Mutiple Ways to Reboot CradlePoint Devices [SSH, WGET, CURL, SMS, HTML (POST)]

Here are a couple ways I’ve come up with to reboot CradlePoint devices remotely. These were all tested on MBR1400 routers using v6.0.2 firmware. If you have proper HTTPS certificates installed for the web interface you can drop the ‘–no-check-certificate’ or the ‘–insecure’ options on the WGET and CURL commands. Also note that the CURL and WGET commands are using the password in the command. This can be insecure for many reasons.

How to Search Active Directory by 'objectSid' using PowerShell

Sometimes you may have a SID (objectSid) for an Active Directory object but not necessarily know which object it belongs to. You can find the object using PowerShell.

Streaming Google Music with MPD

I’ve been thinking about building a plugin for MPD that would allow it to talk with Google Music for a while now. Currently, when I purchase music from Google Music, I have to download it and push the new music up to my local music share on my network. Once my music is there, MPD can stream it without a problem… I love MPD!

Configure NetBIOS over TCP/IP with Group Policy

I came across a situation last week where I needed to finally disable NetBIOS over TCP/IP. While looking for a way to disable it, unfortunately, I found that there really isn’t a good clean way to do so using Group Policy. At least, if there was a good way, I couldn’t find it.

Generate a Time Lapse Video from an Online Webcam Using Open Source

I’ve generated a couple time lapse videos in the past and I wanted to share my process with my readers.