Bittorrent IP Blocklists

October 26, 2019 3:31 pm

In addition to using a VPN service, as an extra precaution I've been using the blocklist feature of my bittorrent clients and have several available. So if you're interested, take your pick. I use biglist.p2p.… Read More

FreeNAS Error Creating Pool

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… Read More

June 7, 2019 3:44 pm

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

I tried to retain the NGINX FastCGI cache and have it persist across system reboots instead of being ephemeral by default. 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