I’ve consolidated my RSS Feeds, Public OPMLs, Twitter Lists, and Blog Roll in HTML all on one page the > Information Firehose Page
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.”
Boot Time done four ways
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 Powershell if installed, or if wmic is installed, will dictate the command to be used. Continue reading “How To Get The Last Boot Time In Windows”
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”
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”
The first movie I saw without adult supervision was the movie War Games.
An adventure with hacking, the threat of nuclear war, space invaders, tab soda, and the thought of having a girl in your bedroom. Continue reading “How to make your computer speak with PowerShell”
You’ve heard of PowerShell and now want to see if you have it installed and available on your Windows OS. Continue reading “How to Tell if PowerShell is Installed”
PowerShell is a scripting language written on the .Net framework by Microsoft. Some would say the new and improved Microsoft Command shell. Continue reading “What is PowerShell?”