Ubuntu Partition/MBR Repair

A couple of weeks ago I had a power failure in my place and unfortunately my vSphere cluster is not on UPS power (got it hooked up to 220v and haven’t had a chance to purchase a 220v UPS yet). Most of my machines came back fine but one of my machines w …

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OWA Works But Outlook Won’t Connect

Relatively quick post here, just wanted to share this because I’ve wasted a lot of time on this in the last two weeks. I’ve been working to build up a malware testing environment and am adding an email component to it (including Outlook & Exchange) …

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Setting Up PlexRequests Using Meteor Up

Phew! Alrighty, I (finally) just got Plex Requests deployed and working and I have to say that I really enjoy it, but building the deployment server to deploy the app to my prod server took longer than actually manually deploying it would (I feel). Ok, …

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Error Upgrading Splunk 6.1 to 6.3.1

Just ran into a problem tonight while upgrading my Splunk instance from 6.1 to 6.3.1. It had been offline for quite a while (it died and it’s just a demo system of mine) so it hadn’t been upgraded in a while. While following the phenomenal upgrade proc …

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Editing Calendar Permissions in Office 365 via PowerShell

The company policy where I work is that everyone has Reviewer permissions for everyone else’s calendar. This is for scheduling purposes as well as for pulling the right people in to meetings as they’re getting set up.  The problem is that (as far as I …

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Authenticate Aruba Airwave with Aruba Clearpass

This is just a quick little post about how to utilize Clearpass Policy Manager to authenticate RADIUS requests from Airwave.  This is a quick and dirty configuration document to assign Domain Admin users administrator rights on Airwave. In Airwave 1. N …

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Extend Volume on Amazon EC2 Instance

This one is pretty straightforward, but it is a nice little one that I might have to come back to at some point.  There is a really simple workflow for this: 1. Shutdown the EC2 instance 2. Create a snapshot of the volume that you want to expand 3. Cre …

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Amazon Glacier Backup of Linux Server

If you’re looking for cheap offsite backup storage and are ok waiting up to 24 hours for the ability to restore these backups, Amazon Glacier seems to be the main contender out there. At .01 per GB per month and no cost for storing or deleting backups …

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Panorama 5.1 & Wildfire WF-500 Appliance

Webinar that I hosted on June 26th about Panorama v5.1 and the newly announced Wildfire WF-500 appliance.       http://dev.lukky.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Panorama-5-1.1-Wildfire-WF-500-Appliance-Webinar-20130626-1900-1.mp4 Documents …

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AppleTV WPA2 Enterprise Wireless Authentication

Since update 5.1 for the AppleTV, it has been able to support WPA/WPA2 Enterprise authentication for wireless networks, but it’s not as easy as just clicking “Connect to <network name>” and typing in your username/password.  You actually have to …

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Customizing Active Directory Federation Services Login Pages

I haven’t created a written post in quite a while, but as I was looking for resources on this topic, I realized there could be more out there. This post is about customizing the login pages for Active Directory Federation Services or ADFS. We recently …

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Updates & New Features in GlobalProtect v2.0

The video shows up very small for the theme that I have, please use the full screen button on the player.  Feel free to contact me via twitter or by using the contact me form on my about page.

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