Information Firehose – My RSS Feeds, Public OPMLs, My Twitter Lists, and the Blog Roll in HTML all on one page.

I’ve consolidated my RSS Feeds, Public OPMLs, Twitter Lists, and Blog Roll in HTML all on one page the > Information Firehose Page

By Category!

AWS, Cisco, Citrix , DevOPs, DevProgramming, DFIR, Exchange, LinuxBSD, MalwareReversing, Microsoft, NeedSorting (Yes, this is a category), NetScaler,  Network, Podcast, PowerShell, Security, SecurityAwareness, Storage, Technology, Virtualization, VMware, YouTube, and Archived. Continue reading “Information Firehose – My RSS Feeds, Public OPMLs, My Twitter Lists, and the Blog Roll in HTML all on one page.”

A Tale from the Trench – E1000/VMXnet3

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A silent killer

Was it a disaster situation? A 0-day? or a data center fire? Nope, not a flashy problem or even a spectacular firestorm.

It was a simple change

An inadvertent change of a Microsoft Server 2012 R2 VMware template’s NIC from VMXNET3 to E1000. Effectively reducing the NIC bandwidth from 10Gb to 1Gb as well as other benefits of using the VMXNET3 driver over the emulated driver of the E10oo. This went unnoticed and affected ~50 VM’s. Continue reading “A Tale from the Trench – E1000/VMXnet3”

EC2 Snapshots in a Snap with PowerShell

I needed a process that would give me basic protection in AWS and take snapshots of my EC2 instances as a DR/BR backup process.

The EC2 snapshots are kept in S3 which gives me 99.99% availability, across the other availability zones in the AWS region. Meaning I’d be covered from an AZ failure. Continue reading “EC2 Snapshots in a Snap with PowerShell”