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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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Change Autodesk Licensing Mode (Post Install)

We recently changed the licensing type for Autodesk 2021 Products (AutoCAD, Inventor, Plant 3D, 3ds Max, etc.) from a license server to individual users. This is the method I used, based on the Autodesk website, by using the product key, … Continue reading

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Disable Lock Screen Windows Server 2022 Remote Desktop Session Host

I had a Windows Server 2022 RDSH terminal server that was moved to a new domain and would persistently lock the screen on idle for all users including administrators and require them to log in again. Most guides reference the … Continue reading

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Move Google Chrome Session From One Computer to Another

These are the quick and dirty steps I used to perform a complete migration of Chrome from one system to another. It will transfer bookmarks, open tabs and all history. In my experience Settings had to be reconfigured and Chrome … Continue reading

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pFsense Goes Unresponsive (no GUI or internet)

Running version 2.6.0.  After about 3 weeks of boot time, pFsense would lose connectivity. Requests to the internet would fail and the pfSense GUI web interface was unreachable. The console displayed a repeated error swap_pager_getswapspace(x): failed.  The dmesg log contained … Continue reading

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Secure Wipe on OMV

I wanted to use the command line to Secure Wipe a hard drive in OpenMediaVault. I used the built in shred command, details are available at the link below: https://manpages.debian.org/stretch/coreutils/shred.1.en.html For example, I like to use the following combination (based … Continue reading

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