BT4 PreFinal Manual Installation to Hard Drive

Create the following volumes: /dev/sda1 +64M Partition Boot Sector /dev/sda2 Varies Swap /dev/sda3 Varies / /dev/sda4 Varies Windows (this is optional) Format Drives root@bt:~# mke2fs /dev/sda1 root@bt:~# mkswap /dev/sda2 root@bt:~# swapon /dev/sda2 root@bt:~# mkreiserfs /dev/sda3 Manually Copy OS Files root@bt:~# mkdir /mnt/bt4 root@bt:~# mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/bt4/ root@bt:~# mkdir /mnt/bt4/boot root@bt:~# mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/bt4/boot root@bt:~# cp […]

Cyber Security – Password Creation

Passwords are the most common means of authentication, but if you do not choose good passwords or keep them confidential, they are almost as ineffective as not having any password at all. Many systems and services have been successfully broken into due to the use of insecure and inadequate passwords. Some viruses and worms have […]

Connecting to AWS EC2 (Linux) Instance With PuTTY via SSH

In order to connect to an Amazon Web Services EC2 Linux instance using PuTTY over SSH you must generate a PPK file from your private key, then import the PPK to PuTTY.  PuTTY does not natively support the private key format generated by Amazon EC2, therefore PuttyGen must be used to convert keys to its internal format. First, associate the […]

Display Today’s (Current) Date Dynamically in HTML Pages

The Easy Way <script language=”javascript”> <!– document.write(Date()); –> </script> The easy way provides date, time and timezone information. If you want to display the date only, the following way will do that. The Hard Way <script language=”javascript”> <!– Today = new Date(); TodayDay = Today.getDate(); TodayMon = Today.getMonth(); TodayYear = Today.getYear(); if (TodayYear < 2000) […]

How to recover missing, lost, or deleted files from Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008 and Windows 7 as well as Apple Macs

Before reviewing the below recommendations and suggestions, verify that the files have actually been deleted; in some cases the files may have simply been moved. You can search the hard disk drive for the files you believe to be missing by running find or search on the computer. Recover file from backupIf the file has […]

How to recover emails, folders or public folders in Outlook

How to recover emails, folders or public folders in Outlook 1. Select parent folder of deleted item by clicking on to it and highlighting it.2. Select Tools at top3. Select Recover Deleted Item Tool4. Right click item to restore and click restore5. Confirm restoration

Exchange 2007 OWA Virtual Directory Creation

HOW TO CREATE OWA Virtual Directory in Exchange 2007 (using MSH)========================================================================================New-OWAVirtualDirectory -OwaVersion:Exchange2007 -Name “owa” -WebSite “Default Web Site” New-OWAVirtualDirectory -OwaVersion:Exchange2007 -Name “owa” -WebSite “” OUTPUT: Name Server OwaVersion—- —— ———-owa (Default Web Site) 1701DC01 Exchange2007

Linux local content backup and rotation script

### Script by jim ballowe – can be put into### /etc/cron.dailly on a RH linux box once complete### and will backup to TARGET location on local filesystem ### Define variables for naming the final backup fileDATE=`date +%Y%m%d-%H%M` # Datestamp e.g 20080109-2200DOW=`date +%A` # Day of the week e.g. MondayDNOW=`date +%u` # Day number of […]