Alek Patsouris

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

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OpenNMS Update

Hey all, As i mentioned, i was going to add more info on OpenNMS This has been slightly halted due to a bug that has been found in OpenNMS that prevents OpenNMS detecting services on nodes 🙁 They are aware of it, but i can’t really move forward until this is fixed. So when its …

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Thoughts on Paywave


So Paywave came out some time ago and i had it on my credit card, but i didn’t really use  it, rather favouring the old sign method. I eventually came around to it and it was pretty cool. Got me out of places a lot of quicker and depsite the press around it, it is …

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Setting up OpenNMS – Part I

So, as i said almost a year a go (wow time flies) i have been dealing with OpenNMS a lot in my new job We run a few of these servers for various things, but i have to setup a new one, and thought i would actually write as i go. These articles will focus …

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The Oatmeal vs. Funnyjunk – Part 2

So, i posted last week about The Oatmeal and Funnyjunk going at each other. I was hungry for more as it seems that the western front has been al quiet Here is why: In a nutshell: Game. Set. Match to The Oatmeal. One user comment on the site says the following: “Amazing! This is …

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The Oatmeal vs. Funnyjunk

Part of my morning catch up when i get into the office is coffee, emails, tickets then some other sites i love. Today, facebook showed a new comic of one of my favourites, The Oatmeal, so i tried to view it, but the site was down – which was odd. A little digging turned up …

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