Determine Your Upstream DNS Resolver

April 7, 2019 11:00 am
Travis

The following one-liner Bash will output your upstream DNS resolver. You will need to install the whois package for this to work. Akamai is deprecating whoami.akamai.net and succeeding it with whoami.ds.akahelp.net so if you have a choice of what to count on in the future, I'd go with those. whois… Read More

Android Connect to Microsoft SSTP VPN Free

I've finally found a VPN client that will allow connecting from an Android phone to a Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2019 environment over the SSTP VPN protocol (VPN over SSL). The best part is that it… Read More

April 2, 2019 4:52 pm

VMWare vSphere 6.7 ESXTOP Output Garbled

If your VMWare vSphere 6.x environment command output of esxtop looks like a bunch of garbled gibberish (it's actually CSV format), then you need to change the terminal declaration to xterm but don't ask me… Read More

February 28, 2019 7:39 pm

How To Run RoboCopy Backup in Parallel

From time to time Windows Admins will surprise you with band-aid and bubble gum scripts, that's entirely expected I think. But then again with just about the same irregular interval with a touch of entropy… Read More

February 28, 2019 12:20 pm

Windows 10 GodMode - The Ultimate Administrator Shortcut

Have you ever wondered what life might be like if the Windows 10 OS somehow had a single folder that contained shortcuts to every single control panel applet setting (God Mode)? I'm 99% sure you… Read More

February 28, 2019 7:58 am

Samsung Galaxy S9 G960/G965 Stock ROM Firmware Download

There could be any number of reasons for needing to flash manufacturer stock OEM firmware on a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+. The most common reason for flashing stock firmware is un-rooting the phone in… Read More

January 24, 2019 7:42 am