My Digital Graveyard

My Digital Graveyard

With Halloween here, I figured I would rummage around the basement a bit and dig up some long dead gadgets. They are all headed for ... Read More

Off-TopiC:\ Evernote Tip: Remember house stuff.

Off-TopiC:\ Evernote Tip: Remember house stuff.

I haven’t blogged about Evernote yet but I love it!  I’ve become a premium subscriber to the service and have been slowly digitizing EVERYTHING and ... Read More

VMware Purple Screen of Death KB alert.

VMware Purple Screen of Death KB alert.

Just noticed this alert on the VMware support site. If you are upgrading to vCenter 5, be sure to verify that ALL of your hosts ... Read More

Removing the Citrix Access Gateway client.

Removing the Citrix Access Gateway client.

This might be a pretty niche tip but I was struggling today to figure it out.  I had long been a fan of the VPN ... Read More

Cool Tool : Microsoft Mouse Without Borders.

Cool Tool : Microsoft Mouse Without Borders.

So Microsoft released this project a while ago and I was like *yawn*.   I normally work from my laptop and either RDP into remote systems ... Read More

vSphere 5 Trust issues : Cannot synchronize host.

vSphere 5 Trust issues : Cannot synchronize host.

While doing some seemingly straightforward patching via Update Manager on my Home Lab ESX servers, I got this strange message after a reboot. Cannot synchronize ... Read More

Enabling/Disabling SSH via vCenter

Enabling/Disabling SSH via vCenter

Sometimes it is useful to have an SSH session to an ESXi server for troubleshooting.  You can always enable it via the console (F2 –> ... Read More

Tracking your IP with a Spreadsheet?

Tracking your IP with a Spreadsheet?

Maybe you have a small network, home or lab, but still have enough devices on the network that keeping track of IP addresses is necessary.  ... Read More

Taming Chameleon Applications

Taming Chameleon Applications

Another super in-depth write up by Jacques Bensimon.  Thanks JB! As the great migration to 64-bit Windows continues, most of us have by now had ... Read More

Upgrade to the iPhone 4s or Wait for the iPhone 5?

Upgrade to the iPhone 4s or Wait for the iPhone 5?

Consider this : iPhone released June 29, 2007 iPhone 3G released July 11, 2008 iPhone 3GS released June 19, 2009 iPhone 4 released June 24, ... Read More