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Author: Rene Ventura

Linux, Network, Ubiquiti

Problems getting UniFi working on Windows?

Are you having problems getting UniFi devices management working on a Windows computer? Try opening the following ports. New-NetFirewallRule -Name UniFi-Mgmt-In -DisplayName "UniFi-Mgmt (TCP-In 8081)" -Description "Allows incoming UniFi management traffic" -Group UniFi -Enabled True -Protocol TCP -LocalPort 8081 -Direction Inbound New-NetFirewallRule -Name UniFi-Mgmt-Out -DisplayName "UniFi-Mgmt (TCP-Out 8081)" -Description "Allows outgoing UniFi management traffic" -Group UniFi -Enabled True -Protocol TCP…
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Blog, Optimization, Windows

Force Windows Update to download Windows 10

Problems trying to download Windows 10? Follow the steps so you can force this process. Step 1. Run regedit (Win+R) Step 2. Locate the following registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade] Create entry if it doesn't exist. Step 3. Create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value with Name = "AllowOSUpgrade” (without the quotes), and set the Value = 1 Step 4. Click on the…
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Linux commands tips – Part 3

Multiple Gateways to Server nano /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopbackauto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address netmask gateway eth1 iface eth1 inet static address netmask post-up route add via dev eth1 auto eth2 iface eth2 inet static address netmask post-up route add via dev eth2   Restrict…
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Linux commands tips – Part 2

Start / Stop / Restart OpenSSH (Ubuntu) START Service sudo /etc/init.d/ssh start OR sudo service ssh start STOP Service sudo /etc/init.d/ssh stop OR sudo service ssh stop RESTART Service sudo /etc/init.d/ssh restart OR sudo service ssh restart STATUS sudo /etc/init.d/ssh status OR sudo service ssh status   Restart network (Ubuntu) sudo service network-manager restart OR sudo ifconfig eth0 down &&…
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DNS, Linux, Network, NIC, Uncategorized

Linux commands tips – Part 1

Limit ssh access by IP address nano /etc/hosts.allow sshd : localhost : allow sshd : 192.168.0. : allow sshd : : allow sshd : : allow sshd : ALL : deny   Enable SSH root login (Ubuntu) nano /etc/ssh/sshd_config Change line: FROM: PermitRootLogin prohibit-password TO: PermitRootLogin yes sudo systemctl restart sshd   Restrict SSH to one interface nano…
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