AhsayOBM – How do I manually stop a scheduled backup that is running?

In AhsayOBM backup, some of the scheduled backup might stop working or stuck at in progress status forever. You need to manual stop the scheduled backup.

To stop a scheduled backup job manually, just simply create a file called “stop” within the ipc folder. The ipc folder can be found at the following path:-

that is running on Mac OS X, please follow the instruction below:

Mac OS X
~/.obm/ipc/BackupSet/Backup_ID/

Windows:
C:\Documents and Settings\${username}\.obm\ipc\BackupSet\backupset_ID

or

C:\Users\${username}\.obm\ipc\BackupSet\backupset_ID

Linux / Unix:
/root/.obm/log/ipc/BackupSet/backupset_ID

Example

touch /root/.obm/log/ipc/BackupSet/15524765/stop

How to add, remove and display Static Route on Windows 2008/2012?

By referring to wikipedia, Static routing is a form of routing that occurs when a router uses a manually-configured routing entry, rather than information from a dynamic routing traffic.

Static routes are usually configured at the router level but you can also configure them from you locally (Windows OS) via command line.

Below are the few useful command line to work with static route in Windows.

A) To show the routing table, there are two command available

  • route print
  • netstat -rn

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Sonicwall – How to setup Dynamic DNS

Most of the ISP provide customer with a dynamic IP addresses. So, is it possible to access my Sonicwall Firewall (with dynamic public IP) from public network?

The answer is yes. You can use Dynamic DNS to achieve it.

What is Dynamic DNS?

By refer to wikipedia, Dynamic DNS (DDNS or DynDNS) is a method of automatically updating a name server in the Domain Name System (DNS), often in real time, with the active DDNS configuration of its configured hostnames, addresses or other information.

Currently, SonicOS supports three DDNS providers, dyn.com , changeip.com and NO-IP. com.

In my setup, i will use NO-IP.com as my Dynamic DNS. The reason that i choose NO-IP.com is because it is free. Continue reading