Webdav is a very handy protocol for writing files back and forth across the internet. I’ve never really had much call for it – but I’m all for it lately as I’m trying out Alfresco and would really love to see a better way to upload files than the basic web-bsaed uploader that is provided. [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for September, 2009
It’s driven me mad for a long time, but I finally stumbled across the name of the medical profession insignia today. It’s something that I needed to know a while back, and you see it in hospitals and on ambulances. it seems to be an internationally recognised symbol. It’s no really that important – but [...]Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve just been tweaking with SSH. One of the common things that I have to do is reconfigure my SSH tunnels while I’m working remotely to gain access to desktops and the like. In this situation, the cumbersome but easiest way always seemed to be to disconnect and change the command line. However, having used [...]Read the rest of this entry »
I had a shocking error of judgement this morning when I accidentally deleted some of my son’s photos from his toy digital camera. They were sitting on my desktop, and I was on a cleanup… These were a casualty of my cleanup-fest and obsession with the shift key. Thinking on a Windows vein – I [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Vista’s UAC prevents standard users from installing printer drivers by default. This can cause a problem, especially if you use a logon script or group policy preferences to add shared printers to the user profile.
Luckily there’s a quick group policy fix that will allow users to add printers without any prompt. Once configured, you should be able to log on with a user account that automatically adds the printer without a hitch.Read the rest of this entry »
Once you have your domain and group policies set up, it can become frustrating to constantly have to remember to move a new computer into the correct OU. Luckily in Windows 2003 and above, you can set a default OU: <code>redircmp ou=ComputersOU,dc=mydomain,dc=com</code> Remember to replace the path with your own domain’s OU path. Also, your [...]Read the rest of this entry »