Using Foscam cameras with Home Assistant and Synology

Using Foscam cameras with Home Assistant and Synology

<img width="1800" height="1012" title="Artboard 1-8" style="border: 0px currentcolor; border-image: none; display: inline; background-image: none;" alt="Artboard 1-8" src="https://www.vcloudinfo.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Artboard-1-82.png" border="0">I have finally gotten all the Foscam cameras ... Read More

VMware Distributed switches or stick with Standard switches?

VMware Distributed switches or stick with Standard switches?

Distributed switches have been around for a couple of years now.  I run into them at about half the clients I work with.  For context, ... Read More

Home Assistant 0.90 release upgrade

Home Assistant 0.90 release upgrade

Yesterday Home Assistant dropped another release.  They are on a 2 week release schedule so updates are many and frequent.  I was excited about this ... Read More

How to Setup IP Camera Viewer on your Roku TV

How to Setup IP Camera Viewer on your Roku TV

I am pretty excited for this post.  I’ve been meaning to get this accomplished for a while now.  I have had three (soon to be ... Read More

This time it was Citrix, … sort of!

This time it was Citrix, … sort of!

It’s Storytime with Jacques Bensimon! Enjoy!“It’s NOT Citrix!” – Jacques BensimonI recently had to troubleshoot a strange problem affecting every XenApp server in a site ... Read More

Revisiting the Pi on Pi Day with Home Assistant

Revisiting the Pi on Pi Day with Home Assistant

March 14th is Pi Day.  But Pi has a special meaning in my Smart Home.  The raspberry pi was the first piece of hardware I ... Read More

Need to send a Huge file securely and free?

Need to send a Huge file securely and free?

Need a way to send Huge files?  Check out send.firefox.com! I ran across this site today and it’s awesome and FREE!  You can hit the ... Read More

How to add Garadget to Home Assistant

How to add Garadget to Home Assistant

Now that I have upgraded to 0.88, I am slowly getting the house back in order.  Systematically targeting the breaking changes that affected my Smart ... Read More