How to solve “Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index ” was read from the registry.” error

Getting an error “Cannot load Counter Name data because an invalid index ” was read from the registry.” when the System.Diagnostics.PerformanceCounterCategory API is used, means that something went wrong with the Performance counter registry settings. In order to fix the wrong behavior you need to restore the Performance counter registry settings, using the following command: …

Getting started with Serverspec

What is Serverspec? Rspec tests for verifying the configuration of a given machine. It is used together with configuration management tools like Salt, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc. as a integration testing framework. It is a Ruby-based framework, which uses internally Shell(Linux environments), Powershell(Windows environment) scripts for checking the target machines if the configuration management tool …