Month: November 2018

Windows 10 cannot access NAS drive shares (network path not found)

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Background: Workgroup network (not a domain), Netgear ReadyNAS and about a dozen Windows 7 and Windows 10 desktops. Existing equipment is okay. A brand new Windows 10 Laptop (1803) does not see ReadyNAS shares. Windows throws error code:…

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Using smartctl to monitor the Adaptec 2405 RAID controller disks

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First use lspci to determine the type of RAID controller.   The RAID controller (Adaptec AAC-RAID) presents a virtual disk to the OS using an array of physical disks. With this particular controller you can use smartctl  to check…

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Simple scheduled log file clean up with PowerShell 1.0

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Servers accumulate gigabytes of log files over time. Anyone who has managed Microsoft’s IIS Service will know it collects data until your hard disk is full. You can set a log rollover based on interval or file size but IIS…

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