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Migration from Cisco 1000v to VMware Virtual Distributed Switch (Part 2)

This is part 2 of a series. Click here to see Part 1. I apologise for taking so long to get Part 2 posted. Sometimes I just don’t have the time or

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WHMCS – Is the promo applied or not?

WHMCS is one of the most popular billing systems for web hosting companies. Despite this fact there are many small caveats and grudges you will find with the WHMCS platform.

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Virtual Firewall and Networking – Planning Guide

This is a planning guide on how to create a robust, redundant, virtual network for your home-lab environment including a virtual firewall. This requires a lot of existing hardware and expertise. This

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Home Labs: Remote Access and Security

I am sure that most who have a lab environment in their home also have a way of remotely accessing it – either from at work, with friends or family, vacation,

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Worried about Windows 10 privacy issues? Group/Local policy to the rescue!

I hear and see all over the Internet that people have privacy concerns about Windows 10 and for good reason. For any security concious person, like myself, they’re probably not very happy about many

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Enable SNMP on ESXi 5.5

This is a quick guide on how to configure ESXi 5.5 hosts for SNMP monitoring. I use Observium to monitor and collect information about devices on my home network that

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CentOS nightly auto updates using yum-cron

It seems like new security vulnerabilities comes out at least once per month now a days. Keeping your systems up to date is the easiest way to keep these threats

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Windows Server 2012 R2 – DHCP High Availability / Fail-over Setup Guide (Part 2)

Part 2 – Setup of Windows 2012 R2 DHCP Failover Click here to go to Part 1 This build will required 2 x Windows 2012 R2 servers. They both must

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Windows Server 2012 R2 – DHCP High Availability / Fail-over Setup Guide (Part 1)

Part 1 – Background on Windows DHCP Click here to go to Part 2 Why move to Windows 2012 R2 for DHCP? (from 2008 R2) First we must understand how

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Change SSH Port in CentOS – Linux

This is just a quick guide on how to change the SSH port in CentOS. While there are many ways to make sure your server is as secure as possible