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

Author's posts

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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Firefox releases

Firefox Major Version Release Graph

So, i have been a pretty long time user of Firefox. I think i started using it around version 2, maybe version 3 – I don’t exactly remember I tried Chrome, but wasn’t a huge fan, i don’t like change, so I’ve stuck with Firefox over the years just because I’m used to it. One …

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APC power rails – Power data

A few weeks ago i was given an interesting task to play with: Get the power data from all of our APC power rails and graph it. I thought: Ok, this should be a fun little project! And it was fun. In brief – the rails have SNMP, and a OID that gives you the …

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Welcome to Whale!

Hazzah! Another post, another server…… even if it is 6 months later. I was given a nice upgrade to a new server – Poweredge 2950 – not bad given that we were on a Poweredge 860. We dont need the processing power, but hey, its nice to have! So this one is called Whale. Its …

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