VxRail monitoring and management options

VxRail monitoring and management options

VxRail monitoring and management Recently I've been tasked with setting up VxRail monitoring for a Dell EMC VxRail Hyper–converged Infrastructure Appliance. Even though I've succeeded setting this up, it was has not been a smooth sail. Therefore, I've written this blog to help you setup monitoring for VxRail. Setup VxRail…continue reading →
Crack passwords using Hashcat and Azure

Crack passwords using Hashcat and Azure

Intro to Azure GPU password cracking using Hashcat When you have to crack password hashes GPU's are usually a-lot faster then CPU's. GPU's are more suitable for this kind of work because they are designed to perform work in parallel. A GPU has more 'cores' than a CPU that can…continue reading →

Fixing: "'NanoServerPackage' cannot be installed because the catalog signature in 'NanoServerPackage.cat' does not match the hash"

Today I was deploying Windows Server 2016 - Nano Server in Azure. After the deployment I wanted to install the IIS packages but I ran into the following error-message: The module 'NanoServerPackage' cannot be installed because the catalog signature in 'NanoServerPackage.cat' does not match the hash generated from the module.…continue reading →
Shrink Direct Access Database using PowerShell.

Shrink Direct Access Database using PowerShell.

We recently ran into an issue where the a system was running out of space on the system-drive. After initial investigation we've discovered that Direct Access Database Windows Internal Database was consuming a lot of drive-space on a system-drive. Below I will explain how to shrink Direct Access database In…continue reading →
PowerCLI one-liner to validate ESXi root passwords.

PowerCLI one-liner to validate ESXi root passwords.

Below is a PowerCLI one-liner you can use to validate if all your root passwords are what you expect them to be. [crayon-59eb6e0d0f92f303863967/] Example output: Reset a known password over PowerCLI. Below is a short code snippet to help you change your root password on ESXi hosts. [crayon-59eb6e0d0f935975921102/] Reset a…continue reading →
Getting started with AppVeyor.

Getting started with AppVeyor.

AppVeyor is a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tool that's aimed for .NET developers. In this blog-post I'll take you through the basics for setting up your first Project. We will be building, testing and deploying a PowerShell Module to the PowerShell Gallery using AppVeyor and GitHub. Getting started. Before…continue reading →

tmux on Windows 10 is here! PTY fixed!

tmux windows 10 In Windows 10 build 14361, Microsoft has added Pseudo Terminal (PTY) support to Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Due to this change the console now has tmux support available. Finally we have a more flexible console! As a result, we can now use a 'Terminal Multiplexer', tmux in…continue reading →
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