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PowerShell For Fun And Profit: Online Arbitrage Scanner
Sep19

PowerShell For Fun And Profit: Online Arbitrage Scanner

What is online arbitrage? It’s where you find things for sale online, buy them and sell them elsewhere and make a profit! How do I find things to sell? Browse popular deal sites, clearance pages or like me, you automate the process and let a PowerShell do the boring work for you! If you want to grab the code, go download it from my Github repository: https://github.com/slashadminsource/PSOnlineArbitrage Setting Up Download the...

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PowerShell Trading Bot For Interactive Brokers
Sep19

PowerShell Trading Bot For Interactive Brokers

This bot is for educational purposes only!This bot will loose all of your money if you try to get it working.I do not support this bot, its provided to the PowerShell coding community for educational purposes.Trading stocks is very risky, I’m not a professional trader or an accountant, I’m an IT guy who likes to mess around with coding projects from time to time.This code most definitely contains bugs and errors and...

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Cant Remove Hyper-V VM Cannot Connect to Virtual Machine Configuration Storage
Aug13

Cant Remove Hyper-V VM Cannot Connect to Virtual Machine Configuration Storage

Found a redundant VM on your Hyper-V host? This typically only happens in test environments but rarely in production and caused by a VM folder being deleted or moved. In the screenshot below you can see the VM ‘Mindex’ in an off-critial state. You cant remove this server from the host using the GUI. Open a Powershell windows as admin and type ‘Get-VM’ and press enter. This will list all of the VM’s on the...

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Act Failed to Open Scheduler log Error Occurred While Loading Scheduler log file
Jul20

Act Failed to Open Scheduler log Error Occurred While Loading Scheduler log file

Getting the following error and having trouble resolving the issue? “Failed to open scheduler log. Error occurred while loading scheduler log file.” Under the menu ‘Other tasks’ click ‘Stop Service’ then Browse to c:\programdata\act\act data Rename ‘SCHEDULER_LOG’ TO ‘SCHEDULER_LOGOLD’ Now in the task scheduler click ‘Start service’ from the ‘other...

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How To Rename UDM Pro Site Name In ui.com Portal
Jun01

How To Rename UDM Pro Site Name In ui.com Portal

I recently installed a Unifi Dream Machine Pro for a client and wanted to rename it in the ui.com portal. I tried to rename the site in the controller settings but it wouldn’t update the name in the ui.com portal controller list. Here is now to rename the controller in the unifi.ui.com controller list Click on the controller device. Click on Settings. Click on Advanced. Change the Device Name and press ‘Confirm...

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Windows Server File Migration Service Guide
Apr18

Windows Server File Migration Service Guide

Starting from Windows server 2019 we see the introduction of the Windows server file migration service feature. This feature allows you to easily migrate a file server, all of its file shares and folder permissions to new physical or virtual server. This feature will sync all file shares to a new server, set the same permissions then when you are ready it will assume the old servers IP address and name. The idea is to make migrating...

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How To Delete A Plan In Planner
Apr02

How To Delete A Plan In Planner

How to delete a plan from Planner in Microsoft 365 in 4 easy steps: First login to https://tasks.office.com and click on ‘Planner Hub’. Scroll down and then click ‘All Plans’. Click on the plan you wish to delete. Now click the three dots along the top and click on ‘Plan settings’. Now click on ‘Delete this plan’. If you don’t see this it means you did not create this plan or are...

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Office 365 Your Organisation Needs More Information To Keep Your Account Secure
Mar17

Office 365 Your Organisation Needs More Information To Keep Your Account Secure

Have you recently created a new Microsoft 365 or Office 365 account and users are being forced to setup MFA within 14 days despite MFA not being configured? Me too! I’m constantly setting up new tenants for clients and performing migrations and while enforcing MFA is a great idea and having it enabled by default is good it does cause issues during the configuration stage of a tenant. The issue is being caused by a new security...

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Unifi There Was An Error Saving The LAN Network Invalid API Request
Mar08

Unifi There Was An Error Saving The LAN Network Invalid API Request

I recently came across this error ‘Invalid API Request’ when trying the change the network address of the LAN configured at a clients site. I clicked on Networks and then clicked EDIT. You can see here the network is 192.168.1.1/24. I updated the network to 192.168.0.1/24 and clicked on Save. This kept giving the error message ‘There was an error saving the LAN network invalid API request’.. Well that not...

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How To Create a Poll In Microsoft Teams
Mar08

How To Create a Poll In Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is fast becoming the standard Office tool for collaboration, meetings, instant chat and file storage within many businesses. It’s packed with handy tools and features and one we love using here at Southern IT Networks are the Polls within chat messages. You can create a poll and send it out across your organisation and gather feedback. You can even capture that feedback into Excel for later use. Lets get started! 1....

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