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Shrew Soft Mac OSX vpn client

Shrew Soft have a Mac OSX port of the VPN client based on the head ( 2.2.x ) sources. It seems that it requires more testing, but it appears to be more or less stable. There are two requirements / dependency before running the native install package (.dmg file) 1) Install the LGPL Qt Framework […]

Adjusting Mac Mail Mark As Read Behavior from the Command Line

Adjusting Mail Mark As Read Behavior from the Command Line Launch the Terminal Set the delay to 2 seconds with the following: defaults write com.apple.Mail MarkAsReadDelay 2 Replace the two on the end with any number to change the delay to that many seconds.  You can also remove the delay with the following defaults write command: defaults […]

How to make a bootable OS X 10.10 Yosemite install drive

Connect to your Mac a properly formatted 8GB (or larger) drive, and rename the drive Untitled. (The Terminal command used here assumes the drive is named Untitled.) Also, make sure the Yosemite installer, called Install OS X Yosemite.app, is in its default location in your main Applications folder (/Applications). This means that if you moved […]

Default settings for Exchange-related virtual directories in Exchange Server 2010

Exchange Server 2010 with the Client Access Server (standalone): Location Authentication SSL Setting Management Default Web Site Anonymous Required IIS Management Console aspnet_client Anonymous Required IIS Management Console Autodiscover Anonymous / Basic / Windows Authentication Required Exchange Management Shell ECP Anonymous / Basic Required Exchange Management Console or Shell EWS Anonymous / Windows Authentication Required […]

Uninstalling and manually installing VMware Tools

To uninstall VMware Tools in Windows XP: Click Start > Control Panel. Open Add/Remove Programs. From the list of installed software, select VMware Tools. Click Remove. When prompted, click Yes to restart Windows. Once restarted, open My Computer and navigate to C:\Program Files and remove the VMware folder if it exists. To uninstall VMware Tools […]

Powering off the virtual machine

Powering off the virtual machine To determine if you must use the command line, attempt to power off the virtual machine: Connect VMware Infrastructure/vSphere Client to the vCenter Server. Right-click the virtual machine and click Power off. Connect vSphere Client directly to the ESX host. Right-click the virtual machine and click Power off.  If this does not […]

Changing the IP address, default gateway, and hostname of the Service Console in ESX

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=4309499   Changing settings from the physical or remote console connection Changing the IP for the Service Console must be done from the physical console or through a remote console session. If you make changes through a network connection such as SSH, network connectivity to the Service Console disconnects because the Service Console’s network interface […]