Raspberry Pi NOOBS install without DHCP

Having got a Raspberry Pi and having never setup Raspberry Pi from scratch, I went ahead and proceeded to do the NOOBs install for myself. However since my Cisco switches have Spanning-Tree-Protocol enabled, it takes a while before DHCP addresses are handed out. Long enough that the NOOBS install would time out and give up without …

SlickGrid Autocomplete

I’ve been working with SlickGrid on a project recently and it has been fun to work with.  It isn’t the best documented setup, but after a while I have figured out how to work with it on most levels giving me exactly what I want to work with.  One of the things my users asked for is …

Recovery of LUNs as VHDs

I had recently worked on a SAN failure that resulted in a perfect storm of bad backups, broken offsite replication and disabled notifications. The data was sent off to professionals to recover the data. What was returned to me was VHD files from each of the LUNs this SAN had. This SAN had about 20 …

iRedMail on Nginx

This is my experiment to get iRedMail to work with Nginx. In the end I got everything to work other than awstats, although with some caveats. I don’t like awstats very much and it seemed quite troublesome to get it setup. There is a mode to run awstats in that lets it just generate static …

Dynamics CRM notes change ownership unexpectedly

I stumbled across a weird issue with Dynamics CRM 2011. I thought it was due to Rollup 12 as it only recently started happening, but it appears to be default behavior (whether I noticed it before or not). Basically the steps to reproduce this are very simple. User A Create a case with some basics …

Using Chrome on CRM 2011 Rollup 12 will repeatedly show login prompt

While testing out CRM 2011 Rollup 12, I noticed that I could not get it to log me in for Chrome. After checking my security log and resetting Chrome back to defaults, it still didn’t shed any light onto why this was happening. After much searching, I happen to find the article explaining this. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2709891/en-us?sd=rss&spid=15707 …