I have a few servers and other network devices in the branch office. To avoid the packet loss during the SNMP queries, I decided to use Dude in the agent role on this remote location.
Recently, one my friend asked me how to discover the Windows version (and edition) on one machine that can’t boot. He wanted to reinstall it. Luckily, the disk was accessible and the Registry was in a good shape.
Every Windows, since Windows 2000, will keep its product version and edition in the Registry. If you can attach the Registry file, you can read that information even from machine which failed to boot. Continue reading
During the installations of Tiny Core Linux and LegacyOS 2017, I had a need to create partitions on the local disk. I highlighted in those articles only the most important parts of this process. In this post, I will focus on the GParted part of the LegacyOS 2017 installation in details.
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Although this problem was actual during last autumn, I find yesterday a few servers with the same issue. If you face this problem, your server missing one important update that you need to install manually.
As this problem can still appear here and there, I decided to publish this solution. Let’s do it! Continue reading
If you’re the Linux user, you already know that you can check the free disk space with the single command – df. Here’s the batch file that will do the same magic in Windows 10.
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What you can do in case that you need to find the hardware platform of any unknown Windows server?
You need the command line Kung-Fu to perform the magic. Let’s do it! Continue reading
Every Linux user knows that you can complete any command with the [ TAB ] key. Of course, if this command is ambiguous, you will see the list of all possible commands. That cool feature wasn’t available on the Windows machines for a long time.
This feature will significantly speed up your command line operations. It is enabled by default on Windows 7 and later systems. However, you can enable it even in older systems, like Windows 2000, XP, 2003. And even better, you will learn how to fix any problem with this nifty feature. Continue reading