Category Archives: Software

Sophos Home Firewall with Captive Portal Guest Network using Airport Extreme APs

KISS, keep it simple stupid. An old saying I try to keep in mind when working on a solution. My home network hasn’t maintained this zen philosophy. My most recent setup has been driven by a recent discovery that I … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, Security, Software, Sophos UTM, VMware | 2 Comments

vCloud Director Failing to Customize Windows 2008 Server

This evening I got an urgent email from a colleague that just got the rug pulled out from under him. His customer decided that the two web servers on the front end of a SharePoint farm he was building couldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Software, VMware, Windows | Comments Off on vCloud Director Failing to Customize Windows 2008 Server

Network Path Not Found

We’re spinning up Windows 2008 R2 Standard servers from templates in our vCloud environment and begin to notice a problem. We can’t join them to a working domain. Network Path Not Found is the error we got when we attempted … Continue reading

Posted in Software, VMware, Windows | Tagged | Comments Off on Network Path Not Found

In the groove

Getting back into the groove at a new job, new list of tasks, new home schedule, and for once – a true training schedule to get me back on the road to good (better?) health. I’ve signed a five page … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Software, VMware | Comments Off on In the groove

VMware View 5.1 Deployed

I took this week after classes finished to tear down our View 4.6 cloud that was hosted on vsphere 4.1 ESX servers and redeploy it properly with a dedicated vCenter server, upgrade the vmware environment to 5.0 U1 and then … Continue reading

Posted in Review, Software, VMware | Tagged | Comments Off on VMware View 5.1 Deployed