Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!!

Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 now supporting Generation 2 Linux VM’s!!! This alone will speed up the VM’s quite a bit by opening up some of the disk access bottlenecks that  Generation 1 VM’s suffer from. Check out: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn282285.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn531030.aspx My only current disappointment is that Ubuntu […]

Getting all your Cisco serial numbers via CLI

Getting all your Cisco serial numbers via CLI It can be a pain to have to retrieve all of your serial numbers from your Cisco devices, especially if they are offsite since most devices have different Physical serial numbers and different Software Serial numbers. If you ever need to call Cisco for support they will […]

Basic Cisco Tasks – Configure TFTP settings

Basic Cisco Tasks – Configure TFTP settings These tasks were performed on Cisco ASA firewalls. I try to underline any syntax in this tutorial to make it easier to identify, copy, modify (if needed) and paste directly into your device. I always recommend taking your own notes for future reference since configs will vary. If […]

Install TFTP Server On Ubuntu 13.10

Setup TFTP Server Ubuntu 13.10 First to install the TFTP server in Ubuntu 13.10 get to a terminal and run the following commands: sudo apt-get install tftpd-hpa cd /srv/tftp mkdir -p firmwares/cisco sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_tftp sudo modprobe  ip_conntrack_ftp sudo chmod -R 777 /srv/tftp Edit the CONFIG FILE with vi or nano from a terminal the location […]

Installing RDP Server On Ubuntu 13.10

Installing RDP Server On Ubuntu 13.10 NOTE AFTER MANY HOURS of troubleshooting I have stumbled upon a fix for RDP server for Ubuntu 13.10. gnome-session-fallback does not work and displays the following screen. As of 11-22-13 xfce is the only desktop environment that works in RDP on Ubuntu 13.10 At the terminal run: Sudo apt-get install […]