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Archive for August, 2007

August 24th, 2007 - 10:05 pm § in Geek

Windows is Kicking My Ass Again

Ok, here’s the deal: we have dozens of printers, dozens of locations where computers are used, and hundreds of computers. Computers that are deployed to a given location get their own pre-set list of configured printers. And this list should be consistent, accurate, and sensible for all computers [...]

August 13th, 2007 - 4:29 pm § in Geek

Virtualization Update

Well, Friday’s job seems to have gone well. No hiccups today that had anything to do with the newly virtualized server. In case you care, the process itself wasn’t particularly tricky. I started with a generic W2K virtual machine that I built out in May or June. Installed it on the host machine,[...]

August 10th, 2007 - 9:19 pm § in Geek

Virtualizing an AD Server

First post. Thrilling, eh? After a pretty brutal week, I decided to mostly take the day off today. Under the school’s summer employment policy I actually worked enough this week to take the day off (Wednesday’s storm-induced four hour commute to work notwithstanding), so even with the backlog in[...]