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    Login script to dump list of installed programs to CSV

    Hey all. Trying to get a login script hammered out this morning for my boss. Basically we want a script so that each machine will spit out a self named .csv file to a network drive. So far after searching the intertubes here is what I have @echo off > installed-programs.csv regedit /e...
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    Android 3.1 Wifi issue.

    Hey all, got a strange wifi issue that I can't seem to figure out. Before upgrading my A500 to 3.1 everything was great. After upgrading to 3.1 any network I connect to with security on it will not hand a DHCP address to my tablet. It just goes through the connecting, acquiring IP...
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    Need a small access point.

    Hey all. Doing a security project that requires a small access point. Normally I would use my Fon 2100+, but ever since putting Jasager on there, I don't really want to give it up. So far I have been looking at the Fon Simpl, or the Apple Airport Extreme. I like the idea of the simpl because...
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    Acer A500 Official 3.1 update

    Good News Everyone! The Acer A500 official rom has been leaked! Officially this would have pushed OTA on july 5, but I can't wait two weeks, so here it is now! http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1136900 I unrooted first, then installed the official rom without issue...
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    NFS and Windows Server 2008 R2, able to mount and read shares, unable to write.

    Ok so here is the deal. I have a brand new FreeNAS 8 box that I just built. I have gone through and created my volume, assigned the owner as a user I created, created a NFS share, enabled the NFS service, and mounted the NFS share on my Windows Server 2008 R2 box. It mounted and I was able to...
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    The Juicebox, cloud desktops for Schools / other low budget groups.

    So I was surfing Engadget and came across this http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/24/neverwares-juicebox-100-squeezes-new-life-into-aging-school-com/ The Juicebox. Basically it is a VDI that can be PXE booted to. This is a great concept, but didn't we already do this with VMware View and...
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    VMware ESXi 4.1, a Dell Powerconnect, and teaming.

    So here is the deal. I have a Dell Poweredge 1850 with 4 NICs in it. This connects to a dell powerconnect 5324 switch. One nic is on its own vswitch which is on VLAN 2 on the powerconnect for DMZ traffic. The other 3 nics are own their own vswitch which is on VLAN 1 of the powerconnect. Now...
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    Corsair H50, an eVGA E758 board, and my observations.

    As we all know the Corsair H50 is kind of the go to for people looking for excellent cooling on a budget that doesn't allow for a full WC loop, quiet operation and gives them the ability to overclock to the stars. Then the H70 came out and it got even better. Pushpull out of the box, bigger rad...
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    After changing AD domains Outlook autocomplete breaks.

    So here is the situation. We have a client that was on SBS 2003. We migrated them to Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2007 Standard. We built a whole new domain from the ground up, new AD, new Exchange, nothing was migrated from the old domain. We then went around and joined everyone's PC to the new...
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    BES Express install woes.

    Ok, so here goes. I have BES Express 5.0.2 and Exchange 2010 Rollup 4. BES is its own server, and then I have a CAS server, and a Mailbox server. I installed the exchange 2010 management tools on the BES server as advised by RIM for the MAPI / CDO tools. The setup verified it saw those as...
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    Need help getting my first site up.

    Ok so here goes. I am looking to put up a site for myself, nothing fancy, so I figure why not give wordpress a go. I have a Ubuntu 10.10 server on a DMZ at home, so I installed all the LAMP packages, installed wordpress, followed the instructions to get it all setup, and everything seemed to be...
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    ESXi 4.1 datastore size issues.

    Hello all, here is the issue. I have an ESXi 4.1 box that I just setup. I have 2x 160GB hard drives in a RAID 1 (OS drive) and then 4 2TB SATA drives in a RAID 5 (Datastore drive). The 160s work fine, however the 2TB drives in datastore2 only show as 1.47TB. ESXi does see that it is a 5.45TB...
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    iSCSI issues with Openfiler.

    Hello all. Having some issues with my openfiler box. I am running 2.3 with all the latest patches, and connecting to a Windows Server 2008 R2 box. Everything in openfiler seems to be setup correctly for iSCSI without CHAP authentication, however every time I attempt to connect the Microsoft...
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    BES Express, Server 2008 R2, and Exchange 2003 SP2.

    We are doing a HUGE migration and upgrade at work right now. Everything is moving from Server 2003, Exchange 2003, and SQL 2005 to Server 2008R2, Exchange 2010, and SQL 2008 R2. So far everything has been going well, then I started to play with blackberries. We only have a few so buying the full...
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    Building an Openfiler SAN, need some input.

    The story for this build is I work for a IT managed services provider. We work mainly with companies with under 200 employees. I love it because I get to use a great mix of hardware and software and can tailor solutions to individual needs not to just a company outline. We are in the process of...
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    Need some help with PFSense NAT.

    Ok so I finally got my firebox x700 working with PFSense (For those running them, 2.0 Beta 3 is MUCH more stable then 1.2.3).So far I love it and would have a hard time going back to DD-WRT. The only problem is I can't seem to wrap my head around the NAT and port forwarding rules. As a test I...
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    Windows Server 2008 R2 Backup issues.

    Here is the deal I'm trying to setup Windows Backup on a Server 2008 R2 machine to backup to a network share. When I run the wizard to setup the backup I get an error message "The user name being used for accessing the remote share folder is not recognized by the local computer". The server...
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    Issues joining a Windows 7 machine to a domain.

    I've been racking my brain on this one for a while and really need some help. One of the guys in my office just got a new laptop which we put 64bit windows 7 pro on. Everything has been going smoothly up until we went to join it to the domain. We select the domain option, type in our domain...
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    1TB WD Caviar Blues in RAID 5?

    Hello all. Very soon I will be completely redoing my storage server from the current mix and match of drives to 8 1TB drives in RAID 5 + 1x 150GB Raptor drive for OS. The plan is to use a HP P410 RAID controller (With the 512MB cache upgrade and battery backup module) with 8 1TB drives in RAID 5...
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    OWA headache.

    I need some help because google has turned up nothing. I currently have two exchange servers. A exchange 2000 server (exchangesrv) and a exchange 2007 server (ex01). Right now exchangeserv is serving up OWA just fine, if I go to ex01/owa and put in the credentials for a mailbox on the old server...
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    HP ISCSI SAN question.

    As you may know from a previous post I am working with a client to do a total server overhaul, so far everything is going smoothly, except I have some concerns with our SAN and as I have never set one up this way I'm not sure that we are doing it to best practices. We have a HP Storagewokrs...
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    Complete server overhaul, want to make sure I am doing this most effectively.

    I figured this would be the best place to put this post, so here goes. I am working with a firm to upgrade one of their client's server room. The plan is to take 8 tower servers and consolidate them into 2 HP DL360 G6s and then 1 HP MSA 2312 for storage. To complete this we need to move 2 app...
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    Dell Latitude D830 battery issues.

    I have a Dell Latitude D830 that has a very strange battery issue. When I run the laptop plugged in, everything works perfectly. However when I unplug the laptop to run on battery I get about 30 seconds of battery life, and then the laptop powers off (not shuts down windows and then hibernates...
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    Case recomendations for home file server.

    I'm about to pull the trigger, but I wanted some outside input before I plunk down the cash. I am looking to add another 3 drives to my current home server for more content. My current case (Thermaltake Matrix) has no more room for drives, not to mention its getting cramped (3 hotswap bays + 4...
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    DD-WRT Trunking help.

    Alrighty so here is the situation. I have a WRT310N and a Dell Powerconnect 5324 switch. I would like to get a 2GB trunk between the router and the switch mostly for redundancy. I had configured the ports on the router to be trunked, and configured a static lag for ports g1 and g2 on the switch...
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    Dell Powerconnect 5324 issues.

    Hello all, As this is my first post here after lurking for about a year I have to say its good to have finally joined the discussion. I recently got a Powerconnect 5324 to replace a 2748 that I was using in my home network. After configuring everything I connected my fileserver running...
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