Quick-and-Dirty Blog

This is my TIL [Today I Learned] area. However, if anyone can benefit from my quick notes, by all means, go for it. Just know that I haven't been very careful about style or completeness.

How-To

Linux Unattended Upgrades

This is just so I can be consistent. Hope this helps!
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How-To

MS SQL Express Static Port

Because SQL Express defaults to a dynamic port, opening the firewall can be a bit tricky. Typically, for PDM, it’s easiest to just set it to something static that can then be opened through the firewall. Instead of creating my own guide, here’s a link to a step by step guide by Javelin Technologies.
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How-To

Fix Watchguard VPN Issue

Here’s the direct link for the MS update to fix the VPN issue https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB5010793
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How-To

Upgrade to SQL 2014 SP3

For some reason, this is harder to find than it should be, so here’s a GoEngineer link as well as the actual link to the MS page. SOLIDWORKS PDM Upgrading SQL 2014 to Service Pack 3 | GoEngineer Download Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 Service Pack 3 (SP3) from Official Microsoft Download Center
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How-To

Reset Default Admin Password

If the default administrator password is forgotten, here is a guide on how to recover it:
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TIL

Linux Commands

Some useful commands that I’ve found/have been shown to me. Use find to find all files that are not underneath folders named something specific (used for finding duplicates on Synology not in the @eaDir folders). Capitalization of the file extension matters. Used with rmlint: Also, grep can be used with an “exclude”: The one downside…
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