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.
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, localhost 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.)
Ever find yourself browsing vSphere and seeing a VM show up on a datastore you *know* you didn't put that VM in? I've run into this issue a few times and never have seen a KB or blog post on it. Closest I've seen is this one: In VMware vCenter Server 5.x a virtual machine … Continue reading TECH::Uh, I didn’t put that VM there… #vExpert
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vSphere 6.0 is now GA! What kind of NFS stuff can we expect?
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???
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Run or pass? NFSv3 or NFSv4? There's a lot that goes into the decisions we make...