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I work at a large international development charity in London, as International Operations Manager. I manage a team of Regional ICT Service Managers, based in developing world countries, who keep our users happy through fixing problems, setting up great connectivity and generally making sure users can do their day jobs.

I previously worked at the same place as International Network Systems Analyst. I looked after a bunch of ICT systems in offices in the developing world, as well as looking after systems in our HQ. I gained a lot of knowledge in that job, and the techy side competes with the people stuff in the new role, hence I still hang out here a lot.

I'm passionate about the use of ICT in developing countries, both in terms of dealing with the inherent problems for ICT in those places, and using ICT as a tool for development.


Feb
28
revised Network Misconfiguration when adding first host to new vSphere cluster
Added link to VMware documentation and clarfied failuredetectiontime
Feb
28
accepted Network Misconfiguration when adding first host to new vSphere cluster
Feb
21
comment How can I attach a volume to a Windows instance on Amazon EC2?
This question contains very little information, so you won't get a specific answer. Please restate your question with more details of your environment.
Feb
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
16
comment What does this strange network/subnet mask mean?
The outside interface is not configured by DHCP. It is static, and doesn't connect directly to the internet. I don't think that has anything to do with the errors I am seeing.
Feb
16
comment cannot log on to server 2008 with local user
Why don't you just login to your laptop with your normal domain account? Cached credentials will allow you to do this even if you are not connected to the domain.
Feb
16
asked What does this strange network/subnet mask mean?
Feb
16
answered How can I convert emails to an emailable list?
Feb
16
comment Accessing vm(vmware instance) from ESX server through commandline
Something like the Vmware Management Assistant VM available for download from VMware is probably the way to go instead of using the Service Console.
Feb
16
comment Accessing vm(vmware instance) from ESX server through commandline
I don't think the IP pool functionality is available in ESX 3.5.
Feb
16
revised Accessing vm(vmware instance) from ESX server through commandline
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Feb
16
revised Accessing vm(vmware instance) from ESX server through commandline
Typo in question
Feb
16
answered Accessing vm(vmware instance) from ESX server through commandline
Feb
15
comment Accessing phpMyAdmin as Admin on Plesk?
Surely this is a question for your VPS provider?
Feb
15
comment Switching to IPv6 implies dropping NAT. Is that a good thing?
However the question was asked, it illicited interesting replies, and probably turns up in search results for people with similar fears so +1
Feb
14
comment Testing whether jumbo frames are actually working
Ok - man page would have helped you straight away, but I've updated with the specific details for Linux. Do not fragment flag is required for test to work properly, and this isn't as clear in Linux ping as in Windows.
Feb
14
revised Testing whether jumbo frames are actually working
Added info for Linux ping and links to man pages.
Feb
14
revised Testing whether jumbo frames are actually working
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Feb
11
comment Network Misconfiguration when adding first host to new vSphere cluster
+1 because that usually is the cause of this problem.
Feb
11
revised Can someone explain what NETFLOW. and IPFLOW are?
Added link to Wikipedia Netflow page which gives more detailed explanation.