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Cisco: Show System Uptime

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Nov 16 2015 | Comments (0)
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): On some versions of iOS you may also be able to use the: Show System Uptime command

Cisco: Configure Login using Username and Password

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Jul 06 2015 | Comments (0)
This article will outline the steps and configuration required to configure username and password for a Cisco router or switch. This will use a locally stored username and password database for authentication when connecting to the device via Telnet or Console...

tSQL: Drop Temp Table if Exists

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Feb 26 2014 | Comments (0)
This article describes how to check if a temporary table exists before you delete it. IF OBJECT_ID('tempdb..#tmpTable') IS NOT NULL DROP TABLE #tmpTable'

How To: Query NTP Time Source

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Nov 20 2013 | Comments (0)
If you want to query an NTP time source without having to set your computer to synchronise with the time source, you can do so using the W32TM command in command prompt.

How To: Renew a GoDaddy Exchange 2010 SSL Certificate

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Oct 15 2013 | Comments (8)
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...

How To: Animate background color change with jQuery

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Aug 04 2013 | Comments (2)
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...

How To: Remove Novell ZENworks Adaptive Agent Icon from the Desktop

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Apr 11 2013 | Comments (1)
After uninstalling Novell ZENworks agent from my Windows Server 2008R2 machine, a “ZENworks Adaptive Agent”┬áicon was leftover on the desktop, with no way to delete it. This icon is set by registry entries. To remove it, delete the following Key: Source:...

How To: Find and Remove Inactive Computer Accounts from Active Directory

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Apr 03 2013 | Comments (6)
There are a number of reasons why you may need to find and remove inactive computers from active directory. Test computers and servers that were removed without disconnecting from the domain, or in my case, a computer fleet upgrade. New computers were brought in...

How To: MS SQL Reseed or Reset Identity Column

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Jan 20 2013 | Comments (0)
DBCC CHECKIDENT can reseed (reset) the identity value of the table. For example, YourTable has 25 rows with 25 as last identity. If we want next record to have identity as 35 we need to run following T SQL script in Query Analyzer. DBCC CHECKIDENT ([YourTableName],...

Connecting to Exchange using Outlook Anywhere

Posted by SteveHardie | On: Nov 23 2011 | Comments (0)
Access to your Exchange account when you are outside of your organization’s firewall, such as when you are at home or traveling, usually requires a virtual private network (VPN). VPN connections provide remote access and connections to private networks over...