is “Software Update checks for new and updated versions of your What’s New with Fusion and Workstation [HCP1833] Oct 1, 2020 General & Virtualization & VMWorld & HCP1833 & Tech Notes & @mikeroySoft Presentation was even by @mikeroySoft https://mikeroysoft.com/ Fusion standard is no more, but Workstation and Fusion player are free for non Migrating Website Oct 20, 2019 General & Migrating & Ghost & blot.im Migrating the website to Ghost. Actually ending up on Blot.im 2020-10. Pardon the missing links, etc, as I cut things over Microsoft RD Client iOS App Oct 3, 2018 General & RDP & iOS App & Remote Desktop Working in a mostly Microsoft environment, it’s no surprise, most of my lab is Windows based as well. Remote administration has gotten easier with 0089-installng_microsoft_sql_2016 Aug 4, 2018 General & SQL & MSSQL & Microsoft & ManagmentStudio I’m installing MS SQL 2016 in this lab. Things like WSUS, will be moved here after their default installs, to see how those migration processes Install xRDP on Ubuntu 18.04 Jul 24, 2018 Security & General & xrdp & Ubuntu I like RDP, it’s familiar. I’ve used it forever. It has it’s strengths, like ease of setup, and familiarity. It also has some weaknesses if not Install Chromium on Ubuntu 18.04 Jul 24, 2018 General & chromium & Ubuntu I’ve been a Google Chrome fanboy for sometime. So, when I started using Ubuntu, I wanted my normal Google Chrome experience. In this lab, I’m Laboratorium Rattus The Animal Within Jul 22, 2018 General & lab & lab rat I finally had the opportunity to purchase some long awaited lab equipment. So of course, I’m going all Lab Rat, and doing a total rebuild. Making it Who is Veeam? May 25, 2018 Virtualization & General & Veeam & backup & BCDR Probably best known for it’s backup and recovery products, Veeam has positioned itself in the last twelve years, as a market leader in the 0070-veeamon_2018_conference Mar 15, 2018 Virtualization & General & Veeam & VeeamOn & BCDR VeeamON is the annual conference for Veeam Customers and Partners. Two and a half days of General Sessions, Keynotes, over 60 breakout sessions, 0068-finally_live Dec 29, 2017 Development & General Nothing like waiting until the last moment, with only two days remaining on my Wordpress.com plan. I’ve been working on the blog migrations since 0065-taking_longer_for_website_migrations Oct 30, 2017 Development & General When I embarked on the journey of breaking up my blog, scott-bollinger.com, into separate blogs by topic, Security, Virtualization, Network, DFIR, 0063-using_mute_to_steamline_your_twitter_timeline May 20, 2017 General & Twitter & Mute First off, I don’t mute anyone I follow, however, I do use mute to keep my timeline focused and less cluttered. So how do I do that, and not mute 0062-do_you_love_it Mar 26, 2017 General & IT Ever take up an musical instrument? Perhaps, took a class at the community college or a private instructor? Maybe you finished the class, joined the 0060-46_little_look_back_long_look_forward Mar 17, 2017 General As the morning of March 17th closes, so too does the sunset on my 46th year. Good grief, in four years I’ll be fifty years old, and have been in IT 0059-itil_resource Feb 28, 2017 General & ITIL & Training & Resources I came across a free training resource for ITIL and wanted to pass on. I’ll also be adding it to my InfoFireHose page. Check out all the great 0056-win_err_2_citrix_command_center Feb 6, 2017 General & Virtualization & Citrix & CommandCenter I got the below error while installing Citrix Command Center 5.2. A quick search of the error, “Windows error 2 occured while loading the Java VM”, 0041-change_management Jun 3, 2016 General & Security & ChangeControl & ChangeManagement Change management, change tracking, change control, simple words that mean so many different things to people. Most companies have some process to 0040-2016_50_done_loading May 29, 2016 General May and June were blurs and on the first of July, 50% of 2016 was complete. It has been a whirlwind the last couple of months for both my work and 0039-sparks_of_inspiration Apr 8, 2016 Development & General A quick Google search on inspiration yields two simple definitions. To be “mentally stimulated to do or feel” and the act of “drawing in of breath; 0037-how_to_get_the_last_boot_time Mar 9, 2016 General & Security & BootTime & LastBoot & PriorReboot & Windows There’s usually more than one way to do things in IT and getting the last boot time in Windows is no different. Depending on OS Version, version of 0031-a_sip_from_the_infofirehose Jan 2, 2016 General This is the first in a series posts titled Sipping from the Info Fire Hose. Plainly put, attempting to stay abreast in technology today is like 0029-happy_new_year_2016_and_a_new_home Dec 31, 2015 General 2015 is backed up and archived. Well not all of it. You may have noticed, the blog design and location has changed yet again. The virtual machine 0027-local_user_groups_and_meetups Oct 19, 2015 General Since moving to Las Vegas, I have taken advantage of the number of active user groups and meetings in the area. I’m not a go outside in the real 0028-what_is_wsus Oct 19, 2015 General & Security & WSUS & Microsoft & UpdateServices & Windows Wikipedia defines WSUS as: “Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), previously known as Software Update Services (SUS), is a computer program 0025-my_pluralsight_review Jul 10, 2015 General & Training For a little over a month, I’ve had the excellent opportunity to review the entire Pluralsight catalog. First, I would like to say that I wasn’t 0014-what_blogging_is_for_me Feb 18, 2015 General & Blogs Blogging today comes in many forms. Personal blogs, business blogs, micro blogging platforms like Twitter and Tumblr, Some have advertisements, 0011-happy_new_year_2015 Jan 2, 2015 General As my holiday draws to a close, I bathe in the light of my laptop. Staring at the white blank page that is this blog, glowing bright and I wonder Disclaimer General & Disclaimer Hello, I’m Scott Bollinger. I hope you enjoy the website, and find the information useful, as well as interesting. I make no warranty, and take no 0001-setting_up_my_blog_v1 Oct 9, 2013 General & BlogPost & Setup I’m going finally to start blogging. I’ve lurked far too long, though I’ve learned much from our online IT community. Now it’s time to create a About General & About I’m Scott Bollinger / @kfalconspb, and have been an IT professional for over 25 years. Half that time, in a Fortune 50 financial corporation, and