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Backup daily Unifi DreamMachine (Pro) to local drive or network share

A couple of weeks ago I noticed the internet was down when I woke up. When I checked the Unifi DreamMachine it turns out it was completely crashed. When I tried to restart the DreamMachine it hanged during the boot process.
The only option was completely re-installing the DreamMachine and restore the backup. But after re-installing the firmware all backups stored local were overwritten and not available.
I needed a PowerShell script to copy the latest created backup to a local drive or network share. Check the blog how to enable SSH and AutoBackup on the UDM(-Pro)/DreamMachine and how to copy the latest created backup file to a save location.

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Unifi UDM-PRO Remote User/Access VPN with Duo Security MFA

About a year and a half ago I bought the Unifi UDM-PRO (also known as DreamMachine Pro) and I like the hardware. I’m fully aware the UDM-PRO can have a lot of improvements but with VLANs, Remote User VPN, Site-to-Site VPN, Firewall, DPI and Threat Management the UDM-PRO delivers a lot of functionality out-of-the-box. (more…)

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Code Signing Certificates

When I started scripting in PowerShell for customers I started to like scripting. So I also started learning C#. Ok this is a little bit harder to learn then PowerShell scripting.
When a customer requested an integration between Ivanti Security Controls and Nutanix I build a nice PowerShell script with API connections. When I showed this to the customer they were a bit disappointed because it was only script and not based on GUI.

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Download and Install OpenSSL for Windows

In this blog we describe the installation of OpenSSL for Windows.

What is OpenSSL

Open SSL is an all-around cryptography library that offers open-source application of the TLS protocol. First released in 1998, it is available for Linux, Windows, macOS, and BSD systems. OpenSSL allows users to perform various SSL related tasks, including CSR (Certificate Signing Request) and private keys generation and SSL certificate installation.

Most of the Linux distributions come with OpenSSL pre-compiled, but if you’re on a Windows system, you can get it from here. (more…)

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