Cisco: Show System Uptime

To view the Uptime on your Cisco device, login to the device and run the following command:

hostname# Show Version

You will see the following result (Or similar):
Cisco Show Version

On some versions of iOS you may also be able to use the: Show System Uptime command

GoDaddy SSL Certificates
GoDaddy SSL Certificates

How To: Renew a GoDaddy Exchange 2010 SSL Certificate

This article will describe how to renew your Exchange 2010 SSL Certificate with GoDaddy.
You may have noticed, that following the normal Renewal process doesn’t work with GoDaddy, because Exchange 2010 will generate a CSR that does not work with the GoDaddy Renewal process.

So, it is simpler to just create a new Certificate Request.

There are 4 steps to this process

  1. Create a New Exchange 2010 Certificate request
  2. Renew/buy and setup your GoDaddy UCC SLL Certificate
  3. Complete the Exchange 2010 Pending Certificate request
  4. Assign the Exchange 2010 Services to the Certificate

Continue reading “How To: Renew a GoDaddy Exchange 2010 SSL Certificate”


How To: Animate background color change with jQuery

This article will show briefly guide you through how to smoothly animate a background color change using jQuery.

jQuery Version: 1.9.1
jQuery UI: 1.10.3

First, make sure you have linked to both jQuery and jQueryUI.
Put this code in you <head> section of your page.

   <script src=""></script>
   <script src=""></script>

Then add this code anywhere on your page and update the colors list to the colours you want to use.
Change the changeInterval variable to the time in milliseconds to wait before changing the background color.

    var colours=['#ff0000','#00ff00','#0000ff','#acacac'];  // List of colors
    var tempID=0;
    var changeInterval=2000;    // Change interval in miliseconds
    var objectID='#bgDiv';      // Object to change colours. 
                $(objectID).animate({backgroundColor: colours[tempID]},500);
                if (tempID>colours.length-1) tempID=0;

See also:
jQuery Colour Animation


Exchange 2010: Mailbox Size

This post demonstrates how you can use Exchange Powershell to list and export user mailbox size, including deleted items size.

Run the command below to generate a list of all users, what databse their mailbox is stored in, the TotalItemSize, and TotalDeletedItemSize (Storage space used in the recoverable items folder)

Get-MailBox | Get-MailboxStatistics | select DisplayName,DatabaseName,TotalItemSize,TotalDeletedItemSize,StorageLimitStatus

To export these statistics to a CSV file, append | Export-CSV $strFileName to the end of the command.

Get-MailBox | Get-MailboxStatistics | select DisplayName,DatabaseName,TotalItemSize,TotalDeletedItemSize,StorageLimitStatus | Export-CSV $strFileName

To sort the results in order of size, you can use the Sort-Object parameter

Get-MailBox | Get-MailboxStatistics | select DisplayName,DatabaseName,TotalItemSize,TotalDeletedItemSize,StorageLimitStatus | Sort-Object TotalItemSize -Descending

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