How-to: Install Goldeneye: Source

GoldenEye: Source is a total conversion mod developed using Valve’s Source engine. GoldenEye: Source is a multiplayer remake of the 1997 Nintendo 64 video game GoldenEye 007, itself based on the James Bond film GoldenEye This is so kick-ass it does not require an opening intro, let’s get down to…

“Steam connect failed” – Modern Warfare 2, July 2016

Some users are newly observing that they are unable to connect to the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 online services recently. It appears that after nearly six months of allowing VAC banned users to play online freely, they are now rejecting them once more. Writing this today as it…

Arma 3: Apex available now!

Arma 3’s Apex addon is now available. With this major DLC release comes the new terrain of Tanoa as well as a variety of new weapons, vehicles both land and air, as well as a new faction – and much more! Check out the Store [store.steampowered.com] page for more information!

Side-load Garry’s Mod content, CS:S, HL2:EP1, HL2:EP2

For those who don’t own Counter-Strike: Source, Half Life 2: Episode 1, or Half Life 2: Episode 2 playing Garry’s Mod might be kind of a pain. Here’s a link to addon packs you can extract into your addons folder to side-load this content. How-to: Extract the folder within the…

Automate Resetting the ESXi 6.0 Test-Lab License

If for whatever reason you are running an evaluation copy of ESXi, and you need additional time you can easy re-instate the evaluation period. I had this problem when I installed a copy, didn’t get around to actually evaluating the features I wanted to, and then was forced with the…

RDP: “… because an error occurred on the remote computer”

A problem that’s been bothering me recently: randomly and out of the blue, my workstation at home was having an issue opening a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) session out to another network, which has a Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) server sitting in front. After ruling out DNS resolution for the…

Artifactory API example: Setting properties on an existing artifact

Here’s another somewhat more elusive Artifactory API example. Setting the properties on an existing artifact was somewhat troublesome at first. Quick testing shows that the only thing to be concerned of is URL encoding¬†for spaces and many characters. You’ll need to be sure your user has annotate¬†permissions to the target…

Artifactory API example: Deploying a single artifact/item.

The internet is lacking of simple Artifactory API usage examples. Here’s a handy one for deploying a single artifact or item. Be sure to modify all the values to be appropriate for your environment. This syntax also works out-of-box for a windows instance, where curl = c:\some\path\curl.exe. https://gist.github.com/gravcat/6a48ee8230123e50fc9b