Updating EXSi

Running out of space when updating EXSi, follow the steps in the link below: ESXI 6.7 update: No space left on device

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Installing SSL Certificate on Edgerouter

You can refer to the following site: https://www.stevejenkins.com/blog/2015/10/install-an-ssl-certificate-on-a-ubiquiti-edgemax-edgerouter/ Key Step: 1) Merge the contents of your key and certificate file into a .pem filecat hostname_example_com.key hostname_example_com.crt > server.pem2) Backup the existing .pem filecp /etc/lighttpd/server.pem /root/server.pem.bak3) Copy the .pem file to the Web Server Directorycp /root/server.pem /etc/lighttpd/server.pem4) Reboot and Testkill -SIGINT $(cat /var/run/lighttpd.pid)/usr/sbin/lighttpd -f /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf

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Replacing ESXi Certificates

The replacement can be done via the Shell by going to the following directory, /etc/vmware/ssl. Rename/replace the existing certificates: rui.crt rui.key Restart the host or restart the management agent using /etc/init.d/hostd restart

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Updating EXSI – The easy way

This is the easiest way that is available to follow to update the EXSI instance. The link as follows: https://tinkertry.com/easy-update-to-latest-esxi

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ASUS Router – Adding a valid cert

When using the HTTPS login of the router, it would utilise a self-signed cert. To have a valid cert from sites like Let’s Encrypt, you can install it using the following command from the following link: https://berwari.net/blog/2018/01/02/installing-ssl-certificate-on-your-asus-router/ The key parts of the commands: 1. Cleanup of existing pem filescd /etc rm *.pem 2. cleanup of… Continue reading ASUS Router – Adding a valid cert

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Exploring Home Lab

I have been exploring different options for running a server to host VMs. What I have found as options are: VMware vSphere Hypervisor Proxmox Citrix Hypervisor KVM Xen unraid I chose VMware vSphere Hypervisor as I found that it has the most common hardware support and the amount of information online is much more extensive,… Continue reading Exploring Home Lab

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To Remember

A statement that I found enlightening from the article. “Working with senior and more experienced staff requires me to balance humility and stern leadership. Without humility, a young manager will come across as arrogant and haughty. If we are not assertive enough, there may be staff and performance issues.” – Mr Chia Jingwei, branch manager,… Continue reading To Remember

Life till Now

Well, have started work since Aug 2011, working has been fine. Sometimes long hours does take its toll on me, but the place is really like SMU again. Rushing for deadlines, going for cycling, drinks, the company even divided us into houses for games and other activities. And like in school things like liking someone,… Continue reading Life till Now

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Review: Shaw Lido

Today is the reopening of Shaw Lido after it closed for its “re-imagining” project. They took over the entire level and removed all of the stores that were previously there, like the McDonald’s and Starbucks which I felt really made it much easier for them to create a clean and constant look. To start off… Continue reading Review: Shaw Lido

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Almost the End

Well, the closing ceremony was yesterday. 12 days of events, started manning since the start of August. Now it’s almost the end of August. 1 more month till I’m officially off work. Then it’s either a 3 month break before school or work. I still don’t really know. Started this since 14 December till now,… Continue reading Almost the End

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