Hey You – Update Your Passwords and Start Using a Password Tool (it’s way easier than writing them down!)

I’ve known friends and family who have had their email account, social media account, bank account, online identity and numerous other things hacked because of a terrible password or a poorly timed “click here” link on social media. Or I’ve been helping friends and family with their technology and when they need their password to […]

Asustor Flashstor FS6712X 12 Bay Storage NAS Hands-On using TrueNAS Scale with VMware ESXi 8.0

I recently “upgraded” my aging storage environment in my home lab with an all-flash Asustor Flashstor 12 Pro with 12 x 2TB NVMe M.2 Drives, with upgraded RAM to 16 GB, running TrueNAS Scale v22.12.3.3. Just an FYI, everything is connected at 10Gb, unless otherwise noted. Here’s a few of my thoughts so far:

Adding a Static DNS Entry into the Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro

JUNE 2023 UPDATE: You can now enter static DNS entries under the “Client” settings in UniFi OS v3.0.20 (or above). Leaving Original Post Below for Reference: Something I ran into today on my home network, with the Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro, is that you canā€™t add a static DNS entry into the Dream Machine […]

How-to Make an iframe Responsive Using HTML Code

Sometimes you need to embed another website into the site you are using and a typical way of doing this is by using an <iframe>. However for modern websites, typically an iframe is not responsive. By using the code below, you can still embed an iframe into your site and make it responsive. Here is […]

Installing Google Cloud CLI via Homebrew on MacOS

This will install the following components: BigQuery Command Line Tool BigQuery Command Line Tool (Platform Specific) Cloud Storage Command Line Tool Cloud Storage Command Line Tool (Platform Specific) Google Cloud CLI Core Libraries (Platform Specific) Google Cloud CRC32C Hash Tool anthoscli gcloud cli dependencies

Don’t Waste Your Time with the TP-Link TL-R600VPN WAN Load Balancer

I recently ordered the TP-Link TL-R600VPN router for the WAN load balancing capability. I saw several “reviews” and YouTube videos gushing over how amazing it was, and the WAN load balancing feature looked exactly like what I was looking for. Unfortunately, the unit was disappointing. I have gigabit internet (download) and the TP-Link wouldn’t get […]

How-to Bypass Google Chrome ERR_CERT_INVALID Message

Sometimes when developing applications, or when using self-signed SSL certs, when you browse to a site, Google Chrome will show an error message “ERR_CERT_INVALID“, and it won’t let you proceed past the warning (“for your protection”). If you know for a fact that you want to proceed, when the message is displayed, use your keyboard […]

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