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RMCARD Firmware Upgrade

These steps can be used to upgrade the firmware and data for an RMCARD205 using Windows 10.  They may also work with an RMCARD305. There are two files used to upgrade the device: cpsrm2scfw_XXX.bin cpsrm2scdata_XXX.bin First make sure FTP is … Continue reading

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IKEv2 VPN Suddenly Stops Working with Authentication Error

With a previously working IKEv2 configuration on pfSense, you may suddenly start receiving these messages: iOS: User Authentication Failed Windows 10: IKE authentication credentials are unacceptable The reason in this case was related to the certificate.  The first step is … Continue reading

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Remote Desktop Connection Fails for Local Account on Domain Computer

I tried saving an RDP file with a prepopulated username to connect to a remote server using a local account on that server.  The local machine was an Azure AD joined to the same domain as the remote server. Typically … Continue reading

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Rename Windows 10 User Account Username and Profile Folder

This is a quick guide for changing both the login username and profile folder for a user account in Windows 10. Log in with an account that has administrator rights and is not the one you want to modify Computer … Continue reading

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ERROR 1064 (42000) when installing phpMyAdmin

Attempting to install phpMyAdmin 5.1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) from the PPA linked below, I received error 1064. https://launchpad.net/~phpmyadmin/+archive/ubuntu/ppa An error occurred while installing the database: mysql said: ERROR 1064 (42000) at line 1: You have an error in … Continue reading

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Veeam 11 Error When Editing Backup Job After Upgrade to ESXi Host

After upgrading the ESXi 7.0 host (Update 3), I was receiving the following error in Veeam Backup and Replication 11  (11.0.1.1261) when trying to edit an existing Backup Job: Host with id ‘a-b-c-d-e’ was not found The solution was to … Continue reading

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Unable to delete Time Machine Shared Folder in OMV 5

In OpenMediaVault the button may be greyed out if the Shared Folder is still Referenced. References can include file shares but also plugins.  In this case there was a Shared Folder that had been used for Time Machine and after … Continue reading

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Set a Quota for Time Machine with SMB on OMV 5.6

This details an OpenMediaVault configuration where an SMB share was created and Time Machine support was enabled for it.  There was a need to limit the size of the Time Machine backups so that it does not consume all available … Continue reading

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pfSense IKEv2 VPN for Windows 10 and iOS Devices

This is an out of the box workaround if having trouble connecting to a pfSense IKEv2 VPN with iOS and Windows 10 devices after following the pfSense recipe: https://docs.netgate.com/pfsense/en/latest/recipes/ipsec-mobile-ikev2-eap-mschapv2.html When iOS clients (version 15) tried to connect, the device error … Continue reading

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Autologon User at Startup in Windows Server

This simple method has worked for me in Windows Server versions 2012 R2 through 2022. Create a new .reg file with the contents below, adjusting the USERNAME, PASSWORD strings as appropriate.  Then run it to add to the registry Windows … Continue reading

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