A lot of my articles, and IT work in general requires setting a static IP address up for your Windows Server or PC. So here’s how to do it. Note that this procedure will work equally well for Windows 10, and Server 2016. The procedure is fairly similar for Server 2008 and 2012 though it’s […]
Recorded my initial configuration of ClearOS. Here’s the video with my commentary. I do make a few mistakes in the video. One is the OS is really Centos, and while I did add SugarCRM, it wasn’t what I needed. I’ll be linking instructions for that soon though.
Quick post for something to add to your toolkits. Occasionally a CMOS battery will go out, especially on an old machine that’s been sitting around a while. They last several years but not forever. I’ve seen some ancient machines that use some weird battery packs but most motherboards use plain old ‘CR2032’ lithium batteries. You […]
My certificates expired recently on my Exchange server and I had to set about renewing them. Not fun, more on that later. I was going to make a long how to on this but Microsoft has a wiki post on TechNet about this very subject with pictures and explanations. How to use a self signed […]
A few times a year a notification on your Cyberoam’s dashboard that looks like this: The update can be downloaded directly from the link and the update process is fairly painless. I’ve done this for two dozen or more units and never had one brick, so there’s very little worry here. Also the Cyberoam keeps […]