How to use Cloudflare with Pfsense

Recently, I tried to use Cloudflare with Pfsense. I used the IP addresses 1.1.1.3 and 1.0.0.3. Those IP addresses are meant to use DNS to block malware and adult content sites. I ran into an issue getting the content blocking to work and wanted to share. First, in Pfsense, I went to System > General …

Start Veeam SOBR job

How to start Veeam SOBR job? Note: this is for Veeam version 9.5 update 4 / 4a. If you are using a scale out repository with Veeam and have setup that repository with object cloud storage, then you may notice a SOBR tiering job. First off, this job will periodically run every four hours as …

Create PowerShell TicTacToe Game

Boredom induces the need to keep my mind busy. Imagine being stuck in a place with access to only a basic windows 10 workstation and heavily content filtered internet. Luckily, PowerShell is still enabled on the workstation. So you decide to spend your time creating a PowerShell TicTacToe game to pass the time. Caveats and …

Veeam Capacity Tier Unsupported legacy data block format

While working with Veeam version 9.5 update 4, I wanted to setup a scaling repository to Amazon AWS. The backups would be stored locally first then scale out to the cloud once they got too old. I had existing backups and wanted to test my new configuration. Following this guide from Veeam here, I initiated …