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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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ISP Redundancy Link Interface Cannot Be Created

While setting up ISP Redundancy on a Check Point cluster I ran into an issue preventing me from proceeding with my configuration.  I was eventually able to resolve this and felt that I would share with you and my future self the steps taken.   What is ISP Redundancy ISP Redundancy enables reliable Internet connectivity […]

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Restore of Checkpoint Fails with “The following hotfixes seem to be missing”

Ran into a slight snag when attempting to restore a production backup into a VM(*VMware*) image of Checkpoint R77.30. I was using the Gaia WebUI to restore image returns a message: “The following hotfixes seem to be missing”. The message points me to a log file located under /tmp/ which indicates missing updates to the firewall […]

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Restoring HP ProCurve configuration using USB

Here are some steps I used to restore my saved HP ProCurve configuration file to my new switch using USB and the console cable. Connect your console cable to a computer Load up a program such as putty. Change the connection type to Serial then click Open Your screen will turn black. Press enter 2 […]

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Backup your WordPress Blog using Dropbox

I normally backup my WordPress site using the export command and save it to my Dropbox account in case I need it at a later date. However this does not backup plugins and content. Most of my posts I use image hosting as a makeshift CDN to avoid storing them on my server. I started […]