ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

W32/autorun.worm.aaeb-h Outbreak

I don’t typically post on virus or malware outbreaks because it would consume too much of my time and they are simply too frequently created. For the most part, if

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How to Remove a XenServer Slave when it No Longer Exists in the Pool

Citrix article CTX126382 describes how to remove a XenServer Slave from a pool, however it does not completely clean up after the process is complete. While the host will be removed,

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DHCP Best Practices

Here are several DHCP best practices as collected from various resources including Comp/TIA and Microsoft: Always include the entire subnet in the scope (192.168.1.1 – 192.168.1.254, or 172.29.0.1 – 172.29.255.254)

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Hashed Passwords

Something making a lot of news in the papers recently is compromised usernames and passwords. This has been seen from companies such as LinkedIn, Yahoo and DropBox. In some of

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Xenserver hosts in halted mode (part 2)

I recently encountered a problem where one server in a pool had shutdown expected in a way which cased the vms running on that host to fail. We restarted the

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Welcome to Apple

Apple is recognized as one of the world leaders in innovation and bringing consumer products to market with outstanding success. While there are some amazing leaders at the company who

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Management Section Import

I brought over to this blog several (okay 50) blog posts I did back in 2007-2009 on management, business growth and managed services. The are now part of this website

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was

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The Counter Offer (part 2)

I just completed importing several older blogs, and among them there was one titled The Counter Offer. This is the second installment of that article which was never published. In

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Exchange 2010 Checklist

When upgrading your Exchange server to 2010, here is a list of things you should review before moving forward: 1. Clean up old mailboxes: Backup and remove old/Stale mailboxes from

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