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Capture PuTTY Session Logs

In the past week I have had my good share of working on remote systems where I needed to utilize the tool PuTTY to issue commands; not all of them documented. To assist me in documenting my steps I often use the session logs. However this normal has been a manual process in the heat of […]

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How-To Software Technical

VMware Flings: Embedded Host Client Update

I am excited about the release of VMware Labs Flings release of  version 3 of the Embedded Host Client. For those of you who find yourself out of the loop at time, no worries it happens.  Here is some details about the the embedded host client: The Embedded Host Client is written purely in HTML and JavaScript, […]

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How-To Technical

Tech Short: How To Disable and Enable Ports HP ProCurve

Troubleshooting an issue with a switch I needed to disable a port.  Why not share my steps. To disable a single or multiple ports we do the following Log into your switch via console (in my case I SSH in using Putty) When connected type: configure Then issue the following command (note you can tab complete) […]

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Personal Software

The SysAdm Tools – I must have on my Windows Computers

This is my computer. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My computer is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. My computer, without me, is useless. Without my computer, I am useless… And while there isn’t a true computer users creed; […]

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How-To Software Technical

HowTo: Export Putty Sessions

I just rebuilt my workstation and now on the new system I would like to have all my saved Putty sessions. Putty doesn’t have a built in export feature for this. So I went looking for where Putty store its sessions info. As there it is. In the registry, like so many other things. Here […]