MT 5.1 supports modern versions of IE (ummm not really), and then they make death jokes about a browser? (I didn’t even get the joke.) It confirms my opinion of Six Apart as unprofessional, and I don’t really want to be associated with that.
And Melody… which I was really prepared to like… wont work unless I build my own … Read the rest
Following the HOWTO instructions on the CentOS wiki to install backuppc, I ran into some problems. The Apache error logs told me that there was a permissions issue with the htpassword file. Permission were fine.
There was a problem with SELinux. I verified this by changing enforcment to permissive.Once I had seen the program run, I used instructions on … Read the rest
Google Safe Search is a setting you can enable at Google so that when you search their index you will not see any results they consider “adult”. This presents a decision for certain businesses. They may have words in thier nomenclature that would otherwise be considered adult. I have heard a story of an aviation company that was filtered by … Read the rest
I fancy myself a consultant. Whatever that means. I help people understand how to use a wide range of network infrastructure technologies in their small businesses.
One tiny part of what I do is to help other companies write their own web pages. This involves coming to understand a business and helping them to write a site that attracts the … Read the rest
Someone chastised me for posting “my guess”:http://www.advisorbits.com/2010/07/sbs_7_already.html as to when Microsoft would release the next version of SBS. A couple weeks ago, I was proven wrong. According to a technet blog post which announces the “names, versions and pricing of SBS 2011 that will be a offered”:http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/11/02/announcing-windows-small-business-server-2011.aspx, we can expect to see it in the first half of the next … Read the rest
The title of my post is from a poem by Peter Meinke entitled “Sonnet On The Death Of The Man Who Invented Plastic Roses”. It may be my favorite poem. As a humorous homage to Meinke I offer my own vision of the future, as I expect to see it before long in the help wanted pages:
bq. **Help wanted … Read the rest
It was a little less than 2 years ago when I did my first Windows Small Business Server 2008 migration. Time rolls on, and I shouldn’t be surprised that we have now “heard the first rumblings of the next new thing”:http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/07/12/announcing-previews-of-our-simple-and-affordable-servers-for-small-businesses.aspx, complete with a code name, SBS 7.
“Technet Blog post”:http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/07/12/announcing-previews-of-our-simple-and-affordable-servers-for-small-businesses.aspx
This will be the successor to the current “less … Read the rest
In small business networks, we have rules of thumb for security.
* Use passwords
* Update virus protection
* Deploy perimeter firewalls
I understand these things are important, and you probably do too. We call these controls. They are things that we agree are worth doing to secure business networks.
But what happens if we can’t agree about the importance … Read the rest
I’m not one to do product promotions or even reviews. I am not an anti-virus expert by any strech of the imagination, but my business gives me exposure to a variety of environements and I have been well served by “AVG anti virus products”:http://www.avg.com for several years now. Recently an employee of the company showed me a professional courtesy and … Read the rest
Recently I rebooted a storage array and I saw a bunch (one per second) of errors messages spewing on the console and in the message logs.
EDAC MC0: CE page 0x7f579, offset 0x800, grain 128, syndrome 0x70, row 1, channel 1, label "": i3000 CE EDAC MC0: CE page 0x610, offset 0xa80, grain 128, syndrome 0x70, row 0, channel 1,… Read the rest