Home Assistant and device tracking

It’s no secret I use Home Assistant¬†(Hass for short) for my smart home project. One thing I have been trying to nail down is better awareness when family members are home. I do this would a number of things like checking to see if a smartphone or smartwatch is connected to Wifi, if the living […]

Postman: Ninja RMM API

At my day job, we use NinjaRMM for managing our client’s computers. I’ve been using Postman for a while to test API calls before coding anything. One really bleeping frustrating thing about the NinjaRMM API is how they decided to make authentication¬†completely un-normal, unconventional and different from anything. Just to get PostMan working you have […]

Quick Ubuntu SSH commands

Some quick commands that I refer back to every once in a while. #disable ipv6 sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6=0 sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6=0 #test drive write speed dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/output.txt bs=8k count=10k; rm -f /mnt/output.txt #start iperf on server, the receiver (ip 192.168.1.50) iperf -s #start iperf on client, the sender, testing speed to server iperf -c […]