Secure WebDav in Windows 7

When adding webdav in Windows 7 it may feel completely alien. The correct syntax if mapping using my computer is: \\yourserver.com@ssl\foldername In Windows 10 the URL can be used instead.

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Longview with Varnish

Linode's Longview service gives you a great insight into how welll your server is running. The standard automatic install failes when trying to set Nginx monitoring up if you have Varnish or something else listening on port 80. Thankfully there is a simple fix. When promted choose no to the automated setup. Add the following to your Nginx site configuration: server { listen 127.0.0.1:8090; server_name 127.0.0.1; location /nginx_status { stub_status on; allow 127.0.0.1; deny all;

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Moved from Digital Ocean to Linode

A couple of days ago I moved from Digitial Ocean to Lindoe. I did a disk clone. While setup was fairly smooth a couple of gremelins creeped in. This should now be fixed :-)

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YouView Control on Bose Solo 5 Sound Bar

I recently got a sound bar for Christmas. Looking online it looks like you can't programme the BT YouView box with the Bose universal remote. You can control it if you use the BT Vision Code 3637 under the cable / sat button.

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Setting G Suite Relay up in Ghost

Setting up a G Suite (formally Google Apps) is easy in Ghost. Simply configure G Suite to allow the IP address of the server in the SMTP relay service settings. To finish simply set the following mail settings in your instances config.js mail: { transport: 'SMTP', options: { host: 'smtp-relay.gmail.com', port: 587, } },

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Lets encrypt change e-mail

A quick tip, if you need to change your Lets encrypt e-mail you can do it with certbot using the following command: /usr/local/sbin# certbot-auto register --update-registration --email newaddress@example.com

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How to fix thin print driver install failure in Windows 2000 when using VMWARE

When working with Windows 2000 you may notice that you can't install the thinprint drivers and you get an error saying "RUNDLL Error loading tpvmmon.dll the specified procedure cannot be not found" or: Printer User Interface Printer rundll command failed. Command: /ia /f "C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMWare\Drivers\Virtual Printer\TPOG3\OEMPRINT.INF" /r "TPVM:" /m "TP Output Gateway" /h "Intel" /v "Windows 2000"". Here is a fix. I have tested this on VMWARE fusion although it should work in VMware player and

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Fixing Windows 10 with BootCamp - when it won't install and you've tried everthing

I use a Mac Mini Late 2014 which has a fusion drive. I hit a common problem where it refuses to install saying either: We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one The Partition type is GPT I have tired a number of suggestions for fixing this issue with no luck. In the end I figured out a surprsingly simple solution, its part mine, part macriot.com Create the USB media as normal Reboot the Mac Now add the bootcamp parition in the

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Vmware Fusion to Hyper-V Disk Conversion using a Mac

Today I wanted to convert a virtual machine from VMWare Fusion to Hyper-V using a Mac. There is talk of doing it on Windows but nothing on a Mac. The process is actually nearly identical you just need to swap a few things round and learn where the tools are. The Microsft VM convertor tool assumes the VMDK files are in a single file. VMWare fusion seems to split the files up by default. I did not find this worked. I used VMWare Fusion to merge

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