Author Archives: jerry

ELK Stack!!

ELK Stack working better and more fine tuning; tuned it for dhcp events and looks good. Now to deploy using cfengine and get more data and more!!! Now it is working with vmware and my nagios server!!!

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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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