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Using Akixi API with PowerShell
Nov04

Using Akixi API with PowerShell

Akixi is a great reporting platform for the Horizon VOIP telephony platform. Recently i’ve been working on pulling off report data and inserting that data into our central dashboard systems. They don’t provide code examples in PowerShell so I wanted to share the basics so you can get a head start with your own project. All I ask is that you post a comment below and share your project details with other readers 🙂 First up...

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How to Setup Windows For a Nessus Credentialed Patch Scan
Nov04

How to Setup Windows For a Nessus Credentialed Patch Scan

Setting up a Windows 10 PC so that It can be scanned by Nessus using a fully credentialed patch scan is and straight forward process but there are several parts required for it to work. This guide includes the manual steps required but you can also implement the settings using a centralised RMM tool if you have one. Also Note in most Local AD environments Nessus will work without any changes. For standalone or Azure AD joined...

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How to Setup Mac’s For a Nessus Credentialed Patch Scan
Nov04

How to Setup Mac’s For a Nessus Credentialed Patch Scan

Setting up a Mac so that It can be scanned by Nessus using a fully credentialed patch scan is a quick and straight forward process. This guide includes the manual steps required but you can also implement the settings using a centralised RMM tool if you have one. The process is as follows: 1 . Setup a dedicated administrator account to use with the scan. 2. Enable Remote Login. 3. Setup new SSH credentials in Nessus to use during the...

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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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