TECH:: FUD for thought – Don’t be a part of the problem.

I'm fairly new to this "blogging about tech" thing. I'm probably going to sound a bit naive about some of this, but I'm a strong believer in fairness. In fact, my previous social media experiences were essentially cat videos, memes and snarky comments on news articles. So now that I've started paying attention to the tech … Continue reading TECH:: FUD for thought – Don’t be a part of the problem.

TECH::There’s no place like 127.0.0.1. (But for everywhere else, use DNS.)

One of my favorite IT jokes is "there's no place like 127.0.0.1." You can get this slogan emblazoned on t-shirts, welcome mats, etc. 127.0.0.1 is, of course, localhostĀ or the loopback address. Every device on a network has one. However, for addresses that need to be resolvable outside of the internal subsystem, we need MAC addresses, … Continue reading TECH::There’s no place like 127.0.0.1. (But for everywhere else, use DNS.)

TECH::OMFG! Microsoft is killing IDMU???

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post on LDAP. During that, I was researching links to add to it and I came across this gem. I decided to leave it out of yesterday's post for two reasons: Getting clarification on what this actually means Not to let it fall into the cracks http://blogs.technet.com/b/activedirectoryua/archive/2015/01/25/identity-management-for-unix-idmu-is-deprecated-in-windows-server.aspx A few users … Continue reading TECH::OMFG! Microsoft is killing IDMU???