This isn’t going to be detailed… Get PsExec from SysInternals (http://live.sysinternals.com/psexec.exe) psexec remoteComputerName cmd /c netsh firewall set service RemoteAdmin This runs the “netsh” command on the remote system to enable RemoteAdmin through firewall. I ran into this problem when I couldn’t run the netsh from a 2003 box to control the XP remote system. …Read More Enable XP Remote Administration through Firewall
This is just craziness. I suppose I should just reboot? =] This is on Windows 7 Professional 32bit SP1. *scratches head* Update [7/18/2011] I found what the problem was — stupid me. I left verifier running on cmd.exe. Disabled it and voila, things work – as expected.Read More Strange Error
I spent a better part of Thursday doing a fresh install of Debian GNU/Linux along with MailScanner, SpamAssassin, ClamAV and Baruwa web interface for MailScanner. I also have MailWatch 1.0.5 setup and installed side-by-side with Baruwa. Below is the web interface to MailScanner (http://www.baruwa.org/) which allows for adding Users and Domains. Postfix version 2.7.1-1+squeeze1 MailScanner…Read More Postfix, MailScanner, SpamAssassin, ClamAV and Baruwa — Oh My!
In no particular order, the below are my favorite text editors for use in any version of Windows. 1. VIM (Windows, Mac, DOS, Amiga, Android etc., etc., Download) Windows Graphical VIM (gVIM) 2. Notepad Notepad 3. Textpad (http://www.textpad.com/) TextpadRead More My Favorite Windows-based Text Editors
This one-liner (source): I found this batch script/command on ServerFault *I think*. Very cool little one-liner trick. @for %%e in (%PATHEXT%) do @for %%i in (%1%%e) do @if NOT “%%~$PATH:i”==”” echo %%~$PATH:i Example usage: C:\Users\Rich\Desktop>whereis cmd C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe C:\Users\Rich\Desktop>whereis shutdown C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe C:\Users\Rich\Desktop>whereis putty Update: July 21, 2011 So, I discovered: “where” built-in to Windows… Description: Displays…Read More A Windows “whereis” Command
I discovered today during an installation of FreeNAS 8.0 (http://www.freenas.org/) on a VMware ESX virtual machine that FreeNAS 8 does not include pv drivers for ParaVirtual disks. So if you happen to get stuck at the following screen during install (when you try to choose option 1) it is because no disks were detected. FreeNAS…Read More Something I learned about FreeNAS Today