Upgrading from vSphere VCSA 6.5 pre version U1d to post version U1d not possible

Yesterday I had to upgrade a VCSA 6.5 U1b to U2e, but I got stuck in the process because the VCSA manager said this: Latest updates already installed on vCSA, Nothing to stage/install Hmm, thats not right… google, google, googleSeems that vmware changed the build numbering scheme, and they have an article about my issue:https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/59659Unfortunately…

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Check for open outgoing ports

Want to know which ports are allowed (or open) to use in your organization? You can check all ports with http://portquiz.net/ In bash somthing like this would help you get going: for i in `seq 1024 65535`; do if nc -z portquiz.net $i; then echo “Port $i Success”; :; fi done You will now get a…

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Playing with LXD containers

Lately I have been playing around with LXD containers, and its actually pretty cool. Lets create a new container: lxc-create -t download -n TestCont This will download the default Ubuntu image from the official repository and create a container named TestCont. Fire it up with “lxc-start -n TestCont”, connect to it with “lxc-attach -n TestCont”….

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Push adbkey to device.

When flashing mobile devices with custom ROMs, I have often experienced that the initial screen resolution when booting the new image the first time is terrible wrong. When this happens I usually change the screen resolution with the following commands (this is for my Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, find your setting on www.gsmarena.com or another…

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Using the find utility

Almost everytime I have to use the find utility, I have to google how to use it. Today i found a site with 35 practical examples on how to find different stuff. Instead of riping it of, heres a link: https://www.tecmint.com/35-practical-examples-of-linux-find-command/ Now theres an even bigger chance that you might also find it 🙂

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