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Install a different LAN ip address on a Ubiquiti UniFi Security Gateway (USG) using the Putty.

Install a different LAN ip address:

edit interfaces ethernet eth1
set address
delete address

show interfaces

delete service dhcp-server shared-network-name
set service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_10.10.15.1-24
set service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_10.10.15.1-24 subnet default-router
set service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_10.10.15.1-24 subnet dns-server
set service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_10.10.15.1-24 subnet start stop

How to fix Office 2016 when it cannot open attachments?

File – Options – Trust Center – Trust Center Settings button


Protected View

UNCHECK Enabled Protected View for files originating from the internet

CHECK Enabled Protected View for files located in potentially unsafe locations

UNCHECK Enabled Protected View for Outlook attachments

Steps to Reset Windows 10 Password.

  1. Insert your bootable flash drive having Windows 10 Or Windows 10 DVD.
  2. Restart your computer, while restarting you need to press the boot key on your keyboard.
  3. After pressing boot key you’ll get a boot menu, from there select your boot media.
  4. Press any key to boot from your Windows 10 media.
  5. Select your language and keyboard input method and hit Next.
  6. Click “Repair your Computer.
  7. Click Troubleshoot – Advanced Options – Command Prompt.
  8. Navigate to Windows 10 installation drive.
  9. Type cd windows hit Enter Type cd system32 hit Enter
  10. Type ren utliman.exe utilman_bak.exe Type copy cmd.exe utilman.exe
  11. Restart your computer.
  12. Click on ease of access icon and it will launch the command prompt.
  13. Type control userpasswords2 hit Enter.
  14. From the user account menu, Reset windows 10 password. Exit the command prompt and login to Windows 10. Steps to revert the changes –
  15. Navigate to the system32 folder and delete utilman file.
  16. Rename utilman_bak to utilman.exe

How do you update a Plex Jail in Freenas?

To update Plex Jail in Freenas
1. Go to the main jails tab
2. Select plex jail and then select shell command.
3. type “pkg upgrade”
4. type “pkg update”
5. then type “service -R” you are now updated

When I boot my system I see two boot options.

windows server 2012- current os

  1. windows server secondary plex.


  1. Start with option “Windows server 2012 – secondary plex”
  2. Login as Administrator
  3. Start Disk Management (right click on Start and choose Disk management)
  4. You’ll see Failed Redundancy, if both disks are Online then right click on red colored disk area and choose “Reactivate Volume
  5. After complete, the disks should have a status “Healthy”. I could take hours.

How to change the password complexity requirements?

1) Login as Administrator or a user with Administrator rights
2) Launch “Local Security Policy”: Start > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy
3) Expand “Account Policies”
4) Select Password Policy
5) Set Maximum Password age to “0”

GPUpdate /force


From the charms, search Apps for “gpmc.msc” and start it.
Group Policy Management -> Forest: YourServerName.local -> Domains -> YourServerName.local
Select “Default Domain Policy” then right-click and select “Edit…” to open the Group Policy Management Editor.

Group Policy Management Editor
Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Account Policies -> Password Policy




Getting Your Hidden Window Back

First make sure you’ve alt-tabbed to the window, or clicked on it once to bring it into focus. Then right-click on the taskbar and choose Move.

At this point, you should notice that your cursor changes to the “Move” cursor, but you still can’t move anything.

Just hit any one of the arrow keys (Left, Right, Down, Up), move your mouse, and the window should magically “pop” back onto the screen.

Disable exchange email for one domain user – SBS 2003

For SBS 2003, go into AUDC, right-click, Exchange tasks, remove Exchange
attributes. That will strip the mailbox from the user account. The mailbox
will remain, but unowned until the rentention time has been met, which by
default is 30 days, or you can purge it manually in the Exchange System