October 3, 2009

Windows 2003 / 2008 event logging to Syslog

I stumbled on a seemingly unique requirement this week to log file access for a Windows network share. Of importance, was the logging of object deletions, […]
October 12, 2009

TeamViewer for Remote Support

We’ve been using TeamViewer here to remotely connect to clients for about 2 months now. To say we have been impressed is an understatement. The ease […]
October 15, 2009

Exchange 2003 SMTP DATA command bug

This is an extract from a log file I’m looking at right now for an Exchange 2003 SMTP service… I sure as hell hope there’s just […]
October 19, 2009

Mousey mousey!

I’m a Mac convert. I have been working with Windows since 2003, and was always the Windows guy blah blah blah. Until I started using Linux […]
October 21, 2009

October 22nd!

Windows 7!!!!!! I’ve been using Windows 7 for a few months now, albeit virtualised, on my Mac, but I’ve been quite impressed with it. Running on […]
October 21, 2009

Netgear GA311 driver install weirdness?

Today’s weird tech problem, I had to replace a network card in a client’s machine today. Simple, right? The card was a Netgear GA311, running a […]
October 23, 2009

More TeamViewer

Checking through my stats, I’ve seen alot of hits from Google related to TeamViewer. I’m going to attempt to answer a few questions that I have […]
October 26, 2009

Server Recovery with Acronis

My boss forwarded me some emails from one of our client’s servers, dead disk, the usual. Get to the server, and it’s got nothing on the […]
November 7, 2009

TeamViewer $$^$&$##$!!!!

TeamViewer really doesn’t work too well if your connecting to a remote client and you need to test out their VPN connection… Trust me… As soon […]
November 7, 2009

Remote KVM Cards & Modular Servers

I had to install a PCI remote KVM card into a client’s server this afternoon. Oh how difficult that was!!! So, servers these days, are 99% […]
November 10, 2009

INB352 Network Planning links

These are just for my study reference for a network design / planning subject I’m doing at Uni. Routing Protocol Selection Testking CCSP 642-515 Exam Questions […]
November 10, 2009

First iPhone “Virus”

Interesting. Only affects jailbroken iPhones. I’m curious to see *how* it does this, but I’m taking an educated guess that the virus scans for iPhone’s with […]
December 11, 2009

PHP Templating

I’ve always wanted to create a CMS system using PHP. I currently have an opportunity through my work to develop a custom form webapp for one […]
June 7, 2010

S15 Update

After just over 2 long years of having my S15 off the road, it’s slowly getting closer! A few weeks ago I decided I would get […]
July 1, 2010

HTTP Referrer Spam

My web stats for one of my larger websites is full of referrers which look to be spam… Today’s brief stats below shows the highest referral […]
August 3, 2010

There’s always a better way – Windows Fixes

It really annoys me when people say, “oh, why don’t you just re-install Windows” or “do a repair install”. Over the past few years I had […]
August 18, 2010

iPhone Data Recovery

iPhone needs to be jailbroken to do this (tested on my iPhone 4, with iOS 4.0.1 using the www.jailbreakme.com jailbreaker). You don’t need OpenSSH installed, but […]
September 3, 2010

Windows Event Logs to Syslog – Update

I came across this site earlier, seems to have a good amount of resources linked for anyone looking to implement Windows event log to syslog. http://www.loganalysis.org/windows-to-syslog/ […]
September 14, 2010

MacBook Pro HDD Upgrade – Part 1

When I purchased my 15″ MacBook Pro last year, I optioned for a 250GB 7200RPM SATA drive, as it was not only cheaper, but faster spindle […]
September 16, 2010

MacBook Pro HDD Upgrade – Part 2

This didn’t go quite to plan… Firstly, my MacBook’s Superdrive (aka DVD burner), decided to fry the laser assembly at some point in the past few […]