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Resources #General & #resources URL: https://www.activecountermeasures.com/ Feed URL: https://www.activecountermeasures.com/feed/ Twitter: @ActiveCmeasures Description: “Active Change Synology NAS Password from the CLI Oct 31, 2020 Security & Synology & change password & 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 Free Git eBook Oct 30, 2020 General & resources & free ebook & git & pro git & book & free 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 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 Update macOS with softwareupdate command Oct 15, 2020 macOS & softwareupate & cli & update command & Tech Notes & 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 What is ISO? Oct 25, 2019 Security & General & ISO & Tech Notes If you’ve worked in technology, for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of ISO. It may had been in class, a book, or when working with a 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 Installing Microsoft SQL 2016, and Management Studio Aug 4, 2018 General & SQL & MSSQL & Microsoft & Managment Studio 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 VeeamON 2018 Conference, Alright, Who’s Going? 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, Finally Live, with Only Two Days to Spare 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 Taking longer for the website migrations, but I’m learning 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, Using Mute to Streamline 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 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 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 ITIL Resource Feb 28, 2017 General & ITIL & training & resource 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 Windows Error 2 Occured While Loading Java VM, During Citrix Command Center Installation Feb 6, 2017 General & Virtualization & Citrix & Command Center 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”, Change Management, Change Your Evil Ways! Jun 3, 2016 General & Security & change control & change management Change management, change tracking, change control, simple words that mean so many different things to people. Most companies have some process to 2016…50% Done Loading, a Blur 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 Sparks of Inspiration, Be Inspired 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; How To Get The Last Boot Time In Windows Mar 9, 2016 General & Security & boot time & last boot & prior reboot & 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 A Sip from the infoFireHose, A Series 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 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 What is WSUS? Oct 19, 2015 General & Security & WSUS & Microsoft & update services & windows Wikipedia defines WSUS as: “Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), previously known as Software Update Services (SUS), is a computer program 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 My Pluralsight Review, a Geek Candy Store 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 What Blogging is for Me, and What All This is 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, 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 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 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