FreeNAS Error Creating Pool

June 7, 2019 3:44 pm

command '('gpart', 'create', '-s', 'gpt', '/dev/da8')' returned non-zero exit status 1. If you get this error while trying to create a pool in FreeNAS-11.2-U4.1 or wiping a disk, there seems to be an issue wiping the referenced hard disk (ie. /dev/da8). I don't have a root cause analysis at this… Read More

Change Grub Default Boot Entry on Linux Mint

I'm dual booting Windows and Linux Mint on my laptop. The grub default is to boot into Linux Mint, however many people will probably want to either boot the last boot entry saved, or boot… Read More

April 23, 2019 7:45 pm

How to Reset Secure Channel On Active Directory Domain Controller

When you're a little too careless about virtualizing your domain controllers, cloning, migrating, backing up and restoring, returning from vacation and deciding that having a single box holding all the FSMO roles is dangerous to… Read More

April 21, 2019 8:14 am

Run Systemd Script Before System Shutdown

For no particular reason I tried to retain the FastCGI cache (NGINX) of sysinfo.io plus have it persist across system reboots. In order to achieve this goal, I needed to create a shell script, define… Read More

April 20, 2019 10:14 am

Learn Systemctl Usage to Manage Systemd Service in Linux

Systemd is new service manager for Linux. It's a replacement for all previous init systems (SysV/SysVinit & Ubuntu's Upstart) and can manage system startup and services. It starts up and supervises the entire system. In… Read More

April 20, 2019 7:55 am

Force Delete Windows Server DHCP Failover Relationship

If you've found yourself here then chances are you messed up one of your domain controllers or at least one of your DHCP Servers. I admit I did. More than once. And I'm tired of… Read More

April 20, 2019 5:54 am