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3D Printer

Finally got around to setting up my 3d printer. I printed a frog, castle grayskull and working on building a new fantasy football trophy. This is so cool. I will update with some picture shortly.

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reset password

So I forgot the password to this wordpress. I had to alter the mysql table with the md5 has. Well now that I am back in time to keep this updated!! mysql -u root -p user wordpress select * from … Continue reading

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alter cpu core

Need to alter cpu cores for testing; Can’t get to vpshere…try this script!! #———————————————————————— # Created by Jerry Reid # Script created to change cpu cores on demand without the use of vsphere #———————————————————————— Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue #Prompt User … Continue reading

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PowerCLI

So I finally automated creating multiple VMs. I have wanted to do this for a while and recently found the time to sit down and do it. This allows me to RDP in and create VMs also when they do … Continue reading

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LEGO!!!

So I have many many lego sets to build and no time to do them. Since football is over I think I might declare Lego Sunday! Sunday afternoon I go and build a lego! I like that idea and by … Continue reading

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Not for a while

I have had quite the absence in my blogging. Let’s see 1. Christmas – was sick had stomach flu 2. started going back to school (stanly community college for vmware cert) 3. found out might be getting laid off 4. … Continue reading

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Walking Dead / TV Rant

So the mid season finale of Walking Dead was on yesterday and I actually enjoyed it. It brought me to something else though is why we have mid season finales. I am watching the X-Files on Netflix and they got … Continue reading

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docker / log stash

so it looks like I may have some free time coming up both in work and home. I may look into docker and or log stash. I feel log stash should be working already but the guy replacing me is … Continue reading

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Bare Iron Backup

So I have decided to take on backing up our physical machines. There are a few good programs free but the majority cost money / hardware. I found this redo backup, not updated since 2012, but am trying it. It … Continue reading

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edit the ilo from vmware without reboot

so the task came down to attach all the ilo(s) from the servers. The runs with Linux and Windows you can download utilities to do but vmware they said..needed to be rebooted. I said NO and I was right! so … Continue reading

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