Google+ and the missing social media channel

Google plus logo

  So, it’s been almost six months since the launch of Google+. Back in June and July we were all signing up and creating ‘circles’, but how much have we used it since? More importantly for owners of small businesses, how much do commercial organizations and businesses use the service? Research shows that the idea of Google+ is very attractive …

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Export the list of virtual machines to a CSV file

out-gridview powercli

Here is the script to collect vmware virtual machines details and export to an excel (.csv) using  vSphere PowerCLI commands. This will help Vmware administrator to take a report of Memory, CPU usage,  Data store, HDD space allocation, Host server, Guest OS etc..  here we are using command “get-vm” and “Select-Object” to filter the properties of virtual machine How to …

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List of VM Property Names in Vmware – vSphere PowerCLI

List of VM Property

VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a Powerful tool to automate the vmware infrastructure management. Here is the list of object names which you can use with “Get-vm” command. This object name will help you to create scripts with specific parameters like Host, Power State, CPU etc. Its also helpful to generate VM list (Inventory). Following list contains Object names and sample …

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Installation of Windows 8 Developer preview on VHD

It is better to try out window 8 on a VHD as the performance hit will be only on the HDD, rest everything will be on the actual hardware. Windows 8 Download link To install windows8 we can either burn a DVD or create a flash drive and install from it, here I’m using a flash drive. To create a …

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Configure LACP with ESX/ESXi and Foundry BigIron switches


Here we are explaining how to configure ESXi server and Foundry Bigiron  switch for Link aggregation ( LACP ).  It is known as NIC teaming In VMware virtualization. Make sure that you have a Esxi configuration backup before the changes. There are different type of network load balancing mechanisms. here we are using “Route based on IP hash” Configuring Foundry …

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Backup and Restore ESXi configuration using VMware vSphere CLI

vSphere CLI

How to backup Here is the command to Backup ESXi server configuration to your local computer. You should have access to the ESXi server using  vSphere CLI tool. This will help administrator to schedule ESXi backup using Scripts. Download vSphere CLI tool from here. Open the CLI console and run following command. Tool located at C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI> …

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Update timthumb.php to prevent Zero Day vulnerability

Recently many sites are infected with timthumb script vulnerability.  Its a Zero Day vulnerability inside image resizing function. Most of the free as well as  paid themes are the victim of this vulnerability. It can be affected in timthumb.php or thumb.php. Update your wordpress theme to prevent the attack. Read more about this vulnerability at VaultPress How to fix timthumb.php You …

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Protect Freemind files with password.

Freemind is a Mind mapping tool which is free of cost. Most of my project and  plannings are managed by this tool. Try it if you have not started using mind mapping tools. It is easy to go through a presentations or meetings. Currently my file has lot of  personal details which are not sharable. This lead me to think …

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Performance testing tool for HDD / DVD / SSD / Flash disks

HD speed

HD Speed is a free tool to check the performance of your hard drive, CD /DVD drives, Solid State Disks, Flash disks, Memory cards Etc. It is a standalone application. It will display a real time graph along with the average / current data transfer speed. This will help you to compare the performance of products like memory cards and …

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html signature in outlook 2007

Older version of outlook has a feature to attach html file as a signature.  Outlook 2007 removed the feature to attach HTML file in signatures. The default editor supports Rich text formatting, and insert images.  Still alignments of images are not possible Here I have explained how to integrate an HTML signature to outlook 2007. This will help you to …

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Configure a GPRS dialer in Linux using wvdial / gnome-ppp

Accessing internet from linux pc using GPRS connectivity is easy in latest Linux distributions like ubuntu. Some of the Linux distributions are not integrated any of those dialers. Some days back i faild to dial out from my backtrack 5, that inspired me to find out the possibilities and write the possible solutions. I have setup a wvdial and resolved …

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Introduction to unattended Installations

Unattended installation is an installation technology in which the setup automatically installs with minimum/no interaction with user. This technology is mainly used for installing Operating Systems(OS) in servers and PCs and large-scale roll-outs. The logic of unattended application is that the answers(keystrokes,mouse-clicks and other user inputs) are stored in a file. Then, during the setup process, instead of prompting you …

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Gmail touch application for s60 v5 in full screen mode

Default gmail symbian application interface have a on-screen keyboard. It is about 50 % of the phone screen. It is possible to remove the on-screen buttons. there is no limitation because the Gmail application is fully touch compatible. Go through following steps to enable full screen mode Go to menu Settings Application Mgr Installed apps Find Gmail Click Options Suite …

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Cannot Connect to the Printer, Printer Processor does not exist.

  When we trying to share a printer connected to a Windows XP machine with Windows 7, getting an error message like “Cannot connect to the printer, Printer processor does not exist”. If you get a Windows 7 machine, it makes sense to share that printer so that any computer can print to it. Unfortunately, trying to print to a …

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