May 2020 02
Large character printing using FIGlet
Posted By : cybergavin

FIGlet (Frank, Ian and Glenn’s letters) is a handy program that makes large characters from small characters provided as input. This is useful for banners (as a matter of fact, the program was first called

March 2019 10
Ansible for VMware
Posted By : cybergavin

Although Ansible is typically used to execute tasks on multiple machines concurrently by generating Python scripts from YAML files and copying over those scripts to the remote machines for execution, it can also be used

March 2019 10
Connectivity for WMI
Posted By : cybergavin

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) is Microsoft’s implementation of Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM). It’s now part of Microsoft’s Windows Management Infrastructure (MI). WBEM is  set of standards developed to unify the management of distributed computing environments.

February 2019 16
HOW-TO: Install Graylog on a single server
Posted By : cybergavin

Here’s a no-frills rundown of the procedure that I followed to install the Graylog 2.5 Log management application on a RHEL 7.6 VM with outbound connectivity (tcp/443) to the internet: STEP 1: Install Java and Utilities

February 2019 10
HOW-TO: Import PST files to Office365
Posted By : cybergavin

Personal Storage Table (.pst) files are Microsoft Outlook data files that store copies of messages, calendar events and other items. When migrating email service from On-premise to Office 365, users’ PSTs might have to be