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05 Aug 2020

Create cPanel WHM session from CLI

Sometimes you don’t know or want to change the root password to be able to log into WHM as root (yes I know you sh...
05 Aug 2020

Multi-Domain SSL Setup with “Subject Alternative Names”

Here’s how to create a cert/csr with more than one domain name. First you’ll want to create the directory. I...
03 Aug 2020

Equalize Pricing Tables Height with Divi

How to make the pricing table height the same. When using the pricing tables module you will see that the height of each...
30 Jun 2020

Skip/hide Windows update on Windows 10

Since Windows 10 has been released there’s no easy way to skip/hide updates you don’t want installed. In Win...
30 Jun 2020

Printers not working after KB4557957 update

I noticed an issue where after updating Windows 10 2004 with KB4557957 some printers were no longer working. BetaNews di...
25 Jun 2020

SuperMicro ipmitool shared/dedicated NIC change

Here is how to change the NIC for IPMI to be shared or dedicated. I know this works on SuperMicro I’m not sure abo...
24 Jun 2020

Expand PV to expanded disk

This will work if you made the PV your whole disk. If you want to do so with partition follow the link HERE. I use XCP-N...
22 Jun 2020

Change username for cPanel user

Unfortunately it doesn’t appear cPanel allows you to easily change the username. Most documentation I’ve rea...
19 Jun 2020

Acme.sh with NGiNX

First you have to install acme.sh. I like using acme.sh because it’s all bash based. As with all posts I take no r...
15 Jun 2020

Fix Domain Trust Issues

There error comes in many forms one of the forms are “The trust relationship between this workstation and the prim...
03 Jun 2020

Auto Expand last partition using parted

I was having issues finding the correct way to add the remaining free space to the last partition (afraid to do so since...
29 Apr 2020

Xiaomi Aqara ZHA Home Assistant

This is how to use the Xiaomi Aqara Wireless Double Button without the Xiaomi Home Hub (A ZIGBEE STICK IS STILL REQUIRED...
10 Apr 2020

Setup Unifi Controller on Debian10 /Buster

Link to original persons blog post The requirements of the Unifi Controller do not allow a direct installation. But with...
27 Mar 2020

Bypass PiHole DNS using PiHole DHCP

This works if you’re having PiHole hand out DHCP on your network. nano /etc/dnsmasq.d/05-no-pihole-dhcp.conf Now ...
15 Jan 2020

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 ...
03 Jan 2020

Empora Total power usage email report

For this to work you will need to dump a CSV export at least twice a month and then upload the CSVs from the ZIP to next...
30 Dec 2019

Calculate Emporia Energy usage in Bash

How to calculate data use for specfici month using bash for Emporia Energy device cat FILE.csv | egrep "MonthInNumF...
30 Dec 2019

WP Search-Replace

This is how to use wp-cli to change the domain If using CentOS sudo -u nginx wp search-replace 'old.domain.com' 'newdoma...
25 Oct 2019

SSH tunnel WSL1

How to use SSL tunneling on WSL and access on local machine. This is super useful when needing to VNC into a smartOS KVM...
09 Oct 2019

Windows Service CMD control

These aren’t really tricks, but super useful if you want to change things without interrupting the end user. Find ...
01 Oct 2019

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...
27 Sep 2019

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 v...
13 Aug 2019

Search and replace Wordpress Database

I NO LONGER RECOMEND USING THIS WAY. I RECOMEND USING WP-CLI SEARCH-REPALCE. HOW TO USE CAN BE FOUND HERE. Below is the ...
13 Jun 2019

NextCloud with Apache behind NGINX reverse proxy on CentOS

This is probably useful to figure out how to reverse proxy Apache behind NGINX, but I was finally able to get NextCloud ...
12 Jun 2019

Find average size of directories

This will report the average of all folders in the directory in megabytes du -sh --block-size=1M ./*/ | gawk '{sum += $1...