ProcessIO is now running SSL for free thanks to LetsEncrypt. It took about 5 minutes to get set up, so if you haven’t done it, do it. Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS I used Certbot, so I went to the site and selected my web server and OS, then followed the instructions. Important! Amazon Lightsail has a firewall… Continue reading LetsEncrypt SSL on Amazon Lightsail Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS
You’ve installed Vagrant and run vagrant up and then vagrant ssh successfully. You then start VirtualBox Manager and it shows that it is powered off: In order to see the actual status, press SHIFT then right-click on the icon for Virtual Box, then click Run as Administrator You will see that it reports the VM… Continue reading Vagrant status is “running” but VirtualBox shows “Powered Off” Windows 10
This installation covers my experience with installing only OpenVas VERSION 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial only. There are a variety of resources out there that will help you install previous versions like these: https://launchpad.net/~mrazavi/+archive/ubuntu/openvas https://www.vultr.com/docs/how-to-install-openvas-vulnerability-scanner-on-ubuntu-16-04 https://hackertarget.com/openvas-9-install-ubuntu-1604/ Again, this works for Verion 9 only. Update Ubuntu sudo lsb_release -a sudo apt-get -y update && upgrade sudo reboot (if possible) Add… Continue reading How to install OpenVas 9 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial
Simple fix for the GitHub Desktop application opening, but the window appearing off screen. I tried ALT+M to move, etc, without any luck. The easiest way I found: Close the app and go to: %APPDATA%\GitHub Desktop\ Delete window-state.json Restart. That’s it.
PHP Manager is a useful tool for configuring PHP in IIS. It is no longer supported, however, and a Registry trick is required to install it. Overview PHP Manager allows you to configure multiple versions of PHP for multiple VHosts on an IIS server. While it adds some overhead to the configuration, it can be… Continue reading How to install PHP Manager in IIS 10 or higher
Here’s my reasoning of what Net Neutrality is so important: Those who control the medium control the message. The following are easy ways to understand the entire argument against keeping Net Neutrality: Hollywood came to exist because it could control manufacturing and distribution of content through cinemas/theaters. The invention of the motion film medium meant that stage and then… Continue reading Why Net Neutrality Is So Important
Update 2-2018: not so fast. Wait another six months and try again. PuTTY is still the most useful for now 🙁 The Dev Ops software development model left Microsoft Windows behind some time ago, but Microsoft is fighting back with a native Linux sub-system in Windows 10! Here’s how to install it and mercifully use,… Continue reading SSH on Windows 10 – Goodbye PuTTy!
I’m using Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 with VisualSVN installed (latest version installed 3.6.4 and latest SVN 1.9.7!). An older repo model was to use the following schema: The Client name was the repo and sub-folders were used as the projects. Not good. We decided we needed to clean this up and with an eventual migration… Continue reading Make a folder its own repo in SVN using svnadmin dump and svndumpfilter
Having a hard time finding Adobe Coldfusion 11 downloads? Here’s a link. You might also want to get some of the other supporting files, like for SOLR, etc. I have no idea why would want them, but here they are. Don’t forget to run all the updates after install – I don’t know what security… Continue reading Coldfusion 11 Downloads
Cannot find the right Media Pack installer for Windows 10? Look no further. You probably tried installing this one (KB3099229_x64.msu): KB3099229 Media Feature Pack for Windows 10 N and Windows 10 KN editions (November 2015) It didn’t work even though it does work from some people prior to April 2017. You now need to install… Continue reading Windows 10 Enterprise N Feature Pack with Media Player