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Gira HS Beta 4.111 and presentation leaks..

Back as never before with this new blog. Upcomming weeks a lot of news, cool stuff and hacks will be posted here! I’m full with ideas and supported by many of you who e-mail me with secrets and hacks. Last christmas ‘Cuteboy E***’ sent me links to: Gira Beta presentation, framework, documentation and examples of [...]

By | 2017-02-09T13:11:19+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Technical|1 Comment

New mainboard in Samsung TV and the Secret Service Menu

I repaired a broken Samsung TV (UE55ES8000) last month, however the same instructions should apply to other Samsung models. The TV made a ‘clicking sound’ all the time and couldn’t turn ON or OFF. The screen stayed black. My first thought was the Power board, a dried capacitor, a (physical) broken part on it or [...]

By | 2017-02-09T13:32:33+00:00 July 6th, 2016|Technical|5 Comments

Zehnder/StorkAir MX110 Roof ventilation

I needed a proper roof ventilation to cool my server room. Noice (dB) and power usage are the most important factors for me. I tested many options and finally bought a Zehnder/StorkAir MX110 Fan. This fan is really quiet, has low power usage and you can buy these quite cheap [...]

By | 2017-02-09T13:24:42+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Technical|2 Comments

Pinout for RJ45 cable between Moxa Terminal server and Cisco/HP Console port

I recently build an Out-of-Band (OOB) management network for Utrecht University with Moxa Terminal servers (CN2610-16-2AC). The Moxa Terminal servers had all RJ45 (serial) ports. However, connecting it with a normal network cable, a cross-cable cable or a Rollover cable didn’t work. I found the pinout and made a drawing of it in case you [...]

By | 2016-11-23T15:16:42+00:00 July 8th, 2015|Technical|0 Comments

SQL Server + FileStream + IFilters

I’ve scanned all my documents (incomming invoices) in TIFF but also have a lot of documents in PDF and DOC(X) format. Now when something gets broke and I need to return it to the shop I’m often looking for that invoice, sometimes I don’t even know at which shop I bought it. Imagine I could [...]

By | 2017-01-11T14:43:05+00:00 July 11th, 2014|Technical|4 Comments

AsteriskNow VM for Xenserver

Here it is, a ready to rock AsteriskNow VM for XenServer, ready to download as a .xva file. It includes: CentOS 5.9 (because only 5 is offically supported yet) Asterisk 10 (v10.12.2) FreePBX 2.10 (v2.10.1.9) ARI (Call Recording) Xe-tools (optimized for Xenserver 6.1) Get a cheap or free SIP Trunk Provider, some Cisco IP Phones [...]

By | 2013-04-14T13:09:31+00:00 April 14th, 2013|Technical|2 Comments

Cisco SSL-VPN problems after KB2585542

Today I noticed that some Windows 7 clients had problems to connect using Cisco’s AnyConnect VPN Client (SSL-VPN). After a few hours troubleshooting we noticed that Windows Update KB2585542 was causing the problem. The clients were not even able to see the website (on a Cisco Router) which hosts the Anyconnect client installer. When trying [...]

By | 2012-01-14T02:52:12+00:00 January 14th, 2012|Technical|2 Comments

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