Category Archives: FIXES

Buffalo Linkstation: Add NFS function (support NFS v3)

So I just noticed that the previous method only support NFS v2. ESXi require NFS v3 at minimum. So here’s the guide for NFS v3 on Buffalo Linkstation. Step 1: Gain SSH and optware (check my previous post) Step 2: Check for unfs package #ipkg update #ipkg list | grep unfs unfs3 – 0.9.22-1 -… Read More »

Adding Realtek 8168/8111/8411/8118 based NICs to ESXi 6.5

Step 1: Install ESXi PowerShell Module Run PowerShell with elevated privilege (run as administrator) PS D:\> Install-Module -Name PowerShellGet -Force PS D:\> Install-Module -Name VMware.PowerCLI Step 2: Changing the Windows PowerShell Script Execution Policy PS D:\Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Step 3: Download ESXi-Customizer-PS Go to and download ESXi-Customizer-PS-v2.5.1.ps1 and move the script to D:\ (to ease… Read More »

Allowing tracert in Cisco ASA firewall

I was under impression that allowing icmp in the service policy will enable tracert to work. I was wrong. After scouting around I found below tweaks that will enable tracert to run correctly. 1. Set decrement TTL ASA# configure terminal ASA(config)# policy-map global_policy ASA(config-pmap)# class class-default ASA(config-pmap-c)# set connection decrement-ttl ASA(config-pmap-c)# exit 2. Permit icmp… Read More »

Force apt-get to use IPv4 instead of IPv6

It seems that Ubuntu/Debian (or perhaps other distros as well) prefer IPv6 DNS records instead of IPv4 when applicable and some times this results in loss of connectivity or similar problems. I ran into this issue today while trying to update an old VPS with apt-get/aptitude. Specifically, was being resolved in an unreachable IPv6… Read More »