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 can keep my Apple Airport’s built in Guest network, as long as I can connect […]

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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 be 2008 R2 because they require 32bit servers. I stayed far away from the “why” – […]

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Google Voice

A year ago I converted our landline over to Vonage. It was about the same price as our existing landline from a CLEC, but brought with it more features and a pretty cool advantage of sticking it to the man… or at least that what the Vonage commercials let you believe. Fast forward to this […]

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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 to join the domain. After some troubleshooting, we think it might be DNS issues… but […]

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