Welcome to the site, my name is Jeff and I have been working in the IT field since the early 90's. Most of what I post here is related to work that I do for the various companies that I have worked for over the years. Please feel free to look around ask questions or post comments (if available).

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Recent Posts

  • DPM Finally Complete

    Not really a whole lot to say here, just really happy that my backup of user data is complete! It has taken about a month to get a successful backup and now that I have one, I’m not really sure what to do next!

  • OEMStringArray and VMware

    OEMStringArray as defined by Microsoft will contain:

  • Registry size limit...who knew?

    This past Friday we pushed out 30 new lab machines. These machines were imaged the same way we image the rest of our labs. We noticed that several applications failed to install, and Carson began troubleshooting that. Turns out, due to the number of installed applications we ran out of space in the Windows Registry. Call us noobs if you like, but really…there is a max?

  • Drupal to Django Migration

    To be honest I completely ripped off Carson, he has been talking on and off about this for a while. I decided about a week ago that I would give it a stab, and so started searching Google for answers. Surprisingly there weren’t too many answers that could be found that worked or made sense. So I decided the first thing I needed to know how to do was setup a site with Django. Two friends of mine, Nick and Carson are really amazing developers. Nick wrote a Django blog app that we use at the School of Engineering and Carson wrote a Django form app that we use as well. So I figured I’d build a site using Nick’s blog and Carson’s forms and if I got stuck pester them until they helped me figure out what I messed up.

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Core Net Server

    I wanted to setup a DNS and DHCP server for my home network. I could have used a Linux server to do this, but I wanted to write about server core. I also wanted to mess with working over ssh to do things, I found a SourceForge project that worked really well on 2008 x86, I had errors on 2008 R2 which I’ll poke at next week.