Joe Audet

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Name: Joe Audet
Date registered: August 23, 2016

Latest posts

  1. Python Script Execution — October 11, 2016
  2. Story Spine — June 5, 2016
  3. Advanced Custom Fields – Shortcode — June 5, 2016
  4. Table Topics Ideas — February 17, 2016
  5. Cisco ASA IKE Vulnerability — February 17, 2016

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Oct 11

Python Script Execution

Learning Python and ran into an issue trying to get my first script to run. When I ran the script by calling it from an HTML file, I would get a 500 Server Error. In the logs I saw this: [Mon Oct 10 22:48:24.670771 2016] [cgi:error] [pid 312899:tid 140374432446208] [client 75.134.73.141:32291] AH01215: suexec policy violation: …

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Jun 05

Story Spine

A member of our club introduced us to the concept of a Story Spine, used primarily to assist in developing story outlines. It also can be used as a great impromptu guide for creating a story as an alternative for Table Topics. I developed a MS PowerPoint version with animation to help people stay on …

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Jun 05

Advanced Custom Fields – Shortcode

Ran into an issue where I wanted to create an interface where I could dynamically use the output of the ACF plugin within the pages, to allow a combination of the ACF and WSIWYG editor. I ended up creating the following function and adding it to ‘functions.php’ in my template: /* Advanced Custom Fields Shortcode …

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Feb 17

Table Topics Ideas

I recently tried to mix in a couple of skills for a recent Toatmasters meeting Table Topics session. I took photo’s of really unusual houses I found on the internet, put them into a slide show, and asked participants to either try to sell the house, or to convince us why their house was an …

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Feb 17

Cisco ASA IKE Vulnerability

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160210-asa-ike Massive issue that should be addressed ASAP. Classified as a PATCH NOW level of concern.

Feb 13

vCenter – unable to perform vMotion or storage vMotion

If you get the error ‘The operation is not allowed in the current state’, try restarting the management agents on the hosts (non disruptive, other than you will lose vSphere client connectivity): VMware KB Article – Restart Management Agents Restarting the Management agents on ESXi To restart the management agents on ESXi: From the Direct …

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Feb 13

Unable to connect to the MKS: Internal Error

Ran into this issue on vSphere 5.5 & 6.0(base, U1, U1b) using the full client. Power off the VM, remove from inventory, browse the datastore, right click the VMX file, add to inventory. This resolved my issues.

Nov 07

Cisco PBR route-map update

We recently ran into an issue when updating an ACL we used in a Cisco PBR configuration. We changed the name of the ACL, and updated the route-map to reflect the new ACL name. All traffic stopped being processed by the route-map as it if wasn’t even in the configuration. Luckily for us this situation …

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Nov 07

WordPress – Restrict Login by IP

Enable the use of HTACCESS overrides: sudo nano -w /etc/apache2/sites-available/xxx.conf Add this line: AllowOverride All —– If you have a static IP and want to restrict access, a simple way is to lock down access to the wp-login.php file using .htaccess to control: <files wp-login.php> order deny,allow deny from all # whitelist Your First IP …

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