PowerShell Remoting to Windows 2012R2

Please refer to the steps below on how to PowerShell Remoting to Windows 2012R2 Server Configuration on Windows 2012R2 Server 1. The WinRM service is running (By Default) 2. Enable PowerShell Remoting with Enable-PSRemoting -force Configuration on Windows 10 Machines (Non-Domain Joined) 1. Start WinRM Service Get-Service WinRM | Start-Service Allow Windows 10 to access … Read more

Exchange 2016 – Powershell for Message Tracking

You will need to use Get-MessageTrackingLog to trace those Email delivered to Distribution Group since the Delivery Report in Exchange EAC seem like cannot be used to archive the goal. You can change the (Get-Date).AddDays(-1) to search for Email for past -X days Get-MessageTrackingLog -ResultSize Unlimited -Start (Get-Date).AddDays(-1) -Recipient "[email protected]" | Format-List Sender, Recipients, MessageSubject, … Read more

Install OpenWRT on TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 v2

The default firmware comes with TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 v2 is having a lot of issues, like the WIFI connectivity is NOT stable, and need to be restarted several time in 1 week time recently I come across OpenWrt which is the Open Source Firmware for WIFI Router, and decided to give a try on … Read more

Chocolatey Package Manager in Windows 10

Please refer to the following simple guide on how to use Chocolatey Package Manager in Windows 10 Install Chocolatey in Windows 10 Open PowerShell / PowerShell ISE with Administor Right Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(‘https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1’)) Verify Choco version installed PS C:\Windows\system32> choco Chocolatey v0.10.11 Install Applications from https://chocolatey.org/ #Install Applications choco install … Read more

Exploring VSS with vssadmin

Microsoft’s VSS is Windows’ built-in infrastructure for application backups. A native Windows service,VSS facilitates creating a consistent view of application data during the course of a backup. VSS relies on coordination between **VSS requestors, writers and providers*** for quiescence, or “to make quiet,” a disk volume, so that a backup can be successfully obtained without … Read more

Veeam-MS Exchange Writer Retryable Error

It is very common to encounter the following error message in Veeam Backup when backuping Microsoft Exchange Server 6/18/2018 8:37:38 PM :: VSS: Backup job failed. Cannot notify writers about the ‘BACKUP FINISH’ event. A VSS critical writer has failed. Writer name: [Microsoft Exchange Writer]. Class ID: [{76fe1ac4-15f7-4bcd-987e-8e1acb462fb7}]. Instance ID: [{5e2cc993-8c98-4f33-98b6-9697ceaecbaf}]. Writer’s state: [VSS_WS_FAILED_AT_BACKUP_COMPLETE]. Error … Read more

Install Ghost on ubuntu 16.04 using GHOST-CLI

Please refer to the following steps to Install Ghost on ubuntu 16.04 using GHOST-CLI 1. Install latest version of nodejs & npm 2. Install latest version of NGINX (nginx included in ubuntu default repository is out of date, and you would need to include the official Nginx repository 3. Install MySQL 4. Install Ghost CLI … Read more

Syntax Highlight with Prism.js in Ghost

Please refer to the steps below on how to add Syntax Highlight with Prism.js in Ghost Go to Prism and select the language that you would like to be included Download both prism.css & prism.js and upload to /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper/assets/css /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper/assets/js Edit the default.hbs file /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper$ sudo vi default.hbs Paste "<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="{{asset "css/prism.css"}}" />" … Read more

Disable Feature Image in Post in Ghost Blog

Go to /var/www/ghost/content/themes/casper$ sudo vi post.hbs Remove the following lines {{#if feature_image}} <figure class="post-full-image" style="background-image: url({{feature_image}})"> </figure> {{/if}} Restart Ghost /var/www/ghost$ ghost restart The Features images should be disabled in the Blog Post now.