Author Archives: juhap

Ping with timestamps

Sometimes it is handy to run ping on the background to monitor network connectivity. Combine Microsoft PowerShell and the PsPing utility from Microsoft and you get a nice logging solution with shows on each line a timestamp and the results … Continue reading

Posted in Windows |

Git on Windows & Github, authentication suddenly stopped working

I’m using Github 2FA and git on Windows with the Windows Credentials store credential helper. This can be configured with git config –global credential.helper wincred Couple of times git has suddenly started complaining “remote: Repository not found” when trying to … Continue reading

Posted in Misc |

QC35, Windows, Bluetooth audio

I started investigating pairing problems with my Bose QC35 headphone/headset and Windows. At first I was wondering why I actually see two separate QC35 devices with different icons in the pairing list. Soon I figured out the other one was … Continue reading

Posted in Misc |

Get SSL cert in PFX format using OpenSSL

Steps for getting SSL certificate in pfx format (suitable for Azure for example) Upload CSR, get the Certificate and save it local file. Get the intermediate certificates (if needed). Concatenate the intermedia certs to one file: Export:

Posted in Azure |

Azure, add IP address to cloud service

Azure now supports multiple IP addresses per cloud service. This means you can for example host multiple web sites, each running in different IP address on one cloud service (1..n virtual machines). Right now it seems to be be possible … Continue reading

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Azure CLI tools, Credentials have expired, please reauthenticate

After installing Azure CLI tools and trying to use them on the first time on Windows, I started getting “Credentials have expired, please reauthenticate Detailed error message from ADAL is as follows: Error: Entry not found in cache.” error message. … Continue reading

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IntellijJ IDEA: Maven home directory is invalid

When creating a new project based on Maven archetype IntelliJ IDEA wants know certain Maven related directories. It took few minutes to figure out what IDEA actually wants here and answering wrong gives the not very informative “Maven home directory … Continue reading

Posted in Misc |

Convert SPSS .SAV file to CSV (for Excel)

SPSS alternative, GNU PSPP include a very easy to use tool that can convert the SPSS SAV file to CSV. This can be further read in to excel. Just open the csv file in Excel. If excel does not automatically … Continue reading

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Filezilla GnuTLS error -15: An unexpected TLS packet was received and VsFTP

Too-long-don’t-want-to-read–give-me-commands-to-paste-to-my-terminal: sudo /usr/sbin/setsebool -P ftp_home_dir 1 Long(er) story I ran into “interesting” problem on CentOS while trying to setup VsFTP with FTPS. I was using FileZilla to connect to the server. The VsFTPd version that comes with my CentOS version … Continue reading

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Enable debug log in Azure Storage Emulator

Azure Storage Emulator has logging capability but this is not enabled by default and it does not seem to be available via user interface. In order to enable the log, Head to the Storage Emulator data directory, which is located … Continue reading

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