Monthly Archives: May 2012

Where can I download rdpclip for Windows XP?

rdpclip.exe is the main executable for File Copy and gives functionality to Terminal Services (remote desktop) server that allows you to copy and paste between server and client. File Copy is an extension to Terminal Services server that lets you copy and paste between the server and the client. RdpClip lets you copy and paste files between a terminal session and a client console session. Download RDPCLIP by visiting http://download.microsoft.com/download/win2000platform/rdpclip/1.0/NT5/EN-US/rdpclip_hotfix.exe

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Nagios: Monitor SSL Certs

Nagios has the ability to monitor SSL certificates for expiration. Here’s how to do it: Steps for Nagios to Monitor SSL Certs Download the check_ssl_certificate plugin from the nagios exchange site Update:A better / updated version of the plugin is available for download here ( it is mentioned on previously mentioned nagios plugins page ) Installation: Edit the script, replacing the line: use lib “/usr/lib64/nagios/plugins”; with the path to your nagios plugins directory (where utils.pm is located). For me on Ubuntu 10.04 this was use lib “/usr/lib/nagios/plugins”; Also edit the line: my $openssl = “/usr/bin/openssl”; with the path to your openssl binary. Then copy the script into your nagios plugins directory, for Ubuntu 10.04 it was /usr/lib/nagios/plugins I also updated line 155 – 158 of the script, because it has a bug that allows expired certificates to show up as passing: if ($daysLeft < 0) { print “$PROGNAME: CRITICAL – $cn expired ” . abs($daysLeft) . ” day(s) ago.\n”; exit $ERRORS{‘CRITICAL’}; } elsif ($daysLeft <= $critical) { The key part is adding in this line: exit $ERRORS{‘CRITICAL’}; To monitor a site, you will need to set up a configuration, using something like this (edit to suit your needs): define command { command_name check_ssl_certificate command_line /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_ssl_certificate -H $HOSTNAME$ } define service{ use generic-service host_name www.yoursite.com service_description check ssl check_command check_ssl_certificate contact_groups admins }

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Rejuvaskin 888-377-2226 Scam

I recently had a odd charge show up on my credit card statement: Rejuvaskin 888-377-2226 I don’t know what this is from but the phone number points to this company in St. Joseph, Missouri: Package Deal 2400 Frederick Ave. Suite 312 Saint Joseph, MO 64506 Phone: 888-377-2226 Fax: 816-676-0600 Email: [email protected] Web site URL: http://www.asisupplier.com/ I looked up the WHOIS information on that website (which does not load in my browser) and found: Advertising Specialty Institute Inc. 4800 Street Road Trevose, Pennsylvania 19053 United States I researched Rejuvaskin but apparently this charge has nothing to do with Rejuvaskin or other companies that sell it (I called the Rejuvaskin company), then after calling my credit card company they confirm that the phone number is correct for the merchant who charged my card. I have been trying to get in contact with Advertising Specialty Institute Inc. but their phone number just gives me a recorded message and then hangs up. I’m going to try and file with the BBB next. I do remember signing up for a free trial but I never authorized my credit card to be billed and now it has been billed three times for $79.99. I don’t have $79.99 to throw away and I have been billed three times on March 7, March 31, and now on May 1. Maybe this is not a scam but I am going to assume it is until I can get in contact with Package Deal / Advertising Specialty. Please leave a … Continue reading

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Google Voice is down – Error 500

Google Voice is down – Error 500 Google voice is down with an Error 500: Internal Server Error An error 500 is a generic error message, given when no more specific message is suitable. Google voice is also not answering when you call your Google Voice number from a Google Voice connected phone – normally you get a menu with prompts to check Google Voice Mail and make calls. Apps like GrowlVoice are also not responding. The issue seems to be more than just the Google Voice website – the entire Google Voice system is actually down. Update After about 20 minutes of being down today Google Voice is back up again.

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