A few weeks ago, I ran into an issue where computers in Adak were completely wrong after Daylight Savings. Adak is 1 hour behind the rest of Alaska (per Wikipedia, and the client), but was now 2 hours behind. Continue reading “Windows computers and Adak time & timezones”
Today I ran into a Nagios check that had shown status “UNKNOWN” with output “CRITICAL: Execution time too long!” for the check_esxi_hardware check. The server and ESXi system all seemed to be functioning just fine, and no updates had been applied between it working and the new “UNKNOWN” status. Continue reading “Nagios check_esxi_hardware CRITICAL: Execution time too long!”
While attempting to get a fresh VM of Kali Linux (3.12.6-2kali1,3.12-kali1-amd64) to install VMWare Tools (8.8.0 build-471268), I ran into the following errors (among others).
Use of uninitialized value $subLevel in split at /usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl line 5324. Use of uninitialized value $subLevel in concatenation (.) or string at /usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl line 5325. Argument "12-kali1-amd64" isn't numeric in multiplication (*) at /usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl line 4859. Use of uninitialized value $subLevel in addition (+) at /usr/bin/vmware-config-tools.pl line 4859.
My primary intent was to use Unity mode, since some basic functionality was already working with the default install (such as not needing ctrl-alt to move mouse to host OS).
The original message:
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While a quick glance may lead one to believe this leads to “webmail.com”, it is actually going to a sub-domain of “madeiraexotics.com”
From: [email protected]
Subject: FW: WINNING NOTIFICATION OPEN THE FILE
Included a Microsoft Word document “MICROSOFT AWARD PROMOTION 2013.doc”
Continue reading “Winning notification – Information collection”
This email was a reply to what seemed to be a completely legitimate email from a client.
The email contained a password-protected .rar file named after the recipient (May have been passed using first & last name in unsuspecting senders contacts list?).
The reply message:
Hi, I attach a scanned copy of the letter to this email.
I am packed the file in the archive. Password for the archive is: 12345
The original message:
Please view the document i uploaded for you using Google docs.
Click here just sign in with your email to view the document its very important.
where “Click here” linked to:
http:// husbandsbosworth.info/googledocss/googledocss/sss/index.htm Continue reading “husbandsbosworth.info – Google Docs document”
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