Alternatives to Splunk?

Note : This is all regarding Linux and free software, as that’s what I mostly use, but you should be fine with a syslog client on Windows to send the logs to a Linux syslog server. Logging to an SQL server: With only ~30 machines, you should be fine with pretty much any centralised syslog-alike … Read more

How to delete cached temporarily credentials for a network share on a Windows machine without rebooting or logging off [duplicate]

NOT FOR WINDOWS 10 (I am answer for WINDOWS 7) To delete all network authentication C:\> net use * /d To view current network connection C:\> net use IMPORTANT NOTE I tested in Windows 7 SP1 64 Bits, 100% WORK After run the command, you need to go to task manager delete the explorer.exe , … Read more

How to fix PuTTY showing garbled characters? [closed]

You almost certainly have set the wrong character set in your PuTTY settings. Verify the character set on the remote system by running the command: locale This should return something like: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 LC_CTYPE=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_NUMERIC=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_TIME=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_COLLATE=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_MONETARY=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_MESSAGES=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_PAPER=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_NAME=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_ADDRESS=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_TELEPHONE=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_MEASUREMENT=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_IDENTIFICATION=”de_DE.UTF-8″ LC_ALL= So check your PuTTY settings under Translation and ensure that … Read more

Boot and Install Windows from a USB thumb drive

Update: Microsoft has created the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool to make this very easy. I used this guide as a set of directions –!DA410C7F7E038D!1665.entry 1. Get a USB Thumbdrive between 4-32GB. If the drive is larger than 32GB, Windows cannot format it as FAT32, so an alternate utility must be used. Windows can … Read more

Why hasn’t rsync caught on in the Windows world? [closed]

I would say mostly because people in windows are unaware of it. Rsync is a command-line utility that is consistent with the unix philosophy of having lots of small tools preinstalled. The windows philosophy is based around GUI applications that are all downloaded and installed separately. There is not a smooth integration spot where rsync … Read more