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  • Transferring a Random Directory Over SSHFS (or any mount) on Linux - This is just kind of for fun - I recently had a situation where a random directory needed to be transferred between servers on a daily basis.  This actually has a business use, but you might have to get creative… ...
  • Removing all Empty Directories in a Subtree on Linux - Another simple and not often used solution to a problem you may not of know you have.  This is more of a housekeeping command; or can be using to effectively prune / clean up landing directories that accumulate "stuff" over… ...
  • Error Message: Unit -.mount is masked. - Received the following error message when attempting to restart a network service recently.  I do not have a technical explanation for what this means, however, i believe it may be attributed to using a proxy port forwarded - or possibly… ...
  • SSHFS – Too Many Levels of Symbolic Links - I've found using SSHFS for network mounts to be quite convenient.  Mainly between remote servers and other machines that connect to my host via AutoSSH.  This works relatively well - it seems to maintain a persistent connection when mounted from… ...
  • Organized TMP / Temporary Directories on Windows Servers and Clients Using Group Policy *Updated - Windows in general does a fairly poor job of maintaining temporary files between users and scatters a lot of this clutter among many directories.  In order to bring some perspective logic to all of this, I like to typically place… ...
  • Reverse SSH Tunneling Between Two Linux Hosts - Reverse SSH tunneling allows you to access a host by traversing a firewall / nat router by creating an outbound session from the obfuscated machine.   SSH is a very useful and powerful tool when comes time to access a remote… ...
  • IBM TM1 vs Oracle Hyperion - IBM TM1 Contrasted with Oracle Hyperion Planning We will refer to IBM Business Analytics (BI) as TM1 for this article - personal preference.  Honestly, TM1 is a flawed product, difficult (and expensive) to develop for, buggy - a total snowflake. … ...
  • Neofetch for Windows - First Let's install scoop - it's similar to Chocolately, but has more in common with a package manager as it is able to resolve dependencies, rather than just running installers and some rudimentary versioning.  Run the following from a non-administrative… ...

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