Chrome/Catalina Certificate Issue

If you are having issues trying to reach a self signed website, router or esxi host, with an error:  NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED . You will notice you cannot ignore and proceed in the new Mac OSX Catalina release! A quick solution (ensure you trust the site) In the chrome browser whilst on the page, type “thisisunsafe”  […]

Upgrade Windows 2016 Eval License

Open a command prompt as an administrator and depending on the version, run either of these: Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /AcceptEula /ProductKey:12345-67890-12345-67890-12345 OR Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /AcceptEula /ProductKey:12345-67890-12345-67890-12345     This is useful if you are seeing a ‘cannot upgrade from this edition’ error message.

Docker VPN – Instant VPN

Nice and easy way to setup a VPN on any cloud provider in 5 mins. Create a linux vm, Ubuntu, Redhat or a AWS AMI – your choice! A static IP might be useful for you. Ensure your security group firewall permits the following: tcp=5555 udp=500,4500 Install docker as a service, something like: yum install[…]

AWS + Azure Swap Space

Allocating swap space to a vanilla ubuntu server on Azure or AWS. By default, you will have zero swap. Possibly resulting is unknown app/memory related crashes. Add a bit of swap for a buffer! fallocate -l 1G /swapfile;chmod 600 /swapfile;mkswap /swapfile;swapon /swapfile;echo “/swapfile swap swap defaults 0 0” >> /etc/fstab;swapon –show;free -h;  

Create a Pi Compute Module Image

Windows Setup Download the Windows Raspberry Pi Compute Module Boot Loader: https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/raw/master/win32/rpiboot_setup.exe Install the RPI Boot Setup file With the board powered off, ensure the USB Boot jumper link is enabled.  Attach the Desktops USB to the ‘Micro USB Slave’ port Attach the micro USB power supply to ‘Power In’ to power up the board  The[…]

Raspbian Pi Compute Module – Delete Current Image

Windows Setup Download the Windows Raspberry Pi Compute Module Boot Loader: https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/raw/master/win32/rpiboot_setup.exe Install the RPI Boot Setup file With the board powered off, ensure the USB Boot jumper link is enabled.  Attach the Desktops USB to the ‘Micro USB Slave’ port Attach the micro USB power supply to ‘Power In’ to power up the board  The[…]

Flash a Pi Compute Module with Raspbian Server

Windows Setup Download the Windows Raspberry Pi Compute Module Boot Loader: https://github.com/raspberrypi/usbboot/raw/master/win32/rpiboot_setup.exe Install the RPI Boot Setup file With the board powered off, ensure the USB Boot jumper link is enabled.  Attach the Desktops USB to the ‘Micro USB Slave’ port Attach the micro USB power supply to ‘Power In’ to power up the board  The[…]