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bio website bitterolives.blogspot.com
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age 71
visits member for 5 years, 2 months
seen Jul 8 at 10:12
A generalist. Or, better put, jack of all trades, master of none.

Oct
26
asked What are relevant Windows policy settings/configurations for securing Remote Desktop access from the Internet?
Oct
21
comment RAID 5 with big SATA disks. Do or don't?
Is a 500GB enterprise class HD safe enough for RAID5? (that's the other alternative for me)
Oct
20
comment RAID 5 with big SATA disks. Do or don't?
@Chopper3 That's a fine argument. Let's see if I can make it fly.
Oct
20
comment RAID 5 with big SATA disks. Do or don't?
Are the disks that advertise "works 24/7" really trustworthy? For example seagate.com/www/en-us/products/consumer_electronics/sv35_series
Oct
20
comment RAID 5 with big SATA disks. Do or don't?
@Evan: That's all well and cool, but the cost is too high, especially when (as is my case) performance is non critical. So I guess RAID 6 it should be
Oct
20
accepted How to configure linux routing to send packets out through the same interface they were received on?
Oct
20
asked RAID 5 with big SATA disks. Do or don't?
Sep
14
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
8
comment How to configure linux routing to send packets out through the same interface they were received on?
in the last part, did you mean ip route add default via 10.0.1.1 metric 1000?
Sep
8
asked How to configure linux routing to send packets out through the same interface they were received on?
Jul
14
asked Connections fail routinely from the internet to a ADSL router doing NAT
Jun
19
answered Location of postgresql.conf and pg_hba.conf on an Ubuntu server
Jun
3
awarded  Tumbleweed
May
27
comment Is there a way to set windows 2008 file and folder sharing permission so you only get prompted for a password on certain shares?
Thanks. I was looking for something like this. I was supposing that "Everyone" was like "Guests" didn't know there was a Guests group.
May
26
comment Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails
@Chris: It's a crappy Comtrend one. I had to upgrade its firmware to be able to access Cisco VPNs though. It certainly could be the culprit.
May
26
comment Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails
Spot on, @Chris. Bart had already suggested it though. Got any idea as to why could this be so?
May
26
revised Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails
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May
26
accepted Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails
May
26
comment Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails
I can't believe it. Cable worked! :-/ Thanks, man. Add that to the answer so it's more visible, please.
May
26
comment Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails
Only error on the server is related to permissions: "The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID {BA126AD1-2166-11D1-B1D0-00805FC1270E} to the user NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE SID {S-1-5-20}