How to install Qemu-guest-agent on Proxmox Windows VM

    Posted in Windows Servers on Mar 18, 2020

    The Qemu-guest-agent is a helper daemon, which is installed in the guest. It is used to exchange information between the host and guest, and to execute command in the guest.

    In Proxmox VE, the Qemu-guest-agent is used for mainly two things:

    1. To properly shutdown the guest, instead of relying on ACPI commands or windows policies
    2. To check the server IP on console section (Public and private both IPs)


    In installation of Qemu-Guest-agent we need to install Host and guest installer

    Install Host Installer

    Host insatller can be install via GUI or CLI both method

    Via GUI-

    You have to ena...

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    How to install Mongo Db server in windows server

    Posted in Windows Servers on Feb 13, 2020

    First, download the mongo database MSI installer:

    After download the msi installer, double click on it:


    Accept the user license agreement:


    Ready to install mongo ddb 3.4 with complete setup click on install now:


    To access mongo via GUI you can install the MongoDB Compass Community on server.

    You can create the custom configuration file while using the following methods:

    1. Create the data and log Directories via cmd method.

       mkdir c:\data\db
       mkdir c:\data\log
    2. Create the configuration file for ex...

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    How to backup and restore the mongo database on server in windows server

    Posted in Windows Servers on Feb 13, 2020

    How to generate the Mongo DB Backup on windows server

    Go to the mongo executable file path and run the command for take dB dump:

    mongodump.exe --host localhost --port [dB authentication port]  --db [DB name] --username [user name]--password [Password] --out [backup path ]
    For example:  mongodump.exe --host localhost --port 35615  --db clt --username cloudtechtiq --password abcd@123 --out D:\Backup\clt13022020


    How to restore the Mongo db backup on windows server

    Go to the mongo executable file path and run the command for restore database:

    mongorestore --host localhost --port [authentication ...
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    how to create user on Mongo Db in windows server

    Posted in Windows Servers on Feb 13, 2020

    Login on the power shell v with dB authentication or without

    For example: $ mongo superadmin -u [Username] -p [Password] --port=35615


    Run the following command for user creation:


    > use CloudTechtiq     (CloudTechtiq is the dB name on which you assigned the user)
    > db.createUser(
    user: "appuser",
    pwd: "EwQDP4x",
    roles: [ "readWrite", "dbAdmin" ]

    Note: appuser (user name which one you want to define) EwQDP4x (password for user) dbAdmin (User role for database)

    If you want to give the full access of dB server, you can change the role to Root .

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    Restoring deleted 'root' user and password for MySQL

    Posted in Linux Servers on Nov 08, 2019

    If you accidentally deleted the root user on my local setup MySQL running on OS linux. There are no other users created to get back into MySQL. I am sharing solution for the recover the root user. Get someone with SysAdmin rights and do the following:

    1. Add 'skip-grant-tables' to my.cnf under the [mysqld] section
    2. restart mysql
    3. type mysql with no password and hit enter
    4. Run This:
    DELETE FROM mysql.user 
    WHERE  user = 'root' 
          AND host = 'localhost'; 
    INSERT INTO mysql.user 
    SET user = 'root', 
        host = 'localhost', 
        password = Password('whatevernewpassword'), 
        Select_priv = 'y',
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    How to Reset MySQL or MariaDB Root Password in Linux

    Posted in Linux Servers on Nov 08, 2019

    One of these settings is the password for the database root account – which you must keep private and use only when strictly required.

    If you forget the password or need to reset it (for example, when a database administrator changes roles – or is laid off!).

    This article will come in handy. We will explain how to reset or recover forgottent MySQL or MariaDB root password in Linux.

    Although we will use a MariaDB server in this article, the instructions should work for MySQL as well.

    To begin, stop the database service and check the service status, we should see the environment variable we set...

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    Create DNS records at any DNS hosting provider for Office 365

    Posted in Microsoft Office 365 on Nov 07, 2019

    Create DNS records at any DNS hosting provider for Office 365

    To set the domain in office 365 you need to create the records for domain hosting in office 365.

    When you set up the Domain records yourself, these are the records to add. Note that your verification record and MX record are unique to your domain. To set them up, you'll need to get and use a specific "token" value for your domain. The steps below explain how to do that.

    Following records need to update-

    1. Add a TXT or MX record for verification
    2. Add MX record to route email
    3. Add CNAME records
    4. Add a TXT record for SPF to help prevent em...
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    G Suite Gmail (MX/SPF) records

    Posted in Smarter Mail on Nov 07, 2019

    If you want to use G suite as an email solution, then you need to update G-suite mail records to your Domain provide.

    To do this, you need to sign in to your domain host and direct the email for your domain to the G Suite servers. It’s like registering your new address with the post office when you move so that your mail gets delivered to the right place.

    Add the G Suite MX records

    To direct your email to your G Suite account, you must add new MX records to your domain. Add the MX records shown in the table below in one step with synthetic records. With synthetic records you can optionally ad...

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    Set up Mobile Device Management (MDM) in Office 365

    Posted in Microsoft Office 365 on Nov 06, 2019

    Set up Mobile Device Management (MDM) in Office 365

    The built-in Mobile Device Management (MDM) for Office 365 helps you secure and manage your user's mobile devices like iPhones, iPads, Androids, and Windows phones. You can create and manage device security policies, remotely wipe a device, and view detailed device reports.

    Device management is part of the Security & Compliance Center so you'll need to go there to kick off MDM setup.

    To set up Mobile Device Management for Office 365 you'll need to:

    Activate the Mobile Device Management service

    Set up Mobile Device Management

    1. Configure domain...
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    Reset lost admin password on FortiGate unit (Password Recovery)

    Posted in SSL Certificates on Nov 05, 2019

    Reset a lost admin password on a FortiGate unit (password recovery)

    Periodically a situation arises where the FortiGate needs to be accessed or the admin account’s password needs to be changed but no one with the existing password is available. If a physical access to the device is possible and with a few other tools, the password can be reset.

    By this article method we can reset password of the following FortiGate device –

    1. FortiGate

    2. FortiGate v5.0

    3. FortiGate v5.2

    4. FortiGate v5.4

    5. FortiWiFi v5.0

    6. FortiWiFi v5.2

    7. FortiWiFi v5.4

    What is needed:

    1. Console cable

    2. Terminal software such...

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