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Event Viewer logging Error Event 7000 from Service Control Manager

This was a Windows Server 2019 that would log the following error every hour: The atc service failed to start due to the following error: Windows cannot verify the digital signature for this file. A recent hardware or software change … Continue reading

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Veeam Backup Fails with error: An unexpected network error occurred

When trying to perform a File Backup job using Veeam Backup and Replication (specifically version 10.0.0.4461) it would randomly fail with An unexpected network error occurred. This backup job was configured to backup a local NFS File Share to a … Continue reading

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How to reset a PowerChute Network Shutdown Virtual Machine Appliance

If you forgot the login credentials for the web account, here is how to perform the reset. Access the VM appliance console Stop the PowerChute service /etc/init.d/PowerChute stop Edit the configuration file vi /opt/APC/PowerChute/group1/pcnsconfig.ini  In the [NetworkManagementCard] section of the … Continue reading

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How to Wire Batteries for CyberPower CP1500AVRLCD UPS

A CyberPower CP1500AVRLCD unit originally came with two batteries, B.B. Battery HR1234W with dimensions 6.00 x 2.60 x 3.70 in. (LxWxH).  If you replaced them and forgot how to wire them back up, you can refer to the below diagram:

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Upgrade to PHP 7 on CentOS 7 (or CentOS 6)

I had a CentOS 7 system running WordPress and received the warning: WordPress has detected that your site is running on an insecure version of PHP.  The system was running PHP 5.6 which is end of life, so here are … Continue reading

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Backup Job Fails for Windows Server with Veeam Agent Installed

Attempting to backup a Windows Server 2012 R2 Server with the Veeam Agent freshly installed and Backup and Replication server version 9.5 (also 10). The administrator credentials for the source server had been added to the destination server (Backup and … Continue reading

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Script to Automatically Rescan and Mount Software iSCSI Datastores on Startup for ESXi

There are several reasons you may want to have ESXi rescan for datastores at boot. For this example a FreeNAS guest VM was running an iSCSI target and sharing it back to the ESXi host which used it as a … Continue reading

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Enable BuddyPress Mentions and also Email Notifications in bbPress

BuddyPress @mentions were working perfectly within WordPress posts and comments however not in bbPress. This is one solution to get @mention user lookups and an email notification when used in a topic or thread reply.  However a notification is not … Continue reading

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How to Install Latest WordPress on Ubuntu Server 18.04

These are the minimum steps I needed to get WordPress running on Ubuntu Server 18.04. It is based on the below guide at the time of this writing: How to install WordPress   During the install and setup of Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Suddenly Can’t Connect to UniFi Controller on Windows Server

Specific setup was Windows Server 2012 R2 and UniFi Controller 5.12.35.   The issue was that suddenly neither internal connections (LAN/private) nor external WAN (public/WAN) connections  could access the controller.  If Windows Firewall is enabled, the UniFi controller needs two apps … Continue reading

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