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Edgerouter: Disabling IPSec

There are times where you just need to disable IPSec VPN Connection to/from your Edgerouter. While there are ways to stop the service I wanted something that would last during a reboot and retain my configurations for when I need it. This can be done with a few simple steps in the web UI. To […]

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Veeam, vSphere 6.5, Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile

Just a tech short on how to get past the following error: Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile. This was encountered when testing backups via the Veeam console This error could also be seen in vCenter   After some digging around I was able to get a better understanding of why it was occurring. […]

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Check Point Firewall: Disconnect VPN or Mobile Access Clients

If you have a need to disconnect a user from the firewall forcibly. There are a few ways I am aware of that will force users off the VPN. Installing Security Policy (link)-  clears the cached authentication of the remote user, although this doesn’t seem to disconnect them it prompts them to re-enter credentials. Expire […]

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Removing a Orphaned Virtual Machine from vRealize Automation

**** ATTENTION !!! **** **** Please be sure to BACKUP any related databases   The following steps provide information on removing virtual machines from VMWare vRealize Automation (vRA). These steps are to be used when the following conditions exist: A virtual machine that is being managed without being deleted from the endpoint. You want to […]

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How to: Disable the Windows Store

  One of the features of Windows 10, is the Windows Store.  The Windows Store is a digital distribution platform for Microsoft Windows. It started as an app store for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 as the primary means of distributing Universal Windows Platform apps. Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Store_(digital) As system configurators and administrators, this may […]