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Archive for February, 2013

What about VM-Generation ID on VMWare…

by @ Thursday, February 21st, 2013. Filed under tech

…what items trigger VMWare to update the vmgenid? I don’t know, so I asked them at   This is in relation to yesterday’s post at      joe Rating 4.50 out of 5

Windows Server 2012 AD VM-Generation ID functionality is not…

by @ Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. Filed under tech

…an alias for Active Directory anti-USN Rollback functionality. I heard that today and I wanted to spit on my monitor. …a statement from Microsoft that you can’t hurt yourself when virtualizing DCs. I have heard this implied multiple times in the last few months; primarily from Microsoft Consulting folks who aren’t actually supporting any systems, […]

Dev and Test Domains do not belong in your Production forest!

by @ Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. Filed under tech

…unless there is no aspect of AD testing for the Dev/Test stuff. I.E. No testing of AD authentication, no testing of AD IDs, no testing of management of AD, either on purpose or as a side effect of the testing you really are doing, etc. For example, if you are testing a new version of […]

VM-Generation ID on VMWare

by @ Tuesday, February 19th, 2013. Filed under tech   Update: Also read this –> Rating 4.00 out of 5

Go go Banana Joe! Great job winning Best In Show at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show!

by @ Wednesday, February 13th, 2013. Filed under general

This dog cracked me up! Rating 4.00 out of 5

RDP Port test tool rdp-sec-check V01.00.00 released

by @ Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. Filed under tech   Story There was an issue where I needed to be able to ascertain whether or not a terminal server was listening for RDP and actually functioning properly. The main advice out there was to use portqry which simply told you whether or not the TCP port was listening or Telnet which wasn’t very […]

We’re now providing the same level of service to our subscribers at zero the cost…

by @ Tuesday, February 5th, 2013. Filed under humour

"Gentlemen, today I moved Kabletown’s Customer Service to a part of India that has no phones. We’re now providing the same level of service to our subscribers at zero the cost."   I will really really really miss 30 Rock… Rating 4.33 out of 5

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