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Tracking through Lightspeed: Complexity vs Reliability

December 18th, 2017 · No Comments · networking, non-computer, servers

If you haven’t yet seen “The Last Jedi” and don’t want part of it spoiled, you may want to give this one a pass. I’m going to focus on how a scene from the movie relates to current technology. In the “The Last Jedi”, part of the plot revolves around trying to shut down a […]

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The Missing DHCP snap-in for Windows 10 Remote Server Administration Tools

November 6th, 2015 · 4 Comments · .net, c#, development, networking, Powershell, servers

If you’re used to managing Windows Servers, you’re likely familiar with the Windows Server Remote Administration Tools. These tools are packaged as a download for each client (not server) version of Windows. They provide the same set of MMC snap-ins you’ll find on a server, such as Active Directory Users and Computers, DNS, or Group […]

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Are Client Access Licenses Enforceable?

January 5th, 2012 · No Comments · servers

One of the less-fun aspects of managing Microsoft Windows servers is dealing with the Client Access Licenses (CALs). ┬áCALs aren’t only expensive, but with different licensing models (per seat, per user, per machine, etc) and different versions (CALs bought for Server 2003 are no good for your beefy new 2008 R2 box) they are also […]

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