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Michael Sage

IT, Digital & Culture

A Couple of PDFs…

Over the last couple of months I have relied on a couple of web articles to get me through particularly specific issues. I hope these

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Emergency Pi Zero

I have had a couple of requirements recently where I have needed to leave a device onsite for remote access. I initially thought that the

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Migrations & Pi KVM

Over the last month I have migrated my home server from a Gen 8 HP Microserver to a Lenovo P500 workstation. There are many reasons

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Cloudkey 2+ Let’s Encrypt & Backups

Let’s Encrypt using DNS on Cloudkey 2+ & Backups Update: 16/02/2021 – For CK2+ off controller backups see this great how-to: https://lazyadmin.nl/home-network/backup-unifi-controller-to-cloud/ Update: 22/12/2020 – Use this

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Lego Rack Server

Rack Mount Lego Server Stolen from a LinkedIn post. Parts List: Element ID (BrickLink) Description Quantity 11211 Brick – Modified 1×2 with Studs on 1

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Shelly HTTP Commands

Some standard HTTP commands for the Shelly I have found In case of password protected you will need to put http://user:password@shellyIP first Shelly 1: Turn

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Proxmox Community Updates

First remove the enterprise enterprise.proxmox repository # rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pve.enterprise #apt update && apt -y full-upgrade Add the no-subscription or pve-test repositori : #nano /etc/apt/sources.listdeb http://download.proxmox.com/debian buster pve-no-subscription

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Duo ByPass

To bypass duo 2fa for a script or secure login etc on Linux you simply need to add the following to your SSHD PAM config

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Image Hosting URL Options

https://github.com/HaschekSolutions/pictshare/blob/master/rtfm/MODIFIERS.md Images Resize /800×600/d8c01b45a6.png width x height Rotate /upside|left|right/d8c01b45a6.png upside: 180° left: 90° right: -90° WebP conversion /webp/d8c01b45a6.jpeg Gif to mp4 /mp4/d8c01b45a6.gif Filters /filter/d8c01b45a6.png See

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Nagios Core Upgrade

Ubuntu Stop Service / Daemon This command stops Nagios Core. ===== Ubuntu 14.x ===== sudo service nagios stop   ===== Ubuntu 15.x / 16.x /

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RDP Cert (Windows 7)

Commercial Certificate Authority TLS Remote Desktop Service (RDS) certificate RDP Windows 7 There are two good guides on how to install a commercial certificate, to

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Expand a hard disk with LVM

The “hardware” part, “physically” adding diskspace to your VM Increasing the disk size can be done via the vSphere Client, by editing the settings of

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OPNSense & Duo

OPNSense & Duo Set the OPNSense LDAP connection to use the DN rather than the domainuser format or DUO fails to recognise it as the

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OPNSense & OVH/SyS

OPNSense & OVH/SyS This is much simpler in OPNSense Add gateway System -> Gateways -> All Add Gateway Change Interface to WAN. Add your primary

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Monitoring ESXi with Nagios

Monitoring ESXi with Nagios Using the excellent box292_check_vmware plugin and check_esxi_hardware.py script, you can get really great visibility of your ESXi servers. Notes For the box293

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Hyper-V & OVH – Workgroup

Hyper-V & OVH – Workgroup On Hyper-V Server Enable Remote Management Enable Remote Desktop Set Computername Enable WSMan and PS-Remoting: Enable-PSRemoting Enable-WSManCredSSP -Role server On

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