Chris Odegard

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Posted on July 30, 2020

After playing with FreeNAS for a few months I finally decided I was tired of micro-managing my backup solution. So I bought a WD NAS on sale from Amazon, the MyCloudEX2Ultra 4TB.MyCloudEX2UltraI've…

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Connect ESXi Host Directly to FreeNAS

Posted on June 03, 2020

I have two servers: an ESXi host running several VMs and a FreeNAS server for backup storage. Each one has two physical NIC's.Goal: establish a network between the two hosts that is strictly for ISCSi…

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Open Asset REST API Notes

Posted on June 02, 2020

Modifying the GPS coordinates of a FileYou can view the location data for a file with the query parameter in a GET request like in the examples below:This will return the location field, which can be…

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Expose Shared Mailbox and Calendar for Teams

Posted on April 27, 2020

Teams in MS Teams are really just Office 365 Groups with some special resources attached. This is why you can create new Teams from existing Office 365 Groups. It is also why every Team has a shared…

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PowerShell Timing

Posted on April 23, 2020

Recently I learned how to use timers in PowerShell scripts to track how long an operation is taking. I've started adding the below snippet to all of my long-running scripts so that when they've…

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PowerShell Class Inheritance

Posted on April 16, 2020

PowerShell classes support inheritance, which allows you to create a base class and methods that are then automatically available to inheritor classes. Parent ClassInheritor classInheritance is…

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Bluebeam Scripting Notes

Posted on April 15, 2020

Scripting in Bluebeam RevuYou need Bluebeam XTREME to write / edit scriptsMarkup propertiesThe below was copied from the Bluebeam Script Reference 2018 PDF:There are commands that return and accept…

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My second blog post

Posted on May 14, 2018

Today I made some major changes to the content of the home page. It's been the same for several years and, while I'd like to make it a little more stupendous, I have not yet been able to find the time…

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My first blog post

Posted on March 27, 2018

This is my first blog post. I am trying to do it my own way, which means writing markdown and manually adding pages to an array before compiling the site. It's a shame I can't use a database to store…

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