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DNS, Host, OSX

How to edit your Mac’s Hosts file, and why?

If you're setting up a new web server or another device that's going to be connected to the Internet and you want to put it through its paces before it's live, or if you're having trouble with spyware and adware networks, there's an invisible file on your Mac that can help. It's called the Hosts file, and this is how…
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Blog, NIC, Troubleshooting, Windows

WMI Event ID 10 Errors on Server 2012 R2

Are you receiving the following error in the Application event log? Query SELECT * FROM __InstanceOperationEvent WITHIN 10 WHERE (TargetInstance ISA 'Msvm_ExternalEthernetPort') OR (TargetInstance ISA 'Msvm_VmLANEndpoint') OR (TargetInstance ISA 'Msvm_SyntheticEthernetPort') OR (TargetInstance ISA 'Msvm_ComputerSystem') OR (TargetInstance ISA 'Msvm_VLANEndpointSettingData') Namespace //./root/virtualization Error 0x80041010 Well, this is how I fix it; Network Drivers Microsoft Partner Support suggested that this might be caused by…
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Blog, Network, OSX, Speed test

How to test the speed of your home network with Iperf

Online speed tests like speedtest.net work well for testing your Internet connection's speed, but very few users have an Internet connection that can max out an internal home wired or wireless network. If you’re interested in determining the full speed of your home network and, by extension, your router, you’ll need a server that can transmit and receive data faster…
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