Author Archives: Phyoe Wai Paing

Install specific Python version on Windows WSL

In this post, I’ve outlined the steps for installing specific versions of Python on WSL in an easy-to-follow manner.

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Esxi Kickstart file in the network location skipped during Scripted installation with CDROM

If the ks.cfg file is skipped although it’s placed in a correct network location for the semi-automated installation (booted from CDROM), you may need to check these steps in case you missed them.

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Simple Powershell Template Text Generator

Recently, I came across the need to generate multiple kickstart files for some systems. The usual approach involves using Jinja2 and Python. However, since I won’t be using logical expressions within the template and so a simple replacement of text … Continue reading

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Scan IP addresses through Esxi VMkernal Interfaces

Unlike the ESXi management interface, VMK interfaces used for vMotion can typically only be pinged within the same subnet, as they are not assigned a gateway IP address. Below is a shell script you can utilize directly on the ESXi … Continue reading

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My notes on Notepad++ Regular Expressions

It’s my notes on some regular expressions in Notepad++. I will add more as I go through.

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Powershell Script for Day-to-Day Active Directory Operations

Hi fellow scripters, I’m pretty sure this handy script will help system admins to make a day-to-day AD operation super easy. You can quickly jump into the screenshots to get an overview idea. Note that Powershell module for AD is … Continue reading

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Set Any Attribute of AD users by using PowerShell Script

Updated Post: In version 1.2 of this script, there is no limitation that prevents you from setting the SamAccountName. And since the SamAccountName now becomes a modifiable attribute, to identify the existing user, you need to use the Identity in … Continue reading

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How to Renew Root Certificate of Microsoft CA with a longer validity period

You might have defined the root certificate validity period of Microsoft internal CA as 5 years at initial installation, and what if you want to change the validity period to a longer duration like 10 or 20 years later ? … Continue reading

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The Internet Explorer Registry Tweaks: How to set Page Margin, Fonts, Paper Sizes and Default Page

The Internet explorer is a bit outdated life-long browser for now. And in this post, I’d like to show some registry tweaks that you can make a bulk computers deployment of page size and font related settings. Below are the … Continue reading

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Migrate eBlogger to WordPress : How to add a Java Script Redirect

I migrated my blog from eBlogger to WordPress (a new domain name with new hosting) on Aug, 2021 using the All-in-One WP Migration plugin. It’s a pretty easy process by following the guide and video shown in the plugin page. … Continue reading

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