Alek Patsouris

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  1. Migrating from Onapp to VMware — 2 comments
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  3. Juniper SRX and FTTN VDSL — 2 comments
  4. HTTP and HTTPS with f5 GSLB — 1 comment
  5. Supermicro motherboard throwing an F2 error — 1 comment

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Exchange 2019 + Office Online Server 2016

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In the age of M365 and Google Apps, not many people still run on prem servers – but we do. Recently we upgraded to Exchange 2019 on prem with Office Online 2016 for document preview in Outlook on the Web (eg, OWA. I’m just going to call it OWA because lets face it, it will …

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SAMBA Time Machine Backups

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They all wanted to compile and use netatalk (usually from source). I hate doing this. It is a PITA to update, manage with repos, dependencies break…. It’s just, work. Surely this has to be able to be done in SAMBA natively, just like QNAP did

Sonicwall + Opengear – Console Cable

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Opengear console servers are considered one of the best options out there. Delivering a reliable Out of Band solution however you need it. But what happens when you try and connect Opengear and Sonicwall – easy, right? Wrong.

Bulk editing Observium ports

I was introduced to Observium a couple of years ago, and it is a fantastic tool for network monitoring – specifically the actual network (Switches / Routers / Firewalls / etc). I haven’t shut up about it since. It has forked out a few times now (software like LibreNMS) which at some point i should …

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Supermicro motherboard throwing an F2 error

Couple of weeks ago I had some spare time and was going through the pile of hardware at work that needed to be looked through. Were a fairly large Supermicro shop and usually have fixes for every error, but this is one I hadn’t seen before. The system would boot, but got stuck on “System …

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