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Somewhere to begin from

We were interviewing someone for a DevOps position. They were working at a managed network / security services company and needed to change a life and career. 220 more words

How to Create a SWAP space in an AWS Micro Instance

If you are using a Micro Instance in AWS then you can find there is no swap space with it. But, it always requires a swap space if you are running applications that require a large amount of memory. 370 more words

Cloud Computing

SFTP using Powershell POSH-SSH

Install POSH-SSH module in PowerShell using command: REFERENCE

iex (New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString("https://gist.github.com/darkoperator/6152630/raw/c67de4f7cd780ba367cccbc2593f38d18ce6df89/instposhsshdev")

Example Output:


Import-Module Posh-SSH #Load the Posh-SSH module

#Set the credentials
$Password = ConvertTo-SecureString 'Password' -AsPlainText -Force
$Credential = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential ('user', $Password)

#Set local file path, SFTP path, and the backup location path which I assume is an SMB path
$FilePath = "C:\Sumit\SFTP.txt"
$SftpPath = '/home/user/SFTP-TEST/'

#Set the IP of the SFTP server
$SftpIp = ''

#Establish the SFTP connection
New-SFTPSession -ComputerName $SftpIp -Credential $Credential

#Upload the file to the SFTP path
Set-SFTPFile -SessionId 0 -LocalFile $FilePath -RemotePath $SftpPath

#Disconnect SFTP session
(Get-SFTPSession -SessionId 0).Disconnect()

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Lab Environment Setup Pt. 2

Before I was going to stand up my XenServer host, I needed some network storage for installation ISOs, virtual disks (potentially), and other random stuff. I decided to stand up a CentOS 7 NFS server for that purpose. 570 more words


MBR and GPT partition tables

In this post we will be discussing about the following things.

  • 1.What is MBR partition table?
  • 2.What were the demerits of MBR partition structure?
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Infrastructure Management System

MS Dynamics AX 2012: Stopped (error): X++ Exception: The text associated with this work item cannot be found in the assignee’s language..

While configuring a procurement workflow in MS dynamics AX 2012 for one of my client, I encountered with one workflow “stopped” error that happens rarely and not many get to know as how it happened and what is actually missing. 142 more words

System Administration

Beyond Blame

That went away fast. You can finish it in one shot. Especially if you are in one of the most thankless professions, with lots of responsibility and zero authority… 123 more words