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If it involves computers or electronics, I probably do it.

I have experience with Exchange, Sharepoint, Zabbix, Powershell, Hyper-V clusters, and a whole host of other things.

If you need to contact me, my email address is grant@emsley.ca


Feb
5
answered Router Switch hanged down
Feb
3
comment In-Place Upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2012
Restore the backups to a vm then test the upgrade on the vm. Then you know the backups work properly as well.
Feb
3
comment HP plan to restrict access to ProLiant server firmware - consequences?
One of the reasons I hate Cisco gear is their policy of preventing any updates to out of support gear. Sure, there are ways around it...but it costs them almost nothing to let me download the files and do it myself. Are they going to lock you out of the server manuals when your support runs out too?
Jan
31
answered Permalink for latest version of browsers?
Jan
31
answered Controlling updates for Google Chrome enterprise deployment
Jan
30
comment Does filling up disk with dd removes files securely?
Has anyone ever proven they are able to recover data from a drive that has been filled with zeros?
Jan
29
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Jan
28
awarded  Yearling
Jan
28
comment Best approach to generate and use ssh key pairs
Its a bit more work this way, but it means more control of which servers can connect to which, so you only give the minimum permissions you need to.
Jan
28
comment Best approach to generate and use ssh key pairs
Exactly. If I had scripts which copied files back and forth, server A has KeyA, and server B has KeyB (With KeyB in server A's authorized keys file).
Jan
28
answered Best approach to generate and use ssh key pairs
Jan
27
comment How to fix geometry of two identical disks?
@bartsilverstrim any modern drive doesn't use the actual geometry, they use LBA. The geometry information just faked to match the right size, for tools that think it still matters.
Jan
27
revised How to fix geometry of two identical disks?
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Jan
27
answered How to fix geometry of two identical disks?
Jan
26
comment Dedicated servers - how to protect ipmi
A vpn or ssh tunnel will probably be the best way to secure it. You would probably want to make sure customers can only connect to their own servers IPMI interfaces, not those of other customers (either accidentally or maliciously)
Jan
26
comment VPS server ping ok, but don't respond
If the vm console from the hosting provider is not working - that they should support. Every vps provider I have ever seen has at least one way to get to a console even if the server is broken.
Jan
25
answered Dell PowerEdge r720 - Retrieve system messages from OS
Jan
25
comment Ubuntu guests on Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 host won't reboot, but cold-boot normally?
I have the same experience on hyperv 2008r2. With dual AMD 16 core processors (don't have the model handy). I experience the problem with 64 bit guests of ubuntu 12.04.
Jan
25
answered DNS Settings in Intranet with Windows Server 2012
Jan
25
comment LAN Redundancy - NIC, Cables + Switch?
@YLearn revised the last paragraph.