SmartOS Tricks

Start smartOS VM from iso that is in /zones/UUID/root/ vmadm start UUID order=cdn,once=d cdrom=/FILE.iso,ide Set static vnc port Do vmadm list to get UUID vmadm update UUID_HERE vnc_port=PORT_#_HERE I love RealVNC. It works well and they have stand-alone executable here’s the LINK

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Remote Control Terminal Session Windows Server

I just learned that you can remote control terminal sessions. They call it shadowing. I’ve only done it on Windows Server 2012 r2, but was super easy. You just need to open server manager, go to remote desktop services, then collections, then QuickSessionsCollections. Then you’ll see the connections in the upper right hand corner. Once […]

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XCP-NG Quick Notes

I learned about XCP-NG not to log ago and love it. It’s great and easy to use. My only issue is I guess on newer versions of Windows 10/Server 2019 they were having freezing issues. I had the issue with Windows 10. I just went with Windows 7 VMs for what I needed until they […]

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Supermicro X9 Hangs on Windows 10 reboot

This data has been copied from HERE Please follow the steps below: 1) Turn off the system completely, and turn it back on, you should be able to get back into the OS. 2)Download the following driver and extract it: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/22655/Intel-Chipset-Device-Software-for-HECI or my link here, this may not be the newest intel_chipset_SPS_MEI_NULL_v1.2.3.2003 3) Open up Device […]

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Static IP KVM Guest

Copied from Here If you don’t want to do any configuration inside the guest, then the only option is a DHCP server that hands out static IP addresses. If you use bridge mode, that will probably be some external DHCP server. Consult its manual to find out how to serve static leases. But at least […]

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Add clonezilla to Fog Project

mkdir /var/www/html/fog/cz Download iSO and extract to /var/www/html/fog/cz Go to Fog Configuration > iPXE New Menu Entry Give it a menu item name Add the below to “Parameters” :Clonezilla echo Starting CloneZilla with default options kernel http://IP/fog/cz/live/vmlinuz initrd http://IP/fog/cz/live/initrd.img imgargs vmlinuz initrd=initrd.img boot=live username=user union=overlay config components quiet noswap edd=on nomodeset nodmraid locales= keyboard-layouts= ocs_live_run=”ocs-live-general” […]

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MySQL/MariaDB Not Securing

mysql_secure_installation doesn’t seem to work on the newest Debain After some googling I think I found what works for me. Delete anon user DELETE FROM mysql.user WHERE User=”; delete non local root user DELETE FROM mysql.user WHERE User=’root’ AND Host NOT IN (‘localhost’, ‘127.0.0.1’, ‘::1’); drop test database DROP DATABASE IF EXISTS test; drop all […]

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