Running Syslog on Windows Server

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This post describes running syslog-ng as a server on Windows.  In another post, we describe how to send Windows Event Logs to syslog.

How to configure Asterisk/FreePBX for CounterPath's Bria SoftPhone for Android/iOS or PC

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Bria is the newest softphone application from CounterPath, allowing users to enjoy multimedia communications in a dynamic way.

Cisco IP Phone 7945 with SIP Configuration

This article is based on the original that can be found here:

Asterisk phone cisco 79x1 xml configuration files for SIP latest 79x1 Series

Fortigate Virtual IP Port Forwarding Configuration/ Static NAT

On FortiGate devices Static NAT or Port Forwarding is made through the Virtual IP feature.

To map a port on an outside address to a internal ip you need to do two things:

Running a TI MSP430 Microcontroller on a Breadboard / Schematic

Based on original article found here:

As you can see in the schematic, you only need to do two connections. Place the MSP430 IC along your breadboard’s centerline, just like you’d do with any IC.

Connecting MSP430 to Breadboard


Driving a LED with an open drain digital input

So I was thinking putting a classid circuit with a BJT. But then I saw that GPIO output of the microcontroller are configurables in open drain. So would this circuit work?

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The LED has a 20mA forward current and 2V forward voltage so if R=(3.3-2)/0.02 it should be on if GPIO is HIghZ and off if it is GND no?

Windows 7 Restore Corrupt Install from Windows Update Repository

Type the following command, and then press Enter.
It may take several minutes for the command operation to be completed.

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Restore Health from Windows Update Online Repository

Cleanup after Windows 7 updates using the DISM command

dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded



Getting to Advanced User Management in Windows 7 Home and Home Premium

Advanced User Management Control Panel can be invoked as : netplwiz


lusrmgr.msc is the Professional/Enterprise Local User Management Control Panel




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