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About BudMan

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  • Birthday 02/04/1965

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Schaumburg, IL
  • Interests Tech, Beer, Bourbon, Cooking, Cigars
  • OS Win10, Win7, 2k16, 2k12r2, 2k8r2, Multi flavors of Linux, FreeBSD, etc.

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  1. BudMan added an answer to a question VirtualBox WiFi Issue   

    Dude did you not read my freaking post... I gave you you very clear instructions on how to have your VM use your wifi network.
    Wifi and bridged adapters not stable reliable to work setup..  Just use natted connection.. It took me all of 10 min to get this working, and that was downloading VB and installing windows 7 in a VM
    "I wanted to use my internal WiFi on my laptop (Lenovo T430), for the Virtual Machine, and use my wired connection for anything non-related to the Virtual Machine."
    I went through exactly how to do that!
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  2. BudMan added an answer to a question New Server: What should I upgrade?   

    The only thing on that worth anything are the most likely the nics.. I just don't get why anyone would want to use 10 year old tech that is going to sound like a jet is landing in your house..  And is not in a case designed for a HOME lab.. You have a rack - you going to put it in the garage..
    What is the power draw on that?  Pretty sure its going to be like a kid in a candy store - you will be able to watch your meter spinning faster after you fire that beast up..
    Have fun..
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  3. BudMan added an answer to a question VirtualBox WiFi Issue   

    Why would you need the wifi adapter to be recognized?  By your vm??  Your not trying to pass that through to the vm are you?
    This looks like VB sees the nic to me..

    Edit:  Ok look here I connected my workstation to my wifi network, and disabled the wired nic..  So you can see in this screenshot that my VM got a NATTED ip that VB gave it on the 10.x network - But my machine is on wifi network - see how my host is using the dell wifi card on 192.168.4 network.  And my VM can ping to google just fine, see the tracert how it hits the VB natted IP gateway and then my wifi gateway on the 192.168.4 network.

    So set your VM to use natted like in my screenshot and the  connect your host machine to your wifi = done, internet access from your VM using the whatever network you host is connected to be it wired or wifi, etc.
    See how the VM is seeing the nic that VB presented too it the intel pro/1000 .  This is easiest way to have a VM on the network - trying to bridge to wifi can be problematic depending on your wifi card in your host.
    If you want to have your host have both the wired and wifi connection up.. You can change which IP the NAT service bonds with
    VBoxManage modifyvm "VM name" --natbindip1 ""
    Where IP is the IP your wifi got..  So see here my host now has both wired and wifi connection, and I set the vm to use the wifi IP for its nat, as i do a traceroute you see it go through the wifi network to get out to the internet

    I don't even use VB anymore - haven't in years.  Downloaded latest version, installed it and fired up VM just to show you these screenshot   this is all basic networking 101 stuff and pretty common across all platforms that you would be using.  Just need to understand what a bridged interface it, natted, host only, etc.. And then RTM on how to do what you want.
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  4. BudMan added an answer to a question Cheap online storage?   

    crashplan speeds are fine, did you turn off dedupe, did you turn off encryption?  These are going to slow down uploading of new files, etc.  Its a backup, why does it need to use 100% of your upload pipe..  Hit go and forget about it - why should you give a ###### if its 300KB or 1MB?  Did you just say backup your whole freaking computer - that is going to take a while!!  Look to what your backing up vs clicking your documents folder or your C and then wondering why its going to take a week..  Do you really need to backup all your ISOs of linux distros you just downloaded, etc..?
    So as to what speeds it can do - here I have a 10mbps upload plan from my isp, It can hit 12mbps with speedtest, etc.  So I took a 1.5 gig file and placed in my backup folder..  Here are what I am seeing for the upload speed.. Looks pretty speedy to me

    Are you saying that restore is slow?  Well if you need your TB back right away.. http://support.code42.com/CrashPlan/Latest/Restoring/Restore-To-Door_Overview
    What media are you wanting to backup??  BTW -- are you talking HOME movies, this yes back that ###### up!!!  I use amazon glacier for that its 10cents a GB per month.  Its very low cost DR backup of your home movies.  I also have crashplan running because got a free year while back here on neowin.  Will I continue to use it after free?  But speeds are fine with it - I find users complaining about it just don't understand how networking works in the first place
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  5. BudMan added an answer to a question Buying Expired Domain   

    Can not really do anything until it actually expires - its quite possible they have just not renewed it yet.  And then its a long waiting period to be honest
    Expired domains: When are they available?
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  6. BudMan added an answer to a question VirtualBox WiFi Issue   

    "I'm a noob at this, lol."
    Understatement of the week, you can drop the at this part for sure ROFL
    I would suggest you change to natted on you wifi adapter and try that vs bridged.  There are lots of issues trying to run bridged like that on a wifi connection..  Many wifi cards have issues running in promisc mode.. VB tries to get around this (read their FAQ) doesn't always work.  Use natted mode should fix your problem.
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  7. BudMan added an answer to a question think my dns server isn't working correctly.   

    So those errors are telling you those servers sent back a Refused.. Checking that first one - that is a root server.. And so are the next few
    ;; ANSWER SECTION: 14400 IN   PTR     e.root-servers.net. 
    Why are you going to roots if your wanting to setup a caching forwarder?  This is troubleshooting info that was really increased back in like 9.3 something, you can suppress them with something like category lame-servers {null;};  But curious why your going to roots?
    I see in your conf
    forwarders {
    So why are you talking to roots?  I still on my first cup of coffee so will have to look through your confs..  But looks like you got all the info there to make for a good post..  Give me a few minutes to get some coffee in me
    What is odd about your homedepot query and points to maybe your problem with the RCODE errors with the root servers is why are you getting back the root servers in your authority section.
    C:\>dig homedepot.com
    ; <<>> DiG 9.10.2-P3 <<>> homedepot.com
    ;; global options: +cmd
    ;; Got answer:
    ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 55657
    ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 3, ADDITIONAL: 4
    ; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
    ;homedepot.com.                 IN      A
    homedepot.com.          3600    IN      A
    homedepot.com.          3600    IN      NS      nsb.homedepot.com.
    homedepot.com.          3600    IN      NS      nsc.homedepot.com.
    homedepot.com.          3600    IN      NS      nsa.homedepot.com.
    nsa.homedepot.com.      3600    IN      A
    nsb.homedepot.com.      3600    IN      A
    nsc.homedepot.com.      3600    IN      A
    ;; Query time: 143 msec
    ;; SERVER:
    ;; WHEN: Sat Aug 01 05:42:44 Central Daylight Time 2015
    ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 160
    You notice get back the NS for homedepot.com..  Not the root servers...  Also using bind in forwarder mode your first time queries should really not be very long for when your asking for common domains, since your forwarder like google and open should already have those cached..  I think maybe your forwarder section is not working and your doing queries to roots directly as a resolver not forwarder.  I am currently using unbound vs bind as my resolver..  But I can fire up bind quick enough to test out your configs.
    Also for local, 4ms seems pretty long - are you wireless or something?  When I query something that is cached is normally 1 ms response time
    ;; Query time: 1 msec
    ;; SERVER:
    ;; WHEN: Sat Aug 01 05:50:56 Central Daylight Time 2015
    ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 160
    BTW what version of bind are you running?  Did you run a named-checkconf I would assume it comes back ok since normally it won't start is something messed up, but I don't really think you doing forwarding, more that its doing resolving.  You should never really talk to roots in forwarder mode.
    I am guessing you didn't remove
    zone "." IN {
      type hint;
      file "named.ca";
    From the named.conf ?  Your only showing your named.conf.option file or maybe in your default.zones you have
    zone "." {
            type hint;
            file "/etc/bind/db.root";
    Which I think is default?
    Oh I know why your talking to roots, I don't see
    forward only;
    In your options..  So stuff that doesn't get an answer from forwarders your going to ask roots.  You want to put that in and that should get rid of your RCODE errors.
    Also where is you set recursion?
    recursion yes;
    I see where you allow it from your netblock but don't see that you turned it on exactly?
    Edit:  Ok just set this up on my ubuntu box real quick.. Didn't setup any local zones as of yet.. This is only thing I edited was named.conf.options
    acl goodclients {; localhost; localnets; }; options {         directory "/var/cache/bind";         recursion yes;         allow-query { goodclients; };         forwarders {       ;       ;         };         forward only;         dnssec-enable yes;         dnssec-validation yes;         auth-nxdomain no;    # conform to RFC1035         listen-on-v6 { any; }; }; I do a query to home depot,
    C:\>dig @ubuntu.local.lan homedepot.com
    ; <<>> DiG 9.10.2-P3 <<>> @ubuntu.local.lan homedepot.com; (1 server found);; global options: +cmd;; Got answer:;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 47865;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 1
    ;; OPT PSEUDOSECTION:; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096;; QUESTION SECTION:;homedepot.com.                 IN      A
    ;; ANSWER SECTION:homedepot.com.          817     IN      A
    ;; Query time: 37 msec;; SERVER:;; WHEN: Sat Aug 01 06:42:24 Central Daylight Time 2015;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 58
    C:\>dig @ubuntu.local.lan homedepot.com
    ;; Query time: 1 msec;; SERVER:;; WHEN: Sat Aug 01 06:42:33 Central Daylight Time 2015;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 58
    And then if I look in my cache after rndc dumpdb
    root@ubuntu:/var/cache/bind# cat named_dump.db ; ; Start view _default ; ; ; Cache dump of view '_default' (cache _default) ; $DATE 20150801114442 ; answer homedepot.com.          679     IN A ; ; Address database dump ; ; ; Unassociated entries ; ; [srtt 24] [flags 00000000] [ttl 1662] ; [srtt 10567] [flags 00002000] [ttl 1662] ; ; Bad cache ; ; ; Start view _bind ; ; ; Cache dump of view '_bind' (cache _bind) ; $DATE 20150801114442 ; ; Address database dump ; ; ; Unassociated entries ; ; ; Bad cache ; ; Dump complete root@ubuntu:/var/cache/bind#  
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  8. BudMan added an answer to a question Iperf 3.1b3 Windows build   

    So look at the cygcheck output it lists the dlls that are used.  I will be posting up the other builds here as soon as I get some coffee
    edit: ok updated the front page with links to the 32bit versions.  The 32bit one of 3.11 still shows it needed this cygwin1 and cyggcc_s-1.dll
    $ cygcheck iperf3.exe
    Found: D:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\iperf3.exe
    BudMan@i5-w7 /usr/local/bin
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  9. BudMan added an answer to a question Cloud backup - doubts   

    crashplan allows you select which folders get backed up..  You don't have to backup subfolders... For example I backup my documents folder, but inside this folder I have folders that are just junk and large stuff that I don't backup.
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  10. BudMan added a post in a topic Is there a way to reorg the forum sections?   

    I don't mind the guidelines - I agree they should be right at the top..  But they take up the whole freaking screen on my laptop that is at 1366x768 and as you saw in my screenshot I don't have lots of toolbars like most users..  they have to be able to be tightened up a bit..  Its going to suck going into section and scrolling down to even see the most recent post.
    Guess I could turn it on its side and work in portrait mode vs landscape.
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  11. BudMan added a post in a topic Is there a way to reorg the forum sections?   

    I normally would wait a few weeks before even mention something like this, but on the road this week and got a few minutes trying to catch up on my neowin fix and just not liking the layout is all.
    Going to be a learning curve for sure - or will have to just zoom way way out on the page   But then the fonts get wonky.
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  12. BudMan added a topic in Site & Forum Issues   

    Is there a way to reorg the forum sections?
    Before there was favorites that could pretty much have the different forums in the order you wanted.  So I had the sections I frequent all in one section didn't have to scroll all over the place to browse around..
    Not really liking the layout - I am viewing it on my laptop, and res is not all that high.. But just seems freaking HUGE... Lots of scrolling to move about to different areas.  The guidelines for a section take up half the screen..
    Take that back
    The whole freaking screen on my laptop

    That makes it very scrolly to have see the posts in a section.
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  13. BudMan added an answer to a question Iperf 3.1b3 Windows build   

    well I built the 32 bit versions the other day, but on neowin was down.  And now I am on the road - prob have to wait til I get back home to post them up.
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  14. BudMan added an answer to a question Wireless Chipset Poll 2015-2016   

    My point exactly!!!
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  15. BudMan added an answer to a question Wireless Chipset Poll 2015-2016   

    They have to know what router they have to look it up   that is the hard part..
    Why not just ask what router is their fav, or brand of wifi card if they buy usb dongles, etc..  To be honest I find it highly unlikely for any user other than ones that build their own to even have a clue to what wifi card is in it.  And to be honest - desktops normally don't even need wifi.. Desktops should be WIRED plain and simple -- not like you move them around   You think users are picking their laptop based upon the chip maker of the wifi in it?  ###### - they would be lucky to know if supports 5ghz or AC..  Ask them how many streams their wifi card can do ROFL
     If a user has to look up in your wiki link what chip is in their router - then they clearly did not base their purchase upon the hardware inside the black box they bought.  They bought it on what brand they perceive to be better, or what was on sale or the idiot at the computer store told they needed, etc. etc.. 
    So asking what chip maker is their fav or best is completely pointless..  Other than the brand intel I would be surprised if any real portion of users even know those brands.  Unless they had problems with one and somebody told them it was crap
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