In the previous VirtualBox post, IÂ explainedÂ how (and how not) to set up bridged networking with LAN access to a Virtual Machine running on a Windows XP Host. Today I will explain how to do the same thing (without the How Not To part) using a virtual Machine running on a Headless Ubuntu Server. For this […]
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Editors Note: While I was writing this, the solution to my problem struck me unexpectedly. Click here to skip the drama and jump right ot the solution. Originally, this article started out as a complete rant and cry for help. I started to write about the failure and frustration of the installation and network configuration […]
The Rant It’s no secret that I am a fan of Ubuntu Linux. BUT.. one of the annoying things about using Ubuntu is trying to set up a network printer on a desktop or workstation. Regarding nearly all administrative tasks under most Linux systems that would require root permissions, Ubuntu has done a nice job […]
Why Use Active Directory with WordPress? I recently set up a WordPress Blog internally for our company to use over our intranet to help improve communication, collaborate, share and develop ideas, and stay informed about company announcements or current events.. etc. One of the requirements I had was to allow authentication against our Active Directory. […]
After installing Ubuntu Linux 7.10 Server Edition, I found that the IP address was assigned by DHCP served by my home router. This is fine for getting the server installed, but under most conditions, you will want to assign a static IP for your server. This Blog post will show you how to do just […]
I recently tried to run some .Net 2.0 code on my testing web server (IIS 5). Now, my server has .Net Frameworks 1.1 and 2.0 installed, but when I tried to run some 2.0 code, I got a series of errors on the page with a small line at the bottom that said the page […]
High-tech consumer products and services of all kinds are making their way into the workplace. They include everything from smart phones, voice-over-IP systems and flash memory sticks to virtual online worlds. And as people grow more accustomed to having their own personal technology at their beck and call — and in fact can’t imagine functioning without it — the line between what they use for work and what they use for recreation is blurring.
Scott Lowe has a good article here describing some of the obsticles he ran into while installing Microsoft Exchange 2007 This will be helpful if I decide to stick with Exchange and upgrade to the 2007 release.
A Quick Rant: It is time to start planning for server upgrades at the company I work for. At the center of our network, we have an exchange 2000 server loaded with public folders. Public folders are crucial to our daily work and are used to organize all current publicity tours. Unfortunately, Microsoft has planned […]