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Enabling Symantec Enterprise Vault Tab in Outlook 2013 on Windows 8.1 x64

After a lot of searching and testing with different versions of the Symantec Enterprise Vault plugin with Microsoft Office 2013 running on Windows 8.1 x64, I have found a solution to the issue that has been stopping the Enterprise Vault … Continue reading

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Maintaining BSD Ports On Your System Automatically

Well i have been looking around for a good way of keeping my BSD system up to date. Over on the freebsd forums there is a really easy to use scrip that has been developed by one of the Moderators … Continue reading

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Zpool Status – Nagios Shell Script

While searching around on the net today i have come across this handy little script to check the ZFS volume status on a given machine. The script has been developed for Nagios, however you can adapt it to run from … Continue reading

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Working With ZFS Snapshots and Clones

A snapshot is a read-only copy of a file system or volume. Snapshots can be created almost instantly, and initially consume no additional disk space within the pool. However, as data within the active dataset changes, the snapshot consumes disk … Continue reading

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How To Deploy Background Images To Cisco IP Phones

I came across thi interesting website today. The guys over at VOiP Integration have created some great looking software that will help admins to deploy the background image files to all Cisco IP Phones. This is one huge feature that … Continue reading

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Using Windows Previous Versions to access ZFS Snapshots

The Previous Versions tab on the Windows desktop provides a straightforward, intuitive way for users to view or recover files from ZFS snapshots. ZFS snapshots are read-only, point-in-time instances of a ZFS dataset, based on the same copy-on-write transactional model … Continue reading

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Official Canon 1D MKIV Auto Focus System

Link to the official Canon documentation about how the auto focus works on the new Canon 1D MKIV. Click To Visit Link

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Configure a system to automount a Samba share with /etc/fstab

Simple setup to auto mount a Samba share with /etc/fstab Click To Visit Link

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Using Smartmontools To Monitor HDD Temps

Simple setup to monitor your server’s HDD temps via smartmontools. Click To Visit Link

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Setting Up Smartmontools On Open Solaris

Found a great link on how to setup Smarkmontools on Open Solaris. Click To Visit Link

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