Teamspeak 3 on CentOS 7 using MariaDB Database (3.0.12.4)

This tutorial takes you through setting up Teamspeak 3 on CentOS 7, I will also be going through using a MariaDB database for the backend and a custom system services script.

We are using MariaDB as MySQL no longer ships with CentOS and MariaDB is a fork of MySQL

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vCloud Director 8.0 for Service Providers

As most of you will now be aware VMware decided to end availability for vCloud Director and shift to only allow service providers to utilise the product.
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Failed to connect to VMware Lookup Service, SSL certificate verification failed

Recently I have been playing in my lab with VCSA and vCNS, I found that when I tried to connect to the vCenter I received this error:

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KILLING A WINDOWS SERVICE THAT SEEMS TO HANG ON “STOPPING”

It sometimes happens (and it’s not a good sign most of the time): you’d like to stop a Windows Service, and when you issue the stop command through the SCM (Service Control Manager) or by using the ServiceProcess classes in the .NET Framework or by other means (net stop, Win32 API), the service remains in the state of “stopping” and never reaches the stopped phase. It’s pretty simple to simulate this behavior by creating a Windows Service in C# (or any .NET language whatsoever) and adding an infinite loop in the Stop method. The only way to stop the service is by killing the process then. However, sometimes it’s not clear what the process name or ID is (e.g. when you’re running a service hosting application that can cope with multiple instances such as SQL Server Notification Services). The way to do it is as follows:
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