Monthly Archives: March 2013

Start web browser as another user …

One problem with Sharepoint 2013 is that you cannot logon as another user. Came across this tip for running IE as another user: http://www.little.org/blog/2012/07/17/launch-your-web-browser-as-another-user/

IT Department Structure …

For a long time, my employer has had an IT Department of 1 (me) to support 200+ users across 8 sites. About 2 years ago, an existing employee joined IT as an assistant. Management was restructured recently and they are now seeking a more formal structure with more accountability etc. Part of my tasks now […]

CentOS 6 KVM, Bonded and Bridged Networking …

This is still a work in progress as i cannot get bridging to work over bonded NICs. At this stage i suspect at least part of the problem is the Netgear GS716T switch i’m using. I have a server with 2 NICs. I want to use both for KVM VMs that will be in the […]

Interesting NAS Options …

I was recently investigating some problems regarding a FreeNAS server at work and came across some interesting sites related to NAS, Solaris based operating systems and ZFS: http://napp-it.org/index_en.html http://openindiana.org/ http://omnios.omniti.com/

Transfer AutoCAD Workspaces …

Again as part of recent SBS 2003 to Server 2003, i needed to find a way of transferring the AutoCAD workspaces from the old Windows profile to the new one. Thanks to the Lazy Drafter for these instructions: http://www.lazydrafter.com/autocad-tips/sharing-workspaces-in-autocad

Export Exchange 2003 Public Folders …

As part of the recent¬†decommissioning¬†of an SBS 2003 server, i needed to export about 14000 messages from a single public folder on the SBS Exchange Server. Unfortunately, Exmerge won’t do public folders. Therefore, in my search for something else, i found most suggested using third party EDB to PST tools. In the end, i just […]

Migrating Outlook Auto-complete list …

I recently moved an office from a SBS Server 2003 domain to our Server 2003 domain. As a result the users ended up with new Windows profiles on their pc’s. In turn this also meant a new Outlook profile. Some of these people wanted their Auto-complete lists to come with them. This is reasonably easy […]