September 5, 2012

How to Assign a Resource by Username on a Watchguard SSL100 Device

by OmegaIT — Categories: Watchguard TechnologiesComments Off

We had a need that several of our employees needed to connect to their desktop computers from home or from the road.  We purchased the Watchguard SSL100 to present our users’ with a simple web interface that they could log in to, and then RDP to their computers at their desks. In my environment, we [...]

January 11, 2012

Noob Guide to Installing Cyanogenmod on HTC Incredible 2

by OmegaIT — Categories: AndroidComments Off

The intent of this article is to help someone install the Cyanogenmod ROM on their HTC Incredible 2.  There are a few different procedures, but nowhere did I find a simple “how to” on how to do them all, so hopefully this helps my fellow noobs… Equipment Used: HTC Indredible 2, with HBOOT version 0.98 [...]

April 29, 2011

Installing IIS on Windows Server 2008 R2

by OmegaIT — Categories: IIS, Microsoft, Server 2008Comments Off

By default, IIS is not installed on Server 2008 R2.  You can install IIS by using the Add Roles wizard in Server Manager. Open Server Manager. In Roles Summary, click Add Roles. The Add Roles Wizard opens.  At the Before You Begin screen, click Next. Select Web Server (IIS), then click Next. Click Next at [...]

April 26, 2011

Manually Remove a Computer from System Center Essentials 2010

by OmegaIT — Categories: Microsoft, Server 2008, System Center EssentialsComments Off

System Center Essentials installs an agent on your Windows server or workstation, if you are unable to run the uninstaller from the System Center console, or forgot to uninstall the agent before you decommissioned the server or workstation there is a way to remove it from the System Center console. Open the SCE 2010 Console [...]

March 2, 2011

How to run the Exchange Management Shell in Powershell

by OmegaIT — Categories: Exchange 2007, MicrosoftComments Off

The Exchange Management Shell is built on Microsoft Windows PowerShell technology.  You will need to have the Exchange Management Shell installed on your computer first. To add the Exchange Management Shell from Windows Powershell Click Start Orb, then type powershell_ise in the Start Menu search.  Click on powershell_ise.exe Type the following commands: Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.Admin chdir [...]

March 1, 2011

Purge Disconnected Mailboxes From Exchange 2007

by OmegaIT — Categories: Exchange 2007, MicrosoftComments Off

With Exchange 2007, it does not allow you to purge any disconnected mailboxes through the GUI.  However, using the Exchange Management Shell we can remove a single or multiple mailboxes. Open the Exchange Management Shell and use the following commands: To list all disconnected mailboxes: Get-MailboxStatistics -Server {server name} | where-object { $_.DisconnectDate -ne $null [...]

February 25, 2011

How To Upgrade the Hard Drives on a Buffalo TeraStation III NAS

by OmegaIT — Categories: Buffalo Technologies, NASComments Off

I ran into a situation where I needed to increase the storage capacity of my Buffalo TeraStation III.  It came with a 2 TB capacity (4 X 500GB drives).  I did not want to buy a new TeraStation with a larger capacity, so I purchased 4 new 2TB 7200RPM SATA hard drives. The model of [...]

February 23, 2011

How to Install the Windows XP HyperTerminal Client on Windows 7

by OmegaIT — Categories: Microsoft, Windows 7Comments Off

HyperTerminal is a terminal emulation program that came preinstalled on Windows XP.  With the release of Windows Vista and Windows 7, HyperTerminal was no longer included.  This article will show you how to install the Windows XP HyperTerminal to a Windows 7 machine. You will need to have access to a Windows XP machine and [...]

February 23, 2011

Using a USB Key to Install Windows 7

by OmegaIT — Categories: Microsoft, Windows 7Comments Off

Using a USB key to install Windows 7 has its advantages.  The install will complete much faster, it is easier and more convenient to carry a USB key than it is a DVD, and you can install Windows 7 on devices that do not have a DVD drive, such as a netbook. What you need: [...]

February 16, 2011

Configuring Microsoft System Center Essentials 2010

by OmegaIT — Categories: Microsoft, Server 2008, System Center EssentialsComments Off

Before you can use System Center Essentials 2010, you must complete the Configure System Center Essentials Wizard.  This wizard walks you through configuring settings for Group Policy, firewall exceptions, remote assistance, computer discovery, notifications, proxy servers, monitors, updates, and reports. In my environment, I initially plan to setup my servers to be managed by SCE.  [...]

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