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Posts made in July, 2013

Change Mac address on Mac OSX

By on Jul 7, 2013 in Mac OSX | 0 comments

With those commands I was able to get more than the 30 minutes free internet in the hotel. Mac address based authentication, haha 😀 This is also great to fool the mac address filter on your router if enabled. Have fun.   sudo ifconfig en1 down sudo ifconfig en1 lladdr AA:BB:CC:11:22:33 sudo ifconfig en1...

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Restart networking services on Mac OSX

By on Jul 7, 2013 in Mac OSX | 1 comment

There is no /etc/init.d/networking at Mac OSX like in Ubuntu. sudo ifconfig en0 down sudo ifconfig en0 up Disabling and enabling the network interface will do the job. If you have to do it via SSH use this command: sudo ifconfig en0 down;sleep 1;sudo ifconfig en0 up...

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Windows Server 2008 R2: Activate Windows Search Service

By on Jul 1, 2013 in Windows Server 2008 | 0 comments

Windows Search is in default disabled on windows server. It only makes sense to install Windows Search on a server, if the server is a terminalserver with a lot of users, to improve the ease of operation.   – Install the role fileserver on your Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. – In the installation wizard check “Windows Search” – Let the installer finish, choose the harddisks you want to index. – Check if the service is...

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