Alek Patsouris

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  1. Outlook Mobile / Apple Mobile Mail & Shared Mailboxes — 3 comments
  2. HTTP and HTTPS with f5 GSLB — 2 comments
  3. Migrating from Onapp to VMware — 2 comments
  4. [email protected] Diskless cluster — 2 comments
  5. Juniper SRX and FTTN VDSL — 2 comments

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Qualys A+ Rating with Zimbra

Over the last few months there has been multiple exploits in various SSL libraries, to the point where pretty much every site on the internet has had to tweak something. I recently embarked on making sure my company were Qualys SSL test A+ Rated ( to all internal and external sites. I’m slowly getting there, …

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Asterix, JunOS and NAT

I recently needed to work from home, and I brought home one of my desk phones (A Cisco 7940G)   It connected to the PABX fine with NAT mode and worked for all of 60 seconds before it went unreachable to the PABX Now, I’ve fixed this before thanks to help from KungfuMonkeySlayer (   …

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Windows Unattend file notes

So, I sat down recently to update our auto install files for server 2012 R2 I got an error like the below for one module : [notice] “Windows feature is enabled but one or more of its dependencies have not been enabled in the answer file” [/notice] After pulling my hair out for a couple of …

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HTTP and HTTPS with f5 GSLB

This morning I came across a issue many before have come across: GSLB with HTTP and HTTPS For those not familiar, GSLB is Global Server Load Balancing. We use f5 devices at work because they seem to be flexible and bulletproof. We have yet to come across something we can not get them to handle! …

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Replacing all disks in an Equallogic PS series SAN

I recently ran into a situation where i was maxing out the disk IO in a PS6000 SAN with 16 1TB SATA disks. Rather than replace the whole SAN, i wanted to just replace the disks since i wasn’t maxing the network links. I got a quote from Dell for some SAS disks: *whistles* I …

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