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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. How to create an SSH tunnel with PuTTY

    Open PuTTY Create a new PuTTY session to the remote server Enter in the server details Save session Click on Connection Click on SSH and select Tunnels In the source field enter the port you would like to forward. In the section below, select Dynamic and Auto. Click Add Go to the main PuTTY session dialog, and save the changes you have made. Press Open to open your Putty session and login if it asks...…


  2. VMWare Certified Associate (VCA) Exam Code

    VMWare have launched a campaign to show off their new 3 VMWare Certified Associate exams. VMWare Certified Associate – Workforce Mobility VMWare Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization VMWare Certified Associate – Cloud The following is a code that will lower the exam cost from $160.00NZD to $80.00 before the end of the year. The code has limited uses – get in as soon as you can – it can be used for any of...…


  3. How to get an Android mobile device on the Tor network

    Thankfully over the last few years – connecting securely & joining your workstations to the Tor network have become a lot easier – for both Linux & Windows clients. Now with a nifty little application called – Orbit you can easily traffic HTTP (port 80) traffic & other random Android application traffic through the Tor network. Follow the guide below to get your android device & applications running through the Tor network. Note: This application...…


  4. Dishonored – Black screen during game start-up

    It runs correctly if you put “-windowed” in the launch options! Right click the Dishonored shortcut Left click Properties Click on the shortcut tab In Target set: C:Program Files (x86)DishonoredBinariesWin32Dishonored.exe” –windowed Click Ok Note: Tested on Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 7. …


  5. Drobo Detected an Internal Error

    If you just had this error and are GASPING like I was at 10PM at night – never fear there is still hope! Note: Tested with the Drobo 5N. Go to the Drobo Support website & download the correct latest firmware for your Drobo. Take ALL the internal drives out of the Drobo (this is to make sure your Drobo applications – even Drobo Port applications & storage are not affected). If you haven’t already...…