Windows : How to configure VLans on Intel network adapter with PowerShell

If you have an Intel card and the necessary “Advanced Network Services (ANS)”, that is bundled with the Intel driver, you have the capability to manage VLans for your network interface with PowerShell. 1. Use the “ipconfig” command to find out the name of your adapter. Example :

In that case, our adapter name… Read More »

JunOS : Configuring DHCP forwarder on QFX serie

Here is how to configure DHCP relay on the QFX platform. 1. Define a DHCP server group with DHCP servers IP address(es) :

Example : If you want to name the group as “PRD-dhcpSrv” and the IP of the server is 10.1.1.10 :

Note : You can add as many DHCP server as… Read More »

Windows : Backspace not working with PuTTY

If you are using PuTTY or any variant version such as Kitty (not the feline, but the SSH client!), you may have noticed that backspace does not work with some devices. To resolve this matter, follow the easy steps below. 1. In the client window, on the left pane, browse to : Terminal > Keyboard… Read More »

Category: PC

Linux : How to enable the cPanel feature on R1Soft server

If you are running both cPanel and have your own R1Soft server, there is a nice integration in cPanel that allow users to restore files, database or their whole account from this external backup source/destination. There are several steps involved for this, such as : 1. Enable control panel restore on the R1Soft server ;… Read More »

Linux : How to run Google Chrome as root

By design, Google Chrome cannot be started as root on Linux systems for security reason, which totally make sense. However, there might be some exceptions where it is required. Here is how to make it work. If you need to run it once or really occasionally, you may start it with the following command using… Read More »

macOS : configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables

Having some issues using the GCC compiler? The problem may show up under different circumstances, such as : – Invoking the GCC compiler trying to compile an application manually using “sudo ./configure”. In such case, an output similar as below will be shown :

– Trying to upgrade outdated packages after updating MacPorts (which… Read More »

Linux : How to open a port from a specific source IP address with CSF

It is possible with Config Security Firewall (CSF) to open an inbound port from a specific source IP address. This is defined outside of the global configuration (csf.conf), within a dedicated config file. 1. Open the following file with your favorite text editor :

2. Follow this syntax to open a specific port for… Read More »