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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.


Jan
25
answered Get linux to change default route if one path goes down?
Jan
25
comment Get linux to change default route if one path goes down?
You can't have two default gateways, by definition of default. You can set multiple routes however, and weight them.
Jan
25
answered How to use nagios to monitor a printer
Jan
25
answered Security: How to check if our server is hacked?
Jan
19
comment How can I add config options for a specific hostname outside <VirtualHost>?
You'll find once you've got the hang of apache config files the text editor is far more powerful than any management tool, and far more secure.
Jan
17
answered How can I add config options for a specific hostname outside <VirtualHost>?
Jan
17
revised SSL encryption standards by browser
Added link
Jan
14
revised Closing a session on a Perle IOLAN
edited title
Jan
14
answered How can I add config options for a specific hostname outside <VirtualHost>?
Jan
14
answered Manage a lot of open ssh sessions to servers with id's for hostname
Jan
14
answered VMware NAS/iSCSI recommendations - smallish organization
Jan
14
comment VMware NAS/iSCSI recommendations - smallish organization
VMware continue to support NFS for VMFS filestores - everything of theirs I have read says it works great.
Jan
14
answered What's the easiest way to let my Ubuntu Server send email behind a proxy?
Jan
14
answered What ports do I allow over my internal firewall interface?
Jan
13
accepted Outbound ports to allow through firewall - core requirements
Jan
13
comment Outbound ports to allow through firewall - core requirements
+1 Thanks for updating your answer in light of the revised question.
Jan
12
comment How can you tell if you are on physical or virtual hardware?
mattdm is right - whether your server OS is running in a virtual layer may be proof of nothing. You probably need to weigh up the benefits of pursuing some kind of claim with your host, unless you are just looking to get out of your contract by claiming they breached it somehow.
Jan
12
revised Outbound ports to allow through firewall - core requirements
Remove possibly unhelpful detail; deleted 2 characters in body
Jan
12
revised How can you tell if you are on physical or virtual hardware?
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Jan
12
comment How can you tell if you are on physical or virtual hardware?
What OS is the server concerned?