Conky alternative in M$ – Desktopinfo

In Linux we have Conky in Windows Desktopinfo or BGinfo. Here below I would like to propose to use Desktopinfo. This is not as much of use for home users to extend their desktop by beatutifult intergated system info direct with the desktop wallpaper / background. The most common use would be for multiple M$ systems hosted in cloud, small business servers or farms where you remote often and want to have all the system info right on plate – on your background. This saves time thus increase performance of administrative tasks by easy visually identifying the system health and resources. Continue reading

Configure NTP server and client on Vmware ESXi Hypervisor

Priority: Critical

VMware network time synchronization: A walkthrough To configure NTP synchronization, select the host, and on the Configuration tab, select Time Configuration under Software. You’ll now see the existing time synchronization status on that host. Next, click Properties. This selection shows the Time Configuration screen, where you can see the current time on the host. Make sure it’s not too different from the actual time, because a host that’s more than 1,000 seconds is considered “insane” and won’t synchronize. Continue reading

Windows routing – ipconfig and route command

Hi. It’s pretty funny talking about Windows and routing :0, however I need to document how to change a route metric when my Internet is from wireless network but LAN cab;e interface has just been configured by DHCP. In Windows always a network cable connection takes higher priority therefore that interface is assigned with lower metric therefore is used as a default gateway. But this is not always what we need. Please follow this step by step guide to assign a wireless interface as the default ip gateway. Continue reading

Upgrade IOS on up to 9 Cisco switches fast


Directory of flash:/

 509  -rwx        2301   Mar 1 1993 00:24:41 +00:00  config.text
 510  -rwx          24   Mar 1 1993 00:24:41 +00:00  private-config.text
 511  -rwx        2072   Mar 1 1993 00:24:41 +00:00  multiple-fs
 512  -rwx        3584   Mar 1 1993 00:38:49 +00:00  tftp
   2  drwx         512   Mar 1 1993 00:15:19 +00:00  c3750-ipbasek9-mz.122-55.SE7

The command below creates new archive saved.tar including all files and directories in c3750-ipbasek9-mz.122-55.SE7 directory and saves the TAR archive on tftp server.

Switch#archive tar /create tftp:// c3750-ipbasek9-mz.122-55.SE7

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