Upgrade your vSphere 6.5 host to 6.7

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A while back I wrote a post on how to update your vSphere server if you do not have a vCenter. The same method to patch your server with security updates can also be used to do an upgrade to a newer version. You can read the full post here. Before you continue you realy should … Continue reading Upgrade your vSphere 6.5 host to 6.7

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Ash vs Evil Dead – From the STARZ network without bad aftertaste

Ash vs Evil Dead

Well not literally because some episodes may have been extreme gory but always with a wink at the audience and surrounded with comedy. The final episode of 'Ash vs Evil Dead' has aired last week. The show is being canceled by STARZ and that's a real shame. The viewer count of the show has steadily … Continue reading Ash vs Evil Dead – From the STARZ network without bad aftertaste

The 100 – Season 5 has started and I’m excited

The 100

Wait? Isn't 'The 100' a Millennial targeted show? Don't we absolutely hate those poorly written, predictable stupid shows? Yes, it probably is but this one is kind of good even for those who are a bit older. And I'n not even a big Sci-Fi fan... About THE 100: The human race returns, after a 97-year … Continue reading The 100 – Season 5 has started and I’m excited

Change a process priority and affinity with PowerShell

Yesterday I was using a virtual machine from my Hyper-V server and I noticed it became sluggish at one point. A quick look at the task manager and it was clearly Windows Update who was slurping away my CPU power. There is no real point in killing the process but it should not interfere as … Continue reading Change a process priority and affinity with PowerShell

Sneaky Pete – Jeej!!1 Season 2 available

Sneaky Pete

Good news! The second season of the Sneaky Pete series is available. A few weeks ago I wanted to make a post about Amazon's cancellation streak of series. They canned quit a lot of shows which where doing reasonably okay in the ratings but didn't get a second season. Thankfully this didn't happened to Sneaky … Continue reading Sneaky Pete – Jeej!!1 Season 2 available

How-to: openvpn-client and systemd

27.800.000 hits when Googling "Linux OpenVPN server autostart" and just 663 hits with the required word combinations to the query "linux OpenVPN client autostart" to make it work... Do you know what the best server solution is? The one without any users active. Never a problem-child, zero problems, plenty of performance and always running fine... … Continue reading How-to: openvpn-client and systemd

Retrieve Disk Health information with PowerShell

With the PowerShell Get-StorageReliabilityCounter cmdlet you can get the storage reliability counters for a specified disk or all disks in your system. These counters include information about such things as the device temperature, errors, wear, and length of time the device has been in use (if your devices supports these). What happen? I just tried … Continue reading Retrieve Disk Health information with PowerShell

Wind River (2017) – slowly but surely

About WIND RIVER is a chilling thriller that follows a rookie FBI agent (Elizabeth Olsen) who teams up with a local game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past (Jeremy Renner) to investigate the murder of a local girl on a remote Native American Reservation in the hopes of solving her mysterious death. … Continue reading Wind River (2017) – slowly but surely

It (2017) – Another 80’s setting piece of ….

Well, how to start this... Production Budget: $35 million, Worldwide gross to date: $700,281,748, Number 6 in the list of the most visited movie last year. Must be great right? Lets look at the detailed IMDB ratings:   All Ages <18 18-29 30-44 45+ All 7.6 228,295 8.0 2,024 7.6 78,916 7.4 60,449 7.2 10,306 Males 7.5 … Continue reading It (2017) – Another 80’s setting piece of ….

Android Samba Client – SMB v3 added in all silence.

While not pretty, it's Google's way to talk to your SMB v3 network shares on Android. Android has been lacking a truly good file manager. Yes, it has given the user access to their file-system since the early days unlike some other smartphone operating systems but it was never really good. You could do a … Continue reading Android Samba Client – SMB v3 added in all silence.