Stop Windows 7 or 8 or 8.1 from Downloading Windows 10 Automatically

So you figure that you wouldn’t see this issue anymore since it’s 2019, but apparently Microsoft really wants everyone to move to Win 10. Now this is a move in the right direction for most, but not for everyone as some smaller software companies haven’t updated their software to properly function with Win 10, while […]

Filtering Debian SFTP logs with single digit date

Filtering Debian SFTP logs with single digit date I recently ran into a problem when Filtering Debian SFTP logs with single digit date . The issue is that when the date is 2 digits like Apr 10 then my script would work fine, however when its less than 10 then it would not be able to grep […]

Logging SFTP access in Debian 9 Stretch

logging SFTP access in Debian 9 Stretch To start logging SFTP access in Debian 9 Stretch all you need to to is to edit a config file and restart a service. First make sure that the sshd service is currently running if you are not remotely accessing the machine to begin with by using the […]

Rename your computer using it’s service tag number

How to rename your computer using it’s service tag number Below is a short script that is handy in renaming your computer using the service tag or serial number of the machine. setlocal wmic bios get serialnumber | find /I /V “SerialNumber” > “%temp%\sn.txt” set /p comp_name=<“%temp%\sn.txt” wmic computersystem where name=”%computername%” rename name=%comp_name% del “%temp%\sn.txt” […]

ssh to OpenSSH running on Windows cron is not working

When trying to ssh to OpenSSH running on Windows cron is not working However if you run the script manually it executes correctly. After days of research and asking everyone I know I finally stumbled across a solution which fixes the problem. This whole conundrum occurred after my excitement of OpenSSH being released for Windows which […]