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Over the last year we have been implementing more and more Ubiquiti hardware, mostly their UniFi range. As for the price you get a lot of bang for your $! (Or £ in this case) One of the big selling points for me is their software controller that is used to adopt and configure devices. […]

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When first setting up Microsoft Exchange 2013 the default email address for any user in the organisation will normally be the same as the internal domain name e.g. example.info so a user’s email address would look like this: john.smith@example.info. However this may not be the same as your external domain or down the line you […]

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This is a topic I have been meaning to post about for a while. It’s a bit of a gem I found and anyone who works with Configuration Manager especially if deploying operating systems should know about. I first came across this problem when setting up operating system deployment through System Center 2012 Configuration Manger. […]

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This is just a quick post on setting up an Exchange account on Windows Phone 8. I am using a Nokia Lumia 920. It’s pretty self explanatory but I thought I would run through it anyway. Firstly you need to navigate to Settings > email+accounts. This will then present you with a list of current […]

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Like I said before my network has taken many shapes and recently its changed again! After a long think I decided to move and condense all the server roles from all 5 servers on to just the 2 most powerful. These are the 2 Dell Poweredge 830’s. I use powerful in a lose scene of […]

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Running backups seems like an obvious thing to do but can easily be forgotten when your busy. This isn’t a big deal at first if you only miss them on the rare occasion but can still be a nightmare if the worse happens. Which i discovered first hand. After having a problem with my RAID […]

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My network has taken many shapes in the couple of year since I first started it. Originally when it was just two servers I had them both linked to my main broadband router allowing me to configure them without the complications of having them on a different IP class with a different subnet. Easy enough. This […]

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The first server I set up was an old Dell PowerEdge 600SC. At first because I was new to all this I installed pretty much any service I could on it DHCP, DNS, IIS7, Active Directory, Email and even Ventrilo. As you can imagine the server ran very slowly but for a test environment this […]

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