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If you've got the poison, I have the remedy and the remedy is the experience - Jason Mraz
If you've got the poison, I have the remedy and the remedy is the experience - Jason Mraz

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WSUS Deep Dive - Too much information!
I'm just using this as a "notepad" of sorts. Just took over a site with many downstream WSUS and trying fix the existing issues. Don't expect a complete solution here! This will be updated as I go along but then again, maybe not! No update files downloaded ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview update issues from build 15007 to 15019; this probably will apply to some situations outside this scenario.
For those of you on Windows Insider Preview 10 build 15007 trying to move up to build 15019, go to services, disable "Delivery Optimization" service, reboot and retry. I used the Resource Manager to monitor network connections out and notice that after disa...
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Clearing space on C: drive on Windows 7
It's been a REALLY long time since I've blogged anything. Anyhow, I've been with my current company for almost five years and have been using the same notebook running on Windows 7 for all these years. Yes, they have given me a new notebook after 3 years, b...
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A geek's comments (reiview?) about the Amazon Fire Phone - It's actually pretty good!
I've owned this phone since February. I've been using it as my spare phone at home only. But I've grown to really like this phone. That's possibly because I'm also heavily invested into the Amazon eco-system. :) I've got the Amazon Echo, several kindles (Th...
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A geek in the sea of tech. Where are we going?
This post was prompted by a question thrown in Facebook's VMUG Asean forum by Iwan. But it has been something that has been weighing in my mind for months now.  It's my daughter's 11th Birthday today and I'm wondering how long more I can continue to "chase ...
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Long live VMFS3! VAAI enabled storage, ESXi 5.x and above, thin VMDK files = Not able to recover unused (null) space.
Bascially we still need a VMFS3 datastore as a "AUX" to shrink disks. This is interesting! Basically, logically, in plain English.. what happens is since the VAAI datamover used is not at the ESXi layer, the storage doesn't know what is on the VMDK and _has...
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Temporarily disabling password complexity on hardened CentOS 6.5
Navigate to etc/pam.d (system-auth is symbolic link to system-auth-ac) Rename original file: "mv system-auth-ac system-auth-ac-backup" Create a new file "cp system-auth-ac-backup system-auth-ac" Edit "system-auth-ac" Look for line that starts with "password...
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Patching CentOS 6.5 on VMware
Just a quick and dirty post for my future reference. Sometimes, the OS gets confused. Especially if there are additional lines for VMXNET. When you run "system-config-network", eth0 should show the VMware NIC type, for example "VMXNET3" Otherwise; 1. Remove...
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vSphere Web Client Abobe Flash Offline Installer
Just a very quick post for future reference: Platform to install on: Windows 2008 R2 Server, IE. See this URL from Adobe Forum: https://forums.adobe.com/thread/889580 Direct download of IE active-x installer (Version 13 extended support): http://download.ma...
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Insomniac Ramblings is now Midus Renaissance.
This is not a technical post. However I feel that this will be useful for people with problems sleeping. As I'm no longer having sleep issues, I thought maybe it's time to update the name of this blog. The "solution" I found in the end for this disorder was...
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