Synology as a Centralized Log Server

I have several systems that run constantly and other just as needed. One thing I really wanted was a centralized logging server. I could have configured a syslog server on my Red Hat mini for example but since I already had a Synology why not use it for this. I have ample storage space and … Continue reading Synology as a Centralized Log Server

Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

I have been running VMWare Fusion 11 for sometime now and with macOS Catalina 10.15.x. I received two popups everytime I started a VM. I ignored them and just clicked OK for quite awhile and just didn't look into how to remedy until now. It turns out its associated with extended attributes. It isn't supposed … Continue reading Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

One Liners for *nix

# Remove 1st Column  awk 'BEGIN{FS=OFS="#"}{$2=$3=""}{print}')cat ldm_dump.o |awk 'BEGIN{FS=OFS=" "}{$1=""}{print}' # Create non-existent dirs for i in `cat /etc/vfstab|grep vx|awk '{print $3}'`; do mkdir $i; done # Uncompress and tar install gunzip -c prdhbs1_hbsdg.tar.gz|tar xvf - # Veritas vxprint -v |grep -v NAME|grep -v group |awk '{print $2" ", $5}' # Grow and extend Vol/FS … Continue reading One Liners for *nix

Google Chrome Browser Certificate Issue

I'm sure some of us have seen this issue with Chrome on macOS at least, although it may be Windows as well. You trying to get to a site and in my case a local IP and you get a certificate error. I tried a few things before getting this to work everytime. Heres what … Continue reading Google Chrome Browser Certificate Issue