TechUG September 2018

For those who attended my TechUG presentation – thank you. Below you will find links to the presentations along with reference documents and URLs that will assist in further reading. Please note the slides are meant as talking points and do not necessarily include all topics or information discussed as part of the ‘live’ presentation. … Read moreTechUG September 2018

VMware VMUG – Hello From My Home Lab Goes International – Episode 5

Well I might as well link this here seeing as it’s on Twitter and various other places! I had the pleasure of doing a web session with Lindy from VMware for the ‘Hello From My Home Lab’ series and it’s been up on YouTube and I think showing at VMworld 2018. I’ve been meaning to … Read moreVMware VMUG – Hello From My Home Lab Goes International – Episode 5

Specified operation failed with LDAP error: 00000005: SecErr: DSID-03152612, problem 4003 (INSUFF_ACCESS_RIGHTS)

I’ve been working with Dsacls (Directory Services Access Control Lists) recently as part of a project to enabled permissions on a custom app which will synchronise an HR system with Active Directory. To ensure safe testing we cloned a DC and the application server which will run the code into an isolated network which could … Read moreSpecified operation failed with LDAP error: 00000005: SecErr: DSID-03152612, problem 4003 (INSUFF_ACCESS_RIGHTS)

Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager

I was speaking to somebody recently about how they connect to many remote Windows systems – in this instance they were opening up multiple MSTSC.exe windows and connecting that way. This is something I had done in the past till I came across the Remote Desktop Connection Manager software from Microsoft. It’s a great tool … Read moreMicrosoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager

TechUG April 2018

For those who attended my TechUG presentation – thank you. Below you will find links to the presentations along with reference documents and URLs that will assist in further reading. If you did not attend please be mindful the slides were talking points and additional aspects were discussed and of course this material does not … Read moreTechUG April 2018

Home Lab Storage and Network Upgrade

I’m a huge advocate of home lab equipment – it’s one of the best ways to learn and grow as an IT engineer or whatever your job title names you. Having stuff you can intentionally break then try to fix or to test something so you are ten times more confident doing it for real … Read moreHome Lab Storage and Network Upgrade

TechUG March 2018

For those who attended my TechUG presentation – thank you. Below you will find links to the presentation along with reference documents and URLs that will assist in further reading. If you did not attend please be mindful the slides were talking points and additional aspects were discussed and of course this material does not … Read moreTechUG March 2018

vCenter OVF Deployment Fails Access-Control-Allow-Origin Header Error

*** VMware Update *** This issue has been reported to engineering. They are currently working on it and have scheduled the fix for 6.5 u2 which has been scheduled for release in Q2 We’ve been having some fun deploying OVF files to our VMware vCenter appliance environment lately. Historically this has worked just fine but … Read morevCenter OVF Deployment Fails Access-Control-Allow-Origin Header Error