Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage

Background Wanted to provide a couple of sample syntax on how to use netcat on a MS Windows machine.   Lineage NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation Link Outline Help -h Port Scanning -z ( port scan ) -v ( verbose )  Timeout -w Session HTTP google.com news.google.com Tasks Help Syntax Sample Output … Continue reading Netcat on MS Windows – Sample Usage

NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation

Background Wanted to use netcat (nc) on MS Windows. What is NetCat ? Wikipedia Link netcat is a computer networking utility for reading from and writing to network connections using TCP or UDP. The command is designed to be a dependable back-end that can be used directly or easily driven by other programs and scripts.  … Continue reading NetCat – Visual Studio – Source Code Compilation

Ars Technica – Jim Salter :- Linus Torvalds on ZFS File System – Rebuttal

Background I like Google News as it offers an aggregated snapshot of the days trending news. I caught a wind of Linus Torvalds take on the ZFS File System and his reticence to merge it into Linux Core. The reason he cited is Oracle' litigious posture. Jim Salter's Response Link Introduction Last Monday in the … Continue reading Ars Technica – Jim Salter :- Linus Torvalds on ZFS File System – Rebuttal

wget – Use to download GitHub files

Background Let us issue wget to download github files. Artifacts EternallyBored.Org Windows binaries of GNU Wget Link SourceForge gnuwin32 wget Link Usage Outline Download file To download individual files, please use github's raw interface Download folder To download entire repository, please use the archive/zip toolset Tasks Download File Syntax Sample Sample - _gitGetFile.cmd Sample - … Continue reading wget – Use to download GitHub files

Cisco – Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client – Configuration

Background Launched the Cisco AnyConnect Client on my laptop and noticed I did not have pre-configured VPN servers listed. It quickly dawned on me that this was due to the fact the computer I currently was using as a self install version of the software. On my work computer our Tech Support group performs the … Continue reading Cisco – Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client – Configuration

Cable Modem – Bridge Mode

Background For a while here my pathway to the Internet on my home network is a Cable Modem. Ever so often when I need Customer Support from my ISP one of the first things Tech Support does is reconfigure my Cable Modem for dual mode. Dual Mode is this case means :- Modem A modem connects your … Continue reading Cable Modem – Bridge Mode

Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )

Background Need a GUI to access Microsoft SQL Server Instances on my freshly minted Linux box. Outline Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download Artifact Installation Use Trial Usage Artifacts Identify Artifact Sources Download and install Azure Data Studio Link Platform File Type URL Windows User Installer Link System Installer Link Zip File Link MacOS .zip Link … Continue reading Azure Data Studio – Installation on Linux ( Centos )