Category Archives: IT

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ESXi patch install via CLI

Example of the current patch: esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e true -r httpClient esxcli software profile update -p ESXi-6.0.0-20160504001-standard -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml esxcli network firewall ruleset set -e false -r httpClient list patches: esxcli software sources list -d https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml [| … Continue reading

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Analysing VSS issues and truncate transacation logs in commandline

start a CMD as administrator if UAC is enabled. get the GUID of the root path: vssadmin list volumes C:\windows\system32>vssadmin list volumes vssadmin 1.1 – Volume Shadow Copy Service administrative command-line tool (C) Copyright 2001-2013 Microsoft Corp. Volume path: \\?\Volume{30d639e8-0000-0000-0000-100000000000}\ … Continue reading

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Change the screenshot save file location in OSX

defaults write com.apple.screencapture location ~/Pictures/ killall SystemUIServer Source

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Invert Apple Magic Trackpad orientation

Disconnect your trackpad, by pressing the power button until the green light goes off. Type the following command in your Terminal, all on one line: sudo defaults write com.apple.MultitouchSupport ForceAutoOrientation YES invert your trackpad, turn it on, then place five … Continue reading

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CentOS/RedHat 6 iSCSI connections with multipathing

small Howto… Install multipathing RPMs: yum install device-mapper yum install device-mapper-multipath start multipath service service multipathd start configure autostart for multipath service chkconfig multipathd on optional: install Netapp host utilities when using a filer http://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/sanhost_linux/6.2/download.shtml rpm -ivh netapp_linux_host_utilities-6-2.x86_64.rpm loading the … Continue reading

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