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Command to end Unifi service

Error: unifi is still running and cannot be installed Run this command cd “%UserProfile%\Ubiquiti UniFi\” java -jar lib\ace.jar stopsvc java -jar lib\ace.jar stop Stop mongod.exe in task manager before installing If this fails, stop all processes related to Java.

Fixes, Hyper-V, Linux, Tips and Tricks, Weird Tech Issues

Error when expanding partition on CentOS Linux on a Hyper-V virtual machine.

Error when expanding partition on CentOS Linux on a Hyper-V virtual machine. Error creating partition on /dev/sda: Command-line `parted –align optimal –script “/dev/sda” “mkpart \”\” ext2 ******MiB ************b”” exited with non-zero exit status 1: Error: The Backup GPT table is not at the end of the disk, as it should be.  This might mean that another operating ystem believes the…

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GoDaddy, IIS, web design

Setting up SSL on IIS 10 through Godaddy

We setup an on-premise ticketing system, and we needed to setup an SSL on them.  We have the ticketing software on an Amazon EC2 Instance, our DNS nameservers have been set to amazon in Godaddy DNS settings.  We have two copies of the ticketing system on one of the IIS 10 webserver EC2 Instances.  One is for our customers, and…

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O365, Tips and Tricks

O365 – Email Migration link

When trying to migrate emails from IMAP, POP, etc you get the an error in O365 Admin Center. I was able to complete the transfer via this link: https://portal.office.com/onboarding/mailsetupadvisor#/

Scripts, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Send an Email Using Command Prompt or Batch File Script with PowerShell

Apply this line to any CMD line, Run as Administrator PowerShell.exe -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass C:\Users\backups\Desktop\email.ps1 Then create a new text file and save it as a .PS1 —– #this works, just sends a simple email $smtpServer = “mail.smtp2go.com” $smtpFrom = “FROMEMAILENTERHERE” $smtpTo = “TOEMAILENTERHERE” $smtpSubject = “This is my email subject” $username = “email_username” $password = “email_password” $body = “yo…

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O365, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Disable Clutter through O365 Admin Dashboard with Powershell

Disable clutter on O365 Admin Dashboard Step 1: Run Powershell ISE as Administrator Step 2 – Run: Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned Step 3 – Run: $UserCredential = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/ -Credential $UserCredential -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Step 4 – Run: Import-PSSession $Session Step 5 – Run: Get-Mailbox | Set-Clutter -Enable $false Step 6 – Remember to end the…

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pfSense, Tech Blog, Tech Random's, Tips and Tricks

Setting up custom App Passwords in Gmail for smtp email notifications in pfSense

Setting up custom App Passwords in Gmail for smtp notifications in pfSense I needed to setup Custom notifications for pfSense, which requires an smtp account. This process will work for most systems that you use to send out emails via smtp. I chose gmail for this, gmail will block the sending of smtp accounts through anonymous sources, unless you setup…

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