After being unable to Stop after Upload a backup job in Duplicati on a QNAP, forcing the job to Stop was necessary. This locked the database and restarting the backup job was impossible. This was the resulting error message:

The database file is locked.

The Duplicati Forum was the last r...

Background

I migrated my wordpress blog posts from wordpress to jekyll hosted on github successfully. This was a lot of manual work. I decided to use a subdomain for my jekyll site, but the wordpress site was hosted on the main domain www.feutl.com. I needed to figure out a way to redirect any p...

Everybody knows vmnetcfg.exe - but with VMWare Player 5.0 it has gone missing. A lot of instructions can be found how to extract the handy network editor from the Workstation Version or download it from a torrent site.

Much easier is to use the command line - because the well known network editor...

Sometimes the Command Line can get very useful - therefor it is good to know which parameters can be used. NextGen Admin, formerly known as NG Admin, has some nice CLI options.

-c:SERVER:USER:PASSWORD:IsMC:MODULE
   SERVER = Server addrese or host name
   USER = User name
   PASSWORD = password...

Ubuntu is nice to use, it works flawlessly on most systems. Especially the packet management is awesome and therefore I wanna say thanks to Debians developers for that.

What so ever, sometimes you have to add a Repository to the sources.list which creats a failure during fetching the package data...

More often then expected - it is necessary to connect to the Filer using SSH or Telnet. Console access using a serial cable is not always an option - nevertheless the NetApp is supporting those interactive session - but with some limitations.

  • 1 Console Session using Serial Port
  • 1 SSH/Telnet Sess...

Rooted my Asus a few days after I have received it. A few month later I unlocked the bootloader and here we go :) Made a backup of the original stock ROM with TWRP and using Goo.im I updated to latest CyanogenMod. Everything worked fine - until I restored the stock ROM using my backup.

Recove...

Did you ever heard about the WINSXS folder on your system? If not, it is now a good time to check the size of it. A few GB of disk space are used for a folder nobody knows why it is there at all.

The same situation applied to me, but after reading a few sites and blog entries I do know that it is...

If you have ever wondered how to find out an AS number of an existing EIGRP process, this is the article answering it. It is simple to get the information if you have access to the router - but what to do if you do not have access and want to join the EIGRP process with a new router.

  • First you nee...

Algorhyme

I think that I shall never see a graph more lovely than a tree. A tree whose crucial property is loop-free connectivity. A tree that must be sure to span so packet can reach every LAN. First, the root must be selected. By ID, it is elected. Least-cost paths from root are traced. In the t...