Setup Rocket.Chat

Rocket.Chat is a fantastic chat and communication platform that’s free, open source, and contains a pretty impressive list of features. I decided to start pulling as many of my services away from large companies as possible and, after using this a few times, decided this is definitely the direction I

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Setting up Sagemcom Fast 4320 as Gateway

This wasn’t as straighforward as one would expect. Although the final step is really simple, it took me hours to get this done in the correct order when using Windstream’s VDSL2 Bonded internet. Step 1 Make sure you have the modem reset to factory settings. I noticed when I set

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Moving a DFSR directory

I just finished successfully moving a DFS replicated folder from one drive to another. Due to the complications I had setting up the replicated folder to begin with, I am taking this as an accomplishment. Here are the steps I followed, taken from here. RoboCopy Start by creating the folder

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Plex Home Theater + Windows 8.1

Recently I have decided to convert my entire media system to Plex from the XBMC/Kodi environment. The primary motivator for this was to have access to my media collection as I travel. There wasn’t a lot to the setup, everything pretty much just worked, with the exception of Plex Home

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Plex Media Server on CentOS 7

Install CentOS 7 Enable the network adapter vi /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg- Change “ONBOOT” to yes systemctl restart network I would install net-tools then yum install net-tools Now do an update yum update yum upgrade Create a folder in mnt for the network shares to mount to (this is only applicable if you

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pfsense in VMWare 5.5

VMWare Configuration I have found that one of the easiest methods to do this is to have a separate two port NIC for just PFsense. This makes it easy to build the LAN and WAN side of the pfsense router. One thing that I did find when in this whole

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Linksys SRW2048 VLAN Configuration

The Linksys was a relatively simple setup for VLANs once I had the correct NIC in my server. The Setup Login to your Linksys switch. The only way that I have found to reset these switches to the factory default is via the console. However, if you’re able to login

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HP ProCurve 1800-24G VLAN Configuration

This was a giant pain in the rear to get configured appropriately as no one apparently actually uses these things anymore. But, alas, I have (finally) got this configured and working. Let’s start with the basics that had me all confused: Trunks In just about every switch other than the

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